Kevin Gray

Profile:
US mastering and cutting engineer.

Started his career 1972 at Artisan Sound Recorders and worked there until 1977.
Co-founder of Cohearent Sound in 1977.
Opened The Cutting System, Inc. in 1979.
1982 to 1984 heading the mastering department of MCA at MCA Whitney Recording Studios.
1984 to 1989 worked at Location Recording Service, Burbank.
In 1989, he helped Location Recording Service venture into CD mastering.
1995 to 2001 - Future Disc
1997 to 2001 - AcousTech Mastering [part time]
2001 to 2010 - AcousTech Mastering [full time]
2010 to present - Cohearent Audio [owner + mastering]

Kevin's runout signature is KPG + mastering house (LRS, TCS, FDS, ATM, MCA, CA). Says Kevin Gray: "I only used KPG, with the PG of KPG mooshed into something that looks like an M." Please don't add the @ XXX part as ANV, as it refers to the studio, not the engineer.
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Remix

DZC-048 Kevin Gray - Greatest Hits, Volume II album art Sammy Davis Jr. Sammy Davis Jr. - Greatest Hits, Volume II (Comp) DCC Compact Classics DZC-048 US 1990 Sell This Version

Production

CSR-1001 Kevin Gray - In My Pocket album art Victor Feldman Victor Feldman - In My Pocket (Album) Cohearent Sound CSR-1001 US 1978 Sell This Version
D233043-2 Kevin Gray - Rock The First - Volume Three album art Various Various - Rock The First - Volume Three(CD, Comp, RM) Sandstone Music, DCC Compact Classics D233043-2 US 1992 Sell This Version
MCCD 406 Kevin Gray - The Ice Axe Cometh (The Collection 1978 - 86) album art Albert Collins Albert Collins - The Ice Axe Cometh (The Collection 1978 - 86)(CD, Comp) Music Club MCCD 406 UK 1999 Sell This Version

Technical

106, LPM 106 Kevin Gray - Plays Pearls album art The John "Terry" Tirabasso Orchestra Arranged And Conducted By Alf Clausen The John "Terry" Tirabasso Orchestra Arranged And Conducted By Alf Clausen - Plays Pearls(LP) Fairmont Records, Fairmont Records 106, LPM 106 US 1973 Sell This Version
BS 2950 Kevin Gray - Nairam album art Philip Catherine Philip Catherine - Nairam (Comp) Warner Bros. Records BS 2950 US 1976 Sell This Version
BNLP 12097 Kevin Gray - Chico Hamilton And The Players album art Chico Hamilton Chico Hamilton - Chico Hamilton And The Players (Album) Blue Note BNLP 12097 Brazil 1976 Sell This Version
RX-CA600-H Kevin Gray - Diga album art Diga Rhythm Band Diga Rhythm Band - Diga (Album) Round Records (3), Round Records (3), United Artists Records RX-CA600-H US 1976 Sell This Version
SP-4589 Kevin Gray - Love To The World album art L.T.D. L.T.D. - Love To The World (Album) A&M Records SP-4589 Australia 1976 Sell This Version
TC-2353 Kevin Gray - Get Into Your Life album art Beloyd* Beloyd* - Get Into Your Life(7", Styrene) 20th Century Records TC-2353 US 1977 Sell This Version
HDM 2001, HDM-2001 Kevin Gray - Black Ice album art Black Ice (7) Black Ice (7) - Black Ice (Album) HDM Records, HDM Records HDM 2001, HDM-2001 US 1977 Sell This Version
GW-4028 Kevin Gray - 植物誌 album art イルカ* イルカ* - 植物誌 (Album) Panam, Crown (3) GW-4028 Japan 1977 Sell This Version
APP-1109-E Kevin Gray - Stay In Love album art Minnie Riperton Minnie Riperton - Stay In Love (Album) Epic, Epic APP-1109-E Philippines 1977 Sell This Version
ORS 78285 Kevin Gray - A Biography In Sonata Form album art Leo Ornstein - Michael Sellers (2) Leo Ornstein - Michael Sellers (2) - A Biography In Sonata Form(LP) Orion ORS 78285 US 1977 Sell This Version
PACR7-111 Kevin Gray - Ah album art Bhagavan Das Bhagavan Das - Ah(LP, RE) Pacific Arts PACR7-111 US 1978 Sell This Version
PAC7-123 Kevin Gray - Weavings album art Charles Lloyd Charles Lloyd - Weavings(LP, Album, Fir) Pacific Arts PAC7-123 US 1978 Sell This Version
DK-213, LP-DK-213, DK213 LPS Kevin Gray - Symphonie Nr. 7 In C-Dur "Le Midi" / Symphonie Nr. 8 in G-Dur "Le Soir" album art Haydn*, Camarata Academica Wurzburg*, Hans Reinhartz* Haydn*, Camarata Academica Wurzburg*, Hans Reinhartz* - Symphonie Nr. 7 In C-Dur "Le Midi" / Symphonie Nr. 8 in G-Dur "Le Soir"(LP) Deutsche Klassische, Deutsche Klassische, Deutsche Klassische DK-213, LP-DK-213, DK213 LPS US 1978 Sell This Version
PAC7-122 Kevin Gray - Celebration album art Celebration Celebration - Celebration(LP, Album) Pacific Arts PAC7-122 US 1978 Sell This Version
CA-4783, CA4783 Kevin Gray - Songs On The Radio album art Shake Russell With Dana Cooper Shake Russell With Dana Cooper - Songs On The Radio (Album) Cherry Records (4), Cherry Records (4) CA-4783, CA4783 US 1978 Sell This Version
SW-11789 Kevin Gray - Love Affair album art Gary Bartz Gary Bartz - Love Affair (Album) Capitol Records SW-11789 US 1978 Sell This Version
RPS 1394 Kevin Gray - Peggy Sue album art The Beach Boys The Beach Boys - Peggy Sue (Single) Brother Records (3), Reprise Records RPS 1394 Canada 1978 Sell This Version
PACB 7-120 Kevin Gray - New Moon In Zytron album art Zytron Zytron - New Moon In Zytron (Album) Pacific Arts PACB 7-120 US 1978 Sell This Version
CSR-1001 Kevin Gray - In My Pocket album art Victor Feldman Victor Feldman - In My Pocket (Album) Cohearent Sound CSR-1001 US 1978 Sell This Version
PAC 7-118, PAC7-118 Kevin Gray - Live At The Palais album art Michael Nesmith Michael Nesmith - Live At The Palais (Album) Pacific Arts PAC 7-118, PAC7-118 US 1978 Sell This Version
MSK 2268 Kevin Gray - M.I.U. Album album art The Beach Boys The Beach Boys - M.I.U. Album (Album) Reprise Records, Brother Records (3) MSK 2268 US 1978 Sell This Version

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MultiTrak

MultiTrak

October 22, 2020
This guy's ears should be insured like J. Lo's ass. I hope he doesn't retire anytime soon.
nelson_iii

nelson_iii

September 19, 2020
Dude. You work magic. KPG in the deadwax is a buy.
timtom

timtom

August 27, 2020
Wonderful remaster of Yes 'Drama'. OMG !!!!! I can't believe my own ears... :)
jasoncmuxlow

jasoncmuxlow

July 14, 2019
The remaster he did for Black Sabbath's "Paranoid" is fantastic.
patientot

patientot

June 26, 2019
edited about 1 year ago
One of the best in the business for mastering records. If his name is on the record, the chances of it sounding great are very high, assuming the pressing plant does its job. He works in both the analog and digital domains and I have seldom been disappointed in anything I've bought that he's worked on.
pdiddie66

pdiddie66

December 4, 2018
If Kevin's name is on the product. Just buy it. it will sound fabulous. He's one of the best in the business for 40+ years. If you care about quality vinyl pressings, you probably already know his name. A legend among Audiophiles.
mic4268

mic4268

November 13, 2018
https://www.discogs.com/The-Posies-Dear-23/release/12619225 he has done the last 2 The Posies reissues for omnivore records... he is awesome I would like to meet him and ask him about mastering he makes things come alive
bruno8586

bruno8586

July 23, 2018
edited over 3 years ago
I am a fan of this guy's job. Might not be the best ever or you could complain about some aspects of it but i dig the way that he masters records. Like every frequency sounds to me at the level it should sound and with every level of detail i want. Bass sounds well defined, mids are bold and treble is very distinct and vibrant.