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On February 22, 2000.

On February 22, 2000, “Mint/Bloodshot Records” label released “Furnace Room Lullaby”, the second Neko Case and Her Boyfriends studio album. It was recorded 1998 – 1999, at “Miller Block” in Vancouver, BC, “Gas Station” in Toronto, ON, “Uberstudio” in Chicago, IL, and was produced by Neko Case and Darryl Neudorf.

Personnel:

  1. Neko Case – vocals, tambourine
  2. Travis Good – acoustic guitar
  3. Henri Sangalang, Scott Betts- bass
  4. Don Kerr, Joel Trueblood- drums
  5. John Ramberg, Travis Good – electric guitar
  6. John Ramberg, Kelly Hogan – backing vocals
  7. Darryl Neudorf, Dale Morningstar, Franky Pett – recording
  8. Peter Moore – mastering
  9. Darryl Neudorf, Ryen Froggatt – mixing
  10. Randy Iwata – artwork
  11. Jannie McInnes, Erica Henderson, Bill Roberts, Nova Devonie, Jason Zumpano – photography

Track listing:

  1. Set Out Running – Neko Case
  2. Guided by Wire – Scott Betts, Neko Case, John Ramberg, Joel Trueblood
  3. Porchlight – Neko Case, Brian Connelly, Don Kerr, Ron Sexsmith
  4. Mood to Burn Bridges – Scott Betts, Neko Case, Brian Connelly, Joel Trueblood
  5. No Need to Cry – Scott Betts, Neko Case, Brian Connelly, Joel Trueblood
  6. Twist the Night – Ryan Adams, Neko Case, Brian Connelly, Mike Daley, John Ramberg
  7. Thrice All American – Scott Betts, Neko Case, Brian Connelly, John Ramberg, Joel Trueblood
  8. We’ve Never Met – Neko Case, Don Kerr, Ron Sexsmith
  9. Whio the Blankets – Scott Betts, Neko Case, Brian Connelly, Joel Trueblood
  10. South Tacoma Way – Scott Betts, Neko Case, Btian Connelly, Joel Trueblood
  11. Bought and Sold – Neko Case, John Ramberg
  12. Furnace Room Lullaby – Neko Case, Travis Good
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On February 1, 1999.

On February 1, 1999, “Output” label released “Dialogue”, the debut Kieran Hebden, under his alias Four Tet, studio album. It was recorded October 1997 – September 1998, and was produced by Kieran Hebden.

Personnel:

  • Kieran Hebden – Electronic, keyboards, drums, guitar
  • Jason Evans – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kieran Hebden.

  1. The Space of Two Weeks
  2. Chiron
  3. Alambradas
  4. 3 Degrees from the Pole
  5. Misnomer
  6. Liquefaction
  7. She Scanned
  8. Calamine
  9. The Butterfly Effect

On January 27, 1998.

On January 27, 1998, “Sugar Free” label released “Skull Orchard”, the debut Jon Langford album.

Personnel:

  • Jon Langford– vocals, etching, guitar
  • Alan Doughty– vocals, bass guitar
  • Mark Durante– guitar
  • Fred Armisen- percussion
  • Jane Baxter-Miller – vocals
  • Rico Bell – accordion
  • Tracy Dear – mandolin
  • Lu Edmonds– vocals
  • Edith Frost– vocals
  • Steve Goulding– drums
  • John Hiatt– vocals
  • Paul Mertens – brass, flute, baritone sax, overdubs
  • Tom Ray- ukulele
  • John Rice – fiddle
  • Dean Schlabowske – vocals
  • Mike Hagler – engineer, recording
  • Ken Sluiter – engineer, mastering, mixing, recorder
  • Casey Orr – photography
  • Marty Perez – photography
  • Mark Price – translation

Track listing:

All tracks by Jon Langford.

  1. Tubby Brothers
  2. Penny Arcades
  3. Butter Song
  4. Sentimental Marching Song
  5. Youghal
  6. Trapdoor
  7. Inside the Whale
  8. I Am the Law
  9. Pill Sailor
  10. The Last Count
  11. My Own Worst Enemy
  12. Untitled Track
  13. I’m Stopping This Train
  14. Deep Sea Diver
  15. Tom Jones Levitation

 

On November 27, 1998.

On November 27, 1998, “IHT Records” label released “White Ladder”, the fourth David Gray studio album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by David Gray, Lestyn Polson and Craig McClune. The album was certified 23 x Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA”, 10 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • David Gray – vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards
  • Craig McClune – vocals, drums, keyboards, bass
  • Tim Bradshaw – keyboards
  • Simon Edwards – bass
  • Colm Mac Con Iomaire– violin
  • Terry Edwards – string arrangements
  • Lestyn Polson – engineer, programmer
  • Marius de Vries– additional production, programming
  • Steve Sidelnyk – additional programming
  • Dave Turner – mastering
  • Donal Dineen, Phil Knott – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by David Gray, except where noted.

  1. Please Forgive Me
  2. Babylon
  3. My Oh My – David Grey, Craig McClune
  4. We’re Not Right – David Gray, Craig McClune, Lestyn Poison
  5. Nightblindness
  6. Silver Lining
  7. White Ladder – David Gray, Craig McClune, Lestyn Poison
  8. This Year’s Love
  9. Sail Away
  10. Say Hello Wave Goodbye – Marc Almond, David Bail

 

On October 20, 1998.

On October 20, 1998, “Verve” label released “Gershwin’s World”, the 42nd Herbie Hancock album. It was recorded March – June 1998, and was produced by Robert Sadin.

Personnel:

  • Herbie Hancock– piano, organ, arranger, liner notes
  • Stevie Wonder– vocals, harmonica, arranger
  • Joni Mitchell– vocals
  • Chick Corea– piano
  • Stanley Clarke– bass
  • Ira Coleman – bass, production assistant
  • James Carter– soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Alex Al – bass
  • Toby Appel – viola
  • Cyro Baptista– percussion
  • Kathleen Battle– soprano, vocals
  • Ronnie Bauch – violin
  • Martha Caplin – concert master, violin
  • Terri Lyne Carrington– drums, production assistant
  • Susannah Chapman – cello
  • Catherine Cho – violin
  • Sarah Clarke – principal viola
  • Charles Curtis – cello
  • Nicolas Danielson – violin
  • Marji Danilow – bass
  • Madou Dembelle – djembe
  • Matthew Dine – English horn
  • Massamba Diop – talking drum
  • Karen Dreyfus – viola
  • Jennifer Frautschi – violin
  • Kenny Garrett– alto saxophone
  • Marlon Graves – guitar, mixing, percussion
  • Michael Finn – principal bassoon
  • Brian Greene – oboe
  • Bireyma Guiye – percussion
  • Eddie Henderson – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Cynde Iverson – bassoon
  • Gene Jackson – drums
  • Joanna Jenner – violin
  • Renee Jolles – violin Eastman School of Music
  • Chris Komer – horn
  • Bakithi Kumalo– bass, guitar
  • Elizabeth Mann – flute
  • Cheik Mbaye – percussion
  • Melissa Meel – cello
  • Katherine Murdock – viola
  • Charles Neidich– clarinet, E flat clarinet
  • Ahling Neu – viola
  • Donald Palma – principal bass
  • Ellen Payne – violin
  • Todd Phillips – violin
  • Nardo Poy – viola
  • William Purvis – principal horn
  • Richard Rood – violin
  • Eriko Sato – principal violin
  • Wayne Shorter– soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • David Singer – clarinet
  • Mina Smith – cello
  • Clavin Wiersman – violin
  • Peter Winograd – violin
  • Asmira Woodward-Page – violin
  • Eric Wyrick – violin
  • Naoko Tanaka – violin
  • Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
  • Robert Sadin – arranger, audio production, drum programming, liner notes, percussion programming, programming
  • David Charles Abell – consultant
  • Dave Darlington – engineer
  • Rob Eaton – audio engineer, engineer
  • Clark Germain – audio engineer, engineer
  • Steve Genewick – assistant
  • Robi Banerji, Thom Cadley, Fred Hedemark, Pete Karam – Ron Martinez, Jason Stasium, Brett Swain, David Swope, Kayo Teramoto – assistant engineer
  • Andreas Meyer – digital editing
  • Pedro Moreira – assistant, music assistant
  • Melinda Murphy – production coordination
  • Darcy Proper, Bill Airey Smith – digital editing
  • Rob Rapley – digital editing, engineer
  • Doug Sax, Mark Wilder – mastering
  • Al Schmitt – surround mix
  • Rich Breen – tracking engineer
  • Bruce Swedien, Brian Vibberts– mixing
  • Camille Tominaro, Tom Truslow – production coordination
  • Todd Whitelock – audio engineer, engineer
  • Istvan Banyai – artwork, illustrations
  • Jimmy Katz – photography, session photographer
  • James Minchin – cover photo, photography
  • Robert Zuckerman – session photographer
  • Theodora Kuslan – release coordinator

Track listing:

  1. Overture (Fascinating Rhythm)
  2. It Ain’t Necessarily So
  3. The Man I Love
  4. Here Come De Honey Man
  5. Louis Blues
  6. Lullaby
  7. Blueberry Rhyme
  8. It Ain’t Necessarily So Interlude
  9. Cotton Tail
  10. Summertime
  11. My Man’s Gone Now
  12. Prelude In C# Minor
  13. Concerto For Piano And Orchestra In G, 2nd Movement
  14. Embraceable You

On October 1, 2018.

On October 1, 2018, Shahnour Vaghinag Aznavourian aka Charles Aznavour died aged 94. He was singer, lyricist, actor, public activist and diplomat, regarded as one of the most popular and respected French music artists. In his career long more than 70 years, he wrote and co-wrote 1000 songs, and recorded more than 1200 songs. In 1998, “CNN” named Aznavour “Entertainer of the Century”. In 2017, he was awarded star on the “Hollywood Walk of Fame”.

On August 24, 1999.

On August 24, 1999, Feist self-released their debut album “Monarch (Lay Your Jewelled Head Down)”. It was recorded 1998 – 1999, in Toronto, and was produced by Dan Kurtz.

Personnel:

  • Leslie Feist – vocals, guitar
  • Jamie Shields – keyboards
  • Dan Kurtz – bass
  • Josh Hicks – drums
  • Daniel Stone – percussion
  • Jurij Konje – percussion
  • Daddy Szigeti – string arrangements
  • Akiko Kojima, Sandy Baron – violin
  • Pam Bettger – viola
  • Alex Mac Master – cello
  • Martin Tielli, Andrew Whiteman – guitar
  • Simon Craig – percussion
  • José Contreras- guitar
  • Jason Beck- melodica
  • Dan Kurtz- recording, mixing
  • Eric Ratz – recording
  • Glen Marshall – mixing
  • Noah Mintz – mastering

Track listing:

 

All tracks by Leslie Feist, except: where noted.

  1. It’s Cool to Love Your Family
  2. The Onliest
  3. La Sirena
  4. One Year A.D.
  5. Monarch
  6. That’s What I Say, It’s Not What I Mean
  7. Flight #303
  8. Still True
  9. The Mast
  10. New Torch – Jason Beck