Russ Hepworth-Sawyer

Senior Lecturer: Music Production

School of Performance & Media Production

E: r.hepworth@yorksj.ac.uk

T: 01904 876309

LCM Diploma Music Technology, MA ICT in Education, PG Certificate in Teaching & Learning in Further & Higher Education.

I am Senior Lecturer (Part Time) for Music Production. My main teaching areas are music recording, production, business and mastering. My wealth to the BA Music Production programme is the industry links he provides having served on many boards of industry membership organisations.

Outside of YSJU, I run a professional mastering service, am a consultant and an author of many books on music production with Focal Press.

Further Information

Books

Cousins, M. & Hepworth-Sawyer, R. (2008) Logic Pro 8: Audio and Music Production Focal Press (Oxford UK)

Hepworth-Sawyer, R. (Editor) (2009) From Demo To Delivery: The Process of Production Focal Press (Oxford UK)

Cousins, M. & Hepworth-Sawyer, R. (2010) Logic Pro 9: Audio and Music Production Focal Press (Oxford UK)

Hepworth-Sawyer, R. & Golding, G. (2011) What Is Music Production? - A producers’guide: the role, the people, the process. Focal Press (Burlington USA)

Cousins, M. & Hepworth-Sawyer, R. (2013) Practical Mastering: A Guide to Mastering in the Modern Studio
Focal Press (Oxford UK)

Cousins, M. & Hepworth-Sawyer, R. (2014) Logic Pro X: Audio and Music Production Focal Press (Oxford UK)

Selected Papers/Performances

2007 – Leeds International Music Technology Education Conference. Hepworth-Sawyer, R., Golding, C., McKay, B. -New Paradigms in Music Technology Education Delivery (unpublished).

2007 – Leeds International Music Technology Education Conference. Hepworth-Sawyer, R., Wilson, M. A. Xphayd. Electrofruits. A 30 minute 5.1 dance culture inspired surround sound performance.

Selected Articles

2006 Aug Sound On Sound - Logic: Getting Started With Surround Sound2006 Dec Sound On Sound - Using Waveburner: The Basics
2007 Jan Sound On Sound - Using Waveburner: Mastering Your CD
2010 Aug Pro Sound News Europe – PMC TB2 review
2010 Oct Pro Sound News Europe – PreSonus Studio One Pro DAW Review
2010 Dec Pro Sound News Europe – Sontronics Saturn review
2010 July Pro Sound News Europe – Abbey Road EMI RS124 Review
2010 July Pro Sound News Europe – PSI A21M review
2010 Sept Pro Sound News Europe – Drawmer HQ PreAmp and Convertor
2010 Sept Pro Sound News Europe – SE Electronics RNR1 Review
2011 Jan Pro Sound News Europe – RME Fireface UFX Review
2011 Jan Pro Sound News Europe – IRCAM Flux review
2011 Feb Pro Sound News Europe – NEVE 4081 Review
2011 Mar Pro Sound News Europe – Focusrite Midnight Review
2011 Mar Pro Sound News Europe – Audio Technica AT4080 Review
2011 Apr Pro Sound News Europe – Waves Aphex Aural Exciter Review
2011 Jul Pro Sound News Europe – Sonnox Pro-Codec Review
2011 Sep Pro Sound News Europe – Sony MDR-7520 Headphone Review
2011 Oct Pro Sound News Europe – Wavearts Dialog PlugIn Review
2011 Nov Pro Sound News Europe – AMS Neve 2264ALB Review
2011 Dec Pro Sound News Europe – Izotope Ozone 5 Review
2011 Dec Music Tech Magazine - History of Synthesis Part 1
2012 Jan Pro Sound News Europe – AEA KU4 Ribbon Mic Review
2012 Jan Music Tech Magazine - The History of Synthesis part 2
2012 Mar Pro Sound News Europe – CEDAR Review
2012 Mar Music Tech Magazine - Mastering Equalisation
2012 a Pro Sound News Europe – Soundfield ST450 Review
2012 May Pro Sound News Europe – KRK KNS-8400 Headphone Review
2012 Aug Pro Sound News Europe – RTW TM3 Audio Monitor Review
2012 Aug Music Tech Magazine - Introduction to Data Compression
2012 July Pro Sound News Europe – Unity Audio Boulder Monitors Review
2013 Jan Music Tech Magazine - SoundField Microphones
2013 a Music Tech Magazine - Home Studio Ergonomics
2013 May Music Tech Magazine - DIY Studio Acoustics
2013 Jun Music Tech Magazine - Studio Connectivity
2013 Dec Music Tech Magazine - DSP Monitoring

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