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On April 7, 2015.

On April 7, 2015, “Merge Records” label released “Beat the Champ” the fifteenth Mountain Goats studio album. It was recorded in 2014 and was produced by Brandon Eggleston and Scott Solter.

Personnel:

  • John Darnielle – vocals, acoustic guitar, piano, keyboards
  • Peter Hughes – bass, electric guitar
  • Jon Wurster – drums, percussion
  • Nathan Golub – steel guitar
  • Austin Nevins – guitar
  • Brad Cook – background vocals
  • Phil Cook – organ, background vocals
  • Matt Douglas – woodwind, woodwind arrangement
  • Erik Friedlander – strings, string arrangement
  • Scott Solter – mixing
  • Brent Lambert – mastering
  • Rob Carmichael – graphic design, typography
  • Leela Corman – cover illustration, additional illustrations

Track listing:

All tracks by John Darnielle.

  1. Southwestern Territory
  2. The Legend of Chavo Guerrero
  3. Foreign Object
  4. Animal Mask
  5. Choked Out
  6. Heel Turn 2
  7. Fire Editorial
  8. Stabbed to Death Outside San Juan
  9. Werewolf Gimmick
  10. Luna
  11. Unmasked
  12. The Ballad of Bull Ramos
  13. Hair Match

On March 25, 2014.

On March 25, 2014, “429 Records” label released “Circus Hero” the only Circa Zero album. It was recorded in May 2013, at “Bowl of Cherries Studios” in Venice, California, and was produced by Andy Summers and Rob Giles.

Personnel:

  • Andy Summers – guitar
  • Rob Giles – vocals. bass guitar, drums
  • Dan Epand – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Summers and Rob Giles.

  1. Levitation
  2. Underground
  3. The Story Ends Here
  4. Say Goodnight
  5. Gamma Ray
  6. Night Time Travelers
  7. Shoot Out the Stars
  8. Underwater
  9. Summer Lies
  10. No Highway
  11. Light the Fuse & Run
  12. Whenever You Hear the Rain
  13. Hot Camel

On March 20, 2015.

On March 20, 2015, “ECM” label released “Midwest” the third Mathias Eick studio album. It was recorded in May 2014, at “Rainbow Studio” in Oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Mathias Eick – trumpet
  • Gjermund Larsen – violin
  • Jon Balke – piano
  • Mats Eilertsen – double bass
  • Helge Norbakken – percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Mathias Eick.

  1. Midwest
  2. Hem
  3. March
  4. At Sea
  5. Dakota
  6. Lost
  7. Fargo
  8. November

oN mARCH 18, 2014.

On March 18, 2014, Joseph Anthony Lala died aged 66. He was musician (percussion), singer and actor, worked with many musicians and bands including The Byrds, Ringo Starr, Bill Wyman, Stephen Stills, Barbra Streisand, Dan Fogelberg, Manassas, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Neil Young, Dione Warwick, The Stills-Young Band, Rod Stewart, Graham Nash, The Bee Gees, Neil Diamond, Jackson Browne, Whitney Houston and Joe Walsh, but was best known as founding member and leader of the band Blues Image.

On March 14, 2014.

On March 14, 2014, “ABC Music” label released “’Til My Tears Roll Away”, the fourth Audreys studio album. It was recorded in 2013, and was produced Shane O’Mara.

Personnel:

  • Taasha Coates – vocal, keys
  • Tristan Goodall – guitars
  • Shane O’Mara – guitars, backing vocals, arrangements
  • Ben Weisner – drums, percussion
  • Brett Canning – bass, backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. My Darlin’ Girl
  2. Baby, Are You There
  3. Keep Your Company
  4. Ballad for the Fallen
  5. Roll Away
  6. Comfort Me
  7. Bring the Stars Out
  8. Lady Luck
  9. Come On Back to Bed
  10. Why Must I Wait
  11. I Can’t Sleep
  12. Love Has a Way of Unravelling

On March 10, 2015.

On March 10, 2015, “Mapple Music Recordings” and “Frenchkiss Records” labels released “Space Is Still the Place”, the second Bright Light Social Hour studio album. It was recorded June 2013 – January 2014, and was produced by Jack O’Brien, Joseph Mirasole.

Personnel:

  • Curtis Roush – vocals, guitar, Minimoog Voyager, Roland Juno-60, Wurlitzer, effects, engineer
  • Jack O’Brien – bass, vocals, Roland Juno-60, tambourine, engineer
  • Joseph Mirasole – drums, Dave Smith Tempest, Elektron Analog Four, Minimoog Voyager, effects, tape machine, engineer
  • Chris Coady – mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Mariano Peccinetti – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Curtis Roush, Jack O’Brien and Joseph Mirasole.

  1. Sweet Madelene
  2. Slipstream
  3. Dreamlove
  4. Ghost Dance
  5. Sea of the Edge
  6. Aperture
  7. Ouroboros
  8. Infinite Cities
  9. The Moon
  10. Escape Velocity

On March 7, 2014.

On March 7, 2014, “Flightless” label released “Oddments”, the fourth King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard studio album. It was recorded in 2013, and was produced by Stu Mackenzie and Joe Walker.

Personnel:

  • Joe Walker – vocals, guitar
  • Cook Craig – guitar, keyboards, synthesizers
  • Ambrose Kenny-Smith – vocals, harmonica, keyboards
  • Stu Mackenzie – vocals, guitar, flute, liner notes
  • Lucas Skinner – bass guitar
  • Michael Cavanagh – drums, percussion
  • Eric Moore – drums, bongos
  • Monty Hartnett – drums\
  • Jarrad Brown – recording assistance
  • Joe Carra – mastering
  • Jason Galea – cover art, layout

Track listing:

All tracks by Stu Mackenzie, except where noted.

  1. Alluda Majaka
  2. Stressin’
  3. Vegemite
  4. It’s Got Old
  5. Work This Time – Joey Walker, Stu Mackenzie
  6. ABABCD – Joey Walker
  7. Sleepwalker
  8. Hot Wax – Stu Mackenzie, Ambrose Kenny-Smith
  9. Crying – Cook Craig
  10. Pipe-Dream – Cook Craig
  11. Homeless Man in Adidas
  12. Oddments

On March 7, 2014.

On March 7, 2014, “Stickman Records” and “Rune Grammofon” labels released “Behind the Sun”, the 16th Motorpsycho album. It was recorded 2012 – 2013, at “Brygga Studio” in Trondheim, Norway, and was produced by Bent Sæther.

Personnel:

  • Bent Sæther – vocals, bass, 12 and 6-string acoustic and electric guitars, mellotrons, percussion, arranger
  • Hans Magnus Ryan – vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, arranger
  • Kenneth Kapstad – drums, arranger
  • Reine Fiske – electric and acoustic guitars, mellotron
  • Thomas Henriksen – piano
  • Ole Henrik Moe: saw
  • Kari Rønnekleiv: violin
  • Pål Brekkås – engineer
  • Magnus Kofoed – additional engineering
  • Mike Hartung – mixing
  • Thomas Henriksen – mixing
  • Chris Sansom – mastering
  • Kim Hiorthøy – design

Track listing:

  1. Instrumental 1
  2. Instrumental 2
  3. Cloudwalker (A Darker Blue)
  4. Ghost
  5. On a Plate
  6. The Promise
  7. Kvæstor (incl. Where Greyhounds Dare)
  8. Hell, part 4-6: Traitor/The Tapestry/Swiss Cheese Mountain
  9. Entropy
  10. The Magic & The Wonder (A Love Theme)
  11. Hell, part 7: Victim of Rock

On February 25, 2014.

On February 25, 2014, “HC Productions” label released “Regenerator 3017”, the fifteenth Djam Karet studio album. It was recorded June 2012 – December 2013, and was produced by Gayle Ellett.

Personnel:

  • Gayle Ellett – electric guitar, bouzouki, Rhodes piano, Moog synthesizer, Solina String Ensemble, mellotron, tape, mixing, mastering
  • Mike Henderson – electric guitar, percussion
  • Chuck Oken, Jr. – drums, percussion, keyboards, electronics
  • Henry J. Osborne – bass guitar, piano, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Gayle Ellett, Mike Henderson, Chuck Oken Jr. and Henry J. Osborne.

  1. Prince of the Inland Empire
  2. Living in the Future Past
  3. Desert Varnish
  4. Wind Pillow
  5. Lost Dreams
  6. Empty House
  7. On the Edge of the Moon

On February 25, 2014.

On February 25, 2014, “New West Records” label released “The Happiest Man in the World”, the twelve Hamell on Trial album. It was recorded in 2013, and was produced by Edward James “Ed” Hamell, Phil Nicolo, Brian Speaker, Wammo and Brian Wolff.

Track listing:

All tracks by Edward James “Ed” Hamell.

  1. Artist In America
  2. Happiest Man In The World
  3. Bobby And The Russians
  4. Global Tattoo
  5. Together
  6. Ain’t That Love?
  7. Lappa Oo Mau Mau
  8. Richard’s Got A Job
  9. Whores
  10. Jennifer’s Stripping Again
  11. Mom’s Hot
  12. Blessed