Joan Osborne “Trouble & Strife” // New Album Out Today!

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New Joan Osborne record “Trouble and Strife” is out today on all the streaming platforms and wherever music is sold. It was an incredible pleasure and honor to spend the past couple years recording and mixing this music with Joan and her incredible group of musicians… Keith Cotton (Keys), Andrew Carillo (Guitars), Jack Petruzzelli (Guitars), Richard Hammond (Bass), and Aaron Comess (Drums) were the core band in tracking with the exception of “ Meat and Potatoes “ which is an older Trigger Hippy track Joan brought out of Nashville.

We started recording this record a couple years ago. We tracked every sound you hear except for one song in Joan’s basement studio. I mixed the entire album except “M&P” at my place late last year. Congratulations to everyone involved and especially Joan on writing what I think is a timeless but unbelievably well timed record that speaks to us all and urges us to look out for each other…

Plus the tunes groove really hard! Thanks for trusting me with the sounds, everyone go listen today!

https://open.spotify.com/album/?si=lAR9pDmuQH29HQt-npw1yQ

Paste Mag premieres new Joan Osborne single “Take It Any Way I Can Get It”

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I had the pleasure of recording the full album in Joan’s studio where she “enlisted a large live band (including several musicians who played on her last album, Songs of Bob Dylan), featuring guitarists Jack Petruzzelli, Nels Cline and Andrew Carillo, keyboardist Keith Cotton, bassist Richard Hammond, drummer Aaron Comess and vocalists Catherine Russell, Ada Dyer, Martha Redbone and Audrey Martells.”

The band was smoking and we had such a blast recording everyone. Look forward to the days when we can do it again safely soon!

Mixed the album at my place and Alex Deturk (http://www.alexdeturk.com) mastered the collection exquisitely! Click on link below to read the Paste article and hear a Paste Live set Joan and her band did in 2017.

https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/joan-osborne/joan-osborne-ascends-on-take-it-any-way-i-can-get/?fbclid=IwAR1ite7x0YxNye0nnaWOZGNAhhtG1WJ6NkWNpHKuX5U9eOxzQmPvkh0YILY

Joan Osborne “Boy Dontcha Know”

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The new album “Trouble and Strife” will be available on September 18th. The first single “Boy Dontcha Know” is now available for streaming everywhere.  Check out what Rolling Stone has to say about the new album.

Engineered and mixed by yours truly in Joan’s basement studio with an incredible band of musicians playing live in the flesh.

“Boy Dontcha Know” by Joan Osborne

Katya Lee “Kiss Me In A Riot” // Music Video & Single Release

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Engineered and mixed this track with Katya and Ryan from the amazing Canadian band, Mother Mother, a few years ago at Atomic Sound in Red Hook. Really grateful to Adam W for bringing me into the project. Working w/ RG and Katya was incredible.

From Katya:
I saw a photo of a man kissing his woman on the ground in the middle of a riot in Vancouver. Trying to calm her down. It was so powerful, this song was made. Assembled this video in my closet out of stuff I found on my iPhone.

Lyrics, melody – Katya lee, Ryan Guldemond
Music production – Ryan Guldemond
Mixing/Engineering- Matt Shane
Executive producer – Adam Webber

Engineered and mixed this track with Katya and Ryan from the amazing Canadian band, Mother Mother, a few years ago at Atomic Sound in Red Hook. Really grateful to Adam W for bringing me into the project. Working w/ RG and Katya was incredible.

From Katya:
I saw a photo of a man kissing his woman on the ground in the middle of a riot in Vancouver. Trying to calm her down. It was so powerful, this song was made. Assembled this video in my closet out of stuff I found on my iPhone.

Lyrics, melody – Katya lee, Ryan Guldemond
Music production – Ryan Guldemond
Mixing/Engineering- Matt Shane
Executive producer – Adam Webber

Margaret Glaspy “Stay With Me” // Live in Studio @ Atomic Sound

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I didn’t have anything to do with her new album that just came out, but it’s amazing. I did however really enjoy engineering this live session at Atomic Sound in Red Hook a few weeks ago. Give a listen while you’re quarantined at home. Tell everyone to “Stay With Me” if they don’t wanna self isolate…

Director/DP: Alex Chaloff Gaffer: Kevin Eikenberg Keys: Eric Lane Percussion: Tim Kuhl Engineer: Matt Shane Location: Atomic Studios, Brooklyn, NY

IU Media School Q+A

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Somehow I missed this when it was published in February, but I was interviewed for the Media School’s alumni magazine at Indiana University. Read it and learn something about me you may not know…

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