Tag Archives: Ben H. Allen III

On June 10, 2016.

On June 10, 2016, “Liberation Music” label released “Thick as Thieves”, the third Temper Trap studio album. It was recorded February 2013 – October 2015, and was produced by Rich Cooper and Damian Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Jonathon Aherne – bass
  • Toby Dundas – drums, percussion
  • Joseph Greer – guitars, keys
  • Dougy Mandagi – vocals, guitars
  • Britini Blackketter – backing vocals
  • Rich Cooper – drums, percussion
  • Pascal Gabriel– keyboards
  • Justin Parker– guitars
  • Ben Allen – assistant producer
  • Rich Cooper – programming
  • Pascal Gabriel – programming
  • Spike Stent, Damian Taylor-  mixing
  • Russell Fawcus – engineer, assistant producer
  • Bob Ludwig- mastering
  • Jonathon Aherne – cover art
  • Jon Bergman – photography
  • Steve Stacey – design

Track listing:

  1. Thick as Thieves – Jonathon Aherne, Toby Dundas, Pascal Gabriel, Joseph Greer, Dougy Mandagi
  2. So Much Sky – Jonathon Aherne, Ben H. Allen III, Toby Dundas, Joseph Greer, Dougy Mandagi
  3. Burn – Jonathon Aherne, Toby Dundas, Joseph Greer, Dougy Mandagi
  4. Lost – Jonathon Aherne, Toby Dundas, Joseph Greer, Dougy Mandagi
  5. Fall Together – Jonathon Aherne, Ben H. Allen III, Richard Scott Cooper, Pascal Gabriel, Joseph Greer, Dougy Mandagi, Justin Parker
  6. Alive – Jonathon Aherne, Toby Dundas, Pascal Gabriel, Joseph Greer, Dougy Mandagi
  7. Riverina – Jonathon Aherne Toby Dundas,  Pascal Gabriel, Joseph Greer, Dougy Mandagi
  8. Summer’s Almost Gone – Jonathon Aherne, Toby Dundas, Joseph Greer, Dougy Mandagi, James Ryan Ho
  9. Tombstone – Jonathon Aherne,Toby Dundas, Joseph Greer, Dougy Mandagi
  10. What If I Am Wrong – Jonathon Aherne, Ben H. Allen III,Joseph Greer, Dougy Mandagi
  11. Ordinary World – Jonathon Aherne, Toby Dundas, Pascal Gabriel, Joseph Greer, Dougy Mandagi

 

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On September 4, 2012.

On September 4, 2012, “Domino” label released “Centipede Hz”, the ninth Animal Collective album. It was recorded January – February 2012, at “Sonic Ranch” in Tornillo, Texas, and was produced by Ben H. Allen III, Avey Tare, Panda Bear, Deakin and Geologist.

Personnel:

  • Avey Tare– vocals, synthesizers, piano, guitar, sampler, sequencer, percussion
  • Panda Bear– vocals, drums, sampler, percussion
  • Deakin– vocals, baritone guitar, sampler, percussion
  • Geologist– sampler, synthesizers, piano, percussion
  • Dave Scher– lap steel guitar, melodica
  • Riverside Middle School Choir – vocals
  • Ben H. Allen III – recording, engineering, mixing
  • Manuel Calderon, Rob Skipworth, Brad Truax, Joe D’Agostino, Sumner Jones, Alex Tumay– recording assistant
  • Joe Lambert – mastering
  • Dave Portner– photography, artwork
  • Abby Portner, Rob Carmichael – artwork
  • @Atibaphoto – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Avey Tare, Panda Bear, Deakin and Geologist.

  1. Moonjock
  2. Today’s Supernatural
  3. Rosie Oh
  4. Applesauce
  5. Wide Eyed
  6. Father Time
  7. New Town Burnout
  8. Monkey Riches
  9. Mercury Man (contains sample of the song “Invasion” by King Tubby)
  10. Pulleys
  11. Amanita

On March 31, 2014.

On March 31, 2014, “Fiction” label released “Education, Education, Education & War”, the fifth Kaiser Chiefs studio album. It was recorded in 2013, at “The Maze Studio” in Atlanta, and was produced by Ben H. Allen III.

Personnel:

  • Ricky Wilson– lead vocals, percussion
  • Andrew “Whitey” White– guitar, backing vocals
  • Simon Rix– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Nick “Peanut” Baines– keyboards
  • Vijay Mistry– drums, percussion
  • Ben H. Allen III – programming, acoustic guitar, organ, percussion, synthesizer, background vocals
  • Michael H. Brauer– mixing
  • Gavin Bush – engineering, mixing
  • Jason Kingsland – engineering
  • Sumner Jones – engineering
  • Mark Bengtson – mixing assistant, Pro-Tools
  • Richard Wilkinson – additional production
  • Joe LaPorta– mastering
  • Bill Nighy– narrator
  • Cally – art direction, design
  • Ross Neil – drawing

Track listing:

  1. The Factory Gates – Nick Baines, Simon Rix, Fraser T Smith, Andrew White, Ricky Wilson
  2. Coming Home – Nick Barnes, Simon Rix, Andrew White, Ricky Wilson
  3. Misery Company – Nick Baines, Petraglia, Simon Rix, Andrew White, Ricky Wilson
  4. Ruffians on Parade – Nick Baines, Simon Rix, Fraser T Smith, Andrew White, Ricky Wilson
  5. Meanwhile Up in Heaven – Nick Baines, Simon Rix, Andrew White, Richard Wilkinson, Ricky Wilson
  6. One More Last Song – Nick Baines, Simon Rix, Andrew White, Richard Wilkinson, Ricky Wilson
  7. My Life – Nick Baines, Ben H. Allen III, Marcus Killian, Simon Rix, Andrew White, Ricky Wilson
  8. Bows & Arrows – Nick Baines, Simon Rix, Andrew White, Richard Wilkinson, Ricky Wilson
  9. Cannons – Nick Baines, Simon Rix, Andrew White, Fraser T Smith, Richard Wilkinson, Ricky Wilson
  10. Roses – Nick Baines, Ben H. Allen III, Simon Rix, Andrew White, Ricky Wilson

 

 

On January 19, 2015.

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On January 19, 2015, “Matador” label released “Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance”, the ninth Belle and Sebastian studio album. It was recorded in 2014, in Atlanta, Georgia, and was produced by Ben H. Allen III.

Personnel:

  • Stuart Murdoch– vocals, electric and acoustic guitar, keyboards
  • Stevie Jackson– vocals, electric and acoustic guitar
  • Chris Geddes– keyboards
  • Richard Colburn– drums, percussion
  • Sarah Martin– keyboards, electric and acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Bobby Kildea– guitar, bass
  • Dave McGowan – bass, guitar, keyboards
  • Erica Burton – viola
  • Dan Lawonn – cello
  • Joe Grandsen – trumpet
  • Kevin Hyde – trombone
  • Will Scruggs – saxophones
  • The Laurels String Quartet – strings
  • Josh Misner – violin
  • Jesse Peterson – violin
  • Dave McGowan – bass
  • Dee Dee Penny – vocals
  • Natsha Evans – background vocals
  • Alfreda Gerald – background vocals
  • Tanya Smith – background vocals
  • Charles Antonio Hightower – background vocals
  • Ben H. Allen III – percussion, synthesizer, mixing, programming
  • Andy Thompson – engineer, string arrangements
  • Bo Bodnar – engineer
  • Summer Jones – engineer
  • Jason Kingsland – engineer, mixing
  • Frank Arkwright – mastering
  • Tony Doogan – mixing
  • Adam Klafke – studio assistant
  • Zach Pyles – studio assistant
  • John Rosser – studio assistant
  • Ryan Wright – studio assistant
  • Bill Zimmerman – studio asistant
  • Katherine Heath – illustrations
  • Emma Howlett – sleeve design
  • Stuart Murdoch – photography
  • Suzie Beith – photo assistant
  • Marisa Privitera – photo assistance
  • Monica Tannian – session coordinator

Track listing:

All tracks by Stuart Murdoch, Stevie Jackson , Chris Geddes, Richard Colburn, Sarah Martin, Bobby Kildea and Dave McGowan

  1. Nobody’s Empire
  2. Allie
  3. The Party Line
  4. The Power of Three
  5. The Cat with the Cream
  6. Enter Sylvia Plath
  7. The Everlasting Muse
  8. Perfect Couples
  9. Ever Had a Little Faith?
  10. Play for Today
  11. The Book of You
  12. Today (This Army’s for Peace)