Atlanta, GA (March 9, 2004)–Doppler Studios has been a hotbed of gospel and hip-hop activity in recent months, with gospel/Christian rock group Third Day locking out Studio E to record and mix their seventh album with producer Paul Ebersold, and Don McCollister at the SSL console. Gospel star Babbie Mason also returned to Doppler with producer Cheryl Rogers to record her next album, with Ronnie Brookshire handling the engineering duties. And, rap conglomerate Disturbing Tha Peace worked at Doppler with various artists in Studios A and E on an upcoming compilation album for Def Jam South.
Keith McMasters, Ski, K-Jon, Nasty, and Shawna produced the Def Jam compilation sessions, which were engineered by Ralph Cacciurri and Exit. Disturbing Tha Peace also brought in the Neptunes and IceDrake to produce tracks for rapper Chingy. Engineers on the sessions were Exit and Mike “Hitman” Wilson. Meanwhile, producer Dallas Austin returned to Doppler recently to record the Yamaha C7 grand piano for an upcoming release by Dropsonic, with engineer Cacciurri and Alec Newell assisting.
Hot R&B producer Bryan-Michael Cox also worked at Doppler recently, on some tracks for new artists Dirty Rose and Stat Quo for upcoming releases with Newell and Cacciurri engineering. And, Bad Boy artists 8ball and MJG worked with producer Jazzy Pha at Doppler, cutting tracks and vocals for their next project, with Mac Attkisson engineering and Greg Fisher assisting.
Finally, Doppler would like to congratulate producer Kevin Bond, who won two 2004 Grammy Awards for gospel albums that were mixed at Doppler. The Grammy-winning albums are Again by Donnie McClurkin, and A Wing and a Prayer, by the Potter’s House Mass Choir, featuring choir director Bishop T. D. Jakes. Bond returned to Doppler recently to record vocals and mix a track for Yolanda Adams, with Cacciurri serving as engineer and Attkisson assisting.