unsalted is an audio production company and media brand owned and operated by musician dustin goodall. our mission is to provide northern ontario and beyond with world-class audio quality at affordable rates. we specialize in various genres of rock, pop, and indie music. our available services include production, record engineering, mix engineering, post-production audio, and occasionally mastering. our production philosophy is that mediocrity is the enemy. whether your creative intent is "artistic integrity" or "commercial appeal" (or anywhere on the spectrum between them), the only way to achieve your desired outcome is to establish an emotional connection with your target audience. this is precisely what we aim to provide, and we are equipped with the technology, taste, education, and competence required to meet that high expectation. we are committed to offering the absolute best quality audio service available in sault ste. marie, and we won't rest on your project until you agree.

Cheap mics produce cheap projects. Quality mics produce quality projects. Our professional microphone selection is optimized for versatility with maximum sonic impact, so you only need to worry about performing.

Telefunken AR-51
Shure SM7b
Shure SM81 x 2
Sennheiser MD-421 x 3
Cascade Fathead II w/ Lundahl transformer x 2
Audix D6
Shure SM57 x 2
Shure SM58
Shure Beta 58
Shure Beta 57
Shure Beta 52

Recording/mixing tools:

Focal CMS65 x 2 (monitors)
Focal Spirit Professional headphones
Sennheiser HD 280 headphones
Rupert Neve DI
Universal Audio 610 Classic Vacuum Tube Preamp
16 XL Portable Woodframe Gobos
Ultimate Acoustics spot foam treatments
Pigtronix Keymaster routing tool
Cloudlifter CL-1
Cloudlifter CL-Z
dbx 1231 31-band 2-channel graphic EQ
dbx 166xl dual compressor/limiter
Yamaha REV500 reverb
Furman power conditioner


Orange Thunderverb 50
Orange 4x12 cabinet (w Celestion V30's + HP100's)
Orange 1x10
1967 Fender Bassman
Hartke bass cabinet


Martin D35
MicroKORG synthesizer
Critter & Guitari Pocket Piano GR
Fender American Stratocaster x 3
Fender Jazzmaster w/ Mastery bridge + Antiquity II pickups
Vintage Yamaha organ
Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol (midi controller)

We have purchased full legal licenses for all software we use during tracking, mixing, and mastering. We use no "cracked" software, ever.

Native Instruments Komplete Ultimate 10
Logic Pro X
Waves Platinum
Waves SSL Collection
Waves CLA Classic Compressors
Waves Tubes, Tapes, and Transistors
Many assorted Waves plugins
Soundtoys Complete 5
Brainworx plugins
Kush Audio plugins
Elysia plugins
Slate Digital plugins
Valhalla DSP plugins
iZotope Ozone Advanced 7
iZotope Production Bundle
Celemony Melodyne Studio
Steven Slate Trigger 2
CLA Expansion for Slate Trigger
Blackbird Expansion for Slate Trigger
Terry Date Expansion for Slate Trigger

Effect pedals:
For the adventurous, we can use effect pedals to process any source. Want to pitch-shift your vocals? Let's do it. Want an epic custom delay trail on your snare? Awesome. We can create any sound you can imagine, in tracking or in the mix.

Earthquaker Devices Disaster Transport Sr.
Earthquaker Devices The Depths
Earthquaker Devices Zap Machine
Earthquaker Devices Hummingbird
Fairfield Circuitry Meet Maude
Moog Expression Pedal
Old Blood Noise Endeavours Black Fountain
Old Blood Noise Endeavours Procession
Electro-Harmonix Superego
Electro-Harmonix Flanger Hoax
Boss Blues Driver
Boss TU-1 Tuner
Boss CE-2 Vintage Chorus
Boss DF-2 Distortion & Feedbacker
Boss NS-2 Noise Suppressor
ZVex Fuzz Factory
ZVex Mastotron
ZVex Instant Lo-Fi Junky
Pigtronix Philosopher's Tone
Way Huge Electronics Swollen Pickle
Way Huge Electronics Echo Puss
Red Panda Context
Red Panda Particle
Ibanez Tube King (vintage Japanese model)
Digitech Whammy
Digitech Distortion Factory
Fulltone GT-500
Fuzzrocious Rat King
Dunlop Dimebag Crybaby From Hell
Dunlop Slash Signature Crybaby
Line 6 FM4 Filter Modeler
DOD MeatBox
Upcoming projects:

Mike Mikus - LP (complete)
id iota - LP (recording)
Pillory - LP (preproduction)
Keith Gagnon - EP (preproduction)


Mike Mikus - Drowning Crown (single 2016; production, recording, mixing)
id iota - Maudlin Fair (EP 2016; production, recording, mixing)
AlgomA - Chronobot split (EP 2016; recording, mixing, mastering)
The Pixo Control - Probably Not (LP 2015; production, recording, mixing, mastering)
Brad Example - Little Bird (single 2015; mixing, mastering)
Jack Spades - Fed Up! (EP 2015; recording, mixing, mastering)


Our rates are negotiable depending on the needs and budget of the client. We are committed to offering you the best value possible by giving you the highest audio quality available in Sault Ste. Marie at a competitive low price. Inquire for a quote.