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On March 31, 2015.

On March 31, 2015, “Arion Records/Audio Resources” labels released “The Breaking of the World”, the fifteenth Glass Hammer studio album. It was recorded in 2014, at “Sound Resources” in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and was produced by Fred Schendel and Steve Babb.

Personnel:

  • Carl Groves – lead vocals
  • Susie Bogdanowicz – lead and backing vocals
  • Fred Schendel – lead and backing vocals, keyboards, guitars
  • Alan Shikoh – acoustic, classical and electric guitars
  • Steve Babb – bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Aaron Raulston – drums
  • Steve Unruh – violin
  • Michele Lynn – lead and backing vocals
  • Bob Katz- mastering
  • Michal Xaay Loranc – cover and booklet art

Track listing:

  1. Mythopoeia – lyrics by Steve Babb, music by Steve Babb, Alan Shikoh
  2. Third Floor (A Play in One Act) – lyrics by Fred Schendel, music by Alan Shikoh, Fred Schendel
  3. Babylon – lyrics by Fred Schendel, music by Steve Babb
  4. A Bird When it Sneezes – music by Alan Shikoh
  5. Sand – Fred Schendel
  6. Bandwagon – lyrics by Carl Groves, music by Fred Schendel, Carl Groves
  7. Haunted – lyrics by Carl Groves, music by Fred Schendel, Susie Bogdanowicz, Michele Lynn
  8. North Wind – lyrics by Steve Babb, music by Alan Shikoh, Carl Groves
  9. Nothing, Everything – lyrics by Steve Babb, ,music by Steve Babb, Carl Groves

On March 16, 2015.

On March 16, 2015, Andrew McLan Fraser died aged 62. He was songwriter and musician (bass), worked with Alexis Korner, John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, Toby and Sharks, but was best known as founding member and bassist of Free.

On February 16, 2015.

On February 16, 2015, “Empty Words Records” label released “Everything Ever Written”, the eighth Idlewild studio album. It was recorded 2013–2015, at “Chamber Studios”, “The Depot”, “Jane Street Studios” in Edinburgh, “An Tobar” in Isle of Mull, and was produced by Rod Jones.

  • Roddy Woomble– lead vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Rod Jones– acoustic and electric guitar, trumpet, backing vocals, string arrangements
  • Colin Newton– drums, percussion, filing cabinet
  • Andrew Mitchell– bass guitar, acoustic and electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Luciano Rossi – piano, Hammond organ, keyboards, organ, Farfisa organ, prepared piano, harmonium, Mellotron, Rhodes, backing vocals
  • David Jack– bass guitar
  • Gordon MacLean – double bass
  • Hannah Fisher – violin, backing vocals
  • Sam Irvine – saxophone
  • Henry Bird – trumpet and trombone
  • Catrin Pryce-Jones – violin
  • Ailsa Taylor – violin
  • Cavan Campbell – viola
  • Maya Burman-Roy – cello
  • Graeme Young – marching snare
  • Reuben Taylor – organ portamento strip
  • Kris Pohl – engineer
  • Graeme Young – additional engineering
  • Craig Ross – additional engineering
  • Gordon MacLean – additional engineering
  • Owen Mulholland – additional engineering
  • John Agnello– mixing
  • Dave Eringa– mixing
  • Steve Fallone – mastering
  • Andrew Wightman – front cover illustration
  • Oscan Sansom – band photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Roddy Woomble, Rod Jones, Colin Newton, Andrew Mitchell and Luciano Rossi.

  1. Collect Yourself
  2. Come on Ghost
  3. So Many Things to Decide
  4. Nothing I Can Do About It
  5. Every Little Means Trust
  6. (Use It) If You Can Use It
  7. Like a Clown
  8. On Another Planet
  9. All Things Different
  10. Radium Girl
  11. Left Like Roses
  12. Utopia

 

On January 29, 2016.

On January 29, 2016, “ECM” label released “What Was Said”, the seventh Tord Gustavsen album. It was recorded in April 2015, at “Rainbow Studio” in Oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Tord Gustavsen- piano
  • Simin Tander- vocals
  • Jarle Vespestad- drums

Track listing:

  1. Your Grief – Tord Gustavsen, Jalai Al-Din Rumi
  2. I See You – traditional, Hans Adolf Brorson
  3. Imagine the Fog Disappearing – Mathilda Montgomery-Caderhielm, Wilhelm Andreas Wexels
  4. A Castle in Heaven – traditional, Bernt Støylen
  5. Journey of Life – traditional, Elias Blix
  6. I Refuse – Tord Gustavsen, Kenneth Rexroth
  7. What Was Said to the Rose/O Sacred Head – Tord Gustavsen, Hans Leo Hassler, Jalai Al-Din Rumi
  8. The Way You Play My Heart – Tord Gustavsen
  9. Rull – Tord Gustavsen
  10. The Source of Now – Tord Gustavsen, Jalai Al-Din Rumi
  11. Sweet Melting – traditional, Johan Ludvig Allendorf, Peder Jacobsen
  12. Longing to Praise Thee – traditional
  13. Sweet Melting Afterglow – traditional, Johan Ludvig Allendorf, Tord Gustavsen, Peder Jacobsen, Simin Tander, Jarle Vespestad

On January 27, 2017.

On January 27, 2017, “Nonesuch” label released “Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau”, album by Chris Thile and Brad Mehldau. It was recorded December 30, 2015 – January 2–3, 2016, at “Avatar Studios’ in New York City, and was produced by Chris Thile and Brad Mehldau.

Personnel:

  • Chris Thile– vocals, mandolin
  • Brad Mehldau– vocals, piano

Track listing:

  1. The Old Shade Tree – Brad Mehldau, Chris Thile
  2. Tallahassee Junction – Brad Mehldau
  3. Scarlet Town – David Rawlings, Gillian Welch
  4. I Cover the Waterfront – Johnny Green, Edward Heyman
  5. Independence Day – Elliott Smith
  6. Noise Machine – Chris Thile
  7. The Watcher – Brad Mehldau
  8. Daughter of Eve – Chris Thile
  9. Marcie – Joni Mitchell
  10. Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right – Bob Dylan
  11. Tabhair dom do Lámh – Ruaidri Dáll Ó Catháin
  12. Fast As You Can – Fiona Apple

On January 22, 2016.

On January 22.01.2016, “MKC”, “Green Hill Records” and “KRAN Records” labels released “Something Completely Different”, the debut RIB studio album. It was recorded in January 2015, at “MarryPhat Studio” in Skopje, Macedonia.

Personnel:

  • Jane Trajkovski – guitar, trumpet, arrangements
  • Ivica Dimitrijevic – vocals, guitar, arrangements
  • Filip Stanchevski – drums, percussion, arrangements
  • Ivica Jankulovski – recording, mixing, mastering
  • Kosta Lazarevski – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Jane Trajkovski and Ivica Dimitrijevic.

  1. Go!
  2. Cruising
  3. Easy
  4. Johnny
  5. Sunset
  6. Something Completely Different
  7. Atmosphere
  8. For Mattson 2
  9. Surf This Wave