EP 170: Bob Horn – Getting Big, Clear Low-End

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Bob Horn is a multi-platinum, Grammy award winning mix engineer known for working with artists spanning many genres; R&B, Pop, Hip Hop, Rock, Adult Contemporary, and Jazz, as well as artists from countries around the globe including The U.S., Korea, Japan, Australia, Spain, Indonesia, Brazil, and China.

Some of those artists include: BTS, Usher, Timbaland, Michael Jackson, NeYo, Marshmello, Kane Brown, DVRKO, Neon Trees, Kelly Clarkson, Brandy, Ashanti, Twice, Everglow, Little Monarch, Akon, Lupe Fiasco, Chinx, Stalley, Brian Culbertson, Everclear, Faith Evans, Brian McKnight, LeAnn Rimes, The Common Kings and many more.


  • Building a studio from the ground up vs. retrofitting a space
  • Downsizing to a home studio
  • The downside to amazing studio monitors
  • Making mixes for accuracy vs. feeling
  • Checking rough mixes
  • Should you mix with or without a bus compressor/limiter?
  • The importance of getting your “crest” factor right
  • Why mid-range is so critical to nail
  • Should you high-pass filter everything?
  • Creating contrast in a mix
  • How to get vocals that sound polished and controlled
  • Compression vs. automation

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