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On September 15, 2017.

On September 15, 2017, “Okeh” label released “Memphis… Yes, I’m Ready”, the 19th Dee Dee Bridgewater album. It was recorded in September 2016, at “Royal Studios” in  Memphis, TN, and was produced by Dee Dee Bridgewater, Tulani Bridgewater Kowalski, Kirk Whalum and Lawrence “Boo” Mitchell.

Personnel:

  • Dee Dee Bridgewater – vocals, linear notes
  • Kirk Whalum– tenor and baritone saxophone
  • Lannie McMillan, Kirk Smothers – tenor saxophone
  • Marc Franklin – trumpet
  • Kameron Whalum – trombone
  • John Stoddart– keyboards, vocal arrangements
  • Charles Hodges– Hammond organ
  • Garry Goin – guitar
  • Jackie Clark – bass
  • James Sexton – drums
  • Lawrence “Boo” Mitchell– cymbals, electric bongos, tambourine
  • Sharisse Norman, Candise Rayborn-Marshall, Kevin Whalum – background vocals
  • Stax Music Academy– background vocals
  • John Stoddart – associate producer
  • Ted Jensen– engineer
  • Tulani Bridgewater Kowalski – art direction, cover art, photography
  • Thomas Brodin – design

Track listing:

  1. Yes, I’m Ready – Barbara Mason
  2. Giving Up – Van McCoy
  3. I Can’t Get Next to You – Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield
  4. Going Down Slow – Louis Jimmy Oden
  5. Why (Am I Treated So Bad) – Roebuck Staples
  6. B-A-B-Y – Isaac Hayes, David Porter
  7. The Thrill Is Gone – Rick Ravon Darnell, Roy Hawkins
  8. The Sweeter He Is – Isaac Hayes, David Porter
  9. I Can’t Stand the Rain – Donald Maurice Bryant, Bernard Miller, Ann Peebles
  10. Don’t Be Cruel – Otis Blackwell, Elvis Presley
  11. Hound Dog – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
  12. Try a Little Tenderness – James Campbell, Reginald Connelly, Harry Woods
  13. Take My Hand, Precious Lord – Thomas A. Dorsey, Sobie Frank Frazier, Jeff Majors
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On September 15, 2017.

On September 15, 2017, “earMusic” label released the self-titled, debut Gizmodrome album. It was recorded 2016 – 2017, at “Officine Meccaniche” in Milan, Italy, and was produced by Claudio Dentes, Stewart Copeland.

Personnel:

  • Vittorio Cosma– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Adrian Belew– guitar, backing vocals
  • Mark King– bass, backing vocals
  • Stewart Copeland–lead and backing vocals,  drums, percussion
  • Elio– vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Stewart Copeland except where noted.

  1. Zombies in the Mall
  2. Stay Ready
  3. Man in the Mountain – music by Stewart Copeland, Mark King, lyrics by Stewart Copeland Vittorio Cosma
  4. Summer’s Coming
  5. Sweet Angels (Rule the World) – lyrics by MacDonald,Stewart Copeland
  6. Amaka Pipa – music by Stewart Copeland, Adrian Belew
  7. Strange Things Happen
  8. Ride Your Life – music by Mark King
  9. Zubatta Cheve – lyrics by Stewart Copeland, Elio, music by Stewart Copeland Vittorio Cosma
  10. Spin This – Mark King
  11. I Know Too Much – Vittorio Cosma
  12. Stark Naked (instrumental)

On September 8, 2017.

On September 8, 2017, “Megaforce Records” label released “Shade”, the sixth Living Colour studio album. It was recorded 2013 – 2017, and was produced by Andre Betts.

Personnel:

  • Vernon Reid– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Corey Glover– vocals
  • Will Calhoun– vocals, drums, photography
  • Doug Wimbish– bass
  • Andre Betts – keyboards, arranger, engineer,programming, remixing, band photography
  • Roosevelt Collier – lap steel guitar
  • Marc Cary – organ
  • George Clinton – vocals
  • Bernard Fowler – vocals
  • Jason Craig – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Freedom of Expression (F.O.X.) – Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish
  2. Preachin’ Blues – Robert Johnson
  3. Come On – Andre Betts, Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish
  4. Program – Andre Betts, Bernard Hawkins, Kendra Jones
  5. Who Shot Ya? – Christopher Wallace
  6. Always Wrong – Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish
  7. Blak Out – Andre Betts, Kendra Jones, Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish
  8. Pattern in Time – Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish
  9. Who’s That – Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish
  10. Glass Teeth – Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish
  11. Invisible – Andre Betts, Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish
  12. Inner City Blues – Marvin Gaye
  13. Two Sides – Andre Betts, Kendra Jones, Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish

On August 31, 2018.

On August 31, 2018, “Domino” label released “Hunter”, the third Anna Calvi studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2018, at “Konk”, Anna Calvi’s studio in London, “Nick Launay’s Launmower Studios” in Hollywood, Ade’s house in Bristol, and was produced by Nick Launay and Anna Calvi.

Personnel:

  • Anna Calvi– vocals, guitar, synths, bass, piano, percussion
  • Mally Harpaz – vibraphone, glockenspiel, percussion, piano
  • Alex Thomas– drums, timpani, percussion
  • Adrian Utley– Solina, Moog synthesizer, Oberheim synthesizer, EBow, Mellotron, Swarmatron
  • Martyn Casey– bass
  • Ming Vauze – bass, synths, space station FX pedals
  • Gillian Rivers – viola, violin
  • Fiona Brice– violin; string arrangements
  • Ellie Stanford – violin
  • Rachel Robson – viola
  • Vicky Matthews – cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Anna Calvi.

  1. As a Man
  2. Hunter
  3. Don’t Beat the Girl Out of My Boy
  4. Indies or Paradise
  5. Swimming Pool
  6. Alpha
  7. Chain
  8. Wish
  9. Away
  10. Eden

On August 25, 2017.

On August 25, 2017, “Castle Face” label released “Orc”, the nineteenth Oh Sees studio album. It was recorded in 2005, at “Sonic Ranch” in Tornillo, TX, and was produced by Eric Bauer, Ty Segall, Enrique Tena and John Dwyer.

Personnel:

  • John Dwyer – vocals, guitar, Mellotron, synths, flute, recorder, fife, hand percussion, Wurlitzer C3, Wurlitzer electric piano, sampling
  • Tim Hellman – bass
  • Dan Rincon – drums
  • Paul Quattrone – drums
  • Brigid Dawson – vocals
  • Joe Cueto – viola, violin
  • Eric Bauer – engineering, mixing
  • JJ Golden – mastering
  • Ty Segall– engineering
  • Enrique Tena – engineering, mixing
  • Robery Beatty– artwork
  • Matthew Jones – layout

Track listing:

  1. The Static God
  2. Nite Expo
  3. Animated Violence
  4. Keys to the Castle
  5. Jettisoned
  6. Cadaver Dog
  7. Paranoise
  8. Cooling Tower
  9. Drowned Beast
  10. Raw Optics

 

On August 18, 2017.

On August 18, 2017, “Flightless” label released “Sketches of Brunswick East”, the eleventh King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard studio album. It was recorded in “Flightless HQ” in East Brunswick, and was produced by Stu Mackenzie.

Personnel:

  • Stu Mackenzie – vocals, mellotron, bass guitar, flute, acoustic, microtonal, electric and wah-wah guitar, electric piano, glass marimbas, microtonal organ, synthesizers, piano, recording, mixing
  • Joey Walker – vocals, bass guitar, shaker, synthesizers, microtonal bass guitar, glass marimbas, acoustic and electric guitar, omnichord, piano, bongos, güiro; additional overdubbing
  • Michael Cavanagh – drum kit 1, bongos, drum kit 2, floor toms, maracas, cowbell, snare brushes, vibraslap, tambourine
  • Cook Craig – vocals, electric guitar, fretless bass guitar synthesizers, bass guitar; additional overdubbing
  • Lucas Skinner – electric piano, mellotron, piano; additional overdubbing
  • Ambrose Kenny-Smith – vocals, harmonica
  • Eric Moore – drum kit 2
  • Alex Brettin – electric piano, synthesizers, bass guitar, electric guitar, microtonal synthesizers , optigan, organ, acoustic piano, electronic drum kit; additional overdubbing, mixing
  • Andrew Burt – guitar
  • Joseph Carra – mastering
  • Jason Galea – artwork, layout
  • Jamie Wdziekonski – photography

Track listing:

  1. Sketches of Brunswick East I – Stu Mackenzie, Alex Brettin
  2. Countdown – Stu Mackenzie, Alex Brettin, Michael Cavanagh
  3. D-Day – Stu Mackenzie
  4. Tezeta – Joey Walker
  5. Cranes, Planes, Migraines – Joey Walker, Stu Mackenzie
  6. The Spider and Me – Stu Mackenzie, Alex Brettin
  7. Sketches of Brunswick East II – Stu Mackenzie, Alex Brettin
  8. Dusk to Dawn on Lygon Street – Cook Craig, Stu Mackenzie, Alex Brettin
  9. The Book – Stu Mackenzie
  10. A Journey to (S)hell – Stu Mackenzie, Alex Brettin
  11. Rolling Stoned – Alex Brettin
  12. You Can Be Your Silhouette – Stu Mackenzie
  13. Sketches of Brunswick East III – Stu Mackenzie, Alex Brettin

On August 17, 2017.

On August 17, 2017, “Procrastinate! Music Traitors” label released “Science Fiction”, the fifth Brand New studio album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Mike Sapone. The album packaging  has been created by Brooklyn studio “Morning Breath, Inc.”, based around a photograph by Swedish artist Thobias Fäldt.

Personnel:

  • Jesse Lacey– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Vincent Accardi – lead guitar
  • Garrett Tierney – bass
  • Brian Lane – drums
  • Michael Gagliardi – horns
  • Andrew Accardi – synthesizer
  • Frank LaTorre – harmonica
  • Mike DiMeo- hammond organ
  • Santino Sapone – ambient synthesizer apparatus
  • Mike Sapone- engineer, mixer
  • Vince Ratti– mixing
  • Mike Sapone – mixing
  • Charles Godrey – audio engineer
  • Steve Kupillas – audio engineer
  • Claudius Mittendorfer – audio engineer
  • Gerardo “Jerry” Ordonez – audio engineer
  • Brett Romnes – audio engineer
  • Joe Cannetti – assistant audio engineer
  • Zachary Casper – assistant audio engineer
  • Amanda Giacomo – assistant audio engineer
  • Nathan Kiner – assistant audio engineer
  • Mario Ramirez – assistant audio engineer
  • Emily Lazar– mastering
  • Chris Allgood – mastering assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by Jesse Lacey, Vincent Accardi, Garrett Tierney and Brian Lane.

  1. Lit Me Up
  2. Can’t Get It Out
  3. Waste
  4. Could Never Be Heaven
  5. Same Logic/Teeth
  6. 137
  7. Out of Mana
  8. In the Water
  9. Desert
  10. No Control
  11. 451
  12. Batter Up