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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”.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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

On September 17, 2013.

On September 17, 2013, “Vagrant Records” and “Heavenly Records” labels released “Imitations”, the eighth Mark Lanegan studio album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by Martin Feveyear.


  • Mark Lanegan – vocals
  • Billy Stover – piano
  • Mike Johnson – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Alain Johannes – cigfiddle, mellotron, acoustic and ebo guitar
  • Jeff Fielder – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Andrew Joslyn – violin, viola
  • Rebecca Filice – cello
  • Mark Hoyt – backing vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Jason Staczek – harpsichord
  • Eric Padget – trumpet
  • Tom Yoder – trombone
  • Drew Church – bass
  • Duff McKagan – bass
  • Barrett Martin – vibraphone, tambourine, drums, percussion
  • Bill Rieflin – drums, percussion, pump organ, mellotron
  • Mark Pickerel – drums

Track listing:

  1. Flatlands – Chelsea Wolve
  2. She’s Gone – Vern Gosdin
  3. Deepest Shade – Greg Dulli
  4. You Only Live Twice – Leslie Bricusse, John Barry
  5. Pretty Colors – Al Gorgoni, Chip Taylor
  6. Brompton Oratory – Nick Cave
  7. Solitaire – Neil Sedaka, Phil Cody
  8. Mack the Knife – Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht (English lyrics by Manheim – Willett)
  9. I’m Not the Loving Kind – John Cale
  10. Lonely Street – Carl Belew, Kenny Sowder, W.S.Stevenson
  11. Élégie Funèbre – Gérard Manset
  12. Autumn Leaves – Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prévert (English lyrics by Johnny Mercer)

On September 1, 2012.

On September 1, 2012, Harold Lane David died aged 91. He was lyricist best known for his collaborations with composer Burt Bacharach. Together they wrote and composed for Marty Robbins, Dionne Warwick, The Carpenters, Dusty Springfield, B. J. Thomas, Gene Pitney, Tom Jones and Jackie DeShannon. Some of their best known compositions are “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head”, “We Have All the Time in the World”, “This Guy’s in Love with You”, “I’ll Never Fall in Love Again”, “Do You Know the Way to San Jose”, “Walk On By”, “What the World Needs Now Is Love”, “I Say a Little Prayer”, “(There’s) Always Something There to Remind Me”, “One Less Bell to Answer”, “Alfie” and “Anyone Who Had a Heart”. David and Bacharach worked on soundtracks for movies “What’s New Pussycat?”, “Alfie”, “Casino Royale” and “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid”. Their compositions “Don’t Make Me Over”, “(They Long to Be) Close to You” and “Walk On By” have been inducted into the “Grammy Hall of Fame”. David contributed lyrics for three James Bond movies, and wrote lyrics for other composers including Morty Nevins, Albert Hammond, Sherman Edwards and Paul Hampton.

On August 29, 2012.

On August 29, 2012, “P.W. Elverum & Sun, Ltd.” label released “Ocean Roar”, the sixth Mount Eerie studio album. It was recorded January 2011 – February 2012, in Anacortes, Washington, and was produced by Phil Elverum.


  • Phil Elverum – vocals, guitars, bass, piano, synthesizer, drums, recording
  • Timothy Stollenwerk – mastering  
  • John Golden – mastering, lacquer cut

Track listing:

All tracks by Phil Elverum, except where noted.

  1. Pale Lights
  2. Ocean Roar
  3. Ancient Times
  4. Instrumental
  5. Waves
  6. Engel Der Luft – Popol Vuh
  7. I Walked Home Beholding
  8. Instrumental

On August 20, 2012.

On August 20, 2012, “Text” label released “Pink”, the sixth Four Tet (Kieran Hebden) studio album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by Kieran Hebden.


  • Kieran Hebden – performer, engineer
  • Matt Colton – mastering
  • Jason Evans, Tazelaar Stevenson – artwork
  • Jeremy DeVine – layout

Track listing:

All tracks by Kieran Hebden.

  1. Locked
  2. Lion
  3. Jupiters
  4. Ocoras
  5. 128 Harps
  6. Pyramid
  7. Peace for Earth
  8. Pinnacles

On July 2, 2012.

On July 2, 2012, “Snakes & Ladders” label released “Celeste”, the debut My Tiger My Timing album. It was recorded in London, and was produced by Anna Vincent, Sebastian Underhill, James Vincent, Jamie Harrison and Gary Drain.


  • Anna Vincent– vocals, keyboards, programming
  • Sebastian Underhill – vocals, synthesizer, keyboards
  • James Vincent– bass, guitar, backing vocals
  • Jamie Harrison – bass, guitar, backing vocals
  • Gary Drain – drums, backing vocals

All tracks by Anna Vincent, Sebastian Underhill, James Vincent, Jamie Harrison and Gary Drain.

  1. Wasteland
  2. Written in Red
  3. The Gold Rush
  4. Let Me Go
  5. After School
  6. On My Record Player
  7. Endless Summer
  8. Honest
  9. Memories of Earth
  10. Your Way

On June 12, 2012.

On June 12, 2012, “Epitaph” and “The Boombox Generation” labels released “Go”, the fifth Motion City Soundtrack studio album. It was recorded June – October 2011, at “Flowers Studio” in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and was produced by Ed Ackerson.


  • Justin Pierre – lead vocals, guitar
  • Joshua Cain – vocals, guitar
  • Jesse Johnson – Moog, keyboard
  • Matt Taylor – bass guitar, keyboards, programming, string arrangements
  • Tony Thaxton – drums, percussion
  • Dan Lawonn – cello
  • Erica Burton – viola
  • Josh Misner – violin
  • Zachary Scanlan – violin
  • The Laurels String Quartet
  • Chris Shaw – mixing
  • Peter Anderson – assistant engineer
  • Bradley Hale – art direction, design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Justin Pierre, all music by Justin Pierre, Joshua Cain, Jesse Johnson, Matt Taylor and Tony Thaxton.

  1. Circuits and Wires
  2. True Romance
  3. Son of a Gun
  4. Timelines
  5. Everyone Will Die
  6. The Coma Kid
  7. Boxelder
  8. The Worst Is Yet to Come
  9. Bad Idea
  10. Happy Anniversary
  11. Floating Down the River