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On August 12, 1997.

On August 12, 1997, WordSound” label released “Dub Meltdown”, album by Bill Laswell and Style Scott. It was recorded in 1997, at “Greenpoint Studios” in Brooklyn, NY, and was produced by Bill Laswell.

Personnel:

  • Bill Laswell– bass guitar, loops, effects, mixing
  • Style Scott– drums
  • Kowatchi – percussion
  • The Eye– effects, mixing
  • Professor Shehab – sampler, mixing
  • Robert Musso– engineering
  • Sneak Attack – artwork, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Laswell and Style Scott.

  1. Crooklyn Dub Syndicate
  2. Fourth Column
  3. Aeon
  4. Emergency at the Plant
  5. Radioactive Dub
  6. Fallout
  7. A Greater Source of Power
  8. Melting Pot
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On August 9, 1997.

On August 9, 1997, “Sire” and “Warner Bros” labels released “Lovesongs for Underdogs”, the debut Tanya Donelly album.  It was recorded in 1997 and was produced by Tanya Donelly, Wally Gagel and Gary Smith.

Personnel:

  • Tanya Donelly– vocals, guitar, keyboards, arranger
  • Dean Fisher – acoustic guitar, bass guitar, percussion, accordion, keyboards
  • Wally Gagel – bass, percussion, keyboards, drum machine, arranger
  • Rich Gilbert – guitar, accordion, bass, keyboards, saw
  • Jonathan Williams – electric guitar
  • Stacy Jones – drums
  • David Lovering– drums
  • David Narcizo– drums
  • Hilken Mancini – background vocals
  • Chris Toppin – background vocals
  • Matthew Ellard, Wally Gagel, Dan McLoughlin – engineer
  • Jesse Henderson, Suzanne Kapa, Kelly Wohlford – engineer assistant
  • Wally Gagel, Paul Q. Kolderie, Sean Slade – mixing
  • Dave Kirkpatrick – mixing assistant
  • Brian Lee – mastering
  • Carl Plaster – drums technician
  • Chris Bigg – design
  • Andrew Catlin – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Tanya Donelly except where noted.

  1. Pretty Deep
  2. The Bright Light
  3. Landspeed Song
  4. Mysteries of the Unexplained
  5. Lantern
  6. Acrobat – Tanya Donelly, Dean Fisher
  7. Breathe Around You
  8. Bum
  9. Clipped
  10. Goat Girl
  11. Manna
  12. Swoon

 

On July 29, 1997.

On July 29, 1997, “Sony Music” label released “Fabulosos Calavera” (Fabulous Skull in Spanish) the eleventh Los Fabulosos Cadillacs album. It was recorded 1996 – 1997, and was produced by K.C. Porter.

Personnel:

  • Vicentico– vocals
  • Flavio Cianciarulo– bass
  • Ariel Minimal – guitar
  • Mario Siperman – keyboards
  • Fernando Ricciardi – drums
  • Sergio Rotman – alto saxophone
  • Daniel Lozano – trumpet,flugelhorn
  • Fernando Albareda – trombone
  • Gerardo Rotblat – percussion
  • Rubén Blades- vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Flavio Cianciarulo, except where noted.

  1. El Muerto (The Deadman)
  2. Surfer Calavera (Skull Surfer)
  3. El Carnicero de Giles/Sueño (The Butcher of Giles/Dream) – Vicentico, Flavio Cianciarulo
  4. Sábato
  5. Howen – Fernando Ricciardi
  6. A Amigo J.V. (To Friend J.V.) – Vicentico
  7. Hoy Lloré Canción (Today I Cried Song) – Flavio Cianciarulo, Rubén Blades
  8. Calaveras y Diablitos (Skulls and Little Devils)
  9. Il Pajarito (The Little Bird) – Vicentico
  10. Niño Diamante (Diamond Child) – Vicentico
  11. Piazzolla
  12. Amnesia – Sergio Rotman
  13. D.R.B. (En Busca Eterna) (A.D.R.B. (In Eternal Search)) – Vicentico

On July 29, 1997.

On July 29, 1997, “Arena Rock” label released “Where Have All the Merrymakers Gone?”, the debut Harvey Danger studio album. It was recorded March – June 1996, February 1997, at “John & Stu’s Place” in Seattle, Washington, and was produced by John Goodmanson, Sean Nelson, Aaron Huffman, Jeff J. Lin and Evan Sult.

Personnel:

  • Sean Nelson– vocals
  • Aaron Huffman – bass, cover design
  • Jeff J. Lin – guitar, organ, violin, backing vocals
  • Evan Sult – drums
  • Abby Grush – backing vocals
  • John Goodmanson – engineering, mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Chuck Robertson – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Sean Nelson, Aaron Huffman, Jeff J. Lin and Evan Sult.

  1. Carlotta Valdez
  2. Flagpole Sitta
  3. Woolly Muffler
  4. Private Helicopter
  5. Problems and Bigger Ones
  6. Jack the Lion
  7. Old Hat
  8. Terminal Annex
  9. Wrecking Ball
  10. Radio Silence” (Includes hidden track after 5:15, a partial recording of “Carjack Fever” played backwards.)

On July 21, 1997.

On July 21, 1997, “HevyDevy” label released “Ocean Machine: Biomech”, the second Devin Townsend studio album. It was recorded September – December 1996, and was produced by Devin Townsend.

Personnel:

  • Devin Townsend– vocals, guitar, keyboards, mixing, editing
  • JR Harder – bass
  • Marty Chapman – drums
  • Chris Valagao – backing vocals
  • John Morgan – keyboards, samples, engineering
  • Matteo Caratozzolo – editing
  • Tim Oberthier – engineering
  • Sheldon Zaharko– engineering
  • Daniel Bergstrand – recording, mixing
  • Victor Morden – mixing assistance
  • Masa Noda – artwork
  • Daniel Collins – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Devin Townsend.

  1. Wave
  2. Life
  3. Night
  4. Hide Nowhere
  5. Sister
  6. 3 A.M.
  7. Voices in the Fan
  8. Greetings
  9. Regulator
  10. Funeral
  11. Bastard
  • Not One of My Better Days
  • The Girl from Blue City
  1. The Death of Music
  2. Thing Beyond Thing

On June 29, 1998.

On June 29, 1998, “East Central One” and “Ronnie Harris Records” labels released “Mr. Love Pants”, the eight Ian Dury and The Blockheads album. It was recorded in October 1997, and was produced by Ian Dury, Chaz Jankel, Mick Gallagher, Davey Payne, John Tumbull, Norman Watt Roy and Steve Monti.

Personnel:

  • Ian Dury- vocals
  • Chaz Jankel- guitar, keyboards
  • Mick Gallagher- keyboards
  • Davey Payne- saxophones, flute
  • John Turnbull- guitar
  • Norman Watt-Roy- bass
  • Steve Monti – drums
  • The Breezeblocks – backing vocals
  • Kevin Paul, Juw & Eon – engineer
  • Laurie Latham– mixing
  • John Bailey – mixing assistant
  • Storm Thorgerson, Sam Brooks, Hannah Evans – cover design
  • Jon Crossland – graphics, illustrations
  • Duncan Poundcake’ – band photographs
  • Rupert Truman, Sam Brooks – dog photographs

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Dury and Chaz Jankel, except where noted.

  1. Jack Shit George – Ian Dury, Merlin Rhys-Jones
  2. The Passing Show
  3. You’re My Baby
  4. Honeysuckle Highway
  5. Itinerant Child
  6. Geraldine – Ian Dury, Mickey Gallagher
  7. Cacka Boom – Ian Dury, Merlin Rhys-Jones
  8. Bed O. Roses No. 9
  9. Heavy Living
  10. Mash It Up Harry

On June 16, 1997.

On June 16, 1997, “Dedicated” label released “Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space”, the third Spiritualized studio album. It was recorded 1995 – 1997, at “Moles Studio” in Bath, “The Church, Rooster and The Strongroom Studios” in London, “House of Blues” in Memphis, “The Hit Factory” in New York, “A&M Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jason Pierce and John Coxon.

Personnel:

  • Jason Pierce– vocals, guitars, hammered dulcimer, piano, autoharp, arrangement, horn arrangements, string arrangements, choral arrangements, mixing
  • Kate Radley– organs, piano, Roland D-20 synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Sean Cook – Fender Jazz bass guitar, harmonica
  • Damon Reece– drums, percussion, timbales, bells, timpani
  • John Coxon– guitars, melodica, Roland JD-800synthesizer
  • Ed Coxon – violin
  • J. Cole– pedal steel guitar
  • Angel Corpus Christi– accordion
  • Andy Davis – Hammond organ
  • John– piano and backing vocals
  • Simon Clarke – flute, baritone saxophone
  • Tim Sanders – tenor saxophone
  • Terry Edwards– tenor saxophone
  • Roddy Lorimer – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Neil Sidwell – trombone
  • Tim Jones – French horn
  • The Balanescu Quartet- Alexander Balanescu, Clare Connors – violins,  Kathy Burgess – viola, Sophie Harris – cello
  • London Community Gospel Choir– choir
  • Darren Allison– engineering, mixing
  • Chad Bamford – engineering, mixing
  • Mads Bjerke – engineering, editing, post-production
  • Trevor Curwen – engineering, mixing
  • John Leckie– engineering, mixing
  • Patrick McCarthy– engineering, mixing
  • Patrick McGovern – engineering, mixing
  • Carl Nappa – engineering
  • Darren Nash – engineering, assistant engineering, assistant mixing
  • Lem Lattimer – assistant engineering
  • Chris Scard – assistant engineering
  • Ray Staff– mastering
  • Simon Clarke – horn arrangements
  • Clare Connors – string arrangements
  • Ed Coxon – horn arrangements
  • Basil Hughes – choral arrangements
  • Tim Sanders – horn arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Jason Pierce, except where noted.

  1. Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space – Jason Pierce, George David Weiss, Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore
  2. Come Together
  3. I Think I’m in Love
  4. All of My Thoughts
  5. Stay With Me
  6. Electricity
  7. Home of the Brave
  8. The Individual
  9. Broken Heart
  10. No God Only Religion
  11. Cool Waves
  12. Cop Shoot Cop…