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On July 10, 2012.

On July 10, 2012, “Domino” label released “Swing Lo Magellan”, the sixth Dirty Projectors studio album. It was recorded in 2011, and was produced by Dave Longstreth.

Personnel:

  • David Longstreth
  • Amber Coffman
  • Nat Baldwin
  • Brian McOmber
  • Haley Dekle
  • Rob Moose – violin
  • Nadia Sirota– viola
  • Clarince Jensen – cello
  • Alex Sopp – flutes
  • Hideaki Aomori – clarinets, saxophone
  • CJ Camerieri – trumpet, horn
  • David Longstreth – arranger, mixing
  • Donato Paternostro – engineering, additional mixing
  • Carl Barc – additional mixing
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Jake Longstreth – cover photograph
  • David Longstreth – art direction, design
  • Rob Carmichael – design

Track listing:

  1. Offspring Are Blank
  2. About to Die
  3. Gun Has No Trigger
  4. Swing Lo Magellan
  5. Just from Chevron
  6. Dance for You
  7. Maybe That Was It
  8. Impregnable Question
  9. See What She Seeing
  10. The Socialites
  11. Unto Caesar
  12. Irresponsible Tune

 

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On June 20, 2011.

On June 20, 2011, “HevyDevy” label released “Ghost”, the fourteenth Devin Townsend, and the fourth one in the “Devin Townsend Project” series. It was recorded August – September 2010, and was produced by Devin Townsend.

Personnel:

  • Devin Townsend– vocals, guitars, bass, synth, ambience, banjo
  • Kat Epple– flute, woodwinds
  • Dave Young– keyboards, nord synths, harmonium, Ableton Live, mandolin
  • Mike St-Jean – drums, percussion
  • Katrina Natale – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Devin Townsend except where noted.

  1. Fly
  2. Heart Baby
  3. Feather
  4. Kawaii
  5. Ghost
  6. Blackberry
  7. Monsoon
  8. Dark Matters
  9. Texada
  10. Seams
  11. Infinite Ocean – Devin Townsend, Dave Young, Mike St-Jean
  12. As You were

On May 24, 2011.

On May 24, 2011, “Nomota LLC” label released “Eclipse”, the 14th Journey studio album. It was recorded 2010 – 2011, at “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, California, “The Blue Loft” in County Q, Nashville and “Quad Nashville” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Kevin Shirley, Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain.

Personnel:

  • Arnel Pineda– lead vocals
  • Neal Schon– lead guitars, backing vocals
  • Jonathan Cain– keyboards, rhythm guitars, backing vocals
  • Ross Valory– bass, backing vocals
  • Deen Castronovo– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • David Kalmusky- engineer, mixing, mastering
  • James McCullagh, Alberto Hernandez, Jesse Nichols – engineers
  • Casey Barker, Jason Hall, Brett Lind, Alex Dolphin – assistant engineers
  • Travis Shinn- photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain except where noted.

  1. City of Hope
  2. Edge of the Moment
  3. Chain of Love
  4. Tantra
  5. Anything Is Possible
  6. Resonate
  7. She’s a Mystery – Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain, Arnel Pineda
  8. Human Feel
  9. Ritual
  10. To Whom it May Concern – Arnel Pineda, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain
  11. Someone
  12. Venus – Neal Schon

 

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

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