Chris Gehringer is an American mastering engineer born in Teaneck, New Jersey and raised in Bergen County.
He attended the Institute of Audio Research after high school, then landed his first music industry job at Greene Street Recording. From there, he went on to work as a cutting assistant at Trutone Records.
In 1985, Gehringer joined Frankford-Wayne Mastering, then moved to the Hit Factory in 1988 where he spent twelve years. During his time there he mastered a number of landmark releases in rap and hip-hop, including records by Mobb Deep, Naughty by Nature, Wu Tang Clan and PM Dawn.
In 2000, Chris joined Sterling Sound as a senior mastering engineer and became a partner of the company in 2016. Over the span of his illustrious career, Gehringer has left his mark on an impressive selection of records by Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Drake, Avril Lavigne, Machine Gun Kelly, Lorde, Bastille, OneRepublic, Muse, Rosalia, FKA Twigs, Kelly Clarkson, and so many more!
Masterclass with Chris Gehringer