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Neal H Pogue: Less Is More in Mixing

Learn from the 4x Grammy®-winning producer/mixer why “simplest is best” in mixing
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Learn How Simple Moves Can Give Maximal Mixing Results


Join 4x Grammy®-winning producer and mixer Neal H Pogue (Steve Lacy, Tyler the Creator, Doja Cat, Outkast, Stevie Wonder, Kaytranada) in this Waves Premium Masterclass, for a lesson about simplicity in mixing.

As producers and mixes we’re often tempted to add more—more tracks, more effects, more compression, more EQ. In this masterclass, Neal H Pogue opens his mix for indie pop band The Marias, and shows you how less can be more: how simple moves can create the groove and feel of a song.

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About Neal H Pogue

Neil H Pogue is a 4-time Grammy®-winning producer, audio engineer and mixer. He has won Grammy Awards for his work on Outkast’s Speakerboxxx/The Love Below (2004), Tyler, the Creator’s Igor (2019), and Kaytranada’s “10%” (2021).

His many other production and mixing credits include Stevie Wonder, Doja Cat, Janelle Monae, Nicky Minaj, Lil Wayne, Common, Earth, Wind ® Fire, TLC, Solange, Pink, M.I.A. and many more.

Music in this masterclass:
“Calling U Back” by The Marias
Produced by Josh Conway
Co-produced by Maria Zardoya
Mixed by Neal H. Pogue Courtesy of Atlantic Records/Nice Life Music