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On September 21, 2018.

On September 21, 2018, “Concord” label released “The Big Bad Blues”, the second Billy Gibbons studio album. It was recorded in 2018 and was produced by Billy Gibbons and Joe Hardy. At the 40th “Blues Music Awards”, the album was named as “Blues Rock Album of the Year”.

Personnel:

  • Billy Gibbons – guitar, harmonica, Vox
  • James Harman – harmonica
  • Joe Hardy: bass guitar
  • Elwood Francis – guitar, harmonica
  • Greg Morrow – drums
  • Matt Sorum – drums
  • Mike Flanigin – keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Gibbons, except where noted.

  1. Missin’ Yo’ Kissin’ – Gilly Stillwater
  2. My Baby She Rocks
  3. Second Line
  4. Standing Around Crying – McKinley Morganfield
  5. Let the Left Hand Know
  6. Bring It to Jerome – Jerome Green
  7. That’s What She Said
  8. Mo’ Slower Blues
  9. Hollywood 151
  10. Rollin’ and Tumblin’ – McKinley Morganfield
  11. Crackin’ Up – Ellas McDanie

On September 16. 2018.

On September 16, 2018, Maartin Allcock died aged 61. He was a musician (violin, guitar, bass, keyboards, pipes), and record producer, best known as a member of Fairport Convention, Jethro Tull, and The Mission. As a musician, he recorded with a number of bands and musicians including Ralph McTell, Simon Nicol, Kieran Halpin, Beverley Craven, Steve Ashley, Dan Ar Braz, Robert Plant, Beth Nielsen Chapman, Les Barker, Ashley Hutchings, Billy Connolly, Judith Durhamlin, Steve Tilston, Maggie Boyle, Chris Leslie, The Simon Mayor Quintet, WAZ!, Dave Pegg, Steve Gibbons, David Hughes, Sally Barker, Emily Slade, Alistair Russell, John Wright, Swarb’s Lazarus, Mike Billington, The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican, Scott Doonican, Dave Burland, and Lisa Starnini. Allcock released four solo albums.

On September 14, 2018.

On September 14, 2018, “Verve” label released “Love Is Here to Stay”, an album by Tony Bennett and Diana Krall. It was recorded in 2018, at “Avatar” and “Electric Lady” in New York City, and was produced by Dae Bennett and Bill Charlap.

Personnel:

  • Tony Bennett– vocals
  • Diana Krall– vocals, arrangements
  • The Bill Charlap Trio
    • Bill Charlap– piano, arrangements
    • Peter Washington– bass
    • Kenny Washington– drums
  • Dae Bennett – mixing
  • Nate Odden – engineering assistance
  • Billy Cumella – engineering assistance
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • Josh Cheuse – creative direction
  • Mark Seliger– photography
  • Coco Shinomiya – design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Ira Gershwin, except where noted; all music by George Gershwin.

  1. S Wonderful
  2. My One and Only
  3. But Not for Me
  4. Nice Work if You Can Get It
  5. Love Is Here to Stay
  6. I Got Rhythm
  7. Somebody Loves Me – George DeSylva, Ballard MacDonald
  8. Do It Again – George DeSylva
  9. I’ve Got a Crush on You
  10. Fascinating Rhythm
  11. They Can’t Take That Away From Me
  12. Who Cares

On September 14, 2018.

On September 14, 2018, “Blue Note” label released “Emanon”, the 26th Wayne Shorter album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, “Danilo’s Jazz Club”, “American Trade Hotel”, “Casco Viejo”, in Panama, “The Barbican”, in London, and was produced by Don Was and Wayne Shorter. The album contains both studio and live recordings.

Personnel:

  • Wayne Shorter – soprano and tenor saxophone
  • Danilo Perez– piano
  • John Patitucci– bass
  • Brian Blade– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Wayne Shorter, except where noted.

  1. Pegasus
  2. Prometheus Unbound
  3. Lotus
  4. The Three Marias
  5. The Three Marias
  6. Lost and Orbits Medley
  7. Lotus
  8. She Moves Through the Fair – traditional, arranged by Wayne Shorter
  9. Adventures Aboard the Golden Mean
  10. Prometheus Unbound

On September 7, 2018.

On September 7, 2018, “Capitol” label released “Egypt Station”, the 17th Paul McCartney studio album. It was recorded January – February 2018 and was produced by Greg Kurstin, Paul McCartney, Ryan Tedder, and Zach Skelton.

Personnel:

  • Paul McCartney– lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, keyboards, bass guitar, percussion, drums, harmonica, tape loops
  • Greg Kurstin– keyboards, electric guitar, mellotron, percussion, marimba, sound effects, vibraphone, backing vocals, arrangements, engineer
  • Rob Millett – cimbalom
  • Wix Wickens– keyboards
  • Abe Laboriel Jr.– drums, percussion, tack piano, backing vocals
  • Rusty Anderson– acoustic and electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Brian Ray– acoustic and electric guitar, bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Tim Loo – cello
  • Greg Phillinganes– piano
  • Pedro Eustache– flute, duduk
  • Ryan Tedder– backing vocals, programming
  • Zach Skelton – programming
  • Inara George, Alex Pasco, Matt Tuggle, Collin Kadlec – backing vocals
  • Vanessa Freebairn-Smith– cello
  • Jodi Burnett – cello
  • Caroline Le’gene, Roy Bennett – backing vocals,
  • Julian Burg – backing vocal, engineering
  • Steve Orchard, Mauricio Cersosimo, Al Schmitt, Billy Bush, Rich Rich, Alex Pasco – engineering
  • Mark “Spike” Stent– mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul McCartney, except where you noted.

  1. Opening Station
  2. I Don’t Know
  3. Come On To Me
  4. Happy With You
  5. Who Cares
  6. Fuh You – Paul McCartney, Ryan Tedder
  7. Confidante
  8. People Want Peace
  9. Hand in Hand
  10. Dominoes
  11. Back in Brazil
  12. Do It Now
  13. Caesar Rock
  14. Despite Repeated Warnings
  15. Station II
  16. Hunt You Down/Naked/C-Link

On September 6, 2019.

On September 6, 2019, “Sumerian” label released “How It Feels to Be Lost”, the sixth Sleeping with Sirens studio album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, at “MDDN Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Matt Good and Zakk Cervini.

Personnel:

  • Kellin Quinn – lead vocals
  • Nick Martin– rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Jack Fowler – lead guitar, programming
  • Justin Hills – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Gabe Barham – drums, percussion
  • Benji Madden– vocals
  • Luke Holland– drums

 Track listing:

  1. Leave It All Behind
  2. Never Enough
  3. How It Feels to Be Lost
  4. Agree to Disagree
  5. Ghost
  6. Blood Lines
  7. Break Me Down
  8. Another Nightmare
  9. S. Missing You
  10. Medicine (Devil in My Head)
  11. Dying to Believe

On August 31, 2018.

On August 31, 2018, “Lonely Cat” label released “Let’s Go Sunshine”, the fifth Kooks studio album. It was recorded 2015 – 2018 and was produced by Brandon Friesen, Chris Seefried, and Luke Pritchard.

Personnel:

  • Luke Pritchard – vocals, guitar
  • Hugh Harris – guitar, backing vocals
  • Peter Denton – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Alexis Nunez – drums, percussion, backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Intro – Hugh Harris, Luke Pritchard, Chris Seefried
  2. Kids – Brandon Friesen, Luke Pritchard
  3. All the Time – Brandon Friesen, Luke Pritchard, Chris Seefried
  4. Believe – Brandon Friesen, Luke Pritchard, Chris Seefried
  5. Fractured and Dazed – Hugh Harris, Luke Pritchard
  6. Chicken Bone – Peter Denton, Brandon Friesen, Luke Pritchard, Chris Seefried
  7. Four Leave Clover – Brandon Friesen, Luke Pritchard, Chris Seefried
  8. Tesco Disco – Brando Friesen, Luke Pritchard, Chris Seefried
  9. Honey Bee – Bob Pritchard, Luke Pritchard
  10. Initials for Gainsbourg – Brandon Friesen, Luke Pritchard, Chris Seefried
  11. Pamela – Luke Pritchard, Chris Seefried
  12. Picture Frame – Luke Pritchard
  13. Swing Low – Brandon Friesen, Luke Pritchard, Chris Seefried
  14. Weight of the World – Luke Pritchard, Chris Seefried
  15. No Pressure – Hugh Harris, Luke Pritchard, Chris Seefried

On August 24, 2018.

On August 24, 2018, “City Slang” label released “Performance”, the eighth White Denim studio album.

Personnel:

  • James Petralli – vocals, guitar, synthesizer, sampling
  • Jared Samuel – keyboards, organ, synthesizer, horn arrangements
  • Adam Chetwood – guitar
  • Steve Terebecki – vocals, bass, synthesizer, programming
  • Jeffrey Olson – vibraphone, percussion
  • Conrad Choucroun – drums
  • Sam Cohen – guitar
  • Robert Ellis – piano
  • Mike St. Clir – electric piano, synthesizer, clavinet
  • Michael Hunter – electric piano, synthesizer
  • Marshall Lowery – saxophone
  • Daniel McNeill – engineer
  • Jim Vollentine – mixing
  • Joe LaPorta – mastering
  • William Gaynor – artwork
  • Jan Lankisch – layout

Track listing:

  1. Magazin – Conrad Choucroun, James Petralli, Steve Terebecki
  2. Performance – James Petralli, Steve Terebecki
  3. Fine Slime – Conrad Choucroun, Sam Cohen, James Petralli, Steve Terebecki
  4. Double Death – Adam Chetwood, Conrad Choucroun, James Petralli, Jared Samuel, Steve Terebecki
  5. Moves On – Conrad Choucroun, James Petralli, Steve Terebecki
  6. In Might Get Dark – Conrad Choucroun, James Petralli, Steve Terebecki
  7. Sky beaming – Conrad Choucroun, James Petralli, Steve Terebecki
  8. Backseat Driver – Conrad Choucroun, James Petralli, Steve Terebecki
  9. Good News – Conrad Choucroun, Sam Cohen, James Petralli, Steve Terebecki

 

On August 16, 2019.

On August 16, 2019, “Mom + Pop” label released “The Center Won’t Hold”, the ninth Sleater-Kinney studio album.  It was recorded in 2018, and was produced by St. Vincent.

Personnel:

  • Carrie Brownstein– vocals, guitar, piano
  • Corin Tucker– guitar, vocals
  • Janet Weiss– drums
  • Cian Riordan – engineering
  • Tom Elmhirst– mixing
  • Clare Byrne – styling
  • Humberto Leon– creative direction
  • João Moraes/Framework – art direction
  • Brian Phillips – creative direction
  • McLayne Ycmat – design
  • Charlie Engman – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Corin Tucker, Janet Weiss, and Carrie Brownstein.

  1. The Center Won’t Hold
  2. Hurry On Home
  3. Reach Out
  4. Can I Go On
  5. Restless
  6. Ruins
  7. Love
  8. Bad Dance
  9. The Future Is Here
  10. The Dog/The Body
  11. Broken

 

On August 10, 2018.

On August 10, 2018, “Triple Crown Records” label released “Nearer My God” the third Foxing studio album. It was recorded in 2018, at “4 Stock Studio”, and was produced by Chris Walla and Eric Hudson.

Personnel:

  1. Eric Hudson – vocals, guitar, arranger, engineer
  2. Conor Murphy – vocals, guitar, trumpet, sampler, engineer
  3. Chris Walla – bass, guitar, keyboards, percussion, slapstick, engineer, mixing
  4. Josh Coll – bass, synthesizer, sampler
  5. Jon Hellwig – drums, sampler
  6. Chris Apps – bagpipes
  7. Madeline Lackey – vocals
  8. Sean Pierce – alto saxophone
  9. Sarah Wahoff – violin
  10. Ian Jones- electronics
  11. Hayden Molinarolo – layout, photography, typography
  12. Joe Reinhart – engineer
  13. Mike V. Davis – engineer, mixing, editing
  14. Joe Lambert – mastering
  15. Ryan Wasoba – editing

Track listing:

All lyrics by Conor Murphy, all music by Conor Murphy, Enrique Sampson, Eric Hudson, Jon Hellwig

  1. Grand Paradise
  2. Slapstick
  3. Lich Prince
  4. Game shark
  5. Nearer My God
  6. Five Cups
  7. Heartbeats
  8. Trapped in Dillard’s
  9. Bastardizer
  10. Crown Candy
  11. Won’t Drown
  12. Lambert