New York, NY (August 18, 2005)–Avatar’s legendary Studio A, equipped with a Neve 8068, recently hosted Wind-Up artist Megan McCauley who was in doing various overdubs with producer Will Baker, and Avatar engineer Ross Petersen, assisted by Chad Lupo. Epic Records’ Jane Monheit recording a Christmas record with producer/engineer Al Schmitt and assistant Peter Doris. Producer John Alagia brought Liz Phair into Studio A to cut tracks with engineer Brian Scheuble and assistant Anthony Ruotolo.
Elvis Costello also recently was in Avatar’s Studio to lend his vocals to a Burt Bacharach record via ISDN to Oceanway. Dave O’Donnell engineered assisted by Aya Takemura. And, Telarc’s Cyrus Chestnut recorded a new album in DSD, with Telarc’s Jack Renner engineering, assisted by Peter Doris, and Elaine Martone producing.
Meanwhile, in Studio B, equipped with an SSL 9000 J, Wind-up band Omnisoul continued recording overdubs for their debut release with producer Gregg Wattenberg, and Avatar’s Petersen engineering, assisted by Eddie Jackson. Another Wind-up band, The Exit, mixed in B with Petersen engineering, assisted by Lupo. Petersen is co-producing The Exit, with Chris Shaw.
Avatar’s Neve VRP72-equipped Studio C recently hosted Elliot Scheiner mixing for Donald Fagen, with assistance from Brian Montgomery. Also in C, drummer Joe Farnsworth recently recorded a new release, with engineer Dave Darlington.
And in the facility’s newest studio G, with its SSL 4000 G+ console, producer/mixer Rich Costey finished mixes for the upcoming Franz Ferdinand album, with assistance from Claudius Mittendorfer and Jim Keller.
And in the new mastering suite, Kevorkian Mastering, Fred Kevorkian mastered an upcoming release by Railroad Earth from SCI Fidelity Records.