Steve Kolakowsky is an engineer and producer based in northern NJ. Starting as a drummer and percussionist, he moved into engineering and producing music in 2000. After graduating from Berklee, he honed his craft in analog and digital recording, mixing, mastering, acoustics, MIDI and post production. Today he is the Manager and chief engineer at 440 Sound Studios. He's an AES fellow, BMI songwriter and voting member of the Recording Academy (the Grammys).