"We are very excited to have a home at Avatar, with whom I personally have had a close working relationship for the last 15 years," said Angelo Montrone, Or Music's director of A&R.
I have been doing for years," added Montrone
, "and then be able to do overdubs, editing, mixing and mastering in our room.
continued, "For instruments we have 14 vintage tube guitar and bass amps by Fender
, Ampeg, Marshall, Silvertone etc.My own small collection of vintage guitars including Fender Strats
from the 50's and 60's as well as a 40's Martin Acoustic, is available to our artists.For vintage keyboards we have a Memorymoog, Prophet 5, Oberheim Matrix 1000, mini moog and Roland MKS-70.We also have a host of modern keyboards including Roland Fantom, JD-990, D-550, Yamaha Motif, TX816, as well as soft synths such as Reason, Sonik Synth and Kontakt."
described, "Even our electrical system has been painstakingly scrutinized.We are using a massive Equitech 50amp toriodal Q transformer, supplying balanced power through some of the highest quality power cables available, JPS 30amp in wall wire.Through listening tests, I have found that delivering clean power through larger than normal cables enhances the sound of the gear."As a producer, keyboard programmer, arranger and songwriter, Montrone's been cutting tracks at Avatar (and Power Station before that) since 1991, working on albums for Anita Baker, Natalie Cole, Joe Sample, Jennifer Love Hewitt and more.