Noteworthy News

July 2011


 

The Skip Saylor produced song "Guilt Free" By Bootstraps is now on iTunes at this link.  "Guilt Free" was prominently featured in the ABC show "No Ordinary Family" on February 22, 2011 @ 8pm/7 central.



 

October 2010, The Skip Saylor produced song "Blackened Pearl" has officially been licensed by CSI Miami star David Caruso for his upcoming film "Rehab".  "Blackened Pearl" was written by Lynn Carey Saylor and Chris Johnson. The song will be prominently featured in the film's opening sequence. Caruso is producer of the project.  "Rehab" stars Gale Harold and is directed and co-written by Rick Bieber.



 


July 2010, Skip Saylor and multiple Grammy winning producer
David Kershenbaum work on the debut album for The Lost Boys.

 

 
 
Skip Saylor's "Skip's Place" is the subject of a featured article in Mix Magazine,
September 2008 issue (page 26). 
To see the online version of the article, please
click the Mix cover.

 

                    
                          

Fall 2008: National Mitsubishi TV commercial debuts featuring music written by Kevin Teasley and mixed by Skip Saylor and Ian Blanch (please note, you may need to select "allow blocked content" to see the video below on certain browsers):

                                                   
 

TOP 20 HOT DANCE CLUB PLAY HIT DONE AT SKIP'S PLACE!
 
Justin Lanning
"Take My Breath Away"

BILLBOARD
Chart Listing For The Week Of Aug 30 2008:

 
This Week Last Week Two Weeks Ago Weeks on Chart Peak Position
15 13 13 10 13

   

          
                                                       

Skip Saylor Recording in the mix 
Press from EQ magazine, June 2008 issue
(http://www.eqmag.com/article/skip-saylor-recording/jun-08/36153)

Mixer/producer Skip Saylor has been keeping busy at his San Fernando Valley area compound doing a variety of his own projects including mixing tracks for former Club Nouveau founding member Jay King's upcoming solo release on Classic Nuvo Records, mixing the Mack 10 produced theme song for Oxygen channel's 'Prime Time Love' starring Deion and Pilar Sanders and album mixing for Russian phenom Rock artist Katya's debut album. Saylor’s studio also continues to be sought after by noted engineers and mixers such as Toby Wright, who mixed the new 2008 Tantric album 'The End Begins' at the facility.
    
                                                        

April 22, 2008 - The TANTRIC record, "The End Begins" has been released and had its debut at number 91 on the Billboard album chart its first week out of the gate.  This album ROCKS and was mixed here at the studio.  A particular favorite song of ours from the album is "The One", which features Kevin Martin of Candlebox.  Click the album cover to hear clips of the entire record or visit
iTunes.       

 
 

                                                                  
 

Noted Italian hard rock band LINEA 77 has recently completed recording and mixing of their new album with noted mixer/producer TOBY WRIGHT (Korn, Three Doors Down, Alice in Chains, Fear Factory, The Wallflowers, Black Sabbath) at our facility.  The resulting album is entitled "HORROR VACUI" and was released on February 8th, 2008 through Universal Music. Here are a few photos from the sessions (courtesy Toby Wright, who is pictured standing far right with the band below):










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Skip Saylor was a 2 time invited guest speaker at the Los Angeles Recording School in November 2007, where he shared some valuable insights on what it takes to become successful in the music industry. See this link for a page dedicated by the school to his appearance.


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June 2007: ROBBY TAKAC of the GOO GOO DOLLS was at Skip Saylor's working on his side project called "AMUNGUS".  Here he is pictured in the studio's control room with
Lynn Carey Saylor.


 

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May 31, 2007: The Skip Saylor produced debut album "MUCH LOVE" by Auckland, NZ based band SPACIFIX wins BEST PACIFIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR at the New Zealand Pacific Music Awards show. The group also swept all 3 awards they were nominated for and Spacifix had the most nominations of any artist or group! Their other wins were for BEST PACIFIC SONG (for "GOTTA GET LIKE THIS", see the video on our VIDEOS PAGE) and BEST PACIFIC GROUP.

The Pacific Music Awards are given by the Recording Industry Association of New Zealand and is a national event. SPACIFIX will be honored for their best album win at the 2007 New Zealand Music Awards (NZ's equivalent of the GRAMMY AWARDS) in October.

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Internationally known Blues guitar phenom JONNY LANG was in the studio May 7, 2007 playing on a track for Grammy winning artist ISRAEL HOUGHTON OF ISRAEL HOUGHTON & NEW BREED (Clockwise from top: Lang, Lynn Carey Saylor, Skip Saylor, engineer Danny Duncan and Houghton.




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Notable engineer/mixers who also brought projects to the Skip Saylor Studio during the month of May 2007 included ROB CHIARELLI (
Christina Aguilera, Ricky Martin, Ray Charles, Pink, Will Smith, Leann Rimes), TOBY WRIGHT and TOMMY D (Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, 2Pac, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Paul McCartney).

 

2011 Skip Saylor/SSRC, Inc.