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Karen O: Crush Songs

On September 5, 2014, “Cult Records” label released “Crush Songs”, the debut Karen O (Karen Lee Orzolek) studio album. It was recorded 2006 – 2010.

Personnel:

  • Karen O – vocals, recording, drawings, liner notes
  • Imaad Wasif – guitar
  • Dean Fertita – backing vocals
  • Nick Launay – mixing
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Young Kok Kim – painting
  • Julian Gross – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Karen O, except where noted.

  1. Ooo
  2. Rapt
  3. Visits
  4. Beast
  5. Comes the Night
  6. NYC Baby
  7. Other Side
  8. So Far
  9. Day Go By
  10. Body
  11. King
  12. Indian Summer – Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger
  13. Sunset Sun
  14. Native Korean Rock
  15. Singalong – Karen O, Jack Lawrence, Dean Fertita

Ray Lynch: No Blue Thing

On August 15, 1989, “Music West” label released “No Blue Thing”, the fourth Ray Lynch studio album. It was recorded 1985 – 1989, at “Ray Lynch Production Studio” and “Different Fur” in San Francisco, and was produced by Ray Lynch.

Personnel:

  • Ray Lynch – keyboards, classical guitar, arrangements, mixing
  • Tom Canning – keyboards
  • Timothy Day – flute
  • Julie Ann Giacobassi – oboe, English horn
  • Amy Hiraga – violin
  • Basil Vendryes, Geraldine Walther – viola
  • David Kadarauch, Peter Wyrick – cello
  • Howard Johnson – engineer
  • Daniel Ryman – mixing
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Ray Lynch.

  1. No Blue Thing
  2. Clouds Below Your Knees
  3. Here and Never Found
  4. Drifted in Deeper Land
  5. Homeward at Last
  6. Evening, Yes
  7. The True Spirit of Mom & Dad

Gino Vanelli: Black Cars

On November 30, 1984, “HME” label released “Black Cars”, the eighth Gino Vannelli album. It was recorded in 1984, at “Larkfield Recording Studio”, “Westwind Studio”, and was produced by Gino Vannelli, Joe Vannelli and Ross Vannelli.

Personnel:

  • Gino Vannelli – lead and backing vocals, drums, drum programming, percussion, arranger, engineer
  • Mike Miller – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Joe Vannelli – synthesizers, synth bass, acoustic and electric piano, drum programming, arranger, engineer
  • Ross Vannelli – bass guitar, drum programming, percussion, backing vocals, arranger, engineer
  • Jimmy Haslip – bass guitar
  • David Garibaldi – drums
  • Mark Craney – drums
  • John Messerschmidt – backing vocals
  • Lori Lieberman – backing vocals
  • Ron Capone – engineer
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Michael Hodgson – art direction, design
  • Moshea Brakha – photography
  • Shirley Klein – album coordinator

Track listing:

All tracks by Gino Vannelli, except where noted.

  1. Black Cars – Gino Vannelli, Roy Freeland
  2. The Other Man – Gino Vannelli, Roy Freeland
  3. It’s Over – Gino Vannelli, Ross Vannelli, Roy Freeland
  4. Here She Comes
  5. Hurts To Be in Love
  6. Total Stranger – Gino Vannelli, Roy Freeland, Bill LaBounty
  7. Just a Motion Away – Gino Vannelli, Ross Vannelli
  8. Imagination
  9. How Much

The Bar Keys: Nightcruising

In November 1981, “Mercury” label released “Nightcruising”, the twelve Bar Kays (The) album. It was recorded in 1981, at “Ardent Recording Studios” in Memphis, Tennessee, and was produced by Allen Jones.

Personnel:

Personnel:

  • James Alexander – vocals, bass
  • Larry Dodson – vocals
  • Mark Bynum – vocals, keyboard
  • Winston Stewart – keyboards
  • Lloyd Smith – guitar
  • Michael Toles – guitar
  • Charles Allen – vocals, trumpet
  • Benjamin Cauley – trumpet
  • Harvey Henderson – saxophone
  • Frank Thompson – trombone
  • Bryan Smith – bass
  • Michael Beard – drums
  • Sherman Guy – vocals, percussion
  • Mervell Thomas – arranger
  • Henry Bush – engineer
  • Allen Jones – engineer, cover concept
  • Bernie Grundman – engineer
  • Mike McCarty – art direction
  • Tom Hill – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by James Alexander, Larry Dodson, Mark Bynum, Winston Stewart, Lloyd Smith, Charles Allen, Benjamin Cauley, Harvey Henderson, Frank Thompson, Bryan Smith, Michael Beard, Sherman Guy and Allen Jones, except where noted.

  1. Nightcruising
  2. Hit and Run
  3. Feels Like I’m Falling in Love
  4. Freaky Behavior – Allen Jones, Howard Redmond, Jr.
  5. Touch Tone
  6. Unforgettable Dream
  7. Traffic Jammer
  8. Backseat Driver

John Frusciante & Josh Klinghoffer: A Sphere in the Heart of Silence

On November 23, 2004, “Record Collection” label released “A Sphere in the Heart of Silence”, an album by John Frusciante and Josh Klinghoffer. It was recorded in April 2004, and was produced by John Frusciante and Josh Klinghoffer.

Personnel:

  • John Frusciante – lead and backing vocals, vocal treatments, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, bass, white noise, synthetic strings, drum treatments, synthesizer, programing, design
  • Josh Klinghoffer – lead and backing vocals, guitar, piano, arp string ensemble, guitar, bass, synthesizers, drum loops, drums, one note synth
  • Ryan Hewitt – engineer, mixing
  • Chris Reynolds – assistant
  • Jason Gossman – assistant
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Mike Piscitelli – design
  • Lola Montes Schnabel – photography
  • Dave Lee – equipment technician

Track listing:

All tracks by John Frusciante and Josh Klinghoffer.

  1. Sphere
  2. The Afterglow
  3. Walls
  4. Communique
  5. At Your Enemies
  6. Surrogate People
  7. My Life

On June 17, 1992.

On June 17, 1992, “Elektra” label released “Brasileiro”, the 37th Sérgio Mendes album. It was recorded April – October 1991, and was produced by Sérgio Mendes. In 1993, “Brasileiro” won “Grammy Award” for “Best World Music Album”.

Personnel:

  • Sérgio Mendes – lead and background vocals, keyboards, synthesizer, percussion, arranger, liner notes
  • Hermeto Pascoal – keyboards, arranger
  • Alfredo Moura – keyboards, synthesizer, arranger, horn arrangements, background vocals
  • Eric Persing – keyboards, keyboards programming, synthesizer, synthesizer horn, arranger
  • Robbie Buchanan – keyboards, synthesizer
  • Russell Ferrante – keyboards, synthesizer
  • Jovino Santos Neto – keyboards
  • Paul Jackson Jr. – guitar
  • Claudio Jorge – acoustic guitar
  • Guinga – acoustic guitar
  • Jimmy Johnson – bass
  • Nathan East – bass
  • Itibere Zwarg – bass
  • Jeff Porcaro – drums
  • Tião Neto – lead and background vocals, percussion
  • Vai Quem Vem – percussion, background vocals
  • Michael Shapiro – drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Marcio Bahia – drums
  • Carmen Alice – vocals, percussion
  • Sinhô – percussion
  • Zeca – percussion
  • Jair Rodrigues – percussion
  • Beloba – percussion
  • Alexandre Guedes – percussion
  • Meia Noite – percussion
  • Fabio Pascoal – percussion
  • Pernambuco – percussion
  • Mario Conceicao – percussion
  • Luis Conte – percussion
  • Paulo Dias – percussion
  • Gustavo Di Dalva – percussion
  • Alceu Do Cavaco – cavaquinho
  • Steve Tavaglione – flute, oboe, saxophone
  • Carlos Malta – flute, saxophone
  • Jerry Moore – tenor saxophone
  • Carlinhos Brown – vocals, background vocals, percussion, arranger
  • Francisca Maria Monjardim – vocals, background vocals
  • Leila Monjardim – vocals, background vocals
  • Jurema Silva – vocals, background vocals
  • Jussara Silva – vocals, background vocals
  • Leo Silva – vocals, background vocals
  • Robson Silva – vocals, background vocals
  • Lourenco Olegario – vocals, background vocals
  • Joe Pizzulo – vocals, background vocals
  • Karla Preito – vocals, background vocals
  • Carol Rogers – vocals, background vocals
  • Gracinha Leporace – vocals, background vocals
  • Kevyn Lettau – vocals, background vocals
  • Cláudio Nucci – vocals
  • João Bosco – vocals
  • Kleber Jorge – background vocals
  • Vivian Manso – background vocals
  • Carolina Sabino – background vocals
  • Moogie Canazio – arranger, engineer
  • Luis Quine – assistant engineer
  • Paul Scriver – assistant engineer
  • Michael Aarvold – assistant engineer
  • Elaine Anderson – assistant engineer
  • Ivan Carvalho – assistant engineer
  • Lee Kaiser – assistant engineer
  • Bruce Swedien – arranger, mixing
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • John Heiden – art direction, design
  • David Bither – art direction
  • Heitor Dos Prazeres – paintings
  • George Holz – photography
  • Sonia Ives – photography
  • Chris McGowan – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Fanfarra – Carlinhos Brown
  2. Magalenha – Carlinhos Brown
  3. Indiado – Carlinhos Brown
  4. What Is This? – Carmen Alice
  5. Lua Soberana – Vítor Martins, Ivan Lins
  6. Sambadouro – Vítor Martins, Ivan Lins
  7. Senhoras Do Amazonas – Antonio Carlos Belchior, João Bosco
  8. Kalimba – Vítor Martins, Ivan Lins
  9. Barabare – Paulinho Camafeu, Edmundo Caruso, Carlinhos Brown
  10. Esconjuros – Aldir Blanc, Carlos “Guinga” Escobar
  11. Pipoca – Hermeto Pascoal
  12. Magano – Carlinhos Brown
  13. Chorado – Aldir Blanc, Carlos “Guinga” Escobar
  14. Fanfarra (Despedida) – Carlinhos Brown

On June 14, 2019.

On June 14, 2019, “Concord” label released “Oklahoma”, the fourteenth Keb’ Mo’ studio album. It was recorded in 2018, at “Stu Stu Studio” and was produced by Colin Linden and Keb’ Mo’.

Personnel:

  • Keb’ Mo’ (Kevin Moore) – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, steel guitar, bass, mandolin, harmonica, percussion, shaker
  • Rosanne Cash – vocals
  • Taj Mahal -vocals
  • Robert Randolph – lap steel guitar
  • Jaci Velasquez – vocals
  • Eric Ramey – bass
  • Marcus Finnie – drums
  • Chester Thompson – drums
  • Keio Strouds – drums
  • Colin Linden – electric guitar, mandolin
  • Jim Hoke – Wurlitzer piano, accordion
  • David Rodgers – keyboards
  • Samuel Alexander – keyboards, Hammond organ, electric piano
  • DeMarco Johnson – Hammond organ
  • Jovan Quallo – saxophone
  • Josh Scalf – trombone
  • Scotty Huff – trumpet
  • Corrie Covell, Michael O’Gieblyn – violin
  • Emily Kohavi – viola
  • Cremaine Booker – cello
  • Carter Moore, Dara Tucker, Robbie Brooks Moore, Dara Tucker, Emoni Wilkins, Jason Eskridge, Moiba Mustapha, Nickie Conley- backing vocals
  • Melvin “Maestro” Lightford – string arrangements
  • Zach Allen – recording
  • Alex Jarvis, Dave Hagen, Joe Martino – mixing
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • David Diskin, Lori Lambert – art direction
  • Michele Morgan – artwork
  • Jeremy Cowart – photography
  • Anthony Scarlati, Christy Watkins, Robbie Brooks Moore – additional photography

Track listing:

  1. I Remember You – Bill LaBounty, Kevin Moore
  2. Oklahoma – Dara Tucker, Kevin Moore
  3. Put a Woman in Charge – Beth Nielsen Chapman, John Lewis Parker, Kevin Moore
  4. This Is My Home – John Lewis Parker, Kevin Moore
  5. Don’t Throw It Away – Charles Esten, Colin Linden, Kevin Moore
  6. The Way I – John Lewis Parker, Kevin Moore
  7. Ridin’ on a Train – Jenny Yates, Kevin Moore
  8. I Should’ve – Joseph Alan Wood, Kevin Moore
  9. Cold Outside – Cliff Goldmacher, Kevin Moore 
  10. Beautiful Music – John Lewis Parker, Kevin Moore

On May 1, 2020.

On May 1, 2020, “Matador” label released “Making a Door Less Open”, the twelfth Car Seat Headrest studio album. It was recorded January – October 2019, at “Avast!” in Seattle, Washington, and was produced by Will Toledo and Andrew Katz.

Personnel:

  • Will Toledo – vocals, synthesizers, keyboards, organ, guitar, piano, drum programming, engineer, mixing
  • Ethan Ives – vocals, guitars
  • Seth Dalby – bass guitar
  • Andrew Katz – vocals, drums, drum programming, mixing, digital mastering
  • Gianni Aiello – guitar
  • John Huggins – violin 
  • John McRae – engineer
  • Bernie Grundman – vinyl mastering
  • Cate Wurtz – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Will Toledo, except where noted.

  1. Weightlifters
  2. Can’t Cool Me Down
  3. Hollywood – Will Toledo, Andrew Katz
  4. There Must Be More Than Blood
  5. Hymn
  6. Deadlines
  7. Martin
  8. What’s With You Lately
  9. Life Worth Missing
  10. Famous

On March 31, 2019.

On March 31, 2019, “Blue Élan Records” label released “1000 Hands: Chapter One”, the fifteenth Jon Anderson studio album. It was recorded March 2019 – July 2020, at “Solar Studios” in Orlando, Florida, and was produced by Michael Franklin.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson – vocals, various instruments
  • Steve Howe – guitar
  • Larry Coryell – guitar
  • Rick Derringer – guitar
  • Chris Squire – bass guitar
  • Tim Franklin – bass guitar, ukulele, backing vocals
  • Stuart Hamm – bass guitar
  • Brian Chatton – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Chick Corea – keyboards
  • Jonathan Cain – keyboards
  • Michael Franklin – keyboards, ukulele, backing vocals
  • Alan White – drums
  • Billy Cobham – drums
  • Matt Brown – drums, backing vocals
  • Jerry Goodman – violin
  • Jean-Luc Ponty – violin
  • Robby Steinhardt – violin
  • Charlie Bisharat – violin
  • Olga Kopakova – violin
  • Dariusz Grabowski – accordion
  • Ian Anderson – flute
  • Brian Snapp – saxophone, flute
  • Charlie DeChant – saxophone, flute
  • Tower of Power – horn section
  • Zap Mama – backing vocals
  • Bobby Kimball – backing vocals
  • Solar Choir – choir
  • Voices of Lindahl – choir
  • Crossover
  • Vioelectric
  • Orlando Symphony Orchestra – strings and horns
  • Matt Brown – mixing
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Jon Anderson and Brian Chatton, except where noted.

  1. Now
  2. Ramalama – Jon Anderson, Michael Franklin
  3. First Born Leaders
  4. Activate
  5. Makes Me Happy – Jon Anderson
  6. Now Variations
  7. I Found Myself – Jon Anderson
  8. Twice in a Lifetime
  9. Where Does Music Come From (WDMCF) – Jon Anderson, Michael Franklin
  10. 1000 Hands (Come Up)
  11. Now and Again

On March 31, 2008.

On March 31, 2008, “Epic” label released “Professor Satchafunkilus and the Musterion of Rock”, the twelfth Joe Satriani studio album. It was recorded October 2007 – 2008 at “The Plant” in Sausalito, California, “Studio 21” in San Francisco, and was produced by Joe Satriani and John Cuniberti.

  • Joe Satriani – vocals, guitar, keyboard, piano, organ, bass, talk box, hand claps, engineering, mixing
  • Jeff Campitelli – drums, percussion ,bongos, shaker, tambourine, cowbell, hand claps
  • John Cuniberti – tambourine, hand claps, engineering, mixing
  • Matt Bissonette – bass
  • ZZ Satriani – saxophone
  • Eric Caudieux – digital editing, sound design
  • Mike Boden – hand claps, digital editing, engineering assistance
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Satriani.

  1. Musterion
  2. Overdriver
  3. I Just Wanna Rock
  4. Professor Satchafunkilus
  5. Revelation
  6. Come on Baby
  7. Out of the Sunshine
  8. Diddle-Y-A-Doo-Dat
  9. Asik Vaysel
  10. Andalusia