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On June 16, 2009.

On June 16, 2009, “Mack Avenue” label released “Kind of Brown”, the eight Christian McBride album. It was recorded in 2009, at “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, California, and was produced by Christian McBride.

Personnel:

  • Christian McBride – acoustic bass
  • Steve Wilson– alto, soprano saxophone
  • Warren Wolf, Jr.– vibes
  • Eric Reed– piano
  • Carl Allen– drums
  • Justin Gerrish – engineer
  • Jesse Nichols – assistant engineer
  • Joe Ferla – recording, mixing
  • Mark Wilder – mastering
  • Gretchen Carhartt Valade – executive producer
  • Raj Naik – design
  • Keith Henry Brown – illustration
  • Orrin Keepnews– liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Christian McBride, except where noted.

  1. Brother Mister
  2. Theme for Kareem – Freddie Hubbard
  3. Rainbow Wheel
  4. Starbeam
  5. Used ‘Ta Could
  6. The Shade of the Cedar Tree
  7. Pursuit of Peace – Eric Scott Reed
  8. Uncle James
  9. Stick & Move
  10. Where Are You? – Harold Adamson, Jimmy McHugh

 

 

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On June 2, 2009.

On June 2, 2009, “Arnioki Records” label released “Crossing the Rubicon”, the third  Sounds studio album. It was recorded in 2009, at “Stratosphere Sound” in New York City, “Arnioki Studios” in Malmö, Sweden, “Werewolf Heart Studios” in Hollywood, California, “Annetenna Studios” in Burbank, California, “Beat360 Studios” in New York, and was produced by Adam Schlesinger, James Iha, Matt Mahaffey, Jeff Turzo, Tim Anderson, Mark Saunders and Daniel Johannson, Maja Ivarsson, Félix Rodríguez, Johan Bengtsson, Jesper Anderberg and Fredrik Nilsson.

Personnel:

  • Maja Ivarsson– vocals
  • Félix Rodríguez – guitar, backing vocals
  • Johan Bengtsson – bass guitar
  • Jesper Anderberg – keyboards, piano, guitar, synthesizers, backing vocals
  • Fredrik Nilsson – drums, percussion
  • Tim Palmer- mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Maja Ivarsson, Félix Rodríguez, Johan Bengtsson, Jesper Anderberg and Fredrik Nilsson.

  1. No One Sleeps When I’m Awake
  2. 4 Songs & a Fight
  3. My Lover
  4. Dorchester Hotel
  5. Beatbox
  6. Underground
  7. Crossing the Rubicon
  8. Midnight Sun
  9. Lost in Love
  10. The Only Ones
  11. Home Is Where Your Heart Is
  12. Goodnight Freddy (hidden track)

On May 18, 1989.

On May 18, 1989, “Warner Bros” label released “Nearly Human”, the twelve Todd Rundgren album. It was recorded June 1988 – February 1989, at “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley and “The Plant” in Sausalito, California, and was produced by Todd Rundgren.

Personnel:

  • Todd Rundgren – guitar, arranger, artwork, typography
  • Brent Bourgeois– keyboards
  • Larry Tagg – bass guitar
  • Jimmy Pugh – Hammond organ
  • Roger Powell – synthesizer
  • Lyle Workman– guitar
  • Scott Mathews– vocals
  • Bobby Womack- vocals
  • Narada Michael Walden– choirmaster
  • Clarence Clemons- backing vocals
  • Byron Allred – keyboards
  • Michael Pluznick- congas, shekere and percussion
  • Paul Shaghoian – trumpet
  • Mike Rose – trumpet
  • John Tenney – strings

Track listing:

All tracks by Todd Rundgren, except where noted.

  1. The Want of a Nail
  2. The Waiting Game
  3. Parallel Lines
  4. Two Little Hitlers – Elvis Costello
  5. Can’t Stop Running
  6. Unloved Children
  7. Fidelity
  8. Feel It – Todd Rundgren, The Tubes, Vince Welnick
  9. Hawking
  10. I Love my Life

 

On May 15, 2009.

On May 15, 2009, “Reprise” label released “21st Century Breakdown”, the eighth Green Day studio album. It was recorded January 2008 – April 2009, at “Ocean Way Recording” inHollywood; “Studio 880” in Oakland, California,  “Jel Studios” in Newport Beach, California, “Costa Mesa Studios” in Costa Mesa, California, and was produced by Butch Vig, Billy Joe Armstrong, Tré Cool and Mike Dirnt. At the 52nd Grammy Awardsheld in January 2010, “21st Century Breakdown” won “Grammy Award” for “Best Rock Album”. The album was certified Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Billie Joe Armstrong– lead vocals, guitar, piano
  • Tré Cool– drums, percussion
  • Mike Dirnt– leaf and backing vocals, bass guitar
  • Jason Freese– piano
  • Tom Kitt– string arrangements
  • Patrick Warren – string conducting
  • Chris Lord-Alge– mix engineer
  • Chris Dugan – engineer
  • Keith Armstrong – assistant engineer
  • Nik Karpen – assistant engineer
  • Wesley Seidman – assistant engineer
  • Brad Kobylczak – additional engineering
  • Joe McGrath – additional engineering
  • Andrew Schubert – additional engineering
  • Brad Townshend – additional engineering
  • Ted Jensen– mastering
  • Chris Bilheimer – design, photography, stencils
  • Andrew Black – stencils
  • Micah Chong – stencils
  • David Cooper – stencils
  • Marina Chavez – back cover photo

Track listing:

All lyrics by Billie Joe Armstrong, all music composed by Billie Joe Armstrong, Tré Cool and Mike Dirnt.

  1. Song of the Century
  2. 21st Century Breakdown
  3. Know Your Enemy
  4. ¡Viva la Gloria!
  5. Before the Lobotomy
  6. Christian’s Inferno
  7. Last Night on Earth
  8. East Jesus Nowhere
  9. Peacemaker
  10. Last of the American Girls
  11. Murder City
  12. ¿Viva la Gloria?
  13. Restless Heart Syndrome
  14. Horseshoes and Handgrenades
  15. The Static Age
  16. 21 Guns
  17. American Eulogy: A. Mass Hysteria/B. Modern World
  18. See the Light

On May 8, 2006.

On May 8, 2006, “Island” label released “Every Man for Himself”, the third   Hoobastank studio album. It was recorded 2005 – 2006, at “Bay 7 Studios” in Valley Village, “NRG Recording Studios” in Hollywood, “Sparky Dark Studio” in Calabasas, California, and was produced by Howard Benson.

Personnel:

  • Doug Robb – lead vocals, rhythm guitar, bass
  • Daniel Estrin – lead guitar, bass
  • Chris Hesse – drums, percussion
  • Dale Dye- drill sergeant
  • Chris Chaney– bass
  • Paul Bushnell – bass
  • Howard Benson – keyboard, programming
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Deborah Lurie – string arrangements
  • Casey Stone – strings
  • The Heart Attack Horns – horns
  • Frank Marocco- accordion

Track listing:

All tracks by Daniel Estrin and Doug Robb.

  1. The Rules
  2. Born to Lead
  3. Moving Forward
  4. Inside of You
  5. The First of Me
  6. Good Enough
  7. If I Were You
  8. Without a Fight
  9. Don’t Tell Me
  10. Look Where We Are
  11. Say the Same
  12. If Only
  13. More Than a Memory

On April 6, 2008.

On April 6, 2008, “EWorks” label released “The Deconstruction”, the twelfth Eels studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2018, at “The Compound” in Los Feliz and “The Pie” in Pasadena, California and was produced by E and Mickey Petralia.

Personnel:

  • E– vocals, guitar
  • Koool G Murder– bass guitar
  • P-Boo– guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, drums
  • The Deconstruction Orchestra & Choir

Track listing:

All tracks by E.

  1. The Deconstruction
  2. Bone Dry
  3. The Quandary
  4. Premonition
  5. Rusty Pipes
  6. The Epiphany
  7. Today Is the Day
  8. Sweet Scorched Earth
  9. Coming Back
  10. Be Hurt
  11. You Are the Shining Light
  12. There I Said It
  13. Archie Goodnight
  14. The Unanswerable
  15. In Our Cathedral

On March 25, 1997.

On March 25, 1997, “Miramar” label released “Abraxas Pool”, album ex-Santana members Mike Shrieve, Neal Schon, Gregg Rolie, José “Chepito” Areas, Alphonso Johnson, and Mike Carabello. It was recorded in 1996, at “Gush Studios” in Oakland, California, and was produced by Mike Shrieve, Neal Schon, Gregg Rolie, José “Chepito” Areas, Alphonso Johnson, and Mike Carabello.

Personnel:

  • Gregg Rolie- vocals and keyboards
  • Neal Schon- guitars
  • Alphonso Johnson- bass
  • Michael Shrieve- drums
  • Michael Carabello – congas
  • José Areas– timbales
  • Carlos E. Franco, Necia Dallas, Davona Bundy – vocals
  • Wole Alade, Ronald Marshall – drums
  • Scott Boorey, Michael Rosen – engineers
  • Robert Alan Craft – assistant engineer
  • Tom Size – mixing
  • Robb Davidson – editing
  • Mark Guenther – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Boom Ba Ya Ya – Michael Shrieve, Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon, Michael Carabello
  2. A Million Miles Away – Michael Shrieve, Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon
  3. Baila Mi Cha-Cha – José Areas
  4. Waiting for You – Gregg Rolie, Michael Shrieve
  5. Going Home – Gregg Rolie
  6. Szabo – Neal Schon, Michael Shrieve
  7. Guajirona – José Areas
  8. Cruzin’ – Gregg Rolie
  9. Don’t Give Up – Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon, Michael Shrieve
  10. Ya Llego – José Areas, Michael Carabello, Adrian Areas
  11. Jingo – Michael Olatunji