EAR owner/engineer James Stevens in the studio.
Photo: Aaron Rimbey
EAR (East Austin Recording) Studios
Songwriter Bill Carter worked on new material with studio owner/engineer James Stevens—cut to Pro Tools and mixed on an SSL to ½-inch tape…Punk-rock band Yuppie Pricks, along with producer Mark Hutchins and engineer Stevens, cut material to 2-inch 24-track, transferred to Pro Tools, and mixed on the SSL…Indie-pop band Charlie Belle worked with producer/engineer Stevens on new tracks…Pop-rock band These Fine Moments recorded material with producer Stephen Dorster and Stevens engineering…Singer-songwriter David Halley worked on new tracks with producer Will Sexton and engineer Stevens…Pop-rockers Moonlight Towers shared producing and engineering duties with Stevens on new material…Folk-Americana group Loves It! Worked on new music, with Stevens producing and engineering.
Spoon in the studio working on their latest LP.
Rock band Spoon have been tracking their eighth LP, with Britt Daniel and Jim Eno producing and Eno, Brad Bell and Matt Gerhard engineering…Indie singer-songwriter Dana Falconberry worked on material for her upcoming full-length, with Eno producing and Eno, Bell and Gerhard engineering. Two of the songs will be released on the studio’s 12-inch single series Public Hi-Fi Sessions. The majority of sounds on the two tracks were created using the Teenage Engineering OP-1 keyboard…Indie-rock band The Kickback worked on their first full-length record—tracked mostly live to a Studer 827 tape machine—with Eno producing and engineering, and Bell and Gerhard also engineering…Rock band Mainland recorded a four-song EP, which was tracked and mixed through a vintage Neve 8016, with Eno producing and Eno, Bell and Gerhard engineering.
Engineer Tim Palmer tracks indie-pop band Yuma.
Stinson Recording Studios
Metal band Trivium recorded drums for its latest album, Vengeance Falls, with David Draiman of Disturbed producing…Stinson engineers John Stinson, Jet Jaguar and Patrick McCurry recorded Grammy Award-nominated choral ensemble group Conspirare at The Carillon in Austin using the studio’s mobile recording rig…Indie-pop band Yuma recorded a few singles with engineer Tim Palmer…Hip-hop artist Drastik recorded a single with producer Matt Noveskey of Blue October…Blue Bear recorded their 2013 EP Santa Fe, with Stinson engineering.
Matt Noveskey produced and Kevin Butler engineered and mixed four songs on songwriter Joshua Radin’s latest album, Wax Wings…Butler mixed a few tracks and handled a couple of overdubs for alt-rock band Blue October’s album Sway…Alt-rockers Courrier did initial tracking for their new album in Studio A…Rock band Quiet Company did tracking—almost entirely live into a 40-in, 40-out Pro Tools HDX rig—for their new album…Dream-pop/folk/rock band Black Books has been doing some tracking for a new forthcoming album on Believe Recordings.