Bob Dylan spent some time at Scream Studios (Studio City) cutting overdubs and mixing new material with engineers Biff Dawes and Chris Shaw for the Masked & Anonymous and Gods & Generals movie soundtracks. Also at Scream, Faith Hill was in mixing the song “Baby You Belong” with producer Dan Huff and engineers Tim Palmer and Mark O'Donoughue. DJ Lethal of Limp Bizkit was in with engineer Michael Parnin, overdubbing and mixing a few songs from his forthcoming debut album on Geffen Records. Chester Bennington (Linkin Park) and Method Man were two of the featured vocalists on the project…Producer/engineer Ron Saint Germain recently booked some time at Glenwood Place Studios (Burbank) to cut tracks for the upcoming Black Eyed Peas single “Express Yourself,” which features contributions from the band 311…Producers Rob Hoffman and Heather Holley just finished up three tracks with Christina Aguilera for her new album. The sessions were split between Conway Studios (Los Angeles) and Enterprise Studios (Studio City). The tracks were mixed by Hoffman and Peter Mokran.
Eve 6 stopped in at Avatar Studios (NYC) to track overdubs for their upcoming RCA release. Greg Watterberg was tapped to produce the effort with engineer John Angello and assistant Ross Petersen…Bon Jovi treated an audience of contest winners to a live performance inside Indre Studios (Philadelphia). The session was recorded for a radio broadcast on WPST by Bon Jovi's engineer Mike Rew and house engineer/co-owner Michael Comstock.
Recently at Reflection Sound Studios (Charlotte, NC), Korn guitarist Brian Welch (aka Head) recorded with engineer Andrew Scheps and house engineers Tracey Schroeder and Dave Puryear. Welch recorded pieces for an upcoming collaboration with Limp Bizkit. Schroeder has also been busy putting the final touches on the debut album for the Virginia-based band Law of the Plague. The band spent much of the summer inside Reflection's Studio C.
DreamWorks artist The K.G.B. were back at Studio 880 (Oakland, CA) to work with engineer Marco Martin and assistant Brian Barnes on some new material. Also at 880, Transmetal tracked some sketch material for an upcoming double album. The band brought along James Murphy (Testament) to produce and engineer; Martin and Brad Kobylczak were on hand to assist the sessions. Roadrunner Records' Machine Head were also in putting the finishing touches on an upcoming album. Martin assisted Chris Hanson with engineering duties.
New artist Avalon just finished recording a five-song CD at SugarHill Recording Studios (Houston) with producer Dan Workman.
Please submit your sessions and studio news for “Coast to Coast” to Robert Hanson. Submissions can be sent via e-mail toRHanson@primediabusiness.com. Photo submissions (JPEG at 300 dpi) are always encouraged, and please include the name(s) of the artists, producers and engineers on the project, and the location of the studio.