New York, NY (May 17, 2007)–Engineer Neil Dorfsman mixed an upcoming Rolling Stones live DVD in 5.1 in Studio G at Avatar Studios with producer Joshua Zeman and assistant engineer Chad Lupo. Phil Palazzolo mixed the upcoming New Pornographers album in Studio G as well, with Lupo again assisting. Avatar’s legendary Studio A was the site of filming for Concert To End Slavery, featuring Moby, Cold War Kids, and Emmanuel Jal; Joe Blaney engineered the recording with Bryan Pugh and David Tolomei assisting.
Meat Loaf also tracked in Studio A with Avatar engineer Anthony Ruotolo, produced by Kasim Sultan. Another recent session in A was artist/producer Tim Reis recording with engineer Jim Anderson, assisted by Bryan Pugh. Russ Elevado mixed the upcoming Common release in Avatar’s Studio B. Producer Barry Eastmond was also in B recording tracks for Peabo Bryson, engineered by Ruotolo. Gary Chester mixed in 5.1 in Studio B for the film “Married Life,” working with composer Dickon Hinchliffe, and assisted by Lupo.
Pictured in Avatar’s Pro Tools Suite–Studio E-are (l-r): Zak Alister (artist), Eric Pfeifer (assistant engineer), Rob Arthur (producer), Niko Bolas (engineer). Chris Shaw recently mixed the upcoming Motion City Soundtrack album–produced by Brendan O’Brien–in Avatar’s Studio G. David Byrne recorded in C for an HBO show, with engineer Pat Dillet, who was assisted by Brian Montgomery and Rick Kwan. And, engineer Niko Bolas worked with producer Rob Arthur to mix Zak Alister in Studio E, assisted by Eric Pfeifer.
In still other Avatar session news, engineer James Farber mixed the Chris Potter Tentet with producer Dave Holland, assisted by Brian Montgomery and Justin Gerrish. Farber also recorded John Scofield at Avatar recently. Producer George Duke and engineer Erik Zobler recorded vocals with Larissa Dolina. And, Professor and Maryann recorded with producer Ken Rockwood and Anthony Ruotolo engineering. Artist/producer Tim Ries recorded with engineer Jim Anderson, assisted by Bryan Pugh.
And, in Fred Kevorkian Mastering, located within Avatar, Kevorkian mastered Maroon 5’s radio single “Makes Me Wonder.”