David Kutch joined Sony Music Studios as a mastering engineer, it was announced by Andy Kadison, senior vice president of Sony Music Studios.
Kutch, who was recently with Masterdisk, is respected by the label for his expert abilities in both the rock and urban arenas. Kutch has mastered for such artists as Rod Stewart, Cassidy, Outkast, Lil' Bow Wow, Whitney Houston, Kelly Clarkson, Nelly, Sarah McLachlan, Jaheim, St. Lunatics, Pete Rock, Mario, Ray Cash, Eamon, Foreign Exchange, L.E.G.A.C.Y., and Pistol Pete. He has also recently 5.1 Mastered Rod Stewart, New York Dolls, Iron Maiden and Dream Theatre.
Prior to joining Masterdisk, Kutch worked with Herb Powers of Powers House of Sound since 1997. At Powers, he worked on records for Biggie, Mase, Puff Daddy, Toni Braxton, Jill Scott, Missy Elliot and Will Smith.
"We are proud to have Dave join us and look forward to guiding his career as one of the best talents in the industry," commented Brian McKenna, vice president, Audio Operations & Marketing. "Based on the clients he has already worked with, we feel this is a perfect fit for Sony Music Studios."
Kadison, added, "The studio landscape has changed drastically over the past couple of years, but what never goes out of style is talent. We believe Dave Kutch is one of the best guys anywhere, and we're thrilled to have him."
Kutch will be joining Sony Music Studio's current roster of talented mastering engineers; Vlado Meller, Mark Wilder, James Cruz, Vic Anesini, Darcy Proper , Joe Palmaccio, Steve Kadison, and Woody Pornpitaksuk.
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