Tag Archives: 2020

On May 3, 2019.

On May 3, 2019, “ABC” label released “Tryst”, album by Kate Ceberano and Paul Grabowsky. It was recorded in 2018, and was produced by Paul Grabowsky and Mal Stanley. In 2019, at the “ARIA Music Awards” it won “Best Jazz Album” award. At the “AIR Awards” of 2020, “Tryst” won “Best Independent Jazz Album or EP” award.

Personnel:

  • Kate Ceberano – vocal
  • Paul Grabowsky – piano
  • Mal Stanley – engineer, mixing, mastering
  • Peter Barrett – design
  • Natasha Curato – photography

Track listing:

  1. Wild Is the Wind – Dimitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington
  2. A Song for You – Leon Russell
  3. For Cilla (medley)
  4. Make You Feel My Love – Bob Dylan
  5. Suzanne
  6. Melange D’Amour (medley)
  7. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face – Ewan MacColl
  8.  I Touch Myself – Christina Amphlett, Tom Kelly, Mark McEntee, Billy Steinberg
  9. Forever Young – Bob Dylan
  10. Skylark – Johnny Mercer, Hoagy Carmichael

On May 1, 2020.

On May 1, 2020, “Matador” label released “Making a Door Less Open”, the twelfth Car Seat Headrest studio album. It was recorded January – October 2019, at “Avast!” in Seattle, Washington, and was produced by Will Toledo and Andrew Katz.

Personnel:

  • Will Toledo – vocals, synthesizers, keyboards, organ, guitar, piano, drum programming, engineer, mixing
  • Ethan Ives – vocals, guitars
  • Seth Dalby – bass guitar
  • Andrew Katz – vocals, drums, drum programming, mixing, digital mastering
  • Gianni Aiello – guitar
  • John Huggins – violin 
  • John McRae – engineer
  • Bernie Grundman – vinyl mastering
  • Cate Wurtz – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Will Toledo, except where noted.

  1. Weightlifters
  2. Can’t Cool Me Down
  3. Hollywood – Will Toledo, Andrew Katz
  4. There Must Be More Than Blood
  5. Hymn
  6. Deadlines
  7. Martin
  8. What’s With You Lately
  9. Life Worth Missing
  10. Famous

On May 1, 2020.

On May 1, 2020, “Pure Noise Records” label released “Glue”, the third Boston Manor studio album. It was recorded in 2010, and was produced by Mike Sapone, Henry Cox, Mike Cunniff, Dan Cunniff, Ash Wilson and Jordan Pugh.

Personnel:

  • Henry Cox – lead vocals
  • Mike Cunniff – lead guitar
  • Dan Cunniff – bass, backing vocals
  • Ash Wilson – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Jordan Pugh – drums, percussion
  • John Floreani – vocal
  • Mike Sapone – synths
  • Santino – synths
  • Brett Romnes – engineer 
  • Gerardo “Jerry” Ordonez – engineer
  • Vince Ratti – mixing
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Benjamin Lieber – artwork, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Henry Cox, Mike Cunniff, Dan Cunniff, Ash Wilson and Jordan Pugh.

  1. Everything is Ordinary
  2. 1’s & O’s
  3. Plasticine Dreams
  4. Terrible Love
  5. On a High Ledge
  6. Only 1
  7. You, Me & the Class War
  8. Playing God
  9. Brand New Kids
  10. Ratking
  11. Stuck in the Mud
  12. Liquid
  13. Monolith

On April 24, 2020.

On April 24, 2020, “Peaceville” label released “City Burials”, the eleventh Katatonia studio album. It was recorded October – November 2019, at “Soundtrade Studios”, “Tri Lamb Studios|, The City of Glass” in Stockholm, Sweden, and was produced by Jonas Renkse and Anders Nyström.

 Personnel:

  • Jonas Renkse – lead vocals, art direction
  • Anders Nyström – guitars, art direction
  • Roger Öjersson – guitars
  • Niklas Sandin – bass
  • Daniel Moilanen – drums
  • Anders Eriksson – co-production of keyboards, programming, editing
  • Joakim Karlsson – additional drum programming
  • Anni Bernhard – additional vocals
  • Daniel Liden– engineering
  • Jacob Hansen – mixing, mastering
  • Beech – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Jonas Renkse.

  1. Heart Set to Divide
  2. Behind the Blood
  3. Lacquer
  4. Rein
  5. The Winter of Our Pasing
  6. Vanishers
  7. City Glaciers
  8. Flicker
  9. Lachesis
  10. Neon Epitaph
  11. Untrodden

On April 24, 2020.

On April 24, 2020, “Birds of Tokyo”, “Eleven A Music Company” and “EMI Australia” labels released “Human Design”, the sixth Birds of Tokyo studio album. It was recorded in 2019, at “The Grove Studios” in Somersby NSW, Australia, and “Love Hertz” in Leichhardt NSW, Australia, and was produced by Adam Spark and Scott Horscroft.

Personnel:

  • Ian Kenny – vocals
  • Adam Spark – guitar
  • Glenn Sarangapany – keyboards
  • Ian Berney – bass
  • Adam Weston – drums
  • Audrey Riley – string arrangements
  • Daniel Denholm – string arrangements
  • Scott Horscroft – engineer, mixing
  • Dorny Mayes – engineer
  • Ted Howard – engineer
  • Izaac Wilson, Jack Nigro, Matt Steward, Owen Butterworth – assistant engineer
  • John Hanes – mixing
  • Leon Zervos – mastering
  • Peter Salmon-Lomas – artwork, design
  • Lynton Crabb – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Kenny, Adam Spark, Glenn Sarangapany, Ian Berney and Adam Weston.

  1. The Greatest Mistakes
  2. Two of Us
  3. Good Lord
  4. Designed
  5. Dive
  6. When Home Calls
  7. Photo by the Lake
  8. Addison
  9. My Darling, My Son
  10. Unbreakable
  11. Never Going Back

On April 24, 2020.

On April 24, 2020, “Rise Records” label released “Afterburner”, the ninth Dance Gavin Dance studio album. It was recorded June – November 2019, at “Interlace Studio” in Portland, Oregon, and in Los Angeles, and was produced by Kris Crummett and Drew Fulk.

Personnel:

  • Tilian Pearson – clean vocals, backing unclean vocals
  • Jon Mess – unclean vocals
  • Will Swan – lead guitar, rap vocals, background vocals
  • Tim Feerick – bass guitar
  • Matthew Mingus – drums, percussion
  • Martin Bianchini – guitar
  • Marc Okubo – guitar
  • Zachary Garren – guitar
  • Sergio Medina – additional guitar
  • Andrew Wells – guitar, guest vocals
  • Johnny Franck – guest vocals
  • Mattias Adolfsson – artwork, design

Track listing:

 All tracks by Jonathan Mess, Matthew Mingus, Tilian Pearson, Timothy Feerick, and William Swan, except where noted.

  1. Prisoner – Jonathan Mess, Matthew Mingus, Tilian Pearson, Timothy Feerick, William Swan, Joseph Arrington
  2. Lyrics Lie
  3. Calentamiento Global
  4. Three Wishes
  5. One in a Million
  6. Parody Catharsis
  7. Strawberry’s Wake
  8. Born to Fail – Jonathan Mess, Matthew Mingus, Tilian Pearson, Timothy Feerick, William Swan, Joseph Arrington
  9. Parallels
  10. Night Sway
  11. Say Hi
  12. Nothing Shameful
  13. Into the Sunset

On April 24, 2020.

On April 24, 2020, “Thirty Tigers” label released “Good Souls Better Angels”, the 15th Lucinda Williams album. It was recorded September – November 2019, at “Room” and “Board Studio” in Nashville, and was produced by Ray Kennedy, Tom Overby and Lucinda Williams.

Personnel:

  • Lucinda Williams – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Stuart Mathis – guitar, violin
  • Mark T Jordan – organ
  • David Sutton – bass guitar
  • Butch Norton – drums, percussion
  • Ray Kennedy – mixing
  • Brian Lucey – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Lucinda Williams and Tom Overby, except where noted.

  1. You Can’t Rule Me – Memphis Minnie
  2. Bad News Blues
  3. Man Without a Soul
  4. Big Black Train
  5. Wakin’ Up – Lucinda Williams
  6. Pray the Devil Back to Hell
  7. Shadows & Doubts
  8. When the Way Gets Dark
  9. Bone of Contention – Lucinda Williams
  10. Down Past the Bottom – Greg Garing
  11. Big Rotator
  12. Good Souls

On April 20, 2020.

On April 20, 2020, “One Little Indian” label released “Geiger Counter” the Liar, Flower album. It was recorded in 2019, and was produced by KatieJane Garside and Chris Whittingham.

Personnel:

  • KatieJane Garside – vocals, autoharp
  • Chris Whittingham – guitar, drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by KatieJane Garside and Chris Whittingham, except where noted.

  1. I Am Sundress (She of Infinite Flowers) – KatieJane Garside
  2. My Brain Is Like Airport
  3. 9N – AFE
  4. Mud Stars
  5. Broken Light – KatieJame Garside
  6. Even Though the Darkest Clouds
  7. Blood Barriers
  8. Little Brown Shoe
  9. Baby Teeth
  10. Hole in My Hand
  11. Geiger Counter – KatieJane Garside
  12. Doors Locked, Oven’s Off – Chris Whittingham

On April 17, 2020.

On April 17, 2020, “Little Runaway Records” label released “The Bonny” the second Gerry Cinnamonn studio album. It was recorded in 2019, and was produced by Gerry Cinnamon and Chris Marshall.

  • Gerry Cinnamon – vocals, guitars, percussion
  • Chris Marshall – bass, keyboards
  • Raymond Meade – bass
  • Jamie Holmes – drums
  • Barry Grint – mastering
  • Nick Hedges – photography
  • Anthony Mooney – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gerry Cinnamon.

  1. Canter
  2. War Song Soldier
  3. Where We’re Going
  4. Head in the Clouds
  5. Dark Days
  6. The Bonny
  7. Sun Queen
  8. Outsiders
  9. Roll the Credits
  10. Mayhem
  11. Six String Gun
  12. Every Man’s Truth

On April 10, 2020.

On April 10, 2020, “Merge Records” label released “Songs for Pierre Chuvin” the eighteenth Mountain Goats studio album. It was recorded in March 2019, in Durham, North Carolina, and was produced by John Darnielle.

Personnel:

  • John Darnielle – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Peter Hughes – bass
  • Jon Wurster – drums
  • Matt Dougkas – guitar, accordion, woodwind, keyboards, background vocals
  • Brent Lambert – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by John Darnielle.

  1. Aulon Raid
  2. Until Olympius Returns
  3. Last Gasp at Calama
  4. For the Snakes
  5. The Wooded Hills Along the Black Sea
  6. January 31, 438
  7. Hopeful Assassins of Zeno
  8. Their Gods Do Not Have Surgeons
  9. Going to Lebanon 2
  10. Exegetic Chains