New York, NY (April 20, 2006)–This Year’s Tribeca Film Festival, taking place in NYC from April 25-May 7, will host the premier of three movies whose music was recorded or mixed at Avatar Studios by Avatar-based engineer, Lawrence Manchester. Those films are The Elephant King, featuring music by Adam Balazs, The Architect, featuring music by Marcelo Zarvos, and Kettle of Fish, with original songs by Ryan Shore.
Studio A Live RoomAvatar’s legendary Neve 8068-equipped Studio A hosted NYC-based rock band, The Cringe, recording with producer John Cusimano, engineer Steve Hardy, and assistant Chad Lupo. The band recorded to 48-track analog using Quantegy GP9 2” tape. Harry Connick, Jr. and Tracey Freeman produced the cast album for The Pajama Game in Studio A as well, with engineering by Vince Caro, and assistants Peter Doris and Jim Keller. Also in A, Geri Allen recorded for an upcoming Telarc release with Elaine Martone producing, and Robert Friedrich engineering. Doris also assisted on this session.
Meanwhile, in Studio B, which is equipped with an SSL 9000J console, Roberta Flack recorded with producer Jerry Barnes, engineer Roy Hendrickson, and assistant by Brian Montgomery. And, John Mayer recorded overdubs with producer Steve Jordan and engineer Dave O’Donnell. Once again, Montgomery assisted, along with Anthony Ruotolo.
And in Studio C, with its Neve VRP72 console, They Might Be Giants recorded with The Dust Brothers producing, and Pat Dillet engineering. Ruotolo assisted Dillet on the session. Dave Holland also recorded and mixed in C, with engineer James Farber with Montgomery and Ruotolo assisting. And, John Patitucci was in recording with engineer Joe Barbaria, and Lupo assisting.
Studio G’s SSL 4000 G+ consoleThe room becoming an indie rock favorite, Studio G, hosted Icarus Line, who were mixing for V2 Records, with engineer Dave McNair and producer Mike Mussmano. Eddie Jackson assisted on these mix sessions, which employed the room’s SSL 4000 G+ console.
And, finally, in-house mastering engineer, Fred Kevorkian, mastered upcoming releases by Spider Rockets, the awesomely talented and wonderful Joan as Police Woman and Papercranes. Fred also mastered an upcoming release by Don Byron as well as the much anticipated studio album by Sonny Rollins.
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