Hangin’ with Quincy Jones

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11947751_10155943653190024_7963717783633585653_o SM: Spent the evening with the stars at the Pensado Awards at the Sony lot in Los Angeles this past weekend… Dave and Herb had me join them as co-host of the event. Great crowd, around 900 folks. Giants in the industry including the big Q.  

Submarine Bass Recording!

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SM: During the One Hundred And First album, we recorded bass in an actual submarine in Bergen, Norway!!! Yes, for real. Thank you to Per Sundet, our trusty engineer. What a session!

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The submariner crew…. Tom Anker, Giuliano, Andreas, Andre, Per, Stephan, and our illustrious filmmaker and military host. 🙂

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Paypal Film With Andrew House

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Filmmaker Andrew House and crew Rak came to the new studio in Ashland, Oregon to speak to Sylvia about her production technique and how she manages projects for a Paypal presentation.


Soilwork Gets Strings

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Sylvia and viola virtuoso Morgan O’Shaughnessey did elaborate string arrangements for the Soilwork song Dolores for a special release due this fall.

Johnny Depp and Pink Grenade

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Very excited to have arranged string parts and to have mixed several Pink Grenade tracks featuring Johnny Depp. Strings by the Morganotron Strings, with the fabulous Morgan O’Shaughnessey.

Mixing Die So Fluid

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Had a great time with Die So Fluid on “Comets”. Ian Rickard and I mixed the track on the vintage Neve to give it that sweet and spicy flavour. Oh yeah!!!!

Cage The Elephant Mix

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Just finished a big noisy mix of Cage The Elephant’s “Wire” to be released with their latest single. Ian Rickard was essential as mix engineer.

Facing New York !

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IMG_4532Ricky Reed, Omar and Brandon are in the second day of tracking for their new release. They have some crazy sounds going on. Ian has a drum room mic going into a Big Muff.

Studio Bird !!!

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1522274_10151993305572933_2089489209_n Her name is Sugar. She used to live at the studio. She was loud messy, and fun. Now she enjoys life on the golf course, riding around in a cart with her new owners (when the weather allows…).
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