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On May 2, 2002.

On May 2, 2002, “Good Records” label released “The Beginning Stages of…”, the debut Polyphonic Spree album. It was recorded in October 2000, at “Dallas Sound Lab” and was produced by David Eaton, Ariana Morgenstern and Tim DeLaughter.

Personnel:

  • Tim DeLaughter – lead vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Joe Butcher-Sho-Bud – pedal steel, Moog Rogue, Korg N-5, egg shaker
  • Ryan Fitzgerald – vocals, guitar
  • Even Hisey – keyboards
  • Mark McKeever – vocals, keyboards, piano, Moog synthesizer, trumpet
  • Carlos Jackson – Farfisa organ, bells, tambourine, vocals
  • Jessie Hester – vocals, piano, keyboards
  • Rick Nelson – viola, violin, upright bass, cello
  • Mark Pirro – bass
  • Jeff Bouck – vocals, percussion, car tailpipes, tablas, timpani, gong
  • Bryan Wakeland – drums, percussion
  • Mike Melendi – percussion
  • Audrey Easley – flute, piccolo
  • Chris Curiel – trumpet
  • Logan Keese – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • James Reimer – trombone
  • Andrew Tinker – French horn
  • Toby Halbrooks – theremin, synthesizer
  • Todd Berridge – viola
  • Maria Jeffers – cello
  • Ricky Rasura – classical harp
  • Jessica Berridge – vocals
  • Austen Brown – vocals
  • Erik Courson – vocals
  • Julie Doyle – vocals
  • Ray Ivy – vocals
  • Jennifer Jobe – vocals
  • Jessica Jordan – vocals
  • Jennie Kelley – vocals
  • Stephen Kirkham – vocals
  • John Lamonica – vocals
  • Chris Penn – vocals
  • Kelly Repka – vocals
  • Christy Stewart – vocals
  • Michael Turner – vocals
  • David Eaton – engineer
  • Andy Baker – recording engineer
  • Paul Williams – mixing
  • George Geurin – mastering
  • Heather Davis – art direction
  • Danny Ford – cover photography
  • Craig Paulson – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Tim DeLaughter.

  1. Section 1 (Have a Day/Celebratory)
  2. Section 2 (It’s the Sun)
  3. Section 3 (Days Like This Keep Me Warm)
  4. Section 4 (La La)
  5. Section 5 (Middle of the Day)
  6. Section 6 (Hanging Around the Day Part 1)
  7. Section 7 (Hanging Around the Day Part 2)
  8. Section 8 (Soldier Girl)
  9. Section 9 (Light and Day/Reach for the Sun)
  10. Section 10 (A Long Day)

On October 25, 1984.

On October 25, 1984, “Warner Bros” label released “Bright Red”, the fifth Laurie Anderson studio album. It was recorded 1983 – 1984, at “The Lobby” and “Skyline Studios” in New York City and “Westside Studios” in London, and was produced by Brian Eno and Laurie Anderson.

Personnel:

  • Laurie Anderson – vocals, keyboards
  • Brian Eno- treatments, keyboards
  • Marc Ribot– guitar
  • Lou Reed– vocals, guitar
  • Adrian Belew- guitar
  • Arto Lindsay– vocals
  • Phillip Ballou – background vocals
  • Cyro Baptista– percussion
  • Joey Baron– drums
  • Ben Fenner – bass
  • Guy Klucevsek– accordion
  • Gerry Leonard– guitar
  • Greg Cohen– guitar, bass
  • Jamie West-Oram– guitar
  • Kevin Killen – treatments
  • Neil Conti– shaker
  • Dougie Browne – drums
  • Peter Scherer – keyboards
  • Greg Cohen– music director
  • Kevin Killen – engineer, mixing
  • Joe Ferla – additional basic tracks engineer
  • Ben Fenner – overdubs engineer
  • Alec Head – additional overdubs engineer
  • Hiro Ishihara, Andy Baker, Danton Supple, Miles Green – assistant engineer
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Yolanda Cuomo – linear notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Laurie Anderson except where noted

Bright Red

  1. Speechless (the Eagle and the Weasel)
  2. Bright Red – additional lyrics from Isaiah
  3. The Puppet Motel – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, music by Laurie Anderson, Brian Eno
  4. Speak My Language
  5. World Without End
  6. Freefall
  7. Muddy River – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, music by Laurie Anderson, Brian Eno

Tightrope

  1. Beautiful Pea Green Boat – additional lyrics from “The Owl and the Pussycat” by Edward Lear
  2. Love Among the Sailors
  3. Poison – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, music by Laurie Anderson, Brian Eno
  4. In Our Sleep – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, Lou Reed, music by Laurie Anderson
  5. Night in Baghdad
  6. Tightrope – lyrics by Laurie Anderson, music by Laurie Anderson, Brian Eno
  7. Same Time Tomorrow

On June 21, 1993.

On June 21, 1993, “Columbia” label released “Gold Against the Soul”, the second Manic Street Preachers studio album. It was recorded January – March 1993, at “Outside Studios” in Checkendon, England, and was produced by Dave Eringa.

Personnel:

  • James Dean Bradfield– lead and backing vocals, lead, rhythm and acoustic guitars
  • Sean Moore– drums, sampled percussion, drum programming, additional programming, backing vocals
  • Richey Edwards(credited as Richey James) – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Nicky Wire– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Ian Kewley – piano, Hammond organ
  • Shovel– percussion
  • Nick Ingham – string arrangement
  • Dave Eringa– piano, hammond, engineering, mixing
  • Lee Phillips, Andy Baker – engineering assistance
  • Dave Bascombe – mixing
  • Giles Cowley, Andy Bradfield – mixing assistance
  • Mitch Ikeda – photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Richey Edwards and Nicky Wire, all music by James Dean Bradfield and Sean Moore.

  1. Sleepflower
  2. From Despair to Where
  3. La Tristesse Durera (Scream to a Sigh)
  4. Yourself
  5. Life Becoming a Landslide
  6. Drug Drug Druggy
  7. Roses in the Hospital
  8. Nostalgic Pushead
  9. Symphony of Tourette
  10. Gold Against the Soul

On January 15, 2013.

On January 15, 2013, “Matador” label released “Fade”, the thirteenth Yo La Tengo album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by John McEntire.

Personnel:

  • Ira Kaplan – vocals, guitars, keyboards, synthesizers
  • Georgia Hubley – drums, guitars, vocals, keyboards, percussion
  • James McNew – bass, guitars, vocals
  • Andy Baker, Brian Drye – trombone
  • Robert Fisher – viola
  • Jeff Hermanson – trumpet
  • Todd Matthews, Phyllis Sanders – violin
  • Rob Mazurek– cornet
  • John McEntire – percussion, vibes
  • Michael McGinnis – baritone saxophone
  • Jeff Parker- string arrangement
  • William Porter – cello
  • Mark One – design
  • Carlie Armstrong – photography
  • Mastered by Greg Calbi at Sterling Sound

Track listing:

All tracks by Ira Kaplan, Georgia Hubley and James McNew.

  1. Ohm
  2. Is That Enough
  3. Well You Better
  4. Paddle Forward
  5. Stupid Things
  6. I’ll Be Around
  7. Cornelia and Jane
  8. Two Trains
  9. The Point of It
  10. Before We Run