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On August 6, 1996.

On August 6, 1996, “The Elephant 6” and “Flydaddy” labels released “Music from the Unrealized Film Script: Dusk at Cubist Castle”, the debut Olivia Tremor Control studio album. It was recorded 1993 – 1996 and was produced by Robert Schneider, Bill Doss, W. Cullen Hart, Eric Harris, and John Fernandes.


  • Bill Doss– vocals, instrumentation, artwork, design
  • Cullen Hart– vocals, instrumentation, artwork, design
  • Eric Harris – vocals, instrumentation
  • John Fernandes– vocals, instrumentation

The Elephant 6 Orchestra:

  • Robert Schneider– vocals, Tibetan prayer board, bass, melodica, engineering
  • Jeff Mangum– vocals, chanter pipe, slide guitar, melodica, piano, and space bubbles
  • Julian Koster– bowed electric and mallet struck acoustic guitar, the singing saw
  • Steve Jacobek – trumpet
  • Rick Benjamin – trombone

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Doss, W. Cullen Hart, Eric Harris, and John Fernandes.

  1. The Opera House
  2. Frosted Ambassador
  3. Jumping Fences
  4. Define a Transparent Dream
  5. No Growing (Exegesis)
  6. Holiday Surprise 1, 2, 3
  7. Courtyard
  8. Memories of Jacqueline 1906
  9. Tropical Bells
  10. Can You Come Down with Us?
  11. Marking Time
  12. Green Typewriters
  13. Green Typewriters
  14. Green Typewriters
  15. Green Typewriters
  16. Green Typewriters
  17. Green Typewriters
  18. Green Typewriters
  19. Green Typewriters
  20. Green Typewriters
  21. Green Typewriters
  22. Spring Succeeds
  23. Theme for a Very Delicious Grand Piano
  24. I Can Smell the Leaves
  25. Dusk at Cubist Castle
  26. The Gravity Car
  27. NYC-25

On August 5, 1992.

On August 5, 1992, Jeffrey Thomas Porcaro died aged 38. He was a songwriter, musician (drums), and record producer, best known as the drummer with Toto. He was one of the most south after session drummers in popular music, played on hundreds of albums and worked with numerous artists such as Paul McCartney, Pink Floyd, Michael Jackson, George Benson, Greg Lake, Seals & Crofts, Les Dudek, Joe Cocker, Steely Dan, The Jacksons, Tommy Bolin, Jackson Browne, Leo Sayer, Boz Scaggs, Carly Simon, Eric Carmen, Valerie Carter, Lisa Dal Bello, Hall & Oates, Diana Ross, Colin Blunstone, Larry Carlton, Allen Toussaint, Dave Mason, Warren Zevon, Ruben Blades, Bim, Jerry Williams, Al Stewart, Marc Jordan, Rickie Lee Jones, Janne Schaffer, Lowell George, Aretha Franklin, Jon Anderson, Luis Miguel, Love and Money, Patti Austin, Mariya Takeuchi, The Brothers Johnson, Peter Frampton, Bee Gees, Char, Christopher Cross, Randy Crawford, Al Jarreau, Amii Ozaki, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Eye to Eye, Donna Summer, Elton John, Melissa Manchester, Donald Fagen, Herbie Hancock, Don Henley, Michael McDonald, Lionel Richie, Paul Simon, Randy Newman, Russ Taff, Chicago, David Gilmour Joe Walsh, Eric Clapton, Peter cetera, Earth Wind & Fire, roger Hodgson, David Benoit, Dr. John, Steve Porcaro, Nik Kershaw, Poco, Clair Mario, Celine Dion, Natalie Cole, Madonna, Jude Cole, Sandy Patty, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Bolton, Cher, Dire Straits, Richard Marx, Bonnie Raitt, Rod Stewart, B-52’s, Go West, 10CC, Roger Waters, Paul Young, and David Crosby. In 1993, Porcaro was posthumously inducted into the “Modern Drummer Hall of Fame”.

On August 2, 1994.

On August 2, 1994, “Butterfly Records” label released “Pandemonium”, the ninth Killing Joke studio album. It was recorded 1993 – 1994, at “Townhouse Studios”, “Metropolis Studios”, and “Butterfly Studios” in London, “York Street Studio” in Auckland, New Zealand, “EMI Studios”, “Hani Mehana Studios”, “The King’s Chamber”, and “Great Pyramid” in Cairo, Egypt, and was produced by Youth and Greg Hunter.


  • Jaz Coleman– vocals, synthesizer
  • Kevin “Geordie” Walker– guitar
  • Martin “Youth” Glover– bass guitar, mixing
  • Geoff Dugmore– drums
  • Tom Larkin– drums
  • Larry De Zoete – drums
  • Hossam Ramzy– percussion
  • Said El Artist– percussion
  • Aboud Abdel Al – violin
  • Matt Austin – programming
  • Paddy Free – programming
  • Greg Hunter– engineering, mixing
  • Ron Saint Germain– mixing
  • Sameh Almazny – engineering assistance
  • Natalie Heath – engineering assistance
  • Matt Howe – engineering assistance
  • Sheldon Isaac – engineering assistance
  • Mike Coles – cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by Jaz Coleman, Youth, and Geordie Walker.

  1. Pandemonium
  2. Exorcism
  3. Millennium
  4. Communion
  5. Black Moon
  6. Labyrinth
  7. Jana
  8. Whiteout
  9. Pleasures of the Flesh
  10. Mathematics of Chaos

On July 27, 1993.

On July 27, 1993, “Relativity” label released “Sex & Religion”, the third Steve Vai studio album. It was recorded in 1993, at “The Mothership Studio” in Hollywood Hills, and was produced by Steve Vai.


  • Steve Vai– vocals, guitar, arrangement, engineering
  • Devin Townsend– lead vocals
  • Terry Bozzio– drums
  • M. Stevens– bass
  • Kane Roberts– background vocals
  • Bernie Grundman– mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Vai, except where noted.

  1. An Earth Dweller’s Return
  2. Here & Now
  3. In My Dreams With You – Steve Vai, Desmond Child, Roger Greenawalt
  4. Still My Bleeding Heart
  5. Sex & Religion
  6. Dirty Black Hole
  7. Touching Tongues
  8. State of Grace
  9. Survive
  10. Pig – Steve Vai, Devin Townsend
  11. The Road to Mt. Cavary
  12. Down Deep into the pain
  13. Rescue Me or Bury Me

On July 14, 1994.

On July 14, 1994, “Cavity Search” label released “Roman Candle”, the debut Elliott Smith studio album. It was recorded in 1993, and was produced by Elliot Smith.


  • Elliott Smith – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, harmonica
  • Kid Tulsa (Pete Krebs) – snare, cymbal
  • Tony Lash – mixing assistant
  • Peter Hawkinson – technician
  • Neil Gust – sleeve design, photography
  • JJ Gonson – cover photography

 Track listing:

All tracks by Elliott Smith, except where noted.

  1. Roman Candle
  2. Condor Ave
  3. No Name #1 – Elliot Smith, J. J. Gonson
  4. No Name #2
  5. No Name #3
  6. Drive All Over Town
  7. No Name #4
  8. Last Call
  9. Kiwi Maddog 20/20

On June 26, 1994.

On June 26, 1994, “ZYX” label released “Goes Classic”, the twenty-eighth Klaus Schulze album. It was recorded 1991 – 1993, and was produced by Klaus Schulze.


  • Klaus Schulze – all instruments, electronics, arrangements
  • Werner Eggert – programming

Track listing:

  1. Die Moldau – Friedrich Smetana
  2. Rosamunde – Franz Schubert
  3. Der Freischütz (Ouvertüre) – Carl Maria von Weber
  4. Quintet for Lute – Klaus Schulze
  5. Hungarian Dance No. 2 – Johannes Brahms
  6. Dances From Norway No. 1, 2, 3 – Edvard Grieg
  7. Violin Concerto Op. 61, 1 Movement – Ludwig van Beethoven

On June 15, 2008.

On June 15, 2001, “Arion Records” and “Sound Resources” labels released “The Middle-Earth Album”, the fifth Glass Hammer studio album. It was recorded in 2001 and was produced by Steve Babb and Fred Schendel. It is the band’s second album based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s novel “The Lord of the Rings” (the first was “Journey of the Dunadan” from 1993).


  • Fred Schendel – lead and backing vocals, main keyboards, guitars, mandolin, percussion, wind instruments
  • Steve Babb – lead and backing vocals, bass guitar, additional keyboards, percussion
  • Susie Bogdanowicz – lead and co – lead vocals
  • Walter Moore – lead vocals
  • Felicia Sorensen – lead vocals
  • Sarah Snyder – co-lead vocals
  • Thomas Hammett – vocals
  • David Luther – vocals
  • Brad Marler – vocals
  • Jamie Watkins – backing vocals
  • Tim Starnes – fiddle
  • Bob Stagner – extra percussion
  • David Wyatt– cover art

Track listing:

All lyrics by Steve Babb; all music by Fred Schendel.

  1. Elrenn and Endereth
  2. The Old Troll
  3. The Old Troll and the Maiden
  4. Dwarf and Orcs
  5. The King’s Beer
  6. The Ballad of Balin Longbeard
  7. The Man in the Wood
  8. Mirkwood
  9. As I Walk
  10. The Last Ship
  11. Mithrandir (This Fading Age)
  12. Sweet Goldberry
  13. No Crown for Balin

On June 14, 1993.

On June 14, 1993, “Virgin” label released “Liberator”, the ninth Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark album. It was recorded in 1993, at “The Pink Museum” and “The Ministry” in Liverpool, and was produced by Andy McCluskey, Phil Coxon, and Barry White.


  • Andy McCluskey– programming
  • Phil Coxon– programming
  • Beverly Reppion – backing vocals
  • Nathalie James – backing vocals
  • Doreen Edwards – backing vocals
  • Stuart Boyle – guitar
  • Nigel Ipinson– piano, arrangement
  • Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares– a sample from “Bezrodna Nevesta” is used in track 7
  • Mark Phythian – engineer
  • Paul Butcher – assistant engineer
  • Ian Collins – assistant engineer
  • Pat O’Shaughnessy – assistant engineer
  • Mike Hunter – assistant engineer
  • Andrea Wright – assistant engineer
  • Tony Cousins – mastering
  • Gregg Jackman – mixing
  • Niall Flynn – assistant mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy McCluskey, except where noted.

  1. Stand Above Me – Andy McCluskey, Stuart Kershaw, Lloyd Massett
  2. Everyday – Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys, Stuart Kershaw
  3. King of Stone
  4. Dollar Girl
  5. Dream of Me (Based on Love’s Theme) – Andy McCluskey, Barry White
  6. Sunday Morning – Lou Reed, John Cale
  7. Agnus Day – Andy McCluskey, Christopher Tye, Shopsko
  8. Love and Hate You
  9. Heaven Is
  10. Best Years of Our Lives – Andy McCluskey, Stuart Kershaw
  11. Christine – Andy McCluskey, Stuart Kershaw
  12. Only Tears – Andy McCluskey, Stuart Kershaw

On June 11, 1993.

On June 11, 1993, “EMI Music Canada” label released “Splendor Solis” the second Tea Party album. It was recorded 1992 – 1993, at “White Crow Audio” in Burlington, Vermont, and was produced by Jeff Martin.


  • Jeff Martin – vocals, guitars
  • Jeff Burrows – drums, percussion
  • Stuart Chatwood – bass guitars, cello, art coordination
  • Glen Robinson – engineering, mixing
  • Alex Armitage – assistant mixing engineer
  • Bob Ludwig- remastering
  • Steve Cole – art conception, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeff Martin, Jeff Burrows and Stuart Chatwood.

  1. The River
  2. Midsummer Day
  3. A Certain Slant of Light
  4. Winter Solstice
  5. Save Me
  6. Sun Going Down
  7. In This Time
  8. Dreams of Reason
  9. Raven Skies
  10. Haze on the Hills
  11. The Majestic Song

On June 7, 1994.

On June 7, 1994, “MCA” label released “Walk On”, the fourth Boston studio album. It was recorded November 1990 – December 1993, and was produced by Tom Scholz.


  • Tom Scholz– guitar, bass, drums, piano, organ, keyboard, clavinet, hand clapping, engineer, arranger, “moral support and snacks”
  • Fran Cosmo– lead vocals
  • Gary Pihl– guitar, hand clapping, assistant engineer
  • David Sikes – bass guitar, background vocals, assistant engineer
  • Doug Huffman – drums
  • Matt Belyea – hand clapping
  • Bob Cedro – rhythm guitar, special effects, hand clapping
  • Tommy Funderburk– background vocals
  • Sean Olsen – hand clapping, rhythm guitar, flute
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Ron Larson – design, illustrations
  • Andy Engel – cover art concept

Track listing:

All tracks by Tom Scholz, except where noted.

  1. I Need Your Love – Tom Scholz, Fred Sampson
  2. Surrender to Me – Tom Scholz, David Sikes, Bobby Laquidara
  3. Livin’ for You
  4. Walkin’ at Night
  5. Walk On – Tom Scholz, Brad Delp. David Sikes
  6. Get Organ-ized, Get Reorganized
  7. Walk On (Some More) – Tom Scholz, Brad Delp, David Sikes
  8. What’s Your Name
  9. Magdalene – Tom Scholz, David Sikes, Galen “Rusty” Foulke
  10. We Can Make It – Tom Scholz, David Sikes, Bob Cedro