Credited with 5.1 remix of 'Jagged Little Pill'
Award-winning sound mixer Ted Hall died July 26 in Santa Monica, Calif. after a long illness. He was 48.Hall was a senior mixer at Santa Monica-based POP Sound, working on audio remixing and editing of feature films, television series and shows, musicvideos and albums for about 20 years. He also worked extensively on re-conforming, editing and mixing of theatrical films and DVDs for foreign releases as well as audio restoration in multichannel music mixing. Pasadena, Calif. native graduated from Occidental College with a B.A. in music in 1982. He began his career touring and playing with a variety of bands, most notably the Fents, 1980-1990. He began his career in audio post-production with award-winning sound mixer Bruce Botnick at Digital Magnetics, a CD mastering and editing facility. He joined POP in 1992 under the direction of Botnick. Hall has been credited on numerous Grammy-winning projects including 5.1 remix for Alanis Morrisette’s “Jagged Little Pill”; numerous theatrical and DVD projects such as ones with Linkin Park, Sting, U2 and others. He is survived by his wife Tina and their son Chester. A memorial/celebration of his life will be held at POP Sound on 4:30 p.m. Friday at 625 Arizona Ave., Santa Monica. Donations can be made in his name to VH1’s Save the Music Foundation, 1633 Broadway, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10019, Attention Ariel Usatin/In Memory of Ted Hall.