Fifteen Quiet Years is a celebratory, four-years-in-the-making box set from Louisville’s Rodan.
Cyril Da Great has followed up his Da Birth Of A Great 1 album with his new record, Adolescence, recorded, mixed, and mastered at Mike Repel’s REFORMATORY studios in Chicago
West suburban-based Sonic Palace Recording recently celebrated its 10th anniversary. IE’s Scott Assmann recently caught up with founder/owner Matt Mercado
Chicago-based rock band, Shiloh! just recently finished its second full-length record, Mrs at Handwritten Recording in Lakeview.
Chicago-based quintet Fetch go old-school with a series of 7-inch singles.
When Dungeon Of Noise studio owner/engineer A.J. Storm took ownership of the former ARS Studio space in Alsip, he started planning upgrades to the space (which was founded in the glam-rock year of 1974) immediately. The latest and largest puzzle piece was the purchase of the “Mercedes” of studio consoles: a Solid State Logic SL9056J.
Longtime studio owner/engineer Michael Kolar has upgraded his Chicago-based SOUNDSCAPE STUDIOS with Carl Tatz Design’s (CTD) acclaimed PhantomFocus System, a monitor tuning protocol that stands above all other possible control room upgrades.
“When you can mix from instinct and taste as opposed to compensating for playback anomalies, the sky is the limit,” Kolar contends. “At the [...]
Following the untimely death of legendary Grammy-winning songwriter and studio boffin Joe South, the owner of SONGWERKS RECORDING in Addison, Robert Mackey, took time to reflect on his professional friendship with South (pictured above left, with Mackey) who performed on his band’s (AVM) cover of “Hush,” (made famous by Deep Purple), recorded at Songwerks. “It [...]
Chicago-based Empires recently finished recording their second full-length album, Garage Hymns at HEDGEHOG STUDIOS in Chicago. The band’s self-produced debut album, Howl, garnered a considerable amount of attention when it was released in 2008, and now (with its new release) the band feels that they have found the sound they’ve been searching for all along. [...]
Chicago-based We Feed Alone has tracked and mastered its self-titled debut. The CD was produced, recorded, and mixed by Steven Gillis (Filter, Naked Raygun, Munroe) at Transient Sound in Chicago.
Thomas Pace will release his fifth solo album, Shaking Faith, on Saturday, July 7th at Martyrs’ in Chicago. This is the seventh album recorded with Pace at Uptown Recording with Matt Denny (owner and engineer).
Yakuza are following up their Pro-found Lore debut, Of Seismic Consequence, which was jonesed on several national 2010 “best-of” end-of-year lists and was widely heralded as the band’s best album to date.
Heavy South Siders Delightful Downfall — featuring Mike Kehoe, Joey Hammond, Nick Barelli, Alex Vincent, and Steve Eldridge — finished drum tracking at Chicago Recording Company in Chicago for Wild And Reckless
Scott Lucas is best known as the singer/guitarist for the two-man, Chicago rock band Local H. But recently, he has broadened his musical scope and greatly expanded his lineup, pulling together a collective of musicians
Million Yen engineer/producer Jeff Dean has formed a hardcore “supergroup” with the legendary Vic Bondi (Articles Of Faith), Derek Grant (Alkaline Trio), and Joe Principe (Rise Against). The band is going by the name Dead Ending, and seminal label Alternative Tentacles