You Write Too Long — This Week’s Cover Story Bite-Sized

This week, “Backstage Wizard”: What’s that gray-haired guy doing hanging around the recording studio with a rock band full of twentysomethings? Same thing music-industry people have been doing since the dawn of the youth market: trying to help the kids make a hit. Oakland resident Miles Hurwitz seemingly overlooks nothing in his efforts to coach such bands as the Matches, says staff writer Kathleen Richards in her profile of the man behind the music.

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