Golden Mastering


John Golden

John grew up in a very musical family in Ohio, singing in the church choir and live on the radio as the Golden Quartet. In high school John formed his own band named "The Uncalled Four" where he was lead singer and played guitar. He also set up a recording studio in the attic of his parent's home and recorded his band as well as many musicians from the surrounding area. After high school John was signed to Warner Bros. Records as a solo artist, but was soon drafted to the US Navy. After serving two years in the Navy he married his high school sweetheart and they moved to California. John... Read More →

JJ Golden

A second generation mastering engineer, JJ started working for Golden Mastering in 1998. Coming from a passionate background in music, recording and songwriting, he studied sound engineering at S.A.E -School of audio Engineering in London, UK. After graduating , he was offered a job as Technical Supervisor at SAE while freelancing as a recording / mixing engineer at the now defunct Pathway Studios in North London.   In 2020 JJ was nominated for 2 Grammys for Album of the Year with Black Pumas. He has mastered 6 grammy nominated albums and has been a panelist on numerous Tape Op /... Read More →

April Golden

We would like to say a big thank you to April for all that she has contributed to Golden Mastering over the years. She was there from the beginning and helped John to get the business side of things off the ground. As a mastering engineer she always worked hard and followed through to get the best out of every piece of music. We wish April and her family all the best in their new chapter in life. Lot's of Love : ) Read More →