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Helicopter Helicopter – The Modern World

Helicopter Helicopter – The Modern World

After years of laying low there’s new Helicopter Helicopter out in the world… Not only did the band reunite in Studio B last summer to track a few songs, you’ll notice ex Boston rocker Dave Foy in the video.  And they got USA Mike to mix the tune.

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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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The Ballroom Thieves & MYRO – Archers

The Ballroom Thieves & MYRO – Archers

Live from Studio A, under the meticulously watchful ears of Matt Baudoin, comes this great performance of the song Archers by The Ballroom Thieves and the Maine Youth Rock Orchestra.  Really fun watching this large ensemble fill Studio A, hearing Matt’s recording and (rough!) mix of this track, knowing it was all captured within the […]

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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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Always Was You – Ross Livermore Band

Always Was You – Ross Livermore Band

Ross Livermore Band rolled into Studio A a few months ago and recorded a bunch of songs LIVE, to our 2″ tape machine, filming the whole thing. This is how their song Always Was You looked and sounded. Matt Pendergast produced, and Q’s Sean Cahalin engineered.

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“Pre-union” party at Q!

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Some old Q pals got together in advance of their show at Cuisine en Locale- Lots of fun had by all.

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The Real Kids rule.

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Speaking of the Real Kids… Jonathan Perry has a nice piece here about their record (mixed at Q) and Producer Rick Harte.

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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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Old Soldiers – Soon is a Long, Long Time

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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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New Sleepyhead video

New Sleepyhead video

Some people can make rocking look fun. Check out the newest Sleepyhead video, recorded at the mighty Q. Nice write up in AVClub, too boot.

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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)

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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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Love Love – Murderpedia (Video)

Love Love – Murderpedia (Vidoe)

Love Love were back in Studio A over the weekend mixing some tunes with Matt Tahaney. This tune, Murderpedia, is from a previous batch of songs that they cut with Matt and Ed in Studio B. The song takes its name from a website that documents homicides… Cheerful! Awesome video shot and edited by Paul […]

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Will Dailey Releases National Throat (Vinyl)

Will Dailey Releases National Throat LP

 The long awaited Will Dailey album is now available on vinyl. Our copy was hand-delivered sometime in the wee hours and looks fantastic. You can get it at willdailey.com My favorite thing so far? That Side A was sponsored by Mike O’Malley! The band had a lot of fun in the studio when Will was here, […]

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