LTDTF ADVISORY BOARD
Michael Ashby, a recent 5x Platinum and Grammy Award Nominee, has been blazing a trail through the industry for over a decade now. As Recording Engineer of the critically acclaimed “Bodak Yellow” by Cardi B, with hits for Offset, Fetty Wap, Zoey Dollar, Latoya Jackson, to name a few, he appears to be just getting started.
A graduate of New York’s SAE Institute and inspired by Jaycen Joshua and Craig Bauer, Grammy Award Winning Engineers, Ashby is now pushing into new territory. Forging a sound that can be either classic or cutting edge, he's using the latest advancements in recording technology at Krematorium Studios in NYC, which he also founded.
The industry is taking notice, too. With overwhelmingly positive feedback from his clients nationwide, Ashby is racking up award nominations at the highest tiers of his craft. Along with recognition and nomination from the Audio Society, Ashby has been nominated for Recording Engineer of the Year by the prestigious Pensado's Place Academy, founded by the “Grandfather of Engineers”, Dave Pensado.
Michael Ashby’s drive and aspiration sets him well on his way to his goal of being the go-to Audio engineer for the biggest and brightest on the East Coast and beyond. The industry may have just found its next great Recording Engineer.
Melissa B. is an American recording artist, songwriter,and a rising star in the global music scene. Her music is energetic, and international,blending the best of the Gritty Glam Pop,Club, and even that classic live band feeling. While Melissa is a girl geek by day, she's a powerhouse singer and actor,with an undeniable talent for crafting melodic,catchy pop songs.
IRKO MAURIZIO SERA
Irko Mauricio Sera is a Multi Platinum Award Winning Audio Engineer. In the last 15 years he has Mixed and Recorded over 1000 songs that have been published Worldwide. He has mixed projects for Jay-Z, Jennifer Lopez, Kanye West, Pitbull, Rick Ross, Diddy, David Guetta, Akon, Snoop, Taylor Dayne, D-Train, Fabolous, Talib Kweli and so many more.
Irko was born and raised in Italy. He now resides in Los Angeles.