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.