It’s been a busy first six months at Bakermoon Studios in Berlin and we’ve seen the full spectrum of the thriving Berlin music scene come through our doors.
From laying down some spectacular future classics, to hard wiring some under-ground smash hits that you’ll only discover in Berlin’s vinyl shops, we’ve been lucky enough to be exposed to a huge variety of Berlin’s live music scene.
The best thing about the last 6 months is the amount of live tracking sessions we’ve had with bands playing together, laying down the soul of the record as a unit, capturing their chemistry together onto ‘tape’ – something that’s perhaps been missing from the last few years of laptop productions?
Our classic 1970s Quad 8 desk has really come into it’s own in that regard, providing that rich, analogue warmth that we’re so fond of.
Here’s a few shots from the studio:
We don’t have any favourite sessions of course, but if we did, one of our top picks might be the Sophie Hunger session earlier this year: great new songs, great musicians, and an inspiring collaboration of minds …
Recording the second album of singer songwriter Mogli was another high energy high-light session at Bakermoon. The album is part of the soundtrack to the upcoming road movie ‘Expedition Happiness‘, screening in all cinemas across Germany from May.
She is definitely part of the new wave of inventive German pop artists, who you should all watch out for!
The Berlin-based, Australian disco-funk newcomers Parcels passed through Bakermoon in March to lay down some spectacular new music of theirs.
The prize for bringing in the weirdest percussion instrument so far goes to Larry Mullins, who recorded an album here late last year produced by Paul Wallfisch. Larry has since been on the road as a member of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, and Paul has been on the road as part of Swans.