Producer Profile - Bob Ludwig

Bob Ludwig (b. circa 1945) is an American mastering engineer.

-He is a well known and respected figure within the music industry. Ludwig's craftsmanship is appreciated widely within the music profession, as testified by his extensive credits and demand for his work. His name is ubiquitously credited on the covers of albums released across the world, and he has won numerous awards over the years.

-Throughout his career, he has mastered recordings on all the major recording formats for all the major record labels, and on projects for many important artists such as Radiohead, Jimi Hendrix, Paul McCartney, Madonna, Eric Clapton, David Bowie, Rolling Stones, Kiss, Queen, Mariah Carey, Bruce Springsteen, U2, Metallica, Rush, Led Zeppelin, Nine Inch Nails, Tool, Pearl Jam and The Who.
His mastering credits are extensive, and include albums for many major classical artists and rock bands alike, including Jimi Hendrix, the Kronos Quartet, Alarm Will Sound, Nirvana, The Strokes, U2, Guns N' Roses, Richie Sambora, Bryan Ferry, Tori Amos, Jars of Clay, AC/DC, Bonnie Raitt, Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, the Bee Gees, Madonna, Will Ackerman, Pet Shop Boys, Dire Straits, and most recently Coldplay, Radiohead and King Orba.

-Although he is sometimes involved in long projects, such as remastering the entire back catalogues of Rush, Dire Straits and The Rolling Stones, Ludwig cites his most musically satisfying projects as: the CD reissue of Music From Big Pink (The Band), There's a Riot Goin' On (Sly and the Family Stone), Led Zeppelin II, Painted from Memory (Bacharach & Costello), Spirit (Jewel), Loreena McKennitt, Ancient Voices of Children (George Crumb).

Awards and recognition
Ludwig has won many Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards.
First winner of the Les Paul Award 1991 from the Mix Foundation created to honor individuals or institutions that have set the highest standards of excellence in the creative application of recording technology.
1986, 1987,1989, 1990, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2000 TEC Award OUTSTANDING CREATIVE ACHIEVEMENT - Mastering Engineer
1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999 OUTSTANDING INSTITUTIONAL ACHIEVEMENT - Mastering Facility
Since the inception of Gateway, Ludwig/Gateway have been regular winners of TEC Award for "Best Mastering Engineer" and "Best Mastering Facility", namely:
2001 TEC Award OUTSTANDING CREATIVE ACHIEVEMENT Record Production/Album: - Riding With the King, B.B. King & Eric Clapton
2002 TEC Award OUTSTANDING CREATIVE ACHIEVEMENT Record Production/Single or Track: - The Space Between • Everyday, Dave Matthews Band
2004 TEC Award OUTSTANDING CREATIVE ACHIEVEMENT Record Production/Album - Hail to the Thief, Radiohead
2004- 5th Annual Latin Grammy Awards: Album of the Year for "No Es Lo Mismo" by Alejandro Sanz
In the 48th Annual GRAMMY Awards in 2005, he won an award for the Best Surround Sound Album: - Brothers In Arms - 20th Anniversary Edition, Dire Straits
His website is Gateway Mastering
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