Chris Lord Alge is one of the most renowned mixing engineers in the world. His style can be heard on records from legendary artists such as U2, Aerosmith, Prince, Bruce Springsteen, James Brown, The Who, Green Day and dozens more.
Those who study his work, know that Chris Lord-Alge is a champion of the famous SSL 4K console. He has mixed thousands of songs in the analog domain and amassed a literal wall of Grammys in his studio, Mix LA.
However, he has also created some of the world’s most popular plug-ins in the digital domain and has never been known to fear a digital workflow.
In this pureMix.net exclusive, they take CLA off of his SSL 4K and park him in the box, where he shows us how he:
Translates his analog workflow with familiar routing and plug-ins
Simplifies sessions for lightning fast mixing
Maintains focus and perspective on the song and the story it tells to support the theme with the mix
Sets up his 2-bus chain inside of Pro Tools for the same feel of his hardware
Adds creativity to the mix and explains his theory on artistic mixing
Once you have seen how CLA does it, download the stems for the full song and practice your new tricks.
Watch CLA replicate his sound in the box, mixing the song “Indestructible” by Vifolly.
Line6 Echo Farm
Sound Toys Devil-Loc
Sound Toys EchoBoy
Waves SSL E-Channel
Waves CLA Bass
Waves CLA Guitars
Waves CLA Vocals
Waves L1 Limiter
Waves LA MixDown
Waves Manny Marroquin Reverb
Waves Real ADT
Waves SSL Bus Compressor
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