Experience

Rodney Mills Masterhouse

Audio Engineer/ Studio Manager (2003-2013)

Creative:

  • Performed recording, mixing, mastering or editing on thousands of albums and singles for artists nationwide, several celebrating RIAA Certified Gold or Platinum status, as well as Grammy & Emmy award nominations
  • Worked closely with local and national artists, record labels & management to provide efficient project workflow and achieve superior results for national release
  • Designed and authored numerous DVD’s, Enhanced CD’s and other multi-media enrichment projects for clients
  • Performed detailed audio restoration on older analog formats using modern methods for archiving, monetization and reissuing client projects
  • Exceptional attention to detail skills in editing & compiling masters to meet or exceed industry standards
  • Assisted with several surround-sound recordings and mixes for audio release, trade shows and film soundtracks

Technical:

  • Designed, built & managed proprietary high-volume media server for direct deployment to radio stations, record labels, and distributors
  • Advanced knowledge of metadata, encoding & media enrichment services including ‪Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems‬, Mediabase & Gracenote
  • Maintained backup system consisting of tens of thousands of client projects over 40+ years, archived across multiple formats including analog tape to DDS-1-3, Sony AIT & non-linear drives
  • Proficient with Avid ProTools ranging from Sound Designer through PT11 and knowledge of other DAW’s including Logic Pro & Digital Performer
  • Comprehensive in both analog and digital consoles, including large format SSL 9000J & K and AMEK 9098
  • Advanced knowledge of multiple formats and playback systems for audio and video playback
  • Knowledge of older digital formats such as SCSI, DAT, ADAT, MIDI & RS422 Machine Control
  • Built in-house gigabit network, established studio servers and managed multi-room studio workstations
  • Designed, built and maintained company website and client portal system
  • Maintained & repaired studio equipment including changing tubes and soldering components
  • Made great coffee

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Sound Waves Atlanta

Assistant Engineer/ Intern (2002-2003)

Creative

  • Assisted with audio sweetening & voiceover work for television and radio commercials with clients such as Turner Broadcasting, CNN & Cartoon Network
  • Assistant engineering for many remote voiceovers & ADR via ISDN
  • Assistant Recording/ Mix Engineer for several original scores including:
    • ESPN Final 4 (Theme)
    • NBA Thursday Nights on TNT (Theme)
    • NBA All-Star Game (Theme)
    • Braves Baseball (Theme)
  • Performed advanced multi-track editing for music scores in surround sound
  • Worked alongside ESPN during recordings for 2004 NCAA Final Four

Technical

  • Created dubs of multiple linear formats (e.g., Beta SP, DigiBeta, D2, etc.)
  • Edited, organized and maintained large music & SFX libraries for our networked studios
  • Maintained facilities and equipment for several audio & video suites
  • Performed receptionist and scheduling duties for multiple rooms/ engineers

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Freelance Work

Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards Show

Front-Of-House Engineer/ Music Producer (2003-Present)

  • Helped mix live sound for over 50 artists for a regional viewership of over 2 million people
  • Worked closely with producer & director to edit and compile show
  • Collaborated with multiple public broadcasting stations and media trucks
  • Assembled & edited music for video footage and live show elements
  • Worked with artists, band management and sound crew to develop successful show each year
  • Utilized various analog and digital consoles such as Yamaha PM5D, M7CL and DM2000
  • Recorded, edited and mixed multi-track show for rebroadcast & release on DVD or archival purposes

South Eastern Conference (SEC) Network

Audio Assistant & Grip (2002-2004)

  • Recorded on-field action during gametime for 3 consecutive SEC Championship games
  • Gathered B-Roll audio & video of behind-the-scenes footage throughout stadium
  • Assisted camera operator with multiple Steadicam sequences on and off-field

Peachtree Presbyterian Church

Audio Engineer/ Stagehand (2002-2005)

  • Mixed sound for live television & radio broadcast of weekly services for largest Presbyterian church in the United States
  • Mixed Front-of-House sound for services & special events for a congregation of over 10,000 members across 4 services weekly
  • Worked with music program consisting of 16 choirs and ensembles, a concert series, community music school and music interns from the famous Eastman School of Music in New York
  • Mixed & recorded annual Christmas concert featuring the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
  • Wore an awesome vest

Education

Full Sail Real World Education, Winter Park, FL

Associate of Science Degree in Recording Arts, 2002

Other Relevant Skills

  • Able to read & understand sheet music and orchestral scores
  • Familiar with the Nashville charting system
  • Experience playing different instruments including cello, drums, guitar, bass & currently learning banjo
  • Familiar with light coding & programing such as HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript & SQL
  • Knowledge of electrical components, soldering & electronic repair
Rolling Stone-Reissues of the Year-Swimming Pool Q's

Rolling Stone 2013 Top Ten Reissue of the Year:
The Swimming Pool Q’s (3 CD + DVD Set)

Audio Engineering/ Editing
& DVD Authoring
NBA Thursday Nights on TNT

Thursday Nights NBA on TNT
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Assistant Engineer:
Recording, Editing, Mixing
NBA on TNT

Atlanta Braves Baseball Theme Song/
Current NBA on TNT Theme
(Click to hear sample)

Assistant Engineer:
Recording, Editing, Mixing