Mike first joined João Carvalho Mastering in early 2012 apprenticing as a freelance mastering engineer while still working, at his then company, Elite Mastering.
In late 2013 Mike moved into a mastering engineer position joining the JCM team. In addition to being a lifelong music buff, audiophile and musician, Mike obtained a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Ryerson University in Toronto while continuing his education studying the art of critical listening and mastering at Berklee College of Music.
Mike’s passion for audio and music along with his ongoing mastering sessions and studies has placed Mike in an excellent position poised for great success in the future at JCM. Mike feels equally at home working on a wide variety of musical genres including, but not limited to, electronic, dance/EDM, hip-hop, indie/alternative, pop, rock, country, jazz or R&B. Whatever project comes Mike’s way, it is treated with taste, an intuitive and sympathetic ear and the utmost in care to bring out the best in a recording.
Artists mastered by Mike include: Palmer Squares, Ca$tro Guapo, Shlick Smit, Bruno Bellissimo, Allouria Sun, Chase Reason, Dani Rosenoer, Dr. Draw, Everyone’s Talking, Konqistador, PsyCoPath, Mariannie Ompoc and Mighty Big Word.
Please feel free to contact the studio or Mike directly in order to learn more about how mastering can help your music.