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On May 15, 2007.

On May 15, 2007, “Nonesuch” label released “Sky Blue Sky”, the sixth Wilco studio album. It was recorded November 2006 – January 2007, at “The Wilco Loft” in Irving Park, Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Nels Cline, Mikael Jorgensen, Glenn Kotche, Pat Sansone, John Stirratt and Jeff Tweedy.

Personnel:

  • Nels Cline– electric guitar, 12 string guitar, lap steel guitar
  • Mikael Jorgensen– piano, organs, Wurlitzer
  • Glenn Kotche– drums, percussion, glockenspiel
  • Pat Sansone– organs, guitar, Chamberlin, Mellotron, Wurlitzer, harpsichord, piano, backing vocals
  • John Stirratt– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jeff Tweedy– vocals, guitar, graphic design
  • Jim O’Rourke– feedback, percussion, acoustic guitar, string arrangements
  • Karen Waltuch – viola, violin
  • TJ Doherty – recording
  • Robert Ludwig– mastering
  • Jim Scott – mixing
  • Jason Tobias, Tom Gloady, Kevin Dean – assistant engineering
  • Nathaniel Murphy – illustrations
  • Frack Ockenfels – photography
  • Manuel Presti – cover photograph
  • Lawrence Azerrad – graphic design

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeff Tweedy, except where noted.

  1. Either Way
  2. You Are My face – Jeff Tweedy, Nels Cline
  3. Impossible Germany – Jeff Tweedy, Nels Cline, Mikael Jorgensen, Glenn Kotche, Pat Sansone, John Stirratt
  4. Sky Blue Sky
  5. Side with the Seeds – Jeff Tweedy, Mikael Jorgensen
  6. Shake It Off
  7. Please Be Patient With Me
  8. Hate It Here – Jeff Tweedy, Nels Cline, Mikael Jorgensen, Glenn Kotche, Pat Sansone, John Stirratt
  9. Leave Me (like You Find Me)
  10. Walken – Jeff Tweedy, Nels Cline, Mikael Jorgensen, Glenn Kotche, Pat Sansone, John Stirratt
  11. What Light
  12. On and On and On – Jeff Tweedy, Nels Cline, Mikael Jorgensen, Glenn Kotche, Pat Sansone, John Stirratt
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On May 8, 2007.

On May 8, 2007, “Thrill Jockey” label released “Everybody”, the seventh Sea and Cake album. It was recorded in 2007, at “Key Club” in Benton Harbor, Michigan and
“Soma Electronic Music Studios” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Sam Prekop, Archer Prewitt, Eric Claridge, John McEntire and Ken Champion.

Personnel:

  • Sam Prekop– vocals, guitar
  • Archer Prewitt– vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Eric Claridge– bass guitar, keyboards
  • John McEntire– drums, vibraphone, keyboards, percussion
  • Ken Champion – pedal steel guitar

Track listing:

  1. Up on Crutches
  2. Too Strong
  3. Crossing Line
  4. Middlenight
  5. Coconut
  6. Exact to Me
  7. Lightning
  8. Introducing
  9. Left On
  10. Transparent

 

On May 1, 2007.

On May 1, 2007, “The End Records” label released “The Great Filter”, the fourth Tub Ring studio album. It was recorded December 2006 – February 2007, at “At B-Side Audio Studios” in Chicago, and was produced by Rob Kleiner and Neal Ostrovsky.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Gibson – vocals
  • Rob Kleiner – keyboards
  • Trevor Erb – bass guitar
  • Chris Wiken – drums
  • Jeff Enokian – guitar
  • Dave Smith – saxophone
  • Dave Winer – trumpet
  • David Keller – cello
  • Charles Crepeau – violin
  • Roxanne Hegyesy – vocals
  • Sara Sleeper – vocals
  • Neal Ostrovsky – engineer, additional samples
  • Tanner Woodford – art direction, design

Track listing:

  1. Friends and Enemies
  2. The Charismatic Smile
  3. Seven Exodus
  4. Get Help (Now!)
  5. When the Crash Happened
  6. Killers in Love
  7. No One Wants to Play
  8. Requiem for a Robot
  9. Life in Transition
  10. Glass Companion
  11. Making No Sound (At All)
  12. The Truth
  13. Wrong Kind of Message
  14. My Job Here is Done

 

On April 21, 2017.

On April 21, 2017, “Daylighting” label released “Risk to Exist”, the sixth Maximo Park studio album. It was recorded in 2016, at “The Loft” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Tom Schick.

Personnel:

  • Paul Smith – vocals
  • Duncan Lloyd – guitars
  • Lukas Wooller – keyboards
  • Tom English – drums
  • Mimi Parker– backing vocals
  • Paul Rafferty – bass guitar

Track listing:

  1. What Did We Do to You to Deserve This?
  2. Get High (No, I Don’t)
  3. What Equals Love?
  4. Risk to Exist
  5. I’ll Be Around
  6. Work and Then Wait
  7. The hero
  8. The Reason I Am Here
  9. Make What You Can
  10. Respond to the Feeling
  11. Alchemy

 

On April 17, 2007.

On April 17, 2007, “Lonely Astronauts” label released “Let’s Just Be”, the sixth Joseph Arthur studio album, and the first with his backing band The Lonely Astronauts. It was recorded October – November 2006, at “Donner & Blitzen Studios, in Arcadia, California, and was produced by Joseph Arthur, Kraig Jarret Johnson, Jennifer Turner, Sibyl Buck and Greg Wieczorek.

Personnel:

  • Joseph Arthur– lead vocals, guitar, electric sitar, mixing
  • Kraig Jarret Johnson – guitar, lead and backing vocals, keyboards
  • Jennifer Turner– guitar, lead and backing vocals
  • Sibyl Buck– backing vocals, bass
  • Greg Wieczorek– backing vocals, drums
  • Mathias Schneeberger – recording engineer.
  • Fred Kevorkian – mastering
  • Original artwork by Davies
  • Cerise Leang, Joseph Arthur, Lauren Pattenaude – photography
  • Karen Karibian – copy help
  • Judith Salavetz, Spencer Drate – art direction, design.

Track listing:

All tracks by Joseph Arthur, except where noted.

  1. Diamond Ring – Joseph Arthur, Kraig Jarret Johnson
  2. Good Life
  3. Precious One
  4. Spaceman
  5. Take Me Home – Joseph Arthur, Kraig Jarret Johnson
  6. Chicago
  7. Cockteeze – Joseph Arthur, Kraig Jarret Johnson
  8. Lonely Astronaut
  9. Cocaine Feet
  10. Let’s Just Be – Joseph Arthur, Kraig Jarret Johnson
  11. Shake It Off
  12. Lack a Vision
  13. Gimmie Some Company – Jennifer Turner
  14. I Will Carry You – Joseph Arthur, Kraig Jarret Johnson
  15. Yer the Reason – Joseph Arthur, Kraig Jarret Johnson
  16. Star Song

 

On April 8, 2008.

On April 8, 2008, “4AD” label released “Mountain Battles”, the fourth Breeders studio album. It was recorded 2007 – 2008, at “Electrical Audio” in Chicago; “Stagg Street Studio” in Van Nuys; “Manny’s Studio” in Los Angeles, and “Refraze Recording Studio” in Dayton.

Personnel:

  • Kim Deal – vocals, guitar
  • Kelley Deal – vocals, guitar
  • Mando Lopez – bass
  • Jose Medeles – drums
  • Steven Medina Hüfsteter – guitar
  • Heather Winna – marching cymbals
  • Todd Mund – background vocals
  • Steve Albini, Erika Larsen, Ben Mumphrey– engineering
  • Manny Nieto– engineering, mastering
  • Steve Rook – mastering
  • Vaughan Oliver– art design
  • Marc Atkins – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kim Deal, except where noted.

  1. Overglazed
  2. Bang On
  3. Night of Joy
  4. We’re Gonna Rise
  5. German Studies
  6. Spark
  7. Istanbul
  8. Walk It Off
  9. Regalame Esta Noche – Roberto Cantoral
  10. Here No More
  11. No Way
  12. It’s the Love – The Tasties
  13. Mountain Blues

 

On March 19, 2002.

On March 19, 2002, “Sanctuary Records” label released “Superstarved”, the third Gravity Kills studio album. It was recorded June 1999 – October 2001, at “The Mattress Factory”, “ASI” in Chicago, and “Mr. Blood” in St. Louis, and was produced by Martin Atkins, Jeff Scheel, Matt Dudenhoeffer, Doug Firley and Brad Booker.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Scheel – lead vocals
  • Matt Dudenhoeffer – guitar
  • Doug Firley – keyboard
  • Brad Booker – drums
  • Julian Beeston– programming
  • Matt Dudenhoeffer – backing vocals
  • Richard Fortus– guitars
  • Charles Levi– bass
  • Derek Geisser – guitar
  • Bob Dog Caitlin – sitar on Take It All Away
  • Julian Beeston – engineer
  • Julian Beeston, Martin Atkins – mixing
  • Steve Truesdell – photography
  • Craig Wagner – Gravity Kills logo and star design
  • John Bergin – artwork, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeff Scheel, Matt Dudenhoeffer, Doug Firley and Brad Booker, except where noted.

  1. Love, Sex and Money
  2. Take it All Away
  3. Fifteen Minutes
  4. Forget Your Name
  5. Enemy
  6. Breakdown
  7. Beg and Borrow
  8. One Thing
  9. Personal Jesus – Martin L.Gore
  10. Wide Awake – Jeff Scheel, Matt Dudenhoeffer, Doug Firley, Brad Booker, Richard Fortus
  11. Suffocate
  12. Superstarved
  13. LS&M Reprise