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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

On February 4, 2014.

On February 4, 2014, “Polyvinyl” label released “Angel Guts: Red Classroom”, the ninth Xiu Xiu studio album. It was recorded in 2013, at James Stewart’s home studio in Los Angeles, and at “Elmwood Recording Studio” in Dallas, Texas, and was produced by John Congleton.

Personnel:

  • James Stewart – vocals, synthesizer, drum machine, recording
  • Angela Seo – synthesizers
  • Thor Harris – drums, percussion
  • Shayna Dunkelman – percussion
  • John Congleton – recording, mixing
  • Alan Douches – mastering
  • Tim Reynolds layout

Track listing:

  1. Angel Guts
  2. Archie Fades
  3. Stupid in the Dark
  4. Lawrence Liquors
  5. Black Dick
  6. New Life Immigration
  7. El Naco
  8. Adult Friends
  9. The Silver Platter
  10. Bitter Melon
  11. A Knife in the Sound
  12. Cinthya’s Unisex
  13. Botanica de Los Angeles
  14. Red Classroom

On January 17, 2020.

On January 17, 2020, “Mmm…Records” label released “Everything Else Has Gone Wrong”, the fifth Bombay Bicycle Club studio album. It was recorded March – September 2019, at “Konk Studios” in London, “Sargent Recorders” in Los Angeles, and was produced by John Congleton and Jack Steadman.

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Personnel:

  • Jack Steadman – lead vocals, guitar, piano
  • Jamie MacColl – guitar
  • Ed Nash – bass
  • Suren De Saram – drums
  • Liz Lawrence – vocals, backing vocals
  • Billie Marten – backing vocals
  • Nate Walcott – trumpet
  • Aniela Marie Perry – cello
  • Elizabeth Baba – violin
  • Madeline Falcone – violin
  • Marta Sofia Honer – viola
  • David Moyer – tenor saxophone
  • David Urquidi – tenor saxophone
  • John Congleton – engineer,mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Sean Cook – assistant engineer
  • George Chung – assistant engineer
  • María Medem – artwork illustrations
  • Joe Prytherch – artwork layout, logo

Track listing:

All tracks by Jack Steadman, except where noted.

  1. Get Up
  2. Is It Real
  3. Everything Else Has Gone Wrong
  4. I Can Hardly Speak
  5. Good Day – Ed Nash
  6. Eat, Sleep, Wake (Nothing But You) – Ed Nash, Jack Steadman
  7. I Worry Bout’ You
  8. People People – Liz Lawrence, Ed Nash
  9. Do You Feel Loved
  10. Let You Go
  11. Racing Stripes

On June 4, 2013.

On June 4, 2013, “Vagrant Records” label released “Nightingale Floors”, the fifth Rogue Wave studio album. It was recorded in July 2012, at “Prairie Sun Recording Studios” at Cotati, CA, and was produced by John Congleton.

Personnel:

  • Zach Rogue (Zach Schwartz)
  • Pat Spurgeon – demo engineer, engineer, mixing, pre-production
  • Masanori Mark Christianson- bass
  • Peter Pisano – guitar
  • Julie Baeziger – vocal harmony
  • Ross Peacock – analogue synthesizer
  • John Congleton- engineer, mixing
  • Bond Berglund – mixing
  • Alan Douches – mastering
  • Matthew Wright – second engineer
  • Andrew Schoultz – artwork
  • Ben Goetting – layout, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Zach Rogue.

  1. No Magnatone
  2. College
  3. Figured It Out
  4. Siren’s Song
  5. The Closer I get
  6. S(a)tan
  7. Used to It
  8. Without Pain
  9. When Sunday Morning Comes

On January 18, 2019.

On January 18, 2019, “Jagjaguwar” label released “Remind Me Tomorrow”, the fifth Sharon Van Etten studio album. It was recorded in 2018, at “Sargent Recorders”,  “Studio 64” in Los Angeles, and was produced by John Congleton.

Personnel:

  • Sharon Van Etten– vocals, piano, organ
  • Heather Woods Broderick– backing vocals, synthesizer, electric piano
  • Zachary Dawes – bass, synthesizer
  • McKenzie Smith – drums, percussion
  • Luke Reynolds– lap steel guitar, guitar, tape loops, synthesizer, keyboards, celesta, bass
  • John Congleton– percussion, organ, theremin, synthesizer, drone, drum programming, tape loops, drum machine, loops, sequencer, engineering, mixing
  • Jamie Stewart– vocals, synthesizer, guitar, bells, percussion
  • Lars Horntveth– guitar, synthesizer, woodwinds, piano, celesta
  • Brian Reitzell– drums, organ, percussion, drone, cymbal
  • Joey Waronker– drums
  • Stella Mozgawa– drums
  • Sean Cook – additional engineering
  • Tyler Karmen – additional engineering
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • JN-H – lacquer cutting
  • Nathaniel David Utesch – design, layout
  • Katherine Dieckmann– front cover photography
  • Rob Houston – inner sleeve photography
  • Maya Judd – inner sleeve photography
  • Len Prince– inner sleeve, back cover, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Sharon Van Etten, except where  noted.

  1. I Told You Everything
  2. No One’s Easy to Love
  3. Memorial Day
  4. Comeback Kid – Sharon Van Etten, Sam Cohen
  5. Jupiter 4
  6. Seventeen – Sharon Van Etten, Kate Davis
  7. Malibu
  8. You Shadow
  9. Hands
  10. Stay

 

On January 18, 2019.

On January 18, 2019, “Ocho Mule” label released “Look Alive”, the eighth Guster studio album. It was recorded in 2018, and was produced by Leo Abrahams and John Congleton.

Personnel:

  • Ryan Miller – lead vocals, guitar
  • Adam Gardner – vocals, guitar
  • Luke Reynolds – vocals, guitar, keyboards, bass, pedal steel, programming
  • Brian Rosenworcel – drums
  • Leo Abrahams – electric bass, guitar, keyboards, piano, synthesizer, technician, mixing
  • Sam Cohen – vocals, programming, engineer
  • Jon Natchez – trombone, trumpet, euphonium, flugelhorn, alto, baritone and tenor saxophones
  • Graham Lessard – engineer
  • Jason Tawkin – engineer
  • John Congleton – programming, engineer, mixing
  • Collin Dupuis – mixing
  • Adam Ayan – mastering
  • Nicky Rheaume – art direction
  • Nikki Virbitsky – artwork
  • Dave Waplington – layout, design
  • John Rummen – layout, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Ryan Miller, Adam Gardner, Luke Reynolds and Brian Rosenworcel.

  1. Look Alive
  2. Don’t Go
  3. Hard Times
  4. Hello Mister Sun
  5. Overexcited
  6. Summertime
  7. Terrified
  8. Mind Kontrol
  9. Not for Nothing
  10. When You Go Quiet

On September 12, 2011.

On September 12, 2011, “4AD” label released “Strange Mercy”, the third St. Vincent studio album. It was recorded in 2011, at “Elmwood Studios” in Dallas, Texas, and was produced by John Congleton.

Personnel:

  • Annie Clark– vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Bobby Sparks – Mini Moog, clavinet, ARP, Wurlitzer
  • McKenzie Smith – drum kit
  • Daniel Hart– violin, additional string arrangement
  • Evan Smith – saxophone, clarinet, flute
  • Brian LeBarton– additional keyboards
  • John Congleton– drum programming
  • Phil Palazzolo – additional woodwind engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Annie Clark, except  where noted.

  1. Chloe in the Afternoon
  2. Cruel
  3. Cheerleader
  4. Surgeon
  5. Northern Lights
  6. Strange Mercy
  7. Neutered Fruit
  8. Champagne Year
  9. Dilettante
  10. Hysterical Strength
  11. Year of the Tiger – Annie Clark, Sharon Clark

 

On August 6, 2013.

On August 6, 2013, “Good Records” and “Kirtland” labels released “Yes, It’s True”, the fourth   Polyphonic Spree studio album. It was recorded in 2013, and was produced by Tim DeLaughter, The Speakers, John Congleton, Philip E Karnats and Julie A. Doyle.

Personnel:

  • Kelly Test – glockenspiel, marimba, percussion, shaker, suspended cymbals, tambourine, timpani, triangle, tubular bells, wood block
  • Tim DeLaughter – vocals, beats, guitar, Linn drum, piano, sampling, artwork
  • Eric Drew Feldman – bass, piano, keyboards
  • Jason Garner – drums
  • Tim Palmer – guitar, keyboards, background vocals, mixing
  • Cory Helms – guitar
  • Philip E Karnats – guitar
  • Mark Pirro – bass guitar
  • Bryan Wakeland – drums
  • Sean Redman – steel drums, violin
  • Matt Bricker – trumpet
  • Mike St. Clair – trombone
  • Heather Test – French horn
  • Jim Lenhart – baritone saxophone
  • Audrey Easley – flute, piccolo
  • Jessie Hester – piano, choir
  • Buffi Jacobs – cello, choir
  • Tamara Cauble – violin, choir
  • Jessica Jordan – choir
  • Jennie Kelley – choir
  • Jenny Kirtland – choir
  • Julie Doyle – choir
  • Natalie Young – choir
  • John Congleton – engineer
  • Casey Dilorio – engineer
  • Stuart Sikes – engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Jonathon Kimbrell – artwork, layout, typography

Track listing:

All tracks by Tim DeLaughter, except where noted.

  1. You Don’t Know Me
  2. Popular by Design – Tim DeLaughter, Julie A. Doyle
  3. Hold Yourself Up – Tim DeLaughter, Julie Doyle
  4. Carefully Try
  5. You’re Golden
  6. Heart Talk
  7. Blurry up the Lines
  8. Let Them Be
  9. Raise Your Head
  10. What Would You Do? – Tim DeLaughter, Julie Doyle
  11. Battlefield – hidden track

On March 16, 2018.

On March 16, 2018, “Capitol” label released “’ll Be Your Girl”, the eighth Decemberists studio album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by John Congleton.

Personnel:

  • Colin Meloy – lead vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Chris Funk – acoustic and electric guitar, synthesizer, banjo, bouzouki, mandolin
  • Nate Query – electric bass, electric upright bass, cello
  • Jenny Conlee – organ, piano, vibraphone, accordion, synthesizer
  • John Moen – drums, percussion
  • Mikaela Davis – harp
  • Gaelynn Lea – violin
  • Joe Cunningham – saxophone
  • Kelly Hogan, Nora O’Connor – backing vocals
  • John Congleton – recording, mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks  by Colin Meloy, except where noted.

  1. Once in My Life – Colin Meloy, Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan
  2. Cutting Stone
  3. Severed
  4. Starwatcher
  5. Tripping Along
  6. Your 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