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On July 27, 2018.

On July 27, 2018, “Dinner for Wolves” label released “Gotcha Covered”, the eighth Screaming Jets studio album. It was recorded in 2018, at “Sing Sing” studio in Chapel St, South Yarra, Australia, “Tender Trap Studios” In Melbourne, and was produced by Steve James.


  • Dave Gleeson – vocals
  • Jimi Hocking – guitar, backing vocals
  • Scott Kingman – guitar
  • Greedy Smith – keyboards
  • Paul Woseen – bass, backing vocals
  • Mark Mcleod – drums
  • Dean Sutherland – backing vocals
  • Bob Spencer, Brett Kingman, Brett Williams, Cameron McKenzie, Chris Hawker, Daniel Wayne Spencer, Dave Leslie, Dean Sutherland, Nat Allison, Peter Wanliss, Rick Brewster, Ronnie Simmons, Stu Marshall, Stuart Fraser, Tim Henwood, Warwick Scott, Zakk Zedras – guitar solos
  • Steve James – recording
  • Luke Cincotta – engineer assistant
  • Erin Newman – artwork
  • Matthew Gray – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Wedding Ring – Steve Wright, George Young, Harry Vanda
  2. The Razor’s Edge – Shane Howard, Ian Morrison
  3. Gimme Head – Geoff Turner
  4. Overkill – Colin Hay
  5. Darling It Hurts – Paul Kelly, Steve Connolly
  6. The Right Time – Dave Faulkner
  7. Walls – Iva Davies
  8. Purple Sneakers – Rusty Hopkinson, Andy Kent, Tim Rogers
  9. Aloha Steve and Danno – Rob Younger, Denis Tek, Mort Stevens
  10. Shadow Boxer – Doc Neeson, John Brewster
  11. This Time – Andrew Farriss
  12. Errol – James Reyne
  13. Rain – Johanna Pigott, Todd Hunter
  14. Rock ‘n’ Roll Damnation – Angus Young, Malcolm Young, Bon Scott
  15. Guitar Band – G. Young, Vanda, Wright

In July 1975.

In July 1975, “Mushroom” label released “Ego Is Not a Dirty Word”, the second Skyhooks studio album. It was recorded January – May 1975, at “TCS Studios” in Melbourne, and was produced by Duke Wilson. In 1975, at the Australian “King of Pop Awards”, “Ego Is Not a Dirty Word”, was voted the “Most Popular Australian Album”.


  • Shirley Strachan – lead vocals
  • Red Symons – guitar, backing vocals
  • Bob “Bongo” Starkie – guitar, backing vocals
  • Greg Macainsh – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Imants Alfred Strauks – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Peter Jones – Fender Rhodes piano, marimba and vibes, chimes, boobams
  • Greg Sneddon – Arp synthesizer
  • Ross Wilson – Yamaha synthesiser, vocal harmonies
  • Andy Cowan – Mini Moog
  • Col Loughnan – tenor and baritone saxophones
  • Pat Wilson – finger cymbals
  • Ian Mason – harmony vocals
  • Jenny Keath – harmony vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Greg Macainsh, except where noted.

  1. Ego Is Not a Dirty Word
  2. Love on the Radio – Greg Macainsh, Steve Hill
  3. Saturday Night
  4. Love’s Not Good Enough
  5. The Other Side
  6. Smartarse Songwriters
  7. Mercedes Ladies
  8. All My Friends Are Getting Married
  9. Every Chase a Steeple – Red Symons

On May 26, 1978.

On May 26, 1978, “EMI” label released “Sleeper Catcher”, the fourth Little River Band album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Armstrong Studios” in Melbourne, Australia, and was produced by  John Boylan, Glenn Shorrock, David Briggs, Beeb Birtles, Graham Goble, George McArdle and Derek Pellicci. The album was certified Platinum in US by “RIAA”.


  • Glenn Shorrock – lead vocals
  • David Briggs – lead guitar, Roland synthesizer guitars
  • Beeb Birtles – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars
  • Graham Goble – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, vocal arrangements
  • George McArdle – bass
  • Derek Pellicci – drums, percussion
  • Vernon Hill – flute
  • Bob Venier – flugelhorn
  • Pan Raines – harp
  • Peter Sullivan – acoustic and electric pianos
  • Peter Jones – electric piano
  • Mal Logan – Hammond organ
  • Rick Formosa – conductor, orchestral arrangements

Track listing:

  1. Fall from Paradise – Beeb Birtles, Graham Goble
  2. Lady – Graham Goble
  3. Red-Headed Wild Flower – Beeb Birtles, Ed Nimmervoll
  4. Light of Day – Beeb Birtles
  5. So Many Paths – Glenn Shorrock, Idris Jones
  6. Reminiscing – Graham Goble
  7. Sanity’s Side – Glenn Shorrock, Chris Dawes
  8. Shut Down Turn Off – Glenn Shorrock
  9. One for the Road – Beeb Birtles, Graham Goble

On May 21, 2010.

On May 21, 2010, “Modular Recordings” label released “Inner Speaker”, the debut Tame Impala studio album. It was recorded June – August 2009, at “Wave House” in Injidup, Australia, and was produced by Kevin Parker. At the 2010 , Inner Speaker won “Australian Album of the Year” award.


  • Kevin Parker – vocals, various instruments, recording
  • Dom Simper – bass guitar, additional guitar, additional sound effects
  • Jay Watson – drums, guitar
  • Tim Holmes – engineer
  • Dave Fridmann – mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Leif Podhajsky – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Parker, except interlude after “The Bold Arrow of Time”, by Jay Watson and Kevin Parker.

  1. It Is Not Meant to Be
  2. Desire Be Desire Go
  3. After Ego
  4. Lucidity
  5. Why Won’t You Make Up Your Mind?
  6. Solitude Is Bliss
  7. Jeremy’s Storm
  8. Expectation
  9. The Bold Arrow of Time
  10. Runway, Houses, City, Clouds
  11. I Don’t Really Mind

On May 18, 2018.

On May 18, 2018, “Milk! Records”, “Mom + Pop Music + Marathon Artists” labels released “Tell Me How You Really Feel”, the second Courtney Barnett studio album. It was recorded in July 2017, at “Soundpark” in Northcote, Victoria, Australia, and was produced by Courtney Barnett, Burke Reid and Dan Luscombe. At the 2018 “ARIA Music Awards”, “Tell Me How You Really Feel” won the “Best Rock Album”.


  • Courtney Barnett – vocals, guitar, Polaroids, artwork
  • Dan Luscombe – keyboards, organ, guitar, backing vocals
  • Kim Deal – guitar, backing vocals
  • Bones Sloane – bass, backing vocal
  • Dave Mudie – drums, percussion
  • Kelley Deal – backing vocals
  • Burke Reid – recording, mixing
  • Guy Davie – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Courtney Barnett.

  1. Hopefulessness
  2. City Looks Pretty
  3. Charity
  4. Need a Little Time
  5. Nameless, Faceless
  6. I’m Not Your Mother, I’m Not Your Bitch
  7. Crippling Self-Doubt and a General Lack of Confidence
  8. Help Your Self
  9. Walkin; on Eggshells
  10. Sunday Roast

On April 24, 2020.

On April 24, 2020, “Birds of Tokyo”, “Eleven A Music Company” and “EMI Australia” labels released “Human Design”, the sixth Birds of Tokyo studio album. It was recorded in 2019, at “The Grove Studios” in Somersby NSW, Australia, and “Love Hertz” in Leichhardt NSW, Australia, and was produced by Adam Spark and Scott Horscroft.


  • Ian Kenny – vocals
  • Adam Spark – guitar
  • Glenn Sarangapany – keyboards
  • Ian Berney – bass
  • Adam Weston – drums
  • Audrey Riley – string arrangements
  • Daniel Denholm – string arrangements
  • Scott Horscroft – engineer, mixing
  • Dorny Mayes – engineer
  • Ted Howard – engineer
  • Izaac Wilson, Jack Nigro, Matt Steward, Owen Butterworth – assistant engineer
  • John Hanes – mixing
  • Leon Zervos – mastering
  • Peter Salmon-Lomas – artwork, design
  • Lynton Crabb – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Kenny, Adam Spark, Glenn Sarangapany, Ian Berney and Adam Weston.

  1. The Greatest Mistakes
  2. Two of Us
  3. Good Lord
  4. Designed
  5. Dive
  6. When Home Calls
  7. Photo by the Lake
  8. Addison
  9. My Darling, My Son
  10. Unbreakable
  11. Never Going Back

On February 14, 2020.

On February 14, 2020, “Modular” and “Island Australia” labels released “The Slow Rush”, the fourth Tame Impala studio album. It was recorded in 2020, at Kevin Parker’s home studio in Fremantle, Australia, and in Los Angeles, and was produced by Kevin Parker. At the 2020 “ARIA Music Awards”, “The Slow Rush” won five categories: “ARIA Award for Album of the Year”, “Best Group”, “Best Rock Album”, “Engineer of the Year” and “Producer of the Year”.


  • Kevin Parker – vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, drums, mixing, art concept
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Steve Fallone– mastering
  • Glen Goatze – co-executive production
  • Neil Krug – photography, design, art concept

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Parker.

  1. One More Year
  2. Instant Destiny
  3. Borderline
  4. Posthumous Forgiveness
  5. Breathe Deeper
  6. Tomorrow’s Dust
  7. On Track
  8. Lost in Yesterday
  9. Is It True
  10. It Might Be Time
  11. Glimmer
  12. One More Hour

On November 28, 2014.

On November 28, 2014, “Columbia” label released “Rock or Bust”, the sixteenth AC/DC studio album. It was recorded May – July 2014, at “Warehouse Studio” in Vancouver, British Columbia, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, 2 x Platinum in Austria by “IFPI”, 3 x Platinum in France by “SNEP”, Diamond in Germany by “BVMI”, Platinum in Hungary by “MAHASZ”, Platinum in Italy by “FIMI”, Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV”, Platinum in Spain by “PROMUSICAE”, and 4 x Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI”.


  • Brian Johnson – lead vocals
  • Angus Young – lead guitar
  • Stevie Young – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Cliff Williams – bass, backing vocals
  • Phil Rudd – drums
  • Mike Fraser – engineering
  • Billy Bowers – additional engineering
  • Tom Syrowski – additional engineering
  • Ryan Smith – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Angus Young and Malcolm Young.

  1. Rock or Bust
  2. Play Ball
  3. Rock the Blues Away
  4. Miss Adventure
  5. Dogs of War
  6. Got Some Rock & Roll Thunder
  7. Hard Times
  8. Baptism of Fire
  9. Rock the House
  10. Sweet Candy
  11. Emission Control

On July 30, 2001.

On July 30, 2001, “RCA” label released “Is This It” the debut Strokes album. It was recorded March – April 2001, at “Transporterraum” in New York City, and was produced by Gordon Raphael. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, Platinum in Denmark by “IFPI Denmark”, Platinum in Sweden by “GLF”, 2 x Platinum in the UK by “BPI”, and Platinum in the US by “RIAA”.


  • Julian Casablancas– vocals
  • Nick Valensi– guitar
  • Albert Hammond Jr.– guitar
  • Nikolai Fraiture– bass
  • Fabrizio Moretti– drums
  • P. Bowersock– consultation
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Colin Lane – photography (outside of North America)

Track listing:

All tracks by Julian Casablancas.

  1. Is This It
  2. The Modern Age
  3. Soma
  4. Barely Legal
  5. Someday
  6. Alone, Together
  7. Last Nite
  8. Hard to Explain
  9. New York City Cops
  10. Trying Your Luck
  11. Take It or Leave It

On July 29, 1986.

On July 29, 1986, “Family Productions” and “Columbia” labels released “The Bridge”, the tenth Billy Joel studio album. It was recorded 1985 – 1986, at “The Power Station”, “Chelsea Sound”, “RCA Studios”, in New York City and “Evergreen Studios”, in Burbank, California, and was produced by Phil Ramone. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, and 2 x Platinum in the US by “RIAA”.


  • Billy Joel– lead and backing vocals, acoustic piano, synthesizers, electric guitar, Fender Rhodes
  • Ray Charles– acoustic piano, lead vocals
  • David Brown – guitar, 12-string acoustic guitar
  • Russell Javors– guitar
  • Liberty DeVitto– drums, percussion
  • Doug Stegmeyer– bass guitar
  • Mark Rivera– tenor and alto saxophone
  • Rob Mounsey– synthesizer, orchestration
  • Jeff Bova– synthesizer, orchestration
  • Steve Winwood– Hammond B3 organ
  • Dean Parks– guitar
  • John McCurry– guitar
  • Neil Stubenhaus– bass guitar
  • Ron Carter– acoustic bass
  • Neil Jason– bass guitar
  • Vinnie Colaiuta– drums
  • Jimmy Bralower – percussion
  • Eddie Daniels– alto saxophone
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone
  • Ronnie Cuber– baritone saxophone
  • Dave Bargeron– trombone
  • Marvin Stamm– trumpet
  • Alan Rubin– trumpet
  • Don Brooks– harmonica
  • Patrick Williams– arrangements
  • Philippe Saisse– orchestration
  • Peter Hewlett – backing vocals
  • Cyndi Lauper– harmony vocals
  • Joseph D’Ambrosio – production coordinator
  • Jim Boyer – engineer
  • Steve Boyer, David Dickson, Bradshaw Leigh, Fred Tenny – engineer assistant
  • Ricki Begin, Peter Bergren, Mark Betts, Steve Buller, Cary Butler, Gary Ciuzio, Ed Evans, Bruce Howell, Joe Lopes, Frank Rodriguez, Billy Rothschild, Joe Salvatto, Audrey Tanaka, Phil Vachon – technical support
  • Ted Jensen– mixing
  • Mark Larson – design
  • Brad Holland – cover painting
  • Patrick Demarchelier – photography
  • Larry Busacca, Phil Ramone, Charles Reilly – sleeve photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Joel, except where noted.

  1. Running on Ice
  2. This Is the Time
  3. A Matter of Trust
  4. Modern Woman
  5. Baby Grand
  6. Big Man on Mulberry Street
  7. Temptation
  8. Code of Silence – Billy Joel, Cyndi Lauper
  9. Getting Closer