Michael Mercer is a reviewer of music and audio components. He got his start at The Absolute Sound in 1994.After his tenure there he joined Atlantic Records where, under the tutelage of legendary Grammy award-winning producer Arif Mardin, Michael worked with multi-platinum selling artists such as Jewel, Sugar Ray, The Corrs, Chaka Khan, Bette Midler and others.
In his career pursuits as a music writer and audio reviewer, Michael has contributed to industry bibles such as The Absolute Sound and HiFi+. He currently writes for Part-Time Audiophile, Positive Feedback, The Daily Swarm, and Enjoy the Music where his Sonic Satori column is featured. Mercer is also a brand-building and social media consultant for leading Hi-Fi brands.