Tag Archives: 1992

On January 1, 2015.

On January 1, 2015, “I Dischi di Angelica” label released “Angels on the Edge of Time”, album by Lindsay Cooper, Fred Frith, Gianni Gebbia and Lars Hollmer. It was recorded on May 30, 1992, at the “AngelicA Festival Internazionale di Musica”, in Bologna, Italy, and was produced  by Massimo Simonini. It is the quartet only album.

Personnel:

  • Lindsay Cooper– sopranino saxophone, bassoon, electronics
  • Fred Frith– voice, electric guitar, violin, radio, harmonica, linear notes
  • Gianni Gebbia – voice, alto saxophone, sopranino saxophone, bird calls
  • Lars Hollmer– voice, accordion, melodica, keyboard
  • Roberto Monari – recording engineer
  • Bob Drake – mastering
  • Massimo Simonini – executive producer
  • Concetta Nasone – design, cover art
  • Massimo Golfieri – design, cover art
  • Gianni Gosdan – concert photographs

Track listing:

All tracks by Lindsay Cooper, Fred Frith, Gianni Gebbia and Lars Hollmer.

  1. Retorisk Fråga
  2. The Fountain and the Mirror
  3. Elegy for an Angel (Fantasia / Memorativa / Imaginativa)
  4. Mathesis
  5. Indiscrezione
  6. Conversazione (We Fall)
  7. Audience / Applause

 

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On December 27, 1978.

On December 27, 1978, Christopher Branford Bell died aged 27. He was songwriter and musician (guitar, singer), best known as founding member, guitarist and singer of the band Big Star. His work has inspired, and his songs were covered by many musicians and bands including R.E.M., Wilco, Teenage Fanclub, Primal Scream, Afghan Whigs, Pete Yorn, Beck The Posies, and The Replacements. In 2013, “Magnolia Pictures” released documentary “Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me”, which documented his life and work. In 2018, the book “There Was a Light: The Cosmic History of Chris Bell and the Rise of Big Star”, was published, also dealing with his life and music. Bell’s album “I Am the Cosmos” was posthumously released in 1992.

On December 10, 1993.

On December 10, 1993, “Avant” label released “Absinthe”, the seventh and the final Naked City album. It was recorded in December 1992 at “Electric Lady” in New York City, and was produced by John Zorn.

Personnel:

  • John Zorn- vocals, synthesizer, sampler
  • Bill Frisell- guitar
  • Fred Frith- bass guitar
  • Wayne Horvitz- keyboards, synthesizer, sampler
  • Joey Baron- percussion
  • Disk Union – executive producer
  • Joe Ferla – engineer
  • Hoover Le – assistant engineer
  • Scott Hull – mastering
  • Hans Bellmer”Les Jeux de la Poupée – cover photography
  • Tomoyo T.L. (Karath=Razar) – design
  • Lisa Wells – photography typesetting

Track listing:

All tracks by John Zorn.

  1. Val De Travers
  2. Une Correspondance
  3. La Fée Verte
  4. Fleurs Du Mal
  5. Artemisia Absinthium
  6. Notre Dame De L’oubli (For Olivier Messiaen)
  7. Verlaine: Part I: Un Midi Moins Dix
  8. Verlaine: Part II: La Bleue
  9. …Rend Fou

 

On November 24, 1992.

On November 24, 1992, “Columbia” label released “The Future”, the ninth Leonard Cohen studio album. It was recorded January – June 1992, and was produced by Leonard Cohen, Steve Lindsey, Bill Ginn, Leanne Ungar, Rebecca De Mornay and Yoav Goren. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”.

Personnel:

  • Leonard Cohen – vocals, programming, saxophone, violin
  • Bob Metzger, Paul Jackson Jr., Dean Parks, Dennis Herring – guitar
  • Freddie Washington, Bob Glaub, Lee Sklar– bass
  • Steve Lindsey, Greg Phillinganes, Jeff Fisher, Randy Kerber, John Barnes, James Cox, Mike Finnigan, Stephen Croes – keyboards
  • Steve Meador, James Gadson, Vinnie Colaiuta, Ed Greene– drums
  • Lenny Castro– percussion
  • Brandon Fields, Lon Price – tenor saxophone
  • Greg Smith – baritone saxophone
  • Lee Thornburg – trumpet, trombone
  • Bob Furgo – violin
  • Anjani Thomas, Jacquelyn Gouche-Farris, Tony Warren, Valerie Pinkston-Mayo, Julie Christensen, Perla Batalla, David Morgan, Jennifer Warnes, Edna Wright, Jean Johnson, Peggi Blu – backing vocals
  • The A. Mass Choir– choir; directed by Donald Taylor
  • David Campbell – orchestral and background vocal arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Leonard Cohen, except where noted.

  1. The Future
  2. Waiting for the Miracle – Leonard Cohen, Sharon Robinson
  3. Be for Real – Frederick Knight
  4. Closing Time
  5. Anthem
  6. Democracy
  7. Light as the Breeze
  8. Always – Irving Berlin
  9. Tacoma Trailer

On November 1, 1992.

On November 1, 1992, “Toys Factory” label released “Leng Tch’e”, the fourth Naked City album. It was recorded on January 11, 1992, and was produced by John Zorn.

Personnel:

  • John Zorn– vocal, alto sax
  • Bill Frisell– guitar
  • Wayne Horvitz– keyboards
  • Fred Frith– bass
  • Joey Baron– drums
  • Yamatsuka Eye– vocal

Track listing:

Tracks by John Zorn

  1. Leng Tch’e

 

On July 27, 1993.

On July 27, 1993, “Virgin” label released “Siamese Dream”, the second Smashing Pumpkins studio album. It was recorded December 1992 – March 1993, at “Triclops Sound Studios” in Marietta, Georgia, and was produced by Butch Vig and Billy Corgan. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked it number 362 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album was certified 4 x Platinum in Canada by “CRIA”, and 4 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Billy Corgan– lead vocals, lead guitar, bass guitar, Mellotron, string arrangements, mixing
  • James Iha– rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • D’arcy Wretzky– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jimmy Chamberlin– drums
  • Mike Mills– piano
  • Eric Remschneider– string arrangements, cello
  • David Ragsdale– string arrangements, violin
  • Butch Vig– engineering, mixing, string arrangements
  • Jeff Tomei – engineering
  • Tim Holbrook – special technical engineering
  • Alan Moulder– mixing
  • Howie Weinberg– mastering
  • Len Peltier – sleeve art direction
  • Steve J. Gerdes – sleeve design
  • Melodie McDaniel – sleeve photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Corgan, except where noted.

  1. Cherub Rock
  2. Quiet
  3. Today
  4. Hummer
  5. Rocket
  6. Disarm
  7. Soma – Billy Corgan, James Iha
  8. Geek U.S.A
  9. Mayonaise – Billy Corgan, James Iha
  10. Spacebot
  11. Silverfuck
  12. Sweet Sweet
  13. Luna

On July 7, 1992.

On July 7, 1992, “ATCO” label released “Images and Words”, the second Dream Theater studio album. It was recorded October – December 1991, at “BearTracks Studios” in Suffern, New York; “The Hit Factory” in New York City, and was produced by David Prater.

Personnel:

  • James LaBrie– lead vocals
  • John Petrucci– guitar, background vocals
  • Kevin Moore– keyboard
  • John Myung– bass
  • Mike Portnoy– drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Jay Beckenstein– soprano saxophone
  • David Prater – mixing
  • Doug Oberkircher – engineer, mixing\
  • Steve Regina – assistant engineer
  • Ted Jensen– mastering
  • Larry Freemantle – art direction

Track listing:

All music by James LaBrie, John Petrucci, Kevin Moore, John Myung and Mike Portnoy, except where noted. “Wait for Sleep” by Kevin Moore.

  1. Pull Me Under – lyrics by Kevin Moore
  2. Another Day – John Petrucci
  3. Take the Time – lyrics by James LaBrie, John Petrucci, Kevin Moore, John Myung, Mike Portnoy
  4. Surrounded – lyrics by Kevin Moore
  5. Metropolis—Part I: ‘The Miracle and the Sleeper – lyrics by John Petrucci
  6. Under a Glass Moon – lyrics by John Petrucci
  7. Wait for Sleep – lyrics by Kevin Moore
  8. Learning to Live – John Myung