Grammy Award Winning Engineer, Mixer, and Producer, F. Reid Shippen, has made a name for himself in the mixing world through working with some of the world’s most respected artists across a wide variety of genres.
You can hear his work on records from Death Cab For Cutie, Cage The Elephant, Neil Young, The Jonas Brothers, Backstreet Boys, Eric Church, Johnny Lang, Chris Tomlin, Dierks Bentley, and the list goes on.
In this pureMix.net Exclusive, F. Reid Shippen opens the multitrack of Dierks Bentley’s “Drunk On A Plane” to dissect the choices he and the producers made during the production and remixes the song in front of you to explain his thought process,workflow,and techniques that have helped him achieve success as a first call mixing engineer.
Learn how Reid:
Sets up his sessions before he starts mixing
Engineered the drumsession
Turns a single shout vocal into a crowd chant
Adds multiple layers of drum samples to create powerful tones that cut through the mix
Uses the Haas effect and spatial processors like Crystalizer and the Cooper Time Cube to extendguitarelementsoutside of the speakers
Creates Ambience using Drum Room Mics and Drum Samples
Sidechains Background vocal effects to the dry send to avoid masking the dry signal.
And learn his philosophies on work hours and working with assistants.
Watch F. Reid Shippen mix Dierks Bentley’s “Drunk On A Plane”. Only on pureMix.net
Franklin •Monday, August 28, 2023
Excellent, is very powerful the sound of that.
and i like so much the way like Ried Mix.
thank you so Much
dsarnat •Friday, April 2, 2021
Fantastic from specific content to general workflow! Thanks for this video
sonofthebeach •Friday, December 25, 2020
The Snare Samples from the Video are not included in the stem download, or am I wrong?
jens.s •Monday, November 25, 2019
I would like to know with what gear the acoustic guitar was recorded with. Anyone knows??
moda •Friday, July 5, 2019
this is just crazy cool from start to finish. i'd love to see that guy in an on site tracking video- esp for drums ;)
farrelllennon •Tuesday, June 4, 2019
glenbee •Thursday, May 2, 2019
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and expertise!! Excellent communication in a clear and relatable way!
Audiobsesion •Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Please , subtitles in Spanish !!!
beschornermusic •Sunday, April 21, 2019
Great ideas! Good tips! Thanks. Sometimes a little bit to fast but its great!
mataran •Monday, April 8, 2019
Really enjoyed this one! New perspective, new tips and a really cool demonstration of talent! F. Reid Shippen is a great mentor, thanks to him and to Puremix.Net. Cheers!
email@example.com •Saturday, April 6, 2019
Reid Excellent tutorial and plugin tips...I will try the Neve VR filter & EQ boost trick on my analog hardware that I use to track acoustic guitars. Thanks!
shuchoco •Thursday, April 4, 2019
This one was amazing. So many great tips. Thanks to F REid for his generosity!
Oh, and Crowd Chamber is ported to AAX now :)
MarcoPolo •Thursday, April 4, 2019
Great video. I liked Reid's style and willingness to discuss and share his "tricks." (No tambourine will henceforth go without distortion!)
Good stuff, thanks pureMix!