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The I Don’t Cares

The I Don’t Cares

The new record by the I Don’t Cares (Paul Westerberg and Juliana Hatfield) is out today! The artwork was done by our pal Nicole Anguish over atDaykamp Creative. The record was mastered here at Q Division Studios by Pat DiCenso & Ed Valauskas.

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Dinoczar

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Look, it’s unclear to us if Dinoczar recorded anything from this track at Q, though we have concrete confirmation that the band did track some of its upcoming EP in Studio B with Matt Tahaney.  With a name like Dinoczar we have to share their recent write up in Boston Hassle about their new single. […]

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Lyle Brewer – Juno

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Less than 6 months after his last gorgeous album, Juno includes 12 beautiful and quiet solo nylon string guitar pieces. Juno was recorded in just a few sessions in Studio B with Pat DiCenso engineering. Juno by Lyle Brewer

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Eternals – Out Of Context

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Eternals first swung by Q during a Rubber Tracks session, and then returned for a weekend in Studio B along with Rubber Tracks engineer Aaron Bastinelli. The quiet, clean atmosphere of Out of Context sounds like it’s just the right one for this lovely tune. Out Of Context by Eternals

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Caspian – Dust and Disquiet

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We were pleased to host North Shore band Caspian while they tracked another full length at Q. They brought Matt Bayles (he’s worked with all sorts of well known/heavy bands, such as Isis/Mastodon) with them, and it sounds amazing. The record is richly textures and layered, and the band made use of pretty much every […]

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Brian Carpenter & The Confessions

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Two tracks from Brian Carpenter & The Confessions upcoming debut, The Far End of the World, have been released in the last couple of weeks. The band was tracked in Studio A (to 2″ tape), vocals were overdubbed in Studio B (and elsewhere), and mixed both by Craig Schumacher at his Wavelab Studio in Arizona, […]

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Milkbread – Contiguous

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Another Rubber Tracks session produced this hypnotic hip-hop/jazz track from Milkbread.

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Jenny Dee, Ruby Rose Fox, The Lights Out, and Sidewalk Driver

Jenny Dee, Ruby Rose Fox, The Lights Out, and Sidewalk Driver

All four bands got together to collaborate on a version of Chain of Fools.

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Sleep Crimes – Twin Geeks (Rubber Tracks)

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We hosted and met so many bands during the 18 month long residency of Converse’s Rubber Tracks pop up studio that we’ve completely lost track of everyone who visited! Here’s a great couple of loud sludgy rocker from Sleep Crime. I’d love to know what was going on with the guitars, the fuzz is fantastically lush! […]

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Helicopter Helicopter – The Modern World

Helicopter Helicopter – The Modern World

After years of laying low there’s new Helicopter Helicopter out in the world… Not only did the band reunite in Studio B last summer to track a few songs, you’ll notice ex Boston rocker Dave Foy in the video.  And they got USA Mike to mix the tune.

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Andrea Gillis – Hold Your Maker/Chopping the Tree

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Hey, look! It’s two brand new tunes from Andrea Gillis! With husband Marc Pinansky on drums, James Rohr on nutty keys, Mike Castellana on guitars, Ed V bassing and producing, and Pat “Denzel” Dicenso engineering, these two tracks showcase two sides of Gillis you’ve probably heard around town for the last 15 years. Hold Your […]

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Dietrich Strause – The Dove

Dietrich Strause – The Dove

Dietrich Strause stopped into Studio B along with Lyle Brewer and Zack Hickman to record this lovely song, The Dove. Matt Beaudoin captured and mixed it all the very same day.

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Hey look… a Ruby Rose Fox string session in studio B

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Strings for Golden Boy! #desperatestrings #makinarecord A photo posted by Ruby Rose Fox (@rubyrosefoxband) on May 21, 2015 at 4:24pm PDT

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The Ballroom Thieves & MYRO – Archers

The Ballroom Thieves & MYRO – Archers

Live from Studio A, under the meticulously watchful ears of Matt Baudoin, comes this great performance of the song Archers by The Ballroom Thieves and the Maine Youth Rock Orchestra.  Really fun watching this large ensemble fill Studio A, hearing Matt’s recording and (rough!) mix of this track, knowing it was all captured within the […]

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Oh, yes, then there’s David Duchovny’s record…

Oh, yes, then there’s David Duchovny’s record…

David Duchovny released these teasers today from the time he spent recording at Q Division in the Fall and Winter. His debut studio album, Hell or Highwater, featuring those tracks, will be coming out soon on ThinkSay Records.

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