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Tanya Donelly – Swan Song Series

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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 Scott Janovitz at Moontower) captures Tanya’s sentimental lyrics in an intimate, exposed setting.  Snow Goose […]

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Nate Leavitt & The Elevation – Someone Send A Signal

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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 added, creating a blend of familiar and fresh sounds. This album was produced by ‘Old […]

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Eric Salt & the Electric City’s Excellent!

Eric Salt & the Electric City’s Excellent!

Very excited to share Eric Salt and the Electric City’s video for their new song, Excellent, which is, er… Excellent! Produced by Ed V and recorded and mixed by Pat DiCenso. The video was premiered by our friends over at Daykamp Music.

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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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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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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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Ruby Rose Fox – Die Pretty

Ruby Rose Fox – Die Pretty

Looks like director Roger Metcalf might have been channeling Andy Warhol when he made this movie for Ruby Rose Fox’s Die Pretty. Produced by Mr. Will Daily and engineered and mixed by Pat DiCenso, Die Pretty also features Ed Valauskas on bass and Dave Brophy on drums (and probably some other folks I’m forgetting).

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Will Dailey – Sunken Ship

Will Dailey – Sunken Ship

Will Dailey’s album National Throat is doing really well and this song’s getting a lot of air play. Even though Will almost drowned several times making the video. Tracked and mixed in Studio A (and elsewhere) by Pat Dicenso.

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Township – Will O’ The Wisp EP

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The last of Township’s 4 EP’s for summer is out. Tracked and mixed by Pat DiCenso, produced by Ed, penned by Marc Pinansky, and rocked by Township. The title tracks is a SIX minute epic journey that would make Journey jealous. Check it. Will O' The Wisp EP by The Family Township

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Tanya Donelly – Swan Song Series

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Tanya says this about the last installment of the Swan Song series: So, last official volume, but not the last songs. More to come, as they come: erratically, sporadically, spasmodically. The songs on these five volumes range wildly in feel and texture… Tanya’s bandcamp pages are rich with notes on the song writing, recordings, and […]

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Township – Life Goes On (Until it Don’t) EP (BC)

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Township are back with their third EP of 70’s flavored mustache rock. This stuff is great if you like great stuff. Loud guitars, rocking drums, guitarmonies, harmonies, synthmonies (ok, I’m not sure about that one). But still, you’d be hard pressed to find fault with this stuff. Ed V produced, Pat DiCenso recorded and mixed […]

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Township – When We Were Young EP (BC)

When We Were Young

So, Township worked on a full length with Ed and Denzel, but things being what they are, they’re releasing the record as three separate EP’s. Second installment of the batch came out this week, and it’s rocktastic and futuristic. We’ve put it right here, but you should also saunter over to Bandcamp and buy a […]

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The Gravel Pit – Mix of Stingray

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Check out a brand new mix of a NEW Gravel Pit tune! It’s called Stingray. The band has been hard at work writing, recording, and mixing a brand new album. Plus, they did a Pledgmusic campaign to fund the adventure.

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Township – A.L.A.N. 3 Song EP

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Township have been hard at work one some new songs, along with Ed V and Pat DiCenso. They’re releasing this batch of songs as a series of EP’s.  This is the first in the batch. If you love guitar harmonies and rock n roll, you’d be hard pressed not to enjoy these tunes! A.L.A.N. EP […]

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The Family Township

The Family Township

They’ve been making a record at Q with Ed and DZ. It’s gonna be out in a second. Can you wait? No? Well, here’s a tease.

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