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On September 14, 2018.

On September 14, 2018, “Verve” label released “Love Is Here to Stay”, an album by Tony Bennett and Diana Krall. It was recorded in 2018, at “Avatar” and “Electric Lady” in New York City, and was produced by Dae Bennett and Bill Charlap.

Personnel:

  • Tony Bennett– vocals
  • Diana Krall– vocals, arrangements
  • The Bill Charlap Trio
    • Bill Charlap– piano, arrangements
    • Peter Washington– bass
    • Kenny Washington– drums
  • Dae Bennett – mixing
  • Nate Odden – engineering assistance
  • Billy Cumella – engineering assistance
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • Josh Cheuse – creative direction
  • Mark Seliger– photography
  • Coco Shinomiya – design

Track listing:

All lyrics by Ira Gershwin, except where noted; all music by George Gershwin.

  1. S Wonderful
  2. My One and Only
  3. But Not for Me
  4. Nice Work if You Can Get It
  5. Love Is Here to Stay
  6. I Got Rhythm
  7. Somebody Loves Me – George DeSylva, Ballard MacDonald
  8. Do It Again – George DeSylva
  9. I’ve Got a Crush on You
  10. Fascinating Rhythm
  11. They Can’t Take That Away From Me
  12. Who Cares

On December 10, 1993.

On December 10, 1993, “Avant” label released “Absinthe”, the seventh and the final Naked City album. It was recorded in December 1992 at “Electric Lady” in New York City, and was produced by John Zorn.

Personnel:

  • John Zorn- vocals, synthesizer, sampler
  • Bill Frisell- guitar
  • Fred Frith- bass guitar
  • Wayne Horvitz- keyboards, synthesizer, sampler
  • Joey Baron- percussion
  • Disk Union – executive producer
  • Joe Ferla – engineer
  • Hoover Le – assistant engineer
  • Scott Hull – mastering
  • Hans Bellmer”Les Jeux de la Poupée – cover photography
  • Tomoyo T.L. (Karath=Razar) – design
  • Lisa Wells – photography typesetting

Track listing:

All tracks by John Zorn.

  1. Val De Travers
  2. Une Correspondance
  3. La Fée Verte
  4. Fleurs Du Mal
  5. Artemisia Absinthium
  6. Notre Dame De L’oubli (For Olivier Messiaen)
  7. Verlaine: Part I: Un Midi Moins Dix
  8. Verlaine: Part II: La Bleue
  9. …Rend Fou

 

On June 16, 2017.

On June 16, 2017, “Nonesuch” label released “Crack-Up”, the third Fleet Foxes album. It was recorded July 2016 – January 2017, at “Electric Lady”, “Sear Sound”,  “Rare Book Room”, “The Void” in New York, “The Unknown” in Anacortes, and “Avast Recording Company” in Seattle, and was produced by Robin Pecknold and Skyler Skjelset.

Personnel:

  • Robin Pecknold– vocals, classical guitar, dreadnought, electric guitar, string electric, Fender bass, piano, synthesizer, Baldwin electric harpsichord, prepared autoharp , marimba, Moog Minitaur, Hammond organ, mellotron, train loop, water loop, Korg drum machine, percussion, varispeed, footsteps, door, Memory Man Deluxe
  • Skyler Skjelset – vocals, electric guitar, Fender bass, piano, synthesizer, pencil on paper, cicada loop, glass harmonica, bowed cymbal, shamisen, percussion, programming, fole, Korg drum machine, amplifier noise, footsteps, Moog Minitaur, water harp
  • Christian Wargo– vocals, bass, drum kit
  • Casey Wescott – piano, chromatic bells, qraqebs, kettledrum, programming, koto, harpsichord , Blue Noise synth, SuperColliderbirdsong
  • Morgan Henderson– cello, qraqebs, double bass, pitched bass clarinet, pitched flute, pitched clarinet , alto flute

Additional musicians

  • Hannah Epperson – violin
  • Matthew Barrick, Christopher Icasiano, Neal Morgan– drum kit, percussion
  • Brian McPherson – spoken word
  • String quartet
    • Russel Durham – first violin
    • Jeremy Kittel – second violin
    • Nicholas Cords – viola
    • Dave Eggar– cello
    • Gabriel Gall – arrangement
  • The Westerlies – horns
    • Andy Clausen – arrangement, trombone
    • Willem de Koch – trombone
    • Zubin Hensler, Riley Mulherkar – trumpet
    • Phil Ek– mixing
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • Chris Allen, Grant Valentine, Owen Mulholland, Gabe Wax, Casey Wescott, Adam Burd, Gosha Usov, Beatriz Artola – engineering
  • Ben Tousley, Robin Pecknold – design, layout
  • Shawn Brackbill – band portrait
  • Sean Pecknold, Adi Goodrich – paintings
  • Hiroshi Hamaya– front and back cover, interior photos

Track listing:

All tracks by Robin Pecknold, except where noted.

  1. I Am All That I Need / Arroyo Seco / Thumbprint Scar – Gabriel Gall
  2. Cassius
  3. – Naiads, Cassadies
  4. Kept Woman
  5. Third of May / Ōdaigahara
  6. If You Need to, Keep Time on Me
  7. Mearcstapa
  8. On Another Ocean (January / June)
  9. Fool’s Errand
  10. I Should See Memphis – Gabriel Gall
  11. Crack-Up

On May 22, 1980.

On May 22, 1980, “Motown” label released “Diana”, the tenth Diana Ross album. It was recorded December 1979-March 1980, at “Power Station”, and “Electric Lady” in New York City, “Motown/Hitsville U.S.A. Studios” in Hollywood and was produced by Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers.The album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Diana Ross –lead vocals
  • Alfa Anderson –background vocals
  • Fonzi Thornton– background vocals
  • Luci Martin – background vocals
  • Michelle Cobbs – background vocals
  • Bernard Edwards– bass guitar
  • Nile Rodgers– guitar
  • Tony Thompson– drums
  • Andy Barrett (Schwartz) –piano
  • Raymond Jones – keyboards
  • Eddie Daniels –saxophone
  • Meco Monardo– trombone
  • Bob Milliken –trumpet
  • Valerie Haywood (The Chic Strings) –strings
  • Cheryl Hong (The Chic Strings) – strings
  • Karen Milne (The Chic Strings) – strings
  • Gene Orloff– conductor
  • Bob Clearmountain– engineer
  • Bill Scheniman – engineer
  • James Farber – engineer
  • Neil Dorfsman– engineer
  • Ralph Osborn – engineer
  • Abdoulaye Soumare – assistant engineer
  • Jeff Hendrickson – assistant engineer
  • Lucy Laurie – assistant engineer
  • Peter Robbins – assistant engineer
  • Dennis King –mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers.

  1. Upside Down
  2. Tenderness
  3. Friend to Friend
  4. I’m Coming Out
  5. Have Fun (Again)
  6. My Old Piano
  7. Now That You’re Gone
  8. Give Up

 

On November 23, 1979.

mike-oldfield-platinum

On November 23, 1979, “Virgin” label released “Platinum”, the fifth Mike Oldfield album. It was recorded in 1979, at “Blue Rock”, “Electric Lady” in the US; and “Througham”,  “Denham”, and “The Manor” in UK, and was produced by Tom Newman.

Personnel:

  • Mike Oldfield– acoustic guitars, electric guitars, marimba, piano, synthesizers, vibraphone and vocals
  • Francisco Centeno – bass guitar
  • Sally Cooper – tubular bells
  • Demelza – congas
  • Neil Jason– bass
  • Peter Lemer– keyboards
  • Pierre Moerlen– drums and vibraphone
  • Morris Pert– drums
  • Nico Ramsden – keyboards
  • Wendy Roberts – vocals
  • Hansford Rowe– bass
  • Allan Schwartzberg– drums
  • David Bedford– vocal arrangement
  • Peter Gordon – hornarrangement
  • Michael Riesman– horn arrangement
  • Kurt Munkacsi – engineer
  • Tom Newman- engineer
  • Richard Manwaring – assistant engineer
  • Renate Blauel– assistant engineer

Track listing:

  1. Platinum Part One: Airborne
  2. Platinum Part Two: Platinum
  3. Platinum Part Three: Charleston
  4. Platinum Part Four: North Star/Platinum Finale
  5. Woodhenge
  6. Into Wonderland
  7. Punkadiddle
  8. I Got Rhythm

On April 14, 1997.

Depeche_Mode_-_Ultra

On April 14, 1997, “Mute” label released “Ultra”, the ninth Depeche Mode studio album. It was recorded January 1996 – February 1997; at “Abbey Road” in Eastcote, Westside, Strongroom, “RAK” in London, “Electric Lady” in New York City, “Larrabee West”  in Los Angeles, and was produced by Tim Simenon.

Personnel:

  • David Gahan – vocals
  • Martin Gore – vocals, guitar, sampler, piano
  • Dave Clayton – string arrangements, keyboards, keyboard programming
  • Daniel Miller – synthesizer
  • BJ Cole– pedal steel guitar
  • Doug Wimbish– bass
  • Gota Yashiki– drums
  • Keith LeBlanc– drums
  • Jaki Liebezeit– percussion
  • Danny Cummings– percussion
  • Richard Niles– string conductor, string score
  • Graeme Perkins – string coordinator
  • Lee Fitzgerald – assistant engineering
  • Gary Forde – assistant engineering
  • Greg – assistant engineering
  • Paul Hicks– assistant engineering
  • Kerry Hopwood – programming
  • Victor Indrizzo– percussion
  • Mike Marsh – mastering
  • Guy Massey – assistant engineering
  • Daniel Miller– System 700
  • Jim – assistant engineering
  • Gareth Jones– additional vocal engineering, mixing
  • Robbie Kazandjian – assistant engineering
  • Jamie Campbell – assistant engineering
  • Audie Chamberlain – assistant engineering
  • Lee Phillips – assistant engineering
  • Q – engineering, mixing
  • Tom Rixton – assistant engineering
  • Tim Simenon– mixing
  • Anton Corbijn– art direction, front cover, photography
  • Area – sleeve design
  • Brian Dowling – colour prints

Tracks listing:

All tracks by Martin Gore.

  1. Barrel of a Gun
  2. The Love Thieves
  3. Home
  4. It’s No Good
  5. Uselink
  6. Useless
  7. Sister of Night
  8. Jazz Thieves
  9. Freestate
  10. The Bottom Line
  11. Insight
  12. Junior Painkiller (hidden track)

On March 11, 1975.

Welcome_To_My_Nightmare

On March 11, 1975, “Atlantic” label released “Welcome to My Nightmare”, the eighth Alice Cooper studio album. It was recorded 1974 -1975, at “Soundstage” in Toronto, “Plant East”, “Electric Lady” and “A&R Studios” in New York, and was produced by Bob Ezrin.The cover artwork was created by Drew Struzan for “Pacific Eye & Ear”. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album cover at number 90 on the list of the “Top 100 Album Covers Of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Alice Cooper- vocals
  • Bob Ezrin- synthesizer, arranger, keyboards
  • Jozef Chirowski- keyboards, clavinet, vocals, Fender rhodes
  • Dick Wagner- electric and acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Steve Hunter- electric and acoustic guitar
  • Prakash John- bass
  • Tony Levin- bass
  • Pentti “Whitey” Glan- drums
  • Johnny “Bee” Badanjek– drums
  • Gerry Lyons- vocals
  • Vincent Price- curator

Track list:

  1. Welcome to My Nightmare – Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner
  2. Devil’s Food – Alice Cooper, Bob Ezrin, Kelley Jay
  3. The Black Widow – Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner, Bob Ezrin
  4. Some Folks – Alice Cooper, Bob Ezrin, Alan Gordon
  5. Only Women Bleed – Alice Cooper and Dick Wagner
  6. Department of Youth – Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner, Bob Ezrin
  7. Cold Ethyl – Alice Cooper, Bob Ezrin
  8. Years Ago – Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner
  9. Steven – Alice Cooper, Bob Ezrin
  10. The Awakening – Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner, Bob Ezrin
  11. Escape – Alice Cooper, Mark Anthony, Kim Fowley