It's been a mix-heavy stretch the last few months...
I started working with Mark Winston last year on his Dead Superheroes Orchestra
Project. Mark is an incredible composer and musician who has been developing this music and concept for years. The music is based around a surrealistic account of a (true) story about an elementary school that burned down. The writing is incredibly … Continue Reading ››
Man oh man, you should’ve seen the piles of cocaine on this session! Uhh, ok not really. At all. It’s 2017 man-heroin is where it’s at! I’ll stop now. Art of Excess is the name of a new project from Chicago music vets Brittany Bindrim and Jim Cookas
I handled the audio for a bunch of recent Ernie Ball promotional videos, including this series of bass demos by the ridiculously funky Joe Dart of Vulfpeck. Here’s one of the clips of Joe playing the 40th Anniversary Stingray bass…
…wanted to approach this project more organically than they had in their past big-studio projects. They had access to a lakeside cabin in Fort Scott Kansas, and wanted to set up a mobile recording environment there and do much of the writing and recording on the fly at the cabin.
Check out the official video for a live recording I made of Austin-based Black Pistol Fire. These two dudes whipped some serious ass at 11 in the morning…
Here’s the official video for the live recording I made of MuteMath during Lollapalooza last year. It was recorded in one take in an untreated, very raw sounding bar on the top floor of the Virgin Hotel
Last year, I recorded the first single for a new Friday Pilots
record at Sean O'Keefe's
insanely beautiful new Rosebud Studio
in Pilsen. We went back into the studio a couple months ago to knock out tracks for the rest of the record. Some of the new … Continue Reading ››
I was thrilled to have been brought in by Ernie Ball
to capture multitrack audio and mix live performances from Mutemath
, The Wombats
and Black Pistol Fire
, who were all in town to perform at this year's Lollapalooza
. Ernie Ball is running a new video series called Sonic Origins, which … Continue Reading ››
Tracked my old buds Blane Fonda
last week at Rosebud Studios
for their new EP. I swear these dudes might be the best band in town. Everyone can play their ass off, yet unlike a lot of the serious players in town, they're completely unique in their songwriting and sound. Looking forward to finishing up overdubs and mixing in late Aug.
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