West Los Angeles, CA (November 27, 2006)–The Dixie Chicks returned to The Village in October to work on their movie, Shut Up and Sing with musician Gary Louris of the Jayhawks. Others in the constant stream of musicians and actors hitting up the Village recently are Jennifer Aniston, Perry Farrell, Jet, and Beck.
Actress Jennifer Aniston (right) visited The Village to work on an undisclosed audio project.Aniston was at The Village working on an undisclosed project, and Perry Farrell and Nuno Bettencourt were working on an equally hush-hush project for a couple of months. Also playing his cards close to the vest was T-Bone Burnett, working through October on an undisclosed motion picture project featuring the music of the Beatles.
The new super-group, Army of Anyone–featuring the DeLeo brothers, Dean and Robert, from Stone Temple Pilots, Filter frontman Robert Patrick, and seasoned drummer Ray Luzier–finished their self-titled debut album at the Village with producer Bob Ezrin. Brian Virtue engineered with second engineers Ghian Wright and Jeff Robinette.
Studio A’s classic Neve 8048 console worked overtime all through the summer with Australian band Jet overdubbing and mixing their new album, Shine On. Dave Sardy produced with Ryan Castle and Andy Brohard engineering, assisted by Jim Monti. Next up in Studio A was Rachel Yamagata, tracking and mixing a project with producer John Alagia. Brian Scheuble engineered with assistance from second engineer Jeff Robinette.
Meanwhile, in Studio B, Papa Roach recorded a special session for iTunes.
Brian Scheuble manned the Neve VR console, with Noel Zancanella assisting. The band returned to The Village to mix the session on the Digidesign ICON system in Studio F. Engineer Alan Meyerson with second engineer Ghian Wright worked on Leonardo DiCaprio’s new film, Blood Diamond, in Studio B in October.
Studio D’s Neve 88R console saw some heavy action this summer with Lucinda Williams working on her next album, West. Beck was also in Studio D for a pre-recorded broadcast session on local NPR station KCRW’s “Morning Becomes Eclectic” show, hosted by Nick Harcourt. KCRW’s Ariana Morgenstern produced, assisted by engineer Jason Wormer and second engineer Ghian Wright.
Lucky Louie series was at The Village working with his onscreen wife, actress Pamela S. Adlon, on a project with Post Haste Sound.’ border=’1′> Writer, executive producer and star Louis C.K. (right) of HBO’s Lucky Louie series was at The Village working with his onscreen wife, actress Pamela S. Adlon, on a project with Post Haste Sound.A couple of audio post production projects came through Studio F, with Post Haste Sound working on projects for HBO’s Lucky Louie and Entourage with producer Matt Pristave and engineer Gar at the Digidesign ICON. Actor Gary Busey also visited Studio F to record the narration for Chasing The Dream, a documentary film from Quiksilver and Metalstorm Entertainment about Southern California’s Huntington Beach Surf Team. Ghian Wright engineered the voiceover session.
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