Vlado Meller.New York, NY (December 18, 2007)--Universal Mastering Studios, a division of Universal Music Group (UMG), has announced the appointment of Vlado Meller to Senior Mastering Engineer for its New York City facility, Universal Mastering Studios-East. Paul West, Vice President of Studio and Vault Operations, made the announcement.
Meller has been mastering studio projects for nearly 30 years. His discography includes work with such artists as Andrea Bocelli, Prince, Beyoncé, Celine Dion, Shakira, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Miles Davis, Frank Sinatra, Julio Iglesias, Metallica, Michael Bublé, Duran Duran, Slayer, System of a Down, and the White Stripes. Most recently, he mastered Kanye West's Grammy nominated album, Graduation, as well as Josh Groban's chart-topping new release, Noel.
In the past two years, Mr. Meller has mastered over 50 projects that have hit the top 20 of Billboard's Album Chart.
"With studios in New York and Los Angeles, Universal Mastering Studios has the ability to reach clients all over the world," says West. "Vlado's addition to our team illustrates our commitment to supply the absolute best talent in the music business to our growing roster of clients and artists."
"I am thrilled to join the Universal Mastering Studios team," Meller comments. "The room sounds amazing and is filled with the best gear in the world. I look forward to providing quality mastering services for all of our clients."
The five-room Universal Mastering Studios-East offers a full array of services including mastering, stereo and surround sound mixing, editing, mobile audio services, watermarking, and worldwide electronic asset delivery. The facility is located at 1755 Broadway in Manhattan.
Universal Music Group