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On June 12, 2007.

On June 12, 2007, “Mint Records” label released “Immaculate Machine’s Fables”, the third Immaculate Machine album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Colin Stewart, John Collins and David Carswell.

Personnel:

  • Kathryn Calder– vocals, keyboards
  • Brooke Gallupe– vocals, guitar
  • Luke Kozlowski– vocals, drums
  • John Collins– percussion, synthesizer
  • Owen Pallett– violin
  • Michael Olsen– cello
  • Olivia Meek– musical saw
  • Caitlin Gallupe– artwork, background vocals
  • Leslie Rewega– background vocals

Track listing:

  1. Jarhand
  2. Dear Confessor
  3. Roman Statues
  4. Old Flame
  5. Small Talk
  6. Nothing Ever Happens
  7. Northeastern Wind
  8. C’Mon Sea Legs
  9. Pocket
  10. Blinding Lightm

 

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On August 23, 2005.

On August 23, 2005, “Mint” label released “Twin Cinema”, the third New Pornographers album. It was recorded November 2004 – April 2005, and was produced by John Collins, David Carswell, A.C. Newman and Kurt Dahle.

Personnel:

  • A.C. Newman– vocals, guitar, ebow, synthesizer, harmonica, pump organ, xylophone
  • John Collins– bass, guitar, synthesizer, ebow, vocals
  • Kurt Dahle– drums, percussion, vocals
  • Dan Bejar– vocals, guitar, synthesizer, melodeon
  • Neko Case– vocals
  • Blaine Thurier– synthesizer
  • Todd Fancey– guitar
  • Kathryn Calder– vocals, piano
  • Nora O’Connor– vocals
  • David Carswell– slide guitar, vocals
  • Shaun Brodie– trumpet
  • Todd Macdonald– mandolin
  • Tyr Jami– cello
  • Amy Tuyn– art work
  • Sarah Pedersen– photography
  • Howard Redekopp– engineer

Track listing:

  1. Twin Cinema – A.C. Newman
  2. The Bones of an Idol – A.C. Newman
  3. Use It – A.C. Newman
  4. The Bleeding Heart Show – A.C. Newman
  5. Jackie, Dressed in Cobras – Dan Bejar
  6. The Jessica Numbers – A.C. Newman, John Collins
  7. These Are the Fables – A.C. Newman
  8. Sing Me Spanish Techno – A.C. Newman
  9. Falling Through Your Clothes -A.C. Newman
  10. Broken Breads – Dan Bejar
  11. Three or Four – A.C. Newman
  12. Star Bodies – A.C. Newman
  13. Streets of Fire – Dan Bejar
  14. Stacked Crooked – A.C. Newman

On August 20, 2002.

On August 20, 2002, “Vapor” label released “If It Was You”, the third Tegan and Sara studio album. It was recorded in 2002, and was produced by John Collins and David Carswell.

Personnel:

  • Tegan Quin– main performer, photography
  • Sara Quin– main performer, album design and layout
  • Gabe Cipes – bass guitar
  • Rob Chursinoff – drums, percussion
  • David Carswell – multi instruments, mixing, engineer
  • Michael Ledwidge – organ, keyboards, slide guitar
  • Ezra Cipes – banjo
  • Sheldon Zaharko – engineer
  • Pascal Leclair – assistant engineer
  • Steve Hall – mastering
  • John Collins– multi instruments, mixing, engineer
  • Melanie – photography
  • Demoe – album design and layout
  • Kaare Andrews– cover photography and original ideas

Track listing:

  1. Time Running
  2. You Went Away
  3. Monday Monday Monday
  4. City Girl
  5. Not Tonight
  6. Underwater
  7. I hear Noises
  8. Living Room
  9. Terrible Storm
  10. And Darling (This Thing That Breaks My Heart)
  11. Want to Be Bad
  12. Don’t Confess

On June 2, 2007.

On June 2, 2007, “Universal Music” label released “Dream Days at the Hotel Existence”, the sixth Powderfinger studio album. It was recorded January-April 2007, at “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Rob Schnapf. The album cover created by Aaron Hayward and David Homer (of Debaser, a New South Wales-based design agency) received the the 2007 ARIA Award for “Best Cover Art”.

Personnel:

  • Bernard Fanning– guitar and vocals
  • John Collins– bass guitar
  • Ian Haug– guitars
  • Darren Middleton– guitars and backing vocals
  • Jon Coghill– drums
  • Cody Anderson – backup drummer
  • Benmont Tench– piano and keyboards
  • Doug Boehm– engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Bernard Fanning, John Collins, Ian Haug, Darren Middleton, Jon Coghill and Cody Anderson.

  1. Head Up in the Clouds
  2. I Don’t Remember
  3. Lost and Running
  4. Wishing on the Same Moon
  5. Who Really Cares (Featuring the Sound of Insanity)
  6. Nobody Sees
  7. Surviving
  8. Long Way to Go
  9. Black Tears
  10. Ballad of a Dead Man
  11. Drifting Further Away

On May 4, 2010.

On May 4, 2010, “Last Gang” label released “Together”, the fifth New Pornographers studio album. It was recorded in 2010, in British Columbia and New York and was produced by Phil Palazzolo, Dan Bejar,Kathryn Calder, Neko Case, John Collins, Kurt Dahle, Todd Fancey, A.C. Newman and Blaine Thurier.

Personnel:

  • Dan Bejar- vocals, guitars, piano, organ, vibraphone, percussion
  • Kathryn Calder- vocals, keyboards, piano
  • Neko Case– vocals
  • John Collins- bass, acoustic guitar, keyboards, kaossilator, hagstrom 12 string
  • Kurt Dahle- drums, percussion, Vox
  • Todd Fancey- guitar, banjo
  • C. Newman- vocals, guitars, keyboards, bass, banjo
  • Blaine Thurier– keyboards
  • Annie Clark- guitar
  • Zach Condon- Trumpet
  • The Dap-Kings Horns
  • Cochemea Gastelum – baritone sax
  • Dave Guy – trumpet
  • Ben Kalb – cello
  • Will Sheff- back up vocals
  • Neal Sugarman – tenor saxophone, flute
  • Tara Szczygielski – violin

Track listing:

  1. Moves – Carl Newman
  2. Crash Years – Carl Newman
  3. Your Hands (Together) – Carl Newman
  4. Silver Jenny Dollar – Dan Bejar
  5. Sweet Talk, Sweet Talk – Carl Newman
  6. My Shepherd – Carl Newman
  7. If You Can’t See My Mirrors – Dan Bejar
  8. Up in the Dark – Carl Newman
  9. Valkyrie in the Roller Disco – Carl Newman
  10. A Bite Out of My Bed – Carl Newman
  11. Daughters of Sorrow – Dan Bejar
  12. We End Up Together – Carl Newman

 

On August 28, 2015.

Destroyer_-_Poison_Season

On August 28, 2015, “Merge” label released “Poison Season”, the tenth Destroyer studio album. It was recorded in 2015, and was produced by Dan Bejar and David Carswell.

Personnel:

  • Daniel Bejar– MIDI, mixing, vocals
  • John Collins– bass
  • Ted Bois – piano, Roland D50
  • Nicolas Bragg – electric guitar
  • Fabiola Carranza – cover photo
  • David Carswell– acoustic and electric guitars, MIDI, mixing,
  • JP Carter – effects, trumpet
  • Maggie Fost – design
  • Dave Graham – engineer
  • Henry Lee – viola
  • Peggy Leo – cello
  • Jeff Lipton – mastering
  • Tyson Naylor – DX-7, piano
  • Erik Nielsen – assistant engineer
  • Dylan Palmer – contrabass
  • John Raham – editing, engineer, string mixing
  • Maria Rice – mastering engineer
  • Joseph Shabason – flute, saxophone
  • Stefan Udell – string arrangements
  • Josh Wells – bongos, congas, drums, percussion
  • Rebecca Whitling – violin
  • Jesse Zubot – arranger, editing, string mixing, viola, violin

Track listing:

All tracks by Daniel Bejar.

  1. Times Square, Poison Season I
  2. Dream Lover
  3. Forces From Above
  4. Hell
  5. The River
  6. Times Square
  7. Archer on the Beach
  8. Midnight Meet the Rain
  9. Solace’s Bride
  10. Bangkok
  11. Sun in the Sky
  12. Times Square, Poison Season II

On May 6, 2003.

The_New_Pornographers_Electric_Version

On May 6, 2003, on “Mint / Matador” labels released “Electric Version”, the second New Pornographers studio album. It was recorded November 2001 – October 2002, and was produced by The new Pornographers.

Personnel:

  • Carl Newman– vocals, guitar, keyboards, melodeon
  • Neko Case– vocals
  • John Collins– bass, baritone guitar, keyboards
  • Blaine Thurier– keyboards
  • Kurt Dahle– drums, percussion, vocals, double bass
  • Todd Fancey– guitar, keyboards
  • Dan Bejar – vocals
  • Nora O’Connor– additional vocals
  • Tim Sars– saxophone
  • Monica Cattaway– violin
  • Nyla Rainey– cello
  • Howard Redekopp- engineer, mixer

Track listing:

All tracks by Carl Newman except where noted.

  1. The Electric Version
  2. From Blown Speakers
  3. The Laws Have Changed
  4. The End of Medicine
  5. Loose Translation
  6. Chump Change – Dan Bejar
  7. All for Swinging You Around
  8. The New Face of Zero and One
  9. Testament to Youth in Verse – Dan Bejar
  10. It’s Only Divine Right
  11. Ballad of a Comeback Kid – Dan Bejar
  12. July Jones
  13. Miss Teen Wordpower