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On August 12, 2016.

On August 12, 2016, “Polyvinyl” label released “Innocence Reaches”, the fourteenth of Montreal studio album. It was recorded in 2016, and was produced by Kevin Barnes.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Barnes – vocals, bass, drum programming, guitar, synthesizer, mixing, engineer
  • Bennett Lewis – guitar
  • Clayton Rychlik – drums, percussion, piano
  • JoJo Glidewell – keyboards, piano, synthesizer
  • Keiko Ishibashi – violin
  • Philip Mayer – percussion
  • Robert Parins – acoustic guitar, pedal steel
  • Zac Colwell – brass, woodwind
  • David Barnes – artwork
  • Drew Vandenberg – engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Jerrod Landon Porter – layout, lettering

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Barnes.

  1. Let’s Relate
  2. It’s Different for Girls
  3. Gratuitous Abysses
  4. My Fair Lady
  5. Les Chants de Maldoror
  6. A Sport and a Pastime
  7. Ambassador Bridge
  8. Def Pacts
  9. Chaos Arpeggiating
  10. Nursing Slopes
  11. Trashed Exes
  12. Chap Plot
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On August 12, 2016.

On August 12, 2016, “Fueled by Ramen” label released “Home of the Strange”, the third Young the Giant studio album. It was recorded in 2016, and was produced by Jeff Bhasker and Alex Salibian.

Personnel:

  • Sameer Gadhia – lead vocals, percussion, ukulele, organ, electric guitar
  • Eric Cannata – electric guitar, acoustic guitar, piano, synths, additional vocals, percussion
  • Francois Comtois – drums, percussion, additional vocals, piano, synths
  • Jacob Tilley – electric guitar, acoustic guitar, synths, vibraphone
  • Payam Doostzadeh – bass, piano, synths
  • Alex Salibian – additional electric guitar, piano, synths, vocals
  • Alexandra Govere, Gabrielle Walter-Clay, Nilu Madadi, Nora Riegels, Sonia Gadhia – additional vocals

Track listing:

  1. Amerika
  2. Something to Believe In
  3. Elsewhere
  4. Know-It-All
  5. Jungle Youth
  6. Titus Was Born
  7. Repeat
  8. Silvertongue
  9. Art Exhibit
  10. Nothing’s Over
  11. Home of the Strange

On July 28, 2017.

On July 28, 2017, “Sonovox Records” label released “Everything Now”, the fifth  Arcade Fire studio album. It was recorded September 2016 – April 2017, at “Boombox” in New Orleans, “Sonovox” in Montreal and “Gang” in Paris, and was produced by Win Butler, Régine Chassagne, Richard Reed Parry, William Butler, Tim Kingsbury  , Jeremy Gara, Thomas Bangalter, Steve Mackey, Markus Dravs, Geoff Barrow and Eric Heigle.

Personnel:

  • Win Butler– vocals, bass guitar, electric guitar, string arrangements
  • Régine Chassagne– vocals, piano, keyboards, keytar, string arrangements
  • Richard Reed Parry– electric guitar, bass guitar, backing vocals, string arrangements
  • William Butler– keyboards, bass guitar, backing vocals, string arrangements
  • Tim Kingsbury– acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar, backing vocals, string arrangements
  • Jeremy Gara– drums, string arrangements
  • Owen Pallett– string arrangements, piano, strings
  • Sarah Neufeld– string arrangements, strings
  • Daniel Lanois– pedal steel
  • Thomas Bangalter – synthesizer, programming
  • Geoff Barrow – synthesizer
  • Mark Lawson – MPC
  • Stuart Bogie– saxophone, flute
  • Matt Bauder, Charlie Gabriel– saxophone
  • Patrick Bebey – pygmy flute
  • Willonson Duprate, Jean “Diol Kidi” Edmond – congas
  • Korey Richey – drum machine
  • Rebecca Crenshaw, Helen Gillet – strings
  • Harmonistic Praise Crusade Choir
  • Akia Nevills, Kayla Jasmine – choir vocals, Tracci Lee, Jelly Joseph – choir vocals
  • Eric Heigle – recording
  • Mark Lawson, Iain Berryman, Korey Richey, Florian Lagatta – additional recording
  • Craig Silvey– mixing
  • Max Prior – mixing assistance
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • JR– artwork
  • Marc Azoulay, Camille Pajot, Guillaume Cagniard – artwork assistance
  • Ping Pong Ping – album graphic design
  • Anton Corbijn– band portrait

Track listing:

All tracks by Win Butler, Régine Chassagne, Richard Reed Parry, William Butler, Tim Kingsbury and Jeremy Gara.

  1. Everything_Now (Continued)
  2. Everything Now – contains elements from “The Coffee Cola Song” written by Francis Bebey
  3. Signs of Life
  4. Creature Comfort
  5. Peter Pan
  6. Chemistry
  7. Infinite Content
  8. Infinite Content
  9. Electric Blue
  10. Good God Damn
  11. Put Your Money on Me
  12. We Don’t Deserve Love
  13. Everything Now (Continued)

On July 28, 2017.

On July 28, 2017, “Cherry Red Records” label released “New Facts Emerge”, the 31st and final studio Fall studio album. It was recorded 2016 – 2017, and was produced by Keiron Melling and Mark E. Smith.

Personnel:

  • Mark E. Smith– vocals
  • Peter Greenway – guitar, synth, backing vocals
  • David Spurr – bass guitar, Mellotron, backing vocals
  • Keiron Melling – drums, piano
  • Christophe Bride – French voice
  • Mat Arnold – engineering
  • Simon “Ding” Archer – engineering
  • Andy Pearce – mastering
  • Matt Wortham – assistant mastering
  • Pamela Vander – artwork

Track listing:

  1. Segue – Mark E. Smith
  2. Fol de Rol – Dave Spurr, Keiron Melling, Mark E. Smith
  3. Brillo de Facto – Dave Spurr, Keiron Melling, Mark E. Smith, Pete Greenway
  4. Victoria Train Station Massacre – Dave Spurr, Mark E.Smith
  5. New Facts Emerge – Dave Spurr, Mark E. Smith
  6. Couples vs Jobless Mid 30s – Dave Spurr, Keiron Melling, Mark E. Smith
  7. Second House Now – Dave Spurr, Mark E. Smith, Peter Greenway
  8. O! ZZTRRK Man – Keiron Melling, Mark E. Smith
  9. Gibbus Gibson – Dave Spurr, Mark E. Smith, Peter Greenway
  10. Groundsboy – Dave Spurr, Mark E. Smith, Peter Greenway
  11. Nine Out of Ten – Mark E. Smith

On July 1, 2016.

On July 1, 2016, “Parlaphone” label released “The Bride”, the fourth Bat for Lashes (Natasha Khan) studio album. It was recorded 2012 – 2015, and was produced by David Baron, Dan Carey, Ben Christophers, Simone Felice, Matt Hales, Head, Natasha Khan and Jacknife Lee.

Personnel:

  • Natasha Khan– vocals, Omnichord, guitars, Rhodes, tambourine; drum programming; keyboards, mandolin, pocket piano, synth; harp; drums, string arrangements, celesta, vibraphone, bass synth, drum machine; handclaps; art direction, concept
  • David Baron– bass, synth, Rhodes, programming, string arrangements, sound effects, recording, mixing
  • Sandy Bell – backing vocals
  • Dawn Landes– backing vocals, guitar
  • Rachael Yamagata– backing vocals
  • Jacknife Lee– programming, recording, sampler, synth
  • Alex Reeves – timpani; drums, percussion
  • Lou Rogai– guitar; backing vocals; bass
  • Davide Rossi – string arrangements, string recording, strings
  • Kevin Salem – guitar
  • Leo Taylor– drums
  • Dan Carey– programming, recording, synth
  • Ben Christophers– bowed guitar,; bass, sound effects, piano, vocals, recording
  • Tony Cousins – mastering
  • Simone Felice – drums, recording
  • Matt Hales–drum programming, recording, synth
  • Pete Hanlon – recording, engineering
  • Head – mixing, recording
  • Neil Krug – photography
  • Richard Welland – design
  • Michael Whitham – director of photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Natasha Khan, except where noted.

  1. I Do
  2. Joe’s Dream
  3. In God’s House
  4. Honeymooning Alone
  5. Sunday Love – Natasha Khan, Dan Carey
  6. Never Forgive the Angels
  7. Close Encounters
  8. Widow’s Peak – Natasha Khan, Simone Felice
  9. Land’s End
  10. If I Knew
  11. I Will Love Again – Natasha Khan, Simone Felice, Lou Rogal
  12. In Your Bed

On July 1, 2016.

On July 1, 2016, “Cooking Vinyl” label released “Modern Synthesis”, the second Area studio album. It was recorded April 2015 – January 2016, at “Room4 Studios” in Bristol, UK, and was produced by Tom Clarke.

Personnel:

Sparkles – vocals; guitar; Piano; synthesizer, sleeve and booklet design; photography

  • Alex Parvis – guitar, guitar, vocals
  • Jonathan Kogan – bass guitar, vocals, guitar
  • Leo Taylor – percussion, guitar, vocals
  • Connie McGuinness Griffiths, Megan Paschke – vocals
  • Sparkles, Leo Taylor – engineering
  • Phil Davies – additional engineering
  • Sparkles, Phil Davies – mixing
  • Tom Woodhead – mastering
  • Daniel Houlb, Adam Davis – artwork

Track listing:

  1. Override (B) – Sparkles
  2. Override (C) – Sparkles, Jonathan Kogan
  3. The Contract – Sparkles, Jonathan Kogan
  4. Watchmaker – Sparkles, Jonathan Kogan
  5. Versus – Sparkles
  6. Processor – Sparkles, Jonathan Kogan
  7. Red Queen – Jonathan Kogan, Sparkles, Alex Parvis, Leo Taylor
  8. Angel Lust – Sparkles
  9. The Life of a Ghost – Leo Taylor, Sparkles, Jonathan Kogan
  10. After the Flags – Sparkles, Jonathan Kogan
  11. Nebula – Sparkles, Jonathan Kogan
  12. Panacea and the Prelogue – Sparkles, Jonathan Kogan, Leo Taylor

 

On July 1, 2016.

On July 1, 2016, “Island” label released “What We Live For”, the second American Authors studio album. It was recorded 2014 – 2016, and was produced by Aaron Accetta, Shep Goodman and Frequency.

Personnel:

  • Zac Barnett – lead vocals, guitar
  • James Adam Shelley – lead guitar, banjo, mandolin
  • Dave Rublin – bass, keyboard
  • Matt Sanchez – drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. What We Live For – Zachary Michael Barnett, Benjamin Harris Berger, Ryan David Vincent McMahon, David M. Rublin, Matthew John Sanchez, James Adam Shelley
  2. I’m Born to Run – Zachary Michael Barnett, Kevin Fisher, David M. Rublin, Matthew John Sanchez, James Adam Shelley
  3. Pride – Aaron Accetta, Zachary Michael Barnett, Shep Goodman, Ryan David Vincent McMahon, David M. Rublin, Matthew John Sanchez, James Adam Shelley
  4. Right Here Right Now – Zachary Michael Barnett, Benjamin Harris Berger, Ryan David Vincent McMahon, Ryan Rabin, David M. Rublin, Matthew John Sanchez, James Adam Shelley
  5. Nothing Better – Aaron Accetta, Zachary Michael Barnett, Shep Goodman, Ryan David Vincent McMahon, David M. Rublin, Matthew John Sanchez, James Adam Shelley
  6. Replaced – Aaron Accetta, Zachary Michael Barnett, Michael D. Goodman, David M. Rublin, Matthew John Sanchez, James Adam Shelley
  7. Go Big or Go Home – Aaron Accetta, Zachary Michael Barnett, Shep Goodman, David M. Rublin,Jonnie Davis, Matthew John Sanchez, James Adam Shelley
  8. Mess with Your Heart – Aaron Accetta, Zachary Michael Barnett, Shep Goodman, David M. Rublin, Matthew John Sanchez, James Adam Shelley
  9. No Love – Aaron Accetta, Zachary Michael Barnett, Shep Goodman, David M. Rublin, Matthew John Sanchez, James Adam Shelley
  10. Pocket Full of Gold – Aaron Accetta, Zachary Michael Barnett, Shep Goodman, David M. Rublin, Matthew John Sanchez, James Adam Shelley
  11. Mind Body Soul – Zachary Michael Barnett, David M. Rublin, Matthew John Sanchez, James Adam Shelley