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TEC Awards 2005

The Broadway Ballroom at the Marriott Marquis was sold out Saturday night, October 8, as the Mix Foundation presented the 21st annual Technical Excellence
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Arif Mardin, Ahmet Ertegun, Les Paul, Al Schmitt and Phil Ramone

The Broadway Ballroom at the Marriott Marquis was sold out Saturday night, October 8, as the Mix Foundation presented the 21st annual Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards. More than 800 audio pros were treated to the amped-up comedy of host Will Lee, a serenade by Chaka Khan to her producer and TEC Hall of Fame inductee, Arif Mardin, and a special tribute to Les Paul Award winner David Byrne, with a guitar presented by the 90-year-old master himself. Without further ado, the winners…

OUTSTANDING CREATIVE ACHIEVEMENT

STUDIO DESIGN PROJECT
Jazz at Lincoln Center Studio, NYC
Architect/Studio Designer: Walters-Storyk Design Group
Acousticians: Russell Johnson, John Storyk, Sam Berkow
Studio Owner: Jazz at Lincoln Center

TELEVISION SOUND PRODUCTION
24, Fox
Supervising Sound Editor: William Dotson
Re-Recording Mixers: Michael Olman, Kenneth Kobett
Production Mixer: Bill Gocke
Audio Post Facilities: Universal Studios, Universal City, CA; Wilshire Editorial Inc., Burbank, CA

FILM SOUND PRODUCTION
Ray
Supervising Sound Editors: Karen Baker Landers, Per Hallberg
Sound Designer: Scott Sanders
Re-Recording Mixers: Bob Beemer, Scott Millan, Greg Orloff
Production Mixer: Steve Cantamessa
Score Mixer: Geoff Foster
Audio Post Facility: Soundelux, Hollywood, Sony Pictures Studios, Culver City, CA

REMOTE PRODUCTION/RECORDING OR BROADCAST
Crossroads Guitar Festival
Remote Engineers: Elliot Scheiner, Ed Cherney, Kooster McAllister, Greg Ondo
Music Mixers: Mick Guzauski, Neil Dorfsman
Remote Facilities: Remote Recording, NYC; Record Plant Remote, Ringwood, NJ; MTV Networks, NYC

TOUR SOUND PRODUCTION
U2, Vertigo Tour, Clair Brothers
Tour Company: Clair Brothers, Lititz, PA
FOH Engineer: Joe O'Herlihy
Monitor Engineers: Robbie Adams, Niall Slevin, Dave Skaff

SURROUND SOUND PRODUCTION
Crossroads Guitar Festival DVD
5.1 Mixing Engineers: Neil Dorfsman, Mick Guzauski
Mastering Engineer: Darcy Proper
Producer: John Beug
Mixing Facilities: Barking Doctor Recording, Mount Kisco, NY; Hit Factory, NYC
Mastering Facility: Sony Music Studios, NYC

RECORD PRODUCTION/SINGLE OR TRACK
“American Idiot,”
American Idiot,
Green Day
Recording Engineers: Doug McKean, Chris Dugan, Reto Peter
Mixing Engineer: Chris Lord-Alge
Mixing Facility: Image Recording Studios, Hollywood
Producers: Rob Cavallo, Green Day
Recording Studios: Ocean Way Recording, Capitol Studios, Hollywood; Studio 880, Oakland, CA
Mastering Engineer: Ted Jensen
Mastering Facility: Sterling Sound, NYC

RECORD PRODUCTION/ALBUM
Genius Loves Company, Ray Charles
Recording Engineers: Terry Howard, Seth Presant, Ed Thacker
Mixing Engineer: Al Schmitt
Mixing Facility: Capitol Studios, Hollywood
Producers: John Burk, Phil Ramone, Terry Howard, Herbert Waltl
Recording Studios: Ocean Way Studios, Hollywood; RPM International Studio, Los Angeles
Mastering Engineers: Doug Sax, Robert Hadley
Mastering Facility: The Mastering Lab, L.A.

OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT

Ancillary Equipment
Mackie Big Knob

Digital Converter Technology
Apogee Electronics Rosetta 200

Amplifier Technology
Crown Commercial Audio Series

Mic Preamplifier Technology
Focusrite The Liquid Channel

Microphone Technology/Sound Reinforcement
Sennheiser e900 Series Backline Mics

Microphone Technology/Studio
AKG C414B-XLS/C414B-XLII

Wireless Technology
Shure SLX Series Wireless

Sound Reinforcement Loudspeaker Technology
JBL VerTec VT4888DP

Studio Monitor Technology
Genelec 8050A

Musical Instrument Technology
Tascam GigaStudio 3

Signal Processing Technology/Hardware
TC Electronic Mastering 6000

Signal Processing Technology/Software
Waves L3 Maximizer

Workstation/Recording Technology
Digidesign Pro Tools 6.7

Sound Reinforcement Console Technology
Yamaha PM5D

Small Format Console Technology
Mackie Onyx 1640

Large Format Console Technology
Solid State Logic AWS 900