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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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Sleep Crimes – Twin Geeks (Rubber Tracks)

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

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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

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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

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Autumn Above – Blessed You’re Still

Autumn Above’s newest offering is lush, layered, and lovely (aka the three L’s of album reviews). Q engineer Sean Cahalin plays bass in Autumn Above. He can also be heard playing drums on the recording, which he also mixed. Sean’s

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Soft Fangs – Point of View

Soft Fangs’ light and airy vocals pierce through this laid-back acoustic recording, bringing a cool perspective in his track and live video, “Point of View” – engineered by Q’s veteran producer Matt Beaudoin, filmed and edited by Michael Chew as

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Session Americana

The multifaceted Session Americana recorded this gem with Matt Beaudoin and it looks amazing! Oh, and it sounds great too.

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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

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Will Dailey – Sunken Ship

Will Dailey’s album National Throat is doing really well and this song’s getting a lot of air play. Even though Will almost drowned several times making the video. Tracked and mixed in Studio A (and elsewhere) by Pat Dicenso.

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“Pre-union” party at Q!

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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Mari Rosa – Beautiful Prize (Video)

Mari Rosa released Beautiful Prize, co-produced by keyboardist Ben Zecker, in the spring. A very talented group of people worked on it with Mari: Ducky Carlisle, Dave Brophy, Jaime Lynn Hart, Q’s Matt Beaudoin and Pat DiCenso, and others.

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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.

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The Real Kids rule.

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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Rich People Food – Run Riot Run

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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Real Kids – Shake Outta Control

Rick Harte, of Ace of Hearts Records, is a frequent visitor at Q Division. Recently he was in Studio A mixing the long awaited Real Kids album, Shake Outta Control. Jonathan Perry interviews John Felice about the new record, the

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