Neal Pogue: A Grammy Winning Engineer’s Story
Moderated by Prince Charles Alexander, Professor, MP&E
Grammy Award-Winning Mixer/Producer/Engineer Neal H. Pogue is best recognized for his work with
major recording artists such as Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Outkast, and P!nk. Neal’s work mixing the 11-times Platinum OutKast album Speakerboxxx/The Love Below earned him a Grammy for the smash hit “Hey Ya!” He also mixed the hit single “Waterfalls” for TLC’s CrazySexyCool, one of the first albums to receive RIAA Diamond Certification for selling over 10 million copies.
Veteran music Mixer/Producer/Songwriter Neal H Pogue, born and raised in the New Jersey borough of Roselle, has 30 years of experience in the music industry, and has worked with a multitude of artists across nearly every genre. Most notably, Pogue won an Album of the Year Grammy Award for his work on Outkastʼs mega-hit album Speakerboxx/ The Love Below, which included mixing perhaps the most popular song of that decade, “Hey Ya!”.
Pogue, produced, mixed and A&R'd Earth, Wind and Fire's critically acclaimed album Now Then and Forever. In addition co-wrote the song "Sign On".
Pogue also mixed one of the biggest songs in Billboard Top 40 history, Awolnation's 4x platinum single "Sail".
One of the most sought after mixers in the business, Pogue has a resume that features a whoʼs who of the music industry, including Stevie Wonder, Pink, Travis Barker, Lil Wayne, Tyler The Creator Flower Boy, TLC "Waterfalls", Macy Gray, Anderson.Paak "Bubblin", Aloe Blacc "I'm The Man", Nicki Minaj "Your Love" and Janelle Monae's Electric Lady.
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