Avril Mackintosh on Clearmountain’s Domain

Avril Mackintosh

“It’s THE 80’s vibe brought right up to date without all the patching and crazy SSL console routing. No more painstaking filling in/checking of recall sheets – Its all there instantly at the click of a mouse! It sounds amazing and is very tweakable.”

– Avril Mackintosh | Producer, Engineer (Ronan Keating, Louise, TYNI)

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For decades, engineers, producers, and musicians have marveled at Bob Clearmountain’s mixes. Recordings by iconic artists like David Bowie, Chic, Roxy Music, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Bryan Adams, INXS, and so many more, are prime examples of how Clearmountain’s work elevated the role of “the mixer” to that of an essential creative partner in the process of making records. Clearmountain’s ability to build a soundscape and atmosphere where voices and instruments seem to effortlessly live in an intimate space but all blend together seamlessly set new standards for mixing. And, his artistry and passion to reveal the true character of the song and highlight the emotion of the music, gets to the heart of what inspired the song from its inception.

While this is a craft honed over a career of many experiences, accomplishments and hit records, there are secrets that can be shared and Clearmountain’s Domain offers one of Bob’s most refined and important techniques in a simple and streamlined plugin.

Apogee’s Clearmountain’s Domain plugin reproduces Bob Clearmountain’s personalized FX signal chain for creating the cohesive spaces, expansive dimensions, and rich atmospheres where his mixes live. Classic presets help you to recreate the sonic environment of your favorite Clearmountain mixes. Advanced views reveal Clearmountain’s decades of expertise and empower you to create your own musical mix domain.

What people are saying

Avril Mackintosh

Avril Mackintosh | Producer, Engineer

Clearmountain's Domain! "It’s THE 80’s vibe brought right up to date without all the patching and crazy SSL console routing.
Don Miggs on Clearmountain's Domain

Don Miggs | Producer, Composer, Guitarist

Clearmountain's Domain! "I freaking LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE this plugin. Thank you a million times over. Simple and robust, it's become my first "idea" to add to a track…"

Grammy Winning Producer Anthony Saffrey on Clearmountain's Domain

“Clearmountain’s Domain is a totally unique plugin that immediately gives mind-blowing effects that make you think ‘wow, how did it do that!’ With this, you’ve got Bob connecting all the concepts he knows works, and most importantly, you have a simple ergonomic platform to develop your own ideas that’s hugely experimental.”