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NORTHEAST Electric Plant Studios (Brooklyn, NY) hosted Slick Pelt guitarist Mike Louis, who was in recording The Rollup.


Electric Plant Studios

(Brooklyn, NY) hosted Slick Pelt guitarist Mike Louis, whowas in recording The Rollup. The effort was tracked and mixed bychief engineer/manager Vin Cin…HarariVille RecordingStudios' (Weehawken, NJ) Rob Harari edited and masteredtracks from a live performance by Israeli singer/songwriter DavidBroza. Jersey rock band Kilgore Trout was in mixing songsfor an upcoming Sundried Records release. Matt Sietz engineeredwhile the band handled production duties…Over at IndreStudios (Philadelphia), the DNA Project were in the studio'sB room with engineer/producer Bogdan Hernik. Also in B, BMX starKevin Robinson cut demos with Mike Richellerecording…Sound on Sound's (New York City) CortezFarris has been busy tracking for such artists as Dr. John,Governor, Keith Murray, True Life and 54th Platoon. Richard Furchhas also been busy mixing for Christina Aguilera's MTV liveappearance, and tracking with Andrew W.K., 24K and MelissaAuf der Maur.


Rapper Ice Cube was in Chicago Recording Co. (Chicago)recording and mixing with engineer Jeff Lane; Mac 10 producedand Derek Downing assisted. Eve was in recording withengineer Manny Sanchez, while Mavis Staples trackedvocals with Mat Lejeune for an upcoming Los Lobos release withlead singer David Hidalgo producing…Alt-rock LocalH recorded their brand-new EP No Fun (Thick Records) atMillion Yen Studios (Chicago) with producer/engineer AndyGerber.…Align stopped in Oarfin Studios (Minneapolis), wherethey tracked, mixed and mastered Blue Book Value. ToddFitzgerald, Oarfin's chief engineer, co-produced and tag-teamedwith Daryll Hurst on engineering credits.


Nettleingham Audio

's (Vancouver, WA) engineer Kevin Nettleingham masteredreleases for these Portland-area artists: Phil and Gayle Newman,Aric Riley, Seymour, The Del Toros, The Jolenes and the SwivelChairs. MIB Music's Bryce Van Patten came in to master an18-song metal compilation, while Jim Fischer stopped by to addkeyboards, mix and master the new Jim Giger CD, I've AnchoredMy Soul.


Mastering engineer Benny Quinn has been busy atMasterfonics (Nashville): a bluegrass version ofLonestar's “My Front Porch Looking In,” and projectsfrom Dionne Warwick, Johnny Lee, Ashley Gearing, Cornbread andWhitney Duncan…Ardent Records rock band Skilletrecently completed their new album, Collide, at Memphis-basedArdent Studios. Paul Ebersold produced the effort with engineerMatt Martone…Engineer Scott Ross recorded trackswith Dave Holister for Roy Jones Jr.'s new album atRight Hook Studios (Pensacola, FL).


John Frusciante

, guitarist for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, stopped by BernieGrundman Mastering (Hollywood) to master his new solo album,Shadows Collide With People…Recent artists atCherokee (Hollywood): Robert Bradley (producer/engineerBruce Robb, mixers Dee Robb and Bruce Robb,assistant engineers Dave McKenna and Mike Marston),Ronnie Lewis (producer/engineers the Robb Brothers, mixerDee Robb, assistant engineers Valente Torres and Marston) andShelby Lynne (producer Shelby Lynn with co-producer Bruce Robb,recorded and mixed by Robb, assistant engineer GregHayes)…Producer/Klown Records (Santa Monica) studioowner Stevo Bruno has had his hands full with recent projects,including Brides of Destruction, Prong, Mother's Finest, DinoCazares (Fear Factory) and Pico Train.


Bluegrass band Sugar Bayou completed their debut CD,Nowhere But Gone, at SugarHill Recording Studios(Houston) with chief engineer Andy Bradley. Engineer SteveChristensen has been busy with recording demos forSilverleaf and Shulton's Youth, while engineer JohnGriffin was tapped by Next Best Thing and After ItAll to record tracks…Erykah Badu was recently inWexTrax (Dallas), mixing and mastering her new single“Danger” with mastering engineer Rob Wechsler andmixing engineer Tom Soars. Favored Nations artist AndyTimmons just completed mixing a new version of the OliviaNewton-John single “Physical” as a bonus track for herlatest release, Duets.

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