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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
  • Oliver Payne – vocals
  • Ryan Sawyer – drums
  • Jack Walls – vocals
  • 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. Salve on the Sorrow

On June 22, 2018.

On June 22, 2018, “The Null Corporation” label released “Bad Witch”, the ninth Nine Inch Nails studio album. It was recorded in 2018, and was produced by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.

Personnel:

  • Trent Reznor – vocals, arrangements, programming, saxophone
  • Atticus Ross – arrangements, programming
  • Ian Astbury – additional vocals 
  • Mariqueen Maandig – additional vocals
  • Chris Richardson – engineering
  • Justin McGrath – engineering
  • Alan Moulder – mixing
  • Tom Baker – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.

  1. Shit Mirror
  2. Ahead of Ourselves
  3. Play the Goddamned
  4. God Break Down the Door
  5. I’m Not from This World
  6. Over and Out

On June 14, 2019.

On June 14, 2019, “Concord” label released “Oklahoma”, the fourteenth Keb’ Mo’ studio album. It was recorded in 2018, at “Stu Stu Studio” and was produced by Colin Linden and Keb’ Mo’.

Personnel:

  • Keb’ Mo’ (Kevin Moore) – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, steel guitar, bass, mandolin, harmonica, percussion, shaker
  • Rosanne Cash – vocals
  • Taj Mahal -vocals
  • Robert Randolph – lap steel guitar
  • Jaci Velasquez – vocals
  • Eric Ramey – bass
  • Marcus Finnie – drums
  • Chester Thompson – drums
  • Keio Strouds – drums
  • Colin Linden – electric guitar, mandolin
  • Jim Hoke – Wurlitzer piano, accordion
  • David Rodgers – keyboards
  • Samuel Alexander – keyboards, Hammond organ, electric piano
  • DeMarco Johnson – Hammond organ
  • Jovan Quallo – saxophone
  • Josh Scalf – trombone
  • Scotty Huff – trumpet
  • Corrie Covell, Michael O’Gieblyn – violin
  • Emily Kohavi – viola
  • Cremaine Booker – cello
  • Carter Moore, Dara Tucker, Robbie Brooks Moore, Dara Tucker, Emoni Wilkins, Jason Eskridge, Moiba Mustapha, Nickie Conley- backing vocals
  • Melvin “Maestro” Lightford – string arrangements
  • Zach Allen – recording
  • Alex Jarvis, Dave Hagen, Joe Martino – mixing
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • David Diskin, Lori Lambert – art direction
  • Michele Morgan – artwork
  • Jeremy Cowart – photography
  • Anthony Scarlati, Christy Watkins, Robbie Brooks Moore – additional photography

Track listing:

  1. I Remember You – Bill LaBounty, Kevin Moore
  2. Oklahoma – Dara Tucker, Kevin Moore
  3. Put a Woman in Charge – Beth Nielsen Chapman, John Lewis Parker, Kevin Moore
  4. This Is My Home – John Lewis Parker, Kevin Moore
  5. Don’t Throw It Away – Charles Esten, Colin Linden, Kevin Moore
  6. The Way I – John Lewis Parker, Kevin Moore
  7. Ridin’ on a Train – Jenny Yates, Kevin Moore
  8. I Should’ve – Joseph Alan Wood, Kevin Moore
  9. Cold Outside – Cliff Goldmacher, Kevin Moore 
  10. Beautiful Music – John Lewis Parker, Kevin Moore

On June 8, 2018.

On June 8, 2018, “Urtiga/Trattore” label released “De Outro Lugar”, the debut Joana Marte album. It was recorded 2017 – 2018, at “Estudio Jungle” and Rubens Guilhon home studio, and was produced by Rubens Guilhon.

Personnel:

  • Rubens Guilhon — vocals, guitar
  • João Pedro Normando — keyboard
  • Leo Chaves — bass
  • Bruno Azevedo — drums
  • Renan Chady — vocals
  • Maria Rosa Lima — vocals
  • Felipe Ricardo — saxophone
  • Paulo Rosa — recording
  • Kleber Chaar — mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Rubens Guilhon, except where noted.

  1. Pobre Menino
  2. Inimigos
  3. De Ré
  4. Novo Lar
  5. Retrato de Nós
  6. Lucidez
  7. Valsa – Bruno Azevedo
  8. Desconexão

On June 7, 2019.

On June 7, 2019, “PerryEttyVS” and “BMG Rights Management” labels released  “Kind Heaven” the second Perry Farrell studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2018, at “The Village”, and was produced by Tony Visconti and Perry Farrell.

Personnel:

  • Perry Farrell – vocals
  • Etty Lau Farrell – vocals
  • Tony Visconti – acoustic guitar, bass, mixing
  • Alex Williams – electric guitar
  • Dhani Harrison – electric guitar
  • Elliot Easton – electric guitar 
  • Peter DiStefano – electric guitar 
  • Phil X – electric guitar 
  • Taylor Hawkins – electric guitar
  • Peter DiStefano – bowed electric guitar
  • Matt Rohde – keyboards
  • Chris Chaney – bass
  • Matt Chamberlain – drums
  • Taylor Hawkins – drums
  • Tina Guo – erhu
  • Kind Heaven Orchestra
  • Hezron Farrell, Izzadore Farrell, Judith Hill, Kristeen Young – backing vocals
  • Harry Gregson-Williams – string arrangements
  • Alex Williams, Eric Liljestrand – engineer
  • Alex Williams – mixing
  • Joe LaPorta – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Perry Farrell.

  1. (red, white, and blue) Cheerfulnes
  2. Pirate Punk Politician
  3. Snakes Have Many Hips
  4. Machine Girl
  5. One
  6. Where Have You Been All My Life
  7. More Than I Could Bear
  8. Spend the Body
  9. Let’s All Pray for This World

On May 25, 2018.

On May 25, 2018, “Polydor” label released “Wildness”, the seventh Snow Patrol studio album. It was recorded 2016 – 2017, and was produced by Jacknife Lee.

Personnel:

  • Gary Lightbody – lead and backing vocals, guitar, additional programming
  • Nathan Connolly – guitar, backing vocals
  • Johnny McDaid – piano, keyboards, guitar, programming, orchestral arrangement, backing vocals
  • Paul Wilson – bass 
  • Jonny Quinn – drums
  • Jacknife Lee – guitar, keyboards, programming, strings arrangement, bass, backing vocals
  • Davide Rossi – strings arrangement, strings quartet
  • Saran Davies – cello
  • Ben Hulme – French horn
  • Alexandra Ridout – trumpet, flugelhorn

Track listing:

All lyrics by Gary Lightbody; all music by Jacknife Lee, Gary Lightbody, Nathan Connolly, Johnny McDaid, Paul Wilson and Jonny Quinn, except where noted.

  1. Life on Earth
  2. Don’t Give In
  3. Heal Me
  4. Empress
  5. A Dark Switch
  6. What If This Is All the Love You Ever Get?
  7. A Youth Written in Fire
  8. Soon
  9. Wild Horses
  10. Life and Dead – Holger Czukay, Irmin Schmidt, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Jacknife Lee, Gary Lightbody, Nathan Connolly, Johnny McDaid, Paul Wilson, Jonny Quinn

On May 25, 2018.

On May 25, 2018, “Kscope” label released “Under the Fragmented Sky”, the sixth Lunatic Soul studio album. It was recorded 2016 – 2018, at “Serakos Studio” in Warsaw, Poland, and was produced by Mariusz Duda, Robert Srzednicki and Magda Srzednicka.

Personnel:

  • Mariusz Duda – vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, percussion, chimes, mixing
  • Wawrzyniec Dramowicz – drums
  • Jarek Kubicki – illustration, layout, design
  • Magda & Robert Srzedniccy – recording, mixing, mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Mariusz Duda.

  1. He Av En
  2. Trials
  3. Sorrow
  4. Under the Fragmented Sky
  5. Shadows
  6. Rising the Night
  7. The Art Of Repairing

Untamed

On May 19, 2018.

On May 19, 2018, Reginald Grant Lucas died aged 65. He was musician (guitar), songwriter and producer, started his career performing and recording with Billy Paul and Miles Davis. As producer, composer and sideman he worked with Madonna, Models, The Four Tops, Randy Crawford, Rebbie Jackson, Bunny DeBarge, John Adams, Elisa Fiorillo, The Weather Girls, Nick Scott, Stephanie Mills, Gary Bartz, The Spinners, Lou Rawls, Roberta Flack, Donny Hathaway, James Mtume, Carlos Garnett, Norman Connors, Babatunde Olatunji, Flora Purim, Lonnie Liston Smith, Zbigniew Seifert, Masabumi Kikuchi and Shunzo Ohno. As leader Lucas released two albums.

On May 18, 2018.

On May 18, 2018, “Milk! Records”, “Mom + Pop Music + Marathon Artists” labels released “Tell Me How You Really Feel”, the second Courtney Barnett studio album. It was recorded in July 2017, at “Soundpark” in Northcote, Victoria, Australia, and was produced by Courtney Barnett, Burke Reid and Dan Luscombe. At the 2018 “ARIA Music Awards”, “Tell Me How You Really Feel” won the “Best Rock Album”.

Personnel:

  • Courtney Barnett – vocals, guitar, Polaroids, artwork
  • Dan Luscombe – keyboards, organ, guitar, backing vocals
  • Kim Deal – guitar, backing vocals
  • Bones Sloane – bass, backing vocal
  • Dave Mudie – drums, percussion
  • Kelley Deal – backing vocals
  • Burke Reid – recording, mixing
  • Guy Davie – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Courtney Barnett.

  1. Hopefulessness
  2. City Looks Pretty
  3. Charity
  4. Need a Little Time
  5. Nameless, Faceless
  6. I’m Not Your Mother, I’m Not Your Bitch
  7. Crippling Self-Doubt and a General Lack of Confidence
  8. Help Your Self
  9. Walkin; on Eggshells
  10. Sunday Roast

On May 10, 2019.

On May 10, 2019, “Rogue Art” label released “Echoes of Henry Cow”, studio album by Michel Edelin Quintet. It was recorded in September 2018, at “Studio Sextan” in Malakoff, France, and was produced by Michel Dorbon.

Personnel:

  • Michel Edelin Quintet
    • Michel Edelin – flute, alto flute, bass flute, arrangements
    • Sophia Domancich – piano, Fender Rhodes
    • Sylvain Kassap – clarinet, bass clarinet
    • Stéphane Kerecki – double bass
    • Simon Goubert – drums
  • John Greaves – spoken words
  •  Vincent Mahey – recording
  • Jean-Pierre Bouquet – mastering
  • Aymeric Leroy – liner notes
  • Rogue Art – photographs
  • Max Schoendorff – cover design
  • David Bourguignon – cover realization
  • Michel Dorbon – executive producer

Track listing:

All lyrics by Chris Cutler, except where noted.

  1. Half the Sky – Lindsay Cooper, Tim Hodgkinson
  2. Living in the Heart of the Beast – Tim Hodgkinson
  3. War – Anthony Moore, Peter Blegvad
  4. After the Flood – Michel Edelin
  5. Nursery – Michel Edelin
  6. Ruins – Fred Frith
  7. Beautiful as the Moon – Fred Frith, Chris Cutler
  8. The Bath of Stars – Fred Frith, Chris Cutler
  9. Civilisation – Fred Frith, Chris Cutler
  10. On Suicide – Bertolt Brecht, Hanns Eisler adapted by Fred Frith, Chris Cutler