The summer season is coming to a close and it's been a
busy few months at Dubway. Tween stars Jonas Brothers played to a packed house at the iTunes "Live From
SoHo" series. Fans of the young Disney-signed
pop group lined up at 5:30 in the morning to get a coveted
seat in the Apple Store's tiny theater located in downtown
Manhattan. The store shut down for business so it could
squeeze in 450 screaming kids and had to turn away about
two thousand disappointed fans. Spotted at the show: Harry
Connick Jr. with his teenage daughter. Dubway chief
engineer Jason Marcucci and assistant engineer Mike
Judeh recorded the show.
Also at the Apple Store, experimental-funk-rap-pop
group Gnarls Barkley, popster Gavin DeGraw,
Grammy-winning Puerto Rican rock group Black Guyaba,
British pop group The Ting Tings, Miami based Locos Por Juana, Cuban singer-songwriter Alex Cuba and Duncan Sheik's Broadway musical Spring
Awakening for a special medley performance. Dubway
chief engineer Jason Marcucci and assistant engineers Mike Judeh and John-David Hahs recorded the
Speaking of Broadway, rising Broadway star Scott Alan has been at Dubway for several weeks tracking his new
album. The list of guest singers on the new effort reads
like a who's who of Broadway and includes Sutton Foster,
Kerry Ellis, Norm Lewis, Megan Hilty and Randy Graff.
Engineer Paul Vazquez is tracking the sessions with
help from Dubway studio assistant Chaz DeVito.
NPR returned to Dubway to record a new episode of
their famous World Café with British group Alabama 3. The band is most known for their Sopranos theme song "Woke Up This Morning".
Dubway engineer Chris Abell tracked the session.
Internet Radio station Breakthru Radio has been in
recording their live show with a variety of guest artists
including The Matt Singer Band, The Bloodsugars, Reckless
Kelly, Brian Sendrowitz, and others. Dubway engineer Mike Judeh tracked the sessions with assistance from Chaz DeVito and Adam Gold.
Left to right: Nick Jonas, Joe
Jonas and Kevin Jonas.
Danger Mouse (L) and Cee-Lo of the band
And finally, alternative rock group Plastilina Mosh from Monterrey, Mexico were in Dubway to track an in-studio iTunes Exclusive. Dubway Chief engineer Jason
Marcucci tracked the session with assistance from Mike
Judeh and Daniel Sanint.
TheBackyardigans Wins The
Congratulations to our friends at The Backyardigans for their Day-Time Emmy win!
OUTSTANDING SPECIAL CLASS ANIMATED PROGRAM
THE BACKYARDIGANS - NICK JR.
JANICE BURGESS, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
ROBERT SCULL, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
JONNY BELT, CO-EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
ELLEN MARTIN, SUPERVISING PRODUCER
SCOTT DYER, SUPERVISING PRODUCER
TRACEY DODOKIN, PRODUCER
PAM LEHN, PRODUCER
JENNIFER HILL, LINE PRODUCER
Studios is proud to announce that we are one of the sponsors
for the very prestigious New York Songwriters circle, donating
$1000 of studio time to this years 2008 Songwriters Contest
winner. Other sponsors include, ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, Denise
Rich Songs, 785 Records and Sam Ash.
Founded and directed by singer/songwriter Tina Shafer,
The New York Songwriters Circle has been at the forefront
of discovering top new songwriting talent for over 18 years.
Writers who have appeared in the past include Norah Jones,
Vanessa Carlton, Lisa Loeb, Avril Lavigne, John Oats, Gavin
Degraw, and Charlotte Sometimes. Kate Voegele, winner of
the Circle's 2006 contest, is currently starring in the
hit tv show One Tree Hill with her new video currently on
MTV's TRL. Company of Thieves, winners of the 2007 contest,
were recently named "one of the top bands to watch for in
2008" by the Chicago Daily Herald.
The Grand Prize includes $5,000 cash, a chance to perform
at Madison Square Garden as part of The New York Songwriters
Circle/New York Titans Concert series and professional recording
studio sessions at Dubway Studios.
To submit your music and for more information please click
on the link below:
It's been a busy Spring season around Dubway Studios.
The Nick Jr. runaway-hit kids' television show, The Backyardigans just wrapped the final episode
of season three. The show continues to draw some of the
most renowned studio musicians of our time including guitarists Mark Ribot & Smokey Hormel, and drummer Kenny
Wollosen. Other guest musicians have included Billy
Martin, John Medeski,Mauro Refosco, Tony
Scherr, Brad Jones and Tony Trischka among
others. The music is recorded in the old-school style of
the Warner Brothers days with all the musicians in
one large studio together at the same time. With no time
to spare, Music Director Evan Lurie is already busy
writing music for season four. Engineers for season three
have included Keith Rigling, Mike Crehore,
and Jessica Wernett assisting.
Apple's live music series Live From SoHo is drawing larger names to perform at its flagship retail
store in New York City. Most recently, the series has hosted Counting Crows, Maroon 5, Morcheeba,
& Linkin Park. Tracking the live performances are
Dubway's own Jason Marcucci and Eric Spring,
with Mike Judeh and Chris Abell assisting.
Over on the sets of Live@VH1 and VH1
Soul, The Black Crows performed songs from
their new release Warpaint and Erykah Badu performed songs from her new album New Amerykah.
Dubway engineer Jason Marcucci tracked the sessions
and Mike Judeh assisted.
Grey's Anatomy star Sara Ramirez has been busy tracking songs at Dubway recently. The star
can sing and is proving it on her upcoming album for Verve.
Dubway engineer Chris Abell tracked the sessions
with Keith Rigling.
And finally, the hugely popular internet radio station Breakthru Radio has been tracking live artist
performances at Dubway. New Zealand band The Brunettes and New York based folk-singer Dawn Landes have both
been recent guests on the show. Dubway engineer Mike
Judeh tracked the sessions and John-David Hahs assisted.
Left to right: Anton Fier, Marc Ribot, Evan Lurie, Dubway
owner Mike Crehore, Smokey Hormel and Trevor Dunn.
Actors Michael Pemberton and Sara Ramirez
with Dubway engineer Chris Abell.
Above: Dubway engineer Mike Judeh with
Left: Jeff Kuprycz from BreakThru Radio,
Dawn Landes and Dubway engineer Mike Judeh.
And the Grammy goes to… Emery Dobyns! Dubway's
own Emery Dobyns took home the Grammy for
best-engineered album. Engineered Album, Non-Classical:
"Beauty & Crime, Suzanne Vega" Tchad Blake,
Cameron Craig, Emery Dobyns & Jimmy Hogarth, engineers.
We are so proud!
KT Tunstall performed this month for Apple's Live
From Soho iTunes event at the Apple Store in
Soho. Tunstall played with a stripped-down version
of her band with just a drummer and two backing singers.
She packed the house and played a forty-minute set to a
very enthusiastic crowd. Dubway Studios engineers Jason
Marcucci & Mike Judeh tracked the session.
Teddy Thompson was in tracking guitar overdubs for
his upcoming release. This time around he had dad Richard
Thompson sit in on guitar. Dubway engineer Chris
Abell recorded the sessions.
Over in Dubway's mastering room, famed producer Russ
Titelman was mastering a new album by Broadway star Christine Ebersole. Dubway Studios owner/engineer Mike Crehore mastered. Ms Ebersole's album
is due out later this year.
Actress Sara Ramirez from the hit television show Grey's Anatomy was in Dubway tracking demos
of some songs she's written for Decca Records. Dubway
engineer Chris Abell tracked.
And finally, young rockers The Postelles were back
at Dubway tracking new songs for their new release. The
band is working with producer Albert Hammond Jr. from The Strokes. Dubway engineer Mike Judeh tracked
Dubway associate engineer Emery Dobyns wins a Grammy for best-engineered
album. Congratulations, Emery!
Dubway engineer Chris Abell with Teddy
Thopson and his father Richard Thompson.