AS BAND LEADER/MEMBER
AS PRODUCER
AS SESSION PLAYER/ARRANGER
UPCOMING OR UNRELEASED

 

AS LEADER OR BAND MEMBER

 

      • World/Inferno Friendship Society – Just The Best Party (Gern Blandsten) BUY
        • keys, accordion, mandolin, bkg vox
      • World/Inferno Friendship Society – Hallowmas Live at Northsix (DCN/GoKart Europe) BUY
        • keys, acc, bkg vox
      • The Hold Steady – Almost Killed Me (CD on French Kiss; vinyl on Women Records) BUY
        • piano, organ
      • The Hold Steady – Crisp Songs eMusic exclusives: “Modesto Is Not That Sweet” b/w “You Gotta Dance” BUY
        • accordion, harmonica
      • Rock Against Bush – World/Inferno Friendship Society “The Expatriate Act” (Fat Wreck) BUY
        • keys
      • Anti-Social Music – Greatest Hits Live BUY
        • accordion, composer
      • Guignol – Guignol (Third Story Records TSR-002) BUY CD BUY MP3
        • accordion
      • World/Inferno Friendship Society – Speak of Brave Men EP/7″ (Gern Blandsten) BUY
        • keys, acc, bkg vox
      • The Hold Steady – Separation Sunday (CD on French Kiss; Australian CD on Rogue Records; vinyl on Women Records) BUY
        • piano, organ
      • World/Inferno Friendship Society – Me V. Angry Mob CD/Vinyl (The Company With The Golden Arm) BUY
        • keys, acc, bkg vox
      • Guignol/Nanuchka – Drink The Best Wine First (Fistolo) BUY CD BUY MP3
        • accordion, keys, mandola
      • Mehanata Bulgarian Bar “New York Gypsymania” comp – Guignol “Agada” & “All Or Nothing Machine” BUY
        • accordion, piano, mandola
      • Anti-Social Music – Sings The Great American Songbook (Peacock Records) BUY CD BUY MP3
        • accordion, composer, vox
      • World/Inferno Friendship Society – Red-Eyed Soul (CD on Chunksaah, deluxe vinyl on Bankshot!, European CD/vinyl on The Company With The Golden Arm) BUY
        • keys, accordion, vox, castanets, mandolin, string arrangements, production/engineering
      • The Hold Steady – Boys & Girls In America (Vagrant) (plus B-sides) BUY
        • piano, organ, harmonica, bkg vox, accordion, saw, string arrangements
      • The Hold Steady – Acoustic Session Fall 2006 (acoustic versions of BAGIA songs plus “Against The Wind” and “American Music”)
        • piano, accordion, bkg vox, spoons
      • The Hold Steady – Chips Ahoy! b/w Girls Like Status 7″ (Full Time Hobby)
        • piano, organ, harmonica, vocals
      • “I’m Not There” OST (Sony) – The Hold Steady “Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window” BUY
        • piano, organ, harmonica
      • “Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film For Theaters Colon The Soundtrack” OST – The Hold Steady “Girls Like Status” BUY
        • organ, harmonica, backing vox
      • The Hold Steady – “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” (Minnesota Twins) Free Download
        • Wurlitzer, organ
      • The Hold Steady – Live at Fingerprints EP (Vagrant) BUY
        • accordion, harmonica, bkg vox
      • The Hold Steady – Stuck Between Stations CD single (b/w “Chips Ahoy! (Live at Fingerprints)”, “Teenage Liberation”) (Vagrant/Full Time Hobby) BUY
        • piano, accordion, organ, bkg vox
      • The Hold Steady – Stuck Between Stations 7″ #1 (b/w “Teenage Liberation”, “Chips Ahoy! (Live at Fingerprints)”) (Vagrant/Full Time Hobby)
        • piano, accordion, organ, bkg vox
      • The Hold Steady – Stuck Between Stations 7″ #2 (b/w “American Music”) (Vagrant/Full Time Hobby)
        • piano, accordion, spoons, bkg vox
      • World/Inferno Friendship Society – Addicted To Bad Ideas: Peter Lorre’s Twentieth Century (Chunksaah Records) BUY
        • keys, vox
      • The Hold Steady – Massive Nights CD single (Vagrant/Full Time Hobby)
        • organ, piano, bkg vox
      • Franz Nicolay “The Black Rose Paladins (Demos 2007)” BUY MP3
        • piano, guitar, vocals
      • The Hold Steady “Stay Positive” (Vagrant/Rough Trade) BUY
        • piano, organ, accordion, saw, mandola, harpsichord, bkg vox, string arrangements
      • The Hold Steady “Sequestered In Memphis” 7″ (Rough Trade) BUY
        • keys, bkg vox
      • The Dresden Dolls & Franz Nicolay – “Ballad of a Teenage Queen” on All Aboard: A Tribute To Johnny Cash (Anchorless Records) BUY CD VINYL
        • accordion, saw, percussion, bkg vox
      • Franz Nicolay “Major General” (Fistolo Records) BUY CD in U.S.; BUY CD in U.K. & Europe; BUY MP3
        • Producer, vocals, guitar, piano, organ, percussion, accordion, banjo, string arrangements
      • The Hold Steady “Atlantic City” (Springsteen cover) on Heroes (War Child benefit comp) BUY CD/MP3 VINYL
        • piano, bkg vox
      • The Hold Steady “A Positive Rage” DVD documentary/live CD package (Vagrant Records) BUY
        • keys, accordion, bkg vox, string arrangements
      • Franz Nicolay “St. Sebastian of the Short Stage” EP (Team Science Records) BUY VINYL BUY MP3
        • Producer, accordion, keys, guitar, vox
      • Anti-Social Music “Fracture: The Music of Pat Muchmore” (Innova) BUY CD BUY MP3
        • accordion
      • Guignol & Mischief Brew “Fight Dirty” (Fistolo Records, CD) BUY CD (The Cottage Records, cassette) BUY CASSETTE BUY MP3
        • accordion, piano, bkg vox
      • Emily Hope Price & Franz Nicolay “Z for Zachariah” STREAM
        • vocals, mandola, banjo, glockenspiel, xylophone
      • “World/Inferno Presents: Vox Inferne” 7″ (Team Science Records) BUY
        • vocals, arrangements
      • The Bushwick Book Club, Vol. 1: January-November 2009 (BBC-GBM) BUY
        • Producer, piano, accordion, percussion, vocals
      • Guignol “Live on WUML 3/9/10″ BUY
        • accordion
      • Franz Nicolay “It’s Alright, Ma (I’m Only Bleeding) [feat. Sxip Shirey]” on Subterranean Homesick Blues: A Tribute to Bob Dylan’s “Bringing It All Back Home” (Reimagine Music) BUY
        • Producer, vocals, banjo, guitar, percussion
      • Franz Nicolay “Luck & Courage” (Team Science Records/Decor Records/Sabot Productions) BUY US/UK MP3
        • Vocals, banjo, glockenspiel, guitar, horn & string arrangements, keys, percussion, pong laang, ukulele
      • Anti-Social Music vs. Franz Nicolay “Unlucky & Discouraged (Remixes)” DOWNLOAD
        • Source material
      • Franz Nicolay “It Is Never A Mistake To Say Goodbye” on “Live Fast Get Folked” compilation Download
        • baritone ukulele, vocals
      • “Con Artist” (DVD) dir. by Michael Sladek, incl. music by Guignol & Mischief Brew BUY
        • accordion
      • Franz Nicolay “This Is Not A Pipe” on Xtra Mile Records “Xtra Mile High Club Vol. 3″ (compilation) BUY/Stream
        • Vocals, banjo
      • Franz Nicolay “Live Free (Tour EP 2011)” BUY CD BUY MP3
        • Vocals, banjo, guitar, accordion
      • Franz Nicolay “This Is Not A Pipe (Live) on “Roll Over, Pretty” (compilation) BUY
        •  Vocals, banjo
      • Franz Nicolay & Emilyn Brodsky “Party” (X-Ray Spex cover) on “REBEL ON THE UNDERGROUND: A Tribute to X-Ray Spex” BUY
        • Vocals, banjo, guitar
      • Anti-Social Music “Sleeps Around: Music of dalek & His Name Is Alive” BUY LP BUY DIGITAL
        • Executive producer, vocals
      • Franz Nicolay “Do The Struggle” (Xtra Mile/Sabot) BUY UK/EUROPE BUY N. AMERICA DIGITAL BUY N. AMERICA CD/VINYL
        • Vocals, banjo, guitar, keys, accordion, percussion, arrangements
      • Franz Nicolay “Rainbow Connection” (Muppets cover) on “PV Undercover” comp FREE DOWNLOAD
        • Vocals, banjo
      • Franz Nicolay & Frank Turner “Sing Noel Coward” split 7″ (Asbestos Records) BUY
        • piano, vocals
      • Franz Nicolay “I Had A Good Time Tonight” on “Fest Friends” 12″ vinyl comp (Underground Communique Records) BUY
        • guitar, vocals
      • Franz Nicolay “Bad Advice” EP BUY
        • Vocals, guitar, keys, percussion
      • Franz Nicolay/Mischief Brew “I Drink/The Mary Ellen Carter” split 7″ (Silver Sprocket) BUY
        • accordion, piano, percussion, vocals
      • Franz Nicolay “The Hearts of Boston/No Matter How Good You Are” 7″ (Sabot Productions) BUY
        • Vocals, guitar, accordion, percussion
      • Franz Nicolay & The Cut Ups “Bearing Torches: The Rottingdean Session” BUY
        • Vocals, guitar, accordion

 

AS PRODUCER

 

      • Mirah/Emilyn Brodsky/The Vibration – split 7″ (Third Story) BUY
        • producer, guitars, keys, acc
      • The Old Bailey “You Want It? They’ve Got It!” – Reds Strike The Blues: A Tribute To The Redskins BUY
        • producer, banjolin, piano, bkg vox
      • “Please My Favorite Don’t Be Sad” on World/Inferno Friendship Society – Red-Eyed Soul BUY CD/VINYL BUY MP3
        • producer
      • The Debutante Hour “The Birth And Death Of Meaning” BUY
        • Producer, additional engineering, guitars, glockenspiel, mandola, keys, baritone ukulele, ukulele, banjo, additional vox and percussion
      • Pearl And The Beard “Black Vessel” EP BUY CD BUY MP3
        • producer, engineer, string arrangement for “Manek & Ilona”
      • The Debutante Hour “Follow Me” EP BUY
        • producer, banjo
      • Pearl and The Beard “Killing The Darlings” BUY CD BUY MP3
        • producer, string arrangements, keys, accordion, additional vocals and percussion
      • Anti-Social Music “Is The Future Of Everything” BUY CD BUY MP3
        • producer, editor
      • The Debutante Hour “An Awkward Time With…” BUY
        • co-producer on “M. Bovary” and “Everybody Thinks I’m A Spy”

 

SESSIONS

 

        • Leftover Crack – Fuck World Trade (Alternative Tentacles) BUY
          • accordion, keys
        • The Blam – Caveat Emptor BUY
          • accordion
        • Mischief Brew – Smash The Windows (Fistolo) BUY
          • accordion
        • Nanuchka – A Carefully Planned Accident (self-released) BUY
          • keyboards, accordion
        • Demander – The Unkindness of Ravens (self-released) BUY
          • Moog, accordion
        • The Ratchets – Glorybound (Pirates Press) BUY
          • piano, organ
        • The Sharp Things – A Moveable Feast (Bar/None) BUY
          • accordion
        • The Loved Ones – Build & Burn (Fat Wreck Chords) BUY
          • piano, organ, accordion, harmonica, saw
        • The Max Levine Ensemble – OK Smartypants (Plan-It-X) Free Download
          • keyboards
        • The Living End “White Noise” (Dew Process) BUY
          • keys, string arrangements
        • Emilyn Brodsky “Emilyn Brodsky’s Greatest Tits” (Third Story Records) BUY
          • keys, accordion
        • Star Fucking Hipsters “Until We’re Dead” (Fat Wreck Chords) BUY
          • accordion, keys
        • Jennifer O’Connor “Here With Me” (Matador) BUY
          • accordion, piano, organ
        • Voltaire “To The Bottom Of The Sea” (Mars Needs Music) BUY
          • accordion
        • The 241ers “Murderers” (Household Name Records) BUY
          • accordion
        • Alan Semerdjian “The Big Beauty” BUY
          • accordion, tack piano
        • Likeness To Lily “Farewell, Recruit” BUY
          • accordion
        • The Loved Ones “Distractions” EP (Fat Wreck Chords) BUY
          • keys
        • Emily Hope Price “The Crux and the Bluestocking” BUY
          • accordion
        • Pearl and the Beard “God Bless Your Weary Soul, Amanda Richardson” BUY CD BUY MP3
          • accordion
        • Mark Eitzel “Klamath” BUY
          • accordion
        • Demander “Future Brite” BUY
          • keys
        • Yoni Gordon & The Goods “Turning Chaos Into A Career” BUY
          • accordion, organ
        • B Is For Baroness “B Is For Baroness” BUY
          • accordion
        • Yoni Gordon & The Goods “Fairytale of New York (feat. Franz Nicolay & Emilyn Brodsky)” (Free Christmas single) Free Download
          • accordion, keys, bkg vox
        • Amanda Palmer & Jason Webley “Evelyn Evelyn” BUY
          • vocals
        • Maurice Davis Band “Are We Permanent” BUY
          • keyboards
        • The New Students “Ship of Fools” BUY
          • saw
        • Frank Turner “England Keep My Bones” BUY
          • accordion
        • Junior Battles “Idle Ages” BUY
          • keys, banjo
        • Anna Vogelzang “Canary In A Coal Mine” BUY
          • accordion
        • More Humans “Demon Station” BUY
          • keys
        • Voltaire “Riding A Black Unicorn” BUY
          • accordion
        • Anthony Da Costa “Secret Handshake” BUY
          • keyboards, accordion
        • Hoots & Hellmouth “Salt” BUY
          • accordion
        • The Cut Ups “Building Bridges. Starting Here.” (Household Name Records) BUY
          • keys
        • Jack River Kings “Mansion & the Money” BUY
          • accordion, keys
        • Morning Glory “Poets Were My Heroes” (Fat Wreck) BUY
          • “casting”
        • The Secret History “Americans Singing In The Dark” BUY
          • vocals
        • Voltaire “Raised By Bats” BUY
          • accordion
        • Hamell On Trial “The Happiest Man In The World” (New West) BUY
          • banjo, accordion, saw, keys, string arrangements

 

UPCOMING OR AS-YET-UNRELEASED

 

      • Max Levine Ensemble “Government Center” (Jonathan Richman cover)
        • keys
      • Emilyn Brodsky “Eats Her Feelings”
        • producer, guitar, keys
      • Untitled project by Mikey Chuck Rivers
        • theremin, banjo, keys