Tag Archives: 2014

Marius Neset: Pinball

On January 30, 2015, “ACT Music” label released “Pinball” the 6th Marius Neset studio album. It was recorded in 2014, at “Ocean Recording Studio” in Giske, Norway, and was produced by Anton Eger and Marius Neset.

Personnel:

  • Marius Neset – tenor and soprano saxophones
  • Ivo Neame – piano, Hammond B3 organ, CP 80, clavinet
  • Jim Hart – vibraphone and marimba, additional drums
  • Petter Eldh – double bass
  • Anton Eger – drums, percussion
  • August Wanngren – tambourine
  • Ingrid Neset – flute
  • Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen – violin
  • Andreas Brantelid – cello
  • Pinball Band – clapping
  • Henning Vatne Svoren – recording
  • August Wanngren – mixing
  • Thomas Eberger – mastering
  • Rune Mortensen – artwork
  • Lisbeth Holten – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Marius Neset, except where noted.

  1. World Song Part 1
  2. World Song Part 2
  3. Pinball
  4. Odes of You – Marius Neset, Anton Eger
  5. Police
  6. Music for Cello and Saxophone – Marius Neset, Anton Eger
  7. Theatre of Music – Marius Neset, Anton Eger
  8. Aberhonddu – Marius Neset, Anton Eger
  9. Jaguar – Marius Neset, Anton Eger
  10. Music for Drums and Saxophone – Marius Neset, Anton Eger
  11. Summer Dance
  12. Hymn from the World

Muhamed Ibrahimi: Fly

On January 27, 2014, “PMG Recordings” label released “Fly”, the debut Muhamed Ibrahimi studio album. It was recorded in 2013, at “13/13”, “Blla Blla Blla” and “Tra la la” in Skopje, Macedonia, and was produced by Sead Hadjic Secko.

Personnel:

  • Muhamed Ibrahimi – vocals, acoustic, classical and electric guitar, mandolin, mandola, sharkij
  • Sead Hadjic-Secko – classical and electric guitar, mandolin, sharkij, synth, rhythm machine, Dynacord ADD-one, recording
  • Djole Maksimovski – bass
  • Mite Dimovski – drums, percussion, recording
  • Andrej Anastasov Daskalovski – drums
  • Sashko Kostov – voice, percussion
  • Ratko Dautovski – percussion
  • Evgenij Karevski – mastering
  • Violeta Kachakova – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Muhamed Ibrahimi.

  1. Elena
  2. Fly
  3. Kur Pranvera Vohonet
  4. Callgi
  5. Makedonska devojka
  6. Invazioni Turk
  7. Bumblebee Rock ‘n’ Roll
  8. Black Finger

Jeff Beck

On January 10, 2023, Geoffrey Arnold Beck aka Jeff Beck died aged 78. He was musician (guitar), in all lists of the 100 Greatest guitarists of all time, he was ranked in the top five. Beck’s innovative guitar sound spanned various styles ranging from blues rock, jazz fusion and guitar rock and influenced generations of young guitarists. He received “Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performances” six times, and “Best pop Instrumental Performance” once. In 1992, as member of The Yardbirds he was inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”, and as solo artists in 2009. In 2014 he received the “British Academy’s Ivor Novello Award” for Outstanding Contribution to British Music. Beck was member of the Yardbirds, founder and leader of Jeff Beck Group, and member of Beck, Bogert and Appice. As leader he released fourteen albums.

Christine McVie

On November 30, 2022, Christine Anne McVie née Perfect, died aged 79. She was musician (keyboards), singer and songwriter, member of the bands Sounds of Blue and Chicken Shack, but was best known as vocalist and keyboardist of Fleetwood Mac. In 1998, as a member of Fleetwood Mac, McVie was inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” and received the “Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music”.In 2006, McVie received a “Gold Badge of Merit Award from BASCA”, in 2014, she received the “Ivor Novello Award for Lifetime Achievement” from the “British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors” and was honored with the “Trailblazer Award at the UK Americana Awards” in 2021. McVie also won two “Grammy Awards”. As leader, McVie released four albums (one with Lindsey Buckingham).

Walk the Moon: Talking Is Hard

On December 2, 2014, “RCA” label released “Talking Is Hard”, the third Walk the Moon studio album. It was recorded in 2014, at “Rancho Pagzilla” in Hollywood, and was produced by Tim Pagnotta.

Personnel:

  • Nick Petricca – vocals, keyboards, percussion, programming
  • Eli Maiman – vocals, guitar, programming
  • Kevin Ray – vocals, bass
  • Sean Waugaman – vocals, percussion
  • Jarett Holmes – programming, recording, digital editing
  • Tim Pagnotta – recording
  • Kuk Harrell – vocal recording
  • Marcos Tovar – vocal recording
  • Andrew “Muffman” Luftman – recording assistant
  • Blake Mares – assistant engineer
  • Robert Cohen – assistant engineer
  • Brian Phillips – digital editing
  • Allen Casillas – digital editing
  • Ryan Gillmor – digital editing
  • Mauro Rubbi – drum technician
  • Neal Avron – mixing
  • Scott Skrzynski – mixing assistant
  • Joe LaPorta – mastering
  • Ben Berger – vocal production, co-production
  • Ryan McMahon – vocal production, co-production

Track listing:

  1. Different Colors – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman
  2. Sidekick – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman
  3. Shut Up and Dance – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman, Ben Berger, Ryan McMahon
  4. Up 2 U – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman, Ben Berger, Ryan McMahon
  5. Avalanche – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman, Tim Pagnotta
  6. Portugal – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman
  7. Down in the Dumps – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman
  8. Work This Body – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman
  9. Spend Your $$$ – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman
  10. We Are the Kids – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman, Ryan McMahon
  11. Come Under the Covers – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman
  12. Aquaman – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman, Matt Radosevich

Letecki Pekinezeri: Dog Show

On November 26, 2014, “SJF Records” label released “Dog Show”, the debut Letecki Pekinezeri album. It was recorded in October, 2013, at “Imperial Hall, MOB” in Skopje, Macedonia, and was produced by Alen Hadži Stefanov, Bojan Petkov, Ivo Spldatovic, Petar Hristov, Kiril Tufekcievski and Slavco Kocev.

Personnel:

  • Bojan Petkov – guitar
  • Ivo Soldatovic – clarinet
  • Petar Hristov – tenor saxophone
  • Kiril Tufekcievski – double bass
  • Slavco Kocev – drums
  • Alen Hadži Stefanov – recording, mixing, mastering
  • Ruki – design
  • Oliver Belopeta – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Bojan Petkov, except where noted.

  1. Shamba Samba
  2. Rhythm Schulung
  3. Coda Humoresque
  4. Essen
  5. Lady Dracula
  6. Walzer Walzer Walzer
  7. Jazz 2012
  8. Look at Me
  9. Pembe Pembe – traditional, arranged by Bojan Petkov, Ivo Spldatovic, Petar Hristov, Kiril Tufecievski and Slavco Kocev
  10. Nah Selo – Ivo Soldatovic
  11. Snail

Nickelback: No Fixed Address

On November 14, 2014, “Republic” label released “No Fixed Address”, the eighth Nickelback studio album. It was recorded May 2013 – July 2014, and was produced by Chris Baseford, Brian Howes, Jason “JVP” van Poederooyen, Gordon “Gordini” Sran, Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake, Mike Kroeger and Daniel Adair.

 Personnel:

  • Chad Kroeger – lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar
  • Ryan Peake – rhythm and occasional lead guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Mike Kroeger – bass
  • Daniel Adair – drums, backing vocals
  • Michael Sanders – guitar
  • Dan Higgins – saxophone
  • Natalie Cassidy – trumpet, waffle
  • Steve Holtman – trombone
  • Flo Rida – vocals
  • Ali Tamposi – backing vocals
  • Dave Martone – backing vocals
  • Melanie Taylor, Kenna Ramsay – backing vocals
  • Jerry Hey – horn arrangement
  • Chris Lord-Alge, Randy Staub – mixing
  • Ted Jensen – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Million Miles an Hour – Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake
  2. Edge of a Revolution – Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake, Mike Kroeger
  3. What Are You Waiting For – Chad Kroeger, Ryan Oeake, Jacob Kasher, Gordon “Gordini” Sran
  4. She Keeps Me Up – Chad Kroeger, Jacob Kasher, Josh Ramsay
  5. Make Me Believe Again – Chad Kroeger, David Hodges
  6. Satellite – Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake, Josh Ramsey, David Hodges
  7. Get ‘Em Up – Chad Kroeger
  8. The Hammer’s Coming Down – Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake, Mike Kroeger
  9. Miss You – Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake, Mike Kroeger
  10. Got Me Runnin’ Round – Chad Kroeger, Jacob Kasher
  11. Sister Sin – Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake

Gemma Hayes: Bones + Longing

On November 14, 2014, “Chasing Dragons” label released “Bones + Longing”, the fifth Gemma Hayes studio album. It was recorded April 2013 – June 2014, in Dublin, Noyant-la-Gravoyère and London, and was produced by David Odlum and Gemma Hayes.

Personnel:

  • Gemma Hayes – vocals, guitar, piano, arrangement, programming, bassline programming, vocal and voice arrangements
  • David Odlum – vocals, engineer, guitar, synth, beats, bass
  • Romy – vocals, keys, synths
  • Mark Stanley – drums
  • Humphrey Bangham – artwork
  • Jayne Gould – design
  • Simon Long – photography
  • Pip – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gemma Hayes.

  1. Laughter
  2. Dreamt You Were Fine
  3. Iona
  4. Joy
  5. Dark Moon
  6. Palomino
  7. To Be Your Honey
  8. Chasing
  9. Making My Way
  10. Caught
  11. Bones and Longing

Albatrosh: Night Owl

On November 7, 2014, “Rune Grammofon” label released “Night Owl”, the fifth Albatrosh album. It was recorded in June 2014, at “Osnabrück” in Germany, and was produced by Eyolf Dale and André Roligheten.

Personnel:

  • Eyolf Dale – piano, mixing
  • André Roligheten – saxophone, mixing
  • Manuel Knigge – recording
  • Morgan Nicolaysen – mastering
  • Kim Hiorthøy – design

Track listing:

  1. Duvet Day – André Roligheten
  2. The Sheriff – Eyolf Dale
  3. Nut Job – André Roligheten, Eyolf Dale
  4. Early Bird – André Roligheten
  5. Wolf Whistle – André Roligheten, Eyolf Dale
  6. Hula Hoop – André Roligheten
  7. The Liger – Eyolf Dale
  8. Night Owl – Eyolf Dale

Mark Lanegan Band: Phantom Radio

On October 21, 2014, “Vagrant” label released “Phantom Radio”, the ninth Mark Lanegan, credited as the Mark Lanegan Band. It was recorded in 2014, and was produced by Alain Johannes.

Personnel:

  • Mark Lanegan – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Alain Johannes – acoustic and electric guitar, verb guitar, Brushverb guitar, E-bow guitar, wah guitar, mandolin, bass, Moog bass, Prophet 5, harmonium, pocket piano, Moog bass, Wurlitzer, saxophones, flutes, filter Moog, Mellotron, Rhodes, kick drums, electronic drums, percussion, Rhodes, backing vocals
  • Martyn LeNoble – bass, fretless bass, upright bass
  • Jack Irons – drums
  • Jeff Fielder – acoustic guitar, Leslie guitar
  • Brett Nelson – guitar
  • Aldo Struyf – synthesizer, ARP synthesizer, electric guitar, percussion, synthetic horns, sampled horns
  • Sietse Van Gorkom – synthesizer, bass, saloon piano, acoustic guitar, strings, clarinet, electronic drums
  • Jean-Philippe De Gheest – drums
  • Shelley Brien – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Lanegan.

  1. Harvest Home
  2. Judgment Time
  3. Floor of the Ocean
  4. The Killing Season
  5. Seventh Day
  6. I Am the Wolf
  7. Torn Red Heart
  8. Waltzing in Blue
  9. The Wild People
  10. Death Trip to Tulsa
  11. Dry Iced
  12. No Bells on Sunday
  13. Sad Lover
  14. Jonas Pap
  15. Smokestack Magic