Gary Arce(Yawning Man/ Fatso Jetson) was recently in the studio working on his latest collaboration with Sera Timms(Black Math Horseman). The result is ZUN, a blend of Sera’s unique vocals, Gary’s signature guitar sound, and thundering drums by Bill Stinson. The track was recorded, mixed, and mastered by Harper Hug at Thunder-Underground in Palm Springs. Check out the awesome review at The Oblelisk
The Orange County Music Awards have Nominated CORE10 for “Best Metal” band. The band consists of Duncan Nisbet-vocals, Sean Lenhoff-vocals, Brian Milam-bass, Brace Fredericks-guitar, Steve Regginitter-guitar, and Paul Larson-drums. We really enjoyed recording and mixing there current EP with producer Ronnie King. Congrats to the guys!!!
The hottest new band from the OC is The Outsane! Madi, Logan, Raffi, and Joe were recently at Thunder-Underground laying down new tracks for their upcoming release. The project is being produced by Harper and Trevor, with a lot of help from Robbie Waldman. This band is really great and we can’t wait for everyone to hear it!
The Open Feel has begun their first full-length album at Thunder-Underground in Palm Springs. This is a follow-up to their debut EP released in 2010. The project was tracked to 2″ tape on Thunder-undergrounds MCI JH-24. The Open Feel features vocalist and guitar player Katie Harris, Tom Brayton is on drums, and Shawn Gatlin on bass. Harper Hug and Trevor Whatever handled production and engineering. The Open Feel really got creative in the studio and recorded some incredible music. Look for a single to be released soon!!! www.theopenfeel.com
Brant Bjork and Bruno Fevery were just at Thunder-Underground doing some rough mixes for a new project Brant is producing with John Garcia, Bruno Fevery, & Nick Oliveri. This new band Vista Chino was tracked at Brant’s new studio in Joshua Tree all analogue to 2″ tape. Harper Hug and Trever Whatever were on hand for engineering duties. This project is destined to be a classic!!! www.brantbjork.com
The John Stanley King Band has been at Thunder-Underground mixing a “Dem Boulettes” featuring Robbie Krieger on guitar. For those of you who don’t know, Robbie is a founding member of The Doors. He lays down some very tasty lead and slide work. The John Stanley king Band comprises some of the best players around including James East , Eric Frankson on fiddle, and Derek Organ on drums!!!
The deserts best Psychedelic Rock Band, Wardrum has been at Thunder-Underground mixing with Harper Hug. The Album was recorded and produced by Robbie Waldmen and features Jack Kohler singing and playing the organ, Ehren Groban on guitar, Peter Leighton on drums, and Robbie Waldman on Drums. for more infor visit www.myspace.com/wardrumm photo by Katrin Saalfrank
Legendary rockers Nick Oliveri, and Hoss Wright have been finishing up their new full-length release with Harper & Trevor. Nick and Hoss are the coolest, and it’s been a blast working with them. This album is being mastered by Howie Wienberg. It’s going to blow your bind!!!