Tag Archives: 1996

On March 18, 1997.

On March 18, 1997, “Columbia” label released “Nine Lives”, the twelfth Aerosmith studio album. It was recorded September – November 1996, at “Avatar” in New York City, “The Boneyard” (Joe Perry’s home studio, and was produced by Kevin Shirley, Joe Perry, Steven Tyler, Brad Whitford, Tom Hamilton and Joey Kramer.

Personnel:

  • Steven Tyler – lead vocals, keyboards, hand organ, piano, harmonica, hammer dulcimer, percussion, horn arrangements, engineer
  • Joe Perry – guitar, slide guitar, dulcimer, backing vocals, engineer
  • Brad Whitford – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Tom Hamilton – bass guitar, Chapman Stick
  • Joey Kramer – drums
  • John Webster – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Ramesh Mishra – sarangi
  • Sander Selover – programming
  • David Campbell – string and horn arrangements, conductor
  • Suzie Katayama – strings, conductor
  • Elliot Scheiner, Kevin Shirley – engineer, mixing
  • Mark Hudson, Rory Romano – engineer
  • Leon Zervos – mastering
  • David Frangioni – production engineer
  • Christopher Austopchuk, Gail Marowitz – art direction, photography
  • Jeanne Greco – calligraphy
  • F. Scott Schafer – photography

Track listing:

  1. Nine Lives – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Marti Frederiksen
  2. Falling in Love (Is Hard on the Knees) – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Glen Ballard
  3. Hole in My Soul – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Desmond Child
  4. Taste of India – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Glen Ballard
  5. Full Circle – Steven Tyler, Taylor Rhodes
  6. Something’s Gotta Give – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Marti Frederiksen
  7. Ain’t That a Bitch – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Desmond Child
  8. The Farm – Steven Tyler, Mark Hudson, Steve Dudas
  9. Crash – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Mark Hudson, Dominic Miler
  10. Kiss Your Past Goodbye – Steven Tyler, Mark Hudson
  11. Pink – Steven Tyler, Richard Supa, Glen Ballard
  12. Attitude Adjustment – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Marti Fredeiksen
  13. Fallen Angels – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Richard Supa

On March 11, 1997.

On March 11, 1997, “Touch and Go” label released “Fake Can Be Just as Good”, the third Blonde Redhead studio album. It was recorded in October 1996, at “John & Stu’s” in Seattle, Washington, and was produced by John Goodmanson, Kazu Makino, Amadeo Pace and Simone Pace.

Personnel:

  • Kazu Makino – vocals, guitar
  • Amedeo Pace – vocals, guitar
  • Vern Rumsey – bass
  • Simone Pace – drums, keyboards
  • John Goodmanson – recording
  • John Siket – mixing
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Kazu Makino, Amedeo Pace and Simone Pace.

  1. Kazuality
  2. Symphony of Treble
  3. Water
  4. Ego Maniac Kid
  5. Bipolar
  6. Pier Paolo
  7. Oh James
  8. Futurism vs. Passéism

On February 27, 2001.

On February 27, 2001, “Arkadia Jazz” label released “One Day, Forever”, the 31st Benny Golson album. It was recorded in November 1996, September 1999 and October 2000, at “Sandhausen Studios” in Germany, “Avatar Studios” and “Patrych Recording”  in New York, “39th Street Music”  in New York City, and was produced by Bob Karcy.

Personnel:

  • Benny Golson – tenor saxophone, arranger, conductor
  • Shirley Horn – vocals
  • Art Farmer – trumpet
  • Curtis Fuller – trombone
  • Robert Carlisle, John Clark – French horn
  • Elizabeth Mann – flute
  • Gerard Reuter – oboe
  • Mulgrew Miller – piano
  • Geoff Keezer – piano
  • Lara Downes – piano
  • Bill Mays – keyboards
  • Clay Ruede, David Heiss, Diane Barere, Eliana Mendoza, Erik Friedlander, Eugene Moye, Frederick Zlotkin, Jeanne Leblanc, Joseph Kimura, Lanny Paykin, Maxine Neuman, Richard Locker – cello
  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Dwayne Burno – bass
  • Joe Farnsworth – drums
  • Carl Allen – drums
  • Dennis Wall – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Benny Golson

  1. One Day, Forever (I Remember Miles)
  2. Blue Walk
  3. Killer Joe
  4. Are You Real?
  5. Sad to Say
  6. Out of the Past
  7. Blues Alley
  8. Along Came Betty
  9. On Gossamer Wings

On February 25, 1997.

On February 25, 1997, “Kill Rock Stars” label released “Either/Or”, the third Elliot Smith studio album. It was recorded in 1996, and was produced by Elliot Smith, Tom Rothrock and Rob Schnapf. In 2013, “NME” magazine ranked Either/Or at number 149 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”, and in 2020, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 216 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Elliott Smith – vocals, all instruments, mixing
  • Larry Crane – recording
  • Joanna Bolme – mixing, back cover photography
  • Rob Schnapf – mixing
  • Tom Rothrock – mixing
  • Don C. Tyler – mastering
  • Neil Gust – sleeve layout
  • Debbie Pastor – front cover photography

Track listing

All tracks by Elliott Smith.

  1. Speed Trials
  2. Alameda
  3. Ballad of Big Nothing
  4. Between the Bars
  5. Pictures of Me
  6. No Name No.5
  7. Rose Parade
  8. Punch and Judy
  9. Angeles
  10. Cupid’s Trick
  11. 2.45 AM
  12. Say Yes

On February 21, 1996.

On February 21, 1996, “Baidis” label released “Interpieces Organization”, album by Haruomi Hosono and Bill Laswell. It was recorded in 1995, at “Quiet Lodge”, “Hanagebyoon Studio”, “Camouflage Studio” in Tokyo, and “Greenpoint Studios” in Brooklyn, “Meow Studio” in New York,  and was produced by Bill Laswell and Haruomi Hosono.

Personnel:

  • Tetsu Inoue – electronics
  • Miharu Koshi – voice
  • Something Wonderful – remix
  • Terre Thaemlitz – remix
  • Yoshihiro Sawasaki – remix
  • Kay Nakauama – engineer
  • Robert Musso – engineer
  • Bobby Hata – mastering
  • Akira Kitajime – photography
  • Osamu Yahagi – executive producer

Track listing:

  1. Unfinished Screams
  2. Interpieces
  3. Coiled
  4. Jeephead Shaman
  5. Wakare Michi
  6. Y.S. Tangled in Tokyo
  7. Bush

On February 20, 1996.

On February 20, 1996, “Sub Meta” label released “Distill”, the fourth Bill Laswell issued under the moniker Divination. It was recorded in 1996 at “Greenpoint Studio” in Brooklyn, New York, and was produced by Bill Laswell, Anton Fier, Mick Harris, Haruomi Hosono, Tetsu Inoue, Thomas Köner, Pete Namlook and Paul Schütze.

Personnel:

  • Bill Laswell – instruments
  • Knox Chandler – guitar
  • Anton Fier – instruments, mastering
  • Mick Harris – instruments
  • Haruomi Hosono – instruments
  • Tetsu Inoue – instruments
  • Thomas Köner – instruments
  • Pete Namlook – instruments
  • Paul Schütze – instruments
  • Bruce Calder – engineer
  • Robert Musso – engineer, mastering
  • Aldo Sampieri – design

Track listing:

  1. Green Evil – Paul Schütze
  2. Subharmonic Invocation of the Dark Spirit – Pete Namlook
  3. Ether Vibes – Haruomi Hosono, Koshi
  4. There – Mike Harris
  5. Zone – Thomas Köner
  6. Blue Filter – Anton Fier
  7. Interlink – Tetsu Inoue
  8. Black Dangers – Bill Laswell

On November 1, 1996.

On November 1, 1996, “Brain” label released “Dreams”, the nineteenth Klaus Schulze album. It was recorded in 1986, and was produced by Klaus Schulze.

Personnel:

  • Klaus Schulze – engineer, synthesizer, guitar, keyboards, electronics, digital mastering, mixing
  • Andreas Grosser – synthesizer, piano
  • Nunu Isa – guitar
  • Ian Wilkinson – vocals
  • Harald Asmussen – bass
  • Ulli Schober – percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Klaus Schulze.

  1. A Classical Move
  2. Five to Four
  3. Dreams
  4. Flexible
  5. Klaustrophony

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 3, 1996.

On September 3, 1996, “Capitol” label released “Venus Isle”, the third Eric Johnson studio album. It was recorded in 1996, at “Saucer One Studio” and “Arlyn Studios” in Austin, Texas, “A&M Studios” in Hollywood, “Digital Services Recording”, “Rocket Ranch Studios” in Houston, “Reelsound Recording Company” in Buda, Texas, and was produced by Eric Johnson and Richard Mullen.

Personnel:

  • Eric Johnson – lead vocals, guitar, guitar synthesizer, synthesizer, piano, electric sitar, arrangements, engineer
  • Amit Chatterjee – vocals
  • Christopher Cross – vocals
  • Jimmie Vaughan – additional guitar
  • Steve Barber – synthesizer, Hammond B3, arrangements
  • Kyle Brock – bass, arrangements
  • Roscoe Beck – bass, engineering
  • Chris Maresh – bass
  • Tommy Taylor – drums, percussion, arrangements
  • Bill Maddox – drums, engineer
  • James Fenner – percussion
  • Chris Searles – percussion
  • Richard Kilmer – strings
  • Bruce Williams – strings
  • Jennifer Bourianoff – strings
  • Anthony Stogner – strings
  • Scott McIntosh – trumpet

Track listing:

All tracks by Eric Johnson, except where noted.

  1. Venus Isle
  2. Battle We Have Won
  3. All About You
  4. S.R.V.
  5. Lonely in the Night – Vince Mariani
  6. Manhattan
  7. Camel’s Night Out – Kyle Brock, Mark Younger-Smith
  8. Song for Lynette
  9. When the Sun Meets the Sky – Johnson, Steve Barber
  10. Pavilion
  11. Venus Reprise

On September 2, 1996.

On September 2, 1996, “Virgin” label released “Universal”, the tenth Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark studio album. It was recorded 1995 -1996, at “The Townhouse” and “Metropolis” in London, and was produced by Andy McCluskey, Matthew Vaughan and David Nicholas.

Personnel:

  • Andy McCluskey – vocals, keyboards, production, mixing
  • Matthew Vaughan – keyboards, guitar, piano, bass
  • Phil Spalding – bass, backing vocals
  • Chuck Sabo – drums, percussion
  • Jimmy Taylor – guitar
  • Anne Dudley – string arrangements
  • Richard Allen Singers – vocals
  • Breda Dunne – backing vocals
  • Hannah Clive – backing vocals
  • Carol Kenyon – backing vocals
  • Maggie Keane – backing vocals
  • David Nicholas – engineer, mixing
  • Gregg Jackman – mixing
  • Julie Gardner – engineer, assistant engineer
  • Neil Tucker – assistant engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy McCluskey, except where noted.

  1. Universal
  2. Walking on the Milky Way – Andy McCluskey, Nigel Ipinson, Keith Small
  3. The Moon & the Sun – Andy McCluskey, Karl Bartos
  4. The Black Sea – Andy McCluskey, Stuart Kershaw
  5. Very Close to Far Away – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey
  6. The Gospel of St. Jude
  7. That Was Then
  8. Too Late – Andy McCluskey, Stuart Kershaw
  9. The Boy from the Chemist Is Here to See You
  10. If You’re Still in Love with Me – Paul Humphreys, Andy McCluskey, Stuart Kershaw
  11. New Head – Andy McCluskey, Simon Fung