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On April 6, 1991.

On April 6, 1991, “MCA Records Canada” label released “Alanis”, the debut Alanis Morissette album. It was recorded September – December 1990, at “Distortion Studios” in Ottawa, Canada, and was produced by Leslie Howe.

Personnel:

  • Alanis Morissette – lead and backing vocals
  • Leslie Howe – guitar, additional keyboards, drum programming, engineer, mixing
  • Serge Côté – keyboards
  • Frank “Fish” Levin – keyboards, strings arrangement
  • Chad Morissette – backing vocals
  • Wade Morissette – backing vocals
  • Tyley Ross – backing vocals
  • John & Peter (The Burn Bros.) – backing vocals
  • Tom “Sloppy” Saidak – backing vocals
  • Kevin “Iceman” Little – backing vocals
  • Dan “Capt. Pin” – backing vocals
  • Deane Josh Lovejoy – backing vocals
  • Sean Daley – backing vocals
  • Jenny “Frank #1” Parlier – backing vocals
  • Mr. Fish – backing vocals
  • Sal – backing vocals
  • Rick “Slick” Kumar – backing vocals
  • Martin Soldat – art direction, design
  • Dimo Safari – photography

Track listing:

  1. Feel Your Love – Alanis Morissette, Leslie Howe
  2. Too Hot – Alanis Morissette, Leslie Howe
  3. Plastic – Alanis Morissette, Leslie Howe, Serge Côté
  4. Walk Away – Alanis Morissete, Leslie Howe, Louise Reny, Frank Levin
  5. On My Own – Alanis Morissette, Leslie Howe, Serge Côté
  6. Superman – Alanis Morissette, Leslie Howe
  7. Jealous – Alanis Morissette, Leslie Howe, Serge Côté
  8. Human Touch – Alanis Morissete, Leslie Howe, Louise Reny, Frank Levin
  9. Oh Yeah – Alanis Morissette, Leslie Howe
  10. Party Boy – Alanis Morissette, Leslie Howe

On March 20, 2020.

On March 20, 2020, “Warner Music Canada” label released “Solo”, the 22nd Gordon Lightfoot album. It was recorded 2019 – 2020, at “Grant Avenue Studio” in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and was produced by Gordon Lightfoot.

Personnel:

  • Gordon Lightfoot – vocals, guitar
  • Bob Doidge – recording, mixing
  • Amy King – mastering
  • Patrick Duffy – design
  • Carl Dunn – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gordon Lightfoot.

  1. Oh So Sweet
  2. E-Motion
  3. Better Off
  4. Return Into Dust
  5. Do You Walk, Do You Talk
  6. Just A Little Bit
  7. Easy Flo
  8. Dreamdrift
  9. The Laughter We Seek
  10. Why Not Give It a Try

On January 29, 2021.

On January 29, 2021, “Flemish Eye Records” label released “The Besnard Lakes Are the Last of the Great Thunderstorm Warnings”, sixth studio Besnard Lakes (The) album. It was recorded in 2020, at “Rigaud Ranch”, “Breakglass Studios” in Montreal, Canada, and was produced by Olga Goreas and Jace Lasek.

Personnel:

  • Jace Lasek – vocals, guitar, keyboards, synthesizer, percussion, string and horn arrangements, sounds, mixing
  • Olga Goreas – vocals, bass, keyboards, synthesizer, string and horn arrangements, handwritten font
  • Richard White – guitar
  • Robbie MacArthur – electric and 12 string guitars, baritone guitar
  • Sheenah Ko – vocals, keyboards, synthesizer 
  • Kevin Laing – drums, percussion
  • Welkom in De Blaak – organ
  • Joel Campbell – drums
  • Philip Gosselin – mastering
  • Todd Stewart – inside gatefold design
  • Corri-Lynn Tetz – front and back cover design
  • Dave Thomas – layout

Track listing:

All tracks by Jace Lasek and Olga Goreas.

  1. Blackstrap
  2. Raindrops
  3. Christmas
  4. Our Heads, Our Hearts on Fire Again
  5. Feuds with Guns
  6. The Dark Side of Paradise
  7. New Revolution
  8. The Father of Time Wakes Up
  9. Last of the Great Thunderstorm Warnings

On August 27, 2001.

On August 27, 2001, “HeavyDevy” label released “Terria”, the fifth Devin Townsend studio album. It was recorded February – May 2001, at “Mushroom” in Manland, Bedlam, “Platinum Plus” and “Greenhouse Studios”, Vancouver, BC, and was produced by Devin Townsend.

Personnel:

  • Devin Townsend – vocals, guitar, ambience, samples, keyboards, engineer, mixing
  • Jamie Meyer – piano, keyboards
  • Craig McFarland – fretless bass
  • Gene Hoglan – drums
  • Shaun Thingvold – engineering, mixing
  • Scott Ternan – engineering
  • Jamie Meyer – engineering
  • Lee Preston – engineering
  • Chris Crippen – drum technician
  • Mike Bellis – drum technician
  • Travis Smith – illustration, design, layout
  • Gloria Fraser – photography

Personnel:

All tracks by Devin Townsend.

  1. Olives
  2. Mountain
  3. Earth Day
  4. Deep Peace
  5. Canada
  6. Down and Under
  7. The Fluke
  8. Nobody’s Here
  9. Tiny Tears
  10. Stagnant
  11. Humble – hidden track

On August 7, 2020.

On August 7, 2020, “earMUSIC” label released “Whoosh!”, the twenty-first Deep Purple studio album. It was recorded 2019 – 2020, at “The Tracking Room”, “Anarchy Studios” and “Ocean Way” in Nashville, Tennessee, “Noble Street Studios” in Toronto, Canada, “Henson Recording Studios” in Hollywood, California, and was produced by Bob Ezrin.

Personnel:

  • Ian Gillan – vocals
  • Steve Morse – guitars
  • Don Airey – keyboards
  • Roger Glover – bass
  • Ian Paice – drums
  • Saam Hashemi – programming
  • Ayana George, Tiffany Palmer – backing vocals
  • Bob Ezrin – percussion, backing vocals, mixing
  • John Metcalf – orchestra arrangements
  • Alan Umstead – conductor
  • Julian Shank – engineer, mixing
  • Alex Krotz, Jaime Sickora – engineer
  • Zach Pepe – engineer assistant
  • Nick Spezia – orchestra recording
  • Justin Cortelyou – mixing, tracking
  • Jason Elliott, Justin Francis – mixing
  • Bryce Robertson – tracking assistant
  • Eric Boulanger – mastering
  • Jekyll & Hyde – cover art, design
  • Ben Wolf – band photography
  • Elena Saharova – landscape photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Gillan, Steve Morse, Don Airey, Roger Glover, Ian Paice and Bob Ezrin, except where noted.

  1. Throw My Bones
  2. Drop the Weapon
  3. We’re All the Same in the Dark
  4. Nothing at All
  5. No Need to Shout
  6. Step by Step
  7. What the What
  8. The Long Way Round
  9. The Power of the Moon
  10. Remission Possible
  11. Man Alive
  12. And the Address – Ritchie Blackmore, Jon Lord
  13. Dancing in My Sleep (bonus track)

On June 11, 2002.

On June 11, 2002, “Universal” label released “In Violet Light”, the eighth Tragically Hip (The) album. It was recorded 2001 – 2002, at “Compass Point” in Nassau, “The Bathouse” in Bath, Ontario, and was produced by Hugh Padgham, Mark Vreeken, Gord Downie, Paul Langlois, Rob Baker, Gord Sinclar and Johnny Fay. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”.

Personnel:

  • Gord Downie – violin
  • Paul Langlois – guitar
  • Rob Baker – guitar, design, cover painting
  • Gord Sinclair – bass
  • Johnny Fay – drums
  • Neil Symonette – percussion
  • Mark Vreeken – recording
  • Hugh Padgham – additional recording, engineer 
  • Terry Manning – engineer
  • Alex Dixon, Oswald Bowe, Aaron Holmberg, Dave Koster – engineer assistant
  • Hugh Padgham, Terry Manning – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Andrew McLachlan – design
  • Richard Beland – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gord Downie, Paul Langlois, Rob Baker, Gord Sinclar and Johnny Fay.

  1. Are You Ready
  2. Use It Up
  3. The Darkest One
  4. It’s a Good Life If You Don’t Weaken
  5. Silver Jet
  6. Throwing off Glass
  7. All Tore Up
  8. Leave
  9. A Beautiful Thing
  10. The Dire Wolf
  11. The Dark Canuck

On May 21, 1996.

On May 21, 1996, “Warner Music Canada” label released “Open Heart Symphony”, the eight Spirit of the West album. It was recorded in May 1995, at “Orpheum Theatre” and “Mushroom Studios” in Vancouver, Canada, and was produced by Cliff Jones, John Mann, Geoffrey Kelly, Hugh McMillan, Vince Ditrich, Tobin Frank, J. Knutson, Matthew Harder,

Personnel:

  • John Mann – vocals, guitar
  • Geoffrey Kelly – guitars, flutes and bodhran
  • Hugh McMillan – guitars, bass, banjo, trombone, mandolins, Chapman stick, piano, keyboards
  • J. Knutson – vocals
  • Tobin Frank – bass
  • Vince Ditrich – drums
  • George Blondheim – piano
  • The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
  • George Blondheim – orchestra arrangements
  • Clyde Mitchell – conductor
  • Brian Larson, Cam Wilson – violin, fiddle
  • Charles Inkman – cello
  • Reg Quiring – viola
  • Clyde Mitchell – French horn
  • Rob Nevaleinen – monitor engineer
  • Don Harder, Greg Reely – live recordings engineer
  • Brian Chanpong, Glen Reely, John Henderson – live recordings engineer assistant
  • Pete Wonsiak – recording assistant
  • Greg Reely – recording, mixing
  • Brian K. Lee – mastering
  • John Rummen – artwork, design
  • Petra Erstenuk – violin/heart drawing
  • Dwayne Brown – cover photography
  • David Cooper – live performances photography

Track listing:

All tracks John Mann and Geoffrey Kelly, except where noted.

  1. Williamson’s Garage
  2. Daisy’s Dead
  3. Frankfurt, I’m Sorry
  4. Christmas Eve – traditional
  5. Resurrection
  6. The Miller’s Daughter – Geoffrey Kelly
  7. Bare Branches
  8. Strange Bedfellows
  9. Kiss and Tell
  10. Milk, Tea and Oranges
  11. Let the Ass Bray

On May 20, 2013.

On May 20, 2013, “Inside Out” label released “Dimensionaut”, the debut Sound of Contact album. It was recorded  2010–2012, at “Greenhouse Studios” in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and was produced by Simon Collins and Dave Kerzner.

Personnel:

  • Dave Kerzner – keyboards, acoustic guitars, backing vocals
  • Matt Dorsey – electric guitars, acoustic guitars, bass guitars, backing vocals
  • Kelly Nordstrom – electric guitars, acoustic guitars, bass guitars
  • Simon Collins – lead vocals, drums, percussion
  • Hannah Stobart – vocals
  • Wells Cunningham – cello
  • Chris “Hollywood” Holmes – recording
  • Nick Davis – mixing
  • Gavin Lurssen, Reuben Cohen – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Sound of Contact – Simon Collins, Dave Kerzner
  2. Cosmic Distance Ladder – Simon Collins, Matt Dorsey, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  3. Pale Blue Dot – Simon Collins, Matt Dorsey, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  4. I Am (Dimensionaut) – Simon Collins, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  5. Not Coming Down – Simon Collins, Dave Kerzner, Gene Batnett Siegel
  6. Remote View – Simon Collins, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  7. Beyond Illumination – Simon Collins, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom, Hannah Stobart
  8. Only Breathing Out – Simon Collins, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  9. Realm of In-Organic Beings – Simon Colins, Dave Kerzner
  10. Closer to You – Simon Collins, Matt Dorsey, Dave Kerzner
  11. Omega Pint – Simon Collins, Matt Dorsey, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  12. Möbius Slip – Simon Collins, Matt Dorsey, Dave Kerzner, Kelly Nordstrom
  13. Part One:  In the Difference Engine 
  14. Part Two:  Perihelion Continuum
  15. Part Three:  Salvation Found
  16. Part Four:  All Worlds All Times

On April 22, 2008.

On April 22, 2008, “Saddle Creek Records” label released “Elephant Shell”, the debut Tokyo Police Club album. It was recorded in December 2007, at “Chemical Sound” in Toronto, Canada and was produced by Jon Drew, Peter Katis, Chris Zane, Dave Monks, Josh Hook, Graham Wright and Greg Alsop.

Personnel:

  • Dave Monks – vocals, bass
  • Josh Hook – guitar
  • Graham Wright – keyboards
  • Greg Alsop – drums
  • Peter Katis – mixing
  • Alex Aldi – additional engineering
  • Greg Giorgio – additional engineering
  • Dean Martino – assistant engineer
  • Jay Sadlowski – assistant engineer
  • Doug Van Sloun – mastering engineer
  • Jadon Ulrich – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Monks, Josh Hook, Graham Wright and Greg Alsop.

  1. Centennial
  2. In a Cave
  3. Graves
  4. Juno
  5. Tessellate
  6. Sixties Remake
  7. The Harrowing Adventures Of…
  8. Nursery, Academy
  9. Your English is Good
  10. Listen to the Man
  11. The Baskervilles

On April 3, 2020.

On April 3, 2020, “I Oh You” and “Pure Noise” labels released “Everything Is A-OK”, the fifth Violent Soho studio album. It was recorded in 2020, at “The Grove Studios” in Sydney, and was produced by Greg Wales.

Personnel:

  • Luke Boerdam — vocals, guitar
  • James Tidswell — guitar
  • Luke Henery — bass, photography
  • Michael Richards — drums
  • Will Yip — mixing
  • Ryan Smith — mastering
  • Rick Froberg — artwork
  • Ian Laidlaw — photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Luke Boerdam, James Tidswell, Luke Henery and Michael Richards.

  1. Sleep Year
  2. Vacation Forever
  3. Pick It Up Again
  4. Canada
  5. Shelf Life
  6. Slow Down Sonic
  7. Lying on the Floor
  8. Easy
  9. Pity Jar
  10. A-Ok