In an illustrious career spanning over three decades, Senior Mastering Engineer, Leon Zervos, has mastered platinum and gold selling albums totaling over 100 million in sales, including a multitude of Grammy and Aria Award winning works. Perusing Leon’s discography is like looking through a collection of your favourite iconic hit records.
Starting his career at EMI / Studios 301 in the early 80’s, Leon relocated to New York City in the early 90’s, where he worked as a senior engineer at renowned mastering houses Sterling Sound and Masterdisk. During this period Leon mastered a multitude of records that were not only #1 hits around the world, but went on to shape the course of popular music history. These included releases by Maroon 5, Rihanna, INXS, Aerosmith, Santana, Avril Lavigne, Los Del Rios, Lou Bega, Whitney Houston, Toni Braxton, Anita Baker, Dream Theater, Lionel Richie, Boyz 2 Men, Willie Nelson, Wynton Marsalis, Beastie Boys, Mobb Deep, Big Pun, Eddie Palmieri, Gavin DeGraw, Duran Duran, Ben Folds, Tito Puente, Muse, *NSYNC and many more.
In 2009 he relocated back to Sydney Australia to rejoin the Studios 301 team as a Senior Mastering Engineer, and has continued to put his touch on major international and Australian releases for the likes of Cold Chisel, Powderfinger, John Farnham & Olivia Newton John, The McClymonts, Pete Murray, Jessica Mauboy, Kylie Minogue, Troye Sivan, Guy Sebastian, Human Nature, John Butler Trio, Bernard Fanning, The Veronicas, Thundamentals, sleepmakeswaves, The Jungle Giants, Justice Crew, and Amy Shark to name a few.
Being involved in music all of his life, it’s Leon’s versatile approach to diverse range of genres including rock, pop, hip hop, electronic, latin, jazz, and orchestral music, that has earned him a reputation of being the go-to mastering engineer for a hit record.