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On April 18, 2013.

On April 18, 2013, Storm Thorgerson died aged 69. He was graphic designer and music video director, known for his work with music artists including Led Zeppelin,  Nik Kershaw, Black Sabbath,  Scorpions, Peter Gabriel, Genesis, Yes, Al Stewart,  Europe,  Catherine Wheel, Bruce Dickinson, Dream Theater,  Anthrax, The Cranberries, The Mars Volta, Muse, The Alan Parsons Project, Helloween, Biffy Clyro, Ween, Angels and Airwaves and Rival Sons His best known work is the album cover artwork of  Pink Floyd’s “The Dark Side of The Moon”.

 

 

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On April 16, 2013.

On April 16, 2013, “Megaforce Records” label released “Rat Farm”, the fourteenth Meat Puppets studio album. It was recorded 2012 – 2103, and was produced by Curt Kirkwood.

Personnel:

  • Curt Kirkwood- vocals, guitars, arrangements
  • Cris Kirkwood- vocals, bass guitar
  • Shandon Sahm- drums, percussion
  • Douglas Heusser – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Curt Kirkwood, except where noted.

  1. Rat Farm
  2. One More Drop
  3. Down
  4. Leave Your Head Alone
  5. Again
  6. You Don’t Know
  7. Waiting
  8. Time and Money – Kylie Ellison, Curt Kirkwood
  9. Something Blue
  10. Original One
  11. River Rose
  12. Sweet

On April 2, 2013.

On April 2, 2013, “Equal Vision Records” label released “Migrant”, the fifth Dear Hunter studio album. It was recorded in 2013, and was produced by Mike Watts and Casey Crescenzo.

Personnel:

  • Casey Crescenzo – vocals, guitars, bass, piano, electric piano, organ, glockenspiel, synth, engineer
  • Nick Sollecito – bass
  • Kim Lonetree – cello
  • Connor Doyle –guitar
  • Rob Parr – guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Nick Crescenzo – drums, percussion
  • Pasquale T. Lannelli – soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet
  • Andrew Mericle – trumpet
  • Anna Stromer – viola
  • Chris Baum, Sue Buzzard – violin
  • Azia Crescenzo, Judy Crescenzo – vocals
  • Tom Flynn, Tom Happel, Anthony Augusta, Levi Audette, Phil Crescenzo, Steve Haigler – engineer
  • Joe LaPorta – mastering
  • Mike Watts – engineer, mixing
  • Lissy Elle Laricchia – photography
  • Cameron Thorne – typography, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Casey Crescenzo.

  1. Bring You Down
  2. Whisper
  3. Shame
  4. An Escape
  5. Shouting at the Rain
  6. The Kiss of Life
  7. Girl
  8. Cycles
  9. Sweet Naivete
  10. Let Go
  11. This Vicious Place
  12. Don’t Look Back

 

On April 2, 1975.

On April 2, 1975, “Atlantic” label released the self – titled, second Manhattan Transfer studio album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Ahmet Ertegün and Tim Hauser.

Personnel:

  • Tim Hauser– vocals, vocal arrangements, arrangements
  • Laurel Massé– vocals, vocal arrangements, tambourine
  • Alan Paul– vocals, vocal arrangements
  • Janis Siegel– vocals, vocal arrangements
  • Michael Brecker– tenor sax solo
  • Mike Rod – tenor sax solo
  • Zoot Sims– tenor sax solo
  • Don Grolnick– piano, electric piano, clavinet
  • Richard Tee– organ, electric piano
  • Murray Weinstock – organ
  • Jerry Friedman – guitar
  • Ira Newborn– guitar, musical director, conductor, arrangements
  • Andy Muson – bass guitar
  • Roy Markowitz – drums
  • Daniel Ben Zebulon – congas
  • Phil Bodner, Wally Kane, Seldon Powell – clarinet
  • Phil Bodner, Jerry Dodgion, George Dorsey, Harvey Estrin, David Sanborn, George Young – alto saxophone
  • Lew Del Gatto, Wally Kane – baritone saxophone
  • Michael Brecker, Seldon Powell, Mike Rod, Frank Vicari – tenor saxophone
  • Wayne Andre, Garnett Brown, Paul Favlise, Mickey Gravine, Quentin Jackson, Alan Raph – trombone
  • Randy Brecker, Mel Davis, Jon Faddis, Marky Markowitz, Bob McCoy, Alan Rubin, Marvin Stamm – trumpet
  • Lew Hahn – recording and remix engineer
  • Geoffrey Haslsmm Gene Paul – engineers

Track listing:

  1. Tuxedo Junction – Erskine Hawkins, William Johnson, Buddy Feyne, Julian Dash
  2. Sweet Talking Guy – Doug Morris, Elliot Greenberg
  3. Operator – William Spivery- (derived from “Operator, Operator” by Sister Wynona Carr)
  4. Candy – Mack David, Joan Whitney, Alex Kramer
  5. Gloria – Esther Navarro
  6. Clap Your Hands – Ira Newborn, The Manhattan Transfer
  7. That Cat Is High – M. Williams
  8. You Can Depend on Me – Earl Hines, Charles Carpenter
  9. Blue Champagne – Frank Ryerson, Grady Watts, Jimmy Eaton
  10. Java Jive – Milton Drake, Ben Oakland
  11. Occapella – Allen Toussaint
  12. Heart’s Desire – Hugh X. Lewis, George Cox, James Dozier, Ralph Ingram, Bernard Purdie

On April 1, 2014.

On April 1, 2014, “Favorite Gentlemen / Loma Vista Recordings” labels released “Cope”, the fourth Manchester Orchestra studio album. It was recorded June 2012 – March 2013, at “Fluxivity Studios” in Brooklyn, NY, and was produced by Dan Hannon, Andy Hull, Chris Freeman, Andy Prince and Tim Very.

Personnel:

  • Andy Hull – vocals, guitar
  • Chris Freeman – keyboards
  • Andy Prince – bass
  • Tim Very – drums
  • Robert McDowell – guitar, engineer
  • Nick Day, Brad Fisher – engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • John Agnello – mixing
  • Jordan Noel – layout, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Hull.

  1. Top Notch
  2. Choose You
  3. Girl Harbor
  4. The Mansion
  5. The Ocean
  6. Every Stone
  7. All That I Really Wanted
  8. Trees
  9. Indentions
  10. See It Again
  11. Cope

On March 25, 2013.

On March 25, 2013, “Pink Flag” label released “Change Becomes Us”, the thirteenth Wire studio album. It was recorded in 2012, at “Rockfield Studios” in  Monmouth, Wales; “Swim Studio,” in London, and was produced by Colin Newman.

Personnel:

  • Colin Newman– lead and backing vocals, electric guitar, baritone electric guitar, acoustic guitar, organ, piano, mandolin, bass guitar, guitar fx , handclaps, mixing
  • Graham Lewis– lead vocals, baritone electric guitar, piano, Monotron, bass guitar, handclaps
  • Robert Grey– drums, floor percussion, bottle, radiator, handclaps
  • Matt Simms– electric guitar, guitar fx, Mellotron, acoustic guitar, handclaps
  • Jon Wozencroft– art direction, photography
  • Sean Douglas – engineer
  • Denis Blackham– mastering

Track listing:

All lyrics by Graham Lewis, music by Colin Newman, Graham Lewis, Robert Grey, Matt Simms

  1. Doubles & Trebles
  2. Keep Exhaling
  3. Adore Your Island
  4. Re – Invent Your Second Wheel
  5. Stealth of a Stork
  6. B/W Silence
  7. Time Lock Fog
  8. Magic Bullet
  9. Eels Song
  10. Love Bends
  11. As We Go
  12. & Much Besides
  13. Attractive Space

On March 23, 2015.

On March 23, 2015, “Republic Records” label released “Chaos and the Calm”, the debut James Bay album. It was recorded 2013 – 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Jacquire King. The album was certified Platinum in Denmark by “IFPI Denmark” and 2 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • James Bay – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Eli Beaird – bass
  • Eric Darken– percussion
  • Ian Fitchuk – drums, keyboards, percussion
  • Jonathan Yudkin– cello, viola

Track listing:

  1. Craving – James Bay, Iain Archer
  2. Hold Back the River – James Bay, Iain Archer
  3. Let It Go – James Bay, Paul Barry
  4. If You Ever Want to Be in Love – James Bay, Jimmy Hogarth, Steve McEwan
  5. Best Fake Smile – James Bay, Iain Archer
  6. When We Were on Fire – James Bay, Jon Green
  7. Move Together – James Bay, Jamie Hartman
  8. Scars – James Bay
  9. Collide – James Bay, Thomas EP Hull
  10. Get Out While You Can – James Bay, Ed Harcourt
  11. Need the Sun to Break – James Bay, Joel Pott
  12. Incomplete – James Bay, Jake Gosling, Chris Leonard