Tag Archives: 2007

On March 5, 2007.

On March 5, 2007, “Sequel Records” label released “Make Another World”, the fifth Idlewild studio album. It was recorded in 2006, at “Sub Station” in Rosyth, Scotland, and was produced by Dave Eringa.

Personnel:

  • Roddy Woomble – lead vocal
  • Rod Jones – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Allan Stewart – vocals, guitars
  • Gareth Russell – bass guitar
  • Colin Newton – drums, percussion
  • Inara George – vocals
  • Mick Cooke – trumpet, French horn
  • Tom Smith – trombone
  • Dave Eringa – engineering, mixing
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering
  • An Evil Empire – design, photography

Track listing:

  • All tracks by Roddy Woomble, Rod Jones, Allan Stewart, Gareth Russell and Colin Newton.
  1. In Competition for the Worst Time
  2. Everything (As It Moves)
  3. No Emotion
  4. Make Another World
  5. If It Takes You Home
  6. Future Works
  7. You and I Are Both Away
  8. A Ghost in the Arcade
  9. Once In Your Life
  10. Finished It Remains

On March 3, 2008.

On March 3, 2008, “Inside Out” label released “Not as Good as the Book”, the fourth Tangent studio album. It was recorded January 2006 – November 2007, and was produced by Andy Tillison.

Personnel:

  • Andy Tillison – vocals, guitars, organ, piano, Moog synthesizer
  • Guy Manning – vocals, acoustic guitar, mandolin, bouzouki
  • Jonas Reingold – bass guitar
  • Jaime Salazar – drums
  • Theo Travis – saxophone, flute
  • Jakko Jakszyk – vocals, guitars
  • Julie King – vocal
  • Unknown Frenchman – violin
  • Antoine Ettori – cover artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Tillison.

A Crisis in Mid-Life

  1. A Crises in Mid-Life
  2. Lost in London 25 years Later
  3. The Ethernet
  4. Celebrity Purée
  5. Not as Good as the Book
  6. A Sale of Two Souls
  7. Bat Out of Basildon

Throwing Metal at the Sky

  1. Part One – Four Egos One War
  2. I. Ours
  3. II. Theirs (incl. Ours Reprise)
  4. III. His

IV. Mine

  • Part Two – The Full Gamut
  • V. The D599
  • VI. Gothenburg
  • VII. Last Tango
  • VIII. Studio Tan
  • IX. Not a Drill
  • X. Southend on Sea
  • XI. The A1 North of Paris
  • XII. Four Last Days
  • XIII. The D599 & The A

On February 20, 2007.

On February 20, 2007, “Rampage Records” label released “Advance of the Broken Arm”, the debut Marnie Stern album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Zach Hill.

Personnel:

  • Marnie Stern – vocals, guitar, keyboards, arrangements, additional engineering
  • John-Reed Thompson – bass, keyboards, organ, engineer, mixing
  • Zach Hill – drums, bass, keyboards, piano, arrangements
  • John Golden – mastering
  • Bella Foster – artwork

All tracks by Marnie Stern, except where noted.

  1. Vibrational Match – Marnie Stern, Bella Foster
  2. Grapefruit
  3. Every Single Line Means Something
  4. Precious Metal
  5. Put All Your Eggs in One Basket and Then Watch That Basket!!!
  6. Absorb Those Numbers
  7. This American Life
  8. Healer
  9. Patterns of a Diamond Ceiling

On February 20, 2007.

On February 20, 2007, “Jagjaguwar” label released “The Besnard Lakes Are the Dark Horse”, the second Besnard Lakes studio. It was recorded in 2006, at “The Breakglass Studios” in Montreal, Canada, and was produced by Jace Lasek and Olga Goreas.

Personnel:

  • Olga Goreas – vocals, bass, organ, synthesizer, glockenspiel, drums
  • Jace Lasek – vocals, guitar, organ, piano, Rhodes, synthesizer, lap steel guitar, tambourine, drums
  • Kevin Laing – drums
  • Nicole Lizée – string, horn, flute, saxophone arrangements, bass, synthesizer
  • The Fifth String Liberation Singers Choir – vocals
  • Steve Raegele – vocals, guitar
  • Jonathan Cummins – guitar
  • Jerimiah Bullied – guitar
  • Eric LaRock – bass
  • George Donoso III – drums
  • Jean-Paul Perron – drums
  • Heather Schnarr – violin 
  • Sophie Trudeau – violin
  • Chris Seligman – French horn
  • Billy Boufford – flute, soprano saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Olga Goreas, Jace Lasek and Nicole Lizee.

  1. Disaster
  2. For Agent 13
  3. And You Lied to Me
  4. Devastation
  5. Because Tonight
  6. Rides the Rails
  7. On Bedford and Grand
  8. Cedric’s War

On February 18, 2008.

On February 18, 2008, “4AD” label released “Heretic Pride”, the eleventh Mountain Goats studio album. It was recorded in 2007, and was produced by was produced by Scott Solter and John Vanderslice.

Personnel:

  • John Darnielle – vocals, guitar
  • Franklin Bruno – piano, organ
  • Annie Clark – guitar, backing vocals
  • Erik Friedlander – arrangement, strings
  • Peter Hughes – electric guitar, bass guitar
  • Jon Wurster – drums, percussion
  • Rachel Ware Zooi – backing vocals
  • Sarah Arslanian – backing vocals
  • John Vanderslice – synthesizer
  • Scott Solter – additional percussion, recording, mixing
  • Aaron Prellwitz – recording
  • Timin Murray – assistant recording

Track listing:

All tracks by John Darnielle.

  1. Sax Rohmer #1
  2. San Bernardino
  3. Heretic Pride
  4. Autoclave
  5. New Zion
  6. So Desperate
  7. In the Craters of the Moon
  8. Lovecraft in Brooklyn
  9. Tianchi Lake
  10. How to Embrace a Swamp Creature
  11. Marduk T-Shirt Men’s Room Incident
  12. Sept. 15 1983
  13. Michael Myers Resplendent

On February 12, 2008.

On February 12, 2008, “Hyena Records” label released “Invisible Baby”, the debut Marco Benevento studio album. It was recorded in August 2007, at “Avast!” in Seattle, Washington, and October 2007, at “Trout Studios” in Brooklyn, New York, and was produced by Marco Benevento.

Personnel:

  • Marco Benevento – piano, keyboards, mellotron, circuit bent toys
  • Reed Mathis – bass
  • Matt Chamberlain – drums
  • Andrew Barr – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Marco Benevento.

  1. Bus Ride
  2. Record Book
  3. Atari
  4. The Real Morning Party
  5. You Must Be A Lion
  6. If You Keep Asking Me
  7. Ruby
  8. Are You the Favorite Person of Anybody?

On February 6, 2007.

On February 6, 2007, “Desperation” label released “Barenaked Ladies Are Men”, the eight Barenaked Ladies album. It was recorded October 2005 – April 2006, and was produced by Steven Page, Ed Robertson, Jim Creeggan, Tyler Stewart and Kevin Hearn.

Personnel:

  • Steven Page – vocals, guitars
  • Ed Robertson – vocals, guitars
  • Jim Creeggan – vocals, bass
  • Tyler Stewart – drums, percussion
  • Kevin Hearn – vocals. keyboards, piano, engineer
  • Rob Carli – clarinet, saxophones, horn arrangements
  • Terry Promane – trombone
  • Kevin Turcotte – trumpet
  • Jim Creeggan – engineer
  • Paul Forgues – engineer
  • Susan Rogers – engineer
  • Keith Rudyk – assistant engineer
  • Bob Clearmountain – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Steven Page and Ed Robertson, except where noted.

  1. Serendipity – Kevin Hearn
  2. Something You’ll never Find
  3. One and Only – Ed Robertson
  4. Angry People
  5. Down to Earth
  6. Beautiful
  7. Running Out Of Ink
  8. Half a Heart
  9. Maybe Not
  10. I Can, I Will, I Do
  11. Fun & Games
  12. The New Sad
  13. Quality
  14. Another Spin – Kevin Hearn
  15. What A Letdown – Ed Robertson
  16. Why Say Anything Nice? – Steven Page, Ed Robertson, Tyler Stewart

On February 6, 2007.

On February 6, 2007, “Simian”, “Elephant 6” and “Yep Roc” labels released “New Magnetic Wonder”, the sixth Apples in Stereo studio album. It was recorded in 2006, at “Trout Studios” in Brooklyn, New York, in Lexington, Kentucky, in Denver, Colorado,
in Benton, Kentucky, and was produced by Bryce Goggin and Robert Schneider.

Personnel:

  • Robert Schneider – lead and backing vocals, lead and rhythm guitar, acoustic and electric piano, organ, synthesizer, mellotron, vocoder, electronic effects, percussion, handclaps, bass guitar, non-Pythagorean music scale
  • Hilarie Sidney – lead and backing vocals, drums, percussion, handclaps, rhythm guitar
  • Eric Allen – bass guitar, echoplex, space guitar, handclaps, backing vocals,
  • John Hill – rhythm guitar, phase shift, handclaps, backing vocals
  • Anonymous studio musicians – Mellotron tape banks.
  • Per Ole Bratset – lead guitar, sound effects
  • Bill Doss – piano fun, acoustic guitar, handclaps, backing vocals, vocal arrangement
  • Will Cullen Hart – drums, electronic effects, handclaps, backwards poetry, plastic whistle, backing vocals
  • Otto Helmuth – mandolin, handclaps, backing vocals
  • Jeff Holland – lap steel, echoplex
  • London audience – anger due to Apples’ overly-loud guitars
  • Jeff Mangum – drums, cow object, backing vocals, handclaps
  • John Fernandes – bass clarinet, violins
  • Craig Morris – lead and backwards guitar, Mellotron, fuzz bass
  • Adam Sachs – cowbell, tambourine
  • Zack Shaw – alto sax, weird toys, echoplex
  • Pete Fitzpatrick – euphonium
  • Bryce Goggin – electronic effects
  • John Ferguson – backing vocals
  • Matthew Goodman – backing vocals
  • Tony Miller – backing vocals

Track listing:

The album consists of 14 songs and 10 musical segues (“link tracks”).

All tracks written by Robert Schneider except where noted.

Disc 1:

  1. Can You Feel It? – co-written by Bill Doss
  2. Skyway
  3. Mellotron 1
  4. Energy
  5. Same Old Drag
  6. Joanie Don’t U Worry
  7. Sunndal Song – Hilarie Sidney
  8. Droplet
  9. Play Tough
  10. Sun is Out
  11. Non-Pythagorean Composition 1
  12. Hello Lola
  13. 7 Stars
  14. Mellotron 2

Disc 2:

  1. Sunday Sounds – Hilarie Sidney
  2. Open Eyes
  3. Crimson
  4. Pre-Crimson – Eric Allen
  5. Vocoder Ba Ba
  6. Radiation
  7. Beautiful Machine Parts 1-2
  8. Beautiful Machine Parts 3-4
  9. My Pretend
  10. Non-Pythagorean Composition 3

On February 6, 2007.

On February 6, 2007, “Arts & Crafts” label released “National Anthem of Nowhere”, the second Apostle of Hustle studio album. It was recorded December 2005 – August 2006, at “Masterkut” in Montreal, Monocentre” in Toronto, and was produced by Martin Davis Kinack,and Andrew Whiteman.

Personnel:

  • Andrew Whiteman – guitar, bass guitar, engineer, mixing, photography
  • Annie Lawrence – vocals
  • Evan Cranley – guitar, mandolin, bass, trombone, percussion
  • Chris Seligman – keyboards, French horn
  • Daniel Stone – viola
  • Marty Kinack – engineer, mixing. mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Andrew Whiteman.

  1. My Sword Hand’s Anger
  2. National Anthem of Nowhere
  3. The Naked & Alone
  4. Haul Away
  5. Cheap Like Sebastien
  6. ¡Rafaga!
  7. Chances Are
  8. A Rent Boy Goes Down
  9. Fast Pony for Victor Jara
  10. Justine, Beckoning
  11. Jimmy Scott Is the Answer
  12. NoNoNo

On February 5, 2008.

On February 5, 2008, “A&M” label released “Detours”, the sixth Sheryl Crow studio album. It was recorded in 2007, at “The Hit Farm” in Nashville, “Odditorium Recorders” in California, “Sage and Sound Studios” in Hollywood, “Glenwood Place Studios” in Burbank, “The Pass Studios” in Los Angeles, “2 Seas Records” in Bahrain, and was produced by Bill Bottrell.

Personnel:

  • Sheryl Crow – vocals, choir, chorus, organ, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, piano, accordion, handclapping
  • Bill Bottrell – vocals, choir, chorus, organ, synthesizer, acoustic and electric guitar, bass guitar, acoustic bass, synthesizer bass, percussion, pedal steel, drums, marimba, pipe, mellotron, acoustic bass, string arrangements, drum programming, wurlitzer, engineer, mixing,
  • Doyle Bramhall II – electric guitar
  • Mike Elizondo – synthesizer, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, drums, sampling, drum programming
  • Jeff Trott – acoustic guitar, bass guitar, electric guitar, vocals, choir, chorus, slide guitar
  • Brian MacLeod – percussion, drums, sampling, drum programming
  • Jeremy Stacey – piano, drums, timbales, vocals, kalimba
  • Ben Harper – vocals
  • Marva Soogrim – vocals
  • Rosanna Arquette – vocals
  • Ahmed AlHirmi – vocals
  • Abdulla AlKhalifa – vocal arrangement, vocal producer
  • Matt Butler – cello
  • Wyatt Crow – noise
  • Greg d’Augelli – brass
  • Mike Rowe – flute sample
  • Eric Fritsch – engineer
  • Matt Tait – engineer
  • Alex Pavlides – assistant engineer
  • Brendan Dekora – assistant engineer
  • Zeph Sowers – assistant engineer
  • Ken Takahashi – assistant engineer
  • David Allen Young – assistant engineer
  • Adrián Agustin – assistant engineer
  • Doug Sax – mastering
  • Teresa Bustillo – assistant
  • Chris Hudson – production coordination
  • Julian Peploe – art direction, package design
  • Catherine Berclaz – art direction, creative director
  • Norman Jean Roy – photography
  • Shari Sutcliffe – contractor

Track listing:

All tracks by Sheryl Crow, except where noted.

  1. God Bless This Mess
  2. Shine over Babylon – lyrics by Sheryl Crow, Bill Bottrell, music by Shery Crow, Bill Bottrell, Brian MacLeod, Eric Schermerhorn
  3. Love Is Free – Sheryl Crow, Bill Bottrell
  4. Peace Be Upon Us – Sheryl Crow, Mike Elizondo, Bill Bottrell, Jeff Trott
  5. Gasoline – Sheryl Crow, Bill Bottrell, Jeff Trott
  6. Out of Our Heads – lyrics by Sheryl Crow, Bill Bottrell, music by Bill Bottrell
  7. Detours
  8. Now That You’re Gone
  9. Drunk with the Thought of You
  10. Diamond Ring – Sheryl Crow, Jeff Trott
  11. Motivation – Sheryl Crow, Bill Bottrell
  12. Make It Go Away (Radiation Song)
  13. Love Is All There Is – Sheryl Crow, Mike Elizondo, Jeff Trott
  14. Lullaby for Wyatt