Emily Lazar is a mastering engineer and founder of The Lodge – a mastering facility in New York City. She has played a key role in creating some of the most popular and influential albums of the 2000s.
In the world of audio engineering, there is still a massive gender gap. But within this industry, Emily Lazar has been blazing a trail forward. Having recorded over 3,000 albums, the Grammy-nominated engineer is making space for more women in the mastering chair.
As the founder and chief mastering engineer of The Lodge in New York City, Lazar’s resume consists of over three thousand albums, including projects for David Bowie, Foo Fighters, Sia, Vampire Weekend, Alanis Morissette, Garbage, Lou Reed, Depeche Mode, Coldplay, Beck, Panic! At The Disco, Haim, Liz Phair, Morrissey, and many more. She has also mastered audio for numerous movie soundtracks including Training Day, Sound City: Real to Reel, and American Psycho.
This year at Loop, Emily will host a Listening Session and a Studio Session – both focusing on her work as a mastering engineer.