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On June 25, 1988.

On June 25, 1988, Hillel Slovak died aged 26. He was a musician (guitar) and singer, member of bands Anthem and What Is This?, best known as founding member and guitarist of Red Hot Chili Peppers. His guitar work primarily rooted in funk and hard rock is considered to have been a major influence on the Red Hot Chili Pepper’s early sound.

On June 20, 1989.

On June 20, 1989, “Arista” label released the self – titled, debut and the only Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe album. It was recorded 1988 – 1989, at “La Frette Studios” in Paris, “AIR Studios” in Montserrat, British West Indies, “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Jon Anderson and Chris Kimsey.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson– lead vocals
  • Bill Bruford– Tama acoustic drums, Simmons SDX electronic drums
  • Rick Wakeman– keyboards
  • Steve Howe– guitars
  • Tony Levin– vocals, bass, Chapman stick
  • Matt Clifford – vocals, keyboards, programming, orchestration
  • Milton McDonald– rhythm guitar
  • The Oxford Circus Singers – Deborah Anderson, Tessa Niles, Carol Kenyon, Frank Dunnery
  • M.C. Singers – Jon, Matt, Chris
  • Emerald Isle Community Singers
  • In Seine Singers
  • Chris Kimsey– engineering
  • Chris Potter – engineering
  • Giles Sampic – engineering
  • Rupert Coulson – assistant engineering
  • George Cowen – assistant engineering
  • Steve Orchard – assistant engineering
  • “Texas” Joe Hammer – percussion programming
  • Chris Ranson – group technician
  • Michael Barbiero– mixing
  • Steve Thompson – mixing
  • George Cowan – assistant mixing
  • Olivier Bloch-Laine – assistant
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Roger Dean– artwork, painting, design
  • Martyn Dean – stage design consultant

Track listing:

All tracks by Jon Anderson, Steve Howe, Rick Wakeman, and Bill Bruford, except where noted.

  1. Themes
    1. SoundThe
    2. Second Attention
  • Soul Warrior
  1. Fist of Fire
  2. Brother of Mine
  3. The Big Dream
  4. Nothing Can Come Between Us
  • Long Lost Brother of Mine – Geoff Downes
  1. Birthright – Max Bacon
  2. The Meaning
  3. Quartet
  4. I Wanna Learn
  5. She Gives Me Love – Ben Dowling
  • Who Was the First
  1. I’m Alive
  2. Teakbois
  3. Order of the Universe
  4. Order Theme
  5. Rock Gives Courage – Rhett Lawrence
  • It’s So Hard to Grow
    1. The Universe

On June 6, 1989.

On June 6, 1989, “Elektra” label released “World in Motion”, the ninth Jackson Browne album. It was recorded in 1988, at “Groove Masters” in Santa Monica, CA, “The Power Station” in New York City, “Island Studios” in London, “Studio Devout” in  Paris, and was produced by Jackson Browne and Scott Thurston.

Personnel:

  • Jackson Browne – lead vocals, lead, resonator and baritone guitar, piano, baritone guitar, keyboards, drum programming
  • Craig Doerge– keyboards
  • Doug Haywood – keyboards, organ, harmony vocals
  • Ray Lema– keyboards, harmony vocals
  • Jorge Strunz – acoustic gut-string guitar
  • Scott Thurston– bass, keyboards, guitar, harmony vocals
  • Bob Glaub– bass guitar, guitar
  • Kevin Dukes– guitar, acoustic and electric guitar
  • David Lindley– lap steel guitar
  • Yves N’Djock – guitar
  • Robbie Shakespeare– bass
  • Sly Dunbar– drums
  • Walfredo Reyes, Jr.– drums
  • Michael Jochum– drums, tom tom
  • Russ Kunkel– drums, drum programming
  • Alex Acuña– percussion
  • Brice Wouassy – percussion
  • Hugo Pedroza – charango, tiple
  • Salif Keita– Malian vocals
  • David Crosby– harmony vocals
  • Bonnie Raitt– harmony vocals
  • Lori B. Williams – harmony vocals
  • Drummie Zeb– harmony vocals
  • Djene Doumbouya – harmony vocals
  • Brinsley Dan Forde– harmony vocals
  • Tony Gad – harmony vocals
  • Bill Irvin – production assistant
  • James Geddes, Paul Smykle – engineer
  • Terry Becker, Jim Nipar, David Tickle, Phillippe Boisse, Roy Hendrickson – additional engineer
  • Scott Blockland, Ingmar Kiang – assistant engineer
  • Doug Sax– mastering
  • Ed Wong – technical engineer
  • Dawn Patrol, Jimmy Wachtel – art direction, design
  • Annie Leibovitz – photography
  • Francisco Letelier – paintings

Track listing:

All tracks by Jackson Browne except where noted:

  1. World in Motion – Jackson Browne, Craig Doerge
  2. Enough of the Night
  3. Chasing You into the Light
  4. How Long
  5. Anything Can Happen
  6. When the Stone Begins to Turn
  7. The Word Justice – Jackson Browne, Scott Thurston
  8. My Personal Revenge – Tomás Borge, Luis Enrique Mejía Godoy, translation by Jorge Calderón
  9. I Am a Patriot – Steven Van Zandt
  10. Lights and Virtues

 

On May 12, 1992.

On May 12, 1992, “Delirium” label released “On the Sunday of Life…”, the debut Porcupine Tree album. It compiles tracks that Steven Wilson recorded for two cassette-only releases, “Tarquin’s Seaweed Farm” (1989) and “The Nostalgia Factory” (1991). It was recorded 1988 – 1992, at “No Man’s Land” in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, UK, and was produced by Steven Wilson.

Personnel:

  1. Steven Wilson – vocals, various instruments
  2. John Marshall – drums
  3. Solomon St. Jemain – voice, additional guitar
  4. Master Timothy Masters – oboe

Track listing:

All music by Steven Wilson, all lyrics by Alan Duffy except where noted.

Part 1: First Love

  1. Music for the Head
  2. Jupiter Island
  3. Third Eye Surfer
  4. On the Sunday of Love…
  5. The Nostalgia Factory

Part 2: Second Sight

  1. Space Transmission
  2. Message from a Self – Destructing Turnip
  3. Radioactive Toy – lyrics by Steven Wilson
  4. Nine Cats

Part 3: Third Eye

  1. Hymn
  2. Footprints
  3. Linton Samuel Dawson
  4. And the Swallows Dance Above the Sun
  5. Queen Quotes Crowley

Part 4: Fourth Bridge

  1. No Luck With Rabbits
  2. Begonia Seduction Scene
  3. The Long Silence
  4. It Will Rain for a Million Years

 

On April 25, 1989.

On April 25, 1989, “Geffen” label released the self-titled, debut Blue Murder album. It was recorded 1988 – 1989, at “Little Mountain Sound Studios” in Vancouver, British Columbia, and was produced by Bob Rock.

Personnel:

  • John Sykes– lead vocals, guitars
  • Tony Franklin- bass, backing vocals
  • Carmine Appice- drums, backing vocals
  • Nik Green – keyboards
  • John Webster- additional keyboard programming
  • Mike Fraser- engineer, mixing
  • Chris Taylor, Ken Lomis – assistant engineers
  • Greg Fulginiti, John Golden – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by John Sykes, except where noted.

  1. Riot
  2. Sex Child
  3. Valley of the Kings – John Sykes, Tony Martin
  4. Jelly Roll
  5. Blue Murder – Carmine Appice, John Sykes, Tony Franklin
  6. Out of Love
  7. Billy
  8. Ptolemy
  9. Black-Hearted Woman – Carmine Appice, Tony Franklin, John Sykes

On April 7, 1988.

On April 7, 1988, “Brain” label released “En=Trance”, the twentieth Klaus Schulze studio album. It was recorded in 1987, and was produced by Klaus Schulze.

Personnel:

  • Klaus Schulze – vocals, electronics, keyboards, synthesizer, guitar, engineer, mixing
  • Klaus D. Mueller – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Klaus Schulze.

  1. En=Trance
  2. α-Numerique
  3. Fm Dekight
  4. Velvet System

On March 28, 1988.

On March 28, 1988, “Start Records Ltd.” Labe released “Momentum”, the ninth Steve Hackett album. It was recorded 1987 – 1988, and was produced by Steve Hackett and John Acock.

Personnel:

  • Steve Hackett– guitars, keyboards
  • John Hackett– flute

All tracks by Steve Hackett, except where noted.

  1. Cavalcant
  2. The Sleeping Sea
  3. Portrait of a Brazilian Lady
  4. When the Bell Breaks
  5. A Bed, A Chair and a Guitar – Steve Hackett, traditional
  6. Concert for Munich
  7. Last Rites of Innocence
  8. Troubled Spirit
  9. Variation on a Theme by Chopin
  10. Pierrot
  11. Momentum

On March 19, 2017.

On March 19, 2017, “AnnapurnA” label released “На Рєкахъ Вавл҃нскыхъ”, album by Aporea. The album is limited edition (250 copies) reissue of the original album from 1988, released only on cassette. The original material is recorded in 1986, at Goran Trajkovski home studio, in Skopje, Macedonia.

Personnel:

  • Goran Trajkovski – lead and backing vocals, bass
  • Zoran Trajkovski – percussion, backing vocals
  • Jovan Miovski Brams – upright bass, backing vocals
  • Cvetan Stojanovski – backing vocals
  • Cover art painting “Ratnik” by Lazar Lecik

Track listing:

  1. Ѕвѣздо, Ѩвлѩющаѩ Солнцє
  2. Бєсѣда При Въходє Въ Їєрꙋсалимє
  3. Мѵръ Прєждє Рождєства
  4. На Рєкахъ Вавилонскыхъ
  5. Кондак Св. Прохор Пчинс҃км

On March 11, 1997.

On March 11, 1997, “ECM New Series” label released “Volcano Songs”, the tenth Meredith Monk album. It was recorded 1988 – 1994, and was produced by Tina Pelikan

Personnel:

  • Meredith Monk– vocals
  • Allison Easter – vocals, photography
  • Dina Emerson – vocals
  • Katie Geissinger – vocals
  • Harry Huff – piano
  • Nurit Tilles – piano
  • James A. Farber – engineering
  • Jan Erik Kongshaug– engineering
  • Michael Hofstetter – design
  • Tina Pelikan – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Meredith Monk.

Volcano Songs: Duets (1993)

  1. Walking Song
  2. Lost Wind
  3. Hips Dance
  4. Cry 1
  5. New York Requiem

Volcano Songs: Solos (1994)

  1. Offering
  2. Boat Man
  3. Skip Song
  4. Old Lava
  5. Cry 2
  6. Petersburg Waltz
  7. Three Heavens and Hells

From Light Songs (1988)

  1. Click Song #1
  2. Click Song #2

On March 1, 1988.

On March 1, 1988, “Venture” label released “Plight & Premonition”, the first of two collaborative albums by David Sylvian and Holger Czukay. It was recorded 1986 – 1987, at “Can Studio” in Cologne, Germany,, and was produced by David Sylvian and Holger Czukay.

Personnel:

  • David Sylvian – electric guitar, keyboards, piano, vibraphone, harmonium
  • Holger Czukay – organ, piano, shortwave radio, treatments
  • Jaki Liebezeit– infra sound
  • Karl Lippegaus– radio tuning
  • Yuka Fujii – design, photography (assisted by Icon, London)
  • Mekon – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by David Sylvian and Holger Czukay.

  1. Plight (The Spiralling of Winter Ghosts)
  2. Premonition (Giant Empty Iron Vessel)