Tag Archives: 1999

On February 8, 2000.

On February 8, 2000, “Merge” label released “Nixon”, the fifth Lambchop studio album. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Mark Nevers and Kurt Wagner.

Personnel:

  • Kurt Wagner – vocals, guitar, juno, mixing
  • John Delworth – piano, Hammond synth, juno, Hammond organ
  • Tony Crow – piano
  • Paula James Booker – guitar
  • Alex McManus – guitar
  • Paul Niehaus – vocals, guitar, pedal steel
  • Mark Nevers – guitars, engineer, mixing
  • Matt Swanson – bass
  • Allen Lowrey – drums
  • Ken Coomer – percussion
  • Dennis Cronin – vocals, background vocals, cornet, trumpet, engineer
  • Jonathan Marx – vocals, background vocals, trumpet
  • Deanna Varagona – vocals, background vocals, baritone saxophone
  • The Nashville String Machine – strings
  • Lloyd Barry – string arrangements, arranger
  • Wayne White – cover painting, cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Kurt Wagner, except where noted.

  1. The Old Gold Shoe
  2. Grumpus
  3. You Masculine You
  4. Up with People
  5. Nashville parent
  6. What Else Could it Be
  7. The Distance from Her to There
  8. The Book I Haven’t Read – Kurt Wagner, Curtis Mayfield
  9. The Petrified Florist
  10. The Butcher Boy – traditional

 

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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 December 26, 2017.

On December 26, 2017, James Burns died aged 65. He was television producer and writer, best known as co-creator  (with Robert Small) of “MTV Unplugged”. The show originally aired on “MTV” from 1989 to 1999, featured well-known musicians performing acoustic versions of their songs, among the others Elton John,  Aerosmith, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Nirvana, Mariah Carey, Eric Clapton, LL Cool J, and 10,000 Maniacs.

In November 1999.

On November 30, 1999, “ION” label released “Permutation”, the tenth Bill Laswell album. It was recorded in 1999, at “Orange Music” in West Orange, New Jersey, and was produced by Bill Laswell.

Personnel:

  • Bill Laswell– bass guitar, guitar, keyboards, effects, drum programming, musical arrangements
  • Hassan Ibn Ali – sampler
  • Lance Carter– drums
  • Helios Creed– sampler
  • Nicky Skopelitis– guitar
  • Michael Fossenkemper – mastering
  • Robert Musso– engineering, programming

Track listing:

All tracks by Bill Laswell.

  1. Encoded
  2. Acid Test
  3. Coma
  4. Perimeter
  5. Escape Clause
  6. Iron Black
  7. Scatter
  8. Enhanced

On November 23, 1999.

On November 23, 1999, “Pony Canyon” and “Spitfire Records” label released “Alchemy”, the fifth Yngwie J. Malmsteen’s Rising Force studio album. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Yngwie J. Malmsteen.

Personnel:

  • Yngwie J. Malmsteen– guitars, bass guitar, sitar
  • Mark Boals– vocals
  • Barry Dunaway – bass guitar
  • Mats Olausson – keyboards
  • John Macaluso– drums
  • Rich DiSilvio – cover art, package design

Track listing:

All tracks by Yngwie J. Malmsteen.

  1. Blitzkrieg
  2. Leonardo
  3. Playing With Fire
  4. Stand (The)
  5. Wield my Sword
  6. Blue
  7. Legion of the Damned
  8. Deamon Dance
  9. Hangar 18, Area 51
  10. Voodoo Nights
  11. Asylum I – Asylum
  12. Asylum II – Sky Euphoria
  13. Asylum III – Quantum Leap

On November 23, 1999.

On November 23, 1999, “Elektra”, label released “Blue”, the second Third Eye Blind studio album. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Stephan Jenkins, Kevin Cadogan, Arion Salazar and Brad Hargreaves.

Personnel:

  • Stephan Jenkins– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Kevin Cadogan– lead guitar
  • Arion Salazar – bass
  • Brad Hargreaves – drums
  1. Anything – Stephan Jenkins
  2. Wounded – Stephan Jenkins, Kevin Cadogan
  3. 10 Days Late – Stephan Jenkins, Arion Salazar
  4. Never Let You Go – Stephan Jenkins
  5. Deep Inside of You – Stephan Jenkins
  6. 1000 Julys – Stephan Jenkins, Kevin Cadogan
  7. An Ode to Maybe – Stephan Jenkins, Kevin Cadogan
  8. The Red Summer Sun – Stephan Jenkins, Kevin Cadogan
  9. Camouflage – Stephan Jenkins, Kevin Cadogan
  10. Father – Stephan Jenkins
  11. Slow Motion – Stephan Jenkins, Kevin Cadogan
  12. Darkness – Stephan Jenkins, Arion Salazar
  13. Darwin (includes the hidden track The Red Summer Sun Extended Coda) – Stephan Jenkins

 

On November 21, 2000.

On November 21, 2000, “Mint Records” label released “Mass Romantic”, the debut  New Pornographers album. It was recorded 1999 – 2000, and was produced by John Collins and David Carswell.

Personnel:

  • Dan Bejar– vocals, guitar, korg synthesizer, pipe organ, wurlitzer
  • Neko Case– vocals
  • John Collins– bass, engineer
  • Kurt Dahle– drums, vocals
  • Carl Newman– vocals, korg synthesizer, pipe organ, wurlitzer
  • Fisher Rose– drums
  • Blaine Thurier– keyboards
  • Shannon Oksanen, Bill Anderson – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Carl Newman, except where noted.

  1. Mass Romantic – Neko Case, Carl Newman
  2. The Fake Headlines
  3. The Slow Descent into Alcoholism
  4. Mystery Hours
  5. Jackie – Daniel Bejar, Neko Case
  6. Letter from an Occupant – Neko Case
  7. To Wild Homes – Daniel Bejar, Neko Case, Carl Newman
  8. The Body Says No
  9. Execution Day – Daniel Bejar, Carl Newman
  10. Centre for Holy Wars
  11. The Mary MartinShow
  12. Breakin’ the Law – Daniel Bejar, Carl Newman