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Ultravox: Brilliant

On May 25, 2012, “Chrysalis” label released “Brilliant”, the eleventh and final Ultravox studio album. It was recorded September 2010 – December 2011, at “The Lakehouse” in Montreal, Canada, “Environment” in Bath, England, “Sarm” and “Battery” in London, “Studio City Sound” in California, and was produced by Stephen Lipson, Warren Cann, Chris Cross, Billy Currie and Midge Ure.

Personnel:

  • Midge Ure – vocals, guitar, synthesizer, mixing
  • Billy Currie – piano, synthesizer, violin, mixing
  • Chris Cross – bass, synthesizer, mixing
  • Warren Cann – drums, mixing
  • Stephen Lipson – mixing
  • Tom Weir – drum engineering
  • Mazen Murad – mastering
  • Darren Evans – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Midge Ure, Billy Currie and Chris Cross.

  1. Live
  2. Flow
  3. Brilliant
  4. Change
  5. Rise
  6. Remembering
  7. Hello
  8. One
  9. Fall
  10. Lie
  11. Satellite
  12. Contact
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Godspeed You! Black Emperor: G_d’s Pee at State’s End!

On April 2, 2021, “Constellation Records” label released “G_d’s Pee at State’s End!”, the seventh Godspeed You! Black Emperor studio album. It was recorded in 2020, at “Hotel2Tango” in Montreal, Canada, and was produced by Jace Lasek.

Personnel:

  • David Bryant – electric guitars, MG-1
  • Efrim Manuel Menuck – electric guitars, OP-1, radios
  • Mauro Pezzente – electric bass
  • Michael Moya – electric guitars
  • Sophie Trudeau – violins, organ
  • Thierry Amar – electric bass and upright bass
  • Aidan Girt – sitting drums and standing drums
  • Timothy Herzog – sitting drums and standing drums, glockenspiel
  • Karl Lemieux – 16mm projections
  • Philippe Leonard – 16mm projections

Track listing:

  1. A Military Alphabet (five eyes all blind) (4521.0kHz 6730.0kHz 4109.09kHz) / Job’s Lament / First of the Last Glaciers / where we break how we shine (Rockets for Mary)
  2. Fire at Static Valley
  3. “Government Came” (9980.0kHz 3617.1kHz 4521.0 kHz) / Cliffs Gaze / cliffs’ gaze at empty waters’ rise / Ashes to Sea or Nearer to Thee
  4. Our Side Has to Win (for D.H.)

Godspeed You!: G d’s Pee at State’s End!

On April 2, 2021, “Constellation Records” label released “G d’s Pee at State’s End!”, the seventh Godspeed You! Black Emperor studio album. It was recorded in 2021, at “Hotel2 Tango” in Montreal, and was produced by Jace Lasek.

Personnel:

  • Efrim Manuel Menuck – electric guitars, OP-1, radios
  • David Bryant – electric guitars, MG-1
  • Michael Moya – electric guitars
  • Sophie Trudeau – violins, organ
  • Thierry Amar – electric and upright bass
  • Mauro Pezzente – electric bass
  • Aidan Girt – sitting and standing drums
  • Timothy Herzog – sitting and standing drums, glockenspiel
  • Karl Lemieux – 16mm projections
  • Philippe Leonard – 16mm projections

Track listing:

  1. A Military Alphabet (five eyes all blind) / Job’s Lament / First of the Last Glaciers / where we break how we shine (Rockets for Mary)
  2. Fire at Static Valley
  3. Government Came / Cliffs Gaze / cliffs’ gaze at empty waters’ rise / Ashes to Sea or Nearer to Thee
  4. Our Side Has to Win

Wintersleep: In the Land Of

On March 29, 2019, “Dine Alone Records” label released “In the Land Of”, the seventh Wintersleep album. It was recorded in 2019, at “Bathouse Recording Studio” in Kingston, “Revolution Recording” in Toronto, “St. Bernard Studios” in Montreal, and was produced by Tony Doogan.

Personnel:

  • Paul Murphy – lead vocals, guitar
  • Tim D’Eon – guitar, keyboards
  • Chris Bell – bass guitar
  • Loel Campbell – drums, percussion
  • Jon Samuel – keyboards
  • Aaron Goldstein – pedal steel
  • Jace Lasek – therevox, additional tracking
  • Tony Doogan – engineer
  • Nyles Spencer – engineer assistant
  • Luke Schindler – engineer assistant
  • Gemma Mazza – engineer assistant
  • John Agnello – mixing
  • Michael H. Brauer – mixing
  • Calvin Hartwick – mixing
  • Fernando Reyes – mixing assistant
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Rich Carey – artwork
  • Jud Haynes – layout, design

Track listing:

  1. Surrender
  2. Forest Fire
  3. Beneficiary
  4. Into the Shape of Your Heart
  5. The Lighthouse
  6. Never Let You Go
  7. Soft Focus
  8. Waves
  9. Terror
  10. Free Pour

The Besnard Lakes: The Besnard Lakes Are the Last of the Great Thunderstorm Warnings

On January 29, 2021, “Flemish Eye Records” label released “The Besnard Lakes Are the Last of the Great Thunderstorm Warnings”, sixth studio Besnard Lakes (The) album. It was recorded in 2020, at “Rigaud Ranch”, “Breakglass Studios” in Montreal, Canada, and was produced by Olga Goreas and Jace Lasek.

Personnel:

  • Jace Lasek – vocals, guitar, keyboards, synthesizer, percussion, string and horn arrangements, sounds, mixing
  • Olga Goreas – vocals, bass, keyboards, synthesizer, string and horn arrangements, handwritten font
  • Richard White – guitar
  • Robbie MacArthur – electric and 12 string guitars, baritone guitar
  • Sheenah Ko – vocals, keyboards, synthesizer 
  • Kevin Laing – drums, percussion
  • Welkom in De Blaak – organ
  • Joel Campbell – drums
  • Philip Gosselin – mastering
  • Todd Stewart – design
  • Corri-Lynn Tetz – design
  • Dave Thomas – layout

Track listing:

All tracks by Jace Lasek and Olga Goreas.

  1. Blackstrap
  2. Raindrops
  3. Christmas
  4. Our Heads, Our Hearts on Fire Again
  5. Feuds with Guns
  6. The Dark Side of Paradise
  7. New Revolution
  8. The Father of Time Wakes Up
  9. Last of the Great Thunderstorm Warnings

On February 20, 2007.

On February 20, 2007, “Jagjaguwar” label released “The Besnard Lakes Are the Dark Horse”, the second Besnard Lakes studio. It was recorded in 2006, at “The Breakglass Studios” in Montreal, Canada, and was produced by Jace Lasek and Olga Goreas.

Personnel:

  • Olga Goreas – vocals, bass, organ, synthesizer, glockenspiel, drums
  • Jace Lasek – vocals, guitar, organ, piano, Rhodes, synthesizer, lap steel guitar, tambourine, drums
  • Kevin Laing – drums
  • Nicole Lizée – string, horn, flute, saxophone arrangements, bass, synthesizer
  • The Fifth String Liberation Singers Choir – vocals
  • Steve Raegele – vocals, guitar
  • Jonathan Cummins – guitar
  • Jerimiah Bullied – guitar
  • Eric LaRock – bass
  • George Donoso III – drums
  • Jean-Paul Perron – drums
  • Heather Schnarr – violin 
  • Sophie Trudeau – violin
  • Chris Seligman – French horn
  • Billy Boufford – flute, soprano saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Olga Goreas, Jace Lasek and Nicole Lizee.

  1. Disaster
  2. For Agent 13
  3. And You Lied to Me
  4. Devastation
  5. Because Tonight
  6. Rides the Rails
  7. On Bedford and Grand
  8. Cedric’s War

On February 6, 2007.

On February 6, 2007, “Arts & Crafts” label released “National Anthem of Nowhere”, the second Apostle of Hustle studio album. It was recorded December 2005 – August 2006, at “Masterkut” in Montreal, Monocentre” in Toronto, and was produced by Martin Davis Kinack,and Andrew Whiteman.

Personnel:

  • Andrew Whiteman – guitar, bass guitar, engineer, mixing, photography
  • Annie Lawrence – vocals
  • Evan Cranley – guitar, mandolin, bass, trombone, percussion
  • Chris Seligman – keyboards, French horn
  • Daniel Stone – viola
  • Marty Kinack – engineer, mixing. mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Andrew Whiteman.

  1. My Sword Hand’s Anger
  2. National Anthem of Nowhere
  3. The Naked & Alone
  4. Haul Away
  5. Cheap Like Sebastien
  6. ¡Rafaga!
  7. Chances Are
  8. A Rent Boy Goes Down
  9. Fast Pony for Victor Jara
  10. Justine, Beckoning
  11. Jimmy Scott Is the Answer
  12. NoNoNo

On September 17, 2012.

On September 12, 2012, “Ear Music” label released “Sounds That Can’t Be Made”, the17th Marillion studio album. It was recorded 2011 – 2012, at “The Racket Club” in Buckinghamshire and “Real World Studios”, and was produced by Mike Hunter, Stave Hogarth, Mark Kelly, Ian Mosley, Steve Rothery, and Pete Trewavas.

Personnel:

  • Steve Hogarth– vocals, keyboards
  • Mark Kelly- keyboards, backing vocals
  • Ian Mosley- drums, backing vocals
  • Steve Rothery- guitars, backing vocals
  • Pete Trewavas- bass guitar, guitars, backing vocals

Track listing:

All music by Stave Hogarth, Mark Kelly, Ian Mosley, Steve Rothery, and Pete Trewavas, all lyrics by Steve Hogarth except where noted.

  1. Gaza
  2. Sounds That Can’t Be Made
  3. Pour My Love – lyrics by Steve Hogarth, John Helmer
  4. Power
  5. Montréal
  6. Invisible Link
  7. Lucky Man
  8. The Sky Above the Rain

On August 19, 1997.

On August 19, 1997, “EMI Music Canada” label released “Transmission”, the fourth Tea Party studio album. It was recorded in 1997, at “Alkemical Studios” in  Montreal, “NRG Studios” in Los Angeles, “Le Studio” in Morin Heights, and was produced by Jeff Marti.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Martin – vocals, guitar, recording, mixing
  • Stuart Chatwood – bass, keyboards, art concept
  • Jeff Burrows – drums, percussion
  • Adam Kasper – mixing
  • Don Hachey, Brian Virtue, Robert Carranza – mixing assistant
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Don Hachey, Lee Moro – recording assistant
  • Cover painting: “The Earth We Inherit” by Stuart Chatwood
  • James St. Laurent – art concept
  • Verve Graphic Design Consultants Inc – design
  • Joseph Cultice – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeff Martin, Stuart Chatwood and Jeff Burrows.

  1. Temptation
  2. Army Ants
  3. Psychopomp
  4. Gyroscope
  5. Alarum
  6. Release
  7. Transmission
  8. Babylon
  9. Pulse
  10. Emerald
  11. Aftermath

In June 1974.

In June 1974, “Nine Records” label released “Child of the Novelty”, the second Mahogany Rush studio album. It was recorded in 1974, at “Tempo Studios” in Montreal, Canada, and was produced by Frank Marino.

Personnel:

  • Frank Marino– vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Paul Harwood – acoustic and electric bass
  • Jimmy Ayoub – drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Marino.

  1. Look Outside
  2. Thru the Milky Way
  3. Talkin’ ’bout a Feelin’
  4. Child of the Novelty
  5. Makin’ My Wave
  6. A New Rock and Roll
  7. Changing
  8. Plastic Man
  9. Guitwar
  10. Chains of (S)pace