AES Los Angeles 2014 Presenter or Author

Gavin Lurssen

Gavin Lurssen

Primary Affiliation: Lurssen Mastering - Los Angeles, CA, USA

Gavin Lurssen is the owner and principal engineer of Lurssen Mastering. He is a three-time Grammy Award winner and one time Latin Grammy Award winner. His Grammys include, two Grammy's for Album of the Year, one for Best Historical Recording and a Latin Grammy for Best Engineered album. He also has received two TEC Awards – one for Best Facility and one for Outstanding Work.

Gavin has mastered albums for artists such as Foo Fighters, Ben Harper, Queens Of The Stone Age, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Eric Clapton, Miranda Lambert, Rickie Lee Jones and Elvis Costello - to name just a few. In addition to working with these artists, Gavin also has worked on the soundtracks of the video game, Titanfall, the movies, Cars 1 & 2, Tangled, the Nashville TV series, The Hunger Games, Crazy Heart and Ratatouille, amongst others.

Gavin regularly leads and takes part in discussion panels throughout the United States and internationally through organizations like SXSW, The Recording Academy and AES.  He is currently serving a second term on the Board of Governors of The Recording Academy and holds the position of co-chair for the Professional Development committee. He also has authored many pertinent articles for trade magazines and has twice been featured on the cover of MIX Magazine.

Gavin has also been involved in work for "Sound Art" and "A Place Called Home", Los Angeles based programs involved in music education for at-risk youth and also with "MusiCares," which provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need.

Gavin is a graduate of Berklee College of Music in Boston.  He received a Distinguished Alumni award from the college and routinely participates with the college and their programs and in addition he has been a guest lecturer at the college.

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Session List

Oct 11: RP4: Master Mission: Spreading the Word On Mentoring, Formats, and a Changing Industry (Panelist)

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