Brian Gardner (mastering engineer "Big Bass Brian")
Brian Gardner, also known as Brian "Big Bass" Gardner is a mastering engineer. He has worked on a number of recordings since the mid-1960s, including classic rock, funk, disco, alternative rock, R&B, hip hop, pop punk, and dance-pop. He is perhaps best known for his work on hip hop albums and in particular in his collaborations with Dr. Dre.
He was last employed at Bernie Grundman Mastering, a mastering house founded and run by Bernie Grundman, and is now retired.
Gardner has been awarded seven Grammy nominations six of which were for Album Of The Year and one Grammy win for Album of the Year (SpeakerBox - Outkast).