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On May 15, 2007.

On May 15, 2007, “Geffen” label released “Release the Stars”, the fifth Rufus Wainwright studio album. It was recorded in 2006, at “Second Story” and “Legacy” in New York City, “Brooklyn Recording” in Brooklyn, “Saal 4” in Berlin, “Strongroom” and “Angel Recording Studio” in London, and was produced by Rufus Wainwright.

Personnel:

  • Rufus Wainwright – vocals, piano, acoustic and nylon guitar, percussion, string arrangement, piano arrangement, horn arrangement, orchestral arrangement
  • Neil Tennant – keyboards, synthesizer, loops, samples, vibes, breathing, backing vocals, executive producer
  • Kate McGarrigle – piano
  • John Medeski – piano
  • Jorg Sandnar – piano
  • Rob Burger – organ
  • Jason Hart – organ, backing vocals
  • Rachelle Garniez – claviola, accordion
  • Richard Thompson – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Jack Petruzzelli – acoustic and electric guitar, banjo,. backing vocals
  • Joan Wasser – electric guitar, violin, backing vocals
  • Smokey Hormel – guitar
  • Gerry Leonard – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Julianna Raye – tambourine, backing vocals
  • Brad Albetta – bass guitar
  • Tony Scherr – upright bass
  • Jeff Hill – electric bass, bass guitar, upright bass, backing vocals
  • Larry Mullins – shaker, triangle, timpani, cymbals, tambourine, vibes, piano percussion, bass drum, tabla, bongos, bells, cowbells, castanets, woodblock, fish, marimba, glockenspiel
  • Matt Johnson – drums, percussion, recorder, backing vocals
  • Ian Thomas – drums
  • Kenny Wollesen – drums
  • London Session Orchestra – strings
  • Gabriel Adorjan – violin
  • Rachel Rilling – violin
  • Raphael Sachs – viola
  • David Adorjan – cello
  • Ronith Mues – harp
  • Carl Albach – trumpet, piccolo trumpet
  • Steven Bernstein – trumpet, conducting, horn arrangement
  • Ozan Cakar – French horn
  • John Chudoba – trumpet
  • Barry Danielian – trumpet
  • Dominic Derasse – trumpet, piccolo trumpet
  • Dave Trigg – trumpet, piccolo trumpet
  • Florian Dorpholz – trumpet
  • Raphael Mentzen – trumpet
  • Pirmin Grehl – flute
  • Paul Shapiro – tenor saxophone 
  • Briggan Krauss – baritone saxophone 
  • Dan Levine – trombone
  • Louis Schwadron – French horn
  • Siân Phillips – spoken word
  • Anna Prohaska – vocals
  • Lucy Roche – backing vocals
  • Teddy Thompson – backing vocals
  • Martha Wainwright – backing vocals
  • Lygia Forrest – backing vocals
  • Jenni Muldaur – backing vocals
  • Sharon Jones – backing vocals
  • Marius de Vries – programming, conducting, breathing
  • Jason Boshoff – programming
  • Tom Stephan – additional programming

Track listing:

All tracks by Rufus Wainwright.

  1. Do I Disappoint You
  2. Going to a Town
  3. Tiergarten
  4. Nobody’s Off the Hook
  5. Between My Legs
  6. Rules and Regulations
  7. Not Ready to Love
  8. Slideshadow
  9. Tulsa
  10. Leaving for Paris N° 2
  11. Sanssouci
  12. Release the Stars

On January 24, 2011.

On January 24, 2011, “Reveal Records” label released “The Deep Field”, the fourth Joan as Police Woman album. It was recorded in 2010, at “Trout Recording”, “The maid Room” in New York City, and was produced by Bryce Goggin and Joan Wasser.

Personnel:

  • Joan Wasser (Joan As Police Woman) – vocals, guitar, electric piano, synthesizer, strings, percussion, photography
  • Doug Wielselman – guitar, baritone and tenor saxophone, bass clarinet
  • Timo Ellis – guitar
  • Oren Bloedow – guitar, bass
  • Tyler Wood – vocals, organ, electric piano, synthesizer
  • Oren Bloedow – bass
  • Brad Truax – bass
  • Frad Cash – bass
  • Nathan Larson – vocals, bass
  • Chris Brown – clavinet, organ
  • Adam Sachs – tambourine, percussion, recording, mixing
  • Parker Kindred – vocals, tambourine, shaker, percussion
  • Michele Zayla, Stephanie Mckay, Toshi Reagon, Joseph Arthur,  Louis Schwadron – vocals
  • Jack McKeever – recording
  • Merritt Jacob – engineer assistant
  • Bryce Goggin – mixing
  • Fred Kevorkian – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Joan Wasser.

  1. Nervous
  2. The Magic
  3. The Action Man
  4. Flash
  5. Run for Love
  6. Human Condition
  7. Kiss the Specifics
  8. Chemmie
  9. Forever and a Year
  10. I Was Everyone

On October 24, 2000.

On October 24, 2000, “Blue Note” label released “The Dropper”, the tenth Medeski, Martin & Wood album. It was recorded 1999 – 2000, at “Shacklyn” in Brooklyn, New York City, and was produced by John Medeski, Billy Martin, and Chris Wood.

Personnel:

  • John Medeski – keyboards
  • Billy Martin – drums, percussion
  • Chris Wood – basses
  • Marshall Allen – alto sax
  • Marc Ribot – guitars
  • Eddie Bobe – congas
  • Paula Potocki – surdo
  • Charlie Burnham – violin
  • Joan Wasser – violin
  • Jane Scarpantoni – cello
  • Scotty Hard, David Baker – engineer, mixing
  • Phillip Harvey – engineer assistant
  • Phil Painson – engineer assistant
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering
  • Andy Van Dette – mastering assistant
  • Chippy- art direction, design
  • Danny Clinch – photography

Track listing:

  1. We Are Rolling
  2. Big Time
  3. Fèlic
  4. Partido Alto
  5. Illinization
  6. Bone Digger
  7. Note Bleu
  8. The Dropper
  9. Philly Cheese Blunt
  10. Sun Sleigh
  11. Tsukemono
  12. Shacklyn Knights
  13. Norah 6

On October 22, 2007.

On October 22, 2007, “Samadhi Sound” label released “Slope”, the debut Steve Jansen album. It was recorded in 2007, at “The Vestry” in London, “Straysound Studio” in Sweden, Samadhisound Studios, “Trout Recording” in Brooklyn, “Blue Sky Falls” in London, “Slovak Radio” in Bratislava, “Studio 5” in Bratislava, and was produced by Steve Jensen.

Personnel:

  • Steve Jansen – drums, acoustic and electronic percussion, sampled instruments, synth, piano, guitar, string arrangements, recording, mixing
  • David Sylvian – vocals, guitar, art direction
  • Theo Travis – sax, flute, clarinet
  • Tim Elsenburg – vocals, guitar, electric piano
  • Anja Garbarek – vocals
  • Thomas Feiner – vocals, mandolin, sampler
  • Bratislava Movie Orchestra arranged and conducted by Ingo Frenzel
  • Joan Wasser – vocals, violin
  • Alberto Tafuri – piano
  • Nina Kinert – vocals
  • Steve D’Agostino, David Sylvian, Tim Elsenburg, John Mallison, Ján Machut and Ladislav Krajãoviã, Bryce Goggin, Alberto Tafuri, Love Olzon – recording
  • Ingo Frenzel – mixing
  • Tony Cousins – mastering
  • Chris Bigg – design
  • Dan McPharlin – models created and photographed

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Jensen, except where noted.

  1. Grip
  2. Sleepyard – Steve Jansen, Tim Elsenburg
  3. Cancelled Pieces – Steve Jansen, Anja Garbarek
  4. December Train
  5. Sow the Salt – Steve Jansen, Thomas Feiner
  6. Gap of Cloud
  7. Playground Martyrs – Steve Jansen, David Sylvian
  8. A Way of Disappearing
  9. Ballad of a Deadman – Steve Jansen, David Sylvian
  10. Conversation Over
  11. Life Moves On
  12. Playground Martyrs (reprise) – Steve Jansen, David Sylvian

On August 13, 1996.

On August 13, 1996, “Swell” label released “Friction, Baby”, the third Better Than Ezra studio album. It was recorded March – April 1996 and was produced by Don Gehman.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Griffin– vocals, guitar
  • Tom Drummond– bass
  • Travis McNabb– drums
  • Joan Wasser– violin
  • Peter Holsapple – piano, organ, mandolin
  • Anthony Dagrade – saxophone, clarinet, flute
  • Jamil Sharie – trumpet
  • Mark Mullins – trombone
  • Matthew Perrine – tuba
  • Lawrence Sieberth – piano
  • James Arthur Payne – guitar

 Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Griffin.

  1. King of New Orleans
  2. Rewind
  3. Long Lost
  4. Normal Town
  5. Scared, Are You?
  6. Return of the Post Moderns
  7. Hung the Moon
  8. Desperately Wanting
  9. Still Life With Cooley
  10. WWOZ
  11. Happy Endings
  12. Speeding Up to Slow Down
  13. At Ch. Degaulle, Etc.
  • “Mejor de Ezra – starts at 3:20 into the track

On June 21, 2013.

On June 21, 2013, “Tapete” label released “Standards”, the tenth Lloyd Cole album. It was recorded November 2012 – February 2013 and was produced by Lloyd Cole.

Personnel:

  • Lloyd Cole– vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Matthew Sweet– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Fred Maher– drums
  • Blair Cowan– keyboards
  • Mark Schwaber – guitar, harmony vocals
  • Will Cole – guitar, harmony vocals
  • Matt Cullen – guitar
  • Joan Wasser– piano, harmony vocals
  • Dave Derby– harmony vocals
  • Mike Wyzik – percussion
  • Olaf Opal – mixing
  • Joerg Siegeler – mixing
  • Hosuk Lee-Makiyama– artwork, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Lloyd Cole except where noted.

  1. California Earthquake – John Hartford
  2. Women’s Studies
  3. Period Piece
  4. Myrtle and Rose
  5. No Truck
  6. Blue Like mars
  7. Opposites Day
  8. Silver Lake
  9. It’s Late
  10. Kids Today
  11. Diminished Ex

On March 10, 2014.

On March 10, 2014, “PIAS” label released “The Classic”, the fifth Joan As Police Woman (Joan Wasser) studio album. It was recorded in 2013, at “Ground Control Studios”, “Maid’s Room Studios”, “Trout Recording” and “Vibromonk”, and was produced by Joan Wasser and Tyler Wood.

Personnel:

  • Joan Wasser– vocals, guitar, strings, clavinet, electric piano
  • Tyler Wood – bass guitar, electronic organ, trumpet, piano, synthesizer, percussion, backing vocals
  • Parker Kindred – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Doug Wieselman – baritone saxophoneand tenor saxophone
  • Oren Bloedow – guitar
  • Briggan Krauss – baritone saxophone, alto saxophone
  • Steven Bernstein – trumpet, French horn
  • Joseph Arthur, Nathan Larson, Michelle Zayla, Stephanie McKay, Toshi Reagon – backing vocals
  • Reggie Watts– outro on “Holy City”, human beatbox
  • Tyler Wood  – engineering, mixing
  • Murray Trider  – engineering
  • Jack McKeever & TJ Doherty  – engineering
  • Adam Sachs  – engineering, mixing
  • Dan Shatzky  – engineering
  • Lance Scott Walker – graphic design
  • Stephanie Sidjakov – photography, graphic design
  • Dan Monick – cover photograph

Track listing:

All tracks by Joan Wasser.

  1. Witness
  2. Holy City
  3. The Classic
  4. Good Together
  5. Get Direct
  6. What Would You Do
  7. New Year’s Day
  8. Shame
  9. Stay
  10. Ask Me

 

On February 9, 2018.

On February 9, 2018,”PIAS Recordings” label released “Damned Devotion”, the seventh Joan as Police Woman album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Joan Wasser, Parker Kindred and Thomas Bartlett.

Personnel:

  • Joan Wasser – vocals, bass, guitar, keyboards, drum programming, engineer
  • Thomas Bartlett – bass, Fender Rhodes, keyboards, engineer
  • Oreon Bloedow – bass
  • Matt Whyte – guitar
  • Benjamin Lazar davis – guitar, bass, keyboards
  • Parker Kindred – vocals, drums
  • Jared Samuel – keyboards
  • Adam Sachs – engineer
  • Dan Millice – mastering
  • Luke Moellman – mixing
  • Stephanie Sidjakov – design
  • David A. Fitschen – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Joan Wasser.

  1. Wonderful
  2. Warning Bell
  3. Tell Me
  4. Steed (For Jean Genet)
  5. Damned Devotion
  6. The Silence
  7. Valid Jagger
  8. Rely On
  9. What Was It Like
  10. Talk About It later
  11. Silly Me
  12. I Don’t Mind

On July 22, 2003.

On July 22, 2003, “Rough Trade” label released “Friends of Mine”, the second Adam Green album. It was recorded in 2003, and was produced by Dan Myers.

  • Personnel:
  • Adam Green – vocal, guitar
  • Jane Scarpantoni – strings arrangement, cello
  • Steven Mertens – bass, tambourine, drums, bongos, strings arrangement
  • Matt Romano – drums
  • David Gold – viola
  • Antoine Silverman, Joan Wasser – violin
  • Greg Calbi – engineering
  • Dan Myers – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Adam Green, except where noted.

  1. Bluebirds
  2. Hard to Be a Girl
  3. Jessica
  4. Musical Ladders
  5. The Prince’s Bed
  6. Bunnyranch
  7. Friends of Mine
  8. Frozen in Time – Adam Green, Galen Pehrson
  9. Broken Joystick
  10. I Wanna Die
  11. Salty Candy
  12. No Legs
  13. We’re Not Supposed to Be Lovers
  14. Secret Tongues
  15. Bungee

 

On June 2, 2003.

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On June 2, 2003, “Mute” label released “Paper Monsters”, the debut Dave Gahan solo album. It was recorded in 2003, and was produced by Ken Thomas.

Personnel:

  • Dave Gahan – lead and backingvocals, keyboards, Glockenspiel, electric piano, harmonica
  • Dee Lewis – backing vocals
  • Knox Chandler – guitar, dulcimer, cello, bass guitar, keyboards, vibraphone, string arrangements, programming
  • Jane Scarpantoni – cello
  • Doug Petty – piano
  • David Gold – viola
  • Maxim Moston, Antoine Silverman, Joan Wasser – violin
  • Paul Garisto,Victor Indrizzo – drums
  • Jolyon Thomas – tambourine, tom-tom drums
  • John Collyer – programming
  • Jonathan Adler – engineer
  • Jack Clark, Ken Thoams – mix
  • Mike Marsh – mastering
  • Anthon Corbin – photography, art direction
  • Four Five One Creative – art, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Gahan and Knox Chandler.

  1. Dirty Sticky Floors
  2. Hold On
  3. A Little Piece
  4. Bottle Living
  5. Black and Blue Again
  6. Stay
  7. I Need You
  8. Bitter Apple
  9. Hidden Houses
  10. Goodbye