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Jake Brennan – DISGRACELAND Podcast

For lovers of true crime and music, Jake Brennan’s DISGRACELAND Podcast explores the alleged true crime antics and criminal connections of musicians we love like Jerry Lee Lewis, Beck, The Rolling Stones, Tay K-47, Tupac Shakur, Mayhem, Van Morrison and

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Magen Tracy – Color the Air

Recorded, Mixed and Mastered by Pat DiCenso, Magen Tracy’s 2017 Boston Music Awards nominated song, Color the Air, is described as a cross between Tori Amos and Lucinda Williams.  With soulful vocals, poignant songwriting, and piano-driven pop-rock with a dash

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Abbie Barrett covers Walter Sickert

Mixed by Pat DiCenso and released to the images of a General Motors extended advertisement 1950s, Barrett’s cover of Walter Sickert’s Atom Bomb is self described as “the Jetsons meets dystopia.” Check out Vanyaland’s write up to find out about

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The Rationales – Upstream

Described by American U.K. as “textured melodic rock, fizzing with an energy difficult not to wholeheartedly sink into,” the Rationales’ Upstream was produced by Q Division’s Ed Valauskas and mixed by Pat DiCenso – in all of our studios. Check

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Oh The Humanity! – Tired Ears EP

Recorded and mixed by Q Division’s Sean Cahalin, Oh The Humanity!’s EP “Tired Ears” was released on June 30th via Ocelot Records.  With tempo-driving drums, oft-melodic aggressive guitar licks and vocals reminiscent of A Day to Remember’s frontman Jeremy McKinnon,

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Shotgun Waltz – Skin Deep EP

With 2017’s Skin Deep EP, Shotgun Waltz has crafted a release that has earthy, quirky, gritty takes on love, disappointment and renewal wrapped in melodic guitar-oriented texture.  The group was formed in 2012 by Jim DeTore, singer songwriter and longtime supporting musician

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Juliana Hatfield – Pussycat

Playing all instruments but drums, Hatfield completed Pussycat in under two weeks recording at Q with Pat “Denzel” DiCenso. Written in response to the election cycle of President Trump, there is an immediacy to its melodies—simpler and scrappier than she’s written

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Jennifer Kimball – Avocet

Jennifer Kimball, formerly of the folk duo the Story, releases her long-awaited third solo record on Epoisse Records.  The record began as a surprise birthday recording session at Q Division with recording engineer Matt Beaudoin.  Produced by Alec Spiegelman of Brooklyn-based avant-pop

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Dropkick Murphys – 11 Short Stories of Pain and Glory

Influenced by the band’s work with The Claddagh Fund, a charity the band established in 2009 to help support addiction recovery as well as children’s and veterans’ organizations, Dropkick Murphys released their ninth studio album “11 Short Stories of Pain and

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Airport – Everything Old Is New

Released on December 13th, Airport’s latest release continues their exploration of 70’s inspired rock n roll.  Tinged with Tom Petty and the Heartbreaker inspired instrumentals underneath an ethereal stack of vocals, these tunes would feel right at home alongside early

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