Session layout and management, template overview, track grouping and colour, audio clip terminology
Organising and editing drums, buss assignments, bass tracks, effects, arrangement and labelling
Mix send and return, master buss compression, drums and bass EQ, compression, gate, reverb
Using the ‘commit' feature, balancing keyboards, mix buss compressor swap, EQ refinement
Discussing VCAs, sends and the mix buss, effects routing, plug-in choice, setting parameters
Master gain reduction, limiters, guitar balance and processing, snare compression, drum panning
Vocal compression, master EQ, VCA fader creation, level automation, frequent analog mix comparison
Master compressor and EQ settings, making a digital mix sound more analog, challenges faced
Three Days Grace
Join mixing star Chris Lord-Alge as he challenges himself to mix a track 100% ITB and have it compete with his own original analog version! At Studios La Fabrique, he takes you through the session of alternative rock song ‘The Mountain’ by Three Days Grace, revealing his methods for preparation, management and template usage within Pro Tools. Following this, CLA dives into the digital remix, while continuously reverting to the analog print for comparison. An up-close screen view of the session lets you witness every detail of Chris’ workflow as he reveals his favourite plug-ins, parameter settings, effects routing tricks, automation techniques, mix buss processing, and more.
About Chris Lord-Alge
Chris Lord-Alge’s talent is exemplified by his AllMusic credit list containing an astonishing 1100 entries, with huge names such as Bruce Springsteen, Tina Turner, Avril Lavigne, Cher, Muse, Celine Dion, Michael Bublé, Aerosmith, Madonna, Green Day, Meat Loaf, U2, Snow Patrol, Sheryl Crow, Savage Garden, Bon Jovi, Fleetwood Mac, Black Eyed Peas, The Rolling Stones, Smashing Pumpkins, James Brown, Eric Clapton, Nine Inch Nails, Foo Fighters, My Chemical Romance and many more. He has won six Grammy...