Music – Acoustics

PO Box 2573, Malibu, CA 90265 Phone: 310 589-2996 e-mail: tom@tomlillo.com

Music and Acoustics

Technically minded, artistically inclined. More than 25 years of experience in the worlds of music and media production and architectural acoustics. An engineer and a musician. Experienced in every aspect of the business; producer, recording engineer, studio designer, artist, studio owner.

Experienced in design and construction.

Professional Experience – Acoustics

Age of Learning Recording Studio, Glendale, CA

Acoustical design of a control room and large vocal booth (up to 8 people) in a highrise office building.

Hosanna Broadcasting Network Studio, Los Angeles, CA

Acoustical design of the studio/control room for a broadcast production facility.

Hope Chapel Sanctuary, Canoga Park, CA

Designed room acoustics, HVAC noise control, and sound system for a sanctuary remodel.

Glitterbomb Records Studio, Echo Park, CA

Acoustical design of the studio and control room for a record company production facility in a challenging basement-type space.

Malibu Performing Arts Center, Malibu, CA

Sound System and Acoustical Designer, Construction Supervisor

Helped design and install sound systems and architectural acoustics for new auditorium with rehearsal and banquet rooms, classrooms and offices.

Provided onsite construction supervision for entire 40,000 sq. ft. facility.

Charles Salter Associates, San Francisco, CA – Acoustical Consultants

Consulted with architects, engineers, lawyers, etc. on any issue involving sound and vibration; architectural acoustics, noise and vibration control, sound systems.

Some Projects:

Todd-AO Studio B, Hollywood, CA

Redesigned film mix room – used for “Witness” and “Out of Africa.”

Skywalker Ranch, Nicasio, CA

Schematic design and layout of Main House and Technical Building (including Scoring Stage and Foley Room).

Dolby Labs Listening Room, San Francisco, CA

designed new critical listening space.

Intel Teleconferencing Facilities, USA

Designed facilities in Sunnyvale, Portland and Austin and instituted standards for all corporate teleconferencing rooms.

IBM Almaden Research Facility EIR, San Jose, CA

Made environmental noise measurements and calculated noise impact of planned research facility for EIR.

California Hospital Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Designed HVAC noise control for new mechanical system during major renovation.

Education

Master of Science in Engineering (MSE) – Acoustics – Stanford University

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) – Stanford University

Professional Experience – Music and Media

Production Director

Hosanna Broadcasting Network, Los Angeles, CA 2008 – 2009
Responsible for the production of all programming – music and talk shows, commercials, jingles and promos for Satellite Broadcast Network covering Africa and the Middle East.

Recording Studio Owner

So Cal Studios, Los Angeles, CA 2003- present

Panembriello, Woodland Hills, CA 1996-2002

(Co-owner with Ron Aniello, producer – Lifehouse, Barenaked Ladies, Jars of Clay)

T-Time Productions, Menlo Park, CA 1992-1996

Owned and operated 24 track analog (Studer, Neotek, Neumann, Lexicon, etc.) and digital (Logic, ProTools, dp) facilities producing multi-million selling albums.

Some Clients: Lifehouse, Jude, Kate Miner, Kendall Payne, The Basics, Jude Cole, Shannon McNally, Capitol Records, Interscope, DreamWorks, Maverick Records, Palm Pictures, Sovereign Productions, Silent Planet Records

Producer – Records, Commercials, Media

Provide artistic vision and musical/creative direction

Some Projects: Mather, Inc. – “Gone in 60 Seconds” DVD Release Commercial Soundtrack

Expression 58 – “’Your Life’ with Shawn and Sally”

Action Sports – “Fluid Drive” Soundtrack

The Basics – “Close My Eyes”, “Weight and Glory”

Steve Counsel – “Broken Bones Rejoice”

KMG – “Now is Your Moment”

Recording/Mixing and Live Sound Engineer

Make artists sound their best by handling all the technical details, from mic selection and placement, to editing tracks (on tape and computer)

Some Clients: Lifehouse, Jude, Kate Miner, John Fisher, Jason Wade, Christopher Williams, E.B. Fraley

Musician – Singer/Songwriter

“Brand New Start” released on Insurrection Records/Angeleno Records
“Blue Eyed Mystic” released on Insurrection Records