Mixing Masterclass with Chris Lord-Alge

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Legendary mixing engineer Chris Lord-Alge (Green Day, Bruce Springsteen, Muse) opens a session he mixed, gives his personal mixing tips on how to use his Signature Series plugins and modeled compressor plugins, and answers viewers’ questions.

Topics covered include:

  • How to prep a mix – how to organize your mix so that it’s set up for success
  • First 5 things to do to make a vocal sit in the mix
  • How to get your drums and bass to sit together
  • How to get your gain structure in order before processing

This masterclass originally streamed live October 28, 2017 as part of the Waves Open Sessions series.

Song: IVO, “Peace & Freedom”