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Ocean Way’s Record One Hosts Mixing Session for ‘Hop’ Movie Score

Jeff Vaughn mixed composer Chris Lennertz’s score for the animated feature Hop, which will be released by Universal Pictures on April 1, in Record One/Ocean Way’s renowned Studio A, which has also hosted sessions for hits by producers including Quincy Jones and Dr. Dre. Lennertz, who has also scored Cats & Dogs, Meet the Spartans, and Alvin and the Chipmunks, says, “Mixing at Record One was a dream. The gear and crew were fantastic and helped me bring my music to life. What a great room!”

Pictured in Record One’s Studio A, from left: Kevin Globerman, digital score recordist; Jeff Vaughn, score mixer; Chris Lennertz, composer; Patrick Spain, assistant scoring engineer; and Bryon Rickerson, music editor.

Photo: David Goggin

Blending state-of-the-art animation with live action, the Universal Pictures animated feature tells the story of E.B. (Russell Brand), the teenage son of the Easter Bunny who, on the eve of taking over the family business, leaves home for Hollywood to pursue his dream of becoming a drummer, and is hit by Fred O’Hare (James Marsden), an out of work slacker who was driving home. Feigning injury, E.B. manipulates Fred to take him in as he recovers. As Fred struggles with the world’s worst houseguest, both will learn what it takes to finally grow up, as Fred is pressed to partner with E.B. to save Easter.

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Read Blair Jackson’s interview with Ocean Way Recording’s Allen Sides for Mix‘s February 2011 issue.