Tag Archives: 2000

John Zorn: Lacrosse

On January 25, 2000, “Tzadik” label released “Lacrosse”, album by John Zorn. It was recorded June 1977 in San Francisco and New York City in June 1978, and was produced by John Zorn.

Personnel:

  • John Zorn – soprano and alto saxophone, clarinet, liner notes
  • Eugene Chadbourne – acoustic guitar, dobro, electric guitar, twelve string guitar, liner notes, tiple, six string bass, twelve string acoustic guitar
  • Henry Kaiser – electric guitar
  • Davey Williams – banjo, electric guitar, hollow body guitar
  • Bruce Ackley – soprano saxophone, liner notes
  • Polly Bradfield – violin, viola, electric violin
  • LaDonna Smith – violin, viola
  • Mark Abbott – electronics
  • Allen Asaf – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Take 3
  2. Take 4
  3. Take 6
  4. Take 1
  5. Take 2
  6. Take 5
  7. Twins Version

Jonsi: Shiver

On October 2, 2020, “Krunk” label released “Shiver”, the second Jónsi studio album. It was recorded in 2020 in Reykjavik, London, Helsinki and Berlin, and was produced by A.G. Cook and Jónsi.

Personnel:

  • Jónsi – vocal, piano, synthesizer, violin, design, executive producer
  • Jack Armitage – guitar
  • Julianna Barwick – loops
  • Nico Muhly – bass, organ, piano
  • Samuli Kosminen – drums
  • Mary Lattimore – harp
  • A. G. Cook – vocal, engineer, executive producer
  • Nicolas Petitfrère – vocal
  • Elizabeth Fraser – vocal
  • Robyn – vocal
  • Nicolas Petitfrère – additional engineering
  • Damon Reece – additional engineering
  • Alex Somers – additional engineering 
  • Geoff Swan – mixing
  • Sarah Hopper – design
  • Pandagunda – inside image
  • Barnaby Roper – cover photography, inside image

Track listing:

All tracks written by Jónsi, except where noted.

  1. Exhale – Jónsi, Alexander Cook
  2. Shiver
  3. Cannibal – Jónsi, Elisabeth Fraser
  4. Wildeye – Jónsi, Alexander Cook
  5. Sumarið sem aldrei kom
  6. Kórall – Jónsi, Alexander Cook
  7. Salt Licorice – Jónsi, Alexander Cook
  8. Hold
  9. Swill
  10. Grenade
  11. Beautiful Boy

Switchfoot: Learning To Breathe

On September 26, 2000, “re:think” label released “Learning to Breathe”, the third Switchfoot studio album. It was recorded in 2000, at “Charlie Peacock Productions”, and was produced by Charlie Peacock, Jacquire King, Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman and Chad Butler.

Personnel:

  • Jon Foreman – lead vocals, guitar, keyboards, pre-production recordings
  • Tim Foreman – bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Chad Butler – drums, percussion
  • Tony Miracle – synths, noise, analog synths and textures, pre-production recordings
  • Kip Kuban – synths and noise, pre-production recordings
  • Vicky Hampton – additional backing vocals
  • Darwin Hobbs – additional backing vocals
  • Jan Foreman – additional vocals
  • Jacquire King – recording, mixing 
  • Shane D. Wilson – recording, overdubs recording, mixing
  • Richie Biggs – overdubs recording
  • Jon Foreman – pre-production recordings
  • Ryan Fisher – pre-production recordings, engineer assistant, mixing
  • Dan Leffler – mixing assistant
  • Ken Love – mastering
  • Chris Grainger – assistant
  • Chris Hauser – assistant
  • Lynn A. Nichols – executive production

Track listing:

All tracks by Jon Foreman, except where noted.

  1. I Dare You to Move
  2. Learning to Breathe
  3. You Already Take Me There – Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman
  4. Love Is the Movement
  5. Poparazzi
  6. Innocence Again – Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman
  7. Playing for Keeps
  8. The Loser
  9. The Economy of Mercy
  10. Erosion
  11. Living Is Simple

Benevento/Russo Duo: Play Pause Stop

On July 11, 2006, “Reincarnate Music” label released “Play Pause Stop”, the fifth Benevento/Russo Duo album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Matt Chamberlain and Tom Biller.

Personnel:

  • Marco Benevnto – keyboards
  • Joe Russo – drums

Track listing:

  1. Play Pause Stop
  2. Echo Park
  3. Soba
  4. Best Reason to Buy the Sun
  5. Powder
  6. Something For Rockets
  7. Walking, Running, Viking
  8. Hate Frame
  9. Memphis

Planet X: Universe

On June 6, 2000, “Inside Out Music” label released “Universe”, the first Planet X studio album. It was recorded in 2000, at “The Leopard Room” in Hollywood, and was produced by Tony MacAlpine, Derek Sherinian and Virgil Donati.

Personnel:

  • Tony MacAlpine – guitar
  • Derek Sherinian – keyboard
  • Virgil Donati – drums
  • Tom Kennedy – bass
  • Dick Smothers Jr. – spoken vocals
  • Albert Law – engineer
  • T. J. Helmerich – engineer
  • Greg D’Angelo – engineer
  • Tom Fletcher – mixing
  • Gene Grimaldi – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Virgil Donati, Tony MacAlpine and Derek Sherinian, except where noted.

  1. Clonus
  2. Her Animal
  3. Dog Boots – Virgil Donati
  4. Bitch – Virgil Donati
  5. King of the Universe – lyrics by Dick Smothers Jr.
  6. Inside Black
  7. Europa
  8. Warfinger
  9. Chocolate
  10. Pods of Trance
  11. 2116

Beth Orton: Central Reservation

On March 9, 1999, “Heavenly Records” label released “Central Reservation”, the second Beth Orton studio album. It was recorded in 1998, at “The Church”, “September Sound”, “RAK”, “Olympic”, “Little Joey’s” and “The Garden Shed”, and was produced by Victor Van Vugt, Ben Watt, Mark Stent, Beth Orton, Dr. Robert and David Roback. The album won Beth Orton the “Best British Female Artist” at the 2000 “BRIT Music Awards”.

Personnel:

  • Beth Orton – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Ted Barnes — acoustic, slide and electric guitar, bouzouki
  • Dr. Robert — guitar
  • Ben Harper — electric guitar
  • Ben Watt — guitar, keyboards, noise, programming, engineer, mixing
  • Dr. John — piano
  • Sean Read — piano, keyboards
  • Henry Olsen — bass
  • Ali Friend — bass
  • Andy Waterworth — double bass
  • Will Blanchard — drums
  • Lascelles Gordon — percussion
  • David Friedman — vibraphone
  • Calina de la Mare — violin
  • Beki Doe — violin
  • Howard Gott — violin
  • Ruth Gottlieb — violin
  • Lucy Wilkins — violin
  • Becca Ware — viola
  • Sara Wilson — cello
  • Oliver Kraus — cello
  • Terry Callier — background vocals
  • Giles Hall — engineer
  • Dick Meaney — engineer
  • Trevor Smith — engineer
  • Victor Van Vugt — engineer
  • John Wood — engineer
  • Peter Hill — engineer assistant
  • Andy Bradfield — mixing
  • Dr. Robert — mixing
  • Beki Doe — mixing
  • Oliver Kraus — mixing
  • David Roback — mixing
  • Paul Walton — mixing assistant
  • Tim Young — mastering
  • Sam Harris — photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Beth Orton except where noted. 

  1. Stole Car
  2. Sweetest Decline
  3. Couldn’t Cause Me Harm
  4. So Much More
  5. Pass in Time
  6. Central Reservation
  7. Stars All Seem To Weep
  8. Love Like Laughter – Beth Orton, Ted Barnes
  9. Blood Red River
  10. Devil Song
  11. Feel To Believe
  12. Central Reservation (The Then Again Version)

Jane Ira Bloom: Sometimes the Magic

On March 6, 2001, “Arabesque” label released “Sometimes the Magic”, the ninth Jane Ira Bloom album. It was recorded June – July 2000, at “Current Sound” in New York City, and was produced by Jane Ira Bloom.

Personnel:

  • Jane Ira Bloom – soprano saxophone, live electronics
  • Vincent Bourgeyx – piano
  • Mark Dresser – double bass
  • Bobby Previte – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Jane Ira Bloom except where noted

  1. Denver Snap
  2. Now You See It
  3. Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered – Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart
  4. Blue Poles
  5. Pacific
  6. Truth in Timbre
  7. Without Words
  8. In Everything
  9. Varo
  10. Many Landscapes
  11. How Are Things in Glocca Morra? – Burton Lane, Yip Harburg

Snow Patrol: When It’s All Over We Still Have to Clear Up

On March 5, 2001, “Jeepster” label released “When It’s All Over We Still Have to Clear Up”, the second Snow Patrol studio album. It was recorded in 2000, at “Substation”, “CaVa”, “The Stables” and “Rage”, and was produced by Michael Brennan Jr., Gary Lightbody, Mark McClelland and Johnny Quinn.

Personnel:

  • Gary Lightbody – vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Mark McClelland – bass guitar, piano, keyboards, additional vocals
  • Jonny Quinn – drums, additional vocals
  • Liam Saunders – electric piano
  • Mick Cooke – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Stuart Murdoch – piano
  • Kevin Lynch – additional vocals
  • Rob Dillam – feedback and acoustic guitar
  • Richard Colburn – percussion
  • Fly by Heart – choir
  • John Todd – trumpet
  • Caroline Evans – violin
  • David Burke – viola
  • Peter Harvey – cello

Track listing:

All lyrics by Gary Lightbody, all music by Gary Lightbody, Mark McClelland and Jonny Quinn.

  1. Never Gonna Fall in Love Again
  2. Ask Me How I Am
  3. Making Enemies
  4. Black and Blue
  5. Last Ever Lone Gunman
  6. If I’d Found the Right Words to Say
  7. Batten Down the Hatch
  8. One Night Is Not Enough
  9. Chased by…I Don’t Know What
  10. On/Off
  11. An Olive Grove Facing the Sea
  12. When It’s All Over We Still Have to Clear Up
  13. Make Love to Me Forever
  14. Firelight

Blla Blla Blla: Same

On February 28, 2000, “Bagi Music” (later Bagi Communications) label released the self-titled, debut Blla Blla Blla album. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Idriz Ameti, Ermal Mehmeti, Vlatko Janevski and Dimitar Petrov.

Personnel:

  • Idriz Ameti – vocals, art concept
  • Ermal Mehmeti – violin
  • Vlatko Janevski – bass
  • Dimitar Petrov – drums, art concept
  • Alen Milanov – design
  • Vlora Demiri – photography
  • Besnik Memeti – photography
  • Arben Ameti – photography
  • Arben Sulejmani – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Idriz Ameti, Ermal Mehmeti, Vlatko Janevski and Dimitar Petrov.

  1. Send i mirë
  2. O mire sa mirë
  3. Hej vasho
  4. Wolf & Dogs
  5. Bleta
  6. Babayaro
  7. Reagge për iriçin

Benny Golson: One Day, Forever

On February 27, 2001, “Arkadia Jazz” label released “One Day, Forever”, the 31st Benny Golson album. It was recorded in November 1996, September 1999 and October 2000, at “Sandhausen Studios” in Germany, “Avatar Studios” and “Patrych Recording”  in New York, “39th Street Music”  in New York City, and was produced by Bob Karcy.

Personnel:

  • Benny Golson – tenor saxophone, arranger, conductor
  • Shirley Horn – vocals
  • Art Farmer – trumpet
  • Curtis Fuller – trombone
  • Robert Carlisle, John Clark – French horn
  • Elizabeth Mann – flute
  • Gerard Reuter – oboe
  • Mulgrew Miller – piano
  • Geoff Keezer – piano
  • Lara Downes – piano
  • Bill Mays – keyboards
  • 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
  • Ron Carter – bass
  • Dwayne Burno – bass
  • Joe Farnsworth – drums
  • Carl Allen – drums
  • 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