June 4, 2012 Posted by tesla in News, TESLA CURRENTS

In Loving Memory: George Marino

Beloved legendary Mastering Engineer, George Marino, passed away today. George was instrumental in TESLA's successful 25 year career.

"He was TESLA's guy. The f*cking best there was and a great human so so so sad." ~ Brian Wheat

The Recording Academy® Statement Re: George Marino
June 4, 2012

GRAMMY® winner George Marino was a dynamic influence in his craft as a studio engineer. Working with Sterling Sound mastering studios for more than four decades, he collaborated on a wide range of musical projects including some of rock’s most classic albums such as AC/DC’s Highway to Hell, Bon Jovi’s Slippery When Wet, [TESLA's Mechanical Resonance], Guns N’ Roses Appetite for Destruction, and Metallica’s self-titled disc. He also mastered some of the annual GRAMMY Nominee CDs and recently garnered an Album Of The Year GRAMMY for his work on Arcade Fire’s Suburbs. Marino’s passion, talent, and genuine love of music was a true gift, and the music industry has suffered a tremendous loss. Our thoughts and condolences are with his family, friends and all those who had the distinct privilege of working with him.

Neil Portnow
The Recording Academy

George Marino Mastered the following TESLA albums:

Mechanical Resonance1986

The Great Radio Controversy1989

Five Man Acoustical Jam1990

Psychotic Supper1991

Bust A Nut1994

RePlugged LIVE2001

Into The Now2004

Forever More2008

Twisted Wires...and the acoustic sessions2011

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