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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

 

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On April 12, 2011.

On April 11, 2011, “Interscope” label released “Nine Types of Light”, the fourth TV on the Radio studio album. It was recorded in 1973,  and was produced by David Andrew Sitek. “Nine Types of Light” was band’s final album to feature bassist Gerard Smith, who died of lung cancer nine days after it was released.

Personnel:

  • Tunde Adebimpe– vocals, loops, keyboards
  • Jaleel Bunton – drums, bass guitar, guitar, programming, organ, synthesizer, vocals
  • Kyp Malone– vocals, guitar, bass guitar, synthesizer, clarinet, flute, viola
  • David Andrew Sitek– programming, synthesizer, guitar, bass guitar, samples, vocals
  • Gerard A. Smith– bass guitar, organ, samples, synthesizer, vocals
  • Priscilla Ahn– background vocals
  • Stuart Bogie – horn
  • Peter Hess – horn
  • Dan Huron – percussion
  • Michael Irwin – horn
  • Kevin Moehringer – horn
  • Gillian Rivers – strings
  • Todd Simon – horn
  • Kenny Wang – viola
  • Lauren Weaver – strings
  • Jaleel Bunton – programming
  • Rich Costey– mixing
  • Steve Fallone – mastering
  • David Andrew Sitek – programming
  • Zeph Sowers – engineer
  • Tunde Adebimpe – art direction, designer
  • David Andrew Sitek – art direction, designer, photographer
  • Nick Walker – assistant photographer

Track listing:

  1. Second Song
  2. Keep Your Heart
  3. You
  4. No Future Shock
  5. Killer Crane
  6. Will Do
  7. New Cannonball Blues
  8. Repetition
  9. Forgotten
  10. Caffeinated Consciousness