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On June 26, 2021.

On June 26, 2021, Jon Hassell died aged 84. He was musician (trumpet) and composer, best known as creator of the “Fourth World” music concept. He recorded and performed with artists such as Brian Eno, Terry Riley, the Theatre of Eternal Music, Talking Heads, Farafina, Peter Gabriel, Tears for Fears, Ani DiFranco, Techno Animal, Ry Cooder, Moritz von Oswald, Carl Craig, Francesco Guccini, La Monte Young, David Sylvian, Lloyd Cole, Alice, Marc Beacco, Les Nouvelles Polyphonies Corses, Hector Zazou, Stina Nordenstam, David Toop, Jackson Browne, K. D. Lang, Holly Cole, Mandalay, Hal Wilner, Nick Wood, Rick Cox, Frou Frou, Ibrahim Ferrer and John Balke. As leader, co-leader, Hassell released 18 albums.

On June 13, 2005.

On June 12, 2005, “Hannibal Records” label released “Another Day on Earth”, the twenty-third Brian Eno album. It was recorded 2001 – 2005, at “Wilderness Studio” in Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK, and was produced by Brian Eno.

Personnel:

  • Brian Eno – vocals, various instruments, loops, cover design, front photography
  • Jon Hopkins – keyboards
  • Peter Schwalm – piano, synthesizer, loops, drums
  • Leo Abrahams – guitars
  • Steve Jones – guitars
  • Willie Green – drums
  • Duchess Nell Catchpole – violin
  • Brad Laner – loops
  • Dino – effects
  • Barry Anddrews – effects
  • Inge Zalaliene, Aylie Cooke – spoken vocal
  • Simon Heyworth – mastering
  • Sarah Vermeersch – layout, design
  • Qin Siyuan – back photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Eno, except where noted.

  1. This
  2. And Then So Clear
  3. A Long Way Down
  4. Going Unconscious
  5. Caught Between – co-lyrics by Danny Hillis, Eck Ogilvie-Grant
  6. Passing Over
  7. How Many Worlds – co-lyrics by Michel Faber
  8. Bottomliners
  9. Just Another Day – additional music by Peter Schwalm
  10. Under
  11. Bone Bomb

On March 18, 2016.

On March 18, 2016, “BMG” label released “Girl at the End of the World” the 14th James studio album. It was recorded May – September 2015, at “RAK Studios” in London, “Offtape Studios” in Borehamwood, UK, and was produced by Max Dingel.

Personnel:

  • Tim Booth – lead vocals
  • Larry Gott – guitar
  • Jim Glennie – bass guitar
  • Saul Davies – guitar, violin
  • Mark Hunter – keyboards, guitar, drum programming
  • David Baynton-Power – drums
  • Andy Diagram – trumpet
  • Brian Eno – synthesizer
  • Adrian Oxaal – cello, mandolin
  • Max Dingel – synth bass, electronic drums
  • Ron Yeadon – backing vocals
  • Larion Stolk – backing vocal arranger

Track listing:

All lyrics by Tim Booth, all music by Tim Booth, Larry Gott, Jim Glennie, Saul Davies, and Mark Hunter.

  1. Bitch
  2. To My Surprise
  3. Nothing but Love
  4. Attention
  5. Dear John
  6. Feet of Clay
  7. Surfer’s Song
  8. Catapult
  9. Move Down South
  10. Alvin
  11. Waking
  12. Girl at the End of the World

On March 9, 2018.

On March 9, 2018, “Todo Mundo” and “Nonesuch” labels released “American Utopia”, the tenth David Byrne studio album. It was recorded in 2017 at “DB Spare Bedroom”, “Reservoir Studios”, “Oscilloscope”, “XL Studios” and “Crowdspacer Studio” in New York City, “Livingston Studio” in London, and was produced by David Byrne, Pat Dillett, Brian Eno and Rodaidh McDonald.

Personnel:

  • David Byrne – vocals; guitar, keyboards, pads
  • Brian Eno – drum programming, vocoder, background vocals, keyboards, voice effects, whistling, celeste, brass; drums; percussion, robot rhythm guitar
  • Alex Epton – drum programming; choir programming, synthesizer stabs, bass guitar, cymbals; shaker
  • Daniel Lopatin – keyboards, drums, synthesizers, bass, processing, textures, strings
  • Jaakko Savolainen – guitar, bass guitar, synthesizer; keyboards
  • Ben Anderson – cymbal
  • Isaiah Barr – saxophone
  • Thomas Bartlett (Doveman) – Mellotron; piano
  • Jamie Edwards – sitar samples
  • Ethan P. Flynn – middle 8 section synthesizer
  • Happa – drum programming, electronics, drums, synthesizer
  • Jam City – synth stabs, guitar, drums
  • Nathan Jenkins – voices, harmonica
  • Rodaidh McDonald – additional keyboards, drum programming, verse percussion, bells, strings, arrangements
  • MMPH – orchestral arrangement, sounds
  • Magnus Bang Olsen – piano
  • Sampha – piano
  • Joe Williams – harp
  • Jack Peñate – keyboards, textures; drums, bass, shaker, backing vocals
  • Ariel Rechtshaid – flexatone
  • Ben Reed – live bass
  • Brian Wolfe – drums
  • Airhead – drums
  • Koreless – drums
  • Mauro Refosco – percussion
  • Joey Waronker – tom, snare
  • Matt Cohn – recording engineering
  • Alex Epton – recording engineering
  • Gabriel Schuman – additional engineering
  • Tuck Nelson – mixing
  • Marta Salogni – mixing
  • Jack Sugden – mixing
  • David Wrench – mixing, additional programming
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Purvis Young – cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by David Byrne and Brian Eno, except where noted.

  1. I Dance Like This
  2. Gasoline and Dirty Sheets
  3. Every Day Is a Miracle
  4. Dog’s Mind
  5. This Is That – David Byrne, Daniel Lopatin
  6. It’s Not Dark Up Here
  7. Bullet
  8. Doing the Right Thing
  9. Everybody’s Coming to My House
  10. Here – David Byrne, Daniel Lopatin

On February 27, 2009.

On February 27, 2009, “Island” and “Mercury” labels released “No Line on the Horizon”, the twelfth U2 studio album. It was recorded March – December 2008, at “Riad El Yacout” in Fez, “Hanover Quay” in Dublin, “Platinum Sound” in New York City, “Olympic” in London, and was produced by Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois, and Steve Lillywhite.

Personnel:

  • Bono – lead vocals, guitar
  • The Edge – guitar, piano, backing vocals
  • Adam Clayton – bass guitar
  • Larry Mullen Jr. – drums, percussion
  • Brian Eno – vocals, rhythm loop, programming, synthesizers
  • Daniel Lanois – vocals, guitar, mixing
  • Terry Lawless – additional piano, Fender Rhodes, keyboards
  • Sam O’Sullivan – percussion
  • Caroline Dale – cello
  • Cathy Thompson – violin
  • Louis Watkins – boy soprano
  • Richard Watkins – French horn
  • will.i.am – vocals, keyboards
  • Steve Lillywhite – mixing
  • Richard Rainey – engineering, mixing
  • Declan Gaffney – engineering, mixing
  • CJ Eiriksson – engineering, mixing
  • Carl Glanville – engineering, mixing
  • Tony Mangurian – engineering
  • Dave Emery – engineering
  • Florian Ammon – additional engineering
  • Cenzo Townshend – additional engineering, mixing
  • Chris Heaney – engineering assistance
  • Tom Hough – engineering assistance
  • Kevin “Kevo” Wilson – engineering assistance
  • Dave Clauss – engineering assistance
  • John Davis – mastering
  • Cheryl Engels – audio post production, coordination, quality control

Track listing:

All lyrics by Bono except where noted, all music as noted.

  1. No Line on the Horizon – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
  • Magnificent – lyrics by Bono, The Edge, music by Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
  • Moment of Surrender – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
  • Unknown Caller – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
  • I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
  • Get on Your Boots – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
  • Stand Up Comedy – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
  • Fez – Being Born – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
  • White as Snow – lyrics by Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois, music traditional, arranged by Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois
  • Breathing – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
  • Cedars of Lebanon – Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr., Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois

On December 7, 2020.

On December 7, 2010, Harold Montgomory Budd died aged 84. He was musician (piano, keyboards, guitar), composer, professor, and poet, noted for his work in the avant-garde minimalist scene in the USA in the 60’. His work in avant-garde, jazz, minimalism, ambient, and neoclassical music brought him world recognition, especially through his collaboration with Brian Eno and Robin Guthrie. He also collaborated with Andy Partridge, John Foxx, Graham Haynes, Simon Raymonde, Elizabeth Fraser, Eralso Bernocchi, Bill Nelson, Clive Wright, Jaki Liebezeit, Ruben Garcia, Daniel Lentz, Bill Laswell and Jah Wobble.  

In November 1974.

In November 1974, “Caroline” label released “Lady June’s Linguistic Leprosy”, the debut Lady June (June Campbell Cramer) album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by David Vorhaus.

Personnel:

  • Lady June – vocals
  • Kevin Ayers – vocals, guitar, bass
  • Brian Eno – vocals, electronic guitar, bass, imminent, linearment, lunar lollipops
  • Pip Pyle – drums
  • Martha – vocals
  • David Vorhaus – kaleidophone, mix
  • Jakob Klasse – piano
  • Kim Solomon – piano

Track listing:

All music by June Campbell Cramer, all music by Kevin Ayers except where noted.

  1. Some Day Silly Twenty Three
  2. Reflections
  3. Am I? – Kim Solomon
  4. Everythingsnothing
  5. Tunion
  6. The Tourist
  7. Bars
  8. The Letter
  9. Mangel/Wurzel
  10. To Whom It May Not Concern
  11. Optimism – Brian Eno
  12. Touch Downer

On October 19, 1982.

On October 19, 1982, “Beggars Banquet” label released “The Sky’s Gone Out”, the third Bauhaus studio album. It was recorded in 1982, at “Rockfield” in Monmouth Beck, Wellingborough, “BBC Maida Vale” in London, and was produced by Peter Murphy, Daniel Ash, David J, and Kevin Haskins.

Personnel:

  • Peter Murphy – vocals, additional guitar
  • Daniel Ash – vocal, guitars, cover painting
  • David J – vocal, bass guitar
  • Kevin Haskins – drums, congas

Track listing:

All tracks by Daniel Ash, David J, Kevin Haskins and Peter Murphy, except where noted.

  1. Third Uncle – Brian Eno
  2. Silent Hedges
  3. In the Night
  4. Swing the Heartache
  5. Spirit
  6. The Three Shadows, Part I
  7. The Three Shadows, Part II
  8. The Three Shadows, Part III
  9. All We Ever Wanted Was Everything
  10. Exquisite Corpse

On August 11, 2014.

On August 11, 2014, “Nettwerk Music Group” label released “I’m Not Bossy, I’m the Boss”, the tenth Sinéad O’Connor studio album. It was recorded 2013 – 2014, and was produced by John Reynolds.

Personnel:

  • Sinéad O’Connor – vocals, guitar, bass guitar
  • John Reynolds– drums, keyboards, programming
  • Clare Kenny– bass guitar
  • Graham Kearns, Justin Adams– guitar
  • Graham Henderson, Tim Oliver – keyboards
  • Brook Supple – acoustic guitar
  • Tim Oliver, Brian Eno– keyboards
  • Rubert Cobb, Fred Gibson – trumpet
  • Caroline Dale– cello
  • Seun Kuti – saxophone
  • Ruby Reynolds – piano

Track listing:

All lyrics by Sinéad O’Connor, all music as noted.

  1. How About I Be Me – Sinéad O’Connor, Kemar McGregor
  2. Dense Water Deeper Down – Sinéad O’Connor
  3. Kisses Like Mine – Sinéad O’Connor
  4. Your Green Jacket – Sinéad O’Connor, John Reynolds
  5. The Vishnu Room – Sinéad O’Connor, John Reynolds, Graham Kearns
  6. The Voice of My Doctor – Sinéad O’Connor, Don Baker
  7. Harbour – Sinéad O’Connor, John Reynolds, Graham Kearns
  8. James Brown – Sinéad O’Connor, John Reynolds, Justin Adams
  9. 8 Good Reasons – Sinéad O’Connor, John Reynolds, Graham Kearns
  10. Take Me to the Church – Sinéad O’Connor, John Reynolds, Graham Kearns
  11. Where Have You Been – Sinéad O’Connor, John Reynolds
  12. Streetcars – Sinéad O’Connor, Graham Henderson

 

On April 30, 2020.

On April 30, 2020, Tony Oladipo Allen died aged 80. He was composer, songwriter and musician (drums), regarded as one of the primary co-founders of the genre of Afrobeat music. He has recorded and performed with Fela Kuti, Roy Ayers, Ernest Raanglin, Zap Mama,  Sébastien Tellier, Chicago Afrobeat Project, Moritz Von Oswald Trio, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jimi Tenor, Rocket Juice & The Moon, Gonjasufi and Hugh Masakela. Brian Eno described Allen as “perhaps the greatest drummer who has ever lived”.