July 2013 – January 2014

March 19, 2014 12:09 pm

Live Room 3In 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.


Old Crow

Producer Ted Hutt and engineer Ryan Mall returned from Nashville to mix a new record from Old Crow Medicine Show in the A Room.  This is sure to be another great release from the ATO Records band.


Avey Tare Slasher FlicksAvey Tare’s Slasher Flicks mixed their debut LP ‘Enter the Slasher House’ at Chateau Trumfio with engineer Sonny Diperri.  The album is due out on Domino this April.



ToadiesTexas alt-rock legends The Toadies were in MANT working on a new album with long-time producer Rob SchnapfChris Szczech engineered.  Expect a big year from the band as they celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the debut ‘Rubberneck.’


BassnectarElectronic 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.


Patrick Park

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.


DigitalismDigitalism 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_and_himShe & 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+and+Johnny-300x99Jenny & Johnny were in MANT mixing their songs for the ‘Song One’ soundtrack.  Rob Schnapf mixed with the help of engineer Chris SzczechJenny Lewis later returned to record a few overdubs for her upcoming solo record.



Tom ChasteenDub 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.


fkatwigsFKA Twigs was in Studio C as well as Kingsize North writing new material with Daniel and Andrew Aged of inc.


foolsgoldLos 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.




terraplane-sunTerraplane Sun finished up the recording of their debut LP with engineer Celso Estrada.  Expect this record from Trauma 2 in the very near future.



say-lou-louSay Lou Lou were in Studio C working on new material.  Celso Estrada engineered the sessions.




Chris DaveDrummer 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.



Skinny ListerTed Hutt and Ryan Mall spent a few weeks in Studio C mixing a new record from the band Skinny ListerTed and Ryan also mixed a new record from the jam band Railroad Earth at the Chateau.



laura-marling-eddie-berman1Eddie Berman & Laura Marling returned to KS North to lay down another beautiful duet, with Pierre de Reeder behind the board.




HandWLast Call with Carson Daly filmed two segments at Kingsize North.  The first one featured Heidecker & Wood, the next featured  Noah Gundersen.




Evil Beaver

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.





Musician Daniel RosenboomThe 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!




A Dead PixelAaron 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.




Angel HazeAngel Haze recorded vocals for a new Cedric Gervais track in Studio C.  Celso Estrada engineered.




Fake ProblmesProducer Ted Hutt and engineer Ryan Mall tracked a new record with the band Fake Problems at Kingsize North.



SteffalooDream-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.




Dont StopDon’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 BirdTweak 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.




Matt SMatthew 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.



Jesper MunkMunich-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 WolfMarcus Wolf recorded new material in Studio A with engineer Owen Lewis.




LinusKingsize regular Linus of Hollywood returned to Studio A where he recorded new solo material with engineer Brian Rosemeyer.




Chris MedinaVocal artist Chris Medina spent a lot of time in Studio C with producer Alex James where they worked on a new album.




JLYGrammy 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.



featured-tobyrandAustralian recording artist Toby Rand was in Studio A where he recorded vocals for a few new tracks.  Brian Rosemeyer engineered the session.



BirdseyeBirdseye recorded basics for their debut album in Studio A.  The record is being engineered and produced by Ethan Allen.



spencer daySpencer Day was in Studio A where he recorded basics for a new EP.  Erik Kertes produced and Brian Rosemeyer engineered.




ShrillsThe Shrills were in Studio A where they tracked new material with engineer Laszlo Berkes. 




ZeusZeus Calacuayo returned to Kingsize Soundlabs where he finished up recording and mixing a new single with engineer Celso Estrada.



BombomBomBom spent a few days in Studio C mixing for a new release.




Wartime RecitalsWartime 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.



BeachwoodCoyotesBeachwood Coyotes recorded new material in Studio A with engineer Peter Novoa.




SHIVSHIV was working on a new album in Studio A with engineer Celso Estrada.



Hearty HarHearty Har was in Studio A recording their debut with engineer and producer Theo Karon.





Kathleen smithKathleen 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 MarchesThe Marches were at Kingsize North with engineer Brian Rosemeyer.  They were recording drums and a bit of saxaphone for a few new tracks.



joe-matzzieJoe Matzzie was in Studio A with engineer and producer Brian Packer.





Big Brain on BradBig Brain On Brad recorded new material in Studio A with engineer Celso Estrada.





Foster OlsenFoster Olsen was at Kingsize North with writer/producer/guitarist Doug Showalter.  They recorded drums, vocals, and guitars for a new EP with engineer Brian Rosemeyer.





Kate klim Singer/songwriter Kate Klim was in the A Room recording basics for new material with engineer and producer Brian Packer.




Marcus KillianMarcus Killian was in Studio A where he recorded drums for a garage rock project he’s been working on.  Kevin Stevens was behind the kit and Brian Rosemeyer was behind the desk.


Jingle Punks

The creative music agency Jingle Punks was in the A room recording basics for several different publishing projects.  Brian Rosemeyer engineered the sessions.