Every once in a while you get to do something cool. Well this is a good one. Developers for NASA needed an acoustically quiet space for noise testing of their "undisclosed" technology that will be used in outer space. I brought them into the Vocal Room for 2 sessions as db measurements were made at…Read more
The style of recording for the album Portland was inspired by the stripped down, acoustic approach epitomized by Carolyn and Love Is A Song (from Imaginary Love Ballads). Portland eschews distorted electric guitars and over the top synthesizers in favor of acoustic guitar, piano, cello, violin, saxophone, trumpet and the rarely used bass clarinet. Augmented…Read more
[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylutceykCa8[/embed] The band SQWRL came in to have Jim Produce their record. At the same time they wrote a song for the Tucson Roadrunners Hockey team and they are now using it at all the games. Check out the debut above shot in the arena.Read more
Billy Stokes, Barry Sparks, Marc Storace, Jim Pavett, and Rich Katz perform The Road Song off of Music & Blood CD.
Billy Stokes and Barry Sparks have been in the studio working on the latest Billy Stokes record. Originally going to be a more blues album, Billy switched modes to a more heavier rock album as soon as I landed legendary bassist Barry Sparks (Yngwie, Dokken, Nugent, MSG, etc..) for the project. Along with me drumming,…Read more
Recently Jim just finished making a dual release project for Todd Whisler. CD on one side and DVD on the other. We took 154 hours of footage shot while making this album and made a two hour and fifteen minute documentary about it. Along with that, the DVD is jammed packed with all sorts of…Read more