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On October 17, 1994.

On October 17, 1994, “White Water Records” label released “The Mind’s Eye”, the debut Stiltskin studio album. It was recorded in 1994, at “Water Music Studios” and “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Peter Lawlor.

Personnel:

  • Ray Wilson – vocals
  • Peter Lawlor – acoustic and electric guitars, mandolin, bass guitar, Wurlitzer piano, Hammond organ, drums, backing vocals, arranger, recording, engineer
  • James Finnigan – bass, Hammond organ, Wurlitzer piano
  • Ross McFarlane – drums, percussion
  • Sian Bell – cello
  • Ambrosian Singers – choral opening
  • Tessa Sturridge – backing vocals
  • James Finnigan – engineer assistant
  • Ted Jensen – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Lawlor.

  1. Intro
  2. Scared of Ghosts
  3. Horse
  4. Rest in Peace
  5. Footsteps
  6. Sunshine and Butterflies
  7. Inside
  8. An Illusion
  9. America
  10. When My Ship Comes In
  11. Prayer Before Birth

On September 29, 2017.

On September 29, 2017, “Act” label released “Circle of Chimes”, the sixth Marius Neset album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Marius Neset and Anton Eger.

Personnel:

  • Marius Neset – soprano and tenor saxophone, melodica, arranger
  • Ivo Neame – piano
  • Lionel Loueke – vocals, guitar
  • Jim Hart – vibraphone, marimba, percussion
  • Ingrid Neset – piccolo flute, alto flute
  • Andreas Brantelid – cello
  • Petter Eldh – double bass
  • Anton Eger – drums, percussion
  • August Wanngren – recording, mixing
  • Rune Mortensen – mastering, artwork
  • Hyou Vielz – photography
  • Lisbeth Holten – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Marius Neset.

  1. Satellite
  2. Star
  3. A New Resolution
  4. Introduction to Prague’s Ballet
  5. Prague’s Ballet
  6. Life Goes On
  7. Sirens of Cologne
  8. The Silent Room
  9. 1994
  10. Eclipse

On September 24, 1996.

On September 24, 1996, “Bar / Non Records” label released “Blanket Warm”, the debut Lullaby for the Working Class studio album. It was recorded December 1994 – April 1996, at “Whoopass Recording Studio” at Lincoln, Nebraska.

Personnel:

  • Ted Stevens – vocals, guitar
  • Mike Mogis – guitar, banjo, mandolin, glockenspiel, recording, mixing
  • A.J. Mogis – bass, recording, mixing
  • Clint Schnase, Shane Aspegren – drums
  • Anil Seth – cello
  • Nathan Putens – clarinet
  • Andy Strain, Johnathon Hischke – trombone
  • Nate Walcott – trumpet
  • Chris Gordon – violin
  • Eric Medley – mastering
  • Thomas Irvin – artwork
  • Rob Walters – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ted Stevens.

  1. Good Morning
  2. Honey, Drop the Knife
  3. Turpentine
  4. Spreading the Evening Sky with Crows
  5. Boar’s Nest
  6. Eskimo Song Duel
  7. Three Peas in a Pod
  8. Rye
  9. Queen of the Long-Legged Insects
  10. The Drama of Your Life
  11. February North 24th St.
  12. The Wounded Spider
  13. Good Night

On September 20, 1994.

On September 20, 1994, “Enemy Records” label released “Bad Boys of the Arctic”, album by Gary Lucas. It was recorded in 1994, and was produced by Gary Lucas and Murray Weinstock.

Personnel:

  • Gary Lucas – vocals, guitar, sampler
  • Anthony Coleman – piano 
  • Jared Nickerson – bass guitar 
  • Jean Chaine – bass guitar
  • Ernie Brooks – bass guitar 
  • Greg Cohen – acoustic bass guitar
  • Sammy Merendino – sampler, drums
  • Jonathan Kane – drums
  • Tony Thunder Smith – drums
  • Gregg Bendian – percussion 
  • Sonya Cohen – spoken word
  • Dina Emerson – spoken word
  • Kumiko Kimoto – spoken word
  • Kenny & Larry – spoken word
  • Anthony Kane – Jew’s harp 
  • Eric Kory – cello 
  • Fredrick Lonberg-Holm – cello
  • A. Leroy – spinet
  • Bill Ruyle – hammered dulcimer 
  • Chuck Valle – engineering
  • Jon Altschiller – engineering
  • Jason Candler – engineering
  • Murray Weinstock – engineering
  • Brad Worrell – engineering
  • Manfred Rahs – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Lucas, except where noted.

  1. After Strange Gods
  2. Poison I.V. League
  3. Jericho
  4. Children’s March / Over the Hills and Far Away – Percy Graininger
  5. Exit, Pursued by a Bear
  6. I Want to Play Your Guitar
  7. They Can’t Believe He’s Risen Again
  8. Out from Under
  9. Let’s Go Swimming – Arthur Russell
  10. The Nightmare of History
  11. Vampire Circus
  12. Cantina

On September 6, 1994.

On September 6, 1994, “Discovery” label released “Love Is Always Seventeen”, the sixth David Gates album. It was recorded in 1994, and was produced by David Gates.

Personnel:

  • David Gates – vocals, acoustic guitar, arranger
  • Larry Knetchel – piano
  • Matt Rollings – keyboards
  • Steve Nathan – keyboards
  • Brent Mason – electric guitar
  • Lee Roy Parnell – slide guitar
  • Paul Franklin – steel guitar
  • Terry McMillan – harmonica
  • Rob Hajacos – fiddle
  • Jerry Douglas – dobro
  • Michael Haynes – flugelhorn
  • Glenn Worf – bass
  • Michael Rhodes – bass
  • Eddie Bayers – drums
  • Paul Leim – drums
  • Billy Dean, Victoria Shaw, W.O. Smith Music School Singers – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by David Gates.

  1. Avenue of Love
  2. Love Is Always Seventeen
  3. Ordinary Man
  4. I Will Wait for You
  5. Save This Dance for Me
  6. No Secrets in a Small Town
  7. Heart, It’s All Over
  8. I Don’t Want to Share Your Love
  9. I Can’t Find the Words to Say Goodbye
  10. Dear World
  11. Thankin’ You Sweet Baby James

On August 13, 2021.

On August 13, 2021, Nanci Caroline Griffith died aged 68. She was musician (guitar), singer and songwriter, toured and recorded with The Crickets, John Prine, Iris DeMent, Suzy Bogguss, Judy Collins, Emmylou Harris, Mary Black, John Prine, Don McLean, Jimmy Buffett, Dolores Keane, Willie Nelson, Adam Duritz, The Chieftains, John Stewart, Darius Rucker and Buddy Holly’s band. In 1994, Griffith won “Grammy Award” for “Best Contemporary Folk Album”, in 1995, she was awarded the “Kate Wolf Memorial Award” by the “World Folk Music Association”, and in 2008, the “Americana Music Association” awarded her its “Americana Trailblazer Award”. Griffith released 18th studio and 2 live albums.

On August 12, 1994.

On August 12, 1994, “Subharmonic” label released “Visitation”, album by Bill Laswell and Jonah Sharp. It was recorded in 1994, at “Greenpoint Studios” in Brooklyn, NY, and was produced by Bill Laswell and Jonah Sharp.

Personnel:

  • Bill Laswell – musical arrangements, photography
  • Jonah Sharp – musical arrangements
  • Robert Musso – programming, engineer
  • Layng Martine – assistant engineer
  • Aldo Sampieri – design

Trackl listing:

  1. Zurvan Akara – Bill Laswell, Jonah Sharp
  2. Aion – Bill Laswell

On July 5, 1994.

On July 5, 1994, “Play It Again Sam” label released “Hot Boxing”, the second Magnapop studio album. It was recorded in August 1993 at “Pedernales Recording Studio” in Austin, Texas, “Bosstown Studios” in Atlanta, Georgia, and was produced by Bob Mould.

Personnel:

  • Linda Hopper – lead vocals
  • Ruthie Morris – guitar, backing vocals
  • Shannon Mulvaney – bass guitar
  • David McNair – drums
  • Jim Wilson – engineer
  • David Collins – remastering
  • Valerie Raimonde – design
  • Ruth Leitman – art direction, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Linda Hopper and Ruthie Morris.

  1. Slowly, Slowly
  2. Texas
  3. Lay It Down
  4. Here It Comes
  5. Piece of Cake
  6. Free Mud
  7. Leo
  8. The Crush
  9. Ride
  10. In the Way
  11. Idiot Song
  12. Get It Right
  13. Emergency
  14. Skinburns

On June 17, 1994.

On June 17, 1994, “Güt / For Life Music” labels released “Sweet Revenge”, the tenth Ryuichi Sakamoto album. It was recorded in 1993, at “11-K Studios”, “Clindton Studios”, “Unique Studios”, “Skyline Studios”, “Right Track Studios” in New York City, “Paradise Studios”, “Sedic Studios” in Tokyo, and “Metropolis Studios”, “Westside Studios” in London, and was produced by Ryuichi Sakamoto.

Personnel:

  • Ryuichi Sakamoto – vocals, keyboards, percussion, programming
  • Amadeo Pace – guitar
  • Romero Lubambo – guitar
  • Hiroshi Takano – guitar
  • Lawrence Feldman – bass clarinet
  • Cyro Baptista – percussion
  • David Nadien – string section leader
  • J-Me – vocals
  • Vivien Sessoms – vocals
  • Holly Johnson – vocals
  • Latasha Natasha Diggs – vocals
  • Paul Alexander – vocals
  • Arto Lindsay – vocals
  • Roddy Frame – vocals
  • Miki Imai – vocals
  • Towa Tei – programming
  • Satoshi Tomiie – programming, arrangements
  • Jean-Baptiste Mondino – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ryuichi Sakamoto.

  1. Tokyo Story
  2. Moving On
  3. 二人の果て
  4. Regret
  5. Pounding At My Heart
  6. Love and Hate
  7. Sweet Revenge
  8. 7 Seconds
  9. Anna
  10. Same Dream, Same Destination
  11. Psychedelic Afternoon
  12. Interruptions
  13. 君と僕と彼女のこと

On May 23, 1995.

On May 23, 1995, “Giant” label released “Mutineer”, the ninth Warren Zevon studio album. It was recorded in 1994, and was produced by Warren Zevon.

Personnel:

  • Warren Zevon – vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards, percussion
  • Peter Asher – additional vocals
  • Rosemary Butler – additional vocals
  • Jorge Calderón – bass guitar, additional vocals
  • Bruce Hornsby – accordion
  • Larry Klein – bass
  • David Lindley – fiddle, cittern 
  • Michael Wolff – keyboards
  • Duncan Aldrich – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Warren Zevon, except where noted.

  1. Seminole Bingo – Carl Hiaasen, Warren Zevon
  2. Something Bad Happened to a Clown
  3. Similar to Rain
  4. The Indifference of Heaven
  5. Jesus Was a Cross Maker – Judee Sill
  6. Poisonous Lookalike
  7. Piano Fighter
  8. Rottweiler Blues – Carl Hiaasen, Warren Zevon
  9. Monkey Wash Donkey Rinse – Duncan Aldrich, Warren Zevon
  10. Mutineer