Mark Needham mixed tracks for O.A.R.‘s 7th studio album which will see a release later this year. Mark also worked with the O.A.R. on their 2008 album All Sides, which was released through Everfine/Lava/Atlantic Records.
Kato Khandwala produced and co-wrote songs from Blondie‘s new album Panic Of Girls, which includes the single “Mother” which recently went to #1 in Spain. A UK release date for Panic Of Girls has been set for June 1st and news about the US release should be announced shortly.
Brightman Music client Geoff Rockwell has been busy as of late with multiple projects including work on new albums from Forever The Sickest Kids and Crystal Bowersox. The new album from Forever The Sickest Kids will be released on 03.01.2011 through Universal Records. Geoff worked on the production of 2 songs, wrote one of the tracks and was closely involved in production with David Bendeth. See other works from Geoff’s discography on his client page here.
Ronan Keating‘s new album ‘Duet” has officially reached Platinum (ARIA charts) for Universal Australia and is one of the 3 biggest Christmas albums of the year. In New Zealand sales are now past platinum and ‘Duet” is #2 on the NZ charts. Ronan’s new album was mixed by Brightman Music client Mark Needham.
Brightman Music client Greg Collins recently produced and mixed Girl In A Coma‘s “Adventures In Coverland” album for Blackheart Records. The all-female, Texas punk-rockers have been drawing high praise from critics for their inspired reinvention of classics by Richie Valenz, David Bowie and The Beatles.
This month, Esquire Magazine rated their sonically experimental cover of Joy Division‘s “Transmission” number-one on their list of “Best songs of 2010 that you probably didn’t hear”
Click HERE to watch a video of Greg and the Girls working on Transmission in his studio.
Brightman Music client Mark Needham recently worked with Sweedish band The Sounds on their to be announced new album. Formed in 1999, The Sounds have made a strong impact in the music scene with their 3 previously released records. Check back soon for additional details and where to hear new music from the band.
We are proud to announce the addition of Grammy award-winning Producer/Mixer Greg Collins to the Brightman Music roster. Greg has an incredible history of working with iconic artists such as U2, No Doubt, Gwen Stefani, KISS and Matchbox Twenty. Learn more about Greg’s discography on his producer page and check back often for updates on his latest projects.
Newly-recorded tracks from L.A. band Dead Country are apparently perking industry ears, as many have been closely watching the band since their single “Euro Thrash” was added to powerhouse modern rock station KROQ a few months ago. A notable deed for any unsigned act and it prompted spins at several other Alternative radio outlets. The new songs were produced by longtime Foo Fighters engineer John “Lou” Lousteau and mixed by Brightman Music client Mark Needham (The Killers, Cobra Starship). Check out the new song “Carolina” HERE
Brightman Music client Greg Gordon has been busy working on new projects and has had notable successes with recent and upcoming releases.
Belgian rock band TRIGGERFINGER is gearing up for the release of their new album “Enjoy The Ride” on Dec 5, 2010. Greg Engineered, Mixed and produced the effort (Click HERE to listen to music from the band).
Set for release next week, the BIG 4 DVD/Blu Ray set featuring Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax and Megadeth will hit stores everywhere. Pre-order a copy on Amazon HERE and check your local retailers for availability.
Kid Rock is set to release his new album “Born Free” on November 15, 2010 and features all new music and guest appearances from T.I., Martina McBride, Zac Brown and more. Greg provided editing work on the record, pre-order the album on Amazon HERE.
The new album Light Me Up by The Pretty Reckless is garnering attention around the world and is now available in the UK and other territories. The first single “Make Me Wanna Die” peaked at #1 on the UK Rock Charts and continues to gain new fans daily. Expect an announcement shortly of a US release of the album for early 2011. Light Me Up and the Pretty Reckless EP were both produced, engineered, mixed and co-written by Brightman Music client Kato Khandwala.
Purchase the Pretty Reckless EP on iTunes HERE
** Catch Taylor Momsen on the cover of Revolver Mag for Nov/Dec 2010
The self-titled debut album from The Secret Sisters is now available from Beladroit / Republic Universal Records. The album was Executive Produced by the incredible T-Bone Burnett. iTunes has the album featured for only $7.99, click HERE. CDs and vinyl (that’s right!) of the album will be available at your local record shops, Target, Best Buy, Wal-Mart and Barnes and Noble.
Be sure to stay updated on the latest features, shows, blogs and video updates on the official Secret Sisters website HERE.
The new EP The Tale Of Abigale Withers from IAMMEDIC is now available on iTunes and most other online retailers today. IAMMEDIC is managed by Andrew Brightman and the EP was mixed by client Mark Needham (The Killers, Mayday Parade).
IAMMEDIC is featured this week on the front pages of Purevolume, iLike, iTunes (Alt Section) and Clear Channel‘s NEW! Discover & Uncover. Listen to the entire release this week only on Purevolume HERE.
Neon Trees and their hit single “Animal” have officially reached #1 on the Alternative Radio charts and #1 on the iTunes Alternative charts. The single continues to grow and has garnered mass critical acclaim from key tastemakers such as Rolling Stone, SPIN, Entertainment Weekly and Billboard. Purchase the debut album “Habit” on iTunes HERE and learn more about Mark Needham who mixed the record HERE.
** edit 10/8 – The song has been #1 for 5 weeks strong