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On December 22, 2004.

On December 22, 2004, “Venus” label released “Super Standard”, the 41st Kenny Barron album. It was recorded in September 2004, at “Avatar Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Tetsuo Hara and Todd Barkan.

Personnel:

  • Kenny Barron – piano
  • Jay Leonhart – bass
  • Al Foster – drums

Track listing:

  1. All of Me – Gerald Marks, Seymour Simons
  2. Bye Bye Blackbird – Ray Henderson, Mort Dixon
  3. Cherokee – Ray Noble
  4. Cleopatra’s Dream – Bud Powell
  5. Doxy – Sonny Rollins
  6. Misty – Erroll Garner, Johnny Burke
  7. Stolen Moments – Oliver Nelson
  8. Summer Night – Harry Warren, Al Dubin
  9. Sunset and the Mockingbird – Duke Ellington
  10. Sweet and Lovely – Gus Arnheim, Harry Tobias, Jules Lemare
  11. Willow Weep for Me – Ann Ronell
  12. Yesterdays – Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach

On November 23, 2004.

On November 23, 2004, “Record Collection” label released “A Sphere in the Heart of Silence”, an album by John Frusciante and Josh Klinghoffer. It was recorded in April 2004, and was produced by John Frusciante and Josh Klinghoffer.

Personnel:

  • John Frusciante – lead and backing vocals, vocal treatments, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, bass, white noise, synthetic strings, drum treatments, synthesizer, programing, design
  • Josh Klinghoffer – lead and backing vocals, guitar, piano, arp string ensemble, guitar, bass, synthesizers, drum loops, drums, one note synth
  • Ryan Hewitt – engineer, mixing
  • Chris Reynolds – assistant
  • Jason Gossman – assistant
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Mike Piscitelli – design
  • Lola Montes Schnabel – photography
  • Dave Lee – equipment technician

Track listing:

All tracks by John Frusciante and Josh Klinghoffer.

  1. Sphere
  2. The Afterglow
  3. Walls
  4. Communique
  5. At Your Enemies
  6. Surrogate People
  7. My Life

On November 11, 2004.

On November 11, 2004, “Eclipse Records” label released “Ballads of Living and Dying”, the debut Marissa Nadler album. It was recorded 2003 – 2004, at “Black Hole Sound Studios”, and was produced by Myles Baer.

Personnel:

  • Marissa Nadler – vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards
  • Myles Baer – accordion, backing vocals, EBow, electric guitar
  • Kendra Flowers – harmony vocals
  • Myles Baer – recording, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Marissa Nadler, except where noted.

  1. Fifty Five Falls
  2. Hay Tantos Muertos – Marissa Nadler, Pablo Neruda
  3. Stallions
  4. Undertaker
  5. Box of Cedar
  6. Bird Song
  7. Mayflower May
  8. Days of Rum
  9. Virginia
  10. Annabelle Lee – Marissa Nadler, Edgar Allan Poe
  11. Door Slam

On November 1, 2004.

On November 1, 2004, “Sony Music UK” label released “Lifeblood”, the seventh Manic Street Preachers studio album. It was recorded August 2003 – August 2004, at “Stir Studios” in Cardiff, Wales, “Looking Glass Studios” in New York, “Grouse Lodge” in Westmeath, Ireland, and was produced by Tony Visconti, Tom Elmhirst and Greg Haver.

Personnel:

  1. James Dean Bradfield – lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar
  2. Sean Moore – drums, drum programming
  3. Nicky Wire – bass guitar
  4. Nick Nasmyth – keyboards
  5. Jeremy Shaw – keyboards
  6. Greg Haver – percussion
  7. Mario J. McNulty – engineer assistance
  8. Stefano Sofia – engineer assistance
  9. Steve Davis – engineer assistance
  10. Loz Williams – engineer assistance
  11. Tom Elmhirst – mixing
  12. Mark “Spike” Stent – mixing
  13. Farrow Design – art direction, artwork, design
  14. John Ross – sleeve photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Nicky Wire except where noted, all music by James Dean Bradfield and Sean Moore.

  1. 1985
  2. The Love of Richard Nixon
  3. Empty Souls
  4. A Song for Departure
  5. I Live to Fall Asleep
  6. To Repel Ghosts
  7. Emily
  8. Glasnost
  9. Always/Never
  10. Solitude Sometimes Is
  11. Fragments – additional lyrics by Patrick Jones
  12. Cardiff Afterlife

On September 23, 2005.

On September 23, 2005, “ECM” label released “Neighbourhood”, the second Manu Katché album. It was recorded March – November 2004, at “Rainbow Studio” in Oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Manu Katché – drums, percussion
  • Jan Garbarek – saxophones
  • Tomasz Stańko – trumpet
  • Marcin Wasilewski – piano
  • Sławomir Kurkiewicz – double bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Manu Katché:

  1. November 99
  2. Number One
  3. Lullaby
  4. Good Influence
  5. February Sun
  6. No Rush
  7. Lovely Walk
  8. Take Off and Land
  9. Miles Away
  10. Rose

On September 20, 2005.

On September 20, 2005, “Cuneiform Records” label released “Recollection Harvest”, the twelfth Djam Karet studio album. It was recorded September 2004 – April 2005, and was produced by Gayle Ellett, Mike Henderson and Chuck Oken Jr.

Personnel:

  • Gayle Ellett – electric guitar, organ
  • Mike Henderson – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Chuck Oken, Jr. – drums, percussion, synthesizer

Track listing:

All tracks by Gayle Ellett, Mike Henderson and Chuck Oken Jr.

  1. The March to the Sea of Tranquility
  2. Dr. Money
  3. The Packing House
  4. The Gypsy and the Hegemon
  5. Recollection Harvest
  6. Indian Summer
  7. Open Roads
  8. The Great Plains of North Dakota
  9. Dark Oranges
  10. Twilight In Ice Canyon
  11. Requiem

On September 12, 2005.

On September 2, 2005, “Gefen” label released “Takk…” the fourth Sigur Rós studio album. It was recorded 2004 – 2005, at “Sundlaugin“ in Reykjavík, Iceland, and was produced by Kenneth Thomas, Jón Þór Birgisson, Kjartan Sveinsson, Georg Hólm and Orri Páll Dýrason.

Personnel:

  • Jón Þór Birgisson – vocals, guitar, design
  • Kjartan Sveinsson – keyboards
  • Georg Hólm – bass guitar
  • Orri Páll Dýrason – drums
  • Amiina – strings, string arrangement 
  • Ingrid Karlsdóttir – violin
  • Matthías Stefánsson – violin
  • Gréta Salóme Stefánsdóttir – violin
  • Stefanía Ólafsdóttir – viola
  • Eyjólfur Bjarni Alfreðsson – viola
  • Kristín Lárusdóttir – cello
  • Júlía Mogensen – cello
  • Samúel Jón Samúelsson – trombone
  • Össur Geirsson – tuba
  • Frank Aarnink – percussion
  • Álafosskórinn – choir
  • Kenneth Vaughan Thomas – engineering, mixing
  • Birgir Jón Birgisson – additional engineering
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Ísak Winther – cover design
  • Alex Somers – cover design
  • Lukka Sigurðardóttir – cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by Jón Þór Birgisson, Kjartan Sveinsson, Georg Hólm and Orri Páll Dýrason.

  1. Takk
  2. Glósóli
  3. Hoppípolla
  4. Með blóðnasir
  5. Sé lest
  6. Sæglópur
  7. Mílanó
  8. Gong
  9. Andvari
  10. Svo hljótt
  11. Heysátan

On July 28, 2021.

On July 28, 2021, Joseph Michael “Dusty” Hill died aged 72. He was musician (bass guitar, keyboards), singer and songwriter, performed and recorded with Willy & the Wolves, Freddie King, The Warlocks, The Cellar Dwellers, American Blues, but was best known as bassist and vocalist of ZZ Top. In 2004, as member of ZZ Top he was inducted in the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”.

On June 21, 2005.

On June 21, 2005, “Reprise” label released “The Future Embrace”, the debut Billy Corgan album. It was recorded October 2004 – March 2005, and was produced by Billy Corgan, Bjorn Thorsrud and Bon Harris.

Personnel:

  • Billy Corgan – vocals, guitar, drum machine, synth, programming, mixing
  • Emilie Autumn – vocals, violin
  • Robert Smith – vocals, guitar
  • Jimmy Chamberlin – drums
  • Bon Harris – programming
  • Brian Liesegang – additional programming
  • Matt Walker – additional programming
  • Bjorn Thorsrud – engineer, mixing
  • Paul PDub Walton – recording
  • Todd Brodie – engineer assistance
  • Nikola Dokic – engineer assistance
  • John Maschoff – engineer assistance
  • Dave Rieley – engineering assistance
  • Ron Lowe – mixing
  • Alan Moulder – mixing
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering
  • Roger Lian – digital editing
  • P. R. Brown – design, sleeve photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Corgan, except where noted.

  1. All Things Change
  2. Mina Loy (M.O.H.)
  3. The Camera Eye
  4. To Love Somebody – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb
  5. A100 – Billy Corgan, Bon Harris
  6. DIA
  7. Now (And Then)
  8. I’m Ready
  9. Walking Shade
  10. Sorrows (In Blue)
  11. Pretty, Pretty Star
  12. Strayz