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A note from Jon Lupfer

    All of us at Q Division are so grateful for the outpouring of love and support we have received since Mike’s passing. It’s a reminder of the  amazing community we are part of, and that he helped build.

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Susan Cattaneo Live

We love doing these kinds of sessions, where bands perform in front of a live audience, and we multi-track the show. Often these shows are combined with a video shoot. Not to brag, but we think Studio A looks and

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Studio Renovations!

We’re renovating !  As Q Division starts its 30th year, we are getting ready for our first major overhaul in the 16 years we’ve been in Davis Square.  While we’re bidding a fond farewell to our Studio B and our current offices

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Q Division named Best Recording Studio in the World. Or something.

  The Improper Bostonian has named us as “Best Recording Studio” in their 2015 “Best of” edition. Apparently, they were very very impressed that David Duchovny recorded here… hey we’ll take it! Thanks! Full story here.

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New Gramercy Arms video

Congratulations to Gramercy Arms on this video for “Beautiful Disguise”, featuring Lloyd Cole and Joan Wasser. This song wasn’t recorded here, but some of the record was… and plus it’s cool.

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This Friday- “Soundtasting” with Stompbox Sonic at Q Division-

Guitarists, lovers of small boxes with knobs, and the merely curious- this is your chance! Come and listen to some people humorously try to describe sounds with words like “crunchy”,”chunky”, “squishy”, and “pixelated”. Actually, they don’t HAVE to describe the

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Q Division Alumni office: Frank Ciampi!

It’s always nice to see “local boy makes good”, and no one makes better compositions than our former head composer, Frank Ciampi. Frank explains how we taught him everything he knows, and why he’s much more successful now. read it

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What happens when you don’t pay your studio bill (analog tape edition)

Jon preparing to use Joel’s bulk tape eraser. Note the care to be far away from other storage devices. 

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Well, we’ve done it again.

Not to toot our own horn or anything, but we’ve once again brought home this little gem to our webpage. This award by the “Somerville Award Program”, celebrates our continued excellence in continuing to “enhance the positive image of small

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Dropkick Murphys – Going Out In Style (Video)

Dropkick Murphys’ seventh release “Going Out In Style” recorded at Q Division.

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