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On April 18, 1996.

On April 18, 1996, Bernard Edwards died aged 43. He was musician (bass), singer, songwriter and record producer, co-founder of the band Chic. As musician and producer he worked with David Bowie, Sister Sledge, Diana Ross, Debbie Harry, Madonna, The Power Station, Duran Duran, Norma Jean Wright, Mick Jagger, Joe Cocker, Paul Simon, Sheila and B. Devotion, Nona Hendryx, Robert Palmer, Belouis Some, Air Supply, Rod Stewart, Adam Ant and James Freud. As leader Edwards released one album. In 2017, “Bass Player” magazine placed Edwards at number 53 on its list of the “Greatest Bassist of All Time”.

On April 18, 2015.

On April 18, 2015, “Warner Bros” label released “Untethered Moon”, the eighth Built to Spill studio album. It was recorded in 2014, at “Jackpot! Recording Studio” in Portland, Oregon, and was produced by Doug Martsch and Sam Coomes.

Personnel:

  • Doug Martsch – lead and backing vocals, guitar, cover photography
  • Sam Coomes – piano, mellotron, keyboards, shaker 
  • Jason Albertini – bass
  • Steve Gere – drums
  • Caitlin Gallupe, Duncan MacConnell, Jordan Minkoff – backing vocals
  • Adam Lee – recording, mixing
  • Larry Crane – recording
  • Sam Coomes – recording, mixing
  • Travis Harrison – mixing
  • Jeremy Sherrer – mixing
  • Jamal Ruhe – mastering
  • Erin Cunningham – painting
  • Doug Martsch, Karena Youtz, Tamara Shores – design
  • John Shinn – band photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Doug Martsch, Sam Coomes, Jason Albertini and Steve Gere, with contribution in the lyrics by Karena Youtz.

  1. All Our Songs
  2. Living Zoo
  3. On the Way
  4. Some Other Song
  5. Never Be the Same
  6. C.R.E.B.
  7. Another Day
  8. Horizon to Cliff
  9. So
  10. When I’m Blind

On April 18, 2011.

On April 18, 2011, “Temporary Residence Limited” label released “Take Care, Take Care, Take Care”, the sixth Explosions in the Sky studio album. It was recorded in September 2010, at “Sonic Ranch” in El Paso, Texas, and was produced by John Congleton.

Personnel:

  • Mark Smith – guitar, synthesizer
  • Munaf Rayani – guitar
  • Michael James – bass
  • Christopher Hrasky – drums
  • John Congleton – recording, mixing
  • Brad Bell – mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Charles Godfrey – engineer assistant
  • Esteban Rey – artwork
  • Jeremy DeVine – layout

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Smith, Munaf Rayani, Michael James and Christopher Hrasky.

  1. Last Known Surroundings
  2. Human Qualities
  3. Trembling Hands
  4. Be Comfortable, Creature
  5. Post Card from 1952
  6. Let Me Back In

On April 18, 2006.

On April 18, 2006, “Fat Possum” label released “Bitter Tea”, the fifth Fiery Furnaces studio album. It was recorded 2005 – 2006, and was produced by Matthew Friedberger.

Personnel:

  • Matthew Friedberger – vocals, guitar, bass, piano, keyboards
  • Eleanor Friedberger – vocals, drums
  • Andy Knowles – drums
  • Michael Parker – human beatbox, engineer
  • Bill Skibbe – tape, recording, mixing
  • Mike Reddy – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Matthew Friedberger.

  1. In My Little Thatched Hut
  2. I’m in No Mood
  3. Black-Hearted Boy
  4. Bitter Tea
  5. Teach Me Sweetheart
  6. I’m Waiting to Know You
  7. The Vietnamese Telephone Ministry
  8. Oh Sweet Woods
  9. Borneo
  10. Police Sweater Blood Vow
  11. Nevers
  12. Benton Harbor Blues
  13. Whistle Rhapsody
  14. Nevers (Reprise) (unlisted)
  15. Benton Harbor Blues (reprise) (unlisted)

On April 18, 2006.

On April 18, 2006, “Drag City” label released “Introduction”, the ninth Red Krayola album. It was recorded in August 2005, at “Soma E.M.S.” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Drag City.

Personnel:

  • John McEntire– drums, synthesizer, ukulele, recording, mixing
  • Stephen Prina– vocals, guitar, harpsichord, piano, organ, tambourine
  • Mayo Thompson– vocals, guitar
  • Tom Watson – vocals, bass guitar, guitar, harpsichord, synthesizer
  • Charlie Abel – accordion
  • Noel Kupersmith – bass guitar, photography
  • Roger Seibel – mastering
  • Dan Osborne – illustration
  • Chris Strong – photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Mayo Thompson, all music by John McEntire, Stephen Prina, Mayo Thompson and Tom Watson.

  1. Introduction
  2. Breakout
  3. Cruise Boat
  4. Note to Selves
  5. F.G.
  6. A Tale of Two
  7. Psy Ops
  8. It Will Be (Delivered)
  9. Puff
  10. Greasy Street
  11. Vexations
  12. Elegy
  13. When She Went Swimming
  14. Swerving
  15. Bling Bling

On April 18, 2000.

On April 18, 2000, “Milestone” label released “McGriff’s House Party”, the 58th Jimmy McGriff album. It was recorded in September 1999, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englwood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Bob Porter.

Personnel:

  • Jimmy McGriff– Hammond X-B3 organ
  • Kenny Rampton – trumpet
  • Eric Alexander – tenor saxophone
  • Bill Easley– tenor saxophone
  • Lonnie Smith– organ
  • Rodney Jones – guitar
  • Bernard Purdie− drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Rodney Jones except where noted

  1. Neckbones a la Carte
  2. Blues for Stitt – Bill Easley
  3. Red Roses for a Blue Lady – Sid Tepper, Roy C. Bennett
  4. Red Cadillac Boogaloo – George Benson
  5. That’s All – Alan Brandt, Bob Haymes
  6. McGriff’s House Party
  7. Grits, Gravy and Groove
  8. Dishin’ the Dirt – Lonnie Smith

On April 18, 2006.

On April 18, 2006, “Tzadik” label released “Moonchild: Songs Without Words”, John Zorn album. It was recorded 2005 – 2006, and was produced by John Zorn.

Personnel:

  • John Zorn– conductor
  • Mike Patton– voice
  • Trevor Dunn– bass
  • Joey Baron– drums

Track listing:

  1. Hellfire
  2. Ghosts of Thelema
  3. Abraxas
  4. Possession
  5. Caligula
  6. 616
  7. Equinox
  8. Moonchild
  9. Le Part Maudit
  10. The Summoning
  11. Sorceress

On April 18, 1980.

On April 18, 1980, “Charisma” label released “Do They Hurt?”, the fifth Brand X album. It was recorded in April 1979, at “Startling Studios” in Ascot, UK, and was produced by Neil Kernon, John Goodsall, J. Peter Robinson, Percy Jones, Phil Collins, Robin Lumley and John Giblin.

Personnel:

  • John Goodsall– vocals, guitar
  • Peter Robinson– keyboards, gong, synth
  • Robin Lumley– piano, keyboards
  • Percy Jones– vocals, bass
  • John Giblin– bass
  • Mike Clark– drums
  • Phil Collins– drums
  • Morris Pert– percussion

Track listing:

  1. Noddy Goes to Sweden – Percy Jones
  2. Voidarama – John Goodsall
  3. Act of Will – John Goodsall
  4. Fragile – Percy Jones, Peter Robinson
  5. Cambodia – John Goodsall
  6. Triumphant Limp – John Goodsall, John Giblin, Robin Lumley, Phil Collins
  7. D. M.Z. – Percy Jones

On April 19, 2005.

On April 19, 2005, “The Leaf Label / Domino Recording Company” labels released “The Milk of Human Kindness”, the third Dan Snaith album, the first one under the pseudonym Caribou. It was recorded in 2005, and was produced by Dan Snaith.

Personnel:

  • Dan Snaith – synthesizer, drums, guitar, bass
  • Brad Laner – guitar
  • Noel Summerville – mastering
  • Richard Kenworthy – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Dan Snaith.

  1. Yeti
  2. Subotnick
  3. A Final Warning
  4. Lord Leopard
  5. Bees
  6. Hands First
  7. Hello Hammerheads
  8. Brahminy Kite
  9. Drumheller
  10. Pelican Narrows
  11. Barnowl

On April 18, 2013.

On April 18, 2013, Storm Thorgerson died aged 69. He was graphic designer and music video director, known for his work with music artists including Led Zeppelin,  Nik Kershaw, Black Sabbath,  Scorpions, Peter Gabriel, Genesis, Yes, Al Stewart,  Europe,  Catherine Wheel, Bruce Dickinson, Dream Theater,  Anthrax, The Cranberries, The Mars Volta, Muse, The Alan Parsons Project, Helloween, Biffy Clyro, Ween, Angels and Airwaves and Rival Sons His best known work is the album cover artwork of  Pink Floyd’s “The Dark Side of The Moon”.