Mars Red Sky the best stoner rock band France has ever seen. They are also one of our personal favorites. The new 7″ features one side recorded and mixed by Harper Hug at Thunder-Underground. The track was recorded in london last year and is out soon. You will dig it for sure!!!
Tegan and Sara were recently at Thunder-Underground in Palm Springs, Ca. laying down vocals for the theme song for the feature film Endless Summer. On hand for the session was Ryan Rabun, producer and drummer for Grouplove, and Thunder-Underground’s Harper Hug. Tegan and Sara also recorded vocals for a new Oreo Wonderfilled commercial airing now. It was great to have them at the studio. Hopefully they will be back soon!
Recorded in The Electric Ballroom & Underworld over 26-28th April, this limited 180gram coloured Vinyl run is sure to sell out well before the next Desertfest. Featuring some of the finest from the underground, the full track listing can be found below. The recordings were captured live by Harper Hug who flew into the Big Smoke from the Desert and were finally mixed out in Palm Springs USA.
Vista Chino’s record “Peace” is released! Be sure to pick up a copy at your local best buy! The record has been a labor of love for John Garcia, Brant Bjork, and the crew at Thunder-Underground. The band is currently on tour with Black Pussy, from Portland Oregon. Harper Hug just finished mixing their upcoming release that was produced by Brant Bjork. Look for it in your local record shop soon!
After working with artist and producer Brant Bjork on Black Pussy and Vista Chino, it was only natural for him to ask Harper hug & Trevor Whatever to mix his instrumental solo album. The Jakoozi album was recorded at Brant and Zaina’s Jushua Tree retreat in 2010 with engineer Tony Mason. Brant laid down all the instruments and grooves. This music is super laid back and 100% organic. Everyone is gonna trip for sure!
Nick Oliveri has been at Thunder-Underground working on a new solo record. Nick is playing all the instruments as well as singing on the record. The songs are hard and driving just like Nick. Mike Pygmie was also on hand for moral support and to rip a couple leads and bang the drums on a track. Harper Hug and Trevor Whatever are producing at the Thunder-Underground studios in Palm Springs.
The notoriuos San Francisco band The Dwarves were recently in the desert laying down tracks for an upcoming album. Front man Blag Dalia was joined by Mark Diamond on guitar, Nick Oliveri on bass, Josh Freese on drums, Chris Fields on guitar , and Greg Saenz on drums. The session happened at Brant Bjork’s Jushua Tree ranch. Harper Hug engineered with Adrian Medel assisting. A truly legendary session!!!
Portland’s hottest band, Black Pussy was recently in the desert tracking a new release for Made In China Records. The Vinyl release is scheduled later this summer and will be followed up with extensive touring. The bands founder, Dustin Hill, came to the desert to work with Artist and Producer, Brant Bjork. Harper Hug and Trevor Whatever, engineered the project and were assisted by Adrian Medal. The record was tracked to tape at Brant’s private ranch studio and is going to be mixed on Thunder-Undergrounds new Sphere Eclipse C mixing console!