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On August 1, 2000.

On August 1, 2000, “Interscope” label released “Vavoom!”, the fourth Brian Setzer Orchestra studio album. It was recorded in 2000,, and was produced by Glen Ballard, Peter Collins and Dave Darling.

Personnel:

  • Brian Setzer – vocals, guitar
  • Bernie Dresel – drums, percussion
  • Ray Hermann – saxophone
  • George McMullen, Robbie Hioki – trombone
  • Tim Misica – saxophone
  • Mark Winchester – bass
  • Kevin Norton – trumpet
  • Mike Himelstein – background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Setzer, except where noted.

  1. Pennsylvania 6-5000 – Brian Setzer, Bill Finegan, Jerry Gray, Carl Sigman, Mike Himelstein
  2. Jumpin’ East of Java
  3. Americano – Brian Setzer, Renato Carosone
  4. If You Can’t Rock Me
  5. Gettin’ In the Mood – Mike Himelstein
  6. Drive Like Lightning (Crash Like Thunder) – Brian Setzer, Mark Winchester
  7. Mack the Knife – Marc Blitzstein, Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht
  8. Caravan – Irving Mills, Duke Ellington, Juan Tizol
  9. The Footloose Doll
  10. From Here to Eternity – Brian Setzer, Rick Bell
  11. That’s the Kind of Sugar Papa Likes
  12. 49 Mercury Blues
  13. Jukebox
  14. Gloria – Esther Navarro

 

 

 

 

 

 

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On July 11, 2000.

On July 11, 2000, “Magna Carta” label released “Somewhere to Elsewhere”, the fourteenth Kansas studio album. It was recorded in 1999, at “GrandyZine Recording Co.” in Berryton, Kansas, and was produced by Kerry Livgren, Phil Ehart and Rich Williams.

Personnel:

  • Steve Walsh– lead and backing vocals
  • Kerry Livgren- guitars, keyboards, engineer, mixing
  • Robby Steinhardt- violin, viola, lead and backing vocals
  • Rich Williams- guitars
  • Billy Greer- bass guitar, lead and backing vocals
  • Dave Hope- bass guitar
  • Phil Ehart- drums
  • Jake Livgren, Jessica Livgren – additional background vocals
  • Brad Aaron – engineer, mixing

Track listing:

All songs by Kerry Livgren.

  1. Icarus II
  2. When the World Was Young
  3. Grand Fun Alley
  4. The Coming Dawn (Thanatopsis)
  5. Myriad
  6. Look at the Time
  7. Disappearing Skin Tight Blues
  8. Distant Vision
  9. Byzantium
  10. Not Man Big – (1:00 of silence)
  11. Geodesic Dome (hidden track)

 

 

 

On June 15, 2018.

On June 15, 2018, Matthew Tyler Murphy aka Matt “Guitar” Murphy died aged 88. He was was guitarist best known as member The Blues Brothers Band and his work with Howlin’ Wolf. Murphy released four solo albums:

  • Way Down South- 1990
  • The Blues Don’t Bother Me- 1996
  • Lucky Charm – 2000
  • Last Call- 2010

 

On June 11, 2001.

On June 11, 2001, “Independiente” label released “The Invisible Band”, the third Travis studio album. It was recorded November 2000 – April 2001, at “Ocean Way Studios” in Los Angeles and “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Nigel Godrich.

Personnel:

  • Fran Healy– vocals, guitar, piano
  • Andy Dunlop– guitar, banjo
  • Dougie Payne– bass guitar
  • Neil Primrose– drums
  • Jason Falkner– keyboards
  • Millennia Strings – strings
  • Joby Talbot– string arrangements
  • Nigel Godrich– mixing
  • Bernie Grundman Mastering– mastering
  • Darrel Thorp – assistant engineer
  • Jon Bailey – assistant enginee
  • Steve Orchard – string engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Fran Healy.

  1. Sing
  2. Dear Diary
  3. Side
  4. Pipe Dreams
  5. Flowers in the Window
  6. The Cage
  7. Safe
  8. Follow the Light
  9. Afterglow
  10. Indefinitely
  11. The Humpty Dumpty Love Song

On May 29, 2000.

On May 29, 2000, “EMI” label released “Brave New World”, the twelfth Iron Maiden studio album. It was recorded July 1999 – April 2000, at “Guillaume Tell Studios” in Paris, and was produced by Kevin Shirley and Steve Harris.

Personnel:

  • Bruce Dickinson– lead vocals
  • Dave Murray– guitar
  • Adrian Smith– guitar
  • Janick Gers– guitar
  • Steve Harris– bass, keyboards
  • Nicko McBrain– drums
  • Kevin Shirley– engineer, mixing
  • Denis Caribaux – second engineer
  • Nicolas Meyer, Rory Romano – assistant engineer
  • Jeff Bova– orchestration
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Derek Riggs, Steve Stone– sleeve illustration
  • Peacock – sleeve design, sleeve concept
  • Dean Karr– photography

Track listing:

  1. The Wicker Man – Adrian Smith, Steve Harris, Bruce Dickinson
  2. Ghost of the Navigator – Janick Gers, Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris
  3. Brave New World – Dave Murray, Steve Harris, Bruce Dickinson
  4. Blood Brothers – Steve Harris
  5. The Mercenary – Janick Gers, Steve Harris
  6. Dream of Mirrors – Janick Gers, Steve Harris
  7. The Fallen Angel – Adrian Smith, Steve Harris
  8. The Nomad – Dave Murray, Steve Harris
  9. Out of the Silent Planet – Janick Gers, Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris
  10. The Thin Line Between Love and Hate – Dave Murray, Steve Harris

On May 14, 2001.

On May 14, 2001, “Mute” label released “Exciter”, the tenth Depeche Mode studio album. It was recorded June 2000 – February 2001, at “RAK Studios”, “Sarm West Studios” in London; “Sound Design” in Santa Barbara; “Electric Lady Studios”, “Sony Music Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Mark Bell and LFO.

Personnel:

  • Dave Gahan – lead vocals
  • Martin Gore- keyboards, guitar
  • Andy Fletcher-
  • Airto Moreira– percussion
  • Knox Chandler– solo cello, string arrangement
  • Natalie Cenovia Cummins, Ralph H. Farris, Leo Grinhauz, Joyce Hammann, Todd C. Reynolds– strings
  • Christian Eigner– drums
  • Steve Fitzmaurice– mixing
  • Paul Freegard – additional production, pre-production
  • Andrew Griffiths, Jonathan Adler, Boris Aldridge, Lisa Butterworth, James Chang,  Andrew Davies, Alissa Myhowich – assistant engineering
  • Gareth Jones– additional production, engineering, pre-production
  • Mike Marsh – mastering
  • Nick Sevilla – assistant engineering
  • Form – design
  • Anton Corbijn– art direction, cover art, photography

Track listing:

 All tracks by Martin Gore.

  1. Dream On
  2. Shine
  3. The Sweetest Condition
  4. When the Body Speaks
  5. The Dead of Night
  6. Lovetheme
  7. Freelove
  8. Comatose
  9. I Feel Loved
  10. Breathe
  11. Easy Tiger
  12. I Am You
  13. Goodnight Lovers

On April 30, 2001.

On April 30, 2001, “Matador” label released “Rock Action”, the third Mogwai studio album. It was recorded 2000 – 2001, at “Tarbox Road Studios” in Cassadaga, New York, “Sorcerer Sound Studios” in New York, “Cava Studios” in Glasgow, Scotland, and was produced by David Fridmann.

Personnel:

  • Stuart Braithwaite– vocals, guitar
  • Dominic Aitchison– bass
  • Martin Bulloch– drums
  • Barry Burns- guitar, keyboard
  • John Cummings- guitar, piano
  • Gruff Rhys- vocals and backing vocals
  • The Remote Viewer– banjo, programming
  • Willie Campbell, Charlie Clark, Gary Lightbody, David Pajo- backing vocals
  • Michael Brawley, Dave Fridmann– strings, horns
  • Dave Fridmann – mixing, recording
  • Tony Doogan – recording
  • Willie Deans – additional engineering
  • Vella Design – art, design
  • Steve Gullick – photography

Track listing:

All track by Stuart Braithwaite, Dominic Aitchison, Martin Bulloch, Barry Burns and John Cummings, except where noted.

  1. Sine Wave
  2. Take Me Somewhere Nice
  3. O I Sleep
  4. Dial: Revenge – Gruff Rhys, Stuart Braithwaite, Dominic Aitchison, Martin Bulloch, Barry Burns, John Cummings.
  5. You Don’t Know Jesus
  6. Robot Chant
  7. Rights Make 1 Wrong
  8. Secret Pint