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Projects in 2013

We had an amazing year here at Studio X, working with many incredible and eclectic artists. Here are a few highlights from the year:

Pearl Jam finished tracking, and mixed their album Lightning Bolt with producer Brendan O'Brien!

The Head and the Heart came in with producer Shawn Simmons to do tracking for their sophomore album Let's Be Still.

Bungie and composer Marty O'Donnell recorded a trailer for their new game Destiny.

Pop Cap Games and composer Stan Lepard recorded the scores for Plans Vs Zombies Adventures, and Peggle 2.

Neon Trees came in and recorded a song for the Iron Man 3 soundtrack!

Christopher Owens formerly of the band Girls came in to do a live performance and interview for NPR's World Cafe.
Christopher Owens World Cafe Performance

Macklemore and the ACLU along with ad agency Wexley School For Girls came in to film a commercial featuring our own Andy Park as a button pusher in the background.

Soulfly and producer Terry Date recorded their new album Savages.

Norwegian Black Metal band Satyricon enlisted producer Adam Kasper to mix and record vocals for their self titled record.

Disney came to Studio X to record the music for the Tokyo Disneyland 2013 Christmas Parade!

Pearl Jam did a town hall interview for Sirius XM radio with a group of 34 contest winners.

Russian singer Alexander Kogan recorded with the Seattle Symphony for a new project.

We recorded the cast album for the musical Watt?!?.

Skrillex and Chance the Rapper came in to record a new collaboration.

The project Pokemon Reorchestrated recorded and mixed their Kick Starter funded project with members of the Seattle Symphony.

The Lonely Forest released their record Adding Up The Wasted Hours which was partially recorded at Studio X.

Producer Terry Date recorded and mixed a new record for Miss May I.

Rapper Tech N9ne came in to track for a new project.

We continue to regularly work with the Pacific Northwest Film Scoring Masters Program and composer/instructors Hummie Mann and Tim Huling who tracked with the Seattle Symphony.

Pacific NW Film Scoring At the Seattle Film Institute - Dreaming by Antonio Di Iorio from Antonio Di Iorio on Vimeo.

Steve Treseler and Ingrid Jensen tracked and mixed a new record with our own Reed Ruddy at the helm.

Composer and visionary Glenna Burmer brought in a slew of composers to record her Celebrate World Music project, and also worked on the recording of the score for her ballet version of Dante's Inferno.

Updates 2012
We had the honor to be a part of the reformation of Soundgarden, and recorded their new album King Animal here at X with producer Adam Kasper.

Updates 2012
Earlier this year we had PopCap come in and record the music for their new game Solitaire Blitz!

Updates 2011 pt. 2

The second half of 2011 brought many amazing projects into our walls.

We worked on a new album with Seattle rockers Vendetta Red, and Producer Terry Date.

We also worked on the soundtrack to the film Ira Finkelstein's Christmas.

Untitled from Von Piglet Productions on Vimeo.

Producer, and Death Cab for Cutie guitarist Chris Walla brought in The Lonely Forest to work on some tracks.

Producer Adam Kasper came in to work with Atlanta band Asherel.

Filmed, produced and edited here in Washington, with post production work done next door at Bad Animals, we scored the soundtrack to the adaptation of Madeleine L'Engle's (A Wrinkle in Time) Camilla Dickinson.

Updates 2011 pt. 1

We've been busy working on all kinds of projects this year. A couple selections:

Eddie Vedder's Ukulele Songs, with producer Adam Kasper

The X Ray-Dog crew were in to track some amazing strings and choir.

Duff McKagan's Loaded finished and put out their record "The Taking" with producer Terry Date

December 2010

The recording session for the musical production of "A Christmas Story"!

August/November 2010

Rock legend Duff McKagan and his band Loaded were in to record their new record with the great Terry Date producing.

November turned into an epic music video shoot!

June 2010

Jazz guitarist Jaiman Crunk was in to track for a new record.

June 2010

Composer extraordinaire Marty O'Donnell was in with the Seattle Symphony to score the soundtrack to the new Halo Reach videogame.

May/June 2010

Seattle legends Soundgarden were in with producer Adam Kasper to mix tracks for their new box set/record Telephantasm!

April 2010

Our friend Eddie Vedder was in to record the track "Better Days" for the Eat Pray Love Soundtrack

March 2010

The XRay Dog crew was in recording with some strings and a choir for a couple of eventful weekends!

March 2010

Northwest jazz musician Dave Peck was in to mix a live record.

November 2009

Jazz Legend Hadley Caliman was in the studio to record a new record!

November 2009

Bungie/Microsoft Game Studios and Marty O'Donnell were in the studio to record some music for the Halo:Reach world premier

You can listen to the score here: Lone Wolf

October 2009

The Blind Side soundtrack was scored here at X over an extended weekend

August 2009

We got to kick off August by doing the movie score for " The Men Who Stare at Goats"

July 2009
Dave Anderson has been in Tracking and Mixing his new record.

June 2009
Bungie/Microsoft Game Studios came to X to record Strings for the new Halo Reach Trailer.

June 2009
Seattle's own Black Swedes came to X for the weekend with Producer/Engineer Josh Evans

photos by Black Swedes

May 2009
Kelly Kunz has been in for few days with the Farwest Jazz Choir from Pierce College.

End of April 2009
Terry Date is back at X working with local boys The Fall of Troy. Keep an eye out for their new album.

Early April 2009
We had the pleasure of having Seymour, Indiana's own The Elms in Mixing with Adam Kasper for the first part of April. We had a great time with Adam and Owen and wish them well with their new record.( Left - Right) Adam, Owen and Sam

January 2009
Happy New Year! We kicked it off by jumping right into an album project with an eclectic rock group all the way from Skagway, Alaska (population 600!) The session features producer Josh Evans, engineer Sam Hofstedt, and Ben Smith on drums.

Josh, Sam, and bassist Cody

October-December 2008
We were pleased to host Dave Matthews with producer Rob Cavallo and engineer Doug McKean, who continued work on the next DMB record, expected to be completed in 2009. We were also blessed with a visit from the rest of the DMB guys for one week of the two-month session. (Photos coming soon!)

March 2008
Seattle-based Fall From Grace entered the studio in the beginning of February with producer Terry Date to begin the band's first record for Bodog Music. Mixing should be completed by the end of March, with an expected release later this year.

Brian (guitars)

January 2008
Scoring engineer and mixer Tim Boyle spent the day at Studio X recording strings and brass for an upcoming film.

Tim and Sam (L-R)