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Event Recap: The 3rd Annual Pensado Awards
L.A. Spotlight

Event Recap: The 3rd Annual Pensado Awards

The third annual Pensado Awards took place this past Saturday, August 20th. See below for a list of winners and a slideshow from the event. All photos by Chris Schmitt Photography.

Saturday, August 20th, 2016 marked the 3rd Annual Pensado Awards, the second of which I’ve had the pleasure of Read more...

Making the Mix Room: Michael James — Simi Valley, CA
L.A. Spotlight

Making the Mix Room: Michael James — Simi Valley, CA

Michael James is music. It’s at the center of absolutely everything he does.

Michael James and 64 channels of summing mixers.

The LA-based mix engineer has been riding high all year, thanks to a double #1 hit via his mix of the song “Estrellas Rotas” from the brilliant recording artist Read more...

Pensado Awards 2015: Winners, Recap & Review
L.A. Spotlight

Pensado Awards 2015: Winners, Recap & Review

The 5 Co-Hosts for the 2nd Annual Pensado Awards: Randy Jackson, Young Guru, Chris Lord-Alge, Sylvia Massy and Justin Meldal-Johnsen

In the late 1950’s, the Hollywood Walk of Fame committee called on a select group of music executives to compile a list of recording industry personnel who had made a Read more...

Winter NAMM Report: 27 Picks to Power Your Studio
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Winter NAMM Report: 27 Picks to Power Your Studio

My Winter NAMM started early this year.

After a six-hour flight from JFK to NYC, I was more in the mode to make it to my Anaheim hotel, take a hot shower, and pass out before the next day’s convention center fray. But I couldn’t help talking to my friendly Read more...

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