Standing: drummer Marko Marcinko. Seated: engineer Kent Heckman and artist Trisha O’Keefe.
O'KEEFE TRACKS AT RED ROCK
At Red Rock Recording Studio (Poconos Mountains, Pa.), Kent Heckman recorded and mixed 17 songs for singer/songwriter Trisha O'Keefe. The tracks will be used on an album released on the Maggie Sez label.
Producer Phil Ramone brought five-sister group The Hastings to Saint Claire Recording Company (Lexington, KY). The session was engineered by BJ Ramone with assistance from Zach McNees and Rosco Weber…Jeff Carroll at Bluefield Mastering (Raleigh, NC) recently completed mastering Army Jacket Winter by Jon Shain, Guns & Butter by Bull Cit, and Stryper's The Roxx Regime Demos, which Carroll says was mastered from a cassette…In addition to the Via session at right, Catalyst Recording (Charlotte, NC) owner Rob Tavaglione produced and engineered an album for Bums Lie (Why Lie? It's for Beer) and the debut CD by Steel Standing…Sound designer Nick Palladino and engineer Brian Straka of NPALL Audio (Nashville) are working on sound design for the four DVD menus of the upcoming Rolling Stones box set.
Producer Henry Golis and saxophone player Chasey Dean were at Tiki Recording Studios (Glen Cover, NY) recording overdubs for a new CD. Fred Guarino engineered…Just a few more recent sessions at Avatar: Boz Scaggs was in Studio A recording with producer Gil Goldstein ,engineer Jay Newland and assistant engineer Justin Gerrish. Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Awards' music composed by Katreese Barnes was recorded and mixed in Studio B. The session was produced by Barnes and Justin Timberlake. Overdubs and mixing were done by engineer Anthony Ruotolo assisted by David Tolomei and Aki Nishimura. Debbie Harry was in Studio B overdubbing with engineer Hugo Dwyer. The session was produced by Harry and assisted by Brian Montgomery…Celine Dion was back recording in Studio C with engineer/producer Humberto Gatica, assisted by Ruotolo. The Roots with Fallout Boy's Patrick Stumpf recorded in Studio C with engineer Russ Elevado. The Roots produced the session; the assistant engineer was Gerrish…Bear Creek Studios (Woodinville, WA) owner/engineer Ryan Hadlock added two new Crowley and Tripp Naked Eye ribbon microphones to his microphone collection.
Americana rocker Ted Wulfers and his band tracked new tunes for an upcoming CD at the Chicago Recording Company (Chicago). Chris Sheppard engineered and Dave Rieley assisted.
Producer/engineer Eric McKinney has been working at Wonderland Studios (Austin) on tracks with Colin Gilmore (Jimmie Dale Gilmore's son). McKinney is also recording and producing the debut CD from Kristen Kissling, one of the Top 12 finalists from the first season of Nashville Star.
At House of Blues Studios (Encino, CA), staffer Doug Tyo is engineering another collaboration between Brazilian legend Sergio Mendes and Black Eyed Peas' will.i.am.
At Blue Seven Audio (Fremont, CA), studio owner Christopher Scott Cooper finished mixing and mastering Scotsman Peter Daldry's debut Celtic CD, Familiar Roads. The release was recorded by Gus Fjelstrom. Cooper also recorded and mixed prog rockers Metaphor's third CDm The Sparrow…Producer/engineer Justin Phelps recently completed album projects for the Mother Hips, Estradasphere, Sean Hayes, Eric McFadden, All Ages, Kathleen Haskard and Chuck Prophet at Hyde Street Studio C (San Francisco). In addition, engineer Scott McDowell completed a new album by Liz Pappademjas, and singer/songwriter Josh Fish finished his new album with engineer Jaimeson Durr…Kalara Recording Studios' (Seattle, WA) Mark Miller recorded Third Eye Blind live at the Fillmore in March; a DVD is in the works, with a planned late-summer release date.
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