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TEC Awards Name Creative Noms

Creative Achievement nominees for the 27th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards have been announced.

Walnut Creek, CA (October 19, 2011)—Creative Achievement nominees for the 27th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards have been announced.

The awards ceremony will be held at the NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA on Friday, January 20, 2012, to be co-presented by the TEC Foundation and NAMM.

The Creative Achievement Nominees join the Nominees in 19 categories of Technical Achievement announced last month. Nominations for Interactive Sound Production will be announced in the coming weeks, and will complete the 27 categories of 2011 TEC Awards Nominees.

The awards for Creative Achievement recognize the producers, engineers, sound designers and editors, studios, tour companies and others behind the sound of diverse entertainment media. Nominations were made by a panel of more than 160 audio professionals who voted among a variety of projects released during the eligibility period of July 1, 2010 to August 30, 2011.

Online voting begins on November 1st among members of various professional organizations, including the Producers and Engineers Wing of the Recording Academy, Music Producers Guild (UK), Motion Picture Sound Editors, Cinema Audio Society, Game Audio Network Guild, Society of Professional Audio Recording Services, Association of Professional Recording Services (UK), NAMM and qualified professionals subscribing to various audio industry trade publications.

The 27th Annual TEC Awards Creative Achievement Nominees

Record Production/Single
“Angel Dance”, Robert Plant
“Beg Steal Or Borrow”, Ray LaMontagne & The Pariah Dogs
“Empire State of Mind”, Jay-Z & Alicia Keys
“F**k You”, Cee Lo Green
“Teenage Dream”, Katy Perry

Record Production/Album
Band of Joy, Robert Plant
God Willin’ & The Creek Don’t Rise, Ray LaMontagne & The Pariah Dogs
Teenage Dream, Katy Perry
The Beginning, Black Eyed Peas
21, Adele

Tour Sound Production
Lady Gaga “Born This Way” Tour, Eighth Day Sound
Paul McCartney “On the Run” Tour, Clair
“Robert Plant and the Band of Joy” Tour, Thunder Audio
Roger Waters “The Wall Live” Tour, Clair
Sade and John Legend, Black Box
Taylor Swift “Speak Now” Tour, Sound Image

Remote Production/Recording or Broadcast
83rd Annual Academy Awards, ABC
53rd Annual Grammy Awards, CBS
Harry Connick Jr., In Concert on Broadway (CD), Sony/Columbia
Robert Plant and Band of Joy, Live in Concert, NPR Music
65th Annual Tony Awards, CBS

Television Sound Production
American Idol, Fox
Glee, Fox
Saturday Night Live, NBC
Treme, HBO
True Blood, HBO

Film Sound Production
Black Swan, Fox Searchlight Pictures
Inception, Warner Bros. Pictures
Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Paramount Pictures
The Social Network, Columbia Pictures
True Grit, Paramount Pictures

Interactive Entertainment Sound Production
(Nominees To Be Announced)

Studio Design Project
Airshow Mastering, Tacoma Park, MD
Blade Studios, Shreveport, LA
Jungle City Studios, New York City
Manifold Recording, Pittsboro, NC
Revolution Recording, Toronto, Ontario
The Barn, Pianella Studios, Malibu, CA

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