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On June 29, 2018.

On June 29, 2018, “Virgin EMI” label released “High as Hope”, the fourth Florence and the Machine studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2018, at “Beacon House” in Los Angeles, “123” in London, and was produced by Emile Haynie, Florence Welch, Brett Shaw, Thomas Bartlett, and Tobias Jesso Jr.

Personnel:

  • Florence Welch– vocals, drums, percussion, piano, additional synths, drawing
  • Emile Haynie– synths, drums
  • Brett Shaw – Rhodes, synths, programming, bass, additional drums, additional percussion
  • Thomas Bartlett– piano, Mellotron, organ, synths, bass, keyboards
  • Andrew Wyatt– bass, piano, Mellotron, additional synths
  • Jonathan Wilson– guitars, additional drums
  • Rob Ackroyd – guitars, ukelele
  • Greg Leisz– pedal steel guitar
  • Carla Azar– drums
  • Tom Monger – harp
  • Kamasi Washington– tenor saxophone, horns arrangement
  • Jamie xx– drums, synths
  • James Gadson– additional drums
  • Jasper Randall – vocal contracting
  • Angela Parrish – backing vocals
  • Leslie Stevens – backing vocals
  • Sampha Sisay– piano
  • Tobias Jesso Jr.– additional keyboards, piano
  • Josh Tillman– additional guitar
  • Nathan Willett– backing vocals
  • Lu Lu McJunkins – cello
  • Emile Haynie – recording
  • Brett Shaw – recording
  • Tim Montague – additional recording
  • Morgan Stratton – additional recording
  • Michael Harris – additional recording
  • Keith Gretlein – additional recordingZachary Zajdel – assistant engineering
  • Christopher Cerullo – assistant engineering
  • Derrick Stockwell – assistant engineering
  • Matt Mysko – assistant engineering
  • Tom Elmhirst– mixing
  • John Davis – mastering
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Sally Herbert – arrangements, conducting
  • Tom Bailey – recording
  • John Prestage – assistant engineering
  • Olli Cunningham – score supervision
  • Isobel Griffiths – contracting
  • Amy Stewart – assistant contracting
  • Everton Nelson – leading
  • Brian Roettinger – art direction
  • Tom Beard – photography 

Track listing:

All tracks by Florence Welch, except where noted.

  1. June
  2. Hunger – Florence Welch, Tobias Jesso Jr., Emile Haynie
  3. South London Forever – Florence Welch, Brett Shaw
  4. Big God – Florence Welch, Jamie Smith
  5. Sky Full of Song – Florence Welch, Emilie Hayine, Thomas Bartlett
  6. Grace – Florence Welch, Emile Haynie, Tobias Jesso Jr.
  7. Patricia – Florence Welch, Emile Haynie, Thomas Bartlett
  8. 100 Years
  9. The End of Love – Florence Welch, Tobias Jesso Jr.
  10. No Choir – Florence Welch, Emile Hayine, Andrew Wyatt

On February 24, 2017.

On February 24, 2017, “Brainfeeder” label released “Drunk”, the third Thundercat studio album. It was recorded in 2016, and was produced by Flying Lotus, Sounwave and Thundercat.

Personnel:

  • Stephen “Thundercat” Bruner– vocals, bass, programming
  • Miguel Atwood-Ferguson– strings
  • Burris – synth-bass
  • Zane Carney – guitar
  • Louis Cole– drums, keyboards, programming, “basically everything”
  • Charles “Mono/Poly” Dickerson– keyboards, programming
  • Kevin “Daddy Kev” Moo– mastering
  • Steven “Flying Lotus” Ellison– mixing, synthesizer (track 15), programming
  • Taylor Graves – keyboards, programming
  • Dennis Hamm – keyboards , piano, synthesizers
  • Deantoni Parks– drums
  • Pharrell Williams– vocals
  • Mac Miller– vocals
  • Kendrick Lamar– vocals
  • Kenny Loggins– vocals
  • Cameron “Wiz Khalifa” Thomaz– vocals
  • Michael McDonald– vocals, keyboards
  • Kamasi Washington– saxophone
  • Harry Rabin – engineer
  • Zack Sekoff – programming

Track listing:

  1. Rabbot Ho – Stephen Bruner, Dennis Hamm
  2. Captain Stupido – Stephen Bruner
  3. Uh Uh – Stephen Bruner, Zack Sekoff
  4. Bush in These Streets – Stephen Bruner, Louis Cole
  5. A Fan’s Mail (Tron Song Suite II) – Stephen Bruner, Mark Spears
  6. Lava Lamp – Stephen Bruner, Mark Spears
  7. Jethro – Stephen Bruner, Steven Ellison
  8. Day & Night – Stephen Bruner, S. Burris
  9. Show the Day – Stephen Bruner, Michael McDonald, Kenny Logins
  10. Walk on By – Stephen Bruner, Kendrick Lamar
  11. Blackkk – Stephen Bruner, Mark Spears
  12. Tokyo – Stephen Brunner, Dennis Hamm
  13. Jameel’s Space Ride – Stephen Brunner, Louis Cole
  14. Friend Zone – Stephen Brunner, Charles Dickerson
  15. Them Changes – Stephen Brunner, Steven Ellison, Chris Jasper, Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, O’Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley
  16. Where I’m Going – Stephen Brunner, Steven Ellison
  17. Drink Dat – Stephen Brunner, Cameron Thomaz, Taylor Graves
  18. Inferno – Stephen Brunner
  19. I Am Crazy – Stephen Bruner
  20. 3AM – Stephen Bruner, Steven Ellison
  21. Drunk – Stephen Bruner, Steven Ellison
  22. The Turn Down – Stephen Bruner, Pharrell Williams
  23. DUI – Stephen Bruner, Dennis Hamm

On January 31, 2014.

On January 31, 2014, “Columbia” label released “After the Disco”, the second  Broken Bells studio album. It was recorded October 2012 – November 2013, at “Mondo Studio” and “Sound Recorders” in Los Angeles, Glenwood Place Studios” in Burbank, California, “Firehouse Studios” in Pasadena, California, and was produced by Danger Mouse (Brian Burton).

Personnel:

  • Brian Burton– drums, organ, piano, synthesizer, percussion, bass, guitar
  • James Mercer– vocals, guitar, bass, organ, synthesizer, percussion
  • Elizabeth Berg, Heather Porcaro, Myla Balugay, Rebecca Ann Stark- backing vocals

Orchestra

  • The Angel City String Orchestra – strings

Daniele Luppi – conductor, string arrangement

Anton Riehl – score

Peter Kent – concertmaster, violin

Chris Tedesco – contractor

  • Carolyn Osborn – violin
  • Erika Walczak – violin
  • Jennifer Walton – violin
  • Judy Yoo – violin
  • Julie Beavers – violin
  • Norman Hughes – violin
  • Shari Zippert – violin
  • Sharon Jackson – violin
  • Susan Chatman – violin
  • Vladimir Polimatidi – violin
  • Alisha Bauer – cello
  • Stefanie Fife – cello
  • Vanessa Freebairn-Smith – cello
  • Adrianna Zoppo – viola
  • Brianna Bandy – viola
  • Jessica Van Velzen – viola

 

  • Kamasi Washington – tenor saxophone
  • David Ralicke – trombone
  • Nathaniel Walcott- trumpet
  • Brian Burton – programmer
  • Kennie Takahashi – programmer, mixing, recording, engineer
  • Todd Monfalcone – recording
  • Jeff Peters – recording strings
  • Jacob Dennis – assistant mixing, assistant engineer
  • Michele Harrison – management
  • Chris Kahn – assistant mixing, assistant engineer
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Todd Monfalcone – mixing, second engineer
  • Ian Montone – management
  • Geoff Neal – assistant mixing
  • Amy Schmalz – management
  • Laura Sisk – second engineer
  • Jeremy Underwood – assistant engineer strings
  • Jacob Escobedo – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by James Mercer and Brian Burton.

  1. Perfect World
  2. After the Disco
  3. Holding On for Life
  4. Leave it Alone
  5. The Changing Lights
  6. Control
  7. Lazy Wonderland
  8. Medicine
  9. No Matter What You’re Told
  10. The Angel and the Fool