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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

On August 4, 2017.

On August 4, 2017, “Nonesuch” label released “Dark Matter”, the 11th Randy Newman studio album. It was recorded in 2017 and was produced by David Boucher, Mitchell Froom, and Lenny Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Randy Newman– vocals, piano
  • Blake Mills– guitar
  • David Piltch– bass
  • Matt Chamberlain– drums
  • Mitchell Froom– additional keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by Randy Newman.

  1. The Great Debate
  2. Brothers
  3. Putin
  4. Lost Without You
  5. Sonny Boy
  6. It’s a Jungle Out There
  7. She Chose Me
  8. On the Beach
  9. Wandering Boy

On April 25, 2012.

On April 25, 2012, “Blue Note” label released “Little Broken Hearts”, the fifth Norah Jones studio album. It was recorded in 2011, at “Mondo” and “Electro Vox” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Brian Burton (Danger Mouse).

Personnel:

  • Norah Jones– vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, Rhodes, bass, piano, organ
  • Brian Burton– synthesizer, organ, acoustic and electric guitar, drums, percussion,  piano, bass, programming, string arrangements
  • Dan Elkan– electric guitar
  • Jonathan Hischke – bass
  • Heather McIntosh– cello, cello arrangements, bass
  • Blake Mills– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Todd Monfalcone – electric guitar
  • Gus Seyffert – bass, electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Sonus Quartet– strings
  • Joey Waronker – drums, percussion
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • Vanessa Freebairn-Smith – score preparation
  • Todd Monfalcone – engineering, recording
  • Tom Schick – additional engineering
  • Kennie Takahashi – engineering, mixing, recording
  • Valente Torrez – assistance
  • Masahiro Tsuzuki – assistance
  • Zach Hochkeppel – product management
  • Gordon H. Jee – creative direction
  • Frank Harkins – art direction, design
  • Frank W. Ockenfels 3 – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Norah Jones and Brian Burton.

  1. Good Morning
  2. Say Goodbye
  3. Little Broken Hearts
  4. She’s 22
  5. Take It Back
  6. After the Fall
  7. 4 Broken Hearts
  8. Travelin’ On
  9. Out on the Road
  10. Happy Pills
  11. Miriam
  12. All a Dream

 

On March 10, 2017.

On March 10, 2017, “More Alarming Records” label released “Semper Femina”, the sixth Laura Marling studio album. It was recorded in 2016, and was produced by Blake Mills.

Personnel:

  • Laura Marling – vocals, guitar
  • Matt Ingram – drums
  • Nick Pini – bass
  • Pete Randall – guitar
  • Blake Mills – guitar
  • Rob Moose– strings, arrangements
  • Matt Chamberlain– additional drums
  • Sebastian Steinberg – additional bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Laura Marling, except where noted.

  1. Soothing – Laura Marling, Blake Mills
  2. The Valley
  3. Wild Fire
  4. Don’t Pass Me By
  5. Always This Way
  6. Wild Once
  7. Next Time
  8. Nouel
  9. Nothing, Not nearly

On February 3, 2015.

On February 3, 2015, “Verve” label released “Wallflower”, the twelfth Diana Krall album. It was recorded 2013 – 2014, at “Verve Studio” in Santa Monica, “Capitol Studios” and “The Village Studios” in Hollywood, “MSR Studios” in New York City, “Soundtrade Studios” in Sweden, “The Orange Lounge” in Toronto, “Creekside Studio” in Vancouver BC, “Studio Ferber” in Paris, “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by David Foster.

Personnel:

  • Diana Krall – vocals, piano
  • Michael Buble – vocals
  • Brian Adams – vocals
  • Ramon Stagnaro – acoustic guitar
  • Michael Thompson – acoustic guitar
  • David Foster – piano, keyboards, arranger
  • William Ross – arranger
  • Chris Walden – arranger
  • Vince Mendoza – arranger
  • Stephen Stills – electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Graham Nash, Timothy B. Schmit – backing vocals
  • Nathan East – bass
  • Christian McBride, E-Bow – bass
  • Dennis Crouch – bass
  • Michael Thompson – electric guitar
  • Blake Mills – guitar
  • Dean Parks – guitar
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Karriem Riggins – drums
  • Karriem Riggins – drums
  • Jochem van der Saag – synth, programming, sound designer, mixing, co-producer
  • Andreas Carlsson – co-producer
  • Gavin Greenaway – orchestra conductor
  • Everton Nelson – orchestra leader
  • Chris Potter, Guillaume Dujardin, Jochem van der Saag, Jorge Vivo – engineer
  • Paul Forgues, Daniel Fyfe, Chris Owens, Steve Genewick – engineer assistant
  • Anders Pantzer, Roy Hendrickson, Spencer Sunshine – recording engineer
  • Jorge Vivo, Nuno Fernandes, Steve Price, Hank Linderman – recording
  • Paul Blakemore – mastering
  • Coco Shinomiya – design
  • Fotheringham – illustration

Track listing:

  1. California Dreamin’ – John Philips, Michelle Philips
  2. Desperado – Don Henley, Glenn Frey
  3. Superstar – Bonnie Bramlett, Leon Russell
  4. Alone Again (Naturally) – Gilbert O’Sullivan
  5. Wallflower – Bob Dylan
  6. If I Take You Home Tonight – Paul McCartney
  7. I Can’t Tell You Why – Timothy B. Schmit, Don Henley, Glenn Frey
  8. Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word – Elton John, Bernard Taupin
  9. Operator (That’s Not the Way It Feels) – Jim Croce
  10. I’m Not in Love – Graham Gouldman, Eric Stewart
  11. Feels Like Home – Randy Newman
  12. Don’t Dream It’s Over – Neil Finn