Carrboro, NC (April 26, 2006)–Cracker frontman and producer David Lowery recently visited The Kitchen Mastering, Inc. to have Brent Lambert master the latest, 16-song, Cracker album, Greenland.
Brent Lambert (left) and David LoweryLowery’s also released a greatest hits album featuring new performances of classic Cracker songs. Look for both records on the Cooking Vinyl label in the U.S. & UK and True North Records in Canada. Music for both releases was recorded at Lowery’s Sound of Music Studios in Richmond, VA.
Ani Difranco and co-producer Mike Napolitano also visited The Kitchen to master Ani’s upcoming album, Reprieve. The album, to be released on Difranco’s Righteous Babe Records, captures intimate performances similar in tone to 2005’s Knuckle Down, and was mastered by Lambert.
Mac McCaughan, head of bands Superchunk and Portastatic, as well as founder of Merge Records (Arcade Fire, Spoon, Radar Brothers) recently spent time with Lambert to master the new Portastatic record, Who Loves The Sun. The material was originally created as a soundtrack for the movie, Who Loves the Sun, directed by Matt Bissonette. Recorded at Pox Studio in Durham, NC, the album features a number of string, piano and oboe arrangements.
And, Alan Weatherhead (The Comas, Camper Van Beethoven, Hotel Lights) came down to the Kitchen to have Lambert master the Yep Roc Records debut for the Arkansas band, American Princes. Lambert also recently finished mastering the new record by Belgian bands, Mint. Produced by veteran producer, John Morand (Cracker, Joan Osborne, Sparklehorse), Mint’s The Magnetism of Pure Gold was recorded at Sound of Music Amsterdam and will be released in the U.S. on Funzalo Records.