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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

Big Wreck: Grace Street

On February 3, 2017, “Ole” and “Warner Music Canada” label released “Grace Street”, the fifth Big Wreck studio album. It was recorded July – November 2016, at “The Orange Lounge”, “The Farm Studios”, “Noble Street Studios”, and was produced by Ian Thornley and Garth Richardson.

Personnel:

  • Ian Thornley – vocals, lead guitar, keyboards
  • Paulo Neta – lead and rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Brian Doherty – rhythm guitar
  • David McMillan – bass guitar
  • Chuck Keeping – drums, percussion
  • Alain Johannes – cigfiddle
  • Casey Marshall – additional backing vocals
  • Tyler Tasson – additional backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Thornley, except where noted.

  1. It Comes as No Surprise
  2. One Good Piece of Me
  3. Tomorrow Down
  4. You Don’t Even Know
  5. Useless
  6. A Speedy Recovery
  7. Motionless
  8. Digging In – lyrics by Ian Thornley, Casey Marshall
  9. The Receiving End – music by Ian Thornley, Alain Johannes
  10. Floodgates
  11. The Arborist
  12. Skybunk Marche – music by Ian Thornley, Brian Doherty
  13. All My Fears on You

Starset: Vessels

On January 20, 2017, “Razor & Tie” label released “Vessels”, the second Starset studio album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Black Birch Studios” in Kennebunk, Maine, and was produced by Rob Graves.

Personnel:

  • Dustin Bates – vocals, guitars, additional programming
  • Rob Graves – guitars, programming
  • Alex Niceforo – programming
  • Igor Khoroshev – programming, strings and orchestra arrangements
  • Josh Baker – additional programming
  • Paul Trust – additional programming
  • Ron DeChant – additional backing vocals
  • Joe Rickard – drums
  • David Davidson – violin
  • David Angell – violin
  • Elizabeth Lamb – viola
  • Anthony Lamarchina – cello
  • Rob Graves – engineer
  • Mike Plotnikoff – engineer
  • Justin Spotswood – engineer
  • Ben Grosse – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Paul Decarli – digital editing
  • Joe Rickard – digital editing, additional pre-production
  • Josh Baker – additional pre-production
  • Sahaj Ticotin – additional pre-production
  • Paul Trust – additional pre-production

Track listing:

  1. The Order – Dustin Bates
  2. Satellite – Dustin Bates, Joe Rickard
  3. Frequency – Dustin Bates, Paul Trust, Rob Graves
  4. Die for You – Dustin Bates, Daniel Ticotin
  5. Ricochet – Dustin Bates, Joe Rickard
  6. Starlight – Dustin Bates, Daniel Ticotin
  7. Into the Unknown – Dustin Bates, Mitch Marlow
  8. Gravity of You – Dustin Bates, Josh Baker, Rob Graves
  9. Back to Earth – Dustin Bates, Joe Rickard
  10. Last to Fall – Dustin Bates, Daniel Ticotin, Rob Graves
  11. Bringing it Down – Dustin Bates, Paul Trust, Rob Graves
  12. Unbecoming – Dustin Bates, Josh Baker
  13. Monster – Dustin Bates, Johnny Andrews, Rob Graves
  14. Telepathic – Dustin Bates, Daniel Ticotin, Jeff Halavacs, Rob Graves
  15. Everglow – Dustin Bates, Joe Rickard, Rob Graves

Sean Danielsen: Production of Isolation

On January 13, 2017, “God Hates Me Music” label released “Production of Isolation”, the third Sean Danielsen album. It was recorded in 2016, and was produced by Sean Danielsen.

Personnel:

  • Sean Danielsen – vocal, guitar, various instruments, programming, engineer
  • Eddie Wohl – programming, mixing
  • Matt Dalton – mastering
  • Chris Sehenuk – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Sean Danielsen.

  1. Scattered Ashes
  2. Still
  3. The Light
  4. Back to Sleep
  5. Skin
  6. Tennessee
  7. All This Talk
  8. Parasite
  9. Is It Wrong
  10. Wedding Song

The Teskey Brothers: Half Mile Harvest

On January 12, 2017, “Half Mile Harvest Recordings” label released “Half Mile Harvest”, the debut Teskey Brothers (The) studio album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Half Mile Recording Studios” in Melbourne, Australia, and was produced by Sam Teskey and Brendon Love.

Personnel:

  • Sam Teskey – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • John Teskey – lead vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica
  • Brendon Love – bass, guitar percussion, backing vocals
  • Liam Gough – drums, percussion
  • Reuben Lewis – trumpet
  • Nathaniel Sametz – trombone
  • Joseph Carra – mastering
  • CDALTRON – lacquer cut
  • John Fish – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Sam Teskey, John Teskey, Brendon Love and Liam Gough, except where noted.

  1. Crying Shame
  2. I Love a Woman – Billy Myles
  3. Pain and Misery
  4. Shiny Moon
  5. Reason Why
  6. Louisa
  7. Love Her with a Feeling
  8. Til’ the Sky Turns Black
  9. Hard Feeling
  10. Honeymoon

One Ok Rock: Ambitions

On January 11, 2017, “A-Sketch” label released “Ambitions”, the eighth One Ok Rock. It was recorded in 2016, at “Foxy Studios” in Los Angeles, “The Hideout Studios” in Las Vegas, and was produced by Colin Brittain, John Feldmann, Dan Lancaster, Andrew Goldstein, Kane Churko, CJ Baran, Takahiro Moriuchi, Toru Yamashita, Ryota Kohama and Tomoya Kanki.

Personnel:

  • Takahiro “Taka” Moriuchi – vocals
  • Toru Yamashita – guitar
  • Ryota Kohama – bass
  • Tomoya Kanki – drums
  • Avril Lavigne – vocal
  • 5 Seconds of Summer
  • Ben Sabin – piano, additional engineering, digital editing
  • Nolan Sipe – additional vocals
  • Aimer – backing vocals
  • Nick Long – backing vocals, additional instruments
  • Colin Brittain – programming, recording, mixing, engineer, editing 
  • John Feldmann – recording
  • Dan Lancaster – engineer, mixing
  • Jonathan Gerring – programming, additional production
  • Neil Avron – mixing
  • Zakk Cervini – programming, engineer, mixing, editing, additional production
  • Matt Pauling – programming, engineer, editing, additional production
  • Serban Ghenea – mixing
  • Mitch McCarthy – mixing
  • John Hanes – mixing
  • Kane Churko – engineer, mixing, mastering 
  • Mike Shinoda – additional production
  • Florian Ammon – additional vocal recording, engineer
  • Tyler Carter – vocal direction
  • Chris Baseford – vocal production
  • Phil Threlfall – vocal recording
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Bruno Agra – drum tech
  • Kazuaki Seki – art direction
  • Daichi Shiono – design

Track listing:

  1. Ambitions (introduction) – Takahiro Moriuchi, Colin Brittain, Bruno Agra
  2. Bombs Away – Takahiro Moriuchi, Colin Brittain, Bruno Agra
  3. Taking Off – Takahiro Moriuchi, Dan Lancaster, Nick Long
  4. We Are – Toru Yamashita, Takahiro Moriuchi, Colin Brittain, Nick Long
  5. 20/20 – Takahiro Moriuchi, Colin Brittain, Nick Long
  6. Always Coming Back – Takahiro Moriuchi, Totu Yamashita, John Feldmann
  7. Bedroom Warfare – Takahiro Moriuchi, Nolan Sipe, Andrew Goldstein
  8. Lost in Tonight – Takahiro Moriuchi, Kame Churko
  9. I Was King – Takahiro Moriuchi, John Feldmann, Simon Wilcox, Colin Brittain
  10. Listen – Takahiro Moriuchi, Colin Brittain, Nick Long
  11. One Way Ticket – Takahiro Moriuchi, CJ Baran, Nick Long
  12. Bon Voyage – Toru Yamashita, Takahiro Moriuchi, Colin Brittain
  13. Start Again – Takahiro Moriuchi, Colin Brittain, Nick Long
  14. Take What You Want – Takahiro Moriuchi, Colin Brittain, Nick Long

You Me at Six: Night People

On January 6, 2017, “Infectious” label released “Night People”, the fifth You Me at Six studio album. It was recorded February – June 2016, at “Black Bird” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Jacquire King.

Personnel:

  • Josh Franceschi – lead vocals
  • Chris Miller – lead guitar
  • Max Helyer – rhythm guitar
  • Matt Barnes – bass guitar
  • Dan Flint – drums
  • Jacquire King – programming
  • Andrew Scheps – mixing
  • Eric Boulanger – mastering
  • Studio Juice – art direction
  • Alex Page – photography
  • David East – photography
  • Max Fairlough – photography
  • Matt Salacuse – photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Josh Franceschi, all music by Josh Franceschi, Chris Miller, Max Helyer, Matt Barnes and Dan Flint, except where noted.

  1. Night People
  2. Plus One – Josh Franceschi, Chris Miller, Max Helyer, Matt Barnes, Dan Flint, Crispin Hunt
  3. Heavy Soul
  4. Take on the World – Josh Franceschi, Chris Miller, Max Helyer, Matt Barnes, Dan Flint, Iain Archer
  5. Brand New
  6. Sweat
  7. Make Your Move
  8. Can’t Hold Back – Josh Franceschi, Chris Miller, Max Helyer, Matt Barnes and Dan Flint, Crispin Hunt
  9. Spell it Out
  10. Give

Thom Bell

On December 22, 2022, Thomas Randolph Bell died aged79. He was producer, arranger and songwriter, regarded as one of the creators of the Philadelphia soul in the 70’. As songwriter, arranger and producer he worked with Hattie Winston, The Delfonics, The Stylistics, The Spinners, New York City, Elton John, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Denice Williams, Jerry Butler, Archie Bell & the Drells, Jerry Bell, Dionne Warwick, The O’Jays, Dusty Springfield.  and James Ingram. In 2016, Bell was inducted into the “Songwriters Hall of Fame”, and into the ”Musicians Hall of Fame”.

Peter Doherty: Hamburg Demonstrations

On December 2, 2016, “Clouds Hill” label released “Hamburg Demonstrations”, the second Peter Doherty album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Clouds Hill Recordings” in Hamburg, Germany, and was produced by Johann Scheerer.

Personnel:

  • Peter Doherty – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, harmonica
  • Suzie Martin – vocals
  • Sebastian Nagel – guitar, slide guitar
  • Nills Herzogenrath – tambourine
  • Albrecht Schrader – piano, electric piano
  • James Johnston – organ
  • Thies Mynther – organ
  • Johann Scheerer – synthesizer
  • Franziska Plückhan – bass
  • Leo Kurunis – bass
  • Sonja Glass – bass, choir
  • Ian White – drums
  • Tim Schierenbeck – drums
  • Valeska Steiner – choir
  • Benjamin Spillner, Gregor Dierck – violin
  • Maresi Stumpf – viola
  • Daniel Sorour – cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Doherty.

  1. Kolly Kibber
  2. Down for Outing
  3. Birdcage
  4. Hell To Pay at the Gates of Heaven
  5. Flags from the Old Regime
  6. I Don’t Love Anyone (But You’re Not Just Anyone) V2
  7. A Spy in the House of Love (demo vocals)
  8. Olily Boker
  9. I Don’t Love Anyone (But You’re Not Just Anyone)
  10. The Whole World Is Our Playground
  11. She Is Far

Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions: Until the Hunter

On November 4, 2016, “Tendril Tales” label released “Until the Hunter”, the third Hope Sandoval & the Warm Inventions studio album. It was recorded in 2016, Berkeley, California and Dublin, Ireland, and was produced by Hope Sandoval and Colm Ó Cíosóig.

Personnel:

  • Hope Sandoval – lead and backing vocals, keyboards, organ, vibraphone, percussion, mixing
  • – guitars, drums, engineer, mixing
  • Dave Brennan – guitars
  • Charles Cullen – guitars
  • Jim Putnam – guitars, engineer
  • Mick Whelan – keyboards
  • Al Browne – bass
  • Michael Masley – gong, nyckelharpa
  • Ji Young-Moon – cello
  • Marie Sioux – vocals, backing vocals
  • Kurt Vile – vocals
  • Mark Chalecki – mastering
  • Michael Manning – engineer
  • Reto Peter – engineer
  • Barry Bödeker – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Hope Sandoval and Colm Ó Cíosóig, except where noted.

  1. Into the Trees
  2. The Peasant – Hope Sandoval
  3. A Wonderful Seed
  4. Let Me Get There
  5. Day Disguise
  6. Treasure – Hope Sandoval, Charles Cullen
  7. Salt of the Sea
  8. The Hiking Song
  9. Isn’t It True
  10. I Took a Slip
  11. Liquid Lady – Hope Sandoval, Colm Ó Cíosóig, Dave Brennan, Alan Montgomery