West Los Angeles, CA (August 30, 2006)–Gotan Project, an international collaboration of tango and electronica artists based in Paris, France, visited The Village yesterday for a live-to-air performance on local NPR station KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic show. The band, which includes acoustic guitar, strings, piano, accordion and vocals over electronic beats, set up in the facility’s Neve 8048-equipped Studio A, with Jason Wormer engineering and Ghian Wright assisting. KCRW’s Ariana Morgenstern produced the session.
The Gotan Project at the entrance to The Village.Gotan Project comprises Argentinean guitarist Eduardo Makaroff, Parisian producer Philippe Cohen Solal and Swiss-born producer Christoph H. Muller– performed a sold-out show at the 18,000-seat Hollywood Bowl just two nights prior to the broadcast. The 10-piece band is currently touring in support of its new album, Lun·tico. Gotan Project’s music was featured in the movie Shall We Dance (starring Richard Gere and Jennifer Lopez) and has also been heard on U.S. TV shows such as Sex and the City and Nip/Tuck.
The Village Recorder, founded in 1968 by Geordie Hormel, is famous for landmark sessions by Steely Dan, Fleetwood Mac, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, The Rolling Stones, Supertramp and Pink Floyd. The studio is also well known for its film score recording and commercial work.
The Village Recorder