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On January 31, 2019.

On January 31, 2019, Harold Ray Bradley died aged 93. He was musician (guitar) and music producer, part of the Nashville A-Team of session players. He recorded and performed with numerous musicians including Ernest Tubb, Red Foley, Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Brenda Lee, Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly, Elvis Presley, Bill Chinnock, The Everly Brothers, Slim Whitman, Loretta Lynn and Willie Nelson. Bradley is regarded as one of the most recorded guitarists in the history of music. As leader he released five albums.

On January 31, 2009.

On January 31, 2009, Walter Milton Dwayne Midkiff aka Dewey Martin died aged 68. He was musician (drums), performed and recorded with The Jive Rockets, Bernie Early & the Early Birds, Carl Perkins, The Everly Brothers, Patsy Cline, Charlie Rich,  Faron Young, Roy Orbison, Lucky Lee & The Blue Diamonds, The Sons of Adam, The Standells,  The Modern Folk Quartet and The Dillards, but was best known as member and drummer of Buffalo Springfield.

On January 31, 2020.

On January 31, 2020, “ATO” label released “The Unraveling”, the twelfth Drive-By Truckers studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2019 and was produced by David Barbe.

Track listing:

  • Patterson Hood – vocals, guitar, mandocello
  • Mike Cooley – vocals, guitar
  • Brad Morgan – drums
  • Jay Gonzalez – vocals, keyboards, guitars
  • Matt Patton – vocals, bass, bass
  • Kyleen King – viola and string arrangement
  • Patti King – violin
  • Cody Dickinson – electric washboard

Track listing:

All tracks by Patterson Hood, except where noted.

  1. Rosemary with a Bible and a Gun
  2. Armageddon’s Back in Town
  3. Slow Ride Argument – Mike Cooley
  4. Thoughts and Prayers
  5. 21st Century USA
  6. Heroin Again
  7. Babies in Charges
  8. Grievance Merchants – Mike Cooley
  9. Awaiting Resurrection

On January 31, 2020.

On January 31, 2020, “Dead Oceans” label released “Have We Met”, the twelve Destroyer album. It was recorded in 2019 and was produced by John Collins.

Personnel:

  • Dan Bejar – vocals, synthesizer
  • John Collins – bass, synthesizer, drum programming, granular synthesis, mixing
  • Nicolas Bragg – guitar
  • Joe LaPorta – mastering
  • Maegan Hill-Carroll – front and back cover photos, design

Track listing:

  1. Crimson Tide
  2. Kinda Dark
  3. It Just Doesn’t Happen
  4. The Television Music Supervisor
  5. The Raven
  6. Cue Synthesizer
  7. University Hill
  8. Have We Met
  9. The Man in Blak’s Blues
  10. Foolssong

On January 31, 2006.

On January 31, 2006, “Inside Out” label released “A Place in the Queue”, the third Tangent studio album. It was recorded August – October 2005, and was produced by Andy Tillison.

Personnel:

  • Andy Tillison – vocals, piano, guitars
  • Sam Baine – vocals, piano, synthesizer
  • Jonas Reingold – bass guitar
  • Theo Travis – saxophone, flute, clarinet
  • Guy Manning – acoustic guitar, mandolin
  • Jaime Salazar – drums
  • Krister Jonsson – electric guitar
  • Dan Watts – electric guitar
  • Ed Unitsky – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Andy Tillison, except where noted.

  1. In Earnest
  • The Radio Amateur
  • II. Worthy of Memory (Part I)
  • III. Demobilized
  • IV. Dehumanized
  • V. Flights of Fancy
  • VI. Worthy of Memory (Part II)
  • VII. The Silent Key
  • VIII. Earnest Dreams of 617
  • IX. Some Crazy Old Guy
  • X. In Earnest

2. Lost in London – Guy Manning, Andy Tillson

3. DIY Surgery – Stephen C. Middleton, Theo Travis

4. GPS Culture

5. Follow Your Leaders

6. The Sun in My Eyes

7. A Place in the Queue – Andy Tillson, Theo Travis

  • I. Silent Scream
  • II. Two for the Queue (Part I)
  • III. Shaping the Line
  • IV. Hierarchies
  • V. The Escher Staircase
  • VI. An ‘elping Hand
  • VII. Two for the Queue (Part II)
  • VIII. The Escher Staircase (Reprise)

On October 4, 1971.

On October 4, 1971, “Atlantic” label released “Twins”, the tenth Ornette Coleman album. It was recorded 1959 – 1961, assembled without Coleman’s input, comprising outtakes from recording sessions of 1959 to 1961 for “The Shape of Jazz to Come”, “This Is Our Music”, “Free Jazz: A Collective Improvisation”, and “Ornette!”. Sessions for “Monk and the Nun” took place at “Radio Recorders” in Hollywood, for “First Take” at “A&R Studios” in New York City, and all others at “Atlantic Studios” in Manhattan. The album was produced by Nesuhi Ertegün.

Personnel:

  • Ornette Coleman – alto saxophone
  • Don Cherry – pocket trumpet; cornet on “Monk and the Nun”
  • Charlie Haden – bass on 1959 and 1960 tracks
  • Scott LaFaro – bass on “First Take” and “Check Up”
  • Billy Higgins – drums on “First Take” and “Monk and the Nun”
  • Ed Blackwell – drums on 1960 and 1961 tracks
  • Freddie Hubbard – trumpet on “First Take”
  • Eric Dolphy – bass clarinet on “First Take”

Track listing:

All tracks by Ornette Coleman.

  1. First Take – December 21, 1960
  2. Little Symphony – July 19, 1960
  3. Monk and the Nun – May 22, 1959
  4. Check Up – January 31, 1961
  5. Joy of a Toy – July 26, 1960

On January 31, 2005.

On January 31, 2005, “ECM” label released “The Ground”, the second Tord Gustavsen album. It was recorded in January 2004, at “Rainbow Studio” in oslo, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Tord Gustavsen- piano
  • Harald Johnsen- bass
  • Jarle Vespestad- drums
  • Jan Erik Kongshaug – engineer
  • Sascha Kleis – design
  • Chris Tribble – linear notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Tord Gustavsen.

  1. Tears Transforming
  2. Being There
  3. Twins
  4. Curtains Aside
  5. Colours of Mercy
  6. Sentiment
  7. Kneeling Down
  8. Reach Out and Touch It
  9. Edges of Happiness
  10. Interlude
  11. Token of Tango
  12. The Ground

On January 31, 2017.

On January 31, 2017, Life On Planet 9 (pseudonym for experimental releases for the band Lo-Pro) self-released the album “Higher”. It was recorded 2015 – 2016, and was produced by Pete Murray.

Personnel:

  • Pete Murray– vocals, electronic programming
  • Neil Godfrey – guitars

Track listing:

All lyrics by Pete Murray, all music by Pete Murray and Neil Godfrey.

  1. Wake Up
  2. All Your Words
  3. Higher
  4. Gone
  5. Go
  6. Beacons
  7. P3
  8. Time to Run
  9. The Only Way Out is Through
  10. Last Summer
  11. Plutonium

On January 31, 1994.

On January 31, 1994, “Wiiija” label released “Hold On It Hurts”, the debut Cornershop album. It was recorded in 1993, at “Suite 16” in Rochdale,
“The Green Room” in Brighton, “Stayfree” in Leicester, “West Orange” in Preston, and was produced by John Wills, John Robb and Tjinder Singh.

Personnel:

  • Tjinder Singh– vocals, bass
  • Avtar Singh – guitar
  • Ben Ayres – vocals, guitar
  • Wallis Healey – guitar
  • Anthony “Saffs” Saffery – sitar, keyboards
  • David Chambers – drums
  • Emma Davies – keyboards
  • Alastair Dickins – clarinet
  • Raj Patel – dholki
  • Dale Shaw – vocals
  • Richard Whelan – engineering
  • Andy Green – engineering
  • Kevin Reverb– engineering
  • Rob – engineering
  • Charlie – engineering
  • Rex – engineering
  • Mike Marsh – mastering
  • Malcolm Maybury – front cover photo
  • Lloyd Thomas – inner sleeve art

 Track listing:

All lyrics by Tjinder Singh, all music by Tjinder Singh, Avtar Singh, Ben Ayres, Wallis Healey, Anthony “Saffs” Saffery and David Chambers.

  1. Jason Donovan/Tessa Sanderson
  2. Kalluri’s Radio
  3. Readers Wives
  4. Change
  5. Inside Rani
  6. Born Disco; Died Heavy Metal
  7. Counteraction
  8. Where D’U Get Your Information
  9. Tera Mera Pyar
  10. You Always Said My Language Would Get Me into Trouble

 

 

 

On January 31, 2014.

On January 31, 2014, “Columbia” label released “After the Disco”, the second  Broken Bells studio album. It was recorded October 2012 – November 2013, at “Mondo Studio” and “Sound Recorders” in Los Angeles, Glenwood Place Studios” in Burbank, California, “Firehouse Studios” in Pasadena, California, and was produced by Danger Mouse (Brian Burton).

Personnel:

  • Brian Burton– drums, organ, piano, synthesizer, percussion, bass, guitar
  • James Mercer– vocals, guitar, bass, organ, synthesizer, percussion
  • Elizabeth Berg, Heather Porcaro, Myla Balugay, Rebecca Ann Stark- backing vocals

Orchestra

  • The Angel City String Orchestra – strings

Daniele Luppi – conductor, string arrangement

Anton Riehl – score

Peter Kent – concertmaster, violin

Chris Tedesco – contractor

  • Carolyn Osborn – violin
  • Erika Walczak – violin
  • Jennifer Walton – violin
  • Judy Yoo – violin
  • Julie Beavers – violin
  • Norman Hughes – violin
  • Shari Zippert – violin
  • Sharon Jackson – violin
  • Susan Chatman – violin
  • Vladimir Polimatidi – violin
  • Alisha Bauer – cello
  • Stefanie Fife – cello
  • Vanessa Freebairn-Smith – cello
  • Adrianna Zoppo – viola
  • Brianna Bandy – viola
  • Jessica Van Velzen – viola

 

  • Kamasi Washington – tenor saxophone
  • David Ralicke – trombone
  • Nathaniel Walcott- trumpet
  • Brian Burton – programmer
  • Kennie Takahashi – programmer, mixing, recording, engineer
  • Todd Monfalcone – recording
  • Jeff Peters – recording strings
  • Jacob Dennis – assistant mixing, assistant engineer
  • Michele Harrison – management
  • Chris Kahn – assistant mixing, assistant engineer
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Todd Monfalcone – mixing, second engineer
  • Ian Montone – management
  • Geoff Neal – assistant mixing
  • Amy Schmalz – management
  • Laura Sisk – second engineer
  • Jeremy Underwood – assistant engineer strings
  • Jacob Escobedo – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by James Mercer and Brian Burton.

  1. Perfect World
  2. After the Disco
  3. Holding On for Life
  4. Leave it Alone
  5. The Changing Lights
  6. Control
  7. Lazy Wonderland
  8. Medicine
  9. No Matter What You’re Told
  10. The Angel and the Fool