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In May 1974.

In May 1974, “Milestone” label released “The Elements”, the 16th Joe Henderson album. It was recorded in October 1973, at “The Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Orrin Keepnews.

Personnel:

  • Joe Henderson – tenor sax, flute, alto flute
  • Alice Coltrane – piano, harp, tanpura, harmonium
  • Michael White – violin
  • Charlie Haden – bass
  • Leon “Ndugu” Chancler – drums
  • Kenneth Nash – congas, North African Sakara Drum, bells, gong, percussion, flute (3), narrator
  • Baba Duru Oshun – percussion, tabla

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Henderson.

  1. Fire
  2. Air
  3. Water
  4. Earth

On March 4, 1989.

On March 4, 1989, “London” label released “The Big Area”, the second Then Jerico album. It was recorded in 1988, at “The Manor”, “Olympic” “Abbey Road” “Townhouse” and “Air” in UK, “Sunset Sound”, “Westlake”, Summa”, “Sound Castle” and “The Hit Factory” in USA, and was produced by Rhett Davies and Peter Henderson.

Personnel:

  • Mark Shaw – vocals
  • Chris Youdell – keyboards
  • Robert Downes – guitar
  • Scott Taylor – rhythm guitar
  • Jason Stainthorpe – bass guitar
  • Steve Wren – drums, percussion
  • Belinda Carlisle – background vocals
  • Charles Judge – keyboards
  • Paul Buckmaster – string arrangements
  • John Brough – engineer
  • Peter Henderson – engineer
  • Richard Sullivan – engineer

Track listing:

All lyrics by Mark Shaw, all music by Mark Shaw, Chris Youdell, Robert Downes, Scott Taylor, Jason Stainthorpe and Steve Wren, except where noted.

  1. Big Area
  2. What Does It Takes – Sandy Stuart, David Munday
  3. You Ought to Know
  4. Song for the Brokenhearted
  5. Darkest Hour – Mark Shaw, Scott Taylor, Chris Youdell
  6. Reeling
  7. Where You Lie
  8. Sugar Box
  9. Helpless
  10. Under Fire

On October 4, 2019.

On October 4, 2019, “Ghosteen Ltd” label released “Ghosteen”, the seventeenth Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds studio album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, at “Woodshed” in Malibu, “NightBird” in West Hollywood, “Retreat” in Brighton, “Candy Bomber” in Berlin, “Air” in London, and was produced by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis.

Personnel:

  • Nick Cave – lead and backing vocals, piano, synthesiser, mixing, sleeve design
  • Warren Ellis – synthesiser, loops, flute, violin, piano, backing vocals
  • Thomas Wydler – drums
  • Martyn Casey – bass
  • Jim Sclavunos – vibraphone, percussion
  • George Vjestica – guitar
  • Augustin Viard – ondes Martenot
  • Kaushlesh “Garry” Purohit – tablas
  • Ben Foster – string arrangement, conducting
  • Sam Thompson – string arrangement assistance
  • Tom Pigott-Smith – leading
  • Steve Morris – leading of seconds
  • Bruce White – first viola
  • Nick Cooper – first cello
  • Mary Scully – first double bass
  • Warren Ellis – mixing
  • Lance Powell – recording, mixing
  • Kevin Paul – recording
  • Ben Thackeray – recording
  • Jake Jackson – recording
  • Alex Csak – recording assistance
  • Kaushlesh “Garry” Purohit – recording assistance
  • Richard Biethan – recording assistance
  • Ingo Krauss – recording assistance
  • Oliver Klemp – recording assistance
  • John Prestage – recording assistance
  • Andrew Dominik – mixing
  • John Armstrong – mixing assistance
  • Chris Gehringer – mastering, lacquer cutting
  • Tom duBois – cover art
  • Matthew Thorne – photography
  • Hingston Studio – sleeve design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Nick Cave, all music by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis.

  1. Spinning Song
  2. Bright Horses
  3. Waiting for You
  4. Night raid
  5. Sun Forest
  6. Galleon Ship
  7. Ghosteen Speaks
  8. Leviathan
  9. Ghosteen
  10. Fireflies
  11. Hollywood

On June 11, 1971.

On June 11, 1971, “Chrysalis” label released “Broken Barricades”, the fifth Procol Harum studio album. It was recorded February – March 1971, at “AIR” in London, and was produced by Chris Thomas.

Personnel:

  • Gary Brooker– vocals, piano
  • Robin Trower– lead vocals, guitar
  • Chris Copping– bass, organ
  • J. Wilson– drums
  • John Punter– engineer
  • C.S. Associates – artwork, design
  • Pete Sanders – photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Keith Reid, all music as noted.

  1. Simple Sister – Gary Brooker
  2. Broken Barricades – Gary Brooker
  3. Memorial Drive – Robin Trower
  4. Luskus Delph – Gary Brooker
  5. Power Failure – Gary Brooker
  6. Song for a Dreamer – Robin Trower
  7. Playmate of the Moon – Gary Brooker
  8. Poor Mohammed – Robin Trower

On November 9, 2018.

On November 9, 2018, “Warner Bros” label released “Simulation Theory”, the eighth Muse studio album. It was recorded January 2017 – August 2018, at “Air” studio in London, and was produced by Rich Costey, Mike Elizondo, Shellback, Timbaland, Matt Bellamy, Dominic Howard and Chris Wolstenholme.

Personnel:

  • Matt Bellamy– guitars, lead vocals, keyboards
  • Dominic Howard– drums
  • Chris Wolstenholme– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • David Campbell – brass
  • Mike Elizondo– keyboard
  • Tove Lo– additional vocals
  • Laurence Anslow – assistant engineer
  • Brent Arrowood – assistant engineer
  • Tom Bailey – assistant engineer
  • Tyler Beans – assistant engineer, assistant producer
  • Jeremy Berman – assistant
  • Rob Bisel – assistant engineer, assistant producer
  • Phillip Broussard – assistant engineer, assistant producer
  • Adrian Bushby – assistant engineer
  • Tommaso Colliva – assistant engineer
  • Martin Cooke – assistant engineer, assistant producer
  • Rich Costey– engineer, mastering
  • Mike Elizondo– programmer
  • Nick Fournier – assistant producer
  • Michael Freeman – mixing
  • Pete Winfield – additional mixing
  • Chris Gehringer– mastering
  • Noah Goldstein – assistant producer
  • Sam Grubbs – assistant producer
  • Adam Hawkins– engineer, mixing
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Aleks Von Korff – assistant engineer, assistant producer
  • Randy Merrill – mastering
  • Dylan Neustadter – assistant producer
  • John Prestage – assistant engineer
  • Spike Stent– mixing
  • Chris Whitemyer – assistant
  • Colin Willard – assistant, assistant producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Matt Bellamy, except where noted.

  1. Algorithm
  2. The Dark Side
  3. Pressure
  4. Propaganda – Matt Bellamy, Timothy Mosley, Angel Lopez, Federico Vindver
  5. Break It to Me
  6. Something Human
  7. Thought Contagion
  8. Get Up and Fight – Matt Bellamy, Johan Schuster
  9. Blockades
  10. Dig Down
  11. The Void

 

On April 11, 1976.

On April 11, 1976, “Treshold” label released “The Promise”, the debut Mike Pinder album. It was recorded 1974 – 1976, at Pinder’s studio at Malibu, Indigo Ranch, and was produced by Mike Pinder and Bob Margouleff.

Personnel:

  • Mike Pinder– vocals, synthesizer, acoustic guitar and 12 string guitar, piano, mellotron
  • Jim Dillon – vocals, acoustic, electric andslide guitar, sitar
  • Steve Beckmeier – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Fred Beckmeier – bass guitar
  • Joel DiBartolo – bass guitar
  • Jimmy Johnson– bass guitar
  • Bill Berg– drums, percussion
  • William D. “Smitty” Smith – organ
  • Jeanne King – vocals
  • Julia Tillman Waters – vocals
  • Maxine Willard Waters – vocals
  • Bobby Keys– tenor saxophone
  • Steve Madalo – trumpet
  • Susan McDonald – harp
  • Dean Olch – flute, shakuhachi
  • Tom Peterson – flute, tenor saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Mike Pinder except where noted.

  1. Free As A Dove
  2. You’ll Make It Through – Mike Pinder, Jim Dillon
  3. I Only Want To Love You
  4. Someone To Believe In
  5. Carry On
  6. Air
  7. Message
  8. The Seed
  9. The Promise

In November 1968.

In November 1968, “Elektra” label released “Wee Tam and the Big Huge”, the fourth  Incredible String Band album. It was recorded April – August 1968, at “Sound Techniques” in London, and was produced by Joe Boyd.

Personnel:

  • Robin Williamson– lead vocals; guitar, bass guitar, guimbri, percussion,  sarangi, violin, harpsichord, piano, organ, kazoo, bass drum, whistle, harmonica,  drums
  • Mike Heron– lead vocals, guitar,  bass guitar, sitar, organ, harpsichord, washboard, percussion, harmonica
  • Rose Simpson– violin; percussion, backing vocals
  • Licorice McKechnie– percussion, Irish harp,  backing vocals

Track listing:

Wee Tam

  1. Job’s Tears Robin Williamson
  2. Puppies – Mike Heron
  3. Beyond the Sea – Mike Heron
  4. The Yellow Snake – Robin Williamson
  5. Log Cabin Home in the Sky – Mike Heron
  6. You Get Brighter – Mike Heron
  7. The Half-Remarkable Question – Robin Williamson
  8. Air – Mike Heron
  9. Ducks on a Pond – Robin Williamson

The Big Huge

  1. Maya – Robin Williamson
  2. Greatest Friend – Mike Heron
  3. The Son of Noah’s Brother – Robin Williamson
  4. Lordly Nightshade – Robin Williamson
  5. The Mountain of God – Robin Williamson
  6. Cousin Caterpillar – Mike Heron
  7. The Iron Stone – Robin Williamson
  8. Douglas Traherne Harding – Mike Heron
  9. The Circle Is Unbroken – traditional, arr. by Robin Williamson

In September 1976.

In September 1976, “E.G.” label released “Let’s Stick Together”, the third Bryan Ferry album. It was recorded 1973 – 1976, at “AIR” and “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Thomas and Bryan Ferry.

Personnel:

  • Bryan Ferry – vocals, keyboards, harmonica
  • Chris Spedding- guitar
  • Paul Thompson- drums
  • John Wetton- bass
  • Chris Mercer- tenor saxophone
  • Mel Collins- soprano saxophone
  • Martin Drover – trumpet
  • Eddie Jobson- violin, synthesizer
  • Morris Pert- percussion
  • John Gustafson- bass
  • Rick Wills- bass
  • John Porter- bass
  • Phil Manzanera- guitar
  • David O’List- guitar
  • Neil Hubbard- guitar
  • Ann O’Dell – string arrangement
  • Jackie Sullivan, Helen Chappelle, Paddie McHugh, Doreen Chanter, Vicki Brown, Martha Walker – chorus
  • John Punter, Steve Nye– engineers
  • Jon Walls, Nigel Walker – assistant engineers
  • Richard Wallis – photography

Track listing:

  1. Let’s Stick Together – Wilbert Harrison
  2. Casanova – Brian Ferry
  3. Sea Breezed – Brian Ferry
  4. Shame, Shame, Shame – Jimmy Reed
  5. 2HB – Brian Ferry
  6. The Price of Love – Don Everly, Phil Everly
  7. Chance Meeting – Brian Ferry
  8. It’s Only Love – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
  9. You Go to My Head – Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie
  10. Re-Make/Re-Model – Brian Ferry
  11. Heart on My Sleeve – Benny Gallagher, Graham Lyle

In June 1988.

In June 1988, “Virgin” label released “Provision”, the third Scritti Politti album. It recorded 1987–1988 at “Minot Sound” in Atlantic, “Hit Factory”, “Right Track”, “Sorcerer Sound” in New York; “Britannia Row”, “AIR, Townhouse”, “Sarm West”, “Swan Yard” in London, and was produced by Green Gartside, David Gamson and John Potoker.

Personnel:

  • Green Gartside– vocals
  • David Gamson– Yamaha DX7, Yamaha TX816, Yamaha QX1, Oberheim Matrix 12, Sequential Circuits Prophet VS, Roland MKS-80, Roland MKS 50, Synclavier
  • Fred Maher– drums, Oberheim DMX, LinnDrum
  • Miles Davis– trumpet
  • Bashiri Johnson– percussion
  • Chris Botti– trumpet
  • Dann Huff– guitar
  • John Mahoney – Synclavier
  • Joe Mennonna – saxophones
  • Jason Miles – keyboard programming
  • Marcus Miller– bass
  • Nick Moroch – guitar
  • Raymond Niznik – Synclavier
  • Kent Smith – horn
  • Andy Snitzer – saxophones
  • Roger Troutman– talk box
  • Mitch Corn – horn
  • Mark Stevens, B.J. Nelson, Fonzi Thornton, Tawatha Agee, Rory Dodd, Diva Gray, Yogi Lee, Eric Troyer– background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Green Gartside and David Gamson; except where noted.

  1. Boom! There She Was
  2. Overnite
  3. First Boy in This Town (Lovesick)
  4. All That We Are
  5. Best Thing Ever – Green Gartside, David Gamson, John Potoker
  6. Oh Patti (Don’t Feel Sorry for Loverboy)
  7. Bam Salute
  8. Sugar and Spice
  9. Philosophy Now

On October 16, 2015.

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On October 16, 2015, Columbia” label released “Electronica 1: The Time Machine”, the seventeenth Jean Michel Jarre studio album. It was recorded 2011 – 2015, and was produced by Jean Michel Jarre. “Electronica 1” was recorded with 15 separate collaborators, including Vince Clarke, Gesaffelstein, M83,Air, Armin van Buuren, John Carpenter, Robert “3D” Del Naja,Pete Townshend  and Edgar Froese.

Track listing:

  1. The Time Machine (with Boys Noize) – Jean Michel Jarre, Alexander Ridha
  2. Glory (with M83) – Jean Michel Jarre, Anthony Gonzales
  3. Close Your Eyes – (with Air) – Jean Michel Jarre, Nicholas Godin, Jean-Benoit Dunckel
  4. Automatic (Part 1) (with Vince Clarke) – Jean Michel Jarre, Vince Clarke
  5. Automatic (Part 2) (with Vince Clarke) – Jean Michel Jarre, Vince Clarke
  6. If .! (with Little Boots) – Jean Michel Jarre, Victoria Hesketh
  7. Immortals (with Fuck Buttons) – Jean Michel Jarre, Benjamin Power, Andrew Hung
  8. Suns Have Gone (with Moby) – Jean Michel Jarre, Richard Melville Hall
  9. Conquistador (with Gesaffelstein) – Jean Michel Jarre, Mike Lévy
  10. Travelator (Part 2) (with Pete Townshend) – Jean Michel Jarre, Pete Townshend
  11. Zero Gravity (with Tangerine Dream) – Jean Michel Jarre, Edgar Froese
  12. Rely on Me (with Laurie Anderson) – Jean Michel Jarre, Laurie Anderson
  13. Stardust (with Armin van Buuren) – Jean Michel Jarre, Armin Van Buuren
  14. Watching You (with 3Dof Massive Attack) – Jean Michel Jarre, Robert Del Naja, Euan Dickinson
  15. A Question of Blood (with John Carpenter) – Jean Michel Jarre, John Carpenter
  16. The Train & The River (with Lang Lang) – Jean Michel Jarre