Stillwater Studios resident Producer/Engineer Dustin Smith has been actively building his engineering and production skills for over 14 years at studios all over the San Francisco Bay Area. (Fantasy Studios, Talking House Studios, Bay View Studios) He holds a B.A. in Audio Recording and Production from SF State

Through the years he has been fortunate enough to learn from leading Bay Area Engineers Karl Derfler (credits: No Doubt, Dave Matthews Band, and Smashmouth), Michael Rosen (credits: AFI, Rancid, Aerosmith, Journey, Joe Satriani, and Carlos Santana), and Masaki Liu (credits: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Switchfoot, and Five Iron Frenzy). Dustin’s personal credits include work with B-Legit, Cold Hot Crash, The Federalists, Kid Innocence, Scissors For Lefty, Yours Truly, and with major label recording artists Tom Waits (Shrek 2 soundtrack) and E-40.

My credits include

Gear highlights

  • Pro Tools HD 12
  • Telefunken AR-51/AK-47/ELAM 260 Tube Mics
  • Vintech/Chandler EMI/Brent Averill Preamps

Genres I specialize in

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