Chris Gehringer

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Chris Gehringer
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Background information
Born (1962-05-27) May 27, 1962 (age 57)
Teaneck, New Jersey, U.S.
Occupation(s)Mastering Engineer
Associated acts
Websitesterling-sound.com/engineers/chris-gehringer/

Chris Gehringer (born May 27, 1962, in Teaneck, NJ) is an American mastering engineer, known for having mastered many recordings including Rihanna's Loud, Lady Gaga’s Born this Way and Drake's Take Care.

Biography[edit]

Chris Gehringer was born on May 27, 1962 in Teaneck, NJ and raised in Bergen County. After graduating from Pascack Hills High School, Montvale NJ, he attended the Institute of Audio Research. His first job in the industry was at Greene Street Recording and from there, he went on to work as a cutting assistant at Trutone Records.[1] In 1985, he joined Tom Coyne and Herbie Powers at Frankford-Wayne Mastering and mastered primarily dance and R&B records throughout the 1980s. In 1988, he moved to the Hit Factory and in his 12 years there, mastered many landmark releases in Rap and Hip-Hop, including records by Naughty By Nature, Mobb Deep, Wu Tang Clan and PM Dawn. In 2000, he joined Sterling Sound as a senior mastering engineer and in 2016, Chris Gehringer became a partner at Sterling Sound.[2][3]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Grammy Awards

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2012 Loud Album of the Year Nominated[4]
2012 Born This Way Album of the Year Nominated
2013 Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) Record of the Year Nominated
2013 We Are Young Record of the Year Nominated
2013 Some Nights Album of the Year Nominated
2014 Blurred Lines Record of the Year Nominated
2016 Work Record of the Year Nominated
2016 Stressed Out Record of the Year Nominated
2019 Dirty Computer Album of the Year Nominated
2019 Head Over Heels Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical Nominated
2020 Truth Hurts Record of the Year Nominated
2020 Norman Fucking Rockwell! Record of the Year Nominated
2020 Cuz I Love You Album of the Year Nominated

Latin Grammy Awards

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2012 Peligro Album of the Year Nominated[5]

TEC Awards

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2011 F**k You Record Production/Single Nominated[6]

Selected works[edit]

A list of noteworthy music Gehringer has mastered includes:

Other[edit]

DVD

  • 2008 Diary [CD/DVD] - Thelma Aoyama
  • 2006 Chosen Few: El Documental, Vol. 2 [DVD]
  • 2004 Between Birth and Death [Bonus Tracks & DVD] - Sunk Loto

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gehringer, Chris. "Masters Behind the Mix". Atlantic Records. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  2. ^ Gehringer, Chris. "Engineers". Sterling Sound.
  3. ^ Chris, Gehringer. "Chris Gehringer". Sound on Sound. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  4. ^ Gehringer, Chris. "Recording Academy Awards". Grammy. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  5. ^ Chris, Gehringer. "Latin Grammy Nominations". Latin Grammy. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  6. ^ Gehringer, Chris. "nominations". legacy.tecawards.