Leon Zervos

Real Name:
Leon Zervos
Profile:
Chief mastering engineer at 301 Studios, Sydney since 2007. His initials, "LZ", appear etched in the runouts of numerous Australian and US releases. Then a Lacquer Cut By credit is appropriate.

Zervos grew up in Sydney, Australia, and began his career in 1982 at EMI Studios 301, Sydney. By the late 1980s, he had established himself as a top engineer in Australia, mastering hits for artists such as INXS, Crowded House and Midnight Oil.

In 1993, Zervos moved to New York City, where he worked at Absolute Audio.
In 1999 he became chief mastering engineer at Masterdisk.
In 2004 he became senior mastering engineer at Sterling Sound.
During his time in New York he worked with such artists as Aerosmith, Mobb Deep, Maroon 5, N'Sync, Avril Lavigne, Gavin DeGraw, Duran Duran, Ben Folds, Citizen Cope.

Zervos returned to Australia in 2007.
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Instruments & Performance

GOOD 506 Persia — Leon Zervos The Church The Church - Persia (EP) Parlophone GOOD 506 New Zealand 1984 Sell This Version
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PCSO.430034 Heyday — Leon Zervos The Church The Church - Heyday (Album) Parlophone PCSO.430034 Australia 1985 Sell This Version
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Writing & Arrangement

3729315 Reckless — Leon Zervos Kathryn Rollins Kathryn Rollins - Reckless(CD, EP) Dirt Diamonds, ABC Music 3729315 Australia 2013 Sell This Version
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Technical

ZS-169 Sunday — Leon Zervos Hush (7) Hush (7) - Sunday(7", Single) Wizard Records (5) ZS-169 Australia 1976 Sell This Version
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BGM-1000 Cold Fact — Leon Zervos Rodriguez* Rodriguez* - Cold Fact(LP, Album, RE) Blue Beat Records & Promotions, Blue Goose Music BGM-1000 Australia 1978 Sell This Version
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FIRST-1 Etc. — Leon Zervos The Velvet Underground The Velvet Underground - Etc. (Comp) Plastic Inevitable Records FIRST-1 Australia 1981 Sell This Version
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LIB 5056 In The Evening — Leon Zervos Sheryl Lee Ralph Sheryl Lee Ralph - In The Evening(LP, Album) Liberation Records LIB 5056 Australia 1984 Sell This Version
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104371 Go West (Crazy Spinning Circles) — Leon Zervos The Cult The Cult - Go West (Crazy Spinning Circles)(7", Single) Roxy Records (3) 104371 Australia 1984 Sell This Version
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STUMM 19 Some Great Reward — Leon Zervos Depeche Mode Depeche Mode - Some Great Reward(LP, Album) Mute STUMM 19 Australia & New Zealand 1984 Sell This Version
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JB221, JB 221 Now & Then — Leon Zervos John Rowles John Rowles - Now & Then(LP, Comp) J & B Records, J & B Records JB221, JB 221 Australia 1985 Sell This Version
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AP-1544, AP1544, AP1554 Danger — Leon Zervos AC/DC AC/DC - Danger(7", Single) Albert Productions, Albert Productions, EMI AP-1544, AP1544, AP1554 Australia & New Zealand 1985 Sell This Version
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CLPM213 1770 — Leon Zervos Taipan (5) Taipan (5) - 1770(LP, TP) Cleopatra Records (2) CLPM213 Australia 1985 Sell This Version
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LS-1612 Silverbird — Leon Zervos Justin Hayward Justin Hayward - Silverbird(7") Towerbell Records LS-1612 Australia 1985 Sell This Version
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AP-1590 Sink The Pink — Leon Zervos AC/DC AC/DC - Sink The Pink(7", Single) Albert Productions AP-1590 Australia 1985 Sell This Version
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MUTEL 1 The Singles 81 → 85 — Leon Zervos Depeche Mode Depeche Mode - The Singles 81 → 85(LP, Comp) Mute, Possum Records MUTEL 1 Australia & New Zealand 1985 Sell This Version
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none feedtime — Leon Zervos feedtime feedtime - feedtime (Album) Not On Label (Feedtime Self-Released) none Australia 1985 Sell This Version
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POWT 0292 One By One — Leon Zervos Room 101 (6) Room 101 (6) - One By One(12") Powderworks POWT 0292 Australia 1985 Sell This Version
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ANDA 39 Heading For A Trauma — Leon Zervos Scientists* Scientists* - Heading For A Trauma(LP, Comp, Promo, W/Lbl) Au Go Go ANDA 39 Australia 1985 Sell This Version
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K 9708 Hero Takes A Fall — Leon Zervos The Bangles* The Bangles* - Hero Takes A Fall(7", Single) Liberation Records K 9708 New Zealand 1985 Sell This Version
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PCSO.430034 Heyday — Leon Zervos The Church The Church - Heyday(LP, Album) Parlophone PCSO.430034 Australia 1985 Sell This Version
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LS-1580, LS1580 Do Not Disturb — Leon Zervos Bananarama Bananarama - Do Not Disturb(7", Single) Liberation Records, Liberation Records LS-1580, LS1580 Australia 1985 Sell This Version
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ETUM-808 It's Called A Heart — Leon Zervos Depeche Mode Depeche Mode - It's Called A Heart (Single) Mute, Possum Records ETUM-808 Australia & New Zealand 1985 Sell This Version
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SBP 8044 Room To Move — Leon Zervos Full Marks Full Marks - Room To Move (Album) CBS SBP 8044 Australia 1985 Sell This Version
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ETUM 809 Who Needs Love Like That — Leon Zervos Erasure Erasure - Who Needs Love Like That(12", Single) Mute, Possum Records ETUM 809 Australia 1985 Sell This Version
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826349-1, 826 349-1 GANGgajang — Leon Zervos Ganggajang Ganggajang - GANGgajang(LP, Album) Truetone Records, Truetone Records 826349-1, 826 349-1 Australasia 1985 Sell This Version