Today, we are talking with F. Reid Shippen, who has kindly given us access to his incredible selection of drum samples!
F. Reid Shippen is a New Jersey-born, Nashville-based, Grammy award-winning producer/engineer/mixer. Over the course of his amazing career, Reid has mixed multiple platinum and gold records, including seven Grammy Award winners!
Reid has mixed, engineered, and produced many different artists, including Death Cab for Cutie, Backstreet Boys, Cage the Elephant, India.Arie, Jonas Brothers, Marc Broussard, Switchfoot, Robert Randolph, and many, many more!
Currently, Reid lives and works in Nashville. He is known for his ability to work across a wide variety of genres and for the way he uses a customized hybrid analog and digital studio setup. In addition to mixing, Reid produces, records, and is actively involved in artist development.
In today’s video, he will be taking us through his collection of drum samples. He will tell us how he recorded each sample, as well as how he uses them in his mixes!
Not only do we get to learn where these samples came from and how Reid uses them, but they are also available for you to download! Click here to download the Reid Shippen Sample Pack!
Watch the video below to hear each of Reid’s drum samples and learn how he recorded and uses them!