On June 21, 2019, “Prolifica Inc.” and “PIAS Recordings” labels released “False Alarm”, the fourth Two Door Cinema Club studio album. It was recorded in “The Garage” in Topanga, California, “RAK” in London, and was produced by Jacknife Lee.
Alex Trimble – vocals, guitars, keyboards, percussion
Sam Halliday – guitar
Kevin Baird – bass guitar, keyboards
Ben Thompson – drums
Jacknife Lee – keyboards, guitar, percussion, programming, mixing
Open Mike Eagle
Matt Bishop – engineer
Dan Grech-Marguerat – mixing
John Davis – mastering
Will Parton – recording assistant
All tracks by Alex Trimble, Sam Halliday, Kevin Baird and Garrett “Jacknife” Lee.
On March 9, 1999, “Heavenly Records” label released “Central Reservation”, the second Beth Orton studio album. It was recorded in 1998, at “The Church”, “September Sound”, “RAK”, “Olympic”, “Little Joey’s” and “The Garden Shed”, and was produced by Victor Van Vugt, Ben Watt, Mark Stent, Beth Orton, Dr. Robert and David Roback. The album won Beth Orton the “Best British Female Artist” at the 2000 “BRIT Music Awards”.
Beth Orton – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
Ted Barnes — acoustic, slide and electric guitar, bouzouki
Dr. Robert — guitar
Ben Harper — electric guitar
Ben Watt — guitar, keyboards, noise, programming, engineer, mixing
On February 19, 2021, “Lucky Dog” and “City Slang” labels released “Distractions”, the 13th Tindersticks album. It was recorded in 2020, at “Le Chien Chanceux” and “RAK”, and was produced by Stuart Staples.
Stuart Staples – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, bass guitars, drums, loops, programming, field recording, mixing
Dan McKinna – Wurlitzer piano, electric piano, bass guitar, string arrangements
David Boulter – keyboards
Neil Fraser – E-Bow, electric guitars
Earl Harvin – keyboards, snare drum, percussion
David Coulter – musical saw
David Kitt – additional guitar
Calina De La Mare, Lucy Wilkins, Rob Spriggs, Sarah Wilson – strings
On February 9, 2018, “Domino Recording Company” label released “Always Ascending”, the fifth Franz Ferdinand studio album. It was recorded in 2017 at “Motorbass” in Paris, “RAK” in London, and was produced by Philippe Zdar.
Alex Kapranos – lead vocals, lead guitar, keyboards, design
In November 1975, “RAK” label released the second, self-titled Hot Chocolate studio album. It was recorded in 1975, in Oise, France, by the “RAK Records Mobile”, “Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by Mickie Most.
Errol Brown– lead vocals
Harvey Hinsley – lead and acoustic guitars, backing vocals
Larry Ferguson – keyboards
Tony Wilson – vocals, bass
Tony Connor – drums, electric piano, backing vocals
Patrick Olive – bass, percussion, backing vocals
The CCS Horns– trumpets, trombone, alto, baritone and tenor saxophones
John Cameron, Phil Dennys – arrangements
Linard & Co. – album art
All tracks by Errol Brown; except where noted.
Call the Police – Tony Wilson
You Sexy Thing – Errol Brown, Tony Wilson
A Child’s Prayer
A Warm Smile – Harvey Hinsley, Patrick Olive, Tony Connor
In October 1973, “Rak” label released the debut, self-titled Suzi Quatro solo studio album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Audio International Studio” in London, and was produced by Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn.
Suzi Quatro – lead vocals, bass,
Len Tuckey- guitar, slide guitar, backing vocals
Alastair McKenzie – electric piano, grand piano, mellotron, backing vocals
Dave Neal – drums, backing vocals
Pete Coleman – engineer
Chris Blair – mastering
Gered Mankowitz – photography
All tracks by Suzi Quatro and Len Tuckey; except where noted.
In August 1977, “Arista” label released the self-titled, fourteenth Donovan studio album. It was recorded in 1977, and was produced by Mickey Most. In October 1977, “RAK” label released the album in UK with a different track order.
Donovan – vocals, guitar, harmonica
Isaac Guillory – guitar
Ronnie Leahy– keyboards
Nick South – bass
Colin Allen– drums
John Cameron– horn arrangements, string arrangements
Patrick Halling – violin
Chris Norman, Silson,Terry Uttley – backing vocals
Tim Summerhayes, Wolfgang Thierbach, Doug Hopkins – engineer
On November 3, 1978, “Polydor” label released “All Mod Cons”, the third Jam album. It was recorded July – August 1978, at “RAK” and “Eden Studios” in London, and was produced by Vic Coppersmith-Heaven and Chris Parry. In 2000, “Q” magazine ranked “All Mod Cons” at number 50 in its list of the “100 Greatest British Albums Ever”, in 2013, “NME” magazine ranked it at number 219 in its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.
Paul Weller – guitar, piano, harmonica, vocals
Bruce Foxton – bass, vocals
Rick Buckler – drums, percussion
Gregg Jackman, Roger Bechirian, Vic Coppersmith-Heaven – soundboard engineer
Peter Schierwade, Phil Thornalley- assistant engineer
On April 14, 1997, “Mute” label released “Ultra”, the ninth Depeche Mode studio album. It was recorded January 1996 – February 1997; at “Abbey Road” in Eastcote, Westside, Strongroom, “RAK” in London, “Electric Lady” in New York City, “Larrabee West” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Tim Simenon.
David Gahan – vocals
Martin Gore – vocals, guitar, sampler, piano
Dave Clayton – string arrangements, keyboards, keyboard programming