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On August 31, 2018.

On August 31, 2018, “Domino” label released “Hunter”, the third Anna Calvi studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2018, at “Konk”, Anna Calvi’s studio in London, “Nick Launay’s Launmower Studios” in Hollywood, Ade’s house in Bristol, and was produced by Nick Launay and Anna Calvi.

Personnel:

  • Anna Calvi– vocals, guitar, synths, bass, piano, percussion
  • Mally Harpaz – vibraphone, glockenspiel, percussion, piano
  • Alex Thomas– drums, timpani, percussion
  • Adrian Utley– Solina, Moog synthesizer, Oberheim synthesizer, EBow, Mellotron, Swarmatron
  • Martyn Casey– bass
  • Ming Vauze – bass, synths, space station FX pedals
  • Gillian Rivers – viola, violin
  • Fiona Brice– violin; string arrangements
  • Ellie Stanford – violin
  • Rachel Robson – viola
  • Vicky Matthews – cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Anna Calvi.

  1. As a Man
  2. Hunter
  3. Don’t Beat the Girl Out of My Boy
  4. Indies or Paradise
  5. Swimming Pool
  6. Alpha
  7. Chain
  8. Wish
  9. Away
  10. Eden
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On April 24, 2006.

On April 24, 2006, “Domino” label released “Love and Other Planets”, the second Adem Ilhan (recording under the name Adem) album. It was recorded 2005 – 2006, and was produced by Adem.

Personnel:

  • Adem – vocals, guitar, bass, mixing
  • Emma Smith – violin
  • Alex Thomas – drums
  • Emma Macfarlane – background vocals
  • Kieran Hebden – mixing
  • Matthew Cooper – artwork
  • Lynn Hatzius – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Adem Ilhan.

  1. Warning Call
  2. Something’s Going to Come
  3. X Is for Kisses
  4. Love and Other Planets
  5. Crashlander
  6. Sea of Tranquility
  7. You and Moon
  8. Last Transmission from the Lost Mission
  9. These Lights Are Meaningful
  10. Spirals
  11. Human Beings Gather ‘Round

In November 1971.

In November 1971, “Warner Bros” label released “The Need of Love”, the second Earth, Wind & Fire studio album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Sunset Sound Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Joe Wissert.

Personnel:

  • Maurice White- drums, vocals, percussion, kalimba
  • Sherry Scott – vocals
  • Wade Flemons – vocals
  • Chet Washington – tenor saxophone
  • Alex Thomas – trombone
  • Michael Beal – guitar, harmonica
  • Don Whitehead – acousticand electric pianos, vocals
  • Doug Carn– Hammond B3 organ
  • Verdine White- bass
  • Yackov Ben Israel – percussion, congas
  • Oscar Brashear- trumpet solo
  • Roland Charles – photography

Track listing:

  1. Energy – Wade Flemons, Sherry Scott, Maurice White, Don Whitehead
  2. Beauty – Wade Flemons, Maurice White, Don Whitehead
  3. I Can Feel It In My Bones – Wade Flemons, Maurice White, Don Whitehead
  4. I Think About Lovin’ You – Sherry Scott
  5. Everything Is Everything – Richard Evans, Phil Upchurch

 

On January 22, 2016.

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On January 22, 2016, “Double Si Records” released “M:FANS”, the sixteenth John Cale studio album. It was recorded 2013 – 2015, at “A.R.M.” Studio” in Los Angeles, and was produced by John Cale. “M: FANS” features new versions of songs from his 1982 album “Music for a New Society”.

Personnel:

  • John Cale – vocals, voice, noises, keyboards, organ, piano, electric piano, guitar, electric guitar, programmed guitar, bass, programming, synthesizer, drums, viola, samples, recording, mixing
  • Dustin Boyer– guitar, guitar synthesizer, bass, loops, programming, drum machine, drum programming, drums, mixing, recording
  • Deantoni Parks– keyboards, noises, loops
  • Joey Maramba – synth bass
  • Ralph Esposito – synth bass
  • Alex Thomas– drums, samples
  • Matt Fish– cello
  • Miguel Atwood-Ferguson– viola
  • Thomas Lea – viola
  • Jessy Greene– violin
  • Chris Bautista – trumpet
  • Amber Coffman– vocals
  • New Direction Church – choir
  • Benjamin Goodman – choir director
  • William Arthur George Cale – voice
  • Margaret Cale – voice
  • Adam Moseley – mixing, recording
  • Nita Scott – mixing, executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by John Cale, except where noted.

  1. Prelude
  2. If You Were Still Around – John Cale, Sam Shepard
  3. Taking Your Life in Your Hands
  4. Thoughtless Kind
  5. Sanctus (Sanities Mix)
  6. Broken Bird
  7. Chinese Envoy
  8. Changes Made
  9. Library of Force
  10. Close Watch
  11. If You Were Still Around (Choir Reprise) – John Cale, Sam Shepard
  12. Back to the End

On June 21, 2004.

One is one

On June 21, 2004, “XL Recordings” label released “One Plus One Is One”, the fourth Badly Drawn Boy studio album. It was recorded June 2003, at “Moolah Rouge Studio” in Stockport, and was produced by Badly Drawn Boy and Andy Vote.

Personnel:

  • Damon Gough – vocals, guitars, piano, celeste, clavinet, Wurlitzer Fun-Maker, Hammond Organ, Melotron, Fender Rhodes piano, glockenspiel, b
  • Alex Thomas AKA Earl Shilton – drums, timpani, gong, bells, orchestral crash cymbal.
  • Sean McCann – bass
  • Andy Votel – tubular bells, cymabls, cowbell, chimes, samples,
  • Bob Marsh – trumpet
  • Roger Wickham – flute
  • Chris Worsey – cello, electric cello
  • Oliver Heath – violin
  • Charles Ashby – percussion
  • Norman Mcleod – slide guitar
  • Colin Mcleod – accordion
  • Stockport Music Project (STOMP) – vocals

Track listing:

  1. One Plus One Is One
  2. Easy Love
  3. Summertime in Wintertime
  4. This Is That New Song
  5. Another Devil Dies
  6. The Blossoms
  7. Year of the Rat
  8. Four Leaf Clover
  9. Fewer Words
  10. Logic of a Friend
  11. Stockport
  12. Life Turned Upside Down
  13. Take the Glory
  14. Holy Grail

On February 6, 2012.

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On February 6, 2012, “Virgin” label released “Le voyage dans la lune”, the seventh studio Air album. It was recorded in 2011, at “Scream Studios”, and was produced by Jean-Benoît Dunckel  and Nicolas Godin.

Personnel:

  • Jean-Benoît Dunckel – vocals, mellotron, Wurlitzer, piano, synthesizer, organ bass, Solina, vibraphone, drums
  • Nicolas Godin– guitar, harpsichord, synthesizer, timpani, bass, vocals, piano, mellotron, electric sitar, percussion, drums, banjo, electric guitar
  • Au Revoir Simone– vocals
  • Victoria Legrand– vocals
  • Vincent Taeger – drums
  • Alex Thomas– drums
  • Isabelle Vuarnesson – cello
  • Georges Méliès– artwork
  • Laurent Pinon – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Jean-Benoît Dunckel and Nicolas Godin, except “Seven Stars”, lyrics by Victoria Legrand; “Who Am I Now?”, lyrics by Annie Hart, Erika Forster and Heather D’Angelo, music co-composed by Brian Reitzell.

  1. Astronomic Club
  2. Seven Stars
  3. Retour Sur Terre
  4. Parade
  5. Moon Fever
  6. Sonic Armada
  7. Who Am I Now?
  8. Décollage
  9. Cosmic Trip
  10. Homme Lune
  11. Lava