Mark Addison . Producer

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I'm a producer/engineer with a boutique Recording Studio on 4 acres in southeast Travis County, minutes from downtown Austin.

Present and past clients include Irish Singer-Songwriter Mundy, Noelie McDonnell, Will Sexton, Jess Klein, Wendy Colonna, Matt the Electrician, Hayes Carll, Ian Moore, Bob Schneider, The Band of Heathens, David Garza, ONETWOTHREESCREAM, Sara Hickman and many more.

My songs have been covered by Joan Baez, Gene Simmons, Cher, Edwin McCain and others.

My studio, The Aerie features a vintage Quad Eight Pacifica console, great mics, Yamaha U1 piano, Hammond M3 w/ Leslie, Wurlitzer Electric Piano, Vox Jaguar organ and more toys. In-house Gretsch Renown drum kit, many guitars and lots of musical toys. 16 track Analogue, Nuendo and ProTools.

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Credits

AllMusic verified credits for Mark Addison
  • Kevin Sekhani
  • Jess Klein
  • Jess Klein
  • Jess Klein
  • Jess Klein
  • Jess Klein
  • Paraguay
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Carrie Elkin
  • Carrie Elkin
  • Carrie Elkin
  • Carrie Elkin
  • Carrie Elkin
  • Carrie Elkin
  • Edwin McCain
  • Zack Walther
  • Zack Walther & The Cronkites
  • Zack Walther
  • Zack Walther & The Cronkites
  • Zack Walther
  • Zack Walther & The Cronkites
  • Zack Walther
  • Zack Walther & The Cronkites
  • Zack Walther
  • Zack Walther & The Cronkites
  • Zack Walther
  • Zack Walther & The Cronkites
  • Zack Walther
  • Zack Walther & The Cronkites
  • Zack Walther
  • Zack Walther & The Cronkites
  • Zack Walther
  • Zack Walther & The Cronkites
  • Zack Walther
  • Zack Walther & The Cronkites
  • Jess Klein
  • Jess Klein
  • Jess Klein
  • Jess Klein
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • The Band of Heathens
  • The Band of Heathens
  • The Band of Heathens
  • The Summer Wardrobe
  • The Summer Wardrobe
  • The Summer Wardrobe
  • The Summer Wardrobe
  • The Summer Wardrobe
  • The Summer Wardrobe
  • The Summer Wardrobe
  • The Summer Wardrobe
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Honeybrowne
  • Honeybrowne
  • Honeybrowne
  • Honeybrowne
  • Honeybrowne
  • Honeybrowne
  • Honeybrowne
  • Honeybrowne
  • Jenny Reynolds
  • Jenny Reynolds
  • Jenny Reynolds
  • Jenny Reynolds
  • Jenny Reynolds
  • Jenny Reynolds
  • Jenny Reynolds
  • Jenny Reynolds
  • Jenny Reynolds
  • Jenny Reynolds
  • Jud Newcomb
  • Jud Newcomb
  • Jud Newcomb
  • Jud Newcomb
  • Jud Newcomb
  • Jud Newcomb
  • Bruce Hughes
  • Bruce Hughes
  • Bruce Hughes
  • Bruce Hughes
  • Bruce Hughes
  • Bruce Hughes
  • Bruce Hughes
  • Bruce Hughes
  • Bruce Hughes
  • Hayes Carll
  • Unfortunate Heads
  • Stefanie Fix
  • Matt the Electrician
  • Matt the Electrician
  • Matt the Electrician
  • Matt the Electrician
  • Matt the Electrician
  • Matt the Electrician
  • Matt the Electrician
  • Matt the Electrician
  • Carrie Elkin
  • Carrie Elkin
  • Carrie Elkin
  • Carrie Elkin
  • Carrie Elkin
  • Carrie Elkin
  • Carrie Elkin
  • Carrie Elkin
  • Carrie Elkin
  • Carrie Elkin
  • Carrie Elkin
  • Carrie Elkin
  • Carrie Elkin
  • Carrie Elkin
  • Carrie Elkin
  • The Summer Wardrobe
  • The Summer Wardrobe
  • The Summer Wardrobe
  • The Summer Wardrobe
  • The Band of Heathens
  • The Band of Heathens
  • The Band of Heathens
  • Sara Hickman
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Rock Bottom Choir
  • Orange Mothers
  • J. Price
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Honeybrowne
  • Honeybrowne
  • Honeybrowne
  • Honeybrowne
  • Honeybrowne
  • Honeybrowne
  • Honeybrowne
  • The Summer Wardrobe
  • Mad Six
  • Mad Six
  • Mad Six
  • Mad Six
  • Mad Six
  • Mad Six
  • Mad Six
  • Gene Simmons
  • Gene Simmons
  • Gene Simmons
  • Gene Simmons
  • Gene Simmons
  • Gene Simmons
  • Gene Simmons
  • Gene Simmons
  • Gene Simmons
  • Davíd Garza
  • Matt White
  • Matt White
  • Matt White
  • Matt White
  • Matt White
  • Matt White
  • Matt White
  • Matt White
  • Mundy
  • George W. Bush Singers
  • George W. Bush Singers
  • David Newbould
  • David Newbould
  • The Honorary Title
  • The Honorary Title
  • Goudie
  • Goudie
  • Goudie
  • Goudie
  • Goudie
  • Goudie
  • Goudie
  • Jeff Klein
  • Jeff Klein
  • Bob Schneider
  • Bob Schneider
  • Bob Schneider
  • Bob Schneider
  • Bob Schneider
  • Bob Schneider
  • Bob Schneider
  • Lowery 66
  • Lowery 66
  • Lowery 66
  • Lowery 66
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Willy Porter
  • Ian Moore
  • Ian Moore
  • Ian Moore
  • Ian Moore
  • Ian Moore
  • Ian Moore
  • Ian Moore
  • Ian Moore
  • Ian Moore
  • Ian Moore
  • Ian Moore
  • Ian Moore
  • Ian Moore
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Ian Moore
  • Ian Moore
  • Ian Moore
  • Ian Moore
  • Ian Moore
  • Ian Moore
  • Ian Moore
  • Ian Moore
  • Danny Weizmann
  • Kacy Crowley
  • Kacy Crowley
  • Kacy Crowley
  • Kacy Crowley
  • Joan Baez
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
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  • Maia Sharp
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  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Maia Sharp
  • Michael Convertino
  • The Borrowers
  • The Borrowers
  • The Borrowers
  • The Borrowers
  • The Borrowers
  • The Borrowers
  • The Borrowers
  • The Borrowers
  • The Borrowers
  • The Borrowers
  • Zucchero
  • The Pacific Jazz Alliance
  • The Pacific Jazz Alliance
  • The Pacific Jazz Alliance
  • After Hours
  • Ginger Leigh
  • Matt the Electrician
  • Matt the Electrician
  • Matt the Electrician
  • Matt the Electrician
  • Matt the Electrician
  • Matt the Electrician
  • Matt the Electrician
  • Matt the Electrician
  • Matt the Electrician
  • Matt the Electrician
  • Matt the Electrician
  • Jess Klein
  • Jess Klein
  • Jess Klein
  • Jess Klein
  • Jess Klein
  • Jess Klein
  • Jess Klein
  • Jess Klein
  • Rebecca Loebe
  • Rebecca Loebe
  • Rebecca Loebe
  • Rebecca Loebe
  • Rebecca Loebe
  • Rebecca Loebe
  • Rebecca Loebe
  • Rebecca Loebe
  • Rebecca Loebe
  • Rebecca Loebe
  • Rebecca Loebe
  • Wendy Colonna
  • Jess Klein
  • Jess Klein
  • Jess Klein
  • Jess Klein
  • Honeybrowne
  • Fred Andrews
  • Honeybrowne
  • Fred Andrews
  • Honeybrowne
  • Fred Andrews
  • Honeybrowne
  • Fred Andrews
  • Honeybrowne
  • Fred Andrews
  • Honeybrowne
  • Fred Andrews
  • Honeybrowne
  • Fred Andrews
  • Honeybrowne
  • Fred Andrews
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
  • Guy Forsyth
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  • A. Rex
  • A. Rex
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34 Reviews

Endorse Mark Addison . Producer
  1. Review by Brian Mendes
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    I've known and worked with Mark for almost 20 years. He's a fantastic musician and producer. He has great ideas to make the music come to life and is such a pleasure to work with. I highly recommend working with him for anyone looking to cut albums, EPs, demos.

  2. Review by Jeff Klein
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    I worked with Mark on a few projects early in my career. He was the perfect mix of collaborative and tastefully discerning in a fun, creative environment. I learned a lot from our experience together at a very formative time in my career. If you're looking to make a great record and become a better artist in the process, choose Mark. Thats what he does.

  3. Review by Ian
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    I worked with Mark at a pivotal time in my career. I was coming off of 3 bid budget records and this was a self release. Mark helped me make a creative and inspired record that carved out a new niche for me. In addition to being a great engineer, he has real producer chops; arrangement and song structure, but to that point, he was never heavy handed, letting me take or leave information as it suited my own taste. The studio was also a great hang, which is an important component that some folks miss. Great experience that not only made for a great record, but also taught me a ton!

  4. Review by Jeremy Nail
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    I made my first record with Mark. He is patient, enthusiastic and highly creative. Recording with him helped me get outside of my comfort zone. He has a great sensibility for where songs should go lyrically and sonically. One of the best bass players I’ve ever heard, and he’s no slouch on keys or guitar to boot. Most of all, he’s wonderful human being that I’m lucky to know. Wanna make a record? Mark’s your guy

  5. Review by Johnny Goudie
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    Mark is one of the most creative and nurturing humans I know. I am extremely proud of the work we've done together and always hope to do more with this amazing talent.

  6. Review by Walter Tragert
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    Great feel for the song. A pleasure to work with. Fabulous facility. Best ears in the business.

  7. Review by Edmond Enright
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    I saw Mark play in The Hideout in Chicago around 2002 with Kitty Gordon,Jeff Kline and Will Sexton.I bought all their records,he had produced them all. It was time for me to make my 3rd album. I e mailed Mark and asked him would he be up for trying out 3 songs. We laid them down and immediately I knew I was in the right hands. Eventually we made the whole album which included everyone from that chance meeting in Chicago. Sheridan Roalson did backing vocals and Nina Singh played drums. Mark is a gifted guitarist,bassist and piano player and songsmith. The album hit No.1 in Ireland in 2004!Mundy

  8. Review by Nick Diaz
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    From songwriting techniques, lyrical choices, imagery suggestions to chordal structure and melody knowledge. Mark's go it. He's got the brain for instrument selection/mic selection and a positive directional push... fast behind the knobs and editing in the box, Mark's a savvy engineer/producer who knows how to pull the best out of you and get the song where it belongs, while also knowing when to back off and let you be just be you. Addison's great creative studio space on the outskirts of beautiful Austin, Tx is an amazing place to work. Can't wait till next time!

  9. Review by Noëlle Hampton
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    Mark is one of the most prolific, creative musician/songwriters I know. He puts his heart and soul into every project. I have done a bunch of vocal sessions with him and the parts he creates are always unique and sound great in the mix.

  10. Review by sara hickman
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    The astounding, mindfully produced oh-so-right arrangements, instrumentation and subtle harmonizing vocals of Mark Addison can not be overstated. Musicians who have worked with him are always able to receive a new recipe for sound in an overwhelming sea of music. It was an honor to work beside him on my project; he was emotionally as well as intellectually supportive of my concepts and brought more to the table than I could have by myself. He is also an exceptional songwriter. I wish I could give him 11 stars.

  11. Review by Ginger Leigh II
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    Mark is absolutely one of the most talented people I have ever known! He takes every project to the next level. He's dedicated, intelligent, efficient and gives every note and beat the space and tone it deserves. I highly recommend Mark Addison!

  12. Review by Wendy
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    Mark is one of the very first producers I worked with in Austin back in the 90s. He knows exactly what he wants and makes things extremely quick and painless (and of course fun). I've been lucky enough to get to record with him a few more times over the years and have the fondest memories of him in his studio with his dogs producing some of the finest music, always giving the clearest direction. His communication and descriptions produce some of the best outcomes and I love seeing how quickly we can accomplish so much!

  13. Review by Taxi Haskell
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    A producer like no other. One of my favorite recording experiences. His approach and results are organic and he brings out the best of you as a writer and musician. In our particular sessions we wrote and recorded a new song from scratch each day starting only with s cup of coffee and any inkling of a lyric, melody, and/or riff. His ideas were on point with our vision and added a flavor that only his experience, talent, and resourcefulness could bring. I highly recommend you trust this man with your art.

  14. Review by Matt McCormack
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    One of the great producers and musicians of our time. Innovative and unique .. always delivering quality product...

  15. Review by Todd Wolfson
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    Mark has amazed me with his ideas, editing and musical tastes.
    He's a working musician, producer and all-around great guy.
    I have been out to record and document Mark's studio life.
    Always inspired by him.
    He's worked with some of the most amazing musicians i know.
    A treasure.

  16. Review by Lisa Huffman
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    He's a great producer! Definitely recommend him to anyone that needs a producer!!

  17. Review by Aj Downing
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    I met Mark in 2010 after moving to Austin. I’ve been a recording engineer myself since the early 90’s and I had just finished my second album. I was in need of a pair of “golden ears” to master the album and someone told me about Mark and to give him a call. Truly grateful I did! He brought the record to life. He went on to master my third release in 2012 and even mixed a couple tracks for me. I highly recommend working with him for any part of the production process. Your ears and your vision will thank you!

  18. Review by Jess K.
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    Mark is a gifted producer, Engineer and songwriter. He is a rarity in this day and age - skilled at everything from perfecting the structure of a song to finding the best bass drum sound or guitar tone, to experimenting with weird sounds you didn’t know you needed until you heard them. He is also a versatile Multi instrumentalist who can pretty much master any instrument he picks up. I recorded six full length albums with Mark as well as several other side projects. He is also an incredible cook, and cultivates a vibrant sense of community around his studio in Austin. Highly recommend!

  19. Review by Josh Gravelin
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    I've worked on 6 records with Mark Addison in his fantastically equipped studio, have performed with him live in the USA and Europe, and can enthusiastically endorse and recommend! Incredible set of ears, brilliant and intuitive as a producer, killer chops on a multitude of musical instruments ...makes excellent coffee too! Uber-talented fella and all-around great guy. 5 Stars.

  20. Review by Autumn Barr
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    I recently worked with Mark for the first time. His reputation precedes him and I was a little nervous. But he made me feel so comfortable and we captured exactly and what we needed in a timely fashion at his beautiful and peaceful studio. He's beyond easy to communicate with, so very talented, genius at developing song ideas and has great vision. I can't wait to work with Mark again!

  21. Review by Fallon Franklin
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    I have worked with Mark on numerous occasions not only as an engineer but as a producer. I live the way his musical mind works to figure out new and interesting ways to do things. Love the location of his studio as well. It’s a little country I Oasis:)

  22. Review by Matt the Electrician
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    I've made 5 of my own records with Mark as an engineer and co-producer, and also co-produced someone else's record with him. Countless other one-off songs recorded and created in his magical Aerie Studio. Mark has a wealth of experience, talent and patience as a producer and engineer. He makes the recording process comfortable and fun, while making everything sound amazing. Don't know how he does it, frankly.

  23. Review by John Chipman
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    Ears the size of Dumbo the elephant. A wonderful dry wit. A man constantly feeding the creative muse.
    I have done many projects at Mark’s place. Always a joy working with him.

  24. Review by George Duron
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    I've had the pleasure of working on a handful of albums produced by Mark, as well as been in a band led by him AND I've played along side him as a hired gun. He's always a consummate professional and easy to work with. A gifted producer, arranger, multi-instrumentalist and super efficient engineer. I'd happily work with Mark anytime. Highly recommend.

  25. Review by Chris Beall
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    I first met Mark in Nashville when his band “The Borrowers” were on tour. Loved ‘em. Bought the CD immediately. If I remember right, they were on a major label and that record did pretty well on the charts. Great album, either way. Here’s the point: Mark has been making GREAT music a LONG time and has a wealth of knowledge from every aspect of the business—producing, writing, accompanying, mixing, singing.....you name it. The Aerie (his studio) is a great spot up on a hill outside of town. It’s got a big ol’ Quad Eight console. You’re in good hands with Mark.

  26. Review by S. McAllister
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    I've worked with Mark a bunch. He's a fine musician, arranger, and producer - not to mention instrumentalist and bandleader. He helped me bring a few different projects to fruition. He has the unusual (and valuable) ability to understand my musical goals, and all things to the palette that are appropriate and beautiful. Work with him. You'll be glad you did.

  27. Review by jenny reynolds
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    Mark and I worked together on a CD that was released in 2008. He has a rare level of creative intelligence that I greatly appreciate. Full of fun and unique ideas, Mark is also well-organized and totally focused on the big picture. You can discuss things with him, such as instrumentation choices. He listens. And he is fun. You will feel comfortable and empowered to take risks and try new ideas.

  28. Review by Jana Pochop
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    Mark is an incredibly creative and innovative producer who is a joy to work with on everything from production to mix to master of a song. His dedication to song craft ensures every piece from arrangement to final mix is in service of the song. His studio is a peaceful place with all kinds of gear and instruments to spark creativity, too! My project with him - ONETWOTHREESCREAM - has been one of the most fulfilling projects of my career.

  29. Review by John Pointer
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    The studio is in a fantastic location – secluded yet just minutes from downtown Austin, up on a hill where you can watch the most striking sunsets or storms roll across the hills. As if that weren’t enough to inspire your creativity, Mark is an absolute treasure and pleasure to work with! His studio skills, musical reflexes, and songwriting will all bring out the best in you.

  30. Review by Jon Sanchez
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    I’ve done several albums and sessions with Mark. His gear, his approach, and his ears are of the highest caliber. He’s a great engineer, a great instrumentalist, and a great songwriter as well. You can’t find a better place to make music in this town than his studio. Wonderful location too. I’d work with him anytime!

  31. Review by Patrice Pike
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    Mark is a superbly creative, producer, engineer and multi-instrumentalist and vocalist. He works tirelessly to bring an artists vision to light while bringing a diverse sensibility and diplomatic perspective to foster innovation and new ideas to those that engage him in a project. I highly recommend Mark and treasure the recordings we have made together.

  32. Review by Guy Forsyth
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    Mark Addison is a consummate professional in music production who never losses an artists childlike wonder at the power of song. Every project of mine that mark has been involved with has been fruitful and satisfying. He is a skilled and powerful ally.

  33. Review by Wendy Colonna
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    Mark's not just a top-notch producer and engineer -- he's a brilliant songwriter, multi instrumentalist and mentor. He is fully invested in every project he commits to. Artists are guaranteed an inspiring, professional experience where they are also heard, supported and elevated when working with him.

  34. Review by Lonnie Trevino
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    Mark is a valuable resource of knowledge and talent when it comes to the studio, and studio production. I’ve worked with him in several different scenarios, and in each one he proved to be more valuable then the time before. A deep well of musical knowledge. Highly recommend. - Lonnie Treviño Jr, Producer, Engineer, Bassist, & Vocalists.

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