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On March 24, 2010.

On March 24, 2010, James Joseph Marshall died aged 74. He was a photographer, best known for his photographs of famous rock musicians, including The Beatles (final paid live concert in San Francisco’s Candlestick Park), Led Zeppelin, Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Neil Young, Janis Joplin, Bob Dylan, Jim Morrison, The Allman Brothers Band, The Who, Guns N’ Roses and Santana. He was also the chief photographer at Woodstock.

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On March 21, 2011.

On March 21, 2011, “Greenvoe Records” label released “The Impossible Song & Other Songs” third Roddy Woomble album. It was recorded in 2010, at “An Tobar” in Isle of Mull, and was produced by Roddy Woomble. The album’s artwork was by Mairi Hedderwick,

Personnel:

  • Roddy Woomble- lead vocals
  • Sorren Maclean – acoustic and electric guitars, banjo, organ, backing vocals, vibraphone
  • Gavin Fox- bass guitar, accordion
  • Gregor Donaldson – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Jill O’Sullivan – backing vocals
  • Gordon Maclean – double bass, accordion
  • Mhairi Hall – piano
  • Kevin Brolly – clarinet
  • Aidan O’Rourke – fiddle
  • Seonaid Aitken – piano, violin, backing vocals
  • Chick Lyall – piano
  • Rob Hall – sopranino, soprano and tenor saxophones
  • Michael Marra- organ
  • Phil Cunningham– accordion
  • Gordon Maclean – recording
  • Tony Doogan – mixing, additional recording
  • Frank Arkwright – mastering
  • Rose Skelton – photo of Roddy
  • Darren Evans – layout

Track listing:

All tracks by Roddy Woomble and Sorren Maclean, except where noted.

  1. A New Day Has Begun – Roddy Woomble, Sorren Maclean, Jones
  2. Make Something Out of What it’s Worth
  3. Work Like You Can
  4. Tangled Wire
  5. Roll Along – Roddy Woomble, Sorren Maclean, Jones
  6. Hour After Hour – Roddy Woomble, Sorren Maclean, Jones
  7. Leaving Without Gold
  8. New Frontier – Roddy Woomble, Sorren Maclean, Jones
  9. Old Town
  10. Living as You Always Have
  11. Gather the Day
  12. Between the Old Moon

 

On March 2, 2010.

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On March 2, 2010, “Geffen” label released “Smoke & Mirrors”, the fifth Lifehouse studio album. It was recorded 2008-2009, and was produced by Jude Cole, Lifehouse, Kevin Rudolf, and Florian Ammon.

Personnel:

  • Jason Wade— lead vocals, rhythm guitar, piano
  • Rick Woolstenhulme, Jr.— drums, percussion
  • Bryce Soderberg— bass guitar, backing vocals, lead vocals
  • Ben Carey— lead guitar
  • Chris Daughtry— backing vocals
  • Mitch Lerner — piano
  • Chris Murguia — guitars, hammond organ, piano, background vocals
  • Jude Cole — guitars, background vocals, synth, keyboard, bass
  • Patrick Leonard — piano, synth, synth bass
  • Florian Ammon — synth
  • Sonus Quartet — strings
  • Chris Lord-Alge— mixing
  • Serban Ghenea — mixing
  • Florian Ammon — mixing
  • Greg Calbi — mastering

Track listing:

  1. All In – Jason Wade, Jude Cole
  2. Nerve Damage – Jason Wade, Jude Cole
  3. Had Enough – Jason Wade, Chris Daughtry, Richard Marx
  4. Halfway Gone – Jason Wade, Kevin Rudolf, Jacob Kasher
  5. It Is What It Is – Jason Wade, Jude Cole
  6. From Where You Are – Jason Wade
  7. Smoke & Mirrors – Jason Wade, Jude Cole
  8. Falling In – Jason Wade, Jude Cole, Kevin Rudolf, Jacob Kasher
  9. Wrecking Ball – Jaosn Wade, Jude Cole, Bryce Soderberg, Ricky Woolstenhulme Jr
  10. Here Tomorrow Gone Today – Jason Wade, Jude Cole
  11. By Your Side – Jason Wade, Jude Cole
  12. In Your Skin – Jason Wade, Jude Cole

 

On February 14, 2011.

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On February 14, 2011, “Rock Action Records” label released “Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will”, the seventh Mogwai studio album. It was recorded in 2010, at “Chem 19 Studios” in Hamilton, Scotland, and was produced by Mogwai and Paul Savage.

Personnel:

  • Dominic Aitchison– bass guitar
  • Stuart Braithwaite– guitar
  • Martin Bulloch– drums
  • Barry Burns– guitar, keyboards
  • John Cummings– guitar
  • Kate Braithwaite – additional voices
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Antony Crook – photography
  • DLT – design
  • Andrew Lazonby – additional voices
  • Kiko Loiacono – additional voices
  • Niall McMenamin – additional engineer, mixing assistant
  • Paul Savage– engineer, mixing
  • Kim Supajirawatananon – additional voices
  • Luke Sutherland– additional guitar, violin, human singing

Track listing:

All tracks by Mogwai, except where noted.

  1. White Noise
  2. Mexican Grand Prix – Mogwai, Luke Sutherland
  3. Rano Pano
  4. Death Rays
  5. San Pedro
  6. Letters to Metro
  7. George Square Thatcher Death Party
  8. How to Be a Werewolf
  9. Too Raging to Cheers
  10. You’re Lionel Richie

On January 24, 2011.

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On January 24, 2011, “Grönland Records” label released “Content”, the seventh Gang of Four studio album. It was recorded in 2010, and was produced by Andy Gill.

Personnel:

  • Jon King- vocals, melodica
  • Andy Gill- guitar, vocals
  • Thomas McNeice – bass
  • Mark Heaney- drums
  • Eddi Reader – background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Gill and Jon King

  1. She Said You Made a Thing of Me
  2. You Don’t Have to Be Mad
  3. Who Am I?
  4. I Can’t Forget Your Lonely Face
  5. You’ll Never Pay for the Farm
  6. I Party All the Time
  7. A Fruitfly in the Beehive
  8. It Was Never Gonna Turn Out Too Good
  9. Do As I Say
  10. I Can See from Far Away

On January 11, 2010.

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On January 11, 2010, “XL Recordings” label released “Contra”, the second Vampire Weekend album. It was recorded in 2009, and was produced by Rostam Batmanglij.

Personnel:

  • Ezra Koenig – lead vocals; guitar; keyboard; piano; programming
  • Rostam Batmanglij– piano; background vocals; vocal harmonies; keyboards; harpsichord; VSS-30; drum; synth; sampler programming; lead vocals; guitar,  shakers; hand drum; snares, mixer, audio engineer
  • Christopher Tomson– drums
  • Chris Baio– bass; background vocals; additional synth
  • Mauro Refosco– marimbas, rebolo, zabumba, shekere, shakers, auxiliary percussion
  • Marcus Farrar – shekere, auxiliary percussion
  • Libby Gery – background vocals
  • Anne Donlon – background vocals
  • Nat Baldwin– double bass
  • Jonathan Chu – violin, viola
  • Hamilton Berry – cello
  • Seth Rosenfeld – cello
  • Jesse Novak – additional instrumentation
  • Jeff Curtin – hand drums, shakers
  • Shane Stoneback – shaker, mixing assistant, audio engineer
  • Justin Gerrish – mixer
  • Fernando Lodeiro – engineering assistant
  • Tito Fuentes – audio engineer

Track listing:

All lyrics by Ezra Koenig except where noted; all music by Vampire Weekend except where noted.

  1. Horchata
  2. White Sky
  3. Holiday
  4. California English
  5. Taxi Cab – music: Ezra Koenig, Rostam Batmanglij
  6. Run
  7. Cousins
  8. Giving Up the Gun
  9. Diplomat’s Son – Ezra Koenig, Rostam Batmanglij
  10. I Think Ur a Contra – music: Ezra Koenig,Rostam Batmanglij

On November 21, 2011.

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On November 21, 2011, “Fish People” label released “50 Words for Snow”, the tenth studio Kate Bush album.It was recorded 2010 – 2011, and was produced by Kate Bush.

Personnel:

  • Kate Bush– chorus vocals, bass, piano, vocals, backing vocals, keyboards
  • Albert McIntosh – lead vocals
  • Andy Fairweather Low– featured vocals
  • Dan McIntosh – guitar
  • Danny Thompson– bass
  • Del Palmer– bass, bells
  • Elton John– featured vocal
  • John Giblin– bass
  • Michael Wood – featured vocals
  • Stefan Roberts – featured vocals
  • Stephen Fry (as Prof. Joseph Yupik) – featured vocals
  • Steve Gadd– drums
  • Recorded by Del Palmer
  • Additional recording by Stephen W. Tayler
  • Mixed by Stephen W. Tayler
  • Assisted by Stanley Gabriel
  • Additional assistants: Jim Jones, Robert Houston, Patrick Phillips and Kris Burton
  • Mastered by Doug Sax and James Guthrie
  • Assisted by Eric Boulanger
  • Orchestral arrangements by Jonathan Tunick
  • Orchestra conducted by Jonathan Tunick
  • Recorded by Simon Rhodes
  • Assisted by Chris Bolster and John Barrett

Track listing:

All tracks by Kate Bush.

  1. Snowflake
  2. Lake Tahoe
  3. Misty
  4. Wild Man
  5. Snowed in at Wheeler Street
  6. 50 Words for Snow
  7. Among Angels