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On August 6, 2021.

On August 6, 2021, “Hopeless Records” label released “Draw Down the Moon”, the fourth Foxing studio album. It was recorded in 2020, and was produced by Eric Hudson, Andy Hull, John Congleton and Joe Lambert.

Personnel:

  • Conor Murphy – vocals, guitar, trumpet, sampler
  • Eric Hudson – vocals, guitar
  • Jon Hellwig – drums, sampler

Track listing:

All tracks by Conor Murphy, Eric Hudson and Jon Hellwig.

  1. 737
  2. Go Down Together
  3. Beacons
  4. Draw Down the Moon
  5. Where the Lightning Strikes Twice
  6. Bialystok
  7. At Least We Found the Floor
  8. Cold Blooded
  9. If I Believed in Love
  10. Speak with the Dead

On May 15, 2020.

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

On March 31, 2017.

On March 31, 2017, “Mute” label released “Silver Eye”, the seventh Goldfrapp studio album. It was recorded July 2015 – December 2016, in Dallas, Texas, and London, England, and was produced by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory.

Personnel:

  • Alison Goldfrapp – vocals, instruments, engineer
  • Will Gregory – instruments, engineer
  • Leo Abrahams – guitar 
  • Charlie Jones – bass guitar 
  • Sebastian Sternberg – live drum loops 
  • Robert Brian – drums 
  • Andy Savours – programming
  • David Wrench – additional programming
  • John Congleton – additional drum programming
  • Nick Batt – additional drum programming 
  • Sebastian Sternberg – live drum loops recording
  • Mark Frith – drum recording 
  • Iain Berryman – additional engineering
  • Alessandro Baldessari – additional engineering
  • Pete Hutchings – additional engineering
  • Marco Migliari – additional engineering
  • David Wrench – mixing
  • Marta Salogni – mixing
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Matt Colton – mastering
  • The Haxan Cloak – co-production
  • John Congleton – co-production 
  • Leo Abrahams – additional production
  • Andy Savours – additional production
  • Alison Goldfrapp – art direction, photography
  • Mat Maitland – album design

Track listing:

All tracks by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory, except where noted.

  1. Anymore
  2. Systemagic
  3. Tigerman
  4. Become the One
  5. Faux Suede Drifter – Alsion Goldfrapp, Will Gregory, Bobby Krlic
  6. Zodiac Black
  7. Beast That Never Was
  8. Everything Is Never Enough
  9. Moon In Your Mouth
  10. Ocean

On March 26, 2021.

On March 26, 2021, “Polyvinyl” label released “Oh No”, the twelfth Xiu Xiu album. It was recorded 2020 – 2021, at Jamie Stewart’s home studio in Los Angeles “Nurse”, and was produced by Lawrence English, Greg Saunier and Angela Seo.

Personnel:

  • Jamie Stewart – vocals, autoharp, guitar, bajo quinto, banjo, bass guitar, drums, mandolin, organ, stylophone, synthesizer, viola, xylophone, drums, percussion, sampling. engineer, design
  • Angela Seo – vocals, harmonium, piano, synthesizer bass, gong, percussion, design
  • John Congleton – Optigan, synthesizer
  • Jonathan Meiburg – vocals, animal sounds
  • Greg Saunier – vocals, bass guitar, guitar, cymbals, sampling, synthesizer, engineer
  • Charlie Looker – bass guitar, guitar
  • Jherek Bischoff – double bass
  • Zachary Dawes – double bass, bass guitar
  • David Kendrick – drums, bongos, percussion
  • Alice Bag – vocals
  • Deb Demure – vocals
  • Fabrizio Modonese Palumbo – vocals
  • Gwendolyn Sanford – vocals
  • Liz Harris – vocals
  • Sharon Van Etten – vocals
  • Susanne Sachsse – vocals
  • Valerie Diaz – vocals
  • Twin Shadow – vocals, saxophone, engineer
  • Haley Fohr – vocals, engineer
  • Angus Andrew – vocals, engineer
  • Ben Chisholm – engineer
  • Brandon Jay – engineer
  • Dan Duszynski – engineer
  • Dirk Dresselhaus – engineer
  • Justin Higgins – engineer
  • Owen Pallett – engineer
  • Paul Beauchamp – engineer
  • Alan Douches – mastering
  • Danelle Abad – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Angela Seo and Jamie Stewart, except where noted.

  1. Sad Mezcalita
  2. I Can Not Resist
  3. The Grifters
  4. Goodbye for Good
  5. Oh No
  6. Rumps Room
  7. Fuzz Gong Fight
  8. I Dream of Someone Else Entirely
  9. One Hundred Years
  10. A Classic Screw
  11. It Bothers Me All the Time
  12. Saint Dymphna
  13. Knock Out
  14. A Bottle of Rum
  15. Ants

On March 16, 2018.

On March 16, 2018, “Rough Trade” and “Capitol” labels released “I’ll Be Your Girl”, the eighth Decemberists (The) studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2018, and was produced by John Congleton.

Personnel:

  • Colin Meloy – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Chris Funk – acoustic and electric guitar, banjo, bouzouki, mandolin, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Jenny Conlee – accordion, organ, piano, synthesizer, vibraphone, backing vocals
  • Nate Query – cello, electric bass, upright bass, backing vocals
  • John Moen – drums, percussion. backing vocals
  • Mikaela Davis – harp
  • Gaelynn Lea – violin
  • Kelly Hogan – backing vocals
  • Nora O’Connor – backing vocals
  • Birch Query – choir
  • Eleanor Laurie – choir
  • Finn Query – choir
  • Louise Moen – choir
  • Max Markewitz – choir
  • Mina Greenberg Motamedi – choir
  • Sabrina Montgomery – choir
  • Satchel Laurie – choir
  • Scout Funk – choir vocals
  • John Congleton – recording, mixing
  • Adam Lee – recording assistant, mixing assistant, studio personnel
  • Greg Calbi – studio personnel

Track listing:

All tracks by Colin Meloy, except where noted.

  1. Once in My Life – Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan, Colin Meloy
  2. Cutting Stone
  3. Severed
  4. Starwatcher
  5. Tripping Along
  6. You Ghost
  7. Everything is Awful
  8. Sucker’s Prayer
  9. We All Die Young
  10. Rusalka, Rusalka / Wild Rushes
  11. I’ll Be Your Girl

On October 13, 2017.

On October 13, 2017, “Loma Vista Records” label released “Masseduction”, the fifth St. Vincent studio album. It was in 2017 at “Electric Lady” in New York, “Rough Consumer” in Brooklyn, “Compound Fracture” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jack Antonoff and St. Vincent. At the 61st “Annual Grammy Awards”, “Masseduction” won the award for “Best Recording Package” and “Best Rock Song” for its title track.

Personnel:

  • Annie Clark – vocals, bass, guitar, synthesizers, additional engineering
  • Jack Antonoff – piano, synthesizers, bass, bass, drums, mellotron, programming, string arrangements, additional engineering
  • Thomas Bartlett – piano, synthesizers
  • Bobby Sparks – keyboards 
  • Greg Leisz – pedal steel 
  • Rich Hinman – pedal steel 
  • Tuck Andress – guitar
  • Daniel Mintseris – synthesizers
  • Lars Stalfors – synthesizers, programming 
  • Mike Elizondo – bass 
  • Pino Palladino – bass 
  • Evan Smith – saxophone 
  • Kamasi Washington – saxophone 
  • Margot – strings 
  • Philip A. Peterson – cello 
  • Timothy Garland – violin
  • Patti Andress – vocals
  • Jenny Lewis – vocals
  • Kid Monkey – vocals
  • Toko Yasuda – vocals
  • Sounwave – programming
  • Adam Pickrell – programming
  • Lars Stalfors – co-production
  • John Congleton – additional production
  • Laura Sisk – engineering
  • Sean Cook – additional engineering
  • Brent Arrowood – additional engineering
  • Alonzo Lazaro – additional engineering
  • Miro Mackie – additional engineering
  • Tom Elmhirst – mixing
  • Catherine Marks – mixing
  • Brandon Boost – mix engineering
  • Caesar Edmunds – mix engineering
  • Chris Gehringer – mastering
  • Willo Perron & Associates – creative direction
  • NONOT – package design
  • Nedda Afsari – photography

Track listing:

  1. Hang on Me – Annie Clark
  2. Pills – Annie Clark, Jack Antonoff, Mark Anthony Spears
  3. Masseduction – Annie Clark, Jack Antonoff
  4. Sugarboy – Annie Clark, Jack Antonoff
  5. Los Angeles – Annie Clark
  6. Happy Birthday, Johnny – Annie Clark, Jack Antonoff
  7. Savior – Annie Clark
  8. New York – Annie Clark, Jack Antonoff
  9. Fear the Future – Annie Clark
  10. Young Lover – Annie Clark
  11. Dancing with a Ghost – Annie Clark
  12. Slow Disco – Annie Clark, Joy Williams
  13. Smoking Section – Annie Clark

On September 3, 2013.

On September 3, 2013, “ATO” label released “The Silver Gymnasium”, the seventh Okkervil River album. It was recorded in 2013, at “Church House Studios”, “Russell Street Studio”, “Crystal Sniffer”, “The Honey Jar”, “Cacophony Recorders”, and “Matt Hubbard Production”, and was produced by John Agnello.

Personnel:

  • Will Sheff – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, harmonica, synthesizers, recording, artwork
  • Justin Sherburn – piano, electric piano, harpsichord, keyboards, glass harmonica, electric guitar, organ, synthesizers, harmonium 
  • Lauren Gurgiolo – electric and lap steel guitar
  • Clinton Newman – electric guitar
  • Michael St. Clair – electric guitar, organ, trombone, flugelhorn, trumpet, synthesizers, percussion
  • Brian Cassidy – electric guitar
  • Patrick Pestorius – bass
  • Jonathan Meiburg – banjo
  • Daniel Murphy – mandolin, artwork
  • Zachary Thomas – mandolin
  • Ben Kalb – cello
  • Josh Johnson – glass harmonica
  • Brian Donohoe – saxophone
  • Cully Symington – drums, percussion
  • Chris Mills, Clinton Newman, Jonathan Meiburg, Patrick Pestorius, Matt LeMay  – harmony vocals
  • David Boyle – handclaps, recording
  • John Agnello, John Congleton, Matt Hubbard, Phil Palazzolo – recording
  • John Agnello, John Congleton – mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Vernon Hood – artwork
  • Fiske Boyd – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Will Sheff.

  1. It Was My Season
  2. On a Balcony
  3. Down Down the Deep River
  4. Pink-slips
  5. Lido Pier Suicide Car
  6. Where the Spirit Left Us
  7. While
  8. Stay Young
  9. Walking Without Frankie
  10. All the Time Every Day
  11. Black Nemo

On August 21, 2020.

On August 21, 2020, “Sub Pop” label released “Sugaregg”, the third Bully studio album. It was recorded in 2019, at “Pachyderm” in Cannon Falls, Minnesota, “Palace Sound” in Toronto, and was produced by Alicia Bognanno, John Congleton and Graham Walsh.

Personnel:

  • Alicia Bognanno – vocals, guitar, bass, engineering, cover photography
  • Zachary Dawes – bass
  • Wesley Mitchell – drums
  • John Congleton – engineering, mixing
  • Graham Walsh – engineering, mixing
  • Heba Kadry – mastering
  • Angelina Castillo – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Alicia Bognanno.

  1. Add It On
  2. Every Tradition
  3. Where to Start
  4. Prism
  5. You
  6. Let You
  7. Like Fire
  8. Stuck in Your Head
  9. Come Down
  10. Not Ashamed
  11. Hours and Hours
  12. What I Wanted

On April 18, 2011.

On April 18, 2011, “Temporary Residence Limited” label released “Take Care, Take Care, Take Care”, the sixth Explosions in the Sky studio album. It was recorded in September 2010, at “Sonic Ranch” in El Paso, Texas, and was produced by John Congleton.

Personnel:

  • Mark Smith – guitar, synthesizer
  • Munaf Rayani – guitar
  • Michael James – bass
  • Christopher Hrasky – drums
  • John Congleton – recording, mixing
  • Brad Bell – mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Charles Godfrey – engineer assistant
  • Esteban Rey – artwork
  • Jeremy DeVine – layout

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Smith, Munaf Rayani, Michael James and Christopher Hrasky.

  1. Last Known Surroundings
  2. Human Qualities
  3. Trembling Hands
  4. Be Comfortable, Creature
  5. Post Card from 1952
  6. Let Me Back In

ON February 17, 2014.

On February 17, 2014, “Jagjaguwar” label released “Turn Your Fire for No Witness” the second Angel Olsen studio album. It was recorded in 2013, and was produced by John Congleton.

Personnel:

  • Angel Olsen – vocals, guitar
  • Stewart Bronaugh – bass, guitar, piano, organ, keyboards, effects
  • Joshua Jaeger – drums, piano, organ, keyboards
  • John Congleton – piano, organ, keyboards, engineer, mixing
  • Kreh Mellick – artwork
  • Daniel Higgs – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Angel Olsen.

  1. Unfucktheworld
  2. Forgiven/Forgotten
  3. Hi-Five
  4. What Fire
  5. High & Wild
  6. Lights Out
  7. Stars
  8. Lota
  9. Dance Slow Decades
  10. Enemy
  11. Windows