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Autumn Above – Blessed You’re Still

Autumn Above - Blessed

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

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Will Dailey – Sunken Ship

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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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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Skrillex Visits Studio A

Skrillex and JT

So, turns out Skrillex is playing at Harbor Lights tonight. (I guess it’s also called something else now, but out of respect for our vintage gear, I use vintage venue names.) Anyway, with Tall Joe Tooley overseeing the session in Studio A, Skrillex and a couple of friends worked on tunes till the wee hours. […]

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Township – When We Were Young EP (BC)

When We Were Young

So, Township worked on a full length with Ed and Denzel, but things being what they are, they’re releasing the record as three separate EP’s. Second installment of the batch came out this week, and it’s rocktastic and futuristic. We’ve put it right here, but you should also saunter over to Bandcamp and buy a […]

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Hillary Reynolds Band – Honey, Come Home (Video)

Hillary Reynolds Band – Honey, Please Come Home (Video)

Honey, Come Home is the first song and video to be released from HRB’s upcoming album, The Miles Before Us. The Hillary Reynolds Band have been very hard at work, with Joe Tooley, in every room in Q Division, recording and mixing beautiful, lush songs. Honey, Come Home features bowed bass, cello, mandolin, acoustic guitar, […]

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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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Ed Romanoff – Must Have Done Something Right (Video)

Ed Romanoff – Must Have Done Something Right (Video)

This is a great little video in which Ed Romanoff and his dog mull over all the things that could have hindered their friendship. Somehow, the friendship survives. I drink all your good whiskey, sprawled out on your couch I pass out watching wrestling, but you never throw me out I know just being with […]

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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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Beware the Dangers of a Ghost Scorpion! – Caught Dead EP (RT)

Caught Dead

Beware the Danger of a Ghost Scorpion! are a Boston based Surf-Prog band that was in Studio A tracking an EP as part of their Converse Rubber Tracks session. Reverb, reverb, tape delay, echo, and maybe a little spring reverb are abundant on this EP. CAUGHT DEAD EP by Beware The Dangers Of A Ghost […]

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Color Channel – Out of Breath (RT)

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Color Channel recorded this funky hazy tune with Matt Beaudoin in Studio A as part of the Converse Rubber Tracks sessions. Great bass, awesome vocals, and tight drumming. Out of Breath by Color Channel

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Froggy and the Friendship – Sunny Day (Video)

Froggy and the Friendship – Sunny Day (Video)

Sean engineered and mixed this fantastic song, but what we really like about this is, well… ZOMBIES. But we promise that hanging with Sean is anything but a Zombie filled experience. Mostly.

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Parks – Sweater Weather (Video)

Parks – Sweater Weather (Video)

Check out this poppy tune from Parks! Matty B tracked drums and various other bits and bobs. The song won the Jon Lennon songwriting contest in 2013. Brian E King has this to say about the song: “I wrote “Sweater Weather” on a typical, blistering summer’s day in Boston,” says Brian E. King, who shares […]

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Lyle Brewer – Live at Q Division (Video)

Lyle Brewer – Live at Q Division (Video)

Lyle Brewer – Wicked Live. Tracked by Adam Taylor, live, in Studio A.

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Caspian – Waking Season (BC)

Caspian - Waking Season (2013) - Engineer (Recording)

Beverly based Caspian’s Waking Season was tracked in Studio A in 2011. It was produced by Matt Bayles, with Joe Tooley providing a great deal of the engineering at Q. Waking Season by Caspian

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