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On September 12, 2011.

On September 12, 2011, “ATO Records” and “Prawn Song” labels released “Green Naugahyde”, the seventh Primus studio album. It was recorded October 2010 – April 2011, at “Rancho Relaxo” in Sebastopol, California, and was produced by Les Claypool.

Personnel:

  • Les Claypool – vocals, bass, upright bass
  • Larry LaLonde – guitar
  • Jay Lane – drums
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Zoltron – design, layout

Track listing:

All lyrics by Les Claypool, all music as noted.

  1. Prelude to a Crawl – Les Claypool
  2. Hennepin Crawler – Les Claypool, Larry La Londe, Jay Lane
  3. Last Salmon Man (Fisherman’s Chronicles, Part IV) – Les Claypool
  4. Eternal Consumption Engine – Larry La Londe
  5. Tragedy’s a’ comin’ – Les Claypool, Larry La Londe, Jay Lane
  6. Eyes of the Squirrel – Les Claypool, Jay Lane
  7. Jilly’s on Smack – Les Claypool, Larry La Londe
  8. Lee Van Cleef – Les Claypool
  9. Moron TV – Les Claypool, Larry La Londe, Jay Lane
  10. Green Ranger – Les Claypool, Jay Lane
  11. HOINFODAMAN – Larry La Londe
  12. Extinction Burst – Les Claypool, Larry La Londe, Jay Lane
  13. Salmon Man – Les Claypool

On August 28, 1996.

On August 28, 1996, “Infectious Records” label released “Still Life”, the debut Paradise Motel (The) album. It was recorded in 1996, in Melbourne, and was produced by Mérida Sussex, Matt Aulich, BJ Austin, Charles Bickford, Matt Bailey and Tim O’Shannassy.

Personnel:

  • Merida Sussex – vocals
  • Matt Aulich – guitars
  • BJ Austin – organ, pedal steel
  • Charles Bickford – guitar, organ, percussion
  • Matt Bailey – bass
  • Tim O’Shannassy – drums

Track listing:

  1. Bad Light
  2. California
  3. Circles
  4. Calling You
  5. Dead Skin
  6. Men Who Loved Her (Grew Sadder)
  7. Historical
  8. John
  9. F Heart
  10. Stones

On August 14, 2020.

On August 14, 2020, “14th Floor” label released “A Celebration of Endings”, the eighth Biffy Clyro studio album. It was recorded in 2019, at “Lotus Easter Studio” in Santa Monica, California, “United Recording Studio” in Los Angeles, “Abbey Road Studios”, “RAK Studios” and Rockstone Studios in London, and was produced by Rich Costey and Steve Mac.

Personnel:

  • Simon Neil – lead vocals, guitars
  • James Johnston – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Ben Johnston – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Zac Rae – additional keyboards
  • Steve Mac – additional keyboards
  • Rob Mathes – string arrangements, conducting
  • Jenny Nendick – conducting
  • Jackie Shave – concertmaster
  • Magnus Johnston – violin
  • Perry Montague-Mason – violin
  • Patrick Kiernan – violin
  • Pete Hanson – violin
  • Natalia Bonner – violin
  • Cathy Thompson – violin
  • Debbie Widdup – violin
  • Jonathan Evans-Jones – violin
  • Chris Tombling – violin
  • Bruce White – viola
  • Peter Lale – viola
  • Rachel Roberts – viola
  • Caroline Dearley – cello
  • Ian Burdge – cello
  • Jonathan Williams – cello
  • Caroline Dearley – cello
  • Jonathan Allen – string recording
  • Paul Pritchard – string recording assistant
  • Neil Dawes – string recording assistant
  • KT Pipal – engineering
  • Mario Borgatta – engineering
  • Wesley M. Seidman – engineering
  • Cecil Barlett – engineering
  • Dann Pursey – engineering
  • Koby Merman – additional mix engineering and digital editing
  • Dalton Ricks – additional mix engineering
  • Ross Newbauer – additional mix engineering
  • Rich Costey – mixing
  • James Rushent – additional production
  • Chris Laws – additional programming, engineering
  • Joe La Porta – mastering
  • Thomas Robson – cover artwork
  • Simon Neil – additional artwork, art direction
  • Richard Welland – art direction
  • Ash Reynolds – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Simon Neil, except where noted.

  1. North of No South
  2. The Champ
  3. Weird Leisure
  4. Tiny Indoor Fireworks
  5. Worst Type of Best Possible
  6. Space – Steve Mac
  7. End Of
  8. Instant History – Steve Mac, Ammar Malik
  9. The Pink Limit
  10. Opaque
  11. Cop Syrup

On August 7, 2020.

On August 7, 2020, “earMUSIC” label released “Whoosh!”, the twenty-first Deep Purple studio album. It was recorded 2019 – 2020, at “The Tracking Room”, “Anarchy Studios” and “Ocean Way” in Nashville, Tennessee, “Noble Street Studios” in Toronto, Canada, “Henson Recording Studios” in Hollywood, California, and was produced by Bob Ezrin.

Personnel:

  • Ian Gillan – vocals
  • Steve Morse – guitars
  • Don Airey – keyboards
  • Roger Glover – bass
  • Ian Paice – drums
  • Saam Hashemi – programming
  • Ayana George, Tiffany Palmer – backing vocals
  • Bob Ezrin – percussion, backing vocals, mixing
  • John Metcalf – orchestra arrangements
  • Alan Umstead – conductor
  • Julian Shank – engineer, mixing
  • Alex Krotz, Jaime Sickora – engineer
  • Zach Pepe – engineer assistant
  • Nick Spezia – orchestra recording
  • Justin Cortelyou – mixing, tracking
  • Jason Elliott, Justin Francis – mixing
  • Bryce Robertson – tracking assistant
  • Eric Boulanger – mastering
  • Jekyll & Hyde – cover art, design
  • Ben Wolf – band photography
  • Elena Saharova – landscape photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Gillan, Steve Morse, Don Airey, Roger Glover, Ian Paice and Bob Ezrin, except where noted.

  1. Throw My Bones
  2. Drop the Weapon
  3. We’re All the Same in the Dark
  4. Nothing at All
  5. No Need to Shout
  6. Step by Step
  7. What the What
  8. The Long Way Round
  9. The Power of the Moon
  10. Remission Possible
  11. Man Alive
  12. And the Address – Ritchie Blackmore, Jon Lord
  13. Dancing in My Sleep (bonus track)

On August 1, 2014.

On August 1, 2014, “EMI Music Australia” label released the self-titled, third Angus & Julia Stone album. It was recorded 2013 – 2014, at “Shangri-La Studios” in Malibu, California, “The Complex”, “Grand Street Recording”, and was produced by Rick Rubin, Angus Stone and Julia Stone.

Personnel:

  • Angus Stone – vocals, guitar, mandolin, banjo, piano, bass
  • Julia Stone – vocals, guitar, mandolin, piano, trumpet
  • Jordan Power, Ken Rich, Tomek Miernowski – recording
  • Ryan Hewitt – recording, mixing
  • Adam Fuller, Jason Gossman, Sean Oakley – editing
  • Billy Bush – mixing
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Jennifer Stenglein – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Angus Stone and Julia Stone.

  1. A Heartbreak
  2. My Word for It
  3. Grizzly Bear
  4. Heart Beats Slow
  5. Wherever You Are
  6. Get Home
  7. Death Defying Acts
  8. Little Whiskey
  9. From the Stalls
  10. Other Things
  11. Please You
  12. Main Street
  13. Crash and Burn

On July 26, 1984.

On July 26, 1984, “Arista:” label released “In the Heat of the Night”, the second Jeff Lorber studio album. It was recorded in 1984, at “Syncrosound” in Boston, Massachusetts, “Indigo Ranch Studios” in Malibu, California, and was produced by Jeff Lorber and Maurice Starr.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Lorber – lead and backing vocals, keyboards, guitar, drum programming, arrangements
  • Maurice Starr – lead and backing vocals, keyboards, guitar, drum programming
  • Marlon McClain – guitar
  • Lee Ritenour – rhythm guitar
  • Nathan East – vocals, bass
  • John Robinson – cymbal, drums
  • Jimmy Johnson – congas
  • Paulinho da Costa – percussion
  • Ronnie Laws – saxophone solo
  • Phillip Ingram – lead vocals
  • Alex Ligertwood – lead vocals
  • Steve George – backing vocals
  • David Page – backing vocals
  • Richard Page – backing vocals
  • Robert Abel – executive producer
  • Phil Greene – recording, mixing
  • Chris Brunt – recording, mixing
  • Joe Moody – second engineer
  • Ben Ing – second engineer
  • Ria Lewerke – art direction
  • Randy Roberts – creative director, design
  • Aaron Rapoport – back cover photography

Track listing:

  1. In the Heat of the Night – Maurice Starr
  2. Really Scarey – Jeff Lorber, Nathan East
  3. Don’t Say Yes – Jeff Lorber, Tony Hayes, Marlon McClain
  4. Tropical – Jeff Lorber
  5. Sushi Monster – Jeff Lorber, Nathan East, Marlon McClain
  6. Rock II – Jeff Lorber
  7. Seventh Heaven – Jeff Lorber, Marlon McClain
  8. Double Bad – Jeff Lorber, Joe Ericksen, Jack Robinson
  9. Blast Off – Maurice Starr
  10. Water Fall – Jeff Lorber

On July 8, 2016.

On July 8, 2016, “Vanguard” label released “Where the Light Shines Through”, the tenth Switchfoot studio album. It was recorded 2015 – 2016, at “Spot X Studio” in San Diego, California, and was produced by John Fields, Tim Foreman, Jon Foreman, Chad Butler, Jerome Fontamillas and Drew Shirley.

  • Jon Foreman – lead vocals, guitar
  • Jerome Fontamillas – keyboards, guitar
  • Drew Shirley – guitar
  • Tim Foreman – bass guitar, background vocals
  • Chad Butler – drums, percussion
  • Boaz Roberts – guitar
  • Robert Randolph − pedal steel
  • Lecrae – vocals
  • Eric Owyoung – strings
  • Keith Tutt II − cello section
  • John Painter – horns
  • Sam Dark – oboe
  • Lenny Skolnik − additional production
  • Joseph Barba − additional production
  • Tanner Sparks – engineering, mixing
  • Paul David Hager – mixing

Track listing:

  1. Holy Water – Jon Foreman
  2. Float – Tim Foreman
  3. Where the Light Shines Through – Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman
  4. I Won’t Let You Go – Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman
  5. If the House Burns Down Tonight – Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman, Mike Elizondo
  6. The Day That I Found Gold – Jim Foreman, Tim Foreman
  7. Shake This Feeling – Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman
  8. Bull in a Chins Shop – Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman, Mike Elizondo
  9. Live It Well – Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman
  10. Looking for America – Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman, Lecrae
  11. Healer of Souls – Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman
  12. Hope Is the Anthem – Jon Foreman

On July 2, 2020.

On July 2, 2020, “Sub Pop” and “Bella Union” labels released “Anthem +3”, an EP by Father John Misty. It was recorded in 2020, at “Fivestar Studios” in Topanga, California, “The Church” in London, and was produced by Josh Tillman and Jonathan Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Josh Tillman – vocals, guitar, bass, harmonica, drums, percussion
  • Jonathan Wilson – guitar, piano, keyboards, percussion
  • Bobby Krlic – piano, guitar, bass, strings, percussion
  • Drew Erickson – various instruments
  • James Gadson – drums
  • Dave Cerminara – engineer, mixing
  • Raymond Tovey – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Anthem – Leonard Cohen
  2. Fallin’ Rain – Link Wray
  3. Trouble – Cat Stevens
  4. One of Us Cannot Be Wrong – Leonard Cohen

On June 30, 1998.

On June 30, 1998, “Mercury” label released “Car Wheels on a Gravel Road”, the fifth Lucinda Williams studio album. It was recorded in 1997, at “Room and Board Studio” in Nashville, Tennessee, “Rumbo Studio” in Canoga Park, California, and was produced by Roy Bittan, Steve Earle, Ray Kennedy and Lucinda Williams. “Car Wheels on a Gravel Road: won a “Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album”, and was voted “The Best album of 1998” in The Village Voice’s annual “Pazz & Jop” critics poll.

Personnel:

  • Lucinda Williams – vocals, acoustic guitar, dobro guitar
  • Gurf Morlix – electric guitar, 12 string electric guitar, electric slide guitar, acoustic slide guitar, harmony vocal
  • Buddy Miller – acoustic guitar, mando guitar, electric guitar, harmony vocal
  • Ray Kennedy – 12 string electric guitar
  • Greg Leisz – 12 string electric guitar, mandolin
  • Charlie Sexton – electric guitar, dobro guitar
  • Steve Earle – acoustic guitar, harmonica, resonator guitar, harmony vocal
  • Johnny Lee Schell – electric guitar, electric slide guitar, dobro guitar
  • Bo Ramsey – electric guitar, slide guitar
  • Richard “Hombre” Price – dobro guitar
  • Roy Bittan – Hammond B3 organ, accordion, organ
  • Micheal Smotherman – B-3 organ
  • John Ciambotti – bass guitar, upright bass
  • Donald Lindley – drums, percussion
  • Jim Lauderdale – harmony vocal
  • Emmylou Harris – harmony vocal

Track listing:

All tracks by Lucinda Williams except where noted.

  1. Right in Time
  2. Car Wheels on a Grave Road
  3. 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
  4. Drunken Angel
  5. Concrete and Barbed Wine
  6. Lake Charles
  7. Can’t Let Go – Randy Weeks
  8. I Lost It
  9. Metal Firecrackers
  10. Greenville
  11. Still Looking for Your Kiss – Lucinda Williams, Duane Jarvis
  12. Joy
  13. Jackson

On June 24, 2016.

On June 24, 2016, “Inside Out Music” label released “Invention of Knowledge”, the debut Anderson/Stolt album. It was recorded 2014 – 2016, at “Fenix Studios” in Varnhem, Sweden, and in California, and was produced by Reine Stolt.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson – lead and backing vocals, synthesizer, percussion
  • Roine Stolt – acoustic and electric guitars, Portuguese guitar, lap steel guitar, keyboards, dobro, percussion, backing vocals, mixing
  • Tom Brislin – Yamaha C7 grand piano, Fender Rhodes piano, Hammond B-3 organ, synthesizers
  • Lalle Larsson – grand piano, synthesizer
  • Jonas Reingold – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Michael Stolt – bass guitar, Moog bass
  • Felix Lehrmann – drums
  • Daniel Gildenlöw – backing vocals
  • Nad Sylvan – backing vocals
  • Anja Obermayer – backing vocals
  • Maria Rerych – backing vocals
  • Kristina Westas – backing vocals
  • Lars Hallbäck – backing vocals recording
  • Jonas Reingold – mastering
  • Silas Toball – artwork
  • Eva Toball – artwork assistant
  • Johnny Taxen – photography
  • Per Kristianssen – photography
  • Lilian Westin – photography
  • Anders Olsson – photography
  • Hans Froberg – photography
  • Erik Edlund – photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Jon Anderson.

  1. Invention – Jon Anderson, Neil Campbell, Roine Stolt
  2. We Are Truth – Jon Anderson, Dan Spollen
  3. Knowledge – Jon Anderson, Neil Campbell, Roine Stolt
  4. Knowing – Jon Anderson, Kristian Ducharme, Roine Stolt
  5. Chase and Harmony – Jon Anderson, Kristian Ducharme
  6. Everybody Heals – Jon Anderson, Roine Stolt, Neil Campbell, Joseph Cowell, Andy Maslivec, Marty Snape
  7. Better by Far – Jon Anderson, Dan Spollen
  8. Golden Light – Jon Anderson, Roine Stolt, Neil Campbell, Joseph Cowell, Andy Maslivec, Marty Snape
  9. Know – Jon Anderson, Kristian Ducharme, Roine Stolt