New Artist and Equipment update

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Here is a long awaited update to our site. Colleen Seymour’s EP is finished and the final mix samples are on the artist page, as well as new acoustic instrumentals from John Zachos. Also finished Mental Metal’s cd, and a short sample is also on the artist page. Vicky St. Pierre was here for her first sessions. Very nice country tune, also on the artist page.

Chris MacKay and The ToneShifters are working on their new cd right now, as well as Bryanna Tobin and Jon Ranfone. Samples will be up soon.

We have updated to Sonar X3c , and have all the newest Wave plugins, and a few new mic pre-amps and compressors.

Really looking forward to Bryanna’s new project. Her first 2 tunes are great.

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Website Update Fix

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Hello again. We finally got around to straightening out our site. Some of our recent updates were lost. We will be updating the artist page again this week. Sorry to those artists who’s updates have been lost. They will be back soon. New samples of current work will be uploaded also.

We are working with Colleen Seymour at the moment. Great voice, great tunes. Also did some tunes for writer Joe Titta, from down Florida way. Samples of their tunes will be up soon. Thanks, Tom.

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September Updates – New Cds!

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Hi folks. Finally getting to some updates here. We finished a few new  (some old!) projects over the last few months.  Chris MacKay and The ToneShifters released “Picture On A Fridge” a few months back. Some cool guests featured were nashville super picker Johnny Hiland on guitar on the title track, and Eddie Lonardo on drums,  also on the title track.

John Zachos finished his second cd (ep actually), “Dragonfly” recently. This one follows his last with the same great variety of styles, and great subject matter. Also had some great players on this one. Eddie Lonardo on drums, Chris Worden on cello, Max Barbie on drums and percussion, and John’s daughter, Demaris Zachos on background vocals.

The Meadows Brothers released their self-titled debut cd a few weeks back. These guys have grown tremendously from their earlier rock style, into a great folk/Americana style that we all love around here. True talent in these two young guys. We had a great time with this one.

We also had the Irish band “Clan O’Cleary” just finished doing 14 great traditional and original tunes for their new disc, due out soon. This five piece band really mixes up the instrumentation, and keeps the energy up. while keeping a real traditional sound.

A VERY heavy metal cd from a the young band “Mental Metal” was also finished up a few months ago, and should be out soon.

The “Artist Page” her should be updated with info and sample of these new projects within the week, so check back and check them out.  Thanks, DLR.

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November

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Chris McKay and The Tone Shifters have tracked ten tunes in the past few weeks.  A few percussion  and vocal tracks to finish up and then on to mixing. (Maybe a sax track to sneak in.)

Finished John Zachos’s project up last week. Cd’s should be ready soon.

Again, we are hoping to be able to update the artists page this week. Please stop back and check it out. We have had The Meadows Brothers, John Zachos, Silent Protest, The Tone Shifters,  The Wolf Blitzer Band, and a few other interesting artists in the studio, and will have info and samples of their tunes soon.

That’s it for now. Happy holidays.

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October Flies By

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Ok – We finished up John Zachos’s project this past week, as well as mixing Wolf Blitzer’s tunes for final approval. Got the Tone Shifters well under way with their project, and they will be back this weekend to continue. Sorry to be lagging on updates to the Artist’s page. We are still in the learning curve as far as updating this site. Hopefully next week new content will be available.  Stop back and check it out!

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Chris McKay and The Tone Shifters – John Zachos –

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The Tone Shifters were in last Tuesday. Had a great day getting their project started. Looking forward to working up vocal and percussion arrangements this week. Also, John Zachos was in on Sunday, adding to his tunes. He will be in this Sunday with his daughter to sing some vocal backups, and a trumpet player to add to this cool instrumental he came up with in the studio.  Continue reading →

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Silent Protest in the Studio today

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The Bristol,Ct. based band, Silent Protest was in today overdubbing guitars and vocals on the 9 tracks they had done before the studio shut down for remodeling. Modern rock, with lots of guitar and unique vocals. Mixing Ian Meadows and The Mob Connection this weekend. Chris McKay and The Tone Shifters will be in on Tuesday. Then back to the Acoustic side of things, with John Zachos and Chris Worden. Samples and info on the new material will be up on the artists page in about a week, so stop back and check them out.

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Here We Go!

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Hello. Welcome to Deer Lane Recording’s news page. Here we will keep you posted as to what is going on in the studio as far as who is here recording, new gear being added, and general news about the studio. Currently there are four projects in being worked on here, each at different stages. Ian Meadows and The Mob Connection have tracked 5 tunes, one of which is already mixed and mastered. A cool video was also shot here for the tune “Queen Of Spades”. Check it out on their Reverb Nation page. We will be mixing the rest of their tunes this week. These guys have a very classic rock vibe, and they are still in their teens!

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