Big

Rita Ora, David Guetta, Imanbek & Gunna

(20 min / 1h45)

Leslie Brathwaite

  • Mixing

Step inside the home studio of Leslie Brathwaite for a walkthrough of how he mixed ‘Big’, the hit collaboration by Rita Ora, David Guetta, Imanbek, and Gunna! In this five-part series, the Grammy-winning engineer explains how the pandemic helped improve his workflow, tells the story of this exciting project, and reveals the techniques he implemented to craft a mix that was so well received by all parties involved. Leslie opens the Pro Tools session with every plug-in deactivated, takes you through the source material, and demonstrates his processing. You’ll see the simple yet effective ‘in the box’ approach taken to bring a high-end production to the next level, using a handful of his favourite tools and placing intuition over technicalities. In addition, Braithwaite discusses other aspects of his job with regards to communication, psychology, and more!

Subtitles in English


Leslie Brathwaite

About Leslie Brathwaite

Leslie Brathwaite is an American recording and mixing engineer that has worked with Cardi B, Lil Uzi Vert, N.E.R.D., Rick Ross, Ludacris, Pharrell Williams, T-Pain, Future, Chris Brown, Snoop Lion, Jay-Z, Gucci Mane, and Lil Wayne; just to name a few.   Brathwaite has been nominated for 7 Grammy awards, for 'Record Of The Year' and 'Album Of The Year'.

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