Vibetribe Productions’ Avi Geller is moving his operation tocentral Manhattan, opening a studio that will serve as his main mixenvironment.
Geller’s facility (pictured) currently features Pro Tools HD3, whichruns on a Macintosh twin 1.25 GHz G4 (he anticipates an upgrade to aG5). The facility also includes a Mackie dXb console, upgraded from hisprevious Mackie Digital 8-bus, as well as GML Preamps and EQs.Monitoring includes a pair of ATC 150As that Geller shipped from hisLondon studio.
Despite the new home base, Geller continues to work remotely. “Werecently recorded a symphony orchestra in London using Cubase SXrunning on a laptop,” says the songwriter/producer/mixer. The stringsession was recorded for the UNICEF World Cup campaign theme,reportedly heard by an estimated audience of 500 million worldwide. “Ilove mobility; it lets me record a great vocal at the most in opportunetime. In a hotel room, put a towel over the door, and set up the mic,and you have a great vocal booth.”
As a writer and producer, Geller has worked with artists such asWyclef Jean, Kele Le Roc, Das EFX and classical ensemble The OperaBabes.
For more information on Geller’s preferred monitors, ATC,visit www.transaudiogroup.com.