RAC Montreal Workshop feat. Christian Donaldson

chris donaldson rac montreal

RAC Montreal Workshop feat. Christian Donaldson

Ever wondered how heavyweight engineers produce and mix massive sounding metal records?

Wednesday, October 26th from 1:00pm - 3:30 pm:
(Session en français: 9h30 - 12:00)

Meet a world class producer, engineer, musician and RAC host Christian Donaldson.

Born in Montreal, Christian has worked under the name of Garage studio since 1995 until the birth of “The Grid” in 2014, where he holds the title as head engineer.

Being the name behind bands such as Neuraxis and Erimha, Christian has produced over a 100 albums throughout the last 15 years of his career. Christian has had the opportunity to work with some of the most renowned producers like Grammy Award winner Josh Wilbur (Lamb of God, Gojira, Hatebreed), Jason Suecof (Whitechapel, The Black Daliah Murder) and Tue Madson (Meshuggah, The Haunted, Suicide Silence). Christian will appear at RAC Montreal on Wednesday, October 26th from 12:30-2:30 pm to share his insights and techniques about the industry, workflow in the studio and much more.

Being the guitarist of the band Cryptopsy, Christian has toured the world several times playing massive festivals such as Wacken Open Air, Hellfest, Party San and Brutal Assault. Christian has either mixed, produced or worked with artists such as:

  •  Neuraxis
  •  Erimha
  •  The Agonist
  •  Cryptopsy
  •  Nobis
  •  Beneath The Massacre
  •  Beyond Creation
  •  Despised Icon

This workshop will be broken into two parts, the seminar and Q&A. Christian will go over a session template and talk about his early career experience, studio workflow, followed by a Q&A.

Seats are limited to the public.


Recording Arts Canada is a sound and music production college with campuses in downtown Montreal and Toronto. We're registered by Ontario's Ministry of Colleges and Universities and by Quebec's Ministry of Education and Higher Education. Canadian students qualify to apply for financial aid, and international students qualify to apply for post-study work permits.