On April 18, 2006, “Fat Possum” label released “Bitter Tea”, the fifth Fiery Furnaces (The) album. It was recorded 2005 – 2006, at “Key Club Recording” in Benton, Harbor, US, and was produced by Matthew Friedberger.
Matthew Friedberger – vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards
Eleanor Friedberg – vocals, drums
Andy Knowles – drums
Bill Skibbe – noises, recording, mixing
Michael Parker – human beatbox, engineer assistant
Joe Lambert – mastering
Mike Reddy – design
Michael Lavine – photography
All tracks by Eleanor Friedberg and Matthew Friedberg.
On April 15, 2005, “Artistshare” label released “Like Silver, Like Song”, the eleventh Jane Ira Bloom album. It was recorded in July 2004, in “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Jane Ira Bloom.
Jane Ira Bloom – soprano saxophone
Jamie Saft – keyboards
Mark Dresser – bass
Bobby Previte – drums
All tracks by Jane Ira Bloom except where noted.
Dreaming in the Present Tense
Singing in Stripes
Altair 4 – Jane Ira Bloom, Jamie Saft
In an Instant
I Have Dreamed – Oscar Hammerstein, Richard Rodgers
On April 3, 2006, “Cooking Vinyl” label released “Hosannas from the Basements of Hell”, the twelfth Killing Joke studio album. It was recorded in 2005, at “Studio Faust” in Prague, Czech Republic, and was produced by Jaz Coleman, Kevin Walker, Paul Raven and Benny Calvert.
On March 25, 2022, Oliver Taylor Hawkins died aged 50. He was musician (drums, percussion, guitar, piano), singer and songwriter, worked with Sass Jordan, Alanis Morissette and band Sylvia. In 2004, Hawkins formed his project Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders, but was best known as drummer of Foo Fighters. In 2005, magazine ”Rhythm” voted him “Best Rock Drummer”.
On March 6, 2006, “Rough Trade” label released “You See Colours”, the second Delays studio album. It was recorded in 2005, at “Real World”, “Rockfireld” and “Dustsucker Sound”, and was produced by Graham Sutton.
Greg Gilbert – vocals, guitar
Aaron Gilbert – sequencer, synths, backing vocals
Colin Fox – bass, percussion, backing vocals
Rowly – drums
Graham Sutton – additional synth arrangements, programming, engineer, mixing
On March 1, 2005, “Verve” label released “Deep Song”, the sixth Kurt Rosenwinkel album. It was recorded in 2004, and was produced by Kurt Rosenwinkel, Anders Chan-Tidemann, Joshua Redman and James Farber.
Kurt Rosenwinkel – guitar
Joshua Redman – tenor saxophone
Brad Mehldau – piano
Larry Grenadier – bass
Jeff Ballard – drums
Ali Jackson – drums
All tracks by Kurt Rosenwinkel, except where noted.
On January 24, 2006, “Fearless Records” label released “Waiter: “You Vultures!”, the debut Portugal. The Man studio album. It was recorded in 2005, at “Johnny Cab Studios” in Shoreline, WA, and was produced by Casey Bates and John Gourley.