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On April 4, 2011.

On April 4, 2011, “Columbia” label released “Euphoric Heartbreak”, the second Glasvegas studio album. It was recorded 2010 – 2011 in Santa Monica, California, London and Glasgow, and was produced by Flood.

Personnel:

  • James Allan– vocals
  • Rab Allan – guitar
  • Paul Donoghue – bass guitar
  • Jonna Löfgren – drums
  • Claudius Mittendorfer – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by James Allan.

  1. Pain, Pain, Never Again
  2. The World Is Yours
  3. You
  4. Shine Like Stars
  5. Whatever Hurts You Through the Night
  6. Stronger Than Dirt (Homosexuality Pt. 2)
  7. Dream Dream Dreaming
  8. I Feel Wrong (Homosexuality Pt. 1)
  9. Euphoria, Take My Hand
  10. Lost Sometimes
  11. Change

On March 16, 2010.

On March 16, 2010, “Nonesuch” label released “Highway Rider”, the 26th Brad Mehldau album. It was recorded February – May 2009, at “Ocean Way Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Jon Brion.

Personnel:

  • Brad Mehldau– piano, pump organ, Yamaha CS-80 polyphonic analog synthesizer, orchestral bells, handclaps
  • Jeff Ballard– percussion, snare brush, drums, handclaps
  • Joshua Redman– soprano and tenor saxophone, handclaps
  • Larry Grenadier– bass, handclaps
  • Matt Chamberlain– drums, handclaps
  • Dan Coleman – orchestra conductor
  • The Fleurettes – vocals
  • Jon Brion- mixing
  • Gregg Koller – engineer, mixing
  • Eric Caudieux– engineer
  • Alan Yoshida – mastering
  • Robert Hurwitz – executive producer
  • Richard Misrach– cover photograph
  • Lawrence Azerrad – graphic design

Track listing:

All tracks by Brad Mehldau.

  1. John Boy
  2. Don’t Be Sad
  3. At the Tollbooth
  4. Highway Rider
  5. The Falcon Will Fly Again
  6. Now You Must Climb Alone
  7. Walking the Peak
  8. We’ll Cross the River Together
  9. Capriccio
  10. Sky Turning Grey (for Elliot Smith)
  11. Into the City
  12. Old West
  13. Come With Me
  14. Always Departing

On February 8, 2010.

On February 8, 2010, “XL Recordings” label released “I’m New Here”, the 13th and final Gil Scott-Heron studio album. It was recorded in 2009, at “XL Studio” in London, and was produced by Richard Russell.

Personnel:

  • Gil Scott-Heron– vocals, piano
  • Damon Albarn– keyboards
  • Pat Sullivan – guitar
  • Chris Cunningham– guitar, synthesizer
  • Kim Jordan – piano, backing vocals
  • Tiona Hall – backing vocals
  • Michelle Hutcherson – backing vocals
  • Tyria Stokes – backing vocals
  • Christiana Liberis – strings
  • Mary Jo Stilp – strings
  • Mike Block – strings
  • Una Tone – strings
  • Lawson White – engineer, string arrangements
  • Ichiho Nishiki – engineer
  • Rodaidh McDonald – mixing
  • Phil Lee – artwork
  • Mischa Richter– artwork
  • Richard Russell– cover photo

Track listing:

  1. On Coming from a Broken Home (Part 1) – Gil Scott – Heron
  2. Me and the Devil – Robert Johnson
  3. I’m New Here – Bill Callahan
  4. Tour Soul and Mine – Richard Russell, Gil Scott – Heron
  5. Parents (interlude) – Gill Scot – Heron
  6. I’ll Take care of You – Brook Benton
  7. Being Blessed (interlude) – Gill Scott – Heron
  8. Where Did the Night Go – Gill Scott – Heron
  9. I Was Guided (interlude) – Gill Scott – Heron
  10. New York Is Killing Me – Gill Scott – Heron
  11. Certain Things (interlude) – Gill Scott – Heron
  12. Running – Richard Russell, Gill Scott – Heron
  13. The Crutch – Richard Russell, Gill Scott – Heron
  14. I’ve Been Me (interlude) – Gill Scott – Heron
  15. On Coming from a Broken Home – Gill Scott – Heron

On February 1, 2011.

On February 1, 2011, “Bureau B” label released “Something Dirty”, the eleventh Faust studio album. It was recorded in 2010, and was produced by Johann Scheerer,  James Johnston, Jean Hervé Peron, Geraldine Swayne and Zappy Diermaier.

Personnel:

  • James Johnston – electric guitar, organ, piano, synthesizer, theremin, Wurlitzer piano
  • Jean Hervé Peron – vocals, bass, cavaquinho, guitar, trumpet
  • Geraldine Swayne – vocals, guitar, organ, percussion, piano, electric piano, synthesizer, paintings
  • Zappy Diermaier – drums
  • Johann Scheerer – engineer mixing
  • Vincent Julliard – drawing
  • Antje Schröder – layout

Track listing:

  1. Tell the Bitch to Go Home
  2. Herbststimmung
  3. Something Dirty
  4. Thoughts of the Dead
  5. Lost the Signal
  6. Je Bouffe
  7. Whet
  8. Invisible Mending
  9. Dampfauslass 1
  10. Dampfauslass 2
  11. Pythagoras
  12. Save the Last One
  13. La Sole Dorée

 

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