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On March 20, 2002.

On March 20, 2002, “GrOb Records” label released “Звездопад” (Starfall), the 20th Гражданская Оборона (Civil Defense) album. It was recorded August – November 2001; track “Fog” was recorded on December 14, 2003, at Yegor Letov concert in Barnaul;  track “The Sun Will Rise” was recorded on April 29, 2004, at a concert in the “Palace of Culture” in Moscow, and was produced by Yegor Letov. The cover design features works by Romanian naivist painter Mihai Dascalu  and Croatian naivist painter Ivan Generalich

Personnel:

  • Yegor Letov- vocal, guitar, design, photography
  • Alexander Chesnakov – guitars, bass
  • Natalya Chumakova- vocal, electric bass
  • Alexander Vladykin- organ
  • Alexander Andryushkin- drums, bass
  • Sergey Letov- flute, saxophone
  • Chumakov – mastering
  • S. Popkov, N. Chumakova – photography

Track listing:

  1. Song of the Red Army (from the TV movie Dirk) – lyrics by Okudzhava, music by S. Pozhlakov
  2. Song of the Circus (from the telecast Day After Day) – lyrics by M. Ancharov, music by I. Kataev
  3. I Will Go to the Distant Station – lyrics by M. Tanich, music by V. Shainsky
  4. There Was a War – Okudzhava
  5. Starfall – lyrics by Dobronravov, music by A. Pakhmutova
  6. North Wind – lyrics by I. Goff, music by J. Frenkel
  7. City of Childhood – lyrics by Christmas, music by F. Miller
  8. For the Rest of Life (from the movie For the Rest of Life) – lyrics by P. Fomenko, music by V. Basner
  9. Word is Comrade – lyrics by M. Ancharov, music by I. Kataev
  10. Caravel – lyrics by A. Kalle, music by V. Kalle
  11. White Silence – Vysotsky
  12. Red Horse – lyrics by Plyatkovsky, music by M. Fradkin
  13. Song About Black Gouache and Hope – Matveyeva
  14. The Sun Rises (from the animated movie “The Bremen Town Musicians) – lyrics by Entin, music by G. Gladkov
  15. I Made a Decision – lyrics by Pozhenyan, music by M. Tariverdiev
  16. The Sun Will Rise (live) – lyrics by Y. Entin, music by G. Gladkov

 

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On March 8, 2005.

On March 8, 2005, “Ipecac Recordings” label released “Black Oni”, the fifth Guapo album. It was recorded 2004 – 2005, at “Zed One Studios” in London, and was produced by Pete Lyons.

Personnel:

  • Matt Thompson – bass, guitar, electronics
  • Dave Smith – drums, percussion
  • Daniel O’Sullivan – electric piano, keyboards, harmonium, mellotron, guitar, electronics
  • Jaime Gomez Arellano – mastering
  • Pete Lyons – mixing
  • Yukimaro Takematsu – art direction, design, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Matt Thompson, Dave Smith and Daniel O’Sullivan.

  1. I
  2. II
  3. III
  4. IV
  5. V

 

On February 9, 2004.

On February 9, 2004, “Merge” label released “Aw Cmon”, the seventh Lambchop album. It was recorded and released at the same time as the album “No You Cmon”, and both were released together as a double album pack as well as separately. It was recorded in 2003, at “The Beech House” in Nashville, TN, and was produced by Kurt Wagner and Mark Nevers.

Personnel:

  • Kurt Wagner – vocals, guitar, juno, mixing
  • Curtiss Pernice, Willie Tyler – electric and acoustic guitar
  • Paul Niehaus – electric and steel guitar
  • Alex McManus – guitar
  • Matt Swanson – bass
  • Benny Martin, Sam Baker – drums
  • Jonathan Marx, Marc William Trovillion – electronics
  • Tony Crow – piano
  • Deanna Varagona – vocals
  • The Nashville String Machine – strings
  • Lloyd Barry – arranger
  • Mark Nevers – engineer, mixing
  • John Kelton – editing
  • Jim DeMain – mastering
  • Wayne White – painting, art cover

Track listing:

All tracks by Kurt Wagner, except where noted.

  1. Being Tyler – Kurt Wagner, William Tyler
  2. Four Pounds in Two Days
  3. Steve McQueen
  4. The Lone Official
  5. Something’s Going On
  6. Nothing But a Blur from a Bullet Train
  7. Each Time I Bring It Up It Seems to Bring You Down
  8. Timothy B. Schmidt
  9. Women Help to Create the Kind of Men They Despise – Kurt Wagner, William Tyler
  10. I Hate Candy
  11. I Haven’t Heard a Word I’ve Said
  12. Action Figure

On February 7, 2006.

On February 7, 2006, “Stretch” label released “The Ultimate Adventure”, the 64th Chick Corea studio album. It was recorded in 2005, and was produced by Chick Corea. It is the second album tribute to the work of SF author L. Ron Hubbard (the first was 2004 album “To the Stars”). In 2007, “The Ultimate Adventure” won Grammy awards for “Best Jazz Instrumental Performance (Individual or Group)” and “Best Instrumental Arrangement”.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea– piano, Rhodes piano, acoustic and electronic percussion,  synthesizers
  • Steve Gadd– drums, palmas
  • Airto Moreira– vocals, percussion
  • Carles Benavent– electric bass, palmas
  • Hubert Laws– flute
  • Hossam Ramzy– percussion
  • Jorge Pardo– flute, saxophone, palmas
  • Vinnie Colaiuta– drums
  • Tim Garland– bass clarinet, tenor saxophone
  • Rubem Dantas– percussion, palmas
  • Tom Brechtlein– drums, palmas
  • Frank Gambale– acoustic guitar
  • Bernie Kirsh– recording engineer
  • Al Schmitt– mixing engineer
  • Buck Snow– mixing engineer
  • Doug Sax– mastering engineer

Track listing:

  1. Three Ghouls, Pt. 1
  2. Three Ghouls, Pt. 2
  3. Three Ghouls, Pt. 3
  4. City of Brass
  5. Queen Tedmur
  6. El Stephen, Pt. 1
  7. El Stephen, Pt. 2
  8. King & Queen
  9. Moseb the Executioner, Pt. 1
  10. Moseb the Executioner, Pt. 2
  11. Moseb the Executioner, Pt. 3
  12. North Africa
  13. Flight from Karoof, Pt. 1
  14. Flight from Karoof, Pt. 2
  15. Planes of Existence, Pt. 1
  16. Arabian Nights, Pt. 1
  17. Arabian Nights, Pt. 2
  18. Gods & Devils
  19. Planes of Existence, Pt. 2

On January 28, 2003.

On January 28, 2003, “Nonesuch” label released “Mambo Sinuendo”, album by Manuel Galbán and Ry Cooder. It was recorded in 2002, and was produced by Ry Cooder. In 2004, it won the Grammy Award for “Best Pop Instrumental Album”.

Personnel:

  1. Manuel Galbán – guitar
  2. Ry Cooder – organ, guitar, electric bass, steel guitar, piano, producer, vibraphone, tres
  3. Orlando “Cachaito” López – bass
  4. Jim Keltner – drums
  5. Joachim Cooder – drums
  6. Miguel “Angá” Díaz – conga
  7. Herb Alpert- trumpet
  8. Carla Commagere – vocals
  9. Juliette Commagere – vocals
  10. Demetrio Muniz – music cordinator
  11. Jerry Boys – engineer, mastering, mixing
  12. Nick Gold – executive in charge of music
  13. Jimmy Hoyson – assistant engineer
  14. Simon Burwell – assistant engineer
  15. Isel Martinez Rodriguez – assistant engineer
  16. Tom Leader – mastering
  17. Sara Daoud – production coordination
  18. Zita M. “Toti” Morriña – production coordination
  19. Rail Jon Rogut – digital editing
  20. Doyle Partners – design

Track listing:

  1. Drume Negrita – Ernesto Grenet
  2. Monte Adentro – Arsenio Rodríguez
  3. Los Twangueros – Manuel Galbán, Ry Cooder
  4. Patricia – Perez Prado
  5. Caballo Viejo – Simón Díaz
  6. Mambo Sinuendo – Manuel Galbán, Ry Cooder, Joachim Cooder
  7. Bodas de Oro – Electo Rosell “Chepin
  8. Échale Salsita – Ignacio Piñeiro
  9. La Luna en Tu Mirada – Luis Chanivecky
  10. Secret Love – Paul Francis Webster, Sammy Fain
  11. Bolero Sonámbulo – Manuel Galbán, Ry Cooder
  12. María la O – Ernesto Lecuona

On January 24, 1995.

On January 24, 1995, “Warner Bros” label released “Balance”, the tenth Van Halen studio album. It was recorded May – September, 1994, at “5150 Studios” in Studio City, “Little Mountain Sound Studios” in  Vancouver, and was produced by Bruce Fairbairn. In 2004, the album was certified 3 x Platinum, in US by the “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Eddie Van Halen– lead guitar, keyboards, background vocals
  • Michael Anthony– bass, background vocals
  • Sammy Hagar– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Alex Van Halen– drums, percussion
  • Steve Lukather– background vocals
  • The Monks of Gyuto Tantric University – chants
  • Mike Fraser– mixing
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Erwin Musper – engineer
  • Mike Plotnikoff – engineer
  • Jeri Heiden – art direction
  • Randee Saint Nicholas – photography
  • Glen Wexler – photography (front cover)

Track listing:

All tracks by Eddie Van Halen, Michael Anthony, Sammy Hagar  and  Alex Van Halen.

  1. The Seventh Seal
  2. Can’t Stop Lovin’ You
  3. Don’t Tell Me (What Love Can Do)
  4. Amsterdam
  5. Big Fat Money
  6. Strung Out
  7. Not Enough
  8. Aftershock
  9. Doin’ Time
  10. Baluchitherium
  11. Take Me Back (Déjà Vu)
  12. Feelin’

On January 14, 2004.

On January 14, 2004, “Arion Records/Sound Resources” label released “Shadowlands”, the seventh Glass Hammer studio album.

Personnel:

  • Fred Schendel – leadand backing vocals,  steel, electric and acoustic guitars, Hammond Organ, piano, pipe organ, keyboards,  synthesizers, Mellotron, drums, percussion
  • Steve Babb – lead and backing vocals, 4-string and 8-string bass guitars, synthesizers, keyboards, pipe organ, Hammond organ, taurus pedels, Mellotron, percussion
  • Susie Bogdanowicz – lead and backing vocals
  • Walter Moore – lead and backing vocals
  • Sarah Snyder – backing vocals
  • Flo Paris – lead vocals
  • Bethany Warren – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. So Close, So Far
  2. Run Lisette
  3. Farewell to Shadowlands
  4. Longer
  5. Behind the Great Beyond