Tag Archives: 2015

Elbow: Little Fictions

On February 3, 2017, “Polydor” and “Concord” labels released “Little Fictions”, the seventh Elbow studio album. It was recorded 2015 – 2016, at “Blueprint Studios” in Salford, “Gargunnock House” in Stirling, “Elbow Rooms” in Manchester, and was produced by Craig Potter.

Personnel:

  • Guy Garvey – lead vocals, guitar
  • Craig Potter – keyboard, piano, backing vocals
  • Mark Potter – guitar, backing vocals
  • Pete Turner – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Alex Reeves – drums percussion
  • The Halle Orchestra, the Halle Ancoats Community Choir, members of London Contemporary Voices

Track listing:

  1. Magnificent (She Says)
  2. Gentle Storm
  3. Trust the Sun
  4. All Disco
  5. Head for Supplies
  6. Firebrand & Angel
  7. K2
  8. Montparnasse
  9. Little Fiction
  10. Kindling

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

Vamps: Wake Up

On November 27, 2015, “Virgin EMI” label released “Wake Up”, the second Vamps studio album. It was recorded in 2015, and was produced by Connor Ball, Tristan Evans, Carl Falk, Ammar Malik, Matt Prime, Metrophonic, Tobias Karlsson, Kevin Snevely, Red Triangle, Rami Yacoub and Jay Reynolds.  

Personnel:

  • Paul Gendler – guitars
  • Carl Falk – guitars, programming, additional backing vocals
  • Tobias Karlsson – keyboards, guitar, bass, programming
  • Rami Yacoub – bass, programming, additional backing vocals
  • Steve Mac – keyboards, strings, additional backing vocals
  • Alex Smith – keyboards, programming
  • Matt Furmidge – keyboards, programming
  • Jay Reynolds – keyboards, programming
  • Johan Carlsson – keyboards, programming
  • Chris Laws – additional drums
  • Rick Parkhouse – percussion
  • George Tizzard – percussion, keyboards
  • Matt Prime – programming
  • Silento – vocals
  • Phil Cook – additional programming
  • Thrice Noble – additional programming
  • Ammar Malik – additional backing vocals
  • Ross Golan – additional backing vocals
  • Savan Kotecha – additional backing vocals
  • Shellback – additional backing vocals
  • Kristoffer Fogelmark – additional backing vocals
  • Albin Nedler – additional backing vocals
  • Wayne Hector – additional backing vocals
  • Daniel Pursey – engineer
  • Alex Smith – engineer
  • Matt Furmidge – engineer
  • Dom Liu – engineer
  • Michael Brauer – engineer
  • Thomas Cullison – engineer
  • Rick Parkhouse – engineer
  • Chester Barrett – engineer
  • Chris Laws – engineer, mixing
  • Noah Passovoy – engineer, vocal production
  • Serban Ghenea – mixing
  • Matt Prime – mixing
  • Joe Zook – mixing
  • Jay Reynolds – mixing
  • Red Triangle – mixing
  • Tristan Evans – mixing
  • John Hanes – mixing assistant
  • Phil Cook – additional production

Track listing:

  1. Wake Up – Steve Mac, Ross Golan, Ammar Malik
  2. Rest Your Love – Rami Yacoub, Carl Falk, Sevan Kotecha, Shellback
  3. Volcano – Steve Mac, Ammar Malik, Wayne Hector, Richard Hawk
  4. Million Words – Bradley Simpson, James McVey, Connor Ball, Tristan Evans, Alex Smith, Samuel Preston, Jonny Coffer
  5. Windmills – Bradley Simpson, James McVey, Connor Ball, Tristan Evans, Steve Mac, Ammar Malik
  6. Stolen Moments – Bradley Simpson, James McVey, Connor Ball, Tristan Evans, Wayne Hector, Matt Prime
  7. I Found a Girl – Bradley Simpson, James McVey, Connor Ball, Tristan Evans, Steve Mac, Ammar Malik, Ross Golan, Claude Kelly, James Blunt
  8. Be with You – Bradley Simpson, James McVey, Connor Ball, Tristan Evans, Steve Mac, Ammar Malik
  9. Burn – Bradley Simpson, James McVey, Connor Ball, Tristan Evans, Joe O’Neill
  10. Cheater – Bradley Simpson, James McVey, Connor Ball, Tristan Evans, George Tizzard, Rick Parkhouse, Ed Drewett
  11. Boy Without a Car – Bradley Simpson, James McVey, Connor Ball, Tristan Evans, George Tizzard, Rick Parkhouse
  12. Held By Me – Johan Carlsson, Ross Golan

Parquet Courts: Monastic Living

On November 27, 2015, “Rough Trade” label released “Monastic Living” an Parquet Courts EP.

Personnel:

  • Andrew Savage – lead and backing vocals, lead guitar, keyboards
  • Austin Brown – lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards
  • Sean Yeaton – occasional lead and backing vocals, bass guitar
  • Max Savage – drums, percussion, backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Andrew Savage, Austin Brown, Sean Yeaton and Max Savage.

  1. No, No, No
  2. Monastic Living I
  3. Elegy of Colonial Suffering
  4. Frog Pond Plop
  5. Vow of Silence
  6. Monastic Living II
  7. Alms for the Poor
  8. Poverty and Obedience
  9. Prison Conversion

Khruangbin: The Universe Smiles Upon You

On November 6, 2015, “Night Time Stories” label released “The Universe Smiles Upon You”, the debut Khruangbin album. It was recorded in 2015, and was produced by Steve Christensen and Mark Speer.

Personnel:

  • Mark Speer – vocals, guitar, percussion
  • Laura Lee – vocals, bass
  • Donald “DJ” Johnson – drums
  • Wilhelm Van Horn – pedal steel guitar

Track listing:

All tracks are written by Laura Lee and Mark Speer, except where noted.

  1. Mr. White
  2. Two Fish and an Elephant
  3. Dern Kala
  4. Little Joe & Mary
  5. White Gloves
  6. People Everywhere (Still Alive)
  7. The Man Who Took My Sunglasses – Andy Wilkins
  8. August Twelve
  9. Balls and Pins
  10. Zionsville

Caligula’s Horse: Bloom

On October 16, 2015, “Inside Out Music” label released “Bloom”, the third Caligula’s Horse studio album. It was recorded in 2015, at “Luna Audio Studios” in Gold Coast, and at Sam Vallen’s studio, and was produced by Sam Vallen.

Personnel:

  • Jim Grey – vocals
  • Sam Vallen – guitar, engineer, mixing
  • Zac Greensill – guitar
  • Dave Couper – bass
  • Geoff Irish – drums
  • Holly Terrens – piano
  • Chris Stevenson-Mangos – artwork
  • Stefanie Vallen – artwork assistance, photography
  • Brendan Anthony – mixing
  • Jens Bogren – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Grey and Sam Vallen, except where noted.

  1. Bloom
  2. Marigold – Jim Grey, Sam Vallen, Zac Greensill
  3. Firelight
  4. Dragonfly – Jim Grey, Sam Vallen, Zac Greensill
  5. Rust
  6. Turntail
  7. Daughter of the Mountain
  8. Undergrowth

Jimmy Barnes: 30:30 Hindsight

On August 29, 2015, “Liberation Music”, label released “30:30 Hindsight”, the fifteenth Jimmy Barnes studio album. The album contains 17 new recordings and 13 classic Jimmy Barnes tracks spanning his solo career. It was recorded 1984 – 2014, at “Freight Train Studios”, “Revolver Studios”, “Addiction Sound”, “Studio at the Palms” and “Studio Guillaume Tell”, and was produced by David Kalmusky, Jonathan Cain, Kevin Shirley, Steven Van Zandt and Bernard Fanning.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy Barnes – lead and backing vocals
  • Mahalia Barnes – lead and backing vocals
  • Bernard Fanning – vocal, acoustic guitar
  • Steve Sheehan – acoustic guitar
  • Steven van Zandt – guitar, backing vocals
  • Ian Moss – guitar
  • Ben Rodgers – guitar
  • Chris Cheney – guitar, backing vocals
  • Danny Spencer – guitar
  • Dave Leslie – guitar
  • Davey Lane – guitar
  • Franco Raggatt – guitar
  • Joe Bonamassa – guitar, slide guitar
  • Jon Toogood – guitar
  • Keith Urban – vocal, guitar
  • Mark Lizotte – guitar
  • Neal Schon – guitar
  • Phil Knight – guitar
  • Stuart Fraser – guitar
  • Tom Bukovac – guitar
  • Jon Stevens – vocal, steel guitar
  • Brad Whitford – rhythm guitar
  • Jimmy Mantingly – mandolin
  • Jonathan Cain – piano, keyboards
  • Lachian Doley – piano, keyboards
  • Arian Schierbaum – keyboards
  • Howard Duck – Hammond organ
  • Ben Rodgers – bass
  • Dario Bortolin – bass
  • John Dymond – bass
  • Karl Kippenberger – bass
  • Michael Hegerty – bass
  • Michael Menell – bass
  • Michael Rhodes – bass
  • Scott Owen – bass
  • Jackie Barnes – drums, backing vocals
  • Andy Strachan – drums
  • Anton Fig – drums
  • Tom Larkin – drums
  • Mick Skelton – drums
  • Greg Morrow – drums
  • Dave Hibbard – drums
  • Charley Drayton – drums
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Charlie Owen – dobro
  • David Woodford – saxophone
  • Lee Thornburg – trumpet
  • David Campbell – vocal
  • Jon Toogood – vocal
  • Matk Lizotte – vocal
  • Suze Demarchi – vocal
  • Tina Arena – vocal
  • Troy Cassar Daley – vocal
  • Doug Henthorn, Eliza Jane Barnes, Jane Barnes, Elly May Barnes, Gary Pinto, Jade MacRae, Juanita Tippins, Ruby Rogers, Scot Hull – backing vocals
  • Jeff Bova – orchestration
  • David Nicholas – engineer
  • Jared Kvitka – engineer
  • Jean Paul Fung – engineer
  • Mark Gray – engineer
  • Nick Didia – engineer
  • Dennis Caribaux – engineer
  • James Freeman – engineer
  • Nick Kallstrom – engineer
  • Pal Thrall – engineer
  • Ethan Berrette – engineer
  • Sean Astill – engineer
  • Zachary Miller – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Lay Down Your Guns – featuring The Living End
  2. Time Will Tell – featuring Baby Animals
  3. Good Times – featuring Keith Urban
  4. Ride the Night Away – featuring Steven Van Zandt
  5. Stand Up – featuring Mahalia Barnes and the Soul Mates
  6. I’d Die to Be with You Tonight – featuring Diesel
  7. Stone Cold – featuring Tina Arena and Joe Bonamassa
  8. Working Class Man – featuring Jonathan Cain and Ian Moss
  9. Going Down Alone – featuring Jonathan Cain, Joe Bonamassa and Meal Schon
  10. Love and Hate – featuring Shihad
  11. No Second Prize – featuring The Family Choir
  12. I’d Rather Be Blind – featuring Jon Stevens
  13. When Your Love is Gone – featuring Ruby Rodgers and The Tin Lids
  14. Too Much Ain’t Enough Love – featuring Joe Bonamassa
  15. I’m Still on Your Side – featuring Bernard Fanning
  16. Walk On – featuring David Campbell
  17. The Other Kind – Troy Cassar Daley

1984 – 2010

  1. No Second Prize
  2. Daylight
  3. Working Class Man
  4. Driving Wheels
  5. Let’s Make It Last All Night
  6. Love Is Enough
  7. When Something Is Wrong with My Baby – featuring John Farnham
  8. The Weight – featuring The Badloves
  9. Change of Heart
  10. Lover Lover
  11. Out in the Blue
  12. Red Hot
  13. Large Pier Hotel

Anarbor: Same

On July 29, 2016, “Independent” label released the self-titled, third Anarbor studio album. It was recorded September 2015 – April 2016, and was produced by Matt Keller.

Personnel:

  • Adam Juwig – guitar
  • Danny Stravers – guitar
  • Slade Echeverria – lead vocals, bass
  • William Wilson – drums

Track listing:

  1. Freaking Out
  2. Dopamine
  3. Can’t Help It
  4. Josie
  5. Paint This Town
  6. Through the Night
  7. Already Dead
  8. Who Cares?
  9. If You Sing
  10. Pushaway

Steven Tyler: We’re All Somebody from Somewhere

On July 15, 2016, “Dot Records” label released “We’re All Somebody from Somewhere”, the debut Steven Tyler studio album. It was recorded 2015 – 2016, at “Bell Tone Studios”, “Benchmark Sound Studios”, “House of Blues Studios”, “The Village Studios”, “Maverick Studios”, “Jingle Punk Studios”, “Ladybug Studios”, “Poppy Studios”, “Sienna Recordings Studios”, “The Barn Studio”, “Hound’s Ear Studio”, “Sound Stage Studio” and “Starstruck Studios”. and was produced by Steven Tyler, T Bone Burnett, Marti Frederiksen, Jaren Johnston, Jeff Peters, Poo Bear, Jared Gutstadt, Dann Huff and Luke Silas.

Personnel:

  • Steven Tyler – vocals
  • Loving Mary Band
  • Marti Frederiksen – guitar, bass, drums
  • Suzie McNeil – vocal
  • Rebecca Lynn Howard – vocal
  • Andrew Mactaggart – guitar
  • Elisha Hoffman – drums
  • Sarah Tomek – drums
  • Roger Alan Nichols – engineer
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Gavin Lurssen – remastering
  • Michael Cersosimo – design
  • Andrew Ross, Rick Hicks, Zane Peterson, Katrina McNaughton – graphics
  • George Holz, Zach Whitford – photography
  • Brianna Steinitz, Ivy Skoff, Kari Smith, Laurel Kittleson, Mike Griffith – production coordinator

Track listing:

  1. My Own Worst Enemy – Steven Tyler, Brad Warren, Brett Warren
  2. We’re All Somebody from Somewhere – Steven Tyler, Jaren Johnston
  3. Hold On (Won’t Let Go) – Steven Tyler, Jason Boyd, Jared Gutstadt, Jeff Peters
  4. It Ain’t Easy – Steven Tyler, Cary Barlowe, Nathan Barlowe, Hillary Lindsey
  5. Love Is Your Name – Lindsey Lee, Eric Paslay
  6. I Make My Own Sunshine – Alyssa Bonagura
  7. Gypsy Girl – Steven Tyler, Ross Copperman, David Hodges
  8. Somebody New – Steven Tyler, Brett James, Hillary Lindsey, Troy Verges
  9. Only Heaven – Steven Tyler, Rhett Akins, Chris DeStefano
  10. The Good, the Bad, the Ugly & Me – Steven Tyler, Brad Warren, Brett Warren
  11. Red, White & You – Steven Tyler, Nathan Barlowe, Levi Hummon, Jon Vella
  12. Sweet Louisiana – Steven Tyler, Nathan Barlowe, Cari Barlowe, Hillary Lindsey
  13. What Am I Doin’ Right – Steven Tyler, Brad Warren, Brett Warren
  14. Janie’s Got a Gun – Steven Tyler, Tom Hamilton
  15. Piece of My Heart – Vert Berns, Jerry Ragovoy

Honeyhoney’s: 3

On June 9, 2015, “Rounder” label released “3”, the third honeyhoney’s album. It was recorded in 2015, and was produced by Dave Cobb.

Personnel:

  • Dave Cobb – acoustic and electric guitar, percussion, handclaps, liner notes
  • Benjamin Jaffe – vocals, piano, acoustic and electric guitar, mellotron, handclapps
  • Adam Gardner – bass
  • Chris Powell – drums, percussion
  • Robbie Turner – pedal steel guitar
  • Suzanne Santo – vocals, banjo, acoustic guitar, handclaps, liner notes
  • Kiara Perico – strings
  • Suzanne Gardner – vocals, violin
  • Kiara Perico – strings
  • Darrell Thorp – recording, mixing
  • Drew Long – engineer assistant, mixing
  • Clint Holey – mastering
  • Paul Blakemore – mastering
  • Elina Frumerman – design
  • Marina Chavez – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ben Jaffe and Suzanne Santo.

  1. Big Man
  2. Yours to Bear
  3. Back to You
  4. Whatchya Gonna Do Now
  5. Numb It
  6. Bad People
  7. Burned Me Out
  8. You and I
  9. Father’s Daughter
  10. God Love
  11. Sweet Thing
  12. Marry Rich