Ontario-based rock band Cherry Suede stopped by The Clubhouse (Rhineback, N.Y.) to record with producer/engineer Rick Slater. From left: bandmembers Randy Young and Randy Scott, Rick Slater, assistant Mukh O “OT” Turbolt and guest keyboardist Zach Provost.
Producers Jason Corsaro and Ben Elliot visited the Barber Shop Studios (Lake Hopatcong, NJ) to work on the upcoming release for Christian rock band Coundd…Honor Among Thievez tracked a new album at Target Studios (Elkton, MD) with engineer Randy Adler…Avatar (NYC) kept super-busy when Ross Petersen engineered Windup Records acts Megan McCauley and Omnisoul, produced by Will Baker and Gregg Wattenberg, respectively. Producer/mixer Rich Costey overdubbed and mixed Franz Ferdinand's new album, and producer Tom Schick chose Avatar's new Kevorkian Mastering to wrap Ryan Adams' new one with engineer Fred Kevorkian…Burning Spear lit up the Magic Shop (NYC) when he tracked and mixed his new album with engineer Nino Caccavale. Producer John Goodmanson mixed bands Socratic and Rogue Wave; and Greg Fidelman overdubbed Life of Agony vocalist Keith Caputo…Laughing Dog Studios (NYC) finished working with Journey lead vocalist Steve Augeri on four songs for the band's new album. Kevin Elson produced; Bill Donnelly engineered…Threshold Music (NYC) welcomed vocalist Micahel Cavanaugh, recording with engineer Kato Khandwala; Ari Hest tracked and mixed with engineer Dan McGloughlin; Nothing Rhymes With Orange recorded and mixed with Khandwala and producer Bill Aucoin…Mark Radice “turned” to Turn Wright Recorders (Delran, NJ) to track his latest with engineer Jack Wright…Sound on Sound (NYC) hosted Judy Collins with producer Steve Buckingham and engineer Alan Silverman; Blindside with producer/engineer David Bendeth; Desmond Child with engineer Victor Mancusi; Papa San with engineer Brian Stanley; and Chico Hamilton with Chris Fasulo.
The soundtrack/5.1 mix for TimeSpace, The Infinite Adventure, a show for the Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum in Chicago, was produced by Mark Paternostro and Mathew Mascheri at Effigy Studios (Madison, WI)…Aberdeen Recording Studios (Aberdeen, SD) welcomed singer/songwriter Sierra Weiland and rock band Quarter to Nine; both are signed to the studio's new label, Aberdeen Originals…Catherine Schell finished her debut at Chicago Recording Company (Chicago). Mathieu Lejeune and Stefan Clark produced. Kanye West worked with engineer Chris Steinmetz on new material, while the CRC Mobile Unit traveled everywhere from Bonaroo to the Hodag Festival…Gravity Studios (Chicago) reports activity with the Secret Machines, recording/mixing with engineer Brandon Mason. Kasabian tracked a song for the upcoming film Hooligans with producer Jim Abbiss. Story of the Year tracked their latest with producer Steve Evetts; and Umphrey McGee tracked/mixed a double disc with Kevin Browning and engineer Manny Sanchez…Chapman Recording (Kansas City, MO) hosted a session by TECH N9NE for EA Sports'
Madden NFL 2006, engineered and co-produced by Robert Rebeck.
Brendan O'Brien mixed tracks for Audioslave at Southern Tracks (Atlanta) with engineer Nick DiDia. DiDia also handled the 5.1 mix for The Offspring's Greatest Hits. Third Day returned to work on their forthcoming release with engineer Karl Egsieker…Parallel chose Catalyst Recording (Charlotte, NC) to record their sophomore release with producer Rob Tavaglione; Dave Harris mastered in Studio B…The Sound Lab (Smyrna, GA) welcomed Don P of Trillville, who was in working with engineers Jai Hutcherson and Jan Nerud. A Few Good Men mixed three good songs with Nerud; Crime Mob and Lil Scrappy worked on new projects with Hutcherson and Taj Mahal…Texas Treefort Studios (Austin) got a visit from Bob Schneider and engineer Dave McNair, who were in recording a new album, as was Charlie Sexton.
Michael Tolcher and band visited OTR Studios (Belmont, CA) to record a live session with Cookie Marenco. Marenco and Jean-Claude Reynaud mixed a project for Garett Brennan on the Sonoma digital system…Nettleingham Audio's (Vancouver, WA) Kevin Nettleingham mastered releases for PDX artists Qwong, Brandon Moor, Rich Layton & The Troublemakers and Lisa Marie Buster.
Oasis Mastering (Studio City) engineer Eddy Schreyer wrapped up a new Sublime tribute featuring No Doubt, Jack Johnson, G. Love and Ozomatli, among others; a Golden 12-inch vinyl single was produced by Printz Board of the Black Eyed Peas. Gene Grimaldi mastered new albums for Pennywise, Dangerdoom, Exene Cervenka & The Original Sinners and Darker My Love…House of Blues Studios (Hollywood) welcomed will.i.am, who was in producing albums for Macy Gray and Sergio Mendes, with Jason Villaroman engineering. Pink worked on new material with songwriter/producers Butch Walker and Billy Mann; and Jamie Cullum mixed his follow-up with producer Stewart Levine and engineer Rik Pekkonen.
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