Atlanta, GA (June 8, 2005)–Tree Sound Studios has kicked off its new label, Tree Leaf Records, signing Nappy Roots to serve up their latest release Humdinger at the end of the summer. Working with Nappy Roots at Tree Sound Studios were producers James “Groove” Chambers, Rick Rock, Sol Messiah and Mr. DJ, along with engineers Joel Hopper, who tracked the record, and Tree Sound owner Robert Hannon who mixed it.
Trey Anastasio and 70 Volt Parade perform live at Tree Sound
Phish frontman/guitarist Trey Anastasio came to Tree Sound to record and mix an upcoming release with his latest project, 70 Volt Parade. The band–which includes Peter Chwazik on bass, Les Hall on keys/guitar, Skeeto Valdez on drums, and Ray Paczkowski on keys–recorded material at Anastasio’s Vermont studio, The Barn, with producer Rick Beato, and travelled down to Tree Sound to finish recording and mixing with Ken Lanyon and Tree assistant Jonah Merrell.
Also at Tree Sound, producer Polow has been working with Interscope artist Rich Boy on a new record, in Studio A with engineer Zach Odom, and Studio M with engineers John Holmes and Travis Daniels. And, Atlanta’s own Collective Soul returned to Tree Sound to get their acoustic release, From the Ground Up, ready for the band’s newly formed El Music Group label. The album is being produced by Ed Roland and engineered by Tree’s Odom.
Jimmy Eat World and crew at Tree Sound
Other sessions taking place recently at Tree Sound are Virgin artist Bubba Sparxxx, working on new material with producer Rico Wade and Holmes; a Jimmy Eat World performance taped (by Odom) for radio broadcast; RCA artists Rhyme Fest, in with producer No ID, and rock band Steadlur, working with producer Jeff Blue and Odom; rapper Noah cutting tracks in Studio A with producers Bam and Ryan and Odom engineering; and Toni Braxton tracking and mixing for her upcoming Universal release with producer/engineer Keri Lewis.
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