Meet Damon Whittemore

Damon has been making records for over 25 years under the moniker ValveTone. 

In that time, Damon has earned producing, engineering and mastering experience credits in studios around world. His breadth of experience and unparalleled passion for creating great recordings makes artists feel like they are in very capable hands.

Cutting his teeth in the years before the digital revolution, Damon is equally at home with traditional analog studio techniques and with modern digital workstations. Damon’s portfolio of work spans all genres, with a heavy emphasis on rock, blues, bluegrass, classical, jazz and world music.

In addition to his well-honed chops as a producer, tracking and mix engineer, Damon brings his years of experience into the mystery-shrouded art of mastering.

Damon Whittemore , the ears behind ValveTone.

Damon Whittemore, the ears behind ValveTone.

Damon’s client list includes (but is not limited to):

Paul McCartney / Ecce Cor Meum Live at Carnegie Hall, Abdullah Ibrahim Live in South Africa, Kenny Garrett, Andy Statman with Bela Fleck and Ricky Skaggs, Bela Fleck with Richard Bona and Jojo Kuo, Richard Thompson, Linda Thompson, Anoushka Shankar, Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3, Björk, Rufus Wainwright, Frank London, The Berlin Philharmonic, Bang On A Can All Stars, Do Make Say Think, Meredith Monk, Mum, Deerhoof, Jonny Greenwood (from Radiohead) - "Popcorn Superhet Receiver”, Odetta, Hugh Masekela, Microsoft, Intel, Hewlett-Packard, Midway/Nintendo, McGraw-Hill, McDougal Littell, Nike and many more.

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