October – December 2009

Here Holy Spain came back to Valve in October to cut a Christmas single for Idol Records. Guest musicians included Rez from the Toadies on drums, Jencey from Smile Smile on vocals and Young & Brave on gang vocals. Track was mixed by Casey DiIorio and sent to Alan Douches for mastering….go buy the single on Itunes now! Producer Daniel Mendez (Dashboard Confessional, Lit) came to Valve Studios to record Austin band The Criminal Kind. A good time was had by all..Thai food included…look forward to seeing more of Daniel. Look for his mixes of The Criminal Kind by the end of the year. November saw the mixing done for the upcoming Dead Twins record….9 songs total….Mixed and recorded by Casey DiIorio. Look for an early 2010 release. Engineer Nick Evans recorded a full length disc with Texas country artist The Brandon Bush Band from Denton. Mixing to take place in early 2010. Their first single has already received some airplay. Tracking continued for Twice Broken throughout October/November and mixes completed in December. Mastering to take place in early 2010. Austin rockers Zest of Yore returned to Valve in December to start work with Casey DiIorio on their next set of tunes. They received great press on the first disc. Stay tuned for guest musicians on these songs and also a release date.

Hope everyone has a great holiday!!

New Gear: Added one more Universal Audio 1176 and Empirical Labs Distressor

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