Soulfly tracked their Roadrunner Records album, Dark Ages, at the Saltmine Studio Oasis in Mesa, Ariz. John Gray engineered; Max Cavalera produced. From left: bandmembers Bobby Burns, Joe Nunez, Mark Rizzo, engineer John Gray and producer/vocalist Max Cavalera
Hyde Street Studios (San Francisco) recently re-opened Studio C, and has already brought in projects from Chuck Prophet, Rat Dog, Norton Buffalo, The Court and Spark and The Girlfriend Experience, among others…David Kershenbaum produced Melanie Dekker's debut at Sonoma Mountain Estate (Sonoma, CA)…Adam Rossi produced and engineered Megan Slankard's EP at his Palo Alto, Calif., studio, with additional engineering done by Justin Weis…Joaby Deal, senior mixer at One Union Recording (S.F.) completed 5.1 mixes on spots for the film Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit and a Konami video game titled Eat Your Veggies…Nettleingham Audio (Vancouver, WA) engineer Kevin Nettleingham mastered releases for Portland acts George Mitchell, The Sea Weasels, The Better to See You With, Ginggang and Dealer…Josiah Gluck is mixing Nnenna Freelon at Fantasy Studios (Berkeley, CA).
This Episode teamed with producer Rick Parker to record their debut at the Sandbox Studios (Santa Monica)…At Fexubris (L.A.), Ross Hogarth recorded tracks for Oliver Black for producer Michael Beinhorn…Mick Guzauski tracked vocals with James Ingram, Snoop Dogg and The O'Jays for Michael Jackson's Hurricane Katrina Relief single at Conway Recording Studios (L.A.)…Hollywood Sound Recorders (Hollywood) reports that Eddie Money stopped in to cut a duet for Benny Mardones' new album, produced by Jim Ervin.
Katherine Schell spent weeks at Chicago Recording Company (Chicago) with engineer Mathieu Lejeune; Ron Lowe recorded and mixed Erin McDougald's new album for producer Steven Stewart Short; and engineer Jeff Lane continued work with artists Bump J and Majic…Secret Machines recorded and mixed with engineer Brandon Mason at Gravity Studios (Chicago); Badly Drawn Boy teamed with engineer Doug McBride for Q101's TBA radio show; Kasabian recorded a song with producer Jim Abbiss; and Story of the Year recorded much of their new album with engineer Steve Evetts.
Train wrapped up another album at Southern Tracks Recording (Atlanta) with producer Brendan O'Brien and engineers Nick DiDia and Billy Bowers…Brent Lambert mastered the latest Zox album, produced by Mitch Easter, at Kitchen Matering (Carroboro, NC), as well as Valient Thorr, Jump Little Children, Mercy Filter, Claudia Quintet and Hotel Lights…Master House (Miami) mastered Latin music projects for Julieta Venegas, Los Pericos, Belanova, Chayanne, Christian Castro, Sin Bandera, Pilar Montenegro and pianist Enrique Chia.
Drop Trio recorded their live acoustic album at SugarHill Recording Studios (Houston), mixed by John Griffin; and Brian Marshall and His Tex-Slavic Playboys tracked their new album with engineers Leigh Crain and Andy Bradley; Mark Rubin produced…Pat Green visited Maximedia Studios (Dallas) with engineer Michael Havens to track songs for his new album. Cheyenne Kimball was in with producer Billy Mann and engineer Michael Havens. Nichole Nordeman also worked on new material with Havens.
Producer Ron Aniello came to Avatar (NYC) with engineer Jacquire King to record Guster's latest; Anita Baker recorded vocals for a Dave Koz record with producer Barry Eastmond and engineer Michael O'Reilly; Chris Shaw mixed Jackie Greene's latest with producer Steve Berlin; and Kevorkian Mastering wrapped albums for The Elected, Canadian Invasion, Famous, Annie Keating and Alexia…Cotton Hill Studios' (Albany, NY) Ray Rettig recorded voice-overs from Mick Jagger and Keith Richards with producer Barbara Goldman for a series of radio commercials just before the Stones' Pepsi Arena concert…World Wide Audio Inc. (NYC) hosted final mixes for Crash Test Dummies'
Live in Duluth DVD…Psychofunaddicts visited Retromedia (Red Bank, NJ) to track an EP with co-producer/engineer Paul Ritchie, and Robert “Void” Caprio tracked an album for Jersey band Woodfish…Adam Ayan mastered projects for the Rolling Stones, Faith Hill, Carrie Underwood, Wynonna Judd, Bloodhound Gang, Brian Wilson, Straylight Run, Jelly Roll Morton and Nirvana at Gateway Mastering (Portland, ME)…Mario McNulty cut new Laurie Anderson tracks at Looking Glass Studios (NYC)…Tom Durack mixed Daphne Rubin-Vega's (Rent) indie project at ElevenFifteen Studios (NYC)…Lawrence Manchester tracked/edited music for the film Across the Universe at Right Track Studios (NYC)…Jay Newland mixed Louise Setera at Chez Newland (Norwalk, CT)…Trod Nossel (Wallingford, CT) reports visits from Mem, Own Rendition, Kathleen Fowle, Slinkback, Kim Waters and Fingerprint Records for recording and/or mastering.
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