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Om October 11, 2019.

October 11, 2019, “4AD” label released “Two Hands”, the fourth Big Thief studio album. It was recorded July 2018 – April 2019, at “Sonic Ranch” in Tornillo, Texas, “Sound City” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Andrew Sarlo.

Personnel:

  • Adrianne Lenker – vocals, guitar
  • Buck Meek – vocals, guitar
  • Max Oleartchik – vocals, bass,percussion
  • James Krivchenia – vocals, drums, percussion, mallets, cymbal
  • Andrew Sarlo – mixing, engineering
  • Dom Monks – engineering
  • James Krivchenia – mixing, engineering
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Todd Carder – tape liaison
  • Keith Nelson – tape liaison
  • Sam Griffin Owens – tape liaison
  • Mario Ramirez – assistance
  • Joseph Lorge – assistance
  • Dustin Condren – cover photography
  • Sarah Schiesser – design, layout

Track listing:

All tracks by Adrianne Lenker, except where noted.

  1. Rock and Sing
  2. Forgotten Eyes
  3. The Toy
  4. Two Hands
  5. Those Girls
  6. Shoulders
  7. Not
  8. Wolf
  9. Replaced – Adrianne Lenker, Buck Meek
  10. Cut My Hair

On October 9, 1989.

On October 9, 1989, “4AD” label released “Scar”, the debut Lush mini album. It was recorded in July 1989, at “Blackwing” in London, and was produced by John Fryer, Miki Berenyi, Emma Anderson, Steve Rippon and Chris Acland.

Personnel:

  • Miki Berenyi – lead vocals, guitar, engineer
  • Emma Anderson – guitar, backing vocals, engineer
  • Steve Rippon – bass, engineer
  • Chris Acland – drums, engineer
  • John Fryer – engineer
  • Christopher Bigg – sleeve design
  • Vaughan Oliver – sleeve design
  • Jim Friedman – photography

Track listing:

  1. Baby Talk – Miki Berenyi
  2. Thoughtforms – Emma Anderson
  3. Scarlet – Emma Anderson, Miki Berenyi
  4. Bitter – Miki Berenyi
  5. Second Sight – Miki Berenyi
  6. Etheriel – Emma Anderson, Miki Berenyi

On October 5, 1998.

On October 5, 1998, “4AD” label released “Out of Tune”, the second Mojave 3 studio album. It was recorded in 1998, at “Cava Sound Workshops”, “The Farm” in Tywardreath, “Fortress Studios” in London, and was produced by Tony Doogan.

Personnel:

  • Neil Halstead – vocals, guitar
  • Simon Rowe – guitar
  • Rachel Goswell – bass, backing vocals
  • Ian McCutcheon – drums, tambourine, shaker
  • Lisa Millett – vocals
  • B.J. Cole – pedal steel guitar
  • Alan Forrester – organ, piano
  • Roman Breslin – trombone
  • Mick Cooke – trumpet

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Halstead.

  1. Who Do You Love
  2. Give What You Take
  3. Some Kinda Angel
  4. All Your Tears
  5. Yer Feet
  6. Caught Beneath Your Heel
  7. Keep It All Hid
  8. Baby’s Coming Home
  9. To Whom Should I Write

On October 4, 1999.

On October 4, 1999, “4AD” label released “Eye of the Hunter”, the debut Brendan Perry album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Quivvy Church” in Cavan, Ireland, and was produced by Brendan Perry.

Personnel:

  • Brendan Perry – vocals, 12-string and electric guitar, mandolin, keyboards, art direction
  • Martin Quinn – pedal steel guitar
  • Glen Garrett – electric bass guitar, upright bass guitar
  • Liam Bradley – drums
  • Michael Brunnock – backing vocals
  • Walter Coelho – mastering
  • Chris Bigg – design
  • Dennis Di Cicco – back cover photography
  • Vaughan Oliver – textures

Track listing:

All tracks by Brendan Perry, except where noted.

  1. Saturday’s Child
  2. Voyage of Brain
  3. Medusa
  4. Sloth
  5. I Must Have Been Blind – Tim Buckley
  6. The Captive Heart
  7. Death Will Be My Bride
  8. Archangel

On October 1, 2007.

On October 1, 2007, “4AD” label released “And Who Shall Go to the Ball? And What Shall Go to the Ball?”, the fourteenth Scott Walker album. It was recorded in 2007, and was produced by Scott Walker and Peter Walsh.

Personnel:

  • London Sinfonietta Orchestra
  • Philip Sheppard – cello
  • Bradley Grant – saxophone, flute
  • Andy Findon – saxophone, flute
  • Alasdair Malloy – percussion
  • Peter Walsh – programming, effects, sound manipulation
  • Mark Warman – orchestration, programming, effects
  • Steven Price – recording
  • Matt Paul – engineer
  • Mick Taylor – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Scott Walker.

  1. And Who Shall Go to the Ball?: 1st Movement
  2. And Who Shall Go to the Ball?: 2nd Movement
  3. And Who Shall Go to the Ball?: 3rd Movement
  4. And Who Shall Go to the Ball?: 4th Movement

On September 9, 1991.

On September 9, 1991, “4AD” label released “Home Is in Your Head”, the second His Name Is Alive studio album. It was recorded 1989 – 1990, and was produced by Ivo Watts-Russell, John Fryer and Warren Defever.

Personnel:

  • Warren Defever – guitar, pencil guitar, bass, samples
  • Karin Oliver – vocals, guitar
  • Melissa Elliott – guitar, pencil guitar
  • Jymn Auge – guitar, song
  • Denise James – vocals, song
  • Karen Neal – vocals
  • Damian Lang – drums, rainmaker, crashers, bone
  • Ivo Watts-Russell, John Fryer – mixing
  • Gus Shaw – mastering
  • Vaughan Oliver/v23 – art direction, design
  • Dominic Davies – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Warren Defever, except where noted.

  1. Are You Comin’ Down This Weekend?
  2. Her Eyes were Huge Things
  3. The Charmer
  4. Hope Called in Sick [Song of Schizophrenia, Part One]
  5. My Feathers Needed Cleaning [Song of Schizophrenia, Part Two]
  6. The Well [Song of Schizophrenia, Part Three]
  7. There’s Something Between Us and He’s Changing My Words – Bone Machine
  8. The Phoenix, a Pool of Ice
  9. Are We Still Married?
  10. Put Your Finger in Your Eye
  11. Home is in Your Head
  12. Why People Disappear
  13. Here Eyes are Huge
  14. Save the Birds
  15. Chances are We are Mad
  16. Mescalina
  17. Sitting Still Moving Still Staring Outlooking
  18. Very Bad a Bitter Hand
  19. Beautiful and Pointless
  20. Tempe
  21. Spirit and Body
  22. Love’s a Fish Eye
  23. Dreams are of the Body/The Other Body

On August 21, 1995.

On August 21, 1995, “4AD” label released “The Mirror Pool”, the debut Lisa Gerrard album. It was recorded in 1995, at “Eaton Studio” and “ABC Studios” in Melbourne, Gerrard’s studio in Gippsland, and was produced by Lisa Gerard.

Personnel:

  • Lisa Gerrard – vocals, yang ch’in, arranger, engineer
  • John Bonnar – vocals, keyboards, arranger, conductor
  • Pieter Bourke – vocals, bass tabla, camel drum, small and large derabukka, handclapping
  • Dimitry Kyryakou – vocals, bouzouki, arranger
  • Jacek Tuschewski – vocals, engineer
  • The Victorian Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Robin Gray – engineer
  • Garry Havrillay – engineer
  • Guy Charbonneau – mixing
  • Charlie Bouis – mixing assistance
  • Jacek Tuschewski – front cover art
  • Chris Bigg – sleeve design
  • Dennis Keeley – sleeve photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Lisa Gerard, except where noted.

  1. Violina (The Last Embrace)
  2. La Bas (Song of the Drowned)
  3. Persian Love Song (The Silver Gun) – traditional
  4. Sanvean (I Am Your Shadow) – Lisa Gerard, Andrew Claxton
  5. The Rite
  6. Ajhon
  7. Glorafin
  8. Majhnavea’s Music Box
  9. Largo – Handel
  10. Werd
  11. Laurelei – arranged by Lisa Gerard, John Bonnar, Dimitry Kyryakou
  12. Celon
  13. Venteles
  14. Swans
  15. Nilleshna
  16. Gloradin

On August 11, 1992.

On August 11, 1992, “4AD” label released “Red Heaven”, the fifth Throwing Muses album. It was recorded January – May 1992, at “Fort Apache Studios” in Cambridge, Massachusetts, “Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Steve Boyer, Kristin Hersh and David Narcizo.

Personnel:

  • Kristin Hersh – vocals, guitars, front cover artwork
  • David Narcizo – drums, backing vocals
  • Leslie Langston – bass guitar
  • Bob Mould – vocals
  • Steve Boyer – engineer
  • Victor Deyglio – engineering assistance
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering
  • Paul Q. Kolderie – production assistance
  • Artie Smith – production assistance
  • Christine Cano – package design, front cover artwork
  • David Narcizo – handwritten lyrics
  • Michael Lavine – band photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kristin Hersh.

  1. Furious
  2. Firepile
  3. Dio
  4. Dirty Water
  5. Stroll
  6. Pearl
  7. Summer St.
  8. Vic
  9. Backroad
  10. The Visit
  11. Dovey
  12. Rosetta Stone
  13. Carnival Wig

On June 25, 1990.

On June 25, 1990, “4AD” label released “Livonia”, the debut His Name Is Alive album. It was recorded 1985 – 1990, at “Graceland Studios” in New Boston, Michigan, and Warren Defever’s house in Livonia, Michigan, and was produced by Warren Defever, Ivo Watts-Russell, and John Fryer.

Personnel:

  • Warren Defever – guitars, basses, samples
  • Karin Oliver – vocals
  • Angie Carozzo – vocals
  • Jymn Auge – guitar
  • Tracy – bassoon
  • Damian Lang – percussion
  • Ivo Watts-Russell, John Fryer – mixing
  • Vaughan Oliver/v23 – art direction, design
  • Chris Bigg – design assistance
  • Beverly Carruthers – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Warren Defever, Karin Oliver, Angie Carozzo, Jymn Auge, Tracy and Damian Lang.

  1. As We Could Ever
  2. e-nicole
  3. If July
  4. Some and I
  5. fossil
  6. E-Nicole
  7. Caroline’s Supposed Demon
  8. Fossil
  9. reincarnation
  10. You and I Have Seizures
  11. How Ghosts Affect Relationships
  12. Darkest Dreams

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