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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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Karmin – Didn’t Know You

Karmin brings a sassy and incredibly dynamic live arrangement of her song “Didn’t Know You” into Q Division’s very own Studio A. Also, looks like she brought her pooch; who’s a good dog? 

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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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David Duchovny – Hell or Highwater

Singer/Songwriter and actor David Duchovny dips into Q Division for the recording of one of his lyric videos, “Hell or Highwater.” With production assistance by Colin Lee, David combines elements of folk rock and country to blend together a polished

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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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Berklee Grammy Album of the Year Mashup

Berklee students explode into a smooth and grandiose mashup arrangement of the 2015 Grammy Album of the Year nominees, including songs from Ed Sheeran, Beck, Beyoncé, and Pharrell Williams. Recorded with help from our very own James Bridges in Q

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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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Ross Livermore Band – To Life

The Ross Livermore Band perform one of their slower, downbeat ballads, featuring Studio A’s Hammond C2 organ. This arrangement unwinds with a blended and passionate four-part harmony. The band camped in Studio A for a few days and tracked a

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The New Highway Hymnal (Converse Rubber Tracks)

The New Highway Hymnal talk about the change between playing and recording in basements and the gear, environment, and overall atmosphere Q Division had to offer when recording their first album.  

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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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