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Amanda Palmer – Small Hands, Small Heart

Amanda Palmer and our old friend Sean Slade rolled into Studio A for a couple of days to record a song Amanda wrote with the help of her fans. Proceeds from the sale of the song on Bandcamp went towards

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David Hinckley – David Hinckley

David Hinckley’s instrumental self-titled November release tastefully calls one’s senses to the sights and sounds of the 60’s with laid-back jazz, blues, surf and country elements co-existing to form a nostalgic experience.  From the Merle Travis-like country bounce of Parker’s

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Tanya Donelly – Swan Song Series

New England native Tanya Donelly’s most recent release, Swan Song Series, contains more than five volumes of new music recorded and mixed at Q Division in addition to other locations.  Tooraloo (Bonus Tracks), tracked and mixed by Rafi Sofer (additional tracking by

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Nate Leavitt & The Elevation – Someone Send A Signal

Nate Leavitt & The Elevation’s April release, Someone Send A Signal captures intimate songwriting matched with tasteful playing from his seasoned band. Nate’s storytelling delivery evokes stylings heard from Neil Young and Ryan Adams, but with his own personal spin

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Abbie Barrett – That Shame

That Shame, Abbie Barrett’s most recent album, was produced by Ed Valauskas and recorded and mixed by Pat DiCenso at Q’s Studio A.  Layers of distorted guitars paired with punchy drums provide high-octane backdrops for Abbie’s attitude-driven voice and rebellious,

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Peter Buzzelle – Devil Love

Peter Buzzelle And The Academy’s September release, Devil Love is filled with crunchy guitars, driving drums and carefree, fun lyrics. Tracked at both 1867 and Q, and mixed by James Bridges in Studio A, this outing finds PB and his

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Mother Ton – Earthbound

Mother Ton sheds some light on their atmospheric, spacey, and extremely groovy sound in their song “Earthbound.” With their super smooth horn arrangements and colorful vocal production, it’s a “no-holds-barred” sound thanks to seamless sectional transitions and some of Studio

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Adora Makokha – Yellow Submarine

Berklee comes back to Q Division for a different and sunny take on “Yellow Submarine.” With some help from one of our engineers, James Bridges (and accompanied by an adorable animation by Nicholas Bertholet), it features Berklee student Adora Makokha

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Bent Knee – Say So

Tracked in Studio A with Matt Beaudoin, Bent Knee’s latest full length is a mind bending fusion of styles – all stretched quite wide.   Say So by Bent Knee

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Abbie Barrett – Take it in Stride

It’s what happens when you take the burning talent of Abbie Barrett and the production (and bass) skills of Q Division’s studio manager, Ed Valauskas – Take it in Stride is a whiplash of a record, and tight doesn’t even

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Berklee Sessions – Hal Crook – Behind These Eyes

We host recording/filming sessions for Berklee that result in wild performances. Check out as Hal Crook brings some tight, uplifting grooves into Studio A as he and his band perform his original composition “Behind These Eyes” – featuring some soulful

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Dinoczar

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

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Karmin – Didn’t Know You

Karmin brings a sassy and incredibly dynamic live arrangement of her song “Didn’t Know You” into Q Division’s very own Studio A. Also, looks like she brought her pooch; who’s a good dog? 

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David Duchovny – Hell or Highwater

Singer/Songwriter and actor David Duchovny dips into Q Division for the recording of one of his lyric videos, “Hell or Highwater.” With production assistance by Colin Lee, David combines elements of folk rock and country to blend together a polished

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Yankee & The Foreigners – Not Negotiable

Not your typical band of warriors, Yankee & The Foreigners arrive in Q Division’s old Studio B to lay down some burning tracks and some strange footage. Blending small areas of folk, bluegrass, and rock together, the 5-piece band brings

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