Sessions & Studio News

Feb 1, 2004 12:00 PM, By Breean Lingle


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Rap artist Mobb Deep was in New York City at Battery Studios and Chung King Studios, working on his upcoming release (Jive Records) with artist/producer/Lil Jon, engineers Steve Sola and Mike Berman, and at the latter with producer The Alchemist, engineers Sola and Ari Raskin…Engineer Tony Visconti's latest sessions have taken place at Looking Glass Studios (NYC) producing the Manic Street Preachers' CD to be released via Sony UK…Angel Mountain (Bethlehem, PA) announced a wrap for production sessions on two of its 5.1 library's latest mixes, including Marvin Gaye's Let's Get It On and the Allman Brothers' Live at the Fillmore EastWoody Allen shot a scene for his yet-to-be-titled film at New York's Sound on Sound Studios in Studio A, which will feature an ensemble cast including Will Ferrell, Amanda Peet, Chloë Sevigny and Radha Mitchell. Meanwhile, in Studio D, rapper Method Man (Def Jam) tracked with producers Rockwilder and RZA, and engineers Jaime Gudewicz and Cortez Farris…Award-winning mixer Lawrence Manchester and producer David Sancious worked with the Darren Lyons Band at Woodstock Recording and Mixing (Woodstock, NY).


Former Bad English singer John Waite was in at The Pop Machine (Indianapolis) writing and tracking his upcoming release with producer/brothers Marc and Eric Klee Johnson, Jeff Whorley and Joey Fingers. Also in recording with Marc Johnson and Joe Cheesman were The Fuglees, working through their new CD Indiana, and country band Chevy Downs, who were tracking and mixing their debut release with the Johnson brothers…CRC's (Chicago) mobile team (engineers Chris Shepard, Steve Weeder, Stuart Holverson and Ron Lowe) was at The Metro recording The Rapture, the Twilight Singers and The Ataris, while engineers John Jaszcz and Grant Greene tracked gospel artist New Direction; Jeral Gray and Percy Bady were on hand to produce.


Sister Hazel has a live DVD in 5.1 and a CD of new material forthcoming, produced and engineered by Skid Mills at the newly opened 747 Recording (Memphis)…Omni Studios' (Nashville) engineer Chris Mara worked with Pennsylvania-based rock group Paper Street on their sophomore release.


The Record Plant (Hollywood) hosted a slew of projects, including dance/pop recording artist Anastacia, who was in recording her third album (Rick Wake and Glen Ballard producing, Tom Yezzi and Bill Malina engineering); hip hop diva Missy Elliott, working with longtime co-producer Timbaland and engineers Mike Butler and Mike Eleopulos; alt/rap artists Black Eyed Peas, tracking with producer Ron Fair and engineer Tal Herzberg; and the artist formerly known as J-Lo — Jennifer Lopez — came in to record with producer/engineer team Corey Rooney, Bruce Swedien and Peter Wade…Margarita Mix de Santa Monica (Santa Monica) just wrapped 5.1 DVD sound design and mixing duties for the Stone Temple Pilots' anthology entitled Thank You, which includes bootleg concert footage provided by fans…And at Future Disc (Hollywood), engineers Steve Hall and Mark Linett put the finishing touches on the surround and stereo mastering sessions for the Brian Wilson: Live at the Roxy DVD-A release (Rhino).


Paul Stubblebine Mastering & DVD (San Francisco) moved from its Hyde Street location to a new two-room, 5.1-capable facility on Mission Street…Livinghead Recording Studios (Phoenix) celebrated its 15th anniversary with the purchase and installation of a new Pro Tools|HD2 system…After a long search for the perfect reference monitors, Ambient Digital (Houston) upgraded its mastering studio with Egglestonworks' Andra II.

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