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  • 29/05/2024

Tim Minchin Recording Session

Tim Minchin is a world wide sensation who we were extremely excited to have in the studio recording some of his original pieces with Andrew Beck

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  • 29/05/2024

Wade Forster Recording session

Having extremely talented session musicians in the studio makes our jobs not feel like work and Wade Forster and his great accompanying musicians

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  • 29/05/2024

Coral Renee Recording Session

Working with Coral and her supporting band members was such a pleasure as they all acted with complete professionalism while keeping a great ener

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  • 29/05/2024

Marshall Re-amp mix

Marshall and Murray spent the day doing an alternate mix for classical guitarist "Gareth Koch" with his Song For George Harrison dedication. The

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  • 28/05/2024

Shane Shepard Recording Session

Long time friend of the studio, Shane Shepard, spent the day recording one of his originals with Andrew Beck. The tune consisted of just vocals

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  • 30/04/2024

The Tryouts with Paul Mckercher

The Tryouts with Producer Paul McKercher were such a great group of musicians to be around! Their energy and attitude made the recording session

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  • 30/04/2024

Sucker Punch

Coming up from Sydney we hosted the lads from "Sucker Punch", a Heavy punk rock band. Plenty of gain and plenty of toms were used in the...

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  • 30/04/2024

Jessie May-K Garage session 2

As of a few weeks ago, Damien Gerard hosted the second Installment of Jessie May-K's Garage sessions with guest appearances from CB Ghost and Kal

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  • 08/04/2024

Gareth Koch Recording session

Gareth flew up from his current home state of Tasmania and spent some time with us over Easter crafting a new electric and acoustic instrumental

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  • 08/04/2024

Steve Kilbey Session

We are always excited to have Steve Kilbey record with us and showcase his talent as a multi-instrumentalist. Read More

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  • 08/04/2024

CB Ghost Drum session

CB Ghost is back in the studio, this time laying down drums for one his new songs. The Ludwig kits sound is perfect for the type of...

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  • 08/04/2024

The Church Vocals

This iconic and prolific Austrailan Band spend a lot of their in the USA these days, usually 2 Tours a year. This has lead to yet another...

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  • 08/04/2024

Kaijin Solo Project

Kaijin is a long time friend of all of us at Damien Gerard's and one of our 'Go To' session players along with his own materiel. We...

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  • 08/04/2024

Damien Gerard Mic Collection

Heres a small sample of the mics on offer that we havent covered in detail before, see previous Mic posts for the other Neumann's including the v

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  • 05/03/2024

Jessie May-K Garage sessions

We are super excited to announce that we have just finished recording and filming the very first Damien Gerard studios Garage session hosted by l

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  • 05/03/2024

Drawing Arrows

Drawing Arrows had a great time using our large live room for practicing their set list for gigs with a live audience and vocal P.A. They loved..

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  • 03/02/2024

Acid Amora Recording session

Acid Amora killed it in the studio for their two day recording session finishing up 4 final songs to complete their first album. This was their t

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  • 03/02/2024

Room 72 Recording session

Room 72 just completed their first album at Damien Gerard over 8 days using all of the studios in house backline, instruments and Keyboards with

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  • 02/02/2024

Severed Raw Nerve

Metal Band "Severed Raw Nerve" did one day of recording with Chief engineer, Andrew Beck. They performed 3 originals ranging from heavy metal to

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  • 19/12/2023

Shauna Jensen

Shauna made a quick visit to Damien Gerard to track some great vocal takes with Read More

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  • 07/12/2023

Nat Love Student Tour

We were fortunate enough to have Nat Love and his class of young, up and coming engineers and producers come for a tour and quick lecture at...

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  • 07/12/2023

Murray Dilger Demo recording

Our in-house engineer Murray has been working hard on his own music spending a few days in the studio writing and recording his own songs. We are

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  • 07/12/2023

Jamieson Music Video

Jamie Postle paid Damien Gerard a visit recently to shoot his new, soon to release, music video with help from "Somewhere Nowhere". It was a supe

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  • 07/12/2023

CB Ghost Vocal tracking

CB Ghost has been killing his vocal session of recent utilising the bathroom acoustics for his vocal mic like Jim Morrision from the Doors. He ha

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  • 02/11/2023

Winterborne Fan Promotion Event

Winterbourne are back at Damien Gerard's recording live promo versions of selected tracks fron their upcoming album "Act of Disappearing". 8 luck

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  • 02/11/2023

Starcrazy Album

One of our favourite Sydney bands "Starcrazy" spent the past week with us at Damien Gerard Studios recording their full length album. Produced by

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  • 02/11/2023

Joel Leggett Live session

Joel Leggett is one of our favourite locals to record at Damien Gerard's and his live performance was no exception. All filmed by "Search Media",

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  • 02/11/2023

Phil Crossfield Session

Liam, Campbell and Phil had a great day in the studio recording their original tune. The song was very 60's influenced so the Wurlitzer, Hammond,

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  • 02/11/2023

Kawai Upright Piano

We've had so many comments from players recently of how much they love our Kawai we just wanted to mention these few -

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  • 05/10/2023

New Rates – Limited Time

Ever since our move to the Central Coast, and the high end upgrades that came with it, we know we've been out of reach for some artists,...

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  • 05/10/2023

Session Player Collective

A stellar group of session players including Mitch Farmer, Jeff Camilleri, Dave Holmes and Angus Steventon played as a collecti

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  • 31/08/2023

Astrovan – Recording Session

Astrovan were the NSW Youth rock competition winners for 2023 and the prize was a day recording at Damien Gerard Studios. The band were extremely

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  • 31/08/2023

Darlene Zschech

Jackson Barclay and Darlene Zschech absolutely killed it with their group of professional session musicians recording for a week at Damien Gerard

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  • 31/08/2023

CB Ghost – Recording Session

To follow up the session below, CB Ghost tracked a new song accompanied with live tracked drums and killer acoustic guitar. We also tracked live

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  • 08/07/2023

Session Gear

Here's some great pictures of some varied gear we have been using on sessions recently.

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  • 08/06/2023

The Electorate Tracking

The Electorate came up from Sydney and brought engineer Steve Coull along with them to work on all the recording for 2 songs.

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  • 08/06/2023

Guitars for Days

Following on from the backline post last month here's a whole bunch of 'Guitar Porn' from our in house collection, all available for session use.

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  • 08/05/2023

Backline for days

We have been collecting amplifiers, drums, keyboards and cabinets for over 35 years so there's some pretty unique and awesome pieces in the backl

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  • 06/03/2023

Natalie Gauci Tracking Sessions

Another set of amazing session guys back at DG's this week. None other than Ash Naylor of Even and The Paul Kelly Band and more recently The...

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  • 06/03/2023

String Recording Session

Strings were going down big time last month for Luke Wright including mandocello and violin. This picture is the gents in the control room workin

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  • 10/02/2023

The Blumlein Pair

Andrew Beck pulled out his Coles 4038's for overheads on a recent session and ran them in Blumlein Mode. (The Blumlein Pair technique uti

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  • 07/02/2023

Shauna Jensen Vocal Session

Yet another female vocalist this time the legendary Shauna Jensen chose Damien Gerard Studios to record earlier in the month for a project being

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  • 10/01/2023

Spinning Cupids Session

Local Central Coast producer Conner Massey (often spotted at The Grove) brought in his mates Spinning Cupids for a tracking session last month wi

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  • 10/01/2023

The secret of Mic Preamps

Ever wondered why certain sounds just don't measure up even if you are using the same microphone as the professionals or your favorite singer, dr

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  • 10/11/2022

Big Week of Sessions

For the first week of October, we had the pleasure of hosting local central coast artists Jessie-May K (recording), William VanLeer (mixing) and

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  • 09/11/2022

Producer Gear

All producers have their own favourite pieces of outboard gear, both classic and new. Those that are successful enough to buy the units for thems

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  • 08/10/2022

Snakeoil in the studio

Self described as a meeting of Amy Winehouse and Paramore this band were really after classic sounds with lots of space around t

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  • 08/10/2022

Jessie-May Kitchen Inspires

Inspired during a background vocal harmony session young Central Coast Artist Jessie-May Kitchen wrote a new song and needed to record it quickly

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  • 08/10/2022

Joel Leggett Recording Session

Central Coast guitarist and songwriter Joel Leggett brought in a bunch of friends from various other local bands to work on solo material.

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  • 01/10/2022

Nice Racks!

With some outstanding outboard old and new out and about on a recent session we added some pics

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  • 05/09/2022

William Vanleer Production Deal

Local Americana singer/songwriter William Vanleer took advantage of one of our many production deals and has been recording two songs throughout

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  • 05/09/2022

Turtle Custard Mixing New Album

Local rockers Turtle Custard tracked with us earlier this year and have finally got around to mixing the entire album with Andrew Beck. Plenty of

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  • 05/09/2022

Drum Kit Mics

With the large live room, diffusers and drum wall, not to mention the arsenal of vintage microphones we see many clients come in to record drums.

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  • 08/08/2022

Kalen Hogan

Young Central Coast artist Kalen Hogan had his first ever professional studio experience recording 2 songs over 2 days playing all the guitars an

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  • 08/08/2022

Track Laying With Dave Hunt

A very productive day was spent with Dave Hunt (Sarah Blasko, Devoted Few) creating backing tracks including drums, bass, keys and guitar for Jes

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  • 08/08/2022

Neumann Heaven

Here are just 3 of our Vintage Neumann treasures: the M49, U67 and Gunterwagner U47 long body as they were all out on recent sessions translating

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  • 12/07/2022

Adam Harvey and Beccy Cole

The ABC needed a handy Central Coast location to record vocals for Beccy Cole and Adam Harvey’s duet for the upcoming 'ABC90celebrate'

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  • 10/07/2022

Recording preparation tips

Here's some valuable recording prep tips from our chief engineer Andrew Beck's over 30 years experience working in recording studios from Los Ang

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  • 05/05/2022

Engineers over the years

Some classic pictures showing aspects of different rooms and engineers over the years starting way back at the Ultimo Studios in the mid 1980's (

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  • 27/04/2022

ALPHA GOOSE in the studio

APRIL 19 - The boys from ALPHA GOOSE were back in again for their album session starting around Easter but with pick up sessions stretching into

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  • 08/04/2022

Mic & Gear News

This month we have some great new additions to the studio that we are extremely jazzed about using on your upcoming projects. Here are just some

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  • 08/04/2022

Gigantic transfers

We had a big transfer day for Sydney band Gigantic from the early 90's. Originally recorded at our original Ultimo studio, 3 Transfer stations we

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  • 08/03/2022

Hoodoo Gurus – live recording

The Hoodoo Gurus back in this week for a live recording session for a online concert in the states following the cancellation of their US tour. T

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  • 03/03/2022

’73 Fender Jazz Bass

A vintage '73 Fender Jazz has also joined our backline for upcoming sessions, this bass not only looks but sounds the part! Not to be sniffed at.

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  • 03/03/2022

The Rams tracking and mixing

Central Coast boys The Rams were back in to record some extra guitar parts on their new track Alibi, making use of our vintage '73 Strat and...

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  • 03/03/2022

Matt Hickey – mixing

The Matt Hickey band came back in to do some mixing of the final tune to be released following a recording session at the end of last...

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  • 02/12/2021

Halfway Homebouy

Always hard to keep these local lads away the Halfway Homebouy's were back in the studio for vocal and guitar overdubs for the up coming 2022 alb

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  • 02/12/2021

Drawing Arrows

Drawing Arrows were recently back in for a vocal recording session using the classic Neuman U47 for lead, and M49 for backing vocals. Some guitar

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  • 02/12/2021

Ethan Beckton Session

One man band session for Ethan Beckton. Working on his first professionally recorded single, featuring acoustic guitar, piano, bass and vocals. G

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  • 02/12/2021

Jo Fabro Horns Session

Great session for Jo Fabro recording horns and woodwinds for the new album. Evan Mannell producing and Andrew Beck engineering.

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  • 02/12/2021

Starcrazy Session

Week long session with Starcrazy for their follow-up EP with Mo Mayhem (Hell City Glamours) producing, Andrew Beck engineering and Murray Dilger

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  • 30/11/2021

Camino Gold Sessions

Camino Gold were in for a few days Tracking the new release with Steve Balbi producing and Jack Nigro(Dune Rats

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  • 30/11/2021

Matt Hickey Session

Overdubs session with Matt Hickey, starting with bass and iconic Gibson 1958 Les Paul junior.

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  • 05/10/2021

New Guitar Heads

We had some new amp heads arrive as well as a 1973 P Bass(which Andrew couldn’t resist having a flang) – Firstly a Hand wired (made in...

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  • 27/11/2020

Taj Farrant

Just Can't Sleep Unplugged

We were chuffed to have local international star Taj Farrant in fo

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  • 20/11/2020

SSL ORIGIN

Latest Interview with SSL UK

New SSL Origin (the first of this model in the country) latest in

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  • 04/10/2020

Hoodoo Gurus

Hoodoo Gurus Cut Songs Live For Triple M

At the start of October the Hoodoo Gurus came into Da

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  • 11/09/2020

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  • 06/09/2020

Sea Eagles Talk DGS

The Vibes and How Jason Became Proud Owner

Jason Stenning, owner of Damien Gerard Studios (DGS

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  • 05/06/2020

ABC Radio Interview

Gareth Koch

Interview with Gareth Koch Aria Winner and Classical Guitarist from the Saphire pr

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  • 19/04/2020

The Producer Couch

Check Out The View

Check out the view from the producer couch while mixing the new EP for Jess

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