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Downtime

Unfortunately we had a flood elsewhere in the house (kitchen into walkout basement).    The studio was completely unaffected BUT we aren't spending much time in the house while it is repaired and the usual creative space doesn't feel so creative…

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Second single release from Abigail Rose

Very pleased to have worked with Abigail on this "Should've Stayed Home".   It's quite haunting.   It's also purposely minimalistic in the production.   Abigail had a clear vision for how she wanted it to sound.   

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New Artist - Abigail Rose

Very psyched about an upcoming release we just finished up.  Abigail is an amazing singer/songwriter who has been cranking out some great songs.  Her vocals and guitar work are fantastic.  She will go far!  Stay tuned!

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Winter NAMM 2019

Once again, Marie and I made the trip to Orange County and spent a couple of days meeting with vendors and spending time with old and new friends.   While this isn't a 'purchase' year, I always like to keep up…

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It's never too early to think about NAMM....

Even though it isn't even October yet, we've already got our plans locked in for the annual pilgrimage to NAMM.   Looking forward to seeing old friends and making new ones.    No major equipment upgrades planned BUT always like to see…

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Finally!

I finally managed to get the first track from my project Soul Rash out the door.   Chris Smith wrote it, he and I played on it, I produced and engineered it and we pulled in some friends to sing and…

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New one almost there.....

We're making progress on finishing up one of Chris Smith's songs.  It's something he wrote years ago that we've resurrected and given our own sound.  The track is sounding really good.  Drums, Guitars, Organ/Clavinet, Lead vocals are done.  

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Studio update (+Eagles review)

I hope all of my US friends had a nice July 4th celebration.    I've been moving some things around in the control room and updating a few things (technical and otherwise).   Chris Smith and I are collaborating on 3 of…

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Talented kids

Just had Boulder-based Overt Defiance in recording a live demo.   Very talented group of kids (all younger than 17).   There is hope!

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Acoustics Part 2

The GIK Acoustics products are now installed in both the control room and the recording room.   I can already feel the difference and am, so far, pleased with the investment.   I feel like the rooms have tightened up in a…

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Capitol Studios

Well.......

I just spent an amazing weekend at Capitol Studios in Hollywood as an attendee of a recording/mixing workshop with some legendary engineers & producers.   My subgroup of me+6 colleagues was ideal as we've all worked or currently work in…