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On June 16, 2017.

On June 16, 2017, “Sumerian Records” label released “Homey”, the second Chon studio album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Eric Palmquist, Erick Hansel, Mario Camarena, Esiah Camarena and Nathan Camarena.

Personnel:

  • Erick Hansel – guitar, bass
  • Mario Camarena – guitar
  • Esiah Camarena – bass
  • Nathan Camarena – drums
  • Brian Evans – drums
  • Go Yama – guitar
  • Anthony Crawford – bass
  • Masego (Micah Davis) – vocal, saxophone
  • Lophiile (Tyler Acord) – keyboards, synthesizer
  • Giraffage (Charlie Yin) – electronics
  • Eric Palmquist – engineer, mixing
  • John Greenham – mastering
  • Daniel McBride – artwork, layout
  • Randy Edwards – photography

Track listing:

  1. Sleepy Tea
  2. Waterslide
  3. Berry Streets
  4. No Signal
  5. Checkpoint
  6. Nayhoo
  7. Here and There
  8. The Space
  9. Feel This Way
  10. Continue?
  11. Glitch
  12. Wave Bounce

On May 31, 2019.

On May 31, 2019, “5 Music” label released “Blessings”, the third Sublime with Rome studio album. It was recorded in 2017, at “Sonic Ranch” in El Paso, Texas, and was produced by Rob Cavallo and Leigh Snyder.

Personnel:

  • Rome Ramirez – vocals, guitar
  • Eric Wilson – bass
  • Carlos Verdugo – drums, percussion
  • Gabrial McNair – trombone, keyboards
  • Eddie Zuko – guest vocals

Track listing:

  1. Blessing
  2. Light On
  3. Wild Fire
  4. Spiderweb
  5. Blackout
  6. Wicked Heart
  7. Survive
  8. May Day
  9. One Day at a Time
  10. Thank U
  11. For the Night

On May 26, 2022.

On May 26, 2022, Alan White died aged 72. He was musician (drums, percussion), performed and recorded with John Lennon, George Harrison, Terry Reid, Donovan, The Ventures, Joe Cocker, Ginger Baker’s Air Force, Gary Wright, Jesse Davis, Paul Kossoff, Rick Wakeman, Steve Howe, Eddie Harris, Gary Wright, Chris Squire, Johnny Harris and Alan Price, but was best known as drummer of Yes. As leader, he released one album. In 2017, White was inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”, as a member of Yes.  

On May 11, 2018.

On May 11, 2018, “Quinian Road” label released “Lost Souls”, the tenth Loreena McKennitt studio album. It was recorded May – October 2017, and was produced by Loreena McKennitt.

Personnel:

  • Loreena McKennitt – vocals, accordion, harp, keyboards, piano
  • Brian Hughes – bouzouki, acoustic and electric guitar, synthesizer
  • Daniel Casares – flamenco guitar, handclapping
  • Nigel Eaton – hurdy gurdy
  • Panos Dimitrakopoulos – kanonaki
  • Dudley Phillips – acoustic and electric bass
  • Tal Bergman – drums, percussion
  • Robert Brian – drums, percussion
  • Graham Hargrove – antique cymbal, drums
  • Rick Lazar – percussion
  • Hossam Ramzy – percussion
  • Miguel Ortiz Ruvira – percussion, handclapping
  • Michael White – trumpet
  • Ian Harper – highland bagpipe
  • Haig Yazdjian – oud
  • Hugh Marsh – violin
  • Caroline Lavelle – cello, concertina
  • Sokratis Sinopoulos – lyra
  • Ana Alcaide – nyckelharpa
  • Yossi Shakked – engineer
  • Jeff Wolpert – engineer, mixing
  • Stuart Bruce – engineer, mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Loreena McKennitt.

  1. Spanish Guitars and Night Plazas
  2. A hundred Wishes
  3. Ages Past, Ages Hence
  4. The Ballad of the Fox Hunter
  5. Manx Ayre
  6. La Belle Dame Sans Merci
  7. Sun, Moon and Stars
  8. Breaking of the Sword
  9. Lost Souls

On May 5, 2017.

On May 5, 2017, “ECM” label released “Cross My Palm with Silver”, the ninth Avishai Cohen album. It was recorded in September 2016, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Avishai Cohen – trumpet
  • Yonathan Avishai – piano
  • Barak Mori – double bass
  • Nasheet Waits – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Avishai Cohen

  1. Will I DIe, Miss? Will I Die?
  2. Theme for Jimmy Greene
  3. 340 Down
  4. Shoot Me in the Leg
  5. 50 Years and Counting

On May 4, 2018.

On May 4, 2018, “Belly Touring LLC” and “The Orchard” labels released “Dove”, the third Belly studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2018, at “Stable Sound” in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, “Downwind Farm” and “Rock ’n’ Roll Center” in Rhode Island, “Lavastudio” in New York, “Studio 24” in Massachusetts, and was produced by Paul Q. Kolderie, Tom Gorman, Tanya Donelly, Gail Greenwood,

Personnel:

  • Tanya Donelly – vocals, guitar, recording
  • Tom Gorman – vocals, guitar, recording
  • Gail Greenwood – bass, guitar, recording
  • Chris Gorman – drums, percussion, recording, photography
  • Paul Q. Kolderie – mixing
  • Kim Rosen – mastering
  • Chil Mott – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Tanya Donelly, Gail Greenwood, Tom Gorman and Chris Gorman.

  1. Mine
  2. Shiny One
  3. Human Child
  4. Faceless
  5. Suffer the Fools
  6. Girl
  7. Army of Clay
  8. Stars Again
  9. Quicksand
  10. Artifact
  11. Heartstrings
  12. Starryeyed (hidden track)

On March 31, 2017.

On March 31, 2017, “Mute” label released “Silver Eye”, the seventh Goldfrapp studio album. It was recorded July 2015 – December 2016, in Dallas, Texas, and London, England, and was produced by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory.

Personnel:

  • Alison Goldfrapp – vocals, instruments, engineer
  • Will Gregory – instruments, engineer
  • Leo Abrahams – guitar 
  • Charlie Jones – bass guitar 
  • Sebastian Sternberg – live drum loops 
  • Robert Brian – drums 
  • Andy Savours – programming
  • David Wrench – additional programming
  • John Congleton – additional drum programming
  • Nick Batt – additional drum programming 
  • Sebastian Sternberg – live drum loops recording
  • Mark Frith – drum recording 
  • Iain Berryman – additional engineering
  • Alessandro Baldessari – additional engineering
  • Pete Hutchings – additional engineering
  • Marco Migliari – additional engineering
  • David Wrench – mixing
  • Marta Salogni – mixing
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Matt Colton – mastering
  • The Haxan Cloak – co-production
  • John Congleton – co-production 
  • Leo Abrahams – additional production
  • Andy Savours – additional production
  • Alison Goldfrapp – art direction, photography
  • Mat Maitland – album design

Track listing:

All tracks by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory, except where noted.

  1. Anymore
  2. Systemagic
  3. Tigerman
  4. Become the One
  5. Faux Suede Drifter – Alsion Goldfrapp, Will Gregory, Bobby Krlic
  6. Zodiac Black
  7. Beast That Never Was
  8. Everything Is Never Enough
  9. Moon In Your Mouth
  10. Ocean

On March 17, 2017.

On March 17, 2017, “Nonesuch” label released “Salutations”, the eighth Conor Oberst studio album. It was recorded 2016 – 2017, and was produced by Jim Keltner and Conor Oberst.

Personnel:

  • Conor Oberst – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, Wurlitzer, harmonica
  • Jonathan Wilson – guitar, piano, synthesizer
  • Ian Felice – electric guitar, backing vocals
  • M. Ward – guitar
  • James Felice – piano, organ, Wurlitzer, accordion, backing vocals
  • Blake Mills – acoustic and electric guitar, baritone guitar, guitarrón
  • Josh Rawson – bass, backing vocals
  • Gus Seyffert – bass
  • Jim Keltner – drums, percussion
  • Greg Farley – violin, backing vocals
  • Daphne Chen – violin
  • Eric Gorfain – violin
  • Leah Katz – viola
  • Richard Dodd – cello
  • Pearl Charles – backing vocals
  • Jim James – backing vocals
  • Andy LeMaster – backing vocals
  • Maria Taylor – backing vocals
  • Gillian Welch – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Conor Oberst, except where noted.

  1. Too Late to Fixate
  2. Gossamer Thin
  3. Overdue – Conor Oberst, James Felice
  4. Afterthought
  5. Next of Kin
  6. Napalm
  7. Mamah Borthwick (A Sketch)
  8. Till St. Dymphna Kicks Us Out
  9. Barbary Coast (Later)
  10. Tachycardia
  11. Empty Hotel by the Sea
  12. Anytime Soon – Conor Oberst, Jonathan Rice, Taylor Goldsmith, Jonathan Wilson
  13. Counting Sheep
  14. The Rain Follows the Plow
  15. You All Loved Him Once
  16. A Little Uncanny
  17. Salutations

On March 16, 2018.

On March 16, 2018, “Rough Trade” and “Capitol” labels released “I’ll Be Your Girl”, the eighth Decemberists (The) studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2018, and was produced by John Congleton.

Personnel:

  • Colin Meloy – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Chris Funk – acoustic and electric guitar, banjo, bouzouki, mandolin, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Jenny Conlee – accordion, organ, piano, synthesizer, vibraphone, backing vocals
  • Nate Query – cello, electric bass, upright bass, backing vocals
  • John Moen – drums, percussion. backing vocals
  • Mikaela Davis – harp
  • Gaelynn Lea – violin
  • Kelly Hogan – backing vocals
  • Nora O’Connor – backing vocals
  • Birch Query – choir
  • Eleanor Laurie – choir
  • Finn Query – choir
  • Louise Moen – choir
  • Max Markewitz – choir
  • Mina Greenberg Motamedi – choir
  • Sabrina Montgomery – choir
  • Satchel Laurie – choir
  • Scout Funk – choir vocals
  • John Congleton – recording, mixing
  • Adam Lee – recording assistant, mixing assistant, studio personnel
  • Greg Calbi – studio personnel

Track listing:

All tracks by Colin Meloy, except where noted.

  1. Once in My Life – Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan, Colin Meloy
  2. Cutting Stone
  3. Severed
  4. Starwatcher
  5. Tripping Along
  6. You Ghost
  7. Everything is Awful
  8. Sucker’s Prayer
  9. We All Die Young
  10. Rusalka, Rusalka / Wild Rushes
  11. I’ll Be Your Girl

On March 3, 2017.

On March 3, 2017, “4AD” label released “Everything Is Forgotten”, the second Methyl Ethel studio album. It was recorded 2016 – 2017, and was produced by James Ford and Jake Webb. At the 2017 “West Australian Music Industry Awards”, the album won “Best Album” award.

Personnel:

  • Jake Webb – vocals, instrumentation, recording
  • Thom Stewart – organ
  • James Ford – drums, synthesizer, engineer, mixing
  • Noël Besson – vocals
  • Holly Fewson – cover painting
  • Phil Laslett – design

All tracks by Jake Webb, except where noted.

  1. Drink Wine
  2. Ubu
  3. No. 28
  4. Femme Maison / One Man House
  5. L’Heure des Sorcières
  6. Act of Contrition
  7. Groundswell
  8. Hyakki Yako
  9. Summer Moon
  10. Weeds Through the Rind
  11. Schlager