Born and raised in New York, LaPorta graduated from New York University with a bachelor's degree in Music Technology. He began his mastering career at The Lodge and then joined Sterling Sound in 2013 as a senior engineer. He has amassed a body of work that includes artists like David Bowie, The Weeknd, Foo Fighters, Vampire Weekend, Big Sean, The Killers, Tiesto, Imagine Dragons, Bon Jovi, 21 Savage, Run the Jewels, Armin van Buuren, Young Thug, Beach House and others. In addition to mastering, LaPorta also works as a music consultant on forensic musicology/copyright infringement cases. He has consulted on cases for The Beatles, Michael Jackson, Prince, Jay-Z, Britney Spears, Shakira, Guns N' Roses, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, Lady Gaga, The Black Eyed Peas, Sting, Phil Collins, Diddy, Alicia Keys and others.