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Beware the Dangers of a Ghost Scorpion! – Caught Dead EP (RT)

Caught Dead

Beware the Danger of a Ghost Scorpion! are a Boston based Surf-Prog band that was in Studio A tracking an EP as part of their Converse Rubber Tracks session. Reverb, reverb, tape delay, echo, and maybe a little spring reverb are abundant on this EP. CAUGHT DEAD EP by Beware The Dangers Of A Ghost […]

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The Bynars – Time vs. Money (BC)

A Rubber Tracks session.

The Bynars have been to Q Division a few times. This time they were here on a Converse Rubber Tracks session, where they used their day with Matt Beaudoin to work on the song Time Vs. Money. Word has it they cut guitars, AND ran some of their drum machines through amps and into Studio […]

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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

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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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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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Parks – Sweater Weather (Video)

Parks – Sweater Weather (Video)

Check out this poppy tune from Parks! Matty B tracked drums and various other bits and bobs. The song won the Jon Lennon songwriting contest in 2013. Brian E King has this to say about the song: “I wrote “Sweater Weather” on a typical, blistering summer’s day in Boston,” says Brian E. King, who shares […]

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Claws that Catch – Edward Weston b/w Texas

Edwawrd Weston

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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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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Buffalo Tom’s newest release

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  Buffalo Tom’s new CD is out- July 11, 2007 Read about it in the Globe.

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Heath Street – Heath Street

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Their bio notes:  “A Harvard-educated sound engineer who performs folk rock instead of going to class? It’s worth a listen. Heath Street front man Scott Fruhan, a Boston singer/songwriter and sound engineer, began his professional music career in 2000 after being unceremoniously tossed out of the “Sober in the Sun” folk festival for loudly opening […]

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Mark Bates – Wish I Was There

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Mark Bates’s album Wish I Was There was released in 2006, and features Tom Polce in various guises (mixer, engineer, drummer, and bassist!). Produced by Mark Bates, it also features both Matt’s in engineering roles. Mark showcases his ease in the world of rock, not shying away from being sentimental or aggressive.

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Superlow – Going Out Heavy

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MusicToday explains “Superlow is a hard rock trio that channels teenage angst into a fiery sound that’s all grown up. Their music evokes the youth experience of smoking after school, working dead-end jobs and getting attention from pretty girls. Ed Thill’s (vocals, guitar) gravelly voice sings of late nights, lust, rejection and redemption. Mark Thill […]

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