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19th Annual TEC Awards Winners

More than 650 audio industry professionals gathered at the Marriot Marquis in New York City on Saturday, October 11, to honor the nominees and winners at the 19th annual Technical Excellence and Creativity Awards.
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More than 650 audio industry professionals gathered at the MarriotMarquis in New York City on Saturday, October 11, to honor the nomineesand winners at the 19th annual Technical Excellence and CreativityAwards. Highlights included the awarding of a custom Gibson guitar toBruce Springsteen, who was presented with this year's Les Paul Award.Hall of Fame inductee Eddie Kramer was honored by the designer ofElectric Lady Studios, John Storyk, and a surprise appearance by JimiHendrix's sister, Janie. For a complete wrap-up and photos of theevent, see next month's Mix.

I. OUTSTANDING CREATIVE ACHIEVEMENT

STUDIO DESIGNPROJECT

Hit Factory Studio 6,

New York City
Acousticians: Troy Germano, Hit Factory/Dave Bell, WhitemarkLtd.
Studio Owner: Janice Germano

TOUR SOUND PRODUCTION

Peter Gabriel “Growing Up” Tour

Tour Company:

AudioTek (ATK)/Firehouse Productions
FOH Engineer: Jim Warren
Monitor Engineer: Bryan Olsen

REMOTE PRODUCTION/RECORDING OR BROADCAST

Standing in theShadows of Motown

Remote Engineer:

Kooster McAllister
Production Mixer: Teddy Greenberg
Music Mixers: Ted Greenberg, Clive Taylor
Remote Facility: Record Plant Remote, Ringwood, NJ

FILM SOUND PRODUCTION

The Lord of the Rings: The TwoTowers

Supervising Sound Editors:

Mike Hopkins, Ethan van Der Ryn
Sound Designers: David Farmer, Ethan van Der Ryn
Re-recording Mixers: Chris Boyes, Michael Semanick
Production Sound Mixer: Hammond Peek
Score Mixers: Peter Cobbin, John Kurlander, Michael Hedges

Audio Post Facility:

The Film Unit-Wellington, New Zealand

TELEVISION SOUND PRODUCTION

Austin City Limits

, PBS
Supervising Sound Editor: David Houghv Re-recordingMixer: David Hough
Production Mixers: Sharon Cullen, David Hough
Audio Post Facility: KLRU, Austin, TX

RECORD PRODUCTION/SINGLE OR TRACK

“Soak Up theSun,”

C'mon, C'mon

, Sheryl Crow, A&M Records
Recording Engineers: Trina Shoemaker, Eric Tew, DeanBaskerville
Mixing Engineer: Andy Wallace
Producers: Sheryl Crow, Jeff Trott
Recording Studios: Black Apple Studios, Portland, OR, SunsetSound, Hollywood
Mastering Engineer: Howie Weinberg
Mastering Facility: Masterdisk, NYC

RECORD PRODUCTION/ALBUM

C'mon, C'mon

, Sheryl Crow, A&M Records
Recording Engineer: Trina Shoemaker, Eric Tew
Mixing Engineers: Andy Wallace, Jack Joseph Puig
Producer: Sheryl Crow
Recording Studios: Sunset Sound, Los Angeles, ClintonRecording, NYC, Avatar, NYC, Ocean Way, Nashville, Emerald Studios,Nashville, Black Apple Studios, Portland, Henson Studios, Los Angeles,Funny Bunny Studios, London, Sound Factory, Los Angeles, The LivingRoom, Los Angeles
Mastering Engineer: Howie Weinberg
Mastering Facility: Masterdisk, NYC

II. OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT

Ancillary Equipment

AKG K271 Studio Headphones

Digital Converters

Apogee Mini-Me

Amplifier Technology

Crown CTs Series 2-Channel Ethernet Digital Interface Amplifier

Mic Preamplifier Technology

Universal Audio 6176

Microphone Technology/Sound Reinforcement

Shure SM86

Microphone Technology/Studio

Telefunken Ela-M 251

Wireless Technology

Sennheiser SKM5000-N/KK105s

Sound Reinforcement Loudspeaker Technology

JBL VerTec VT4887

Studio Monitor Technology

Genelec 7070A Active Multichannel Sub

Musical Instrument Technology

Moog Music Minimoog Voyager

Signal Processing Technology/Hardware

Manley SLAM!

Signal Processing Technology/Software

Waves Platinum TDM

Recording/Storage Devices

Mackie SDR24/96

Workstation Technology

Digidesign Digi 002

Sound Reinforcement Console Technology

Yamaha DM2000

Small-Format Console Technology

Yamaha 02R96

Large-Format Console Technology

SSL XL 9000K Series