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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

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