Belinda Underwood Session

Belinda Underwood Session

Singer/Songwriter/bassist Belinda Underwood creates new songs and sounds for an upcoming release with Benny Green at the piano & Martin ZarZar (Pink Martini) on drums & percussion. Top Photo: Mel with Benny Green

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Rapper Young Buck session

Rapper Young Buck session

Platinum recording artist/rapper Young Buck created and tracked new vocals over some incredible beats recently at Big Red, Nick Moon and Zack Meyers engineering. Photo: Young Buck tracks at Big Red Studio

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Isaac Simons "Eyes Awake" project

Isaac Simons "Eyes Awake" project

Singer/guitarist/songwriter Isaac Simons locked out Big Red for most of two weeks, tracking with an excellent cast of Northwest artists for his "Eyes Awake" CD project. His blend of Reggae, Hip-Hop and Electronica is quite unique and has had the sub-woofer at Big Red...

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Big Red’s TSM Console:  a  history

Big Red’s TSM Console: a history

Big Red's Trident TSM (40 input, 32 monitor, 24 bus) was hand built in England and first belonged to Jose Feliciano.  Shortly thereafter it became the centerpiece for San Francisco's legendary recording studio: The Automatt. With David Rubinson, Fred Catero and the...

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Brian Hall Project

Brian Hall Project

Singer/writer /DJ/producer/engineer Brian Hall brought these amazing musicians together to Big Red for tracking his unique blend of classic Reggae grooves with cool modern influences. Photo: Brandon Hutson, Brian Hall, Steve Smith, Dennis Dove, and Donavan Itawe...

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David Jacobs-Strain

David Jacobs-Strain

Blues singer/guitar wizard David Jacobs-Strain (Northern Blues label) and producer/bassist Kenny Passarelli [Elton John, Joe Walsh, Stephen Stills, Otis Taylor, et al.] were mixing and tracking with Billy at Big Red this week. Amidst hard work, the camaraderie was...

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Jarrod Kaplan performing with Cirque de Soleil!

Jarrod Kaplan performing with Cirque de Soleil!

About 12 years ago I was at the Oregon Country Fair where I play violin with a crazy modern vaudeville troop every July. From a distance, (the fair is set on 200 acres of forests, paths and meadows), I heard the sound of a drum. I followed the sound about 20 minutes...

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Dan Crary and Primal Twang

Dan Crary and Primal Twang

Guitar wizard and longtime Big Red client Dan Crary has really done it this time with his San Diego world premiere of "Primal Twang": The Legacy of the Guitar — the first definitive theatrical journey through the guitar’s colorful and surprisingly controversial...

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Klaus Heyne: Big Red Microphone Guru

Klaus Heyne (German Masterworks) restores, modifies, customizes and designs high-end microphones for top artists, producers and engineers in the recording and film industry throughout the world. (Neil Young, Natalie Cole, Phil Collins & Usher among many others)....

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Jim Page:  Music from Big Red 2

Jim Page: Music from Big Red 2

"Folk Music with Teeth." This CD is classic Jim Page: Contemporary, biting, sometimes funny, progressive, and insightful. Recorded live and mixed in 2006 at Big Red. Billy Oskay/Violin, Scott Law/Mandolin, Mark Ettinger/acoustic bass, Jim Page/Guitar & vocals

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Anne Weiss Sessions

Anne Weiss Sessions

Anne Weiss has been filling Big Red with her big rootsy, sometimes funky, always bluesy guitar and hot vocals. The project is being produced by Kenny Passarelli & Billy O. and features a cast of fantastic musicians. After recording an edgy original...

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