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On January 16, 2021.

On January 16, 2021, Julian Clifford Mance, Jr. aka Junior Mance died aged 92. He was musician (piano) and composer, one of the main figures of the Hard bop jazz scene. He recorded and performed with some of the biggest names of jazz, blues and soul music including Gene Amons, Lester Young, Charlie Parker, Coleman Hawkins, Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis, Sonny Stitt, Dinah Washington, Wynton Kelly, Cannonball Adderley, Dexter Gordon, Nat Adderley, Joe Gordon, Bennie Green, Al Grey, Ernie Andrews, Johnny Griffin, Art Blakey, Cliford Brown, Benny Carter, Buddy Guy, Jimmy Cleveland, Arnett Cobb, Red Holloway, Jose James, Ray Crawford, Harry “Sweets” Edison, Eddie Jefferson, Aretha Franklin, Etta Jones, Dizzy Gillespie, Irene Kral, Jay Leonhart, Les McCann, Paul Gonsalves, Howard McGhee, The Metronomes, Virgil Gonsalves, James Moody, Wild Bill Moore, Barbara Morrison, Sandy Mosse, Leo Parker, Ken Peplowski, Billie Poole, Bernard “Pretty” Purdie, Alvin Queen, Jimmy Scott, Arnold Sterling, Sonny Stitt, Clark Terry, Frank Vignola, Wilbur Ware, Ben Webster, Joe Williams, Marion Williams, and Leo Wright. As leader, Monce released 56 albums (live and studio). In 2007, Mance and his wife Gloria started their own record label “JunGlo”.

On January 18, 2012.

On January 18, 2012, “Barsuk” label released “The Stars Are Indifferent to Astronomy”, the seventh Nada Surf album. It was recorded in 2011, and was produced by Chris Shaw, Matthew Caws, Daniel Lorca, and Ira Elliot.

Personnel:

  • Matthew Caws – vocals, guitar
  • Daniel Lorca – bass, backing vocals
  • Ira Elliot – drums
  • Doug Gillard – lead guitar
  • Joe McGinty – keyboards
  • Martin Wenk – trumpet, keyboards, xylophone
  • Phillip Peterson – cello
  • Louie Lino – keyboards
  • Chris Shaw – guitar, keyboard, mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Steve Fallone – mastering assistance
  • Tom Beaujour – engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Matthew Caws, Daniel Lorca and Ira Elliot.

  1. Clear Eye Clouded Mind
  2. Waiting for Something
  3. When I Was Young
  4. Jules and Jim
  5. The Moon Is Calling
  6. Teenage Dreams
  7. Looking Through
  8. Let the Fight Do the Fighting
  9. No Snow on the Mountain
  10. The Future

On January 13, 2013.

On January 13, 2013, “Moonjune” label digitally released “Burden of Proof”, the sixth Soft Machine Legacy album. It was recorded in August 2012, at “Beppe Crovella”, “Electromantic Synergy Studio” in San Sabastiano da Po, Italy, and was produced by Theo Travis, John Etheridge, Roy Babbington, and John Marshall.

Personnel:

  • Theo Travis – tenor sax, flute, Fender Rhodes electric piano
  • John Etheridge – guitar
  • Roy Babbington – bass guitar
  • John Marshall – drums, percussion
  • Andrew Tulloch – mixing, mastering
  • Leonardo Pavkovic – executive producer

Track listing:

  1. Burden of Proof – John Etheridge
  2. Voyage Beyond Seven – Theo Travis
  3. Kitto – John Etheridge
  4. Pie Chart – John Etheridge
  5. JSP – John Marshall
  6. Kings & Queens – Hugh Hopper
  7. Fallout – Theo Travis
  8. Going Somewhere Canorous? – Roy Babbington, John Marshall
  9. Black and Crimson – Theo Travis
  10. The Brief – John Marshall – Theo Travis
  11. Pump Room – John Etheridge
  12. Green Cubes – Roy Babbington, John Etheridge, John Marshall, Theo Travis
  13. They Landed on a Hill – John Etheridge, Theo Travis

On january 11, 2014.

On January 11, 2012, “4AD” label released “Future This”, the second The Big Pink studio album. It was recorded in 2011, and was produced by Paul Epworth.

Personnel:

  • Milo Cordell – performer
  • Robbie Furze – performer
  • Victoria Smith – performer, drums
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • Jimmy Robertson – additional vocals
  • Sally Herbert – additional string arrangements, violin 
  • Zan Lyons – additional viola, performer, programming
  • Chris Prendergast – drums 
  • Tom Morris – additional drums
  • Mark Rankin – engineer
  • Joe Hartwell Jones – assistant engineer
  • Alan Moulder – mixing
  • John Catlin – mixing assistant
  • Alison Fielding – design
  • Tom Beard – band photograph
  • David Emery – other photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Milo Cordell and Robbie Furze, except where noted.

  1. Stay Gold – Paul Epworth
  2. Hit the Ground (Superman) – Paul Epworth, Laurie Anderson
  3. Give It Up – Paul Epworth, Earl Randle
  4. The Palace – Paul Epworth
  5. 1313
  6. Rubbernecking – Paul Epworth
  7. Jump Music
  8. Lose Your Mind
  9. Future This – Daniel O’Sullivan
  10. 77

“Lose Your Mind” contains a sample from Siouxsie and the Banshees’ 1980 song “Happy House”

“Hit the Ground (Superman)” contains a sample from The Documentary 2005 song “Westside Story” by rappers The Game and 50 Cent and from “O Superman” by Laurie Anderson

On January 3, 2012.

On January 3, 2012, Robert Joseph Weston died aged 64. He was musician (guitar), member of the bands The Kinetic, The Black Cat Bones, but was best known as member of Fleetwood Mac. Weston recorded and performed with many musicians including Graham Bond, Long John Baldry, Murray Head, Sandy Denny and Danny Kirwan.

On December 3, 2012.

On December 3, 2012, “4AD” label released “Bish Bosch”, the fourteenth and the final studio Scott Walker album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by Scott Walker and Peter Walsh.

Personnel:

  • Scott Walker – vocals, electric guitar, keyboards, percussion
  • Hugh Burns – acoustic and electric guitar, electric baritone guitar, e-bow guitar, dobro, ukulele, Hawaiian pedal steel
  • James Stevenson – electric guitar, electric baritone guitar, mando guitar,
  • Alasdair Malloy – percussion, tuned gongs, machetes
  • Mark Warman – keyboards, drum programming, tuned gongs, handclaps, machetes
  • Peter Walsh – keyboards FX, drum programming, finger snaps
  • Ian Thomas – drums
  • John Giblin – bass, double bass
  • Paul Willey – violin harmonics
  • Michael Laird – Rams horns
  • Pete Long – baritone saxophone, tuba
  • BJ Cole – Hawaiian pedal steel
  • Guy Barker – trumpet
  • Tom Rees – trumpet
  • Andrew McDonnell – Lo Rumbles & White Noise

Track listing:

All tracks by Scott Walker.

  1. See You Don’t Bump His Head
  2. Corps De Blah
  3. Phrasing
  4. SDSS1416+13B (Zercon, A Flagpole Sitter)
  5. Epizootics!
  6. Dimple
  7. Tar
  8. Pilgrim
  9. The Day The ‘Conducator’ Died (An Xmas Song)

On december 2, 2016.

On December 2, 2016, Narrative self-released “Golden Silence”, band’s second studio album. It was recorded March – April 2012, at “English Cathedral Barn” in New York, 2013 – 2014, at “Red Wire Audio” in New York City, and was produced by Bryan Russell and Justin Long.

Personnel:

  • Suzie Zeldin – vocals, piano, keyboards, songwriting, percussion
  • Jesse Gabriel – vocals, guitar, banjo, koto, autoharp, songwriting, percussion
  • Jay Scalchunes – drums, percussion
  • Ari Sadowitz – bass
  • Bryan Russell – accordion
  • Dylan Ebrahimian – violin
  • Jon Block – violin
  • Phil Carter – viola
  • Mohit Mansukani – cello
  • David Harary – clarinet, bass clarinet
  • Karri Diomede – flute
  • Wes Maples – saxophone
  • Jonathan D. Schneck – banjo
  • Alex Overington – instrumental arrangements
  • Bryan Russell – engineering
  • Justin Long – engineering
  • Sean Killary – engineering
  • Richard Flack – mixing
  • Jon Florencio – mixing
  • Sam Moses – mastering
  • Vicky Dinka – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Suzie Zeldin and Jesse Gabriel.

  1. Moving Out
  2. Chasing a Feeling
  3. Already Changed
  4. Toe the Line
  5. Oklahoma Air
  6. I Can Make a Mass
  7. California Sun
  8. Home
  9. Reason to Leave
  10. Suburbs

On November 28, 2014.

On November 28, 2014, “Svart Records” label released “Nomadic”, album by Sonny Simmons and Moksha Samnyasin. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by Thomas Bellier.

Personnel:

  • Sonny Simmons – alto saxophone, cor anglais
  • Thomas Bellier – bass
  • Sébastien Bismuth – drums, electronics
  • Michel Kristof – sitar, executive producer
  • Benjamin Colin – engineering
  • Thomas Bellier – additional engineering
  • Matt Hyde – mastering
  • Julien Palomo – executive producer
  • Tokio Aoyama – cover art

Track listing:

  1. Help Them Through This World
  2. We Are Entering The Place Of That
  3. I Put It In A Dark Area Where I Don’t Remember No More
  4. When It Comes, I Don’t Fight It