RSR334 – Bob Clearmountain – Answers All Your Mixing Questions - Recording Studio Rockstars

RSR334 – Bob Clearmountain – Answers All Your Mixing Questions

Got questions about mixing? Bob talked about mixing in Dolby Atmos, mixing drums and bass, analog vs digital, his new Clearmountain Domain plugins coming soon, and mixing for David Bowie, The Rolling Stones, and much much more!

My guest today is Bob Clearmountain, an American recording engineer, mixer and record producer. He has worked with many prominent names in music including Bruce Springsteen (mixing Springsteen's Born in the U.S.A. and 25 other projects), The Rolling Stones including Tattoo You and Voodoo Lounge amongst over 20 album, movie & concert video projects, Bryan Adams (producing and/or mixing nearly all of his albums since 1983), Robbie Williams, Huey Lewis & The News, Toto, Bon Jovi (These Days, Crush, Bounce), Simple Minds, The Pretenders, The Who, David Bowie, Roxy Music, Bryan Ferry, INXS and hundreds of other artists. He is also married to Apogee Electronics CEO, Betty Bennett and has created a plugin for mixing called Spaces.

With multiple Platinum LPs, Grammy Awards, Emmy’s and even a Les Paul Award, Bob continues to be one of the world’s premier mixers working from his studio in Los Angeles Mix This! sharing his knowledge in places like Mix With The Masters and right here on Recording Studio Rockstars.

I’m excited to have Bob joining us on the show today, and have gathered a bunch of great questions for Bob from you Rockstars in our Facebook group. If you want to join the group follow the link in the show notes. You will also find a great discography playlist of Bob’s work.

Thanks so much to Brian Murphree for connecting us and Kelle Musgrave at Linear Management for your help.

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