Pop music, Record Producer
Who is Tom Lord-Alge?
Tom Lord-Alge is a three-time Grammy Award-winning American music producer, engineer and mixer. Having begun as an engineer and producer, he now works almost exclusively as a mix engineer. Lord-Alge received two Grammy Awards for his work on Steve Winwood's Back in the High Life, and "Roll With It" - both winning in the Best Engineered Recording - Non-Classical category. Lord-Alge's third Grammy was for Santana's "Supernatural", which won Album of the Year. Lord-Alge has mixed records for U2, Simple Minds, The Rolling Stones, P!nk, Peter Gabriel, Sarah McLachlan, Dave Matthews Band, Blink 182, Avril Lavigne, Oasis and Marilyn Manson, among others.
Tom is one of five brothers - two of whom are audio and mix engineers, namely Chris Lord-Alge and Jeff Lord-Alge. Their mother was a jazz singer and pianist, while their father sold jukeboxes for a living. After doing live sound engineering for some time, Tom joined his older brother Chris at Unique Recording in New York City in 1984. Tom began working as an assistant to Chris, who was then a staff engineer, and later became staff engineer until 1988.
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