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On January 26, 2010.

On January 26, 2010, “Drag City” label released “Five American Portraits”, the fifth collaboration between Red Krayola and the art group Art & Language.

Personnel:

  • Gina Birch– vocals, bass guitar
  • Alex Dower – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Jim O’Rourke– bass guitar
  • Tom Rogerson– piano
  • Mayo Thompson– guitar, piano, vocals, mixing
  • Tom Watson – guitar
  • Fred Somsen – backing vocals
  • Dan Cox – backing vocals, engineering
  • Matt Ingram – backing vocals, engineering
  • Butchy Fuego – mixing
  • Rian Murphy– mixing

Track listing:

All lyrics by Art & Language; all music by The Red Krayola.

  1. Portrait of Wile E. Coyote
  2. Portrait of President George W. Bush
  3. Portrait of President Jimmy Carter
  4. Portrait of John Wayne
  5. Portrait of Ad Reinhardt

On January 21, 2011.

On January 21, 2011, “Ampcorp.Industries” label released “The Octopus”, the third  Amplifier studio album. It was recorded 2006 – 2010, and was produced by Sel Balamir.

Personnel:

  • Sel Balamir – vocals, guitar, recording, mixing
  • Neil Mahony – bass
  • Matt Brobin – drums
  • Charlie Barnes – piano
  • Tom Knott – trumpet
  • Claire Lemmon, Denise Johnson, Mike Vennart– backing vocals
  • Miloden Pavlovic, Savvas Iossifidis – recording
  • Jon Astley – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Charlie Barnes.

  1. The Runner
  2. Minion’s Song
  3. Interglacial Spell
  4. The Wave
  5. The Octopus
  6. Planet of Insects
  7. White Horses at Sea // Utopian Daydream
  8. Trading Dark Matter on the Stock Exchange
  9. The Sick Rose
  10. Interstellar
  11. The Emperor
  12. Golden Ratio
  13. Fall of the Empire
  14. Bloodtest
  15. Oscar Night / Embryo
  16. Forever and More

On December 21, 2010.

On December 21, 2010, “All You Need Is Now”, the 13th Duran Duran studio album was released digitally, and the physical package was released on 21 March 2011 in Europe on the “Tape Modern” label. It was recorded February – August 2010, at “Sphere Studios” in London, and was produced by Mark Ronson, Simon Le Bon, John Taylor, Roger Taylor and Nick Rhodes.

Personnel:

  • Simon Le Bon– lead vocals
  • John Taylor– bass, backing vocals
  • Roger Taylor– drums
  • Nick Rhodes– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Dominic Brown– guitars, backing vocals
  • Simon Willescroft – saxophone
  • Nina Hossain– vocals, spoken words
  • Anna Ross – backing vocals
  • Jamie Walton – cello
  • Mark Ronson– additional chorus guitar
  • Ana Matronic– vocals, rap
  • Tawiah – backing vocals
  • Kelis– vocals
  • Owen Pallett– string arrangements, conductor
  • The St. Kitts String Octet – strings
  • Mark ‘Spike’ Stent – mixing
  • Matty Green – mixing assistant
  • Ted Jensen – mastering

Track listing (digital release):

  1. All You Need is Now – Mark Ronson, Simon Le Bon, John Taylor, Roger Taylor, Nick Rhodes, Dom Brown
  2. Blame the Machines – Simon Le Bon, John Taylor, Roger Taylor, Nick Rhodes, Dom Brown
  3. Being Followed – Simon Le Bon, John Taylor, Roger Taylor, Nick Rhodes, Dom Brown
  4. Leave a Light On – Simon Le Bon, John Taylor, Roger Taylor, Nick Rhodes, Dom Brown
  5. Safe (In the Heat of the Moment) – Mark Ronson, Simon Le Bon, John Taylor, Roger Taylor, Nick Rhodes, Dom Brown, Ana Matronic
  6. Get Panic! – Mark Ronson, Simon Le Bon, John Taylor, Roger Taylor, Nick Rhodes, Dom Brown
  7. The Man Who Stole a Leopard – Simon Le Bon, John Taylor, Roger Taylor, Nick Rhodes
  8. Runaway Runaway – Simon Le Bon, John Taylor, Roger Taylor, Nick Rhodes, Dom Brown
  9. Before the Rain – Simon Le Bon, John Taylor, Roger Taylor, Nick Rhodes

 

On November 10, 2011.

On November 8, 2011, “Tonefloat” label released “Cenotaph”, the ninth Steven Wilson studio album (under the pseudonym Bass Communion). It was recorded January 2010 – June 2011, and was produced by Steven Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Steven Wilson – performer
  • Theo Travis – trombone
  • Carl Clover – design, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Steven Wilson.

  1. Citadel (q)
  2. Carrion (u)
  3. Cenotaph (r)
  4. Conflux (n)

 

On October 19, 2010.

On October 19, 2010, “Favorite Gentlemen” and “Razor & Tie” labels digitally released the debut, self-titled, Bad Books album. It was recorded April–May 2010 at “Favorite Gentlemen Studios” in Atlanta, Georgia, and was produced by Robert McDowell.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Devine- lead vocals, guitar, piano
  • Andy Hull- lead vocals, guitar, piano
  • Robert McDowell – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Chris Freeman – keyboards, backing vocals, design
  • Jonathan Corley – bass
  • Ben Homola – drums, percussion
  • Brian Manley – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Hull, except where noted.

  1. How This All Ends
  2. The Easy Mark & the Old Maid – Kevin Devine
  3. Baby Shoes
  4. You’re a Mirror I Cannot Avoid – Kevin Devine
  5. Holding Down the Laughter – Kevin Devine
  6. You Wouldn’t have to Ask
  7. I Begged You Everything
  8. Please Move
  9. Mesa, AZ – Kevin Devine
  10. Texas
  11. Thanklin Franklin (Fish Ass Baby) pre-order bonus track – Kevin Devine

On October 12, 2010.

On October 12, 2010, “Cobraside” and “Royal Order” label released “Miracles & Metaphors”, the fourth Gramm Rabbit studio album. It was recorded in 2010, at “The Powderhorn Ranch” in Pioneertown, CA, at ‘Rabbit Ranch” in Joshuat Tree, “Royal Triton Studio” and the “Boat Studio” in Silverlake, and was produced by Ethan Allen and Gram Rabbit.

Personnel:

  • Jesika von Rabbit – vocals, keyboard, guitar
  • Todd Rutherford – vocals, bass, guitar, programming
  • Ethan Allen – vocals, guitar, programming, engineer
  • Hayden Scott – drums
  • Hillary Hack – guest vocals
  • Brian MacLeod – drums
  • Henri Benard – drums
  • Bill Marsh – pedal steel
  • Stewart Cole – trumpet
  • Brandon Jay – percussion
  • Larry Nettles – spoken sample

Track listing:

All tracks by Jesika von Rabbit, Todd Rutherford, Ethan Allen and Hayden Scott, except where noted.

  1. Time of Our Lives
  2. Candy Flip – Jesika von Rabbit, Todd Rutherford, Ethan Allen, Hayden Scott, Hillary Hack
  3. Falling Debris
  4. Hyena
  5. Flowerhead – Jesika von Rabbit, Todd Rutherford, Zaine Alwan
  6. Off With Your Head
  7. Wheels in Motion
  8. Another Long Day
  9. Destinies Align
  10. They’re Watching
  11. Horses Can’t Throw Up
  12. I Rest My Case

On October 4, 2011.

Siberia

On October 4, 2011, “Lights Music” and “Last Gang” labels released “Siberia”, the second Lights studio album. It was recorded 2010 –2011, at “Metalworks Studios” in Mississauga, Ontario, and was produced by Lights, Brian Borcherdt, Tawgs Salter, David Thomson, Graham Walsh and Holy Fuck.

Personnel:

  • Lights (Valerie Poxleitner) – vocals, bass, guitar, synthesizer, creative director
  • Holy Fuck – drum, synthesizer, engineer
  • Shad K – vocals
  • Maurie Kauffman – drums
  • Thomas “Tawgs” Salter – bass, guitar, synthesizer, engineer
  • Dave “Dwave” Thompson – programming
  • Jay “Human Kebab” Parsons – drum programming
  • Daenen Bramberger, Dave Mohasci, Lenny DeRose – engineer
  • Terrance Lam, Wayne Cochrane – assistance engineer
  • Joän Carvalho – mastering
  • Caitlin Cronenberg- photography

Track listing:

  1. Siberia – Valerie Poxleitner, Brian Borcherdt, Graham Walsh
  2. Where the Fence is Low – Valerie Poxleitner, Thomas “Tawgs” Salter, Jason Parsons
  3. Toes – Valerie Poxleitner
  4. Banner – Valerie Poxleitner, Thomas “Tawgs” Salter
  5. Everybody Breaks a Glass – Valerie Poxleitner, Brian Borcherdt, Graham Walsh, Shadrach Kabango
  6. Heavy Rope – Valerie Poxleitner, Thomas “Tawgs” Salter
  7. Timing Is Everything – Valerie Poxleitner, Thomas “Tawgs” Salter
  8. Peace Sign – Valerie Poxleitner, Dave Thomson
  9. Cactus in the Valley – Valerie Poxleitner
  10. Suspension – Valerie Poxleitner, Thomas “Tawgs” Salter
  11. Flux and Flow – Valerie Poxleitner, Thomas “Tawgs” Salter, Jason Parsons
  12. Fourth Dimension – Valerie Poxleitner, Dave Thomson
  13. …And Counting – Valerie Poxleitner, Dave Thomson
  14. Day One – Valerie Poxleitner, Brian Borcherdt, Graham Walsh