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Emily Lazar

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Origin  New York U.S.
Organizations founded  The Lodge
Role  Mastering engineer
Name  Emily Lazar
Occupation(s)  Mastering Engineer

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Education  Skid College, New York University
Nominations  Grammy Award for Album of the Year
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Emily B. Lazar is an American Grammy nominated mastering engineer. She is the founder, president, and chief mastering engineer of The Lodge, an audio mastering facility that has operated in New York City's Greenwich Village since 1997.


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Lazar has worked on over 2,000 albums with such artists as David Bowie, Foo Fighters, The Subways, The Shins, Meresha, Shiny Toy Guns, Lou Reed, Barbra Streisand, The Raveonettes Björk, Cults, Boy & Bear, Goldfrapp, Moby, Paul McCartney, The Naked and Famous, Garbage, Sonic Youth, Nada Surf, Sinéad O'Connor, Rza, Wu-Tang Clan, Sleigh Bells, Tiesto, Fucked Up, Chromeo, The Raveonettes, Thievery Corporation, Death Cab for Cutie, Heffron Drive, Depeche Mode, BT, The Velvet Underground, Morgan Page, Jedi Mind Tricks, John Mayer, Anti-Flag, Third Eye Blind, The Donnas, The All American Rejects, The Prodigy, Morrissey, Vampire Weekend, Destiny's Child, Matthew Shell & Arun Shenoy, and Vanessa Carlton.

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Current articles on Emily Lazar include features in NPR, Artist Pro (cover story), Bust, Electronic Musician (cover story), Home Recording Magazine, Mix Magazine, Billboard Magazine, Pro Sound News, Medialine, Remix Magazine, and Tape Op. She has been a featured panelist lecturing on college campuses and in numerous music business and recording conferences. Lazar has also been awarded the prestigious Palamountain Award for Young Alumni Achievement from Skidmore College and has served as an adjunct faculty of New York University in the Music Technology Department. She is also a highly publicized product endorsee for Avalon Design (audio equipment), Apple Computers, Antelope Audio and Dangerous Music. Emily resides in New York and presently serves on the Board of Governors for the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.

Early years

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Born and raised in New York, Emily Lazar earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Creative Writing and Music from Skidmore College, graduating Cum Laude with honors distinction in her major. During college, she wrote music, played in bands, and worked as a freelance engineer, producer and mixer. After college, Lazar worked in some of New York City's most prominent studios. Later she earned a Master of Music Degree from New York University’s prestigious Music Technology program. While there, she pursued Tonmeister studies and was awarded a Graduate Fellowship. Lazar’s thesis on Sonic Solutions, combined with an internship at Sony Classical, eventually led to a position at New York City based mastering facility, Masterdisk.

The Lodge

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The Lodge, an audio mastering facility, opened in 1997 in Greenwich Village in downtown Manhattan.

Grammy Nominations

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2012 - Album of the Year Foo Fighters - "Wasting Light"

Pensado Awards

2014 - Emily Lazar was nominated for the 'Master of Mastering - Mastering Engineers Award' at the first annual Pensado Awards show.

TEC Awards

2012 - Emily Lazar won the Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards in the "Record/Production Album" category for her work on Foo Fighters's Wasting Light.

ELLE Magazine The Women in Music Power List

2017 - Emily Lazar was featured in the June issue of Elle Magazine's The Women In Music Power List highlighting 14 women as "the industry's most influential execs, producers and songwriters."


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