Artist/rapper/songwriter/actor Drake worked on a project in Studio 6 with producer/engineer Noah “40” Shebib on an 80-channel SSL 9080 J Series…Rapper/producer Rich Kidd mixed his new album in Studio 2 on an 80-channel SSL 4080 G+, with Young Guru engineering…Rockers Broken Sons recorded new material, with David Bottrill producing and Kevin Dietz co-producing and engineering, in Studio 1 on a vintage 32x8x32 Neve 8036 console…Rapper Classified and engineer Jeff Crake did a choir recording in Studio 1 for the song “Inner Ninja,” which won Rap Recording of the Year at the 2013 Juno Awards…Artist/songwriter Kelly Rowland mixed a few songs with engineer Noel Cadastre in Studio 2 for her new album, Talk a Good Game.
Lynda Lemay and Mathieu Dulong
Engineers Denis Savage and Émile Beaudin worked on the French version of the TV show The Voice using Studio Piccolo’s mobile studio…French singer-songwriter Lynda Lemay worked on new material in studios A and B (produced by Lemay, engineered by Mathieu Dulong)…French singer Isabelle Boulay was in Studio A with producer Philippe B. and engineer Ghyslain Luc Lavigne…French singer-songwriter/musician Michel Rivard was in Studio A with producer Eric Goulet and engineer Lavigne…Jazz bassist Alain Caron worked in Studio A with engineers Pierre Messier and Beaudin (Caron self-producing).
Noble Street Studios
Artist/rapper/songwriter/actor Drake worked on his song “Started From the Bottom” in studios A and B with Noah “40” Shebib serving as producer and engineer…Rockers Barenaked Ladies recorded and mixed in studios A and B for their album Grinning Streak with producer Gavin Brown and engineer Lenny DeRose…Rapper A$AP Rocky worked in Studio A with Shebib—who served as producer and engineer—on his song “F**kin’ Problems”…Melodic punk-rock band Billy Talent worked on new material in Studio A with producer Ian D’Sa and engineer Eric Ratz…Rock band The Tragically Hip worked with producer Brown and engineer DeRose in studios A and B…Alt-rockers The Headstones worked with producers Hugh Dillon and Chris Osti, as well as engineers DeRose (recording) and Vic Florencia (mixing) in studios A and B.
Worship leader/songwriter Jeff Hawker worked on his album Walk Humbly with producer Michael Nowak (Hawker co-produced) and engineers Ben Huntus and Jordan Oorebeek (Nowak also engineered)…Celtic folk-rockers Amergin worked on Ocean Song with producers Danny Kenny and Nowak (Nowak also engineered)…Hip-hop group Ground Zero worked with Nowak (produced and engineered) to track live horns, bass and guitar over old-school R&B/soul loops for Early Retirement…Artist AJ Turner worked with Nowak (produced and engineered) on Believe.