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Matt Hurwitz

Matt Hurwitz is a Los Angeles-based entertainment journalist who writes about recording, filmmaking and television production. Besides Mix, he has written for Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, DGA Magazine, ICG (Int’l Cinematographers Guild) Magazine, Reuters, Associated Press, USA Today and many others. He is also the author/co-author of books on The X-Files, Homeland and the most recent Planet of the Apes films.

Capitol Studios Hosts Symposium on Hi-Res Audio

Don Was addresses the attendees of the Hi-Res Audio symposium held at Capitol Studios in Hollywood, Calif. on June 1, 2016. ......

2016 CAS Awards

Jay Roach (center) received the CAS Filmmaker Award from Bryan Cranston (at left) and John Ross, CAS. ......

Don Henley

It had been 15 years since Don Henley released a solo album, but when he finally did, he decided to take listeners for a ride in the country. Nashville, to be specific, where the majority of Cass County (Capitol) was recorded and mixed, using mostly local session players and engineered by one of the town’s top engineers, Jeff Balding, over a period of nearly five years. ......

Sound Explosion!

While most books that accompany documentaries simply repeat images and interviews from the film, Sound Explosion! Inside L.A.’s Studio Factory with The Wrecking Crew is a true companion to the popular The Wrecking Crew documentary film about the famed group of L.A. session musicians. ......

Love & Mercy

Producer/engineer Mark Linett is no stranger to The Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds, having produced The Pet Sounds Sessions in 1996 and handled the group’s catalog reissues since 1987, as well as engineering most of Brian Wilson’s solo albums. So when producer/director Bill Pohlad wanted to re-create the album’s sessions for his film Love & Mercy, Linett was the perfect choice to act as technical......

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