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b) past & present studio guest artists


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Andy RauAndy Rau was born and raised in Southern California and has been performing professionally since 1975. Andy has laid tracks for both Dennis Roger Reed and Blue Mama.
Andy RauBanjo and Vocals http://andyrauband.com/
Branden BartschBranden Bartsch came in and layed guitar tracks for the band XSITE.
Branden BartschBranden Bartsch / XSITE.
Budget Band "Budget-ets"One time backup singers for the San Clemente Budget Band... From Left to right... Lisa, Rita, Pattie, and Joanne. Sinisterdub is in the foreground with his back to the camera.
Carey HayesLead and Rythem Guitar
Carey HayesAn exceptional guitar player, PMR was honored to be able to work with Carey after so many years of watching him perform with the band SacredHaze. Jesus Cryser couldnt have found a better match if they tried...Much enjoyed!
Carolyn MillerLaying tracks in the studio... Check her our at CD Baby and be sure to pick up her amazing "From The Stream" CD!
Carolyn MillerSuch a talent and such a nice person! Carolyn came in to the studio to lay some backing harmonies on the new (2015) "Suitcase Johnnie" project. We just cant wait to work with her again sometime in the near future! Thank you Carolyn.
Chris BassChris was the rythem guitarist and backround vocalist for Irieturn.
Chris DarrowKALEIDOSCOPE, NITTY GRITTY DIRT BAND, and so much more! One of the most sought after multi-instrumentalists in professional music. Chris has laid tracks for both Dennis Roger Reed and Blue Mama. Check out Chris on YouTube doing Whipping Boy.
Chris DarrowKnutsen Hawaiian Slide Guitar, Fiddle, Metal-Body Dobro Chris Darrow
Clint CarrollFormer Drummer & Vocalist for the band Warp used our facilities for mixing purposes on a couple occasions.
Connie MerrittConnie Merritt has recorded and edited some of her released motivational sound recordings at PMR. Connie is a super nice person and so down to earth... not to mention smart, witty and professional. She is great fun to work with and is always welcome back at PMR! Check her out at ConnieMerritt.com and be sure to download her free new PlasticMeltdown recorded mp3 entitled "Tips For Managing Busyness".
CraigNot sure of his last name but Craig was the drummer for the band Goldfish.
CraigCant remember his last name but Craig was the guitar player for the band Loose Groove.
CrazCraz came in and laid vocal tracks for MA and Oti on a song called "Got to let you go". A very nice guy... fun to work with.
Dan FullerLaying tracks for Dennis Roger Reed
Dan FullerDrums and Percussions in the studio doing his thing.
Dan JacksonLaying tracks for Dennis Roger Reed
Dan JacksonBanjo
DanielleDont remember her last name, but Danielle came in and layed some tracks for PMR's own Singers & Players back in the day.
Danny AdudeWe had the pleasure of working with Danny Adude when we took PlasticMeltdown Mobile to L.A. to record a live Donors practice. Danny is a great drummer.
Danny GamboaDanny Gamboa is a friend of Don Reed's who came in to lay tracks for six Dennis Roger Reed songs. Danny's roots being "Country", made him a perfect choice for the project. Danny is a great solid drummer.
Danny HagenDanny Hagen is an excellent guitar player who has blessed us with his presence in the studio laying tracks for the original Jesus Crysler. Today Danny can be found producing music in Nashville, Tennessee.
David ElkinsDavid Elkins is an accomplished poet who has graced the walls at PMR laying poetry tracks. Friendly and nice, David is always a welome site at PMR. Yes, he is a poet and he does know it!
Deanie WoodDeanie Wood came in to the studio to lay vocal tracks for Joe Mama's "Be Careful What You Dream" project. What a voice! Deanie is amazing. Listen for her on the new forthcoming Blue Mama release "1..2..3..Go!" and check her out on YouTube at Deanie Wood TV.
DerekNot sure of his last name, but Derek was the bass player for the band XSITE. Not sure what he is up to today, but we hope all is well for him.
DesmondNot sure of his last name, but a friend of TA's is a friend of ours! TA and Desmond layed the outline of 5 songs in one night, that became a singer and player haven.... 5 songs tuned into 17 versions after the "Singer & Player" group worked their magic. Desmond is an accomplished gtr player.
Don SegienPracticing in the studio before a take with Country Roots.
Don SegienSeen here playing guitar... mandolin virtuoso Don Segien has graced the walls here at PMR laying tracks for the band Country Roots.
EricNot sure of his last name, but Eric layed rhythm guitar tracks for Austin's "Grind Zone" project. Another nice competent guitar player.
Genea TessierPlayin with Greg Berg live at the Lhasa Club in Hollywood under the name Genea and the Peasants. Genea Tessier was a great performer/songwriter.
Genea TessierLhasa Club Live.
Grant KigerGrant was the Keyboard player/bubbler and backround vocalist for Irieturn. Grant passed away in June of 1014... Much respect to the man and his family! Rest in peace.
GregNot sure of his last name, but greg came in and layed bass and guitar tracks for the Band Enyta and John Stary.
Greg MirkenDobro and Mandolin shadetreeguitars.com/
Greg MirkenMandolin is his original instrument, but he also plays Dobro and English concertina. Greg has laid tracks for Dennis Roger Reed and Blue Mama.
Janet BeazleyJanet Beazley is a bluegrass queen... Great vocalist and banjo player as well as an all around nice person. Janet is seen here laying tracks for Dennis Roger Reed. Dennis is currently trying to entice her back into the studio to perform on his current project.
Janet BeazleyBanjo and Vocals... Check out her new CD at 5 south
JeffNot sure of his last name but Jeff is a telented Sax player who was brought in to lay tracks for a Gary Kenny project.
JimmyNot sure of his last name but Jimmy came in a few times and laid trombone tracks for the band Goldfish.
JoeDont remember his last name, but Joe came in and layed vocal tracks for the band "Axe Fuck" back in the day.
John GrubeWe had John Grube (Millertime Boogie Band) come in and lay saxophone tracks for the album "Pacific Street" by Blue Mama... While we had him here, we were also blessed to have him lay tracks for a few Singer & Player projects we were working on at the time. A super nice guys with killer chops... the guy can rock!
John Grube Enterprises
Justinno last name, but Justin came in and layed tracks for the band DA-8.
Justin KarrerA really super nice guy, Justin Karrer was the drummer for the band Loose Groove.
Kevin GoreKevin Gore plays piano, banjo and mandolin for One Foot In. Kevin has been an in-demand musician on the west coast for many years. Kevin has layed tracks and worked with Dennis Roger Reed for many years.
Kevin GoreBanjo and Keyboards
Kris FalkToday Kris is living in Hawaii and from what i understand is doing pretty damn well....
Kris FalkKris Falk was another of those talented surf groms of the time. Very kewl and super funny, Kris was usually found singing backround tracks with Micha Mullen or playing PS2 for hours and hours in the studio.
Lance WulffLance Wulff has been brought in a couple of times to lay tracks for both Dennis Roger Reed and Blue Mama. A really nice guy who can blow a mean harp.
Lance WulffIn the studio layin tracks for Richard Lappin.
Leslie HurleyListening back to vocal tracks during a "Be Careful What Your Dream" session.
Leslie HurleyLeslie Hurley is just one of the amazing singers brought in to sing on the Joe Mama "Be Careful What You Dream" project. Leslie is very professional and easy to work with. We can only hope that Joe's next playwrite includes a part for Leslie so we can get her back in the studio.
Marc SealGuitar, guitar, & guitar... Check him out at marcseal.com.
Marc SealMarc Seal came in a few times and layed tracks for Steve Austin's "Grind Zone" project. What an amazing guitar player... so much so, that we even kept his outtakes!! A super nice guy!
MarcusNot sure of his last name but Marcus was a big vocal part of the band Goldfish.
MarioNot sure of his last name, but Mario was the drummer for the band XSITE. Not sure what he is up too today but we hope all is well for him.
Mark LoosMark Loos has layed guitar and vocal tracks for the band Country Roots. A great guy and easy to work with, we look forward to working with Mark in future endeavors.
Marshall AndrewsStand up bass
Marshall AndrewsMarshall Andrews is one of the best Bluegrass stand up bass players this side of the Mississippi! Marshall is seen here laying tracks for Dennis Roger Reed's "undercover" project with the baby shoe anti slip device patented by sinisterub.
Maxxx WolfWe had the pleasure of working with Maxxx Wolf when we took PlasticMeltdown Mobile to L.A. to record a live Donors practice. Maxxx is an awesome guitar player! R.I.P. brother Max!
Megan FarquarDaughter of Patricia Farquar, Megan Farquar was also brought in to work with Gary Kenny laying backround vocals. A sweetheart of a girl!
Michael GardnerVocals
Michael GardnerMichael's background is more in the singer-songwriter tradition, and he works to bring blues, country, folk, rock and other material to One Foot In. Michael has laid tracks for both Dennis Roger Reed and Blue Mama.
Mike CornelisonMike Cornelison played bass on Austin's "Grind Zone" project. A Really nice guy, with the "chops" to match.
Mike DowlingIn 2005 Mike Dowling was one of twelve of the country's top finger style guitarists who won the Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental Album for their solo arrangements of Henry Mancini compositions on a CD called "Pink Guitar". Mike has laid tracks for Dennis Roger Reed as well as Blue Mama. Mike is also one hell of a nice guy!
Mike DowlingResophonic Guitars and Vocals http://MikeDowling.com/
MonicaNot sure of her last name, but Monica came in and layed vocal and violin tracks for the band Enyta
MTV AngelThough we have known Angel Bonilla (aka MTV Angel) for quite some time, we never spent much time in the studio with him until we produced a MySpace theme song together to the backround sample tracks of a Madanna song. That was a fun time... Angel is a great guy, fun and easy to work with.
MyerCant remember his last name but Myer was the bass player for the band Loose Groove.
Noah JazinskiWe had the pleasure of working with Noah Jazinski when we took PlasticMeltdown Mobile to L.A. to record a live Donors practice. Noah is a very talented singer/songwriter.
Patricia FarquarBrought in to lay vocal tracks for a Gary Kenny project, Patricia Farquar has a beautiful operaedic voice. Very nice and fun to work with.
PepeNot sure of his last name, but we would just call him "Pepe Le Pue". Pepe was another surf grom that would come and lay backround tracks for Micha Mullen.... as well as play PS2 for hours and hours...
Peter DobsonGreat guitarist and music composer
Ray GenoveseYet another superior drummer that PMR has been blessed to work with, Ray Genovese has been involved with Country Roots, Dennis Roger Reed, & Tim Horrigan to name only a few. A talented super nice guy!
Ray GenoveseJamming with the Dennis Roger Reed Band at the Coach House.
Rob BalmuthRob Balmuth was brought in to sing backround vocals for Richard Lappin. Rob is a really nice guy....looking forward to working with him on Richard's next project.
Rodney MolluraBass player extraordinaire for the band Goldfish Morgansterns
RonnieNot sure of his last name, but Ronnie came in and layed tracks for a John Stary project.
RyanNot sure of his last name, but Ryan was the drummer for Drew Craig's band "the Morning After". The guys rips! Rock solid drummy.
Sally MirkenPlayed stand up bass on Blue Mama's "Pacific Street" release. Fun times, Sally was great to work with.
Sean BurlingameSean was the rock solid bass player for Irieturn. He contacted us rather recently to update some information on this site. Upon listening to some of their old stuff, "rock solid" does not do him justice!!
Sean BurlingameBass Player - Irieturn
Sheldon FisherGuitar grooves for the band Goldfish.
ShelleDont know her last name but Shelle had a big powerful voice and could sing like there was no tomorrow. Really nice and easy to work with, Shelle has layed tracks for Dennis Roger Reed and Gary Kenny.
ShelleLaying tracks for Gary Kenny.
Stephanie DoreyWe met Stephanie Dorey Back in 2003 when we were asked by the San Clemente Public Works Director to put together a PSA for then "Mayor" Dorey... We immediately put together a team of highly respected professionals that included Cox Media equiptment, Brian Pancino-Camera Man and Executive Producer,...KimBerly Acosta-Script Writer,...& Sinisterdub-editor. Stephanie was an amazing person, easy to work with and so down to earth! Check out the PSA at YouTube
Stephanie Dorey San Clemente Mayor, City Council Member, and Coastal Advocate... Working with Stephanie Dorey was nothing short of an honor! Stephanie passed away from melanoma cancer in 2007. Much love Stephanie....Rest In Peace. OC Register & League of Women Voters
SteveDont remember his last name but Steve came in and layed drum tracks for the band "Axe Fuck" back in the day.
Steve ShieldGuitar and stand up bass.
Steve ShieldSteve Shield has played with The Dennis Roger Reed Band on and off for many years, and once joined DRR in the studio to lay tracks for DRR's "Undercover" project.
StevenOne of our singers from our Singer & Player days.
The Mama-etsMore backround singers brought in to back the band Blue Mama...More Fun Times!
The Mama-etsBackround singers brought in to back the band Blue Mama...Fun Times!
TimNot sure of his last name, but Tim was lead singer for the band "The Morning After". A powerful singer! We still run into Tim from time to time around town.... a really nice guy
TJ QuakeVocalist for such bands as Goldfish and Slapbak TJ was a fun guy to work with.
TJ QuakeLead Rap Vocals extraordinaire for Goldfish.
ToddNot sure of his last name, but Todd was a really good bass player who came in one time to lay tracks for Drew Craig's band "The Morning After".
Tom DeniganTom Denigan (Millertime Boogie Band) was brought in to lay trumpet tracks for the Blue Mama album "Pacific Street"... While we had him here we were lucky enough (to his dismay) lay tracks for some Singer & Player projects we were working on at the time.

Tom created an on going phrase here at PMR that every Singer & Player artist has to drudge up during current sessions, just for the fun of it...it starts out with a facial expression of a mad man... then the throwing down of an instrament to the ground while yelling "This is not music!"...I guess i will never live that one down. All in all, Tom is a great guy with the chops to prove it!
Tom LongFingerstyle guitar at its best!
Tom RendinaTom Rendina is another one of those super nice both in and out side of the studio and he is very easy to work with. Tom was brought in to lay keyboard tracks for the Joe Mama "Be Careful What You Dream" project.
Tom Rendina Commenting on tracks after playback.
Tony "hey-tonee"Tony is the drummer that kept Jesus Cryser going after Casey Czapski had to leave the band. Tony was a very competent tight drummer and he fit in well for the short stint he had with JC. Not sure what ever happend to Tony, but if you see him around .... tell him hi for us.
Will BuddenhagenWill Buddenhagen (seen here with wife Kathleen Alva) photographer extraordinaire... we have known Will for ages and he is one of the nicest people you could ever know as well as a brilliant photographer, good friend, and all around great guy.