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On March 26, 2012.

On March 26, 2012, “Warner Bros” label released “Noctourniquet”, the sixth and final Mars Volta studio album. It was recorded 2009-2011, and was produced by Omar Rodriguez-Lopez.

Personnel:

  • Omar Rodríguez-López– guitar, keyboards, synths, bass, direction, arrangements
  • Cedric Bixler-Zavala– vocals
  • Juan Alderete– bass guitar
  • Deantoni Parks– drums
  • Lars Stalfors– recording engineer, mixing
  • Isaiah Abolin – recording engineer
  • Heba Kadry – mastering
  • Sonny Kay – layout, design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Cedric Bixler-Zavala, all music by Omar Rodríguez-López.

  1. The Whip Hand
  2. Aegis
  3. Dyslexicon
  4. Empty Vessels Make the Loudest Sound
  5. The Malkin Jewel
  6. Lapochka
  7. In Absentia
  8. Imago
  9. Motochwalker
  10. Trinkets Pale of Moon
  11. Vedamalady
  12. Noctournique
  13. Zed and Two Naughts
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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 5, 2012.

giants

On March 5, 2012, “Absolute” label released “Giants”, the seventeenth Stranglers studio album. It was recorded 2011 – 2012, and was produced by Louie Nicastro, Jet Black, Jean-Jacques Burnel, Dave Greenfield and Baz Warne.

Personnel:

  • Jet Black– drums
  • Jean-Jacques Burnel– bass, vocals
  • Dave Greenfield– organ, keyboard
  • Baz Warne– guitar, vocals

Track listing:

  1. Another Camden Afternoon
  2. Freedom is Insane
  3. Giants
  4. Lowlands
  5. Boom Boom
  6. My Frickle Resolve
  7. Time Was Once on My Side
  8. Mercury Rising
  9. Adios (Tango)
  10. 15 Steps

 

 

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 28, 2014.

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On January 28, 2014, “Blue Castle Records” label released “Croz”, the fourth David Crosby studio album. The first Crosby’s studio album in 20 years, was recorded 2011 – 2013, and was produced by Daniel Garcia.

Personnel:

  • David Crosby— vocals, electric guitar
  • Todd Caldwell — Hammond B-3 organ
  • Steve DiStanislao— drums, percussion
  • Marcus Eaton — acoustic guitar, 12-string acoustic guitar, electric guitar, electric sitar, vocals
  • Shane Fontayne— electric guitar, bass, percussion, vocals
  • Mark Knopfler— lead guitar
  • Wynton Marsalis— trumpet
  • Kevin McCormick — bass
  • James Raymond — piano, keyboards, synthesizer bass, drum programming, vocals
  • Leland Sklar— bass
  • Steve Tavaglione— electronic wind instrument, soprano saxophone

Track listing:

  1. What’s Broken – James Raymond
  2. Time I Have – David Crosby
  3. Holding on to Nothing – David Crosby, Sterling Price
  4. The Clearing – James Raymond
  5. Radio – David Crosby, James Raymond
  6. Slice of Time – David Crosby, Marcus Eaton, James Raymond
  7. Set That Baggage Down – David Crosby, Shane Fontayne
  8. If She Called – David Crosby
  9. Dangerous Night – David Crosby, James Raymond
  10. Morning Falling – David Crosby, James Raymond
  11. Find a Heart – David Crosby, Marcus Eaton, James Raymond

On January 28, 2013.

biffy_clyro_-_opposites

On January 28, 2013, “Warner Bros” label released “Opposites”, the sixth Biffy Clyro studio album. It was recorded 2011 – 2012, at “The Village” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Garth “GGGarth” Richardson. The album cover was designed by the English graphic designer Storm Thorgerson.

Personnel:

  • Simon Neil– lead vocals, guitars
  • James Johnston– backing vocals, bass
  • Ben Johnston– drums, backing vocals, percussion
  • Ben Bridwell- additional vocals
  • Mike Vennart– additional guitar, additional vocals
  • David Campbell- string, brass, choir and bagpipe arrangements
  • Eric Rigler- bagpipes
  • Alex Orosa – violin
  • Garth Richardson – additional editing
  • Biffy Clyro- co-producer
  • Ryan Williams – recording
  • Ben Kaplan – recording
  • Steve Churchyard – additional engineering
  • JP Reid- additional engineering
  • Nick Rowe – additional engineering
  • James Rushent – additional production and programming
  • Ted Jensen- mastering engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Simon Neil.

  1. Different People
  2. Black Chandeller
  3. Sounds Like Ballons
  4. Opposite
  5. The Joke’s on Us
  6. Biblical
  7. A Girl and His Cat
  8. The Fog
  9. Little Hospital
  10. The Thaw

On January 24, 2011.

content

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