About the Author
Mark Cousins works as a composer and sound engineer (www.cousins-saunders.co.uk), as well as being a long-serving contributor to MusicTech magazine, where he writes the regular Logic Pro X column. His music is used worldwide on television, radio and film, and has been featured on hit shows like The Apprentice, Top Gear and CSI:NY. As well as having works performed and recorded by the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra and the Bulgarian Film Orchestra and Choir, Mark has also had his music used in commercials for McDonald's, Diet Coke, Stella Artois, Liptons, Strongbow and BT. Russ Hepworth-Sawyer is a sound engineer and producer with two decades' experience of all things audio and is a member of the Association of Professional Recording Services, a Fellow of the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce), and a board member of the Music Producer's Guild where he helped form their Mastering Group. Through MOTTOsound (www.mottosound.co.uk), Russ works freelance in the industry as a mastering engineer, writer, and consultant. Russ currently lectures part-time for York St John University and has taught extensively in Higher Education institutions in the UK. He has written for MusicTech Magazine, Pro Sound News Europe and Sound On Sound and has written many titles for Focal Press.