Tag Archives: 2017

On January 1, 2018.

On January 1, 2018, “Polyvinyl Record Co.” label released “Post-“, the third Jeff Rosenstock album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Jack Shirley.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Rosenstock – lead vocals, guitars, keyboards, piano, percussion, additional recording, layout, design
  • Mike Huguenor – guitars, backing vocals
  • John DeDomenici – bass, backing vocals
  • Kevin Higuchi – drums, percussion
  • Chris Farren – backing vocals, additional recording
  • Laura Stevenson – backing vocals, additional recording
  • Dan Potthast – lap steel
  • PUP – backing vocals, claps, additional recording
  • Gilbert Armendariz – backing vocals, claps
  • Angelina Banda – backing vocals, claps
  • Sim Castro – backing vocals, claps
  • Laura Hammond – backing vocals, claps
  • Julia Loan – backing vocals, claps
  • Neal Sharma – backing vocals, claps
  • Shannon Toombs – backing vocals, claps
  • Nestor Chumak – additional recording
  • Jack Shirley – recording, engineering, mixing, mastering
  • Hiro Tanaka – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jack Rosenstock.

  1. Mornin’
  2. USA
  3. Yr Throat
  4. All This Useless Energy
  5. Powerlessness
  6. TV Stars
  7. Melba
  8. Beating My Head Against the Wall
  9. 9/10
  10. Let Them Win
  11. Monkey Man 2 (hidden track)

On December 1, 2017.

On December 1, 2017, “Cave and Canary Goods” label released “All Is as All Should Be”, the 14th Dear Hunter (The) EP. It was recorded in 2016, and was produced by Casey Crescenzo.

Personnel:

  • Casey Crescenzo – lead vocals, guitar, bass guitar, keyboards
  • Maxwell Tousseau – guitar, keyboards, percussion, backing vocals
  • Robert Parr – guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Gavin Castleton – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Nick Sollecito – bass guitar
  • Nick Crescenzo – drums, percussion, backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. The Right Wrong
  2. Blame Paradise
  3. Beyond the Pale
  4. Shake Me (Awake)
  5. Withess Me
  6. All Is as All Should Be

On November 17, 2017.

On November 17, 2017, “Flightless” label released “Polygondwanaland”, the twelfth King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard studio album. It was recorded in 2017, at “Flightless HQ” and “Tender Trap Studios” in Melbourne, and was produced by Stu Mackenzie.

Personnel:

  • Stu Mackenzie – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, bass guitar, synthesizers, flute, glass marimba, mellotron, percussion , recording
  • Joey Walker – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, bass guitar, synthesizers, percussion
  • Cook Craig – electric guitar, synthesizers
  • Lucas Skinner – bass guitar, synthesizer
  • Ambrose Kenny-Smith – vocals, harmonica
  • Michael Cavanagh – drums, percussion, glass marimba
  • Leah Senior – spoken word 
  • Casey Hartnett – recording
  • Ryan K. Brennan – recording
  • Joey Walker – additional recording
  • Sam Joseph – mixing
  • Joe Carra – mastering
  • Jason Galea – artwork, layout

Track listing:

All tracks by Stu Mackenzie, except where noted.

  1. Crumbling Castle
  2. Polygondwanaland
  3. The Castle in the Air – Stu Mackenzie, Joey Walker
  4. Deserted Dunes Welcome Weary Feet – Stu Mackenzie, Joey Walker, Michael Cavanah
  5. Inner Cell
  6. Loyalty – Stu Mackenzie, Joey Walker, Michael Cavanagh
  7. Horology – Stu Mackenzie, Joey Walker, Michael Cavanagh
  8. Tetrachromacy – Stu Mackenzie, Joey Walker, Michael Cavanagh
  9. Searching
  10. The Fourth Color

On October 13, 2017.

On October 13, 2017, “Loma Vista Records” label released “Masseduction”, the fifth St. Vincent studio album. It was in 2017 at “Electric Lady” in New York, “Rough Consumer” in Brooklyn, “Compound Fracture” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jack Antonoff and St. Vincent. At the 61st “Annual Grammy Awards”, “Masseduction” won the award for “Best Recording Package” and “Best Rock Song” for its title track.

Personnel:

  • Annie Clark – vocals, bass, guitar, synthesizers, additional engineering
  • Jack Antonoff – piano, synthesizers, bass, bass, drums, mellotron, programming, string arrangements, additional engineering
  • Thomas Bartlett – piano, synthesizers
  • Bobby Sparks – keyboards 
  • Greg Leisz – pedal steel 
  • Rich Hinman – pedal steel 
  • Tuck Andress – guitar
  • Daniel Mintseris – synthesizers
  • Lars Stalfors – synthesizers, programming 
  • Mike Elizondo – bass 
  • Pino Palladino – bass 
  • Evan Smith – saxophone 
  • Kamasi Washington – saxophone 
  • Margot – strings 
  • Philip A. Peterson – cello 
  • Timothy Garland – violin
  • Patti Andress – vocals
  • Jenny Lewis – vocals
  • Kid Monkey – vocals
  • Toko Yasuda – vocals
  • Sounwave – programming
  • Adam Pickrell – programming
  • Lars Stalfors – co-production
  • John Congleton – additional production
  • Laura Sisk – engineering
  • Sean Cook – additional engineering
  • Brent Arrowood – additional engineering
  • Alonzo Lazaro – additional engineering
  • Miro Mackie – additional engineering
  • Tom Elmhirst – mixing
  • Catherine Marks – mixing
  • Brandon Boost – mix engineering
  • Caesar Edmunds – mix engineering
  • Chris Gehringer – mastering
  • Willo Perron & Associates – creative direction
  • NONOT – package design
  • Nedda Afsari – photography

Track listing:

  1. Hang on Me – Annie Clark
  2. Pills – Annie Clark, Jack Antonoff, Mark Anthony Spears
  3. Masseduction – Annie Clark, Jack Antonoff
  4. Sugarboy – Annie Clark, Jack Antonoff
  5. Los Angeles – Annie Clark
  6. Happy Birthday, Johnny – Annie Clark, Jack Antonoff
  7. Savior – Annie Clark
  8. New York – Annie Clark, Jack Antonoff
  9. Fear the Future – Annie Clark
  10. Young Lover – Annie Clark
  11. Dancing with a Ghost – Annie Clark
  12. Slow Disco – Annie Clark, Joy Williams
  13. Smoking Section – Annie Clark

On October 13, 2017.

On October 13, 2017, “Capitol” label released “Colors”, the thirteenth Beck album. It was recorded 2013 – 2017, and was produced by Beck, Greg Kurstin and Cole M.G.N.

Personnel:

  • Beck Hansen – vocals, bass, guitars, keyboards, piano, synthesizers, percussion, string arrangements, engineer, executive producer
  • Greg Kurstin – bass, drums, guitars, keyboards, percussion, piano, synthesizers
  • Dwayne Moore – bass
  • Nico Abondolo – double bass
  • Ilan Rubin – drums
  • Feist – background vocals
  • Roger Joseph Manning Jr. – background vocals
  • David Campbell – string arrangements
  • Charlie Bisharat – concert master, violin
  • Songa Lee – violin
  • Natalie Leggett – violin
  • Mario de Léon – violin
  • Michele Richards – violin
  • Tereza Stanislav – violin
  • Josefina Vergara – violin
  • Andrew Duckles – viola
  • Eric Byers – cello
  • Suzie Katayama – cello
  • Timothy Landauer – cello
  • Steve Richards – cello
  • Greg Kurstin – executive production, engineering
  • Cole M.G.N. – engineering
  • Cassidy Turbin, Darrel Thorp, David Greenbaum – engineering, mixing
  • Alex Pasco, Florian Lagatta, Jesse Shatkin, John Hanes, Julian Burg – engineering
  • Serban Ghenea – mixing
  • Chris Bellman, Emily Lazar, Randy Merrill – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Beck Hansen and Greg Kurstin except where noted.

  1. Colors
  2. Seventh Heaven
  3. I’m So Free
  4. Dear Life
  5. No Distraction
  6. Dreams (Colors Mix) – Beck Hansen, Greg Kurstin, Andrew Wyatt
  7. Wow – Beck Hansen, Cole M.G.n.
  8. Up All Night
  9. Square One
  10. Fix Me

On October 11, 2017.

On October 11, 2017, “Geenger Records” and “Balkan Veliki” labels released “Pazi Kuče”, album by Vasko Atanasovski. It was recorded October 2016 – April 2017, at “Studio 1060” in Skopje, Macedonia, and was produced by Vasko Atanasovski.

Personnel:

  • Vasko Atanasovski – vocals, guitars, bass
  • Deni Krstev – keyboards, programming, recording, mixing, editing, Mastering
  • Kristina Gorevska – vocals
  • Mike Watt – bass, photography
  •  Ivan Antunović – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Vasko Atanasovski.

  1. Gradovi
  2. Ništo nema aa ne razdeli
  3. Laži me (Canada Via Mexico Mix)
  4. Reka (5RZ 1060 Mix)
  5. Koga ljubovta e najdaleku (Lično)
  6. Sakam
  7. Koga ljubovta e najdaleku
  8. Reka (Africa HC Sufi Mix)

On September 29, 2017.

On September 29, 2017, “Act” label released “Circle of Chimes”, the sixth Marius Neset album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Marius Neset and Anton Eger.

Personnel:

  • Marius Neset – soprano and tenor saxophone, melodica, arranger
  • Ivo Neame – piano
  • Lionel Loueke – vocals, guitar
  • Jim Hart – vibraphone, marimba, percussion
  • Ingrid Neset – piccolo flute, alto flute
  • Andreas Brantelid – cello
  • Petter Eldh – double bass
  • Anton Eger – drums, percussion
  • August Wanngren – recording, mixing
  • Rune Mortensen – mastering, artwork
  • Hyou Vielz – photography
  • Lisbeth Holten – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Marius Neset.

  1. Satellite
  2. Star
  3. A New Resolution
  4. Introduction to Prague’s Ballet
  5. Prague’s Ballet
  6. Life Goes On
  7. Sirens of Cologne
  8. The Silent Room
  9. 1994
  10. Eclipse

On September 16, 2017.

On September 15, 2017, “ECM” label released “Pelagos”, the 24th Stefano Battaglia album. It was recorded in May 2016, at “Fazioli Concert Hall” in Sacile, Italy, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Stefano Battaglia – piano

Track listing:

All tracks by Stefano Battaglia.

  1. Destino
  2. Pelagos
  3. Migralia
  4. Lamma Bada Yatathanna
  5. Processional
  6. Halap
  7. Dogon
  8. Life
  9. Lampedusa
  10. Hora Mundi
  11. Lamma Bada Yatathanna
  12. Exilium
  13. Migration Mantra
  14. Horgos e Roszke
  15. Ufratu
  16. Heron
  17. Brenner Toccata

On September 11, 2020.

On September 11, 2020, “Heavenly” and “Virgin” labels released “The Universal Want”, the fifth Doves studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2020, at “Frank Bough Sound III” in Cheshire, “EVE Studios” in Stockport, “The Big Red Studios” in Macclesfield, “Vada Studio” in Alcester, and was produced by Dan Austin, Jez Williams, Jimi Goodwin and Andy Williams.

Personnel:

  • Jez Williams – vocals, guitar, string arrangements, engineer, mixing
  • Jimi Goodwin – lead vocals, bass, guitar
  • Andy Williams – vocals, drums
  • Martin Rebelski – piano, keyboards, modular synth
  • Tony Allen – drums
  • Dan Austin – programming
  • Belinda Hammond, Hannah Groarke-Young – strings
  • Colin Williams, Kim Wedderburne, Mark Menzies, Se-ember Yaor, Yvonne Shelton – backing vocals
  • Dan Austin – engineer, mixing
  • Henry Broadhead, Joel Patchett, Jake Evans, George Perks – engineer assistant
  • Craig Silvey – mixing
  • Dani Bennett Sprag – mixing assistant
  • Matt Colton – mastering
  • Maria Lax – photography
  • Jon Shard – band photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jez Williams, Jimi Goodwin, and Andy Williams.

  1. Carousels
  2. I Will Not Hide
  3. Broken Eyes
  4. For Tomorrow
  5. Cathedrals of the Mind
  6. Prisoners
  7. Cycle of Hurt
  8. Mother Silverlake
  9. Universal Want
  10. Forest House