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. Killswitch Engage, “Atonement” Artist: Killswitch Engage Album: Atonement Label: Metal Blade Records Produced by: Adam Dutkiewicz Engineered by: Adam Dutkiewicz, Daniel Castleman (assistant) Mix Engineer: Andy Sneap Studios: Signature Sound (San Diego, CA), Wicked Good Studios (San Diego), Mainline Recording Studios (Westfield, MA) Mastered by: Andy Sneap Equipment Notes: 32-channel API 1608 console, Genelec 1031A and 8050BPM, Avid Pro Tools Big Cheese, “Golden” Artist: Big Cheese Album: Golden Label: Mountain Range Records Produced by: Oliver Ignatius Engineered by: Oliver Ignatius Studio: Holy Fang Studios (New York) Mastered by: Holy Fang Studios Equipment Notes: Soundcraft console, Neumann KH 120, Avid Pro Tools, MCI JH-24 The Jacks, “The Jacks” Artist: The Jacks Album: The Jacks Label: EDGEOUT Records/UMe Produced by: Matt Wallace Engineered by: Will Kennedy Mix Engineer: Andrew Scheps Studios: Sunset Sound Recorders (Los Angeles, CA), Studio Delux (Van Nuys, CA) Mastered by: Brian Lucey at Magic Garden Mastering (Los Angeles) Equipment Notes: AMS Neve 8088, Avid Pro Tools Lea Love, “Way I Am” [EP] Artist: Lea Love Album: Way I Am [EP] Label: Mensch House Records Produced by: Chaz Rox Engineered by: Chaz Rox Mix Engineer: Ruff Sounds Studio: Rox Shop (San Pedro, CA) Mastered by: Rox Shop Equipment Notes: KRK Rokit 8 monitors, Apple Logic Pro X Scoville Unit, “Scoville Unit” Artist: Scoville Unit Album: Scoville Unit Label: Ernest Jenning Record Co. Produced by: Gandhar Savur Engineered by: Matt Teacher, Mike Lawson Studio: Sine Studios (Philadelphia, PA) Mastered by: Frank Arkwright at Abbey Road Studios (London, UK) Equipment Notes: Sony MXP 3036 console, SSL E, Genelec 1030A monitors, Avid Pro Tools Ecce Shnak, “Metamorphejawns” Artist: Ecce Shnak Album: Metamorphejawns Label: Records, Man Records Produced by: Jeff Lucci Engineered by: John Agnello Studios: Bangford Studios (Philadelphia, PA), Kaleidoscope Sound (Union City, NJ) Mastered by: Sarah Register and Greg Calbi at Sterling Sound (Edgewater, NJ) Equipment Notes: API Legacy Plus 48-input console; JBL LSR2328p, Neumann KH120, Adams A7X, Dynaudio BM 5A and 15A monitors; Apple Logic Pro X, Avid Pro Tools 10 Daughter of Swords, “Dawnbreaker” Artist: Daughter of Swords Album: Dawnbreaker Label: Nonesuch Records Produced by: Alexandra Sauser-Monnig, Nick Sanborn Engineered by: Nick Sanborn Studio: CD Alley 2 (Durham, NC) Mastered by: Zach Hanson Equipment Notes: SSL X-Desk, Focal Alpha 65, Apple Logic Pro, Otari MX-5050 Jack Spann, “Propaganda Man” Artist: Jack Spann Album: Propaganda Man Label: Big Boo Records Produced by: Jack Spann, Gary Tanin Engineered by: Jack Spann, Gary Tanin Mix Engineer: Gary Tanin Studios: Tree House (Highland, NY), Daystorm Music (Milwaukee, WI) Mastered by: Gary Tanin at Daystorm Music (Milwaukee) Equipment Notes: LYNX Aurora, Dangerous Music D-Box, Yamaha NS-10M with JBL SB-1 subwoofer, Klipsch Heresy, Auratones, Avid Pro Tools Beth Bombara, “Evergreen” Artist: Beth Bombara Album: Evergreen Label: Lemp Electric Produced by: John Calvin Abney, Kit Hamon Engineered by: Daniel Mehrmann Mix Engineer: Jason Cupp Studios: Jettison Studios (New Athens, IL), Jason Cupp’s studio (St. Louis, MO) Mastered by: Daniel Mehrmann at Jettison Studios Equipment Notes: Chandler Limited Mini Mixer, Focal Twin6 Be with Focal Sub6, Genelec M040, Avid Pro Tools John Van Deusen, “(I Am) Origami Pt. 3 – A Catacomb Hymn” Artist: John Van Deusen Album: (I Am) Origami Pt. 3 – A Catacomb Hymn Label: Tooth & Nail Records Produced by: Andy D. Park Engineered by: Andy D. Park Studios: Ranch Land Studios (Cisco, TX), The Crumb (Seattle, WA) Mastered by: Ed Brooks at Resonant Mastering (Seattle, WA) Equipment Notes: AMS Neve Genesys, API The Box, Yamaha NS-10 and ATC SCM 25a 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.