Interview w/ Mike Matessino: Produced, Edited, & Mastered the La La Land Records Jurassic Park Collection! - Episode 77

Welcome to The Jurassic Park Podcast! in this episode, we have some new covering a few fan projects and more Jurassic World sequel news. We also bring you a great interview with film score historian, Mike Matessino, where we discuss the process of editing, producing and mastering the La La Land Records - John Williams Jurassic Park Collection! He fills us in on the highlights of creating the album and we get enamored by the genius of John Williams. It's a packed episode, so don't miss it!


Don't forget that there will be a fan meetup at the Franklin Institute for Jurassic World the Exhibition. On January 7th 2017 at noon, myself, along with a bunch of other contributors from the podcast and other awesome members from the Jurassic fan community will be meeting up at the Exhibition in Philadelphia! Pick up your tickets for the noon time slot on January 7th and we'll tour around the exhibit together!

But don't forget we have a special promo code available to listeners of the podcast to use for Jurassic World: The Exhibition! Head to or call the museum at 215-448-1200 to purchase tickets and use the code JWGENER to get $5 off Daytime Adult Admission tickets to Jurassic World: The Exhibition.  Limit 4 tickets per person.  Includes General Admission to The Franklin Institute. Cannot be combined with any other offer or discount. Upgrades available on-site for IMAX and 3D Theater. Redeemable online, over the phone or at the Ticketing Desk. Processing fees apply when ordering tickets in advance. Excludes holidays. Valid through 4/19/17. Again, the promo code is JWGENER! Use it, and let us know when you do!

This Week's Guest: Mike Matessino

Mike Matessino has produced, edited and mastered the brand new La La Land Records release of the John Williams Jurassic Park Collection, featuring unreleased material and never before heard tracks from Jurassic Park & The Lost World!

Mike Matessino is a writer, film historian and preservationist, with particular emphasis on the restoration of classic film music.
An accomplished music mixer and editor, he has produced and/or edited, mixed and mastered music for hundreds of soundtrack projects spanning nine decades including the Star Wars Trilogy, Poltergeist, Superman, Alien, The Goonies, Back to the Future, Home Alone, the Star Trek feature films and Empire of the Sun. Also among his credits are comprehensive box sets of Jerry Goldsmith's and Bernard Herrmann’s music for 20th Century-Fox and many scores from Hollywood's Golden Age including The Robe, Demetrius and the Gladiators, The Egyptian, David and Bathsheba and Ben-Hur. Several releases also feature Mike's extensively researched liner notes.

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Where else you can hear Brad this week:

Grim Grinning Hosts - Episode 4: Jurassic Park 3 is a Modern Classic (Feat. Brad Jost)

I Know Dino: The Big Dinosaur Podcast - Gigantoraptor - Episode 107

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