March 22, 2014
(From left to right) Pete Reiniger, Emmylou Harris, John Starling and Mike Monseur in Bias' lobby
during an overdub session for the Seldom Scene's new CD "Long Time. . . "
June 30, 2013
The History of the Eagles is a new documentary now available on demand on Showtime, and selling as a 3-dvd set. When guitarist, Steuart Smith is mentioned, the photo used is Steuart in Bias’ Studio A.
Here is a link to the Showtime page for the documentary.
February 23, 2012
WAMA announced the winners Sunday night at their awards ceremony. We are honored to win for BEST STUDIO. Also, Bias' Jim Robeson won VIDEO OF THE YEAR for Afro Blue's "Nature Boy", and Bob Dawson won PRODUCER OF THE YEAR. Thank you, WAMA!
Projects recorded at Bias were big winners as well:
Afro Bop Alliance won BEST BIG BAND/SWING RECORDING for Una Mas
Texas Chainsaw Horns won BEST BLUES/TRADITIONAL R&B RECORDING for Beam Me Up Elvis
Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer won BEST CHILDREN'S RECORDING for Sing to Your Baby
KC Armstrong won BEST GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL RECORDING for Lord You Have My Heart
and Tom Principato won BEST ROOTS ROCK RECORDING for A Part of Me, as well as
Emily Elgin for BEST RECORD DESIGN for Tom's cd.
January 31, 2012
Bias’ Jim Robeson and Bob Dawson have been nominated by the Washington Area Music Association for Wammie Awards for PRODUCER OF THE YEAR and 2011 BEST RECORDING ENGINEER. Bias is nominated as BEST STUDIO. And releases recorded at Bias nominated for Wammies include:
Album of the Year
A Part of Me/Tom Principato
Lovely Changes/Lena Seikaly
Along with 22 other recordings in the genres of A Cappella (Brethren), Big Band/Swing (Afro Bop Alliance, Dale Corn Orchestra, Howard University Jazz Ensemble), Blues (Texas Chainsaw Horns, Cathy Jean), Children’s (Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer), Folk (Kindlewood, John Jennings, Bonnie Rideout), Gospel (The Braeded Chord, Tony Addison, K.C. Armstrong), Jazz (Tony Martucci, Lena Seikaly, Marty Nau), Pop (Stephanie Stack, Owen Danoff), Roots Rock (Tom Principato), Video of the Year (The Braeded Chord, Afro Blue) and Record Design (Tom Principato/Emily Elgin).
November 15, 2011
Howard University’s jazz choir, Afro Blue, wowed the crowds and judges alike with their amazing performances. Professor Connaitre Miller formed the group in 2002 and under her leadership they have won nine Down Beat Magazine Student Music Awards, including Best Graduate College Vocal Jazz Ensemble for 2009, 2010 and 2011. Professor Miller, working with Bias engineer Jim Robeson, has produced 3 cd projects, with the most recent one set for an April, 2012 release. Jim also filmed, edited and produced their video NATURE BOY.