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On February 20, 2001.

On February 20, 2001, “Merge” label released “Girls Can Tell”, the third Spoon studio album. It was recorded in 2000, and was produced by Britt Daniel, Jim Eno and Mike McCarthy.

Personnel:

  • Britt Daniel– vocal, guitar, keyboards
  • Joshua Zarbo – bass
  • Jim Eno– drums
  • Conrad Keely – mellotron
  • Laura Phelan – vibraphone
  • Lee Spencer – harpsichord
  • Ames Asbell – viola

Track listing:

All tracks by Britt Daniel except where noted.

  1. Everything Hits at Once
  2. Believing is Art
  3. Me and the Bean – John Clayton
  4. Lines in the Suit
  5. The Fitted Shirt
  6. Anything You Want
  7. Take a Walk
  8. 10:20 AM
  9. Take the Fifth
  10. This Book Is a Movie
  11. Chicago at Night
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On February 19, 2002.

On February 19, 2002, “ECM” label released “Cat ‘n’ Mouse”, the 25th John Abercrombie album. It was recorded in December 2000, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • John Abercrombie – guitar
  • Mark Feldman– violin
  • Marc Johnson– double bass
  • Joey Baron– drums
  • James Farber – engineer
  • Aya Takemura – assistant engineer
  • Sascha Kleis – design
  • Jim Bengston – cover photography
  • Deborah Feingold – linear photography

Track listing:

All tracks by John Abercrombie, except where noted.

  1. A Nice Idea
  2. Convolution
  3. String Thing
  4. Soundtrack
  5. Third Stream Samba – John Abercrombie, Joey Baron, Mark Feldman, Marc Johnson
  6. On the Loose
  7. Stop and Go
  8. Show of Hands – John Abercrombie, Joey Baron, Mark Feldman, Marc Johnson

 

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

 

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

In November 1984.

In November 1984, “Go! Discs” label released “Brewing Up with Billy Bragg”, the second Billy Bragg album. It was recorded July 1984, at “Berry Street Studio” in London, and was produced by Edward de Bono. In 2000  “Q” magazine ranked the album at number 87 in its list of the “100 Greatest British Albums Ever”.

Personnel:

  • Billy Bragg– vocals, guitar
  • Dave Woodhead – trumpet
  • Kenny Craddock– organ
  • Johnny Marr– guitar, vocals, tambourine
  • Kenny Jones – engineer
  • Heeps Willard- cover illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Bragg.

  1. It Says Here
  2. Love Gets Dangerous
  3. The Myth of Trust
  4. From a Vauxhall Velox
  5. The Saturday Boy
  6. Island of No Return
  7. St Swithin’s Day
  8. Like Soldiers Do
  9. This Guitar Says Sorry
  10. Strange Things Happen
  11. A Lover Sings

 

 

On October 31, 2000.

On October 31, 2000, “DreamWorks” label released “No Name Face”, the debut Lifehouse studio album. It was recorded April – August 2000, and was produced by Ron Aniello.

Personnel:

  • Jason Wade– vocals, guitars
  • Sergio Andrade – bass
  • Jon Palmer – drums
  • Ron Aniello– guitar, bass, keyboards, percussion, engineer
  • Collin Hayden – electric guitar
  • Aaron Lord – viola
  • Marcus Barone – chamberlaine
  • Aaron Embry– keyboards
  • John Leftwich – string bass
  • Bob Glaub– bass
  • Jack Kelly, Matt Laug – drums
  • Walter Rodriquez – tambourine
  • Jude Cole, Kendall Payne – background vocals
  • Neal Averon, Jim Scott – engineer
  • Brendan O’Brien– mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Jason Wade.

  1. Hanging by a Moment
  2. Sick Cycle Carousel
  3. Unknown
  4. Somebody Else’s Song
  5. Trying
  6. Only One
  7. Simon
  8. Cling and Clatter
  9. Breathing
  10. Quasimodo
  11. Somewhere in Between
  12. Everything

 

 

On October 31, 2000.

On October 31, 2000, “Atlantic” label released “Haunted”, the second Poe album. It was recorded 1999 – 2000, and was produced by Poe, Olle Romo, Matt Wilder, Matt Wallace and Mike Urban.

Personnel:

  • Poe – vocals, programming
  • Daris Adkins – guitar
  • Charlie Bisharat– violin
  • Kenneth Burgomaster, Jamie Muhoberac– keyboards
  • David Campbell– viola
  • Larry Corbett – cello
  • Mike “La Bomba” Elizondo – bass guitar
  • Brandon Fields – saxophone
  • Gary Grant, Jerry Hey – trumpet
  • Bill Reichenbach – trombone
  • John O’Brien – fiddle
  • Melissa Rogers, Samantha Rogers, Madison Rubel, Priscilla Loeb, Mark Z. Danielewski – vocals
  • Michael Urbano, Joey Waronker, Trevor Lawrence, Jr., Josh Freese– drums
  • John O’Brien, Olle Romo – programming
  • David Campbell – arranger
  • Kirk Fyvie, Phil Kaffel, Chad Bamford – engineers
  • Paul Leary, Olle Romo, David Thoener – mixing

Track listing:

  1. Exploration B – Poe
  2. Haunted – Mike Elizondo, John O’Brien, Poe
  3. Control – Daris Adkins, Poe, Toby Skard
  4. Terrible Thought – Mike Elizondo, John O’Brien, Poe
  5. Walk the Walk – John O’Brien, Poe
  6. Terrified Heart – Poe
  7. Wild – Mike Elizondo, John O’Brien, Poe
  8. 5&​12Minute Hallway – Josh Clayton-Felt, Poe
  9. Not a Virgin – Mike Elizondo, Poe, Matt Wilder
  10. Hey Pretty – Kenneth Burgomaster, Poe
  11. Dear Johnny – Poe
  12. Could’ve Gone Mad – Daris Adkins, Poe
  13. Lemon Meringue – John O’Brien, Poe, Matt Wilder
  14. Spanish Doll – Daris Adkins, Poe
  15. House of Leaves – Poe
  16. Amazed – John O’Brien, Poe
  17. If You Were Here – Heitor Periera