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. Dante Mazzetti, “Hotel Vol. 2” Artist: Dante Mazzetti Album: Hotel Vol. 2 Label: Self-Released Produced by: Adam Sussman, Dante Mazzetti Engineered by: Adam Sussman, Dante Mazzetti Mix Engineer: Adam Sussman, Dante Mazzetti. “Ugly” engineered by Daniel Alba Studios: Mercy Sound Recording Studios, home studio (both New York, NY) Mastered by: Oscar Zambrano at Zampol Productions (New York, NY), Dante Mazzetti Equipment Notes: vintage Neve 1073 mic pre, Legacy Focus SE and Yamaha NS-10 monitors The Jay Vons, “The Word” Artist: The Jay Vons Album: The Word Label: La Castanya Produced by: The Jay Vons, Wayne Gordon, Thomas Brenneck Engineered by: Wayne Gordon, Larry Gordon, Thomas Brenneck Mix Engineers: Wayne Gordon, Thomas Brenneck, Simon Guzman, Dave Amels, Benny Trokan Studios: Daptone House of Soul and Dunham Sound Studios (both Brooklyn, NY), Diamond Mine Recording (Long Island City, NY) Mastered by: JJ Golden at Golden Mastering (Ventura, CA) Equipment Notes: Trident Series 65 console, JBL 4425 monitors, Ampex 440 1-inch 8-track Hawktail, “Formations” Artist: Hawktail Album: Formations Label: Padiddle Records Produced by: Hawktail, Chris “Critter” Eldridge Engineered by: Dave Sinko Mix Engineer: Jacquire King Studio: Southern Ground (Nashville, TN) Mastered by: Pete Lyman at Infrasonic Sound Equipment Notes: API Legacy Plus 48 channel with 500 series bucket, Atomic Reactor monitors, Avid Pro ToolsDylan Ladds John Dennis, “Mortal Flames” Artist: John Dennis Album: Mortal Flames Label: Rainfeather Records Produced by: Bryan Clark Engineered by: Bryan Clark, Jason Mott, Chris Brush, Mark Lange Mix Engineer: Bryan Clark Studios: Blackbird Studio, PlethoraTone Studio, Rainfeather Studio (all Nashville, TN) Mastered by: Frank Gagliardi at Fuselage Mastering Equipment Notes: Neve 8078 and Kearney Barton Langevin consoles; ATC SCM300ASL, Dynaudio BM15A, Neumann KH 120 monitors; Avid Pro Tools Locobeach, “Psychedelic Disco Cumbia” Artist: Locobeach Album: Psychedelic Disco Cumbia Label: Dorsal Fin/Peace & Rhythm Produced by: José Luis Pardo Engineered by: José Luis Pardo Studio: Cutupra Studios (New York, NY) Mastered by: José Blanco at Blanco Mastering Equipment Notes: Event XL Toroid monitors, Avid Pro Tools HD The Carolyn Sills Combo, “Return To El Paso” Artist: The Carolyn Sills Combo Album: Return To El Paso Label: Self-Released Produced by: Sylvia Massy, Carolyn Sills, Gerard Egan Engineered by: Sylvia Massy Studio: Pink Satellite Studio (Joshua Tree, CA) Mastered by: Steve Turnidge at Ars Divina Equipment Notes: Avid S6, Yamaha NS10, Avid Pro Tools Sefi Zisling, “Expanse” Artist: Sefi Zisling Album: Expanse Label: Tru Thoughts Produced by: Sefi Zisling Engineered by: Asaf Shay Studios: Hateiva Studios, Halal Studio (both Tel Aviv, Israel) Mastered by: Stardelta Equipment Notes: Midas Venice F32 console, Genelec 8020 and ATC SCM25A monitors, Avid Pro Tools Milky Chance, “Mind the Moon” Artist: Milky Chance Album: Mind the Moon Label: BMG Produced by: Milky Chance, Tobias Kuhn Engineered by: Jonas Holle, Tobias Kuhn, Richard Stolz Mix Engineer: Rob Kinelski Studios: Oceansound (Allesund, Norway), Mushroom Studio (Italy), Muggelig Studios (Kassel, Germany), Woodstock Studios (Melbourne, Australia) Mastered by: HP Mastering (Germany) Equipment Notes: Rupert Neve Designs 5088 Shelford Limited Edition, Neve V-Series 36 console, ATC and Yamaha NS-10 monitors, Apple Logic Pro Madame Gandhi, “Visions” Artist: Madame Gandhi Album: Visions Label: Self-Released Produced by: Madame Gandhi, Anthony Saffery, Caleb Stone, Dave Lewis, Ruxell, Zach Witness, Black Noi$e Engineered by: Sarah Ma, Jasmine Chen, Charlie Moon, Danielle “Daiza” Thwaites, Michael Starita, John Zott, James Musshorn Mix Engineer: Neil Comber Studios: Red Bull Studios, Village Studios, Assemble Sound, Pulse Recordings Mastered by: Piper Payne, Infrasonic Sound, Cue Division Studios, The Pool Studios, ArtHouse Lofts, The Curtain Hotel, Berklee College of Music, The Gantry Studios Equipment Notes: SSL hybrid console, KRK 9000b monitors, Avid Pro Tools Jennifer Truesdale, “Through the Circle” Artist: Jennifer Truesdale Album: Through the Circle Label: Ruby Shoes Music Produced by: Jennifer Truesdale, David Minehan Engineered by: David Minehan Studio: Woolly Mammoth Sound (Waltham, MA) Mastered by: Dana White at Specialized Mastering Equipment Notes: Ampex 102 1/2-inch tape mastering deck, Neotek Elite 34-channel console, Amphion Two18 monitors, Avid Pro Tools HDX Ultimate 2018 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.