Seigen Ono - honorary judge for category 1 (traditional acoustic recording)
Seigen Ono is a composer, architectural acoustics designer and recording engineer working with DSD technology and mixing with surround height. During his 30 years of career, he has worked with renowned artists such as Ryuichi Sakamoto, Sadao Watanabe, John Zorn, Oscar Peterson, Miles Davis and more.
As a recording and mastering engineer, Seigen Ono has started as an assistant at ONKIO-HAUS (Tokyo) 1978 and is a freelancer since 1980. As the audio supervisor for Sony's HDVS in 1991 and an endorser of Sony SONOMA DSD Audio Workstation and the reverberator DRE-S777 for the last twelve years, Seigen is a strong advocate for high resolution audio (DSD). He has been involved in R&D for the high end pro technologies of digital audio equipments developed by Sony, KORG and Yamaha.
As an architectural acoustics designer, he was recently responsible for "silent spins" with Sakamoto Ryuichi and Shiro Takatani, which was presented at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo in 2012 and the Sharjah Art Foundation in 2013.
Posted: Saturday, April 27, 2013