Saturday, January 23

Who's Werking?

Studio 995

Saxaphonist, Mike Phillips, whose influences have stemmed from his love of Hip Hop plus traditional jazz music, was in PatchWerk Studios working on his 3rd Album entitled "MP3" which will be released this spring on "Hidden Beach Recordings". Tracks for the new Album feature production from Atlanta based Producers "Q.Coleman, and Eric Jackson, of 310 MUSIC GROUP". All Mike Phillips' sessions were engineered by PatchWerk engineer Mike Wilson.

International pop singer Ebru just released her first single '' Love Soundz '' to I-tunes. It is the first single from the German singers Upcoming EP that includes 6 more songs. Ebru stopped through PatchWerk for a couple days to work with producer Hot Sauce and PatchWerk engineer Mike Wilson.

Spanish pop singer, Mala Rodriguez was in PatchWerk Studios for over 3 weeks finishing the first part of the recording of her next album. This new album, the 4th one in the Spanish rappers career, is without a doubt, her most avant-garde and elaborated work. The album will have production from American producer, Focus (Dr Dre, Beyonce, Busta Rhymes, J.Lo, Christina Aguilera… and the Spanish producers Griffi and Sr Tcee). All Mala’s sessions were assisted by PatchWerk engineer’s Dee Brown and Tripp Tiller.

Big Bank Black, CEO of Duct Tape Entertainment, and feature artist on Kandi Burress’ “Try It Out’ was in PatchWerk for several days working with PatchWerk engineer Kori Anders. Trey Songz also stopped through PatchWerk this past December to work with artist Amaye. Together they spent a day working with PatchWerk engineer Mike “Snotty” Miller.

Other sessions in 995 included those for PRGZ (M. Wilson) , Brothers Keeper (m. Wilson), Mars (M. Wilson), Avant Garde Entertainment (D.Brown), Cartoon (M. Wilson), Prynce CyHi (M.Solis), Drumma Boy (K. Anders), Street Hustle(M. Wilson), Nomad (M. Wilson), Lupe Fiasco (K. Anders), Sean Garrett (M. Walker/T. Tiller), Dorrough (M. Wilson), Heed (D. Brown), Playa K (Demitrius/D. Brown), Khia (M. Wilson/D.Brown)

Studio 9000

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs came through PatchWerk for a day with Dirty Money and Sean Garrett. Last Train to Paris is the upcoming fifth studio album by Diddy and is scheduled to be released in 2010 on Interscope Records. In April 2009, with Dawn Richard of Danity Kane and singer Kalenna, Diddy formed the group Dirty Money, which will perform on this album. Diddys session was engineered by Miles Walker assisted by PatchWerk engineer Tripp Tiller.

Producer, Songwriter, and Rapper, Polow Da Don was in PatchWerk for a couple days this past December. He was working with singer, rapper Teyana Taylor. Taylor's debut album is called From a Planet Called Harlem. She has not announced a release date. Although she has yet to release a full length album, she has recorded a number of singles "Google Me," and "Traffic stop" . Polow's and Teyana's sessions were engineered by Jeremy Stevenson assisted by PatchWerk engineer Brian Pedersen.

Young Jeezy is working on Thug Motivation 103, his latest LP, as of July 2009. Thug Motivation 103 is the fourth studio album by rapper Young Jeezy. The album has no confirmed collaborations yet. Production will include tracks by JR Rotem, Scott Storch, Just Blaze, J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, Beewirks, Kanye West, Sakwe and The Inkredibles. This past December Jeezy was in PatchWerk Studios having songs mixed by Leslie Brathwaite assisted by Brian Pedersen.

Ludacris and Nicki Minaj were having work done at PatchWerk this past December as well, having songs mixed by Leslie Brathwaite assisted by Brian Pedersen. After Nicki Minaj released her Beam Me Up Scotty, mixtape in 2009, she officially signed to Young Money Entertainment with distribution from Universal Motown wherein she will release her debut studio album in 2010.

Other sessions in 9000 included those for the Outlawz (M. Miller), Wacka Flacka (M. Miller), Ryan Toby (K. Anders), Alley Boy (K. Anders), and Musiq Soulchild Photo Shoot with Derek Blanks.

Studio 1019

Raekwon was recently in PatchWerk with Dow Jones of Tha Bizness. In December 2009, Raekwon's fourth studio album and latest effort Only Built For Cuban Linx... Pt. II was chosen as 'Album of the Year' on major hip hop site HipHopDx Awards. This past December he was putting in more work with PatchWerk engineer Dee Brown.

Recording artist and producer, B.o.B. AKA Bobby Ray Simmons was in PatchWerk’s studio 1019 this December for several days. B.o.B. is currently signed under the labels of Grand Hustle and Atlantic Records. He has described his influences as "80's music, Rap, techno, rock, funk, even du wop…" His debut album, The Adventures of Bobby Ray, was released in 2009 under T.I.'s record label Grand Hustle.

Other sessions in 1019 included those for Yelawolf, Prynce CyHi (M. Solis), Money Red (T. Tiller), Pastor Troy (M. Miller), Righteous (M. Solis), Playa K (Demitrius/D. Brown), and Def (B. Pedersen)

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