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AES 136 - Meet the Judges #9: Mandy Parnell
Meet Mandy Parnell, one of our honorable judges for Category 3: Modern Studio Recording.
Award winning Mandy Parnell became interested in recorded music at the age of 5, listening to records on a portable Dansette player - the iPod of the time.
She studied music and music technology through her school & college years, trained and worked in recording studios until landing an internship, which led to her becoming a world renowned mastering engineer. Mandy then decided to launch her own facility - Black Saloon Studios.
Mandy Parnell’s 24 years of experience have allowed her to discover and develop her philosophies in analogue and digital audio, while working with an amazing array of artists including Björk, Feist, The XX, Frightened Rabbit, Sigur Ros and Brian Eno.
Mandy’s unique style as a mastering engineer has afforded her respect from all areas of the industry. She has mastered countless records that have achieved gold and platinum status around the world.
As a firm believer in educating the next generation of producers and engineers, Mandy frequently lectures on mastering and the music industry at universities, colleges and organizations.
Recently Mandy has been featured on the BBC, Resolution magazine, Sound On Sound, Prosound news, NME and Audio Musica & Technologia.
Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2014