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."