We Are Moving The Needle’s First Annual Resonator Awards: Alanis Morissette, Corinne Bailey Rae, Caroline Polachek and more

Powerhouse of the Year Award Award winner Catherine Marks, boygenius (Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker, Lucy Dacus) 

We Are Moving The Needle, a non-profit organization that is radically reshaping the future of the recording industry by advancing gender equity for producers and engineers, held its inaugural Resonator Awards in Los Angeles last night, honoring six extraordinary women for their work in the recording studio as producers, engineers and mixers: Alanis Morissette, Corinne Bailey Rae, Caroline Polachek, Catherine Marks, Laura Sisk and Jennifer Decilveo. Resonator Impact Awards were also presented to music executives Michael Goldstone of Mom+Pop Music and Christine Thomas of Dolby Labs for their commitment to advancing gender equity across the music industry. Shirley Manson, boygenius, Jack Antonoff, Ariel Rechtshaid, FLETCHER, Autumn Rowe and We Are Moving the Needle founder/award-winning mastering engineer Emily Lazar were on hand to present the awards. 

Emily Lazar, Luminary of the Year Award winner Alanis Morissette and Shirley Manson- photo credit: Christopher Polk
Exceptional Ears Award winner Laura Sisk, Jack Antonoff - photo credit Christopher Polk
Harmonizer Award winner Corinne Bailey Rae and Emily Lazar - photo credit Rich Polk

The evening also featured stripped-down performances by Empress Of, Sasami, and a fiery cover of Morissette’s hit "Hand In My Pocket" by Remi Wolf. SiriusXM on-air personality and creator of the LSQ podcast Jenny Eliscu hosted the Resonator Awards, which were empowered by EqualizeHer. Artists, producers and music industry executives filled the audience at the Resonator Awards, including ThundercatBethany Cosentino, Christina Perri, Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper, Lisa Loeb, Shailene Woodley, and more.

The 2024 Resonator Awards

Luminary of the Year Award - Alanis Morissette presented by Shirley Manson

Powerhouse of the Year Award - Catherine Marks presented by boygenius

Catherine’s credits include: Alanis Morissette, boygenius, The Killers, Wolf Alice. 

Exceptional Ears Award - Laura Sisk presented by Jack Antonoff

Laura’s credits include: Taylor Swift, Lana Del Rey, Jack Antonoff. 

The Golden Trifecta Award - Caroline Polachek presented by Ariel Rechtshaid

Harmonizer Award Corinne Bailey Rae presented by Autumn Rowe

The All-Star Award - Jennifer Decilveo presented by FLETCHER

Jennifer’s credits include: Miley Cyrus, Hozier, Andra Day, FLETCHER, Galantis. 

The Transformer Award — Michael Goldstone, Founder/Owner at Mom+Pop Music presented by Emily Lazar

The Equalizer Award — Christine Thomas and Dolby Laboratories - presented by Emily Lazar