Recent gigs for Le Mobile during the summer have included:
Le Mobile owner/engineer Guy Charbonneau recorded No Doubt’sRock Steady tour in Long Beach, Calif., and then mixed theproject for stereo video and 5.1 DVD (both slated for November release)while the truck was parked in its Vista, Calif., headquarters. He didthe same for The Pretenders forthcoming Loose in L.A. DVD,recording Chrissie Hynde and company at L.A.’s Wiltern Theater.For country superstar Kenny Chesney, Le Mobile traveled to Knoxville,Tenn., for tracking of his Back Where I Come From Party. Whenthe truck returned to California, Charbonneau did the stereo mix forthe CMT broadcast, as well as some premixing for a future 5.1 DVDrelease.
Summer tracking-only projects for Le Mobile covered a broad range offestival, TV and multimedia assignments. Chief engineer Charlie Bouiswas in Le Mobile’s vintage Neve for all seven live tapingsessions of The WB’s Pepsi Smash TV series atHollywood’s Ren-Mar sound stage. Le Mobile also recorded two MTVprojects, the MTV Bash and the MTV Movie Awards, alongwith the annual Coachella Festival and the Warped Tour for Warner Bros.Prior to Fleetwood Mac’s summer tour, Le Mobile recorded somelive sessions for AOL, and Good Morning America later booked thetruck to record a guest performance by Lisa Marie Presley. Otherbookings included a ballet score for New York’s WNET-13 andorchestral music for a Disney cruise ship project.
“This summer really marked a turning point for the Le Mobileas a mixing studio, particularly for surround projects,” saidCharbonneau. “We had a great response from all our clients. Ijust got an e-mail from Gail Colson, Chrissie Hynde’s manager,and she said that the mixes sounded great and everybody in the bandthought the sound was fantastic. So, who says you can’t dosurround mixes in a truck?!”
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