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 start your journey. ARTIST: 9 DAY TRIP ALBUM: INTO THE GREAT UNKNOWN LABEL: SELF-RELEASED PERSONNEL: Produced by: 9 Day Trip and Rob Tavaglione Engineered by: Rob Tavaglione Studio: Catalyst Recording (Charlotte, NC) Equipment Notes: Apogee Symphony mkII conversion, DP9 DAW, Millennia-Media vox channel, SPL analog summing, Neumann KH310 monitors, Audio-Technica headphones ARTIST: GANG OF YOUTHS ALBUM: GO FARTHER IN LIGHTNESS LABEL: MOSY RECORDINGS LICENSED TO SONY PERSONNEL: Produced by: Gang of Youths/Adrian Breakspear Engineered by: Adrian Breakspear Mix Engineers: Peter Katis (tracks 1-4, 6, 9, 11, 12, 14, 16), Adrian Breakspear (tracks 5, 7, 8, 10, 13, 15) Studio: Sony Music Studios (Sydney, Australia) Mastered by: Joe Lambert Mastering Equipment Notes: Neve VR, ATC SCM custom monitors, Genelec 1032 monitors, Yamaha NS-10s, Pro Tools HDX Photo by Sergey Osipov ARTIST: KIRAN AHLUWALIA ALBUM: 7 BILLION LABEL: SIX DEGREES PERSONNEL: Produced by: Rez Abbasi Engineered by: Jeremy Darby Mix Engineer: Adam King Studio: Canterbury Music Company (Toronto, Ontario) Mastered by: Peter Letros at Wreckhouse Mastering (Toronto, Ontario) Equipment Notes: Neve 8026, ATC-SCM25, Neumann 310, DynAudio BM6, Avid Pro Tools 2018Photo by Dorian Drislane ARTIST: HIGH UP ALBUM: YOU ARE HERE LABEL: TEAM LOVE PERSONNEL: Produced by: Mike Mogis Engineered by: Mike Mogis Mix Engineer: Mike Mogis Studio: ARC Studios (Omaha, NE) Mastered by: Joe Lambert Mastering (Jersey City, NJ) Equipment Notes: Vintage Neve 8068 console, Coil Audio CA-286 mic pres, vintage Neumann U-47 mic, Tannoy monitors, Pro Tools 10 via Black Lion-modded 192 converters Photo by Andy Lachance ARTIST: GIFT WRAP ALBUM: LOSING COUNT LABEL: CAPTURED TRACKS PERSONNEL: Produced by: Brendon Avalos Engineered by: Brendon Avalos Mix Engineer: Brendon Avalos Studios: 20 Bleecker Street (New York, NY) and home studio (Brooklyn, NY) Mastered by: Carl Saff at Saff Mastering (Chicago, IL) Equipment Notes: Yamaha HS7s, Ableton, Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 ARTIST: SWOLL ALBUM: SWOLL LABEL: BLIGHT RECORDS PERSONNEL: Produced by: Matt Dowling, Ben Schurr and Grey Goon Engineered by: Ben Schurr and Grey Goon Mix Engineer: Grey Goon Studio: Myster Studio (Hollywood, CA) Mastered by: Calin Enache at District Sound Lab (Washington, D.C.) Equipment Notes: ADAM A7X with KRK subwoofer, Yamaha NS-10s, Avantone MixCube, Amphion Two18 and BaseOne25 subs, SSL Bus Compressor, Chandler Curve Bender EQ, Shadow Hills Mastering Comp, ProQ2, Massenburg EQ, Crane Song Phoenix, Brainworx Digital V3, Brainworx Saturator, Logic Photo by Kevin Chambers ARTIST: JUKEBOX THE GHOST ALBUM: OFF TO THE RACES LABEL: JUKEBOX THE GHOST / CAROLINE PERSONNEL: Produced by: Chris Cubeta and Gary Atturio, CJ Baran, Peter Thomas, Chris Wallace Engineered by: Chris Cubeta and Gary Atturio, CJ Baran, Peter Thomas, Chris Wallace Mix Engineers: Chris Cubeta and Gary Atturio, Robert Orton Studio: Studio G Brooklyn (Brooklyn, NY) Mastered by: Joe LaPorta at Sterling Sound (New York, NY) Equipment Notes: SSL 8048 G+, Neve 5316, ATC SCM25A, Auratones. Most drum tracks (and some guitars and basses) were recorded either to Studio G’s MCI JH-24 2” machine or Studer A827 2” machine. They were then dumped into Pro Tools, and we overdubbed from there. ARTIST: REBECCA ANGEL ALBUM: WHAT WE HAD LABEL: TIMELESS GROOVES PERSONNEL: Produced by: Jason Miles Engineered by: Jason Miles and Steve Addabbo Mix Engineer: Jimmy Bralower Studios: The Clubhouse, Shelter Island Sound (New York, NY), Dynatone Studio Mastered by: Mike Fossenkemper at TurtleTone Studio (New York, NY) Equipment Notes: MCI/API/53-input 636 with Neve Flying Faders, KRK Expose 8 studio monitors, Focal monitors, Avid Pro Tools ARTIST: DAVID FITZPATRICK ALBUM: PARACHUTES IN HURRICANES LABEL: DAYSTORM MUSIC PERSONNEL: Produced by: Gary Tanin Engineered by: Ric Probst, Gary Tanin Mix Engineer: Gary Tanin Studios: Tanner-Monagle Studios, Planet Green Productions and Daystorm Music (all in Milwaukee, WI) Mastered by: Gary Tanin at Daystorm Music (Milwaukee, WI) Equipment Notes: Neotek Elan Series, Avid ProTools, Custom Yamaha NS-10M with JBL SB-1 Subwoofer, Klipsch Heresy, Auratones ARTIST: XXXTENTACION ALBUM: ? LABEL: BAD VIBES FOREVER PERSONNEL: Produced by: John Cunningham Engineered by: Robbie Soukiasyan Mix Engineer: Robbie Soukiasyan Studios: XXX Studios Mastered by: Dave Kutch at The Mastering Palace Equipment Notes: Logic Pro X, 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.