Tag Archives: 2009

Eeels: End Times

On January 19, 2010, “E-Works” and “Vagrant” label released “End Times”, the eighth Eels studio album. It was recorded December 2008 – August 2009, at “One Hitsville” and “Los Feliz” in California, and was produced by Mark Oliver Everett.

Personnel:

  • E – vocals, guitars, bass guitar, harmonica, piano, Optigan, Hammond B3, banjo, pump organ, Vox Continental, drums, percussion
  • Koool G Murder – bass, guitar, recording, mixing 
  • Butch – drums
  • Wayne Bergeron – French horn, horns
  • Chris Bleth – horns
  • Andy Martin – horns
  • Jim Lang – horn arrangements, recording
  • Ryan Boesch – recording, mixing
  • Robert Carranza – recording, mixing
  • Greg Collins – recording, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by E (Mark Oliver Everett)

  1. The Beginning
  2. Gone Man
  3. In My Younger Days
  4. Mansions of Los Feliz
  5. A Line in the Dirt
  6. End Times
  7. Apple Trees
  8. Paradise Blues
  9. Nowadays
  10. Unhinged
  11. High and Lonesome
  12. I Need a Mother
  13. Little Bird
  14. On My Feet

Surfer Blood: Astro Coast

On January 19, 2010, “Kanine” label released “Astro Coast”, the debut Surfer Blood studio album. It was recorded in 2009, and was produced by John Paul Pitts.

Personnel:

  • John Paul Pitts – vocals, guitar, string arrangements, engineer
  • Thomas Fekete – vocals, guitar
  • Brian Black – vocals, bass
  • Tyler Schwarz – drums
  • Kevin Williams – guitar
  • Freddy Schwenk Sr. – flute
  • Emily Dwyer – strings
  • Ryan Copt – engineer
  • Brenda Hollingsworth – mastering
  • Garth Warner – cover art
  • Julia Pitts – cover art
  • Jason Rueger – design, layout

Track listing:

All tracks by John Paul Pitts, Thomas Fekete and Tyler Schwarz.

  1. Floating Vibes
  2. Swim
  3. Take it Easy
  4. Harmonix
  5. Neighbor Riffs
  6. Twin Peaks
  7. Fast Jabroni
  8. Slow Jabroni
  9. Anchorage
  10. Catholic Pagans

Jeff Beck

On January 10, 2023, Geoffrey Arnold Beck aka Jeff Beck died aged 78. He was musician (guitar), in all lists of the 100 Greatest guitarists of all time, he was ranked in the top five. Beck’s innovative guitar sound spanned various styles ranging from blues rock, jazz fusion and guitar rock and influenced generations of young guitarists. He received “Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performances” six times, and “Best pop Instrumental Performance” once. In 1992, as member of The Yardbirds he was inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”, and as solo artists in 2009. In 2014 he received the “British Academy’s Ivor Novello Award” for Outstanding Contribution to British Music. Beck was member of the Yardbirds, founder and leader of Jeff Beck Group, and member of Beck, Bogert and Appice. As leader he released fourteen albums.

Fever Ray: Same

On January 12, 2009, “Rabid” label released the self-titled, debut Fever Ray album. It was recorded in 2008, and was produced by Christoffer Berg, Van Rivers & The Subliminal Kid and Fever Ray.

Personnel:

  • Fever Ray – vocals, recording, mixing
  • Cecilia Nordlund – vocals
  • Hampus Lundgren – double bass
  • Christoffer Berg – recording, mixing
  • Van Rivers & The Subliminal Kid – mixing, recording 
  • Henrik Jonsson – mastering
  • Martin Ander – design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Fever Ray, except where noted, all music by Fever Ray.

  1. If I Had a Heart
  2. When I Grow Up
  3. Dry and Dusty
  4. Seven
  5. Triangle Walks
  6. Concrete Walls
  7. Now’s the Only Time I Know
  8. I’m Not Done
  9. Keep the Streets Empty for Me – Fever Ray, Cecilia Nordlund
  10. Coconut

Canon: Globalno zasmejuvanje

On December 30, 2009, Canon self-released “Globalno zasmejuvanje”, band’s debut album. It was recorded in 2007 – 2009, at “E Go East” studio in Macedonia, and was produced by Neletronic Guru.  

Personnel:

  • Krunoslav Stojkovski – vocal
  • Zoran Velkov Zuro – guitar
  • Aleksandar Savovski Krisho – guitar
  • Dragan Mitev – trumpet
  • Aleksandar Ninik – trombone
  • Mustafa Jonuzovski Muso – bass
  • Sashko Jurukov – drums
  • Bozidor Jovovik – percussion
  • Juliana Stojceska – backing vocals
  • Sandra Angelova – backing vocals
  • Neletronic Guru – recording
  • Alen Hadzi Stefanov – recording
  • Oliver Dimitrov – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Dvaes dvojka
  2. Izlezi
  3. Alka ludnica
  4. Treto lice
  5. Kakva slika
  6. Skriena
  7. Loshiot covek
  8. Rasta pazi
  9. Vera
  10. G.Z.

Eloy:Visionary

On November 20, 2009, “Artist Station Records” label released “Visionary”, the seventeenth Eloy studio album. It was recorded in 2009, at “Horus Sound Studio” in Hannover , Germany, and “Hitman Productions”, and was produced by Frank Bornemann.

Personnel:

  • Frank Bornemann – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, arranger, mixing
  • Michael Gerlach – keyboards
  • Hannes Folberth – additional keyboards
  • Klaus-Peter Matziol – bass
  • Bodo Schopf – drums, percussion
  • Anke Renner – vocals
  • Tina Lux – vocals
  • Volker Kuinke – renaissance flute
  • Christoph Littmann – keyboards, orchestra sounds
  • Stephan Emig – additional percussion
  • Michael Krzizek – recording, mastering
  • Ame Neurandm – recording, mixing assistant
  • Benjamin Schafer – recording, mixing assistant
  • Bodo Schopf, Emanuel Klempa, Michael Gerlach – recording
  • Timo Soist – engineer, mixing assistant
  • Michael Narten – artwork, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Bornemann.

  1. The Refuge
  2. The Secret
  3. Age of Insanity
  4. The Challenge (Time to Turn, Part 2)
  5. Summernight Symphony
  6. Mystery (The Secret, Part 2)
  7. Thoughts

Ian Brown: My Way

On September 28, 2009, “Fiction Records” label released “My Way”, the sixth Ian Brown album. It was recorded in 2009, at “RAK Studios”, “9 Volt Studio”, “Assault & Battery 2”, and was produced by Dave McCracken.

Personnel:

  • Ian Brown – vocal
  • Ben Hudson – guitar
  • Ian Dench – guitar
  • Naoto Hirovama – guitar, keyboards
  • Dave McCracken – keyboards, bass guitar
  • Matt Pegg – bass guitar
  • Richard Stubbs – bass guitar
  • Dimitri Tikovoi – drums
  • Inder Goldfinger – drums, percussion
  • Tim Hutton – drums, brass
  • Maxi (Robert Maxfield) – drums
  • Nick Etwell – brass
  • Catherine Marks – programming, additional engineering
  • Amanda Ghost – backing vocals
  • Joe Hirst – engineer, mixing
  • Mark Allaway – engineer assistant
  • Richard Woodcraft – engineer assistant
  • Danton Supple – mixing
  • Vlado Meller – mastering
  • Mark Santangelo – mastering
  • Rankin (John Rankin Waddell) – photography
  • Gareth McConnell – photography

Track listing:

  1. Stellify – Ian Brown, Dave McCracken
  2. Crowning of the Poor – Ian Brown, Dave McCracken
  3. Just Like You – Ian Brown, Dave McCracken, Tim Hutton
  4. In the Year 2525 – Rick Evans
  5. Always Remember Me – Ian Brown, Naoto Hiroyama
  6. Vanity Kills – Amanda Ghost, Dave McCracken, Ian Brown, Ian Dench
  7. For the Glory – Amanda Ghost, Ian Brown, Dave McCracken
  8. Marathon Man – Ian Brown, Dave McCracken
  9. Own Brain – Ian Brown, Dave McCracken
  10. Laugh Now – Ian Brown, Dave McCracken
  11. By All Means Necessary – Ian Brown, Dave McCracken
  12. So High – Ian Brown

The Hidden Cameras: Origin: Orphan


On September 22, 2009, “Arts % Crafts” label released “Origin:Orphan”, the fifth Hidden Cameras (The) album. It was recorded in 2009, at “The Gas Station” in Las Vegas, and was produced by Joel Gibb.

Personnel:

  • Joel Gibb – guitar, piano, keyboards, organ, cello, drums, percussion, choir, engineer, artwork
  • Valerie Renay – tambourine
  • Laura Barrett – piano
  • Michael Johnston – piano
  • Maggie MacDonald – keyboards, organ
  • Paul Mathew – double bass, bass, electric bass, acoustic guitar
  • John Power – drums, choir
  • Lex Vaughn – drums
  • Don Kerr – drums
  • Mocky (Dominic Salole) – drums, congas, engineer
  • Shaun Brodie – trumpet, choir
  • Tom Richards – trombone
  • Andrew Everett – trombone
  • Micajah Sturgess – French horn
  • Jamie McCarthy – violin
  • Aisslinn Nosky – violin
  • Lief Mosbaugh – viola
  • Mike Olsen – cello
  • Ivan Turkali – cello
  • Amy Bowles, Ange MacNeil, Anthony Johnston, Catherine Stockhausen, Jill Barber, Katie Richie, Laura Barrett, Lia Maston, Paul Banwatt, Samara Liu,
  • Sebastian Müller – programming
  • Don Kerr – recording, engineer
  • Sebastian Lee Philipp – recording
  • Don Pyle – engineer
  • John Critchley – engineer
  • Grant Leslie – engineer
  • Shapemood – mixing
  • Noah Mintz – mastering
  • Robyn Kotyk – layout, design
  • Guntar Kravis – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Joel Gibb.

  1. Ratify the New
  2. In the NA
  3. He Falls to Me
  4. Colour of a Man
  5. Do I Belong
  6. Walk On
  7. Kingdom Come
  8. Origin: Orphan
  9. Underage
  10. The Little Bit
  11. Silence Can Be a Headline

The Kooks: Junk of the Heart

On September 9, 2011, “Virgin” label released “Junk of the Heart”, the third Kooks (The) studio album. It was recorded 2009 – 2011, and was produced by Tony Hoffer.

Personnel:

  • Luke Pritchard – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Hugh Harris – guitar, piano, backing vocals, string arrangements
  • Peter Denton – bass guitar, piano, synths, backing vocals
  • Paul Garred – drums
  • Denny Weston Jr. – percussion
  • The Section Quartet – strings 
  • Tony Hoffer – synths, programming
  • Cydney Robinson – backing vocals 

Track listing:

  1. Junk of the Heart – Luke Pritchard, Tony Hoffer
  2. How’d You Like That – Luke Pritchard, Hugh Harris
  3. Rosie – Luke Pritchard, Hugh Harris
  4. Taking Pictures of You – Luke Pritchard
  5. Fuck the World Off – Luke Pritchard
  6. Time Above the Earth – Luke Pritchard, Hugh Harris
  7. Runaway – Luke Pritchard, Tony Hoffer
  8. Is It Me – Luke Pritchard
  9. Killing Me – Luke Pritchard, Hugh Harris
  10. Petulia – Luke Pritchard
  11. Eskimo Kiss – Luke Pritchard
  12. Mr. Nice Guy – Luke Pritchard, Peter Denton

The Cribs: Ignore the Ignorant

On September 7, 2009, “Wichita Recordings” label released “Ignore the Ignorant”, the fourth Cribs (The) album. It was recorded in 2009, at “Seedy Underbelly”, and was produced by Nick Launay.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Marr – vocals, guitar
  • Ryan Jarman – vocals, guitar
  • Gary Jarman – vocals, bass, organ
  • Ross Jarman – drums, percussion
  • Nick Launay – recording, mixing
  • Joe Kearns – engineer
  • Erick Philips – engineer
  • Atom – engineer
  • Nick Veitbakk – engineer
  • Tim Young – mastering
  • Nick Scott – artwork
  • Autumn De Wild – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Jarman, Ross Jarman, Ryan Jarman and Johnny Marr.

  1. We Were Aborted
  2. Cheat On Me
  3. We Share the Same Skies
  4. City of Bugs
  5. Hari Kari
  6. Last Year’s Snow
  7. Emasculate Me
  8. Ignore the Ignorant
  9. Save Your Secrets
  10. Nothing
  11. Victim of Mass Production
  12. Stick to Yr Guns