Staff

Dana Cannone

Owner, Engineer, Mixer, Producer


Founder and owner of The Church Recording Studio, Dana has engineered and produced for acclaimed artists such as Alex Bugnon and Corey Henry, tour-managed for Art Garfunkel and Government Mule, and has hosted projects for national and international clients extending into TV, film, and manufacturing. His goal with The Church is to offer a unique balance of old school approaches combined with the conveniences of modern technology, and to provide a comfortable environment for the artist to create, without the distractions usually associated with the typical recording environment.

He holds a degree in Music Production from Berklee College of Music in Boston, and is involved with the Pittsburgh youth in partnership with WYEP 91.3 FM’s ReImagination project. ReImagination is aimed at providing a first-hand introduction to the recording experience in a professional environment, and is currently in its fourth year.

In September of 2018, Dana and fellow staff engineer Dave Hidek teamed up with Nashville engineer Tony Castle and legendary producer Buddy Cannon to record Willie Nelson and Van Morrison for a collaborative project due sometime in 2019.

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Dave Hidek

Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Composer


Dave brings a wealth of tracking and mixing experience combined with a refined musical perspective as both a writer and producer.

Recent work includes producing Paul Luc's 2018 release "Bad Seed," which Rolling Stone featured in their January "Top Ten Country Artists You Need to Know," and The Clarks “Madly in Love at the End of the World.”Past work includes Zao's "A Well-Intentioned Virus," which reached #149 on Billboard (as well as topping several other sub-charts), a remix of P.O.D.'s "Chargers Anthem" for the San Diego Chargers, co-writing and pre-production for Flyleaf's "Between the Stars," which reached #1 on Billboard Alternative; production for "Heavy Prey," from the major motion picture UNDERWORLD: Awakening, and production for the Discovery Channel's "Unchained Reaction" featuring Adam Savage and Jamie Hynemen from Mythbusters. Dave contributed mixes for Harmonix’s hugely successful ROCKBAND, preparing songs by The Killers, Fall Out Boy, Three Doors Down, and Smashmouth.

Dave is a contributor to Tape Op Magazine, having interviewed artists such as Sterelab's Laetitia Sadier, and War on Drugs' Adam Granduciel. He also frequently contributes reviews for both hardware and software products.

Dave received an MM in composition from Duquesne University in 2009; receving the honor of having his master’s thesis was read by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

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Garrett Haines

Mastering engineer, Samurai, Dungeon Master

Over the years Garrett has worked on more than two thousand projects, including several Billboard charting efforts.  In 2015, he served as mastering engineer on the Grammy Award winning children’s album “All About the Bullies, Big and Small.”

Notable clients from various styles include: Wiz Khalifa, Watermelon Slim and the Workers, Jolie Holland, Garage a Trois, Stardeath and White Dwarfs, the Starlight Mints, Dressy Bessy, Poogie Bell, Victor Bailey, Travis Linville, Carter Sampson, Parker Millsap, Drummer, Houseguest, The Brother Kite, Tom Cruise & Katie Holmes, Ingersol, and many more. Treelady Mastering’s clients hail from six continents, with Antarctica being the lone hold out.

Restoration / remastering projects include: Nirvana, the Police, the Chainsaw Kittens, Tito Puente, Montgomery Clift Archive, William Crystal Archive, the Original Broadway Recording of Neil Simon’s Odd Couple, Woodie Guthrie, Malvina Reynolds, Roy Rogers, Pete Seeger, and many others.

As a music journalist, Garrett’s articles have appeared in Tape Op, Drum, EQ, Rockrgrl, Tom Tom, Curb, The Metro Music Guide, and the Indie Bible. He has been featured on websites ranging from Discmakers, to Rupert Neve Designs, to Universal Audio.

Contact Garrett directly here.