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On May 21, 1996.

On May 21, 1996, “Righteous Babe” label released “Dilate”, the seventh Ani DiFranco studio album. It was recorded December 1995 – January 1996, and was produced by Ani DiFranco.

Personnel:

  • Ani DiFranco – synthesizer, acoustic guitar, bass, guitar, bongos, electric guitar, steel guitar, Hammond organ, vocals, thumb piano, mixing,  sampling,  arranger, sequencing, artwork, design
  • Michael Ramos – Hammond organ
  • Andy Stochansky– drums
  • David Travers-Smith – trumpet
  • Robin Aubé, Bob Doidge, Andrew Gilchrist, Mark Hallman, Marty Lester, Ed Stone – engineer
  • Chris Bellman – mastering
  • Adam Pause – artwork, design
  • Mark Van-S – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ani DiFranco, except where noted.

  1. Untouchable Face
  2. Outta Me, Onto You
  3. Superhero
  4. Dilate
  5. Amazing Grace – John Newton
  6. Napoleon
  7. Shameless
  8. Done Wrong
  9. Going Down
  10. Adam and Eve
  11. Joyful Girl
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On May 17, 2004.

On May 17, 2004, “Infectious Records” label released “Meltdown”, the fourth Ash studio album. It was recorded December 2003 – January 2004, and was produced by Nick Raskulinecz, Tim Wheeler, Rick McMurray, Charlotte Hatherley and Mark Hamilton.

Personnel:

  • Tim Wheeler– vocals, guitar
  • Rick McMurray – drums
  • Charlotte Hatherley– backing vocals, guitar, piano
  • Mark Hamilton – bass, design
  • Oli Kraus – cello
  • Rich Costey- mixing
  • Mike Terry- engineering
  • Claudius Mittendorfer – mixing assistant
  • Miles Wilson, Kevin Szymanski – engineering assistant
  • Howie Weinberg- mastering
  • Jon @ Drum Fettish – drum technician
  • Bobby Schneck – session guitar technician
  • Matt Sharp, Adrian Boot – photography
  • Rori Keating – illustrations
  • Jim Fitzpatrick- ‘Orpheus’ illustration
  • Jt LeRoy – liner notes
  • Craig Gentle – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Tim Wheeler except where noted.

  1. Meltdown – Charlotte Hatherley, Tim Wheeler
  2. Orpheus
  3. Evil Eye
  4. Clones
  5. Starcrossed
  6. Out of the Blue – Mark Hamilton, Tim Wheeler
  7. Renegade Cavalcade
  8. Detonator
  9. On a Wave
  10. Won’t Be Saved
  11. Vampire Love

 

On May 15, 2007.

On May 15, 2007, “Heinz Records” label released “Hey Eugene!”, the third Pink Martini album. It was recorded December 2005 – December 2006, and was produced by Thomas Lauderdale, China Forbes and Phil Baker. The album was certified Platinum in France by UPFI.

Personnel:

  • China Forbes – vocals
  • Timothy Nishimoto – vocals, percussion
  • Gavin Bondy – trumpet
  • Robert Taylor – trombone, trumpet
  • Nicholas Crosa, Paloma Griffin – violin
  • Pansy Chang, Brant Taylor – cello
  • Dan Faehnle – guitar
  • Phil Baker – guitar, upright bass
  • Maureen Love – harp
  • Brian Davis, Derek Rieth – congas, percussion
  • Martin Zarzar – cavaquinho, drums, percussion
  • Thomas Lauderdale – piano

Track listing:

  1. Everywhere – China Forbes, Thomas Lauderdale
  2. Tempo Perdido – Ataulfo Alves
  3. Mar Desconocido – Martin Zarzar, includes an excerpt of “Waltz in C#-minor” by Frédéric Chopin
  4. Taya Tan – Taku Izumi, Michio Yamagami
  5. City of Night – China Forbes, Thomas Lauderdale
  6. Ojalá – Thomas Lauderdale, Luisa Quiñoy, Timothy Nishimoto, Daniel Lemay, China Forbes
  7. Bukra Wba’do – Mounir Mourad, Fatehi Qorah
  8. Cante e Dance – Phil baker
  9. Hey Eugene – China Forbes
  10. Syracuse – Henri Salvador, Bernard Dimey
  11. Dosvedanya Mio Bombino – China Forbes, Maya Forbes,
    includes an excerpt of “The Happy Wanderer” by Friedrich-Wilhelm Möller
  12. Tea for Two – Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar

 

On May 10, 2011.

On May 10, 2011, “Favorite Gentlemen Recordings” label released “Simple Math”, the third Manchester Orchestra studio album. It was recorded August – December 2010, at “Blackbird Studios” in Nashville, and was produced by Dan Hannon, Andy Hull, Robert McDowell, Jonathan Corley and Cristopher Freeman.

Personnel:

  • Andy Hull— lead vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboard, lyrics
  • Robert McDowell — backing vocals, lead guitar
  • Jonathan Corley — backing vocals, bass
  • Christopher Freeman — backing vocals, percussion,  organ,  piano, synthesizer

String ensemble

  • Eddie Horst — conductor
  • Ben Talmi — string arrangements
  • Greg Martin — additional string arranging
  • Justin Burns, Joy A. Christy, Kenn Wagner, Sheela Iyengar, Olga Shpitko, Sou-Chun Su — violin
  • Wesley P. Collins, Tania Maxwell, Joli Wu — viola
  • Karen Freer, Charae Krueger, Daniel Laufer — cello
  • Len Clark, Benjamin Homola, Timothy Very — drums
  • Daniel Dewitt— trombone
  • Brad Fisher — trumpet

 School choir

  • Lyndsey Laborde — choir vocals
  • Eli Hannon — choir vocals
  • Jake Hannon — choir vocals
  • Emily Ammons — choir vocals
  • Grace Ammons — choir vocals
  • Joe Chiccarelli — mixing
  • Vlado Meller — mastering
  • Lowell Reynolds, Brad Fisher — engineering
  • Billy Hume — additional engineering
  • Graham Hope — mixing assistant
  • Brian Manley — design, layout
  • Carson Donnelly, Jay Harren — A&R

Tracks listing:

All tracks by Andy Hull.

  1. Deer
  2. Mighty
  3. Pensacola
  4. April Fool
  5. Pale Black Eye
  6. Virgin
  7. Simple Math
  8. Leave It Alone
  9. Apprehension
  10. Leaky Breaks

On May 1, 2007.

On May 1, 2007, “The End Records” label released “The Great Filter”, the fourth Tub Ring studio album. It was recorded December 2006 – February 2007, at “At B-Side Audio Studios” in Chicago, and was produced by Rob Kleiner and Neal Ostrovsky.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Gibson – vocals
  • Rob Kleiner – keyboards
  • Trevor Erb – bass guitar
  • Chris Wiken – drums
  • Jeff Enokian – guitar
  • Dave Smith – saxophone
  • Dave Winer – trumpet
  • David Keller – cello
  • Charles Crepeau – violin
  • Roxanne Hegyesy – vocals
  • Sara Sleeper – vocals
  • Neal Ostrovsky – engineer, additional samples
  • Tanner Woodford – art direction, design

Track listing:

  1. Friends and Enemies
  2. The Charismatic Smile
  3. Seven Exodus
  4. Get Help (Now!)
  5. When the Crash Happened
  6. Killers in Love
  7. No One Wants to Play
  8. Requiem for a Robot
  9. Life in Transition
  10. Glass Companion
  11. Making No Sound (At All)
  12. The Truth
  13. Wrong Kind of Message
  14. My Job Here is Done

 

On May 1, 2007.

On May 1, 2007, “Equal Vision” label released “Manipulator”, the third The Fall of Troy studio album. It was recorded December 2006 – January 2007, at “Robert Lang Studios”, “Red Room Studio” and “Avast Classic” in Seattle, Washington, and was produced by Matt Bayles.

Personnel:

  • Thomas Erak– vocals, guitar
  • Tim Ward– bass guitar, vocals, layout concept, illustrations
  • Andrew Forsman– drums
  • Nouela Johnston – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Matt Bayles– engineer, mixing
  • John Ziemski – assistant engineer
  • Ed Brooks – mastering
  • Bill Scoville, Brandon Proff – layout design

Track listing:

All tracks by Thomas Erik, Tim Ward and Andrew Forsman.

  1. Cut Down All the Trees and Name the Streets After Them
  2. The Dark Trail
  3. Quarter Past
  4. Problem!?
  5. Semi – Fiction
  6. Oh, The Casino
  7. Sledgehammer
  8. Seattlantis
  9. Ex-Creations
  10. Shhh!!! If You’re Quiet, I’ll Show You a Dinosaur
  11. Caught Up
  12. A Man. A Plan. A Canal. Panama

 

On April 30, 2002.

On April 30, 2002, “Elektra” label released the self-titled, third Trey Anastasio album. It was recorded June – December 2001, at “The Barn” in Westford, Vermont, and was produced by Trey Anastasio and Bryce Goggin.

Personnel:

  • Trey Anastasio – vocals, guitars
  • Tony Markellis – vocals, bass
  • Russ Lawton – vocals, drums
  • Jennifer Hartswick – vocals, trumpet
  • Ray Paczkowski – keyboards
  • Russell Remmington – flute, tenor saxophone
  • Dave Grippo – alt and baritone saxophone
  • Andy Moroz – trombone
  • Cyro Baptista – percussion
  • Dana Colley – saxophones
  • Rob Volo – trombone
  • Nicholas Payton – trumpet
  • Curtis King Jr, Lisa Fisher – vocals
  • David Gusacov, Laura Markowitz – violin
  • Ana Ruesink – viola
  • Mike Hopkins – double bass
  • John Dunlop – cello
  • Stacey Brubaker, Karen Kevra – flute
  • Ann Greenawalt – oboe, English horn
  • Steve Klimowski – clarinet, bass clarinet
  • Craig Olzenak – bass clarinet
  • Margaret Phillips – bassoon
  • Shelagh Abate, Jocelyn Crawford – French horn
  • Peter Wilson – timpani
  • Tom Toner – marimba

Track listing:

  1. Alive Again – Trey Anastasio, Tom Marshall
  2. Cayman Review – Trey Anastasio, Tony Markellis, Tom Marshall
  3. Push On ‘Til the Day – Trey Anastasio, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis
  4. Night Speaks to a Woman – Trey Anastasio, Tom Marshall
  5. Flock of Words – Trey Anastasio, Tom Marshall
  6. Money, Love and Change – Trey Anastasio, Tom Marshall
  7. Drifting – Trey Anastasio, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis
  8. At the Gazebo – Trey Anastasio
  9. Mister Completely – Trey Anastasio
  10. Ray Dawn Balloon – Trey Anastasio
  11. Last Tube – Trey Anastasio, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis
  12. Ether Sunday – Trey Anastasio, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis