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On September 5, 2012.

On September 5, 2012, “Young Turks” label released “Coexist”, the second The xx studio album. It was recorded November 2011 – May 2012, at The xx studio in London, and was produced by Jamie Smith.

Personnel:

  • Romy Madley Croft – vocals, guitar, keyboards, art direction, design
  • Oliver Sim – vocals, bass, synthesizer, design
  • Jamie Smith – piano, organ, MPC, steel pans, beats, engineer, mixing, design
  • Sarah Chapman – strings
  • Charlotte Eksteen – strings
  • Ivo Stankov – strings
  • James Underwood – strings
  • Rodaidh McDonald – mixing
  • Mandy Parnell – mastering
  • Phil Lee – art direction, design
  • David Evans – photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Oliver Sim and Romy Madley Croft, except where noted, all music by Jamie Smith, Oliver Sim and Romy Madley Croft.

  1. Angels – lyrics by Romy Madley Croft
  2. Chained – contains a sample from “Lilies of the Nile”, performed by The Crusaders
  3. Fiction – lyrics by Oliver Sim
  4. Try
  5. Reunion
  6. Sunset
  7. Missing
  8. Tides
  9. Unfold
  10. Swept Away
  11. Our Song

On August 7, 2012.

On August 7, 2012, “Tyger Jim” label released “Lost in Transition”, the sixth Sixpence None the Richer studio album. It was recorded 2008 – 2010, and was produced by Daniel Tashian and Jim Scott.

Personnel:

  • Leigh Nash – vocals
  • Matt Slocum – guitar, cello
  • Justin Cary – bass, baritone guitar
  • Will Sayles – drums, percussion, photography
  • Greg Leisz – pedal steel guitar, lap steel guitar
  • Jason Lehning – keyboards, mixing
  • Cason Cooley – keyboards
  • Jim Scott – engineer, mixing, percussion
  • John Painter – horns
  • Kevin Dean – additional engineer
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Don Clark – art direction, design

Track listing:

  1. My Dear Machine – Matt Slocum, Jamieson, Daniel Tashian
  2. Radio – Matt Slocum, Ashworth
  3. Give It Back – Matt Slocum, Leigh Nash, Fitchuk
  4. Safety Line – Matt Slocum, Shive
  5. When You Call Me – Leigh Nash, Wilson
  6. Should Not Be This Hard – Matt Slocum, Wilson
  7. Go Your Way – Matt Slocum, Ashworth
  8. Failure – Matt Slocum
  9. Don’t Blame Yourself – Matt Slocum, Ashworth
  10. Stand My Ground – Leigh Nash, Wilson
  11. Sooner than Later – Leigh Nash, Wilson
  12. Be OK – Matt Slocum, Jamieson, Daniel Tashian

On July 18, 2012.

On July 18, 2012, “Royal Order” label released “Welcome to the Country”, the fifth Gram Rabbit album. It was recorded in 2012, at “Hicksville Trailer Palace” in Joshua Tree, CA, and was produced by Jesika von Rabbit and Todd Rutherford.

Personnel:

  • Jesika von Rabbit – vocals, keyboard, guitar, recording, mixing
  • Todd Rutherford – vocals, bass, guitar, programming, recording, mixing
  • Eric Jonasson – vocals, guitar
  • Ryan Erskine – additional guitar
  • Brandon Henderson – additional guitar
  • Bill Maresh – pedal steel
  • JP Houston – piano
  • Naomi Husaruk – vocals, accordion
  • James St. James – drums, bass
  • Scott “Drago” Kissinger – horns
  • Jamie Hafler, Cristie Carter – extra vocals
  • Bruce Barielle – mastering
  • Robin Davy – design
  • Marina Chavez – photography

Track listing:

All tracks are written by Jesika von Rabbit, Todd Rutherford except where noted.

  1. Wild Imagination
  2. Country Jo
  3. Eeyore
  4. I’ve Been Thinking
  5. Olde October Moon
  6. Rider on a White Horse – Lee Hazlewood
  7. Too Drive to Drunk
  8. Country Lullaby
  9. Honky Tonkin
  10. Din Ho

On June 12, 2012.

On June 12, 2012, “Roadrunner Records” label released “Clockwork Angels”, the nineteenth and final Rush studio album. It was recorded October – December 2011, at “Revolution Recordings” in Toronto, in April 2012, at “Blackbird Studio “ in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Nick Raskulinecz, Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart.

Personnel:

  • Geddy Lee – vocals, bass guitar, bass pedals, keyboards, arrangements
  • Alex Lifeson – guitars, keyboards, arrangements
  • Neil Peart – drums, cymbals, tambourine, arrangements
  • Jason Sniderman – piano
  • David Campbell – string arrangement, conducting
  • Richard Chycki, Martin Cooke, Jason DuFour, Paul Fig, Stephen Koszler – recording
  • Nick Raskulinecz – mixing
  • Brian Gardner – mastering

Track listing:

All lyrics by Neil Peart, all music by Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson.

  1. Caravan
  2. BU2B
  3. Clockwork Angels
  4. The Anarchists
  5. Carnies
  6. Halo Effect
  7. Seven Cities of Gold
  8. The Wreckers
  9. Headlong Flight
  10. BU2B2
  11. Wish Them Well
  12. The Garden

On June 5, 2012.

On June 5, 2012, “Ipecac Recordings” label released “Freak Puke”, the eighteenth Melvins (The) album. It was recorded December 2011 – January 2012, and was produced by Toshi Kasai, King Buzzo, Dale Crover and Trevor Dunn.

Personnel:

  • King Buzzo – vocals, guitar
  • Trevor Dunn – vocals, standup bass
  • Dale Crover – vocals, drums
  • James McAleer – backing vocals
  • Dan Raymond – additional guitar, backing vocals & additional guitar
  • Toshi Kasai – engineer
  • John Golden – mastering
  • Mackie Osborne – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by King Buzzo, Dale Crover and Trevor Dunn, except where noted.

  1. Mr. Rip-Off
  2. Inner Ear Rupture
  3. Baby Won’t You Weird Me Out
  4. Worm Farm Waltz
  5. A Growing Disgust
  6. Leon Versus the Revolution
  7. Holy Barbarians
  8. Freak Puke
  9. Let Me Roll It – Paul McCartney
  10. Tommy Goes Berserk

On June 1, 2012.

On June 1, 2012, Stick Men self-released “Open”, band’s third studio album.

Personnel:

  • Tony Levin – Chapman stick
  • Markus Reuter – guitar, electronics, mixing
  • Pat Mastelotto – drums
  • Lee Fletcher – mastering
  • Ritxi Ostáriz – design

Track listing:

  1. Amino 21
  2. Open Pt. 1 – Plunge
  3. Alabaster
  4. Open Pt. 2 – Plow
  5. Cyber Shards
  6. Open Pt. 3 – Truncheon
  7. Glass Heart (for Renée)
  8. Time Capsule

On March 15, 2013.

On March 15, 2013, “Weathermaker Music” label released “Earth Rocker”, the tenth Clutch studio album. It was recorded in October 2012, and was produced by Machine.

Personnel:

  • Neil Fallon – vocals, guitar, harmonica, percussion
  • Tim Sult – guitar
  • Dan Maines – bass
  • Jean-Paul Gaster – drums, percussion
  • Machine – engineer, mixing
  • Alberto De Icaza – additional engineering, editing
  • Randy LeBouf – editing
  • Paul Logas – mastering
  • Zakk Cervini, Justin Aufdemkampe – producer assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Fallon, Tim Sult, Dan Maines and Jean-Paul Gaster.

  1. Earth Rocker
  2. Crucial Velocity
  3. Mr. Freedom
  4. D.C. Sound Attack
  5. Unto the Breach
  6. Gone Cold
  7. The Face
  8. Book, Saddle & Go
  9. Cyborg Bette
  10. Oh, Isabella
  11. The Wolf Man Kindly Requests…

In November 1959.

In November 1959, “Atlantic” label released “The Shape of Jazz to Come”, the third Ornette Coleman album. It was recorded in May 1959, at “Radio Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Nesuhi Ertegun. In 2012, the “Library of Congress” added the album to the “National Recording Registry”. Magazine “Rolling Stone” included the album in its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. In 2015, the album was inducted into the “Grammy Hall of Fame”.

Personnel:

  • Ornette Coleman – alto saxophone
  • Don Cherry – cornet
  • Charlie Haden – bass
  • Billy Higgins – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Ornette Coleman.

  1. Lonely Woman
  2. Eventually
  3. Peace
  4. Focus on Sanity
  5. Congeniality
  6. Chronology

On October 23, 2012.

On October 23, 2012, “Arion Records/Sound Resources” label released “Perilous”, the thirteenth Glass Hammer studio album. It was recorded in 2012 at “Sound Resources” in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and was produced by Steve Babb and Fred Schendel.

Personnel:

  • Jon Davison – lead vocals
  • Fred Schendel – keyboards, guitars, backing vocals
  • Alan Shikoh – classical, acoustic and electric guitars
  • Steve Babb – bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Randall Williams – drums
  • The Adonia String Trio
    • Rebecca James – violin
    • Susan Hawkins-Whitacre – viola
    • Rachel Hackenberger – cello
  • Amber Fults – lead vocals
  • Carey Shinbaum – recorders, oboe
  • Tim Wardle – additional backing vocals
  • The McCallie School Guitar Choir (Bharath Venkatesh, Aaron Long, Ralston Hartness, Matthew Norris, Drew Shikoh, Charles Evans) – guitars
  • The Chattanooga Girls Choir (Glory Larm, Laura Ayres, Brooke Pugsley, Kelsey Hodges, Katherine Stegal, Molly Stegall, Savannah Fanter) – choir
  • Latin Choir (Stephanie Rumpza, Sarah Snyder, Kelly Luther, Dr. Thomas Hammett and Robert Waller) – choir
  • Bob Katz – mastering
  • R. T. Adolfo – cover artwork
  • Julie Babb – administration

Track listing:

All lyrics by Steve Babb, all music by Steve Babb, Fred Schendel and Alan Shikoh.

  1. The Sunset Gate
  2. Beyond They Dwell
  3. The Restless Ones
  4. They Cast Their Spell
  5. We Slept, We Dreamed
  6. The Years Were Sped
  7. Our Foe Revealed
  8. Toward Home We Fled
  9. As the Sun Dipped Low
  10. The Wolf Gave Chase
  11. We Fell at Last
  12. In That Lonely Place
  13. Where Sorrows Died and Came No More

On October 4, 2013.

On October 4, 2013, “Welkin Records” label released “The Tide, the Thief & River’s End”, the second Caligula’s Horse studio album. It was recorded April 2012 – March 2013, at “Heaven’s Gate Studio” in Brisbane, Australia, and was produced by Sam Vallen.

Personnel:

  • Jim Grey – vocals
  • Sam Vallen – guitar, engineer, mixing
  • Zac Greensill – guitar
  • Dave Couper – bass
  • Geoff Irish – drums
  • Sean Thomas – electric piano
  • Holly Terrens – flute
  • Michelle Wilson – violin
  • Natasha Ivanovic – violin
  • Stefanie Bernard – clarinet
  • Boy Potts, Dario Lagana, Dave Couper, Geoff Irish, John Grey, Lucas Stone, Mitchell Legg, Sam Grey, Sam Vallen, Sean Thomas, Zac Greensill – backing vocals
  • Dale Prinsse – assistant engineer
  • Zac Greensill – assistant engineer
  • Dave Collins – mastering
  • Kelly Meyer – artwork
  • Stephanie Bernard – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Grey and Sam Vallen, except where noted.

  1. A Gift to Afterthought
  2. Water’s Edge
  3. Atlas
  4. Into the White
  5. Old Cracks in New Earth
  6. Dark hair Down – Jim Grey, Sam Vallen, Zac Greensill
  7. Thief
  8. All Is Quiet by the Wall