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MILKBOY THE STUDIO - PHILADELPHIA
Owner/composer Jamie Lokoff has been writing commercial scores for NBC Sports, Century 21, Planet Fitness,
Thomson Reuters and Stetson in Studios B and C, with
co-owner Tommy Joyner producing...Pegi Young and the
Survivors worked on new material in Studio A with Joyner
engineering and Niko Bolas producing in Studio A at an SSL 4048 E/G Console onto a
Studer A-827...String arranger Larry Gold recorded strings for Pink, R. Kelly, Daughtry,
Justin Timberlake and Kanye West in Studio A...Pop star Miley Cyrus cut vocals in
Studio B with engineers Joe Gallagher and Karl Petersen...R&B/soul artist and Missy
Elliott protégée Jazmine Sullivan has been working on her follow-up album with engineer Joe Gallagher.
Photo: Matt Hall
GUILFORD SOUND - GUILFORD, VT.
Jazz pianist/composer Eugene Uman worked on The
Convergence Project, with Uman also producing and
Dave Snyder engineering...Indie-pop band North Highlands was in the studio working on new material with
producer Matt Marinelli, engineered by Marinelli and
Eugene Uman, Sebastian Cruz
Snyder...Reggie Wilson and the Fist and Heel Perforand Satoshi Takeishi
mance Group worked on Moses(es) as part of a Vermont
Performance Lab Artist Residency. The project was produced by Wilson and engineered by Snyder.
Q DIVISION STUDIOS - SOMERVILLE, MASS.
Singer-songwriter Eli "Paperboy" Reed recorded new material in Studio A, with producers Ryan Spraker and Pat
DiCenso (Reed also produced, DiCenso also engineered)...
Roots/rock/pop artist Will Dailey recorded National
Throat in Studio A, with engineer DiCenso (Dailey also
Engineer Pat DiCenso and
produced)...Porcelain worked on new tracks (and also
J. Geils Band keyboardist
produced) in Studio B with engineer Steve Flynn...J. Geils
Band mixed the video for the Boston Strong Live Concert in Studio A, with Peter Wolf
and Seth Justman producing and DiCenso engineering.
SINE STUDIOS - PHILADELPHIA
Singer-songwriter Katie Barbato recorded Revolution with
producer Obie O'Brien and engineers Matt Teacher and
Mike Lawson...Producer Harry Weinger and engineers
O'Brien, Teacher and Lawson worked on the Martha
Reeves & The Vandellas 50th Anniversary Singles Collection...
Buried Beds tracked (and produced) In Spirit with engineers Teacher and Lawson...
O'Brien produced the Bon Jovi 12-12-12 Concert for Hurricane Sandy, with Teacher and
Lawson editing the upcoming documentary.
THE WILD ARCTIC - PORTSMOUTH, N.H.
Producer/engineer Dean Baltulonis worked on several
projects, including tracking a full-length album for grunge/
alt-rockers Those Mockingbirds, mixing a new EP for The
Connection, tracking full-length for New York hardcore
band Supertouch, mixing an album for rockers Goddamn
Draculas, recording and mixing an album for hardcore metal band Death Threat, and
work on the score for the movie American Muscle.
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GATEWAY MASTERING STUDIOS - PORTLAND, MAINE
Mastering engineer Adam Ayan has been busy at
Gateway working on a number of projects, including
Carrie Underwood's Sunday Night Football theme for
the NFL (produced by Mark Bright, mixed by Derek
Bason), Rush's Clockwork Angels Tour DVD/BluRay/
CD (stereo and 5.1 surround; mixed by Mike Fraser),
Cassadee Pope's Frame by Frame album (produced by
Adam Ayan in his room at
Gateway Mastering Studios.
Dann Huff, Max Martin, Nathan Chapman and Shellback; mixed by Justin Niebank), Sammy Hagar's Sammy Hagar & Friends (produced
by Hagar, John Cuniberti and Fraser; mixed by Cuniberti and Fraser), The Animals'
The Mickie Most Years & More remasters five-CD set (remastered from hi-res digital
transfers of the original mono analog tapes), Danielle Bradbery's self-titled album
(produced by Huff; mixed by Niebank), Sarah McLachlan's The Essentials, and Def
Leppard's Viva Hysteria: Live at the Joint, Las Vegas.
The following projects were mastered by Gateway owner Bob Ludwig: John
Mayer's Paradise Valley (produced by Don Was; mixed by Michael Brauer and Manny
Marroquin), Nirvana's In Utero Box Set Live and Loud DVD stereo & 5.1 (mixed by Nate
Kunkel), Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013, Disney's Frozen soundtrack
(produced by Andrew Page; engineered by Dave Boucher and Christophe Beck),
Bastille's Bad Blood (produced by Mark Crew and Dan Smith; engineered by Mark
"Spike" Stent and Crew), The Civil Wars' self-titled album (produced by Rick Rubin).
- CHARLESTOWN, MASS.
Guitarist/songwriter Van Gordon Martin tracked his
latest album (he also produced) with engineer Will
Holland...Ska band The Toasters tracked and mixed
two songs with producer Rob Hingley and engineer
Will Holland and Nathan
Holland...Naya Sound System worked on material
with producers Nathan Sabanayagam and Nate Edgar, with Sabanayagam and
Holland engineering...Lloyd Robinson worked with Sabanayagam (producing
and engineering) and Holland (engineering) on transfers and mixes of 2-inch
reels from Channel One Jamaica sessions from the mid '80s.
CARRIAGE HOUSE STUDIOS - STAMFORD, CONN.
Southern rock jam band Gov't Mule recorded its latest release, Shout!, with engineer Brendan Muldowney,
assisted by Ian Callanan...Bill Laurance and Michael
League from instrumental fusion band Snarky Puppy
worked on Laurance's upcoming record, with Ruddy
engineering, assisted by Callanan. Laurance and
League also produced...Blues guitarist/singer/producer Johnny Winter worked on
his upcoming record with engineer Muldowney, assisted by Callanan. Paul Nelson
is producing...Jazz guitarist Oz Noy has been tracking his upcoming album with
engineer Ted Spencer, assisted by Callanan...Jazz/Latin/classical pianist Michel Camilo worked on his album What's Up, with engineers Phil Magnotti and Callanan.
MIKE DAVIDSON RECORDING
- ALLSTON, MASS.
Studio owner Mike Davidson has been producing
and engineering new material for a number of projects, including folk-rockers The Ballroom Thieves,
songwriter Pablo Picker, folk-rocker Leftover DynaMike Davidson in the
mite, dance-party band Bella's Bartok, and singer/
songwriter Peck Sounds, which was produced by both Davidson and Peck.
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Mix - December 2013
Mix - December 2013
From the Editor
The Rise and Fall of Paramount Records
News & Notes
All Access: Nine Inch Nails
News and Notes: Michelle Sabolchick, Jessie Ware, Thunder Audio
On the Cover: DTS Headphone:X
Mastering on the Cutting Edge
Capitol Engineer Ron McMaster Cuts His Own (40-Year-Old) Tracks to Vinyl
Sound for ‘Ender’s Game’
Heavyocity for Heavy Melodies
29th Annual TEC Awards Nominees
News & Notes
Session & Studio News
Professional Audio Design, Boston
The Robair Report
Review: KRK Rokit G3 Series Monitors
Review: Sample Magic Magic AB Plug-in
Review: Sonic Farm Creamer Plus Preamp
TechTalk: Top Gear of the Year
Mix - December 2013