Technical Grammy for Waves Audio

Waves Audio recently learned that it is soon to be presented with a prestigious Technical Grammy Award
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The Tel-Aviv headquarted leading developer of audio plug-ins for mixing, mastering and post-production will receive the notable award during next month’s Grammy Week celebration for its work in the recording field. The invitation-only ceremony will be held on February 12th and the following day a formal announcement will be made during the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards which is telecast from the Staples Centre in Los Angeles. The Grammy is awarded by vote of the Producers & Engineers Wing Advisory Council and Chapter Committees for outstanding contribution of technical significance to the recording field; and Waves Audio will join an illustrious list of former winners including Shure Incorporated, Yamaha Corporation, Sony/Philips, and Apple Computer Inc; Gilad Keren, Waves Audio’s founder and CEO, says receiving the award is a tremendous honour. "Knowing that we've played a part in the creation of so much great music over the years motivates us to keep making new tools for the audio community,” says Keren, “doing our small part to enable their creativity.” www.waves.com


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