Lachlan has been recording, mixing and mastering records for the past 20 years. For most of the past decade, he’s worked primarily with Francois Tetaz at Franc’s studio Moose Mastering in Melbourne. As well as his main game, mastering, he’s found himself shifting more and more into writing, producing and arranging, but still likes to flip between various roles engineering, mixing and live mixing.
His studio mixing credits include Gurrumul, Missy Higgins, Ben Abraham, CW Stoneking, Mo’ju, Spender, Colour Bomb, Gotye, Lior, Packwood, Elixir, The Hello Morning, Oren Ambarchi, Anthony Pateras, APSCI, Crayon Fields, Gian Slater, Christopher Hale Ensemble and Julian Wilson.
Several records Lachlan has been involved with have won ARIA awards, including CW Stoneking’s “Jungle Blues”, Bertie Blackman’s “Secrets & Lies”, Gotye’s “Mixed Blood”, Paul Kelly & Paul Grabowsky’s “Please Leave Your Light On” and Elixir’s “First Seed Ripening.”
He has remastered a series of 4 Triffids albums for Domino Records (UK), as well as releases for artists like Client Liaison, Jack Ladder, Liars, AB Original, Mantra, Gretta Ray, Emily Lubitz, Harry James Angus, Felix Riebl, Sally Seltmann, Architecture In Helsinki, Lior, Gotye, Emma Donovan, The Putbacks, The Crayon Fields, Oren Ambarchi, Sunn o))), Whitley, The Exploders, Tropical Fuck Storm, Faux Pas, Ned Collette, and many more.
He has plenty of experience working in immersive formats, mixing film scores for composers Nigel Westlake, David Hirschfelder and Francois Tetaz, as well as mastering 5.1 releases for The Drones and others. He is currently working on several Dolby Atmos music projects set for release later in the year.
He is the current Front Of House engineer for Gotye, joining in for the last 2 world tours. Other live mixing credits include The Cat Empire, Hiatus Kaiyote, Angus & Julia Stone, Lior and The Necks. He also enjoys working with multi-award winning theatre group Back To Back Theatre, who just won the International Ibsen Award.
Recently, Lachlan has continued mastering and mixing film scores at Moose, as well as getting involved in projects with Andrea Keller, Gian Slater, Julien Wilson, Luke Howard Trio and The Cat Empire. He’s also building a new mastering and Atmos facility in the northern suburbs of Melbourne.