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We just finished mixing the new Pat stone and the Dirty Boots album ‘New England Roots’, and the results are simply stunning.
Needless to say it’s been an absolute pleasure working with this incredible band, and we hope you like the album when it’s released in December.

One of my very favorite Dirt Floor recordings, from Kerri Powers’ self titled album from a few years ago.
“Old Shirt”-
Kerri Powers- acoustic guitar, vocal
Eric M Lichter-drums, Bass, acoustic guitars, pedal steel, harmony vocals.

A Dirt Floor Minute with Jack Caldwell🔥

"Dirt Floor is a very supportive, creative atmosphere for musicians, whether they're beginners or seasoned pros," Caldwell says. "I've seen Eric work with young players in a compassionate and supportive way that draws out confidence and enables the artist...

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A Dirt Floor Minute with Alex Newbury.

“There are lots of studios in New England, but only one Dirt Floor. The reason it’s so highly regarded, and even imitated, is the personal touch added by Eric and company—something completely unrivaled elsewhere. A studio is just a studio, unless you have...

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Laying down a wicked basic Clavinet part on a Lowell George inspired tune, using my Joe Walsh wah. It will be buried in the mix, felt, but barely heard. It’s the small details!


Testimonials

a month ago
Eric’s experience as a performer makes him an excellent choice for helping artists develop their sound and bring their visions to fruition. The studio setting is inspiring and filled with amazing tools for infinite exploration.
- Prof. D
4 months ago
I came to Eric with some songs and a lot of questions. He and his team helped me create something beautiful! I’m a songwriter and I’ve always had a good ear for this sort of thing but when I got working with eric it was like a switch flipped on both of us and the wheels just kept on turning. He helped me find some session musicians and a fantastic photographer and really was a mentor throughout the process. Couldn’t think of anywhere else I’d want to work on my music!
- Henry C
3 weeks ago
I spent four days with my band at Dirt Floor Recording & Production tracking our six song album with Eric (Producer) and Steve (Engineer). Eric and Steve, along with their assistant (Guido), were fully engaged with us throughout the entire process. They seemed to really care about the final product just as much as we did, offering honest and constructive feedback throughout the four consecutive days of eight hour sessions. Eric, the creative side of the process, made several additions to the album by laying down keyboard, pedal steel and vocal tracks. All of his contributions were superb and the band unanimously agreed that they benefitted the album. Steve, the analytical engineer, worked tirelessly throughout each session, offering his constructive opinion on each and every take and how it could be improved. His ear is remarkable and was a true asset to our recording project. The team was the perfect mix of approaching the making of an album through an artistic and scientific l...
- Patrick S

New England's #1 Recording & Production

NPR radio calls Dirt Floor the "Music Sanctuary of CT", and you can hear that interview linked below.  
What makes Dirt Floor more than just another recording studio? Pretty much everything! There's lots for you to research, from sounds to nearly 100 artist testimonials. 
Facebook, Insta, & the official Spotify playlist, with Dirt Floor artists Kerri Powers, Krista Baroni, Jonah Tolchin, MorganEve Swain, Brown Bird, Brian Dolzani, Parsonsfield, Julie Rhodes, Curse the Son, Mercury Rev, Spirit Family Reunion, Christopher Paul Stelling, Wise Old Moon, etc...
Solo artists-tasteful production & backing instrumentation available...





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