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On May 17, 2011.

On May 17, 2011, “eOne” label released “Rocket Science”, the tenth Béla Fleck and the Flecktones album. It was recorded in 2011, and was produced by Béla Fleck. The track “Life in Eleven” won “Best Instrumental Composition” at the 54th “Annual Grammy Awards”.

Personnel:

  • Béla Fleck – 5-string banjo, Goldtone 10-string Prototype, Deering Crossfire electric banjo
  • Future Man – drumitar, acoustic drums, percussion
  • Howard Levy – diatonic harmonica, bass harmonica, synth, piano
  • Victor Wooten – Fodera 4-string bass, Fodera 5-string NYC bass, Compito 5-string fretless bass 
  • Kevin Dailey – engineer
  • Richard Battaglia – engineer
  • Richard Dodd – mastering
  • Sean Marlowe – art direction, design
  • Paul Grosso – cover art, creative director
  • Jeremy Cowart – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Béla Fleck except where noted.

  1. Gravity Lane
  2. Prickly Pear
  3. Joyful Spring – Howard Levy
  4. Life In Eleven – Howard Levy, Béla Fleck
  5. Falling Forward
  6. Storm Warning
  7. Like Water – Victor Wooten, Béla Fleck
  8. Earthling Parade
  9. The Secret Drawer – Future Man
  10. Sweet Pomegranates – Howard Levy
  11. Falani
  12. Bottle Rocket

On May 10, 2011.

On May 10, 2011, “TBD Records” label released “Tamer Animals”, the third Other Lives album. It was recorded in 2011, and was produced by Joey Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Jesse Tabish – vocals, guitar, piano, organ, harmonium, percussion, engineer, art direction
  • Jonathan Mooney – trumpet, French horn, piano, organ, percussion, engineer, art direction
  • Josh Onstott – bass, percussion, backing vocals
  • Chad Copelin – organ, recording
  • Tony Cleeton – French horn
  • Colby Owens – clarinet, percussion
  • Matt Barnes – bass clarinet
  • Mark Haworth – trumpet
  • Jenny Hsu – cello, backing vocals
  • Toan Tran – bassoon
  • Kylie Ahern – violin
  • Nick Lindley – violin
  • Nokosee Fields – violin
  • Patrick Conlon – violin
  • Collin Fleishacker – backing vocals
  • Joey Waronker – engineer, mixing
  • Alex Pasco – mixing
  • Brian “Big Bass” Owens – mastering
  • Ellen Wakayama – art direction
  • Benjamin Sperry – artwork

Track listing:

  1. Dark Horse
  2. As I Lay My Head Down
  3. For 12
  4. Tamer Animals
  5. Dust Bowl III
  6. Weather
  7. Old Statues
  8. Woodwind
  9. Desert
  10. Landforms
  11. Heading East

On April 11, 2011.

On April 11, 2011, “Polyvinyl Record Co.”, released “Share the Joy”, the third Vivian Girls studio album. It was recorded January – August 2010, at “Rear House”, and was produced by Cassie Ramone and Jarvis Taveniere.

Personnel:

  • Cassie Ramone – lead vocals, guitar, artwork, layout
  • Fiona Campbell – vocals, drums, percussion
  • Ali Koehler – drums
  • Dave Seidel – celeste 
  • Jarvis Taveniere – organ, additional guitar, recording
  • Katy Goodman – vocals, bass
  • John Golden – mastering

Track listing:

All lyrics by Cassie Ramone, except where noted; all music by Fiona Campbell, Katy Goodman and Cassie Ramone, except where noted.

  1. The Other Girls
  2. I Heard You Say
  3. Dance (If You Wanna)
  4. Lake House
  5. Trying to Pretend
  6. Sixteen Ways – Green on Red
  7. Take It as It Comes
  8. Vanishing of Time
  9. Death – music by Fiona Campbell, Katy Goodman, Cassie Ramone, Al Koehler
  10. Light in Your Eyes

On December 13, 2011.

On December 13, 2011, “Because” label released “Stage Whisper”, the fourth Charlotte Gainsbourg album. It was released as double album, with studio and live recordings. “Stage Whisper” was recorded 2010 – 2011, and was produced by Beck.

Personnel:

  • Charlotte Gainsbourg – lead vocals, keyboards, percussion
  • Beck Hansen – vocal, guitar, synth bass, piano, organ, synthesizer, percussion, drums programming
  • Asa Taccone – organ, piano, drum programming, backing vocals
  • Charlie Fink – vocals, piano, bass, synthesizer, programming
  • Brian Lebarton – keyboard, guitar, backing vocals
  • Amir Yaghmai – guitar, violin, glockenspiel, percussion, backing vocals
  •  Conor J O’Brien – acoustic guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Renaud Letang – keyboards
  • Matt Popieluch – guitar, backing vocals
  • Justin Baily – guitar
  • Bram Inscore – bass, contra bass, cello, percussion, backing vocals
  • Laurent Vernerey – double bass
  • Matthew Compton – drums, guitar, bass
  • Josiah Steinbrick – sitar
  • Tom Hobden – violin, backing vocals
  • Nicole Morier – guitar, glockenspiel, percussion, backing vocals
  • Eric Gardner – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Ben Attal – drums
  • Monique McGuffin – harp
  • Cole Marsden Greif-Neill – drums programming, engineer 
  • Julien Naudin – recording
  • Shaun Sebastian – recording
  • Drew Brown – recording, engineer
  • Cassidy Turbin, Alex Dromgoole, Dean Nelson, Russell Fawcus, Thomas Moulin – engineer
  • Darrell Thorp – mixing
  • Tom Elmhirst – mixing
  • Noah Georgeson – mixing
  • Benjamin Joubert – mastering

Track listing:

Studio tracks

  1. Terrible Angels
  2. Paradisco
  3. All the Rain
  4. White Telephone
  5. Anna
  6. Got to Let Go
  7. Out of Touch
  8. Memoir

Live tracks

  1. IRM
  2. Set Yourself on Fire
  3. Jamais
  4. Heaven Can Wait
  5. In the End
  6. AF607105
  7. Just Like a Woman
  8. The Operation
  9. The Songs That We Sing
  10. Voyage
  11. Trick Pony

On December 2, 2011.

On December 2, 2011, “Jazzland Recordings” label released “Songs”, the tenth “Bugge Wesseltoft” album. It was recorded in 2011, at “Bugge’s Room” in Oslo, Norway.

Personnel:

  • Bugge Wesseltoft – piano
  • Atle Aamodt – mixing, mastering
  • Rune Mortensen – design
  • Egil Hansen – photography

Track listing:

  1. Darn That Dream – Jimmy Van Heusen
  2. My Foolish Heart – Ned Washington, Victor Young
  3. How High the Moon – Morgan Lewis
  4. Moon River – Henry Mancini
  5. Chicken Feathers – Steve Kuhn
  6. Lament – J.J. Johnson
  7. We’ll Be Together Again – Carl Fischer, Frankie Laine
  8. Like Someone in Love – Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke
  9. Giant Steps – John Coltrane

On October 21, 2011.

On October 21, 2011, “ECM” label released “Tribe”, album by Enrico Rava Quartet (the 41st Enrico Rava album overall). It was recorded in October 2010, at “ArteSuono Studio” in Udine, Italy, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Enrico Rava – trumpet
  • Gianluca Petrella – trombone
  • Giovanni Guidi – piano
  • Giacomo Ancillotto – guitar
  • Gabriele Evangelista – double bass
  • Fabrizio Sferra – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Enrico Rava except where noted.

  1. Amnesia
  2. Garbage Can Blues
  3. Choctaw
  4. Incognito
  5. Cornettology
  6. F. Express
  7. Tears for Neda
  8. Song Tree
  9. Paris Baguette
  10. Planet Earth
  11. Tribe
  12. Improvisation – Enrico Rava, Gianluca Petrella, Giovanni Guidi, Gabriele Evangelista, Fabrizio Sferra

On September 12, 2011.

On September 12, 2011, “ATO Records” and “Prawn Song” labels released “Green Naugahyde”, the seventh Primus studio album. It was recorded October 2010 – April 2011, at “Rancho Relaxo” in Sebastopol, California, and was produced by Les Claypool.

Personnel:

  • Les Claypool – vocals, bass, upright bass
  • Larry LaLonde – guitar
  • Jay Lane – drums
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Zoltron – design, layout

Track listing:

All lyrics by Les Claypool, all music as noted.

  1. Prelude to a Crawl – Les Claypool
  2. Hennepin Crawler – Les Claypool, Larry La Londe, Jay Lane
  3. Last Salmon Man (Fisherman’s Chronicles, Part IV) – Les Claypool
  4. Eternal Consumption Engine – Larry La Londe
  5. Tragedy’s a’ comin’ – Les Claypool, Larry La Londe, Jay Lane
  6. Eyes of the Squirrel – Les Claypool, Jay Lane
  7. Jilly’s on Smack – Les Claypool, Larry La Londe
  8. Lee Van Cleef – Les Claypool
  9. Moron TV – Les Claypool, Larry La Londe, Jay Lane
  10. Green Ranger – Les Claypool, Jay Lane
  11. HOINFODAMAN – Larry La Londe
  12. Extinction Burst – Les Claypool, Larry La Londe, Jay Lane
  13. Salmon Man – Les Claypool

On September 9, 2011.

On September 9, 2011, “Virgin” label released “Junk of the Heart”, the third Kooks (The) studio album. It was recorded 2009 – 2011, and was produced by Tony Hoffer.

Personnel:

  • Luke Pritchard – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Hugh Harris – guitar, piano, string arrangements, backing vocals
  • Peter Denton – bass guitar, piano, synths, backing vocals
  • The Section Quartet – strings 
  • Tony Hoffer – programming, synths
  • Paul Garred – drums
  • Chris Prendergast – drums 
  • Denny Weston Jr. – percussion 
  • Cydney Robinson – backing vocals 

Track listing:

All tracks by Luke Pritchard, except where noted.

  1. Junk of the Heart (Happy) – Luke Pritchard
  2. How’d You Like That – Luke Pritchard, Hugh Harris
  3. Rosie – Luke Pritchard, Hugh Harris
  4. Taking Pictures of You
  5. Fuck the World Off
  6. Time Above the Earth – Luke Pritchard, Hugh Harris
  7. Runaway – Luke Pritchard, Tony Hoffer
  8. Is It Me
  9. Killing Me – Luke Pritchard, Hugh Harris
  10. Petulia
  11. Eskimo Kiss
  12. Mr. Nice Guy – Luke Pritchard, Peter Denon

On September 7, 2011.

On September 7, 2011, “King” label released “Temple of Rock”, the debut Michael Schenker’s Temple of Rock album. It was recorded in 2011, at “Kidroom Studios” in Münster, Germany, and was produced by Michael Schenker and Michael Voss.

Personnel:

  • Michael Schenker – guitars
  • Michael Voss – vocals
  • Wayne Findlay – keyboards
  • Pete Way – bass
  • Herman Rarebell – drums
  • Rudolf Schenker – guitar
  • Michael Amott – guitar
  • Leslie West – guitar
  • Don Airey – keyboards
  • Paul Raymond – keyboards
  • Chris Glen – bass
  • Neil Murray – bass
  • Elliott Dean Rubinson – bass
  • Carmine Appice – drums
  • Simon Phillips – drums
  • Chris Slade – drums
  • Brian Tichy – drums
  • William Shatner – spoken word
  • Robin McAuley – vocal
  • Doogie White – vocal

Track listing:

All music by Michael Schenker, all lyrics by Michael Voss, except where noted.

  1. Intro
  2. How Long
  3. Fallen Angel
  4. Hanging On
  5. The End of An Era
  6. Miss Claustrophobia
  7. With You – lyrics by Michael Schenker
  8. Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead – music by Michael Schenker, Doogie White
  9. Storming In
  10. Scene of Crime
  11. Saturday Night
  12. Lover’s Sinfony – music by Michael Schenker, Robin McAuley
  13. Speed
  14. How Long (3 Generations Guitar-Battle Version)
  15. Remember
  16. Miss Claustrophobia (radio edit)

On August 29, 2012.

On August 29, 2012, “P.W. Elverum & Sun, Ltd.” label released “Ocean Roar”, the sixth Mount Eerie studio album. It was recorded January 2011 – February 2012, in Anacortes, Washington, and was produced by Phil Elverum.

Personnel:

  • Phil Elverum – vocals, guitars, bass, piano, synthesizer, drums, recording
  • Timothy Stollenwerk – mastering  
  • John Golden – mastering, lacquer cut

Track listing:

All tracks by Phil Elverum, except where noted.

  1. Pale Lights
  2. Ocean Roar
  3. Ancient Times
  4. Instrumental
  5. Waves
  6. Engel Der Luft – Popol Vuh
  7. I Walked Home Beholding
  8. Instrumental