Where it all started - Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash... Al was working with his partners in Acoustic Cafe / SongCraft Presents producing a video featuring Lera Lynn, and the songwriting process. The brand new song, inspired along the road from Nashville to Memphis, was written that day, performed live for an audience that afternoon, and put to bed with a recording at Sun.
The Sing for Hope album project, of the Aids Quilt Songbook, has risen to Amazon's Top Ten worldwide. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/aids-quilt-songbook-sing-for/id938729242
Producer Marlan Barry tracked three of the songs at Dubway in the heat of last summer.
Scott Evan Davis, a songwriter and composer, brought Broadway singer and actress, Karen Mason, into Dubway for a live recording of vocal, piano, and cello. Emmy Award winning Paul Rolnick produced, and our own Adrian Thorstensen engineered.
The New York Times produced a video featuring the Kronos Quartet, designed to illuminate life inside a quartet performance. The shoot utilized two video crews - one traditional, and one recording in 3-D. Beautiful performances, lots of insight, and way cool graphics - check out Inside the Quartet. Produced by: Graham Roberts, Jeremy White, Catherine Spangler, Leslye Davis and Shan Carter.
On the heels of his 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Become Ocean, composer John Luther Adams enlisted engineer Nathaniel Reichman to take charge of the surround sound for the commercial release on Cantalope Music. Recorded by the Seattle Symphony in their home town, their performance of the NY premier at Carnegie Hall in May was a special treat for us all.
Quinn Lemley spent a couple of days recording a very live and energetic album of her show, Burlesque to Broadway. It's a full on, hot, and punchy production, music directed by Dan Micciche. Watch for the touring version in the upcoming weeks and months, which, according Vanity Fair, "Delivers the goods!"