10,000 Maniacs – Playing Favorites
Armand joined up with 10,000 Maniacs, yet again, to record a live album entitled, Playing Favorites that was released in 2016. The album was recorded on September 13th, 2014 at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts in the group’s hometown of Jamestown, New York. The live album was a bit of a milestone for the group seeing as it was the first live performance recorded with Mary Ramsey as the lead vocalist and with the return of a founding member of the band, John Lombardo. The record was produced, engineered and mixed by Armand at the Fun House in Silver Creek, New York.
10,000 Maniacs – Twice Told Tales
Armand John Petri worked with the established classic alternative rock band 10,000 Maniacs as the producer and engineer for their ninth studio album, Twice Told Tales. The album was recorded at Tarbox Studios in Cassadaga, New York and at the Funhouse in Silver Creek, New York. Twice Told Tales was funded using the direct-to-fan music platform, PledgeMusic and released through Cleopatra Records on April 10th, 2015. Armand has had a professional working relationship with the band since 1991 and previously produced their album their 1999 record, The Earth Pressed Flat.