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On May 23, 2011.

On May 23, 2011, “Startime International” label released “Torches”, the debut Foster the People studio album. It was recorded 2009 – 2011, and was produced by Rich Costey, Paul Epworth, Mark Foster, Tony Hoffer and  Greg Kurstin. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, and Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Mark Foster- lead vocals,  piano,  guitar, keyboards,  synthesizers,  programming, percussion, Wurlitzer, vibraphone, glockenspiel
  • Cubbie Fink – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Mark Pontius – drums, percussion
  • Paul Epworth – programming, keyboards, percussion
  • Greg Kurstin- programming, synthesizer
  • Sean Cimino – guitar
  • Gary Grant – trumpet
  • Zach Heiligman – programming

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Foster, except where noted.

  1. Helena Beat
  2. Pumped Up Kicks
  3. Call It What You Want
  4. Don’t Stop (Color on the Walls)
  5. Waste
  6. I Would Do Anything for You
  7. Houdini
  8. Life on the Nickel – Paul Epworth, Mark Foster
  9. Miss You – Zach Heiligman, Mark Foster
  10. Warrant
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On May 16, 2011.

On May 16, 2011, “Parlophone / EMI / Lex / Third Man” labels released “Rome”, album by Danger Mouse and Daniele Luppi. It was recorded in 2006 – 2011, at “Forum Studios”, and was produced by Danger Mouse and Daniele Luppi. The album was inspired by the music from spaghetti westerns.

Personnel:

  • Danger Mouse – arrangements, mixing
  • Daniele Luppi – arrangements, mixing, orchestra, and choir conductor
  • Gegè Munari – drums, percussion
  • Dario Rosciglione – upright and electric bass
  • Luciano Ciccaglioni – acoustic and electric guitars
  • Antonello Vannucchi – celesta, harpsichord, organ, piano
  • Roberto Podio – percussion
  • Gilda Buttà– celesta, harpsichord
  • Cantori Moderni – choir
  • Edda Dell’Orso- soprano vocals
  • Jack White, Norah Jones– vocals
  • Fabio Patrignani – engineer, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Daniele Luppi and Brian Burton.

  1. Theme of Rome
  2. The Rose with the Broken Neck – lyrics by Jack White
  3. Morning Fog (interlude)
  4. Seasons Trees – lyrics by B. Burton
  5. Her Hollow Ways (interlude)
  6. Roman Blue
  7. Two Against One – lyrics by Jack White
  8. The Gambling Priest
  9. The World (interlude)
  10. Black – B. Burton
  11. The Matador Has Fallen
  12. Morning Fog
  13. Problem Queen – lyrics by B. Burton
  14. Her Hollow Ways
  15. The World – lyrics by Jack White

 

On May 15, 2012.

On May 15, 2012, “Sub Pop” label released “Bloom”, the fourth Beach House studio album. It was recorded in 2011, at “Sonic Ranch” in Texas, “Magpie Cage” in Baltimore, and was produced by Chris Coady, Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally.

Personnel:

  • Victoria Legrand– vocals, keyboards, organ, piano
  • Alex Scally– backing vocals, guitar, basses, piano, organ, keyboards, drum machine edits, programming
  • Daniel Franz – live drums, percussion
  • Joe Cueto – viola
  • Chris Coady– engineering, mixing
  • Manuel Calderon– assistant engineering
  • Brooks Harlan – engineering
  • Phil Joly – assistant engineering
  • Joe LaPorta– mastering
  • Brian Roettinger – design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Victoria Legrand; all music by Alex Scally, Victoria Legrand and Daniel Franz.

  1. Myth
  2. Wild
  3. Lazuli
  4. Other People
  5. The Hours
  6. Troublemaker
  7. New Year
  8. Wishes
  9. On the Sea
  10. Irene – includes the hidden track “Wherever You Go”

 

On May 10, 2011.

On May 10, 2011, “Favorite Gentlemen Recordings” label released “Simple Math”, the third Manchester Orchestra studio album. It was recorded August – December 2010, at “Blackbird Studios” in Nashville, and was produced by Dan Hannon, Andy Hull, Robert McDowell, Jonathan Corley and Cristopher Freeman.

Personnel:

  • Andy Hull— lead vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboard, lyrics
  • Robert McDowell — backing vocals, lead guitar
  • Jonathan Corley — backing vocals, bass
  • Christopher Freeman — backing vocals, percussion,  organ,  piano, synthesizer

String ensemble

  • Eddie Horst — conductor
  • Ben Talmi — string arrangements
  • Greg Martin — additional string arranging
  • Justin Burns, Joy A. Christy, Kenn Wagner, Sheela Iyengar, Olga Shpitko, Sou-Chun Su — violin
  • Wesley P. Collins, Tania Maxwell, Joli Wu — viola
  • Karen Freer, Charae Krueger, Daniel Laufer — cello
  • Len Clark, Benjamin Homola, Timothy Very — drums
  • Daniel Dewitt— trombone
  • Brad Fisher — trumpet

 School choir

  • Lyndsey Laborde — choir vocals
  • Eli Hannon — choir vocals
  • Jake Hannon — choir vocals
  • Emily Ammons — choir vocals
  • Grace Ammons — choir vocals
  • Joe Chiccarelli — mixing
  • Vlado Meller — mastering
  • Lowell Reynolds, Brad Fisher — engineering
  • Billy Hume — additional engineering
  • Graham Hope — mixing assistant
  • Brian Manley — design, layout
  • Carson Donnelly, Jay Harren — A&R

Tracks listing:

All tracks by Andy Hull.

  1. Deer
  2. Mighty
  3. Pensacola
  4. April Fool
  5. Pale Black Eye
  6. Virgin
  7. Simple Math
  8. Leave It Alone
  9. Apprehension
  10. Leaky Breaks

On May 10, 2011.

On May 10, 2011, “Triple Crown Records” label released “Waves”, the second Moving Mountains studio album.

Personnel:

  • Gregory Dunn – lead vocals, guitar
  • Nicholas Pizzolato – drums
  • Mitchell Lee – bass
  • Frank Graniero – guitar, backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Gregory Dunn, Nicholas Pizzolato, Michell Lee and Frank Graniero.

  1. My Life Is Like a Chase Dream (And I’m Still Having Chase Dreams)
  2. Where Two Bodies Lie
  3. Tired Tiger
  4. The Cascade
  5. Once Rendering
  6. Always Only For Me
  7. Alleviate
  8. Parts In Different Places
  9. Furnace Woods
  10. Full Circle

 

On May 10, 2011.

On May 10, 2011, “Motéma” label released “The Music of Randy Newman”, the twelfth Roseanna Vitro album. It was recorded on November 9, 2009 and January 22, 2010 at “Charlestown Road Studio” in Hampton, NJ, and was produced by Paul Wickliff and  Roseanna Vitro.

Personnel:

  • Roseanna Vitro – vocals, arrangements
  • Mark Soskin – piano, arrangements
  • Sara Caswell – violin
  • Dean Johnson – bass
  • Tim Horner – drums
  • Jamey Haddad – percussion
  • Steve Cardenas – guitar

Tracks listing:

All tracks by Randy Newman.

  1. Last Night I had a Dream
  2. Sail Away
  3. If I Didn’t Have You
  4. Every Time It Rains
  5. Baltimore
  6. In Germany Before the War
  7. Mama Told Me Not to Come
  8. I Will Go Sailing No More
  9. Feels Like Home
  10. Losing You

 

On April 26, 2011.

On April 26, 2011, “Epic” label released the self-titled, third Augustana studio album.

Personnel:

  • Dan Layus – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Jared Palomar – vocals, bass guitar
  • Justin South – drums, percussion
  • Chris Sachtleben – vocals, guitar
  • John Fredericks – vocals, keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by Daniel Layus, except where noted.

  1. Steal Your Heart – John Fredericks, Chris Sachtleben, Sam Farrar
  2. Wrong Side Of Love
  3. On The Other Side – Evan Bogart
  4. Counting Stars – Kevin Griffin, Julian Bunetta
  5. Borrowed Time – Jeff Trott
  6. Shot In The Dark – John Fredericks, Chris Sachtleben, Julian Bunetta
  7. Someone’s Baby Now
  8. Hurricane – John Fredericks
  9. Just Stay Here Tonight
  10. You Were Made For Me (It Only Means I Love You)