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Brian Carpenter & The Confessions

Two tracks from Brian Carpenter & The Confessions upcoming debut, The Far End of the World, have been released in the last couple of weeks. The band was tracked in Studio A (to 2″ tape), vocals were overdubbed in Studio

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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

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Dietrich Strause – The Dove

Dietrich Strause stopped into Studio B along with Lyle Brewer and Zack Hickman to record this lovely song, The Dove. Matt Beaudoin captured and mixed it all the very same day.

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Hey look… a Ruby Rose Fox string session in studio B

Strings for Golden Boy! #desperatestrings #makinarecord A photo posted by Ruby Rose Fox (@rubyrosefoxband) on May 21, 2015 at 4:24pm PDT

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Yankee & The Foreigners – Not Negotiable

Not your typical band of warriors, Yankee & The Foreigners arrive in Q Division’s old Studio B to lay down some burning tracks and some strange footage. Blending small areas of folk, bluegrass, and rock together, the 5-piece band brings

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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

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Recording Week with Anne Heaton

Anne Heaton hosted a “recording week” at Q Division a couple of months ago. A group of young songwriters got to spend a few days at Q working on their songs with ace musicians and engineers, learning how to have

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Cocek! Brass Band

Recorded by engineer/saxophonist Joel Edinberg in the bowls of Q Division, Here Comes Shlomo, is a trip through time and space. Here Comes Shlomo by Cocek! Brass Band

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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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Twink – Critter Club

Twink is Mike Langlie’s toy piano band. Full of playful and ethereal sounds, Critter Club marks Twink’s 10th release. Mixed by Rafi Sofer and mastered by Mike Quinn at the Moontower. Critter Club by Twink

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Old Soldiers – Soon is a Long, Long Time

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

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Tanya Donelly – Swan Song Series

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

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Love Love – Murderpedia (Video)

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

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John Powhida International Airport – Airport Life (BC)

John Powhida International Airport

If you feel like you’ve been waiting a minute for the new JPX album, you’re probably right. But, it’s been worth the wait! The new release from John Powhida International Airport finds our hero J-Po (and an all-star cast) in

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Peter Buzzelle – Sea of White EP

Peter Buzzelle’s new EP, Sea of White, is out now on Hidden Trail Records, out of Brighton, UK. Produced by Craig Small (Airport), and recorded and mixed by Rafi Sofer in Studio B, the EP features five guitar rock tunes

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