Matt Davis is the founder of Hacienda and lead engineer of Hacienda Mastering. He is a graduate of both University of Miami’s Music Engineering undergraduate program and NYU’s Music Technology masters program. Over the course of a decade, Matt has had the privilege of mastering music for hundreds of artists and labels of varying genres, styles, and acclaim. He has trained under grammy-winning mastering engineers, notably Bob Katz of Digital Domain.
Matt served as an educator in the Recording Arts program at Full Sail University and has been employed as a professor in audio programs at several other accredited US colleges.
Due to the success of Hacienda, Matt now works full-time mastering, designing studios, and consulting for clients around the world.
Outside of engineering, Matt is a prolific electronic musician with releases covering many genres on several labels under different monikers.
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Hacienda is more than just a mastering house, we're an extension of your music. Our mastering engineers have an impressive history of academic rigor and years-worth of industry experience. Mastered correctly, audio files have much greater clarity for listeners as well as increased longevity. We don't cut corners on quality or precision, paying close attention to every detail so that your music can reach its highest potential.
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