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Dedicated to transformation via positive artistic and technological skills.
Steve Turnidge is a noted mastering engineer at UltraViolet Studios with hundreds of albums and thousands of licensed music tracks to his credit, and author of Desktop Mastering, published by Hal Leonard. With over 25 years experience in the Pro Audio electronics industry, he specializes in mixed digital and analog printed circuit board design. In addition, Steve has expertise in all aspects of electronics manufacturing, including assembly, mechanical, cosmetic, logo and ergonomic design.
Steve taught a year of Audio Recording at Shoreline Community College, and designs the audio and interface PCBs for Open Labs and others. He is past Chair of the PNW Chapter of the Audio Engineering Society and a Governor of The Recording Academy. Steve co-founded Burning Sky Records (as producer, art director, and mastering engineer) as well as Shared Media Licensing (with the role of content evangelist).
His latest projects are to manage product design and fabrication of hardware synthesizer modules with Brad Marvin and James Husted at Synthwerks, producing new Squeeze and Toy Love tribute albums for Burning Sky Records, and designing guitar pedals for Pigtronix.
He has strong troubleshooting, problem solving, marketing and management skills with keen interests in Science and Philosophy. He is currently writing a new book for Hal Leonard.
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