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On January 14, 2011.

On January 14, 2011, “Capitol” label released “The King Is Dead”, the sixth  Decemberists album. It was recorded in 2010, at “Pendarvis Farm” in Portland, Oregon, and was produced by Tucker Martine.

Personnel:

  • Colin Meloy– vocals, acoustic , 12-string,  baritone and tenor guitar, harmonica, pump organ, percussion
  • Chris Funk– pedal steel, electric guitar,  banjo, bouzouki
  • Jenny Conlee–   piano,  organ,  accordion, Wurlitzer
  • Nate Query– bass guitar, cello
  • John Moen– drums, tambourine, shaker, percussion, backing vocals
  • Peter Buck– mandolin, 12-string electric, electric and baritone guitar
  • David Rawlings– backing vocals
  • Gillian Welch– backing vocals
  • Laura Veirs– backing vocals
  • Annalisa Tornfelt – violin
  • Tucker Martine– tambourine, recording, mixing
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Rich Hipp, Clinton Welander – assistant engineer
  • Jeri Heiden for SMOG Design, Inc. – design
  • Carson Ellis – illustration, lettering
  • Autumn de Wilde – photography

Track listing:

All songs by Colin Meloy.

  1. Don’t Carry it All
  2. Calamity Song
  3. Rise to Me
  4. Rox in the Box
  5. January Hymn
  6. Down by the Water
  7. All Arise!
  8. June Hymn
  9. This is the Way We Fight
  10. Dear Avery
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On October 22, 2013.

On October 22, 2013, “Republic Records” label released “Burials”, the ninth AFI studio album. It was recorded in 2013, at “EastWest Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Gil Norton.

Personnel:

  • Jade Puget– guitar, art direction, design
  • Davey Havok– lead vocals, art direction, design
  • Hunter Burgan– bass guitar, art direction, design
  • Adam Carson– drums, art direction, design
  • Dan Austin – engineer
  • Andrew Scheps – mixer
  • Justin Hergett – assistant mixer
  • Brendan Dekora – assistant engineer
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Morning Breath Inc. – art direction, design
  • Surround – images
  • Chris Anthony – band photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Davey Havok; all music by Jade Puget.

  1. The Sinking Night
  2. I Hope You Suffer
  3. A Deep Slow Panic
  4. No Resurrection
  5. 17 Crimes
  6. The Conductor
  7. Heart Stops
  8. Rewind
  9. The Embrace
  10. Wild
  11. Greater Than 84
  12. Anxious
  13. The Face Beneath the Waves

On June 12, 2007.

On June 12, 2007, “Interscope” label released “Era Vulgaris”, the fifth Queens of the Stone Age stone album. It was recorded July 2006 – April 2007, and was produced by Chris Goss and Joshua Homme.

Personnel:

  • Josh Homme– lead and backing vocals, lead and acoustic guitar, bass, percussion, lap steel guitar, keyboard, electric piano, Rhodes piano, “badly tuned” piano, organ, percussion
  • Troy Van Leeuwen– keyboard, lead guitar , crazy delay” guitar, lap steel guitar, backing vocals, bass, the percussion part that’s a bitch, Moog, rhodes
  • Joey Castillo– drums, percussion, percussion ball
  • Alain Johannes– bass, acoustic and counterpoint guitar, harmonic guitar, counterpoint fiddle, cig” fiddle, marxaphone, backing vocals
  • Chris Goss– keyboard, the chicken pluckin guitar, twinkley bits, organ, electric piano, bass, backing vocals
  • Julian Casablancas– vocals, casio guitar
  • Serrina Sims, Brody Dalle-Homme, Liam Lynch– backing vocals
  • Mark Lanegan– harmony vocals
  • Alain Johannes − engineer
  • Alain Johannes, Joe Barresi− mixing
  • Justin Smith − mixing assistant
  • Stephen Marcussen − mastering
  • Jason Noto − design, illustrations
  • Mark A. Williams − A&R

Track listing:

All tracks by Joshua Homme, Troy Van Leeuwen and Joey Castillo, except where noted.

  1. Turnin’ on the Screw
  2. Sick Sick Sick – Joshua Homme, Troy Van Leeuwen, Joey Castillo
  3. I’m Designer
  4. Into the Hollow
  5. Misfit Love
  6. Battery Acid
  7. Make It wit Chu – Joshua Homme, Alain Johannes, Melchiondo
  8. 3’s & 7’s
  9. Suture Up Your Future
  10. River in the Road
  11. Run, Pig, Run

On May 30, 2006.

On May 30, 2006, “Prawn Song” label released “Of Whales And Woe” solo album by Les Claypool. It was recorded 2005 – 2006, and was produced by Les Claypool.

Personnel:

  • Les Claypool– vocals, bass, percussion, guitar, drums, bass banjo, misc. Instrumentation, engineer
  • Cage Claypool – percussion
  • Lena Claypool – marimba
  • Mike Dillon- marimba, vibes, tabla, percussion
  • Skerik- tenor sax, baritone sax, horn arrangement
  • Gabby La La- theremin, sitar
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Zoltron – design
  • Cage Claypool, Lena Claypool – illustration
  • Leanne Lajoie – project supervisor

Track listing:

All tracks by Les Claypool.

  1. Back Off Turkey
  2. One Better
  3. Lust Stings
  4. Of Whales and Woe
  5. Vernon the Company Man
  6. Phantom Patriot
  7. Iowan Gal
  8. Nothin’ Ventured
  9. Rumble of the Diesel
  10. Robot Chicken
  11. Filipino Ray
  12. Off-White Guilt

On May 18, 2004.

On May 18, 2004, “Maverick” label released “So-Called Chaos”, the sixth Alanis Morissette studio album. It was recorded in 2003, at “Groovemasters” in Santa Monica, “The Village Recorder”, “Henson Studios”, and “Stage and Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Alanis Morissette, Tim Thorney and John Shanks.

Personnel:

  • Alanis Morissette – vocals, piano, keyboards, art direction
  • Eric Avery– bass
  • Chris Lord-Alge– mixing
  • Kenny Aronoff– drums
  • Paul Bushnell – bass
  • Jamie Muhoberac– keyboards
  • Tim Thorney– acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass, piano, keyboards
  • Zac Rae – piano, keyboards, vibraphone
  • David Levita – acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Joel Shearer – acoustic and electric guitar, bouzouki
  • Paul Livingstone– sitar
  • John Shanks – guitar, bass, keyboards
  • Jason Orme – electric guitar
  • Blair Sinta – drums, programming
  • Scott Gordon – programming, engineer, drum programming
  • Jeff Rothschild – programming, engineer
  • Mark Valentine – engineer
  • Bill Lane, Kevin Mills, Errin Familia, Jason Wormer, Rich Tosi – assistant engineer
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Guy Oseary, Danny Strick – A&R
  • Shari Sutcliffe – project coordinator
  • Sheryl Nields – photography
  • Frank Maddocks – art direction, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Alanis Morissette.

  1. Eight Easy Steps
  2. Out Is Trough
  3. Excuses
  4. Doth I Protest Too Much
  5. Knees of My Bees
  6. So-Called Chaos
  7. Not All Me
  8. Spineless
  9. Everything

On May 10, 2010.

On May 10, 2010, “Transgressive Records” label released “Total Life Forever”, the second Foals studio album. It was recorded in September 2009, at “Svenska Grammofon Studios” in Gothenburg, Sweden, and was produced by Luke Smith. The writers and editors, and the readers poll of the UK magazine “The Fly” voted “Total Life Forever” the “Best album of 2010”.

Personnel:

  • Yannis Philippakis– vocals, guitar, drums, art direction
  • Jack Bevan – drums, art direction
  • Jimmy Smith – guitar, art direction
  • Walter Gervers – backing vocals, bass, art direction
  • Edwin Congreave – backing vocals, keyboards, art direction
  • Caroline Wickberg – additional vocals
  • Ferg Peterkin – engineering, programming
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Mike Crossey– recording assistant
  • Daniel Rejmer – engineering
  • Catherine Marks – engineering, mixing
  • Alan Moulder– mixing
  • Big Active, Tinhead – artwork
  • Steve Gullick, Dave Ma – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Yannis Philippakis, Jack Bevan, Jimmy Smith, Walter Gervers and Edwin Congreave.

  1. Blue Blood
  2. Miami
  3. Total Life Forever
  4. Black Gold
  5. Spanish Sahara
  6. This Orient
  7. Fugue
  8. After Glow
  9. Alabaster
  10. 2 Trees
  11. What Remains

On April 14, 2009.

On April 14, 2009, “Dangerbird” label released “Swoon”, the second Silversun Pickups album. It was recorded July 2008 – February 2009, at “Sunset Sound”, “Sound Factory” and “Paramount Studios”, and was produced by Dave Cooley. The album cover uses the artwork “St. Clair”; the inside packing features pieces “Disembodiment” and “Reverberations”, all paintings from the collection entitled “The Flowering”, by Darren Waterston.

Personnel:

  • Brian Aubert – vocals, guitar
  • Nikki Monninger – vocals, bass
  • Chris Guanlao – drums
  • Joe Lester – keys
  • Steven Rhodes, Kristen Riley, Jason Gossman – engineers
  • Tony Hoffer, Jason Gossman – mixing
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Will Canzoneri – string arrangements
  • Steve Gullick – photography
  • Sara Cumings – layout

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Aubert, Nikki Monninger, Chris Guaniao and Joe Lester.

  1. There’s No Secrets This Year
  2. The Royal We
  3. Growing Old Is Getting Old
  4. It’s Nice to Know You Work Alone
  5. Panic Switch
  6. Draining
  7. Sort Of
  8. Substitution
  9. Catch and Release
  10. Surrounded (or Spiraling)