Toby Mountain's Profile
In 1985, Dr. Toby Mountain founded Northeastern Digital Recording, Inc., the first digital mastering facility in New England. Toby's mastering credits include a wide variety of artists such as The Beach Boys, Boston, David Bowie, Frank Zappa, Richard Thompson, Morphine, Joan Jett, Jimmy Sturr, Jay Geils, Arlo Guthrie, and Alison Krauss. He has earned several gold and platinum albums and dozens of Grammy awards and nominations. He is also a member of the Audio Engineering Society, and has published many articles in professional audio journals including "Mix" and "Electronic Musician."
Toby is also very active in music education. As a former member of the University of Connecticut music department, he now teaches and lectures half time at The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. He frequently gives guest lectures on Music and Digital Media at various colleges and secondary schools around the country.
Toby has music degrees from Princeton University (BA, 1972) and the University of California at Berkeley (MA, 1978 PhD, 1981). He also spent several years working at the Stanford University Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA) and the MIT Experimental Music Studio, two facilities which have pioneered research in computer music.