Tag Archives: 4AD

Dif Juz: Extractions

On July 1, 1985, “4AD” label released “Extractions”, the third Dif Juz studio album. It was recorded in April 1985, at “Palladium Studios” in Edinburgh, Scotland, and was produced by Robin Guthrie.

Personnel:

  • Alan Curtis – guitar
  • David Curtis – guitar
  • Gary Bromley – bass
  • Richard Thomas – percussion, saxophone
  • Elizabeth Fraser – voice

Track listing:

All tracks by Alan Curtis, David Curtis, Gary Bromley and Richard Thomas.

  1. Crosswinds
  2. A Starting Point
  3. Silver Passage
  4. The Last Day
  5. Love Insane
  6. Marooned
  7. Two Fine Days (And a Thunderstorm)
  8. Echo Wreck
  9. Twin and Earth

Gang Gang Dance: Kazuashita

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

Methyl Ethel: Everything Is Forgotten

On March 3, 2017, “4AD” label released “Everything Is Forgotten”, the second Methyl Ethel studio album. It was recorded 2016 – 2017, and was produced by James Ford and Jake Webb. At the 2017 “West Australian Music Industry Awards”, the album won “Best Album” award.

Personnel:

  • Jake Webb – vocals, instrumentation, recording
  • Thom Stewart – organ
  • James Ford – drums, synthesizer, engineer, mixing
  • Noël Besson – vocals
  • Holly Fewson – cover painting
  • Phil Laslett – design

All tracks by Jake Webb, except where noted.

  1. Drink Wine
  2. Ubu
  3. No. 28
  4. Femme Maison / One Man House
  5. L’Heure des Sorcières
  6. Act of Contrition
  7. Groundswell
  8. Hyakki Yako
  9. Summer Moon
  10. Weeds Through the Rind
  11. Schlager

Ariel Pink: Pom Pom

On November 18, 2014, “4AD” label released “Pom Pom”, the tenth Ariel Pink studio album. It was recorded in 2018, and was produced by Ariel Pink.

Personnel:

  • Ariel Pink – vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, artwork, layout
  • Joe Kennedy – synthesizer, harmonies, backing vocals
  • Kenny Gilmore – drums, keyboards, bass guitar, backing vocals, engineering, editing
  • Don Bolles – drums, guitar, harmonies, backing vocals, recording
  • Jorge Elbrecht – vocals, guitar, synthesizer, sampler
  • Shags Chamberlain – vocals, synthesizer, bass, sequencing, programming
  • Justin Raisen – guitar
  • Jason Pierce – guitar
  • Alex Brettin – twelve-string guitar
  • Jack Name – vocals, guitar, analog synthesizer, radar, OPS
  • Ben Brown – guitar, vibraphone, violin arrangements, organ
  • Ben Salomon – vibraphone
  • Tim Koh – vocals, bass, drums
  • Chloe Sykes – vocals
  • Piper Kaplan – vocals
  • Soko Sokolinski – vocals
  • Cole Greif-Neill – programming drums, live drums, Ableton, Logic
  • Jimi Hey – drums, electronic flute
  • Phillip Haut – engineering
  • Samlir Kholija – engineering, recording
  • David Ives – mastering
  • Matt Fishbeck – artwork, layout
  • Linda Rosenberg – photography

Track listing:

  1. Plastic Raincoats in the Pig Parade – Ariel Pink, Kim Fowley
  2. White Freckles – Ariel Pink, Kenny Gilmore
  3. Four Shadows – Ariel Pink, Don Bolles
  4. Lipstick – Ariel Pink
  5. Not Enough Violence – Alex Kazemi, Ariel Pink, Don Bolles, Shags Chamberlain
  6. Put Your Number in My Place – Ariel Pink, Jorge Elbrecht
  7. One Summer Night – Pink Ariel
  8. Nude Beach a Go-Go – Pink Ariel, Kim Fowley
  9. Goth Bomb – Pink Ariel
  10. Dinosaur Carebears – Ariel Pink, Joe Kennedy, Shags Chamberlain
  11. Negativ Ed – Ariel Pink
  12. Sexual Athletics – Ariel Pink, Don Bolles, Kim Fowley
  13. Jell-O – Ariel Pink, Kim Fowley
  14. Black Ballerina – Ariel Pink
  15. Picture Me Gone – Ariel Pink, Justin Raisen, Mary Raisen
  16. Exile on Frog Street – Ariel Pink, Joe Kennedy, Kim Fowley
  17. Dayzed Inn Daydreams – Ariel Pink

Big Thief: Two Hands

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 – engineer, mixing
  • James Krivchenia – engineer, mixing
  • Dom Monks – engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Todd Carder – tape liaison
  • Keith Nelson – tape liaison
  • Sam Griffin Owens – tape liaison
  • Mario Ramirez – assistance
  • Joseph Lorge – assistance
  • Sarah Schiesser – design, layout
  • Dustin Condren – photography

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

Lush: Scar

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 – design
  • Vaughan Oliver – 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

Mojave 3: Out of Tune

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

Brendan Perry: Eye of the Hunter

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

Scott Walker: And Who Shall Go to the Ball? And What Shall Go to the Ball?

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

His Name Is Alive: Home Is in Your Head

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