Tag Archives: 2012

On April 2, 2012.

On April 2, 2012, “Nul” label released “Rant” the fifth Futureheads studio album. It was recorded in 2011, at “First Avenue” and was produced by Dave Curle.

Personnel:

  • Ross Millard – vocals, arranger
  • Dave Hyde – vocals, arranger
  • Barry Hyde – vocals, arranger
  • David “Jaff” Craig – vocals, arranger
  • Dave Curle – recording engineer
  • Nigel Walton – mastering
  • Stuart Hardie – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by The Futureheads, except where noted.

  1. Meantime
  2. Meet Me Halfway – Allan Pineda, Brian Chase, Jaime Gomez, Jean Baptiste, Karen Orzolek, Keith Harris, Nicholas Zinner, Priese Prince Lamont Board, Stacy Ferguson, Sylvia Gordon, William Adams
  3. Robot
  4. Beeswing – Richard Thompson
  5. Thursday
  6. Sumer Is Icumen In – traditional
  7. The Keeper – traditional
  8. The No. 1 Song in Heaven – Giorgio Moroder, Ron Mael, Russell Mael
  9. The Old Dun Cow – traditional
  10. Acapella – David Guetta, Frédéric Riesterer, Jean Baptiste , Kelis Rogers, Makeba
  11. Man Ray (includes the track Hanging Johnny)

On April 1, 2013.

On April 1, 2013, “Rough Trade” label released “Machineries of Joy” the fifth British Sea Power album. It was recorded in November 2012 in Brighton.

Personnel:

  • Phil Sumner
  • Abi Fry
  • Yan Scott Wilkinson
  • Neil Hamilton Wilkinson
  • Martin Noble
  • Matthew Wood

Track listing:

  1. Machineries Of Joy
  2. K Hole
  3. Hail Holy Queen
  4. Loving Animals
  5. What You Need The Most
  6. Monsters Of Sunderland
  7. Spring Has Sprung
  8. Radio Goddard
  9. A Light Above Descending
  10. When A Warm Wind Blows Through The Grass

Initial copies of the album included a bonus EP containing 5 tracks:

  1. Facts Are Right
  2. Fingertips
  3. Baby Grey
  4. Lullaby For What You Are
  5. Chrysanthemum

On March 29, 2012.

On March 29, 2012, “Tooth & Nail Records” label released “The Everglow” the second Mae album. It was recorded in 2011, and was produced by Ken Andrews.

Personnel:

  • Dave Elkins – vocals, guitar
  • Zach Gehring – guitar
  • Rob Sweitzer – vocals, keyboards
  • Mark Padgett – bass
  • Jacob Marshall – drums

Track listing:

  1. Prologue
  2. We’re So Far Away
  3. Someone Else’s Arms
  4. Suspension
  5. This is the Countdown
  6. Painless
  7. The Ocean
  8. Breakdown
  9. Mistakes We Knew We Were Making
  10. Cover Me
  11. The Everglow
  12. ready and Waiting to Fall
  13. Anything
  14. The Sun and the Moon
  15. Epilogue

On March 26, 2012.

On March 26, 2012, “Honest Jon’s” label released the self-titled, debut and only Rocket Juice & the Moon album. It was recorded 2008 – 2011, at “Studio 13” in London, in Chicago, New York City and Paris.

Personnel:

  • Damon Albarn – vocals, guitar, keyboard
  • Flea – bass guitar
  • Tony Allen – drums, percussion
  • Erykah Badu – vocals
  • Thundercat – vocals
  • Fatoumata Diawara – vocals
  • M.anifest – vocals
  • M3nsa – vocals
  • Cheick Tidiane Seck
  • Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – horns
  • Stephen Sedgwick – recording, engineer
  • Jason Cox – recording
  • John Foyle – assistant recording
  • Boris Persikoff – recording
  • Abel Garibaldi – recording
  • Jimi Bowman – recording
  • Mark Ernestus – mixing
  • Demola Ogunajo – artwork

Track listing:

  1. 1-2-3-4-5-6
  2. Hey, Shooter
  3. Lolo
  4. Night Watch
  5. Forward Sweep
  6. Follow-Fashion
  7. Chop-Up
  8. Poison
  9. Extinguished
  10. Rotary Connection
  11. Check Out
  12. There
  13. Worries
  14. Benko
  15. The Unfadable
  16. Dam(n)
  17. Fatherless
  18. Leave-Taking

On March 26, 2012.

On March 26, 2012, “Sunnyside” label released “Above All” the fourth Johnny King album. It was recorded in December 2010, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Don Sickler and Jonny King.

Personnel:

  • Jonny King – piano
  • Ed Howard – bass
  • Victor Lewis – drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Jonny King

  1. The Merry-Go-Round
  2. Above All
  3. The Wedding Song
  4. Lullaby for Cecelia
  5. Spindrift
  6. Neither Here Nor There
  7. Catharsis
  8. Like It Is
  9. The Shrinkster
  10. The Silver Lining
  11. Espionage

On March 25, 2013.

On March 25, 2013, “Columbia” label released “In Love” the debut Peace album. It was recorded in November 2012, at “Chapel Studios” in Lincolnshire, “SARM Studios” and “Strongroom Studios” in London, and was produced by Jim Abbiss.

Personnel:

  • Harrison Koisser – lead vocals, guitar
  • Samuel Koisser – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Douglas Castle – lead guitar
  • Dominic Boyce – drums, backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks are written by Harrison Koisser, Sam Koisser, Douglas Castle and Dominic Boyce, except where noted.

  1. Higher Than the Sun
  2. Follow Baby
  3. Lovesick
  4. Float Forever
  5. Wraith
  6. Delicious
  7. Waste of Paint
  8. Toxic
  9. Sugarstone
  10. California Daze

On March 19, 2013.

On March 19, 2013, “Sub Pop” label released “The Invisible Way” the tenth Low album. It was recorded in 2012, at Wilco’s studio in Chicago, and was produced by Jeff Tweedy.

Personnel:

  • Alan Sparhawk – vocals, guitar
  • Steve Garrington – bass, keyboards
  • Mimi Parker – vocals, drums
  • Tom Schick – engineer
  • Mark Greenberg – engineer assistant
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Jeff Kleinsmith – art direction
  • Ryan Lemahleu – package artwork

All tracks by Alan Sparhawk, Steve Garrington and Mimi Parker.

  1. Plastic Cup
  2. Amethyst
  3. So Blue
  4. Holy Ghost
  5. Waiting
  6. Clarence White
  7. Four Score
  8. Just Make It Stop
  9. Mother
  10. On My Own
  11. To Our Knees

On March 19, 2013.

On March 19, 2013, “4AD” label released “Tales from Terra Firma”, the second Stornoway studio album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by Brian Briggs, Jonathan Ouin, Oli Stedman and Rob Stedman.

Personnel:

  • Brian Briggs – vocals, guitar, mixing, arranger
  • Jonathan Ouin – keyboards, arranger
  • Oli Steadman – bass, arranger
  • Rob Steadman – drums, arranger
  • Katie Samways – baritone saxophone
  • Ollie Weston – tenor saxophone, clarinet
  • Tamar Osborn – clarinet
  • Adam Briggs – trumpet, dulcimer, glockenspiel, percussion
  • Tom Allan – trumpet
  • Toby Kelly – bass clarinet
  • Alasdair Malloy – glass harmonica
  • Rahul Satija – violin
  • Susie Attwood – violin
  • George Shilling – mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Steve Fallon – mastering
  • Kirini Kopcke – artwork, design
  • Rob Steadman – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Briggs, except where noted.

  1. You Take Me as I Am
  2. Farewell Appalachia – Brian Briggs, Jonathan Ouin
  3. The Bigger Picture
  4. (A Belated) Invite to Eternity
  5. Hook, Line, Sinker
  6. Knock Me on the Head – Jonathan Ouin
  7. The Great Procrastinator
  8. The Ones We Hurt the Most
  9.  November Song

On March 18, 2013.

On March 18, 2013, “Better Living” label released “Rooms of the House”, the fourth La Dispute studio album. It was recorded in 2012 at “A Studio 4” in Conshohocken, PA, and was produced by Will Yip, Jordan Dreyer, Chad Sterenberg, Adam Cass, Kevin Whittemore and Brad Vander Lugt.

Personnel:

  • Jordan Dreyer – lead vocals, percussion
  • Kevin Whittemore – guitar
  • Chad Sterenberg – guitar, synthesizer, percussion, backing vocals
  • Adam Vass – bass guitar, additional guitars, artwork, layout, backing vocals, artwork, layout
  • Brad Vander Lugt – drums, percussion, keyboards
  • Will Yip – engineer, mixing
  • Emily Lazar – mastering
  • Rich Morales – mastering assistant
  • Amanda Adams – photography

Track listing:

  1. Hudsonville, MI 1956
  2. First Reactions After Falling Through the Ice
  3. Woman (in mirror)
  4. Scenes from Highways 1981-2009
  5. For Mayor in Splitsville
  6. 35
  7. Stay Happy There
  8. The Child We Lost 1963
  9. Woman (reading)
  10. Extraordinary Dinner Party
  11. Objects in Space

On March 18, 2013.

On March 18, 2013, “Abstract Dragon” label released “Specter at the Feast”, the Black Rebel Motorcycle Club studio album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by Ethan Allen, Chris Goss, Nic Jodoin, Michael Patterson, Mark Rains, Peter Hayes and Leah Shapiro.

Personnel:

  • Peter Hayes – vocals, guitar, bass guitar, harmonica, keyboards
  • Robert Levon Been – vocals, guitar, bass guitar, piano
  • Leah Shapiro – drums, percussion, backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Fire Walker
  2. Let the Day Begin
  3. Returning
  4. Lullaby
  5. Hate the Taste
  6. Rival
  7. Teenage Disease
  8. Some Kind of Ghosts
  9. Sometimes the Light
  10. Funny Games
  11. Sell It
  12. Lose Yourself