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On July 29, 2014.

On July 29, 2014, “Warner Bros” label released “The Voyager”, the third Jenny Lewis studio album. It was recorded 2013 – 2014, at “Pax-Am Studios” in Hollywood, CA. “ARC Studios” in Omaha, NE, and was produced by Ryan Adams, Beck Hansen, Jenny Lewis, Jonathan Rice and Mike Viola.

Personnel:

  • Jenny Lewis – vocals, guitar, keyboards, harmonica, layout
  • Alex Greenwald – vocal
  • Beck Hansen – vocal
  • Johanna Söderberg – vocal
  • Jonathan Rice – vocal
  • Klara Söderberg – vocal
  • Mike Viola – vocal
  • Farmer Dave Scher – vocal
  • Benmomt Tench – vocal, keyboards
  • Ryan Adams – vocal, guitar
  • Elizabeth Berg – vocal, guitar
  • Jason Boesel – vocal, guitar
  • Rebecca Stark – vocal, tambourine
  • Blake Mills – guitar
  • Gus Seyffert – guitar
  • Lou Barlow – bass, guitar
  • Mike Elizondo – bass, keyboards
  • Mickey Madden – bass
  • Wyllie Gelber – bass
  • Griffin Goldsmith – drums, percussion
  • Jason Boessel – drums
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Nate Walcott – horn
  • The Section Quartet
  • Lili Haydn – violin
  • Daphine Chen – string arrangements
  • Nathaniel Walcott – string arrangements
  • The Watson Twins
  • Charlie Stavish, David Labrel, Mike Mogis – recording
  • Brent Arrowood, Chris Szcech, Cole Marsden, Grief Neill, David “Elevator” Greenbaum, Jason Lader, Jim Watts, Mario Borgatta, Pierre de Reeder, Robert Rossman – additional recording
  • Rich Costey – mixing
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering
  • Norman Wonderly, Stephen Walker – layout
  • Autumn De Wilde – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jenny Lewis, except where noted.

  1. Head Underwater
  2. She’s Not Me – Jonathan Rice
  3. Just One of the Guys
  4. Slippery Slopes
  5. Late Bloomer
  6. You Can’t Outrun ‘Em
  7. The New You – Jonathan Rice
  8. Aloha & the Three Johns
  9. Love U Forever
  10. The Voyager

On July 10, 2020.

On July 20, 2020, “BMG” label released “Unfollow the Rules”, the tenth Rufus Wainwright album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, and was produced by Mitchell Froom.

Personnel:

  • Rufus Wainwright – lead and backing vocals
  • Randy Kerber – piano
  • Blake Mills – guitar
  • Adam Levy – guitar
  • George Deoring – guitar
  • Greg Leisz – pedal steel guitar
  • George Deoring – mandoline
  • Mitchell Froom – keyboards, arranger
  • David Plitch – bass
  • Davey Faragher – bass
  • Matt Chamberlain – drums
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Dan Higgins – clarinet, saxophone, flute
  • Laura Brenes – French Horn
  • Nick Daley – trombone
  • Rob Moose – violin, viola
  • Gabriel Cabezas – cello
  • Petra Haden – backing vocals
  • Jennifer Ellis Kampani – backing vocals
  • Jenni Muldaur – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Rufus Wainwright.

  1. Trouble in Paradise
  2. Damsel in Distress
  3. Unfollow the Rules
  4. You Ain’t Big
  5. Romantical Man
  6. Peaceful Afternoon
  7. Only the People That Love
  8. This One’s for the Ladies (That Lunge!)
  9. My Little You
  10. Early Morning Madness
  11. Hatred
  12. Alone Time

On June 19, 2020.

On June 19, 2020, “Columbia” label released “Rough and Rowdy Ways”, the 39th Bob Dylan studio album. It was recorded January – February 2020, at “Sound City” in Los Angeles, and was produced by

Personnel:

  • Bob Dylan – vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Charlie Sexton – guitar
  • Bob Britt – guitar
  • Donnie Herron – steel guitar, violin, accordion, mandolin
  • Tony Garnier – bass guitar, acoustic bass
  • Matt Chamberlain – drums
  • Blake Mills – guitar, harmonium
  • Benmont Tench – Hammond organ
  • Alan Pasqua– piano
  • Fiona Apple– piano
  • Chris Shaw – engineering, mixing
  • Joseph Lorge – assistant engineering
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Josh Cheuse – album design
  • Ian Berry – front cover photography
  • Andrea Orlandi – inner sleeve photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Dylan.

  1. I Contain Multitudes
  2. False Prophet
  3. My Own Version of You
  4. I’ve Made Up My Mind to Give Myself to You
  5. Black Eider
  6. Goodbye Jimmy Reed
  7. Mother of Muses
  8. Crossing the Rubicon
  9. Key West (Philosopher Pirate)
  10. Murder Most Foul

On May 8, 2020.

On May 8, 2020, “Verve” label released “Mutable Set”, the fourth Blake Mills studio album. It was recorded in 2019 at “Sound City Studios”, “SWT”, “Boulevard Recording Studios”, and was produced by Blake Mills.

Personnel:

  • Blake Mills – vocals, guitar, arranger, recording, art direction
  • Gabriel Kahane – piano
  • Aaron Embry – keyboards
  • Sam Gendel – saxophone
  • David Boucher – acoustic bass
  • Pino Palladino – electric bass
  • Abe Rounds – drums
  • Rob Moose – strings, string arrangements
  • David Boucher – recording
  • Joseph Lorge – recording
  • Will Maclellan – recording
  • Maddy Baltor – recording assistant
  • Greg Koller – mixing
  • Patricia Sullivan – mastering
  • Julio Chavez – art direction
  • Emilio Villalba – artwork
  • Ian Sefchick – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Blake Mills, except where noted.

  1. Never Forever – Blake Mills, Cass McCombs
  2. May Later – Blake Mills, Cass McCombs
  3. Eat my Dust
  4. Money Is the One True God
  5. Summer All Over – Blake Mills, Cass McCombs
  6. Vanishing Twin – Blake Mills, Cass McCombs
  7. My Dear One – Blake Mills, Cass McCombs
  8. Farsickness – Blake Mills, Gabriel Kahane
  9. Mirror Box
  10. Window Facing A Window – lyrics by Blake Mills, music by Blake Mills, Armando Manzanero
  11. Off Grid – Blake Mills

On April 5, 2019.

On April 5, 2019, “Sub Pop” label released “Titanic Rising” the fourth Weyes Blood studio album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, and was produced by Jonathan Rado and Natalie Mering.

Personnel:

  • Natalie Mering (Weyes Blood) – vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards
  • Michael D’Addario
  • Brian D’Addario
  • Michael Long
  • Richard Dodd
  • Leah Katz
  • Daphne Chen
  • Eric Gorfain
  • Drew Erickson
  • Jonathan Rado
  • Blake Mills
  • Chris Cohen
  • Keith Karman
  • Walt McClements
  • Kenny Gilmore
  • Michael Chadwick 
  • Dave Cerminara – engineering
  • Sarah Tudzin – additional engineering
  • Tristan Rodman – additional engineering
  • Kenny Gilmore – mixing
  • Brett Stanley – photography, set builds
  • Jenny Baumert – assistance
  • Ryan Waller – assistance
  • Elijah Funk – layout

Track listing:

All tracks by Natalie Mering (Weyes Blood)

  1. A Lot’s Gonna Change
  2. Andromeda
  3. Everyday
  4. Something to Believe
  5. Titanic Rising
  6. Movies
  7. Mirror Forever
  8. Wild Time
  9. Picture Me Better
  10. Nearer to Thee

On April 5, 2019.

On April 5, 2019, “Epic” label released “Amidst the Chaos” the sixth Sara Bareilles studio album. It was recorded in 2018, at “The Village” in Los Angeles, “Sound City Studios” in Van Nuys, CA, and was produced by T Bone Burnett. Track “Saint Honesty” earned Bareilles a “Grammy Award” for “Best American Roots Performance” at the 2020 ceremony.

Personnel:

  • Sara Bareilles – vocals, piano, electric guitar, programming
  • Marc Ribot – guitar, ukulele
  • Blake Mills – guitar, mandolin, 6-string bass
  • Joseph Ryan – guitar; vocal harmonies
  • T Bone Burnett – guitar
  • Patrick Warren – keyboards, string arrangements
  • Keefus Ciancia – keyboards
  • Philip Khronengold – piano
  • Dennis Crouch – acoustic and electric bass
  • Zachary Dawes – electric bass, 6-string bass
  • Jim Keltner – drums, percussion
  • Jay Bellerose – drums; percussion
  • Mike Piersante – percussion
  • John Legend – vocals
  • Emily King – vocal harmonies
  • Gabriel Johnson – trumpet
  • Billy Centenaro, Karl Wingate, Joseph Lorge – second engineer
  • Jason Wormer – editing
  • Gavin Lurssen – mastering
  • Pete Giberga – executive producer
  • Ivy Skoff – contractor, production coordinator

Track listing:

All tracks by Sara Bareilles, except where noted.

  1. Fire
  2. No Such Thing – Sara Bareilles, Justin Tranter
  3. Amor
  4. If I Can’t Have You – Sara Bareilles, Emily King, Aaron Sterling
  5. Eyes on You
  6. Miss Simone – Sara Bareilles, Lori McKenna
  7. Wicked Love
  8. Orpheus
  9. Poetry by Dead Man – Sara Bareilles, Justin Tranter
  10. Someone Who Loves Me
  11. Saint Honesty – Sara Bareilles, Lori McKenna
  12. A Safe Place to Land – Sara Bareilles, Lori McKenna

On March 6, 2020.

On March 6, 2020, “Matador” label released “Traditional Techniques”, the second Stephen Malkmus album. It was recorded in 2019, and was produced by Chris Funk.

Personnel:

  • Stephen Malkmus – lead vocals, guitar, bass
  • Chris Funk – autoharp, dobro, Moog synthesizer, pedal steel
  • Blake Mills – guitar
  • Bill Athens – bass
  • Qais Essar – rabab
  • Eric Zang – daf, kaval, udu
  • Matt Sweeney – electric guitar, acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Spooner Oldham – Wurlitzer
  • Joy Pearson – vocal
  • Dan Hunt – drums, percussion
  • Adam Lee – mixing
  • Jeff Lipton – mastering
  • Maria Rice – mastering
  • Sharmila Banerjee – illustrations
  • Jan Lankisch – design
  • Jason Quigley – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Stephen Malkmus.

  1. ACC Kirtan
  2. Xian Man
  3. The Greatest Own in Legal History
  4. Cash Up
  5. Shadowbanned
  6. What Kind of Person
  7. Flowin’ Robes
  8. Brainwashed
  9. Signal Westerm
  10. Amberjack

On February 13, 2015.

On February 13, 2015, “RCA” label released “Love Stuff”, the debut Elle King studio album. It was recorded in 2014, and was produced by John Hill, Dave Bassett, Jeff Bhasker, Martin Johnson, Jacknife Lee and Eg White.

Personnel:

  • Elle King – lead vocals, guitar, banjo, beats
  • Jacknife Lee – lead vocals
  • Dave Bassett, Martin Johnson Jacknife Lee, Blake Mills, Hunter Perrin, Mark Ronson, Eg White – guitar
  • Blake Mills – bouzouki
  • Dave Bassett – keyboards, bass, drums, percussion
  • Jacknife Lee – keyboards, bass, drums, percussion, organ, piano
  • John Hill – keyboards, synthesize, programming
  • Jeff Bhasker – organ, piano
  • Kyle O’Quin – organ, piano
  • Jamie Muhoberac – organ
  • Jeff Bhasker, Martin Johnson, Jamie Muhoberac, Brandon Paddock – piano
  • Brandon Paddock, Mark Ronson, Sebastian Steinberg – bass
  • Sam Bell, Jeff Bhasker, Patrick Carney, Zach Carothers, James Gadson, John Gourley, John Hill, Martin Johnson, Patrick Keeler, Kyle O’Quin, Darren Weiss – drums, percussion, beats
  • Zach Carothers, Scarlet Cherry, John Gourley, Martin Johnson, Tyler Sam Johnson, Elle King, Phillip Lawrence, Kyle O’Quin, Alisan Porter – backing vocals
  • Martin Johnson, Kyle Moorman, Brandon Paddock – programming
  • Jeff Bhasker, Michael H. Brauer, Tom Elmhirst, Martin Johnson, Vance Powell, Alex Salibian, Eg White – mixing
  • Mark Bengtson – mixing assistant
  • Ben Baptie, Tyler Sam Johnson, Brandon Paddock – production assistant

Track listing:

  1. Where the Devil Don’t Go – Elle King, Sterling Fox
  2. Ex’s & Oh’s – Elle King, Dave Bassett
  3. Under the Influence – Elle King, Dave Bassett
  4. Last Damn Night – Elle King, Jeff Bhasker
  5. Kocaine Karolina – Elle King, Jeff Bhasker
  6. Song of Sorrow – Elle King
  7. America’s Sweetheart – Elle King, Martin Johnson
  8. I Told You I Was Mean – Elle King
  9. Ain’t Gonna Drown – Elle King, Jeff Bhasker
  10. Jackson – Elle King, Amanda Ghost, Dave McCracken, Felipe Aparicio
  11. Make You Smile – Elle King, Garret “Jacknife” Lee
  12. See You Again – Elle King, Francis White

On September 10, 2010.

On September 10, 2010, “Epitaph” label released “Hurley”, the eighth Weezer studio album. It was recorded in 2010 and was produced by Rivers Cuomo and Shawn Everett.

Personnel:

  • Rivers Cuomo – vocals, guitar
  • Brian Bell – guitar
  • Scott Shriner – bass
  • Patrick Wilson – drums
  • Blake Mills – keyboards
  • Ryan Adams – guitar, bass
  • Chris Pontius, Jimmy Harry – additional guitar
  • Tony Berg – Hurdy Gurdy
  • Travis Harrison – octa bass
  • Greg Vail- flute
  • Cecilia Huerta, Devin Franco, Gabrielle Hamann-Guennette – cello
  • Dan Wilson – backing vocals
  • April Margera, Chris Pontius, Dave England, Ehren McGhehey, Johnny Knoxville, Preston Lacy, Ryan Dunn , Steve-O, Wee-Man – gang vocals
  • Allegra Young, Tyler Fitzmaurice – string arrangements, conductor
  • Johannes Gamble – art direction
  • Shawn Everett – recording
  • John Goodmanson, Marc McClusky, Shawn Everett – mixing
  • Dave Collins – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Memories – Rivers Cuomo
  2. Ruling Me – Rivers Cuomo, Dan Wilson
  3. Trainwrecks – Rivers Cuomo, Desmond Child
  4. Unspoken – Rivers Cuomo
  5. Where’s My Sex? – Rivers Cuomo, Greg Wells
  6. Run Away – Rivers Cuomo, Ryan Adams
  7. Hang On – Rivers Cuomo, Rick Nowels
  8. Smart Girls – Rivers Cuomo, Tony Kanal, Jimmy Harry
  9. Brave New World – Rivers Cuomo, Linda Perry
  10. Time Files – Rivers Cuomo, Mac Davis

On August 18, 2009

On August 18, 2009, “ATO” label released “North Hills”, the debut Dawes studio album. It was recorded in 2009 and was produced by Jonathan Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Taylor Goldsmith– lead vocals, guitars
  • Tay Strathairn – vocals, piano, organ
  • Patrick Sansone – vocals, guitars, organ, percussion
  • Griffin Goldsmith – vocals, drums, percussion
  • Wylie Gelber– bass guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Taylor Goldsmith, except where noted.

  1. The Western Skyline
  2. Love Is All I Am
  3. When You Call My Name
  4. Give Me Time
  5. When My Time Comes
  6. God Rest My Soul
  7. Bedside Manner
  8. My Girl to Me
  9. Take Me Out of the City
  10. If You Let Me Be Your Anchor
  11. Peace in the Valley – Taylor Goldsmith, Blake Mills