Tag: TEC

NAMM 2016: 31st NAMM TEC Awards honors Don Was, Jeff “Skunk” Baxter

We so dig attending the TEC Awards each year at The NAMM Show. It never fails to thrill, to delight, to educate and to entertain–yes, even when we’re eagerly awaiting the excited winner for Best Signal Processing Software. Trust us, you have to be there. It’s a long show. There’s a lot of cheering. This year was equally

NAMM 2015 H5 Zoom handheld recorder – TEC award winner

The Zoom H5 Handy Recorder was a winner at the 2015 NAMM TEC Awards. We are fans of handheld recorders and stopped by the Zoom booth to learn more about what made this winner a winner. The H5 is a portable 4-track digital recorder with interchangeable mic inputs–detach the included shockmounted X/Y mic capsule and

NAMM 2015 first listen: AKG K812 High Fidelity headphones

  The AKG Pro Audio K812PRO Superior Reference high-fidelity headphones won the best headphones category during this year’s winter NAMM TEC Awards show. As we’d just given the impressive Blue Mo-Fi headphones a listen our curiosity was piqued. We made a trip over to AKG to hear what the competition had to offer. First, know

30th Annual NAMM TEC Awards honors Slash, Nathan East, Ed Cherney

Jan. 24, 2015, Anaheim, CA.  – This year the NAMM TEC Awards celebrated its 30th anniversary as it honored 2014’s best and brightest contributors to audio and technology. Comedian Sinbad deftly handle Comedian Sinbad deftly handled host duties, ensuring the audience was entertained throughout the almost four-hour event, which culminated with the celebration of three

TEC Awards honors Todd Rundgren at 2014 NAMM Show

On January 24th, 2014, AllDayTech once again attended the star-spangled TEC Awards presentation at the 2014 NAMM Show, the expansive music industry convention held in Anaheim, CA every winter. The TEC Awards, which stands for Technical Excellence and Creativity, rewards just that—technical achievement and excellent among new products produced by a wide variety of companies

TEC Foundation is now part of NAMM

We know–acronyms. Here’s the breakdown: A major music industry foundation and a renowned audio tech foundation have hooked up. The Technical Excellence and Creativity (TEC) Foundation has hitched its wagon to the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation. NAMM’s acquisition of TEC is a strategic move to meld the best of the technological and music industry nonprofits, expanding

Pete Townshend receives Les Paul TEC Award at NAMM 2013

Pete Townshend, renowned songwriter and sometimes notorious guitarist for rock band The Who, received the Les Paul Award at the 28th annual Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards Friday, January 25, in Anaheim, California. The Les Paul award honors musicians who have made significant technological achievements during their careers. Townshend, whose work in audio production and technology earned him the