History is ever present at Cabin Studios. Owned by Les Thompson, founding member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, their album "Will the Circle Be Unbroken" remains one of roots music's all-time most important recordings.
The talent of young artist Rachel McFadden will be forever linked with Nor'easter. The cover paintings are acrylic on canvas
Dustin Delage mastering the album
Dustin cleaning the 8-track machine before beginning the search for a missing track.
Original recording engineer Pat Mills & guitarist Andrew McKnight with the 8-track recorder, summer 2021
Guitarist Andrew McKnight & Producer/Engineer Dustin Delage host a livestream on our YouTube channel, live from Cabin Studios
Bassist Paul St. Amour salutes the team during the Album Advance Preview Party livestream
As Chris Gursky said on the day we dropped our 1st single, "for this birthday I became a recording artist!" and raises a toast to our friends and fans!
Guitarist Andrew McKnight hand delivered a freshly arrived CD to Matt's son Alex.
1989 - the recording begins on 4-track cassette at Stonehouse Studios. Engineer Pat Mills watching Andrew McKnight inspecting the settings.
One of only 3 photos from the actual recording sessions in 1989. Andrew playing bass here, but we're still trying to figure out who's bass he used.
The final time the 3 founding members of Nor'easter played together was at this party in the summer of 1992.
During a September 2002 tour of the southeast, Andrew transferred the recordings from Pat's 8-track reels onto a Roland 1824 digital workstation.
July 2004 - Vocalist Chris Gursky was best man at Andrew McKnight's wedding, and gifted him this Nor'easter memo at the rehearsal dinner. None of us knew that someday we'd be celebrating the release of the album!