SESSIONS & STUDIO NEWS

Jun 1, 1999 12:00 PM, MIX STAFF

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The Mix Regional section for Mix's July 2014 issue focuses on Atlanta. Send us your studio news: updates, sessions, new rooms, club performances and installations. Let the Mix audience know what is going on! Send photos and descriptions to mixeditorial@nbmedia.com.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Sugar Ray mixed their single "Falls Apart" with producer/engineer David Kahne and assistant James Murray at Scream Studios in Studio City...At CanAm Studios (Tarzana) Cafe Tacuba mixed their new album with producer Gustavo Santoallo, engineer Joe Chiccarelli and assistant Travis Smith...Mercury recording artists Downset tracked in Studio A at Sound City (Van Nuys) with producer Roy Z. and engineers Billy Bowers and Nick Raskulinecz. Mike Terry and Sam Storey assisted...RobChicarelli mixed a song (produced by Guy Roche) for RCA recording artist Christina Aguilera at Pacifique Studios in North Hollywood... Universal Records artists Stroke 9 worked on their next release in Studio A at Sound Image (Van Nuys) with producer Rupert Hine, engineer Ruadhi Cushnan and assistant Chris Morrison...Beck recorded new material at Grandmaster Recorders (Hollywood) with producer/engineer Micky Petralia and assistant Andrew Alekel ...Ron Boustead mastered singles for Lenny Kravitz at CMS Mastering in Pasadena, CA...Recent projects at Oceanview Digital Mastering (L.A.) include a Phil Collins song for the soundtrack to Disney's Tarzan, mastered by Joe Gastwirt...Sony Music artists Protein mixed for a new release at Skip Saylor Recording in L.A. with engineer Randy Staub and assistant Ian Blanch...

NORTHEAST Rustic Overtones tracked for Arista Records at Avatar Studios (NYC) with producer Tony Visconti and overdubbed at Longview Farm (North Brookfield, MA)...In the Euphonix mixing suite at Morning Star Recording (Ambler, PA), Vicki Winans mixed a new live album for CGI Records with producer Steven Ford and engineers Glenn Barratt and Tom Petroski...Blue Rose/Rough Trade artist Joseph Parsons spent a month tracking for a European release in the B room at Indre Studios (Philadelphia) with producers Ian Cross and Scott Bricklin...The Geranlums tracked for a new Elektra release in Studio A at East Side Sound (NYC) with producer/engineer Alan Friedman and assistant Fran Cathcart...Producer Eric Troyer and producer/engineer John Jansen mixed a tune for ELO and Jose Feliciano at Harariville Recording (Weehawken, NJ). Matt Sietz assisted...Anthony Resta recently remixed projects for Guster, Missing Persons and Annette Kramer at his Bopnique Musique Studios (North Chelmsford, MA)...At Inner Ear Studios in Arlington, VA, Down By Law recorded for Go-Kart Records with producer Dave Smalley and engineer Don Zientara...Hip hop trio The Council tracked for an upcoming Tommy Boy release at City Sound Productions, NYC, with producer Dominator, engineer Corey Folta and assistant William Bowen...Folk singer Odetta worked on a new blues-flavored CD for the MC label at Tiki Recording (Glen Cove, NY). Guesting on the sessions was Dr. John, fresh from the Jazz Fest in New Orleans...

NORTHWEST At Seattle's Hanzsek Audio, Native American group Poet Warrior tracked with engineer Scott Ross...Recently at Wally Sound (Oakland, Calif.): Future Farmer recording artists For Stars finishing up their second album, as well as remixes of Zombies, Sons of Champlin and Dan Hicks for London-based Ace Records, produced by Alec Palao and engineered by Wally...Gravelvoice Studios' (Seattle) owner Scott Colburn remixed a home studio project with Wicker Palate and mastered a new CD by instrument builder Dave Knot...Egg Studios in Seattle had Dr. Explosion and Bryan Cohen in working with Johnny Sangster...At San Francisco's Coast Recorders, guitarist extraordinaire Joe Satriani tracked for his next Epic album with engineers John Cuniberti and Jeff Campatelli. Mr. Bungle tracked a new release for Warner Bros. with engineer Billy Andersen, assisted by Justin Phelps and Gibbs Chapman...Recently mastered by Barry Corliss at Master Works (Seattle): Trey Gunn's new CD Raw Power and Josh White's Coming Undone...

NORTH CENTRAL At Madjef Productions (Minneapolis, MN), Madjef Taylor mixed for Clientel Entertainment artists Lil Buddy, Steppa, Double L and Igloo Knobs. Also, Taylor and songwriter Billy Steele mixed for Excelsior Records artist Necy for a forthcoming release...Almo Sounds artists The Pulsars recorded for their second release with producer/engineer Joe Chiccarelli at Smart Studios (Madison, WI). Jay Lison assisted...Techo duo Jackpot completed their first full-length with producer/engineer Cal Moore at his Immortal Productions (Canal Fulton, OH)...

SOUTHEAST Outkast recorded three new, self-produced songs at Doppler Studios (Atlanta). John Frye engineered, assisted by Ken Stallworth...Singer/songwriter Eric Andersen played the last show of a recent tour in Atlanta. The date was recorded, mixed and edited by Wateree Studio engineer Eliott James for a possible CD release...At Southern Tracks Recording (Atlanta) Brendan O'Brien mixed Limp Bizkit's new Flip/Interscope release, produced by Terry Date. Ryan Williams was the second engineer, assisted by Karl Egsieker...

SOUTHWEST Scott Keeton and the Deviants recorded and mixed their debut for English label JSP at Studio Seven (Oklahoma City, OK) with producer Dave Copenhaver...At SugarHill Recording in Houston, TX, 30FootFall recorded their new self-produced Nitro Records release, Ever Revolving Never Evolving, with co-producer Dan Workman...Sister 7 recorded for Arista with engineer Jim Wilson at Arlyn Studios (Austin, TX). Also in were Sire artists The Derailers, with producer Dave Alvin and engineer Stuart Sullivan...At Pedernales Studio (Spicewood, TX), Rogers & Hammerhead recorded with producer Freddy Powers and engineer Bobby Arnold... Tower Of Power mixed for their 30th anniversary live LP on Sony/550 Records at The Soundlab in Tempe, AZ, with producer/engineer Clarke Rigsby. Rigsby also remixed older Tower of Power tracks for release on Rhino Records...At Oklahoma City's AKS Recording, producer/engineer Wes Sharon tracked and mixed the debut release for indie rockers Traindodge to be released on 6X6 Records as well as completing Smarty Pants' first full length effort for Opulence Records. Additional tracking sessions were held at Oklahoma City facility The Devil's Workshop...Virgin Records recording artist D'Angelo overdubbed for a new release at Colorado Sound (Westminster, CO) with engineer Lorne Bregizer and assistant Dylan Ely. D'Angelo was joined in the studio by Def Jam artists Redman and Method Man, who contributed vocal tracks to the project...

STUDIO NEWS Ocean Way Recording (Hollywood, CA) has begun construction of a large, 5.1-channel surround sound control room and a smaller mixing studio. The new surround room will house a 120-input Sony Oxford digital console. The smaller studio will have an API from Ocean Way Studio B, which in turn will get an 80-input, totally discrete Class A custom Neve board. The new studios are being built in the space formerly occupied by Bernie Grundman Mastering, which relocated to new, expanded facilities nearby...New York City studio Sound on Sound is building a new 5.1 mixing room, Studio C, designed by the Walters/Storyk Design Group. The room will feature an AMS Neve Capricorn digital console and custom Augspurger monitors...Kerry Kopp was promoted to VP of engineering services at Emerald Entertainment Group (Nashville)... Avatar Recording (NYC) installed a 72-channel SSL 9000 J Series console for tracking and mixing projects...In anticipation of 5.1 mixing, Middle Ear Studios (Miami, FL), owned and operated by the Bee Gees, purchased an AMS Neve Capricorn for Studio A. The new console was put to work immediately mixing the next Bee Gees album, set for release early next year...SF Audio Sound & Recording Studios (Anaheim, CA) added small-run CD duplication services via a Media Form 5900 CD R tower, augmenting its recording and mastering services...Picki Music Productions (Las Vegas, NV) added a new Mackie D8B console (housed in an Argosy console enclosure) and a pair of Mackie HR824 active monitors. The studio recently completed work on a documentary CD on the career of blues great Little Milton...Mastering facility Future Disc Systems (Hollywood, CA) remodeled its Studio One (with re-design by co-owner Steve Hall and acoustical treatments by Chris Pelonis), adding a new, custom-built console...Pedernales Studio (Spicewood, TX) installed a 48-channel SSL 4000 G+ console with Total Recall automation...Los Angeles' Studio 56 added an Otari RADAR II recorder to its Studio E...Audio and music equipment retailer Sweetwater Sound (Fort Wayne, IN) appointed Lionel Dumond as manager of Sweetwater Sound Productions, the company's recording studio...As part of a studio-wide upgrade to surround capability for its work in television and film scoring (as well as music recording), Sound Chamber Recorders (North Hollywood, CA) installed a JBL Professional LSR Series surround monitoring system in each of its three studios...Remote production and recording company Watermark Entertainment (Tampa, FL) purchased an 80-input Amek Rembrandt for its new truck.






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