West Los Angeles (August 11, 2005)–Security was tight at The Village recently as their majesties the Rolling Stones descended on Studio A to record a new song on the vintage Neve 8048 console with producers Don Was and Dave Sardy. Engineer Ryan Castle engineered, assisted by Andy Brohard. Hangin’ upstairs in Studio F were producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, working with both Janet Jackson and Jessica Simpson, with engineer Ian Cross at the controls of the Digidesign Icon console. Singer/songwriter Trevor Hall (left) and John Mayer
Producer John Alagia (John Mayer, Lifehouse, Dave Matthews Band), along with the engineer Brian Scheuble, cut tracks for up and coming singer/songwriter Trevor Hall in Studio A. And, John Mayer was also at The Village, cutting new tracks with Alagia and assistant engineer Jeff Robinette. Mayer also did some work at The Village with drummer Pino Paladino, part of the new John Mayer trio, Steve Jordan producing and Joe Ferla engineering.
Drummer Kenny Aronoff, along with bassist Joe McMahon, dropped by to play on a new album for singer/songwriter/pianist Rob Gonzalez, who was locked out in Studio D with producer Mark Mazzetti, engineer Marc De Sisto, Pro Tools guru Bryan Golder and assistant engineer Jared Nugent.
Producer T-Bone Burnett locked out Studio D on a Beatles project for Revolution Pictures. Engineering was is Joel Iwataki, assisted by Jason Wormer and Vanessa Parr. And, Sheryl Crow was in Studio B, for drum tracking for a new release with drummer/producer Dan Chase and assistant engineer Jason Wormer. Producer Cory Rooney worked on new material with Michael Bolton, with engineer Ian Cross and assitants Jared Nugent and Jesse Fredricks.
And producer Lou Adler mixed a live recording for Carole King. Hank Cicalo engineered, with assistance from Jason Wormer.