Tag Archives: 2018

On February 16, 2018.

On February 16, 2018, “eOne Music” label released the self-titled, fifth Pop Evil album. It was recorded in 2017, at “Sound Emporium” in Nashville, and “Sphere Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Kato Khandwala.

Personnel:

  • Leigh Kakaty – lead vocal
  • Nick Fuelling – guitar, backing vocals
  • Dave Grahs – guitar, backing vocals
  • Matt DiRito – bass, backing vocals
  • Hayley Cramer – drums

Track listing:

  1. Waking Lions – Leigh Kakaty, Drew Fulk, Josh Strock
  2. Colors Bleed – Leigh Kakaty, Kato Khandwala, Nick Fuelling, Dave Grahs, Matt DiRito, Hayley Cramer
  3. Ex Machina – Leigh Kakaty, Drew Fulk, Josh Strock
  4. Art of War – Leigh Kakaty, Kato Khandwala, Nick Fuelling, Dave Grahs, Matt DiRito, Hayley Cramer
  5. Be Legendary – Leigh Kakaty, Kato Khandwala, Dave Bassett
  6. Nothing But Thieves – Leigh Kakaty, Nick Fuelling, Dave Grahs, Matt DiRito, Hayley Cramer
  7. A Crime to Remember – Leigh Kakaty, Dave Bassett
  8. God’s Dam – Leigh Kakaty, Kato Khandwala, Nick Fuelling, Dave Grahs, Matt DiRito, Hayley Cramer
  9. When We Were Young – Leigh Kakaty, Dave Bassett
  10. Birds of Prey – Leigh Kakaty, Nick Fuelling, Dave Grahs, Matt DiRito, Hayley Cramer, Shaun Lichtenstein
  11. Rewind – Leigh Kakaty, Kato Khandwala, Dave Bassett
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On January 26, 2018.

On January 26, 2018, “J&R Adventures”, “Mascot Label Group” labels released “Black Coffee”, the third Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa covers album. It was recorded in August 2016, and was produced by Kevin Shirley.

Personnel:

  • Joe Bonamassa– guitar
  • Beth Hart– vocals
  • Rob McNelley – rhythm guitar
  • Michael Rhodes– bass guitar
  • Anton Fig– drums, percussion
  • Reese Wynans– keyboards
  • Paulie Cerra – tenor and baritone saxophone
  • Ron Dzuibla – tenor and baritone saxophone
  • Lee Thornburg – trumpet, trombone
  • Jade Macreae – backing vocals
  • Juanita Tippins – backing vocals
  • Mahalia Barnes – backing vocals
  • Rob Katz – engineering
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Jaramiah Rios – engineering assistance
  • Kevin Luu – engineering assistance
  • Roy Weisman – executive production
  • Lowell Reynolds – recording
  • Ben Rodgers – recording
  • Ron Dziubla – recording

Track listing:

  1. Give It Everything You Got – Edgar Winter, Jerry LaCroix
  2. Damn Your Eyes – Barbara Wyrick, Stephen Bogard
  3. Black Coffee – Ike Turner, Tina Turner
  4. Lullaby of the Leaves – Bernice Petkere, Joseph Young
  5. Why Don’t You Do Right – Kansas Joe McCoy
  6. Saved – Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
  7. Sitting on the Top of the World – Walter Vinson, Lonnie Chatmon
  8. Joy – Lucinda Williams
  9. Soul on Fire – Ahmet Ertegun, Gerald Wexler, LaVern Baker
  10. Addicted – Eva Engel, Klaus Waldeck

 

On January 19, 2018.

On January 19, 2018, “Columbia” label released “Ruins”, the fourth First Aid Kit album. It was recorded in 2017, at “Flora Recording & Playback” in Portland, Oregon, and was produced Tucker Martine.

Personnel:

  • Klara Söderberg – vocals, guitar
  • Johanna Söderberg – vocals, keyboards, autoharp, bass
  • Peter Buck – acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin
  • Tucker Martine – choir, tambourine, noise, drums, percussion, engineer
  • Eli Moore – choir, acoustic and electric guitar, dulcimer, piano, pump organ
  • Steve Moore – choir, piano, keyboards, organ, synthesizer, marxophone, melodica, trombone
  • Justin Chase – choir, keyboards, assistant engineer
  • Benkt Söderberg – choir, electric guitar
  • McKenzie Smith – choir, drums, percussion
  • Glenn Kotche – drums, percussion
  • Melvin Duffy – pedal steel
  • Paul Brainard – trumpet
  • Patti King – violin
  • Eyvind Kang – viola
  • Kyleen King – viola
  • Anna Fritz – cello
  • Anna Söderberg – choir
  • Isak Söderberg – choir
  • Mikael Tot – choir
  • Laura Veirs – choir
  • Michael Finn – choir, engineer
  • EE Storey – artwork, design
  • Lauren Dukoff – photography
  • Jason Quigley – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Klara Söderberg and Johanna Söderberg.

  1. Rebel Heart
  2. It’s a Shame
  3. Fireworks
  4. Postcard
  5. To Live a Life
  6. My Wild Sweet Love
  7. Distant Star
  8. Ruins
  9. Hem of Her Dress
  10. Nothing Has to Be True

 

On January 19, 2018.

On January 19, 2018, “Idlewild” label released “I Like Fun”, the twentieth They Might Be Giants studio album. It was recorded in April 2017, and was produced by Pat Dillett, John Flansburgh and John Linnell.

Personnel:

  • John Flansburgh– vocals, guitars
  • John Linnell– vocals, keyboards, woodwinds
  • Marty Beller– drums, percussion
  • Danny Weinkauf– bass
  • Dan Miller– guitars
  • Curt Ramm – trumpet
  • Chris Anderson – mellotron
  • Pat Dillett– mixing
  • James Yost – engineering
  • UE Nastasi – mastering
  • Paul Sahre– design
  • Joe Hollier – photography

Track listing:

All tracks written by John Flansburgh and John Linnell, except where noted.

  1. Let’s Get This Over With
  2. I Let My Body
  3. All Time What
  4. By the Time You Get This
  5. An Insult to the Fact Checkers
  6. Bluebeard
  7. I Like Fun
  8. Push Back the Hands
  9. This Microphone
  10. The Bright Side
  11. When the Lights Come On
  12. Lake Monsters
  13. McCafferty’s Bib

On December 27, 1978.

On December 27, 1978, Christopher Branford Bell died aged 27. He was songwriter and musician (guitar, singer), best known as founding member, guitarist and singer of the band Big Star. His work has inspired, and his songs were covered by many musicians and bands including R.E.M., Wilco, Teenage Fanclub, Primal Scream, Afghan Whigs, Pete Yorn, Beck The Posies, and The Replacements. In 2013, “Magnolia Pictures” released documentary “Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me”, which documented his life and work. In 2018, the book “There Was a Light: The Cosmic History of Chris Bell and the Rise of Big Star”, was published, also dealing with his life and music. Bell’s album “I Am the Cosmos” was posthumously released in 1992.