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On May 1, 2020.

On May 1, 2020, “Matador” label released “Making a Door Less Open”, the twelfth Car Seat Headrest studio album. It was recorded January – October 2019, at “Avast!” in Seattle, Washington, and was produced by Will Toledo and Andrew Katz.

Personnel:

  • Will Toledo – vocals, synthesizers, keyboards, organ, guitar, piano, drum programming, engineer, mixing
  • Ethan Ives – vocals, guitars
  • Seth Dalby – bass guitar
  • Andrew Katz – vocals, drums, drum programming, mixing, digital mastering
  • Gianni Aiello – guitar
  • John Huggins – violin 
  • John McRae – engineer
  • Bernie Grundman – vinyl mastering
  • Cate Wurtz – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Will Toledo, except where noted.

  1. Weightlifters
  2. Can’t Cool Me Down
  3. Hollywood – Will Toledo, Andrew Katz
  4. There Must Be More Than Blood
  5. Hymn
  6. Deadlines
  7. Martin
  8. What’s With You Lately
  9. Life Worth Missing
  10. Famous

On April 23, 1996.

On April 23, 1996, “Matador” label released “Telephono”, the debut Spoon studio album. It was recorded in 1995, and was produced by John Croslin.

Personnel:

  • Britt Daniel – vocals, guitar
  • Andy Maguire – bass, backing vocals
  • Jim Eno – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Britt Daniel, except where noted.

  1. Don’t Buy the Realistic
  2. Not Turning Off
  3. All the Negatives Have Been Destroyed
  4. Cvantez
  5. Nefarious
  6. Claws Tracking – Britt Daniel, Andy Maguire
  7. Dismember
  8. Idiot Driver
  9. Towner
  10. Wanted to Be Your
  11. Theme to Wendel Stivers
  12. Primary
  13. The Government Darling
  14. Plastic Mylar

On April 7, 2009.

On April 7, 2009, “TBO Records” and “PIAS Recordings” label released the self-titled, debut Other Lives album. It was recorded in 2008, and was produced by Joey Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Eric Kiner – electric and steel guitar
  • Gus Seyffert – electric guitar, organ
  • Josh Onstott – bass, mellotron, backing vocals,
  • Joey Waronker – percussion
  • Matt Taylor – art direction
  • Sachiko – art direction

Track listing:

  1. E Minor
  2. Don’t Let Them
  3. Black Tables
  4. End of the Year
  5. Speed Tapes
  6. Paper Cities
  7. Matador
  8. It Was the Night
  9. How Could This Be
  10. AM Theme
  11. Epic

On March 6, 2020.

On March 6, 2020, “Matador” label released “Traditional Techniques”, the second Stephen Malkmus album. It was recorded in 2019, and was produced by Chris Funk.

Personnel:

  • Stephen Malkmus – lead vocals, guitar, bass
  • Chris Funk – autoharp, dobro, Moog synthesizer, pedal steel
  • Blake Mills – guitar
  • Bill Athens – bass
  • Qais Essar – rabab
  • Eric Zang – daf, kaval, udu
  • Matt Sweeney – electric guitar, acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Spooner Oldham – Wurlitzer
  • Joy Pearson – vocal
  • Dan Hunt – drums, percussion
  • Adam Lee – mixing
  • Jeff Lipton – mastering
  • Maria Rice – mastering
  • Sharmila Banerjee – illustrations
  • Jan Lankisch – design
  • Jason Quigley – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Stephen Malkmus.

  1. ACC Kirtan
  2. Xian Man
  3. The Greatest Own in Legal History
  4. Cash Up
  5. Shadowbanned
  6. What Kind of Person
  7. Flowin’ Robes
  8. Brainwashed
  9. Signal Westerm
  10. Amberjack

On February 18, 2003.

On February 18, 2003, “Matador” label released “You Are Free”, the sixth Cat Power album. It was recorded in 2002, and was produced by Chan Marshall.

Personnel:

  • Chan Marshall – vocals, guitars, piano
  • Warren Ellis – violin
  • Dave Grohl – bass, drums
  • Eddie Vedder – vocals
  • David Campbell – string arrangement
  • Maggie & Emma – vocals
  • Adam Kasper – recording, mixing
  • Rick Fisher – mastering
  • Mark Borthwick – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Chan Marshall, except where noted.

  1. I Don’t Blame You
  2. Free
  3. Good Woman
  4. Speak for me
  5. Werewoll – Michael Hurley
  6. Fool
  7. He War
  8. Shaking paper
  9. Babydoll
  10. Maybe Not
  11. Names
  12. Half of You
  13. Keep on Runin’ – John Lee Hooker
  14. Evolution

On January 17, 2020.

On January 17, 2020, “Matador” label released “There Is No Year”, the third Algiers studio album. It was recorded April – May 2019, at “Figure 8”, “Strange Weather”, “Studio E” in New York City, and was produced by Randall Dunn and Ben Greenberg.

Personnel:

  • Franklin James Fisher – vocals, keyboards
  • Lee Tesche – guitar
  • Ryan Mahan – bass
  • Matt Tong – drums
  • Tristan Griffin – vocals
  • Skerik – saxophone
  • LaToya Kent – backing vocals
  • Kyle Kidd – backing vocals
  • Lou the Dog – backing vocals
  • Randall Dunn – percussion, mixing, additional programming, modular synth, sound design, Korg MS-20, Modal 001, Ensoniq ESQ-1
  • Ben Greenberg – additional programming and MPC 2000
  • Garrett DeBlock – mixing assistant
  • Jason Ward – mastering
  • Farbod Kokabi – art direction, design
  • Christian Hogstedt – photography
  • Alan Markfield, John Giannini – cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Franklin James Fisher, Lee Tesche, Ryan Mahan, and Matt Tong.

  1. There Is No Year
  2. Dispossession
  3. Hour of the Furnaces
  4. Losing is Ours
  5. Unoccupied
  6. Chaka
  7. Wait for the Sound
  8. Repeating the Night
  9. We Can’t Be Found
  10. Nothing Bloomed

On August 25, 2017.

On August 25, 2017, “Matador” label released “Villains”, the seventh Queens of the Stone Age studio album. It was recorded January – March 2017 and was produced by Mark Ronson and Mark Rankin.

Personnel:

  • Josh Homme– lead vocals, guitars
  • Troy Van Leeuwen– guitars, keys, backing vocals
  • Dean Fertita– keys, guitar, backing vocals
  • Michael Shuman– bass guitar, vocals
  • Jon Theodore– drums
  • Nikka Costa– background vocals
  • Matt Sweeney– background vocals
  • Fred Martin – background vocals
  • Tai Phillips – background vocals
  • Faith Matovia – background vocals
  • The Section Quartet– strings
  • James King– saxophone
  • Mark Rankin– engineering
  • Wesley Seidman – engineering assistant
  • Justin Smith – engineering assistant
  • Caesar Edmunds – mix engineering
  • Alan Moulder– mixing
  • Gavin Lurssen– mastering
  • Reuben Cohen – mastering
  • Boneface – design, illustrations

Track listing:

All lyrics by Josh Homme, all music by Josh Homme, Troy Van Leeuwen, Dean Fertita, Michael Shuman and Jon Theodore.

  1. Feet Don’t Fall me
  2. The Way You Used to Do
  3. Domesticated Animals
  4. Fortress
  5. Head Like a Haunted House
  6. Un-Reborn Again
  7. Hideaway
  8. The Evil Has Landed
  9. Villains of Circumstances

On May 6, 2003.

On May 6, 2003, “Mint” and “Matador” labels released “Electric Version”, the second The New Pornographers studio album. It was recorded November 2001 – October 2002, and was produced by Neko Case, John Collins, Todd Fancey, Carl Newman, Blaine Thurier, Dan Bejar and Kurt Dahle.

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- engineering, mixing

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

 

On January 20, 1998.

On January 20, 1998, “Matador” label released “Caught in a Trap and I Can’t Back Out ‘Cause I Love You Too Much, Baby”, the fifth Mark Eitzel album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by Mark Eitzel.

Personnel:

  • Mark Eitzel – vocals, guitar
  • Kid Congo Powers- guitar
  • James McNew- bass guitar
  • Steve Shelley- drums
  • Tom Clapp – engineer
  • Bryan Martin – engineer, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Eitzel.

  1. Are You the Trash
  2. Xmas Lights Spin
  3. Auctioneer’s Song
  4. White Rosary
  5. If I Had a Gun
  6. Goodbye
  7. Queen of No One
  8. Cold Light of Day
  9. Go Away
  10. Atico 18
  11. Sun Smog Seahorse

On February 16, 2018,

On February 16, 2018, “Matador” label released “Twin Fantasy (Face to Face)”, the eleventh Car Seat Headrest album. It was recorded 2016 – 2017, and was produced by Will Toledo. It is a complete re-recording and reworking of the band’s 2011 sixth studio album, “Twin Fantasy”.

Personnel:

  • Will Toledo – vocals, guitar, piano, mixing
  • Seth Dalby – bass
  • Ethan Ives – guitar
  • Andrew Katz – drums
  • Adam Stilson – various sounds
  • Amanda Schiano di Cola – trumpet
  • Jeff Walker – trombone
  • Degnan Smith – acoustic guitars
  • Adam Stilson – engineering, mixing
  • Jason Ward – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Will Toledo.

  1. My Boy (Twin Fantasy)
  2. Beach Life-in-Death
  3. Stop Smoking (We Love You)
  4. Sober to Death
  5. Nervous Young Inhumans
  6. Bodys
  7. Cute Thing – contains elements of “Ana Ng”, written by John Linnelland John Flansburgh
  8. High to Death
  9. Famous Prophets (Stars)
  10. Twin Fantasy (Those Boys)