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On June 14, 2011.

On June 14, 2011, “Universal Republic” label released “All Things Bright and Beautiful”, the third Owl City studio album. It was recorded in 2011, at “Sky Harbor Studios”, Owatonna, Minnesota, and was produced by Adam Young and Steve Bursky.

Personnel:

  • Adam Young – vocals, keyboards, piano, synthesizers, guitars, bass, drums, programming, percussion, glockenspiel, marimba, accordion, engineer, art direction, audio mixer
  • Breanne Düren– additional vocals
  • Shawn Chrystopher– additional vocals
  • Lights– additional vocals
  • Joan Young – backing vocals
  • Matthew Thiessen– backing vocals
  • Laura Musten – violin
  • Hannah Schroeder – cello
  • Daniel Jorgensen – vibraphone
  • Steve Bursky – management, hand claps
  • Ted Jensen– mastering
  • StudioAKT – art direction
  • Jack Joseph Puig– audio mixer
  • Joe Corey – audio mixer assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by Adam Young, except where noted.

  1. The Real World
  2. Deer in the Headlights
  3. Angels
  4. Dreams Don’t Turn to Dust
  5. Honey and the Bee
  6. Kamikaze
  7. January 28, 1986 (Intro to Galaxies)
  8. Galaxies
  9. Hospital Flowers
  10. Alligator Sky – Adam Young, Shawn Chrystopher
  11. The Yacht Club
  12. Plant Life – Adam Young, Matthew Thiessen

 

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On June 14, 2011.

On June 14, 2011, “Tuff Gong Worldwide” label released “Wild and Free”, the fourth Ziggy Marley album. It was recorded 2010–2011, at “Ocean Way Studios” and “Barefoot Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Ziggy Marley and Don Was.

Personnel:

  • Carlton “Santa” Davis – drums
  • Daryl Jones – bass
  • Takeshi Akimoto, Ziggy Marley – guitars
  • James Poyser, Ziggy Marley – keyboards
  • Rock Deadrick, Ziggy Marley – percussions
  • Tracy Hazzard, Ziggy Marley – backing vocals
  • Executive producer – Orly Marley
  • Mixed by Bob Clearmountain
  • Assisted by Brandon Duncan
  • Mastered by Stephen Marcussen
  • Recorded by Krish Sharma
  • Additional engineering by Marc “Maka” Moreau

All words and music by David Marley; except where noted.

All words and music by David Marley; except where noted.

  1. Wild and Free – lyrics David Marley, Woody Harreison
  2. Forward to Love
  3. It – lyrics David Marley, Heavy D
  4. Changes – lyrics David Marley, Linda Perry, Daniel Marley
  5. Personal Revolution
  6. Get Out of Town
  7. Roads Less Traveled
  8. Mmmm Mmmm
  9. Welcome to the World
  10. A Sign
  11. Reggae in My Head
  12. Elizabeth

On June 7, 2011.

On June 7, 2011, “Dine Alone” label released “Little Hell”, the third City and Colour album. It was recorded January – February 2011 at “Catherine North Studios” in Hamilton,  Canada, and was produced by Alex Newport.

Personnel:

  • Dallas Green– vocals, guitar, piano
  • Daniel Romano– guitars, bass guitar, harmonies, pedal steel, organ, piano
  • Dylan Green – drums, percussion
  • Scott Remila – bass guitar, harmonies
  • Nick Skalkos– drums
  • Misha Bower – harmonies
  • Anna Jarvis – cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Dallas Green.

  1. We Found Each Other in the Dark
  2. Natural Disaster
  3. The Grand Optimist
  4. Little Hell
  5. Fragile Bird
  6. Northern Wind
  7. O’ Sister
  8. Weightless
  9. Sorrowing Man
  10. Silver and Gold
  11. Hope for Now

 

On June 6, 2011.

On June 6, 2011, “Warp” label released “Gloss Drop”, the second Battles studio album. It was recorded 2010–11, at “Machines with Magnets” in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, and was produced by Keith Souza, Seith Manchester, Dave Konopka, John Stainer, Ian Williams and Matias Aguayo.

Personnel:

  • Dave Konopka– bass, guitar, effects
  • John Stanier– drums
  • Ian Williams– guitar, keyboards
  • Matias Aguayo – vocals
  • Gary Numan– vocals
  • Kazu Makino– vocals
  • Yamantaka Eye– vocals
  • Keith Souza – mixer
  • Seth Manchester – mixer
  • Ryan Smith – mastering
  • Dave Konopka– art direction
  • Lesley Unruh – photography
  • Warp Music – publisher

Track listing:

  1. Africastle
  2. Ice Cream
  3. Futura
  4. Inchworm
  5. Wall Street
  6. My Machines
  7. Dominican Fade
  8. Sweetie & Shag
  9. Toddler
  10. Rolls Bayce
  11. White Electric
  12. Sundome

On June 6, 2011.

On June 6, 2011, “Domino” label released “Suck It and See”, the fourth Arctic Monkeys studio album. It was recorded January-February 2011, at “Sound City Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by James Ford. The album was certified Platinum in UK by the “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Alex Turner – lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar
  • Jamie Cook– lead and rhythm guitar
  • Nick O’Malley- bass, backing vocals
  • Matt Helders- drums, percussion, lead vocals, backing vocals
  • Josh Homme– backing vocals
  • James Brown – engineering
  • Craig Silvey– mixing
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Sean Oakley – assistant engineer
  • David Covell – assistant engineer
  • Morgan Stratton – mixing assistant
  • Bryan Wilson – mixing assistant
  • Matthew Cooper – art direction, design
  • Jason Evans – art direction, design
  • Aaron Brown – photography

Track listing:

All lyrics written by Alex Turner; all music composed by Jamie Cook, Ale Turner, Nick O’Malley and Matt Helders..

  1. She’s Thunderstorms
  2. Black Treacle
  3. Brick by Brick
  4. The Hellcat Spangled Shalalala
  5. Don’t Sit Down ‘Cause I’ve Moved Your Chair
  6. Library Pictures
  7. All My Own Stunts
  8. Reckless Serenade
  9. Piledriver Waltz
  10. Love Is a Laserquest
  11. Suck It and See
  12. That’s Where You’re Wrong

On June 6, 2011.

On June 6, 2011, “Xtra Mile” label released “England Keep My Bones”, the fourth Frank Turner album. It was recorded January-February 2011, at “Sound City Studios” in Los Angeles, California, and was produced by James Ford. The album’s title is taken from William Shakespeare’s play, “The Life and Death of King John”.

Personnel:

  • Frank Turner– lead vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica
  • Ben Lloyd– electric guitar, mandolin, vocals
  • Tarrant Anderson– bass guitar
  • Matt Nasir– piano, organ, keyboards, string arrangements, vocals
  • Nigel Powell– drums, percussion, mandolin, vocals
  • Franz Nicolay, Chris T-T– additional vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Turner, except where noted.

  1. Eulogy
  2. Peggy Sang the Blues
  3. I Still Believe
  4. Rivers
  5. I Am Disappeared
  6. English Curse
  7. One Foot Before the Other
  8. If Ever I Stray – Frank Turner, Nigel Powell
  9. Wessex Boy – Frank Turner, Nigel Powell
  10. Nights Become Days
  11. Redemption
  12. Glory Hallelujah

 

On June 5, 2012.

On June 5, 2012, “Capitol” label released “That’s Why God Made the Radio”, the twenty-ninth Beach Boys studio album. It was recorded 2011-2012, at “Ocean Way Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Brian Wilson and Paul Fauerso. It was band’s first album with original material “Summer in Paradise” from 1992, and was recorded to coincide with the band’s 50th anniversary.

Personnel:

  • Brian Wilson – vocals, arranger
  • Al Jardine– vocals, whistle
  • Bruce Johnston– vocals
  • Mike Love– vocals
  • David Marks– guitar
  • Jeffrey Foskett, Adrian Baker, Christian Love, Hayleigh Love –vocals
  • Jeff Baxter, Tom Bukovac, Jim Riley, Nick Rowe, Scott Totten, Nick Walusko – electric guitar
  • Tom Bukovac, Jeffrey Foskett, Probyn Gregory, Scott Totten – acoustic guitar
  • Cliff Hugo, Larry Millas, Michael Rhodes, Brett Simons – bass guitar
  • David Stone – double bass
  • Jim Peterik – ukulele
  • Probyn Gregory – banjo
  • John Hobbs, Joe Thomas– piano
  • John Hobbs, Joe Thomas – tack piano
  • Scott Bennett, Joe Thomas – organ
  • Scott Bennett – clavinet
  • Joe Thomas – harpsichord
  • Paul Fauerso – keyboards
  • Gary Griffin – accordion
  • Joel Deroulin, Sharon Jackson, Peter Kent, Songa Lee, Julie Rogers, John Wittenberg – violin
  • Alisha Bauer, Vanessa Freebarin-Smith – cello
  • Paul Mertens – string arrangements
  • Paul Mertens – flute
  • Chris Bleth – oboe
  • Probyn Gregory – French horn
  • Paul Mertens – baritone saxophone
  • Scott Bennett, Darian Sahanaja– vibes
  • Nelson Bragg, Paul Fauerso, Jim Peterik – percussion
  • Jessica Bish, John Cowsill, Jeffrey Foskett, Joe Thomas – snaps
  • Eddie Bayers, Curt Bisquera, John Cowsill, Chad Cromwell– drums
  • Skip Masters – radio voiceover
  • Mike Love– executive producer
  • Joe Thomas– recording
  • Paul Fauerso – recording
  • Frank Pappalardo – recording, mixing engineer
  • Michael Czaszwicz – additional engineering
  • Wesley M. Seidman – additional engineering
  • Larry Millas – additional engineering
  • Tom Gordon – additional engineering
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Lawrence Azerrad – graphic design
  • Guy Webster – photography

Track listing:

  1. Think About the Days – Brian Wilson, Joe Thomas
  2. That’s Why God Made the Radio – Brian Wilson, Larry Millas, Joe Thomas, Jim Peterik
  3. Isn’t It Time – Brian Wilson, Larry Millas, Joe Thomas, Jim Peterik, Mike Love
  4. Spring Vacation – Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Joe Thomas
  5. The Private Life of Bill and Sue – Brian Wilson, Joe Thomas
  6. Shelter – Brian Wilson, Joe Thomas
  7. Daybreak Over the Ocean – Mike Love
  8. Beaches in Mind – Brian Wilson, Joe Thomas, Mike Love
  9. Strange World – Brian Wilson, Joe Thomas
  10. From There to Back Again – Brian Wilson, Joe Thomas
  11. Pacific Coast Highway – Brian Wilson, Joe Thomas
  12. Summer’s Gone – Brian Wilson, Jon Bon Jovi, Joe Thomas