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On October 9, 2007.

On October 9, 2007, “Sub Pop” label released “Cease to Begin”,  the second Band of Horses studio album. It was recorded in 2007, at “Echo Mountain Studios” in Asheville, North Carolina, and was produced by Phil Ek.

Personnel:

  • Ben Bridwell – lead vocals, guitar
  • Rob Hampton – guitar, bass guitar
  • Creighton Barrett – drums
  • Ryan Monroe – keyboards
  • Phil Ek– mixing
  • Jon Ashley – assistant engineer
  • Julian Dreyer – assistant engineer
  • Cameron Nicklaus – assistant engineer
  • Dusty Summers – design
  • Christopher Wilson – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ben Bridwell, Rob Hampton and Creighton Barrett, except where noted.

  1. Is There a Ghost
  2. Ode to LRC
  3. No One’s Gonna Love You
  4. Detlef Schrempf
  5. The General Specific – Ben Bridwell, Rob Hampton, Creighton Barrett, Ryan Monroe
  6. Lamb on the Lam (In the City)
  7. Islands on the Coast
  8. Marry Song
  9. Cigarettes, Wedding Bands
  10. Window Blues
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On April 17, 2001.

On April 17, 2001, “Kill Rock Stars” label released “Leaves Turn Inside You”, the eighth and final Unwound studio album. It was recorded in 2000, at “MagRecOne” in Olympia, Washington, and was produced by Phil Ek, Justin Trosper, Sara Lund and Vern Rumsey.

Personnel:

  • Justin Trosper– lead and background vocals, guitar, mellotron, Rhodes piano, piano, synthesizer, engineering, tape operation
  • Sara Lund – drums, percussion, background vocals, tape operation, engineerin
  • Vern Rumsey– vocals, bass, guitar, organ, piano,  tape operation, engineering
  • Brandt Sandeno – background vocals,, harpsichord, mellotron, organ, Rhodes piano, slide guitar, , vibraphone, tape operation, engineering
  • Murray W. – optiphone, dynachord
  • Janet Weiss– background vocals
  • Steve Fisk – mellotron
  • Derek Johnson – cello
  • Kip Beelman – tape operation, engineering
  • Phil Ek– tape operation, engineering
  • Roger Seibel – mastering
  • Pat Castaldo – layout
  • Stefano Giovaninni – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Justin Trosper, Sara Lund and Vern Rumsey.

  1. We Invent You
  2. Look a Ghost
  3. December
  4. Treachery
  5. Terminus
  6. Demons Sing Love Songs
  7. Off This Century
  8. One Lick Less
  9. Scarlette
  10. October All Over
  11. Summer Freeze
  12. Radio Gra
  13. Bellow the Salt
  14. Who Cares

 

 

On February 23, 2018.

On February 23, 2018, “Liberation Music” label released “Nation of Two”, the second Vance Joy studio album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Dave Bassett, Stefan Max, Edwin White, Ryan Hadlock, Phil Ek and Simone Felice. At the “ARIA Music Awards” in 2018, “Nation of Two” won “Best Adult Contemporary Album”.

Personnel:

  • James Keogh (Vance Joy) – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, guitalel, ukulele, banjo, illustrations
  • Edwin White – cello, keyboards, drums, percussion, synth, harmonium, vibraphone, strings arrangements, backing vocals
  • Dave Bassett – lead and backing vocals, electric guitar, electric bass, piano, organ, harmonium, mellotron, engineer
  • Brad Gordon – bass, brass arrangements
  • Jeremy Lightfoo – bass
  • Phil Sparks – bass
  • Tom Dziekonski – violin, viola
  • Victoria Parker – violin
  • Chris Carmichael – strings
  • Phil Peterson – cello
  • Dave Baron – double bass, synth, programming, engineer
  • Tobijah Rogers, Dave Shiffman, Taylor Carroll, Ryan Hadlock – engineer
  • Pete Hanlon, Phil Ek – engineer, mixing
  • Tobijah Rogers, Morgan Stratton, Peter Hanlon, Cameron Nicklaus, David Hagon – assistant engineer
  • Greg Calbi, Joe LaPorta – mastering
  • John O’Mahony, Michael Brauer, John Castle, Ryan Hewitt – mixing
  • Pat Fox – art direction, design, illustrations

Track listing:

  1. Call If You Need Me – James Keogh
  2. Lay It on Me – James Keogh
  3. We’re Going Home – James Keogh, Dan Wilson
  4. Saturday Sun – James Keogh, Dave Bassett
  5. Take Your Time – James Keogh, Dave Bassett
  6. I’m with You – James Keogh
  7. Like Gold – James Keogh, Dan Wilson
  8. Alone With Me – James Keogh
  9. Crashing Into You – James Keogh
  10. One of These Days – James Keogh, Justin Parker
  11. Little Boy – James Keogh
  12. Bonnie & Clyde – James Keogh
  13. Where We Start – James Keogh, Mikky Ekko

On September 15, 2009.

On September 15, 2009, “Frenchkiss” label released “Time to Die”, the third Dodos album.  It was recorded in 2009, and was produced by Phil Ek.

Personnel:

  • Meric Long– vocals, guitar
  • Logan Kroeber– drums, percussion
  • Keaton Snyder– vibraphone
  • Anna Hillburg– trumpet

Track listing:

  1. Small Deaths
  2. Longform
  3. Fables
  4. The Strums
  5. This Is a Business
  6. Two Medicines
  7. Troll Nacht
  8. Acorn Factory
  9. Time to Die

On August 28, 2015.

On August 28, 2015, “Wonderlick Entertainment” label released “Twelvefour” , the second Paper Kites studio album. It was recorded March–April 2015, at “Avast!   Recording Company” and “Hall of Justice” in Seattle, Washington, and was produced by Phil Ek.

Personnel:

  • Josh Bentley – drums, percussion
  • Sam Bentley – lead vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, harmonica, keyboards, design
  • Christina Lacy – harmony vocals, guitars
  • David Powys – backing vocals, banjo, lap steel
  • Sam Rasmussen – bass guitar, synthesizer
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • Phil Ek – engineering, mixing
  • Cameron Nicklaus – assistant engineer
  • Mark Bentley – design for twelvefour sign
  • Jackson Grant – photography
  • Jefferton James – artwork editing, design, layout

Track listing:

All lyrics by Sam Bentley; all music by John Bentley, Sam Bentley, Christina Lacy, David Powys and Sam Rasmussen.

  1. Electric Indigo
  2. Renegade
  3. Bleed Confusion
  4. Revelator Eyes
  5. Neon Crimson
  6. I’m Lying to You Cause I’m Lost
  7. A Silent Cause
  8. Woke Up from a Dream
  9. Turns Within Me, Turns Without Me
  10. Too Late

On June 16, 2017.

On June 16, 2017, “Nonesuch” label released “Crack-Up”, the third Fleet Foxes album. It was recorded July 2016 – January 2017, at “Electric Lady”, “Sear Sound”,  “Rare Book Room”, “The Void” in New York, “The Unknown” in Anacortes, and “Avast Recording Company” in Seattle, and was produced by Robin Pecknold and Skyler Skjelset.

Personnel:

  • Robin Pecknold– vocals, classical guitar, dreadnought, electric guitar, string electric, Fender bass, piano, synthesizer, Baldwin electric harpsichord, prepared autoharp , marimba, Moog Minitaur, Hammond organ, mellotron, train loop, water loop, Korg drum machine, percussion, varispeed, footsteps, door, Memory Man Deluxe
  • Skyler Skjelset – vocals, electric guitar, Fender bass, piano, synthesizer, pencil on paper, cicada loop, glass harmonica, bowed cymbal, shamisen, percussion, programming, fole, Korg drum machine, amplifier noise, footsteps, Moog Minitaur, water harp
  • Christian Wargo– vocals, bass, drum kit
  • Casey Wescott – piano, chromatic bells, qraqebs, kettledrum, programming, koto, harpsichord , Blue Noise synth, SuperColliderbirdsong
  • Morgan Henderson– cello, qraqebs, double bass, pitched bass clarinet, pitched flute, pitched clarinet , alto flute

Additional musicians

  • Hannah Epperson – violin
  • Matthew Barrick, Christopher Icasiano, Neal Morgan– drum kit, percussion
  • Brian McPherson – spoken word
  • String quartet
    • Russel Durham – first violin
    • Jeremy Kittel – second violin
    • Nicholas Cords – viola
    • Dave Eggar– cello
    • Gabriel Gall – arrangement
  • The Westerlies – horns
    • Andy Clausen – arrangement, trombone
    • Willem de Koch – trombone
    • Zubin Hensler, Riley Mulherkar – trumpet
    • Phil Ek– mixing
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • Chris Allen, Grant Valentine, Owen Mulholland, Gabe Wax, Casey Wescott, Adam Burd, Gosha Usov, Beatriz Artola – engineering
  • Ben Tousley, Robin Pecknold – design, layout
  • Shawn Brackbill – band portrait
  • Sean Pecknold, Adi Goodrich – paintings
  • Hiroshi Hamaya– front and back cover, interior photos

Track listing:

All tracks by Robin Pecknold, except where noted.

  1. I Am All That I Need / Arroyo Seco / Thumbprint Scar – Gabriel Gall
  2. Cassius
  3. – Naiads, Cassadies
  4. Kept Woman
  5. Third of May / Ōdaigahara
  6. If You Need to, Keep Time on Me
  7. Mearcstapa
  8. On Another Ocean (January / June)
  9. Fool’s Errand
  10. I Should See Memphis – Gabriel Gall
  11. Crack-Up

On May 18, 2010.

On May 18, 2010, “Brown Records” label released “Infinite Arms”, the third Band of Horses album. It was recorded in 2010, and was produced by Phil Ek, Benjamin Bridwell, Creighton Barret, Ryan Monroe, Bill Reynolds and Tyler Ramsey.

Personnel:

  • Benjamin Bridwell – vocals, guitars, drums, sounds, memotron
  • Creighton Barret – drums, thunderdrum, percussion
  • Ryan Monroe – vocals, keyboards, percussion, guitar
  • Bill Reynolds – bass, tambourine, guitar, percussion, sounds
  • Tyler Ramsey – vocals, guitar, percussion, keyboards, piano, theremin
  • Jay Widenhouse, Dylan Huber – trumpet
  • Dave Wilkens – trombone
  • Clint Fore – tuba
  • Lauren Brown – strings
  • Dave Sardy – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Benjamin Bridwell, except where noted.

  1. Factory
  2. Compliments
  3. Laredo
  4. Blue Beard – Benjamin Bridwell, Creighton Barret, Ryan Monroe, Bill Reynolds, Tyler Ramsey
  5. On My Way Back Home
  6. Infinite Arms
  7. Dilly – Benjamin Bridwell, Tyler Ramsey
  8. Evening Kitchen – Tyler Ramsey
  9. Order – Ryan Monroe
  10. For Annabelle – Benjamin Bridwell, Tyler Ramsey
  11. NW Apt.
  12. Neighbor