Tag Archives: 2006

On November 21, 2006.

On November 21, 2006, “Jagjaguwar” label released “Beast Moans”, the debut Swan Lake album. It was recorded February 2008, and was produced by Daniel Bejar, Spencer Krug and Carey Mercer.

Personnel:

  • Daniel Bejar– vocals, guitar, keyboards, synthesizer
  • Spencer Krug – piano, keyboards
  • Carey Mercer – vocals, guitar
  • Emily Duke – drawings
  • Daniel Murphy – design

Track listing:

  1. Widow’s Walk – Daniel Bejar
  2. Nubile Days – Spencer Krug
  3. City Calls – Carey Mercer
  4. A Venue Called Rubella – Daniel Bejar
  5. All Fires – Spencer Krug
  6. The Partisan But He’s Got to Know – Carey Mercer
  7. The Freedom – Daniel Bejar
  8. Petersburg, Liberty Theater, 1914 – unknown
  9. The Pollenated Girls – Carey Mercer
  10. Bluebird – Spencer Krug
  11. Pleasure Vessels – Carey Mercer
  12. Are You Swimming in Her Pools? – Spencer Krug
  13. Shooting Rockets – Daniel Bejar
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On November 20, 2006.

On November 20, 2006, “Quinlan Road” and “MRA” labels released “An Ancient Muse”, the seventh Loreena McKennitt studio album. It was recorded June – August 2005, and was produced by Loreena McKennitt. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”.

Personnel:

  • Loreena McKennitt– vocals, keyboards, accordion, harp, percussion, piano
  • Steáfán Hannigan – Turkish clarinet, vocal drone, uilleann pipes
  • Brian Hughes– electric guitar, guitar synthesizer, vocal drone, oud, Celtic bouzouki, nylon string guitar
  • Charlie Jones: acoustic bass
  • Manu Katché– drums
  • Tal Bergman – drums, percussion
  • Stuart Bruce – vocal drone, percussion
  • Clive Deamer– drums
  • Panos Dimitrakopoulos – kanoun
  • Nigel Eaton– hurdy-gurdy
  • Ben Grossman – hurdy-gurdy
  • Ed Hanley – tabla, udu drum
  • Jason Hann– percussion
  • Georgios Kontogiannis – Greek bouzouki
  • Tim Landers– bass
  • Caroline Lavelle– cello
  • Rick Lazar – percussion
  • Annbjørg Lien– nyckelharpa
  • Hugh Marsh– violin
  • Marco Migliari – vocal drone
  • Donald Quan– viola, vocal drone
  • Hossam Ramzy– percussion
  • Sokratis Sinopoulos – lyra
  • Haig Yazdjian– oud
  • Choristers of Westminster Abbey; Alex Pott, Elliot Thompson, Nicholas Morris – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Loreena McKennitt except where noted.

  1. Incantation
  2. The Gates of Istanbul
  3. Caravanserai
  4. The English Ladye and the Knight – lyrics by Sir Walter Scott
  5. Kecharitomene
  6. Penelope’s Song
  7. Sacred Shabbat (Kâtibim) – Loreena McKennitt
  8. Beneath a Phrygian Sky
  9. Never Ending Road (Amhrán Duit)

On November 7, 2006.

On November 7, 2006, “Bar/None” label released “Eisenhower”, the fourth  Slip studio album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Matthew Ellard.

Personnel:

  • Andrew Barr– drums
  • Brad Barr– vocals, guitar
  • Marc Friedman– bass
  • Gabri Athayde – cello
  • Grayson Farmer – flugelhorn
  • Nellie Fleischner, Rosie Kirincic, Isaac Taylor – vocals
  • Chris Seligman – French horn
  • Matthew Ellard, Drew Malamud – engineer, mixing
  • Mister Thecake – design, layout design
  • Kristen Smith, Matt Tahaney – assistant
  • Andy VanDette – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Children of December
  2. Even Rats
  3. If One of Us Should Fall
  4. Airplane/Primitive
  5. Suffocation Keep
  6. First Panda in Space
  7. The Soft Machine
  8. Life in Disguise
  9. Mothwing Bite
  10. The Original Blue Air
  11. Paper Birds

On November 6, 2006.

On November 6, 2006, “Rough Trade” label released “Someone To Drive You Home”, the debut Long Blondes studio album. It was recorded July 2006, at “Konk Studios” in London, and was produced by Steve Mackey.

Personnel:

  • Emma Chaplin – vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Dorian Cox – vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Reenie Hollis – vocals, bass guitar
  • Kate Jackson: lead vocals, artwork
  • Screech Louder: drums
  • Steve Mackey, Richard Flack – mixing
  • Ben Mason, Serge Krebs – assistant engineer
  • Guy Davie – mastering
  • Matt Bolton – logo
  • Jeff Teader – layout

Track listing:

  1. .Lust in the Movies
  2. Once And Never Again
  3. Only Lovers Left Alive
  4. Giddy Stratospheres
  5. In the Company of Women
  6. Heaven Help the New Girl
  7. Separated by Motorways
  8. You Could Have Both
  9. Swallow Tattoo
  10. Weekend Without Makeup
  11. Madame Ray
  12. A Knife for the Girls

On October 24, 2006.

On October 24, 2006, “Record Collection” label released “Pussy Cats Starring the Walkmen”, the fourth Walkmen studio album. It is song cover of the 1974 Harry Nilsson album “Pussy Cats” which was produced by John Lennon.

Personnel:

  • Matt Barrick– conga, drums, maracas, tambourine, cowbell, wood block
  • Peter Bauer– organ, farfisa organ, Vox Continental
  • Hamilton Leithauser– vocals, acoustic guitar, glockenspiel, electric guitar, handwriting
  • Walter Martin– acoustic guitar, bass, kazoo, maracas, organ, piano, tambourine, triangle, vibraslap, cowbell, fuzz bass, slide whistle
  • Quentin Stoltzfus– vocals
  • Alex Waterman– cello, string arrangements
  • Dana Lyn– viola
  • Rob Moose – violin
  • Paul Maroon– piano, electric guitar
  • Chris Colbert, Kevin McMahon– engineer, mixing
  • Elijah Thomson– assistant engineer, mixing assistant

Track listing:

  1. Many Rivers to Cross – Jimmy Cliff
  2. Subterranean Homesick Blues – Bob Dylan
  3. Don’t Forget Me – Harry Nilsson
  4. All My Life – Harry Nilsson
  5. Old Forgotten Soldier- Harry Nilsson
  6. Save the Last Dance – Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman
  7. Mucho Mungo/Mt. Elga – John Lennon, Harry Nilsson
  8. Loop De Loop – Ted Vann
  9. Black Sails – Harry Nilsson
  10. Rock Around the Clock – Jimmy DeKnight, Max C. Freedman

 

On October 24, 2006.

On October 24, 2006, “Hollywood Records” label released “Threes”, the third Sparta studio album. It was recorded March – June 2006, at, “Robert Lang Studios” in Seattle, Washington, and was produced by Dave Bassett.

Personnel:

  • Keeley Davis– vocals, guitar
  • Tony Hajjar– drums
  • Matt Miller- bass, backup vocals
  • Jim Ward– vocals, guitar
  • Merry Clayton- background vocals
  • Chris Henrich- pedal steel guitar
  • Liz Smith- guitar technician
  • Gregg Keplinger- drum technician
  • Joe Chiccarelli– engineer
  • Mike Major– mixing
  • Alan Yoshida– mastering
  • Dave Bassett, George Gumbs- engineer
  • Jared Kvitka- assistant engineer
  • Erik Ron- digital editing
  • Ray Wallace– paintings
  • Geert Teuwen- cover photo

Track listing:

  1. Untreatable Disease
  2. Crawl
  3. Unstitch Your Mouth
  4. Taking Back Control
  5. Erase It Again
  6. Atlas
  7. The Most Vicious Crime
  8. False Start
  9. Weather the Storm
  10. Right.Return. (Straight In Our Hands)
  11. Without a Sound
  12. Translations

 

On October 20, 2006.

On October 20,, 2006, “Frontiers” label released  “IV”, the fourth Winger studio album. It was recorded in 2006, at “The Funky White House” and “Quad Studios” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Kip Winger.

Personnel:

  • Kip Winger- lead vocals, bass, acoustic guitars, keyboard, engineer, mixing
  • Reb Beach– co-lead guitar, background vocals
  • John Roth– co-lead guitar, background vocals
  • Cenk Eroglu – keyboard, guitars
  • Rod Morgenstein- drums
  • Denny McDonald , Paula Winger – additional background vocals
  • Tony Green, Matt Abbott, John Roth – engineer
  • Buckley Miller, Steve Warren – Pro-Tools engineer
  • Richard Dodd – mastering
  • Ethan Van Sciver – cover design
  • Moose Baumann – color artist
  • Pete Cotutsca – layout design
  • Mark Delong – photography

Track listing:

All tracks written by Kip Winger and Reb Beach, except where noted.

  1. Right Up Ahead
  2. Blue Suede Shoes
  3. Four-Leaf Clover
  4. M16 – Kip Winger
  5. Your Great Escape – Kip Winger, Reb Beach, P Winger
  6. Disappear
  7. On a Day Like Today – Kip Winge, Reb Beach, Winger
  8. Livin’ Just to Die
  9. Short Flight to Mexico – Kip Winger, Reb Beach, Winger
  10. Generica
  11. Can’t Take It Back