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On June 6, 2000.

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

On March 9, 1999.

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)

On March 6, 2001.

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

On March 5, 2001.

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

Om February 28, 2000.

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

On February 27, 2001.

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

On December 5, 2000.

On December 5, 2000, “Epic” label released “Renegades”, the fourth Rage Against the Machine studio album. It was recorded April – September 2000, at “Cello Studios” in Hollywood, “The Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien, Rick Rubin, Zack de la Rocha, Tom Morello, Tim Commerford and Brad Wilk.The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA” and in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Zack de la Rocha – vocals, art direction
  • Tom Morello – guitar, art direction
  • Tim Commerford – bass, backing vocals, art direction
  • Brad Wilk – drums, art direction
  • Jim Scott – engineer
  • David Schiffman – engineer
  • Katie Teasdale – assistant engineer
  • Darren Mora – assistant engineer
  • Matt Marin – assistant engineer
  • Mike Scotella – assistant engineer
  • Geoof Walcha – assistant engineer
  • Rich Veltrop – assistant engineer
  • Rich Costey – mixing
  • D. Sardy – mixing
  • Greg Fidelman – digital editing
  • Mark Moreau – digital editing
  • Aimee Macauley – art director
  • Lindsay Chase – production coordination
  • Jake Sexton – political coordinator
  • Jake Koppell – inside booklet

Track listing:

  1. Microphone Friend – Eric Barrier, Rakim Allah
  2. Pistol Grip Pump – Roger Troutman, Dino Hawkins, Adrian  Miller, Eric Vidal, Nick Vidal
  3.  Kick Out the Jams – Wayne Kramer, Fred Sonic Smith, Rob Tyner, Michael Davis, Dennis Thompson
  4. Renegades of Funk – Lance Taylor, Arthur Baker, John Miller, John Robie
  5. Beautiful World – Mark Motherbaugh, Gerald Casale
  6. I’m Housin – Erick Sermon, Parish Smith
  7. In My Eyes – Ian MacKaye, Jeff Nelson, Brian Haker, Lyle Preslar
  8. How I Could Just Kill a Man – Louis Freese, Senen Reyes, Lawrence Muggerud
  9. The Ghost of Tom Joad – Bruce Springsteen
  10. Down on the Street – Iggy Pop, Ron Asheton, Scott Asheton, Dave Alexander
  11. Street Fighting Man – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  12. Maggie’s Farm – Robert Zimmerman

On July 25, 2000.

On July 25, 2000, “Columbia” label released “Outbound”, the eighth Béla Fleck and the Flecktones studio album. It was recorded in 2000, and was produced by Bella Fleck, Jeff Coffin, Future Man and Victor Wooten. At the 43rd annual “Grammy Awards”, “Outbound” won “Best Contemporary Jazz Album”.

Personnel:

  • Béla Fleck – Gibson-style 75 banjo, Gibson-style 18 acoustic banjo, gut string banjo, Deering Crossfire electric banjo, electric sitar banjo, synth, National steel guitar, Paradis stereo guitar with VG8
  • Jeff Coffin – Tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, alto flute, clarinet
  • Victor Wooten – vocals, Fodera 4 string bass, Fodera tenor bass, stereo effect, Compito 5 string fretless bass
  • Future Man – vocals, Synth-Axe Drumitar, acoustic percussion, X-Drum acoustic kick drum, Zendrum, Pear tall cajons, Roland S-760 samplers
  • Jon Anderson – vocals
  • Shawn Colvin – vocals
  • Rita Sahai – vocals
  • David Angell – violin
  • David Davidson – violin
  • Mark Feldman – violin
  • Kristin Wilkinson – viola
  • John Catchings – cello
  • Adrian Belew – electric guitar
  • Sandip Burman – tabla
  • Paul Hanson – bassoon, harmonizer, synth, tenor saxophone
  • Paul McCandless – Soprano saxophone, pennywhistle, oboe, English horn
  • John Medeski – Hammond B-3 organ
  • Edgar Meyer – arco and pizzicato acoustic basses
  • Andy Narell – steelpans
  • Kongar-ol Ondar – Tuvan throat singing 

Track listing:

All tracks by Béla Fleck except where noted.

  1. Intro
  2. Hoedown – Aaron Copland
  3. A Moment So Close
  4. Zona Mona – Bella Fleck, Jeff Coffin
  5. Hall Of Mirrors
  6. Earth Jam – Bella Fleck, Future Man, Victor Wooten
  7. Something She Said
  8. Ovombo Summit – Future Man
  9. Aimum – Bella Fleck, The Future Man, Victor Wooten, Jeff Coffin
  10. Prelude
  11. Lover’s Leap
  12. Outbound
  13. Scratch & Sniff – Bella Fleck, Victor Wooten
  14. Shuba Yatra
  15. That Old Thing
  16. Reprise

On July 24, 2001.

On July 24, 2001, “Silverstone Records” label released “Plan B”, the eighth Huey Lewis and the News studio album. It was recorded 2000 – 2001, by Huey Lewis and Johnny Colla.

Personnel:

  • Huey Lewis – lead vocals, harmonica
  • Johnny Colla – guitar, saxophone, backing vocals
  • Chris Hayes – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Ric Wilson – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Sean Hopper – keyboards, piano, backing vocals
  • John Pierce – bass
  • Bill Gibson – drums
  • Marvin McFadden – trumpet
  • Ron Stallings – tenor saxophone
  • Rob Sudduth – tenor and baritone saxophone
  • Wynonna Judd – vocals
  • Jack Jacobsen – organ, acoustic piano
  • Jim Pugh – organ
  • Dallis Craft – backing vocals
  • David Boucher, Johnny Colla, Huey Lewis, Merrit Pelkey, Jim “Watts” Vereecke – engineer
  • Bob Clearmountain – mixing
  • Robert Hadley, Doug Sax – mastering
  • Chris Haggerty – digital editing
  • Aaron Rapoport – photography

Track listing:

  1. We’re Not Here for a Long Time (We’re Here for a Good Time) – Johnny Colla, Chris Hayes, Huey Lewis
  2. My Other Woman – Johnny Colla, Huey Lewis
  3. I Ain’t Perfect – Bill Gibson, Huey Lewis
  4. When I Write the Book – Rockpile Billy Bremner, Dave Edmunds, Nick Lowe
  5. I’m Not in Love Yet – Chris Hayes, Huey Lewis
  6. Thank You, No. 19 – Sean Hopper, Huey Lewis
  7. Plan B – Johnny Colla, Huey Lewis
  8. The Rhythm Ranch – Johnny Colla, Huey Lewis
  9. Let Her Go and Start Over – Mike Duke
  10. I Never Think About You – Chris Hayes, Huey Lewis, John Pierce
  11. So Little Kindness – Chris Hayes, Huey Lewis, Rob Sudduth

On June 27, 2000.

On June 27, 2000, “Universal” label released “Fortress”, the third Sister Hazel studio album. It was recorded February – November 1999, and was produced by Ralph Sall and Richie Zito.

Personnel:

  • Ken Block – lead vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Jett Beres – bass, harmony vocals
  • Andrew Copeland – vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Ryan Newell – lead and slide guitar, harmony vocals
  • Mark Trojanowski – drums
  • Emily Saliers – background vocals

Track listing:

All lyrics by Ken Block, except where noted, all music as noted.

  1. Change Your Mind – music by Ken Block
  2. Back Porch – music by Ryan Newell, Ken Block, Jett Beres
  3. Thank You – music by Ryan Newell
  4. Champagne High – Ken Block
  5. Beautiful Thing – Ken Block
  6. Surreal – lyrics and music by Jett Beres
  7. Shame on Me – music by Ryan Newell, Andrew Copeland, Ken Block
  8. Your Winter – music by Ken Block
  9. Strange Cup of Tea – lyrics and music by Andrew Copeland
  10. Save Me – music by Ryan Newell
  11. Give In – lyrics by Mark Trojanowski, music by Mark Trojanowski, Paul Ebersold, Billy Smith
  12. Out There – lyrics by Ken Block, Al Block, music by Ken Block
  13. Elvis – music by Ken Block
  14. Fortress – music by Ken Block