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On July 17, 2012.

On July 17, 2012, “Chop Shop” and “Atlantic” labels released the self-titled, debut Milo Greene studio album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by The Cymbalhands and Ryan Hadlock.

Personnel:

  1. Robbie Arnett – vocals, guitar
  2. Graham Fink – vocals, guitar
  3. Andrew Heringer – vocals, guitar, banjo, bass, keyboards, mixing
  4. Marlana Sheetz – vocals
  5. Curtis Marrero – drums
  6. The Cymbalhands – mixing
  7. Ryan Hadlock – mixing
  8. Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  9. Shawn Harris – layout, design
  10. Dan Wooster – cover photo

Track listing:

  1. What’s the Matter
  2. Orpheus
  3. Don’t You Give Up On Me
  4. Perfectly Aligned
  5. Silent Way
  6. 1957
  7. Wooden Antlers
  8. Take a Step
  9. Moddison
  10. Cutty Love
  11. Son My Son
  12. Polaroid
  13. Autumn Tree
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On July 10, 2012.

On July 10, 2012, “Serjical Strike” and “Reprise” labels released “Harakiri”, the third  Serj Tankian studio album. It was recorded in 2012, at “Serjical Strike  Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Serj Tankian.

Personnel:

  • Serj Tankian– all instruments
  • Dan Monti– guitar, audio mixing, audio engineering
  • Mario Pagliarulo – bass guitar
  • Troy Zeigler – drums
  • Vlado Meller – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Serj Tankian, except where noted.

  1. Cornucopia
  2. Figure it Out
  3. Ching Chime
  4. Butterfly
  5. Harakiri
  6. Occupied Tears
  7. Deafening Silence
  8. Forget Me Knot
  9. Reality TV
  10. Uneducated Democracy
  11. Wave On – lyrics by Steven Sater

 

On June 26, 2012.

On June 26, 2012, “eOne Music” label released “Invisible Stars”, the eighth  Everclear studio album. It was recorded 2011 – 2012, and was produced by Art Alexakis and Stuart Schenk.

Personnel:

  • Art Alexakis– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards
  • Dave French – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Freddy Herrera – bass, backing vocals
  • Sean Winchester – drums, percussion, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Josh Crawley – keyboards
  • Sasha Smith – keyboards
  • Nathaniel Kunkel, Stuart Schenk, Erik Reichers, Mark McCluskey – recording engineers
  • Mark McCluskey, Bob Horn – mixing
  • Brad Blackwood – mastering
  • Jordan Feldstein – executive producer
  • Tiana Godfrey, Rob Simmons – photography
  • Paul Grosso – art direction and design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Art Alexakis; all music by Art Alexakis except where noted.

  1. Tiger in a Burning Tree
  2. Falling in a Good Way
  3. Be Careful What You Ask For
  4. Volcano
  5. Santa Ana Wind – Art Alexakis, David Walsh
  6. Wishing – Art Alexakis, Chloe Lowery
  7. I Am Better Without You
  8. Aces
  9. Jackie Robinson
  10. The Golden Rule
  11. Rocket for the Girl
  12. Promenade

On June 20, 2012.

On June 20, 2012, “Warner Bros” label released “Living Things”, the fifth Linkin Park studio album. It was recorded March 2011 – April 2012, at “NRG Recording Studios” in Hollywood, California, and was produced by Rick Rubin and Mike Shinoda.

Personnel:

  • Chester Bennington– lead vocals
  • Mike Shinoda– vocals, lead and rhythm guitar, keyboard, piano, synthesizer;  strings, horns, creative director, rap vocals
  • Rob Bourdon– drums, percussions
  • Brad Delson– lead guitar, acoustic guitar, backing vocals, synthesizer,  sampler
  • Dave “Phoenix” Farrell– bass guitar, backing vocals, sampler
  • Joe Hahn– turntables, synthesizer, samples, programming, backing vocals, creative director
  • Owen Pallett– strings
  • Ethan Mates – engineer
  • Andrew Hayes – assistant, engineer, editor
  • Brad Delson – additional production
  • Jerry Johnson – drum technician
  • Ryan DeMarti – production coordination, A&Rcoordination
  • Manny Marroquin– mixing
  • Chris Galland, Del Bowers – mixing assistants
  • Brian Gardner– mastering
  • Brandon Parvini – artwork, creative director
  • The Uprising Creative – art direction, design
  • Frank Maddocks – LP icon design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Chester Bennington and Mike Shinoda; all music by Chester Bennington, Mike Shinoda, Rob Bourdon, Brad Delson, Dave “Phoenix” Farrell  and Joe Hahn.

  1. Lost in the Echo
  2. In My Remains
  3. Burn it Down
  4. Lies Greed Misery
  5. I’ll Be Gone
  6. Castle of Glass
  7. Victimized
  8. Roads Untraveled
  9. Skin to Bone
  10. Until It Breaks
  11. Tinfoil
  12. Powerless

On June 4, 2012.

On June 4, 2012, “Mute” label released “WIXIW”, is the sixth Liars album. It was recorded 2011 – 2012, at Liar’s private studio in Los Angeles, and was produced by Daniel Miller.

Personnel:

  • Angus Andrew – various instruments
  • Aaron Hemphill – various instruments
  • Julian Gross – drums
  • John Wiese – art direction, design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Angus Andrew; all music by Angus Andrew, Aaron Hemphill and Julian Gross.

  1. The Exact Color of Doubt
  2. Octagon
  3. 1 Against the Rush
  4. A Ring on Every Finger
  5. Ill Valley Prodigies
  6. WIXIW
  7. His and Mine Sensations
  8. Flood to Flood
  9. Who Is the Hunter
  10. Brats
  11. Annual Moon Words

On May 29, 2012.

On May 29, 2012, “Verve” label released “The Absence”, the third Melody Gardot studio album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by Heitor Pereira. The album was certified Platinum in France by “SNEP”.

Personnel:

  • Melody Gardot – vocals, piano
  • Heitor Pereira – vocals, guitar, piano, arranger
  • Nico Abondolo – bass
  • Christian Kollgaard – bass
  • John Leftwich – bass
  • Michael Valerio – bass
  • Peter Erskine – drums
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Paulinho Da Costa – percussion
  • Paco Arroyo – percussion
  • Yolanda Arroyo – percussion
  • Larry Goldings – piano., mellodica
  • Coco Trivisonno – bandoneon
  • Jo Ann Turovsky – harp
  • Alfie Silas-Durio – background vocals
  • Tata Vega – background vocals
  • Bill Cantos – background vocals
  • Ali Witherspoon – background vocals
  • Louis Price – background vocals
  • Bill Maxwell – background vocals
  • Phil Roy – background vocals
  • Bruce Dukov – violin
  • Julie Gigante – violin
  • Serena McKinney – violin
  • Sarah Thornblade – violin
  • Tamara Hatwan – violin
  • Phillip Levy – violin
  • Lisa M. Sutton – violin
  • Helen Nightengale – violin
  • Katia Popov – violin
  • Alyssa Park – violin
  • Tereza Stanislav – violin
  • Roger Wilkie – violin
  • Brian Dembrow – viola
  • Andrew Duckles – viola
  • Dave Walther – viola
  • Matthew Funes – viola
  • Marlow Fisher – viola
  • Keith Greene – viola
  • Roland Kato – viola
  • Darrin McCann – viola
  • Erika Duke-Kirkpatrick – cello
  • Stephen Erdody – cello
  • Paula Hochhalter – cello
  • Dennis Karmazyn – cello
  • Armen Ksajikan – cello
  • Cecilia Tsan – cello
  • Martin Tillman – cello
  • Andrew Shulman – cello
  • Christina Soule – cello
  • Jessica Pearlman – oboe
  • Doug Webb – saxophone
  • Ron Kerber – clarinet
  • Dan Higgins – clarinet, flute
  • Ramon Flores – trumpet
  • Harry Kim – trumpet
  • Andrew Lippman – trombone
  • Nick Glennie-Smith – conductor
  • Ladd McIntosh – orchestration
  • Glenn Barratt – engineer
  • Sebastian Zuleta – engineer
  • Jeremy Miller – assistant engineer
  • Vanessa Par – assistant engineer
  • Antonio “Moogie” Canazio – engineer, mixing
  • Al Schmitt – mixing
  • Steve Genewick – assistant
  • Marco Ruiz – assistant
  • Scott Smith – assistant
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Fabrizio Ferri – photography
  • Jovite De Leymarie – artwork, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Melody Gardot, except where noted.

  1. Mira
  2. Amalia – Phil Roy, Melody Gardor, Heitor Pereira
  3. So Long
  4. So We Meet Again My Heartache
  5. Lisboa
  6. Impossible Love
  7. If I Tell You I Love You
  8. Goodbye – Jesse Harris, Melody Gardot
  9. Se Você Me Ama – Melody Gardot, Heitor Pereira
  10. My Heart Won’t Have It Any Other Way
  11. Lemanja – contains hidden track Chegue Journeyman

 

On May 29, 2012.

On May 29, 2012, “Sire” label released “What We Saw from the Cheap Seats”, the sixth Regina Spektor studio album. It was recorded in 2011, in Los Angeles, and was produced by Mike Elizondo and Regina Spektor.

Personnel:

  • Regina Spektor – vocals, piano, keyboards, marimba
  • Mike Elizondo – bass, upright bass, acoustic and electric guitars, programming
  • Jack Dishel: vocals
  • Aaron Sterling – drums, percussion, marimba
  • Jay Bellerose – drums, percussion, bongos
  • Danny T. Levin – trumpet
  • David Moyer – baritone and tenor saxophone
  • John Daversa: trumpet
  • Adam Hawkins – engineer
  • Brent Arrowood – engineer assistant
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Stephen Walker – art direction, design
  • Shervin Lainez – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Regina Spektor except where noted.

  1. Small Town Moon
  2. Oh Marcello – Regina Spektor with interpolation by Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus, and Gloria Caldwell (Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood)
  3. Don’t Leave Me (Ne Me Quitte Pas)
  4. Firewood
  5. Patron Saint
  6. How
  7. All the Rowboats
  8. Ballad of a Politician
  9. Open
  10. The Party
  11. Jessica