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AfterMaster® Audio Labs to Serve as Presenting Sponsor for Second Annual Pensado Awards

Awards show, set for Sunday, August 30, 2015, will once again “recognize the faces behind the sound” 

LOS ANGELES, CA, August 3, 2015 — The organizers of the Pensado Awards, an award show created by the producers of the acclaimed online video series Pensados Place, have announced that AfterMaster® Audio Labs is serving as presenting sponsor for the upcoming ceremony. This year’s festivities will take place on Sunday, August 30, 2015, at Sony Pictures Studios, 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232. A video production of the ceremony will follow and be posted on the Pensados Place YouTube channel. Tickets for the live ceremony are available for $50.00 at

AfterMaster Audio Labs is a leading-edge audio technology company made up of a closely-knit group of music and audio industry legends who have aligned themselves on a quest to reinvigorate the way we experience sound. Headed by founders Larry Ryckman and Shelly Yakus, the AfterMaster team has developed a significant breakthrough in digital audio technology, offering solutions for artists, producers, engineers and consumers by delivering unparalleled clarity, depth, fullness and volume throughout the entire frequency range without compromise.

This year’s awards ceremony will be held under the stars in Calley Park, which is located in the center of the Sony Pictures Studios lot. The night will kick off with a VIP reception on the complex’s Main Street area Theatre followed by an afterparty at the Sony Commissary, which is connected to Calley Park. An “AfterMaster Lounge” in the Rita Hayworth Dining Room will host VIP guests and influencers throughout the evening.

“With such deep roots in audio we are honored to be a part of this year’s Pensado Awards,” says Larry Ryckman, Co-Founder and CEO of AfterMaster. “We are big fans of Dave and Herb and are thrilled to support them in honoring those individuals behind the music in our industry.”

Herb Trawick, Co-host/Executive Producer and Creator of Pensados Place, as well as the Manager and Advisor to Co-host Dave Pensado, states, “AfterMaster is devoted to improving digital music for the entire chain – artists, producers and engineers, and consumers. Digital music is our reality and everyone knows that it has its benefits and drawbacks. AfterMaster and other enterprising organizations are working to make digital music a more accurate, immersive experience. We share many of the same values and we are proud to have them as our Presenting Sponsor for the upcoming 2015 Pensado Awards.”

The Pensado Awards are a natural outgrowth of the ethos behind Pensados Place. From the self-taught basement amateur to the seasoned industry producer, all manner of music professionals are discovering new methods of working and novel ways to reach fans and we are here to honor them. At the awards we highlight the brilliance and hard work of all those producers, songwriters, DJ’s, engineers, mixers, live wizards and behind-the-scenes technicians in audio that often go unnoticed. The Pensado Awards unites the best pros, amateurs, brands and press to come together as one community to celebrate the uncelebrated.

About AfterMaster
AfterMaster, is a groundbreaking audio technology originally developed for the mastering, re-mastering and processing of audio through AfterMaster HD Audio Labs, Inc. AfterMaster’s executive team includes music and audio technology leaders Justin Timberlake, Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins, Shelly Yakus and Larry Ryckman. AfterMaster delivers an unparalleled clarity, depth and fullness to audio recordings, while delivering a significant increase in volume without increased distortion or loss of dynamic range. The technology has been utilized by a number of leading musicians seeking to create a fuller and richer sound quality than otherwise available in digital audio. AfterMaster Audio Labs, Inc. is a subsidiary of Studio One media, Inc. (OTCQB:SOMD). For more information, visit

About Pensado’s Place
The hour-long weekly web series Pensado’s Place was created nearly four years ago. Co-hosted by legendary mix engineer Dave Pensado (Beyoncé, Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson, Mariah Carey, Elton John, Michael Jackson and more) and show creator Herb Trawick, Pensado’s Place includes interviews with top music industry artists, engineers, producers, mixers, and record executives, as well as in-depth tutorials in production, engineering and mixing. Pensado’s Place has positioned itself as “the most influential show for audio engineers,” mixers and producers (Forbes Magazine) in just three years. Pensado’s Place is more than just a show, as it highlights the very best in the industry of music, gaming, sound identity on film, and audio equipment, with a presence in live events. As a leading educational resource, Pensado’s Place is helping build the next generation of audio greats.