Justin joins audio tech company

Justin joins audio tech company

The 33-year-old Timberlake joins the company’s founders, CEO Larry Ryckman and chief engineer Shelly Yakus.



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Published: Sun 23 Nov 2014, 1:53 PM

Last updated: Fri 3 Apr 2015, 6:48 PM

Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake wants to make sure you have a 20/20 sound experience when you listen to music: He’s now a co-owner of the audio technology company AfterMaster Audio Labs, Inc.

AfterMaster, a subsidiary of Studio One Media Inc., announced last week that the Grammy-winning pop star will join the company, which focuses on enhancing and re-mastering audio.

Its website showcases examples of songs pre- and post-enhancement, including Michael Jackson’s Thriller and Taylor Swift’s Shake It Off.

“I’m thrilled to be a part of this groundbreaking company,” Timberlake said in a statement. “The first time I heard audio, post AfterMaster, I knew that I had to be a part of this company and that we had something revolutionary on our hands.”

The 33-year-old Timberlake joins the company’s founders, CEO Larry Ryckman and chief engineer Shelly Yakus.

Ryckman and Yakus launched the audio technology company QSound along with Jimmy Iovine in 1986.

“Justin is an audiophile. He really understands quality audio,” Ryckman said in an interview. “Justin loves technology, completely understands audio and he’s very powerful and respected in the entertainment community.”


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