Bernie Grundman

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Bernie Grundman is an American audio engineer.

He is most known for his mastering work and his studio, Bernie Grundman Mastering, which he opened in 1983 in Hollywood. The studio, which includes engineers Chris Bellman, Patricia Sullivan, and Mike Bozzi, mastered 37 projects which received Grammy Award nominations in 2005. In 1997 he opened a studio in Tokyo.[1]

Grundman and his studio have both won numerous TEC Awards, including Best Mastering Facility and several production awards.[2]

Previously, Grundman worked at Contemporary Records and then was head of the A&M Records mastering department in Los Angeles. Now his studio also has been established in Tokyo, Japan with engineer Yasuji Maeda.

Select works[edit]

Title Year Artist
Head to the Sky 1973 Earth, Wind & Fire
Band Wagon 1975 Shigeru Suzuki
Aja 1977 Steely Dan
Grease: The Original Soundtrack from the Motion Picture 1978 Various Artists
Shadows and Light 1980 Joni Mitchell
Dirty Mind 1980 Prince
Controversy 1981 Prince
Thriller 1982 Michael Jackson
Lovesexy 1988 Prince
Moment of Truth 1991 Terri Nunn
The Chronic 1992 Dr. Dre
The Hunter 1992 Jennifer Warnes
Alien Love Secrets 1995 Steve Vai
Me Against the World 1995 Tupac Shakur
Rata Blanca VII 1997 Rata Blanca
The Charlie Brown Suite & Other Favorites 2003 Vince Guaraldi
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below 2003 OutKast
Shadows Collide with People 2004 John Frusciante[3]
Private Corner 2010 Jacky Cheung
Breakaway 2014 Dark Horse Flyer
Seven 2014 Lisa Stansfield
In My Room 2016 Jacob Collier[4]
The Empyrean (10th Anniversary Re-Issue) 2019 John Frusciante[5]
1999 (2019 Remaster, Deluxe Edition, and Super Deluxe Edition) 2019 Prince[6]
Making a Door Less Open 2020 Car Seat Headrest
Unlimited Love 2022 Red Hot Chili Peppers

List is not complete.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Verna, Pauly (20 September 1997). "Gundman opens Tokyo studio". Billboard: 41. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved 7 October 2015.
  2. ^ [1] Archived May 6, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Shadows Collide With People by John Frusciante". Genius. Retrieved 2020-06-27.
  4. ^ "Jacob Collier - In My Room - - the jazz magazine by matthias kirsch". 27 July 2016.
  5. ^ "John Frusciante 10th Anniversary of The Empyrean".
  6. ^ "Prince's '1999' Remastered and Re-Released with Dozens of Unheard Tracks". 11 September 2019.

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