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132nd Recording Competition Judge: Andres Mayo
Category 4 judge Andres Mayo is the cream of the crop. With an incredible number of albums under his belt and several major awards, his perspective is sure to inspire attendees of the RC finals!
Andres is a multiple award-winning stereo & surround Mastering Engineer with strong recording and sound post-production skills, and a DVD producer, with wide knowledge of interactive platforms.
He pioneered the art of CD and DVD mastering in Latin America since 1991, with credits in more than 1500 albums by many of the best known artists in the region, and currently runs his own facility Andres Mayo Mastering, with high resolution 5.1 mixing and mastering capability.
As an audio Engineer, Andres won five Carlos Gardel Awards to the Technical Excellence in 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2011 and several nominations to the Latin Grammy ® Awards and MTV Music Awards since 2002. As an independent producer, he has won 2 Latin GRAMMY ® Awards in 2008 for his 7-DVD collection “Buenos Aires, Days and Nights of Tango”, winning in the categories of Best Tango Production and Best Recording Packaging.
Having been involved with the AES as Vice President for the Latin American region between 2005 and 2009, Andres is currently Chairman of the Strategy Advisory Group (SAG) and Vice Chairman of the TC-ARMS (Audio Recording and Mastering Systems Technical Committee).
As keynote speaker, he has participated in more than 60 International Conferences in Argentina, Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Uruguay, Peru, Canada and the US, including also the AES International Conventions in Munich (2009), New York (2009), New York (2011) and the coming Budapest (2012). Andres was also Member of the Jury at the following Student Recording Competitions: San Francisco (2004), Vienna (2007), New York (2007), Munich (2009), London (2010), San Francisco (2010).
Posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2012