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  • Bon Iver's S.Carey realesed his new album Range of Light on Jagjaguwar. The album was recorded by Brian Joseph and BJ Burton, mixed by Brian Joseph, and mastered by Jeff Lipton.
  • White Hinterland's new album Baby was released on Dead Oceans.
  • Jeff Lipton mastered the awesome new Elizabeth and the Catapult album, Like it Never Happened.
  • Quilt's second album , Held Up in Splendor, mastered by Jeff Lipton, was released on Mexican Summer.
  • Jeff also mastered the amazing new Hospitality record, Trouble, for Merge Records.
  • Lake Street Dive's album, Bad Self Portraits, which was produced by the amazing Sam Kassirer and mastered by Jeff Lipton, came out on Signature Sounds.

    • Jeff Lipton and Maria Rice attended the Grammys. They were nominated for their mastering and restoration work on the Syl Johnson: The Complete Mythology release by Numero Group. Ken Shipley, Rob Sevier, Tom Lunt, and Michael Slaboch of the Numero Group were also there. Though we lost to Sir Paul McCartney, it was a great honor to be nominated.
    • Congratulations to Bon Iver for winning two Grammys! We were fortunate to have mastered the radio singles, "Halocene," "Towers," and "Calgary."
    • Andrew Bird's new album, Break It Yourself, mastered by Jeff Lipton, comes out March 6th on Mom + Pop.
    • We mastered the Magnetic Fields' new album, Love at the Bottom of the Sea, which comes out March 6th on Merge Records.
    • Jeff Lipton mastered S. Carey's EP, Hoyas, produced by Justin Vernon and Brian Joseph for Jagjaguwar.
    • The new Polica album, Give You the Ghost, produced by the amazing Jim Eno and Ryan Olson and mastered by Jeff Lipton, is out.
    • Jim Eno produced and Jeff Lipton mastered the awesome new Heartless Bastards album, Arrows, for Partisan Records.
    • Merge Records released Hospitality's new self-titled album, mastered by Jeff Lipton, on January 31st.
    • Jeff Lipton and Maria Rice mastered and restored several albums for the Numero Group, including
      Shirley Ann Lee: Songs Of Light
      Lou Ragland: I Travel Alone
      WTNG: Solid Bronze
      Codeine: When I See The Sun
      Eccentric Soul: A Red Black & Black Production

    • Jeff Lipton was nominated for a Grammy for the mastering he and Maria Rice did on the Syl Johnson: The Complete Mythology release by Numero Group.
    • Jeff Lipton mastered the Bon Iver singles, "Halocene," "Towers," and "Calgary" for Jagjaguwar.
    • City and Colour released Little Hell, mastered by Jeff Lipton and produced by the awesome Alex Newport.
    • Congratulations to Destroyer on the release of their new album, Kaputt, on Merge Records. Jeff Lipton mastered this album.
    • Jeff Lipton and Maria Rice mastered and restored several albums for the Numero Group, including
      Willie Wright: Telling The Truth
      Cult Cargo: Salsa Boricua De Chicago
      Local Customs: Pressed At Boddie
      Father's Children: Who's Gonna Save The World
      Stone Coal White: S/T
      Boddie Recording Company: Cleveland, Ohio
      Eccentric Soul: The Nickel & Penny Labels
      Los Nombres: S/T
    • The new East River Pipe album We Live in Empty Rooms was released on Merge Records. We're proud to have worked on this extraordinary album. Here's a review of the album in Spin.
    • At the Grammys Arcade Fire won Album Of The Year! Congratulations to Arcade Fire and Merge Records! This is a huge and well-deserved win for a small independent label that has been putting out incredible records for 21 years, and for an amazing band whose work more than merits this recognition.