Tony Dawsey

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Tony Dawsey is an American mastering engineer at Masterdisk in New York City. He has been active since 1980. [1]

His credits include artists such as Jay-Z, Akon, Whitney Houston, DMX, Kid Rock, Gang Starr, Redman, Ghostface Killah, Moby, Nine Inch Nails, J. (Jaye Muller), Ronny Jordan, and King's X. [2]

Dawsey grew up in Spanish Harlem in New York City. He got a job at Masterdisk in the mail room and making cassettes in 1980. While at Masterdisk, he learned to be a mastering engineer and has since been an extremely notable mastering engineer in the industry, particularly well known for his work with Hip-Hop. [3] He mastered his first #1, multi-platinum album in 1987, which was the soundtrack to the film La Bamba. [1]

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  1. 1 2 Tony Dawsey bio, Accessed December 23, 2022.
  2. "Tony Dawsey's Credits" Archived 2012-08-01 at the Wayback Machine
  3. "De-mystifying the mastering process with hip-hop's favorite sound wizard", Accessed December 23, 2022.

Tony Dawsey interview at the Red Bull Music Academy (2004)