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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 10, 2016.

On June 10, 2016, “Eearache” label released “Hollow Bones”, the fifth Rival Sons studio album. It was recorded 2015 – 2016, at “RCA Studio A”, “Low Country Sound Studio”, “House of David Sixteen Ton Studio” in Nashville, TN, and was produced by Dave Cobb.

Personnel:

  • Jay Buchanan – vocals
  • Scott Holiday – guitar, string arrangement
  • Dave Beste – bass guitar
  • Michael Miley – drums
  • Todd E. Ogren Brooks – keyboards
  • Eamon McLoughlin – cello, violin
  • Kristen Rogers, Whitney Coleman, April Rucker – backing vocals
  • Matt Ross’Spang – recording engineer
  • Eddie Spear – mixing
  • Pete Lyman – mastering
  • John Netti – recording engineer
  • Martin Wittfooth – artwork, layout
  • Emilia Pare – photography

Track listing:

  1. Hollow Bones Pt. 1 – Scott Holiday, Jay Buchanan, Michael Miley, Dave Cobb
  2. Tied Up – David Beste, Jay Buchanan, Scott Holiday
  3. Thundering Voices – Scott Holiday, Jay Buchanan, Dave Cobb, Michael Miley
  4. Baby Boy – Jay Buchanan, Scott Holliday
  5. Pretty Face – Jay Buchanan, Scott Holiday
  6. Fade Out – Scott Holiday, Jay Buchanan
  7. Black Coffee – Ike Turner, Tine Turner
  8. Hollow Bones Pt. 2 – Jay Buchanan, Scott Holiday, Michael Miley, David Beste
  9. All That I Want – Jay Buchanan

On June 8, 2015.

On June 8, 2015, “Virgin EMI” and “Wind-up Records” labels released “Ones and Zeros”, the third Young Guns studio album. It was recorded 2013 – 2015, at “Real World Studios” in Bath, England, and was produced by Steve Osborne.

Personnel:

  • Gustav Wood – vocals
  • Fraser Taylor – lead guitar
  • John Taylor – rhythm guitar
  • Simon Mitchell – bass guitar
  • Ben Jolliffe – drums
  • Adrian Bushby – mixing
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Rising Up
  2. I Want Out
  3. Infinity
  4. Memento Mon
  5. Lullaby
  6. Daylight
  7. Speaking in Tongues
  8. Colour Blind
  9. Gravity
  10. Die on Time
  11. Ones and Zeros

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 9, 2015,

On May 9, 2015, “Alessa Records” label released “Ospitalità Generosa”, the debut Per Mathisen album. It was recorded in 2015, at “Sounddesign” and was produced by Per Mathisen.  

Personnel:

  • Per Mathisen – electric bass, electric upright bass, liner notes
  • Ruggero Robin – guitars
  • Gergo Borlai – drums
  • Alex Acuna – percussion
  • Christoph Kapfer – recording, mixing, mastering
  • Peter Guschelbauer – executive producer
  • Nicola Robin – photography

Track listing:

  1. Floating Fretless Dreams – Per Mathisen
  2. Baitina Scenery – Ruggero Robin
  3. Eric – Gergo Borlai
  4. June Winds – Per Mathisen
  5. High Ground – Per Mathisen
  6. Tritone Funk – Per Mathisen
  7. The Ambling Alp – Ruggero Robin
  8. I Don’t Wanna Know – Per Mathisen
  9. Der Boden Des Weißensee – Gergo Borlai, Per Mathisen, Ruggero Robin

On May 5, 2017.

On May 5, 2017, “Geenger Records” label released “Radio Luboyna”, the tenth Luboyna album. It was recorded 2015 – 2016, at “Podrumot”and “Children Theatre Center” in Skopje, Macedonia, and was produced by Oliver Josifovski.

Personnel:

  • Vera Miloshevska – lead and backing vocals
  • Oliver Josifovski – bass, double bass, snare drum, backing vocals, mastering, executive producer
  • Bojan Petkov – guitar
  • Goran Dimitrovski – guitar
  • Blagojche Trajkovski – clarinet, accordion
  • Demir Shakirov – darbuka, bendir drum, def
  • Nikola Mircevski – accordion
  • Muammer Ketencoglu – accordion
  • Vasil Hadzimanov – piano
  • Filip Dimishkovski – Fender Rhodes
  • Najdo Shakirov – drums
  • Jashar Rshid – tapan
  • Tamer Pinarbasi – kanum
  • Husnu Selendirici – clarinet
  • Ismail Lumanovski – clarinet
  • Kire Kuzmanov – alto saxophone
  • Ivan Ivanov – baritone saxophone
  • Vilhen Memedov – tuba
  • Ipche Rashidov – tenor horn
  • Tashmir Rashidov – tenor horn
  • Amid Rashid – tenor horn
  • Chambo Agushev – trumpet
  • Kocho Agushev – trumpet
  • Jovica Stojchevski – trumpet
  • Misho Josifov – flugel horn
  • Sale Nikolovski – trombone
  • Vladimir Krstev – violin
  • Demir Siaka Chupevski – electronic beats
  • DJ Slave – turntables
  • Angel Kjosev – backing vocals, recording, mixing, editing, mastering
  • Alen Hadzi-Srefanov – recording
  • Bairo Zakon Corporation – executive producer
  • Aleksandar Popovski – design, photography
  • Vlatko Chocorovski Chole – photography
  • Darko Kujundzic – prepress

Track listing:

  1. Ogreala mesechina
  2. Stani da ne stanish
  3. Galichnik via New York
  4. Mnogu mi go falat vasheto devojche
  5. Kratovo via Brazil
  6. Bairo via Bebek
  7. Mome odi za voda
  8. Ohrid via Dolmabahce

On May 1, 2016.

On April 1, 2016, “Ipecac Recordings” label released “Bacteria Cult”, the third Kaada/Patton album. It was recorded 2015 – 2018, at “Fartein Valen” in Sveio, “Wrongroom” in Norway, and was produced by John Erik Kaada and Mike Patton.

Personnel:

  • John Erik Kaada – orchestration, arrangements
  • Mike Patton – performer
  • Orchestra – Stavanger Symphony Orchestra
  • Trond Husebø – conductor
  • Børre Mølstad – additional tuba and trombone 
  • Yi Yang – additional violin
  • Johannes Martens – additional cello
  • Kenneth Ryland – additional double bass
  • Lars Brenli – music preparation 
  • Åsgeir Grong – recording engineer 
  • Øyvind Grong – recording assistant
  • Frank Arkwright – mastering
  •  Helen Farr – score coordinator
  • Martin Kvamme – design

Track listing:

All tracks by John Erik Kaada and Mike Patton.

  1. Red Rainbow
  2. Black Albino
  3. Peste Bubónica
  4. Papillon
  5. Dispossession
  6. A Burnt Out Case
  7. Imodium
  8. Fountain Gasoline

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 15, 2016.

On April 15, 2016, “Atlantic” label released “A Sailor’s Guide to Earth” the third Sturgill Simpson studio album. It was recorded in 2015 at “The Butcher Shoppe” in Nashville, and was produced by Sturgill Simpson. At the 59th “Grammy Awards” it won award for “Best Country Album”.

Personnel:

  • Sturgill Simpson – lead and backing vocals, 12-string and acoustic guitar, Moog synthesizer, synthesizer
  • Robert Emmett – keyboards, Moog synthesizer, organ, synthesizer, Wurlitzer, background vocals
  • Jefferson Crow – piano, Wurlitzer
  • Laur Joamets – electric and slide guitar
  • Dan Dugmore – pedal steel guitar
  • Dave Roe – bass guitar
  • Miles Miller – drums, background vocals
  • Jonathan Dinklage – violin
  • Whitney LaGrange – violin
  • Arthur Cook – cello
  • Garo Yellin – cello
  • Clark Gayton – trombone
  • David Guy – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Ian Hendrickson-Smith – alto saxophone, baritone saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Neal Sugarman – tenor saxophone
  • Dougie Wilkinson – bagpipes
  • David Ferguson – engineer, mixing
  • Ebonie Smith – assistant engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Sturgill Simpson except where noted.

  1. Welcome to Earth (Pollywog)
  2. Breakers Roar
  3. Keep It Between the Lines
  4. Sea Stories
  5. In Bloom – Kurt Cobain
  6. Brace for Impact (Live a Little)
  7. All Around You
  8. Oh Sarah
  9. Call to Arms