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On June 3, 2014.

On June 3, 2014, “Ribbon Music” label released “Black Hours”, the debut Hamilton Leithauser studio album. It was recorded in 2014, at “Vox Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Hamilton Leithauser, Paul Maroon and Rostam Batmanglij.

Personnel:

  • Hamilton Leithauser – vocals, guitar, bass, arrangements
  • Paul Maroon – piano, organ, guitar, arrangements, background vocals
  • Rostam Batmanglij – guitar, bass, harmonica, piano, harpsichord, tambourine, shaker, background vocals
  • Michael Harris – bowed bass
  • Morgan Henderson – upright bass, clarinet, bass, percussions, marimba
  • Richard Swift – drums, background vocals
  • Hugh McIntosh – drums
  • Amber Coffman – vocals
  • Anna Stumpf – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Hamilton Leithauser.

  1. 5 AM
  2. The Silent Orchestra
  3. Alexandra
  4. 11 O’Clock Friday Night
  5. St Mary’s County
  6. Self Pity
  7. I Retired
  8. I Don’t Need Anyone
  9. Bless Your Heart
  10. The Smallest Splinter

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 October 28, 2016.

On October 28, 2016, “Virgin EMI” label released “Two Vines”, the third Empire of the Sun studio album. It was recorded 2015 – 2016, at “Studio 161”, “Henson Studios”, “Woody Jackson Studios” in Los Angeles, “Island Sound” in Hawaii, and was produced by  Luke Steele, Nick Littlemore, Peter Mayes and Donnie Sloan.

Personnel:

  • Luke Steele – vocals, bass, guitar, piano, synthesizers
  • Nick Littlemore – vocals, keyboards, drums, percussion, melodica, trombone, clavinet
  • Steve Bach – keyboards
  • Lindsey Buckingham– backing vocals, guitars
  • Evan Frasier – mbira
  • Teddy Geiger– vocals
  • Mark Goldenberg – acoustic guitar
  • Michael Harris – drum, percussion engineering
  • SK Kakraba – gyil
  • Mito Kasuya – vocals
  • Tim Lefebvre– bass
  • Jake Najor – drums
  • Todd M. Simon – marimba, vibraphone
  • Dexter Story – slit drums
  • Te’Amir Yohannes Sweeney – slit drums
  • David Wilder – bass
  • Alan Mark Lightner – marimba, xylophone
  • Henry Hey– keyboards
  • Todd Simon – percussion direction
  • Scott Horscroft – A&R, production assistance
  • Mike Marsh – mastering
  • Peter Mayes– engineering, mixing
  • Heather O’Brien – A&R coordination

Track listing:

  1. Before – Luke Steele, Nick Littlemore, Peter Mayes, Henry Hey
  2. High and Low – Luke Steele, Nick Littlemore, Jonathan Sloan
  3. Two Vines – Luke Steele, Nick Littlemore, Jonathan Sloan
  4. Friends – Luke Steele, Nick Littlemore, Peter Mayes, Jonathan Sloan
  5. There’s No Need – Luke Steele, Nick Littlemore, Peter Mayes, Jonathan Sloan
  6. Way to Go – Luke Steele, Nick Littlemore, Tim Lefebvre, Henry Hey
  7. Ride – Luke Steele, Nick Littlemore, Peter Mayes, Henry hey, Wendy Melvoin
  8. Digital Life – Luke Steele, Nick Littlemore, Peter Mayes, John Theodore Geiger II
  9. First Crush – Luke Steele, Nick Littlemore, Peter Mayes, Henry Hey, Jonathan Sloan
  10. ZZZ – Luke Steele, Nick Littlemore, Jonathan Sloan
  11. To Her Door – Luke Steele, Nick Littlemore, Peter Mayes, Jonathan Sloan, Lindsey Buckingham

 

On May 11, 2018.

On May 11, 2018, “Domino” label released “Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino”, the sixth Arctic Monkeys studio album. It was recorded 2016 – 2018, at “La Frette” in Paris, “Vox” and “Lunar Surface” in Los Angeles,  various studios in London, and was produced by Alex Turner and James Ford.

Personnel:

  • Alex Turner– lead and backing vocals, organ, piano, electric, baritone and acoustic guitar, bass, synthesiser,  dolceola, harpsichord, drums, orchestron, engineering, artwork
  • Jamie Cook– electric, lap steel, acoustic and baritone guitar
  • Nick O’Malley– bass, electric and baritone guitar
  • Matt Helders– drums, rotary timpani, synthesisers, Farfisa, backing vocals
  • James Ford– synthesiser, drums, percussion, Orchestron, vibraphone, pedal steel,  baritone and acoustic guitar, piano, Farfisa, RMI Rocksichord, harpsichord, synthesiser programming, rotary timpani, organ, engineering, mixing
  • Tom Rowley– electric, fuzz, baritone and acoustic guitar, electric, acoustic and baritone guitar solo, piano
  • Zach Dawes– baritone guitar, piano
  • Tyler Parkford– piano, Farfisa
  • Evan Weiss– acoustic guitar
  • Loren Humphrey– drums
  • James Righton– Wurlitzer
  • Josephine Stephenson – piano
  • Cam Avery– backing vocals
  • Jimmy Robertson – engineering
  • Nico Quéré – engineering
  • Anthony Cazade – engineering
  • Jonathan Ratovoarisoa – engineering
  • Michael Harris – engineering
  • Loren Humphrey – engineering
  • Matthew Cooper – design
  • Zackery Michael – photography
  • Ben Chappell – band portraits, additional photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Alex Turner.

  1. Star Treatment
  2. One Point Perspective
  3. American Sports
  4. Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino
  5. Golden Trunks
  6. Four Out of Five
  7. The World’s First Ever Monster Truck Front Flip
  8. Science Fiction
  9. She Looks Like Fun
  10. Batphone
  11. The Ultracheese

 

 

On January 20, 2017.

On January 20, 2017, “Jagjaguwar” label released “Hang”, the fifth Foxygen studio album. It was recorded in 2017, at “Electro-Vox Studios” in Los Angeles, “Spacebomb Studios” in Richmond, and was produced by Sam France and Jonathan Rado.

Personnel:

  • Sam France – vocals, backing vocals
  • Jonathan Rado – guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, percussion
  • Michael D’Addario – percussion
  • Brian D’Addario – acoustic guitar, bass guitar, piano
  • Trey Pollard – conductor, orchestral arrangements
  • Matthew E. White– arranger
  • Bryce McCormick – score preparation
  • Grace Bauson – harp
  • Stephaine Barrett – cello
  • Jason McComb – cello
  • Shara Stamps – cello
  • Treesa Gold – string contractor, violin
  • Anna Bishop – violin
  • Elise Blake – violin
  • Faith Hofma – violin
  • Stacy Matthews – violin
  • Adrian Pintea – violin
  • Melissa Sunderland – violin
  • Tom Stevens – viola
  • Johanna Beaver – viola
  • Pinson Chanselle – chimes, timpani
  • Reginald Chapman – trombone
  • Scott Flynn – trombone
  • Bryan Hooten – trombone
  • Toby Whitaker – trombone
  • JC Kuhl – tenor saxophone
  • Suzi Fischer – saxophone
  • Kevin Simpson – saxophone
  • Bob Miller – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Rob Quallich – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Taylor Barnett – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Marcus Tenney – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Rick Reiger – clarinet, saxophone
  • Jason Scott – clarinet, saxophone
  • John Winn – clarinet, saxophone
  • Lauren Serpa – flute
  • Anthony Smith – flute, piccolo flute
  • Laura Smith – oboe
  • Victoria Hamrick – English horn, oboe
  • Erin Lano – French horn
  • Rachel Velvikis – French horn
  • Amanda Winger – French horn
  • Stephanie Ycaza – tuba
  • Adrian Olsen – engineer
  • Michael Harris – engineer
  • Christopher Cerullo – assistant engineer
  • Cian Riordan – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Sam France and Jonathan Rado.

  1. Follow the Leader
  2. Avalon
  3. Adams
  4. America
  5. On Lankershim
  6. Upon a Hill
  7. Trauma
  8. Rise Up

On December 26, 2006.

On December 26, 2006, “Columbia” label released “Oh! Gravity”, the sixth Switchfoot album. It was recorded in 2006, at “Big Fish Recordings” in Encinitas, CA, Signature Sound” in San Diego, CA, “Starstruck Studio” in Nashville, and was produced by Tim Palmer, Steve Lillywhite, John Fields, Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman, Chad Butler, Jerome Fontamillas and Drew Shirley.

Personnel:

  • Jon Foreman– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, lead guitar
  • Tim Foreman– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Chad Butler– drums
  • Jerome Fontamillas– rhythm guitar, keyboard, backing vocals
  • Drew Shirley– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Keith Tutt II – cello
  • Kybra Minisee – violin
  • Sidney Cabrera – violin
  • Andy Geibon – horns
  • Charlie Peacock– Chimus Minutus
  • Mark Felthamon – harmonica
  • Sarah Mooridian – cowbell
  • Sean Watkins, Sara Watkins– vocals, mandolin
  • Noah Lamberth – space pedal steel
  • Care House Choir: Jennifer, Lukas, Dawn, Tierra, Lynsey, Steffany, Luke, Devin – vocals
  • Tim Lord Palmer – additional “window treatments”
  • Steve Lillywhite– executive producer
  • Tim Palmer– recording, mixing
  • John Fields– mixing
  • Tom Lord-Alge– mixing
  • Ted Jensen– mastering
  • Steven Miller, Chris Testa, Joe Marlett – additional recording
  • Michael Harris, Matt Beckley, Cameron Barton, Zeph Sowers – recording assistant
  • Jamie Seyberth, Femio Hernandez – assistant mix engineer
  • Joshua Marc Levy – art direction, illustration
  • Andy Barron– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jon Foreman, except where noted.

  1. Oh! Gravity – Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman
  2. American Dream
  3. Dirty Second Hands – Jon Foreman, Todd Cooper
  4. Awakening
  5. Circles
  6. Amateur Lovers
  7. Faust, Midas, and Myself
  8. Head Over Heels (In This Life)
  9. Yesterdays
  10. Burn Out Bright
  11. 4:12
  12. Let Your Love Be Strong

On September 2, 2016.

On September 2, 2016, “Jagjaguwar” label released “My Woman”, the third Angel Olson studio album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Vox Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Justin Raisen and Angel Olson. In November 2016, UK record chain “HMV” named “My Woman” their album of the year.

Personnel:

  • . Angel Olsen – vocals, inside photo
  • Chris Allgood – assistant
  • Stewart Bronaugh – main personnel
  • Collin Dupuis – mixing
  • Emily Elhaj – main personnel
  • Michael Harris – engineer
  • Joshua Jaeger – main personnel
  • Miles Johnson – design
  • Seth Kauffman – main personnel
  • Emily Lazar- mastering
  • Amanda Marsalis- cover photo, inside photo
  • Lisa Nance – cover painting
  • Justin Raisen – engineer, main personnel
  • Lawrence Rothman – additional production

Track listing:

All tracks by Angel Olsen.

  1. Intern
  2. Never be Mine
  3. Shut Up Kiss Me
  4. Give It Up
  5. Not Gonna Kill You
  6. Heart Shaped Face
  7. Sister
  8. Those Were the Days
  9. Woman
  10. Pops

 

On November 14, 1981.

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On November 14, 1981, “CBS” label released “Raise!”, the eleventh Earth, Wind & Fire album. It was recorded May 1981, at “ARC/George Massenburg Studio” in Los Angeles and “Sunset Sounds Recording Studio” in Hollywood, and was produced by Maurice White. The album was certified Platinum in the US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Maurice White – lead and backing vocals, drums, kalimba
  • Phillip Bailey – lead and backing vocals, percussion, co-producer
  • Frederick Seykora, Jerome Kessler, Larry Corbett, Mary Louise Zeyen, Paula Hochhalter, Selene Burford – cello
  • Fred White – drums, percussion
  • Johnny Graham, Roland Bautista – guitar
  • Billy Meyers, David Foster, Wayne Vaughn – keyboards
  • Larry Dunn – piano, synthesizer, production assistant
  • Tom Saviano – saxophone
  • Billy Meyers, Jerry Hey – horns arrangements
  • David Foster, Billy Meyers – string arrangements
  • Mick Guzauski – design, art conception, engineer
  • Ken Fowler, Ron Pendragon, Tom Perry – engineers
  • Stephen McManus – assistant engineer
  • Mick Guzauski, Tom Perry – mixing
  • Verdine White – bass, production assistant
  • Andrew Woolfolk – tenor saxophone
  • Michael Boddicker – synthesizer, vocoder
  • Bill Reichenbach, Charles Loper, Dick Hyde, George Bohanon, Lew McCreary, Louis Satterfield – trombone
  • Chuck Findley, Gary Grant, Jerry Hey, Larry G. Hall, Michael Harris, Oscar Brashear, Rahmlee Michael Davis – trumpet
  • Alan DeVeritch, Allan Harshman, Gareth Nuttycombe, Pamela Goldsmith, Virginia Majewski – viola
  • Anton Sen, Arkady Shindelman, Arnold Belnick, Betty LaMagna, Brian Leonard, Denyse Buffum, Endre Granat, Haim Shtrum, Henry Ferber, Irving Geller, Jerome Reisler, John Wittenbert, Mari Tsumura Botnick, Marvin Limonick, Myra Kestenbaum, Nathan Ross, Norman Leonard, Reginald Hill, Ronald Folsom, Sheldon Sanov, Thomas Buffum, William Hymanson, William Kurasch – violin
  • Pluto, Beloyd Taylor, Ralph Johnson – backing vocals
  • Assa Drori, James Getzoff – concertmaster
  • Roger Carpenter – art direction, design
  • Shusei Nagaoka – illustration

Track listing:

  1. Let’s Groove – Wayne Vaughn, Maurice White
  2. Lady Sun – Beloyd Taylor
  3. My Love – Wayne Vaughn, Maurice White
  4. Evolution Orange – David Foster, O’Byrne, Maurice White
  5. Kalimba Tree – Maurice White
  6. You Are a Winner – Beloyd Taylor
  7. I’ve Had Enough – Philip Bailey, Greg Phillinganes, Brenda Russell
  8. Wanna Be With You – Wayne Vaughn, Maurice White
  9. The Changing Times – Beloyd Taylor

On June 9, 1979.

I Am

On June 9, 1979, “CBS” label released “I Am”, the ninth Earth, Wind & Fire studio album. It was recorded September 1978, at “Hollywood Sound Recorders”, “Sunset Sound Studio”, “Davlen Studio” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Maurice White and Al McKay. “I Am” has been certified 2 x Platinum in the US by the “RIAA”, Platinum in the UK by the “BPI”, and in Canada by “Music Canada”.

Personnel:

  • Philip Bailey – vocals, congas, percussion
  • Maurice White – vocals, drums, kalimba
  • Al McKay – guitar
  • Larry Dunn – piano, Oberheimand Moog synthesizer
  • Johnny Graham, Marlo Henderson, Sir Alexander Dutkewych , Steve Lukather – guitar
  • The Emotions- backing vocals
  • Verdine White – bass
  • Fred White – drums
  • Barbara Korn, Marilyn Robinson, Richard Perissi, Sidney Muldrow – French horn
  • Dorothy Jeanne Ashby – harp
  • Billy Myers, David Foster, Eddie Del Barrio – keyboards
  • Paulinho Da Costa, Ralph Johnson – percussion
  • Richard Lepore – timpani
  • Fred Jackson, Jr., Herman Riley, Jerome Richardson – saxophone
  • Don Myrick – alto, tenor and baritone saxophones
  • Andrew Woolfolk – tenor saxophone
  • Benjamin Powell, William Reichenbach, Garnett Brown, George Bohanon, Louis Satterfield, Maurice Spears – trombone
  • Bobby Bryant, Jerry Hey, Michael Harris, Oscar Brashear, Rahmlee Michael Davis, Steve Madaio – trumpet
  • James Ross, Laurie Woods, Linda Lipsett, Marilyn Baker, Rollice Dale, Virginia Majewski – viola
  • Anton Sen, Sherman Bryana, Carl LaMagna, Cynthia Kovaks, Gina Kronstadt, Haim Shtrum, Harris Goldman, Henry Ferber, Henry Roth, Ilkka Talvi, Jack Gootkin, Jerome Reisler, Jerome Webster, Joseph Goodman, Joseph Livoti, Judith Talvi, Leeana Sherman, Marcy Dicterow, Pamela Gates, Pavel Farkas, Ronald Clarck, Rosmen Torfeh, Sheldon Sanov, William Henderson – violin
  • Daniel Smith, Delores Bing, Jacqueline Lustgarten, Jan Kelley, John Walz, Kevan Torfeh, Larry Corbett, Miguel Martinez – cello
  • Steven Porcaro – synthesizer programming
  • Janice Gower – concertmaster
  • Tom Perry – engineer
  • George Massenburg – engineer, mixing
  • Craig Widby, Ross Pallone – engineer assistant
  • Michael Reese – mastering
  • Roger Carpenter – design
  • Shusei Nagaoka – illustration

Track listing:

  1. In the Stone – Maurice White, Allee Willis, David Foster
  2. Can’t Let Go – Bill Meyers, Maurice White, Allee Willis
  3. After the Love Has Gone – David Foster, Jay Graydon, Bill Champlin
  4. Let Your Feelings Show – Maurice White, Allee Willis, David Foster
  5. Boogie Wonderland – Jon Lind, Allee Willis
  6. Star – Eddie Del Barrio, Maurice White, Allee Willis
  7. Wait – Maurice White, Allee Willis, David Foster
  8. Rock That! – Maurice White, David Foster
  9. You and I – Maurice White, Allee Willis, David Foster