Tag Archives: 2008

On June 23, 2005.

On June 23, 2008, “Full Time Hobby” label released “Workout Holiday LP”, the debut White Denim album. It was recorded in 2007, and was produced by James Petralli, Joshua Block and Steve Terebecki.

Personnel:

  • James Petralli – vocals, guitar
  • Steve Terebecki – vocals, bass
  • Joshua Block – drums

Track listing:

  1. Let’s Talk About It
  2. Shake Shake Shake
  3. Sitting
  4. I Can Tell
  5. Mess Your Hair Up
  6. Heart From Us All
  7. All You Really Have to Do
  8. Look That Way at It
  9. Darksided Computer Mouth
  10. WDA
  11. Don’t Look That Way at It
  12. IEIEI

On June 16, 2009.

On June 16, 2009, Aisles independently released their second studio album “Sudden Walks”. It was recorded 2008 – 2009, and was produced by Germán Vergara. The album was reissued by Presagio Records.

Personnel:

  • Sebastián Vergara – lead vocals
  • Germán Vergara – vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Rodrigo Sepúlveda – vocals, guitar
  • Alejandro Meléndez – keyboards
  • Aston Hayes – bass
  • Felipe Candia – drums, percussion
  • Rodrigo Galarce – acoustic bass
  • Sebastián Jordán – trumpet

Theatrical scene in “Mariachi”

  • Gloria Münchmeyer – Old woman
  • Julio Jung – Man
  • Aline Kuppenheim – Woman

Track listing:

All tracks by Sebastián Vergara, Germán Vergara, Rodrigo Sepúlveda, Alejandro Meléndez, Aston Hayes and Felipe Candia.

  1. Mariachi
  2. Revolution of Light
  3. Summer Fall
  4. The Maiden
  5. Smile of Tears
  6. Hawaii

On June 9, 2009.

On June 9, 2009, “Ohlone Recordings” label released “The Pariah, the Parrot, the Delusion”, the fourth Dredg studio album. It was recorded 2008 – 2009, at “The Plant Studios”, “Tiny Telephone”, “Decibelle Recording Studios” and “Barefoot Studios”, and was produced by Matt Radosevich.

Personnel:

  • Gavin Hayes – vocals
  • Mark Engles – guitars
  • Drew Roulette – bass, symbols illustrations
  • Dino Campanella – drums, piano
  • Gisele Hayes – toy piano
  • Seyah Hayes – toy piano
  • Ben ‘The King’ Perkoff – horns
  • Terry ‘The Bari’ Forgette – horns
  • Judgement Day – strings
  • Geoff Bilson – additional sounds
  • Michael Romanowski – mastering
  • Rohner Segnitz – artwork, design
  • Rohner Segnitz – illustrations re-rendered

Track listing:

All tracks by Gavin Hayes, Mark Engles, Drew Roulette and Dino Campanella.

  1. Pariah
  2. Drunk Side
  3. Ireland
  4. Stamp of Origin: Pessimistic
  5. Light Switch
  6. Gathering Pebbles
  7. Information
  8. Stamp of Origin: Ocean Meets Bay
  9. Saviour
  10. RUOK?
  11. I Don’t Know
  12. Mourning This Morning
  13. Stamp of Origin: Take a Look Around
  14. Long Days and Vague Clues
  15. Cartoon Showroom
  16. Quotes
  17. Down to the Cellar
  18. Stamp of Origin: Horizon

On June 2, 2008.

On June 2, 2008, “Super Ego Records” label released “@#%&*! Smilers” (pronounced Fucking Smilers), the seventh Aimee Mann studio album. It was recorded in 2008, at “The Sound Factory” in Hollywood, and was produced by Paul Bryan.

Personnel:

  • Aimee Mann – lead vocals, acoustic guitar, bowed acoustic
  • Paul Bryan – bass, backing vocals, horn arrangements
  • Jamie Edwards – keyboards
  • Jebin Bruni – Moog 
  • Chris Bruce – guitar solo 
  • Jay Bellerose – drums
  • Willie Murillo – trumpet
  • Mark Visher – tenor and baritone saxophone
  • Jason Thor – trombone and bass trombone
  • Eric Gorfain, Daphne Chen, Amy Wickman, Alyssa Park, Terry Glenny, Marisa Kuney, Melisa Reiner – violins
  • Leah Katz, Caroline Buckman, David Sage – violas
  • Richard Dodd, Alan Matthews, John Krovaza – cellos
  • Buddy Judge – backing vocals
  • Kimon Kirk – backing vocals
  • Sean Hayes – duet vocals
  • Dave Eggers – whistling
  • Patrick Warren – string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Aimee Mann, except where noted.

  1. Freeway
  2. Stranger into Starman
  3. Looking for Nothing
  4. Phoenix
  5. Borrowing Time
  6. It’s Over
  7. 31 Today
  8. The Great Beyond
  9. Medicine Wheel – Aimee Mann, Gretchen Seichrist
  10. Columbus Avenue
  11. Little Tornado
  12. True Believer – Aimee Mann, Grant Lee Phillips
  13. Ballantines

On May 26, 2008.

On May 26, 2008, “Sanctuary Records” label released “Songs in A&E”, the sixth Spiritualized studio album. It was recorded in 2007, in Cedars, Nottingham, and was produced by Jason Pierce.

Personnel:

  • J Spaceman – vocals, Fender Thinline, Fender Jaguar, Fender Jazzmaster, Fender Custom Vox Starstreamer, Gibson 125, Fender Bass VI, autoharp, harmonicas, melodica, accordion, piano, Gibson L/00, violin, Marshall Artist, HH Custom, Fender Superchamp, Farfisa Compact, Vox Continental, percussion
  • Tony ‘Doggen’ Foster – Fender Jazzmaster, Gibson Les Paul Goldtop, Silvertone Acoustic, Rickenbacker Lap Steel, Fender Rhodes, Fender Twin, Marshall Artist, Hiwatt Custom 50
  • Tom Edwards – vibraphone, marimbas, percussion, timpani, glockenspiel, Fender Rhodes, Hammond, reed organ, melodica, tubular bells
  • Tim Lewis – Vox Continental, Farfisa Compact, synthesizers, piano
  • Richard Warren – Rickenbacker 3000 Bass, Baldwin 704, Fender Precision Bass, Epiphone Casino, Vox Starstream 12, Burns Sonic Bass, Fender Bass VI
  • Kevin Bales – Gretch Roundbadge, George Hayman Vibrasonic, Ludwig Jazz Festival Snare
  • John Coxon – Fender Jaguar, pipe organ
  • Barrie Cadogan – Gibson 330
  • Alex Barrow – accordion
  • Rachel Korine – vocals
  • Ben Edwards – trumpet
  • David Temple – saxophones
  • James Adams – trombone
  • Sara Temple – clarinet
  • Johnny Morcombe – French horn
  • Mary Owen – flute
  • Nicky Sweeney – violins
  • Ian Rathbone – violin
  • Tony Woollard – cello
  • Sharlene Hector, Nomvula Malinga, Jasette Barrett – vocals
  • The Dirtbombs (Mick Collins, Ko Melina, Troy Gregory) – vocals
  • The Choir (Sian Ahern, Rupert Clervaux, Matt Conner, Ben Crook, Dan Gamble, Simon Hill, Sarah McCrory, Kim Gehrig, Sarah Evans, Claire Luke, Poppy Spaceman, Hank Jackson) – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by J Spaceman.

  1. Harmony 1 (Mellotron)
  2. Sweet Talk
  3. Death Take Your Fiddle
  4. I Gotta Fire
  5. Soul on Fire
  6. Harmony 2 (Piano)
  7. Sitting on Fire
  8. Yeah Yeah
  9. You Lie You Cheat
  10. Harmony 3 (Voice)
  11. Baby I’m Just a Fool
  12. Don’t Hold Me Close
  13. Harmony 4 (This Old Man…)
  14. The Waves Crash In
  15. Harmony 5 (Accordion)
  16. Borrowed Your Gun
  17. Harmony 6 (Glockenspiel)
  18. Goodnight Goodnight

On May 20, 2008.

On May 20, 2008, “ANTI” label released “Arm’s Way”, the second Islands studio album. It was recorded in 2008, at “Mixart Studios”, “Bear Creek Studios”, and was produced by Ryan Hadlock, Nick Thorburn, Sebastian Chow, Alex Chow, Patrick Gregorie, Patrice Agbokou and Aaaron Harris.

Personnel:

  • Nick Thorburn – vocals, guitar, arranger
  • Patrick Gregorie – guitar, bass clarinet
  • Sebastian Chow – vocals, piano, violin, oboe, arranger
  • Alex Chow – violin, viola, synthesizer, percussion, arranger
  • Patrice Agbokou – bass, arranger
  • Aaron Harris – vocals, drums, percussion, arranger
  • Ryan Hadlock – engineer
  • Mathieu Roberge – engineer assistant
  • Doug Boehm, Rob Schnapf – mixing
  • Chris Constable – mixing assistant
  • Greg Calbi, Steve Fallone – mastering
  • Rebecca Bird – artwork
  • Philip Laslett – design
  • Alexander Wagner – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Nick Thorburn.

  1. The Arm
  2. Pieces of You
  3. J’aime vous voir quitter
  4. Abonimable Snow
  5. Creeper
  6. Kids Don’t Know Shit
  7. Life in Jail
  8. In the Rushes (contains fragment of “A Quick One While He’s Away” by The Who)
  9. We Swim
  10. To a Bond
  11. I Feel Evil creeping In
  12. Vertigo (It’s a Crime)

On May 13, 2008.

On May 13, 2008, “In-akustik” label released “In the Midst of Beauty”, the thirteenth Michael Schenker Group album. It was recorded in 2008, at “Studio 2” in Neu-Ulm, Germany, “Phantom Recordings” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Michael Schenker, Romi Schickle and Siggi Schwarz.

Personnel:

  • Gary Barden – vocals
  • Michael Schenker – guitars, producer
  • Don Airey – keyboards
  • Neil Murray – bass
  • Simon Phillips – drums
  • Romi Schickle – engineer, mixing
  • Siggi Schwarz – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Michael Schenker and Gary Barden

  1. City Lights
  2. Competition
  3. I Want You
  4. End of the Line
  5. Summerdays
  6. A Night to Remember
  7. Wings of Emotion
  8. Come Closer
  9. The Cross of Crosses
  10. Na Na
  11. I Am the One
  12. Ride on My Way

On April 22, 2008.

On April 22, 2008, “Saddle Creek Records” label released “Elephant Shell”, the debut Tokyo Police Club album. It was recorded in December 2007, at “Chemical Sound” in Toronto, Canada and was produced by Jon Drew, Peter Katis, Chris Zane, Dave Monks, Josh Hook, Graham Wright and Greg Alsop.

Personnel:

  • Dave Monks – vocals, bass
  • Josh Hook – guitar
  • Graham Wright – keyboards
  • Greg Alsop – drums
  • Peter Katis – mixing
  • Alex Aldi – additional engineering
  • Greg Giorgio – additional engineering
  • Dean Martino – assistant engineer
  • Jay Sadlowski – assistant engineer
  • Doug Van Sloun – mastering engineer
  • Jadon Ulrich – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Monks, Josh Hook, Graham Wright and Greg Alsop.

  1. Centennial
  2. In a Cave
  3. Graves
  4. Juno
  5. Tessellate
  6. Sixties Remake
  7. The Harrowing Adventures Of…
  8. Nursery, Academy
  9. Your English is Good
  10. Listen to the Man
  11. The Baskervilles

On April 22, 2008.

On April 22, 2008, “Jingle Town” and “Warner Music” labels released “Stop Drop and Roll!!!”, the debut Foxboro Hot Tubs album. It was recorded in December 2007, at “Jingletown Studios” in Oakland, California, and was produced by Chris Dugan.

Personnel:

  • Reverend Strychnine Twitch – lead vocals
  • Mike Dirnt – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Frosco Lee – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Jason Freese – keyboard, saxophone, flute, backing vocals
  • Kevin Preston – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Tré Cool – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Chris Dugan – recording, mixing
  • Ken Lee – mastering
  • Jason Chandler – artwork

 Track listing:

All tracks by Reverend Strychine Twitch, mike Dirnt, Frosco Lee, Jason Freese, Kevin Preston and Tré Cool.

  1. Stop Drop and Roll
  2. Mother Mary
  3. Ruby Room
  4. Red Tide
  5. Broadway
  6. She’s a Saint Not a Celebrity
  7. Sally
  8. Alligator
  9. The Pedestrian
  10. 27th Ave. Shuffle
  11. Dark Side of the Night
  12. Pieces of Truth

On April 21, 2009.

On April 21, 2009, “Favorite Gentlemen Recording” label released “Mean Everything to Nothing”, the second Manchester Orchestra studio album. It was recorded September – November 2008, and was produced by Joe Chiccarelli and Dan Hannon.

Personnel:

  • Andy Hull – lead vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards, lyrics
  • Robert Mcdowell – lead guitar, vocals, keyboards
  • Jonathan Corley – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jeremiah Edmond – drums, percussion, art direction
  • Chris Freeman – additional percussion, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Dan Hannon – electric guitar, keyboards
  • Oliver Kraus – cello, violin
  • Erica Froman – vocals, handclaps
  • Mary Alice Hull – vocals, handclaps

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Hull.

  1. The Only One
  2. Shake It Out
  3. I’ve Got Friends
  4. Pride
  5. In My Teeth
  6. 100 Dollars
  7. I Can Feel a Hot One
  8. My Friend Marcus
  9. Tony the Tiger
  10. Everything to Nothing
  11. The River (contains hidden track “Jimmy, He Whispers”)