Scott’s mastering expertise runs the gamut of modern recorded music. Equally accomplished in pop/rock, avant-garde, soundtracks, world, jazz, soul and many other areas, Scott is one of the most sought after engineers in the business. Scott has recently mastered projects for Donald Fagen, Kaki King, Sting, John Zorn, Glenn Frey and KISS.
Chief Engineer Andy VanDette has mastered albums by Rush, David Bowie, Beastie Boys, Die Fantastischen Vier (Fanta 4), Needtobreathe, Atomic Tom and hundreds more. The key to his success is his ability to listen closely to his clients, to understand their vision, and then to exceed their expectations. Andy's clients love his work -- find out for yourself why they do!
Vlado Meller is one of the heavyweights of the mastering world and a 2-time Grammy Award winner. Vlado's range is huge, and his credits include some of the biggest records of our time. Recent clients include Kanye West, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Celine Dion, Susan Boyle, Lil Wayne, Jackie Evancho and the White Stripes. Hear what Vlado's mastering can do for your music.
Alex DeTurk is Masterdisk's ace lacquer cutter. A short list of Alex's recent cuts includes Sting, Lou Reed, John Zorn, Tom Zé, John Fahey, Agalloch, Ted Leo, Skip James, the Melvins, and the Dear Hunter. Alex masters for CD too -- but whether it's digital or analog work, Alex brings incredible ears and expert craftsmanship to every project.
Randy Merrill's clients enjoy the benefits of having his full attention and expert ears devoted to each and every project. Randy's range is very broad and clients from all over the world come to his room at Masterdisk. Mastering Highlights include the modern jazz of Darcy James Argue, Bruce Hornsby's sophisticated pop, Franz Nicolay's indie rock and classical music for the Naxos label.
Mark Santangelo is Vlado Meller's mastering assistant and has partnered with Vlado on projects for Red Hot Chili Peppers, Weezer, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Shakira, The White Stripes and countless others. His own mastering credits include albums by High On Fire and Neon Trees. Mark is also an expert lacquer cutter and has been building a reputation as a top-tier engineer.
Tony Dawsey is one of the most in-demand mastering engineers in the business. He's mastered mega-hits like Jay-Z's The Blueprint 3, classics like Nine Inch Nails' Pretty Hate Machine, and critically acclaimed albums like Ghostface Killah's Apollo Kids. Tony's clients want that "extra something" for their music -- in Tony's words, it's the "icing on the cake."
Before Jeff Reeves dedicated himself to mastering, he was a multi-instrumentalist, composer and arranger. Jeff has mastered in all genres, but his particular strengths are in jazz, americana/roots, rock/pop, world and soundtracks. Recent credits include the soundtrack to The Human Experience and albums by The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn and Mad Tea Party.
Tim's creative desire to breathe life into a static space allows him to finely tune an album into a living movement, not just a passive listening experience. Tim's primary expertise is in world, dance, dub, hip-hop, ethnic, remixed and other genres. Recent clients include R.A.C., MSTRKRFT, Silver Medallion and Triple-B. If you need cutting-edge mastering, Tim's your engineer.
Roger Lian has lent his mastering expertise to a wide range of albums for artists all over the world. Though Roger can master any style, he's the perfect choice if your music is heavy, intense, or just plain rockin.' Roger has mastered albums for Slayer, Grizzly Bear, Coheed and Cambria, God Forbid, Sum 41 and Gene Simmons.
Graham is a mastering engineer to watch. In the past couple of years he's mastered records for Tombs, 16, Graviton, Broughton's Rules, Rabbits and Kill the Client among many others. You might say that he's Masterdisk's metal specialist -- and he is. But Graham masters more than metal. For instance, the progressive rock of Russian band Quorum, highlighted on the Masterdisk blog.
A player of stringed instruments, synths, and theremins, Drew has a keen ear for both acoustic and electronic music. From hip-hop to bluegrass, whether your music is delicate, face-melting, or kind of 'out there', Drew can bring your project those finishing touches or take your mix to uncharted territories. Clients include: El Metro, The Tender Hips, Phil Augusta Jackson
Michael Tucci is what is referred to as a "musician's engineer," bringing a fresh set of ears and a musician's ethos to an otherwise meticulously fine-tuned sonic craft. Michael has recently mastered projects for clients including Steve Albini, John Agnello, Sune Rose-Wagner of the Ravonnettes, Monotonix, Ninjasonik, Surfer Blood, Unstoppable Death Machines & Das Racist.
Marcos Sueiro Bal has recorded, mixed, and mastered artists such as Elvis Costello, The Dirty Projectors, and Bjork. A restoration specialist, Marcos was nominated for a Grammy for Best Historical Recording as mastering engineer for Polk Miller and His Old South Quartette (Tompkins Square). He teaches the Audio Preservation session at the Palmer School of Library Science.