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On September 29, 2017.

On September 29, 2017, “Text Records” label released “New Energy”, the ninth Four Tet (Kieran Hebden) studio album. It was recorded 2016 – 2017, and was produced by Kieran Hebden).

Personnel:

  • Kieran Hebden – electronics, keyboards, synthesizer
  • Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith – additional synthesizer programming
  • Tom Baker – hang
  • Matthew Cooper – design
  • Jason Evans – design, photography
  • Ableton Live – mixing, processing
  • Omnisphere, Kontakt, Dexed, Arturia V Collection, Legowelt Juno sample kit – sound generators
  • iPhone voice memos – field recording

Track listing:

All tracks by Kieran Hebden.

  1. Alap
  2. Two Thousand and Seventeen
  3. LA Trance
  4. Tremper
  5. Lush
  6. Scientists
  7. Falls 2
  8. You Are Loved
  9. SW90SL
  10. 10 Midi
  11. Memories
  12. Daughter
  13. Gentle Soul
  14. Planet

On September 23, 2016.

On September 23, 2016, “Cooking Viny;” label released “Shine a Light: Field Recordings from the Great American Railroad”, an album of field recordings made by Billy Bragg and Joe Henry, as they performed in waiting rooms and trackside at railway stations on a journey between Chicago and Los Angeles in March 2016. The album was produced by Billy Brag and Joe Henry.

Personnel:

  • Billy Bragg – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Joe Henry – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, harmonica
  • Ryan Freeland – engineer, mixing

Track listing:

  1. Rock Island Line – traditional, arranged by Billy Bragg, Joe Henry
  2. The L&N Don’t Stop Here Any More – Jean Ritchie
  3. Midnight Special – Huddie Ledbetter
  4. Railroad Bill – traditional, arranged by Billy Bragg, Joe Henry
  5. Lonesome Whistle – Hank Williams; Jimmie Davis
  6. KC Moan – Tewee Blackman
  7. Waiting for a Train – Jimmie Rodgers
  8. In the Pines – traditional, arranged by Billy Bragg, Joe Henry
  9. Gentle on My Mind – John Hartford
  10. Hobo’s Lullaby – Goebel Reeves
  11. Railroading on the Great Divide – Sara Carter
  12. John Henry – traditional, arranged by Billy Bragg, Joe Henry
  13. Early Morning Rain – Gordon Lightfoot

On August 19, 2016.


On August 19, 2016, “Polydor” label released “Furnaces”, the eight Ed Harcourt album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Rook’s Nest”, “RAK Studios” and “Assault and Battery Studios” in London, and was produced by Flood.

Personnel:

  • Ed Harcourt – vocals, guitar, bass, piano, synthesizer, glass harmonica, drums, percussion
  • Ewan Warden – guitar
  • Tom Herbert – bass
  • Arnulf Lindner – double bass
  • Stella Mozgawa – drums
  • Raife Burchell – drums
  • Michael Blair – piano, percussion, cymbal, horn, strings
  • Laura Jensen – theremin, backing vocals
  • Gita Langley, Rosie Langley – vocals, violin
  • Hannah Lou Clark – backing vocals
  • Flood – recording, mixing
  • Richard Woodcraft – recording
  • Drew Smith – recording
  • John Carlin – engineer, mixing
  • Richard Andrews – design
  • Ralph Stedman – illustration
  • Steve Gullick – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ed Harcourt.

  1. Intro
  2. The World is on Fire
  3. Loup Garou
  4. Furnaces
  5. Occupational Hazard
  6. Nothing But a Bad Trip
  7. You Give Me More Than Love
  8. Dionysus
  9. There Is a Light Below
  10. Last of Your Kind
  11. Immoral
  12. Antartica

On August 5, 2016.

On August 5, 2016, “Sargent House” label released “Guidance”, the sixth Russian Circles studio album. It was recorded in 2016, at “God City Studio” in Salem, Massachusetts, and was produced by Kurt Ballou.

Personnel:

  • Mike Sullivan – guitar
  • Brian Cook – bass
  • Dave Turncrantz – drums
  • Kurt Ballou – recording, engineer
  • Robert Cheeseman – engineer
  • Carl Saff – mastering
  • Ben Chisholm – design

Track listing:

  1. Asa
  2. Vorel
  3. Mota
  4. Afrika
  5. Overboard
  6. Calla
  7. Lisboa

On July 29, 2016.

On July 29, 2016, “Evil Ink” label released “Stranger Heads Prevailis”, the second Thank You Scientist album. It was recorded in 2016, and was produced by Tom Monda.

Personnel:

  • Salvatore Marrano – vocals
  • Tom Monda – vocals, fretted and fretless guitar, acoustic guitar, shamisen, sitar, strings arrangements
  • Cody McCorry – bass, theremin, saw
  • Odin Alvarez – drums
  • Ellis Jasenovic – tenor sax
  • Andrew Digrius – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Ben Karas – violin, viola, five string electric violin
  • Mark Radice – vocals, piano, keys
  • AJ Merlino – percussion
  • Sean Redman – timpani
  • Rebecca Harris – violin
  • Tory Anne Daines – viola
  • Gergly Kiss – cello
  • Bumblefoot – vocals, additional engineering
  • The Spectrum Vocal Ensemble – gang vocals
  • Mike Ferretti – engineer, mixing
  • Shane Stanton – engineer assistant
  • Van Dette – mastering
  • Tim High – additional vocal engineering

Track listing:

  1. Prologue: A Faint Applause
  2. The Somnambulist
  3. Caverns
  4. Mr. Invisible
  5. A Wolf in Cheap Clothing
  6. Blue Automatic
  7. Need More Input
  8. Rube Goldberg Variations
  9. Psychopomp
  10. The Amateur Arsonist’s Handbook
  11. Epilogue: And the Clever Depart

On July 29, 2016.

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

On July 28, 2017.

On July 28, 2017, “Cultco” and “Hollywood Records” labels released “Content”, the second Joywave studio album. It was recorded in 2016 in Bloomfield, New York, and was produced by Daniel Armbruster and Sean Donnelly.

Personnel:

  • Daniel Armbruster – vocals
  • Joseph Morinelli – guitar
  • Paul Brenner – drums

Track listing:

  1. Content
  2. Shutdown
  3. It’s a Trip
  4. Rumors
  5. Confidence
  6. Doubt
  7. Going to a Place
  8. Little Lies You’re Told
  9. When You’re Bored
  10. Thanks. Thanks for Coming
  11. Let’s Talk About Feelings

On July 22, 2016.

On July 22, 2016, “Inside Out Music” label released “Dot”, the fifth Karmakanic album. It was recorded in 2016, and was produced by Jonas Reingold.

Personnel:

  • Krister Jonsson – guitar
  • Lalle Larsson, Nils Erikson – keyboards
  • Andy Tillison – organ
  • Alex Reingold, Christine Lenk, Göran Edman, Nils Erikson, Norah Reingold – vocals
  • Jonas Reingold – bass
  • Morgan Ågren – drums

Track listing:

  1. Dot God the Universe and Everything Else No One Really Cares About – Pt. 1
  2. Higher Ground
  3. Steer By the Stars
  4. Travelling Minds
  5. God the Universe and Everything Else No One Really Cares About – Pt. 2

On July 15, 2016.

On July 15, 2016, “Polydor” label released “Love & Hate”, the second Michael Kiwanuka studio album. It was recorded in 2016, and was produced by Danger Mouse (Brian Burton), Inflo and Paul Butler.

Personnel:

  • Michael Kiwanuka – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, lead guitar, bass, piano
  • Inflo – piano, bass, drums, backing vocals
  • Brian Burton – bass, synth pad, piano, organ, percussion
  • Graham Godfrey – drums, percussion, hand claps, tape machine FX, backing vocals
  • Paul Butler – percussion, cello, trumpet, electric guitar, keys, drum machines, clavinet, Moog, piano, Yamaha CS-80, backing vocals
  • Miles James – electric guitar
  • Pete Randall – double bass, Fender bass VI, backing vocals
  • Gary Plumley – flute, saxophone
  • James Bateman – saxophone
  • Andy Parkin – violin
  • Wired Strings
    • Jenny Sacha – violin 
    • Gillon Cameron, Anna Croad, Sally Jackson, Patrick Kieman, Eleanor Mathieson, Kotono Sato, Debbie Widdup – violin
    • Natalia Bonner – violin
    • Kerenza Peacock – violin
    • Emma Owens – viola 
    • Nzomi Cohen – viola
    • Becky Jones – viola
    • Rosie Danvers – cello, string arrangements
    • Bryony James – cello
    • Richard Pryce – double bass
  • Huw White – string arrangements 
  • Paul Boldeau, Phebe Edwards, LaDonna Harley-Peters – backing vocals
  • Paul Butler – engineer, mixing
  • Kennie Takahashi – engineer, mixing
  • Richard Woodcraft – engineer, strings engineer, mixing
  • Todd Monfalcone – engineer, mixing assistant
  • Dave Granshaw – engineer
  • Jon McMullen – engineer, mixing
  • Samur Khouja – engineer
  • Guy Davie – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Michael Kiwanuka.

  1. Cold Little Heart
  2. Black Man in a White World
  3. Falling
  4. Place I Belong
  5. Love & Hate
  6. One More Night
  7. I’ll Never Love
  8. Rule the World
  9. Father’s Child
  10. The Final Frame

On July 15, 2016.

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