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On March 14, 2011.

On March 14, 2011, “Parlaphone” label released “The Most Incredible Thing”, album by Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe. It featured music for the 2011 ballet of same name, based on 1870 fairy tale by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen. It was recorded 2009 – 2010, and was produced by Sven Helbig, Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe. Wrocław Score Orchestra was recorded by “Teldex Studio Berlin” in the “Concert Hall of Polish Radio” in Wrocław, Poland

Personnel:

  • Neil Tenant – performer
  • Chris Lowe– performer, programming
  • Bartek Bober – concertmaster
  • Joris Bartsch Buhle – contractor
  • Pete Gleadall – programming
  • Andreas Gundlach – piano
  • Sven Helbig– orchestrations
  • Dominic Wheeler – Wrocław Score Orchestra conductor
  • Jan-Peter Klöpfel – copyist
  • Bob Kraushaar– mixing
  • Tobias Lehmann – sound engineer, editing
  • Tom Russbüldt – Pro Toolsengineer
  • Dietrich Zöllner – copyist

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe.

Act One

  1. Prologue
  2. The Grind
  3. The Challenge
  4. Help Me
  5. Risk
  6. Physical Jerks
  7. The Competition
  8. The Meeting” – 2:52

Act Two

  1. The Clock 1/2/3
  2. The Clock 4/5/6
  3. The Clock 7/8/9
  4. The Clock 10/11/12
  5. The Winner
  6. Destruction

Act Three

  1. Back to the Grind
  2. The Miracle – Ceremony
  3. The Miracle – Revolution
  4. The Miracle – Resurrection
  5. The Miracle – Colour and Light
  6. The Miracle – The Meeting (Reprise)
  7. The Wedding
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On March 8, 2011.

On March 8, 2011, “Merge” label released “Civilian”, the third Wye Oak studio album. It was recorded in 2010, and was produced by John Congleton, Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack.

Personnel:

  • Jenn Wasner– vocals, guitar, bass, keys
  • Andy Stack– drums, bass, guitar, keys, electronics

Track listing:

All tracks by Jenn Wasner.

  1. Two Small Deaths
  2. The Alter
  3. Holy Holy
  4. Dogs Eyes
  5. Civilian
  6. Fish
  7. Plains
  8. Hot as day
  9. We Were Wealth
  10. Doubt

On February 22, 2011.

On February 22, 2011, “Young Cub records” label released “Rugged Road”, the fifth  Aggrolites studio album. It was recorded in 2010, at “Young Cub Records Studio”, in Boston, MA, “Kissy Pig Studios” in Aliston, MA, and was produced by Jesse Wagner, Roger Rivas, Brian Dixon, Jeff Rofredo and Alex McKenzie.

Personnel:

  • Jesse Wagner – vocals, lead guitar
  • Roger Rivas – organ
  • Brian Dixon – rhythm guitar
  • Jeff Rofredo – bass
  • Alex McKenzie – drums
  • Craig Welsch – engineer, mixing
  • Alex Lalli – executive producer
  • Jeff Lipton – mastering
  • Maria Rice – assistant mastering engineer
  • Jeannie Epiphan – original artwork
  • Raised Fist Propaganda – photography
  • Marc Beaudette, Roger Rivas – layout, design

Track listing:

  1. Trial and Error
  2. Enemy Dub
  3. Dreamin on Erie
  4. Eye of Obarbas
  5. The Aggro Band Plays On
  6. Camel Rock
  7. In the Cut
  8. The Heat
  9. Complicated Girl
  10. Out of Sight

 

On February 15, 2011.

On February 15, 2011,”Dangerbird” label released “Degeneration Street”, the fifth The Dears studio album. It was recorded in 2010, at “Sound Factory Studio B” in Hollywood, CA, “Studio Mixart” in Montreal, QC, Canada, and was produced by Tony Hoffer.

Personnel:

  • Murray Lightburn– vocals, guitars, other
  • Natalia Yanchak– vocals, keyboards
  • Rob Benvie– vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Patrick Krief– vocals, guitars
  • Robert Arquilla – vocals, bass guitar
  • Jeff Luciani – drums, percussion
  • Mélanie Bélair – violin
  • Bojana Milinov – viola
  • François Pilon – violin
  • Sheila Hannigan – cello
  • Chris Seligman – French horn
  • Evan Cranley– trombone
  • Liam O’Neil – baritone saxophone
  • Maia Davies + Anna Ruddick – “Ooh/Aahs”
  • Tony Hoffer – mastering
  • Cameron Lister, Marie Lewis – assistance
  • “Big Bass” Brian Gardener – mastering
  • David Shiffman – recording
  • Pierre-Philippe Boulay – assistance
  • Patrick Francis Guay, Rory Wilson, The Dears – art, layout
  • Richmond Lam – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Murray Lightburn, Natalia Yanchak, Rob Benvie, Patrick Krief, Robert Arquilla and Jeff Luciani.

  1. Omega Dog
  2. 5 Chords
  3. Blood
  4. Thrones
  5. Lamentation
  6. Torches
  7. Galactic Tides
  8. Yesteryear
  9. Stick With Me Kid
  10. Tiny Man
  11. Easy Suffering
  12. Unsung
  13. 1854
  14. Degeneration Street

On February 15, 2010.

On February 15, 2010, “Domino” label released “Life is Sweet! Nice to Meet You”, the second Lightspeed Champion album. It was recorded 2008–2009 at “Mission Sound” in Brooklyn, New York, and was produced by Ben Allen and Devonté Hynes.

Personnel:

  • Devonté Hynes – vocals, main instrumentation, arrangement
  • Spacecamp (Jon Wiley, Steven Mertens, Chris Egan, Omar Shamesh) – additional instrumentation, group male vocals
  • Michael Siddel – violin, additional strings
  • Jon Webber – violin
  • Jesse Reagen – cello
  • Sally Wall – oboe
  • Ben Allen – recording, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Devonté Hynes, except where noted.

  1. Dead Head Blues
  2. Marlene
  3. There’s Nothing Underwater
  4. Intermission
  5. Faculty of Fears
  6. The Big Guns of Highsmith
  7. Romart
  8. I Don’t Want to Wake Up Alone
  9. Madame Van Damme
  10. Smooth Day (at the Library)
  11. Intermission 2
  12. Sweetheart
  13. Etude Op.3 ‘Goodnight Michalek’
  14. Middle of the Dark
  15. A Bridge and a Goodbye

 

On February 8, 2011.

On February 8, 2011, “Razor & Tie” label released “Mondo Amore”, the second Nicole Atkins album. It was recorded in 2010 at Seaside Lounge, Park Slope, Brooklyn, and was produced by Nicole Atkins and Phil Palazzolo.

Personnel:

  • Nicole Atkins – vocals, acoustic guitar, piano, synth, bass, arranger
  • Phil Palazzolo – guitar, piano, backing vocals
  • Irina Yalkowsky – guitar, slide guitar
  • Danny Clinch – harmonica
  • Jeremy Kay – bass
  • Anthony Chick – bass guitar
  • Adam Christgau, Christopher Donofrio – drums
  • Bradley York, David Moltz – guitar
  • Brendan Ryan – organ
  • Allison Seidner, Isabell Fairbanks – cello
  • Foley Stewart – slide guitar, backing vocals
  • Gillian Rivers – violin
  • Gary Tedder, Jeff Plate , Yim Yames -vocals
  • Dan Chen – piano, organ, engineer
  • Phil Palazzolo – recording, mixing
  • David Richman – design
  • Ryan Turner – back cover illustrations
  • Danny Clinch, Lucia Holm – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Nicole Atkins, except where noted.

  1. Vultures
  2. Cry Cry Cry – Nicole Atkins, Robert Harrison
  3. Hotel Plaster – Nicole Atkins, Robert Harrison
  4. You Come to Me – music by Dan Chen, Nicole Atkins, lyrics by Nicole Atkins
  5. My Baby Don’t Lie
  6. This Is for Love – Nicole Atkins, Robert Harrison
  7. You Were the Devil – music by Bradley York, Nicole Atkins, lyrics by Nicole Atkins
  8. War is Hell – music by Dan Chen, Nicole Atkins, lyrics by Nicole Atkins
  9. Heavy Boots – music by Dan Wilson, Nicole Atkins, lyrics by Nicole Atkins
  10. The Tower – Nicole Atkins, Robert Harrison

 

On January 26, 2010.

On January 26, 2010, “Nonesuch” label released “Orchestrion”, the 40th Pat Metheny album. It was recorded in October 2008, at “Legacy/MSR Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Pat Metheny.

Personnel:

  • Pat Metheny– guitar and orchestrionics

Track listing:

All tracks by Pet Metheny.

  1. Orchestration
  2. Entry Point
  3. Expansion
  4. Soul Search
  5. Spirit of the Air