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On September 11, 2015.

On September 11, 2015, “New West” label released “So There”, album by Ben Folds and the yMusic Ensemble. It was recorded in 2015, and was produced by Ben Folds and Elliot Scheiner.


  • Ben Folds – vocals, piano, grand piano, percussion
  • Rob Moose – violin, harmonies
  • Nadia Sirota – viola
  • Gabriel Cabezas – cello
  • CJ Camerieri – trumpet, French horn
  • Alex Sopp – flute, alto flute, piccolo, harmonies, cover art
  • Hideaki Aomori – clarinet, bass clarinet
  • Gracie Folds – harmony
  • Sam Smith – drums
  • Ryan Lerman – guitar
  • Chad Chapin – percussion
  • Andrew Higley – synthesizer, additional arranging
  • Nashville Symphony Orchestra – various orchestral instruments
  • Allan Amato – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ben Folds except where noted.

  1. Capable of Anything
  2. Not a Fan
  3. So There
  4. Long Way to Go
  5. Phone in a Pool
  6. Yes Man – Ben Folds, Rob Mouse
  7. F10-D-A
  8. I’m Not tha Man – Ben Folds, Alicia Witt
  9. Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, Movement 1
  10. Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, Movement 2
  11. Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, Movement 3

On July 10, 2012.

On July 10, 2012, “Domino” label released “Swing Lo Magellan”, the sixth Dirty Projectors studio album. It was recorded in 2011, and was produced by Dave Longstreth.


  • David Longstreth
  • Amber Coffman
  • Nat Baldwin
  • Brian McOmber
  • Haley Dekle
  • Rob Moose – violin
  • Nadia Sirota– viola
  • Clarince Jensen – cello
  • Alex Sopp – flutes
  • Hideaki Aomori – clarinets, saxophone
  • CJ Camerieri – trumpet, horn
  • David Longstreth – arranger, mixing
  • Donato Paternostro – engineering, additional mixing
  • Carl Barc – additional mixing
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Jake Longstreth – cover photograph
  • David Longstreth – art direction, design
  • Rob Carmichael – design

Track listing:

  1. Offspring Are Blank
  2. About to Die
  3. Gun Has No Trigger
  4. Swing Lo Magellan
  5. Just from Chevron
  6. Dance for You
  7. Maybe That Was It
  8. Impregnable Question
  9. See What She Seeing
  10. The Socialites
  11. Unto Caesar
  12. Irresponsible Tune


On March 10, 2017.

On March 10, 2017, “More Alarming Records” label released “Semper Femina”, the sixth Laura Marling studio album. It was recorded in 2016, and was produced by Blake Mills.


  • Laura Marling – vocals, guitar
  • Matt Ingram – drums
  • Nick Pini – bass
  • Pete Randall, Blake Mills – guitar
  • Rob Moose – strings, arrangements
  • Matt Chamberlain – additional drums
  • Sebastian Steinberg – additional bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Laura Marling, except where noted..

  1. Soothing – Laura Marling, Blake Mills
  2. The Valley
  3. Wild Fire
  4. Don’t Pass Me By
  5. Always This Way
  6. Wild Once
  7. Next Time
  8. Nouel
  9. Nothing, Not Nearly

On February 21, 2017.

On February 21, 2017, “Domino” label released the self-titled, seventh Dirty Projectors album. It was recorded in 2016, and was produced by Dave Longstreth and Tyondai Braxton.


  • David Longstreth– vocals, beat, guitar, rhodes, synths, piano, string arrangement, bass, wurlitzer, organ, horn arrangement, arp
  • Ryan Beppel – string arrangement
  • Tyondai Braxton– modular synth
  • Lamar “Mars” Edwards– Hammond organ
  • David Ginyard – bass
  • Juliane Gralle – trombone, bass trombone, tuba
  • Clarice Jensen – cello
  • Mike Daniel Johnson – drums
  • Elizabeth Lea – trombone
  • Daniel Luna – guira
  • Rob Moose, Ben Russell – violin
  • Francisco Javier Paredes – bongos
  • Mauro Refosco– percussion, marimba
  • Dawn Richard– vocals
  • Todd Simon – trumpet, euphonium , flugelhorn
  • Nadia Sirota– viola
  • Tracy Wannomae – tenor sax, alto sax, clarinet, bass clarinet, flute, baritone sax
  • Chris Athens – mastering
  • Derek Bergheimer – vocal engineering
  • Mikaelin “Blue” Bluespruce, Ryan Tuttle – engineering
  • Tyondai Braxton – additional production
  • Sonny DiPerri – drum and percussion engineering, mixing , additional engineering
  • Jimmy Douglass– mixing, additional vocals engineering
  • David Longstreth – mixing
  • David Tolomei – additional mixing
  • Jamie Walters – string quartet engineering

Track listing:

  1. Keep Your Name – David Longstreth
  2. Death Spiral – David Longstreth
  3. Up in Hudson – David Longstreth, Ewan MacColl
  4. Work Together – David Longstreth
  5. Little Bubble – David Longstreth, Teresa Eggers
  6. Winner Take Nothing – David Longstreth
  7. Ascent Through Clouds – David Longstreth
  8. Cool Your Heart – David Longstreth, Solange Knowles
  9. I See You – David Longstreth


On July 5, 2005.

On July 5, 2005, “Asthmatic Kitty” label released “Illinois” (Sufjan Stevens Invites You To: Come On Feel the Illinoise), the fifth Sufjan Stevens studio album. It was recorded 2004 – 2005, at “The Buddy Project” in New York City, and various locations in New York City, and was produced by Sufjan Stevens. The album artwork was by Divya Srinivasan.


  • Sufjan Stevens– acoustic guitar, piano, Wurlitzer, bass guitar,  drums, electric guitar, oboe, alto saxophone,  flute,  banjo,  glockenspiel, accordion, vibraphone, alto, sopranino, soprano, and tenor recorders, Casiotone MT-70, sleigh bells,  shaker,  tambourine, triangle, electronic organ,  vocals,  arrangement,  engineering, recording
  • Julianne Carney – violin
  • Alan Douches – mastering
  • Jon Galloway – remixing
  • Marla Hansen – viola
  • The Illinoisemaker Choir – backing vocals, clapping
  • Tom Eaton
  • Jennifer Hoover
  • Katrina Kerns
  • Beccy Lock
  • Tara McDonnel
  • Maria Bella Jeffers – cello
  • Katrina Kerns – backing vocals
  • Shara Worden– backing vocals
  • James McAlister – drums, drum engineering
  • Craig Montoro – trumpet, backing vocals
  • Rob Moose – violin
  • Matt Morgan – backing vocals
  • Daniel and Elin Smith– backing vocals, clapping
  • Divya Srinivasan – artworkTrack listing:

    All tracks by Sufjan Stevens.

    1. Concerning the UFO Sighting near Highland, Illinois
    2. The Black Hawk War, or, How to Demolish an Entire Civilization and Still Feel Good About Yourself in the Morning, or, We Apologize for the Inconvenience but You’re Going to Have to Leave Now, or, ‘I Have Fought the Big Knives and Will Continue to Fight Them Until They Are Off Our Lands!
    3. Come On! Feel the Illinoise!” (Part I: The World’s Columbian Exposition – Part II: Carl Sandburg Visits Me in a Dream)
    4. John Wayne Gacy, Jr.
    5. Jacksonville
    6. A Short Reprise for Mary Todd, Who Went Insane, but for Very Good Reasons
    7. Decatur, or, Round of Applause for Your Step Mother!
    8. One Last ‘Whoo-Hoo!’ for the Pullman!!
    9. Go! Chicago! Go! Yeah!
    10. Casimir Pulaski Day
    11. To the Workers of the Rock River Valley Region, I Have an Idea Concerning Your Predicament, and It Involves Tube Socks, a Paper Airplane, and Twenty-Two Able-Bodied Men
    12. The Man of Metropolis Steals Our Hearts
    13. Prairie Fire That Wanders About
    14. A Conjunction of Drones Simulating the Way in Which Sufjan Stevens Has an Existential Crisis in the Great Godfrey Maze
    15. The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades Is Out to Get Us!
    16. They Are Night Zombies!! They Are Neighbors!! They Have Come Back from the Dead!! Ahhhh!
    17. Let’s Hear That String Part Again, Because I Don’t Think They Heard It All the Way Out in Bloomington–Normal
    18. In This Temple as in the Hearts of Man for Whom He Saved the Earth
    19. The Seer’s Tower
    20. The Tallest Man, the Broadest Shoulders” (Part I: The Great Frontier – Part II: Come to Me Only with Playthings Now)
    21. Riffs and Variations on a Single Note for Jelly Roll, Earl Hines, Louis Armstrong, Baby Dodds, and the King of Swing, to Name a Few
    22. Out of Egypt, into the Great Laugh of Mankind, and I Shake the Dirt from My Sandals as I Run

On January 20, 2015.


On January 20, 2015, “Capitol” label released “What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World”, the seventh Decemberists studio album. It was recorded in 2014, and was produced by Tucker Martine.


  • Colin Meloy- lead vocals, acoustic and electric guitars,  bouzouki,  harmonica, backing vocals
  • Chris Funk- acoustic and electric guitars, banjo, bouzouki, mandolin
  • Jenny Conlee- piano, Hammond organ, vibraphone, accordion, keyboards
  • Nate Query- bass, upright bass
  • John Moen- drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Rachel Flotard – background vocals
  • Kelly Hogan– background vocals
  • Laura Veirs– background vocals
  • Ragen Fykes – background vocals
  • Moorea Masa – background vocals
  • “The Singer Addresses His Audience” Choir: Kyleen King, Laura Veirs, Allison Hall, Bridgit Jacobson,Carson Ellis, Michael Finn, Jeremy Swatzky, Shelley Short, Steven Watkins, Ritchie Young, Moorea Masa
  • The “Anti-Summersong” Narrator Support Gang: Chris Funk, Nate Query, John Moen, Jason Colton,Tucker Martine
  • Rob Moose -violin, fiddle
  • Kyleen King -viola
  • Patti King – violin
  • Anna Fritz -cello
  • Victor Nash -trumpet
  • String arrangementsby Rob Moose
  • Recorded and mixed by Tucker Martine
  • Mastered byStephen Marcussen
  • Assistant engineering by Michael Finn
  • Design by Jeri Heiden and Glen Nakasako for SMOG Design, Inc.
  • Illustrations and lettering byCarson Ellis
  • Photography byAutumn de Wilde

Track listing:

All tracks by Colin Meloy.

  1. The Singer Addresses His Audience
  2. Cavalry Captain
  3. Philomena
  4. Make You Better
  5. Lake Song
  6. Till the Water’s All Long Gone
  7. The Wrong Year
  8. Carolina Low
  9. Better Not Wake the Baby
  10. Anti-Summersong
  11. Easy Come, Easy Go
  12. Mistral
  13. 12/17/12
  14. A Beginning Song


On August 2, 2010.

The Suburbs

On August 2, 2010, “Merge” label released “The Suburbs”, the third Arcade Fire studio album. It was recorded 2008 – 2010, and was produce by Arcade Fire and Markus Dravs. “The Suburbs” won “Album of the Year” at the 2011 “Grammy Awards”, “Best International Album” at the 2011 “BRIT Awards”, “Album of the Year” at the 2011 “Juno Awards”, and the 2011 “Polaris Music Prize” for best Canadian album. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Canada by “CRIA” and Platinum in UK by the “BPI”.


  • Will Butler
  • Win Butler
  • Régine Chassagne
  • Jeremy Gara
  • Tim Kingsbury
  • Sarah Neufeld
  • Richard Reed Parry
  • Sarah Neufeld, Owen Pallett, Richard Reed Parry, Marika Anthony Shaw – strings
  • Clarice Jensen, Nadia Sirota, Yuki Numata, Caleb Burhans, Ben Russell, Rob Moose – additional strings
  • Colin Stetson– saxophones
  • Pietro Amato– French horn
  • Arcade Fire – mixing, arrangement
  • Owen Pallett– string arrangements
  • Mark Lawson – recording
  • Craig Silvey – mixing
  • Nick Launay– additional mixing
  • Marcus Paquin, Don Murnaghan and Noah Goldstein – additional recording
  • Brian Thorn – assistant (Magic Shop)
  • Brad Bell – assistant (Public Hi-Fi)
  • Adam Greenspan – assistant
  • Caroline Robert – artwork design
  • Vincent Morisset– art direction
  • Gabriel Jones – photography (assisted by Joey Matthews & Stephane Fiore)

Track listing:

All tracks by Sarah Neufeld, Richard Reed Parry, Jeremy Gara, Win Butler, Will Butler, Régine Chassagne & Tim Kingsbury.

  1. The Suburbs
  2. Ready to Start
  3. Modern Man
  4. Rococo
  5. Empty Room
  6. City With No Children
  7. Half Light I
  8. Half Light II (No Celebration)
  9. Suburban War
  10. Month of May
  11. Wasted Hours
  12. Deep Blue
  13. We Used to Wait
  14. Sprawl I (Flatland)
  15. Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)
  16. The Suburbs (continued)