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Andrea Gillis – Hold Your Maker/Chopping the Tree


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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Telescope – Air Traffic Controller


Telescope is Andrew Stern’s Telecaster centric instrumental band. Recorded live in Studio A in two separate sessions, these compositions cover a range of styles, but they all come back to the Tele. With James Rohr, Greg Loughman, and Mike Connors. Recorded and mixed by Rafi Sofer, and mastered by our neighbor Mike Quinn at the […]

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Old Soldiers – Soon is a Long, Long Time


These 10 songs from Andrew Stern’s Old Soldiers are full of hooky guitars and stories of late night romance… Old Soldier feature James Rohr on keys, Greg Loughman on left handed bass, and Jared Seabrook on drums. Andrew Stern has multiple bands, and this one’s a vehicle for songs that inhabit the rock zone (think Stones/Waits/The […]

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Blue Ribbons – Gas Station Girl (Video)

Blue Ribbons – Gas Station Girl

Here’s another video from the Blue Ribbons session in Studio A.

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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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