Pro Studio Live - R&B and Hip Hop Mixing Session (2016)
This is an excellent session where Bob Horn leaves nothing out and dives deep into a variety of creative mixing techniques that he uses on three great songs. You will get to see everything he does from the moment he receives the track to the finishing touches he makes before delivering the final mix.
Bob begins by showing us how he organizes his sessions and continues by showcasing a variety of plug-ins while explaining their purpose within the mix. His breakdown consists of every instrument used, but tends to focus on the vocals, which are the focal points of these R&B and Hip Hop tracks. Bob also covers the effects he uses on his master bus, demonstrates parallel master bus processing, and reveals a variety of other creative techniques he used throughout his notable career.
Topics include: Session setup, rhythm guitar processing, using distortion on drums and other tracks, side chain compression for kick and bass, multiband compression on vocals, creative use of effects like delays, automation, master bus processing.