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On July 10, 2012.

On July 10, 2012, “Domino” label released “Swing Lo Magellan”, the sixth Dirty Projectors studio album. It was recorded in 2011, and was produced by Dave Longstreth.

Personnel:

  • David Longstreth
  • Amber Coffman
  • Nat Baldwin
  • Brian McOmber
  • Haley Dekle
  • Rob Moose – violin
  • Nadia Sirota– viola
  • Clarince Jensen – cello
  • Alex Sopp – flutes
  • Hideaki Aomori – clarinets, saxophone
  • CJ Camerieri – trumpet, horn
  • David Longstreth – arranger, mixing
  • Donato Paternostro – engineering, additional mixing
  • Carl Barc – additional mixing
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Jake Longstreth – cover photograph
  • David Longstreth – art direction, design
  • Rob Carmichael – design

Track listing:

  1. Offspring Are Blank
  2. About to Die
  3. Gun Has No Trigger
  4. Swing Lo Magellan
  5. Just from Chevron
  6. Dance for You
  7. Maybe That Was It
  8. Impregnable Question
  9. See What She Seeing
  10. The Socialites
  11. Unto Caesar
  12. Irresponsible Tune

 

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On July 1, 2016.

On July 1, 2016, “Parlaphone” label released “The Bride”, the fourth Bat for Lashes (Natasha Khan) studio album. It was recorded 2012 – 2015, and was produced by David Baron, Dan Carey, Ben Christophers, Simone Felice, Matt Hales, Head, Natasha Khan and Jacknife Lee.

Personnel:

  • Natasha Khan– vocals, Omnichord, guitars, Rhodes, tambourine; drum programming; keyboards, mandolin, pocket piano, synth; harp; drums, string arrangements, celesta, vibraphone, bass synth, drum machine; handclaps; art direction, concept
  • David Baron– bass, synth, Rhodes, programming, string arrangements, sound effects, recording, mixing
  • Sandy Bell – backing vocals
  • Dawn Landes– backing vocals, guitar
  • Rachael Yamagata– backing vocals
  • Jacknife Lee– programming, recording, sampler, synth
  • Alex Reeves – timpani; drums, percussion
  • Lou Rogai– guitar; backing vocals; bass
  • Davide Rossi – string arrangements, string recording, strings
  • Kevin Salem – guitar
  • Leo Taylor– drums
  • Dan Carey– programming, recording, synth
  • Ben Christophers– bowed guitar,; bass, sound effects, piano, vocals, recording
  • Tony Cousins – mastering
  • Simone Felice – drums, recording
  • Matt Hales–drum programming, recording, synth
  • Pete Hanlon – recording, engineering
  • Head – mixing, recording
  • Neil Krug – photography
  • Richard Welland – design
  • Michael Whitham – director of photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Natasha Khan, except where noted.

  1. I Do
  2. Joe’s Dream
  3. In God’s House
  4. Honeymooning Alone
  5. Sunday Love – Natasha Khan, Dan Carey
  6. Never Forgive the Angels
  7. Close Encounters
  8. Widow’s Peak – Natasha Khan, Simone Felice
  9. Land’s End
  10. If I Knew
  11. I Will Love Again – Natasha Khan, Simone Felice, Lou Rogal
  12. In Your Bed

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:

  • Simon Collins– lead vocals, drums, percussion
  • Matt Dorsey – backing vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, bass guitars
  • Dave Kerzner– backing vocals, keyboards, acoustic guitar
  • Kelly Nordstrom – electric and acoustic guitars, bass guitars
  • Hannah Stobart– vocals
  • Wells Cunningham – cello
  • Chris “Hollywood” Holmes – recording engineer
  • 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 Barnett 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 Collins, Dave Kerzner
  10. Closer To You – Simon Collins, Matt Dorsey, Dave Kerzner
  11. Omega Point – Simon Collins, Matt Dorsey, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  12. Möbius Slip – Simon Collins, Matt Dorsey, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  • Part One:  In The Difference Engine
  • Part Two:  Perihelion Continuum
  • Part Three:  Salvation Found
  • Part Four:  All Worlds All Times

 

On May 15, 2012.

On May 15, 2012, “Sub Pop” label released “Bloom”, the fourth Beach House studio album. It was recorded in 2011, at “Sonic Ranch” in Texas, “Magpie Cage” in Baltimore, and was produced by Chris Coady, Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally.

Personnel:

  • Victoria Legrand– vocals, keyboards, organ, piano
  • Alex Scally– backing vocals, guitar, basses, piano, organ, keyboards, drum machine edits, programming
  • Daniel Franz – live drums, percussion
  • Joe Cueto – viola
  • Chris Coady– engineering, mixing
  • Manuel Calderon– assistant engineering
  • Brooks Harlan – engineering
  • Phil Joly – assistant engineering
  • Joe LaPorta– mastering
  • Brian Roettinger – design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Victoria Legrand; all music by Alex Scally, Victoria Legrand and Daniel Franz.

  1. Myth
  2. Wild
  3. Lazuli
  4. Other People
  5. The Hours
  6. Troublemaker
  7. New Year
  8. Wishes
  9. On the Sea
  10. Irene – includes the hidden track “Wherever You Go”

 

On May 13, 2013.

On May 13, 2013, “Parlaphone” label released “English Rain”, the debut Gabrielle Aplin studio album. It was recorded 2012 – 2013, and was produced by Mike Spencer.

Personnel:

  • Gabrielle Aplin – vocals, guitar, piano

Track listing:

  1. Panic Cord – Gabrielle Aplin, Nicholas Atkison, Jez Ashurst, Aiman Faiz
  2. Keep On Walking – Gabrielle Aplin, Nicholas Atkinson
  3. Please Don’t Say You Love Me – Gabrielle Aplin, Nicholas Atkinson
  4. How Do You Feel Today? – Gabrielle Aplin, Nicholas Atkinson, Thomas Wilding
  5. Home – Gabrielle Aplin, Nicholas Atkinson
  6. Salvation – Gabrielle Aplin, Joel Pott
  7. Ready to Question – Gabrielle Aplin, Nicholas Atkinson, Thomas Wilding
  8. The Power of Love – Peter Gill, Holly Johnson, Mark O’Toole
  9. Alive – Gabrielle Aplin, Mike Spencer
  10. Human – Gabrielle Aplin, Nicholas Atkinson, Thomas Wilding
  11. November – Gabrielle Aplin, Nicholas Atkinson
  12. Start of Time – Gabrielle Aplin, Jim Irvin, Julian Emery

 

On May 8, 2012.

On May 8, 2012, “Cuneiform Records” label released “Reminder”,the debut Pixel studio album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by Jørgen Munkeby.

Personnel:

  • Ellen Andrea Wang– vocals, double bass
  • Jon Audun Baar– drums, percussions
  • Harald Lassen– backing vocals, tenor and soprano saxophones
  • Jonas Kilmork Vemøy– backing vocals, trumpet

Track listing:

All tracks by Ellen Andrea Wang.

  1. Prelude
  2. Home
  3. Esset
  4. Call Me
  5. She Knows
  6. Wake Up
  7. Waltz 1
  8. Hvor Ble den Av?
  9. I Hang
  10. An Apple in the Country Hill

On May 7, 2013.

On May 7, 2013, “Epic” label released “Unstoppable Momentum”, the fourteenth Joe Satriani studio album. It was recorded 2012 – 2013, at “Skywalker Sound” in Marin Country, California, and “Studio 21” in San Francisco, and was produced by Joe Satriani and Mike Fraser.

Personnel:

  • Joe Satriani – guitar, keyboard, harmonica, engineering
  • Mike Keneally– keyboard
  • Vinnie Colaiuta– drums
  • Chris Chaney– bass
  • Mike Fraser– engineering, mixing, production
  • Judy Kirschner – engineering
  • Mike Boden – digital editing
  • Dann Michael Thompson aka. Thomas Daniel Michaelson – digital editing assistance
  • Brad Salter – mixing assistance
  • Ryan Smith – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Satriani.

  1. Unstoppable Momentum
  2. Can’t Go Back
  3. Lies and Truths
  4. Three Sheets to the Wind
  5. I’ll Put a Stone on Your Cairn
  6. A Door into Summer
  7. Shine On American Dreamer
  8. Jumpin’ In
  9. The Weight of the World
  10. A Celebration