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OC45 -Robbery – (Video)

OC45 -Robbery – (Video)

Matt Tahaney produced and engineered this punk rock anthem by Bostonian’s OC45. It’s a classic sounding punk tune with thundering drums and loud guitars.

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Alissia Benveniste (Video)

Alissia Benveniste

Tracked and mixed in Studio A! Produced by Ben Zecker, mixed by Denzel!

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Blue Ribbons Foolin’ Around (Video)

Blue Ribbons Live in Studio A

The Blue ribbons recorded and filmed TWO sets of live music in Studio A. Matt Beaudoin recorded and mixed the tracks, and Tall Joe Tooley was in charge of the live sound. This tune is called Foolin’ Around.

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The Blue Ribbons

blue ribbons

The Blue Ribbons, a band familiar to anyone who’s set foot in Toad in Porter Square on a recent Tuesday night, recorded AND shot a completely live album in Studio A, in October of 2013. They spent an afternoon setting up the band: Mike Castellana plays guitar, Jeff Charland and Tauras Biskis on bass and massive drums respectively, and […]

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Mellow Bravo – Don’t You Get Lonely (BC)

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Mellow Bravo were in Studio A as part of the Converse Rubber Tracks Series. They recorded and mixed this killer track, with Matt Beaudoin at the controls. It was a blast having these guys in the building – they loved everything they saw, heard, and touched! Matt said he’d recorded no louder band. Ever. Don't […]

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Barricades – Living in a Bubble (RT)

Living in a Bubble

Barricades slipped into Q for a Converse Rubber Tracks session in the first week we hosted the pop up studio in Studio A. Poppy, powerful, fantastic vocals, and great guitars sounds. Converse’s Aaron Bastinelli came down from Brooklyn for the first week and engineered and mixed this one. Living in a Bubble by Barricades

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Brother & Co. – Unknow You (BC)

Brother and Co. – Unknow You (2013) – Engineer (Recording, Mixing), Percussion

Joe Tooley recorded and mixed this full length from locals Brother & Co.  The band is led by Josh Pritchard of Ruin/Renewal. Unknow You is often quiet, introspective, alternative/Americana sounding tunes with whispery vocals, expansive drums, and textured guitars. Did we mention heartache? There’s some of that too. The band features a stellar rhythm section: […]

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Color Channel – Out of Breath (RT)

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Color Channel recorded this funky hazy tune with Matt Beaudoin in Studio A as part of the Converse Rubber Tracks sessions. Great bass, awesome vocals, and tight drumming. Out of Breath by Color Channel

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Froggy and the Friendship – Sunny Day (Video)

Froggy and the Friendship – Sunny Day (Video)

Sean engineered and mixed this fantastic song, but what we really like about this is, well… ZOMBIES. But we promise that hanging with Sean is anything but a Zombie filled experience. Mostly.

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Charlie Chesterman – Carolina Blue (BC)

A collection of rarities and outtakes. Includes a track recorded at Q Division for this collection.

The last studio recording by Charlie Chesterman was cut live in Studio A with a band of Charlie’s friends. The result is this lovely tune, Carolina Blue. Rafi and Pete Weiss engineered the recording, and Pete mixed it up in Verdant on his Neve. It appeared on a compilation called Solid Gold Electric Chestnut Dispenser, […]

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Das Muerte – EP2 (BC)

Das Muerte – E.P. 2 (2013) – Engineer (Recording, Mixing, Mastering)

Joe Tooley recorded and mixed this assault of math-metal-rock. Odd time signatures, saturated heavy guitars, thundering double bass drum pounding, and screaming vocals that are a reminiscent of  Mr. Bungle, and a little of Killing Joke. Studio A hasn’t sounded this angry in a minute. Ep 2 by Das Muerte

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The Bynars – X vs. X (BC)

The Bynars, X vs. X.

This batch of synth pop tunes was recorded at Q by Adam Taylor (of Camp Street Studios), and Sean Cahalin.  While the tunes are synth heavy you can hear some of our guitar amps & pedals too. I remember Push and Pull’s San B Overdrive was getting some heavy use on these sessions. Adam and […]

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Claws that Catch – Edward Weston b/w Texas

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Claws that Catch tracked these two catchy pop tunes in Studio B in 2013. Edward Weston b/w Texas by Claws That Catch

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The Phil Aiken Army – The Dangerfield Project, Vol. 1

The Phil Aiken Army, The Danger Field Project Vol 1, September 2013. Produced by Ed V and Phil Aiken, and engineered/mixed by Pat Dicenso.

These two sweet tunes from the Phil Aiken Army were recorded and mixed by Pat DiCenso and co-produced by Ed V. Lush arrangements, and great vocals from Phil and Chris Toppin (who’s also in Love Love). The Danger Field Project, Vol. 1 by The Phil Aiken Army

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Uranium Daughters – Tommorrow Will Be As Happy As Music

Happy Music - Uranium Daughters

Great story songs about friendship, eggs, trees with graffiti, and any more topics, illustrated with trumpets and 12 string guitars. Tomorrow Will Be As Happy As Music by Uranium Daughters

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