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Jan 1, 1999 12:00 PM, MIX STAFF

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NORTHEAST

At his Bopnique Musique Studios in Chelmsford, MA, Anthony Resta recorded and performed drums and percussion on three songs for Java/Capitol artists Splashdown. Brian Carrigan and the band are producing; Glen Ballard is the executive producer...David Clayton Thomas tracked for a self-produced independent release at Bear Tracks (Suffern, NY) with engineer Doug Oberkircher and assistant Steve Regina... Queen Esther tracked in Studio A at EastSide Sound (NYC) with executive producer Michael Golla and engineers Lou Holtzman and Federico Panero...At Pie Studios (Glen Cove, NY) Norwegian vocalist Sissel worked on her first American solo release with producers Rick Chertoff and Rob Hy-man, engineer William Wittman and assistant George Fullan. Chieftains leader Paddy Maloney took advantage of the singer's presence at Pie and brought in a song from his band's forthcoming release, to which Sissel added lead vocals...

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

At Skip Saylor Recording (L.A.), Almo Sounds artists Ozomatli tracked and mixed for an upcoming release with producer T-Ray and engineer Anton. Wayne-O was in with producer Budda working on a new Sony release engineered by Lamont. Daniel Romero assisted on both sessions...Righteous Brother Bill Medley tracked vocals for a national Dr Pepper spot in Studio A at The Village Recorder (West L.A.); in Studio F novelist Jackie Collins narrated the book-on-tape version of her L.A. Connections series...Boot (grand prize winners of the Disc Makers Independent Music World Series) cut new tracks at Music Grinder Studios (L.A.) with engineer Dave "Rainman" Banta...Sean "Puffy" Combs has been frequenting several studios at The Record Plant (L.A.), producing various projects, including a remix of the Smashing Pumpkins' "Ava Adore." Carole King was also in with producer/engineer Humberto Gatica, tracking and mixing a song for the You've Got Mail soundtrack. Jan Fairchild and C.J. DeVillar assisted...At Ocean Way (Hollywood), Jewel mixed her new release, Spirit, with producer Patrick Leonard, engineers Kevin Killen and Ross Hogarth, and assistants Rob Banerjee and John Sorenson...Sugar Ray recorded and mixed their new release at Scream Studios (Studio City) with producer David Kahne and engineer John Travis on the studio's SSL 9000 J...

NORTH CENTRAL

R. Kelly fininshed final mixes for his new Jive/Zomba release in Studio 4 at Chicago Recording Company with engineers Stevo George and Tony Masserati. Also in were Reprise rockers Flaming Lips, recording and mixing with producer/engineer Peter Mokran...At Madjef Productions, producer Gary Hines and engineer/producer Jeff Taylor recorded and mixed the single "Nothing Keep U Down" for the Virgin Records soundtrack to Down In the Delta...Swedish combo Loosegoats tracked and mixed a new album at Smart Studios (Madison, WI) with producer Brian Paulson and engineer Mark Haines...

SOUTHEAST

Mariah Carey payed a visit to Criteria Studios in Miami, continuing work on new material for Columbia. The 48-track digital project was engineered by Dana Chappelle with assistance from Chris Carroll. Visit the studio's new Web site at www.criteriastudios.com...Matt King tracked at Masterfonics in Nashville with producer Billy Joe Walker, engineer David Thoener and assistant Glenn Spinner...At American Holly Studios (Charleston, SC), original Drifter Calvin Taylor worked on a solo project with composer/arranger Kevin White and engineer John Uhrig...Christy Sutherland overdubbed for Giant Records at Sound Emporium (Nashville) with producer Garth Fundis and engineer Dave Sinko, then mixed with engineers Chuck Ainlay and Mark Ralston...Over at Nashville's Emerald Sound, Patty Loveless tracked for Epic with producer Emory Gordy and engineer Russ Martin...Indie rockers Nova Express recorded with producer/engineer Rob Tavaglione at Catalyst Recording in Charlotte, NC...Epic artists 7 Mile tracked for a new release at Doppler Studios (Atlanta) with producer J-Dub, engineer Ralph Cacciurri and assistant Jason Rome...

SOUTHWEST

At Colorado Sound (Westminster, CO) former Cream/Traffic drummer Ginger Baker led his new jazz Quintet through their paces during tracking sessions for a new CD. Baker produced with Ron Miles, and Danny Kopelson engineered. Also, Steve Miller stopped in during a recent tour to record tracks for a U.S. Post Office ad campaign, produced by Karl Westman and engineered by Jeff Shuey...

STUDIO NEWS

Boston-based Goin' Mobile added 32 tracks of Tascam DA-88 to its remote truck, complementing 32 tracks of ADAT. The company is celebrating its 13th year of location recording... Opened recently in Oakland, CA, recording and audio post facility Studio 880 offers an 1,800-square-foot live room with two iso booths and 48 tracks of analog and digital recording...Royaltone Studios (North Hollywood, CA) promoted studio manager Jane Scobie to vice president. Now in its fourth year of operation, Royaltone recently hosted sessions for Toto, Mudhoney, Royal Crown Revue and Rod Stewart...The Cleveland Institute of Music added an array of Tascam gear to its facilities, including DA-38 and DA-98 mulititracks and a DA-30 MkII DAT recorder...The Eastman School of Music (Rochester, NY) installed a SADiE 24*96 workstation to complement its four Genex 8000 digital 8-tracks...Nashville public radio station WPLN recently moved to new facilities designed by the Russ Berger Design Group. The 11,500-square-foot building includes four on-air control rooms, as well as equipment rooms, edit suites and offices...Laughing Tiger Studios (San Rafael, CA) installed a custom SSL 4052 G Plus console with Ultimation, Total Recall and E Series EQ throughout...Burlington A/V Recording Media hosted a listening session at Avatar Studios (NYC) to preview the new Quantegy GP9 analog tape for industry professionals.

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