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On September 5, 2006.

On September 5, 2006, “Warp” label released “Yellow House”, the second Grizzly Bear studio album. It was recorded in July 2006, and was produced by Chris Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Christopher Bear– drums, vocals, xylophone, lap steel, glockenspiel
  • Edward Droste– vocals, keyboard, autoharp, guitar
  • Daniel Rossen– vocals, guitars, banjo, piano, autoharp
  • Chris Taylor– clarinet, flute, saxophone, vocals, keyboard, bass, electronics and treatments
  • Lucas Crane – tapes
  • Owen Pallett- strings, string arrangements
  • John Marshman – strings
  • Chris Taylor– recording, mixing
  • Chris Coady – mixing
  • Patryce Bak– photography
  • Ben Tousley- design

Track listing:

All tracks by Christopher Bear, Edward Droste, Daniel Rossen, Chris Taylor, except where noted.

  1. Easier
  2. Lullabye
  3. Knife
  4. Central and Remote
  5. Little Brother – lyrics by Fred Nicolaus
  6. Plans
  7. Marla – co-written by Marla Forbes
  8. On a Neck, On a Spit
  9. Reprise
  10. Colorado

 

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On July 6, 2006.

On July 6, 2006, “4AD” label released “Return to Cookie Mountain”, the second TV on the Radio studio album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by David Andrew Sitek.

Personnel:

  • Kyp Malone – vocals, bass, guitar
  • David Bowie, Kazu Makino, Omega “C Taylor” Moon, Katrina Ford, Shanina Robinson – vocals
  • David Andrew Sitek – samples, guitars, bass, flute, keys, synth, magic
  • Gerard Smith – piano, drums, bass, electric sitar
  • Jaleel Bunton – drums, guitars, piano, percussion, Rhodes
  • Jeremy Wilms – cello
  • Martin Perna – baritone saxophone
  • Tunde Adebimpe – vocals, percussion
  • Choir – Jaleel Bunton, Akwetey & Aku Orraca-Tetteh, Devang Shah, Aaron Aites, Tunde Adebimpe, Gerard Smith
  • Akwetey, Aku, Devang Shah (Dragons of Zynth) – percussion
  • Martin Perna, Chris Taylor – horns
  • Stuart D. Bogie – bass harmonica, bass clarinet
  • Chris Taylor – clarinet, horn arrangements

Track listing:

  1. I Was a Lover – Kyp Malone, David Andrew Sitek
  2. Hours – Tunde Adebimpe
  3. Province – Kip Malone, David Andrew Sitek
  4. Playhouses – Kip Malone
  5. Wolf Like Me – Tunde Adebimpe
  6. A Method – Tunde Adebimpe
  7. Let the Devil In – Kip Malone
  8. Dirtywhirl – Tunde Adebimpe
  9. Blues from Down Here – Kip Malone
  10. Tonight – Tunde Adebimpe
  11. Wash the Day – Kip Malone, David Andrew Sitek, Tunde Adebimpe

Samples used:

  • Teardrop by Massive Attack
  • Lou Reed’s 1975 album Metal Machine Music

 

On May 26, 2009.

On May 26, 2009, “Warp” label released “Veckatimest”, the third Grizzly Bear studio album. It was recorded in 2008, at “Allaire Studios” in the Catskill Mountains, New York, and was produced by Chris Taylor. The album cover drawing was by William O’Brien.

Personnel:

  • Daniel Rossen– vocals, guitar, keyboards, string arrangements
  • Ed Droste– vocals, guitar, keyboards, omnichord
  • Chris Taylor– bass guitar, woodwinds, backing vocals
  • Christopher Bear– drums, backing vocals
  • Victoria Legrand- backing vocals
  • Brooklyn Youth Choir – backing vocals
  • Acme String Quartet – strings
  • Nico Muhly- choral arrangements
  • Chris Taylor- engineer
  • Gareth Jones – co-mixing engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Steve Falone – mastering assistant
  • Ben Wilkerson Tousley – design
  • Amelia Bauer – hand drawn text

Track listing:

All tracks by Ed Droste, Daniel Rossen, Chris Taylor and Christopher Bear.

  1. Southern Point
  2. Two Weeks
  3. All We Ask
  4. Fine for Now
  5. Cheerleader
  6. Dory
  7. Ready, Able
  8. About Face
  9. Hold Still
  10. While You Wait for the Others
  11. I Live With You
  12. Foreground