Tag Archives: Eric Ratz

On August 5, 2014.

On August 5, 2014, “Dine Alone Records” and “Universal Music Canada” labels released “High Noon”, the third Arkells studio album. It was recorded in 2013, at “The Hobby Shop” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Tony Hoffer.

Personnel:

  • Max Kerman – lead vocals, guitar
  • Micheal DeAngelis – vocals, guitar
  • Anthony Carone – vocals, keyboards, strings, arranger
  • Nick Dika – bass guitar
  • Tim Oxford – drums, percussion
  • Leland Whitty – tenor saxophone
  • Dana Grey – baritone saxophone
  • Ernesto Barahona – trombone
  • Christine Chesebrough – violin
  • Kelly Lefaive – violin
  • Emma Vachon-Tweeny – viola
  • Igor Saika-Voivod – cello, score, conductor
  • Cameron Lister – recording
  • Tony Hoffer – mixing
  • Eric Ratz – engineer, mixing
  • Harry Hess – mastering
  • Micheal DeAngelis – design
  • Brooks Reynolds – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Max Kerman, Micheal DeAngelis, Anthony Carone, Nick Dika and Tim Oxford.

  1. Fake Money
  2. Come to Light
  3. Cynical Bastards
  4. 11:11
  5. Never Thought That This Would Happen
  6. Dirty Blonde
  7. What Are You Holding on To?
  8. Hey Kids!
  9. Leather Jacket
  10. Crawling Through the Window
  11. Systematic

On August 17, 2004.

On August 17, 2004, “EMI Music Canada” label released “Seven Circles”, the seventh Tea Party album. It was recorded in 2004, at “Orange Studios” in Toronto, “Plantation Studios” – Haiku Hill, Maui, and “Metalworks Studios” in Mississauga, ON, and was produced by Jeff Martin, Gavin Brown, and Bob Rock.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Martin – vocals, guitar
  • Stuart Chatwood – bass, keyboards
  • Jeff Burrows – drums
  • Holly McNarland – additional vocals
  • Marc Ouellette – strings conductor, arranger
  • Jill Vitols, Richard Arnib – cello
  • Angela Rudden, Rhyll Peel – viola
  • Diane Tait, Dominique Laplante, Michele Irion, Rebecca Van Der Post – violin
  • Bob Rock – recording
  • Eric Helmkamp, Eric Ratz – engineer
  • Jason “Metal” Donkersgoed, John Nazario, Chris Stringer, Jeff Elliott– assistant engineer
  • Randy Staub, Zack Blackstone – mixing
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Kenny Luong – editing
  • Stuart Chatwood – art direction
  • Antoine Moonen – art direction, design, layout

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeff Martin, Stuart Chatwood and Jeff Burrows, except where noted.

  1. Writing’s on the Wall
  2. Stargazer
  3. One Step Closer Away
  4. Oceans
  5. Luxuria
  6. Overload – Jeff Martin, Stuart Chatwood, Jeff Burrows, Bob Rock
  7. Coming Back Again – Jeff Martin, Stuart Chatwood, Jeff Burrows, Bob Rock
  8. The Watcher – Jeff Martin, Stuart Chatwood, Jeff Burrows, Bob Rock
  9. Empty Glass
  10. Wishing You Would Stay
  11. Seven Circles

 

On August 24, 1999.

On August 24, 1999, Feist self-released their debut album “Monarch (Lay Your Jewelled Head Down)”. It was recorded 1998 – 1999, in Toronto, and was produced by Dan Kurtz.

Personnel:

  • Leslie Feist – vocals, guitar
  • Jamie Shields – keyboards
  • Dan Kurtz – bass
  • Josh Hicks – drums
  • Daniel Stone – percussion
  • Jurij Konje – percussion
  • Daddy Szigeti – string arrangements
  • Akiko Kojima, Sandy Baron – violin
  • Pam Bettger – viola
  • Alex Mac Master – cello
  • Martin Tielli, Andrew Whiteman – guitar
  • Simon Craig – percussion
  • José Contreras- guitar
  • Jason Beck- melodica
  • Dan Kurtz- recording, mixing
  • Eric Ratz – recording
  • Glen Marshall – mixing
  • Noah Mintz – mastering

Track listing:

 

All tracks by Leslie Feist, except: where noted.

  1. It’s Cool to Love Your Family
  2. The Onliest
  3. La Sirena
  4. One Year A.D.
  5. Monarch
  6. That’s What I Say, It’s Not What I Mean
  7. Flight #303
  8. Still True
  9. The Mast
  10. New Torch – Jason Beck

On June 29, 2016.

On June 29, 2016, “Warner Music Canada” label released “Afraid of Heights”, the fifth Billy Talent studio album. It was recorded January –April 2016 at “Revolution Recording”, and “Dudebox Studios” in Toronto, and was produced by Ian D’Sa.

Personnel:

  • Ben Kowalewicz– lead vocals
  • Ian D’Sa– vocals, guitar, piano, programming,  percussion
  • Jon Gallant– bass, backing vocals
  • Aaron Solowoniuk- drums
  • Jordan Hastings– drums, percussion
  • Eric Ratz– engineer
  • Nik Karpen, Martin Cooke, Luke Schindler, Ryan Jones – engineer assistant
  • Kenny Luong – digital engineering
  • Chris Lord-Alge, Rich Costey– mixing
  • Ted Jensen– mastering
  • Igor Hofbauer – artwork, illustrations
  • Antje Schröder – layout, package design

Track listing:

  1. Big Red Gun
  2. Afraid of Heights
  3. Ghost Ship of Cannibal Rats
  4. Louder than the DJ
  5. The Crutch
  6. Rabbit Down the Hole
  7. Time-Bomb Ticking Away
  8. Leave Them All Behind
  9. Horses & Chariots
  10. This Is Our War
  11. February Winds
  12. Afraid of Heights (Reprise)

 

On June 27, 2006.

On June 27, 2006, “Atlantic” label released “Billy Talent II”, the second Billy Talent studio album. It was recorded 2005 – 2006, at “The Warehouse Studio” in Vancouver, and was produced by Gavin “Golden” Brown and Ian D’Sa.

Producer:

  • Ben Kowalewicz- lead vocals
  • Ian D’Sa- vocals, guitar
  • Jon Gallant- bass, backing vocals
  • Aaron Solowoniuk- drums
  • Gavin Brown– tambourine
  • Eric Ratz – engineer
  • Chris Lord-Alge – mixing
  • Kenny Luong – digital editing
  • Liz Barrett – art producer
  • Henry Fong – artwork, cover illustration
  • Kim Kinakin – art work, package design
  • Ian D’Sa – art direction
  • Dustin Rabin – photography

Track listing:

  1. Devil in a Midnight Mass
  2. Red Flag
  3. This Suffering
  4. Worker Bees
  5. Pins and Needles
  6. Fallen Leaves
  7. Where Is the Line?
  8. Covered in Cowardice
  9. Surrender
  10. The Navy Song
  11. Perfect World
  12. Sympathy
  13. Burn the Evidence