Tatsuya “Tats” Sato, a Tokyo native, started his career as a recording/mixing engineer, ultimately having worked on classics like “Invincible” by Michael Jackson and “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill” by Lauryn Hill. Tatsuya was Grammy-nominated for his work on Kanye West’s “The College Dropout” (2005).
Now mastering exclusively, he’s Grammy nominated for his work on Aleks Syntek’s “Syntek” (2014) and Tank and the Bangas’ “Red Balloon” (2023). Other recent projects Tats has mastered include Nardo Wick’s “Who Is Nardo Wick?”, Juice WRLD’s “Legends Never Die”, “I Know Nigo” by A$AP Rocky, Tyler, the Creator & Nigo, and Hayley Kiyoko’s “Panorama”.
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