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One Ok Rock: Ambitions

On January 11, 2017, “A-Sketch” label released “Ambitions”, the eighth One Ok Rock. It was recorded in 2016, at “Foxy Studios” in Los Angeles, “The Hideout Studios” in Las Vegas, and was produced by Colin Brittain, John Feldmann, Dan Lancaster, Andrew Goldstein, Kane Churko, CJ Baran, Takahiro Moriuchi, Toru Yamashita, Ryota Kohama and Tomoya Kanki.


  • Takahiro “Taka” Moriuchi – vocals
  • Toru Yamashita – guitar
  • Ryota Kohama – bass
  • Tomoya Kanki – drums
  • Avril Lavigne – vocal
  • 5 Seconds of Summer
  • Ben Sabin – piano, additional engineering, digital editing
  • Nolan Sipe – additional vocals
  • Aimer – backing vocals
  • Nick Long – backing vocals, additional instruments
  • Colin Brittain – programming, recording, mixing, engineer, editing 
  • John Feldmann – recording
  • Dan Lancaster – engineer, mixing
  • Jonathan Gerring – programming, additional production
  • Neil Avron – mixing
  • Zakk Cervini – programming, engineer, mixing, editing, additional production
  • Matt Pauling – programming, engineer, editing, additional production
  • Serban Ghenea – mixing
  • Mitch McCarthy – mixing
  • John Hanes – mixing
  • Kane Churko – engineer, mixing, mastering 
  • Mike Shinoda – additional production
  • Florian Ammon – additional vocal recording, engineer
  • Tyler Carter – vocal direction
  • Chris Baseford – vocal production
  • Phil Threlfall – vocal recording
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Bruno Agra – drum tech
  • Kazuaki Seki – art direction
  • Daichi Shiono – design

Track listing:

  1. Ambitions (introduction) – Takahiro Moriuchi, Colin Brittain, Bruno Agra
  2. Bombs Away – Takahiro Moriuchi, Colin Brittain, Bruno Agra
  3. Taking Off – Takahiro Moriuchi, Dan Lancaster, Nick Long
  4. We Are – Toru Yamashita, Takahiro Moriuchi, Colin Brittain, Nick Long
  5. 20/20 – Takahiro Moriuchi, Colin Brittain, Nick Long
  6. Always Coming Back – Takahiro Moriuchi, Totu Yamashita, John Feldmann
  7. Bedroom Warfare – Takahiro Moriuchi, Nolan Sipe, Andrew Goldstein
  8. Lost in Tonight – Takahiro Moriuchi, Kame Churko
  9. I Was King – Takahiro Moriuchi, John Feldmann, Simon Wilcox, Colin Brittain
  10. Listen – Takahiro Moriuchi, Colin Brittain, Nick Long
  11. One Way Ticket – Takahiro Moriuchi, CJ Baran, Nick Long
  12. Bon Voyage – Toru Yamashita, Takahiro Moriuchi, Colin Brittain
  13. Start Again – Takahiro Moriuchi, Colin Brittain, Nick Long
  14. Take What You Want – Takahiro Moriuchi, Colin Brittain, Nick Long

George Benson: 20/20

On January 7, 1985, “Warner Bros” label released “20/20”, the 22nd George Benson studio album. It was recorded in 1984, at “Amigo Studios”, “Devonshire Sound Studios”, “Bill Schnee Studios” in Hollywood, “Atlantic Studios”, “A&R Recording”, “Automated Sound Studios”, “Rosebud Recording”, “The Hit Factory”, “the Review Room”, “Avatar Studios”, “Sigma Sound Studios” in New York City, “Grand Slam Studios” in New Jersey, “House of Music” in Orange, NJ, “Bossa Nova Hotel”, “Village Recorders” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Russ Titelman, Michael Masser, Daniel Sembello and Michael Sembello.


  • George Benson – lead and harmony vocals, guitar
  • Michael Sembello – guitars, drum programming, backing vocals
  • Dann Huff – guitar
  • Paul Jackson, Jr. – guitar
  • Cecil Womack – guitar, backing vocals
  • David Williams – rhythm guitar
  • Freddie Green – rhythm guitar
  • Joe Sample – acoustic piano
  • Wells Christie – Synclavier programming
  • Randy Waldman – keyboards, synthesizers, arrangements
  • James Newton Howard – acoustic piano, synthesizers, string arrangements
  • Clifford Carter – keyboards, synthesizers, drum programming
  • Rob Mounsey – Synclavier, vocoder, synthesizer bass
  • Richard Tee – Fender Rhodes, synthesizer bass
  • Daniel Sembello – DX7 Rhodes, synthesizer bass, synthesizers, drum programming, ride cymbal
  • Robbie Buchanan – keyboards, synthesizer programming, arrangements
  • Randy Goodrum – synthesizer programming, Oberheim DMX, Oberheim DSX sequencer
  • Barnaby Finch – DX7 Rhodes
  • Dave Grusin – string synthesizer, flute
  • Neil Larsen – synthesizers
  • Randy Kerber – keyboards
  • Marcus Miller – bass
  • Nathan East – bass
  • Earl May – bass
  • Anthony Jackson – bass
  • Neil Stubenhaus – bass
  • Clif Magness – drum programming, track arrangements
  • Russ Titelman – drum programming
  • Steve Ferrone – additional drums
  • Dave Weckl – additional drums, additional cymbals
  • Bryan Lee Janszen – Simmons drum programming
  • Carlos Vega – drums
  • John Robinson – drums
  • Steve Kipner – Oberheim DMX, Oberheim DSX sequencer
  • Rick Shlosser – drums
  • Paulinho da Costa – percussion
  • Errol “Crusher” Bennett – finger cymbals
  • Ralph MacDonald – triangle, percussion
  • Gary Herbig – saxophone
  • Kim Hutchcroft – saxophone
  • Frank Wess – alto saxophone
  • Charles Williams – alto saxophone
  • Robert Eldridge – baritone saxophone
  • George Coleman – tenor saxophone
  • Jimmy Heath – tenor saxophone
  • Robin Eubanks – trombone
  • Slide Hampton – trombone
  • Benny Powell – trombone
  • Dave Taylor – trombone
  • Gary Grant – trumpet
  • Jerry Hey – trumpet, horn arrangements
  • Jon Faddis – trumpet
  • Earl Gardner – trumpet
  • Joe Newman – trumpet
  • Lew Soloff – trumpet
  • Felix Vega – trumpet
  • George Young – flute
  • Frank Foster – horn arrangements, conductor
  • Ralph Burns – string arrangements, conductor
  • Michael Masser – rhythm track arrangements
  • Gene Page – rhythm track and string arrangements
  • Roberta Flack – lead vocals
  • Patti Austin – backing and harmony vocals
  • Gordon Grody – backing vocals
  • Lani Groves – backing vocals
  • Richard Marx – backing vocals
  • Deborah Thomas – backing vocals
  • James Taylor – backing and harmony vocals
  • Linda Womack – backing vocals
  • David Cochrane – backing vocals
  • Darryl Phinnessee – backing vocals
  • Russ Titelman – executive producer
  • Mary Melia – production coordinator
  • Jim Boyer, Lee Herschberg, Gary Ladinsky, Michael Mancini, Elliot Scheiner, Russell Schmitt, Thom Wilson – engineer
  • Dick Bogart, Kendal Brown, Dean Burt, John Convertino, Jim Gallagher, Josiah Gluck, Cliff Hodson, John Rollo, Nicholas Spigel – additional engineering
  • Michael Abbott, Mike Allaire, Nelson Ayers, Mike Birnholz, Paul Brown, Ollie Cotton, Nick Delre, Paul Higgins, Steve Hirsch, Cliff Jones, Barbara Ivone, Leslie Klein, Robin Laine, Bruce Lampcov, James Nichols, Bobby Warner, Jay Willis – engineer assistant
  • Jim Boyer, Ed Rak, Elliot Scheiner, Russ Titelman – mixing
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Simon Levy – art direction
  • Kav DeLuxe – design
  • Richard Bomersheim – photography

Track listing:

  1. No One Emotion – Cliff Magness, Mark Mueller, Tom Keane
  2. Please Don’t Walk Away – James Newton Howard, Steve Lukather
  3. I Just Wanna Hang Around You – Chuz Sembello, Daniel Sembello, Jon Sembello, Michael Sembello
  4. Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love for You – Michael Masser, Gerry Goffin
  5. Beyond the Sea (la Mer) – Charles Trenet, Jack Lawrence
  6. 20/20 – Randy Goodrum, Steve Kipner
  7. New Day – Cecil Womack, Linda Womack
  8. Hold Me – Michael Sembello, Daniel Sembello
  9. Stand Up – Neil Larsen
  10. You Are the Love of My Love – Linda Creed, Michael Masser

AC / DC: Power Up

On November 13, 2020, “Columbia” label released “Power Up”, the seventeenth AC/DC studio album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, at “The Warehouse” in Vancouver, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien.


  • Brian Johnson – lead vocals
  • Angus Young – lead guitar
  • Stevie Young – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Cliff Williams – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Phil Rudd – drums
  • Mike Fraser – engineering, mixing
  • Brendan O’Brien – mixing
  • Ryan Smith – mastering
  • Billy Bowers – additional engineering
  • Zach Blackstone – assistant engineering
  • Dominick Civiero – assistant engineering
  • Richard Jones – equipment technician
  • Trace Foster – equipment technician
  • Simon Murton – equipment technician
  • Josh Cheuse – creative direction, art direction, design, photography
  • Michelle Holme – art direction, design
  • Ben Ib– cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Angus Young and Malcolm Young.

  1. Realize
  2. Rejection
  3. Shot in the Dark
  4. Through the Mists of Time
  5. Kick you When You’re Down
  6. Which’s Spell
  7. Demon Fire
  8. Wild Reputation
  9. Mo Man’s Land
  10. Systems Down
  11. Money Shot
  12. Code Red

Gary Peacock

On September 5, 2020, Gary Peacock died aged 85. He was a musician (bass), one of the most important figures in modern jazz history. He recorded and performed with major jazz figures such as Albert Ayler, Paul Bley, Bill Evans, Keith Jarret, Frank Amsallem, Bill Carrothers, Marc Copland, Marilyn Crispell, Don Ellis, Clare Fischer, Barney Kessel, Sonny Simmons, Prince Lasha, Misha Mengelberg, Don Pullen, Bud Shank, Ravi Shankar, John Surman, Ralph Towner, Mal Waldrom, Tony Williams, Jack DeJohnette, Jimmy Woods, Toninho Horta, and Masabumi Kikuchi. As leader, he released twelve albums.

Martin Birch

On August 9, 2020, Martin Birch died aged 71. He was a music producer and sound engineer, worked with numerous musicians and bands including Jeff Beck, Peter Green, Deep Purple, Fleetwood Mac, The Groundhogs, Canned Heat, John Lee Hooker, Rainbow, Toad, Black Sabbath, Skid Row, Stackridge, Faces, Flash, Blue Öyster Cult, Iron Maiden, Silverhead, Gary Moore, Wayne County & the Electric Chairs, Roger Glover, Cozy Powell, and Michael Schenker Group.

Peter Green

On July 25, 2020, Peter Allen Greenbaum aka Peter Green died aged 73. He was singer, songwriter, and musician (guitar), member of John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, co-founder of Fleetwood Mac, member of Katmandu, and founder of Peter Green Splinter Group. Green was one of the most important figures of the British blues movement, praised by famous guitarists like B.B. King and Eric Clapton. Magazine “Rolling Stone” ranked him at number 58 in its list of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time”. Magazine “Guitar Player” rated his tone on “The Super-Natural” as one of the “50 Greatest of All Time. Magazine “Mojo” rated Green In June 1996, Green was voted the third-best guitarist of all time. In 1998, as a member of Fleetwood Mac he was inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”. As leader, Green recorded six albums:

James Oldaker

On July 16, 2020, James Oldaker died aged 68. He was musician (drums, percussions), member of Rogues Five, Bob Seger Band, Leon Russell Band, Frehley’s Comet, and The Tractors, but was best known as the drummer for Eric Clapton. Oldaker recorded with musicians and bands such as The Bellamy Brothers, Asleep at the Wheel, Peter Frampton, The Gap Band, Marcy Levy, Stephen Stills, Leon Russell, Ace Frehley, Freddie King, and The Bee Gees. In August 2005, Oldaker released “Mad Dogs & Okies”, a collection celebrating the music and musicians of Oklahoma, with guest musicians Eric Clapton, Vince Gill, J. J. Cale, Willie Nelson, Ronnie Dunn, and Bonnie Bramlett.

Charlie Daniels

On July 6, 2020, Charles Edward Daniels died aged 83. He was a singer, songwriter, and musician (fiddle, guitar), active since the 1950s. For his contribution to Southern rock, country, and bluegrass music, Daniels was inducted into the “Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame” in 2002, the “Grand Ole Opry” in 2008, the “Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum” in 2009, and the “Country Music Hall of Fame” in 2016.