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Studio Monthly

WIth September came the end of summer and a change of seasons. It's possibly the most beautiful time to be out on the praries, where all the leaves are turning golden and there's beautiful sunsets every night. September was a big month for award shows, with the Spencer, Dan, and Josh heading out to Halifax and Spencer heading out to Victoria for Break Out West. Lauren Mann and the Fairly Odd Folk come into town and stayed with us for three weeks as they recorded the brand new album. We also had The Prophets of Music Get Your Groove On Gala, and the Owen Construction 15th Anniversary Party keeping us busy on the weekends. Thank you to everyone who came out to the studio this month. It's been another great one. 

Spencer Cheyne

What's your favourite summer memory? Ending the summer with a trip to Phoenix. 

If you could go back and sit in on any session ever recorded, what session would it be? 100% without a doubt it would be John Mayer's 'Continuum'.

Where's your favourite place in Calgary to go for dinner? Globefish Sushi in Kensington.

Josh Gwilliam

What's your favourite summer memory? Going to Nashville to surprise my wife while she was down there for a Beach Body conference.

If you could go back and sit in on any session ever recorded, what session would it be? I'd love to be in the room when Queen did "The Show Must Go On" just six weeks before Mercury's death.


May states; "I said, 'Fred, I don't know if this is going to be possible to sing.' And he went, 'I'll f-cking do it, darling' — vodka down — and went in and killed it, completely lacerated that vocal."

Always gives me shivers when I think about it.

Where's your favourite place in Calgary to go for dinner? Blue Star Diner. Great staff, great food.

James Bundy

What's your favourite summer memory? Playing and mixing at the brand new Bella Concert Hall with my band Locomotive Ghost... such an awesome night.

If you could go back and sit in on any session ever recorded, what session would it be? John Coltrane recording the album Giant Steps - just to watch Tommy Flanagan's mind get blown.

Where's your favourite place in Calgary to go for dinner? FARM Restaurant on 17th!

Brennan Kennedy

What's your favourite summer memory? Going down to the states with the Calgary Stampede Showband. (Brennan is the percussion instructor!)

If you could go back and sit in on any session ever recorded, what session would it be? That's a hard one - there are so many great albums I wish I could see in process. 

Where's your favourite place in Calgary to go for dinner? I just went to the Phoenix grill for the first time I really enjoyed that - I'm not as hip as Josh and Spencer.