On April 20, 2010.

On April 20, 2010, “Black Crow” label released “Whispers II”, the sixth Passenger studio album. It was recorded in 2014, and was produced by Mike Rosenberg and Chris Vallejo.

Personnel:

  • Mike Rosenberg – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Phil Churchill, Andrew Dale, Geraldine Hollett, Stu Larsen, The Once, Georgia Mooney – background vocals
  • Stu Hanter – Fender rhodes, glockenspiel, organ, piano
  • Matthew Keegan – brass, brass arrangement, woodwind, woodwind arrangement
  • Scott Anlin – piano
  • Tim Hardin – mandolin
  • Dan Dugmore – pedal steel
  • Cameron Lindy – bass
  • Marianne Broadfoot, Kerry Martin – violin
  • Shelley Soerensen – viola
  • Rowena Macneish – cello
  • Tony Azzopardi, Jess Clampa – percussion
  • Alex Boneham – electric bass, contrabass
  • Peter Marin – drums
  • James Greening – saxophone, clarinet
  • Nick Garbet – trumpet, trombone
  • The Enigma Quartet – strings
  • Nicholas Buc – string arrangements
  • Chris Vallejo – mellotron, engineer, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Mike Rosenberg.

  1. Fear of Fear
  2. Catch in the Dark
  3. A Thousand Matches
  4. I’ll Be Your Man
  5. Travelling Alone
  6. David
  7. Words
  8. The Way That I Need You
  9. Strangers
  10. Nothing’s Changed

 

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On April 20, 2010.

On April 20, 2010, “Simian Records” label released “Travellers in Space and Time”, the seventh  Apples in Stereo studio album. It was recorded 2009 – 2010, and was produced by Robert Schneider and Bryce Goggin.

Personnel:

  • Robert Schneider– lead and background label, engineer, acoustic and electric guitar,  mellotron, piano, electric piano, synthesizer, vocoder
  • John Dufilho– lead and background vocals, bass, drums, percussion, electric guitar, handclapping, sound effects, synthesizer, engineer
  • Bill Doss– lead and background vocals, cowbell, acoustic guitar,  handclapping, mellotron, melodica, electric piano, synthesizer
  • Eric Allen– background vocals, engineer, bass guitar, electric guitar, handclapping
  • John Ferguson– lead and background vocals, electric guitar, handclapping, mellotron, piano, electric piano, synthesizer, vocoder
  • Rick Benjamin, Rob Christiansen – trombone
  • Merisa Bissinger – flute, piccolo
  • Russ Farnsworth – spoken word
  • Dave Ferris – tabla
  • Roger Gerguson, Christin Helmuth, Otto Helmuth – background vocals
  • Heather McIntosh – cello
  • Craig Morris – acoustic guitar, drums
  • Dave Schneider – acoustic guitar
  • Dan Sjogren – baritone sax
  • Kevin Brown, Roger Ferguson, Adam Sachs – engineer
  • Dan Efram – executive producer
  • Bryce Goggin – electronic effects, engineer, eixing
  • Otto Helmuth, Merritt Jacob – assistant engineer
  • Fred Kevorkian – mastering
  • Craig Morris – assistant engineer,mixing
  • Paul Stec, Carolyn Suzuki – design, layout
  • Rebecca Turbow – illustrations

Track listing:

All tracks by Robert Schneider, except where noted.

  1. The Code
  2. Dream About the Future
  3. Hey Elevator
  4. Strange Solar System
  5. Dance Floor
  6. P.U.
  7. No One in the World
  8. Dignified Dignitary – Robert Schneider, Bill Doss, John Hill
  9. No Vacation – Robert Schneider, John Ferguson
  10. Told You Once
  11. It’s All Right
  12. Next Year at About the Same Time – Eric Allen
  13. Floating in Space – John Dufilho
  14. Nobody But You
  15. Wings Away – Bill Doss, John Ferguson
  16. Time Pilot

On April 20, 2009.

On April 20, 2009, “Cooking Vinyl” label released “Art Brut vs. Satan”, the third Art Brut album. It was recorded in 2009, and was produced by Frank Black.

Personnel:

  • Eddie Argos- vocals
  • Ian Catskilkin – guitar
  • Jasper Future – guitar
  • Freddy Feedback – bass guitar
  • Mike Breyer – drums

Track listing:

  1. Alcoholics Unanimous
  2. DC Comicsand Chocolate Milkshake
  3. The Passenger
  4. Am I Normal
  5. What a Rush
  6. Demons Out
  7. Slap Dash for No Cash
  8. The Replacements
  9. Twist and Shout
  10. Summer Job
  11. Mysterious Bruises

 

On April 19, 2012.

On April 19, 2012, Mark Lavon “Levon” Helm died aged 71. He was singer, multi – instrumentalist and actor, best known as drummer and vocalists for The Band. He sang on Band classics including The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, Up on Cripple Creek, Rag Mama Rag, and The Weight. In February 2008, his album “Dirt Farmer” won “Grammy Award for Best Traditional Folk Album”, and in November same year, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked Helm at number 91 on its list of “100 Greatest Singers of All Time”.

On April 19, 2010.

On April 19, 2010, “Bella Union” label released “Queen of Denmark”, the debut John Grant solo album. It was recorded July – October 2008 and May – July 2009, at “Midlake Recording Studio” in Denton, Texas, and was produced by Paul Alexander, Eric Pulido and John Grant.

Personnel:

  • John Grant– lead vocals, piano, keyboards, synthesizer
  • Eric Pulido – electric and acoustic guitar
  • Eric Nichelson – electric and acoustic guitar
  • Paul Alexander – bass, bassoon
  • McKenzie Smith – drums
  • Tim Smith– flute
  • Jesse Chandler – piano
  • Britt Herrington – keyboards, synthesizer
  • Robert Gomez – guitar
  • Bryan Van Divier – baritone guitar
  • Fiona Brice– strings
  • Buffi Jacobs – cello
  • David Pierce – trombone
  • Sara Lov– background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by John Grant.

  1. TC and Honeybear
  2. Marz
  3. Where Dreams Go to Die
  4. Sigourney Weaver
  5. Chicken Bones
  6. Silver Platter Club
  7. It’s Easier
  8. Outer Space
  9. Jesus Hates Faggots
  10. Caramel
  11. Leopard & Lamb
  12. Queen of Denmark

 

On April 19, 2005.

On April 19, 2005, “The Leaf Label / Domino Recording Company” labels released “The Milk of Human Kindness”, the third Dan Snaith album, the first one under the pseudonym Caribou. It was recorded in 2005, and was produced by Dan Snaith.

Personnel:

  • Dan Snaith – synthesizer, drums, guitar, bass
  • Brad Laner – guitar
  • Noel Summerville – mastering
  • Richard Kenworthy – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Dan Snaith.

  1. Yeti
  2. Subotnick
  3. A Final Warning
  4. Lord Leopard
  5. Bees
  6. Hands First
  7. Hello Hammerheads
  8. Brahminy Kite
  9. Drumheller
  10. Pelican Narrows
  11. Barnowl

On April 18, 2013.

On April 18, 2013, Storm Thorgerson died aged 69. He was graphic designer and music video director, known for his work with music artists including Led Zeppelin,  Nik Kershaw, Black Sabbath,  Scorpions, Peter Gabriel, Genesis, Yes, Al Stewart,  Europe,  Catherine Wheel, Bruce Dickinson, Dream Theater,  Anthrax, The Cranberries, The Mars Volta, Muse, The Alan Parsons Project, Helloween, Biffy Clyro, Ween, Angels and Airwaves and Rival Sons His best known work is the album cover artwork of  Pink Floyd’s “The Dark Side of The Moon”.

 

 

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