2011 Projects at Big Red Studio

Another Big Year at Big Red Studio! • In April of 2011 Dan Crary recorded with his band 'Thunderation' and in June released "Perfect Storm" on Blue Night Records. A great review of the CD just appeared in Bluegrass Unlimited magazine which can be read by scrolling...

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Wayward Vessel Recording

Wayward Vessel Recording

Some great vibes came together in February at Big Red Studio . The progressive bluegrass band Wayward Vessel worked to get just the right blend of bluegrass and folk with an edge with co-producer Billy Oskay. It's fantastic to hear the band gather round Billy in the...

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Lauren Sheehan: "Rose City Ramble" CD

Lauren Sheehan: "Rose City Ramble" CD

Lauren Sheehan is fast becoming a legend in country blues circles. She is a trove of countless songs, all respecting tradition yet richly infused with her personal style. Lauren's new CD, "Rose City Ramble," recorded in 2010, takes another step forward and is a...

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David Rovics with Big Red Rhythm

David Rovics with Big Red Rhythm

Political singer-songwriter David Rovics spent most of February recording his new CD titled "Big Red Sessions." You can download the project and read liner notes at Big Red Sessions Liner Notes We brought in Big Red Rhythm as well as Nick Angelo and Tim...

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How to Be Famous! Part 1

Want to be Famous? It's easy---to be famous, USE only ONE NAME! It has worked well for Sting, Bono, and those below. (Please submit edits, corrections or additions to this list by posting a comment, below). Thanks 🙂 Name Notoriety *Real Name Gaga (Lady)...

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How to be Famous: Part 2

Do you REALLY want to be Famous? It's easy: — USE TWO (or more) FIRST NAMES! It has worked well for those below. (Please submit edits, corrections or additions to this list by posting a comment, below). Thanks 🙂 Name Notoriety *Real Name? Steve Allen Tv...

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Jimmy Free and his 7-string violin

Jimmy Free and his 7-string violin

Jimmy Free creates dynamic spontaneous compositions with live looping of a custom-made 7 string violin. He recorded his fourth CD, "Where Saints and Angels Tread," at Big Red in December of 2010. Compelling stuff. Cary Ray took this video of Jimmy Free playing and...

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2010 Projects at Big Red Studio

It was a busy year 2010 at Big Red! • Eclectic folk-fusion ensemble Kendálin recorded their debut CD "Opening" Great original instrumentals! Kendalin • Caleb Klauder's new CD "Western Country," CalebKlauder was recorded live in Spring, 2010 (with no separation,...

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Anne Weiss CD release

Anne Weiss CD release

The mastering (final polish) for Anne Weiss's new CD, "Concrete World and the Lover's Dream", was expertly done at Nick Moon's new Tone Proper Mastering, and it sounds great! Nick Moon and Big Red's Billy Oskay were happy to attend Anne Weiss's CD release concert,...

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Tom May and Blue Roads Red Wine CD

Tom May and Blue Roads Red Wine CD

Tom May worked over the Winter with Billy Oskay at Big Red, recording, mixing and mastering his 13th CD (second at Big Red): "Blue Roads Red Wine." We usually do not profile artists who record at Big Red, but singer-songwriter Tom May is such an amazing human being...

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Fall-Winter 2008 at Big Red

Fall-Winter 2008 at Big Red

Days grow shorter and the fog rolls in as Big Red stays busy tracking and mixing projects for Anne Weiss, HannaH's Field, Tom May, Brian Hall, Rudy Lopez and OCP, Cam Newton, Philip Boulding, Johnny Martin, Shoehorn and Jody Peterson. Clients often take...

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HannaH’s Field Project

HannaH’s Field Project

October was filled with fun as we tracked the "gypsy reggae" sounds of HannaH's Field. Singer-Songwriter HannaH and (hot on the Djembe) Andy A are the heart & soul of the group. Their CD: "Warriors of Love " will be released in Spring 2008 HannaH's Field were joined...

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