Tag Archives: Fred Schendel

On March 31, 2015.

On March 31, 2015, “Arion Records/Audio Resources” labels released “The Breaking of the World”, the fifteenth Glass Hammer studio album. It was recorded in 2014, at “Sound Resources” in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and was produced by Fred Schendel and Steve Babb.

Personnel:

  • Carl Groves – lead vocals
  • Susie Bogdanowicz – lead and backing vocals
  • Fred Schendel – lead and backing vocals, keyboards, guitars
  • Alan Shikoh – acoustic, classical and electric guitars
  • Steve Babb – bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Aaron Raulston – drums
  • Steve Unruh – violin
  • Michele Lynn – lead and backing vocals
  • Bob Katz- mastering
  • Michal Xaay Loranc – cover and booklet art

Track listing:

  1. Mythopoeia – lyrics by Steve Babb, music by Steve Babb, Alan Shikoh
  2. Third Floor (A Play in One Act) – lyrics by Fred Schendel, music by Alan Shikoh, Fred Schendel
  3. Babylon – lyrics by Fred Schendel, music by Steve Babb
  4. A Bird When it Sneezes – music by Alan Shikoh
  5. Sand – Fred Schendel
  6. Bandwagon – lyrics by Carl Groves, music by Fred Schendel, Carl Groves
  7. Haunted – lyrics by Carl Groves, music by Fred Schendel, Susie Bogdanowicz, Michele Lynn
  8. North Wind – lyrics by Steve Babb, music by Alan Shikoh, Carl Groves
  9. Nothing, Everything – lyrics by Steve Babb, ,music by Steve Babb, Carl Groves

On February 18, 1998.

On February 18, 1998, “Arion Records / Sound Resources” labels released “On to Evermore”, the third Glass Hammer studio album. It was recorded in 1997, and was produced by Steve Babb and Fred Schendel.

Personnel:

  • Fred Schendel – leadand backing vocals,  keyboards,  guitars, sitar, mandolin, flute, drums
  • Steve Babb – lead and backing vocals, keyboards, bass, percussion
  • Walter Moore – lead and backing vocals, guitars, drums
  • David Carter – guitars, backing vocals
  • Tracy Cloud – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. On to Evermore
  2. The mayor of Longview
  3. The Conflict
  4. Muse
  5. Arianna
  6. Only Red
  7. This Fading Age
  8. Junkyard Angel
  9. Twilight on Longview
  10. Wind – hidden track

 

 

 

On January 14, 2004.

On January 14, 2004, “Arion Records/Sound Resources” label released “Shadowlands”, the seventh Glass Hammer studio album.

Personnel:

  • Fred Schendel – leadand backing vocals, steel, electric and acoustic guitars, Hammond Organ, piano, pipe  organ,  keyboards,  synthesizers,  Mellotron, drums, percussion
  • Steve Babb – lead and backing vocals, 4-string and 8-string bass guitars, synthesizers, keyboards, pipe organ, Hammond organ, taurus pedels, Mellotron, percussion
  • Flo Paris – lead vocals
  • Susie Bogdanowicz – lead and backing vocals
  • Walter Moore – lead and backing vocals
  • Sarah Snyder – backing vocals
  • Bethany Warren – backing vocals

 Track listing:

  1. So Close, So Far
  2. Run Lisette
  3. Farewell to Shadowlands
  4. Longer
  5. Behind the Great Beyond

On March 11, 2014.

On March 11, 2014, “Arion Records/Audio Resources” labels released “Ode to Echo”, the fourteenth Glass Hammer studio album. It was recorded in 2013, at “Sound Resources” in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and was produced by Fred Schendel and Steve Babb.

Personnel:

  • Carl Groves – lead vocals
  • Jon Davison– lead and backing vocals
  • Susie Bogdanowicz – lead and backing vocals
  • Alan Shikoh – electricacoustic and classical guitars, electric sitar
  • Steve Babb – bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Fred Schendel – keyboards, guitars, backing vocals
  • Aaron Raulston – drums
  • Walter Moore – vocals
  • Michelle Young– backing vocals
  • Randy Jackson– guitar, backing vocas
  • David Ragsdale- violin
  • Rob Reed – piano, Minimoogsolo
  • Bob Katz- mastering
  • Bret Noblitt – precision audio
  • Michał Xaay Loranc – cover, artwork, logo design
  • Julie Babb – band photography

Track listing:

  1. Garden of Hedon – lyrics by Carl Groves, music by Alan Shikoh, Fred Schendel, Steve Babb, Carl Groves
  2. Misantrog – lyrics by Carl Groves, music by Fred Schendel, Carl Groves
  3. Crowbone – lyrics by Robert Low, music by Fred Schendel
  4. I Am I – lyrics by Steve Babb, music by Steve Babb, Fred Schendel
  5. The Grey Hills – Steve Babb, music by Steve Babb, Carl Groves
  6. Porpoise Song – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
  7. Panegyric – Fred Schendell
  8. Ozymandias – lyrics by Carl Groves, music by Steve Babb, Carl Groves

 

 

 

On October 23, 2007.

On October 23, 2007, “Arion Records” label released “Culture of Ascent”, the tenth Glass Hammer studio album. It was recorded in 2007, and was produced by Fred Schendel and Fred Babb.

Personnel:

  • Carl Groves – lead and backing vocals
  • Susie Bogdanowicz – lead and backing vocals
  • Fred Schendel – keyboards,  piano, organs,  piano, backing vocals,   Mellotron, loops, programming, acoustic guitar, string arrangement
  • Steve Babb – bass, pipe organ, percussion, Mellotron, piano, harp, loops, programming, Minimoog, backing vocals
  • Matt Mendians – drums
  • David Walliman – electric guitars
  • The Adonia String Trio – string trio
    • Rebecca James – violin
    • Susan Whitacre – viola
    • Rachel Beckmann – cello
  • Sarah Snyder – backing vocals
  • Eric Parker – acoustic guitar
  • Robert Streets – backing vocals
  • Haley McGuire – backing vocals
  • Jon Anderson– vocalizations
  • Bob Katz– mastering
  • Michal Karcz – artwork, cover

Track listing:

  1. South Side of the Sky
  2. Sun Song
  3. Life by Light
  4. Ember Without Name
  5. Into Thin Air
  6. Rest