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On June 22, 2018.

On June 22, 2018, “4AD” label released “Kazuashita”, the sixth Gang Gang Dance studio album. It was recorded in 2018, and was produced by Brian Degraw.

Personnel:

  • Liz Bougatsos – lead vocals
  • Brian DeGraw – guitar, drums
  • Josh Diamond – guitar
  • Shiyé Bidziil – vocals
  • Jack Walls – vocals
  • Oliver Payne – vocals
  • Ryan Sawyer – drums
  • Josh Druckman – engineer
  • Sean Maffucci – engineer
  • Patrick Higgins – engineer
  • Andrew Barker – engineer
  • Jorge Elbrecht – mixing
  • Heba Kadry – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Infirma Terrae
  2. J-Tree
  3. Lotus
  4. Birth Canal
  5. Kazuashita
  6. Young Boy (Marika in Amerika)
  7. Snake Dub
  8. Too Much, Too Soon
  9. Novae Terrae
  10. Save on the Sorrow

On June 14, 2019.

On June 14, 2019, “Evil Ink Records” label released “Terraformer”, the third Thank You Scientist album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, at “Barber Shop Studios”, “Self-Titled Studios”, “The Hangar”, and was produced by Tom Monda, Cody McCorry, Ben Karas, Joe Fadem and Salvatore Marrano.

Personnel:

  • Salvatore Marrano – vocals
  • Tom Monda – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, fretless guitar, bouzouki, guzheng, harp, synth, string arrangements
  • Cody McCorry – electric upright bass, synthesizer, mellotron, theremin, saw, string arrangements
  • Joe Fadem – drums, percussion, drum programming
  • Ben Karas – vocal, violin, viola, erhu
  • A.J. “The Real Deal” Merlino – percussion
  • Sam Greenfield – vocal, tenor saxophone, bass clarinet, electric wind instrument
  • Joe Gullace – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Joonas Juhani Lemetyinen – trombone
  • Joe Deninzon, Rebecca Harris-Lee- violin
  • Alexandra Dadon – viola
  • Terence Thornhill – cello
  • Brian Lawlor – harpsichord
  • Audra Mariel, Martin Howth – additional vocals
  • Ben Karas, Joe Gullace – string arrangements
  • Mike Ferretti – mixing
  • Andy van Delte – mastering
  • Lady King – artwork
  • Templar – artwork
  • Shamfoo – illustration, layout

Track listing:

All lyrics by Salvatore Marrano, all music by Tom Monda, Cody McCorry, Ben Karas, Joe Fadem and Salvatore Marrano.

  1. Wrinkle
  2. FXMLDR
  3. Swarm
  4. Son of a Serpent
  5. Birdwatching
  6. Everyday Ghosts
  7. Chronology
  8. Geronimo
  9. Life of Vermin
  10. Shatner’s Lament
  11. Anchor
  12. New Moon
  13. Terraformer

On June 7, 2019.

On June 7, 2019, “Island” label released “Taller”, the eight Jamie Cullum album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, at “Spark Studio”, “Moon Palace Studio”, “Master Chord Studio”, “British Grove”, “The Church”, “Kensaltown Recording Studios”, and was produced by Troy Miller and Jamie Cullum.

Personnel:

  • Jamie Cullum – vocal, piano, electric piano, bass, synth, mellotron, kalimba
  • Femi Towowo, Tom Varrall – guitar
  • Paul Stacey – guitar
  • Loz Garratt – bass
  • Troy Miller – drums, synths, organ, electric bass, conductor, string arrangements, mixing
  • Brad Webb – drums
  • Tom Richards – tenor and baritone saxophone, horn arrangements
  • Nichol Thomson – trombone
  • Rory Simmons, Tom Rees-Roberts – trumpet
  • London Symphony Orchestra – strings
  • Tippett Quartet – strings
  • Brendan Reilly, Jennifer Moore , Jono Mcneil, Kevin Mark-Trail, Ladonna Harley-Peters, Sewuese, Sharleen Linton, Sharlene Hector, Sumudu Jayatilaka, Wendi Harriet, Xantoné Blacq – backing vocals
  • Danny Allin – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Jamie Cullum, except where noted.

  1. Taller – Jamie Cullum, Simon Aldred
  2. Life Is Grey
  3. Mankind
  4. Usher – Ben Cullum, Jamie Cullum
  5. The Age of Anxiety
  6. For the Love – Jamie Cullum, Jayson DeZuzio, Martin Terefe, Sasha Sloan
  7. Drink
  8. You Can’t Hideaway from Love – Jamie Cullum, Troy Miller
  9. Monster – Jamie Cullum, Jamie Hartman
  10. Endings and Beginnings

On June 1, 2018.

On June 1, 2018, “Sub Pop” and “Bella Union” labels released “God’s Favorite Customer”, the fourth Father John Misty (Josh Tillman) studio album. It was recorded in 2018, and was produced by Josh Tillman, Jonathan Rado, Dave Cerminara, Trevor Spencer and Jonathan Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Josh Tillman – guitar, tambourine, bass, piano, Mellotron, harmonica, drums, finger picking, sleigh bells, additional instrumentation, string arrangement, mixing, art direction
  • David Vandervelde – guitars 
  • Jonathan Rado – bass, guitar, DX-1, piano, organ, synthesizer 
  • Jon Titterington – piano, glockenspiel, synthesizer, accordion, Wurlitzer, trumpet
  • Bobby Krlic – strings, horns
  • Jonathan Wilson – organ, bass synthesizer, Crumar, electric, mixing, additional production 
  • Elijah Thomson – bass 
  • Mark Ronson – bass
  • Gabe Noel – cellos, lap steel, string arrangement
  • James King – saxophone 
  • Natalie Mering – vocals
  • Ivan Wayman – engineer
  • Sasha Barr – art direction
  • Pari Dukovic – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Josh Tillman.

  1. Hangout at the Gallows
  2. Mr. Tillman
  3. Just Dumb Enough to Try
  4. Date Night
  5. Please Don’t Die
  6. The Palace
  7. Disappointing Diamonds are the Rarest of Them All
  8. God’s Favorite Customer
  9. The Songwriter
  10. We’re Only People (And There’s Not Much Anyone Can Do About That)

On May 31, 2019.

On May 31, 2019, “BMG Rights Management” label released “Further”. the eighth Richard Hawley studio album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, at “Yellow Arch Studios” in Neepsend, Sheffield, “Disgracelands” in Sheffield, “The Chairworks” Castleford, UK, and was produced by Collin Elliot and Shez Sheridan.

Personnel:

  • Richard Hawley – vocal, guitar, lap steel guitar
  • Shez Sheridan – guitars, keyboards, backing vocals, engineer
  • Clive Mellor – harmonica
  • Colin Elliot – bass, percussion, keyboards, backing vocals, arranger, engineer, mixing
  • Dean Beresford – drums
  • Up North Session Orchestra
  • Martin L. Robinson – saxophones
  • Catherine Leech, Jessica Hall, Liz Rossi, Susie Gibbon – violin
  • Christine Anderson, Katrina Baker – viola
  • Elinor Gow, Liz Hanks – cello
  • David Watts – engineer
  • Guy Massey – mixing
  • Duncan Cowell – mastering
  • Nick Phillips – design
  • Chris Saunders – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Richard Hawley, except where noted.

  1. Off My Mind
  2. Alone
  3. My Little Treasures
  4. Further
  5. Emilina Says
  6. Is There a Pill?
  7. Galley Girl
  8. Not Lonely – Richard Hawley, Mark Sheridan
  9. Time Is
  10. Midnight Train
  11. Doors

On May 17, 2019.

On May 17, 2019, “Warner Bros” label released “Balance, Not Symmetry”, is Biffy Clyro soundtrack album to the movie of the same name, co-written by the band’s frontman Simon Neil. It was recorded at 2018 – 2019, at “AIR Studios” in London, “Monnow Valley Studio” Rockfield, Monmouthshire, Wales, “ICP Studios” in Brussels, and was produced by Adam Noble, Simon Neil, James Johnston and Ben Johnston.

Personnel:

  • Simon Neil – lead vocals, guitar, mandolin, keyboards, percussion, marimba, strings, clapping
  • James Johnston – bass, clapping, backing vocals
  • Ben Johnston – drums, percussion, marimba, keyboards, clapping, backing vocals
  • Adam Noble – bass, keyboards, synthesizers, organ, programming, engineer, mixing
  • Jakwob – keyboards, programming
  • Fyfe Dangerfield – piano
  • Blair Mowat – programming, orchestral arrangements
  • James Hockley – programming
  • John Prestage – engineer
  • John Paul Reid – engineer
  • Ted Jensen – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Simon Neil, except where noted.

  1. Balance, Not Symphony
  2. All Singing and All Dancing – John Hill
  3. Different Kind of Love – John Feldmann
  4. Sunrise
  5. Pink
  6. Colour Wheel – Stuart Price
  7. Gates of Heaven – John Feldmann
  8. Fever Dream
  9. Navy Blue
  10. Tunnels and Trees
  11. Plead
  12. The Naturals
  13. Yellow
  14. Touch
  15. Jasabiab
  16. Following Master
  17. Adored

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 10, 2019.

On May 10, 2019, “Mac’s Records Label” released “Here Comes the Cowboy”, the fourth Mac DeMarco studio album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, in Los Angeles, and was produced by Mac DeMarco.

Personnel:

Mac DeMarco – vocals, all instruments, engineer, mixing

Track listing:

 All tracks by Mac DeMarco.

  1. Here Comes the Cowboy
  2. Nobody
  3. Finally Alone
  4. Little Dogs March
  5. Preoccupied
  6. Choo Choo
  7. K
  8. Heart to Heart
  9. Hey Cowgirl
  10. On the Square
  11. All of Our Yesterdays
  12. Skyless Moon
  13. Baby Bye Bye

On May 7, 2021.

On May 7, 2021, “Crush Music” and “Atlantic” labels released “Van Weezer”, the fifteenth Weezer studio album. It was recorded 2018 – 2020, and was produced by Suzy Shinn.

Personnel:

  • Rivers Cuomo – lead and backing vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Brian Bell – guitars, backing vocals
  • Scott Shriner – bass, backing vocals
  • Patrick Wilson – drums
  • Suzy Shinn – synthesizer, additional guitar, additional vocals, engineer, recording
  • Coast Modern – additional vocals, programming
  • Charlie Brand – additional vocals, engineer
  • Ivan Wayman – engineer 
  • Shawn Everett – engineer 
  • Wesley Sideman – engineer
  • Matty Green – mixing
  • Joe LaPorta – mastering
  • Andreas Kvinge Sandnes – engineer assistant 
  • Jake Sinclair – engineer assistant
  • Sejo Navajas – engineer assistant
  • John Sinclair – engineer assistant
  • Johnny Morgan – engineer assistant
  • Josh Skinner – engineer assistant
  • Lizzy Ostro – engineer assistant
  • Michael Beinhorn – pre-production

Track listing:

  1. Hero – Rivers Cuomo, Daniel Bedingfield, Daniel Omelio, Denzel Baptiste, David Biral, Dave Bassett
  2. All the Good Ones – Rivers Cuomo, Coast Modern
  3. The End of the Game – Rivers Cuomo, Tim Pagnotta
  4. I Need Some of That – Rivers Cuomo, Tim Pagnotta, Josh Alexander, Billy Steinbeerg, Geoffrey Downes, John Wetton, Donald Roeser
  5. Beginning of the End – Billy Joel, Rivers Cuomo
  6. Blue Dream – Rivers Cuomo, Ozzy Osbourne, Randy Rhoads, Bob Daisley
  7. 1 More Hit – Rivers Cuomo
  8. Sheila Can Do It – Rivers Cuomo, Kevin Ridel
  9. She Needs Me – Rivers Cuomo
  10. Precious Metal Girl – Rivers Cuomo, Nick Long

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)