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On April 2, 2013.

On April 2, 2013, “InsideOut Music” and “Century Media” labels released “Brief Nocturnes and Dreamless Sleep”, the eleventh Spock’s Beard studio album. It was recorded 2011 – 2012, at “The Mouse House” in Altadena, CA, and was produced by Rich Mouser, Alan Morse and John Boegehold.

Personnel:

  • Ted Leonard— lead and backing vocals, guitar
  • Alan Morse— electric and acoustic guitars, pedal and lap steel guitar, mandolin, autoharp, backing vocals
  • Ryo Okumoto— organ, mellotron, piano, synths, clavinet, vocoder
  • Dave Meros— bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jimmy Keegan— drums, percussion, timpani, backing vocals
  • Neal Morse— additional guitar
  • Stan Ausmus — additional guitar
  • John Boegehold — vocoder
  • Craig Eastman — violin, viola, hurdy-gurdy
  • Rich Mouser – engineering, mixing, mastering

Track listing:

  1. Hiding Out – Ted Leonard
  2. I Know Your Secret – Dave Meros, John Boegehold
  3. A Treasure Abandoned – John Boegehold, Alan Morse
  4. Submerged – Ted Leonard
  5. Afterthoughts – Alan Morse, Neal Morse, Ted Leonard
  6. Something Very Strange – John Boegehold
  7. Waiting for Me – Alan Morse, Neal Morse

On April 2, 2013.

On April 2, 2013, “Sub Pop” label released “Vanishing Point”, the ninth Mudhoney studio album.

Personnel:

  • Mark Arm- vocals, electric and slide guitar
  • Steve Turner– guitar, backing vocals
  • Dan Peters– drums, guitar, tambourine, glockenspiel
  • Guy Maddison- bass, backing vocals
  • Johnny Sangster – piano, backing vocals
  • Ty Bailie – organ, clavinet
  • Sam Peters, Will Peters, Lacey Swain, Emily Nokes, Leiah Maupin – backing vocals
  • Ivan Schwartz – synthesizers, theremin
  • Emily Rieman – photography, backing vocals
  • Jeff Kleinsmith – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Arm, Steve Turner, Dan Peters, and Guy Maddison.

  1. Slipping Away
  2. I Like It Small
  3. What to Do with the Neutral
  4. Chardonnay
  5. The Final Course
  6. In This Rubber Tomb
  7. I Don’t Remember You
  8. The Only Son of the Widow from Nain
  9. Sing This Song of Joy
  10. Douchebags on Parade

On April 1, 2014.

On April 1, 2014, “Universal Records” label released “Life Journey”, the 37th Leon Russell album. It was recorded 2013 – 2014, at “Capitol Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Tommy LiPuma.

Personnel:

  • Leon Russell – lead and background vocals, piano, liner notes
  • Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra
  • John Clayton- bass, conductor, arranger
  • Dixieland Band
  • William Cantos – background vocals
  • Alvin Chea– background vocals
  • Perry Morgan – background vocals
  • Louis Price– background vocals
  • Graham Dechter – acoustic guitar
  • Robben Ford– guitar
  • Anthony Wilson– guitar
  • Chris Simmons- slide guitar
  • Greg Leisz- pedal steel, pedal steel guitar
  • Hugh McCracken- guitar, soloist
  • Larry Goldings- Hammond B3
  • George Bohanon– trombone
  • Lee Callet – tenor saxophone
  • Charles Owens – tenor saxophone
  • Rickey Woodard– tenor saxophone
  • Keith Fiddmont – alto saxophone
  • Ira Nepus – trombone
  • Ryan Porter – trombone
  • Maurice Spears – bass trombone
  • Bijon Watson – trumpet
  • Gilbert Castellanos– trumpet
  • Clay Jenkins – trumpet
  • Sal Cracchiolo – trumpet
  • James Ford – trumpet
  • Darrell Leonard- flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Jeff Clayton- clarinet, alto saxophone
  • James Gordon – clarinet
  • Christoph Luty – bass
  • Willie Weeks- bass
  • Jeff Hamilton- drums
  • Abe Laboriel Jr.– drums
  • Elena Barere – concert master
  • Alan Broadbent- string arrangements
  • Jill Dell’Abate – string contractor
  • Elton John- executive producer
  • Shari Sutcliffe – music contractor, production coordination
  • Chandler Harrod – engineer, Pro-Tools
  • Mark Lambert – piano engineer, vocal engineer
  • Elliot Scheiner- string engineer
  • Al Schmitt- engineer, mixing
  • Doug Saks – mastering
  • Ryan Roth – design, photography
  • Mike Diehl – design

Track listing:

  1. Come On in My Kitchen – Robert Johnson
  2. Big Lips – Leon Russell
  3. Georgia on My Mind- Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell
  4. That Lucky Old Sun- Haven Gillespie, Beasley Smith 4:09
  5. Fever- Eddie Cooley, John Davenport
  6. Think of Me – Mike Reid
  7. I Got It Bad (and That Ain’t Good)- Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster
  8. The Masquerade Is Over – Herb Magidson, Allie Wrubel
  9. I Really Miss You – Paul Anka
  10. New York State of Mind- Billy Joel
  11. Fool’s Paradise -Johnny Fuller, Bob Geddins, Dr. David Rosenbaum
  12. Down in Dixieland – Leon Russell

On March 27, 2013.

On March 27, 2013, “AristeXclusive” label released “Can You Stand the Heat”, the sixth Ana Popović studio album. It was recorded April – October 2012, January 2013, at “Ardent Recording Studio” in Memphis, TN., “Lyricanvas Studios” in Nashville, TN, and was produced by Ana Popović, Tony Coleman and Tommy Sims.

Personnel:

  • Ana Popović – vocals, lead, slide and acoustic guitar
  • John Williams – bass
  • Frank Ray, Jr. – keys
  • Harold Smith – rhythm guitar
  • Tony Coleman – drums

Tauris Turner – drums

  • Marc Franklin – trumpet
  • Kirk Smothers – saxophone
  • Lucky Peterson– vocals, guitar, organ
  • Tommy Sims – bass, vocals
  • Felix Hernandez – percussion
  • Javier Solis – drums, percussion
  • Sherry Williams, John Williams – background vocals
  • Stephanie Bolton, Sharisse Norman – backing vocals
  • John Williams, Frank Ray, Jr. – backing vocals
  • Jerard Woods, Jovaun Woods – backing vocals
  • Children choir – Jovanni Ramirez, Jerard Woods II, Justin Woods, Sarah-Clayton McBrayer, EmmyLayne Myers, Noelle Jamison, Nori Jamiso
  • Pete Matthews – engineering, mixing
  • James Waddell – engineering, mixing
  • Brad Blackwood – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Can You Stand the Heat – Ana Popović
  2. Can’t You See What You’re Doing to Me – Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert
  3. Mo’ Better Love – Ana Popović, Tommy Sims
  4. Object of Obsession – Ana Popović, John Williams
  5. Boys’ Night Out – Ana Popović, Mark van Meurs, Tony Coleman
  6. Hot Southern Night – Ana Popović, Mark van Meurs
  7. Every Kind of People – Andy Fraser
  8. Anna’s Shuffle – Ana Popović, Tony Coleman
  9. Blues for Mrs. Pauline / Leave My Boy Alone – Ana Popović, Tony Coleman, Buddy Guy
  10. Leave Well Enough (aka High Maintenance You – Ana Popović, Mark van Meurs, Tony Coleman
  11. Tribe – Ana Popović, Tony Coleman
  12. Rain Fall Down – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  13. Growing Up Too Soon (bonus tracks) – Ana Popović
  14. Mo’ Better Love (bonus track) – Ana Popović, Tommy Sims

On March 19, 2013.

On March 19, 2013, “Yep Rec Records” label released “The Happiness Waltz”, the 10th Josh Rouse studio album. It was recorded in 2012, at “Rio Bravo Studios” in Valencia, Spain, and was produced by Brad Jones.

Personnel:

  • Josh Rouse – vocals, acoustic, nylon string and electric guitar, bass, harmonica, vibraphone, engineer
  • Cayo Beliveser – electric and upright bass, piano, Vox organ, shaker, background vocals
  • Xema Fuertes – 12 string acoustic and electric guitar, banjo, Fender Rhodes, piano, Wurlitzer, background vocals, art direction
  • Brad Jones – Fender Rhodes, 12 string and Hi string guitar, Hammond B3, piano, upright piano, vibraphone, background vocals, marimba, mixing, overdubs, engineer
  • Paco Loco – Hammond B3, pedal steel, pump organ, engineer
  • Raul Fernandez – piano
  • Paul Niehaus – pedal steel
  • Jim Hoke – flute, baritone saxophone
  • John Guindon – trombone
  • Esteban Perles – drums, percussion
  • Daniel Tashian – background vocals
  • Robert Di Pietro – mastering
  • Jim DeMain – mastering
  • Paz Suay – art direction, design
  • Allen Clark – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Josh Rouse, except where noted.

  1. Julie (Come Out of the Rain) – Josh Rouse, Daniel Tashian
  2. Simple Pleasure
  3. It’s Good to have You – Brad Jones, Josh Rouse
  4. City People, City Things – Blair Daily, Josh Rouse
  5. This Movie’s Way Too Long
  6. Our Love – Josh Rouse, Daniel Tashian
  7. A Lot Like Magic – Josh Rouse, Daniel Tashian
  8. Start Up a Family – Josh Rouse, Daniel Tashian
  9. The Western Isles – Brad Jones, Josh Rouse
  10. Purple and Beige
  11. The Ocean
  12. The Happiness Waltz

On March 15, 2013.

On March 15, 2013, “Sargent House” label released “All Hail Bright Futures”, the third And So I Watch You From Afar album. It was recorded 2011-2012, at “Start Together Studios” in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and was produced by Rocky O’Reilly.

Personnel:

  • Rory Friers – guitar
  • Niall Kennedy – guitar
  • Jonathan Adger – bass guitar
  • Chris Wee – drums, percussion
  • Rocky O’Reilly– mixing
  • Lee McMahon – engineering
  • Robin Schmidt – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Rory Friers, Niall Kennedy, Jonathan Adger and Chris Wee.

  1. Eunoia
  2. Big Things Do Remarkable
  3. Like a Mouse
  4. Ambulance!
  5. The Stay Golden Pt. 1
  6. The Stay Golden Pt. 2 (Rats on Rock)
  7. The Stay Golden Pt. 3 (Trails…)
  8. Mend And Make Safe
  9. Ka Ba Ta Bo Da Ka
  10. Things Amazing
  11. All Hail Bright Futures
  12. Young Brave Minds

 

On March 10, 2014.

On March 10, 2014, “PIAS” label released “The Classic”, the fifth Joan As Police Woman (Joan Wasser) studio album. It was recorded in 2013, at “Ground Control Studios”, “Maid’s Room Studios”, “Trout Recording” and “Vibromonk”, and was produced by Joan Wasser and Tyler Wood.

Personnel:

  • Joan Wasser– vocals, guitar, strings, clavinet, electric piano
  • Tyler Wood – bass guitar, electronic organ, trumpet, piano, synthesizer, percussion, backing vocals
  • Parker Kindred – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Doug Wieselman – baritone saxophoneand tenor saxophone
  • Oren Bloedow – guitar
  • Briggan Krauss – baritone saxophone, alto saxophone
  • Steven Bernstein – trumpet, French horn
  • Joseph Arthur, Nathan Larson, Michelle Zayla, Stephanie McKay, Toshi Reagon – backing vocals
  • Reggie Watts– outro on “Holy City”, human beatbox
  • Tyler Wood  – engineering, mixing
  • Murray Trider  – engineering
  • Jack McKeever & TJ Doherty  – engineering
  • Adam Sachs  – engineering, mixing
  • Dan Shatzky  – engineering
  • Lance Scott Walker – graphic design
  • Stephanie Sidjakov – photography, graphic design
  • Dan Monick – cover photograph

Track listing:

All tracks by Joan Wasser.

  1. Witness
  2. Holy City
  3. The Classic
  4. Good Together
  5. Get Direct
  6. What Would You Do
  7. New Year’s Day
  8. Shame
  9. Stay
  10. Ask Me