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On May 7, 2012.

On May 7, 2012, “Roadrunner” label released “Storm Corrosion”, the self-titled, debut collaboration album between Mikael Åkerfeldt and Steven Wilson. It was recorded March 2010 – September 2011, and was produced by Mikael Åkerfeldt and Steven Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Mikael Åkerfeldt– vocals, guitars
  • Steven Wilson– vocals, keyboards, string arrangements
  • Gavin Harrison– drums, percussion
  • Ben Castle– woodwind
  • The London Session Orchestra– orchestral performance
  • Conducted by Dave Stewart
  • Isobel Griffiths – contractor
  • Mat Collis – grand piano, engineering
  • Carl Glover – design, layout
  • Hans Arnold– cover painting
  • Naki – photography

 Track listing:

All lyrics by Steven Wilson except where noted,  all music by Mikael Åkerfeldt and Steven Wilson.

  1. Drag Ropes
  2. Storm Corrosion
  3. Hag
  4. Happy
  5. Look How!
  6. Ljudet Innan – lyrics by Mikael Åkerfeldt, Steven Wilson.

 

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On April 27, 2012.

On April 27, 2012, “ECM” label released “Within a Song”, the 35th John Abercrombie album.  It was recorded in September 2011, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • John Abercrombie – guitar
  • Joe Lovano– tenor saxophone
  • Drew Gress– double bass
  • Joey Baron– drums

Track listing:

  1. Where Are You? – Harold Adamson, Jimmy McHugh
  2. Easy Rider – John Abercrombie
  3. Within a Song/Without a Song – John Abercrombie, Billy Rose, Edward Eliscu, Vincent Youmans
  4. Flamenco Sketches – Miles Davis
  5. Nick of Time – John Abercrombie
  6. Blues Connotation – Ornette Coleman
  7. Wise One – John Coltrane
  8. Interplay – Bill Evans
  9. Sometimes Ago – Sergio Mihanovich

On April 25, 2012.

On April 25, 2012, “Sonet” label released “Jag är inte rädd för mörkret” (Swedish for I Am Not Afraid of the Dark), the tenth Kent studio album. It was recorded 2011 -2012, at “Studios la Fabrique” in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France, “Park Studio” in Älvsjö, Stockholm, Sweden, and was produced by Stefan Boman, Joakim Berg, Martin Sköld, Sami Sirvio and Markus Muskonen.

Personnel:

  • Joakim Berg– vocals, guitar, recording
  • Martin Sköld– keyboards, bass, recording
  • Sami Sirvio – lead guitar
  • Markus Muskonen – vocals, keyboards, drums
  • Petra Marklund– backing vocals
  • Stefan Boman – recording, mixing
  • Damien Arlot – recording assistant
  • Thomas Lefebvre – recording assistant
  • Niklas Flyckt – mixing
  • Anders Pantzer – mixing assistant
  • Stephen Marcussen– mastering
  • Martin Brengesjö – instrument technician

Track listing:

All lyrics by Joakim Berg, music as noted.

  1. 999 – Joakim Berg, Markus Mustonen, Sami Sirvio, Martin Sköld
  2. Petroleum – Joakim Berg, Martin Sköld
  3. Isis & Bast – Joakim Berg
  4. Jag ser dig – Joakim Berg
  5. Tänd på – Joakim Berg, Martin Sköld
  6. Beredd på allt – Joakim Berg, Martin Sköld
  7. Ruta 1 – Joakim Berg
  8. Färger på natten – Joakim Berg
  9. Låt dom komma – Joakim Berg, Martin Sköld
  10. Hänsyn – Joakim Berg, Markus Mustonen, Sami Sirvio, Martin Sköld

On April 20, 2012.

On April 20, 2012, “ECM” label released “Wisteria”, the thirty-first Steve Kuhn album. It was recorded in September 2011, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Steve Kuhn- piano
  • Steve Swallow- bass guitar
  • Joey Baron- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Kuhn, except where noted.

  1. Chalet
  2. Adagio
  3. Morning Dew
  4. Romance – Dori Caymmi
  5. Permanent Wave – Carla Bley
  6. A Likely Story
  7. Pastorale
  8. Wisteria – Art Farmer
  9. Dark Glasses – Steve Swallow
  10. Promises Kept
  11. Good Lookin’ Rookie – Steve Swallow

On April 19, 2011.

On April 19, 2011, “4AD” label released “Whokill”, the second Tune-Yards (Merrill Garbus’ project) album. It was recorded 2010 -2011, and was produced by Merrill Garbus.

Personnel:

  • Merrill Garbus – vocals, keyboards, drums, percussion,drum machine, loops, ukulele, horns arrangements
  • Nate Brenner – upright bass, bass, marimba, percussion, backing vocals, horns arrangements
  • Michael Coleman – electric piano, effects
  • Patrick Gregoire – guitar
  • Kasey Knudsen – alto saxophone
  • Matt Nelson – tenor and baritone saxophone, percussion
  • Jordan Glenn – drums, percussion
  • Sam Ospovat – percussion
  • Lisa Schonberg – percussion
  • Eli Crews – ukulele, upright bass, delays, echoplex
  • Harry Bolles, Jem Fanvu, Mark Allen-Piccolo, Melody Parker – backing vocals
  • Leah Fallon – talkin’
  • Betty Garbus, Lou Garbus, Little Merrill – voice
  • Mark Allen Piccolo, Harry Bolles, Jem Fanvu – noises
  • Noah Bernstein-Hanley – horns arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Merrill Garbus, except where noted.

  1. My Country
  2. Es-So
  3. Gangsta – Nate Brenner, Merrill Garbus
  4. Powa
  5. Riotriot
  6. Bizness – Nate Brenner, Merrill Garbus
  7. Doorstep
  8. You Yes You – Nate Brenner, Merrill Garbus
  9. Wooly Wolly Gong
  10. Killa – Nate Brenner, Merrill Garbus

On April 19, 2010.

On April 19, 2010, “Geffen” label released “My Best Friend Is You”, the second Kate Nash studio album. It was recorded 2010 -2011, at “Studio 355” and “RAK Studios” in London, and was produced by Bernard Butler, Jay Malhotra and Kate Nash.

Personnel:

  • Kate Nash– vocals, guitar, piano, percussion, keyboards, drums, synthesizers, organ, string arrangements, engineering, mixing, art direction
  • Jay Malhotra – bass, guitar, glockenspiel, ukulele, engineering, mixing
  • Bernard Butler– acoustic guitar, synthesizers, bass, bongos, organ, engineering, mixing
  • Brett Alaimo – guitar
  • Elliott Andrews – drums
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • Jon Jackson – guitar, bass
  • Bruce White – viola
  • Ali Dods – violin
  • Everton Nelson – violin
  • Louisa Fuller – violin
  • Sonia Slaney – violin
  • Ryan Jarman– violin
  • Sally Herbert – string arrangements
  • Richard Woodcraft – engineering
  • Robbie Nelson – engineering
  • Adie Kaye – engineering assistance
  • Chris Potter– mastering
  • Mat Maitland– art direction
  • Kate Gibb – artwork
  • Clare Nash – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kate Nash.

  1. Paris
  2. Kiss That Grrrl
  3. Don’t You Want To Share The Guilt?
  4. I Just Love You More
  5. Do-Wah-Doo
  6. Take Me To A Higher Plane
  7. I’ve Got a Secret
  8. Mansion Song
  9. Early Christmas Present
  10. Later On
  11. Pickpocket
  12. You Were So Far Away
  13. I Hate Seagulls (silence from 4:13 to 7:11 – then hidden track My Best Friend Is You begins)

On April 12, 2011.

On April 12, 2011, “Paw Tracks” label released “Tomboy”, the fourth Panda Bear (Noah Lennox) album. It was recorded in 2010 at “Interpress” in Lisbon, and was produced by Sonic Boom and Panda Bear.

Personnel:

  • Panda Bear (Noah Lennox) – vocals, guitars, synthesizer, sampler, drums, percussion, recording
  • Nick Kramer – engineer
  • Sonic Boom – engineer, mixing, mastering
  • Joe Lambert – mastering
  • Alex Wharton – mastering
  • Scott Mou – artwork
  • Rob Carmichael Seen – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Panda Bear.

  1. You Can Count on Me
  2. Tomboy
  3. Slow Motion
  4. Surfer’s Hymn
  5. Last Night at the Jetty
  6. Drone
  7. Alsatian Darn
  8. Scheherazade
  9. Friendship Bracelet
  10. Afterburner
  11. Benfica