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On April 30, 1996.

On April 30, 1996, “Rykodisc” and “Creation” labels released the self-titled, third Bob Mould album. It was recorded September – November 1995, and was produced by Bob Mould.

Personnel:

  • Bob Mould – vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, loops, artwork
  • Jim Wilson – engineer
  • Andy Katz – assistant engineer
  • Phil Magnotti – assistant engineer
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering
  • Barbara Longo – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Mould

  1. Anymore Time Between
  2. I Hate Alternative Rock
  3. Fort Knox, King Solomon
  4. Next Time That You Leave
  5. Egøverride
  6. Thumbtack
  7. Hair Stew
  8. Deep Karma Canyon
  9. Art Crisis
  10. Roll Over and Die

On April 23, 1996.

On April 23, 1996, “Matador” label released “Telephono”, the debut Spoon studio album. It was recorded in 1995, and was produced by John Croslin.

Personnel:

  • Britt Daniel – vocals, guitar
  • Andy Maguire – bass, backing vocals
  • Jim Eno – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Britt Daniel, except where noted.

  1. Don’t Buy the Realistic
  2. Not Turning Off
  3. All the Negatives Have Been Destroyed
  4. Cvantez
  5. Nefarious
  6. Claws Tracking – Britt Daniel, Andy Maguire
  7. Dismember
  8. Idiot Driver
  9. Towner
  10. Wanted to Be Your
  11. Theme to Wendel Stivers
  12. Primary
  13. The Government Darling
  14. Plastic Mylar

On April 20, 1998.

On April 20, 1998, “Warp” and “Skam Records” label released “Music Has the Right to Children” the debut Boards of Canada studio album. It was recorded 1996 – 1997, and was produced by Marcus Eoin and Michael Sandison.

Personnel:

  • Marcus Eoin – performer
  • Michael Sandison – performer

Track listing:

All tracks by Marcus Eoin and Michael Sandison.

  1. Wildlife Analysis
  2. An Eagle in Your Mind
  3. The Color of the Fire
  4. Telephasic Workshop
  5. Triangles & Rhombuses
  6. Sixtyten
  7. Turquoise Hexagon Sun
  8. Kaini Industries
  9. Bocuma
  10. Roygbiv
  11. Rue the Whirl
  12. Aquarius
  13. Olson
  14. Pete Standing Alone
  15. Smokes Quantity
  16. Open the Light
  17. One Very Important Thought

On April 18, 1996.

On April 18, 1996, Bernard Edwards died aged 43. He was musician (bass), singer, songwriter and record producer, co-founder of the band Chic. As musician and producer he worked with David Bowie, Sister Sledge, Diana Ross, Debbie Harry, Madonna, The Power Station, Duran Duran, Norma Jean Wright, Mick Jagger, Joe Cocker, Paul Simon, Sheila and B. Devotion, Nona Hendryx, Robert Palmer, Belouis Some, Air Supply, Rod Stewart, Adam Ant and James Freud. As leader Edwards released one album. In 2017, “Bass Player” magazine placed Edwards at number 53 on its list of the “Greatest Bassist of All Time”.

On March 12, 1996.

On Mach 12, 1996, “Elektra” label released “Black Love”, the fifth Afghan Whigs studio album. It was recorded August – September 1995, at “Bear Creek Studio” and “Robert Lang Studios” in Washington, and was produced by Greg Dulli.

Personnel:

  • Greg Dulli – lead vocals, guitars, drums, machine, percussion, timpani, sleigh bells, mixing
  • Rick McCollum – guitars, pedal steel, hammered dulcimer
  • John Curley – vocals, guitar, bass, Arp, assistant engineering, location recording
  • Paul Buchignani – drums, percussion, congas
  • Harold Chichester – vocals, organ, clavinet, Fender Rhodes, piano
  • Doug Falsetti – vocals, percussion
  • Shawn Smith – vocals
  • Jeff Powell – vocals, engineer, mixing
  • Jeffrey Reed – effects
  • Barbara Hunter – cellos
  • Jeffrey Reed, Ryan Hadlock, Aaron Warner, Joe Hadlock, Don Fawcett, Erik Flettrich, Dubby – assistant engineers
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Jeff Kleinsmith – art direction
  • Danny Clinch – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Greg Dulli except where noted.

  1. Crime Scene Part One
  2. My Enemy 
  3. Double Day – Greg Dulli, Rick McCollum
  4. Blame, Etc.
  5. Step into the Light
  6. Going to Town
  7. Honky’s Ladder
  8. Night by Candlelight
  9. Bulletproof
  10. Summer’s Kiss
  11. Faded

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 , Vern Rumsey and Simone Pace.

Personnel:

  • Kazu Makino – vocals, guitar
  • Amedeo Pace – vocals, guitar
  • Vern Rumsey – bass
  • Simone Pace – drums, keyboards
  • John Goodmanson – recording, engineer
  • 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 March 5, 1996.

On March 5, 1996, “4AD” label released “Lovelife”, the fourth and final Lush studio album. It was recorded May – August 1995, at “Protocol Studios” in London, and was produced by Pete Bartlett, Miki Berenyi, Emma Anderson, Phil King and Chris Acland.

Personnel:

  • Miki Berenyi – lead vocals, guitar
  • Emma Anderson – vocals, guitars
  • Phil King – bass guitar
  • Chris Acland – drums
  • Jarvis Cocker – vocal
  • Audrey Riley – cello, arrangements
  • Giles Hall – engineer
  • V23 – art direction, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Miki Berenyi, except where noted.

  1. Ladykillers
  2. Heavenly Nobodies
  3. 500 (Shake baby Shake) – Emma Anderson
  4. I’ve Been Here Before – Emma Anderson
  5. Papasan
  6. Single Girl – Emma Anderson
  7. Ciao
  8. Tralala – Emma Anderson
  9. Last Night – Emma Anderson
  10. Runaway
  11. The Childcatcher
  12. Olympia – Emma Anderson

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, October 2000, at “Sandhausen Studios” in Germany, “Avatar Studios” and “Patrych Recording” in New York City, and was produced by Bob Karcy.

Personnel:

  • Benny Golson – tenor saxophone, conductor, arranger
  • Shirley Horn – vocals
  • Art Farmer – trumpet
  • Curtis Fuller – trombone
  • Geoff Keezer – piano
  • Lara Downes – piano
  • Mulgrew Miller – piano
  • Bill Mays – keyboards
  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Dwayne Burno – bass
  • Carl Allen – drums
  • Joe Farnsworth – drums
  • Robert Carlisle, John Clark – French horn
  • Elizabeth Mann – flute
  • Gerard Reuter – oboe
  • 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
  • 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, “Thirsty Ear” label released “Slush”, the debut OP8 album. It was recorded in 1996, at “Wavelab” in Tucson, Arizona, and was produced by Lisa Germano, Howe Gelb, Joey Burns and John Corventino.

Personnel:

  • Lisa Germano – vocals, guitar, piano, accordion
  • Howe Gelb – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Joey Burns – bass, cello, guitar, mandolin, vocals, accordion
  • John Corventino –  drums, vibes, marimba, guitar, accordion

Track listing:

  1. Sand – Lee Hazlewood
  2. Lost In Space – Joey Burns
  3. If I Think Of Love – Lisa Germano
  4. Leather – Howe Gelb
  5. It’s A Rainbow – Lisa Germano
  6. OP8 – Howe Gelb, John Convertino, Joey Burns
  7. Cracklin’ Water – Howe Gelb
  8. Never See It Coming – Joey Burns, Howe Gelb
  9. Tom, Dick & Harry – Lisa Germano
  10. The Devil Loves L.A. – Howe Gelb
  11. Round And Round – Neil Young

On January 28, 2016.

On January 28, 2016, Paul Lorin Kantner died aged 74. He was musician (guitar, banjo, and harmonica) and vocalist, member of the KBC Band and Jefferson Starship, but was best known as the co-founder, rhythm guitarist and occasional vocalist of the Jefferson Airplane. In 1996, as a member of Jefferson Airplane, Kantner was inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”.