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Abbie Barrett – That Shame

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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, light-hearted lyrics.  Q’s Mellotron and Farfisa color That Shame with otherworldly textures and sounds, played […]

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Tanya Donelly – Swan Songs Series

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Tanya Donnelly’s Swan Song Series is now complete and released. Over the last few years Tanya has stopped periodically to work on on this series, and the recordings have been released in stages. May 20th marks the digital/cd release of the complete series – the vinyl release is still to come. We’re super pleased to […]

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Tanya Donelly – Wild Love

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Wild Love is a co-write with our friend Will Dailey and will appear on Tanya’s 3 CD Swan Song Series set on American Laundromat Records. The song was recorded in one take (take three if memory serves) with Russell Chudnofsky on guitar, Ed Valauskas on bass, and Dean Fisher on drums. Engineered and mixed by […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Jeff Mellin featuring Jenny Dee: Don’t Go Crazy Before I Do!

Jeff Mellin featuring Jenny Dee: Don’t Go Crazy Before I Do!

In 2013 Jeff Mellin swung into Q to record this snappy retro duet. Ed V and the Mayor worked this song, which also features Tim Gearan, Andy Plaisted, Eric Salt, Abbey Barrett,  and Phil Aiken. Jeff is responsible for the great look and feel of the Q-Dee Rock and Soul 45 series, and he also […]

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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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Q Division featured in Tape Op

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Tape Op magazine is the only studio magazine that anyone we know ever READS, so we were psyched that they wanted to do a feature on Q Division. I’m afraid the entire interview is only in the magazine itself (available for free, in both print AND digital formats!), but you can read some and see […]

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