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On September 18, 2012.

On September 18, 2012, “Heads Up” label released “Esprit De Four”, the 12th Fourplay studio album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by Atsuko Yashima,

Personnel:

  • Bob James– keyboards
  • Chuck Loeb– guitar, synthesizer
  • Nathan East– bass guitar, vocals
  • Harvey Mason– drums, synthesizer
  • Tom Keane – guitar
  • Lizzy Loeb – vocals
  • Seiko Matsuda– vocals

Track listing:

  1. December Dream – Chuck Loeb
  2. Firefly – Nathan East, Tom Keane
  3. Venus – Harvey Mason, Sr.
  4. Sonnymoon – Chuck Loeb
  5. Put Our Hearts Together (instrumental version) – Bob James, Hillary James
  6. All I Wanna Do – Nathan East, Tom Keane
  7. Logic of Love – Chuck Loeb
  8. Esprit de Four – Jerry Peters, Harvey Mason, Sr.
  9. Sugoi – Bob James
  10. Put Our Hearts Together (vocal track) – Bob James, Hillary James

 

On September 17, 2012.

On September 12, 2012, “Ear Music” label released “Sounds That Can’t Be Made”, the17th Marillion studio album. It was recorded 2011 – 2012, at “The Racket Club” in Buckinghamshire and “Real World Studios”, and was produced by Mike Hunter, Stave Hogarth, Mark Kelly, Ian Mosley, Steve Rothery, and Pete Trewavas.

Personnel:

  • Steve Hogarth– vocals, keyboards
  • Mark Kelly- keyboards, backing vocals
  • Ian Mosley- drums, backing vocals
  • Steve Rothery- guitars, backing vocals
  • Pete Trewavas- bass guitar, guitars, backing vocals

Track listing:

All music by Stave Hogarth, Mark Kelly, Ian Mosley, Steve Rothery, and Pete Trewavas, all lyrics by Steve Hogarth except where noted.

  1. Gaza
  2. Sounds That Can’t Be Made
  3. Pour My Love – lyrics by Steve Hogarth, John Helmer
  4. Power
  5. Montréal
  6. Invisible Link
  7. Lucky Man
  8. The Sky Above the Rain

On September 17, 2012.

On September 17, 2012, “Nonesuch” label released “Where Do You Start”, the 29th Brad Mehldau album. It was recorded November 2008 – April 2011, at “Avatar Studios” in New York, and was produced by Brad Mehldau.

Personnel:

  • Brad Mehldau– piano
  • Larry Grenadier– bass
  • Jeff Ballard– drums

Track listing:

  1. Got Me Wrong – Jerry Cantrell
  2. Holland – Sufjan Stevens
  3. Brownie Speaks – Clifford Brown
  4. Baby Plays Around – Cait O’Riordan, Elvis Costello
  5. Airegin – Sonny Rollins
  6. Hey Joe – Billy Roberts
  7. Samba e Amor – Chico Buarque
  8. Jam – Brad Mehldau
  9. Time Has Told Me – Nick Drake
  10. Aquelas Coisas Todas – Toninho Horta
  11. Where Do You Start? – Marilyn Bergman, Alan Bergman, Johnny Mandel

On September 13, 2011.

On September 13, 2011, “Boing!” label released the self-titled, debut Aristocrats album. It was recorded in 2011 and was produced by Jimmy Johnson, Guthrie Govan, Bryan Beller, and Marco Minnemann.

Personnel:

  • Guthrie Govan- guitar
  • Bryan Beller- bass
  • Marco Minnemann- drums

Track listing:

  1. Boing!… I’m in the Back – Marco Minnemann
  2. Sweaty Knockers – Bryan Beller
  3. Bad Asteroid – Guthrie Govan
  4. Get It Like That – Marco Minnemann
  5. Furtive Jack – Guthrie Govan
  6. I Want a Parrot – Guthrie Govan
  7. See You Next Tuesday – Bryan Beller
  8. Blues Fuckers – Marco Minnemann
  9. Flatlands – Bryan Beller

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.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Soord: vocals, guitar, arranger
  • Steve Kitch: keyboards, arranger, mixing
  • Jon Sykes: vocals, bass guitar, arranger
  • Keith Harrison: vocals, drums, arranger
  • Mark Bowyer – recording, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Bruce Soord.

  1. Burning Pieces
  2. Warm Sea
  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

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On August 18, 2012.

On August 18, 2012, Philip Wallach Blondheim III aka Scott McKenzie died aged 73. He was singer, songwriter and a musician (piano, guitar), co-founder and member of the bands The Abstracts and The Journeyman, and member of the new version of The Mamas and the Papas (in 1986), but was best known for his song “San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)”, that became the anthem of the whole Hippie generation.

On August 18, 2012.

On August 18, 2012, “Dull Tools” label released “Light Up Gold”, the second Parquet Courts studio album. It was recorded in 2012 and was produced by Jonathan Schenke.

Personnel:

  • A. Savage – vocals, guitar
  • Austin Brown – vocals, guitar
  • Sean Yeaton – vocals, bass guitar
  • Max Savage – drums, percussion
  • Jonathan Schenke – recording, mixing, mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by A. Savage, Austin Brown, Sean Yeaton, and Max Savage.

  1. Master of My Craft
  2. Borrowed Time
  3. Donuts Only
  4. Yr No Stoner
  5. Yonder Is Closer to the Heart
  6. Careers in Combat
  7. Light Up Gold I
  8. Light Up Gold II
  9. N Dakota
  10. Stoned and Starving
  11. No Ideas
  12. Caster of Worthless Spells
  13. Disney P.T.
  14. Tears of Plenty
  15. Picture of Health

On August 15, 2012.

On August 15, 2012, Bob Birch died aged 56. He was a singer and musician (bass, bassoon, and saxophone), a member of Warpipes. He recorded and performed with Elton John, The Doobie Brothers, Bryan Adams, Lionel Richie, Eric Clapton, B.B. King, Phil Collins, Keith Emerson, Joseph Williams, Jose Feliciano, and Edgar Winter.

On August 14, 2012.

On August 14, 2012, “Hopeless Records” label released “Southern Air”, the eighth Yellowcard studio album. It was recorded March – April 2012 and was produced by Neal Avron.

Personnel:

  • Ryan Key– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, piano, keyboards
  • Sean Mackin– vocals, violin, string arrangements, mandolin
  • Ryan Mendez – lead guitar, bass
  • Longineu W. Parsons III– drums, percussion
  • Tay Jardine – vocals, backing vocals
  • Alex Gaskarth – backing vocals
  • Cassadee Pope– backing vocals
  • Rodney Wirtz – viola
  • Christine Lightner – cello
  • David Immergluck- pedal steel guitar, mandolin
  • Georg Egloff – piano
  • Neal Avron– keyboards, programming
  • Erich Talaba – engineer
  • Brendan Dekora – assistant engineer
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Nicolas Fournier – mixing assistant
  • Brian Manley – album design, cover photos

Track listing:

All lyrics by Ryan Key except where noted; all music by Ryan Key, Sean Mackin, Ryan Mendez, and Longineu W. Parsons III except where noted.

  1. Awakening
  2. Surface of the Sun
  3. Always Summer
  4. Here I Am Alive – lyrics by Ryan Key, Patrick Stump
  5. Sleep in the Snow
  6. A Vicious Kind
  7. Telescope
  8. Rivertown Blues
  9. Ten
  10. Southern Air

 

On August 10, 2012.

On August 10, 2012, “Unicorn Digital” label released “The World is a Game” the fifth Mystery studio album. It was recorded 2011 – 2012 and was produced by Michel St-Père.

Personnel:

  • Benoît David- vocals
  • Michel St-Père – acoustic and electric guitars, keyboards
  • Antoine Fafard – fretted and fretless bass, acoustic guitars
  • Nick D’Virgilio– drums
  • Marilène Provencher-Leduc – flute
  • Leszek Bujnowski – cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Michel St- Père.

  1. A Morning Rise
  2. Pride
  3. Superstar
  4. The Unwinding of Time
  5. The World is a Game
  6. Dear Someone
  7. Time Goes By
  8. Another Day