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Telescope – Air Traffic Controller

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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 […]

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Twink – Critter Club

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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

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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 bands, and this one’s a vehicle for songs that inhabit the rock zone (think Stones/Waits/The […]

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Tanya Donelly – Swan Song Series

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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 and texture… Tanya’s bandcamp pages are rich with notes on the song writing, recordings, and […]

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Love Love – Murderpedia (Video)

Love Love – Murderpedia (Vidoe)

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 name from a website that documents homicides… Cheerful! Awesome video shot and edited by Paul […]

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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 top form. 15 songs of smooth soul, funk, rock, and prog-art madness on a range […]

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Peter Buzzelle – Sea of White EP

Peter Buzzelle, Sea of White. Produced by Craig Small, Engineered by Rafi Sofer. 2014

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 that are laden with harmonies, riffs, thundering drums, and heartache. Sea of White EP by […]

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Faces on Film – The Rule (Video)

Faces on Film – The Rule

The video for Face’s on Film’s The Rule is from their new record, Elite Lines. This song, and the other 7 tracks were recorded and mixed in Studio B, by Rafi Sofer and Mike Fiore, over the course of a few days. The entire album makes great use of our various tape machines: both the […]

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Lenny Kaye & Al Kooper – Working on Jessi Colter Songs

Producer Lenny Kaye Working with Al Kooper on new Jessi Colter music.
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Harmoos – Anything

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Harmoos’s Anything came out in April of 2014, and was recorded by Joel Edinberg. It’s a collection of mostly quiet and atmospheric guitar based songs. Anything by Harmoos

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Brother & Co. – Unknow You (BC)

Brother and Co. – Unknow You (2013) – Engineer (Recording, Mixing), Percussion

Joe Tooley recorded and mixed this full length from locals Brother & Co.  The band is led by Josh Pritchard of Ruin/Renewal. Unknow You is often quiet, introspective, alternative/Americana sounding tunes with whispery vocals, expansive drums, and textured guitars. Did we mention heartache? There’s some of that too. The band features a stellar rhythm section: […]

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The Bynars – X vs. X (BC)

The Bynars, X vs. X.

This batch of synth pop tunes was recorded at Q by Adam Taylor (of Camp Street Studios), and Sean Cahalin.  While the tunes are synth heavy you can hear some of our guitar amps & pedals too. I remember Push and Pull’s San B Overdrive was getting some heavy use on these sessions. Adam and […]

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Claws that Catch – Edward Weston b/w Texas

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Claws that Catch tracked these two catchy pop tunes in Studio B in 2013. Edward Weston b/w Texas by Claws That Catch

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The Phil Aiken Army – The Dangerfield Project, Vol. 1

The Phil Aiken Army, The Danger Field Project Vol 1, September 2013. Produced by Ed V and Phil Aiken, and engineered/mixed by Pat Dicenso.

These two sweet tunes from the Phil Aiken Army were recorded and mixed by Pat DiCenso and co-produced by Ed V. Lush arrangements, and great vocals from Phil and Chris Toppin (who’s also in Love Love). The Danger Field Project, Vol. 1 by The Phil Aiken Army

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Uranium Daughters – Tommorrow Will Be As Happy As Music

Happy Music - Uranium Daughters

Great story songs about friendship, eggs, trees with graffiti, and any more topics, illustrated with trumpets and 12 string guitars. Tomorrow Will Be As Happy As Music by Uranium Daughters

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