Tag Archives: 2008

On March 18, 2008.

On March 18, 2008, “Tzadik” label released “Lucifer: Book of Angels Volume 10”, album by Bar Kokhba Sextet performing. It features tracks from John Zorn’s second Masada album “The Book of Angels”. “Lucifer: Book of Angels Volume 10” was recorded on December 9, 2007, and was produced by John Zorn.

Personnel:

  • Marc Ribot– guitar
  • Cyro Baptista– percussion
  • Joey Baron– drums
  • Greg Cohen– bass
  • Mark Feldman– violin
  • Erik Friedlander– cello

Track listing:

All tracks by John Zorn.

  1. Sother
  2. Dalquiel
  3. Zazel
  4. Gediel
  5. Rahal
  6. Zechriel
  7. Azbugah
  8. Mehalalel
  9. Quelamia
  10. Abdiel
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On March 9, 2009.

On March 9, 2009, “Universal Classics” label released “Piety Street”, the 35th John Scofield album. It was recorded in 2008, at “Piety Street Studios” in New Orleans,  Louisiana, and was produced by John Scofield.

Personnel:

  • John Scofield– guitar
  • Jon Cleary- vocals, organ, piano
  • George Porter, Jr.- bass guitar
  • Ricky Fataar– drums
  • Shannon Powell – drums, percussion
  • John Boutté- vocals

Track listing:

  1. That’s Enough
  2. Motherless Child
  3. It’s a Big Army
  4. His Eye is on the Sparrow
  5. Something’s Got a Hold on Me
  6. The Old Ship of Zion
  7. Ninety Nine and a Half
  8. Just a Little While to Stay Here
  9. Never Turn Back
  10. Walk With Me
  11. But I Like the Message
  12. The Angel of Death
  13. I’ll Fly Away”

 

On March 3, 2008.

On March 3, 2008, “Inside Out” label released “Not as Good as the Book”, the fourth  Tangent studio album. It was recorded January 2006 – November 2007, and was produced by Andy Tillison.

Personnel:

  • Andy Tillison– vocals, organ, piano, Moog synthesizer, guitars
  • Guy Manning– vocals, acoustic guitar, mandolin, bouzouki
  • Jonas Reingold– bass guitar
  • Jaime Salazar– drums
  • Theo Travis– saxophone, flute
  • Jakko Jakszyk– vocals, guitars
  • Julie King– vocals
  • Unknown Frenchman – violin
  • Antoine Ettori – cover artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Tillison.

A Crisis in Mid-Life

  1. A Crisis in Mid-Life
  2. Lost in London 25 Years Later
  3. The Ethernet
  4. Celebrity Purée
  5. Not as Good as the Book
  6. A Sale of Two Souls
  7. Bat Out of Basildon

Throwing Metal at the Sky

  1. Part One – Four Egos One War

I. Ours

II. Theirs (incl. Ours Reprise)

III. His

IV. Mine

  1. Part Two – The Full Gamut

I. The D599

II. Gothenburg

III. Last Tango

IV. Studio Tan

V. Not a Drill

VI. Southend on Sea

VII. The A1 North of Paris

VIII. Four Last Days

IX. The D599 & The A61

 

 

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

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 15, 2010.

On February 15, 2010, “Domino” label released “Life is Sweet! Nice to Meet You”, the second Lightspeed Champion album. It was recorded 2008–2009 at “Mission Sound” in Brooklyn, New York, and was produced by Ben Allen and Devonté Hynes.

Personnel:

  • Devonté Hynes – vocals, main instrumentation, arrangement
  • Spacecamp (Jon Wiley, Steven Mertens, Chris Egan, Omar Shamesh) – additional instrumentation, group male vocals
  • Michael Siddel – violin, additional strings
  • Jon Webber – violin
  • Jesse Reagen – cello
  • Sally Wall – oboe
  • Ben Allen – recording, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Devonté Hynes, except where noted.

  1. Dead Head Blues
  2. Marlene
  3. There’s Nothing Underwater
  4. Intermission
  5. Faculty of Fears
  6. The Big Guns of Highsmith
  7. Romart
  8. I Don’t Want to Wake Up Alone
  9. Madame Van Damme
  10. Smooth Day (at the Library)
  11. Intermission 2
  12. Sweetheart
  13. Etude Op.3 ‘Goodnight Michalek’
  14. Middle of the Dark
  15. A Bridge and a Goodbye

 

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