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Chris Lord-Alge is a 5-time Grammy-award winning American mix engineer known for his use of dynamic range compression in both hardware and software plug-in versions.
Chris Lord-Alge gained notoriety while working at Unique Recording Studios, New York City in the 1980s for his mixing on James Brown's Gravity album (which included the hit song "Living in America"), the Rocky IV soundtrack, Prince's Batman soundtrack, Joe Cocker's Unchain My Heart album, Chaka Khan's Destiny album, Carly Simon's Coming Around Again album, Tina Turner's Foreign Affair album and 12" remixes of Madonna's "La Isla Bonita", the Rolling Stones' "Too Much Blood" and Bruce Springsteen's "Dancing in the Dark", "Cover Me", and "Born in the U.S.A.". While working in Japan (1995–1997), he worked with Tetsuya Komuro, No! Galers, Namie Amuro and hitomi.