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On September 17, 2013.

On September 17, 2013, “Blue Note” label released “Wise Up Ghost”, a collaborative album by Elvis Costello and the band The Roots. It was recorded 2012 – 2013, and was produced by Elvis Costello, Questlove and Steven Mandel.

Personnel:

  • Elvis Costello – vocals, Ampeg Baby bass, baritone, distortion, wah wah and rhythm guitar, horn arrangements, melodica, organ, piano, Wurlitzer piano
  • The Roots
  • Questlove – drums
  • Ray Angry – bells, clavinet, Farfisa organ, keyboards, organ, piano
  • Kirk Douglas – vocals, acoustic, electric and rhythm guitar
  • Drew Dembowski, Mark Kelley, Pino Palladino, Ken Wild – bass
  • Robert Berg, Roland Kato, Kazi Pitelka – viola
  • Sally Berman, Mark Cargill, Sam Fischer, Alex Gorlovsky, Anna Kostyuchek, Mike Ferrill, Elizabeth Wilson – violin
  • Diane Birch– background vocals
  • Damon Bryson – sousaphone
  • Alex Budman– bass clarinet
  • Matt Cappy – flugelhorn, horn arrangements, trumpet
  • Bob Carr – bassoon, contrabassoon
  • Chris Farr – flute, horn arrangements, saxophone
  • Miguel Martinez, Kevan Torfeh, Cecilia Tsan – cello
  • Colin Nairne – session coordinator
  • James Poyser- keyboards, piano
  • Frank “Knuckles” Walker – bells, chimes, percussion, tambourine
  • Bill Reichenbach- contrabass trombone, euphonium, tuba
  • Korey Riker – horn arrangements, baritone and tenor saxophone
  • Marisol “La Marisoul” Hernandez – vocals, translation
  • Steven Mandel – engineer, horn arrangements, mixing
  • Brent Fischer- conductor, orchestration
  • Assa Drori – concert master, contractor
  • The Brent Fischer Orchestra
  • Mike Cashin – assistant engineer
  • Eric Eylands, Keith Horn, Frank Rodriguez, Felix Romero, Claris Sayadian-Dodge – production assistant
  • Sebastián Krys, Richard Stolz – vocal engineer
  • Dave Kutch – mastering
  • Coco Shinomiya – art direction
  • Nicole Frantz – creative director
  • Ben Greenman – liner notes
  • Danny Clinch- photography
  • Zach Hochkeppel – product manager
  • Steve Hughes – euphonium
  • Guadalupe Jolicoeur – translation
  • Brendan Steele – assistant engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Elvis Costello, Ahmir Thompson and Steven Mandel, except where noted

  1. Walk Us Uptown
  2. Sugar Won’t Work
  3. Refuse To Be Saved
  4. Wake Me Up
  5. Tripwire
  6. Stick Out Your Tongue
  7. Come the Meantimes – Elvis Costello, Ahmir Thompson, Steven Mande, Ronald Dunbar, Daphne Ann Dozier, Edythe Vernelle Craighead
  8. (She Might Be A) Grenade
  9. Cinco Minutos Con Vos
  10. Viceroy’s Row
  11. Wise Up Ghost
  12. If I Could Believe – Elvis Costello
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On September 13, 2013.

On September 13, 2013, “Mercury” label released “The Diving Board”, the twenty-ninth Elton John studio album. It was recorded January 2012 – January 2013, at “The Village” in Los Angeles, and was produced by T-Bone Burnett.

Personnel:

  • Elton John– piano, vocals
  • Jack Ashford– tambourine
  • Jay Bellerose– drums
  • George Bohanon– baritone horn, trombone, euphonium
  • Doyle Bramhall II– guitar
  • Keefus Ciancia– keyboards
  • Chuck Findley– flugelhorn
  • Bruce Fowler– trombone
  • Larry Goldings– Hammond organ B3
  • Darrell Leonard– horn arrangements, flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Bill Maxwell – BGV arrangements
  • Ira Nepus – trombone
  • David Plitch, Raphael Saadiq– bass guitar
  • Louis Price, Rose Stone, Perry Morgan, Judith Hill, Carmel Echols, Bill Cantos, Alvin Chea– backing vocals
  • William Roper – tuba
  • Luka Šulić, Stjepan Hauser– cello
  • Jason Wormer – recording, mixing
  • Jeff Gartenbaum, Chris Owens, Vanessa Parr – second engineer
  • Zachary Dawes, Chris Owens – assistant mixing engineer.
  • Gavin Lurssen – mastering.
  • Zachary Dawes – equipment technician
  • Carl Lieberman – piano technician
  • Mat Maitland – art direction
  • Tim Barber – photography
  • Tony King – creative director

Track listing:

All lyrics by Bernie Taupin, all music by Elton John.

  1. Oceans Away
  2. Oscar WildeGets Out
  3. A Town Called Jubilee
  4. The Ballad of Blind Tom
  5. Dream #1
  6. My Quicksand
  7. Can’t Stay Alone Tonight
  8. Voyeur
  9. Home Again
  10. Take This Dirty Water
  11. Dream #2
  12. The New Fever Waltz
  13. Mexican Vacation (Kids in the Candlelight)
  14. Dream #3
  15. The Diving Board

On September 10, 2013.

On September 10, 2013, “Domo Records” label released “Final Call”, the twenty third Kitarō album. It was recorded 2012 – 2013, and was produced by Kitarō.

Personnel:

  • Kitaro– keyboards, percussion, arranger, engineer
  • Timothy Beach – engineer
  • Tim Gennert – mastering
  • Eiichi Naito – executive producer
  • Dino Malito – artists, repertoire
  • Kio Griffith – art direction, design
  • Craig Melone – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Kitaro.

  1. Final Call
  2. Jupiter’s Beam
  3. Yo-En
  4. Shadow of the Moon
  5. Traveler
  6. Valley of the Spirit
  7. After Glow
  8. Wind From the Desert
  9. Moment Circle
  10. Whispering Shore
  11. Solar Eclipse

On September 9, 2013.

On September 9, 2013, “Virgin EMI” label released “Snapshot”, the debut Strypes studio album. It was recorded 2012 – 2013, at “Yellow Fish Studios” in UK, and was produced by Chris Thomas.

Track listing:

  • Ross Farrelly – lead vocals, guitar, harmonica, percussion
  • Josh McClorey – vocals, lead guitar
  • Pete O’Hanlon – bass guitar, harmonica,, keyboards
  • Evan Walsh – drums, percussion, keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by Ross Farrelly, Josh McClorey, Pete O’Hanlon and Evan Walsh, except where noted.

  1. Mystery Man
  2. Blue Collar Jane
  3. I’m a Hog for You Baby Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
  4. What the People Don’t See
  5. She’s So Fine
  6. I Can Tell – Samuel Smith, McDaniel
  7. Angel Eyes
  8. Perfect Storm
  9. You Can’t Judge a Book by the Cover – Willie Dixon
  10. What a Shame
  11. Hometown Girls
  12. Heart of the City – Nick Lowe
  13. Rollin’ and Tumblin’ – Hambone Willie Newbern

 

On August 7, 2012.

On September 7, 2012, “Liberation” label released “Wreck & Ruin”, the second collaboration Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson album. It was recorded in 2012, at “Central Coast” in New South Wales, and was produced by Nash Chambers, Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson.

Personnel:

  • Kasey Chambers – vocals, banjo
  • Shane Nicholson – vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, mandolin, accordion, harmonium, harmonica, percussion
  • Jeb Cardwell – banjo, resonator guitar, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • James Gillard – upright bass, electric bass, backing vocals
  • Steve Fearnley – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • John Bedggood – fiddle, mandolin, backing vocals
  • Jeff McCormack – mastering
  • Andrew Cooney, Helen Clemens – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson.

  1. ‘Til Death Do Us Part
  2. Wreck And Ruin
  3. Adam and Eve
  4. The Quiet Life
  5. Dustbowl
  6. Familiar Strangers
  7. Your Sweet Love
  8. Rusted Shoes
  9. Flat Nail Joe
  10. Have Mercy On Me
  11. Up Or Down
  12. Sick As A Dog
  13. Troubled Mind

On August 27, 2012.

On August 27, 2012, “Edition Records” label released “Neck of the Woods”, album by Marius Neset and Daniel Herskedal. It was recorded 2011 – 2012, at “Wanngren” at Fredriksberg Church, and “We Know Music Studios” in Copenhagen, and in “Kulturskolan” in Lund, and was produced by Marius Neset and Daniel Herskedal.

Personnel:

  • Marius Neset– saxophone
  • Daniel Herskedal– tuba
  • Hallvar Djupvik – vocal solo
  • Svanholm Singers – choir
  • August Wanngren – recording, mixing, mastering
  • Darren Rumney – cover photo, design
  • Enok Holsegård – additional photo
  • Dave Stapleton – executive producer

Track listing:

 All tracks by Daniel Herskedal and Marius Neset, except where noted.

  1. Neck Of The Woods
  2. Preludium
  3. Lutra Lutra
  4. Eg Er Framand – traditional
  5. The Shepherd
  6. Ara’s Dance
  7. The Christmas Song
  8. Dragon’s Eye
  9. Introduction To Swan Island
  10. Swan Island
  11. The Wedding – Abdullah Ibrahim

 

 

On August 26, 2016.

On August 26, 2016, “Ipecac Recordings” label released “Arañas en la Sombra”, the thirtieth Omar Rodríguez-López studio album. It was recorded 2001 – 2012, and was produced by Omar Rodríguez-López.

Personnel:

  • Omar Rodríguez-López– vocals, guitars, bass, keyboards, piano, synths
  • Jon Theodore– drums
  • Eva Gardner, Juan Alderete de la Peña– bass
  • Isaiah “Ikey” Owens– keyboards
  • John Frusciante– additional guitar
  • Teri Gender Bender– backing vocals
  • Chris Common– mastering
  • Jon Debaun– recording, mixing
  • Julio Venegas– cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Omar Rodríguez-López.

 

  1. No Hay Inteligencia
  2. Arcos del Amor
  3. El Vacío
  4. Piojos Histéricos
  5. Un Mar Amargo
  6. Metamorfosis
  7. Extravagants Dientes
  8. Primitivo y Bárbaro
  9. Semillas de Hez
  10. Araña en la Sombra
  11. Voluntad de los Ciegos
  12. Presencia