Vocals for T1stL

10:30am- 3:30pm Danny and Kevin of the 1st Line came in to record vocals for the 4 songs we recorded on Friday. I’ve been recording vocals in the live room instead of the vocal booth lately because I think it’s nice for singers to have a little more room to breathe. Kevin and Danny both […]

Mixing Sister Axe + 5 yr old guitar player

Sister Axe was back in at noon for mixing & basic mastering of 4 songs. The session went well and the band played well together so mixing was pretty easy. We started with one song, ‘Pierced Like Brosnan’ and brought it to completion. It took about an hour. We then did the car test to […]

T1stL – New Songs / New Album?

My own group Le Petit Protest was originally scheduled to play a show this evening at the Mercury Lounge in Goleta, CA. Unfortunately, we had some bass player problems (who doesn’t?!?) and we were forced to pull out. Anyways, because I thought¬† we’d be performing in the evening, I set up a 9am start time […]

Mixing Three For Trying

Three For Trying are a duo from Santa Maria, CA. Brothers Jake (Songs/Guitar/Vox) and Rudy(Drums/$) took us up on our July Special. They came in for 3 x 5 hr sessions, and recorded 5 songs total. The sessions were productive and chill. I enjoyed

Recording Sister Axe

Sister Axe are one of the winners of our monthly studio time giveaway. They won 5 hrs/ recording time and are here @ Certain Sparks Studio to record some Punk-ROCK. We started at 10am which was a little rough for me. I’m more of night owl. But once you’re awake and working it feels nice […]