Winter 2013-14

Rudolph Buchbinder, world renowned classical pianist, came to Dubway to connect with a dozen radio stations for interviews about his forthcoming Mozart recording on forte piano.

Rudolph Buchbinder, world renowned classical pianist, came to Dubway to connect with a dozen radio stations for interviews about his forthcoming Mozart recording on forte piano.

World famous classical violinist, Joshua Bell was interviewing with radio stations across the country from the Dubway’s Blue Control Room, announcing his conductorship of Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, as well as his new album of Beethoven Symphonies No. 4 & 7, with the same orchestra.

World famous classical violinist, Joshua Bell was interviewing with radio stations across the country from the Dubway’s Blue Control Room, announcing his conductorship of Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, as well as his new album of Beethoven Symphonies No. 4 & 7, with the same orchestra.

In December, Dubway Studios hosted a radio broadcast of the syndicated radio show, On Point with Tom Ashcroft. Classical pianist John Davis was interviewed, live on the air, by Tom Ashcroft in Boston’s WBUR, and performed piano compositions by Abe Lincoln’s favorite contemporary American composer, Louis Moreau Gottschalk.

In December, Dubway Studios hosted a radio broadcast of the syndicated radio show, On Point with Tom Ashcroft. Classical pianist John Davis was interviewed, live on the air, by Tom Ashcroft in Boston’s WBUR, and performed piano compositions by Abe Lincoln’s favorite contemporary American composer, Louis Moreau Gottschalk.

Producer/writer Paul Young and engineer Julian Evans spent tracking ADR for upcoming indy film release of the award winning play, “In the Summer Pavilion.”

Producer/writer Paul Young and engineer Julian Evans spent tracking ADR for upcoming indy film release of the award winning play, “In the Summer Pavilion.”

Dubway’s production audio teamed up with PBS station WGBH for a film recording of famed mezzo soprano Renée Fleming - in a Fifth Avenue apartment, accompanied by a quartet of guitar, cello, violin, and piano. The shoot will air as part of longtime culinary show, Lydia’s Italy.

Dubway’s production audio teamed up with PBS station WGBH for a film recording of famed mezzo soprano Renée Fleming - in a Fifth Avenue apartment, accompanied by a quartet of guitar, cello, violin, and piano. The shoot will air as part of longtime culinary show, Lydia’s Italy.

Eric Hutchinson performed at the City Winery, and Dubway’s remote recording team was on hand to multitrack the live show, and subsequently mix it, complete with all the live show banter that endears Eric to his fans that packed the house.

Eric Hutchinson performed at the City Winery, and Dubway’s remote recording team was on hand to multitrack the live show, and subsequently mix it, complete with all the live show banter that endears Eric to his fans that packed the house.

In December, Dubway Studios hosted a radio broadcast of the syndicated radio show, On Point with Tom Ashcroft. Classical pianist John Davis was interviewed, live on the air, by Tom Ashcroft in Boston’s WBUR, and performed piano compositions by Abe Lincoln’s favorite contemporary American composer, Louis Moreau Gottschalk.

In December, Dubway Studios hosted a radio broadcast of the syndicated radio show, On Point with Tom Ashcroft. Classical pianist John Davis was interviewed, live on the air, by Tom Ashcroft in Boston’s WBUR, and performed piano compositions by Abe Lincoln’s favorite contemporary American composer, Louis Moreau Gottschalk.

Linda Purl, television actress (True Blood, Desperate Housewives), cabaret singer, movie and Broadway star, came to Dubway’s Mezzanine to record her new cabaret cd. Lee Lessack, founder of LML Music, and a famous vocalist and recording artist in his own right, produced the sessions.

Linda Purl, television actress (True Blood, Desperate Housewives), cabaret singer, movie and Broadway star, came to Dubway’s Mezzanine to record her new cabaret cd. Lee Lessack, founder of LML Music, and a famous vocalist and recording artist in his own right, produced the sessions.

Renée Fleming (Photo by Andrew Eccles) Dubway’s production audio teamed up with PBS station WGBH for a film recording of famed mezzo soprano Renée Fleming - in a Fifth Avenue apartment, accompanied by a quartet of guitar, cello, violin, and piano. The shoot will air as part of longtime culinary show, Lydia’s Italy.

Renée Fleming (Photo by Andrew Eccles)

Dubway’s production audio teamed up with PBS station WGBH for a film recording of famed mezzo soprano Renée Fleming - in a Fifth Avenue apartment, accompanied by a quartet of guitar, cello, violin, and piano. The shoot will air as part of longtime culinary show, Lydia’s Italy.

Super Bowl 2012 - CBS Sports brought the world renowned Rebirth Brass Band into Dubway to impart their New Orleans funk to this year’s Super Bowl. They rendered their own inimitably funky version of the CBS Sports theme, bringing a flavor of the Big Easy to the TV broadcast and pre-game build up. 40 Million listeners!

Super Bowl 2012 - CBS Sports brought the world renowned Rebirth Brass Band into Dubway to impart their New Orleans funk to this year’s Super Bowl. They rendered their own inimitably funky version of the CBS Sports theme, bringing a flavor of the Big Easy to the TV broadcast and pre-game build up. 40 Million listeners!

In December, Dubway Studios hosted a radio broadcast of the syndicated radio show, On Point with Tom Ashcroft. Classical pianist John Davis was interviewed, live on the air, by Tom Ashcroft in Boston’s WBUR, and performed piano compositions by Abe Lincoln’s favorite contemporary American composer, Louis Moreau Gottschalk.

In December, Dubway Studios hosted a radio broadcast of the syndicated radio show, On Point with Tom Ashcroft. Classical pianist John Davis was interviewed, live on the air, by Tom Ashcroft in Boston’s WBUR, and performed piano compositions by Abe Lincoln’s favorite contemporary American composer, Louis Moreau Gottschalk.

Linda Purl, television actress (True Blood, Desperate Housewives), cabaret singer, movie and Broadway star, came to Dubway’s Mezzanine to record her new cabaret cd. Lee Lessack, founder of LML Music, and a famous vocalist and recording artist in his own right, produced the sessions.

Linda Purl, television actress (True Blood, Desperate Housewives), cabaret singer, movie and Broadway star, came to Dubway’s Mezzanine to record her new cabaret cd. Lee Lessack, founder of LML Music, and a famous vocalist and recording artist in his own right, produced the sessions.

Rudolph Buchbinder, world renowned classical pianist, came to Dubway to connect with a dozen radio stations for interviews about his forthcoming Mozart recording on forte piano.

Dubway’s production audio teamed up with PBS station WGBH for a film recording of famed mezzo soprano Renée Fleming - in a Fifth Avenue apartment, accompanied by a quartet of guitar, cello, violin, and piano. The shoot will air as part of longtime culinary show, Lydia’s Italy.

World famous classical violinist, Joshua Bell was interviewing with radio stations across the country from the Dubway’s Blue Control Room, announcing his conductorship of Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, as well as his new album of Beethoven Symphonies No. 4 & 7, with the same orchestra.

Eric Hutchinson performed at the City Winery, and Dubway’s remote recording team was on hand to multitrack the live show, and subsequently mix it, complete with all the live show banter that endears Eric to his fans that packed the house.

In one of the more exotic sessions lately, the Mezzanine saw a cavalcade of 50 students of the Natalia Huang Piano School each recording their contribution to a 28-piece Christmas compilation CD.

Super Bowl 2012 - CBS Sports brought the world renowned Rebirth Brass Band into Dubway to impart their New Orleans funk to this year’s Super Bowl. They rendered their own inimitably funky version of the CBS Sports theme, bringing a flavor of the Big Easy to the TV broadcast and pre-game build up. 40 Million listeners!

In December, Dubway Studios hosted a radio broadcast of the syndicated radio show, On Point with Tom Ashcroft. Classical pianist John Davis was interviewed, live on the air, by Tom Ashcroft in Boston’s WBUR, and performed piano compositions by Abe Lincoln’s favorite contemporary American composer, Louis Moreau Gottschalk.

Veteran filmmaker Joe DiGennaro, of JennyWhine Pictures Entertainment, recorded the soundtrack to his latest film. Pianist, percussionist, and violinist were are in separate rooms on Dubway’s Main Floor, cutting tracks live to the film.

Producer/writer Paul Young and engineer Julian Evans spent tracking ADR for upcoming indy film release of the award winning play, “In the Summer Pavilion.”

Linda Purl, television actress (True Blood, Desperate Housewives), cabaret singer, movie and Broadway star, came to Dubway’s Mezzanine to record her new cabaret cd. Lee Lessack, founder of LML Music, and a famous vocalist and recording artist in his own right, produced the sessions.

July - October 2012

A new live-action PBS series, "Odd Squad," has now been green-lighted for production. Inner Dog Productions led the production team, tapping Dubway’s sound designer Keith Rigling and mixer Nathaniel Reichman to handle the audio post on the pilot.

A new live-action PBS series, "Odd Squad," has now been green-lighted for production. Inner Dog Productions led the production team, tapping Dubway’s sound designer Keith Rigling and mixer Nathaniel Reichman to handle the audio post on the pilot.

Cabaret legend and Broadway star, Karen Mason, tracked with producer Paul Rolnick for her upcoming album release.

Cabaret legend and Broadway star, Karen Mason, tracked with producer Paul Rolnick for her upcoming album release.

Spanish writer/director Andres Muschietti, tied in from Barcelona to direct an ADR session for Universal Pictures’ "Mama."

Spanish writer/director Andres Muschietti, tied in from Barcelona to direct an ADR session for Universal Pictures’ "Mama."

The spacious & beautiful Mezzanine studio was also used for a couple of live video shoots - Brooklyn’s indy rockers The Disappointment shot a great performance video, and Elizabeth Chan (currently fighting her way to success on Failure Club) performed one of her many Christmas songs for a WPIX film crew.

The spacious & beautiful Mezzanine studio was also used for a couple of live video shoots - Brooklyn’s indy rockers The Disappointment shot a great performance video, and Elizabeth Chan (currently fighting her way to success on Failure Club) performed one of her many Christmas songs for a WPIX film crew.

John Findlay was tracking his new album , "In2 the Spirit," a compilation of modern jazz/blues/fusion takes on traditional Christmas songs. Hot off a tour with Steely Dan, and gearing up for a another with guitarist (and Dubway recordist) Wayne Krantz, legendary drummer Keith Carlock was banging the skins on the session.

John Findlay was tracking his new album , "In2 the Spirit," a compilation of modern jazz/blues/fusion takes on traditional Christmas songs. Hot off a tour with Steely Dan, and gearing up for a another with guitarist (and Dubway recordist) Wayne Krantz, legendary drummer Keith Carlock was banging the skins on the session.

For VH1 Unplugged, the crew recorded British singer/songwriter Rita Ora, the Ohio indy rockers Walk the Moon, and country superstar Carrie Underwood. The subsequent broadcasts are viewable at VH1.

For VH1 Unplugged, the crew recorded British singer/songwriter Rita Ora, the Ohio indy rockers Walk the Moon, and country superstar Carrie Underwood. The subsequent broadcasts are viewable at VH1.

Mike Brosnan, a renowned and exceptional finger-style guitarist, powerful singer, and gifted songwriter, was recording his original tunes.

Mike Brosnan, a renowned and exceptional finger-style guitarist, powerful singer, and gifted songwriter, was recording his original tunes.

We recorded London-born rizing star Lianne La Havas live at the Bowery Ballroom, and subsequently mixed the material for the prestigious Nonesuch Records label.

We recorded London-born rizing star Lianne La Havas live at the Bowery Ballroom, and subsequently mixed the material for the prestigious Nonesuch Records label.

The queen of chamber jazz, Meg Okura & The Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble were in the studio tracking new arrangements for a few of Ryuichi Sakamoto classic compositions.

The queen of chamber jazz, Meg Okura & The Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble were in the studio tracking new arrangements for a few of Ryuichi Sakamoto classic compositions.

And Paul also produced soulful sessions (including a full string section) for Kevin Dozier (2011 Bistro and MAC Award Winner - Outstanding Vocalist) in anticipation of his upcoming album.

And Paul also produced soulful sessions (including a full string section) for Kevin Dozier (2011 Bistro and MAC Award Winner - Outstanding Vocalist) in anticipation of his upcoming album.

This Thing Films took the crew from the East end of Long Island, to Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on another dramatic production - "Like So Many Things."

This Thing Films took the crew from the East end of Long Island, to Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on another dramatic production - "Like So Many Things."

John Findlay was tracking his new album , "In2 the Spirit," a compilation of modern jazz/blues/fusion takes on traditional Christmas songs. Hot off a tour with Steely Dan, and gearing up for a another with guitarist (and Dubway recordist) Wayne Krantz, legendary drummer Keith Carlock was banging the skins on the session. Look for it on iTunes this Christmas.

John Findlay was tracking his new album , "In2 the Spirit," a compilation of modern jazz/blues/fusion takes on traditional Christmas songs. Hot off a tour with Steely Dan, and gearing up for a another with guitarist (and Dubway recordist) Wayne Krantz, legendary drummer Keith Carlock was banging the skins on the session. Look for it on iTunes this Christmas.

Tony Grey, renowned virtuoso bassist, tracked a rhythm section for his next album. The stellar section included Mark Guiliana (drums), Gregoire Maret (harmonica), Romain Collin (piano), and John Shannon (guitar).

Tony Grey, renowned virtuoso bassist, tracked a rhythm section for his next album. The stellar section included Mark Guiliana (drums), Gregoire Maret (harmonica), Romain Collin (piano), and John Shannon (guitar).

For VH1 Unplugged, the crew recorded British singer/songwriter Rita Ora, the Ohio indy rockers Walk the Moon, and country superstar Carrie Underwood. The subsequent broadcasts are viewable at VH1.

For VH1 Unplugged, the crew recorded British singer/songwriter Rita Ora, the Ohio indy rockers Walk the Moon, and country superstar Carrie Underwood. The subsequent broadcasts are viewable at VH1.

Billboard chart-topping pop songwriter, Adam Barta, tracked vocals for a new tune.

Billboard chart-topping pop songwriter, Adam Barta, tracked vocals for a new tune.

Filmmaker Jay Stern came in for the surround sound mix "Spirit Cabinet," a film shot over the course of 5 days in the Bronx. Look for it on the festival circuit late 2012.

Filmmaker Jay Stern came in for the surround sound mix "Spirit Cabinet," a film shot over the course of 5 days in the Bronx. Look for it on the festival circuit late 2012.

Dubway’s location audio team was engaged in numerous shoots around town, including a couple of weeks in Brooklyn on a new webisode, entitled "East WillyB," East WillyB chronicles the comic adventures of colorful cast of characters in the hispanic community of a gentrifying berg.

Dubway’s location audio team was engaged in numerous shoots around town, including a couple of weeks in Brooklyn on a new webisode, entitled "East WillyB," East WillyB chronicles the comic adventures of colorful cast of characters in the hispanic community of a gentrifying berg.

Rolling Stone describes her as, "Ella Fitzgerald on speed beating the shit out of Regina Spektor." That’s Stephanie Nilles in a nutshell. A collection of sea shanties make up her upcoming album, "Takes a Big Ship," which she recorded at Dubway. She set herself up in the Mezzanine studio for a week, with her 4 piece band, to track everything live - including her vocal performance from behind the piano. Engineer Mike Judeh ran the session.

Rolling Stone describes her as, "Ella Fitzgerald on speed beating the shit out of Regina Spektor." That’s Stephanie Nilles in a nutshell. A collection of sea shanties make up her upcoming album, "Takes a Big Ship," which she recorded at Dubway. She set herself up in the Mezzanine studio for a week, with her 4 piece band, to track everything live - including her vocal performance from behind the piano. Engineer Mike Judeh ran the session.

Dubway’s remote recording crew has been busy, recording and mixing Exclusive iTunes Sessions for Sweden’s First Aid Kit and then flying down to Nashville to record the Alabama Shakes at Blackbird Studios.

Dubway’s remote recording crew has been busy, recording and mixing Exclusive iTunes Sessions for Sweden’s First Aid Kit and then flying down to Nashville to record the Alabama Shakes at Blackbird Studios.

Dubway’s remote recording crew has been busy, recording and mixing Exclusive iTunes Sessions for Sweden’s First Aid Kit and then flying down to Nashville to record the Alabama Shakes at Blackbird Studios.

Dubway’s remote recording crew has been busy, recording and mixing Exclusive iTunes Sessions for Sweden’s First Aid Kit and then flying down to Nashville to record the Alabama Shakes at Blackbird Studios.

For VH1 Unplugged, the crew recorded British singer/songwriter Rita Ora, the Ohio indy rockers Walk the Moon, and country superstar Carrie Underwood. The subsequent broadcasts are viewable at VH1.

For VH1 Unplugged, the crew recorded British singer/songwriter Rita Ora, the Ohio indy rockers Walk the Moon, and country superstar Carrie Underwood. The subsequent broadcasts are viewable at VH1.

For VH1 Unplugged, the crew recorded British singer/songwriter Rita Ora, the Ohio indy rockers Walk the Moon, and country superstar Carrie Underwood. The subsequent broadcasts are viewable at VH1.

For VH1 Unplugged, the crew recorded British singer/songwriter Rita Ora, the Ohio indy rockers Walk the Moon, and country superstar Carrie Underwood. The subsequent broadcasts are viewable at VH1.

Artists Den was back, enlisting the Dubway team to record The Killers live in NYC at the magnificent Chinatown landmark Capitale.

Artists Den was back, enlisting the Dubway team to record The Killers live in NYC at the magnificent Chinatown landmark Capitale.

We recorded London-born rizing star Lianne La Havas live at the Bowery Ballroom, and subsequently mixed the material for the prestigious Nonesuch Records label.

We recorded London-born rizing star Lianne La Havas live at the Bowery Ballroom, and subsequently mixed the material for the prestigious Nonesuch Records label.

A new live-action PBS series, "Odd Squad," has now been green-lighted for production. Inner Dog Productions led the production team, tapping Dubway’s sound designer Keith Rigling and mixer Nathaniel Reichman to handle the audio post on the pilot.

The queen of chamber jazz, Meg Okura & The Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble were in the studio tracking new arrangements for a few of Ryuichi Sakamoto classic compositions.

Filmmaker Jay Stern came in for the surround sound mix "Spirit Cabinet," a film shot over the course of 5 days in the Bronx. Look for it on the festival circuit late 2012.

Cabaret legend and Broadway star, Karen Mason, tracked with producer Paul Rolnick for her upcoming album release.

And Paul also produced soulful sessions (including a full string section) for Kevin Dozier (2011 Bistro and MACAward Winner - Outstanding Vocalist) in anticipation of his upcoming album.

Spanish writer/director Andres Muschietti, tied in from Barcelona to direct an ADR session for Universal Pictures’ "Mama."

Dubway’s location audio team was engaged in numerous shoots around town, including a couple of weeks in Brooklyn on a new webisode, entitled "East WillyB," East WillyB chronicles the comic adventures of colorful cast of characters in the hispanic community of a gentrifying berg.

Rolling Stone describes her as, "Ella Fitzgerald on speed beating the shit out of Regina Spektor." That’s Stephanie Nilles in a nutshell. A collection of sea shanties make up her upcoming album, "Takes a Big Ship," which she recorded at Dubway. She set herself up in the Mezzanine studio for a week, with her 4 piece band, to track everything live - including her vocal performance from behind the piano. Engineer Mike Judeh ran the session.

This Thing Films took the crew from the East end of Long Island, to Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on another dramatic production - "Like So Many Things."

The spacious & beautiful Mezzanine studio was also used for a couple of live video shoots - Brooklyn’s indy rockers The Disappointment shot a great performance video, and Elizabeth Chan (currently fighting her way to success on Failure Club) performed one of her many Christmas songs for a WPIX film crew.

John Findlay was tracking his new album , "In2 the Spirit," a compilation of modern jazz/blues/fusion takes on traditional Christmas songs. Hot off a tour with Steely Dan, and gearing up for a another with guitarist (and Dubway recordist) Wayne Krantz, legendary drummer Keith Carlock was banging the skins on the session. Look for it on iTunes this Christmas.

Dubway’s remote recording crew has been busy, recording and mixing Exclusive iTunes Sessions for Sweden’s First Aid Kit and then flying down to Nashville to record the Alabama Shakes at Blackbird Studios.

Tony Grey, renowned virtuoso bassist, tracked a rhythm section for his next album. The stellar section included Mark Guiliana (drums), Gregoire Maret (harmonica), Romain Collin (piano), and John Shannon (guitar).

For VH1 Unplugged, the crew recorded British singer/songwriter Rita Ora, the Ohio indy rockers Walk the Moon, and country superstar Carrie Underwood. The subsequent broadcasts are viewable at VH1.

Mike Brosnan, a renowned and exceptional finger-style guitarist, powerful singer, and gifted songwriter, was recording his original tunes.

Billboard chart-topping pop songwriter, Adam Barta, tracked vocals for a new tune.

Artists Den was back, enlisting the Dubway team to record The Killers live in NYC at the magnificent Chinatown landmark Capitale.

We recorded London-born rizing star Lianne La Havas live at the Bowery Ballroom, and subsequently mixed the material for the prestigious Nonesuch Records label.

February - June 2012

Legendary Blondie keyboardist Jimmy Destri spent some time tracking & mixing several songs, making good use of Dubway’s selection of vintage keys (Hammond B3 with Leslie, Wurlitzer, Juno 106), as well as the grand piano, and augmenting with a few of his own exotic machines. Rhythm tracks included two drum kits facing each other and tracking live in the big room. Big sounds!

Legendary Blondie keyboardist Jimmy Destri spent some time tracking & mixing several songs, making good use of Dubway’s selection of vintage keys (Hammond B3 with Leslie, Wurlitzer, Juno 106), as well as the grand piano, and augmenting with a few of his own exotic machines. Rhythm tracks included two drum kits facing each other and tracking live in the big room. Big sounds!

Former Daily Show correspondent Mo Rocca definitely had Dubway engineer Anthony Gibney cracking up while tracking vocal overdubs for the documentary, “Electoral Dysfunction.”

Former Daily Show correspondent Mo Rocca definitely had Dubway engineer Anthony Gibney cracking up while tracking vocal overdubs for the documentary, “Electoral Dysfunction.”

The Make a Wish Foundation invited David Hyde Pierce (perhaps most renowned for his Niles Crane character on Frasier, but also for his myriad Broadway, film, and television appearances) into Dubway for some participation in their outreach campaign.

The Make a Wish Foundation invited David Hyde Pierce (perhaps most renowned for his Niles Crane character on Frasier, but also for his myriad Broadway, film, and television appearances) into Dubway for some participation in their outreach campaign.

Another instance of Dubway’s participation in the visual arts, artist Kara Walker asked Dubway to help exhume the music from a 50 year old reel of tape.

Another instance of Dubway’s participation in the visual arts, artist Kara Walker asked Dubway to help exhume the music from a 50 year old reel of tape.

John Stamos spent some time in the studio tracking vocals.

John Stamos spent some time in the studio tracking vocals.

Scott Alan recorded finishing touches on his album slated for October release, featuring performances by Broadway luminaries, including Stephanie Block, Marc Broussard, Julia Murney and Kerry Ellis.

Scott Alan recorded finishing touches on his album slated for October release, featuring performances by Broadway luminaries, including Stephanie Block, Marc Broussard, Julia Murney and Kerry Ellis.

Perhaps best known for her Broadway and international smash hit “Runaways”, Elizabeth Swados and music director and arranger, Kris Kukul, are now hard at work on 3 compositions, “Prince and the Pauper,” “The Bottom Line,” and “Lullaby and Goodnight.”

Perhaps best known for her Broadway and international smash hit “Runaways”, Elizabeth Swados and music director and arranger, Kris Kukul, are now hard at work on 3 compositions, “Prince and the Pauper,” “The Bottom Line,” and “Lullaby and Goodnight.”

Dubway’s live remote recording team has been very active this Spring, with The Poyphonic Spree at Webster Hall, and upcoming artist Loren Benjamin at the Highline Ballroom, a Rufus Wainwright performance for Live from the Artists Den, and Gym Class Heroes and The Civil Wars for VH1 Unplugged.

Dubway’s live remote recording team has been very active this Spring, with The Poyphonic Spree at Webster Hall, and upcoming artist Loren Benjamin at the Highline Ballroom, a Rufus Wainwright performance for Live from the Artists Den, and Gym Class Heroes and The Civil Wars for VH1 Unplugged.

Dubway’s live remote recording team has been very active this Spring, with The Poyphonic Spree at Webster Hall, and upcoming artist Loren Benjamin at the Highline Ballroom, a Rufus Wainwright performance for Live from the Artists Den, and Gym Class Heroes and The Civil Wars for VH1 Unplugged.

Dubway’s live remote recording team has been very active this Spring, with The Poyphonic Spree at Webster Hall, and upcoming artist Loren Benjamin at the Highline Ballroom, a Rufus Wainwright performance for Live from the Artists Den, and Gym Class Heroes and The Civil Wars for VH1 Unplugged.

Gym Class Heroes and The Civil Wars for VH1 Unplugged.

Gym Class Heroes and The Civil Wars for VH1 Unplugged.

Ever wished someone would make a big band version of “Helter Skelter” by The Beatles? Well Emmy Award winning composer Gary Schreiner has heard your prayers and spent some time at Dubway recording his big band rendition of The Beatles classic! Producer and ukulele player David Barrat has also taken on the entire Beatles catalog.

Ever wished someone would make a big band version of “Helter Skelter” by The Beatles? Well Emmy Award winning composer Gary Schreiner has heard your prayers and spent some time at Dubway recording his big band rendition of The Beatles classic! Producer and ukulele player David Barrat has also taken on the entire Beatles catalog.

Grammy Award winning Beninoise singer-songwriter and activist, Angélique Kidjo worked on some recording for the new documentary "Fifty Years of Folk: The History of the Newport Folk Festival." Naka Production's documentary showcases the 50 Year Anniversary of the historic festival.

Grammy Award winning Beninoise singer-songwriter and activist, Angélique Kidjo worked on some recording for the new documentary "Fifty Years of Folk: The History of the Newport Folk Festival." Naka Production's documentary showcases the 50 Year Anniversary of the historic festival.

Kaleta (the original guitar player for Fela Kuti’s Africa 80s band) was tasked with writing a song in a day, with songster Ben Arthur, while Dubway producers Al Houghton & Mike Crehore produced the same day recording session. Watch the documentation of the writing and recording of the thirteen piece afro pop band on Dubway Days.

Kaleta (the original guitar player for Fela Kuti’s Africa 80s band) was tasked with writing a song in a day, with songster Ben Arthur, while Dubway producers Al Houghton & Mike Crehore produced the same day recording session. Watch the documentation of the writing and recording of the thirteen piece afro pop band on Dubway Days.

Dubway recently had the pleasure of hosting a rare session featuring legendary saxophonist Giuseppi Logan accompanied by the incomparable Jessica Lurie and Ed Pettersen, of the Mad King Edmund collective. The group was building off the work they did here last year and providing some fresh tracks of pure improv with Guiseppi and Jessica switching instruments on the fly, interweaving their performances with the guitar and bass of Ed and bassist Larry Roland. The record is destined for the French record label, Improvising Beings, with a very limited US release in partnership with Split Rock. Read more about the Mad King Edmund Collective and incredible resurgence of Giuseppi Logan. 

Dubway recently had the pleasure of hosting a rare session featuring legendary saxophonist Giuseppi Logan accompanied by the incomparable Jessica Lurie and Ed Pettersen, of the Mad King Edmund collective. The group was building off the work they did here last year and providing some fresh tracks of pure improv with Guiseppi and Jessica switching instruments on the fly, interweaving their performances with the guitar and bass of Ed and bassist Larry Roland. The record is destined for the French record label, Improvising Beings, with a very limited US release in partnership with Split Rock. Read more about the Mad King Edmund Collective and incredible resurgence of Giuseppi Logan. 

Guild Hall

Guild Hall

Sonic storyteller Billy Martin (Modesky Martin and Wood) had us all on the edge of our seats recording his string quartet score for the new film “7E” from director Teddy Schenck.

Sonic storyteller Billy Martin (Modesky Martin and Wood) had us all on the edge of our seats recording his string quartet score for the new film “7E” from director Teddy Schenck.

Cate Le Bon did some tracking in Dubway’s spacious Mezzanine for Breakthru Radio’s “Studio Sessions” video collection.

Cate Le Bon did some tracking in Dubway’s spacious Mezzanine for Breakthru Radio’s “Studio Sessions” video collection.

Season 3 of Nickelodeon’s Bubble Guppies was green lighted for production, having garnered viewership to rank it America’s No 1 kid’s TV show. Rhumba handles the music composition and production, and, through Dubway, the dialog as well.

Season 3 of Nickelodeon’s Bubble Guppies was green lighted for production, having garnered viewership to rank it America’s No 1 kid’s TV show. Rhumba handles the music composition and production, and, through Dubway, the dialog as well.

The Make a Wish Foundation invited David Hyde Pierce (perhaps most renowned for his Niles Crane character on Frasier, but also for his myriad Broadway, film, and television appearances) into Dubway for some participation in their outreach campaign.

The Make a Wish Foundation invited David Hyde Pierce (perhaps most renowned for his Niles Crane character on Frasier, but also for his myriad Broadway, film, and television appearances) into Dubway for some participation in their outreach campaign.

Kaleta (the original guitar player for Fela Kuti’s Africa 80s band) was tasked with writing a song in a day, with songster Ben Arthur, while Dubway producers Al Houghton & Mike Crehore produced the same day recording session. Watch the documentation of the writing and recording of the thirteen piece afro pop band on Dubway Days.

Kaleta (the original guitar player for Fela Kuti’s Africa 80s band) was tasked with writing a song in a day, with songster Ben Arthur, while Dubway producers Al Houghton & Mike Crehore produced the same day recording session. Watch the documentation of the writing and recording of the thirteen piece afro pop band on Dubway Days.

Brilliant and soulful trumpeter, Takuya Kuroda reached #3 on the Jazz Radio charts with the release of his 2011 album, “Edge” and is hoping to continue this success as he begins work on his upcoming album. Takuya recorded his 7 piece band live in the Mezzanine.

Brilliant and soulful trumpeter, Takuya Kuroda reached #3 on the Jazz Radio charts with the release of his 2011 album, “Edge” and is hoping to continue this success as he begins work on his upcoming album. Takuya recorded his 7 piece band live in the Mezzanine.

Dubway’s location audio team did some work in the field, mixing sound for a reality tv show “Empire Girls” with Ish Entertainment.

Dubway’s location audio team did some work in the field, mixing sound for a reality tv show “Empire Girls” with Ish Entertainment.

Dubway’s live remote recording team has been very active this Spring, with The Poyphonic Spree at Webster Hall, and upcoming artist Loren Benjamin at the Highline Ballroom, a Rufus Wainwright performance for Live from the Artists Den, and Gym Class Heroes and The Civil Wars for VH1 Unplugged.

Dubway’s live remote recording team has been very active this Spring, with The Poyphonic Spree at Webster Hall, and upcoming artist Loren Benjamin at the Highline Ballroom, a Rufus Wainwright performance for Live from the Artists Den, and Gym Class Heroes and The Civil Wars for VH1 Unplugged.

Contemporary classical composer Mark Gustavson finished up a record of compositions from the past 15 years with long time NYC location audio recorder and Dubway pal David Merrill.

Contemporary classical composer Mark Gustavson finished up a record of compositions from the past 15 years with long time NYC location audio recorder and Dubway pal David Merrill.

Gym Class Heroes and The Civil Wars for VH1 Unplugged.

Gym Class Heroes and The Civil Wars for VH1 Unplugged.

Legendary Blondie keyboardist Jimmy Destri spent some time tracking & mixing several songs, making good use of Dubway’s selection of vintage keys (Hammond B3 with Leslie, Wurlitzer, Juno 106), as well as the grand piano, and augmenting with a few of his own exotic machines. Rhythm tracks included two drum kits facing each other and tracking live in the big room. Big sounds!

Ever wished someone would make a big band version of “Helter Skelter” by The Beatles? Well Emmy Award winning composer Gary Schreiner has heard your prayers and spent some time at Dubway recording his big band rendition of The Beatles classic! Producer and ukulele player David Barrat has also taken on the entire Beatles catalog.

Cate Le Bon did some tracking in Dubway’s spacious Mezzanine for Breakthru Radio’s “Studio Sessions” video collection.

Former Daily Show correspondent Mo Rocca definitely had Dubway engineer Anthony Gibney cracking up while tracking vocal overdubs for the documentary, “Electoral Dysfunction.”

Grammy Award winning Beninoise singer-songwriter and activist, Angélique Kidjo worked on some recording for the new documentary "Fifty Years of Folk: The History of the Newport Folk Festival." Naka Production's documentary showcases the 50 Year Anniversary of the historic festival.

Season 3 of Nickelodeon’s Bubble Guppies was green lighted for production, having garnered viewership to rank it America’s No 1 kid’s TV show. Rhumba handles the music composition and production, and, through Dubway, the dialog as well.

Pigpen Theatre Company, produced by Ron Robinson, is creating a buzz with their new material, recorded at Dubway. Watch a video from the studio’s penthouse roof, during their recording sessions.

Kaleta (the original guitar player for Fela Kuti’s Africa 80s band) was tasked with writing a song in a day, with songster Ben Arthur, while Dubway producers Al Houghton & Mike Crehore produced the same day recording session. Watch the documentation of the writing and recording of the thirteen piece afro pop band on Dubway Days.

The Make a Wish Foundation invited David Hyde Pierce (perhaps most renowned for his Niles Crane character on Frasier, but also for his myriad Broadway, film, and television appearances) into Dubway for some participation in their outreach campaign.

Another instance of Dubway’s participation in the visual arts, artist Kara Walker asked Dubway to help exhume the music from a 50 year old reel of tape.

Dubway recently had the pleasure of hosting a rare session featuring legendary saxophonist Giuseppi Logan accompanied by the incomparable Jessica Lurie and Ed Pettersen, of the Mad King Edmund collective. The group was building off the work they did here last year and providing some fresh tracks of pure improv with Guiseppi and Jessica switching instruments on the fly, interweaving their performances with the guitar and bass of Ed and bassist Larry Roland. The record is destined for the French record label, Improvising Beings, with a very limited US release in partnership with Split Rock. Read more about the Mad King Edmund Collective and incredible resurgence of Giuseppi Logan. 

John Stamos spent some time in the studio tracking vocals.

Brilliant and soulful trumpeter, Takuya Kuroda reached #3 on the Jazz Radio charts with the release of his 2011 album, “Edge” and is hoping to continue this success as he begins work on his upcoming album. Takuya recorded his 7 piece band live in the Mezzanine.

Scott Alan recorded finishing touches on his album slated for October release, featuring performances by Broadway luminaries, including Stephanie Block, Marc Broussard, Julia Murney and Kerry Ellis.

Dubway’s location audio team did some work in the field, mixing sound for a reality tv show “Empire Girls” with Ish Entertainment.

Perhaps best known for her Broadway and international smash hit “Runaways”, Elizabeth Swados and music director and arranger, Kris Kukul, are now hard at work on 3 compositions, “Prince and the Pauper,” “The Bottom Line,” and “Lullaby and Goodnight.”

Dubway’s live remote recording team has been very active this Spring, with The Poyphonic Spree at Webster Hall, and upcoming artist Loren Benjamin at the Highline Ballroom, a Rufus Wainwright performance for Live from the Artists Den, and Gym Class Heroes and The Civil Wars for VH1 Unplugged.

Sonic storyteller Billy Martin (Modesky Martin and Wood) had us all on the edge of our seats recording his string quartet score for the new film “7E” from director Teddy Schenck.

Contemporary classical composer Mark Gustavson finished up a record of compositions from the past 15 years with long time NYC location audio recorder and Dubway pal David Merrill.

September - December 2011

Wayne Krantz, renowned jazz guitarist (Donald Fagen, the Brecker Bros, Steely Dana), was in Dubway’s live room cutting tracks for his new album with compatriots Owen Biddle (The Roots), Nate Wood, and Henry Hey. The sessions fully substantiated The New Yorker’s description of Mr. Krantz as “A talented guitarist with a boundless imagination.” Mike Judeh and Stephen Schappler engineered the sessions.

Wayne Krantz, renowned jazz guitarist (Donald Fagen, the Brecker Bros, Steely Dana), was in Dubway’s live room cutting tracks for his new album with compatriots Owen Biddle (The Roots), Nate Wood, and Henry Hey. The sessions fully substantiated The New Yorker’s description of Mr. Krantz as “A talented guitarist with a boundless imagination.” Mike Judeh and Stephen Schappler engineered the sessions.

And kudos also to Fransisco Núñez, Artistic Director and Founder of the Young People's Chorus of New York City, for his receipt of 2011 MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship. Francisco and his chorus were recently returned to Dubway, recording a piece by Francisco and NYC composer Jim Papoulis.

And kudos also to Fransisco Núñez, Artistic Director and Founder of the Young People's Chorus of New York City, for his receipt of 2011 MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship. Francisco and his chorus were recently returned to Dubway, recording a piece by Francisco and NYC composer Jim Papoulis.

Mexican film/TV star, and Warner Bros. recording artist Ximena and songwriter Alex Wong were featured on an Episode of Dubway Days, wherein the artists meet at the studio with the aim to write, record, and produce a song from scratch – in a single day! With a film crew on hand, the entire process is documented, and it’s always startling how great a song can pop out of these spontaneous conditions. "Here We Are" is no exception.

Mexican film/TV star, and Warner Bros. recording artist Ximena and songwriter Alex Wong were featured on an Episode of Dubway Days, wherein the artists meet at the studio with the aim to write, record, and produce a song from scratch – in a single day! With a film crew on hand, the entire process is documented, and it’s always startling how great a song can pop out of these spontaneous conditions. "Here We Are" is no exception.

Another Dubway Days production – this time featuring Kaleta and his 13 member band, Zozo Afrobeat, live. Inspired by Fela Kuti’s Nigerian music from the ‘70s and ‘80’s, the song that sprang out of this session’s cowrite with Ben Arthur, "O Be So," grooves unbelievably! The video documentation of the session is due out in April.

Another Dubway Days production – this time featuring Kaleta and his 13 member band, Zozo Afrobeat, live. Inspired by Fela Kuti’s Nigerian music from the ‘70s and ‘80’s, the song that sprang out of this session’s cowrite with Ben Arthur"O Be So," grooves unbelievably! The video documentation of the session is due out in April.

Maria Logis was putting the finishing touches on her album, which was recorded live at Dubway by Joe Barbaria (Talking Heads, 10,000 Maniacs, Reggie Workman, The Cars, John Patitucci)., Maria’s longtime pianist and collaborator, is producing the sessions, enlisting performances by Justin Flynn, Helen Yee, Pete Smith, Carlo De Rosa, Dan Rieser, and Makaria Psiliteli. Dubway’s John Thayer assisted.

Maria Logis was putting the finishing touches on her album, which was recorded live at Dubway by Joe Barbaria (Talking Heads, 10,000 Maniacs, Reggie Workman, The Cars, John Patitucci)., Maria’s longtime pianist and collaborator, is producing the sessions, enlisting performances by Justin Flynn, Helen Yee, Pete Smith, Carlo De Rosa, Dan Rieser, and Makaria Psiliteli. Dubway’s John Thayer assisted.

Congratulations to The NYCity Slickers for their album release "Layin’ It Down." The 8-piece acoustic band tracked live in Dubway’s big penthouse recording space, and mixed their debut with engineer Mike Judeh.

Congratulations to The NYCity Slickers for their album release "Layin’ It Down." The 8-piece acoustic band tracked live in Dubway’s big penthouse recording space, and mixed their debut with engineer Mike Judeh.

Dubway was back at work recording and mixing a live production of The Fray for Live from the Artist’s Den. Mike Judeh engineered both the tracking and mixing.

Dubway was back at work recording and mixing a live production of The Fray for Live from the Artist’s Den. Mike Judeh engineered both the tracking and mixing.

Julian Fleisher, noted actor, singer, and performer brought Isabel Rose into the studio to produce her new album.

Julian Fleisher, noted actor, singer, and performer brought Isabel Rose into the studio to produce her new album.

Congratulations to Liz Swados, longtime musical & theatrical maven, and Dubway friend, on the release of her book "Waiting: Selected Non-Fiction." And Peter Miller, of Willow Pond Films, tracked music for his film called "Sousa: Dare to Dance Together," a documentary about the making of the musical (directed by Liz Swados) uniting Latino and Jewish teens in Washington Heights. Anthony Gibney engineered for Dubway.

Congratulations to Liz Swados, longtime musical & theatrical maven, and Dubway friend, on the release of her book "Waiting: Selected Non-Fiction." And Peter Miller, of Willow Pond Films, tracked music for his film called "Sousa: Dare to Dance Together," a documentary about the making of the musical (directed by Liz Swados) uniting Latino and Jewish teens in Washington Heights. Anthony Gibney engineered for Dubway.

Composer Jeremy Yang, of Silencio, spent several days during his NYC visit from Australia, to develop and present audio design to two of his advertising clients.

Composer Jeremy Yang, of Silencio, spent several days during his NYC visit from Australia, to develop and present audio design to two of his advertising clients.

Julian Fleisher, noted actor, singer, and performer brought Isabel Rose into the studio to produce her new album.

Julian Fleisher, noted actor, singer, and performer brought Isabel Rose into the studio to produce her new album.

Wayne Krantz, renowned jazz guitarist (Donald Fagen, the Brecker Bros, Steely Dana), was in Dubway’s live room cutting tracks for his new album with compatriots Owen Biddle (The Roots), Nate Wood, and Henry Hey. The sessions fully substantiated The New Yorker’s description of Mr. Krantz as “A talented guitarist with a boundless imagination.” Mike Judeh and Stephen Schappler engineered the sessions.

Guitarist Marc Ciprut (Joss Stone, Steven Santoro) also spent a day at Dubway, recording a full band for his upcoming cd release.

Maria Logis was putting the finishing touches on her album, which was recorded live at Dubway by Joe Barbaria (Talking Heads, 10,000 Maniacs, Reggie Workman, The Cars, John Patitucci). Jon Cowherd, Maria’s longtime pianist and collaborator, is producing the sessions, enlisting performances by Justin Flynn, Helen Yee, Pete Smith, Carlo De Rosa, Dan Rieser, and Makaria Psiliteli. Dubway’s John Thayer assisted.

Congratulations to Liz Swados, longtime musical & theatrical maven, and Dubway friend, on the release of her book "Waiting: Selected Non-Fiction." And Peter Miller, of Willow Pond Films, tracked music for his film called "Sousa: Dare to Dance Together," a documentary about the making of the musical (directed by Liz Swados) uniting Latino and Jewish teens in Washington Heights. Anthony Gibney engineered for Dubway.

And kudos also to Fransisco Núñez, Artistic Director and Founder of the Young People's Chorus of New York City, for his receipt of 2011 MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship. Francisco and his chorus were recently returned to Dubway, recording a piece by Francisco and NYC composer Jim Papoulis.

Engineer Devin Emke was at Dubway mixing in 5.1 Surround for a Biography Channel release about the comic Bernie Mac. Taylor Batchelor assisted.

Congratulations to The NYCity Slickers for their album release "Layin’ It Down." The 8-piece acoustic band tracked live in Dubway’s big penthouse recording space, and mixed their debut with engineer Mike Judeh.

Tracy Bonham was songwriting and recording for an episode of Dubway Days, to be premiered this Fall. Chris Abell engineered.

D.D. Jackson produced live tracks for the Korean pop stars Sweet Sorrow. Anthony Gibney assisted engineer Marcelo Anez.

Composer Jeremy Yang, of Silencio, spent several days during his NYC visit from Australia, to develop and present audio design to two of his advertising clients.

Dubway was back at work recording and mixing a live production of The Fray for Live from the Artist’s Den. Mike Judeh engineered both the tracking and mixing.

Mexican film/TV star, and Warner Bros. recording artist Ximena and songwriter Alex Wong were featured on an Episode of Dubway Days, wherein the artists meet at the studio with the aim to write, record, and produce a song from scratch – in a single day! With a film crew on hand, the entire process is documented, and it’s always startling how great a song can pop out of these spontaneous conditions. "Here We Are" is no exception.

Julian Fleisher, noted actor, singer, and performer brought Isabel Rose into the studio to produce her new album.

Another Dubway Days production – this time featuring Kaleta and his 13 member band, Zozo Afrobeat, live. Inspired by Fela Kuti’s Nigerian music from the ‘70s and ‘80’s, the song that sprang out of this session’s cowrite with Ben Arthur"O Be So," grooves unbelievably! The video documentation of the session is due out in April.

January - August 2011

Long time pals They Might Be Giants were in the studio to score an animated scene in the upcoming Christmas film of Harold and Kumar. The sessions showed the guys at their most versatile, maneuvering multiple compositions between onscreen image, and the input of sundry movie moguls, and their own indefatigable originality.

Long time pals They Might Be Giants were in the studio to score an animated scene in the upcoming Christmas film of Harold and Kumar. The sessions showed the guys at their most versatile, maneuvering multiple compositions between onscreen image, and the input of sundry movie moguls, and their own indefatigable originality.

NPR’s World Café returned to Dubway for an exclusive performance/interview with songwriter and performer Steve Earle, and his electric live band, The Dukes (and Duchesses) featuring Allison Moorer. 

NPR’s World Café returned to Dubway for an exclusive performance/interview with songwriter and performer Steve Earle, and his electric live band, The Dukes (and Duchesses) featuring Allison Moorer

Breakthru Radio, in partnership with Dubway Studios, recorded alt country darlings Ollabelle as they crafted a song from scratch with writer Ben Arthur, and recorded and produced it, all in a single day. 

Breakthru Radio, in partnership with Dubway Studios, recorded alt country darlings Ollabelle as they crafted a song from scratch with writer Ben Arthur, and recorded and produced it, all in a single day. 

The Young People's Chorus of New York City spent several days in Dubway's Mezzanine recording a series of original compositions. The pieces were commissioned by the YPC and featured several prominent contemporary composers, including Meredith Monk, Paquito D'Rivera, Bora Yoon, and Rob Kapilow and Fred Newman, all of whom attended the sessions. Canteloupe Music plans to release the performances in January of 2012. John Thayer assisted the engineer on the sessions, which involved choruses of up to 45 voices.

The Young People's Chorus of New York City spent several days in Dubway's Mezzanine recording a series of original compositions. The pieces were commissioned by the YPC and featured several prominent contemporary composers, including Meredith MonkPaquito D'RiveraBora Yoon, and Rob Kapilow and Fred Newman, all of whom attended the sessions. Canteloupe Music plans to release the performances in January of 2012. John Thayer assisted the engineer on the sessions, which involved choruses of up to 45 voices.

An ADR session was scheduled for MRB Productions (LA) for the upcoming release Grassroots, had actors Lauren Ambrose, Chris MacDonald and Emily Bergl in the studio. Directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal (the father to Jake and Maggie), Cobie Smulders and Jason Biggs also star in the movie, which is based on a true story: "A short-tempered, unemployed music critic who likes to dress as a polar bear thinks he can harness the power of the people to ride the monorail to political victory in Seattle. And he’s right. Almost."

An ADR session was scheduled for MRB Productions (LA) for the upcoming release Grassrootshad actors Lauren Ambrose, Chris MacDonald and Emily Bergl in the studio. Directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal (the father to Jake and Maggie), Cobie Smulders and Jason Biggs also star in the movie, which is based on a true story: "A short-tempered, unemployed music critic who likes to dress as a polar bear thinks he can harness the power of the people to ride the monorail to political victory in Seattle. And he’s right. Almost."

Steve Earle is promoting his new album I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive and debut novel of the same name, kicking off a tour through the US and Europe that will occupy him and his band through Christmas.

Steve Earle is promoting his new album I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive and debut novel of the same name, kicking off a tour through the US and Europe that will occupy him and his band through Christmas.

Journalist Steve Pressman was working on his documentary, "To Save a Life." The film tells the story of Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus, a Jewish couple from Philadelphia who traveled to Nazi Germany in 1939 and, with the help of the B'rith Sholom fraternal organization, saved 50 Jewish children in Vienna from likely death in the Holocaust by finding them new homes in Philadelphia. Peter Riegert (The Sopranos,M.A.S.H.) performed narration.

Journalist Steve Pressman was working on his documentary, "To Save a Life." The film tells the story of Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus, a Jewish couple from Philadelphia who traveled to Nazi Germany in 1939 and, with the help of the B'rith Sholom fraternal organization, saved 50 Jewish children in Vienna from likely death in the Holocaust by finding them new homes in Philadelphia. Peter Riegert (The Sopranos,M.A.S.H.) performed narration.

The series is called Dubway Days, and will involve a succession of artists presented in a similar manner. It’s an intimate look at the songwriting and music recording process, as evidenced by some real pros. The premier episode of Dubway Days featured artist Vienna Teng.

The series is called Dubway Days, and will involve a succession of artists presented in a similar manner. It’s an intimate look at the songwriting and music recording process, as evidenced by some real pros. The premier episode of Dubway Days featured artist Vienna Teng.

John Morton, the classical composer known for his music box compositions, recorded his new composition Wanooski Falls, for music box and sextet.

Long time pals They Might Be Giants were in the studio to score an animated scene in the upcoming Christmas film of Harold and Kumar. The sessions showed the guys at their most versatile, maneuvering multiple compositions between onscreen image, and the input of sundry movie moguls, and their own indefatigable originality.

Dubway and They Might Be Giants shared auspicious beginnings with the recording of their first two albums, "They Might Be Giants," and "Lincoln," back in the days of analog 8 track in the Music Building on Eighth Ave. Great to see you back here, guys!

The Young People's Chorus of New York City spent several days in Dubway's Mezzanine recording a series of original compositions. The pieces were commissioned by the YPC and featured several prominent contemporary composers, including Meredith MonkPaquito D'RiveraBora Yoon, and Rob Kapilow and Fred Newman, all of whom attended the sessions. Canteloupe Music plans to release the performances in January of 2012. John Thayer assisted the engineer on the sessions, which involved choruses of up to 45 voices.

An ADR session was scheduled for MRB Productions (LA) for the upcoming release Grassrootshad actors Lauren Ambrose, Chris MacDonald and Emily Bergl in the studio. Directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal (the father to Jake and Maggie), Cobie Smulders and Jason Biggs also star in the movie, which is based on a true story: "A short-tempered, unemployed music critic who likes to dress as a polar bear thinks he can harness the power of the people to ride the monorail to political victory in Seattle. And he’s right. Almost."

Theater legend Liz Swados (The Runaways) tracked & mixed two entire musicals, Revolting Rhymes and The Incredible Feelings Show at Dubway Studios this season.The Mezzanine space hosted the tracking sessions, while the main floor studios accommodated the mixes. Chris Abell engineered the sessions.

Journalist Steve Pressman was working on his documentary, "To Save a Life." The film tells the story of Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus, a Jewish couple from Philadelphia who traveled to Nazi Germany in 1939 and, with the help of the B'rith Sholom fraternal organization, saved 50 Jewish children in Vienna from likely death in the Holocaust by finding them new homes in Philadelphia. Peter Riegert (The Sopranos, M.A.S.H.) performed narration.

Songwriting legend Chip Taylor (Wild Thing, Angel of the Morning) was back in the studio with his great band surreptitiously donned "The BogieMen" during the sessions, as they were cutting an album dealing entirely with golf one of Chip's several disparate and successful career paths. The whole album was tracked in two days, live (including lead vocals), in Dubway's Mezzanine recording space.

Randy Hobler made use of Dubway's myriad recording environments to demo up his musical, The Spirit of River City. In development for years, the piece has already garnered awards and acclaim.

NPR’s World Café returned to Dubway for an exclusive performance/interview with songwriter and performer Steve Earle, and his electric live band, The Dukes (and Duchesses) featuring Allison Moorer. The six-piece band recorded live in the studio’s Mezzanine, comfortably spread out with easy sight lines. WXPN’s host interviewed Steve between songs and monitored the mix via an ISDN connection. Steve is promoting his new album I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive and debut novel of the same name, kicking off a tour through the US and Europe that will occupy him and his band through Christmas.  Mike Judeh and Keith Rigling engineered the session.

Congratulations to Nick, Jr. on the January premier of its new children’s animation series "Bubble Guppies."  Dubway was responsible for all NY dialog recording, and in partnership with affiliate Rhumba Recorders, provided the final broadcast mix for all 20 episodes. "Bubble Guppies" is currently the #1 most popular kid’s pre-school TV show. Dubway and Rhumba are currently hard at work on Season 2.

Breakthru Radio, in partnership with Dubway Studios, recorded alt country darlings Ollabelle as they crafted a song from scratch with writer Ben Arthur, and recorded and produced it, all in a single day. (No fooling – there was no song at the day’s start!) The whole process was video taped, and is currently viewable as a 5 part episode online. The series is called Dubway Days, and will involve a succession of artists presented in a similar manner. It’s an intimate look at the songwriting and music recording process, as evidenced by some real pros. The premier episode of Dubway Days featured artist Vienna Teng.

Soundworks and Crest Animation booked Dubway to track Lord Rogers (Joseph Medrano) character’s dialogue for Sony's animated film "The Swan Princess 4."

July - December 2010

Kevin Mambo, Abena Koomson and director Bill T. Jones of the 11 Tony-nominated Broadway smash hit Fela! were in Dubway tracking some voiceover for pre-recorded segmants of the show with Dubway engineer Chris Abell.

Kevin MamboAbena Koomson and director Bill T. Jones of the 11 Tony-nominated Broadway smash hit Fela! were in Dubway tracking some voiceover for pre-recorded segmants of the show with Dubway engineer Chris Abell.

Cabaret singer Joey Contreras was in with Dubway engineer Chris Abell mixing his new album.

Cabaret singer Joey Contreras was in with Dubway engineer Chris Abell mixing his new album.

Bernie Worrell of Parliament Funkadelic fame was in with producer Evan Taylor and Dubway engineer Eric Spring tracking songs for an upcoming album project on CMH Records. 

Bernie Worrell of Parliament Funkadelic fame was in with producer Evan Taylor and Dubway engineer Eric Spring tracking songs for an upcoming album project on CMH Records

Cast members of the Broadway musical comedy hit The Battery’s Down were in tracking and mixing some songs for the show with Dubway engineer Chris Abell. 

Cast members of the Broadway musical comedy hit The Battery’s Down were in tracking and mixing some songs for the show with Dubway engineer Chris Abell. 

The ever popular cabaret singer-performer Scott Alan has been at Dubway all summer long recording his new album with engineer Paul Vasquez. 

The ever popular cabaret singer-performer Scott Alan has been at Dubway all summer long recording his new album with engineer Paul Vasquez

Breakthru Radio brought in John Wesley Harding for a live on-air performance for the popular internet radio program. 

Breakthru Radio brought in John Wesley Harding for a live on-air performance for the popular internet radio program. 

Actor Rainn Wilson, star of the NBC hit television show The Office was in tracking an Apple iTunes Celebrity Playlist Podcast with Dubway enginer Keith Rigling. 

Actor Rainn Wilson, star of the NBC hit television show The Office was in tracking an Apple iTunes Celebrity Playlist Podcast with Dubway enginer Keith Rigling. 

Jason Marcucci and Mike Judeh tracked Vampire Weekend for an iTunes Exclusive six-song EP with producer Suzanne Varney.

Jason Marcucci and Mike Judeh tracked Vampire Weekend for an iTunes Exclusive six-song EP with producer Suzanne Varney.

Sh-K-Boom Records brought in The Boxer Rebellion to track some songs for a new project.

Sh-K-Boom Records brought in The Boxer Rebellion to track some songs for a new project.

New York artist Jeff Gordon brought in Patti Smith to record tracks for his new Sony Music release of poems and other works.

New York artist Jeff Gordon brought in Patti Smith to record tracks for his new Sony Music release of poems and other works.

Nick Jr.'s children’s television show Bubble Guppies continues tracking voice-over’s and songs for the upcoming series with Dubway engineer Stephen Schappler. 

Nick Jr.'s children’s television show Bubble Guppies continues tracking voice-over’s and songs for the upcoming series with Dubway engineer Stephen Schappler. 

  Suze Orman was in Dubway’s Yellow Room, recording a VO for Interactive Games Group with Keith Rigling.

 

Suze Orman was in Dubway’s Yellow Room, recording a VO for Interactive Games Group with Keith Rigling.

Kevin MamboAbena Koomson and director Bill T. Jones of the 11 Tony-nominated Broadway smash hit Fela! were in Dubway tracking some voiceover for pre-recorded segmants of the show with Dubway engineer Chris Abell.  The show is the true story of the legendary Nigerian musician/civil-rights activist Fela Kuti and is running nightly at The Eugene O’Neill Theatre in New York.

The ever popular cabaret singer-performer Scott Alan has been at Dubway all summer long recording his new album with engineer Paul Vasquez.  The album is slated for release later this year and has many guest singers including Cheyenne Jackson.  And finally local composer Ian Fiedorek was also at Dubway all summer recording his “Vixurent Symphony” with Dubway engineers Chris Abell and Stephen Schappler.  The symphony is a wild journey of varying beautiful and lush landscapes of imagination.  Look for it later this year.

Documentary film makers Red Glass Pictures were at Dubway tracking voiceover for a series of short films to be featured at the new Jewish-American Museum in Philadelphia later this year.  The films feature Jewish-American heros.  Chris Camilleri engineered.

Dubway has been very busy wrapping up the summer with some very big artists. Dubway engineers Jason Marcucci and Mike Judeh tracked Vampire Weekend for an iTunes Exclusive six-song EP with producer Suzanne Varney. The band has been busy on the road promoting their new album Contra, on XL Recordings.

In Dubway’s Yellow Room, film maker Paul Grissomput the finishing touches on his new film Radio Hate” with Dubway engineer Keith Rigling. The film is a Sundance Film Festival contender. The NYCity Slickers bluegrass band, was in tracking songs for their new album with Dubway engineer Mike Judeh. Cabaret singer Joey Contreras was in with Dubway engineer Chris Abell mixing his new album, and Breakthru Radio brought in John Wesley Harding for a live on-air performance for the popular internet radio program. Sh-K-Boom Records brought in The Boxer Rebellion to track some songs for a new project, and legendary New York artist Jeff Gordon brought in Patti Smith to record tracks for his new Sony Music release of poems and other works.

Bernie Worrell of Parliament Funkadelic fame was in with producer Evan Taylor and Dubway engineer Eric Spring tracking songs for an upcoming album project on CMH RecordsWorrell brought in an all-star line up of musicians including Ronny Drayton (guitar), Melvin Gibbs (bass), Kyle Cadena (guitar), Tim Luntzel(bass), Andrew Kimball (guitar), and Evan Taylor on drums.

Actor Rainn Wilson, star of the NBC hit television show The Office was in tracking an Apple iTunes Celebrity Playlist Podcast with Dubway enginer Keith Rigling. Cast members of the Broadway musical comedy hit The Battery’s Down were in tracking and mixing some songs for the show with Dubway engineer Chris Abell. And lastly, Nick Jr.'s children’s television show Bubble Guppies continues tracking voice-over’s and songs for the upcoming series with Dubway engineer Stephen Schappler. Air-dates to be announced.

Wrapping up 2010, Kaos Studios completed recording voices and sound effects in preparation for the release of THQ’s “Homefront,” an interactive game depicting the resistance movement in an America occupied by a hostile North Korean aggressor. Homefront was released early this year to critical acclaim. Dubway’s Chris Abell, an avid gamer himself, was thrilled to engineer the sessions.

Chip Taylor (who penned “Wild Thing,” and “Angel of the Morning,” among other hits) was back in Dubway, but this time in the new 42 Broadway facility, recording and mixing tracks for his upcoming release “Rock and Roll Joe.” Mike Judeh was the tracking engineer.

January - June 2010

Tracking at Dubway this month, Steven Bernstein’s infamous New York City jazz ensembleSex Mob.  Band members Tony Scherr (bass),Briggan Krauss (sax), Kenny Wollesen (drums), andSteven Bernstein (slide trumpet) were in Dubway’s Yellow Room laying down tracks for a new album in the works.  Old friend and multi-instrumentalist Doug Wieselman happened to be around the studio and was recruited to play clarinet.  Mike Judeh recorded the session.

Tracking at Dubway this month, Steven Bernstein’s infamous New York City jazz ensembleSex Mob.  Band members Tony Scherr (bass),Briggan Krauss (sax), Kenny Wollesen (drums), andSteven Bernstein (slide trumpet) were in Dubway’s Yellow Room laying down tracks for a new album in the works.  Old friend and multi-instrumentalist Doug Wieselman happened to be around the studio and was recruited to play clarinet.  Mike Judeh recorded the session.

Two-time Tony Award winning actress/singer Christine Ebersole was in Dubway tracking songs for her new album release simply titled Christine Ebersole sings Noel Coward.  The fourteen-track CD is set to be released by Sh-K-Boom Records and was produced by Ms. Ebersole’s long time musical director Larry Yurman.  Dubway engineer Chris Abell recorded the sessions.

Two-time Tony Award winning actress/singer Christine Ebersole was in Dubway tracking songs for her new album release simply titled Christine Ebersole sings Noel Coward.  The fourteen-track CD is set to be released by Sh-K-Boom Records and was produced by Ms. Ebersole’s long time musical director Larry Yurman.  Dubway engineer Chris Abell recorded the sessions.

Ben Arthur and Vienna Teng were in for a new Internet TV show about the process of writing a song.  The show still in the works, is a joint-venture with Dubway Studios.  Chris Abell engineered.

Ben Arthur and Vienna Teng were in for a new Internet TV show about the process of writing a song.  The show still in the works, is a joint-venture with Dubway Studios.  Chris Abell engineered.

In Dubway’s Yellow Room this month, Breakthru Radio hosted a live performance and interview with the multi-award winning Australian artist Sarah Blasko.  Ms. Blasko is currently on a promotional tour in America supporting her new release As Day Follows Night.  Dubway enginer Stephen Schappler tracked the session.

In Dubway’s Yellow Room this month, Breakthru Radio hosted a live performance and interview with the multi-award winning Australian artist Sarah Blasko.  Ms. Blasko is currently on a promotional tour in America supporting her new release As Day Follows Night.  Dubway enginer Stephen Schappler tracked the session.

Our friends over at Duotone brought in their new film project.  A wonderful series of short films titled “Hardest Working (insert job title here) in America” directed by legendary film maker Albert Maysles.  The series offers an inside look at regular people around the country, hard-working Americans who go to work everyday and are good at what they do.  Some of the “Hardest Working People” include a Cattle Rancher, Web Entrepreneur, Baker, and a Coach.  Keith Rigling tracked the underscore sessions.

Our friends over at Duotone brought in their new film project.  A wonderful series of short films titled Hardest Working (insert job title here) in America” directed by legendary film maker Albert Maysles.  The series offers an inside look at regular people around the country, hard-working Americans who go to work everyday and are good at what they do.  Some of the “Hardest Working People” include a Cattle Rancher, Web Entrepreneur, Baker, and a Coach.  Keith Rigling tracked the underscore sessions.

 Joseph Arthur to track a quick song for a short animated film.  Chris Camilleri engineered.  

 Joseph Arthur to track a quick song for a short animated film.  Chris Camilleri engineered.  

Legendary songwriter Chip Taylor (“Wild Thing,” “Angel of the Morning”) was back at Dubway again, this time around to track to tape on Dubway’s vintage Studer 2-inch.  John Platania (Van Morrison) and Seth Farber(Lucinda Williams, Billy Joel, John Prine) joined as back-up.  Mike Judeh engineered.  

Legendary songwriter Chip Taylor (“Wild Thing,” “Angel of the Morning”) was back at Dubway again, this time around to track to tape on Dubway’s vintage Studer 2-inch.  John Platania (Van Morrison) and Seth Farber(Lucinda Williams, Billy Joel, John Prine) joined as back-up.  Mike Judeh engineered.  

Saturday Night Live cast members Kristen Wiig and Will Forte recorded a Celebrity Playlist Podcast foriTunes this month with Dubway Studios engineer Keith Rigling during their Macgruber promotional tour.  The Macgruber film stars laughed it up while discussing their favorite music.  Look for the podcast September 14th.  John Thayer assisted.

Saturday Night Live cast members Kristen Wiig and Will Forte recorded a Celebrity Playlist Podcast foriTunes this month with Dubway Studios engineer Keith Rigling during their Macgruber promotional tour.  The Macgruber film stars laughed it up while discussing their favorite music.  Look for the podcast September 14th.  John Thayer assisted.

Icelandic singer Bjork made a quick stop at Dubway to track a few vocal demos

Icelandic singer Bjork made a quick stop at Dubway to track a few vocal demos

DJ Scott Hardkiss was back in Dubway’s Blue Room mixing with Chief Engineer Jason Marcucci for a string of TV ads. 

DJ Scott Hardkiss was back in Dubway’s Blue Room mixing with Chief Engineer Jason Marcucci for a string of TV ads. 

Tracking at Dubway this month, Steven Bernstein’s infamous New York City jazz ensembleSex Mob.  Band members Tony Scherr (bass),Briggan Krauss (sax), Kenny Wollesen (drums), andSteven Bernstein (slide trumpet) were in Dubway’s Yellow Room laying down tracks for a new album in the works.  Old friend and multi-instrumentalist Doug Wieselman happened to be around the studio and was recruited to play clarinet.  Mike Judeh recorded the session.

In Dubway’s Yellow Room this month, Breakthru Radio hosted a live performance and interview with the multi-award winning Australian artist Sarah Blasko.  Ms. Blasko is currently on a promotional tour in America supporting her new release As Day Follows Night.  Dubway engineer Stephen Schappler tracked the session.

Composer Rob Simonsen (500 Days of Summer, Little Miss Sunshine, Capote) was in tracking underscore for the new feature documentary film LOVE ETC. by director Jill Andresevic (I Heart New York, The Lazarus Effect).  The film documents five intimate journeys of modern love over the course of one year in New York City.  From teenage romance to a decades-long marriage, from newlyweds to a divorced dad navigating the dating scene.  The session was recorded by Keith Rigling.

Saturday Night Live cast members Kristen Wiig and Will Forte recorded a Celebrity Playlist Podcast foriTunes this month with Dubway Studios engineer Keith Rigling during their Macgruber promotional tour.  The Macgruber film stars laughed it up while discussing their favorite music.  Look for the podcast September 14th.  John Thayer assisted.

Two-time Tony Award winning actress/singer Christine Ebersole was in Dubway tracking songs for her new album release simply titled Christine Ebersole sings Noel Coward.  The fourteen-track CD is set to be released by Sh-K-Boom Records and was produced by Ms. Ebersole’s long time musical director Larry Yurman.  Dubway engineer Chris Abell recorded the sessions.

Our friends over at Duotone brought in their new film project.  A wonderful series of short films titled Hardest Working (insert job title here) in America” directed by legendary film maker Albert Maysles.  The series offers an inside look at regular people around the country, hard-working Americans who go to work everyday and are good at what they do.  Some of the “Hardest Working People” include a Cattle Rancher, Web Entrepreneur, Baker, and a Coach.  Keith Rigling tracked the underscore sessions.

New York artist Jeff Gordon has been in Dubway with his new multiple-medium project of art, spoken-word, song, and sound.  The Andy Warhol themed project includes Bob Dylan, Path Soong, Ultra Violet, Chris Makos, Patti Smith, and Lawrence Weiner, among others, and is set to be released on Sony Music later this year.  Chris Camilleri recorded the sessions.

Mountain music artist Hope Nunnery has a new project in the works and was in Dubway’s Yellow Room with her band tracking new songs.  Danny Lawrence tracked the session.  

Icelandic singer Bjork made a quick stop at Dubway to track a few vocal demos, and so did Joseph Arthur to track a quick song for a short animated film.  Chris Camilleri engineered.  

DJ Scott Hardkiss was back in Dubway’s Blue Room mixing with Chief Engineer Jason Marcucci for a string of TV ads. 

Ben Arthur and Vienna Teng were in for a new Internet TV show about the process of writing a song.  The show still in the works, is a joint-venture with Dubway Studios.  Chris Abell engineered. 

Legendary songwriter Chip Taylor (“Wild Thing,” “Angel of the Morning”) was back at Dubway again, this time around to track to tape on Dubway’s vintage Studer 2-inch.  John Platania (Van Morrison) and Seth Farber(Lucinda Williams, Billy Joel, John Prine) joined as back-up.  Mike Judeh engineered.  

Liz Swados was back working on her children’s music series with Dubway engineer Chris Abell, and local New York singer-songwriter Abby Bernstein has been in tracking demos with Dubway engineer Chris Camilleri.  Nick Jr.’s animated children’s television show Bubble Guppies is still in full production, now on it’s second season.  Season one episodes are slated to began airing in 2011.  The sessions have been engineered by Stephen Schappler.