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On September 16, 2013.

On September 16, 2013, “Universal” label released “Loud Like Love”, the seventh Placebo studio album. It was recorded 2012 – 2013, at “RAK Studios” in London, and was produced by Adam Noble.


  • Brian Molko– vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Stefan Olsdal– bass guitar, guitar, piano, keyboards, cimbalom, backing vocals
  • Steve Forrest– drums, percussion
  • Bill Lloyd – keyboards, bass guitar
  • Fiona Brice– string arrangements, backing vocals
  • Fabian Waltmann – additional programming
  • Adam Noble – mixing, programming
  • Mike Horner – assistant engineer
  • John Prestage – assistant engineer
  • Tom Bailey – assistant engineer
  • Dick Beetham – mastering
  • Joseph Llanes – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Molko, Stefan Olsdal and Steve Forrest.

  1. Loud Like Love
  2. Scene of the Crime
  3. Too Many Friends
  4. Hold on to Me
  5. Rob The Bank
  6. A Million Little Pieces
  7. Exit Wounds
  8. Purify
  9. Begin the End
  10. Bosco

On September 10, 2012.

On September 10, 2012, “4AD” label released “Love This Giant”, studio album by David Byrne and St. Vincent. It was recorded 2009 – 2012, at “Water Music Studio” in Hoboken, New Jersey, and “Patrick Dillett’s Studio” in New York City, and was produced by David Byrne, Annie Clark, John Congleton, and Patrick Dillett.


  • David Byrne- guitar,  vocals,  percussion programming; Omnichord
  • Vincent– guitar, vocals, production; synth bass; piano
  • Jacquelyn Adams, Eric Davis, Lawrence Di Bello, Rachel Drehmann, J. Kelly, Chris Komer – French horn
  • Randy Andos – tuba
  • Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra
  • Stuart D. Bogie, Ron Blake, Martín Perna, Cochemea Gastelum , Jack Bashkow, Stan Harriison, Bob Magnuson, Ian Hendrickson-Smith, Steve Elson, Alex Foster, Patrick Milando, Jonathan Powell, Tom Timko – saxophone
  • Jordan McLean, Josh Frank, Earl Gardner, Mike Gurfield, Ravi Best, David Guy, Dominic Derasse, Gareth Flowers, Kelly Pratt– trumpet
  • Jeff Caswell – bass trombone
  • John Congleton– drum programming; synth
  • The Dap-Kings
  • Kenneth Finn, Tom Hutchinson– euphonium
  • Paul Frazier – bass guitar
  • William Lang, Aaron Johnson, Ryan Keberle, Brian Mahany, Ozzie Melendez, Mike Seltzer, Steve Turre, Michael Williams– trombone
  • Anthony LaMarca– drums
  • Lenny Pickett– saxophone, brass arrangement
  • Mauro Refosco– snare drum, timpani
  • Marcus Rojas, Kyle Turner, Bob Stewart– tuba
  • Evan Smith – clarinet, flute
  • Jon Altschuler – engineering
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • Patrick Dillett– mixing, drum programming
  • Tony Finno, Ken Thompson – brass arrangements
  • Yuki Takahashi – engineering
  • Gabe Bartalos – prosthetics
  • Richard Burbridge – cover photo
  • Catalina Kulczar, Juan Marin, LeeAnn Rossi – art
  • Steve Powers – type design
  • Noah Wall – package design, art

Track listing:

All tracks by David Byrne and Annie Clark, except where noted

  1. Who
  2. Weekend in the Dust
  3. Dinner for Two
  4. Ice Age – Annie Clark
  5. I Am an Ape
  6. The Forest Awakes – David Byrne, Annie Clark, Walt Whitman
  7. I Should Watch TV
  8. Lazarus
  9. Optimist
  10. Lightning
  11. The One Who Broke Your Heart
  12. Outside of Space & Time – David Byrne


On September 4, 2015.

On September 4, 2015, Emmanuel “Rico” Rodriguez died aged 80. He was Cuban-born Jamaican trombonist, one of the first and most distinguished reggae and ska artists. He has formed the group Rico and the Rudies, and has recorded and performed with many famous musicians and producers including Karl Pitterson,  Prince Buster, Lloyd “Matador” Daley, Jools Holland’s Rhythm and Blues Orchestra, Bob Marley, Toots & the Maytals, Delroy Washington , Burning Spear, The Specials,  Jools Holland, Dennis Bovell, Ian Dury, Chas Jankel, Joan Armatrading, John Martyn, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Steel Pulse and Paul Young. In 2007, he was awarded an  “MBE”  (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for services to music. For his contribution to Jamaican music, in 2012 he was awarded the “Silver Musgrave Medal” by the “Institute of Jamaica”.

On September 4, 2012.

On September 4, 2012, “Domino” label released “Centipede Hz”, the ninth Animal Collective album. It was recorded January – February 2012, at “Sonic Ranch” in Tornillo, Texas, and was produced by Ben H. Allen III, Avey Tare, Panda Bear, Deakin and Geologist.


  • Avey Tare– vocals, synthesizers, piano, guitar, sampler, sequencer, percussion
  • Panda Bear– vocals, drums, sampler, percussion
  • Deakin– vocals, baritone guitar, sampler, percussion
  • Geologist– sampler, synthesizers, piano, percussion
  • Dave Scher– lap steel guitar, melodica
  • Riverside Middle School Choir – vocals
  • Ben H. Allen III – recording, engineering, mixing
  • Manuel Calderon, Rob Skipworth, Brad Truax, Joe D’Agostino, Sumner Jones, Alex Tumay– recording assistant
  • Joe Lambert – mastering
  • Dave Portner– photography, artwork
  • Abby Portner, Rob Carmichael – artwork
  • @Atibaphoto – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Avey Tare, Panda Bear, Deakin and Geologist.

  1. Moonjock
  2. Today’s Supernatural
  3. Rosie Oh
  4. Applesauce
  5. Wide Eyed
  6. Father Time
  7. New Town Burnout
  8. Monkey Riches
  9. Mercury Man (contains sample of the song “Invasion” by King Tubby)
  10. Pulleys
  11. Amanita

On September 3, 2013.

On September 3, 2013, “Columbia” label released “Hesitation Marks”, the eighth Nine Inch Nails studio album. It was recorded 2012 – 2013, and was produced by Alan Moulder, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.


  • Trent Reznor– vocals, electronics, guitar, percussion, bass, wurlitzer, dulcitone, wheelharp, piano, saxophone
  • Alessandro Cortini– electronics
  • Pino Palladino– bass
  • Ilan Rubin– toms, live drums
  • Lindsey Buckingham– guitars
  • Adrian Belew– guitars, electronics, backing vocals
  • Eugene Goreshter– strings, electronics, violin, bass
  • Daniel Rowland – electronics, guitar, additional sound design
  • Joshua Eustis– backing vocals
  • Atticus Ross– engineering
  • Alan Moulder– mixing, engineering
  • Tom Baker – mastering
  • Russell Mills– artwork
  • Rob Sheridan– art direction
  • Jun Murakawa, Dustin Mosley, Ghian Wright– engineering
  • Michael Patterson– engineering, mixing
  • Joe Barresi– drum recording
  • Mike Fasano– drum technician

Track listing:

All tracks by Trent Reznor, except “The Eater of Dreams” by Trent Reznor and Alessandro Cortini. “While I’m Still Here” contains a lyrical interpolation from “Weary Blues From Waitin'” written and performed by Hank Williams.

  1. The Eater of Dreams
  2. Copy of a
  3. Came Back Haunted
  4. Find My Way
  5. All Time Low
  6. Disappointed
  7. Everything
  8. Satellite
  9. Various Methods of Escape
  10. Running
  11. I Would for You
  12. In Two
  13. While I’m Still Here
  14. Black Noise

On September 3, 2012.

On September 3, 2012, “Kscope” label released “All the Wars”, the ninth Pineapple Thief studio album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by Bruce Soord.


  • Bruce Soord: vocals, guitar, arrangement
  • Steve Kitch: keyboards, mixing, arrangement
  • Jon Sykes: bass guitar, vocals, arrangement
  • Keith Harrison: drums, vocals, arrangement
  • Recorded by Mark Bowyer
  • Mixed, additional production by Mark Bowyer and Steve Kitch

Track listing:

All tracks by Bruce Soord.

  1. Burning Pieces
  2. Warm Seas
  3. Last Man Standing
  4. All the Wars
  5. Build a World
  6. Give it Back
  7. Someone Pull Me Out
  8. One More Step Away
  9. Reaching Out

On September 2, 2013.

On September 2, 2013, “Dirty Hit” label released the debut, self-titled The 1975 album. It was recorded 2012 – 2013, at “The Motor Museum” in Liverpool, and was produced by Mike Crossey, Matthew Healy, Adam Hann, George Daniel and Ross MacDonald.


  • Matthew Healy – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Adam Hann – guitar
  • George Daniel – drums, programming, synthesizers, photography
  • Ross MacDonald – bass guitar
  • John Waugh– saxophone
  • Mike Crossey– mixing, additional programming
  • Mike Spink – engineering
  • Jonathan Gilmore – Pro-Toolsengineering, additional programming
  • Robin Schmidt – mastering
  • Samüel Johnson – design
  • David Drake – photography
  • David Ma – photography
  • Jamie Oborne – A&R

Track listing:

All tracks by George Daniel, Matthew Healy, Adam Hann and Ross MacDonald.

  1. The 1975
  2. The City
  3. O.N.E.Y.
  4. Chocolate
  5. Sex
  6. Talk
  7. An Encounter
  8. Heart Out
  9. Settle Down
  10. Robbers
  11. Girls
  12. 12
  13. She Way Out
  14. Menswear
  15. Pressure
  16. Is There Somebody Who Can Watch You