Tracktion Products Nominated For 2016 TEC Awards, Resolution Award and SOS Award
Seattle, WA (October 7, 2016) – Only four years after the formation of Tracktion Corporation, the relatively young software developer and equipment manufacturer has been recognized for technical excellence and innovation by leading journals and communities of the professional audio industry. In addition to awards presented earlier this year by UK-based Computer Music / Future Music and Germany’s Professional Audio Magazine, Tracktion products have now been nominated for two NAMM TEC Awards, a Resolution Magazine Award and a Sound On Sound magazine Award.
The NAMM TEC Awards celebrate the pro audio community by recognizing the individuals, companies and technical innovations behind today’s sound recordings, live performances, films, television, and video games. In addition to acknowledging the companies pushing the boundaries of sound, they also honor the creators behind these game-changing products, and celebrate the musical powerhouses who bring them to life.
Voting is open to prominent professional audio and music industry organizations, journals and websites, including the Producers & Engineers Wing of the Recording Academy, select NAMM members, the NAMM TEC community, the Game Audio Network Guild (G.A.N.G.), Broadjam.com, the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE), Mix, Pro Audio Review, Pro Sound News, Electronic Musician and Sound & Video Contractor.
Voting invites and instructions will be realeased in Fall 2016, the voting process is facilitated by a secure online ballot powered by Broadjam. The winners’ names are kept in confidence until the 32nd Annual NAMM TEC Awards, Saturday, January 21, 2017.
If you have any questions about the TEC Awards or would like to request a voting registration link please send an email to [email protected].
The Resolution Awards recognize Quality and Innovation in professional audio equipment. Products are nominated in categories by a panel of experts across disciplines and are voted for exclusively by the readership of Resolution magazine.
The Resolution Creative Awards recognize the achievements of individuals in music recording, broadcast and post. Nominations are drawn up by a panel of experts across disciplines and are voted for exclusively by the readership of Resolution magazine.
Subscribers to Resolution Magazine can cast votes for their favorite nominee in each category. Click here to subscribe to Resolution today!
The SOS Awards are accolades bestowed by Sound On Sound magazine upon music-technology products, selected by reader voting, from a shortlist of items nominated for their contribution to the music technology industry over the previous twelve months. These prestigious Awards, which were initiated in 2011, are handed over each year at the Winter NAMM show, in Anaheim, California, USA.
Products are allocated into one of the following sixteen categories: Audio Interface, DAW Software, Effects & Processing Hardware, Software Plug-in, Mixing Controllers, Performance Controllers, Keyboard/Synth, Drum Machines, Samplers & Sequencers, Microphone, Mixer, Monitors, Hardware Recorder, Mic Preamp, Software Instrument, Headphones, Live Sound Product.
Every year, the editorial team at Sound On Sound nominates 10 to 20 products in each of the main categories, before asking the readers of SOS to cast their votes to determine the winners. Voting runs from October to the end of November each year, after which the votes are counted and the winning products are selected and announced in the issue following the NAMM show.
Also presented at the Winter NAMM show each year is a special, uncategorized award — ‘The SOS Award’ — selected by the SOS editorial team in recognition of a product or innovation that we believe to be of outstanding merit.
To see the rules for voting please click here