April/May- Continuing work with Flying Sparks on their up and coming ep. Mixed another song for Nathan Roberts and always have a fun time doing that. Trip up to Washington D.C. for a little vacation time to see the sites. Hit the road with The Lads to run some sound at the live shows. Continuing work on the up and coming record for, The Lads. I'll be mastering a re-release of Auckland, NZ band, Elephant. Really excited to hear how the new mixes sound for this, and to be working with some of my good friends from down south. Mastering an ep for local Nashville band, Bearheart. Writing some songs and getting creative with my good friend, Chris Cron, aka, Topher Daniels. Hope to release some songs with him in the near future. That's all for now.
March 2013- I'm really excited to be mixing an ep for L.A. artist, Flying Sparks. Some of the guys in the band are former members of Smile and Satisfaction, who I grew up listening to and playing shows with around my home town. If you like the 60's and 70's, you'll dig what these guys are up to. Continueing work with The Lads on their up and coming album. Finishing up mixing with Dallas artist, David Porcheddu. Mixing a song for Ohio's one and only,Nathan Roberts. Played some shows with Jamie Jamgocian and with Jessica Frech.
February 2013- Playing guitar with Nashville artist, Jamie Jamgochen, for some up and coming shows. Finishing up some songs for Nashville artist, The Lads. Producing a song with my good friend Anthony Porcheddu for Dallas,Tx artist, David Porcheddu. Mixing some songs for Ohio artist, Nathan Roberts. Great americana artist that brings intelligence to this world of music that seems to be dumbed down year after year. If you like some good americana, please go check out his stuff. Nathan Roberts Music
January 2013- Happy new year! I'm going against the grain here and am predicting that the end of the world will not be at the end of this 2012 calendar year. Anyway, I'll be hanging out in California at the NAMM show this year to help out with Pedaltrain pedal boards. Should be a fun time. I'll be working with a young up and coming group called, Wildmen, which reign from the north of Ohio.
October/November 2012- Finished up a project with Davis Fetter and continuing work with Nashville artist, The Lads. Played a show with Nashville artist Phil Joel and am gearing up for a few projects within the next few months.
September 2012- Working with L.A. Artist, Davis Fetter, on some singles for his up and coming releases. Davis Fetter's song, I see Love, has recently been sitting at the top of the charts in KROQ's locals only section, and landed him a featured interview on the world famous KROQ 106.7 as well. I see love was completely done out here in Nashville, from recording drums in a friends garage to tracking everything else in the spare bedroom of my apartment. Luckily now, the studio sits over my garage and allows us to track everything here at casa Richardson. So glad to see him doing well with his passion- going to be fun times this month.
Working with Nashville artist, The Lads, on some new songs for their up and coming ep. Be on the look out for these rockers as they take on their multiple style hats for this realease.
August 2012- Mixed a song for Nashville artist Trent Dabbs. Worked on a song with, Phil Joel, for his up and coming album.
July 2012- working with Nashville artist Vonagarden, otherwise known as, Garrett Miller, on some hot tracks. Should be finished up during back to school month in August.
May 2012- Mixing a song for Nashville artist, Eugene and Marie. Finishing up mixing and mastering album for L.A. artist, Topher Daniels. Mixing a song for Toledo, Ohio artist, Nathan Roberts. Producing a song for Nashville artist, The Lads.
April 2012- Finishing up 3 song with California artist, Davis Fetter. Mixed a song for Los Angeles artist, Sacha Sacket. Mixing debut album for California artist, Topher Daniels.
March 2012- Produced album for Nashville artist Jessica Frech, who recently was featured in the Hyundai Christmas adds this past year. Be on the lookout for her as she is on the rise. Mixed some more songs for Toledo, Ohio artist Nathan Roberts. If you like Wilco and Ryan Adams, you should check him out. Mixing album for Warner Bros. artist, Topher Daniels on his debut release. Spent some time with him out in California tracking drums, guitars, and basic stuff for this release. His songs have been featured in TV shows, commercials, worldwide radio airplay, movies, and world wide touring with his band Melee. If you like Doves, The Killers, Coldplay, mixed with some 70's, you'll love his stuff. Started working with California artist Davis Fetter on his new up and coming ep. If you like Elvis, Morissey, and Glasvegas, you'll dig what he does. His songs have been featured in TV shows, 106.7 Kroq, indie 103.5, and is playing a month long residency at the world famous Hotel Cafe.
November 2011-Mixing 3 tracks for Toledo, Ohio artist Nathan Roberts. The ep they will be released on is called, Beautiful Universe. Good chilled out songs for smooth listening. Producing a song with Columbus, Ohio band Fever Fever in November. Should be good times! Mixing an album that I co-produced, engineered back in January for California artist Starshine. New songs added to my media page. First Day by Big Bad Wolf, Forgotten Forgiveness by Trent Dabbs & Elliot Richardson, Better With You by Shelly Fraley & Elliot Richardson, Day Adore by Elliot Richardson. Remixing a song off the New Normal album by Phil Joel. Touring with The Lads throughout the month.
October 2011- New songs added to my media page. First Day by Big Bad Wolf, Forgotten Forgiveness by Trent Dabbs & Elliot Richardson, Better With You by Shelly Fraley & Elliot Richardson, Day Adore by Elliot Richardson. Remixing a song off the New Normal album by Phil Joel. Touring with The Lads throughout the month.
September 2011- Working on a song remix for Nashville artist Phil Joel. It's a song called, Shout, off the New Normal album. Touring with The Lads.
August 2011- Continuing work with Topher Daniels on his up and coming ep, "Empty Grave". Touring with The Lads throughout the month, and continuing work on The Lads live DVD concert episode. Writing with Phil Joel for his up and coming album. Finish a song, with artist Trent Dabbs, that we started a while ago. It's going to be a good one.
July 2011- Co-producing with Warner Bros. artist Topher Daniels out in California on his up and coming solo record. Should be fun times out revisiting the homeland. Continuing to mix album for New Zealand band Kingston. Continued work on The Lads live DVD concert.
June 2011- Mixing an album for New Zealand indie/pop band Kingston. Mixing a live DVD concert for New Zealand rock band, The Lads. Mixing an ep for the Davis Fetter sessions. Playing illumination Festival with Phil Joel and company. Touring with The Lads throughout the month.
May 2011- On tour with Pittsburg artist David DeMarco. Working with Davis Fetter on some more songs out in Southern California and finishing a batch of tunes back in the Nash. Mastering some songs for New Zealand artist, Brian Platt. Touring with Phil Joel and The Lads throughout the month. Planning out some other stuff, but will keep you guys updated. Peace!
April 2011- Mixed a song for New Zealand band Kingston, called "I Miss You". These guys rock, they are super fun energetic music that needs to be listened to. On tour with The Lads for some shows throughout the month. Finishing a song I wrote with Nashville artist Shelly Fraley(One Tree Hill, Plain Jane, etc.). Working on some of my own tunes and trying to finish up some songs so I can finally get some music out. They are older songs, but I feel like they need to be finished and that they represent a certain part of my life. I have about 2 done and plan on releasing them as an ep. I'll keep you guys updated.
March 2011-On tour with Phil Joel and The Lads in California for the Family Fight Night tour. Mixing Davis Fetter solo ep. On tour with the Lads for several dates around the country.
February 2011- On tour with, The Lads, in New Zealand til the 8th. Producing "Venus Infers" singer, Davis Fetter, on his new full length solo record. Their should be some great experimentation on this one, somewhere along the lines of if motown married the 80's. Co-writing and producing with Nashville artist, Shelly Fralley, on some new music for television and her up and coming releases.
January 2011- Continuing production work with, "Starshine," on their full length album. Working with Phil Joel on some new songs for his up and coming releases. On tour playing the Parachute Festival with The Lads in their home land of New Zealand. We'll be playing around in various cities and surfing with the hobbits.
December 2010- Playing some Christmas concerts with, "The Lads," in Texas, Georgia, Kentucky, and good old Tennessee. Writing and producing some new songs with Phil Joel throughout December. Producing San Diego band, "Starshine," on their up and coming full length album. If you like Coldplay, The Verve, and the Cranberries, tune into their site. Should be a fun and busy month.
November 2010- Working with, "The Lads," on some music for their lifeway video series. Working with Phil Joel on some new tunes for the future. Playing a show in El Paso, Texas with Phil Joel. Finishing up producing a song written with Trent Dabbs. Working on some Christmas music with, "The Lads," for some Christmas concerts they are putting together.
October 2010- On the road for the Family Fight Night tour with Phil Joel. Also, playing guitar with New Zealanders, "The Lads," on several dates this month and in months to come. Mixing and mastering a record for L.A. band, "Suburban Legends". Be sure to check them out on tour with, "Reel Big Fish". Should be a fun time rockin out the mixes in the studio. Ah yeah! Playing at Rock of Ages festival in Calistoga, Ca with Phil Joel.
September 2010- Family Fight Night tour with Phil Joel. Co-wrote a song with Nashville artist Trent Dabbs and should have it ready for release within the next month or so. Released a previous song we co-wrote, "What You See In Her," on Noise Trade. Please check it out.
August 2010- Touring with Phil Joel. Playing at Soul Fest and Kingdom Bound in the North Eastern area. Writing some tunes for a future project with my wife. It's going to be fun. Read my blog for some info on the matter.
July 2010- Touring with Phil Joel. Playing at Corner Stone Festival, Spirit West Coast and Life Fest in Wisconsin. Finished mixing and mastering deliberateKids 2 by Phil Joel and company. Finishing up with Big Bad Wolf with mixing and mastering.
June 2010- Working with L.A. band, "Big Bad Wolf," on their up and coming ep. The ep is due out sometime this summer. We are going up to Big Bear mountain, and renting out a cabin to record this one. Should be inspiring and fun. The cabin is located on the ski slopes of the Big Bear Mountain ski resort. Ah Yeah! Working on a trance remix of Venus Infers new single,"Mocking Bird." Gotta submit the rock to the dance floor. Working with Phil Joel on, "Deliberate Kids 2," some more through out the month. Should be fun.
May 2010- Working with Phil Joel on "Deliberate Kids 2" full length album, scheduled for release sometime in June of 2010. Engineered, mixed and produced song, "Peace." The song is on the new ,"Deliberate Kids 2," record. Mixing song called, "Be Number One," off of the DK2 record. Touring with Phil Joel and playing at Spirit West Coast this month. Working on some music for television with recording buddy, Antonio Porcheduu. Mixing and co-producing some more acoustic versions of the new Venus Infers record. Mixing with Davis Fetter of ,"Venus Infers," on some solo acoustic stuff he has recently written.
April 2010- Mixed 5 more songs for Melee this month and had a great time working some old friends. Mixed an ep for local Nashville band called, "EEII". Check it out when you have a chance. Started working with Phil Joel on the next, "Deliberate Kids", record. We started tracking drums today and a bit of fuzzzzzzzzzy bass on a tune. "I didn't even have to use my AK, I gotta say, today was a good day"(Ice Cube).
March 2010- Mixed a radio single for Warner Bros. artist, Melee. The song is a cover of a Queen song, and will be released in Japan. Mixing and adding some production to an acoustic version of Venus Infers, "London's Raining". Mixing another song for artist Jai Callahand, and will also be mastering his up and coming ep. Mixing and mastering an ep for some local Nashvillians, Simon Gugala and Pete Good. They are both solo artists, but have come together and written some great songs as a team. The ep should be out in either April or May. Playing a few shows with Phil Joel this month.
February 2010- Me addiction tour in northern California with Phil Joel at the end of the month. Mixing some more tracks for Jai Callahand. Mixing some more songs for California artist, Venus Infers. Finished producing a for Nashville artist Trent Dabbs.
January 2010- Mixing tracks for the Venus Infers singles project that I am also producing. Working with Phil Joel on some new tunes for the future, should be coming out sometime in 2010. Also doing a remix of the songs, "Pink Elephant"and "Call Unto Me", for artist Phil Joel. Finished up a mix and master for Nashville band called Five Letters. Mixing another track for Jai Callahand. It's going to be a fun January.
December 2009- Working with Southern California band Venus Infers on some singles, should be out early 2010. Mixing a few tracks for Oregon artist Jai Callahand, should be out in early 2010. Did some guitar work for some tracks Anthony Porcheduu is producing.
November 2009- Mixed and Mastered album for artist, Heather Coleman.
October 2009- Engineered a full length album for artist, Heather Coleman, of Austin, Texas. Touring with Phil Joel.
September 2009- Touring with Phil Joel.
August 2009 - Produced two songs for local Nashville artist Julie Downs. Mastered a 12 song album for a band from Missouri called, All About the Benjamins.
July 2009- Mastered the, “Limbo”, ep for Los Angeles based band called Aushua. Mixed an ep for local Nashville artist Unionvox.
June 2009- Mixed and mastered an Lp for San Diego, Ca based, Ladies & Gentlemen.
May 2009- Aquire the Fire tour with Phil Joel. Working on writing and producing a song with Nashville artist Trent Dabbs.
April 2009- Mixed an ep for Los Angeles based band called Free Lions. Producing some tracks for Nashville native songwriter Julie Downs. Aquire the Fire tour with Phil Joel.
March 2009- Mixed a single for Orange County, Ca artist Tamilia and Erin. Aquire the Fire tour with Phil Joel. Produced a version of the Hall and Oates song, Man Eater, which was sung by Nashville artist Joy Williams.
February 2009- Mastered an ep for Los Angeles based band called Links. Started playing guitar/keys/bgv’s for local artist Phil Joel.
January 2009- Mixed an ep for Orange County, Ca pop artists Tamilia and Erin.
December 2008- Worked with local band called Jealous Lover on their up and coming ep, “Divine Intercessions”.
November 2008- Moved to Nashville, Tn