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On November 7, 2011.

On November 7, 2011, “4AD” label released “Parallax”, the third Atlas Sound studio album. It was recorded in June 2011, at “Rare Book Room Studios” in Brooklyn, New York City, and was produced by Bradford Cox and Nicolas Vernhes.

Personnel:

  • Bradford Cox – bass, drums , guitars,   instrumentation,  keyboards,  organ, percussion, piano, rhythm box, sequencers, synthesizer, synthesizer bass, tapes, vocal drone, vocals, Wurlitzer, engineer, programming
  • Paul McPherson – cabasa, Hi-hat, wood block
  • Carrie-Anne Murphy – saxophone
  • Andrew VanWyngarden- organ, piano, background vocals
  • Nicolas Vernhes- engineer, mixing, programming
  • Mick Rock- cover photo, photography
  • Liz Vao – photo production

Track listing:

All tracks by Bradford Cox.

  1. The Shakes
  2. Amplifiers
  3. Te Amo
  4. Parallax
  5. Modern Aquatic Nightsongs
  6. Mona Lisa
  7. Praying Man
  8. Doldrums
  9. Angel is Broken
  10. Terra Incognita
  11. Flagstaff
  12. Lightworks
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On November 6, 2012.

On November 6, 2012, “Columbia” label released “Music from Another Dimension!”, the fifteenth Aerosmith studio album. It was recorded July 2011/ March – April 2012,  at “Pandora’s Box”, “The Boneyard”, “Poppy Studios”, “Swing House Studios”, “Mad Dog Studios”, “Spitfire Studio”, “Retro Activ Studios”, “Briar Patch Studios” and “Hensen Studios”, and was produced by Jack Douglas, Steven Tyler, Joe Perry and Marti Frederiksen. It was band’s first studio album since 2004’s “Honkin’ on Bobo” and the first to feature all-new material since 2001’s “Just Push Play”.

Personnel:

  • Steven Tyler– lead vocals, drums, arrangement, backing vocals
  • Joe Perry– lead guitar, backing vocals, lead vocals
  • Brad Whitford– rhythm guitar
  • Tom Hamilton– bass, lead vocals
  • Joey Kramer– drums, percussion
  • Julian Lennon, Melanie Taylor, Sharlotte Gibson, Laura Jones – background vocals
  • Tom Scott, Jessy J– saxophone tenor
  • John Mitchell– saxophone baritone
  • Bill Reichenbach, Jr.– trombone
  • Gary Grant– trumpet
  • Larry Hall– trumpet
  • Mia Tyler– backing vocals
  • Russ Irwin– piano, backing vocals
  • Carrie Underwood– featured vocals
  • Johnny Depp, Bruce Witkin – background vocals
  • Paul Santo – Hammond organ, keyboards, mellotron
  • Rudy Tanzi– Hammond organ
  • The Section Quartet: Daphne Chen – violin, Eric Gorfain– violin, Lauren Chipman – viola, Richard Dodd – cello
  • Jesse Sky Kramer – drums
  • Zac Rae – piano, synthesizer, electric piano
  • Desmond Child– piano
  • Jesse Kotansky – violin solo
  • Daniel J. Coe – synthesizer, synthesizer, programming, arrangement
  • Rick Dufay– rhythm guitar
  • Jack Douglas– mixing, arrangement, percussion, keyboards, organ; synthesizer, backing vocals; outro piano
  • Marti Frederiksen– pro tools, backing vocals, keyboards, guitar, Roland synthesizer
  • Warren Huart– engineering, mixing, backing vocals
  • Al Schmidt, Chris Lord-Alge, Neal Avron– mixing
  • Anthony Focx– pro tools editing
  • Daphne Chen, Tom Scott– arrangement
  • Casey Patrick Tebo– artwork
  • Slash– inside artwork

Track listing:

  1. LUV XXX – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry
  2. Oh Yeah – Joe Perry
  3. Beautiful – Steven Tyler, Marti Frederiksen, Brad Whitford, Joey Kramer, Tom Hamilton
  4. Tell Me – Tom Hamilton
  5. Out Go the Lights – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry
  6. Legendary Child – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Jim Vallance
  7. What Could Have Been Love – Steven Tyler, Marti Frederiksen, Russ Irwin
  8. Street Jesus – Steven Tyler, Brad Whitford, Joe Perry
  9. Can’t Stop Lovin’ You – Steven Tyler, Marti Frederiksen, Whitford, Kramer, Tom Hamilton
  10. Lover A lot – Steven Tyler, Marti Frederiksen, Brad Whitford, Joey Kramer, Tom Hamilton, Jesse Kramer, Marco Moir
  11. We All Fall Down – Diane Warren
  12. Freedom Fighter – Joe Perry
  13. Closer – Steven Tyler, Marti Frederiksen, Whitford, Kramer
  14. Something – Joe Perry
  15. Another Last Goodbye – Steven Tyler, Desmond Child, Joe Perry

 

On September 26, 2011.

On September 26, 2011, “Wolfwork” label released “Beyond the Shrouded Horizon”, the 21st Steve Hackett studio album. It was recorded 2010 – 2011, and was produced by Steve Hackett and Roger King.

Personnel:

  • Nick Beggs– bass, chapman stick, pink ukele
  • Dick Driver – double bass
  • John Hackett– flute, vocals
  • Steve Hackett– guitars, vocals, harmonica
  • Roger King – keyboards, programming
  • Amanda Lehmann – vocals guitar
  • Gary O’Toole – drums, vocals
  • Simon Phillips– drums
  • Chris Squire– bass
  • Richard Stewart – cello
  • Christine Townsend – violin, viola
  • Rob Townsend – sax, whistle, bass clarinet
  • Harry Pearce – cover photo

Track listing:

  1. Loch Lomond – Steve Hackett, Jo Hackett, Roger King
  2. The Phoenix Flown – Steve Hackett, Jo Hackett, Roger King
  3. Wanderlust – Steve Hackett, Jo Hackett, Roger King
  4. Til These Eyes – Steve Hackett, Jo Hackett, Roger King
  5. Prairie Angel – Steve Hackett, Jo Hackett, Steve Howe, Jonathan Mover
  6. A Place Called Freedom – Steve Hackett, Jo Hackett, Roger King
  7. Between the Sunset and the Coconut Palms – Steve Hackett, Jo Hackett, Roger King
  8. Waking to Life – Steve Hackett, Jo Hackett, Roger King
  9. Two Faces of Cairo – Steve Hackett, Jo Hackett, Roger King
  10. Looking for Fantasy – Steve Hackett, Jo Hackett, Roger King
  11. Summer’s Breath – Steve Hackett, Jo Hackett, Roger King
  12. Catwalk – Steve Hackett, Jo Hackett, Roger King
  13. Turn This Island Earth – Steve Hackett, Jo Hackett, Steve Howe, Roger King, Jonathan Mover

On July 29, 2014.

On July 29, 2014, “Reprise” label released “Hypnotic Eye”, the 13th Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers studio album. It was recorded 2011 – 2014, and was produced by Tom Petty, Mike Campbell and Ryan Ulyate.

Personnel:

  • Tom Petty– vocals, rhythm and lead guitar, fuzz bass, high bass, bass
  • Mike Campbell– lead guitar, lead and rhythm guitar
  • Scott Thurston– rhythm and 12-string guitar,  harmonica, tambourine
  • Benmont Tench– piano, electric piano, organ, mellotron, synthesizer
  • Ron Blair– bass guitar
  • Steve Ferrone– drums, percussion
  • Josh Jove – fuzz guitar
  • Ryan Ulyate – background vocals
  • Alan Weidel – crew chief, back-line technician, equipment manager

Track listing:

All tracks by Tom Petty, except where noted.

  1. American Dream Plan B
  2. Fault Lines – Tom Petty, Mike Campbell
  3. Red River
  4. Full Grown Boy
  5. All You Can Carry
  6. Power Drunk
  7. Forgotten Man
  8. Sins of My Youth
  9. U Get Me High
  10. Burnt Out Town
  11. Shadow People
  12. Playing Dumb

 

On July 19, 2011.

On July 19, 2011, “Idlewild” label released “Join Us”, the eleventh They Might Be Giants studio album. It was recorded 2010 – 2011, and was produced by Pat Dillett, John Linnell, John Flansburgh, Dan Miller, Danny Weinhauf and Marty Beller.

Personnel:

  • John Linnell– lead vocals, backup vocals, keyboards, bass clarinet,  accordion, saxophones, programming
  • John Flansburgh– lead vocals, backup vocals, guitar, programming
  • Dan Miller– lead guitar, keyboards
  • Danny Weinkauf– bass, keyboards
  • Marty Beller– drums, percussion
  • Stan Harrison– horn arrangement; saxophones; bass flute
  • Curt Ramm – trumpet
  • Dan Levine – trombone
  • Mauro Refosco– percussion
  • David Driver – lead vocal
  • Michael Cerveris– lead vocal
  • Pat Dillett – engineer
  • Jon Altschuler – engineer
  • Greg Thompson – engineer
  • UE Nastasi – mastering
  • Paul Sahre – cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by John Linnell, John Flansburgh, Dan Miller, Danny Weinhauf and Marty Beller.

  1. Can’t Keep Johnny Down
  2. You Probably Get That a Lot
  3. Old Pine Box
  4. Canajoharie
  5. Cloisonné
  6. Let Your Hair Hang Down
  7. Celebration
  8. In Fact
  9. When Will You Die
  10. Protagonist
  11. Judy Is Your Viet Nam
  12. Never Knew Love
  13. The Lady and the Tiger
  14. Spoiler Alert
  15. Dog Walker
  16. 2082
  17. Three Might Be Duende
  18. You Don’t Like Me

 

On June 26, 2012.

On June 26, 2012, “Captured Tracks” label released “Oshin”, the debut DIIV studio album. It was recorded 2011 – 2012, and was produced by Zachary Cole Smith.

Personnel:

  • Zachary Cole Smith– vocals, guitar, production
  • Andrew Bailey – guitar
  • Colby Hewitt III – drums
  • Devin Ruben Perez – bass
  • Ben Wolf (Ben Newman) – drums
  • Nico Testa – assistant engineering
  • Kopapik Qaqyuarqyuk – illustration (back cover)
  • Kiakshuk – cover art
  • Simeonie Kopapik – liner artwork
  • Sandy Kim – photography
  • Daniel James Schlett – recording, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Zachary Cole Smith.

  1. Druun
  2. Past Lives
  3. Human
  4. Air Conditioning
  5. How Long Have You Known?
  6. Wait
  7. Earthboy
  8. Druun Pt. II
  9. Follow
  10. Sometime
  11. Oshin (Subsume)
  12. Doused
  13. Home

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