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On April 7, 2015.

On April 7, 2015, “Merge Records” label released “Beat the Champ” the fifteenth Mountain Goats studio album. It was recorded in 2014 and was produced by Brandon Eggleston and Scott Solter.

Personnel:

  • John Darnielle – vocals, acoustic guitar, piano, keyboards
  • Peter Hughes – bass, electric guitar
  • Jon Wurster – drums, percussion
  • Nathan Golub – steel guitar
  • Austin Nevins – guitar
  • Brad Cook – background vocals
  • Phil Cook – organ, background vocals
  • Matt Douglas – woodwind, woodwind arrangement
  • Erik Friedlander – strings, string arrangement
  • Scott Solter – mixing
  • Brent Lambert – mastering
  • Rob Carmichael – graphic design, typography
  • Leela Corman – cover illustration, additional illustrations

Track listing:

All tracks by John Darnielle.

  1. Southwestern Territory
  2. The Legend of Chavo Guerrero
  3. Foreign Object
  4. Animal Mask
  5. Choked Out
  6. Heel Turn 2
  7. Fire Editorial
  8. Stabbed to Death Outside San Juan
  9. Werewolf Gimmick
  10. Luna
  11. Unmasked
  12. The Ballad of Bull Ramos
  13. Hair Match

On August 9, 2019.

On August 9, 2019, “Jagjaguwar” label released “I, I”, the fourth Bon Iver studio album. It was recorded in 2019, at “April Base” in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, “Sonic Ranch” in Tornillo, Texas, and was produced by Chris Messina, Brad Cook, and Justin Vernon.

Personnel:

  • Sean Carey– voice, drums, piano
  • Matt McCaughan – drums, synthesis
  • Andrew Fitzpatrick – synthesis, guitar
  • Michael Lewis– bass guitar, synthesizers, saxophone
  • Justin Vernon– voice, guitar, bass guitar, synthesizers, radio
  • Jenn Wasner– guitar, synthesizers, voice; chorus
  • Rob Moose– violin, viola, octave viola, piano, string arrangements, arrangements

Worm Crew – horns

  • Rob Moose– conducting
  • CJ Camerieri– trumpet, flugelhorn, French horn
  • Michael Lewis – tenor and soprano saxophones
  • Hideaki Aomori – clarinets, alto saxophone
  • Tim Albright – trombone
  • Randy Pingrey – trombone
  • Ross Garren – harmonicas
  • Trever Hagen – barn, shoes, slides, prepared trumpet f.
  • Wheezy– drum programming, programming
  • James Blake– vocals, Prophet 600
  • Mike Noyce – vocals
  • Jeremy Nutzman a.k.a. Velvet Negroni– vocals
  • Camilla Staveley-Taylor– vocals, distorted vocals
  • Aaron Dessner– piano, guitar
  • BJ Burton– programming, arrangement, TR 8’s
  • Buddy Ross – synthesizer, Messina, piano, Wurlitzer
  • Joe Rainey, Sr. – vocals
  • Michael Migizi Sullivan, Sr. – vocals
  • Phil Cook– voice, piano, B3
  • Zach Hanson – piano, keyboards, Juno
  • Brad Cook – synthesizer, basses, Folktek Modified Omnichord
  • Chris Messina – synthesizer, engineering, mixing
  • Ben Lester– CP-70 electric piano
  • Psymun– sampling
  • Brian Moen – drums
  • Jake Luppen – guitar
  • Bruce Hornsby– voice, piano
  • Elsa Jensen – voice
  • Moses Sumney– voice
  • Brooklyn Youth Chorus – chorus
  • Bryce Dessner– chorus, piano
  • Toni Pierce-Sands – claps
  • Christian Warner – voice
  • Graham Tolbert – voice
  • Noah Goldstein – programming
  • Francis Starlite– Buchla
  • Sad Sax of Shit – saxophones
  • Joe Westerlund – shaker
  • JT Bates – drums
  • Jeremy Ylvisaker– electric guitar
  • Zach Hanson – engineering, mixing
  • Marta Salogni – additional engineering
  • Jerry Ordonez – assistant engineering, additional mixing
  • Zac Hernandez – assistant engineering
  • Alli Rogers – assistant engineering
  • Rob Moose– string arrangements engineering
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • BJ Burton– additional engineering, mixing
  • Trever Hagen – additional engineering
  • Andrew Sarlo – additional engineering
  • Josh Berg – additional engineering
  • Wayne Pooley – additional engineering
  • Bella Blasko – additional engineering
  • Noah Goldstein – additional engineering
  • Andra Chumas – executive production
  • Eric Timothy Carlson – art direction
  • Aaron Anderson – art direction
  • Graham Tolbert – photography
  • TU Dance – dance movement and visuals
  • Toni Pierce-Sands
  • Uri Sands
  • Taylor Collier – dancing
  • Jacob Lewis – dancing
  • Alexander Pham – dancing
  • Randall Riley – dancing
  • Alexis Staley – dancing
  • Christian Warner – dancing

Track listing:

  1. Yi – Justin Vernon, Trever Hagen, BJ Burton
  2. iMi – Justin Vernon, James Blake, Rob Moose, Brad Cook, Mike Lewis, Mike Noyce, BJ Burton, Jeremy Nutzman, Channy Leaneagh, Josh Bergon
  3. We – Justin Vernon, Wheezy, Brad Cook, Phil Cook, Andrew Sarlo
  4. Holyfields – Justin Venon, Brad Cook, Chris Messina, Rob Moose
  5. Hey, Ma – Justin Vernon, Brad Cook, BJ Burton
  6. U (Man Like) – Justin Vernon, Bruce Hornsby, Naeem Hanks, Chris Messina
  7. Naeem – Justin Vernon, BJ Burton, Trever Hagen, JT Bates, Noah Goldstein, Brad Cook
  8. Jelmore – Justine Vernon, Buddy Ross
  9. Faith – Justin Vernon, Camila Staveley-Taylor, BJ Burton, Francis Farewell Starlite
  10. Marion – Justin Vernon, Rob Moose
  11. Salem – Justin Vernon, Sean Carey, Channy Leaneagh, Andrew Broder
  12. Sh’Diah – Justin Vernon, Ryan Olson
  13. RABi – Justin Vernon, Brad Cook, Mike Lewis