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On April 7, 2017.

On April 7, 2017, “Concord” label released “Whiteout Conditions” the seventh New Pornographers studio album. It was recorded in 2016 and was produced by A. C. Newman and John Collins.

Personnel:

  • A. C. Newman (Carl Newman) – vocals, guitar
  • Todd Fancey – lead guitar
  • Kathryn Calder – vocals, keyboards, guitar
  • Blaine Thurier – keyboards, synthesizer
  • Neko Case – vocals
  • John Collins – bass
  • Joe Seiders – vocals, drums

Track listing:

All tracks by A. C. Newman.

  1. Play Money
  2. Whiteout Conditions
  3. High Ticket Attractions
  4. This is the World of the Theater
  5. Darling Shade
  6. Second Sleep
  7. Colosseum
  8. We’ve Been Here Before
  9. Juke
  10. Clockwise
  11. Avalanche Alley

On April 7, 2015.

On April 7, 2015, “Merge Records” label released “Beat the Champ” the fifteenth Mountain Goats studio album. It was recorded in 2014 and was produced by Brandon Eggleston and Scott Solter.

Personnel:

  • John Darnielle – vocals, acoustic guitar, piano, keyboards
  • Peter Hughes – bass, electric guitar
  • Jon Wurster – drums, percussion
  • Nathan Golub – steel guitar
  • Austin Nevins – guitar
  • Brad Cook – background vocals
  • Phil Cook – organ, background vocals
  • Matt Douglas – woodwind, woodwind arrangement
  • Erik Friedlander – strings, string arrangement
  • Scott Solter – mixing
  • Brent Lambert – mastering
  • Rob Carmichael – graphic design, typography
  • Leela Corman – cover illustration, additional illustrations

Track listing:

All tracks by John Darnielle.

  1. Southwestern Territory
  2. The Legend of Chavo Guerrero
  3. Foreign Object
  4. Animal Mask
  5. Choked Out
  6. Heel Turn 2
  7. Fire Editorial
  8. Stabbed to Death Outside San Juan
  9. Werewolf Gimmick
  10. Luna
  11. Unmasked
  12. The Ballad of Bull Ramos
  13. Hair Match

On April 7, 2009.

On April 7, 2009, “TBO Records” and “PIAS Recordings” label released the self-titled, debut Other Lives album. It was recorded in 2008, and was produced by Joey Waronker.

Personnel:

  • Eric Kiner – electric and steel guitar
  • Gus Seyffert – electric guitar, organ
  • Josh Onstott – bass, mellotron, backing vocals,
  • Joey Waronker – percussion
  • Matt Taylor – art direction
  • Sachiko – art direction

Track listing:

  1. E Minor
  2. Don’t Let Them
  3. Black Tables
  4. End of the Year
  5. Speed Tapes
  6. Paper Cities
  7. Matador
  8. It Was the Night
  9. How Could This Be
  10. AM Theme
  11. Epic

On April 7, 2020.

On April 7, 2020, John Prine died aged 73. He was singer – songwriter and musician (guitar), known for his music that has elements of protest and social commentary. His song “Sam Stone” stands as a reference to the phenomenon of heroin  or morphine  addiction among Vietnam war veterans. During 2005 at the request of U.S. poet laureate Ted Kooser, John Prine became the first singer – songwriter to read and perform at the Library of Congress. Prine won two “Grammy Awards” and recorded eighteen albums.

On April 7, 2003.

On April 7, 2003, “Sony” label released “Frengers” the third Mew album. It was recorded 2002 – 2003, at “Sweet Silence Studios”, “Sun Studio” in Copenhagen, Denmark, “Ridge Farm Studios” in Capel, Surrey, UK, “Third Stone Recording” and “Cello Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Rich Costey.

Personnel:

  • Jonas Bjerre– vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, harmonium, mellotron, synthesizers
  • Bo Madsen– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Johan Wohlert– bass, guitars
  • Silas Utke Graae Jørgensen – drums, percussion
  • Tobias Wilner Bertram – turntables
  • Rich Costey – ride cymbal
  • Klaus Nielsen – piano
  • Bo Rande – trumpet
  • Damon Tutunjian – additional vocals, additional guitars
  • Patrick Warren – piano
  • Nick Watts – piano, synthesizers
  • Flemming Rasmussen, Troels Alsted, Andreas Hviid, Dan Lefler, Darren Mora, Fred Archanbault – additional engineering
  • George Marino- mastering
  • Stefan Ruiz – photography

Track listing:

  1. Am I Wry? No
  2. 156
  3. Snow Brigade
  4. Symmetry
  5. Behind the Drapes
  6. Her Voice Is Beyond Her Years
  7. Eight Flew Over, One Was Destroyed
  8. She Came Home for Christmas
  9. She Spider
  10. Comforting Sounds

 

On April 7, 1988.

On April 7, 1988, “Brain” label released “En=Trance”, the twentieth Klaus Schulze studio album. It was recorded in 1987, and was produced by Klaus Schulze.

Personnel:

  • Klaus Schulze – vocals, electronics, keyboards, synthesizer, guitar, engineer, mixing
  • Klaus D. Mueller – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Klaus Schulze.

  1. En=Trance
  2. α-Numerique
  3. Fm Dekight
  4. Velvet System

On April 7, 1998.

On April 7, 1998, “Private Music” label released “Sacred Island”, album by Taj Mahal and The Hula Blues Band. It was recorded in May 1997, at “Messenger Studios” in Hawaii, and was produced by Carey Williams.

Personnel:

  • Taj Mahal – vocals, guitar, harmonica
  • Carlos Andrade – lead and backing vocals, guitar, slack key guitar, tenor Ukelele, ukulele
  • Rudy Costa – clarinet, flute, kalimba, pan pipes, alto curved soprano saxophone, zither, background vocals
  • Wayne Jacinhto – guitar, slack key guitar, tenor ukelele, ukulele, background vocals
  • Patrick Cockett – liliu ukulele, ukulele, background vocals
  • Michael Barretto – ukulele, background vocals
  • Pancho Graham – acoustic guitar, acoustic guitar, background vocals
  • Fred Lunt – steel guitar
  • Kester Smith – drums, cowbell
  • Carey Williams – background vocals
  • John Gilleron – engineer
  • Daryn Roven – mixing
  • Dug Nichols – mixing
  • Bernd Steinwedel – mastering
  • Sonny Mediana – art direction
  • Petra Hanisch – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Taj Mahal, except where noted.

  1. The Calypsonians
  2. Coconut Man – Frederic Hibbert
  3. Sacred Island (Moku La’a)
  4. Betty and Dupree – Chuck Willis
  5. The New Hula Blues
  6. No Na Mamo – Carlos Andrade
  7. Mailbox Blues
  8. Kanikapila – Taj Mahal, Rudy Costa, Kester Smith, Pancho Graham

 

On April 7, 1992.

On April 7, 1992, “Verve” label released “Qué Alegría”, the seventh John McLaughlin album. It was recorded November 29 – December 3 1991, at “Studio Bauer” in Ludwigsburg, Germany, and was produced by John McLaughlin.

Personnel:

  • John McLaughlin– acoustic guitar, Photon Midi interface
  • Trilok Gurtu– percussion
  • Dominique Di Piazza– 4 string and 5 string bass guitars
  • Kai Eckhardt– bass guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by John McLaughlin except where noted.

  1. Belo Horizonte
  2. Baba – Trilok Gurtu
  3. Reincarnation
  4. 1 Nite Stand
  5. Marie – Dominique Di Piazza
  6. Hijacked
  7. Mila Repa
  8. Qué Alegría
  9. 3 Willows

On April 7, 1992.

On April 7, 1992, “Blue Note” label released “Grace Under Pressure”, the 17th John Scofield album. It was recorded in December 1991, at “The Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Steve Swallow.

Personnel:

  • John Scofield – electric guitar
  • Bill Frisell – electric andacoustic guitars
  • Charlie Haden- bass
  • Joey Baron- drums
  • Randy Brecker- flugelhorn
  • Jim Pugh- trombone
  • John Clark- French horn

Track listing:

All tracks by John Scofield

  1. You Bet
  2. Grace Under Pressure
  3. Honest I Do
  4. Scenes from a Marriage
  5. Twang
  6. Pat Me
  7. Pretty Out
  8. Bill Me
  9. Same Axe
  10. Unique New York

 

On April 7, 1978.

On April 7, 1978, “Bearsville” label released “Hermit of Mink Hollow”, the eighth Todd Rundgren album. It was recorded 1977 – 1978, at “Utopia Sound Studios” in Lake Hill, NY, and was produced by Todd Rundgren,

Personnel:

  • Todd Rundgren – vocals, all instruments, arrangements
  • Mike Young – engineer
  • Daniel McCauley – photography

All tracks by Todd Rundgren.

  1. All the Children Sing
  2. Too Far Gone
  3. Out of Control
  4. Lucky Guy
  5. Onomatopoeia
  6. Determination
  7. Bag Lady
  8. Can We Still Be Friends
  9. Bread
  10. You Cried Wolf
  11. Hurting for You
  12. Fade Away