Track Sheet, October 2008

Oct 1, 2008 12:00 PM, Compiled by Barbara Schultz

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Producer/engineer Dave Fortman (with laptop)

Producer/engineer Dave Fortman (with laptop)

Slipknot spent four months recording their fourth album, All Hope Is Gone, at Sound Farm Studio and Recording Environment (SFSRE) in Jamaica, Iowa. The album was largely produced and engineered by Dave Fortman (Evanescence, Mudvayne), but the studio owner, producer/engineer Matt Sepanic, was at the helm for a few tracks. The band also filmed the video for their first single off the album, “Psycosocial,” at Sound Farm…Dubway Studios (NYC) went mobile to record a number of performances for iTunes' “From SoHo” series at the small theater inside the Apple Store in Manhattan. Artists recorded by Dubway's chief engineer, Jason Marcucci, include Gnarls Barkley, Gavin DeGraw, Puerto Rican rockers Black Guyaba and Disney's mega-pop stars the Jonas Brothers…Janis Ian is releasing a new autobiography to be accompanied by a career-spanning double-CD. Most of the 30-plus tracks on the collection were remastered from original source material; all work was done by Don Cobb and Eric Conn at Independent Mastering (Nashville)…Summer sessions at The Cutting Room Studios (NYC) included a writing/tracking collaboration between Danger Mouse and Julian Casablancas of The Strokes, who worked with assistant engineer Tom Gardner and producer Eshy Gazit. John Legend also returned to The Cutting Room to work on new tracks with engineer Anthony “Rocky” Gallo…At Catalyst Recording (Charlotte, NC), Final Curse recorded their debut CD for Fallen Brother Records. Studio owner/producer/engineer Rob Tavaglione describes the release as “old-school-inspired thrash metal. Guitarists Mike Plowman and Madison Steagle lead the band through a set of up-tempo, staccato rockers punctuated by blazing guitar solos and dreamy, classically inspired quiet sections.”…Avatar Studios (NYC) introduced a Sessions Blog offering practical advice for studio engineers and recording artists. Topics include tips for choosing an assistant engineer for your project and where/why to keep safeties. Check out blog.avatarstudios.net.

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