Vic Anesini is one of the premier catalogue mastering engineers in the world. For the past 27 years, he has been a Senior Mastering Engineer at Sony Music Entertainment, where he has brought his talents to master and mix music legends such as Aerosmith, Bob Dylan, Simon & Garfunkel, Janis Joplin, Santana, Elvis Presley, Sly & the Family Stone, The Byrds and Stevie Ray Vaughan, Cheap Trick, Lou Reed, Hall & Oates, Jeff Buckley and James Taylor . Vic joined Sony during the exponential growth of the Compact Disc. This gave him the opportunity to apply his skills to the reissue of hundreds of catalogue albums and newer box sets; making him an expert in utilizing digital technology to deliver authentic sound. This recognition propelled him to be an in-demand mastering engineer for a broad range of current artists.
Vic's current single/album mastering credits include:
- Dolly Parton
- Michael Jackson
- Wu-Tang Clan
- Tony Bennett
- The Derek Trucks Band
Vic has mastered numerous Grammy Nominated/Winning artists. He has been nominated twice in the Best Historical Category for mastering the Johnny Cash box set “The Legend” and the Elvis Presley box set “Young Man With The Big Beat”, The Complete 1956 Elvis Presley Recordings . Most recently Vic mastered the 30 CD Elvis Presley box set “The Complete Elvis Presley Master Recordings” and the renowned Phil Spector catalog including The Ronettes, The Crystals, The Righteous Brothers and Darlene Love.
Vic is a graduate of SUNY Fredonia’s Tonmeister program where he received his BS in Sound Recording Technology and applied String Bass. Vic is also a member of NARAS, has served on its Board of Governors for the New York Chapter, and is a regular guest speaker at “In The Studio” Grammy Career Day workshops and at his undergraduate alma mater.