LOS ANGELES — Racket Club (https://racketclub.tv) is continuing to build its presence as a bicoastal audio post house with the recent addition of two senior hires, as well as new studios in New York City’s Flatiron District and Culver City, CA.
Composer Justin Hori will lead the West Coast team as partner and creative director. His career began in Chicago’s music scene as a hip-hop DJ, and he later studied composition and audio engineering at Columbia College. He cut his teeth as a composer at Comma Music, eventually opening their Los Angeles office. Hori has provided creative leadership at an array of music houses, including Human Worldwide and Squeak E. Clean Studios. He has composed original music for Apple, Reebok, Adidas, Volkswagen, and Budweiser. Most recently, he worked on BMW’s 2022 holiday campaign.
Mixer and sound designer Ashley Simmons will augment Racket Club growing New York team. Born and raised in Brooklyn, Simmons has brought her creative visions to life sonically across various mediums, including films, documentaries and commercials. She has collaborated on projects for brands such as AT&T, Synchrony Bank, Comcast and the National Women’s History Museum.
Racket Club’s New York and LA studios feature Dolby Atmos systems, allowing for recording and mixing music, audio post, sound design and voiceover recording for any medium. The LA studio also has a theater, offering an immersive viewing and sound experience.