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On October 18, 2004.

On October 18, 2004, “Anti” label released “From a Basement on the Hill”, the sixth and final Elliott Smith studio album. It was recorded 2000 – 2003, and was produced by Elliott Smith, Rob Schnapf and Joanna Bolme.

Personnel:

  • Elliott Smith – various instruments, recording, front cover handwriting
  • Sam Coomes – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Steven Drozd – drums
  • Aaron Embry – keyboards
  • Scott McPherson – drums
  • Fritz Michaud – drums
  • Aaron Sperske – drums
  • Nelson Gary – poetry reading
  • Joanna Bolme – mixing
  • Rob Schnapf – mixing
  • Scott Wiley – engineering assistance
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Autumn DeWilde – sleeve typography

Track listing:

All tracks by Elliott Smith, except where noted.

  1. Coast to Coast
  2. Let’s get Lost
  3. Pretty (Ugly Before)
  4. Don’t Go Down
  5. Strung Out Again
  6. A Fond Farewell
  7. King’s Crossing
  8. Ostrich & Chirping – David McConnell
  9. Twilight
  10. A Passing Feeling
  11. The Last Hour
  12. Shooting Star
  13. Memory Lane
  14. Little One
  15. A Distorted Reality Is Now a Necessity to Be Free

On October 7, 2003.

On October 7, 2003, “Tone Center” label released “Extraction”, an album by Greg Howe, Dennis Chambers and Victor Wooten. It was recorded 2001 – 2003, and was produced by Greg Howe.

Personnel:

  • Greg Howe – guitar, guitar synthesizer, keyboards
  • David Cook – keyboards
  • Victor Wooten – bass guitar
  • Dennis Chambers – drums
  • Mark Gifford – engineering, mixing
  • John Grant – engineering
  • Tony Gross – mixing
  • Ashley Moore – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Greg Howe except where noted.

  1. Extraction
  2. Tease
  3. Crack It Way Open
  4. Contigo
  5. Proto Cosmos – Alan Pasqua
  6. A Delicacy
  7. Lucky 7
  8. Ease Up
  9. Bird’s Eye View

On October 7, 2003.

On October 7, 2003, “Saddle Creek” label released “Hold On Love”, the third Azure Ray studio album. It was recorded in 2003, at “Presto! Recording Studios”, and was produced by Eric Bachmann.

Personnel:

  • Orenda Fink – vocals, guitar, trumpet
  • Maria Taylor – vocals, piano, guitar, drums
  • Clark Baechle – drum programming
  • Ben Armstrong – drums
  • Andy LeMaster – additional instrumentation, engineering, mixing
  • Eric Bachmann – additional instrumentation, arrangement, mixing
  • Mike Mogis – pedal steel, engineering, mixing
  • Doug Van Sloun – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Orenda Fink and Maria Taylor

  1. The Devil’s Feet
  2. New Resolution
  3. We are Mice
  4. Look to Me
  5. The Drinks We Drank Last Night
  6. Across the Ocean
  7. If You Fall
  8. Sea of Doubts
  9. Dragonfly
  10. Nothing Like a Song
  11. These White Lights will Bend to Make Blue
  12. Hold On Love
  13. Across the Ocean (video)
  14. We are Mice (live)

On October 7, 2003.

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On October 7, 2003, “Equal Vision” label released “In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3”, the second Coheed and Cambria studio album. It was recorded in 2003, at “Applehead Recording” in Woodstock, New York, and was produced by Michael Birnbaum and Chris Bittner.

Personnel:

  • Claudio Sanchez – lead vocals, guitar, piano, keyboard, programming
  • Travis Stever – guitar, backing vocals
  • Michael Todd – bass, backing vocals
  • Josh Eppard – drums, backing vocals
  • Danny Louis – additional keyboards
  • Justin Meyer – drum tech
  • Roger Lian – mastering
  • Bill Scoville – art direction, design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Claudio Sanchez, all music by Claudio Sanchez, Travis Stever, Michael Todd and Josh Eppard.

  1. The Ring in Return
  2. In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3
  3. Cuts Marked in the March of Men
  4. Three Evils (Embodied in Love and Shadow)
  5. The Crowing
  6. Blood Red Summer
  7. The Camper Velourium I: Faint of Hearts
  8. The Camper Velourium II: Backend of Forever
  9. The Camper Velourium III: Al the Killer
  10. A Favor House Atlantic
  11. The Light & the Glass
  12. 21:13 (hidden track)

On September 22, 2003.

On September 22, 2003, “4AD” label released “Spoon and Rafter”, the fourth Mojave 3 album. It was recorded in 2003, at “Mojave 3 HQ”, “The Farm II”, and was produced by Mark Van Hoen and Neil Halstead,

Personnel:

  1. Neil Halstead – vocals, acoustic guitar, piano, engineer
  2. Mark Van Hoen – synthesizer, bass guitar, computer, backing vocals, engineer
  3. Ian McCutcheon – drums, percussion, synthesizer, melodica, Glockenspiel, engineer
  4. Alan Forrester – piano, Hammond organ, synthesizer, noises, photography
  5. Rachel Goswell – vocals, bass guitar
  6. Simon Rowe – electric guitar, photography
  7. Melvin Duffy -pedal steel guitar, banjo
  8. Simon Wollfisch – cello
  9. Steve Rooke – mastering
  10. Victoria Collier – artwork
  11. Dave Barrow – artwork
  12. Sean Dooley – photography

Track listing:

  1. Bluebird of Happiness
  2. Starlite #1
  3. Billoddity
  4. Writing to St. Peter
  5. Battle of the Broken Hearts
  6. Hard to Miss You
  7. Tinkers Blues
  8. She’s All Up Above
  9. Too Many Mornings
  10. Between the Bars

On September 21, 2004.

On September 21, 2004, “ECM” label released “In Praise of Dreams”, the 32nd Jan Garbarek album. It was recorded March – June 2003, at “Blue Jay Recording Studio” in Carlisle, “AP Studio” in Paris, and in Oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher and Jan Garbarek.

Personnel:

  • Jan Garbarek– soprano and tenor saxophone, synthesizers
  • Kim Kashkashian– viola
  • Manu Katché– drums, percussion, samples

Track listing:

.All tracks by Jan Garbarek.

  1. As Seen from Above
  2. In Praise of Dreams
  3. One Goes There Alone
  4. Knot of Place and Time
  5. If You Go Far Enough
  6. Scene from Afar
  7. Cloud of Unknowing
  8. Without Visible Sign
  9. Iceburn
  10. Conversation with a Stone
  11. A Tale Begun

 

On September 15, 2003.

On September 15, 2003, “The Echo Label” released “I Am Kloot”, the self-titled, second I Am Kloot studio album. It was recorded in 2003, and was produced by Chris Potter, Scott Alexander, Keir Stewart, and Ian Broudie.

Personnel:

  • John Harold Arnold Bramwell – vocals, guitars
  • Peter Alexander Jobson – bass guitar
  • Andrew Peter Hargreaves – drums, percussion
  • Tony Gilfellon: additional guitar
  • Bob Sastry: French horn
  • Isabelle Dunn: cello
  • Amanda Drummond: viola
  • Stella Page: violin
  • Prabjote Osahn: violin

Track listing:

All tracks by John Harold Arnold Bramwell.

  1. Deep Blue Sea – hidden song in the pregap of the CD edition
  2. Untitled #1
  3. From Your Favorite Sky
  4. Life in a Day
  5. Here for the World
  6. A Strange Arrangement of Colour
  7. Cuckoo
  8. Mermaids
  9. Proof
  10. Sold as Seen
  11. Not a Reasonable Man
  12. 3 Feet Tall
  13. The Same Deep Water As Me

On September 9, 2003.

On September 9, 2003, “Hyena” label released “No Escape from the Blues: The Electric Lady Sessions”, the 17th James Blood Ulmer album. It was recorded in April 2003, at “Electric Lady Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Vernon Reid.

Personnel:

  • James Blood Ulmer– vocals, guitar
  • Vernon Reid– guitar
  • Charles Burnham- violin
  • Leon Gruenbaum- piano, keyboards
  • David Barnes – harmonica
  • Mark Peterson – bass
  • Aubrey Dayle- drums
  • Queen Esther– vocals
  • Olu Dara- pocket trumpet
  • John Kruth- tambourine
  • Maya Smullyan Jenkins- tap

Track listing:

  1. Goin’ to New York – Mary Lee Reed
  2. Hustle Is On – Eddy H. Owens
  3. Who’s Been Talkin’ – Chester Burnett
  4. Ghetto Child – Johnny Copeland
  5. Are You Glad to Be in America – James Blood Ulmer
  6. You Know, I Know – John Lee Hooker
  7. Let the Good Times Roll – Earl King
  8. Bright Lights, Big City – Jimmy Reed
  9. No Escape from the Blues – McKinley Morganfield, Charles Edward Williams
  10. Satisfy (Story of My Life) – James Blood Ulmer
  11. Trouble in Mind – Richard M. Jones
  12. The Blues Had a Baby and Called It Rock N Roll – Brownie McGhee, McKinley Morganfield

 

On September 9, 2003.

On September 9, 2003, “Verve” label released “Wide Angles”, the 20th Michael Brecker album. It was recorded in January 2003, and was produced by Michael Brecker and Gil Goldstein. In 2004, “Wide Angels” won the “Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album”.

Personnel:

  • Michael Brecker – tenor saxophone, arranger
  • John Patitucci– bass
  • Adam Rogers– guitar
  • Antonio Sánchez– drums
  • Robin Eubanks– trombone
  • Alex Sipiagin– trumpet
  • Charles Pillow – English horn, oboe
  • Peter Gordon – French horn
  • Steve Wilson– alto flute
  • Iain Dixon – bass clarinet
  • Joyce Hammann – violin
  • Mark Feldman– violin, concert master
  • Lois Martin – viola
  • Erik Friedlander– cello
  • Daniel Sadownick – percussion
  • Gil Goldstein– arranger, conductor, orchestration
  • Brian Dozoretz – assistant engineer
  • Jay Newland – engineer, mixing
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • George Whitty – digital editing
  • Nicole Hegeman – production coordination
  • Darryl Pitt – production coordination
  • Tommy Wilson – production coordination

Track listing:

All tracks by Michael Brecker except where noted.

  1. Broadband
  2. Cool Day in Hell
  3. Angle of Repose
  4. Timbuktu
  5. Night Jessamine
  6. Scylla – Michael Brecker, George Whitty
  7. Brexterity
  8. Evening Faces – Don Grolnick
  9. Modus Operandy
  10. Never Alone

On September 8, 2003.

On September 8, 2003, “Dedicated Records” label released “Amazing Grace”, the fifth Spiritualized album. It was recorded in 2003 and was produced by J. Spaceman/

Personnel:

  • Spaceman– Epiphone Casino, Fender Jaguar, Fender Thinline, Martin 003 acoustic, Fender Telecaster, hammer dulcimer, Farfisa Compact, banjo, Fender Precision Bass, piano, bell, Radioshack
  • Tom Edwards– sleigh bells, piano, maracas, tambourine, marimba, tubular bells, timpani, Radioshack, Vox Continental, Farfisa Compact, foot stamps, vibraphone, Optigan
  • Kevin Bales– Gretsch drums
  • Doggen– Precision Bass, Fender Jaguar, Gibson Gold Top 57, Fender Jazzmaster, Rickenbacker 39 lapsteel, Fender Bass VI, harmonica, Gibson Les Paul Custom
  • Thighpaulsandra– Vox Continental, Kurtzweil, Rhodes, Hammond C3, piano
  • John Coxon– Gibson Firebird V, Fender Telecaster, Gibson Firebird III, harmonica, autoharp, Fender Bass VI, Martin D21, Hammond B3, piano, Fender Rhodes
  • Jonny Aitken: drums
  • Angie Brown: vocals
  • Lauraine McIntosh: vocals
  • Mary Pearce: vocals
  • Evan Parker: saxophone
  • Kenny Wheeler: trumpet
  • Jonathon Morcambe: French horn
  • Ray Dickaty: saxophone
  • Dave Temple: saxophone
  • Ben Edwards: trumpet
  • Nick Smart: trumpet
  • James Adams: trombone
  • Nick Sweeney: violin
  • Fay Sweet: violin
  • Tony Woollard: cello

Track listing:

All tracks by J Spaceman.

  1. This Little Life of Mine
  2. She Kissed Me (It Felt Like a Hit)
  3. Hold On
  4. Oh Baby
  5. Never Goin’ Back
  6. The Power and the Glory
  7. Lord Let It Rain On Me
  8. The Ballad of Richie Lee
  9. Cheapster
  10. Rated X
  11. Lay It Down Slow