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AIR STUDIOS... Dave Townshend came in to cut an album with producer Neil Harrison and engineer Geoff Emerick... Cirkus were in with Ron Richards producing and John Enschells engineering... Movies, an A&M group were in for overdubbing and mixing with producer Peter Gage... Ex-Bunny Janine has cut a single with producer Joe Scotland engineer Steve Nye... The mixing for the new Be-Bop De Luxe album was done at Air... Renaissance were in recording... Overdubs on some Drifters stuff were done... Alan Clarke came in to lay down some tracks with engineer Bill Price... Mott The Hoople came in to mix their album... Roxy Music have been recording an album with Chris Thomas producing, Steve Nye engineering...

CBS STUDIOS... Duster Bennett come in to record a single for Philip Roberge Associates, Steve Taylor engineering... Juan Carlos Calderon of CBS Spain was in with producer Paul Atkinson and Steve Taylor for an album mix... Glenn Dale recorded a single with producer Nicky Graham and engineer Dick Palmer... Leapy Lee was in with producer Keith Potger, recording a single with engineer Doug Bogie... Pan's People were cutting a single with Nicky Graham and Dick Palmer... Tammy Jones worked on an album with producer John Hudson and engineer Simon Humphrey... Alberto Y Los Trios Paranoias came in to cut a demo...

CENTRAL SOUND... Scot English was in cutting an album for Brave Productions with Grammy award winning engineer Simaen Skofield... Sweet Dreams were in to cut an album for Brave Productions... The (Old) Seekers came in again with Keith Potger producing, Simaen Skofield producing...

E.M.I.... Pink Floyd were in to finish up a new album, with engineer Brian Humphries... Magna Carta were recording with Ron Richards producing and Tony Clark engineering... Renaissance were in with an album, produced by David Hitchcock and engineered by John Kurlander... Rinky Dink and The Crystal Set were doing an album, engineer John Leckie... New World were recording with producer Nick Ingman and engineer Peter Bown... Alan Shiers came in with producer Cliff Richard and engineer Tony Clark... Roger Holman was recording and producing himself, with engineer Peter Vince... Bobby McGee came in with Andrew Powell producing, John Leckie engineering... Ann Mortifee was in, Norman Newell producing, Peter Bown engineering...

I.B.C. STUDIOS... Trinifold Productions have been recording an album with Chris Neale... Su Shiffron still recording an album for Columbia Screen Gems with Bruce Welch producing and engineer Mike Claydon... Mervyn Cohn has been in to produce Fresh Air, with Mike Claydon.

ISLAND MOBILE STUDIO... The mobile unit has spent most of its time at Shepperton Studios this month, recording Ken Russell's Liszt-o-Mania... Slade's gigs were recorded on the mobile, Chas Chandler producing, Phil Brown engineering... The recent Yes gig at Queen's Park Rangers' ground was recorded, with Eddie Offord producing...

ISLAND STUDIOS... Eno and Fripp were in, with Eno producing and Rhett Davis engineering... Curved Air were in, with John Burns engineering... Baker Gurvitz Army came in with Anton Matthews producing and engineering... Snafu were in with Bob Potter producing and engineering... Paul Kossoff was in, mixing an album he recorded on Island's Mobile Unit, with Steve Smith producing, Phil Brown engineering... Mungo Jerry came in to mix an album with Howard Kilgore engineering... Kevin Ayers was in with engineer Rhett Davis... Jim Capaldi was in recording with producer Chris Blackwell, Richard Digby-Smith engineering... Alan Stivell was in mixing with engineer Howard Kilgore... Gary Farr came in to record with producer Muff Winwood... Brand X were recording with engineer Rhett Davis...

KINGSWAY STUDIOS... Ian Gillan was in, recording and producing an album with engineer George Sloan... Roger Glover has been producing Reflections, Louis Austin engineering... Eddie Hardin has been in for Kingsway Productions, as has Liza Strike...

LANSDOWNE STUDIOS... A forthcoming Uriah Heep album was mixed last month by producer Gerry Bron and engineer Peter Gallen... John Sinclair was in recording an album for Penny Farthing Records, with Larry Page producing... Dolly came in to record with producer Richard Hewson and engineer John Mackswith... Jonathan King is recording a single with engineer John Mackswith... Wayne Bickerton came in to record a follow-up single with the Rubettes...

MAJESTIC STUDIOS... Guy Darrell was in, recording a single with Deep Feeling, who also produced the session, Derek Chandler engineering... Melody Urqhart came in to lay down some backing tapes... Jigsaw are cutting their fourth LP with Chas Peate and the group sharing the production chores, Roger Wilkinson engineering...

THE MANOR... Gilgamesh were in recording an album, with Steve Cox engineering... David Bedford came in to record a solo album, Mick Glossop engineering... Slap Happy came in for a session with Phil Becque... Cyrielle Derdeux recorded a Clearlight Symphony album at the Manor... The Manor will be closing down from June 16th until July 28th for improvements by Westlake Audio...

THE MANOR MOBILES... Dr. Feelgood's recent tour was recorded on the unit... A recent Man tour was also recorded... An orchestral piece for John Timperley was also done with the unit...

Chas Herington of Studio G demonstrates the board to guests at the recent opening


STUDIO G... Studio G have moved down the road - from 195 to 145 Wardour Street, London W1 - and re-opened as an eight-track studio. They will continue to operate their established advertising, jingle composition and radio recording services, but I.M. readers will be interested to know that Studio G's expansion holds something of particular interest for them. The new eight-track facilities, which include the optional use of electronic keyboards and pianos, will be open on a five day a week, 24 hour a day; Of special interest is the "Midnight Special", an all-night session from 12 to 8 in the morning, with a break of one hour, all for a very economical £100. The Studio G staff of three engineers - Bob Hagen, Ewan Cole, Chas Herington - are all young but experienced veterans in the recording field.

MARQUEE STUDIOS... The long awaited Captain Fantastic & The Brown Dirt Cowboy album from Elton John and producer Gus Dudgeon was wound up last month... Barry Blue came in for a single, producing himself with Geoff Calver engineering... Lynsey De Paul finished off an album she also produced, with Geoff Calver engineering... Maldwyn Pope was in, with producer Gus Dudgeon and engineer Phil Dunne...

THE MASTER ROOM... Masters cut recently include a new Wings album... Slade's new single... Hudson-Ford's album... Roger Daltrey's new single... And a new album from Monty Python...

MOON BEAM STUDIOS (GLASGOW)... The new Glasgow Rangers' single ("The Greatest Team Of All") was recorded at Moon Beam, Clem Davis producing, Bill Wallace engineering... Helen McBennett was in recording a single, produced and engineered by Bill Wallace...

ORANGE STUDIOS... Vangelis Papastanasiou has been in, producing two LPs, one for a Greek group, and the other for the lovely Marieangela... John Miles was in, producing himself with engineer Keith Allen...

R.E.L. (EDINBURGH)... Casino came in to cut some demos... Wat's Up were in cutting demos... Dillinger were in... Eric McCredie was in recording Dodd Taylor and Gunn for Middle Of The Road Productions...

ROCKFIELD STUDIOS... Starry Eyed and Laughing were in recording an album with Dan Loggins producing, Paul Atkin engineering... A new album from Hustler, produced by Roy Baker and engineered by Pat Moran was recorded recently... A new album from heavy band Budgie was cut, Dave Maloney producing, Pat Moran engineering... Barry Melton was in producing Quicksand, Dave Charles engineering... Dave Edmunds came in recently with Nick Lowe (ex-Brinsley Schwartz)...

RONNIE LANE'S MOBILE STUDIO... Mott have been using the mobile unit to record an album at Clearwell Castle in Gloucestershire...

SCORPIO STUDIOS... Clancy have been in with producer. Jim Cumo and engineer Ray Hendriksen... Half Breed came in to mix an album for UA, with Ray Hendriksen on the board...

STRAWBERRY STUDIOS... 10CC were in to record the 'B' side to a new album, producing themselves with Eric Stewart engineering... Jenny Darren was recording an album with producer Jeff Gill and engineer Martin Lawrence... Alberto Y Los Trios Paranoias are cutting an album, with Pete Tattersall engineering... Oscar were in with Jeff Gill and Pete Tattersall engineering...

SUN RECORDING SERVICES (CROWTHORNE, BERKS.)... Eyes have been in, recording tracks... Gilder came to cut some tracks; they are on the brink of signing a record deal... Pavela Ustinov (Peter's daughter) was in recording some tracks, written by Rob Boughton... Les Calvert (ex-Machine Gun) was in recording... Rob Bou Boughton of Sun has set up a mobile unit, and has been doing some work for D.J.M., including sessions with Jasper Carrott...

TRIDENT STUDIOS... The Spiders From Mars were in recording an album with producer Dennis MacKay, Jerry Smith engineering... Baker Gurvitz Army have been in with an album... Dwight Twilley cut an album recently with producer Robin Cable and engineer Ted Sharp...



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