No tech video this time, boo.
The latest Weathervane episode features Brooklyn’s Ava Luna, curated by Twin Sister. Usually on these episodes I’m engineer and mixer as there’s a separate producer, but this time I took on all of those roles. Things started out a bit dicey on “Water Duct” but damn, I love how it turned out.
Awesome song and sounds. It was also just featured on NPR’s All Song Considered. As usual, the raw tracks, stems, track sheet and Chris Powell’s (Man Man) drum samples can be downloaded here.
A new Shaking Through episode was released on Tuesday featuring Timothy Showalter’s Strand of Oaks. Chris Ward of Pattern is Movement curated the episode and played some of the biggest sounded drums I’ve ever heard (I threw a healthy amount of gated reverb flange on them too). Eliza Jones from Buried Beds played pretty much … [Read more…]
We got in some really amazing gear on this session: AEA ribbon mics, RETRO limiters and EQ’s and a pair of Telefunken C12’s. The result is totally stunning. Check out the tech feature for info on that and some really unique effects we came up with! Feature: Tech:
Volume 2 of Shaking Through just wrapped up with the Snowmine episode breaking all sorts of records for us. Only a week after its release, the video already has over 27,000 views! The episodes from the past year are some of the best yet and now we’re looking to try new things and keep getting … [Read more…]
April’s Shaking Through release is an episode featuring Hezekiah Jones. Their song, “Borrowed Heart” was written to sync with a scene from the film Bride of Frankenstein. I had worked with these guys a few years ago, recording a cover of Bowie’s “Ashes to Ashes” for a compilation (don’t even get me started on that … [Read more…]
A new episode of the Shaking Through series was released yesterday featuring Port St. Willow from Portland, Oregon. I had a ton of fun tracking and and mixing this song. The drum parts and their sounds are really unique, the guitars push their boundaries into synth territory and the vocals are just plain huge. The … [Read more…]
The first Shaking Through episode of 2011 features an awesome band from Bologna, Italy, A Classic Education. We recorded this episode back in October.