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On February 19, 2008.

On February 19, 2008, “Merge” label released “The Golden Age”, the ninth American Music Club studio album. It was recorded in 2007, at “Kingsize Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Dave Trumfio.

Personnel:

  • Mark Eitzel – vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Mark “Vudi” Pankler – guitars, accordion, keyboards
  • Sean Hoffman – bass guitar, backing vocals, guitar
  • Steve Didelot – drums, percussion, backing vocals, guitar
  • Danny Levin – horns
  • Jason Borger – keyboards
  • Leyla Akdogan – additional vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Eitzel.

  1. All My Love
  2. The John Berchman Victory Choir
  3. The Decibels and the Little Pills
  4. The Sleeping Beauty
  5. The Stars
  6. All the Lost Souls Welcome You to San Francisco
  7. Who You Are
  8. The Windows on the World
  9. One Step Ahead
  10. The Dance
  11. I Know That’s Not Really You
  12. On My Way
  13. The Grand Duchess of San Francisco
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On February 18, 2008.

On February 18, 2008, “Stolen Recordings” label released “Little Death’”, the debut Pete & the Pirates album. It was recorded in 2007, at “The Fortress Studios” in London, and was produced by Gareth Parton.

Personnel:

  • Thomas Sanders – vocals
  • Peter Hefferan – vocals, guitar
  • David Thorpe – guitar
  • Peter Cattermoul – bass
  • Jonny Sanders – drums
  • Gareth Parton – engineer
  • Jonny & Co – artwork

Track listing:

  1. Ill Love
  2. Come On Feet
  3. She Doesn’t Belong To Me
  4. Lost In The Woods
  5. Moving
  6. Knots
  7. Humming
  8. Dry Wing
  9. Understanding
  10. Bears
  11. Eyes Like Tar
  12. Song For Today
  13. Bright Lights

 

 

 

 

 

On February 7, 2006.

On February 7, 2006, “Stretch” label released “The Ultimate Adventure”, the 64th Chick Corea studio album. It was recorded in 2005, and was produced by Chick Corea. It is the second album tribute to the work of SF author L. Ron Hubbard (the first was 2004 album “To the Stars”). In 2007, “The Ultimate Adventure” won Grammy awards for “Best Jazz Instrumental Performance (Individual or Group)” and “Best Instrumental Arrangement”.

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea– piano, Rhodes piano, acoustic and electronic percussion,  synthesizers
  • Steve Gadd– drums, palmas
  • Airto Moreira– vocals, percussion
  • Carles Benavent– electric bass, palmas
  • Hubert Laws– flute
  • Hossam Ramzy– percussion
  • Jorge Pardo– flute, saxophone, palmas
  • Vinnie Colaiuta– drums
  • Tim Garland– bass clarinet, tenor saxophone
  • Rubem Dantas– percussion, palmas
  • Tom Brechtlein– drums, palmas
  • Frank Gambale– acoustic guitar
  • Bernie Kirsh– recording engineer
  • Al Schmitt– mixing engineer
  • Buck Snow– mixing engineer
  • Doug Sax– mastering engineer

Track listing:

  1. Three Ghouls, Pt. 1
  2. Three Ghouls, Pt. 2
  3. Three Ghouls, Pt. 3
  4. City of Brass
  5. Queen Tedmur
  6. El Stephen, Pt. 1
  7. El Stephen, Pt. 2
  8. King & Queen
  9. Moseb the Executioner, Pt. 1
  10. Moseb the Executioner, Pt. 2
  11. Moseb the Executioner, Pt. 3
  12. North Africa
  13. Flight from Karoof, Pt. 1
  14. Flight from Karoof, Pt. 2
  15. Planes of Existence, Pt. 1
  16. Arabian Nights, Pt. 1
  17. Arabian Nights, Pt. 2
  18. Gods & Devils
  19. Planes of Existence, Pt. 2

On January 30, 2007.

On January 30, 2007, “Highnote” label released “Blue Fable”,the 21st Larry Willis album. It was recorded in October 2006, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Don Sickler.

Personnel:

  • Larry Willis– piano
  • Joe Ford– alto saxophone
  • Steve Davis– trombone
  • Eddie Gómez
  • Billy Drummond– drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder- engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Larry Willis except where noted

  1. Rhythm-a-Ning – Thelonious Monk
  2. Insidious Behavior
  3. Nardis – Miles Davis
  4. Blue Fable – Jackie McLean
  5. Never Let Me Go – Jay Livingston, Ray Evans
  6. Landscape – Joe Ford
  7. Who’s Kidding Who
  8. Prayer for New Orleans – Steve Davis

 

On January 29, 2008.

On January 29, 2008, “Highnote” label released “The Offering”, the 22nd Larry Willis album. It was recorded on October 9, 2007, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Don Sickler.

Personnel:

  • Larry Willis– piano
  • Eric Alexander– tenor saxophone
  • Eddie Gómez– bass
  • Billy Drummond– drums
  • Rudy Van Gelder- engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Larry Willis except where noted

  1. The Offering – Santi Debriano
  2. TD’s Tune
  3. Alter Ego – James Williams
  4. Ethiopia
  5. The Rock
  6. Three-Four Movement
  7. Theme from Star Trek – Alexander Courage
  8. Melancholia

On January 29, 2007.

On January 29, 2007, “Kranky” label released “Cryptograms”, the second  Deerhunter album. It was recorded in 2005, and was produced by Chris Bishop.

Personnel:

  • Moses Archuleta – synth/pads, drums, electronics, treatments
  • Bradford Cox – vocals, electronics, tapes, drum, acoustic slide guitar, bell set, accordion, electric guitar
  • Josh Fauver – vocals, tremolo bass, bass guitar, reverse guitar
  • Colin Mee – guitars, tapes
  • Lockett Pundt – vocals, synth bells, guitar, acoustic slide guitar, hammond organ
  • Chris Bishop – engineering
  • Jennifer Munson – mastering
  • Nicolas Vernhes – mixing
  • Susan Archie – layout design
  • Somerset – author

Track listing:

All music by Moses Archuleta, Bradford Cox, Josh Fauver, Colin Mee and Lockett Pundt, except where noted, all lyrics by Bradford Cox.

  1. Intro
  2. Cryptograms
  3. White Ink
  4. Lake Somerset
  5. Providence
  6. Octet
  7. Red Ink
  8. Spring Hall Convert
  9. Strange Lights – music by Lockett Pundt
  10. Hazel St.
  11. Tape Hiss Orchid
  12. Heatherwood

 

On November 26, 2008.

On November 26, 2008, “Headphone Dust” label released “Insurgentes”, the first Steven Wilson solo album. It was recorded December 2007 – August 2008, and was produced by Steven Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Steven Wilson: vocals, acoustic & electric guitars, acoustic & electric pianos, keyboards, synthesizers, harmonium, mellotron, bass guitar, percussion, drum & keyboard programming, ambient noise, loops, mixing
  • Gavin Harrison– drums , cymbals
  • Tony Levin– bass
  • Mike Outram – electric guitar
  • Dirk Serries– guitar drones
  • Jordan Rudess– piano
  • Clodagh Simonds– vocals
  • Sand Snowman – acoustic and processed acoustic guitars, recorders
  • Theo Travis– wah-flute, clarinet, saxophone
  • Michiyo Yagi– 17-string bass koto, 21-string koto
  • Steve Price, Maki Sasaki – engineer
  • Mark Prator, John Wesley – guitars engineer
  • Bert Baldwin – piano engineer
  • Andy VanDette – mastering
  • Lasse Hoile – cover design, photography

Track listing:

All tracks written by Steven Wilson.

  1. Harmony Korine
  2. Abandoner
  3. Salvaging
  4. Veneno para las hadas
  5. No Twilight Within the Courts of the Sun
  6. Significant Other
  7. Only Child
  8. Twilight Coda
  9. Get All You Deserve
  10. Insurgentes