Tag Archives: 2005

On October 3, 2006.

On October 3, 2006, “Interscope” label released “The Information”, the seventh Beck studio album. It was recorded 2005 – 2006, and was produced by Nigel Godrich.

Personnel:

  • Beck– vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, melodica,  piano,  organ,  keyboards, programming, effects, scratching, sitar, bass guitar,  harmonica, kalimba, percussion, drums, drum effects, glockenspiel, Game Boy
  • Nigel Godrich– mixing, keyboards, programming, effects, scratching,  tambourine, percussion, background vocals, Speak ‘n Spell, whistle, Tote-A-Tune, kalimba, drums, Game Boy
  • Jason Falkner– bass guitars, electric and acoustic guitar, African bass, Moog synthesizer bass, background vocals, percussion, drums
  • James Gadson– drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Joey Waronker– drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Smokey Hormel, Justin Meldal-Johnsen, Roger Manning Jr.– intro sounds
  • Alex Acuña– percussion, background vocals
  • Harvey Mason– drums
  • Brian LeBarton– Speak ‘n Spell
  • Justin Stanley– electric and acoustic guitar, background vocals, percussion, flute
  • Greg Kurstin– keyboards, berimbau, piano, bass keyboard, synthesizer, background vocals, acoustic guitar
  • DJ Z-Trip– scratching
  • Stevie Black – cello, percussion, background vocals
  • Lucia Ribisi – girl on “Cellphone’s Dead”
  • Cosimo Hansen – talking
  • Sean Davis – bass guitars
  • Rachel Shelley– shipping forecast
  • David Campbell– string arrangements, conductor
  • Suzie Katayama, Charlie Bisharat– strings
  • Spike Jonze, Dave Eggers– talking on “Exoskeleton”

Track listing:

All tracks by Beck Hansen, except where noted.

  1. Elevator Music
  2. Think I’m in Love
  3. Cellphone’s Dead
  4. Strange Apparition
  5. Soldier Jane – Beck Hansen, Nigel Godrich
  6. Nausea
  7. New Round
  8. Dark Star
  9. We Dance Alone
  10. No Complaints
  11. 1000 BPM
  12. Motorcade – Beck Hansen, Nigel Godrich
  13. The Information
  14. Movie Theme – Beck Hansen, Nigel Godrich
  15. The Horrible Fanfare/Landslide/Exoskeleton – Beck Hansen, Nigel Godrich

Samples:

  • “The Horrible Fanfare” section uses a sample of “Cellphone’s Dead”.
  • “The Landslide” section uses a sample from the song “Requiem pour un con” by the French singer Serge Gainsbourg.
  • “The Exoskeleton” section contains dialogue spoken by Dave Eggersand Spike Jonze

 

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On September 20, 2005.

On September 20, 2005, “Barsuk” label released “The Weight Is a Gift”, the fourth Nada Surf album. It was recorded in 2005, and was produced by Chris Walla, Louie Lino, Matthew Caws, Daniel Lorca and Ira Elliot.

Personnel:

  • Matthew Caws– lead vocals, guitar
  • Daniel Lorca– bass, backing vocals
  • Ira Elliot– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Matthew Caws, Daniel Lorca and Ira Elliot..

  1. Concrete Bed
  2. Do It Again
  3. Always Love
  4. What Is Your Secret?
  5. Your Legs Grow
  6. All Is a Game
  7. Blankest Year
  8. Comes a Time
  9. In the Mirror
  10. Armies Walk
  11. Imaginary Friends

 

 

On September 20, 2005.

On September 20, 2005, “Cooking Vinyl” label released “Siberia”, the tenth Echo & the Bunnymen studio album. It was recorded in 2005, and was produced by Hugh Jones.

Personnel:

  • Ian McCulloch- guitar, vocals
  • Will Sergeant- lead guitar
  • Peter Wilkinson – bass
  • Paul Fleming– keyboards
  • Simon Finley – drums
  • Hillary Browning – cello
  • Kate Evans, Martin Richardson – violin
  • John Robert Shepley – viola
  • Mimi McCulloch – tambourine

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian McCulloch and Will Sergeant.

  1. Stormy Weather
  2. All Because of You Days
  3. Parthenon Drive
  4. In the Margins
  5. Of a Life
  6. Make Us Blind
  7. Everything Kills You
  8. Siberia
  9. Sideways Eight
  10. Scissors in the Sand
  11. What If We Are?

On September 19, 2005.

On September 19, 2005, “Warp” label released “Tender Buttons”, the third Broadcast studio album. It was recorded in 2005, and was produced by Trish Keenan and James Cargill.

Personnel:

  • Trish Keenan– vocals, engineering, recording, mixing
  • James Cargill – bass, recording, mixing
  • Roj Stevens – keyboards, effects
  • Tim Felton – guitar
  • Julian House– artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Trish Keenan and James Cargill.

  1. I Found the F
  2. Black Cat
  3. Tender Buttons
  4. America’s Boy
  5. Tears in the Typing Pool
  6. Corporeal
  7. Bit 35
  8. Arc of a Journey
  9. Michael A Grammar
  10. Subject to the Ladder
  11. Minus 3
  12. Goodbye Girls
  13. You and Me in Time
  14. I Found the End

On September 12, 2006.

On September 12, 2006, “Sound Grammar” label released “Sound Grammar”, the 50th Ornette Coleman album as a band leader. It was recorded live on October 14, 2005, in Ludwigshafen, Germany, and was produced by Ornette Coleman and  Michaela Deiss. In 2007, the album won the 2007 “Pulitzer Prize for Music”.

Personnel:

  • Ornette Coleman- alto saxophone, violin, trumpet
  • Denardo Coleman- drums, percussion
  • Gregory Cohen- bass
  • Tony Falanga – bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Ornette Coleman.

  1. Intro – (MC’s spoken introduction)
  2. Jordan
  3. Sleep Talking – (a.k.a. “Sleep Talk” from Of Human Feelings)
  4. Turnaround – (a.k.a. “Turnabout” from Tomorrow Is the Question!)
  5. Matador – (a.k.a. “Picolo Pesos” from Sound Museum)
  6. Waiting for You – (a.k.a. “House of Stained Glass” from Colors)
  7. Call to Duty – (has been performed live under the title “Crying Without Tears”)
  8. Once Only – (a.k.a. “If I Only Knew as Much About You” from Tone Dialing)
  9. Song X – (from Song X)

On August 23, 2005.

On August 23, 2005, “Mint” label released “Twin Cinema”, the third New Pornographers album. It was recorded November 2004 – April 2005, and was produced by John Collins, David Carswell, A.C. Newman and Kurt Dahle.

Personnel:

  • C. Newman– vocals, guitar, ebow, synthesizer, harmonica, pump organ, xylophone
  • John Collins– bass, guitar, synthesizer, ebow, vocals
  • Kurt Dahle– drums, percussion, vocals
  • Dan Bejar– vocals, guitar, synthesizer, melodeon
  • Neko Case– vocals
  • Blaine Thurier– synthesizer
  • Todd Fancey– guitar
  • Kathryn Calder– vocals, piano
  • Nora O’Connor– vocals
  • David Carswell– slide guitar, vocals
  • Shaun Brodie– trumpet
  • Todd Macdonald– mandolin
  • Tyr Jami– cello
  • Amy Tuyn– art work
  • Sarah Pedersen– photography
  • Howard Redekopp– engineer

Track listing:

  1. Twin Cinema – C. Newman
  2. The Bones of an Idol – C. Newman
  3. Use It – C. Newman
  4. The Bleeding Heart Show – C. Newman
  5. Jackie, Dressed in Cobras – Dan Bejar
  6. The Jessica Numbers – C. Newman, John Collins
  7. These Are the Fables – C. Newman
  8. Sing Me Spanish Techno – C. Newman
  9. Falling Through Your Clothes – C. Newman
  10. Broken Breads – Dan Bejar
  11. Three or Four – C. Newman
  12. Star Bodies – C. Newman
  13. Streets of Fire – Dan Bejar
  14. Stacked Crooked – C. Newman

On August 23, 2005.

On August 23, 2005, “RCA” label released “Sixty Six Steps”, the second Leo Kottke and Mike Gordon studio album. It was recorded in 2005, and was produced by David Z. The album was awarded “Studio Album of the Year” at the 2006 “Jammy Awards”.

Personnel:

  • Leo Kottke – guitar, vocals
  • Mike Gordon – bass, guitar, vocals
  • Neil Symonette – drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Living In The Country – Pete Seeger
  2. The Grid – Mike Gordon
  3. Oh Well – Peter Green
  4. Rings’ – Alex Harvey, Eddie Reeves
  5. Cherry County – Leo Kottke
  6. Sweet Emotion – Tom Hamilton, Steven Tyler
  7. The Stolen Quiet – Mike Gordon
  8. Balloon – Leo Kottke
  9. Over The Dam – Mike Gordon, Linitz
  10. Can’t Hang – Mike Gordon
  11. From Spink to Correctionville – Leo Kottke
  12. Ya Mar – Cyril Ferguson
  13. Twice – Leo Kottke
  14. Invisible – Mike Gordon, Linitz