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Dave Kutch

Meet Dave

25-time Grammy-Nominated and Latin Grammy-Winning engineer for Luis Fonsi’s “Despacito”, Dave Kutch is the owner of The Mastering Palace in New York.

He began his music career at Tiki Recording Studios, Hit Factory, Masterdisk, and Sony Studios. He’s worked closely with Alicia Keys’ engineer, Ann Mincieli, and producers, the Kerry Brothers, who got Kutch on board to master Keys’ 2007 album ‘As I Am’ in an innovative fashion.

Dave’s career never ceased to increase working onsite at Keys’ Oven Studios on Long Island and expanding an extensive list of luxurious clients. Dave has worked with artists including Billie Eilish, John Legend, The Weeknd, Calvin Harris, Chance the Rapper, Justin Timberlake, Carly Rae Jepsen, Janelle Monáe, P!nk, Juanes, Blink-182, Lana Del Rey, Camila Cabello, XXXTentacion, Zac Brown Band, Christina Aguilera, Cypress Hill, Future, Lupe Fiasco, Big Boi, H.E.R., Wyclef Jean, Mary J. Blige, A$AP Rocky, The Killers… the list goes on.

“Great sounding records by great artists in a very sexy, elegant & productive environment, accompanied by the level of service found at a five-star hotel.” That was my mantra when I built The Mastering Palace, and it continues to be the entire facility’s mantra as we evolve & adapt to our clients’ ever-changing needs. – Dave Kutch


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