Held at Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London on Wednesday 3rd February, the MPG awards was an amazing evening and Kazbar Systems were proud to be one of the sponsors of this prestigious award ceremony. Recognizing the best (and up and coming) talent of the recording world.
Here is a list of the winners:
UK Producer of the Year
Outstanding Contribution to UK Music
Youth (Martin Glover)
Recording Engineer of the Year
Mix Engineer of the Year
Mastering Engineer of the Year
UK Album of the Year
FKA Twigs – LP1
UK Single of the Year
FKA Twigs – Pendulum
Re-mixer of the Year
Breakthrough Producer of the Year
Breakthrough Engineer of the Year
International Producer of the Year
Studio of the Year
The A&R Award
The MPG Award for Inspiration sponsored by Universal Audio
Special Recognition Award
Jimmy Page, Tony Platt, Youth, FKA Twigs and Guy Chambers
Pete Waterman and Charlie Andrew
From Kazbar Systems, a special mention must go to Charlie Andrew (Producer of the Year award) and Brett Cox (Breakthrough Engineer of the Year award) both are loyal Kazbar customers and have studios at Brixton’s Iguana Studios managed by Adam Connor.
Also Youth, Kazbar Systems helped spec and install Youth’s beautiful studio in the Sierra Nevada region of Spain and was excellent to see him get his well deserved award.
Yet there was more to come from this legendary evening as after the awards were completed, Richard Ashcroft performed Bitter Sweet Symphony and The Drugs Don’t Work live with Youth Playing Guitar and Guy Pratt playing Bass!!
Richard Ashcroft and Band, Richard Ashcroft, Youth & Guy Pratt
And just to finish off, Zoe performing her 90’s smash hit ‘Sunshine On A Rainy Day’ and then a live DJ set by The Orb’s Alex Pattserson. A melody of monster hits in recognition of Youth’s productions.
Zoe and Alex Patterson