In July we completely remodeled the live room in Studio A. We removed and rebuilt three isolation booths making better use of the space and giving us a larger, more open room. We rebuilt all of the walls and treated them with a combination of absorption and diffusion creating a more focused sound.
Texas alt-rock legends The Toadies were in MANT working on a new album with long-time producer Rob Schnapf. Chris Szczech engineered. Expect a big year from the band as they celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the debut ‘Rubberneck.’
Electronic music producer Bassnectar spent time in Studio C recording several different singers for his upcoming productions. He worked with engineers Brian Rosemeyer, Peter Novoa, and Stewart Hidalgo.
Kingsize Soundlabs regular Patrick Park returned to Studio A where he recorded his new EP ‘We Fall Out of Touch’ with producer Dave Tumfio and engineer Celso Estrada. The EP is out now on Trumfio’s label, RSRCH+DVLP.
Digitalism has locked out Studio C while they are in Los Angeles. The Hamburg-based electronic duo has been crafting some really great tracks while here.
She & Him returned to Kingsize A with Pierre de Reeder at the helm and Brian Rosemeyer assisting. They recorded with a 20 piece string section, Jim Keltner on the drums, all live, all the doors open, and all to tape. Wes Dooley of AEA lent a full array of ribbon microphones to make this a truly amazing session.
Jenny & Johnny were in MANT mixing their songs for the ‘Song One’ soundtrack. Rob Schnapf mixed with the help of engineer Chris Szczech. Jenny Lewis later returned to record a few overdubs for her upcoming solo record.
Dub Club curator Tom Chasteen has been mixing both his tracks as well as a record for Lions at the studio. He’s also been tracking new riddims with his band: Ras Benji, Freddy Flint, Mark Lightcap, Roger Rivas, Eddie Ruscha, and the legendary Fully Fullwood. Studio owner Dave Trumfio engineered and mixed with the help of Celso Estrada and Brian Rosemeyer.
Los Angeles’ Fool’s Gold camped out for a month tracking their new record to 16 track 2″ at Kingsize North, with Clint Welander at the board.
Producer/engineer Pierre de Reeder captured Tim & Eric’s forthcoming opus from their band Pusswhip Banggang to be released on Drag City.
Say Lou Lou were in Studio C working on new material. Celso Estrada engineered the sessions.
Drummer Chris Dave made Studio A his home for the better part of a month. In this time he recorded solo material with the help of engineer Ben Kane. Bassist Pino Palladino and guitarist Isaiah Sharkey helped round out the dream team rhythm section.
Kingsize Soundlabs veterans Evil Beaver returned to the studio to record a bunch of new material. Dave Trumifo produced with the help of engineer Celso Estrada.
The Dan Rosenboom Quintet recorded a new LP in Studio A with engineer John Baffa. Keep an eye and ear out for this one. It will blow your mind!
Aaron Grenawalt spent time in Studio A and at the Chateau where he worked on his new project A Dead Pixel. Dave Trumfio produced and Celso Estrada engineer.
Producer Ted Hutt and engineer Ryan Mall tracked a new record with the band Fake Problems at Kingsize North.
Dream-folk artist Steffaloo worked in Studio A where she recorded an EP’s worth of material with engineer Pierre de Reeder. Dave Trumfio and Celso Estrada mixed the EP at the Chateau.
Don’t Stop or We’ll Die returned to Studio A to record a new EP with producer Dan Molad. The tunes from this comedy trio (Michael Cassady, Paul Rust, Harris Wittels) will be sure to have you in tears.
Tweak Bird returned to studio C to finish mixing their record with engineer David Allen.
Ten Music Group locked out SoundLab 2 for their Swedish producers Elof Loelv, Grizzly, and Sikow. They spent more than a month writing new material for various artists.
Matthew Szlachetka recorded his forthcoming album “Waits for a Storm to Find” in Studio A. The sessions were engineered and produced by Joe Napolitano and George Johnsen.
Munich-based blues artist Jesper Munk was in Studio A and the Chateau where he wrote and recorded new material with producer Mocky. Brian Rosemeyer engineered the sessions.
Marcus Wolf recorded new material in Studio A with engineer Owen Lewis.
Kingsize regular Linus of Hollywood returned to Studio A where he recorded new solo material with engineer Brian Rosemeyer.
Vocal artist Chris Medina spent a lot of time in Studio C with producer Alex James where they worked on a new album.
Grammy award-winning artist John Lloyd Young frequented Studio A, where he recorded material for a new LP. Jack Shit (Pete Thomas, Davey Faragher, Val McCallum) filled the role of rhythm section with producer Tommy Faragher on keys. Jeff Hannah engineered and mixed the sessions.
Australian recording artist Toby Rand was in Studio A where he recorded vocals for a few new tracks. Brian Rosemeyer engineered the session.
Birdseye recorded basics for their debut album in Studio A. The record is being engineered and produced by Ethan Allen.
Spencer Day was in Studio A where he recorded basics for a new EP. Erik Kertes produced and Brian Rosemeyer engineered.
The Shrills were in Studio A where they tracked new material with engineer Laszlo Berkes.
Zeus Calacuayo returned to Kingsize Soundlabs where he finished up recording and mixing a new single with engineer Celso Estrada.
BomBom spent a few days in Studio C mixing for a new release.
Wartime Recitals returned to Studio A to record a few new tunes. Michael Giardina recorded the sessions and Dave Trumfio mixed the songs at the Chateau.
Beachwood Coyotes recorded new material in Studio A with engineer Peter Novoa.
Hearty Har was in Studio A recording their debut with engineer and producer Theo Karon.
Kathleen Smith was in Studio A with producer Erik Kertes and engineer Celso Estrada. They recorded strings for a few of her soon to be released tracks.
The Marches were at Kingsize North with engineer Brian Rosemeyer. They were recording drums and a bit of saxaphone for a few new tracks.
Joe Matzzie was in Studio A with engineer and producer Brian Packer.
Big Brain On Brad recorded new material in Studio A with engineer Celso Estrada.
Singer/songwriter Kate Klim was in the A Room recording basics for new material with engineer and producer Brian Packer.
The creative music agency Jingle Punks was in the A room recording basics for several different publishing projects. Brian Rosemeyer engineered the sessions.