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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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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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 pretty talented like that. Blessed You're Still by Autumn Above
The multifaceted Session Americana recorded this gem with Matt Beaudoin and it looks amazing! Oh, and it sounds great too.
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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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.
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.
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 […]
Speaking of the Real Kids… Jonathan Perry has a nice piece here about their record (mixed at Q) and Producer Rick Harte.
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.
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 old record, and life as a Real Kid. Matt Beaudoin was by Rick’s side, engineering […]
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
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.
In 2013 Jeff Mellin swung into Q to record this snappy retro duet. Ed V and the Mayor worked this song, which also features Tim Gearan, Andy Plaisted, Eric Salt, Abbey Barrett, and Phil Aiken. Jeff is responsible for the great look and feel of the Q-Dee Rock and Soul 45 series, and he also […]
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