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On October 16, 2015.

On October 16, 2015, “4AD” label released “Fading Frontier”, the seventh  Deerhunter studio album. It was recorded in 2015, and was produced by Ben H. Allen, Bradford Cox, Lockett Pundt, Moses Archuleta and Josh McKay.

Personnel:

  • Bradford Cox- lead vocals, guitar, percussion, keyboards, electronics
  • Lockett Pundt- lead and co-lead vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Moses Archuleta- drums, percussion, electronics
  • Josh McKay- bass guitar, organ
  • Tim Gane- electronic harpsichord
  • James Cargill – synthesizers, tapes
  • Zumi Rosow – treated alto saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Bradford Cox, except where noted. “Ad Astra” by Lockett Pundt.

  1. All the same
  2. Living My Life
  3. Breaker
  4. Duplex Planet
  5. Take Care
  6. Leather and Wood
  7. Snakeskin
  8. Ad Astra – Lockett Pundt
  9. Carrion

 

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On August 22, 2006.

On August 22, 2006, “4AD” label released “Get Lonely” is the tenth studio Mountain Goats studio album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Scott Solter.

Personnel:

  • John Darnielle- vocals, piano, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Peter Hughes- bass, percussion, vibraphone
  • Franklin Bruno- piano, organ, horn arrangements, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Corey Fogel- drums
  • Erik Friedlander- cello, string arrangements
  • Gene Baker – trumpet
  • Jen Baker- trombone
  • Scott Solter- percussion, vibraphone, “landscapes”
  • Aaron Prellwitz, Timin Murray- engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by John Darnielle, except where noted.

  1. Wild Sage
  2. New Monster Avenue
  3. Half Dead
  4. Get Lonely
  5. Maybe Sprout Wings
  6. Moon Over Goldsboro
  7. In the Hidden Places
  8. Song for Lonely Giants
  9. Woke Up New
  10. If You See Light
  11. Cobra Tattoo
  12. In Corolla – John Darnielle, Franklin Bruno

 

On August 9, 1997.

On August 9, 1997, “Sire”, “Warner Bros” and “4AD” labels released “Lovesongs”, the debut Tanya Donelly solo album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by Tanya Donelly, Wally Gagel and Gary Smith.

Personnel:

  • Tanya Donelly– vocals, guitar, keyboards, arranger
  • Dean Fisher – acoustic guitar, bass guitar, percussion, accordion, keyboards
  • Wally Gagel – bass, percussion, keyboards, drum machine, arranger
  • Rich Gilbert – guitar, accordion, bass, keyboards, saw
  • Stacy Jones, David Lovering, David Narcizo– drums
  • Hilken Mancini, Chris Toppin – background vocals
  • Jonathan Williams – electric guitar
  • Jesse Henderson, Suzanne Kapa, Kelly Wohlford – assistant engineers
  • Wally Gagel, Paul Q. Kolderie, Sean Slade – mixing
  • Dave Kirkpatrick – mixing assistant
  • Brian Lee – mastering
  • Carl Plaster – drum technician
  • Chris Bigg – design
  • Andrew Catlin – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Tanya Donelly except where noted.

  1. Pretty Deep
  2. The Bright Light
  3. Landspeed Song
  4. Mysteries of the Unexplained
  5. Lantern
  6. Acrobat – Tanya Donelly, Dean Fisher
  7. Breathe Around You
  8. Bum
  9. Clipped
  10. Goat Girl
  11. Manna
  12. Swoon

On April 26, 2005.

On April 26, 2005, “4AD” label released “The Sunset Tree”, the ninth Mountain Goats studio album. It was recorded in November 2004, at “Prairie Sun Recording Studios” in Cotati, California, and was produced by John Vanderslice.

Personnel:

  • John Darnielle– vocals, guitar
  • Peter Hughes– backing vocals, bass
  • Erik Friedlander– cello
  • Alex Decarville – drums
  • Franklin Bruno– piano
  • Scott Solter, Aaron Prellwitz, Timin Murray – engineering

Personnel:

All tracks by John Darnielle.

  1. You of Your Memory
  2. Broom People
  3. This Year
  4. Dilaudid
  5. Dance Music
  6. Dinu Lipatti’s Bones
  7. Up the Wolves
  8. Lion’s Teeth
  9. Hast Thou Considered the Tetrapod
  10. Magpie
  11. Song for Dennis Brown
  12. Love Love Love
  13. Pale Green Things

On April 8, 2008.

On April 8, 2008, “4AD” label released “Mountain Battles”, the fourth Breeders studio album. It was recorded 2007 – 2008, at “Electrical Audio” in Chicago; “Stagg Street Studio” in Van Nuys; “Manny’s Studio” in Los Angeles, and “Refraze Recording Studio” in Dayton.

Personnel:

  • Kim Deal – vocals, guitar
  • Kelley Deal – vocals, guitar
  • Mando Lopez – bass
  • Jose Medeles – drums
  • Steven Medina Hüfsteter – guitar
  • Heather Winna – marching cymbals
  • Todd Mund – background vocals
  • Steve Albini, Erika Larsen, Ben Mumphrey– engineering
  • Manny Nieto– engineering, mastering
  • Steve Rook – mastering
  • Vaughan Oliver– art design
  • Marc Atkins – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kim Deal, except where noted.

  1. Overglazed
  2. Bang On
  3. Night of Joy
  4. We’re Gonna Rise
  5. German Studies
  6. Spark
  7. Istanbul
  8. Walk It Off
  9. Regalame Esta Noche – Roberto Cantoral
  10. Here No More
  11. No Way
  12. It’s the Love – The Tasties
  13. Mountain Blues

 

On November 7, 2011.

On November 7, 2011, “4AD” label released “Parallax”, the third Atlas Sound studio album. It was recorded in June 2011, at “Rare Book Room Studios” in Brooklyn, New York City, and was produced by Bradford Cox and Nicolas Vernhes.

Personnel:

  • Bradford Cox – bass, drums , guitars,   instrumentation,  keyboards,  organ, percussion, piano, rhythm box, sequencers, synthesizer, synthesizer bass, tapes, vocal drone, vocals, Wurlitzer, engineer, programming
  • Paul McPherson – cabasa, Hi-hat, wood block
  • Carrie-Anne Murphy – saxophone
  • Andrew VanWyngarden- organ, piano, background vocals
  • Nicolas Vernhes- engineer, mixing, programming
  • Mick Rock- cover photo, photography
  • Liz Vao – photo production

Track listing:

All tracks by Bradford Cox.

  1. The Shakes
  2. Amplifiers
  3. Te Amo
  4. Parallax
  5. Modern Aquatic Nightsongs
  6. Mona Lisa
  7. Praying Man
  8. Doldrums
  9. Angel is Broken
  10. Terra Incognita
  11. Flagstaff
  12. Lightworks

On September 10, 2012.

On September 10, 2012, “4AD” label released “Love This Giant”, studio album by David Byrne and St. Vincent. It was recorded 2009 – 2012, at “Water Music Studio” in Hoboken, New Jersey, and “Patrick Dillett’s Studio” in New York City, and was produced by David Byrne, Annie Clark, John Congleton, and Patrick Dillett.

Personnel:

  • David Byrne- guitar,  vocals,  percussion programming; Omnichord
  • Vincent– guitar, vocals, production; synth bass; piano
  • Jacquelyn Adams, Eric Davis, Lawrence Di Bello, Rachel Drehmann, J. Kelly, Chris Komer – French horn
  • Randy Andos – tuba
  • Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra
  • Stuart D. Bogie, Ron Blake, Martín Perna, Cochemea Gastelum , Jack Bashkow, Stan Harriison, Bob Magnuson, Ian Hendrickson-Smith, Steve Elson, Alex Foster, Patrick Milando, Jonathan Powell, Tom Timko – saxophone
  • Jordan McLean, Josh Frank, Earl Gardner, Mike Gurfield, Ravi Best, David Guy, Dominic Derasse, Gareth Flowers, Kelly Pratt– trumpet
  • Jeff Caswell – bass trombone
  • John Congleton– drum programming; synth
  • The Dap-Kings
  • Kenneth Finn, Tom Hutchinson– euphonium
  • Paul Frazier – bass guitar
  • William Lang, Aaron Johnson, Ryan Keberle, Brian Mahany, Ozzie Melendez, Mike Seltzer, Steve Turre, Michael Williams– trombone
  • Anthony LaMarca– drums
  • Lenny Pickett– saxophone, brass arrangement
  • Mauro Refosco– snare drum, timpani
  • Marcus Rojas, Kyle Turner, Bob Stewart– tuba
  • Evan Smith – clarinet, flute
  • Jon Altschuler – engineering
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • Patrick Dillett– mixing, drum programming
  • Tony Finno, Ken Thompson – brass arrangements
  • Yuki Takahashi – engineering
  • Gabe Bartalos – prosthetics
  • Richard Burbridge – cover photo
  • Catalina Kulczar, Juan Marin, LeeAnn Rossi – art
  • Steve Powers – type design
  • Noah Wall – package design, art

Track listing:

All tracks by David Byrne and Annie Clark, except where noted

  1. Who
  2. Weekend in the Dust
  3. Dinner for Two
  4. Ice Age – Annie Clark
  5. I Am an Ape
  6. The Forest Awakes – David Byrne, Annie Clark, Walt Whitman
  7. I Should Watch TV
  8. Lazarus
  9. Optimist
  10. Lightning
  11. The One Who Broke Your Heart
  12. Outside of Space & Time – David Byrne