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. Artist: Guided by Voices Album: Zeppelin Over China Label: GBV Inc. Produced by: Travis Harrison Engineered by: Travis Harrison, Ray Ketchem Mix Engineer: Travis Harrison Studios: Serious Business (Brooklyn, NY), Magic Door (Montclair, NJ) Mastered by: Travis Harrison at Serious Business Equipment Notes: Soundcraft Ghost console, Dynaudio BM15a studio monitors, Avid Pro Tools Artist: Murray A. Lightburn Album: Hear Me Out Label: Dangerbird Records Produced by: Murray A. Lightburn, Howard Bilerman Engineered by: Howard Bilerman, Shae Brossard (assistant) Mix Engineer: Howard Bilerman Studio: Hotel2Tango (Montreal, QC) Mastered by: João Carvalho at João Carvalho Mastering Equipment Notes: Neotek Elite 34-channel console, Neotek Series II 32-channel console, ATC SCM25A studio monitors, Studer A820 2-inch 24-track recorderRichmond Lam Artist: Shock Radar Album: Tritone Metaphors in Mental Health Label: Tarantula Records Produced by: Ryan Howe, Lee Diamond Engineered by: Ryan Howe Studio: Mozart Street Studio (Brooklyn, NY) Mastered by: Steve Fallone at Sterling Sound (Edgewater, NJ) Equipment Notes: SSL 48-input analog console, Yamaha NS 10M studio monitors, Avid Pro Tools Artist: T-Rextasy Album: Prehysteria Label: Boogie Agency Records Produced by: T-Rextasy Engineered by: Christopher Daly, Matt Noble Studios: Salvation Recording Co. (New Paltz, NY), The Loft Recording Studios (Bronxville, NY) Mastered by: Jamal Ruhe at West West Side Music (Cornall on Hudson, NY) Equipment Notes: Neve Prism Series mic pre, Genelec 1031A and Yamaha NS-10 studio monitors, Avid Pro Tools Artist: MSB (aka Michael Sackler-Berner) Album: Short Stories Label: CEN/The Orchard Produced by: Joel Hamilton Engineered by: Joel Hamilton Studio: Studio G (Brooklyn, NY) Mastered by: Greg Calbi at Sterling Sound (Edgewater, NJ) Equipment Notes: Neve 8048 console, ATC SCM25 studio monitors, Studer A827 recorder, Avid Pro Tools Artist: Minka Album: End of the Affair Label: Self-Released Produced by: Brian McTear Engineered by: Matt Poirier Studio: Miner Street Recordings (Philadelphia, PA) Mastered by: Ryan Schwabe Equipment Notes: MCI JH-44 console, Quested VS2108 studio monitors, Avid Pro Tools Artist: David Huckfelt Album: Stranger Angels Label: Independent Produced by: David Huckfelt, J.T. Bates Engineered by: Adam Krinsky Studios: Drum Farm Studios (Menomonie, WI), Bellows (St. Paul, MN) Mastered by: Huntley Miller at HM Mastering Equipment Notes: Yamaha NS-10M studio monitors, Avid Pro Tools Graham Tolbert Artists: Lizanne Knott, Michael Logen, Jesse Terry Album: Sunset Avenue Sessions Label: Transoceanic Records Produced by: Glenn Barratt Engineered by: Glenn Barratt Studio: MorningStar Studios (East Norriton, PA) Mastered by: Glenn Barratt at MorningStar Studios Equipment Notes: Neve Genesis Black and Euphonix CS3000 consoles, Trident Audio monitors, Avid Pro Tools 12 D.J. Sparr, “Electric Bands” Artist: D.J. Sparr Album: Electric Bands Label: Innova Produced by: D.J. Sparr Engineered by: Brian Coombes, Joshua Kimball, Victor LeJeune, Peter Karl, Jason Richmond, Scott Faris Mix Engineer: David v.R. Bowles Studios: Rocking Horse Studios (Pittsfield, NH), PianoForte Studios (Chicago, IL), Peter Karl Studios (Brooklyn, NY), Bunker Sound Productions (Chapel Hill, NC), Amusement Park Recording Studio (Lubbock, TX) Mastered by: David v.R. Bowles at Swineshead Productions Equipment Notes: Trident Series 80B console, ADAM Audio S3A and Yamaha NS-10M studio monitors, Avid Pro Tools Artist: Mineral Album: One Day When We Are Young Label: House Arrest Produced by: Dave Trumfio Engineered by: Brad Bell Mix Engineer: Dave Trumfio Studio: Public HiFi (Austin, TX) Mastered by: Howie Weinberg at Howie Weinberg Mastering Equipment Notes: Neve 8016 console; Auratone, Quested and Urei 813 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.