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NAMM TEC Awards – wins for API, Grace, JBL, Sennheiser, Yamaha

Posted on: Thursday 31st of January 2019

Winners in 23 technical and eight creative excellence categories were announced at the 34th Annual NAMM TEC AWARDS, Saturday, January 26, from the NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA. Presented by The NAMM Foundation and held annually, the event recognises the exemplary achievements and innovations behind the sound of recordings, live performances, films, television, video games and multi-media.

 

Skywalker Sound’s accomplished engineer, producer and director of music and scoring, Leslie Ann Jones, was inducted into the NAMM TEC Hall of Fame and earlier in the evening, presented a TEC Award for the 60thAnnual Grammy Awards. Jones was introduced by jazz great Herbie Hancock, and is now among the coveted few inductees fit for the honour, which recognises pioneers of audio technology, as well as the music industry’s most accomplished producers and audio technicians.

TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT

Amplification Hardware/Studio & Sound Reinforcement
Grace Design – m908 Surround Monitor Controller

Audio Apps & Hardware/Peripherals for Smartphones & Tablets
Yamaha – CL/QL StageMix v.7

Audio Education Technology
Produce Like A Pro – Produce Like A Pro

Computer Audio Hardware
Universal Audio – Arrow

DJ Production Technology (Hardware/Software)
Pioneer DJ – DDJ-1000 Controller

Headphone/Earpiece Technology
Audio-Technica – ATH-M60x

Large Format Console Technology
Solid State Logic – SSL Live L100

Microphone Preamplifiers
Rupert Neve Designs – RMP-D8

Microphones – Recording
Neumann – U 67

A complete list of Technical and Creative Achievement winners can be found here.



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