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On September 14, 2010.

On September 14, 2010, “Arion Records/Sound Resources” labels released “If”, the eleventh Glass Hammer studio album. It was recorded in 2010, at “Sound Resources” in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and was produced by Fred Schendel and Steve Babb.

Personnel:

  • Jon Davison – lead vocals
  • Fred Schendel – keyboards, steel guitar, mandolin, backing vocals
  • Alan Shikoh – guitars
  • Steve Babb – bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Randall Williams – drums
  • Bob Katz – mastering
  • Tom Kuhn – cover artwork

Track listing:

All lyrics by Steve Babb, Fred Schendel and Jon Davison; all music by Steve Babb and Fred Schendel.

  1. Beoynd, Within
  2. Behold, The Ziddle
  3. Grace the Sky
  4. At Last We Are
  5. If the Stars
  6. If the Sun

On October 25, 2011.

On October 25, 2011, “Arion Records/Sound Resources” label released “Cor Cordium”, the twelfth Glass Hammer studio album. The name of the album is taken from the poem of the same name by Algernon Charles Swinburne. It was recorded in 2011, at “Sound Resources”, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and was produced by Fred Schendel and Steve Babb.

Personnel:

  • Jon Davison – lead vocals, acoustic guitars
  • Fred Schendel – keyboards, steel and acoustic guitars, backing vocals
  • Steve Babb – bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Alan Shikoh – acoustic, electric and classical guitars, electric sitar
  • Randall Williams – drums
  • Jeffrey Sick – violin
  • Ed Davis – viola
  • Daylon Walden – co-production, engineering
  • Bob Katz – mastering
  • Tom Kuhn – cover artwork
  • Julie Babb – band photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Steve Babb, Fred Schendel and Jon Davison, all music by Steve Babb, Schendel, Jon Davison and Alan Shikoh.

  1. Nothing Box
  2. One Heart
  3. Salvation Station
  4. Dear Daddy
  5. To Someone
  6. She, a Lonely Tower

On October 23, 2007.

On October 23, 2007, “Arion Records/Sound Resources” labels released “Culture of Ascent”, the ninth Glass Hammer studio album. It was recorded in 2007, and was produced by Fred Schendel and Fred Babb.

Personnel:

  • Carl Groves – lead and backing vocals
  • Susie Bogdanowicz – lead and backing vocals
  • Fred Schendel – keyboards, organs, piano, Mellotron, loops, acoustic guitar, string arrangement, backing vocals, programming
  • Steve Babb – bass, pipe organ, percussion, Mellotron, piano, harp, loops, programming, Minimoog, backing vocals
  • Matt Mendians – drums
  • David Walliman – electric guitars
  • The Adonia String Trio – string trio
  • Rebecca James – violin
  • Susan Whitacre – viola
  • Rachel Beckmann – cello
  • Sarah Snyder – backing vocals
  • Eric Parker – acoustic guitar
  • Robert Streets – backing vocals
  • Haley McGuire – backing vocals
  • Jon Anderson – vocalizations
  • Bob Katz – mastering
  • Michal Karcz – artwork, cover

Track listing:

  1. South Side of the Sky – Jon Anderson, Chris Squire
  2. Sun Song – Steve Babb
  3. Life by Light – Steve Babb
  4. Ember Without Name – Carl Groves, Fred Schendel
  5. Into Thin Air – Steve Babb, Fred Schendel
  6. Rest – Carl Groves, Fred Schendel

on october 12, 2018.

On October 12, 2018, “Arion Records/Audio Resources” label released “Chronomonaut”, the seventeenth Glass Hammer studio album. It was recorded May, July and August 2018, and was produced by Fred Schendel and Steve Babb.

Personnel:

  • Fred Schendel – keyboards, guitars
  • Susie Bogdanowicz – lead vocals
  • Steve Babb – bass, keyboards
  • Aaron Raulston – drums
  • Brian Brewer – guitar
  • Chris Herin – guitar
  • Reese Boyd – guitar
  • Phil Stiles – guitar
  • Jamison Smeltz – saxophone
  • Matthew Parmenter – vocals
  • Bob Katz – mastering
  • Michal Xaay Loranc – cover art, booklet art

Track listing:

  1. The Land of Lost Conten – Fred Schendel
  2. Roll for Initiative – Steve Babb
  3. Twilight of the Godz – Steve Babb
  4. The Past is Past – Fred Schendel
  5. 1980 Something – Steve Babb
  6. A Hole in the Sky – Steve Babb
  7. Clockwork – Fred Schendel
  8. Melancholy Holiday – Steve Bab
  9. It Always Burns Sideways – Fred Schendel
  10. Blinding Light – Steve Babb
  11. Tangerine Meme – Steve Babb
  12. Fade Away – Fred Schendel

On September 27, 2016.

On September 27, 2016, “Arion Records” label released “Valkyrie”, the sixteenth Glass Hammer studio album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Sound Resources” in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and was produced by Fred Schendel and Steve Babb.

Personnel:

  • Susie Bogdanowicz – lead vocals
  • Alan Shikoh – electric, acoustic and classical guitars, electric sitar
  • Steve Babb – lead vocals, bass, keyboards
  • Fred Schendel – keyboards, guitars, lead vocals
  • Aaron Raulston – drums
  • Bob Katz– mastering
  • Michal Xaay Loranc – cover art, booklet art

Track listing:

  1. The Fields We Know
  2. Golden Days
  3. No Man’s land
  4. Nexus Girl
  5. Valkyrie
  6. Fog of War
  7. Dead and Gone
  8. Eucatastrophe
  9. Rapturo

On August 20, 2008.

On August 20, 2008, “Rune Grammofon” label released “Sonata Mix Dwarf Cosmos” the third Susanna (Susanna and the Magical Orchestra) album. It was recorded in 2008 and was produced by Helge Sten.

Personnel:

  • Susanna Karolina Wallumrød- vocals, piano, guitar
  • Morten Qvenild- celesta, grand piano, synthesizer
  • Ingebrigt Håker Flaten- double bass
  • Christian Wallumrød- grand piano
  • Helge Sten- bowed and slide guitars, recording, mixing
  • Pål Hausken- drums
  • Ola Fløttum- main guitar
  • Øystein Greni- main guitar
  • Giovanna Pessi- historical harp
  • Barbara Buchholz– theremin, recording
  • Bob Katz – mastering
  • Kim Hiorthøy – sleeve artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Susanna Karolina Wallumrød, except where noted.

  1. Intruder
  2. Born in the Desert
  3. Hangout
  4. People Living – Susanna Karolina Wallumrød, David Wallumrød
  5. Stay
  6. For You
  7. Better Days – Susanna Karolina Wallumrød, Øystein Greni
  8. Traveling
  9. Demon Dance
  10. Home Recording
  11. We Offer
  12. Lily

On July 12, 2005.

On July 12, 2005, “Arion Records” and “Sound Resources” labels released “The Inconsolable Secret”, the eighth Glass Hammer studio album. It was recorded 2004 – 2005 and was produced by Fred Schendel and Steve Babb.

Personnel:

  • Walter Moore – lead vocals
  • Susie Bogdanowicz – lead vocals
  • Fred Schendel – vocals, keyboards, electric and steel guitars
  • Steve Babb – vocals, keyboards, bass
  • Matt Mendians – drums
  • Sarah Snyder – vocals
  • Flo Paris – vocals
  • Eric Parker – acoustic guitar
  • Kamran Alan Shikoh – classical and electric guitar
  • David Wallimann, Johnny Bruhns – electric guitar
  • Donna Curry – flute
  • The Adonia String Trio
    • Rebecca James – violin
    • Susan Hawkins-Whitacre – viola
    • Rachel Hackenberger – cello
  • Bethany Warren – backing vocals, choir
  • Stephanie Rumpza – recorder, choir
  • Mike Rumpza – choir arrangements
  • Haley McGuire, Summer Hullender, Elimy Hammett and Natalie Pittman – choir
  • Tom Hammett – vocals
  • Laura Lindstrom – vocals
  • David Carter – lead guitar
  • Bob Katz – mastering
  • Roger Dean – cover art
  • Sound Resources – layout, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Babb and Fred Schendel.

  1. A Maker of Crowns
  2. The Knight of the North
  3. Long and Long Ago
  4. The Morning She Woke
  5. Lirazel
  6. The High Place
  7. Morrigan’s Song
  8. Walking Toward Doom
  9. Mog Ruith
  10. Through a Glass Darkly
  11. The Lady Waits
  12. The Mirror Cracks
  13. Having Caught a Glimpse

 

On March 31, 2015.

On March 31, 2015, “Arion Records/Audio Resources” labels released “The Breaking of the World”, the fifteenth Glass Hammer studio album. It was recorded in 2014, at “Sound Resources” in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and was produced by Fred Schendel and Steve Babb.

Personnel:

  • Carl Groves – lead vocals
  • Susie Bogdanowicz – lead and backing vocals
  • Fred Schendel – lead and backing vocals, keyboards, guitars
  • Alan Shikoh – acoustic, classical and electric guitars
  • Steve Babb – bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Aaron Raulston – drums
  • Steve Unruh – violin
  • Michele Lynn – lead and backing vocals
  • Bob Katz- mastering
  • Michal Xaay Loranc – cover and booklet art

Track listing:

  1. Mythopoeia – lyrics by Steve Babb, music by Steve Babb, Alan Shikoh
  2. Third Floor (A Play in One Act) – lyrics by Fred Schendel, music by Alan Shikoh, Fred Schendel
  3. Babylon – lyrics by Fred Schendel, music by Steve Babb
  4. A Bird When it Sneezes – music by Alan Shikoh
  5. Sand – Fred Schendel
  6. Bandwagon – lyrics by Carl Groves, music by Fred Schendel, Carl Groves
  7. Haunted – lyrics by Carl Groves, music by Fred Schendel, Susie Bogdanowicz, Michele Lynn
  8. North Wind – lyrics by Steve Babb, music by Alan Shikoh, Carl Groves
  9. Nothing, Everything – lyrics by Steve Babb, ,music by Steve Babb, Carl Groves

On March 11, 2014.

On March 11, 2014, “Arion Records/Audio Resources” labels released “Ode to Echo”, the fourteenth Glass Hammer studio album. It was recorded in 2013, at “Sound Resources” in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and was produced by Fred Schendel and Steve Babb.

Personnel:

  • Carl Groves – lead vocals
  • Jon Davison– lead and backing vocals
  • Susie Bogdanowicz – lead and backing vocals
  • Alan Shikoh – electricacoustic and classical guitars, electric sitar
  • Steve Babb – bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Fred Schendel – keyboards, guitars, backing vocals
  • Aaron Raulston – drums
  • Walter Moore – vocals
  • Michelle Young– backing vocals
  • Randy Jackson– guitar, backing vocas
  • David Ragsdale- violin
  • Rob Reed – piano, Minimoogsolo
  • Bob Katz- mastering
  • Bret Noblitt – precision audio
  • Michał Xaay Loranc – cover, artwork, logo design
  • Julie Babb – band photography

Track listing:

  1. Garden of Hedon – lyrics by Carl Groves, music by Alan Shikoh, Fred Schendel, Steve Babb, Carl Groves
  2. Misantrog – lyrics by Carl Groves, music by Fred Schendel, Carl Groves
  3. Crowbone – lyrics by Robert Low, music by Fred Schendel
  4. I Am I – lyrics by Steve Babb, music by Steve Babb, Fred Schendel
  5. The Grey Hills – Steve Babb, music by Steve Babb, Carl Groves
  6. Porpoise Song – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
  7. Panegyric – Fred Schendell
  8. Ozymandias – lyrics by Carl Groves, music by Steve Babb, Carl Groves