Matt Knobel produced an EP for Boston indie rockers Stocklan at Criteria/Hit Factory (Miami)…Danny Kadar is producing indie artist Ryan Edwards at his own studio, Paradigm Park (New Orleans)…At the Sound Lab (Atlanta), Trilville worked on their second release with Lil Jon and Don P, with Lil J producing and Taj Mahal engineering…Engineer Allen Morgan's newly launched A&R Studios (Nashville) was the site of tracking and mixing for Dr. Hook's new release, which was produced by Ron Haffkine and engineered by Morgan. Morgan also finished mixes on Christian pop/rock artist Gayle Godkin…Music Row neighbors JamSync recently completed the sound design and 5.1 mix for KOOL 105.3's 35mm teaser, which is showing in regional movie theaters. Theresa Thornhill of Bark Productions produced…Tooth and Nail artist Spoken tapped producer/engineer Travis Wyrick to produce their new release; the group worked at Wyrick's 5.1-equipped Lakeside Studios (Knoxville, TN)…SugarHill (Houston) senior staff engineer Steve Christensen mixed Arthur Yoria's latest project, Suerte Mijo, in Studio C, while staff engineer John Griffin tracked indie synth/pop act Ronnie Spozio in Studio B…Workplay Studios (Birmingham, AL) welcomed Monte Montgomery, who shot video and recorded an upcoming live DVD with engineer Ben Trexel. Trexel also engineered live recordings for Vanessa Carlton, Paul Thorn, The Pierces and Blue Merle, and audio tracks for American Idol promo spots.
At Smart Studios (Madison, WI), Ryan Hewitt produced tracks for Chicago indie rockers Madina Lake. Meanwhile, Brandon Mason engineered B-sides for Secret Machines…Spoken word artist Michael Maglaras and producer Terri Templeton mastered their latest project with Greg Reierson and Brynn Kowalczyk at Rare Form Mastering (Minneapolis).
Walkerecordings Jazz (NYC) hosted recording and/or mix projects by Allison Miller's band, Tilt; George Walker Petit engineered and mixed…Antony returned to Dubway Studio's (NYC) Yellow Room to produce new band Beaut with engineer Emery Dobyns. Composer Elizabeth Ziff tracked music for The L Word's second season with engineers Julian McBrowne and Mike Presta…At Barking Doctor Studios (Mt. Kisco, NY), Mick Guzauski mixed songs for Eric Clapton's next album and a Robbie Buchanan — produced track featuring Peabo Bryson and American Idol's Kimberley Locke…Avatar Studios (NYC) welcomed Lawrence Manchester, who mixed a score for composer/producer Ryan Shore for the film Prime…Tony Visconti has been having a great time producing Sony/Denmark artist Kashmir at Looking Glass Studios (NYC)…The Donnas and L.A. engineer Paul Hager crossed the U.S. to studio.metronome (Brookline, NH) to mix songs in stereo and 5.1, while Dropkick Murphys (Hell-Cat/Epitaph) tapped engineer David Bianco to mix their latest…Sound on Sound (NYC) welcomed artists Memphis Bleek, Olivia, Altar Boys, Tony Yayo and Brooke Valentine to Studio A; Yolanda Adams, Kenny Lattimore and Chante Moore to Studio B; Whoopi Goldberg, Brasco, Prodigy, Joan Baez, The Federation and Fabulous to Studio C; and Foxy Brown with Jermaine Dupri and Remy Martin in Studio D…Producer Eric Foster White stopped by Threshhold's (NYC) Studio A to work on various projects with engineers Kato and Hillary Johnson. Road to Recovery and Crazy James tracked and mixed with producer James Walsh, Kato and engineer Jay Rodriguez.
At Fantasy Studios (Berkeley, CA), Josiah Gluck recorded and mixed Nnenna Freelon's upcoming Concord Records release…Detroit natives FULL teamed with Seattle producer Rick Kowal to record their third full-length at Black Vegas Studio (Seattle)…Nettleingham Audio (Vancouver, WA) engineer Kevin Nettleingham mastered releases for PDX artists RyeHollow, Novum Chamber Singers, Skip vonKuske, ambient noise band Bdong, punk band Filthy White Trash and The Stivs, among others.
Producer Dave Sardy has been ensconced in The Village's (L.A.) Studio A mixing Oasis, OK Go! and Rock N' Roll Soldiers; Ryan Castle engineered. Down the hall, Liz Phair tracked new songs with producer John Alagia and engineer Brian Scheuble, and, working on Studio F's new Digidesign ICON, Janet Jackson teamed with Flyte Tyme Productions' engineer Ian Cross to record and mix songs for a new album…Skip Saylor (Hollywood) welcomed Chaka Khan and engineer Ian Blanch, who tracked her vocals with Soulive for a new Ira Schickman — produced release. Brandi Carlile mixed her new album with producer/mixer John Goodmanson, and Taproot tracked and mixed their next album with producer/engineer Toby Wright.
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