Engineers' Picks

Top picks from master audio engineers

Bob Katz is an audio mastering engineer and author of Mastering Audio—The Art & The Science. He has mastered three Grammy Award-winning albums and since 1990 has been the President and Mastering Engineer of Digital Domain Mastering. He developed the K-Stereo and K-Surround systems, which are designed to "recover lost or amplify hidden ambience, space and imaging, and generate stereo from mono signals without adding artificial reverberation."

Morten Lindberg is a balance engineer and recording producer specializing in venue recording of classical music. He is the founder of Lindberg Lyd and the music label 2L, and his work is widely recognized. He has received several Grammy Awards Nominations for Best Surround Sound Album, Best Engineered Album and Best Small Ensemble Performance.

Nicholas Prout has been editing and mastering engineer for Chesky Records, one of the world's premier audiophile record labels, since 1995 and has recorded all projects since 2005. Recordings for Chesky include Jazz, Folk, Afro Cuban pop music, Rockabilly, African Drumming, Blues, Percussion Ensemble, chamber music, audiophile test discs, and three Concertos played by the Norrlands Operan Orchestra recorded in Sweden. He also has a busy freelance career with his own company True Sonix Inc. Ongoing projects include the Vermont Symphony Orchestra and Voices of Ascension.

Set Ascending Direction
  1. Folk Singer

    Folk Singer

    Sample rate(s): 192kHz/24bit & 96kHz/24bit
    Artist: Muddy Waters
  2. Roots
  3. OK Computer OKNOTOK 1997-2017
  4. AKIRA (Original Soundtrack Album)
  5. Audiophile Speaker Set-Up - Great Sampling Tracks Included
  6. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Deluxe Anniversary Edition)
  7. Back To Back

    Back To Back

    Sample rate(s): 192kHz/24bit & 96kHz/24bit
  8. A Love Supreme
  9. Kind Of Blue
  10. Kind Of Blue (Mono Version)
  11. Quiet Winter Night - an acoustic jazz project

    Quiet Winter Night - an acoustic jazz project

    Sample rate(s): 352kHz/24bit, 176kHz/24bit, 96kHz/24bit & 44.1kHz/16bit
    Artist: Hoff Ensemble
  12. Holly Cole

    Holly Cole

    Sample rate(s): 88kHz/24bit
    Artist: Holly Cole
    Label: 2xHD
  13. Hobo


    Sample rate(s): 96kHz/24bit
    Artist: Sara K.
  14. String Quartets vol IV

    String Quartets vol IV

    Sample rate(s): 352kHz/24bit, 192kHz/24bit & 96kHz/24bit


    Sample rate(s): 352kHz/24bit, 192kHz/24bit, 96kHz/24bit & 44.1kHz/16bit
  16. SONG


    Sample rate(s): 352kHz/24bit, 192kHz/24bit, 96kHz/24bit & 44.1kHz/16bit
  17. Orgelmusikken fra deUSYNLIGE (The organ music from the motion picture TROUBLED WATER)
  19. Portraits of Cuba

    Portraits of Cuba

    Sample rate(s): 96kHz/24bit & 44.1kHz/16bit
  20. New York Reunion
  21. Ink


    Sample rate(s): 96kHz/24bit & 44.1kHz/16bit
  22. The Jazz Side Of The Moon

    The Jazz Side Of The Moon

    Sample rate(s): 192kHz/24bit, 96kHz/24bit, 44.1kHz/16bit, DSD 2.8MHz & DSD 5.6MHz
    Artist: Various Artists
  23. La Voie Triomphale

    La Voie Triomphale

    Sample rate(s): 352kHz/24bit, 192kHz/24bit, 96kHz/24bit & 44.1kHz/16bit
  24. American Beauty
  25. Piano Improvisations

    Piano Improvisations

    Sample rate(s): 352kHz/24bit, 192kHz/24bit, 96kHz/24bit & 44.1kHz/16bit
    Artist: Ola Gjeilo
  26. The Blues and the Abstract Truth
  27. Bellezza Crudel - VIVALDI

    Bellezza Crudel - VIVALDI

    Sample rate(s): 192kHz/24bit, 96kHz/24bit & 44.1kHz/16bit
  28. Mozart: Violin Concertos
  29. Beyond Words

    Beyond Words

    Sample rate(s): 44.1kHz/16bit
    Artist: Oregon