Recording

It's Final for 'Idol'

Engineer Don Budd of Final Mix Studios in Campbell, Calif., recorded a new song for American Idol finalist Nikki McKibbin's forthcoming release, using 3/01/2006 7:00 AM Eastern

Producer Joe Cannizzaro (left), Nikki McKibbin and engineer Don Budd (right)

Engineer Don Budd of Final Mix Studios in Campbell, Calif., recorded a new song for American Idol finalist Nikki McKibbin's forthcoming release, using the studio's Pro Tools|HD3/ProControl system. FYI: McKibbin finished third during Idol's first season; she also owns a karaoke company.