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On May 24, 2011.

On May 24, 2011, “Downtown Records” label released “D”, the fourth White Denim album. It was recorded in 2011, at “Lakeside Studio” and “Mob House” in Austin, Texas, and was produced by Mike McCarthy, James Petralli, Austin Jenkins, Steven Terebecki and Joshua Block.

Personnel:

  • James Petralli – vocals, guitars, arranger
  • Austin Jenkins – guitars, arranger
  • Steven Terebecki – bass guitar, arranger
  • Joshua Block – drums, percussion, mixing, arranger
  • Alex Coke – flute
  • Brian Hall – violin
  • Heather Anderson – viola
  • Amy Harris – viola
  • Elizabeth S. Lee – cello
  • Jonathan Geer – string arrangements
  • Danny Reisch – engineer
  • Mike McCarthy – engineer, mixing
  • Jim Vollentine – assistant engineer
  • Emily Lazar – mastering
  • Joe LaPorta – mastering
  • Michael Hammett – artwork designer, photography
  • Bobby Weiss – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by James Petralli, Austin Jenkins, Steven Terebecki and Joshua Block, except where noted.

  1. It’s Him!
  2. Burnished – James Petralli, Austin Jenkins, Steven Terebecki, Joshua Block, Lucas Anderson
  3. At the Farm
  4. Street Joy
  5. Anvil Everything
  6. River to Consider
  7. Drug
  8. Bess St.
  9. Is and Is and Is
  10. Keys

On May 6, 2014.

On May 6, 2014, “Nonesuch” label released the self-titled, sixth Natalie Merchant album. It was recorded 2013 – 2014, at “Clubhouse Recording Studios”, “Electric Lady Studios”, and was produced by Natalie Merchant.

Personnel:

  • Natalie Merchant – vocals
  • Uri Sharlin – grand piano, electric piano, upright piano
  • John Medeski – organ, keyboards
  • Jonathan Dreyden – organ
  • Gabriel Gordon – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Erik Della Penna – electric guitar
  • Jeremy McCoy – double bass
  • John Patitucci – double bass
  • Kurt Muroki – double bass
  • Jesse Murphy – electric bass
  • Marc Friedman – electric bass
  • Shawn Pelton – drums
  • Andrew Barr – drums
  • Kenny Wollesen – drums, percussion
  • Stephen Barber – string arrangements
  • Nadége Foofat – string arrangements
  • Tony Finno – string arrangements
  • Liz Lim – violin
  • Joanna Maurer – violin 
  • Lisa Kim – violin 
  • Quan Ge – violin 
  • Sein Ryu – violin 
  • Sharon Yamada – violin
  • Robert Rinehart – viola
  • Vivek Kamath – viola
  • Alan Stepansky – cello
  • Wei Yu – cello
  • Ru Pie Yeh – cello
  • Eddie Allen – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Clark Gayton – tuba, trombone, horn arrangements
  • Steve Elson – clarinet, saxophones
  • Anthony McGill – clarinet
  • Mindy Kaufmann – flute
  • Johanna Warren, Simi Stone, Tamar-kali, Elizabeth Mitchell – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Natalie Merchant.

  1. Ladybird
  2. Maggie Said
  3. Texas
  4. Go Down Moses
  5. Seven Deadly Sins
  6. Giving Up Everything
  7. Black Sheep
  8. It’s a Coming
  9. Lulu (introduction)
  10. Lulu
  11. The End

On April 28, 1998.

On April 28, 1998, “Elektra” label released “A Series of Sneaks”, the second Spoon studio album, It was recorded in 1997, at “Dogland” in Cedar Creek, “Music Lane”, “The Hit Shack”, “Blue World” and “The Catacomb” in Austin, Texas, and was produced by John Croslin, Britt Daniel, Joshua Zarbo and Jim Eno.

Personnel:

  • Britt Daniel – vocals, guitar
  • Joshua Zarbo – bass
  • Jim Eno – drums
  • John Groslin – recording, engineer, mixing
  • Dave Collins – mastering
  • Giacomo Balla – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Britt Daniel except where noted.

  1. Utilitarian
  2. The Minor Tough
  3. The Guestlist/The Execution
  4. Reservations
  5. 30 Gallon Tank –Britt Daniel, Jim Eno
  6. Car Radio
  7. Metal Detektor
  8. June’s Foreign Spell
  9. Chloroform
  10. Metal School – Britt Daniel, Josh Zarbo
  11. Starting at the Board
  12. No You’re Not
  13. Quincy Punk Episode
  14. Advance Cassette

On April 22, 2003.

On April 22, 2003, “Aligator” label released “So Many Rivers” the eleventh Marcia Ball album. It was recorded in 2002, at “The Hit Shack” in Austin, Texas, “Greenleaf Place” in Hollywood, California, and was produced by Stephen Bruton.

Personnel:

  • Marcia Ball – vocals, piano
  • Stephen Bruton – acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin
  • James Pennebaker – guitar, lap steel, baritone guitar, fiddle
  • Pat Boyack – guitar
  • Wayne Toups – vocal, accordion
  • Johnny Nicholas – harmonica
  • Red Young – Hammond B3 Organ
  • Don Bennett – bass
  • Yoggie Musgrove – bass
  • Chris Maresh – bass
  • Tom Fillman – drums
  • Keith Robinson – drums
  • Deborah Dobkin: percussion
  • Chet Himes – engineer, mixing
  • Ross Hogarth – engineer
  • Todd Dillon – assistant engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Marcia Ball, except where noted.

  1. Foreclose On The House Of Love – John Lee Sanders
  2. Dance with Me – Danny Timms
  3. Baby, Why Not
  4. Honeypie – Danny Timms
  5. Give Me a Chance
  6. Didn’t You Know
  7. Give It Up (Give In)
  8. So Many Rivers to Cross – Jodi Siegel, Daniel Moore
  9. The Storm
  10. The Lowdown
  11. Hurricane on China Lake – Danny Timms
  12. Three Hundred Pounds of Hongry – Donnie Fritts, Eddie Hinton
  13. If It’s Really Got To Be This Way – Donnie Frits, Arthur Alexander, Gary Nicholson
  14. If It Ain’t One Thing – Doug Duffey

On April 18, 2011.

On April 18, 2011, “Temporary Residence Limited” label released “Take Care, Take Care, Take Care”, the sixth Explosions in the Sky studio album. It was recorded in September 2010, at “Sonic Ranch” in El Paso, Texas, and was produced by John Congleton.

Personnel:

  • Mark Smith – guitar, synthesizer
  • Munaf Rayani – guitar
  • Michael James – bass
  • Christopher Hrasky – drums
  • John Congleton – recording, mixing
  • Brad Bell – mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Charles Godfrey – engineer assistant
  • Esteban Rey – artwork
  • Jeremy DeVine – layout

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Smith, Munaf Rayani, Michael James and Christopher Hrasky.

  1. Last Known Surroundings
  2. Human Qualities
  3. Trembling Hands
  4. Be Comfortable, Creature
  5. Post Card from 1952
  6. Let Me Back In

On April 11, 2006.

On April 11, 2006, “Light in the Attic Records” label released “Passover” the debut Black Angels album. It was recorded in 2005, at “Cacophony Recorders”, “Wire Recording”, and “Shh! Recording Studios” in Austin, Texas, and was produced by Erik Wofford, Ross Ingram, Christian Bland, Nate Ryan, Alex Maas and Stephanie Bailey.

Personnel:

  • Christian Bland – vocals, guitar, bass
  • Nate Ryan – bass, guitar
  • Alex Maas – vocals, bass
  • Stephanie Bailey – drums, percussion
  • Jennifer Raines – drone machine
  • Erik Wofford – recording, mixing
  • Ross Ingram – recording, mixing
  • Dave Cooley – mastering
  • Christian Bland – design
  • Brian Jones – design

Track listing:

  1. Young Men Dead
  2. The First Vietnamese War
  3. Sniper at the Gates of Heaven
  4. The Prodigal Sun
  5. Black Grease
  6. Manipulation
  7. Empire
  8. Better Off Alone
  9. Bloodhounds on My Trail
  10. Call to Arms

The track “Call to Arms” ends at minute 10:42. After 3 minutes and 30 seconds of silence (10:42 – 14:12), begins a hidden song, a cover of Jimmy Cliff’s track “Vietnam”.

On March 29, 2019.

On March 29, 2019, “City Slang” label released “Side Effects” the tenth White Denim album. It was recorded in 2018, at “Studio De La Ronjo” and “Radio Milk” in Austin, Texas, “Lakeside”, and was produced by James Petralli, Jim Vollentine and Steve Terebecki.

Personnel:

  • James Petralli – vocals, guitar, vocoder, omnichord, recording
  • Steve Trebecki – bass, organ, synthesizer, sampling keyboard, omnichord
  • Michael Hunter – acoustic and electric piano, synthesizer
  • Gregory Clifford – drums, percussion
  • Sam Coben – guitar
  • Conrad Choucroun – drums
  • Jordan Richardson – drums, kalimba
  • Daniel Dufour – drums
  • Jeff Olson – drums, percussion, tom tom
  • Stephen Petterson – synthesizer, percussion
  • Marshall Lowry – tenor saxophone
  • Mike St. Clair – iRig application, electric piano, synthesizer, omnichord 
  • Jim Vollentine – recording engineer, tracking, mixing
  • Daniel McNeill – recording engineer, sampling
  • Joe LaPorta – mastering
  • William Gaynor – artwork

Track listing:

  1. Small Talk (Feeling Control)
  2. Hallelujah Strike Gold
  3. Shanalala
  4. NY Money
  5. Out of Doors
  6. Reversed Mirror
  7. So Emotional
  8. Head Spinning
  9. Introduce Me

On February 4, 2014.

On February 4, 2014, “Polyvinyl” label released “Angel Guts: Red Classroom”, the ninth Xiu Xiu studio album. It was recorded in 2013, at James Stewart’s home studio in Los Angeles, and at “Elmwood Recording Studio” in Dallas, Texas, and was produced by John Congleton.

Personnel:

  • James Stewart – vocals, synthesizer, drum machine, recording
  • Angela Seo – synthesizers
  • Thor Harris – drums, percussion
  • Shayna Dunkelman – percussion
  • John Congleton – recording, mixing
  • Alan Douches – mastering
  • Tim Reynolds layout

Track listing:

  1. Angel Guts
  2. Archie Fades
  3. Stupid in the Dark
  4. Lawrence Liquors
  5. Black Dick
  6. New Life Immigration
  7. El Naco
  8. Adult Friends
  9. The Silver Platter
  10. Bitter Melon
  11. A Knife in the Sound
  12. Cinthya’s Unisex
  13. Botanica de Los Angeles
  14. Red Classroom

On December 7, 2010.

On December 7, 2010, “Vortexan” and “EMI” labels released “Up Close”, the sixth Eric Johnson studio album. It was recorded in 2010, and was produced by Eric Johnson and Richard Mullen.

Personnel:

  • Eric Johnson – vocals, guitar
  • Sonny Landreth – guitar
  • Jimmie Vaughan – guitar
  • Jonny Lang – vocals, guitar
  • Malford Milligan – vocals
  • Steve Miller – vocals
  • Roscoe Beck – bass guitar
  • Kevin Hall – drums
  • Barry “Frosty” Smith – drums
  • Tommy Taylor – drums
  • Kelly Donnelly – engineer
  • Andy Johns – mixing
  • Kelly Toombs – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Eric Johnson, except where noted.

  1. Awaken
  2. Fatdaddy
  3. Brilliant Room
  4. Texas – Mike Bloomfield, Buddy Miles
  5. Gem
  6. Traverse
  7. Austin
  8. Soul Surprise
  9. On the Way
  10. Arithmetic
  11. The Sea and the Mountain
  12. Vortexan
  13. A Change Has Come to Me
  14. Change (revisited)
  15. Your Book

On November 6, 1998.

On November 6, 1998, “Ark 21” label released “Seven Worlds”, the fourth Eric Johnson album. It was recorded 1976 – 1978, at “Odyssey Sound” and “Pecan Street” in Austin, Texas, and was produced by Jay Aaron Podolnick.

Personnel:

  • Eric Johnson – lead vocals, guitar, Fender Rhodes electric piano, piano, lap steel guitar
  • Jay Aaron – vocals
  • Christopher Cross – vocals
  • Liza Farrow – vocals
  • Kim Wilson – harmonica
  • Nick Phelps – trumpet
  • Jimmy Martin – guitar
  • Steve Barber – synthesizers
  • Roscoe Beck – bass guitar
  • Kyle Brock – bass guitar
  • David Dennard – bass
  • Bill Maddox – drums
  • Mark Singer – drums
  • Linda Wetherby – viola da gamba

Track listing:

All tracks by Eric Johnson, except where noted.

  1. Zap
  2. Emerald Eyes – Eric Johnson, Jay Aaron Podolnick
  3. Showdown – Eric Johnson, Jay Aaron Podolnick
  4. Missing Key
  5. Alone with You
  6. I Promise I Will Try
  7. Winter Came
  8. Turn the Page
  9. A Song for Life
  10. By Your Side