Welcome to Tracks, our monthly look at the recording process behind 10 new releases by artists across the musical spectrum, running down who’s using what gear where. Click on the photo gallery below to see what’s new. Tami Neilson, “Chicaboom” Artist: Tami Neilson Album: Chicaboom Label: Outside Music Produced by: Delaney Davidson, Tami Nelson Engineered by: Jol Mulholland Studio: The Lab (Auckland, NZ) Mastered by: Chris Chetland at KOG Studio (Auckland, NZ) Equipment Notes: AMS Neve Custom 53 series console; Avid Pro Tools HD; JBL LSR28, Yamaha NS-10M studio monitors Sabin Holloway The Magic Es, “Dead Star” Artist: The Magic Es Album: Dead Star Label: Oh Mercy! Records Produced by: Jonny Cole, The Magic Es Engineered by: Jonny Cole, Pete Thompson Mix Engineer: Pete Thompson Studios: The Mil Studios and Diss (South Norfolk, UK), home studio Mastered by: Pete Maher at Topfloor Music (London, UK) Equipment Notes: Focusrite 828 8 channels mic preamps, JBL Series 3 LSR305, ADAM Audio A7X and Sub10, Yamaha NS-10, Apple Logic Pro Tiger Army, “Retrofuture” Artist: Tiger Army Album: Retrofuture Label: Rise Records Produced by: Ted Hutt Engineered by: Ryan Mall Mix Engineer: Ted Hutt, Ryan Mall Studios: Kingsize Soundlabs (Eagle Rock, CA), The Greene Room (Los Angeles, CA) Mastered by: Greg Calbi at Sterling Sound (Edgewater, NJ) Equipment Notes: Neve 8068, ADAM Audio A77X monitors, Avid Pro Tools Goldroom, “Plunge /\ Surface” Artist: Goldroom Album: Plunge /\ Surface Label: Downtown Records Produced by: Goldroom Engineered by: Fabian Ordorica, Goldroom, Ryland Blackinton Mix Engineer: Goldroom, Ryland Blackinton Studios: Bedrock Studios (Echo Park, CA), The Private Sector (Burbank, CA) Mastered by: Stephen Paul at Moustache Mastering Equipment Notes: Neumann KH 310 monitors, Apple Logic Pro Jasmine Safaeian The Philistines Jr., “Help!” Artist: The Philistines Jr. Album: Help! Label: Tarquin Records/Beverly Martel Produced by: Peter Katis Engineered by: Peter Katis, Greg Giorgio, Gabe Wolf, Marlowe Stern, Laurens Grossen, Eric Sanderson, Kurt Leon Mix Engineer: Peter Katis Studio: Tarquin Studios (Bridgeport, CT) Mastered by: Steve Fallone and Greg Calbi at Sterling Sound (Edgewater, NJ) Equipment Notes: Thermionic Culture Fat Bustard, Neumann KH 310, Dynaudio Acoustic M3, Yamaha NS-10M, Avid Pro Tools 12, Studer A-820 1/2” 2-track recorder Dark Station, “Down in the Dark” Artist: Dark Station Album: Down in the Dark Label: Self-Released Produced by: Augustus Cryns Engineered by: Augustus Cryns Studio: Soundcheck Studios (North Hollywood, CA) Mastered by: Augustus Cryns Equipment Notes: Event Alp 5 monitors, Avid Pro Tools 12 Fruition, “Wild as the Night” Artist: Fruition Album: Wild As The Night Label: Self-Released Produced by: Tyler Thompson, Fruition Engineered by: Todd Divel, Tyler Thompson Mix Engineer: Tyler Thompson at Studio 110 (Carnegie, PA) Studios: Silo Sound Studios (Denver, CO), Buffalo Brown Studio (Portland, OR) Mastered by: Brian Lucey at Magic Garden Mastering (Los Angeles, CA) Equipment Notes: Sony MXP-3036 with 13 channels of modified API 212 preamps, Yamaha HS7 monitors, Avid Pro Tools Dustin Chambers Locket, “All Out” Artist: Locket Album: All Out Label: Fearless Records Produced by: Locket Engineered by: Cory Bergeron Studio: Pebble Studios Mastered by: Mike Tucci Equipment Notes: SSL AWS 900, ADAM Audio A7X monitors, Avid Pro Tools 12 Syd Silvair, “Obsidian” Artist: Syd Silvair Album: Obsidian Label: Self-Released Produced by: Dillon Pace Engineered by: Dillon Pace Mix Engineer: Phil Joly Studio: Home studio (Staten Island, NY) Mastered by: Dan Millice at Engine Room Audio (New York, NY) Equipment Notes: UAD Apollo DUO, Yamaha HS8 and Yamaha P.A. speakers, Apple Logic Pro X The Vapor Caves, “Feel Yourself” Artist: The Vapor Caves Album: Feel Yourself Label: Sign Yourself Records Produced by: BoomBaptist Engineered by: Rob Murray Mix Engineer: Andrew Hoke, Andrew Thaggard Studio: Private studio (Austin, TX) Mastered by: Rob Murray at Poolside Sound (Austin, TX) Equipment Notes: PMC IB1S-AIII monitors, Avid Pro Tools SubscribeFor more stories like this, and to keep up to date with all our market leading news, features and analysis, sign up to our newsletter here.