F. Reid Shippen

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F. Reid Shippen
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F. Reid Shippen
Background information
Birth name F. Reid Shippen
Born (1974-03-15) March 15, 1974 (age 40)
Origin Fair Haven, New Jersey, US
Genres Pop, rock, Indie, R&B, Soul, Hip hop, CCM, Country, Film/TV Soundtracks, & more
Years active 1995–present
Website robotlemon.com

F. Reid Shippen is a nine-time Grammy Award-winning music mixer, engineer, and producer, currently based in Nashville, TN.


Growing up in Fair Haven, NJ, F. Reid Shippen performed in bands and eventually decided that he wanted to pursue a career in music. He attended Middle Tennessee State University, where he graduated with degrees in Business and Recording Arts & Sciences. While in college, Reid interned at a variety of studios in Nashville, TN, such as Quad Studios and Skylab Studios, quickly transitioning from assisting to engineering. In 1999, he began to concentrate on mixing.

With numerous years of experience in the studio, Reid has mixed multiple platinum and gold records and hundreds of charting singles and albums, including seven Grammy Award-winners.

Reid has mixed, engineered, and/or produced music for respected artists in a variety of genres, from Death Cab for Cutie, A Fine Frenzy, Cage the Elephant and India.Arie to the Jonas Brothers, Marc Broussard, Eric Church and Robert Randolph. He has also worked with Clay Aiken, Jonny Lang, Flyleaf, Switchfoot, Backstreet Boys, Third Day, MercyMe, and Newsboys, among others.

Reid currently resides in Nashville, TN and works out of Robot Lemon, his private SSL hybrid studio, where he mixes pop, rock, R&B, soul, metal, classical, CCM, hip hop, gospel, country, and TV & film scores. He is noted for his ability to work across a wide range of genres and for his use of a highly customized hybrid analog/digital studio setup.

In addition to mixing, Reid produces, records and is actively involved in artist development.

Discography (Selected)[edit]

Below is a selected discography for F. Reid Shippen. A complete discography is available for download here.


* GRAMMY Award-winner

Singles/Songs on Compilations[edit]

Grammy Awards[edit]

Affiliated Studios[edit]


  • Robot Lemon (Nashville, TN) – 2009–present (Owner)



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