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LIVE Build Studio, Install Duality When founding members of the multiplatinum band LIVE established Think Loud Studios in their hometown of York, PA, a 48-channel Solid State Logic Duality Analogue Console/Controller was their choice for Studio A. In addition to the band’s own projects, Think Loud Studios serves the artists on its record label, Think Loud Entertainment, and friends of the group, including Everclear. The vaulted ceilings and abundant natural light of the 53,000-square-ft. building’s fourth floor made it a natural setting for Think Loud, which was designed by Horacio Malvicino, says bassist Patrick Dahlheimer.

Set It Off Record In Los Angeles With Various Producers Set It Off are currently in Los Angeles, recording their sophomore full-length album with producers Brandon Paddock (Avril Lavigne, Christina Perri, Timeflies), Tommy English (We Came As Romans, Megan & Liz, Black Veil Brides) and Matt Appleton (Reel Big Fish, Goldfinger, Foxy Shazam). The new record is slated for a Fall 2014 release. Pictured is frontman Cody Carson laying down vocals. Get studio updated at

Warner Chooses Skip Saylor Recording for Miles Long Malcolm-Jamal Warner was in Skip Saylor Recording in Southern California, working on the artist’s forthcoming Miles Long CD. Pictured (l-r): Mixer Skip Saylor; Warner; producer Kevin Teasley; and session drummer Stacey Lamont Sydnor.

Glendale Community College (Arizona) Gets Serious Studio Upgrade The recording studios at Glendale Community College in Arizona got a serious upgrade with the help of Vintage King Audio. In addition to the API 1608, equipment supplied through Vintage King included a Bricasti M7 reverb, Prism Sound Maselec MEA-2 Mastering Equalizer, a stereo pair of Neumann U-87s, and a stereo pair of Schoeps CMC6s, a Shadow Mastering Compressor, Tube Tech EQ1a, and Universal 1176 and LA-2A compressor/limiters. The Audio Production Technology programs at Glendale Community College offer students an opportunity to receive training on industry-standard equipment by instructors with real-world experience and professional credentials. Pictured in the studio at Glendale Community College is Paul Paul.

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A Family Affair At Studio City Sound Familia Negron are recording their new album at Los Angeles’ Studio City Sound in Studios A & C. Pictured (l-r): Chuck and Annabelle Negron with Engineer-Mixer Tom Weir. Band members not pictured include Charlie Negron and drummer Floyd Sneed. More details are available at http://studiocity 18 18

July 2014

Maor Appelbaum mastering recently wrapped the mastering of the newest from YES, Heaven & Earth. Mastered by studio owner Maor Appelbaum, the record was produced by Roy Thomas Baker and mixed by Billy Sherwood. Said Appelbaum about the band, “For me to work with such a great band as YES is an honor. They are legends, pioneers and great musicians. I grew up listening to them and still do [today]. I went to see last year’s tour and it

was great, so working on mastering an album for them to me is purely awesome.” The current YES lineup featured on Heaven & Earth are: Steve Howe, guitars, vocals; Chris Squire, bass, vocals; Alan White, drums, percussion; Geoff Downes, keyboards, computer programming; and Jon Davison, vocals, acoustic guitar. Due out in July, the album will feature eight new tracks. See http:// for further information on Maor Appelbaum mastering.

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Music Connection July 2014  

We gave previous New Music Critique stars the cover for this year's Recording Studios issue! The issue also includes a studio service roundt...

Music Connection July 2014  

We gave previous New Music Critique stars the cover for this year's Recording Studios issue! The issue also includes a studio service roundt...