Nashville, TN (January 7, 2005)–Nine projects entrusted to engineers at MasterMix have garnered 15 Grammy nominations in 12 different categories. Hank Williams mastered seven of the projects, and Ken Love mastered two of the nominated albums.
Williams mastered: Tim McGraw’s Live Like You Were Dying (Best Country Album, Best Country Song, Best Male Country Vocal Performance, Song of the Year); Gretchen Wilson’s Here for the Party (Best Country Album) and “Redneck Woman,” (Best Female Country Vocal Performance, Best Country Song); the Notorious Cherry Bombs’ It’s Hard to Kiss the Lips at Night (Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal, Best Country Song); Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, and Toby Keith’s Pancho & Lefty (Best Country Collaboration With Vocals); Etta James’ Blues to the Bone (Best Traditional Blues Album); Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir’s Live…This Is Your House (Best Gospel Choir or Chorus Album); and Sparrow Records’ Amazing Grace 3 – A Country Salute to Gospel (Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album).
Love was responsible for mastering Nicole C. Mullen’s Everyday People (Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album) and Smokie Norful’s Nothing Without You (Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album).
MasterMix is a full-service audio mastering and DVD authoring facility based in Nashville, specializing in stereo and surround mastering.