This whole recording process has been one of the best experiences for us. We are down to the last three tracks and coming in to the last for the music pieces.
The Finishing touches are happening right now for the recording. Ralph Patlan is a Master Engineer!
Staren Black wishes you and your families a Merry Christmas!
New Drums for the Album are completed! Heck yeah!
In the studio right now tracking all the drums for the new album!
We are almost done recording and then production on our new album!
On May 4th we will be going into the studio to record with Ralph Patlan! This will be the first Full Length CD and we are really looking forward to it.
The short list of who he has worked with: Megadeth,Tom Waits, Mark Ribot, Andy Sturmer, Michael Schenker, Jake E. Lee, American Hi-Fi, Rick Derringer, Primus, Steve Albini, Brad Wood, Mike Portenoy, Next, The Call, Chris Poland, Ansley Dunbar, G-Unit/Young Buck, Deen Castronova, Michael Manring, Marty Friedman, Steve Smith, Gregg Allman, The Doobie Brothers, Phunk Junkeez, Jamie Foxx, Young MC, Larry Coryell, Dick Dale, Alex Skolnik, John Hammond Jr., Toby Wright, Jerry Cantrell, Third Eye Blind, Anarbor, Jerry Harrison, INXS, Dark New Day, Ra, Scott Stapp, Robert & Peter of B.R.M.C., Breaking Point, Peter Murphy, The Summer Obsession, Chris Poland/OHM, Brian "Head" Welch, Flotsam & Jetsam.
He earned a Double Platinum award for his mixing work on Jamie Foxx's "Unpredictable", was nominated for 4 Grammys, remixed the Megadeth catalog for Capitol Records, mixed an album with Tim Alexander/Primus/Fata Morgana, mixed a single for Peter Murphy/Bauhaus for the movie "Catacombs" by the producers of "Saw".
When he contacted me, he wanted a preliminary interview between us to make sure that Staren Black would be worth his time to work with. After meeting with him everything was good to go.
He came down to our practice a couple weeks ago to record us for the Pre-production prep and meet the rest of the band, as well as, make sure we could play songs from beginning to end, haha.