Trey Anastasio: Shine

On November 1, 2005, “Columbia” label released “Shine”, the fourth Trey Anastasio studio album. It was recorded 2004 – 2005, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien.

Personnel:

  • Trey Anastasio – lead and backing vocals, guitars
  • Brendan O’Brien – keyboards, bass, drums, backing vocals
  • Karl Egsieker – keyboards
  • Ray Paczkowski – keyboards
  • Peter Chwazik – bass
  • Kenny Aronoff – drums
  • Cyro Baptista – percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Trey Anastasio, except where noted.

  1. Shine – Trey Anastasio, Brendan O’Brien
  2. Tuesday
  3. Invisible – Trey Anastasio, Brendan O’Brien
  4. Come as Melody
  5. Air Said to Me
  6. Wherever You Find It – Trey Anastasio, Brendan O’Brien
  7. Sweet Dreams Melinda – Trey Anastasio, Lawton, Markellis
  8. Love Is Freedom
  9. Sleep Again – Trey Anastasio, Brendan O’Brien
  10. Spin – Trey Anastasio, Brendan O’Brien
  11. Black
  12. Love That Breaks All Lines

Bright Eyes: Every Day and Every Night

On November 1, 1999, “Saddle Creek Records” label released “Every Day and Every Night”, an EP by Bright Eyes. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Mike Moggis.

Personnel:

  • Conor Oberst – vocals, guitar, sampling, keyboards, bass
  • Eric Bemberger – electric guitar
  • Mike Mogis – organ, pedal steel, vibraphone, keyboards, percussion
  • Matt Maginn – bass
  • Joe Knapp – vocals, drums, percussion
  • Tim Kasher – backing vocals
  • AJ Mogis – piano, loops
  • Angelina Mullikin – violin

Track listing:

  1. A Line Allows Progress, a Circle Does Not
  2. A Perfect Sonnet
  3. On My Way to Work
  4. A New Arrangement
  5. Neely O’Hara

Mudhoney: Same (debut album)

On November 1, 1989, “Sub Pop” label released the self-titled, debut Mudhoney album. It was recorded in July 1989, at “Reciprocal Recording” in Seattle, and was produced by Mark Arm, Steve Turner, Matt Lukin and Dan Peters.

Personnel:

  • Mark Arm – vocals, guitar
  • Steve Turner – vocals, guitar
  • Matt Lukin – vocals, bass guitar
  • Dan Peters – vocals, drums
  • Jack Endino, Conrad Uno – engineer
  • Jane Higgins – design
  • Michael Lavine – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Arm, Steve Turner, Matt Lukin and Dan Peters.

  1. This Gift
  2. Flat Out Fucked
  3. Get Into Yours
  4. You Got It
  5. Magnolia Caboose Babyshit
  6. Come to Mind
  7. Here Comes Sickness
  8. Running Loaded
  9. The Farther I Go
  10. By Her Own Hand
  11. When Tomorrow Hits
  12. Dead Love

Colin Newman: A-Z

In October 1980, “Beggars Banquet” label released “A–Z”, the debut Colin Newman studio album. It was recorded in 1980, at “Scorpio” in London, and was produced by Mike Thorne.

Personnel:

  • Colin Newman – vocals, guitar, cover art
  • Mike Thorne – keyboards, synthesizer
  • Desmond Simmons – bass guitar, guitar
  • Robert Gotobed – drums
  • Charles Bullen – clarinet
  • Harvey Goldberg – engineer
  • Dennis Weinreich – engineer
  • Steve Parker – engineer
  • A. Newman – cover art
  • Malti Kidia – layout, typography
  • Jack Skinner – cutting

Track listing:

All tracks by Colin Newman, except where noted.

  1. I’ve Waited Ages
  2. & Jury – Colin Newman, Desmond Simmons
  3. Alone – Colin Newman, Graham Lewis
  4. Order for Order
  5. Image
  6. Life on Deck
  7. Troisieme
  8. S-S-S- Star Eyes
  9. Second to Last
  10. Inventory
  11. But No
  12. B

The Bar Keys: Money Talks

In October 1976, “Stax” label released “Money Talks”, the eighth Bar Key (The) album. It was recorded 1972 – 1975, at “Stax Studios” in Memphis, Tennessee, and was produced by Allen Jones.

Personnel:

  • Larry Dodson – lead vocals
  • Llyod Smith – guitar
  • Winston Stewart – keyboards, synthesizer
  • James Alexander – bass
  • Michael Beard – drums
  • Bill Summers – percussion, congas
  • Ralph McDonald – percussion
  • Harvey Henderson – tenor saxophone
  • Charles Allen – trumpet
  • Dale Warren – arrangements
  • Robert Jackson, William C. Brown III – engineer
  • John Golden – mastering
  • Phil Carroll – art direction 
  • Dennis Gassner – design
  • Brian Zick – illustration
  • William R. Eastabrook – photography

Track listing:

  1. Holy Ghost
  2. Feelin’ Alright
  3. Monster
  4. Money Talks
  5. Mean Mistreater
  6. Holy Ghost (Reborn)

Eels: Earth to Dora

On October 30, 2020, “E Works/PIAS Recordings” label released “Earth to Dora”, the thirteenth Eels studio album. It was recorded January – August 2020, at “The Compound” and “One Hits Ville” in Los Angeles, and was produced by E (Mark Oliver Everett).

Personnel:

  • E (Mark Oliver Everett) – vocal, guitar
  • The Chet – guitar, recording
  • Knuckles – drums
  • Koool G Murder – bass guitar, recording, mixing
  • P-Boo – guitar, recording
  • Earth to Dora Orchestra & Choir
  • Ryan Boesch – recording, mixing
  • Dan Hersch – mastering
  • Mary Angela – paintings
  • Phil Beaudreau – design

Track listing:

  1. Anything for Boo – E, Koool G Murder
  2. Are We Alright Again – E, Kool G Murder
  3. Who You Say You Are – E, P-Boo
  4. Earth to Dora – The Chet, E
  5. Dark and Dramatic – The Chet, E
  6. Are You Fucking Your Ex – E, P-Boo
  7. The Gentle Souls – The Chet, E, Kool G Murder
  8. Of Unsent Letters – The Chet, E
  9. I Got Hurt – E
  10. OK – E, P-Boo
  11. Baby Let’s Make It Real – E, Kool G Murder
  12. Waking Up – E

Jerry Lee Lewis

On October 28, 2022, Jerry Lee Lewis died aged 87. He was musician (piano), singer and songwriter, nicknamed “the Killer”, He was a pioneer of rock and roll and rockabilly music, described as “Rock and roll’s first great wild man and one of the most influential pianists of the 20th century. Lewis won four “Grammy Awards”, including a “Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award” and two “Grammy Hall of Fame Awards”. He was inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”, the “Rockabilly Hall of Fame”, “Memphis Music Hall of Fame” and “Country Music Hall of Fame”. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked his box set “All Killer, No Filler: The Anthology”, at number 242 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”, in 2004, the same magazine ranked him at number 24 of its list of the “100 Greatest Artists of All Time”. A movie about his life, “Great Balls of Fire”, was released in 1989, starring Dennis Quaid. As leader, Lewis released 40 studio and 8 live albums.

Tori Amos: Ocean to Ocean

On October 29, 2021, “Decca” label released “Ocean to Ocean”, the sixteenth Tori Amos studio album. It was recorded in 2021. At “Martian Engineering Studios” in Cornwall, UK, “Cyclops Sound Studio”, “Studio Mezzanotte” in Los Angeles, “Brickhill Studios” in Orleans, Massachusetts, and was produced by Tori Amos.

Personnel:

  • Tori Amos – vocals, piano, Hammond B3, keyboards, Rhodes, Wurlitzer electric piano
  • Mark Hawley – guitar, dobro, recording, mixing
  • John Philip Shenale – Marxophone, Optigan, sampling, synthesizer, additional keyboards, Hammond organ
  • Jon Evans – bass
  • Matt Chamberlain – drums, percussion
  • Tash – additional vocals
  • Jon Evans – recording
  • John Philip Shenale – recording
  • Matt Chamberlain – recording
  • Adam Spry – recording assistant
  • Adrian Hall – mixing
  • Jon Astley – mastering
  • Miles Showell – vinyl mastering
  • Matt Read – package design
  • Desmond Murray – photography, hair stylist
  • Kavita Kaul – make-up

Track listing:

All tracks by Tori Amos.

  1. Addition of Light Divided
  2. Speaking With Trees
  3. Devil’s Bane
  4. Swim to New York State
  5. Spies
  6. Ocean to Ocean
  7. Flowers Burn to Gold
  8. Metal Water Wood
  9. 29 Years
  10. How Glass Is Made
  11. Birthday Baby

The War on Drugs: I Don’t Live Here Anymore

On October 29 2021, “Atlantic” label released “I Don’t Live Here Anymore” the fifth War on Drugs (The). It was recorded 2018 – 2021, at “Outlier Inn” in Woodridge, New York, “Studio G” in Brooklyn, “Electric Lady” in Manhattan, “Electro Vox”, “Sound City”, “Sunset Sound”, “East West” in Hollywood, and was produced by Adam Granduciel and Shawn Everett.

Personnel:

  • Adam Granduciel – vocals, acoustic and lead guitar, lead electric guitar, piano, Juno 106, celesta, electric guitar, synth guitar, bass, Juno 60, Hammond organ, Wurlitzer, Kurzweil, Prophet 6, MPC, 808 drum programming, Korg K2, Walter Becker’s old bass, felt piano, harmonica, ARP Quartet, Mellotron, percussion, art direction
  • Robbie Bennett – piano, Prophet 12, Akai AX60, Oberheim OB-X, New Jersey electric guitar, Juno 60, Eventide piano, ARP Solina
  • Dave Hartley – bass, VP-330, Rickenbacker bass, electric guitar, OP-1, cover and gatefold photography
  • Charlie Hall – drums, percussion, prepared piano
  • Anthony LaMarca – drums, percussion, Hammond organ, electric vibes, acoustic, electric and pedal steel guitar
  • Jon Natchez – Prophet-6, baritone saxophone, Hammond organ, Wurlitzer
  • Michael Bloch – Mellotron, nylon AMS dub guitar, Ursa Major Telecaster, electric guitar, electric swamp guitar, lead electric guitar, lead electric raindrop guitar
  • James Elkington – lead acoustic and electric guitar
  • Lee Pardini – grand piano, piano
  • Daniel Clarke – Hammond organ, organ
  • Patrick Berkery – drums, percussion
  • Christopher Bear – drums, percussion
  • Matt Lowell – backing vocals
  • Lucius – vocals
  • Shawn Everett – recording, mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Steve Fallone – mastering assistant
  • Ivan Wayman – additional engineering
  • Nick Krill – additional engineering
  • Quarantine Cowboys – additional engineering
  • Rob Carmichael (SEEN) – art direction, design
  • Dominic East – art direction
  • Daniel Topete – additional studio photography
  • Dustin Condren – additional studio photography

Traclk listing:

All tracks by Adam Granduciel, except where noted.

  1. Living Proof
  2. Harmonia Dream – music by Adam Granduciel, Robbie Bennett
  3. Change – music by Adam Granduicel, Anthony LaMarca, Dave Hartley
  4. I Don’t Wanna Wait – music by Adam Granduciel, Anthgony LaMarca, Dave Hartley
  5. Victim
  6. I Don’t Live Here Anymore – music by Adam Granduciel, Robbie Bennett
  7. Old Skin
  8. Wasted
  9. Rings Around My Father’s Eyes
  10. Occasional Rain