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Gain Staging - Levels are Everything for High-Resolution Recordings

Gain staging is the oft-forgotten diamond in the studio recording and mixing process. I applaud everyone that doesn't bog down in technical details and jumps right in, because music is art. But the act of capturing a high quality recording is not. It's a science and why we're called studio engineers. A proper series of gain stages is the difference between crystalline clarity and a "fuzzy" mess...