143rd AES CONVENTION Presenters: Héctor Castillo

AES New York 2017 Presenter or Author

Héctor Castillo

Héctor Castillo

Primary Affiliation: @perroconsed - Brooklyn, NY, USA

Hector Castillo has been working in the NYC music scene as a producer, mixer and engineer for more than fifteen years. He got his start at Philip Glass’s now defunct Looking Glass studios where he eventually became chief engineer and partner. In his years there he honed his skills working on multiple projects and audio formats and gathered an impressive client list that includes David Bowie, Björk, Lou Reed, Suzanne Vega, Rufus Wainwright, and Philip Glass among others.
In addition to making records, he’s mixed several 5.1 surround projects, most notably T. Rex’s Electric Warrior, and David Bowie’s last two studio albums, Heathen and Reality.  Film credits include engineering Philip Glass’ academy award nominated scores for The Hours and Notes on a Scandal, Errol Morris’ academy award winning documentary Fog of War, mixing Jean Cocteau’s original Beauty and the Beast Criterion DVD release also scored by Philip Glass, and engineering and mixing Naqoiqatsi, the third installment in Godfrey Reggio’s ground-breaking trilogy.
Hector has received 6 Latin Grammys and 3 US Grammy nominations. In recent years Hector has = has been recording bands Japan, Spain, Australia, China, France and Argentina.

More Info: http://justmanaging.com/producers/hector-castillo/

Session List

Oct 21: SE11: How Latin Music Turned into Mainstream (Panelist)

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