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On June 11, 2002.

On June 11, 2002, “Universal” label released “In Violet Light”, the eighth Tragically Hip (The) album. It was recorded 2001 – 2002, at “Compass Point” in Nassau, “The Bathouse” in Bath, Ontario, and was produced by Hugh Padgham, Mark Vreeken, Gord Downie, Paul Langlois, Rob Baker, Gord Sinclar and Johnny Fay. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”.

Personnel:

  • Gord Downie – violin
  • Paul Langlois – guitar
  • Rob Baker – guitar, design, cover painting
  • Gord Sinclair – bass
  • Johnny Fay – drums
  • Neil Symonette – percussion
  • Mark Vreeken – recording
  • Hugh Padgham – additional recording, engineer 
  • Terry Manning – engineer
  • Alex Dixon, Oswald Bowe, Aaron Holmberg, Dave Koster – engineer assistant
  • Hugh Padgham, Terry Manning – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Andrew McLachlan – design
  • Richard Beland – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gord Downie, Paul Langlois, Rob Baker, Gord Sinclar and Johnny Fay.

  1. Are You Ready
  2. Use It Up
  3. The Darkest One
  4. It’s a Good Life If You Don’t Weaken
  5. Silver Jet
  6. Throwing off Glass
  7. All Tore Up
  8. Leave
  9. A Beautiful Thing
  10. The Dire Wolf
  11. The Dark Canuck

May 13, 2003.

On May 13, 2003, “Vagrant” label released “Good Mourning”, the fourth Alkaline Trio studio album. It was recorded November 2002 – January 2003, at “Cello Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Joe McGrath and Jerry Finn.

Personnel:

  • Matt Skiba – guitar, vocals, layout, design
  • Dan Andriano – bass, vocals, layout, design
  • Derek Grant – drums, layout, design
  • Keith Morris – backing vocals
  • Jerry Finn – backing vocals
  • Joe McGrath – recording
  • Jerry Finn – mixing
  • Christopher Holmes – assistant engineer
  • Jason Gossman – assistant engineer
  • Robert Reed – assistant engineer
  • Mike Fasano – drum tech
  • Brian Gardner – mastering
  • Keath Moon – artwork, layout, design
  • Jay Blakesberg – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Matt Skiba, Dan Andriano and Derek Grant.

  1. This Could Be Love
  2. We’ve Had Enough
  3. One Hundred Stories
  4. Continental
  5. All on Black
  6. Emma
  7. Fatally Yours
  8. Every Thug Needs a Lady
  9. Blue Carolina
  10. Donner Party (All Night)
  11. If We Never Go Inside
  12. Blue in the Face

On May 2, 2002.

On May 2, 2002, “Good Records” label released “The Beginning Stages of…”, the debut Polyphonic Spree album. It was recorded in October 2000, at “Dallas Sound Lab” and was produced by David Eaton, Ariana Morgenstern and Tim DeLaughter.

Personnel:

  • Tim DeLaughter – lead vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Joe Butcher-Sho-Bud – pedal steel, Moog Rogue, Korg N-5, egg shaker
  • Ryan Fitzgerald – vocals, guitar
  • Even Hisey – keyboards
  • Mark McKeever – vocals, keyboards, piano, Moog synthesizer, trumpet
  • Carlos Jackson – Farfisa organ, bells, tambourine, vocals
  • Jessie Hester – vocals, piano, keyboards
  • Rick Nelson – viola, violin, upright bass, cello
  • Mark Pirro – bass
  • Jeff Bouck – vocals, percussion, car tailpipes, tablas, timpani, gong
  • Bryan Wakeland – drums, percussion
  • Mike Melendi – percussion
  • Audrey Easley – flute, piccolo
  • Chris Curiel – trumpet
  • Logan Keese – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • James Reimer – trombone
  • Andrew Tinker – French horn
  • Toby Halbrooks – theremin, synthesizer
  • Todd Berridge – viola
  • Maria Jeffers – cello
  • Ricky Rasura – classical harp
  • Jessica Berridge – vocals
  • Austen Brown – vocals
  • Erik Courson – vocals
  • Julie Doyle – vocals
  • Ray Ivy – vocals
  • Jennifer Jobe – vocals
  • Jessica Jordan – vocals
  • Jennie Kelley – vocals
  • Stephen Kirkham – vocals
  • John Lamonica – vocals
  • Chris Penn – vocals
  • Kelly Repka – vocals
  • Christy Stewart – vocals
  • Michael Turner – vocals
  • David Eaton – engineer
  • Andy Baker – recording engineer
  • Paul Williams – mixing
  • George Geurin – mastering
  • Heather Davis – art direction
  • Danny Ford – cover photography
  • Craig Paulson – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Tim DeLaughter.

  1. Section 1 (Have a Day/Celebratory)
  2. Section 2 (It’s the Sun)
  3. Section 3 (Days Like This Keep Me Warm)
  4. Section 4 (La La)
  5. Section 5 (Middle of the Day)
  6. Section 6 (Hanging Around the Day Part 1)
  7. Section 7 (Hanging Around the Day Part 2)
  8. Section 8 (Soldier Girl)
  9. Section 9 (Light and Day/Reach for the Sun)
  10. Section 10 (A Long Day)

On April 28, 2003.

On April 28, 2003, “Cooking Vinyl” label released “Slideling”, the third Ian McCulloch album. It was recorded in 2002, and was produced by Cenzo Townshend and Ian McCulloch.

Personnel:

  • Ian McCulloch – vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Peter Byrne – lead guitar
  • Chris Martin – piano, backing vocals
  • John Simm – electric guitar
  • Jonny Buckland – electric guitar
  • Ceri James – piano, keyboards
  • Peter Wilkinson – bass, backing vocals
  • Simon Finley – drums
  • Barriemore Barlow – percussion
  • Malcolm Johnston – viola
  • Kate Evans – violin
  • Martin Richardson – violin
  • Ian Bracken – cello
  • Cenzo Townshend – engineer, mixing
  • Kevin Metcalfe – mastering
  • Tom Stanley – Pro Tools

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian McCulloch.

  1. Love in Veins
  2. Playgrounds and City Parks
  3. Sliding
  4. Baby Hold On
  5. Arthur
  6. Seasons
  7. Another Train
  8. High Wires
  9. She Sings (All My Life)
  10. Kansas
  11. Stake Your Claim

On April 22, 2003.

On April 22, 2003, “Aligator” label released “So Many Rivers” the eleventh Marcia Ball album. It was recorded in 2002, at “The Hit Shack” in Austin, Texas, “Greenleaf Place” in Hollywood, California, and was produced by Stephen Bruton.

Personnel:

  • Marcia Ball – vocals, piano
  • Stephen Bruton – acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin
  • James Pennebaker – guitar, lap steel, baritone guitar, fiddle
  • Pat Boyack – guitar
  • Wayne Toups – vocal, accordion
  • Johnny Nicholas – harmonica
  • Red Young – Hammond B3 Organ
  • Don Bennett – bass
  • Yoggie Musgrove – bass
  • Chris Maresh – bass
  • Tom Fillman – drums
  • Keith Robinson – drums
  • Deborah Dobkin: percussion
  • Chet Himes – engineer, mixing
  • Ross Hogarth – engineer
  • Todd Dillon – assistant engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Marcia Ball, except where noted.

  1. Foreclose On The House Of Love – John Lee Sanders
  2. Dance with Me – Danny Timms
  3. Baby, Why Not
  4. Honeypie – Danny Timms
  5. Give Me a Chance
  6. Didn’t You Know
  7. Give It Up (Give In)
  8. So Many Rivers to Cross – Jodi Siegel, Daniel Moore
  9. The Storm
  10. The Lowdown
  11. Hurricane on China Lake – Danny Timms
  12. Three Hundred Pounds of Hongry – Donnie Fritts, Eddie Hinton
  13. If It’s Really Got To Be This Way – Donnie Frits, Arthur Alexander, Gary Nicholson
  14. If It Ain’t One Thing – Doug Duffey

On April 15, 2003.

On April 15, 2003, “Ineffable” and “iMusic” labels released “Lullaby for Liquid Pig”, the tenth Lisa Germano album. It was recorded 2002 – 2003, and was produced by Jamie Candiloro, Joey Waronker and Lisa Germano.

Personnel:

  • Lisa Germano – vocals
  • Craig Ross – guitar
  • Johnny Marr – guitar
  • Neil Finn – keyboards
  • Sebastian Steinberg – bass
  • Butch Norton – drums
  • Joey Waronker – drums
  • Wendy Melvoin – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Lisa Germano.

  1. Nobody’s Playing
  2. Paper Doll
  3. Liquid Pig
  4. Pearls
  5. Candy
  6. Dream Glasses Off
  7. From a Shell
  8. It’s Party Time
  9. All the Pretty Lies
  10. Lullaby for Liquid Pig
  11. Into the Night
  12. ….to Dream

On April 9, 2002.

On April 9, 2002, “SideOneDummy” label released the self-titled, debut Avoid One Thing album. It was recorded in 2002, at “Sound Station Seven” in Providence, Rhode Island, and was produced by Joe Gittleman.

Personnel:

  • Joe Gittleman – lead vocals, bass
  • Paul Delano – guitar
  • Amy Griffin – guitar
  • Dave Karcich – drums
  • Tom Polce – additional musician
  • Eric Fontana – additional musician
  • Rob Pemberton – engineer
  • Matt Ferarra – assistant engineer
  • Paul Q. Kolderie – additional production
  • Carl Plaster – additional production
  • Jeff Lipton – mastering
  • Andrew Lenoski – gatefold design
  • Len Gittleman – cover art
  • Trish Miller – photography
  • Jay Hale – photography
  • Amy Archer – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Gittleman.

  1. Yakisoba
  2. Backyard Joey
  3. Lean on Sheena
  4. Pulse and Picture
  5. Every Second of Every Day
  6. Take a Good Look
  7. Rip It Up It’s There
  8. Bomb-Building Songs
  9. Next Stop Batteries
  10. Slip 78
  11. Saturday

On March 4, 2003.

On March 4, 2003, “Sanctuary Records” label released “The Power to Believe”, the thirteenth King Crimson studio album. It was recorded in 2002, at “The Tracking Room” and “Studio Belew” in Nashville, “Pat’s Garage” in Austin, “St. Peter’s Church” in Newlyn, and was produced by Machine, David Singleton, Robert Fripp, Adrian Belew, Pat Mastelotto and Trey Gunn.

Personnel:

  • Robert Fripp – guitar
  • Adrian Belew – vocals, guitar
  • Pat Mastelotto – acoustic and electric drums, percussion
  • Trey Gunn – Warr touch bass
  • Tim Faulkner – voice source 
  • Ken Latchney – haiku voice recording
  • Jeff Juliano – additional engineering
  • Machine – programming, engineering, mixing
  • David Singleton – mastering
  • Simon Heyworth – mastering
  • P. J. Crook – artwork
  • Hugh O’Donnell – sleeve design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Adrian Belew, all music by by Adrian Belew, Robert Fripp, Trey Gunn and Pat Mastelotto except where noted.

  1. The Power to Believe I: A Cappella
  2. Level Five
  3. Eyes Wide Open
  4. Elektrik
  5. Facts of Life: Intro
  6. Facts of Life
  7. The Power to Believe II: Power Circle
  8. Dangerous Curves
  9. Happy with What You have to Be Happy With
  10. The Power to Believe III: Deception of the Trush
  11. The Power to Believe IV: Coda

On February 24, 2003.

On February 24, 2003, “Trifekta Records” label released “Bright Yellow Bright Orange”, the eighth Go-Betweens album. It was recorded August – September 2002, at “Sing Sing Studios” in Melbourne and “Paradise Studios” in Sydney.

Personnel:

  • Robert Forster – vocals, acoustic, slide and electric guitar, Hammond organ, piano
  • Grant McLennan – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Adele Pickvance – vocals, electric and upright bass, keyboards
  • Glenn Thompson – vocals, drums, electric guitar, Farfisa organ, keyboards
  • Hope Csutoros – violin
  • Helen Mountfort – cello
  • David Chesworth – string arrangement

Track listing:

All tracks by Grant McLennan and Robert Forster.

  1. Caroline and I
  2. Poison on the Walls
  3. Mrs. Morgan
  4. In Her Diary
  5. Too Much of One Thing
  6. Crooked Lines
  7. Old Mexico
  8. Make Her Day
  9. Something for Myself
  10. Unfinished Business

On February 19, 2002.

On February 19, 2002, “Emperor Jones” label released “All Hail West Texas”, the sixth Mountain Goats studio album. It was recorded in 2001, and was produced by John Darnielle.

Personnel:

  • Alex Newport – sequencing
  • John Vanderslice – sequencing

Track listing:

All tracks by John Darnielle.

  1. The Best Ever Death Metal Band Out of Denton
  2. Fall of the Star High School Running Back
  3. Color in Your Cheeks
  4. Jenny
  5. Fault Lines
  6. Balance
  7. Pink and Blue
  8. Riches and Wonders
  9. The Mess Inside
  10. Jeff Davis County Blues
  11. Distant Stations
  12. Blues in Dallas
  13. Source Decay
  14. Absolute Lithops Effect