Born and raised in New York City, Emily Lazar is the founder, president, and chief mastering engineer of The Lodge. The Lodge is an audio mastering space located in New York City that Lazar has been working out of since 1997. Lazar has worked with hundreds of high profile artists across all genres like Sonic Youth, Wu-Tang Clan, Dolly Parton, Paul McCartney, David Bowie, Armin Van Buuren, and so much more. In 2019, Lazar was the first woman to ever be rewarded a Grammy for Best Engineered Album after having worked on Beck’s album, Colors. Lazar has also received seven other Grammy nominations for her work with artists like Vampire Weekend, Foo Fighters, Sia, Haim, and Coldplay.