Atlanta, GA (May 15, 2006)–Hot rap act Dem Franchize Boyz dropped into Doppler Studios to record new lyrics for the newly released “clean” version of their top-charting album On Top of Our Game (So So Def / Virgin), in Studio E with engineer Aaron Holton and assistant Alex Lafer.
Dallas Austin came to Doppler to record an interview for an upcoming program about Madonna to run on BBC Radio 2. Des Shaw of Ten Alps Radio produced via telephone from London, while Steve Schwartzberg turned the knobs in Atlanta.
The newest signee to Dr. Dre’s Aftermath label is the Philadelphia native G.A.G.E., and he’s been at Doppler for several months working on his debut. The most recent sessions were produced by Dres and Carl Shack, with Alec Newell as the engineer. Another new rapper, M.O.S. (Money Over Sex), recorded some vocals at Doppler for his first release on Jive, with Rick de Varona running the console, and Nico Solis mixing some tracks.
Mixer Phil Tan returned to Doppler’s Studio E to do some mixing for a young rapper out of St. Louis named Jibbs, for his debut CD on Interscope Records. And, the fourth album from vocalist Mya appears imminent, as she came in to Doppler to record vocals and keyboards for Universal/Motown. Bryan-Michael Cox, Jason Rome and Dada each produced songs, while Ralph “Big Juicy” Cacciurri handled the engineering duties, with Rick de Varona as the assistant.
J-Kwon layed down the raps for his sophomore release on So So Def Recordings, after hitting the top 10 with his first try. Keyboards were tracked as well, with producers Cook and Jason Rome each working on different tracks. Ralph Cacciurri was the engineer for the sessions, with assistants Aaron Holton and Rick de Varona. G-Unit/Interscope rapper Young Buck hopes to repeat the Platinum success of his last release, and he made his first visit to Doppler with producer Jazze Pha. Guest vocals were provided by Pimp C, while Nico Solis engineered.