New York, NY (October 21, 2019)—After the opening day of the AES Convention in New York last week, dCS (Data Conversion Systems Ltd.) kicked off its new dCS Legends Award program, co-curated with the Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing, presenting its first dCS Legends Award to mastering engineer Bob Ludwig.
“As a pioneer in high resolution audio and a leading manufacturer of digital converters for more than three decades, dCS is proud to provide both consumers and professionals alike with state-of-the-art audio components” stated David Steven, managing director of dCS. “Our mission is to continually develop products that bring listeners closer to the music that the artist, producer and engineer intended. We are pleased to join with the Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing today in presenting the initial dCS Legends Award to renowned mastering engineer Bob Ludwig”.
With nearly a dozen Grammy Awards to his credit, his work has spanned virtually every music genre, including such recordings as Babel, Beyonce (surround mix), Brothers in Arms, The Layla Sessions, Morning Phase and Random Access Memories.
During the coming year, the dCS Legends Award will be bestowed upon other recording industry engineers of note for their achievements. Upcoming recipients include Chuck Ainlay, Ed Cherney, Tony Faulkner, Frank Filipetti, James Guthrie, Leslie Ann Jones, George Massenburg, John Newton, Elliot Scheiner, Al Schmitt and Mark Wilder, all of whom will receive a limited edition, commemorative version of dCS’ Bartók Headphone DAC.
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