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December 2005: Cast in Shadows
Guru Project client, rock band Cast In Shadows are nearing completion on their debut full-length album. The band has also recently inked a full-service marketing deal with Guru Project, thanks to the foresight of their record label, Statutory Records.
December 2005: Anton Fig in Studio
Anton Fig (drummer for The David Letterman Show) stopped by The Guru Project studio to record a few drum tracks for Bakithi Kumalo's new album. Anton's talent and energy brought a new element to the tracks and it was a pleasure working with such a consummate professional. Photo Gallery.
October 2005: Les Paul
Guru Project's very own Chris Pati was present at the honorary gathering for legend Les Paul in celebration of his 90th Birthday in NYC. Chris can attest to how astoundingly sharp Les is, and why he has been such a force in music for all of these years. Chris calls the time with Les "a singular moment in my life." Photo.
September 2005: Introducing Modern Voices Distribution
June 2005: Guru Project is proud to announce its first celebrity
client, Bakithi Kumalo.
Bakithi is considered one of the top bass players in the world, having toured with artists including Chaka Khan, Cyndi Lauper, Jon Secada, Paul Simon and Gloria Estefan. Bakithi rocketed to the world stage by playing on Paul Simon's "Graceland," which earned him a Grammy.
Guru Project is preparing for a worldwide release of Bakithi's fifth album, titled "This is Me." In addition, pre-production has begun for his upcoming album featuring an all-star lineup of guest performers.
December 2004: Gregg Riedel appointed Director of Broadcast
Systems, MTV Networks
Guru Project CTO Gregg Riedel has been appointed Director of Broadcast Systems at MTV Networks. He will be responsible for broadcast graphics automation for MTV Networks' one hundred channels, including MTV, VH-1, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central.
November 2004: The Official Ministry After Party
On November 30th, 2004, The Guru Project presented The Official Ministry After Party with Al Jourgenson and members of Ministry in attendance. Guru Project client Broken and Disgraceland Family Freakshow performed. Turnout was tremendous, and we were honored to have members of bands such as Dope, Twisted Method, Hantzel und Gretyl, Through the Discipline and Bile come down and show their support.
November 2004: Introducing the VSL-I pro-monitor.
Gurutek, The Guru Project's technology arm, has collaborated with legendary loudspeaker designer Carl J. Marchisotto to create the VSL-I, a state-of-the-art studio monitor that offers the most accurate sound on the market today, at half the cost of its nearest competitors.
September 2004: Broken Plays Locobazooka Music Festival
Broken created an astounding amount of buzz at the Locobazooka Music Festival in Massachusetts. Broken played on the "Harder, Faster" Stage with such bands as Shadows Fall, Kittie, All That Remains, Candiria, Clutch, and Damage Plan. Broken played in front of one of the largest crowds that the stage saw all day, with an overwhelming response from thousands of fans.
September 9, 2004: Guru Project hosts seminar
"How to Write and Produce a Commercially Viable Song", hosted by Mel Glazer and Guru Project COO Chris Pati. Click here for more information.
June 2004: Tani Lynn Recording in Maui
Singer Tani Lynn is recording with Chris Pati at our Hawaiian studio in June in preparation for her new album. Tani is a singer/actress/model who has appeared in Baywatch Hawaii and performed in the first Apollo Kids Finals in New York. Her publicist is Blaise Noto. Tani's Press
April 2004: Karli Bonne #1
Utilizing Guru Project services, Karli Bonne has achieved a #1 position on White Dove Radio, "The #1 Independent Radio Station on the Internet". The rankings are determined by popular vote. View the charts.