Q&A with Adam Ayan of Gateway Mastering


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Q & A with Adam Ayan: Grammy Award-winning mastering engineer from Portland’s prestigious Gateway Mastering and USM-Gorham professor.   d: First off, what does a mastering engineer do? A: My job is to get [the artist] over the finish line. …

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Maine Recording Studios


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Crème de la crème of Maine Recording Studios Whether in Downtown Portland or deep in the Maine woods, recording studios in the Northeast have always been distinctive for their balance of professional equipment and relaxed attitude. Here are some of the …

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Band Spotlight: Q&A with Escondido


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Escondido is Nashville-based artists Jessica Maros and Tyler James. The two released their first album, The Ghost of Escondido, in February 2013. The album, which has been described as “a washed out desert landscape steeped in American roots music,” has received …

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Hanukkah Rocks with The LeeVees


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Where: Temple Israel, Boston, MA What: The LeeVees 3-day residency including performances with the Temple Choir When: Dec. 6th – 8th  Not a lot of people know, but some of the most well known Christmas songs, “Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer,” “Chestnuts …

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