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The 19th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards

Listed below are the nominees chosen by the Nominating Panel of the 19th Annual TEC Awards. A special TEC Awards nominees supplement and voting ballot will appear in the August issue of Mix magazine.

Listed below are the nominees chosen by the Nominating Panel of the19th Annual TEC Awards. A special TEC Awards nominees supplement andvoting ballot will appear in the August issue of Mixmagazine.

Please note that in the category of Outstanding CreativeAchievement, a complete list of all nominees for each project may befound


Ancillary Equipment

AKG K271 Studio Headphones
Little Labs IBP Analog Phase Alignment Tool
(rev 2.0)
Martinsound MultiMax EXR
SIA SmaartLive 5
Tascam DS-M7.1 Surround Controller
Z-SYS z-256.256r Digital Detangler

Amplifier Technology

Carver Pro ZR Series
Crest Pro200 Series
Crown CTs Series 2-Channel Ethernet Digital Interface Amplifier
Hot House Model Six Hundred
Martin Audio MA 4.2s
QSC PowerLight 6.0 II

Digital Converters

Apogee Mini-Me
Benchmark DAC-1
Digital Audio Denmark ADDA 2408
Dolby DP-564 Multichannel Decoder
Presonus Firestation
RME ADI-648 MADI/ADAT Converter

Mic Preamplifier Technology

Daking Mic Pre/EQ
Digidesign PRE
Focusrite ISA 428 Prepack
Grace Lunatec V3
Summit 2BA-221 Mic/Line Module
Universal Audio 6176

Microphone Technology/Studio

Audio-Technica AT4040
BLUE Baby Bottle
Brauner Phantom-C
Neumann Solution-D
Telefunken Ela-M 251

Microphone Technology/Sound Reinforcement

Audio-Technica AE2500
Audix D6
Electro-Voice RE-510
Shure SM86
Sony ECM88

Wireless Technology

AKG WMS40 Diversity
Audio-Technica Artist Elite 5000 Series
Electro-Voice CDR-1000
Sennheiser SKM5000-N/KK105s
Telex SAFE-1000
Zaxcom Digital Wireless

Sound Reinforcement Loudspeaker Technology

dbx Driverack 260
Electro-Voice XLc
JBL VerTec VT4887
Lake Contour
Meyer M2D
Nexo Geo-T

Studio Monitor Technology

ADAM Audio S2.5A
Blue Sky ProDesk 2.1
Dynaudio Acoustics AIR 20
Genelec 7070A Active Multichannel Sub
Mackie HR-626
Westlake Audio BBSM-6

Musical Instrument Technology

Line 6 POD XT
Moog Music Voyager
Propellerhead Reason 2.0
Roger Linn Design Adrenalinn
Roland V-Synth
Vienna Symphonic Library

Signal Processing Technology/Hardware

Cedar DNS2000 for Pro Tools
Lexicon MPX550
Manley SLAM
SPL PQ Mastering EQ 2050
Summit TLA-50 Tube Leveling Amplifier
TC Helicon VoiceWorks

Signal Processing Technology/Software

Antares Tube
BIAS SoundSoap
Cedar Audio Retouch
PSP DelayPack
TC Electronic Assimilator
Waves Platinum TDM

Workstation Technology

Cakewalk Project 5
CEDAR Cambridge
CubeTEC AudioCube 5-Dell530
Digidesign Digi 002
Emagic Logic 6.0
SADiE Series 5 DSD-2

Recording Devices

Glyph Trip 2 FireWire Rack
iZ RADAR 24 S-Nyquist High Definition
Mackie SDR24/96
Rorke Galaxy 60
Studio Network Solutions A/V SAN Pro

Sound Reinforcement Console Technology

Cadac R-Series
DiGiCo D5 Live
InnovaSon SY40
Midas Legend 3000
Soundcraft MH3
Yamaha DM2000

Small Format Console Technology

Allen & Heath Xone: V6
Dan Dugan Sound Design D-2
JL Cooper CS-232 MiniDesk
Mackie Control
SPL MMC1 Surround Mastering Console
Yamaha 02R96

Large Format Console Technology

AMS Neve Logic MMC
Calrec Sigma 1000
Euphonix Max Air
Harrison TVD-SL
SSL XL K-Series
Studer Vista 7


Record Production/Single orTrack

(Awards go to Recording Engineer, Mixing Engineer, Producer,Recording Studio, Mastering Engineer and Mastering Facility.)

“A Thousand Miles,” Be Not Nobody, Vanessa Carlton

“Complicated,” Let Go, Avril Lavigne

“Landslide,” Home, Dixie Chicks

“Soak Up the Sun,” C’mon, C’mon, Sheryl Crow

“Hot in Herre,” Nellyville, Nelly

Record Production/Album

(Awards go to Recording Engineer, Mixing Engineer, Producer,Recording Studio, Mastering Engineer and Mastering Facility.)

C’mon, C’mon, Sheryl Crow

Home, Dixie Chicks

Live in Paris, Diana Krall

The Eminem Show, Eminem

The Rising, Bruce Springsteen

Tour Production

(Awards go to Tour Company, FOH Engineer and MonitorEngineer.)

Peter Gabriel “Growing Up” Tour

Diana Krall “Look of Love” Tour

Paul McCartney “Back in the U.S.” Tour

Rolling Stones “The Licks” World Tour

Bruce Springsteen “The Rising” Tour

Remote Production/Recording or Broadcast

(Awards go to Remote Engineer, Production Mixer, Music Mixer andRemote Facility.)

An Evening With the Dixie Chicks, NBC DVD

45th Annual Grammy Awards, CBS

The Rolling Stones Licks World Tour: Live From Madison SquareGarden, HBO

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, CBS

Standing in the Shadows of Motown

Film Sound Production

(Awards go to Supervising Sound Editor, Sound Designer,Re-Recording Mixer, Production Sound Mixer, Score Mixer and Audio PostFacility.)


Minority Report


Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Television Sound Production

(Awards go to Supervising Sound Editor, Re-Recording Mixer,Production Mixer and Audio Post Facility.)

Alias, ABC

Austin City Limits, PBS

Late Show With David Letterman, CBS

Six Feet Under, HBO

24, Fox

Studio Design Project

(Awards go to Studio Designer, Acoustician and StudioOwner.)

Allaire Studios, “The Great Hall,” Shokan, NY

Angel Mountain Productions, Bethlehem, PA

NFL Films World Headquarters, Mt. Laurel, NJ

Hit Factory Studio 6, New York City

Mi Casa Studios, Hollywood

For more information, contact Karen Dunn at 925/939-6149 or [email protected].