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On June 22, 2015.

On June 22, 2015, “RCA Victor” label released “Get to Heaven”, the third Everything Everything studio album. It was recorded in 2014, at “Angelic Studios” in Northampton, “Crotch Int.” in Gilsland, “Making Do” in Manchester, “Eve Studios” in Bredbury, “Distillery” in Wiltshire, (all in England), and was produced by Stuart Price.

Personnel:

  • Jonathan Higgs – vocals, guitar, keyboards, programming, engineer, recording
  • Alex Robertshaw – guitar, keyboards, programming, backing vocals, engineer, recording
  • Jeremy Pritchard – bass guitar, keyboards, backing vocals, engineer, recording
  • Michael Spearman – drums, percussion, keyboards, backing vocals, engineer, recording
  • Stuart Price – programming, mixing
  • Tom A.D. Fuller – engineer, additional production
  • Martin King – engineer
  • Harry Broadhead – engineer
  • Matt Tait – engineer
  • Phil Parsons – engineer
  • Ian Dowling – additional engineering
  • Cenzo Townshend – mixing
  • Tim Young – mastering
  • Jim Abiss – additional production
  • Luke Gibbs – recording assistant
  • Andrew Archer – cover illustration
  • Johnny Costello – layout, typography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jonathan Higgs, Jeremy Pritchard, Alex Robertshaw, and Michael Spearman.

  1. To the Blade
  2. Distant Past
  3. Get to Heaven
  4. Regret
  5. Spring / Sun / Water / Dread
  6. The Wheel (Is Turning Now)
  7. Fortune 500
  8. Blast Doors
  9. Zero Pharaoh
  10. No Reptiles
  11. Warm Healer

On June 6, 2014.

On June 6, 2014, “Columbia” label released “48:13”, the fifth Kasabian studio album. It was recorded in 2013, in London, and was produced by Sergio Pizzorno.

Personnel:

  • Tom Meighan – lead vocals
  • Sergio Pizzorno – vocals, guitar, synthesizers, programming
  • Chris Edwards – bass guitar
  • Ian Matthews – drums, percussion
  • London Metropolitan Orchestra
  • Tim Carter – guitar, additional drum programming
  • Wilf Dillon – Latin reading
  • Ben Kealey – Wurlitzer
  • Gary Alesbrook – trumpet
  • Trevor Mires – trombone
  • Andrew Kinsman – saxophone
  • Suli Breaks – additional vocals
  • Steve McLaughlin – engineering
  • Mark “Spike” Stent – mixing
  • Mike Marsh – mastering
  • Aitor Throup – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Sergio Pizzorno,

  1. (shiva)
  2. bubblebee
  3. stevie
  4. (mortis)
  5. doomsday
  6. treat
  7. glass
  8. explodes
  9. (levitation)
  10. clouds
  11. eez-eh
  12. bow
  13. S.P.S.

On June 3, 2014.

On June 3, 2014, “Ribbon Music” label released “Black Hours”, the debut Hamilton Leithauser studio album. It was recorded in 2014, at “Vox Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Hamilton Leithauser, Paul Maroon and Rostam Batmanglij.

Personnel:

  • Hamilton Leithauser – vocals, guitar, bass, arrangements
  • Paul Maroon – piano, organ, guitar, arrangements, background vocals
  • Rostam Batmanglij – guitar, bass, harmonica, piano, harpsichord, tambourine, shaker, background vocals
  • Michael Harris – bowed bass
  • Morgan Henderson – upright bass, clarinet, bass, percussions, marimba
  • Richard Swift – drums, background vocals
  • Hugh McIntosh – drums
  • Amber Coffman – vocals
  • Anna Stumpf – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Hamilton Leithauser.

  1. 5 AM
  2. The Silent Orchestra
  3. Alexandra
  4. 11 O’Clock Friday Night
  5. St Mary’s County
  6. Self Pity
  7. I Retired
  8. I Don’t Need Anyone
  9. Bless Your Heart
  10. The Smallest Splinter

On May 27, 2015.

On May 27, 2015, “Columbia” label released “Everything is Beautiful” album credited to Miles Davis and Robert Glasper, tribute to the music of Miles Davis. It was recorded in 2014, at “Anu It! Studio”, “Klearlight Studios”, “The Peanut Gallery”, “Brightlady Studios”, “Precious House Studios”, “Willow Grove Studios”, “State Of The Ark”, “King Creative Studios”, “Brooklyn Recording”, “Westlake Studios”, “The Thingamajig Lab 2”, “Wonderland Studios”, and was produced by Jewels, Paris Strother, DJ Spinna, Erykah Badu, Georgia Anne Muldrow, 9th Wonder, Rashad Smith, Black Milk, Steve Berkowitz and Robert Glasper.

Personnel:

  • Miles Davis – voice (samples)
  • Robert Glasper – piano, keyboards, percussion, liner notes
  • Joe Zawinul – piano
  • Stevie Wonder – harmonica
  • Chris Rob – vocals, piano, electric piano, synths, mixing, co-producer
  • Hermeto Pascoal – vocal
  • Erykah Badu – vocal, percussion
  • Bilal Oliver – vocal
  • Nai Palm – vocal
  • Illa J – vocal
  • Laura Mvula – vocal
  • Phonte Coleman – vocal
  • Georgia Anne Muldrow – vocal, recording, mixing
  • Ledisi Anibade Young – vocal
  • Amber Strother – vocal
  • Anita Bias – vocal
  • Paris Strother – vocal, guitar
  • John Scofield – guitar
  • Danny Leznoff – guitar
  • Kyle Bolden – guitar
  • Derrick Hodge – bass
  • Burniss Earl Travis – bass
  • Braylon Lacy – bass
  • Rashad Smith – percussion
  • DJ Spinna – percussion, drum programming
  • Hiatus Kaiyote (Naomi “Nai Palm” Saalfield, Paul Bender, Simon Mavin, Perrin Moss – various instruments, programming, engineer, mixing
  • King (Paris Strother, Amber Strother, Anita Bias)
  • Lakecia Benjamin – alto and tenor saxophone
  • Brandee Younger – harp
  • Bianca Rodriguez – backing vocals, recording
  • Jules – recording, mixing
  • Jimi Bowman – recording
  • Keith Lewis – recording
  • Femi Jiya – recording
  • Patrick Douthit – recording 
  • Phonte Coleman – recording
  • James Benjamin – engineer
  • Cristian Perez – Pro Tools engineer
  • Anu Sun – mixing
  • Chris Tabron – mixing
  • Caleb Laven – mixing assistant
  • Frank Harkins – art direction
  • Alice Butts – design
  • Francine Turk – cover design

Track listing:

  1. Talking Shit – Miles Davis, Curtis Jews, Josef Zawinul, Robert Glasper
  2. Ghetto Walkin – lyrics by Bilal Oliver, Robert Glasper, music by Miles Davis
  3. They Can’t Hold Me Down – lyrics by Illa J, music by Miles Davis, Robert Glasper
  4. Maiysha (So Long) – lyrics by Erykah Badu, music by Miles Davis
  5. Violets – Miles Davis, Phonte Coleman, Robert Glasper
  6. Little Church – Miles Davis, Hermeto Pascoal
  7. Silence is the Way – Miles Davis, Josef Zawinul, Laura Mvula,
  8. Song for Selim – Miles Davis, Paris Strother, Amber Strother, Anita Bias
  9. Milestones – Miles Davis
  10. I’m Leaving You – lyrics by Ledisi Anibade Young, Robert Glasper, music by Miles Davis
  11. Right On Brotha – Miles Davis, Chris Robinson,  Vincent Williams, Wayne Shorter

On May 19, 2017.

On May 19, 2017, “Constellation” label released “Stubborn Persistent Illusions”, the seventh Do Make Say Think album. It was recorded 2014 – 2016, and was produced by Ohad Benchetrit, David Mitchell. James Payment, Justin Small and Charles Spearin.

Personnel:

  • Ohad Benchetrit – guitar, keyboard, horns
  • Justin Small – guitar, keyboard
  • Charles Spearin – guitar, bass, keyboard, horns
  • David Mitchell – drums
  • James Payment – drums
  • Julie Penner – violin
  • Michael Barth – trumpet
  • Leon Kingstone – baritone saxophone
  • Adam Marvy – trumpet

Track listing:

  1. War on Torpor
  2. Horripilation
  3. A Murder of Thoughts
  4. Bound…
  5. and Boundless
  6. Her Eyes on the Horizon
  7. d=3.57√h (As Far as the Eye Can See)
  8. Shlomo’s Son
  9. Return, Return Again

On May 6, 2014.

On May 6, 2014, “Nonesuch” label released the self-titled, sixth Natalie Merchant album. It was recorded 2013 – 2014, at “Clubhouse Recording Studios”, “Electric Lady Studios”, and was produced by Natalie Merchant.

Personnel:

  • Natalie Merchant – vocals
  • Uri Sharlin – grand piano, electric piano, upright piano
  • John Medeski – organ, keyboards
  • Jonathan Dreyden – organ
  • Gabriel Gordon – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Erik Della Penna – electric guitar
  • Jeremy McCoy – double bass
  • John Patitucci – double bass
  • Kurt Muroki – double bass
  • Jesse Murphy – electric bass
  • Marc Friedman – electric bass
  • Shawn Pelton – drums
  • Andrew Barr – drums
  • Kenny Wollesen – drums, percussion
  • Stephen Barber – string arrangements
  • Nadége Foofat – string arrangements
  • Tony Finno – string arrangements
  • Liz Lim – violin
  • Joanna Maurer – violin 
  • Lisa Kim – violin 
  • Quan Ge – violin 
  • Sein Ryu – violin 
  • Sharon Yamada – violin
  • Robert Rinehart – viola
  • Vivek Kamath – viola
  • Alan Stepansky – cello
  • Wei Yu – cello
  • Ru Pie Yeh – cello
  • Eddie Allen – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Clark Gayton – tuba, trombone, horn arrangements
  • Steve Elson – clarinet, saxophones
  • Anthony McGill – clarinet
  • Mindy Kaufmann – flute
  • Johanna Warren, Simi Stone, Tamar-kali, Elizabeth Mitchell – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Natalie Merchant.

  1. Ladybird
  2. Maggie Said
  3. Texas
  4. Go Down Moses
  5. Seven Deadly Sins
  6. Giving Up Everything
  7. Black Sheep
  8. It’s a Coming
  9. Lulu (introduction)
  10. Lulu
  11. The End

On May 1, 2016.

On April 1, 2016, “Counter Records” label released “Hurt & the Merciless”, the fourth Heavy (The) studio album. It was recorded 2014 – 2015, and was produced by Kelvin Swaby, Dan Taylor, Spencer Page and Chris Ellul.

Personnel:

  • Kelvin Swaby – vocals
  • Dan Taylor – guitar
  • Spencer Page – bass
  • Chris Ellul – drums
  • Bosco Mann – brass, strings, arrangement
  • Toby McLaren – brass, strings, arrangement
  • Andrew Scheps – mixing
  • Bazza – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Since You Been Gone
  2. What Happened to the Love
  3. Not the One
  4. The Apology
  5. Nobody’s Hero
  6. Miss California
  7. Turn Up
  8. A Ghost You Can’t Forget
  9. Last Confession
  10. Mean or Man
  11. Slave to Your Love
  12. Goodbye Baby
  13. Panic Attack (bonus track)

On April 18, 2015.

On April 18, 2015, “Warner Bros” label released “Untethered Moon”, the eighth Built to Spill studio album. It was recorded in 2014, at “Jackpot! Recording Studio” in Portland, Oregon, and was produced by Doug Martsch and Sam Coomes.

Personnel:

  • Doug Martsch – lead and backing vocals, guitar, cover photography
  • Sam Coomes – piano, mellotron, keyboards, shaker 
  • Jason Albertini – bass
  • Steve Gere – drums
  • Caitlin Gallupe, Duncan MacConnell, Jordan Minkoff – backing vocals
  • Adam Lee – recording, mixing
  • Larry Crane – recording
  • Sam Coomes – recording, mixing
  • Travis Harrison – mixing
  • Jeremy Sherrer – mixing
  • Jamal Ruhe – mastering
  • Erin Cunningham – painting
  • Doug Martsch, Karena Youtz, Tamara Shores – design
  • John Shinn – band photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Doug Martsch, Sam Coomes, Jason Albertini and Steve Gere, with contribution in the lyrics by Karena Youtz.

  1. All Our Songs
  2. Living Zoo
  3. On the Way
  4. Some Other Song
  5. Never Be the Same
  6. C.R.E.B.
  7. Another Day
  8. Horizon to Cliff
  9. So
  10. When I’m Blind

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