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On November 12, 2012.

On November 12, 2012, “ECM” label released “Dream Logic”, the sixth Eivind Aarset studio album. It was recorded 2011 – 2012, at “Punkt Studio & Tjernsbråtan”, in Norway, and was produced by Jan Bang.

Personnel:

  • Eivind Aarset- guitars, bass guitar, electronics, percussion, samples, programming
  • Jan Bang- samples, dictaphone, programming, recording, miing
  • Audun Kleive- log drum sample
  • Erik Honoré, Jan Erik Kongshaug – recording, mixing
  • Jan Erik Kongshaug – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Close (For Comfort)
  2. Surrender
  3. Jukai (Sea of Trees)
  4. Black Silence
  5. Active
  6. Close (Variation I)
  7. Reactive
  8. Homage to Greene
  9. The Whispering Forest
  10. Close (Variation II)
  11. The Beauty of Decay
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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 November 8, 2011.

On November 8, 2011, “Mack Avenue” label released “Conversations with Christian”,  the tenth Christian McBride album. It was recorded in 2011, at “Avatar Studios”, and “MSR Studios” in New York City, “Chicago Recording Company” in Chicago, “LeGonks”  in Los Angeles, and was produced by Christian McBride.

Personnel:

  • Christian McBride – upright bass
  • Angélique Kidjo – vocal
  • Dee Dee Bridgewater – vocal
  • Sting – vocal
  • Gina Gershon – vocal
  • Hank Jones – piano
  • Roy Hargrove – trumpet
  • George Duke – keyboards
  • Regina Carter – violin
  • Ron Blake – saxophone
  • Chick Corea – piano
  • Billy Taylor – piano
  • Russell Malone – guitar
  • Randall Kennedy – creative directo
  • André Kimo – associate producer
  • Mat Lejeune – engineer
  • Fernando Lodeiro – assistant engineer
  • Anna Webber – photography

Track listing:

  1. Afrika – Jean Hébrail, Angélique Kidjo
  2. Fat Bach and Greens – Johann Sebastian Bach, traditional
  3. Consider Me Gone – Sting
  4. Guajeo y Tumbao – Eddie Palmieri
  5. Baubles, Bangles and Beads – George Forrest, Robert Wright
  6. Spiritual – Billy Taylor
  7. It’s Your Thing – O’Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley
  8. Alone Together – Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz
  9. McDukey Blues – Christian McBride
  10. Tango Improvisation #1 – Chick Corea, Christian McBride
  11. Sister Rosa – Christian McBride
  12. Shake ‘n Blake – Christian McBride
  13. Chitlins and Gefiltefish – Christian McBride

On October 31, 2011.

On October 31, 2011, “Warner Bros” and “Vertigo” labels released “Lulu”, a collaboration album between Lou Reed and Metallica. It was recorded April – June 2011, at Metallica’s HQ in San Rafael, CA, and was produced by Greg Fidelman, Lou Reed, Hal Willner, James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Robert Trujillo and Lars Ulrich.The album is based on the two “Lulu Plays” by the German playwright Frank Wedekind.

Personnel:

  • Lou Reed– lead vocals, continuum, acoustic guitar
  • James Hetfield– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Kirk Hammett– lead guitar
  • Robert Trujillo– bass
  • Lars Ulrich– drums
  • Sarth Calhoun– electronics
  • Jenny Scheinman– violin, viola, string arrangements
  • Gabe Witcher– violin
  • Megan Gould – violin
  • Ron Lawrence – viola
  • Jessica Troy – viola
  • Marika Hughes – cello
  • Ulrich Maiss – cello
  • Rob Wasserman– stand up electric bass
  • Greg Fidelman– mixing, engineering
  • Vlado Meller– mastering
  • Anton Corbijn– photographs for album packaging
  • Stan Musilek– photographs for album cover and packaging

Track listing:

All lyrics by Lou Reed, all music by Lou Reed, James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Robert Trujillo and Lars Ulrich.

  1. Brandenburg Gate
  2. The View
  3. Pumping Blood
  4. Mistress Dread
  5. Iced Honey
  6. Cheat on Me
  7. Frustration
  8. Little Dog
  9. Dragon
  10. Junior Dad

On October 24, 2014.

On October 24, 2014, “All Ice” label released “World of Glass”, album by Terje Isungset and Arve Henriksen. It was recorded December 2011, live in Tallinn, and in 2012 in Bergen, Norway, and was produced by Arve Henriksen and Terje Isungset. All instruments used on the album are made out of glass, 15 glass artists worked on making instruments for two years.

Personnel:

  • Arve Henriksen – glass horns, glass trumpets, recording, mixing, editing
  • Terje Isungset – glass percussion, concept, recording, mixing, editing
  • Asle Karstad, Estonian Public Broadcasting – live recording engineer
  • Daniel Mikael Wold – mixing, mastering
  • Lasse Berntzen – album cover
  • Kaupo Kikkas – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Terje Isungset and Arve Henriksen.

  1. Cave
  2. Looking Through
  3. Transparent Shadow
  4. Crystal Clear
  5. Surface
  6. Optical Density
  7. Silica
  8. Obsidian
  9. Float
  10. Crunchy Crystal
  11. Melting Glass Process
  12. Blow
  13. Murano Stories
  14. Prism
  15. Clearness At Departure

On October 18, 2013.

On October 18, 2013, “Custard Records” and “Atlantic” label released “Moon Landing”, the fourth James Blunt studio album. It was recorded 2011 – 2013 in London, New York City and Los Angeles, and was produced by Tom Rothrock, Steve Mac, Steve Robson, Dan Wilson and Ryan Tedder.

Personnel:

  • James Blunt– lead vocals, guitars, piano, keyboards
  • Sasha Krivtsov– bass
  • Charlie Paxson – drums, percussion
  • John Nau – keyboards
  • Matt Chait – guitars
  • Tom Rothrock- guitars, keyboards
  • Mike Tarantino – engineer
  • Smith Carlson – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Face the Sun – James Blunt, Steve Robson
  2. Satellites – James Blunt, Claude Kelly, Steve Mac
  3. Bonfire Heart – James Blunt, Ryan Tedder
  4. Heart to Heart – James Blunt, Daniel Parker, Daniel Omello
  5. Miss America – James Blunt, Wayne Hector, Steve Mac
  6. The Only One – James Blunt, Wayne Hector, Steve Mac
  7. Sun on Sunday – James Blunt, Claude Kelly, Steve Mac
  8. Bones – James Blunt, Wayne Hector, Steve Mac
  9. Always Hate Me – James Blunt, Ammar Malik
  10. Postcards – James Blunt, Wayne Hector, Steve Mac
  11. Blue on Blue – James Blunt, Steve McEwan

 

On October 11, 2013.

On October 11, 2013, “Monkeywrench” label released “Lightning Bolt”, the tenth Pearl Jam studio album. It was recorded 2011 – 2013, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien.

Personnel:

  • Eddie Vedder– lead vocals, guitar, ukulele
  • Jeff Ament– bass, keyboard
  • Matt Cameron– drums, background vocals
  • Stone Gossard– guitar, bongo drums
  • Mike McCready– guitar, bowed guitar, six string bass
  • Ann Marie Calhoun– strings
  • Boom Gaspar– piano, keyboards
  • Brendan O’Brien– piano, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Eddie Vedder, except where noted.

  1. Getaway
  2. Mind Your Manners – Mike McCready
  3. My Father’s Son’s – Jeff Ament
  4. Sirens – Mike McCready
  5. Lightning Bolt
  6. Infallible – Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard
  7. Pendulum – Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard
  8. Swallowed Whole
  9. Let the Records Play – Stone Gossard
  10. Sleeping by Myself
  11. Yellow Moon – Jeff Ament
  12. Future Days