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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.

Personnel:

  • 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

On June 9, 2017.

On June 9, 2017, “Atlantic” label released “Lindsey Buckingham Christine McVie”, a studio album by Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie. It was recorded 2012 – 2107, at “The Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Lindsey Buckingham, Mitchell Froom and Mark Needham.

Personnel:

  • Lindsey Buckingham – vocals, guitars, keyboards, bass guitar, piano, synthesizer strings, programming, drums, percussion, engineer
  • Christine McVie – vocals, keyboards, organ, piano, Fender Rhodes
  • Mitchell Froom – keyboards
  • John McVie – bass guitar
  • Mick Fleetwood – drums, percussion
  • Mark Needham – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Lindsey Buckingham, except where noted.

  1. Sleeping Around the Corner
  2. Feel About You – Christine McVie, Lindsey Buckingham
  3. In My World
  4. Red Sun – Christine McVie, Lindsey Buckingham
  5. Love Is Here To Stay
  6. Too Far Gone – Christine McVie, Lindsey Buckingham
  7. Lay Down for Free
  8. Game of Pretend – Christine McVie
  9. On With the Show
  10. Carnival begin – Christine McVie

On June 7, 2012.

On June 7, 2012, Robert Lawrence Welch Jr. died aged 66. He was musician (vocal, guitar, bass guitar) and songwriter, member of the bands Seven Souls, Head West and Paris, but was best known as vocalist and guitarist of Fleetwood Mac (1971 – 1974). As leader Welch released seven studio albums.

On June 5, 2012.

On June 5, 2012, “Fantasy” label released “Analog Man”, the eleventh Joe Walsh album. It was recorded in 2011, and was produced by Joe Walsh, Jeff Lynne and Tim Armstrong.

Personnel:

  • Joe Walsh – vocals, guitar, bass, piano, drums
  •  Little Richard – lead vocals
  • Jeff Lynne – keyboards, guitar, bass, drums, backing vocals, engineer, mixing
  • Joe Vitale – keyboards, sitar
  • Richard Davis – synthesizer, programming
  • Greg Leisz – pedal steel guitar
  • Jay Dee Maness – pedal steel guitar
  • Tim Armstrong – guitar
  • Rick Rosas – bass
  • Kenny Passarelli – bass
  • Dale Peters – bass
  • Ringo Starr – drums
  • Jim Fox – drums, background vocals
  • Steve Jay – percussion
  • Bruce Sugar – percussion, programming
  • Tommy Lee James – backing vocals
  • Graham Nash – backing vocals
  • David Crosby – backing vocals
  • Steve Jay, Bruce Sugar, John Morrical, Ken Hammon – engineer, mixing 
  • Howie Weinberg, Dan Gerbarg – mastering
  • Jeri Heiden/Smog Design, Inc. – art direction
  • Ryan Corey/Smog Design, Inc. – background photography, package design

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Walsh, except where noted.

  1. Analog Man – Joe Walsh, Drew Hester, Gannin Arnold
  2. Wrecking Ball – Joe Walsh, Tommy Lee James
  3. Lucky That Way – Joe Walsh, Tommy Lee James
  4. Spanish Dancer
  5. Funk 50
  6. Band Played On – Joe Walsh, Tommy Lee James
  7. Family – Joe Walsh, Tommy Lee James
  8. One Day at a Time
  9. Hi – Roller Baby – Tim Armstrong
  10. India

On May 23, 2012.

On May 23, 2012, “Parlaphone” label released “Valtari”, the sixth Sigur Rós studio album. It was recorded 2009 – 2912, at “Sundlaugin”, “Greenhouse Studios”, “Air Studios”, and was produced by Alex Somers, Jón Þór “Jónsi” Birgisson, Georg “Goggi” Hólm, Kjartan “Kjarri” Sveinsson and Orri Páll Dýrason.

Personnel:

  • Jón Þór “Jónsi” Birgisson – vocals, guitar, bass guitar, harmonica, sampler
  • Georg “Goggi” Hólm – vocals, bass
  • Kjartan “Kjarri” Sveinsson – vocals, keyboards, piano, flute
  • Orri Páll Dýrason – drums
  • Amiina (Hildur Ársælsdóttir, Edda Rún Ólafsdóttir, Maria Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir, Sólrún Sumarliðadóttir) – strings, string arrangements
  • Una Sveinbjarnardóttir, Palina Arnadóttir, Borunn Ósk Marinosdóttir, Margret Arnadóttir, Boigar Magnason – strings
  • Holmfridur Benediktsdóttir, Hildur F. Havarjurdóttir, Bjorg Gardursdóttir, Sulka B. Svanhuitardóttir, Brynhildur Melot, Hera Eriksdóttir – backing vocals
  • Daníel Bjarnason – string arrangements
  • The Sixteen – choir
  • Eamonn Dougan – choral direction

Track listing:

All tracks are written by Jón Þór “Jónsi” Birgisson, Georg “Goggi” Hólm, Kjartan “Kjarri” Sveinsson and Orri Páll Dýrason.

  1. Ég anda
  2. Ekki múkk
  3. Varúð
  4. Rembihnútur
  5. Dauðalogn
  6. Varðeldur
  7. Valtari
  8. Fjögur píanó

On May 20, 2013.

On May 20, 2013, “Inside Out” label released “Dimensionaut”, the debut Sound of Contact album. It was recorded  2010–2012, at “Greenhouse Studios” in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and was produced by Simon Collins and Dave Kerzner.

Personnel:

  • Dave Kerzner – keyboards, acoustic guitars, backing vocals
  • Matt Dorsey – electric guitars, acoustic guitars, bass guitars, backing vocals
  • Kelly Nordstrom – electric guitars, acoustic guitars, bass guitars
  • Simon Collins – lead vocals, drums, percussion
  • Hannah Stobart – vocals
  • Wells Cunningham – cello
  • Chris “Hollywood” Holmes – recording
  • Nick Davis – mixing
  • Gavin Lurssen, Reuben Cohen – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Sound of Contact – Simon Collins, Dave Kerzner
  2. Cosmic Distance Ladder – Simon Collins, Matt Dorsey, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  3. Pale Blue Dot – Simon Collins, Matt Dorsey, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  4. I Am (Dimensionaut) – Simon Collins, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  5. Not Coming Down – Simon Collins, Dave Kerzner, Gene Batnett Siegel
  6. Remote View – Simon Collins, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  7. Beyond Illumination – Simon Collins, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom, Hannah Stobart
  8. Only Breathing Out – Simon Collins, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  9. Realm of In-Organic Beings – Simon Colins, Dave Kerzner
  10. Closer to You – Simon Collins, Matt Dorsey, Dave Kerzner
  11. Omega Pint – Simon Collins, Matt Dorsey, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  12. Möbius Slip – Simon Collins, Matt Dorsey, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  13. Part One:  In the Difference Engine 
  14. Part Two:  Perihelion Continuum
  15. Part Three:  Salvation Found
  16. Part Four:  All Worlds All Times

On May 20, 2013.

On May 20, 2013, “Virgin” label released “Love, Lust, Faith and Dreams”, the fourth Thirty Seconds to Mars studio album. It was recorded April – December 2012, at “The International Centre for the Advancement of the Arts and Sciences of Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jared Leto and Steve Lillywhite.

Personnel:

  • Jared Leto – vocals, guitar, mixing, art direction, design, photography
  • Tomislav Miličević – guitar
  • Solon Bixler – vocals, piano, keyboards, synthesizer
  • Matt Watcher – bass
  • Shannon Leto – drums
  • Deepak – vocals
  • Knights of the White Shadow – additional vocals
  • Zhu Zhu – additional vocals
  • Michael Joyce – additional programming
  • Morgan Kibby – additional programming
  • Patrick Nissley – additional programming
  • Jacob Plant – additional programming
  • Cory Enemy – additional programming
  • Jamie Reed Schefman – engineer, mixing
  • Steve Lillywhite – mixing
  • Manny Marroquin – mixing
  • Tony Hoffer – mixing
  • Clay Blair – mixing
  • Serban Ghenea – mixing
  • John Hanes – mixing
  • Delbert Bowers – mixing assistant
  • Chris Galland – mixing assistant
  • Cameron Lister – mixing assistant
  • Dan Gerbarg – mastering
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering
  • Damien Hirst – art direction, design
  • Alexandra Morton – art direction, design
  • Bartholomew Cubbins – photography
  • David Devlin – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jared Leto, except where noted.

  1. Birth
  2. Conquistador
  3. Up in the Air
  4. City of Angels
  5. The Race
  6. End of All Days
  7. Pyres of Varanasi
  8. Bright Lights
  9. Do or Die
  10. Convergence – Shannon Leto
  11. Northern Lights
  12. Depuis le début

On May 17, 2012.

On May 17, 2012, LaDonna Adrian Gaines aka Donna Summer died aged 63. She was singer, song-writer and actress, known as the “Queen of Disco”. She won six “American Music Awards”, five “Grammy Awards”, and had three multi-platinum albums, including the hits “Hot Stuff”, “Love to Love You”, and “I Feel Love”.

On May 9, 2012.

On May 9, 2012, “Thousand Mile Inc” label released “Après”, the sixteenth Iggy Pop studio album. It was recorded February 2010 – June 2011, and was produced by Hal Cragin.

Personnel:

  • Iggy Pop – vocals
  • Hal Cragin – vocals. guitar, bass guitar, piano
  • Steven Ulrich – electric guitar
  • Danny Blume – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Jerry Zaslavsky – organ
  • Jon Cowherd – piano
  • Ben Perowsky – drums, percussion
  • Jerry Marotta – drums, percussion
  • Kevin Hupp – drums, percussion
  • Jainardo Batista – percussion
  • Aaron Halva – tres
  • Lucie Aimé, Sarah Fimm – backing vocals
  • Tim Ouimette – horn arrangemens, horns, trombone
  • Lulu Gainsbourg – horn arrangement
  • Hal Cragin – engineer, mixing
  • Andy Tommasi – additional production, engineer
  • Guillaume le Grontec, Sophie Blondy – photography

Track listing:

  1. Et si tu n’existais pas – Vito Pallavicini, Toto Cutugno, Pasquale Losito, Pierre Delanoë, Claude Lemesie
  2. La Javanaise – Serge Gainsbourg
  3. Everybody’s Talkin – Fred Neil
  4. I’m Going Away Smiling – Yoko Ono
  5. La vie en rose – Louis Guglielmi, Édith Piaf
  6. Les Passantes – Antoine Pol, Georges Brassens
  7. Syracuse – Bernard Dimey
  8. What Is This Thing Called Love? – Cole Porter
  9. Michelle – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  10. Only the Lonely – Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen

On May 8, 2012.

On May 8, 2012, “Varèse Sarabande” label released “Jacaranda”, the fifth Trevor Rabin studio album. It was recorded 2007 – 2012, at “Jacaranda Room” in Hollywood, and was produced by Trevor Rabin.

Personnel:

  • Trevor Rabin – “a little vocal”,acoustic and electric guitars, banjo, bass guitar, upright bass, grand piano, keyboards, autoharp, arranger, engineer
  • Liz Constantine – vocals
  • Tal Wilkenfeld – electric bass guitar
  • Vinnie Colaiuta – drums
  • Lou Molino III – drums
  • Ryan Rabin – drums
  • Paul Linford – mastering
  • Ron DeVivo – back cover photo
  • Bill Pitzonka – art direction, design
  • Hannah Hooper – cover portrait
  • Derek Rabin – legal

Track listing:

All tracks by Trevor Rabin.

  1. Spider Boogie
  2. Market Street
  3. Anerley Road
  4. Through the Tunnel
  5. The Branch Office
  6. Rescue
  7. Killarney 1 & 2
  8. Storks Bill Geranium Waltz
  9. Me and My Boy
  10. Freethought
  11. Zoo Lake
  12. Gazania