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Claris Sayadian-Dodge

Claris Sayadian-Dodge

Claris Sayadian-Dodge, pictured here with the great Al Schmitt, has been an outstanding contributor covering mostly the West Coast US from way back in the early days of RP. Away from managing producers she's busy running StudioExpresso.

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All Claris Sayadian-Dodge features

Studio Tours

The Village Recorder - Archive video features
The Village Recorder - Archive video features
With a massive hit making history, The Village Recorder is possibly one of the few studios that the person on the street could name, for good reason. Please note that these features are a little old and we hope to update them soon.
Studio Atlantis - Tolbert and Sutton video feature
Studio Atlantis - Tolbert and Sutton video feature
Exclusive video interview with Ralph Sutton and Lloyd Talbert. Claris from StudioExpresso.com asked the questions at the wonderful Studio Atlantis in L.A. Musical adventures for Lloyd Tolbert began when he started studying music and playing drums at the tender age of ten.
Rolling Thunder Studios - Video feature
Rolling Thunder Studios - Video feature
Nestled discreetly within the San Diego community, Rolling Thunder Studios is emerging as THE premier recording facility in Southern California. Rolling Thunder is able to fit any recording style, boasting an awesome range of state of the art and vintage equipment.
Cello Studios - Archive 2001 video
Cello Studios - Archive 2001 video
StudioExpresso's Claris Sayadian-Dodge met up with Cello Studios manager Candace Stewart recently to talk about the studios evolution and to get a flavour of the studios atmosphere in an exclusive video tour.

Interviews

Greg Ladanyi - Interview at Tidal Wave Studios
Greg Ladanyi - Interview at Tidal Wave Studios
It was with great sadness that we were given the news that following an accident Greg passed away in September 2009. Mix magazine has an obituary here.
Robert Shahnazarian - Interview at Glenwood Place Studios
Robert Shahnazarian - Interview at Glenwood Place Studios
We are delighted to feature Robert Shahnazarian, Jr, in an exclusive video interview with Claris of StudioExpresso. Robert Shahnazarian began his career in the music in the early '90's as an intern at world famous Capitol Records.
Michael C Ross - Interview at Royaltone Studios
Michael C Ross - Interview at Royaltone Studios
Video interview with Michael C Ross while working at top LA studio facility, Royaltone in 2001. Ross is one of LA’s most sought after engineers. He began his recording career in the mid 80’s as an assistant engineer at Ocean Way Studios.
Pete Byrne - Video features
Pete Byrne - Video features
Pete Byrne's production and writing credits include the Olsen twins "I am the Cute One" and the recently released "Everthing and More", the Naked Eyes 12" dance mix compilation, featuring "Promises Promises" with Madonna.
Niko Bolas - Video interview at Watersound Studios
Niko Bolas - Video interview at Watersound Studios
Niko Bolas takes time out from recording and talks with Claris Sayadian-Dodge about his unique skills as a leading record producer and working with artists as diverse as Neil Young and Keith Richards.
Matt Wallace - Record producer video interview
Matt Wallace - Record producer video interview
Watch our exclusive video interview with Matt Wallace shot at Studios Deluxe. Claris of StudioExpresso.com asked the questions and Johnny Jaskot of Babblefish.com directed.
Lenise Bent - Video at Glenwood Place with Gary Allegretto
Lenise Bent - Video at Glenwood Place with Gary Allegretto
We are delighted to bring a new video feature with music producer Lenise Bent. Claris Dodge of StudioExpresso.com asked the questions sbout her recent work. We also have an older video interview shot at the Village.
John Wooler - Record producer video feature
John Wooler - Record producer video feature
With 26 Grammy nominations and 5 wins, John Wooler is well known for his record production with many legendary and new breaking artists.
Chris Fogel - Video interview
Chris Fogel - Video interview
Chris Fogel took time out from mixing recently so that we could ask him about his unique mixing style at Fig in LA. Claris Sayadian-Dodge from StudioExpresso.com interviewed Chris and we hope that you enjoy the video.
Brad Buxter - Video interview
Brad Buxter - Video interview
Brad Buxter is interviewed at his private recording studio in LA and talks about working with Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder and many more of the World's leading artists.  Claris Sayadian-Dodge from StudioExpresso.com interviewed Brad and we hope that you enjoy the video.
Al Schmitt - Legendary record producer and recording engineer
Al Schmitt - Legendary record producer and recording engineer
Watch our exclusive video interview with one of the World's most talented record producers who won his first Grammy when he was a teenager. Eleven times Grammy winning engineer Al Schmitt has had a fairy tale career spanning four decades.
Andre Fischer - Record producer video feature
Andre Fischer - Record producer video feature
We are delighted to bring this excellent video interview with Andre while he took time out at the World famous Village Recorders . Claris of StudioExpresso.com asked the questions while Johnny Jaskot of Babblefish.com did the rest.
Lenise Bent - Archive interview at The Village Recorder
Lenise Bent - Archive interview at The Village Recorder
We are delighted to bring this excellent video interview with Lenise while she took time out at the World famous Village Recorder . Claris of StudioExpresso.com asked the questions while Johnny Jaskot of Babblefish.com did the rest.
Brad Gilderman - Archive video at Little Big Room
Brad Gilderman - Archive video at Little Big Room
We met up with tripple Grammy nominated - and one of the hottest mixers in the world, Brad Gilderman, while at his 'Little Big Room' studio in Burbank, California. Watch this video feature that gets Brad's perspective on making hit records.