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On October 22, 2007.

On October 22, 2007, “Samadhi Sound” label released “Slope”, the debut Steve Jansen album. It was recorded in 2007, at “The Vestry” in London, “Straysound Studio” in Sweden, Samadhisound Studios, “Trout Recording” in Brooklyn, “Blue Sky Falls” in London, “Slovak Radio” in Bratislava, “Studio 5” in Bratislava, and was produced by Steve Jensen.

Personnel:

  • Steve Jansen – drums, acoustic and electronic percussion, sampled instruments, synth, piano, guitar, string arrangements, recording, mixing
  • David Sylvian – vocals, guitar, art direction
  • Theo Travis – sax, flute, clarinet
  • Tim Elsenburg – vocals, guitar, electric piano
  • Anja Garbarek – vocals
  • Thomas Feiner – vocals, mandolin, sampler
  • Bratislava Movie Orchestra arranged and conducted by Ingo Frenzel
  • Joan Wasser – vocals, violin
  • Alberto Tafuri – piano
  • Nina Kinert – vocals
  • Steve D’Agostino, David Sylvian, Tim Elsenburg, John Mallison, Ján Machut and Ladislav Krajãoviã, Bryce Goggin, Alberto Tafuri, Love Olzon – recording
  • Ingo Frenzel – mixing
  • Tony Cousins – mastering
  • Chris Bigg – design
  • Dan McPharlin – models created and photographed

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Jensen, except where noted.

  1. Grip
  2. Sleepyard – Steve Jansen, Tim Elsenburg
  3. Cancelled Pieces – Steve Jansen, Anja Garbarek
  4. December Train
  5. Sow the Salt – Steve Jansen, Thomas Feiner
  6. Gap of Cloud
  7. Playground Martyrs – Steve Jansen, David Sylvian
  8. A Way of Disappearing
  9. Ballad of a Deadman – Steve Jansen, David Sylvian
  10. Conversation Over
  11. Life Moves On
  12. Playground Martyrs (reprise) – Steve Jansen, David Sylvian

On October 16, 1995.

On October 16, 1995, “4AD” label released “Ask Me Tomorrow”, the debut Mojave 3 studio album. It was recorded in 1995, at “EMI Publishing Studio”, “Blackwing Studios”, Mojave 3’s home studio, and was produced by Paul Tipler, Neil Halstead and Ian McCutcheon.

Personnel:

  • Neil Halstead – vocals, guitar
  • Rachel Goswell – vocals
  • Ian McCutcheon – drums, percussion
  • Christopher Andrews – piano
  • Simon Rowe – guitar
  • Audrey Riley – cello
  • Laura Boussieau – engineer
  • Paul Tipler – engineer
  • Vaughan Oliver, Chris Bigg – design
  • Colin Gray – cover photography
  • Mike Folliot – portrait photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Halstead.

  1. Love Songs on the Radio
  2. Sarah
  3. Tomorrow’s Taken
  4. Candle Song 3
  5. You’re Beautiful
  6. Where is the Love
  7. After All
  8. Pictures
  9. Mercy

On May 10, 2002.

On May 10, 2002, “4AD” label released “Title TK”, the third Breeders studio album. It was recorded 1999 – 2001, at “Electrical Audio” in Chicago and “Grandmaster Recording Ltd.” in Hollywood.

Personnel:

  • Kim Deal– vocals, guitar, organ, drums, bass
  • Kelley Deal– vocals, guitar, bass
  • Richard Presley – guitar
  • Mando Lopez – bass, guitar
  • Jose Medeles– drums
  • John McEntire– drum roll
  • Steve Albini– engineering, mastering
  • Mark Arnold – engineering
  • Andrew Alekel – engineering
  • Steve Rook – mastering
  • Vaughan Oliver– art design
  • Chris Bigg – art design
  • Onie M. Montes – additional photography

 Track listing:

All tracks by Kim Deal, except where noted.

  1. Little Fury – Jose Medeles, Kelley Deal, Mando Lopez, Richard Presley, Kim Deal
  2. London Song
  3. Off You
  4. The She
  5. Too Alive
  6. Son of Three
  7. Put on a Side
  8. Full on Idle
  9. Sinister Foxx – Jose Medeles, Kelley Deal, Mando Lopez, Richard Presley, Kim Deal
  10. Forced to Drive
  11. T and T
  12. Huffer

On May 1, 1986.

On May 1, 1986, “4AD” label released “Standing Up Straight”, the second Wolfgang Press studio album. It was recorded January – March 1986, at “Blackwing Studios” in London, and was produced by John Fryer, Michael Allen, Mark Cox and Andrew Gray.

Personnel:

  • Michael Allen – vocals, bass
  • Mark Cox – keyboards
  • Andrew Gray – guitars
  • John Fryer – marimba, percussion, programming, engineering
  • Gini Ball – violin, viola
  • Elizabeth Fraser– vocals
  • Martin McGarrick – cello
  • 23 Envelope – sleeve design, typography, photography
  • Chris Bigg – sleeve typography
  • Ruth Rowland – sleeve typography

Track listing:

All tracks by Andrew Gray, Mark Cox and Michael Allen.

  1. Dig a Hole
  2. My Life
  3. Hammer the Halo
  4. Bless My Brother
  5. Fire – Fly
  6. Ghost
  7. Rotten Fodder
  8. Forty Days, Thirty Nights
  9. I Am the Crime

 

On March 2, 2018.

On March 2, 2018, “4AD” label released “All Nerve”, the fifth  Breeders studio album. It was recorded in 2017, at “Candyland” in Dayton, Kentucky; “Electrical Audio” in Chicago and “Fernwood Studios” in Dayton, Ohio.

Personnel:

  • Kim Deal– lead vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards
  • Kelley Deal– vocals, guitar
  • Jim MacPherson– drums
  • Josephine Wiggs– vocals, bass, guitar
  • Courtney Barnett, Bones Sloane, Dave Mudie, Dylan Ranson-Hughes – backing vocals
  • Kyle Rector – Farfisa organ
  • Steve Albini– engineering, mixing
  • Mike Montgomery, Greg Norman, Tom Rastikis – engineering
  • Matt Boynton – mixing
  • Eric Gorman – mixing assistance
  • Greg Calbi, Bob Weston– mastering
  • Martin Andersen – photography
  • Chris Bigg – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Kim Deal, except where noted.

  1. Nervous Mary
  2. Wait in the Car – Kim Deal, Richard Presley
  3. All Nerve
  4. MetaGoth – Kim Deal, Josephine Wiggs
  5. Spacewoman – Kim Deal, Morgan Nagler
  6. Walking With a Killer
  7. Howl at the Summit
  8. Archangel’s Thunderbird – Falk Ulrich Rogner, John Weinzierl
  9. Dawn, Makin an Effort
  10. Skinhead # 2 – Kim Deal, Josephine Wiggs
  11. Blues at the Acropolis

 

On September 17, 1991.

On September 17, 1991, “Restless” label released “Drunk with Passion”, the fifth Golden Palominos album. It was recorded in 1991, at “Greenpoint Studios” in Brooklyn, New York, and was produced by Anton Fier.

Personnel:

  • Anton Fier– drums, percussion, keyboards
  • Carla Bley– Hammond organ
  • Aïyb Dieng– percussion
  • Robert Kidney – vocals, guitar
  • Amanda Kramer– vocals, keyboards
  • Bill Laswell– bass guitar
  • Bob Mould– vocals, guitar
  • Nicky Skopelitis– acoustic and electric guitar, Dobro guitar
  • Michael Stipe– vocals
  • Richard Thompson– guitar
  • Oz Fritz – recording
  • Tom Mark – recording
  • Steve McLoughlin – recording
  • Robert Musso– recording
  • Wes Naprstek – recording
  • Billy Youdelman – recording
  • Mike Krowiak – mixing, recording
  • David Cook – mixing, recording
  • Jeff Lippay – mixing\
  • Howie Weinberg– mastering
  • John Yates – mixing
  • Vaughan Oliver – illustrations, design
  • Chris Bigg – illustrations, design

Track listing:

  1. Alive and Living Now – Anton Fier, Michael Stipe, Nicky Skopelitis
  2. The Haunting – Amanda Kramer
  3. When the Kingdom Comes – Amanda Kramer, Anton Fier, Nicky Skopelitis
  4. A Sign – Amanda Kramer, Anton Fier, Nicky Skopelitis
  5. Thunder Cries – Amanda Kramer, Anton Fier, Nicky Skopelitis
  6. Hands of Heaven – Amanda Kramer, Anton Fier, Nicky Skopelitis
  7. Dying From the Inside Out – Anton Fier, Bob Mould, Nicky Skopelitis
  8. Begin to Return – Robert Kidney

 

On August 9, 1997.

On August 9, 1997, “Sire” and “Warner Bros” labels released “Lovesongs for Underdogs”, the debut Tanya Donelly album.  It was recorded in 1997 and was produced by Tanya Donelly, Wally Gagel and Gary Smith.

Personnel:

  • Tanya Donelly– vocals, guitar, keyboards, arranger
  • Dean Fisher – acoustic guitar, bass guitar, percussion, accordion, keyboards
  • Wally Gagel – bass, percussion, keyboards, drum machine, arranger
  • Rich Gilbert – guitar, accordion, bass, keyboards, saw
  • Jonathan Williams – electric guitar
  • Stacy Jones – drums
  • David Lovering– drums
  • David Narcizo– drums
  • Hilken Mancini – background vocals
  • Chris Toppin – background vocals
  • Matthew Ellard, Wally Gagel, Dan McLoughlin – engineer
  • Jesse Henderson, Suzanne Kapa, Kelly Wohlford – engineer assistant
  • Wally Gagel, Paul Q. Kolderie, Sean Slade – mixing
  • Dave Kirkpatrick – mixing assistant
  • Brian Lee – mastering
  • Carl Plaster – drums technician
  • Chris Bigg – design
  • Andrew Catlin – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Tanya Donelly except where noted.

  1. Pretty Deep
  2. The Bright Light
  3. Landspeed Song
  4. Mysteries of the Unexplained
  5. Lantern
  6. Acrobat – Tanya Donelly, Dean Fisher
  7. Breathe Around You
  8. Bum
  9. Clipped
  10. Goat Girl
  11. Manna
  12. Swoon

 

On September 13, 1993.

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On September 13, 1993, “4AD” label released “Into the Labyrinth”, the sixth Dead Can Dance album. It was recorded in 1993, and was produced by Brendan Perry.

Personnel:

  • Lisa Gerrard– vocals, performer
  • Brendan Perry– vocals, performer, percussions, sound samples, engineer
  • Touhami Ennadre – front cover image
  • John Sherwin – inside image
  • Ken Kavanagh – all other inside images
  • Chris Bigg – sleeve design

Track listing:

All tracks by Lisa Gerrard and Brendan Perry), except track 3 (words and music by Dr Robert Dwyer Joyce, traditional, arranged by Dead Can Dance) and track 11 (words by Bertolt Brecht, English translation by John Willett).

  1. Yulunga (Spirit Dance)
  2. The Ubiquitous Mr Lovegrove
  3. The Wind That Shakes the Barley
  4. The Carnival Is Over
  5. Ariadne
  6. Saldek
  7. Towards the Within
  8. Tell Me About the Forest (You Once Called Home)
  9. The Spider’s Stratagem
  10. Emmeleia
  11. How Fortunate the Man With None

 

On May 8, 2006.

Scott_Walker_-_The_Drift

On May 8, 2006, “4AD” label released “The Drift”, the thirteenth Scott Walker studio album. It was recorded June 2004 – November 2005, at “Metropolis Studios” and “Chiswick” and “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Scott Walker and Peter Walsh. The album artwork was by Vaughan Oliver at “v23” with assistance from Chris Bigg and photography by Marc Atkins.

Personnel:

  • Scott Walker – vocals, guitar, harmonica, sax, sound treatment
  • Hugh Burns – guitar
  • Ian Thomas – drums
  • Mark Warman – keyboards,  orchestration,  conducting,  percussion,  woodwind, sound treatment
  • Philip Sheppard– orchestration, conducting, cello
  • Alasdair Malloy – percussion, drums
  • John Giblin– bass
  • Steve Pearce – bass
  • Peter Walsh– sound treatment, sitar, percussion
  • Andrew Cronshaw – woodwind, concertina
  • James Stevenson– guitar
  • Brian Gascoigne – keyboards, sound treatment
  • Thomas Bowes – violin
  • Vanessa Contenay-Quinones– vocals
  • Beverly Foster – voice
  • Pete Long – sax
  • Rohan Onraet – percussion
  • Lucy Painter – vocals
  • Rebecca Painter – vocals
  • Ralph Warman – vocals
  • Derek Watkins– flugelhorn

Track listing:

All tracks by Scott Walker, except “Psoriatic” by Scott Walker, Bob Carleton

  1. Cossacks Are
  2. Clara
  3. Jesse
  4. Jolson and Jones
  5. Cue
  6. Hand Me Up
  7. Buzzers
  8. Psoriatic
  9. The Escape
  10. A Lover Loves