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On June 20, 2000.

On June 20, 2000, “Artemis” label released “One Long Year”, the seventeenth Todd Rundgren album. It was recorded 1999 – 2000, and was produced by Todd Rundgren.

Personnel:

  • Todd Rundgren– vocals, creative director, instrumentals
  • Ken Emerson – guitar
  • John Ferenzik– keyboards
  • Jesse Gress – guitar
  • Prairie Prince– drums
  • Kasim Sulton- bass

Track listing:

  1. I Hate My Frickin’ I.S.P.
  2. Buffalo Grass
  3. Jerk
  4. Bang on the Ukulele Daily (live)
  5. Where Does the Time Go?
  6. Love of the Common Man
  7. Mary and the Holy Ghost
  8. Yer Fast (And I Like It)
  9. Hit Me Like a Train
  10. The Surf Talks
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On June 8, 1999.

On June 8, 1999, “Drag City” label released “Fingerpainting”, the eighth Red Krayola album.

Personnel:

  • Mayo Thompson
  • Frederick Barthelme
  • Steve Cunningham
  • David Grubbs
  • Bobby Henschen
  • George Hurley
  • Albert Oehlen
  • Stephen Prina
  • Elisa Randazzo
  • Tom Watson
  • Christopher Williams
  • Sandy Yang

Track listing:

  1. George III
  2. Bad Medicine
  3. A Hybrid Creature of Greed, Ignorance and Powers of Comprehension Plays a Vaulted Drum Kit. The Playing Corresponds Completely to the Event. There Are Entrances and Exits. And There Is Gravitation, Where It Is Needed – Tears for Example
  4. There There Betty Betty
  5. The Greed of a Clarinet That Is Puffy from Crying Gets Tossed in Butter and Spread by Notes. This Process Depresses the Entire Orchestra So Much That It Only Plays Behind a Golden Partition. The Partition Is Decorated With Semi-Precious Attractive Diamonds
  6. Vile Vile Grass
  7. A Sow With an Abbess’s Bonnet Is Sitting on Four Rock-Objects and Singing Along With Them. The Song Sounds Like a Cheater, And Is Imprisoned in a Striped Toy Box Because Its Aims Are Not Recognizable. On Top of the Box Is a Head That Could Be Elvis’s, If He Had Survived This
  8. Mother
  9. Out of a Trombone That Is Divided Lengthways by a Partition of Gold Sound Seven Violins of Dynamite That Are Cut Sideways into Thin Slices. They Are Played by the Thrown Out Ex-Members of a Very Bad Band and Blown Up
  10. In My Baby’s Ruth, Sandy’s Drums With David & Shadwell, Filthy Lucre

On April 11, 2000.

On April 11, 2000, “Warner Music Group” and “Atlantic” labels released “Beethoven’s Last Night”, rock opera by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. It was recorded 1997 – 1999, and was produced by Paul O’Neill and Robert Kinkel. The opera tells the fictional story of Ludwig van Beethoven on the last night of his life.

Personnel:

  • Jody Ashworth – vocals (Beethoven)
  • Patti Russo– vocals (Theresa)
  • Jon Oliva– vocals (Mephistopheles)
  • Guy Lemmonnier – vocals (Young Beethoven)
  • Jamie Torcellini – vocals (Twist)
  • Sylvia Tosun – vocals (Fate)
  • Zak Stevens– vocals (The Muses)
  • Dave Diamond – vocals (The Muses)
  • Doug Thoms – vocals (The Muses)
  • Paul O’Neill– guitar
  • Al Pitrelli– guitar
  • Chris Caffery– guitar
  • Johnny Lee Middleton– bass
  • Jon Oliva– keyboards
  • Bob Kinkel– keyboards
  • Jeff Plate– drums
  • Mark Wood- strings master

Track listing:

  1. Overture (instrumental)
  2. Midnight
  3. Fate
  4. What Good This Deafness
  5. Mephistopheles
  6. What is Eternal
  7. The Moment
  8. Vienna
  9. Mozart/Figaro (instrumental)
  10. The Dreams of Candelight
  11. Requiem (The Fifth)
  12. I’ll Keep Your Secrets
  13. The Dark
  14. Für Elise (instrumental)
  15. After the Fall
  16. A Last Illusion
  17. This is Who You Are
  18. Beethoven (instrumental)
  19. Mephistopheles’ Return
  20. Misery
  21. Who is That Child
  22. A Final Dream

On April 10, 2001.

On April 10, 2001, “Artemis Records” label released “The Hogyssey”, the third  Spacehog album. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Sean Slade, Paul Ebersold, Bryce Goggin and Paul Q. Kolderie.

Personnel:

  • Antony Langdon – vocals, guitar
  • Richard Steel – lead guitar
  • Royston Langdon – vocals, bass guitar
  • Jonny Cragg – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Royston Langdon, except where noted.

  1. Jupiter’s Moon
  2. This Is America – Antony Langdon, Royston Langdon
  3. I Want to Live
  4. Earthquake
  5. A Real Waste of Food
  6. Perpetual Drag
  7. Dancing on My Own
  8. And It Is
  9. The Hogyssey – Richard Strauss
  10. The Strangest Dream
  11. At Least I Got Laid
  12. The Horror” – 17:25

The song “The Horror” ends at 4:47, after 11 minutes of silence (4:47 – 15:47), begins the hidden track “I Can’t Hear You”.

On March 16, 1999.

On March 16, 1999, “Zebra Records” label released “Thick”, the ninth Tribal Tech album. It was recorded June – July 1998, at “Tommy Tedesco Studio” in Hollywood, and was produced by Gary Willis, Scott Henderson and Scott Kinsey.

Personnel:

  • Scott Henderson- guitar
  • Gary Willis- bass
  • Scott Kinsey- keyboards
  • Kirk Covington- drums
  • J. Hngelmerich – recording, mixing
  • Wendy Levin – engineer
  • Cammie Sanchez, Jacqueline Santillan, Jae-Youn Jung, Jason Kauffman, Julio Cesar Andujar, Martin W. Stefen, Max Takai, Nate Sperl, Sergio Murillo, Soo Kim, Tiago Becker, Trent Johnson – engineer assistant
  • Steve Hall – mastering
  • Joachim Becker – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Scott Henderson, Gary Willis, Scott Kinsey and Kirk Covington.

  1. Sheik of Encino
  2. Party at Kinsey’s
  3. Jalapeño
  4. Clinic Troll
  5. Thick
  6. You May Remember Me
  7. Slick
  8. Somewhat Later
  9. What Has He Had?
  10. A Thique Man Named Milan