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Walk the Moon: Talking Is Hard

On December 2, 2014, “RCA” label released “Talking Is Hard”, the third Walk the Moon studio album. It was recorded in 2014, at “Rancho Pagzilla” in Hollywood, and was produced by Tim Pagnotta.

Personnel:

  • Nick Petricca – vocals, keyboards, percussion, programming
  • Eli Maiman – vocals, guitar, programming
  • Kevin Ray – vocals, bass
  • Sean Waugaman – vocals, percussion
  • Jarett Holmes – programming, recording, digital editing
  • Tim Pagnotta – recording
  • Kuk Harrell – vocal recording
  • Marcos Tovar – vocal recording
  • Andrew “Muffman” Luftman – recording assistant
  • Blake Mares – assistant engineer
  • Robert Cohen – assistant engineer
  • Brian Phillips – digital editing
  • Allen Casillas – digital editing
  • Ryan Gillmor – digital editing
  • Mauro Rubbi – drum technician
  • Neal Avron – mixing
  • Scott Skrzynski – mixing assistant
  • Joe LaPorta – mastering
  • Ben Berger – vocal production, co-production
  • Ryan McMahon – vocal production, co-production

Track listing:

  1. Different Colors – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman
  2. Sidekick – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman
  3. Shut Up and Dance – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman, Ben Berger, Ryan McMahon
  4. Up 2 U – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman, Ben Berger, Ryan McMahon
  5. Avalanche – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman, Tim Pagnotta
  6. Portugal – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman
  7. Down in the Dumps – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman
  8. Work This Body – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman
  9. Spend Your $$$ – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman
  10. We Are the Kids – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman, Ryan McMahon
  11. Come Under the Covers – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman
  12. Aquaman – Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, Eli Maiman, Matt Radosevich

Jeff Ament: I Should Be Outside

On August 10, 2021, “Monkeywrench Records” label released “I Should Be Outside”, the fourth Jeff Ament album. It was recorded in 2021, in Horseback Ridge.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Ament – vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards, melodica, bass, drums, loops, recording
  • Richard Stuverud – drums, backing vocals
  • Neil Hundt – drums
  • Matt Chamberlain – drums, additional recording
  • Chris Daddio – additional recording
  • John Burton – additional recording, mixing
  • Josh Evans – mixing
  • Joe LaPorta – mastering
  • Regan Hagar – layout

All tracks by Jeff Ament.

  1. Lightmoves
  2. I Hear Ya
  3. Passion Denied
  4. Bandwidth
  5. For the Ones
  6. Life
  7. O.O.F.
  8. Dead Ends
  9. Despite All Odds
  10. The Divine Perfume
  11. You Know Who You Are
  12. Sweet Boy

Garbage: No Gods No Masters

On June 11, 2021, “Stunvolume” label released “No Gods No Masters”, the seventh Garbage studio album. It was recorded 2020 – 2021, at “Red Razor” in Atwater Village, California, “Grungels Dead” in Silver Lake, California, and was produced by Billy Bush, Shirley Manson, Duke Erikson, Steve Marker and Butch Vig.

Personnel:

  • Shirley Manson – vocals, keyboards, cover photo, band photo
  • Duke Erikson – guitar, bass, piano, keyboards, percussion, backing vocals, band photo
  • Steve Marker – bass, drum programming, drums, guitar, humming, keyboards, programming, backing vocals, band photo
  • Butch Vig – drums, guitar, keyboards, backing vocals, band photo
  • Marissa Paternoster – vocals, guitar
  • Chris Wagoner – accordion, violin
  • John Doe – bass, guitar
  • Justin Meldal -Johnson – bass
  • Eric Avery – bass
  • Daniel Shulman – bass
  • Michael Abbate – bass
  • Jarrett Dougherty – drums
  • Brody Dalle – vocals
  • Brian Aubert – vocals
  • Christine Cervenka – vocals
  • Billy Bush – mixing, engineer
  • Heba Kadry – mastering
  • Joe LaPorta – mastering
  • Brendan Dekora – mastering
  • Emily Lazar – mastering
  • Mike Fasano – mastering, instrument technician
  • Ryan Corey – art direction, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Shirley Manson, Duke Erikson, Steve Marker, and Butch Vig, except where noted.

  1. The Men Who Rule the World
  2. The Creeps
  3. Uncomfortably Me
  4. Wolfes
  5. Anonymous XXX
  6. Waiting for God
  7. Godhead
  8. A Woman Destroyed
  9. Flipping the Bird
  10. No Gods No Masters
  11. This City Will Kill You

Moses Sumney: Grae

On May 15, 2020, “Jagjaguwar” label released “Græ”, the second Moses Sumney studio album. It was recorded 2019 – 2020, and was produced by Moses Sumney, Adult Jazz, Ben Baptie, John Congleton, FKJ, Daniel Lopatin and Matthew Otto.

Personnel:

  • Moses Sumney – vocals, piano, piano FX, keyboards, synthesizers, guitar, bass, percussion, saxophone and flute arrangements, art direction, engineer
  • Mike Haldeman – guitar, guitar FX 
  • Noah Kardos-Fein – guitar
  • Tom Gallo – guitar
  • John Congleton – guitar, additional percussion
  • Simon Ribchester – piano, engineer
  • Daniel Lopatin – keyboards, synthesizers, bass, drum programming
  • Jamie Stewart – organ, drum programming
  • Ben Baptie – piano FX, additional synthesizers, drum programming
  • James Blake – keyboards, drum programming engineer,
  • FKJ – saxophone, keyboards, synthesizers, all instrumentation, engineer
  • Matthew Otto – synthesizers
  • Shahzad Ismaily – bass, bass synthesizer, additional synthesizers
  • Adult Jazz – bass, piano, synthesizers, horns
  • Brandon Coleman – bass, piano, synthesizers, piano
  • Thundercat – bass
  • Ian Chang – drums, drum programming, percussion
  • Jamire Williams – drums 
  • John Keek – saxophone 
  • Shabaka Hutchings – saxophone 
  • Jonathan Slater – horns
  • Nubya Garcia – flute 
  • Rob Moose – strings, string arrangements
  • Keith Tutt II – strings, cello
  • Brandee Younger – harp
  • Tunde Jegede – kora
  • Daniel Lopatin – engineer
  • Steph Marziano – engineer
  • Jake Viator – engineer
  • Ricardo Wheelock – engineer
  • Matthew Otto – engineer
  • Mac DeMarco – engineer
  • Andrew Chugg – engineer
  • Alexis Berthelot – engineer
  • Rashaan Carter – engineer
  • Matt Cohn – engineer
  • Sean Cook – engineer
  • Tom Gallo – engineer
  • Ben Baptie – engineer, mixing
  • Tom Archer – mixing assistant
  • Joe LaPorta – mastering
  • Julian Gross – art direction, design
  • Eric Gyamfi – photography

Track listing:

  1. Insula – Moses Sumney, Taiye Selasi, Ayesha K.Faines
  2. Cut Me – Moses Sumney, Asult Jazz, Daniel Lopatin
  3. In Bloom – Moses Sumney
  4. Virile – Moses Sumney, YVETTE
  5. Conveyor – Moses Sumney, YVETTE
  6. Boxes – Michael Chabon, Ezra Miller, Ayesha K.Faines, Taiye Selasi, Moses Sumney
  7. Gagarin – Moses Sumney, Esbjorn Svensson, Dan Berglund, Magnus Ostrom
  8. Jill Jack – Jill Scott, Moses Sumney
  9. Colouour – FKJ, Moses Sumney
  10. Also Also Also And And And – FKJ, Moses Sumney, Taiye Selasi, Miller
  11. Neither/Nor – Moses Sumney
  12. Polly – Moses Sumney, Tom Gallo
  13. Two Dogs – Daniel Lopatin, Moses Sumney
  14. Bystanders – Moses Sumney, Matthew Otto, Daniel Lopatin
  15. Me in 20 Years – Moses Sumney, Matthew Otto
  16. Keeps me Alive – Moses Sumney
  17. Lucky Me – Moses Sumney, James Blake
  18. And so I Come to Isolation – Taiye Selasi, Moses Sumney
  19. Bless Me – Moses Sumney
  20. Before You Go – Taiye Selasi, Michaela Coel, Miller, Moses Sumney

Weezer: Van Weezer

On May 7, 2021, “Crush Music” and “Atlantic” labels released “Van Weezer”, the fifteenth Weezer studio album. It was recorded 2018 – 2020, and was produced by Suzy Shinn.

Personnel:

  • Rivers Cuomo – lead and backing vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Brian Bell – guitars, backing vocals
  • Scott Shriner – bass, backing vocals
  • Patrick Wilson – drums
  • Suzy Shinn – synthesizer, additional guitar, additional vocals, engineer, recording
  • Coast Modern – additional vocals, programming
  • Charlie Brand – additional vocals, engineer
  • Ivan Wayman – engineer 
  • Shawn Everett – engineer 
  • Wesley Sideman – engineer
  • Matty Green – mixing
  • Joe LaPorta – mastering
  • Andreas Kvinge Sandnes – engineer assistant 
  • Jake Sinclair – engineer assistant
  • Sejo Navajas – engineer assistant
  • John Sinclair – engineer assistant
  • Johnny Morgan – engineer assistant
  • Josh Skinner – engineer assistant
  • Lizzy Ostro – engineer assistant
  • Michael Beinhorn – pre-production

Track listing:

  1. Hero – Rivers Cuomo, Daniel Bedingfield, Daniel Omelio, Denzel Baptiste, David Biral, Dave Bassett
  2. All the Good Ones – Rivers Cuomo, Coast Modern
  3. The End of the Game – Rivers Cuomo, Tim Pagnotta
  4. I Need Some of That – Rivers Cuomo, Tim Pagnotta, Josh Alexander, Billy Steinbeerg, Geoffrey Downes, John Wetton, Donald Roeser
  5. Beginning of the End – Billy Joel, Rivers Cuomo
  6. Blue Dream – Rivers Cuomo, Ozzy Osbourne, Randy Rhoads, Bob Daisley
  7. 1 More Hit – Rivers Cuomo
  8. Sheila Can Do It – Rivers Cuomo, Kevin Ridel
  9. She Needs Me – Rivers Cuomo
  10. Precious Metal Girl – Rivers Cuomo, Nick Long

The Coral: Coral Island

On April 30, 2021, “Modern Sky UK” label released “Coral Island”, the tenth Coral (The) studio album. It was recorded 2019 – 2020, at “Parr Street Studios” in Liverpool, and Ian Murray’s house in Merseyside, and was produced by Chris Taylor, James Skelly, Paul Duffy, Paul Molloy, Nick Power and Ian Skelly.

Personnel:

  • James Skelly – lead vocals, guitar, recording, mixing
  • Paul Molloy – guitar, piano, recording, mixing
  • Nick Power – keyboards, recording, mixing
  • Paul Duffy – bass, recording, mixing
  • Ian Skelly – drums, recording, mixing
  • Ian Murrary – narration
  • Phil McKinnell – slide guitar, guitar
  • Chris Taylor – stylophone 
  • Jack Prince – shaker
  • Fiona Skelly – backing vocals
  • Niamh Rowe – backing vocals
  • Chris Taylor – recording, mixing
  • Richard Turvey – recording
  • Liam Power – narration recording
  • Joe LaPorta – mastering
  • Edwin Burdis – artwork
  • Mark El-khatib – design
  • Gabriella Jackson – photography
  • Simon Cardwell – band photography

Track listing:

  1. Welcome to the Coral Island – James Skelly, Nick Power
  2. Lover Undiscovered – James Skelly
  3. Change Your Mind – James Skelly, Rich Turvey
  4. Mist on the River – James Skelly
  5. Pavilions of the Mind – Nick Power, Paul Duffy
  6. Vacancy – James Skelly, Nick Power
  7. My Best Friend – James Skelly, Nick Power
  8. Arcade Hallucinations – Nick Power
  9. The Game She Plays – James Skelly
  10. Autumn Has Come – James Skelly
  11. The End of the Pier – Nick Power
  12. The Ghost of the Coral Island – Nick Power, Ian Skelly, Paul Duffy, Phil McKinnell
  13. Golden Age – James Skelly, Ian Skelly
  14. Faceless Angel – James Skelly
  15. The Great Lafayette – Nick Power
  16. Strange Illusions – James Skelly, Nick Power
  17. Take Me Back to the Summertime – James Skelly, Ian Skelly
  18. Telepathic Waltz – Nick Power, Ian Skelly
  19. Old Photographs – James Skelly, Nick Power
  20. Watch You Disappear – James Skelly
  21. Late Night at the Borders – Nick Power
  22. Land of the Lost – James Skelly
  23. The Calico Girl – Paul Molloy
  24. The Last Entertainer – Nick Power

White Denim: Side Effects

On March 29, 2019, “City Slang” label released “Side Effects”, the ninth White Denim album. It was recorded in 2018, at “Daniel’s House”, “Radio Milk”, “Lakeside” and was produced by James Petralli, Jim Vollentine and Steve Terebecki.

Personnel:

  • James Petralli – vocals, guitar, vocoder, Omnichord, sampler, recording 
  • Nichael Hunter – electric piano, synthesizer
  • Steve Terebecki – bass, organ, keyboards, synthesizer, tambourine, Omnichord
  • Jeff Olson – drums, percussion, Tom Tom, piano
  • Conrad Choucroun – drums
  • Daniel Dufour – drums
  • Jordan Richardson – drums, kalimba
  • Greg Clifford – percussion
  • Sam Coben – guitar
  • Bob Hoffnar – steel guitar
  • Jordan Richardson – synthesizer, percussion
  • Marshall Lowry – tenor saxophone
  • Mike St. Clair – electric piano, synthesizer, Omnichord, iRig application
  • Daniel McNeill – sampler, recording
  • Jim Vollentine – recording, tracking, mixing
  • Ryan Joseph – recording
  • Joe LaPorta – mastering
  • William Gaynor – artwork

Track listing:

  1. Small Talk (Feeling Control)
  2. Hallelujah Strike Gold
  3. Shanalala
  4. NY Money
  5. Out of Doors
  6. Reversed Mirrors
  7. So Emotional
  8. Head Spinning
  9. Introduce Me

Fleet Foxes: Shore

On September 22, 2020, “Anti” label released “Shore”, the fourth Fleet Foxes studio album. It was recorded September 2019 – September 2020, at “The Long Pond” in Columbia County, New York, “Studios St. Germain” in Paris, “Vox Recording” in Los Angeles, “The Diamond Mine” in Long Island City, Queens, “Electric Lady Studios” in Greenwich Village, New York, and was produced by Robin Pecknold.

Personnel:

  • Robin Pecknold – vocals, instrumental performance, arrangements
  • Uwade Akhere – vocals
  • Daniel Rossen – acoustic and electric guitar, piano
  • Michael Bloch – classical guitar
  • Marta Sofia Honer – violin, viola
  • The Westerlies
  • Riley Mulherkar – trumpet
  • Chloe Rowlands – trumpet
  • Andy Clausen – trombone
  • Willem de Koch – trombone
  • Joshua Jaeger – drum kit, percussion
  • Christopher Bear – drum kit, percussion
  • Homer Steinweiss – drum kit
  • Meara O’Reilly – vocals, vocal arrangements
  • Tim Bernardes – vocals
  • Kevin Morby – backing vocals
  • Georgiana Leithauser – backing vocals
  • Frederika Leithauser – backing vocals
  • Juliet Butters – backing vocals
  • Faye Butters – backing vocals
  • Beatriz Artola – spoken dialog, engineer, recording, mixing
  • Jon Low – additional engineering
  • Bastien Lozier – additional engineering
  • Michael Harris – additional engineering
  • Chris Cerullo – additional engineering
  • Paul Spring – additional engineering
  • Jens Jungkurth – additional engineering
  • Lauren Marquez – additional engineering
  • Joe LaPorta – mastering
  • Ben Tousley – layout, design
  • Robin Pecknold – layout, design
  • Dino Matt – drawings
  • Hiroshi Hamaya – cover photographs
  • Kersti Jan Werdal – gatefold photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Robin Pecknold, except where noted.

  1. Wading in Waist-High Water
  2. Sunblind
  3. Can I Believe You
  4. Jara
  5. Featherweight
  6. A Long Way Past the Past
  7. For a Week or Two
  8. Maestranza
  9. Young Man’s Game
  10. I’m Not My Season
  11. Quiet Air / Gioia
  12. Going-to-the-Sun Road – Robin Oecknold, Tim Bernardes
  13. Thymia
  14. Cradling Mother, Cradling Woman
  15. Shore

On June 7, 2019.

On June 7, 2019, “PerryEttyVS” and “BMG Rights Management” labels released  “Kind Heaven” the second Perry Farrell studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2018, at “The Village”, and was produced by Tony Visconti and Perry Farrell.

Personnel:

  • Perry Farrell – vocals
  • Etty Lau Farrell – vocals
  • Tony Visconti – acoustic guitar, bass, mixing
  • Alex Williams – electric guitar
  • Dhani Harrison – electric guitar
  • Elliot Easton – electric guitar 
  • Peter DiStefano – electric guitar 
  • Phil X – electric guitar 
  • Taylor Hawkins – electric guitar
  • Peter DiStefano – bowed electric guitar
  • Matt Rohde – keyboards
  • Chris Chaney – bass
  • Matt Chamberlain – drums
  • Taylor Hawkins – drums
  • Tina Guo – erhu
  • Kind Heaven Orchestra
  • Hezron Farrell, Izzadore Farrell, Judith Hill, Kristeen Young – backing vocals
  • Harry Gregson-Williams – string arrangements
  • Alex Williams, Eric Liljestrand – engineer
  • Alex Williams – mixing
  • Joe LaPorta – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Perry Farrell.

  1. (red, white, and blue) Cheerfulnes
  2. Pirate Punk Politician
  3. Snakes Have Many Hips
  4. Machine Girl
  5. One
  6. Where Have You Been All My Life
  7. More Than I Could Bear
  8. Spend the Body
  9. Let’s All Pray for This World

On May 24, 2011.

On May 24, 2011, “Downtown Records” label released “D”, the fourth White Denim album. It was recorded in 2011, at “Lakeside Studio” and “Mob House” in Austin, Texas, and was produced by Mike McCarthy, James Petralli, Austin Jenkins, Steven Terebecki and Joshua Block.

Personnel:

  • James Petralli – vocals, guitars, arranger
  • Austin Jenkins – guitars, arranger
  • Steven Terebecki – bass guitar, arranger
  • Joshua Block – drums, percussion, mixing, arranger
  • Alex Coke – flute
  • Brian Hall – violin
  • Heather Anderson – viola
  • Amy Harris – viola
  • Elizabeth S. Lee – cello
  • Jonathan Geer – string arrangements
  • Danny Reisch – engineer
  • Mike McCarthy – engineer, mixing
  • Jim Vollentine – assistant engineer
  • Emily Lazar – mastering
  • Joe LaPorta – mastering
  • Michael Hammett – artwork designer, photography
  • Bobby Weiss – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by James Petralli, Austin Jenkins, Steven Terebecki and Joshua Block, except where noted.

  1. It’s Him!
  2. Burnished – James Petralli, Austin Jenkins, Steven Terebecki, Joshua Block, Lucas Anderson
  3. At the Farm
  4. Street Joy
  5. Anvil Everything
  6. River to Consider
  7. Drug
  8. Bess St.
  9. Is and Is and Is
  10. Keys