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On April 19, 2005.

On April 19, 2005, “Sovereign Records” label released “Here Come the Choppers”, the 17th Loudon Wainwright III album. It was recorded in 2004, and was produced by Lee Townsend.

Personnel:

  • Loudon Wainwright III – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Bill Frisell – electric guitar
  • Greg Leisz – mandolin, pedal steel, electric and lap steel guitar
  • David Piltch – acoustic and electric bass
  • Coco Love Alcorn – vocals
  • Chris Gestrin – Wurlitzer
  • Jim Keltner – drums, percussion
  • Shawn Pierce – engineer, mixing
  • Steve Vance – illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Loudon Wainwright III.

  1. My Biggest Fan
  2. No Sure Way
  3. Had to Be Her
  4. Hank and Fred
  5. Half Fist
  6. To Be on TV
  7. God’s Country
  8. Make Your Mother Mad
  9. When You Leave
  10. Nanny
  11. Here Come the Choppers
  12. Things

On April 18, 2006.

On April 18, 2006, “Fat Possum” label released “Bitter Tea”, the fifth Fiery Furnaces studio album. It was recorded 2005 – 2006, and was produced by Matthew Friedberger.

Personnel:

  • Matthew Friedberger – vocals, guitar, bass, piano, keyboards
  • Eleanor Friedberger – vocals, drums
  • Andy Knowles – drums
  • Michael Parker – human beatbox, engineer
  • Bill Skibbe – tape, recording, mixing
  • Mike Reddy – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Matthew Friedberger.

  1. In My Little Thatched Hut
  2. I’m in No Mood
  3. Black-Hearted Boy
  4. Bitter Tea
  5. Teach Me Sweetheart
  6. I’m Waiting to Know You
  7. The Vietnamese Telephone Ministry
  8. Oh Sweet Woods
  9. Borneo
  10. Police Sweater Blood Vow
  11. Nevers
  12. Benton Harbor Blues
  13. Whistle Rhapsody
  14. Nevers (Reprise) (unlisted)
  15. Benton Harbor Blues (reprise) (unlisted)

On April 14, 2005.

On April 14, 2005, “Captains of Industry” label released “The Magnificent Duke” the debut Marmaduke Duke studio album.

Personnel:

  • Simon Neil – vocals, guitars, piano
  • JP Reid (John Paul Reid) -vocals, guitars

Track listing:

All tracks by Simon Neil and JP Reid.

  1. The Red and the Number
  2. An Egyptian and an Imposter
  3. Fridge and Fromage
  4. The Kill and the Knife
  5. A Fox and a Cake
  6. Piggery and Peccary
  7. The Kiss and the Consonant
  8. An Imposter and a Magician
  9. Paul and Alexander
  10. The False and the Cinematic
  11. Coast and Guard
  12. The Human and the Jigsaw
  13. A Conspiracy and a Devil
  14. Village and Minotaur
  15. The Beaver and the Rabbit
  16. A Curse and Coyote
  17. Blunder and Haggis

On April 12, 2005.

On April 12, 2005, “Difrnt Music” label released “The New Normal” the debut Cog studio album. It was recorded September – November 2004, and was produced by Sylvia Massy, Flynn Gower, Lucius Borich and Luke Gower.

Personnel:

  • Flynn Gower – lead vocals, guitar, design
  • Luke Gower – bass guitar, backing vocals, design
  • Lucius Borich – drums, samples, backing vocals, design
  • Sylvia Massy – mixing
  • Rich Veltrop – engineer, mixing
  • Kale Holmes – mixing
  • Cecil Gregory – studio assistant
  • Seabrian Arata – Pro Tools editor
  • Tom Baker – mastering
  • Sean Boucher – recording, pre-production engineering
  • Daniel Parkinson – art direction, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Flynn Gower, Lucius Borich and Luke Gower.

  1. Real Life
  2. Anarchy Ok
  3. Silence Is Violence
  4. Resonate
  5. The Spine
  6. My Enemy
  7. Run
  8. The River Song
  9. Charades
  10. Doors (Now and Then My Life Feels Like It’s Going Nowhere)
  11. Naming the Elephant

On April 11, 2006.

On April 11, 2006, “Warner Bros” label released “You in Reverse”, the sixth Built to Spill album. It was recorded in 2005, at “Audible Alchemy” in Portland, Oregon, and was produced by Doug Martsch and Steven Wray Lobdell.

Personnel:

  • Doug Martsch – vocals, guitar, keyboards, percussion
  • Jim Roth – guitar
  • Brett Nelson – bass
  • Scott Plouf – drums, percussion
  • Steven Wray Lobdell – guitar, piano, vibraphone, percussion
  • Sam Coomes – organ
  • Brett Netson – guitars

Track listing:

All tracks by Doug Martsch, Jim Roth, Brett Melsom and Scott Plouf.

  1. Goin’ Against Your Mind
  2. Traces
  3. Liar
  4. Saturday
  5. Wherever You Go
  6. Conventional Wisdom
  7. Gone
  8. Mess with Time
  9. Just a Habit
  10. The Wait

On April 11, 2006.

On April 11, 2006, “Light in the Attic Records” label released “Passover” the debut Black Angels album. It was recorded in 2005, at “Cacophony Recorders”, “Wire Recording”, and “Shh! Recording Studios” in Austin, Texas, and was produced by Erik Wofford, Ross Ingram, Christian Bland, Nate Ryan, Alex Maas and Stephanie Bailey.

Personnel:

  • Christian Bland – vocals, guitar, bass
  • Nate Ryan – bass, guitar
  • Alex Maas – vocals, bass
  • Stephanie Bailey – drums, percussion
  • Jennifer Raines – drone machine
  • Erik Wofford – recording, mixing
  • Ross Ingram – recording, mixing
  • Dave Cooley – mastering
  • Christian Bland – design
  • Brian Jones – design

Track listing:

  1. Young Men Dead
  2. The First Vietnamese War
  3. Sniper at the Gates of Heaven
  4. The Prodigal Sun
  5. Black Grease
  6. Manipulation
  7. Empire
  8. Better Off Alone
  9. Bloodhounds on My Trail
  10. Call to Arms

The track “Call to Arms” ends at minute 10:42. After 3 minutes and 30 seconds of silence (10:42 – 14:12), begins a hidden song, a cover of Jimmy Cliff’s track “Vietnam”.

On April 5, 2005.

On April 5, 2005, “Redbird” label released “Unlikely Emergency” the second Serena Ryder album. It was recorded 2004 – 2005, and was produced by Hawksley Workman.

Personnel:

  • Serena Ryder – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars
  • Hawksley Workman – banjo, electric guitars, hands and feet, drums
  • Todd Lumley – piano, organ
  • Derrick Brady – bass
  • James Paul – mixing
  • Phil Demetro – mastering
  • Wade Gilpin – layout, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Serena Ryder except where noted.

  1. Sing Sing
  2. Just Another Day
  3. Again by You
  4. Every Single Day
  5. And Some Money Too
  6. Skin Crawl
  7. Daydream
  8. Stay for an Hour
  9. Unlikely Emergency
  10. At Last – Gordon, Warren

On April 4, 2005.

On April 4, 2005, “Artemis” label released “Before the Robots”, the sixth Better Than Ezra album. It was recorded in 2005, by Ethan Allen, Kevin Griffin, Tom Drummond and Travis Aaron McNabb.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Griffin – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Tom Drummond – bass guitar
  • Travis Aaron McNabb – drums
  • Jon Gros – B3 organ, Whirly, Rhodes
  • Jason Hill – background vocals
  • Brian Karzcig – background vocals
  • Eric Lucero – trumpet
  • Mark Mullins – trombone
  • Greg Collins – engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Griffin.

  1. Burned
  2. Daylight
  3. A Lifetime
  4. It’s Only Natural
  5. Overcome
  6. Special
  7. American Dream
  8. Our Last Night
  9. A Southern Thing
  10. Juicy
  11. Hollow
  12. Our Finest Years
  13. Breathless

On March 28, 2005.

On March 28, 2005, “Camino Records” label released “Metamorpheus” the 17th Steve Hackett studio album. It was recorded in 2004, and was produced by Steve Hackett.

Personnel:

  • Steve Hackett – guitars
  • Dick Driver – double bass
  • John Hackett – guitar, flute, piccolo, orchestral arrangements
  • Colin Clague – trumpet
  • Richard Kennedy – French horn
  • Lucy Wilkins – violin
  • Sara Wilson – cello
  • Richard Stewart – cello
  • Benedict Tobias Fenner – engineer
  • Roger King – engineer, mastering, mixing, orchestral arrangements
  • Jerry Peal – engineer, contribution
  • Harry Pearce – design
  • Kim Poor – cover painting

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Hackett.

  1. The Pool of Memory and the Pool of Forgetfulness
  2. To Earth Like Rain
  3. Song to Nature
  4. One Real Flower
  5. The Dancing Ground
  6. That Vast Life
  7. Eurydice Taken
  8. Charon’s Call
  9. Cerberus at Peace
  10. Under the World – Orpheus Looks Back
  11. The Broken Lyre
  12. Severance
  13. Elegy
  14. Return to the Realm of Eternal Renewal
  15. Lyra

On March 22, 2005.

On March 22, 2005, Roderick Michael Price died aged 57. He was musician (guitar) known as “The Magician of Slide” and “Slide King of Rock And Roll”, due to his slide guitar playing. Price was member of Leaf Hound, Black Cat Bones and The Foghat. As leader he released two albums.