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On April 9, 1979.

On April 5, 1979, “CBS” label released “Laser Love”, the second After the Fire studio album. It was recorded July – August 1978, at “Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Muff Winwood, Rhett Davies, Rupert Hine, John Leckie, Andy Piercy, Peter Banks, John Russell and Igor Twidell.

Personnel:

  • Andy Piercy – vocals, guitar, bass
  • Peter Banks – keyboards
  • John Russell – guitar
  • Igor Twidell – drums

Track listing:

  1. Laser Love – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks
  2. Joy – Peter Banks, Andy Piercy, John Russell, Ivor Twiddell
  3. Take Me Higher – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks
  4. Life in the City – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks
  5. Suspended Animation – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks
  6. Like the Power of a Jet – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks
  7. One Rule For You – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks
  8. Time to Think – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks
  9. Timestar – Peter Banks
  10. Check It Out – Andy Piercy, Peter Banks

 

On March 25, 2008.

On March 25, 2008, at “Half Note” label released “The Delirium Blues Project: Serve or Suffer”, first album released by joint leadership of Roseanna Vitro and Kenny Werner. It was recorded in August 2007, at “Blue Note” in New York City, and was produced by Jeffrey Levenson.

Personnel:

  • Roseanna Vitro– vocals, arrangements
  • Kenny Werner– keyboards, arrangements
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • James Carter– tenor saxophone
  • Ray Anderson– trombone
  • Geoff Countryman– baritone saxophone
  • Adam Rogers– guitar
  • John Pattitucci– acoustic and electric bass
  • Rocky Bryant – drums

Track listing:

  1. What Is Hip? – Emilio Castillo, John David Garibaldi, Stephen M. Kupka
  2. Goodnight Nelda Grebe, the Telephone Company Has Cut Us Off – Tracy Nelson
  3. Blue – Gildo Mahones, Jon Hendricks
  4. Be Cool – Joni Mitchell
  5. Half Moon – Janis Joplin
  6. In the Dark – Lillian “Lil” Green
  7. Cheater Man – Spooner Oldham, Dan Penn
  8. Everybody’s Cryin’ Mercy – Mose Allison
  9. Don’t Ever Let Nobody Drag Your Spirit Down – Eric Bibb, Maria Muldaur

On March 22, 2005.

On March 22, 2005, “Kill Rock Star” label released “Picaresque”, the third Decemberists studio album. It was recorded August – September 2004, at “Prescott Church” in Portland, and was produced by Chris Walla, Colin  Meloy, Chris Funk, Jenny Conlee, Nate Query and John Moen.

Personnel:

  • Colin Meloy- lead vocals, guitar
  • Chris Funk- guitar, multi-instrumentalist
  • Jenny Conlee– voices, accordion, piano, keyboards
  • Nate Query- bass
  • Rachel Blumberg – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Aaron Stewart – tom tom
  • Petra Haden – violin, backing vocals
  • Sean Nelson – vocals, voices
  • Eric Stern – vocals
  • Paul Brainard – trumpet, horn arrangements
  • Joe Cunningham – tenor and baritone saxophone
  • Tom Hill – trombone
  • Jeff London – shofar
  • John Roderick – sound effects
  • Troy Tietjen – mixing
  • Carson Ellis – illustrations, design
  • Alicia J. Rose – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Colin Meloy.

  1. The Infanta
  2. We Both Go Down Together
  3. Eli, the Barrow Boy
  4. The Sporting Life
  5. The Bagman’s Gambit
  6. From My own True Love (Lost at Sea)
  7. Sixteen Military Wives
  8. The Engine Driver
  9. On the Bus Mail
  10. The Mariner’s Revenge Song
  11. Of Angels and Angels

On March 8, 2005.

On March 8, 2005, “Throwing Music” label released “Golden Ocean”, the debut 50 Foot Wave album. It was recorded June – August 2004, and was produced by Ethan Allen.

Personnel:

  • Kristin Hersh- vocals, guitars
  • Bernard Georges– vocals, bass
  • Rob Ahlers – vocals, drums
  • Ethan Allen – engineer, mixing
  • James Adam Watts – engineer
  • Joe Gastwirt – mastering
  • Lakuna, Inc. – design
  • David Narcizo, L. Fletcher – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Rob Ahlers, Bernard Georges and Kristin Hersh.

  1. Long Painting
  2. Bone China
  3. Pneuma
  4. Clara Bow
  5. Petal
  6. Dog Days
  7. Sally Is a Girl
  8. El Dorado
  9. Ginger Park
  10. Diving
  11. Golden Ocean

In February 1980.

In February 1980, “Arista” label released “1980”, album by Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson. It was recorded August – October 1979, and was produced by Malcolm Cecil, Brian Jackson and Gil Scott-Heron.

Personnel:

  • Brian Jackson – acoustic piano, arrangements, backing vocals, drums, electric piano, kettle drums, keyboard bass, synthesizer, O.N.T.O. synthesizer
  • Gil Scott-Heron – vocals
  • Gordon Goodwin– horns
  • Marlo Henderson– guitar
  • Ed Brady – guitar
  • Harvey Mason– drums
  • Denis Sirias – horns
  • Bill Watrous– horns
  • Carl Cornwell – flute, saxophone
  • Marti McCall – backing vocals
  • Julia Waters – backing vocals
  • Maxine Waters Waddell – backing vocals
  • Malcolm Cecil– engineering, mixing
  • Donn Davenport – art direction
  • John Ford – cover photo
  • Ron Kellum – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Gil Scott-Heron, except where noted.

  1. Shut ‘Um Down
  2. Alien (Hold On to Your Dreams)
  3. Willing
  4. Corners – lyrics by Gil Scott-Heron, music by Brian Jackson
  5. 1980
  6. Push Comes to Shove
  7. Shah MOT (The Shah Is Dead/Checkmate)
  8. Late Last Night

 

On February 18, 1992.

On February 18, 1992, “Elektra” label released “A Picture of Nectar”, the third Phish studio album. It was recorded June – August 1991, at “White Crow Studios” in Burlington, VT, and was produced by Kevin Halpin, Trey Anastasio, Page McConnell, Mike Gordon and Jon Fishman.

Personnel:

  • Trey Anastasio– guitar, lead vocals
  • Page McConnell– keyboard, organ, backing vocals
  • Mike Gordon– bass guitar, vocals, lead vocals on “Poor Heart” and “Catapult”
  • Jon Fishman– drums, backing vocals
  • Gordon Stone – pedal steel, banjo
  • Jon Altschiller – engineer
  • Kevin Halpin – engineer
  • Tom Walters – assistant engineer
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Michael Mills – art direction
  • C. Kagan – photography
  • Joe Witkop – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Trey Anastasio, except where noted.

  1. Liama
  2. Eliza
  3. Cavern – Trey Anastasio, Herman, Marshall
  4. Poor Heart – Mike Gordon
  5. Stash – Trey Anastasio, Marshall
  6. Manteca – Fuller, Gillespie, Pozo
  7. Guelah Papyrus – Trey Anastasio, Marshall
  8. Magilla – Page McConnell
  9. The Landlady
  10. Glide – Trey Anastasio, Marshall
  11. Tweezer – Trey Anastasio, Jon Fishman, Mike Gordon, Page McConnell
  12. The Mango Song
  13. Chalk Dust Torture – Trey Anastasio, Marshall
  14. Faht – Jon Fishman
  15. Catapult – Mike Gordon
  16. Tweezer Reprise – Trey Anastasio, Jon Fishman, Mike Gordon, Page McConnell

On February 5, 2008.

On February 5, 2008, “Barsuk” label released “Lucky”, the fifth Nada Surf album. It was recorded March – August 2007 at the “Robert Lang Studios” in Seattle, and was produced by John Goodmanson and Tom Beaujour.

Personnel:

  • Matthew Caws – vocals, guitar
  • Daniel Lorca – bass, backing vocals
  • Ira Elliot – drums
  • Ed Harcourt – piano
  • Phil Wandscher- guitar
  • Martin Wenk – horns
  • Coralie Clément – high vocals
  • Louie Lino – piano, keyboards
  • Joe McGinty – organ
  • Lianne Smith – vocals
  • Juliana Hatfield- vocals
  • John Roderick- vocals
  • Sean Nelson – vocals
  • Ben Gibbard – vocals
  • Juliette Cezzar – art direction, design
  • Jeremy Zilar – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Matthew Caws, Daniel Lorca and Ira Elliot, except where noted.

  1. See These Bones
  2. Whose Authority
  3. Beautiful Beat
  4. Here Goes Something
  5. Weightless
  6. Are You Lightning?
  7. I Like What You Say
  8. From Now On
  9. Ice on the Wing
  10. The Fox
  11. The Film Did Not Go ‘Round – Greg Peterson