Iva Dawn – Studio Update!

L-R: Whitney Mower, Matt Chamberlain, Tom Biller, Lucas Gorham

L-R: Whitney Mower, Matt Chamberlain, Tom Biller, Lucas Gorham

WHITNEY MOWER along with her guitarist LUCAS GORHAM left Houston and flew out to Los Angeles to record her debut batch of songs last week.  She is recording with producer TOM BILLER (Warpaint, 30 Seconds to Mars) at his studio in the Silverlake area.

In just the first week, they’ve already started laying down the bones for the six (6) song debut EP, which will be released under the alias IVA DAWN.

The tracks are sounding AMAZING — some song titles include “Officer,” “Laugh Until I Cry” and “The Only One.”

The group was joined by drummer MATT CHAMBERLAIN, who was able to add his exceptional percussion work on five of the songs.  Nicknamed “the human loop” by Tori Amos, Matt was the drummer for Edie Brickell and New Bohemians and has performed drums-percussion work on hundreds of studio albums for artists such as Bruce Springsteen, Nickel Creek, Brandi Carlile, Sarah McLachlan, Eric Clapton, Dido, David Bowie and The Wallflowers.  He’s currently on tour with Soundgarden – check out Matt’s website and credits.

Whitney Mower (Iva Dawn) working on new album in 2014

Whitney guitarWHITNEY MOWER (aka Seed-at-Zero) is busy developing new songs for her second album project under the monikor “Iva Dawn.

The titles of original songs she has already recorded demos for include “The Only One,” “Another Man” and “Laugh Until I Cry.”

In the past few years, Whitney has been busy working on master’s degree and her second album project is going to be in a new direction.

Influenced by new artists such as Beach House, Grizzly Bear, Dirty Beaches and Lana Del Rey, and classic artists such as Roy Orbison and Patsy Cline, Whitney describes it as “arty dream pop/rock sound with a retro vibe.”

More news soon once we choose a producer and get her in the studio – with goal to release by fall 2014.  Whitney was the first musician who recorded for Triple Pop back in 2007.

Seed-at-Zero‘s six-track debut album is available on iTunes from Triple Pop.