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Milkbread – Contiguous

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Another Rubber Tracks session produced this hypnotic hip-hop/jazz track from Milkbread.

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Sleep Crimes – Twin Geeks (Rubber Tracks)

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We hosted and met so many bands during the 18 month long residency of¬†Converse’s Rubber Tracks pop up studio that we’ve completely lost track of everyone who visited! Here’s a great couple of loud sludgy rocker from Sleep Crime. I’d love to know what was going on with the guitars, the fuzz is fantastically lush! […]

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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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Rich People Food – Run Riot Run

Rich People Food – Run Riot

While hosting Converse’s Rubber Tracks sessions bands get a day of studio time in Studio A. Rich People Food filmed themselves playing a bunch of songs live. Matt Beaudoin engineered the session.

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As the Sparrow – The Painter’s Wife (RT)

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Sounds like As the Sparrow used every instrument in the building and a few more they brought with them for their Rubber Tracks session in Studio A. They mention the word swing on their Bandcamp page, and I’m dubbing this stuff Indie Swing… Fiddles, trumpet, piano, boy/girl vocals, drums, guitars – there’s something for everyone.¬† […]

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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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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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Barricades – Living in a Bubble (RT)

Living in a Bubble

Barricades slipped into Q for a Converse Rubber Tracks session in the first week we hosted the pop up studio in Studio A. Poppy, powerful, fantastic vocals, and great guitars sounds. Converse’s Aaron Bastinelli came down from Brooklyn for the first week and engineered and mixed this one. Living in a Bubble by Barricades

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