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On Jnaury 15, 2021.

On January 15, 2021, “Keeled Scales” label released “Two Saviors”, the second Buck Meek studio album. It was recorded in July 2019, and was produced by Andrew Sarlo.

Personnel:

  • Buck Meek – vocals, guitar
  • Adrianne Lenker – vocals, guitar, photography
  • Dylan Meek – vocals, piano, organ
  • Adam Brisbin – vocals, guitar
  • Matthew Davidson – vocals, bass, guitar, pedal steel guitar, fiddle
  • Austin Vaughn – drums, percussion
  • Andrew Sarlo – engineer, mixing
  • Heba Kadry – mastering
  • Robbie Jeffers – photography
  • Miles Johnson – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Alexander Meek, except where noted.

  1. Pareidolia
  2. Candle – Adrianne Lenker, Alexander Meek
  3. Second Sight
  4. Two Saviors
  5. Two Moons
  6. Dream Daughter
  7. Ham on White
  8. Cannonball Pt. 2
  9. Two Moons (Morning)
  10. Pocketknife
  11. Halo Light

On December 9, 2014.

On December 9, 2014, “Martha’s Music” label released “Monuments to an Elegy”, the ninth Smashing Pumpkins (The) studio album. It was recorded March – July 2014, and was produced by Billy Corgan, Howard Willing and Jeff Schroeder.

Personnel:

  • Billy Corgan – vocals, guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, synthesizers
  • Jeff Schroeder – guitar
  • Tommy Lee – drums
  • Sstaria (Sheri Shaw) – backing vocals
  • Nikola Dokic – 2nd Engineer
  • Smiley Sean – 2nd Engineer
  • Sam Wiewel – 2nd Engineer
  • Jonathan DeRing – Assistant Engineer
  • David Bottrill – mixing
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Corgan.

  1. Tiberius
  2. Being Beige
  3. Anaise!
  4. One and All (We Are)
  5. Run2me
  6. Drum + Fife
  7. Monuments
  8. Dorian
  9. Anti-Hero

On November 13, 2001.

On November 13, 2001, “Elektra” label released “Motherland”, the third Natalie Merchant album. It was recorded July – September 2001, at “Allaire Studios”, “Sunset Sound” and “Clinton Studios”, and was produced by T-Bone Burnett and Natalie Merchant.

Personnel:

  • Natalie Merchant – vocal, piano, Rhodes piano
  • Erik Della Penna – electric guitar, classical guitar, acoustic guitar, oud, banjo, lap steel guitar, bouzouki
  • Greg Leisz – acoustic and electric guitar, 12 string guitar, banjo, mandolin
  • Elizabeth Steen – Hammond organ, mellotron, Wurlitzer piano, piano
  • Gabriel Gordon – vocal, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Keefus Ciancia – piano, Hammond organ, keyboard
  • Patrick Warren – Chamberlin, pump organ
  • Guy Klucevsek – accordion
  • Van Dyke Parks – accordion
  • Mike Elizondo – acoustic bass
  • Bob Glaub – bass guitar
  • Jeremy McCoy – bass guitar
  • Graham Maby – bass guitar
  • Matt Chamberlain – drums, percussion
  • Carla Azar – drums 
  • Katie Goldberg – vocal
  • Mavis Staples – vocals
  • Kate Daley – Vivian girl’s voice
  • Kelly Daley – Vivian girl’s voice
  • Stephen Barber – arranger, conductor
  • David Ralicke – tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, trombone
  • Philip Myers – French horn
  • Sandra Church – alto flute
  • David Krakauer – clarinet
  • Mitchell Estrin – bass clarinet
  • Tony Kadleck – trumpet
  • Chris Tedesco – trumpet
  • Sandra Park – violin, string contractor
  • Krystof Kuznik – violin
  • Bruno Eicher – violin
  • Ann S. Kim – violin
  • Lisa E. Kim – violin
  • Karen Marx – violin
  • Robert T. Shaw – violin
  • Fiona Simon – violin
  • Soo Hyun Kwon – violin
  • Jung Sun Yoo – violin
  • Sharon Yamada – violin
  • Laura Seaton – violin
  • Nick Cords – viola
  • Vivek Kamath – viola
  • Karen Dreyfus – viola
  • Elizabeth Dyson – cello
  • Sarah Seiver – cello
  • Alan Stepansky – cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Natalie Merchant.

  1. This House Is on Fire
  2. Motherland
  3. Saint Judas
  4. Put the Law on You
  5. Build a Levee
  6. Golden Boy
  7. Henry Darger
  8. The Worst Thing – Spanish lyrics by Daniel de la Calle 
  9. Tell Yourself
  10. Just Can’t Last
  11. Not in This Life
  12. I’m Not Gonna Beg

On November 10, 2014.

On November 10, 2014, “Roswell” label released “Sonic Highways”, the eighth Foo Fighters studio album. It was recorded September 2013 – July 2014, at “Electrical Audio” in Chicago, “Inner Ear” in Arlington County, Virginia, “Southern Ground” in Nashville, “6A” in Austin, “Rancho De La Luna” in Joshua Tree, California, “Preservation Hall” in New Orleans, “Robert Lang” in Seattle, “The Magic Shop” in New York City, and was produced by Butch Vig, Dave Grohl, Pat Smear, Nate Mendel, Taylor Hwakins and Chris Shiflett.

Personnel:

  • Dave Grohl – lead and backing vocals, rhythm and acoustic guitar, cymbals, EBow
  • Pat Smear – rhythm and lead guitar
  • Chris Shiflett – lead guitar, devil pickin’, backing vocals
  • Nate Mendel – bass guitar
  • Taylor Hawkins – drums, backing vocals
  • Joe Walsh – lead guitar
  • Gary Clark, Jr. – lead guitar
  • Rick Nielsen – baritone guitar
  • Rami Jaffee – clavinet; organ; mellotron; piano; Wurlitzer electric piano; backing vocals, space keys
  • Charlie Gabriel – clarinet
  • Mark Braud – trumpet
  • Ben Jaffe – tuba 
  • Ronell Johnson – tuba, backing vocals
  • Freddie Lonzo – trombone 
  • Clint Maedgen – saxophone, backing vocals
  • Zac Brown – devil pickin’, backing vocals
  • Drew Hester – percussion; tambourine
  • Barrett Jones – EBow
  • Los Angeles Youth Orchestra – strings 
  • Tony Visconti – string arrangement
  • Ben Gibbard – backing vocals
  • Chris Goss – backing vocals
  • Jim Rota – backing vocals
  • Peter Stahl – backing vocals
  • Skeeter Thompson – backing vocals
  • Kristeen Young – backing vocals
  • Justin Armstrong – studio assistance
  • Brandon Bell – studio assistance
  • Charlie Bolois – studio assistance
  • Dakota Bowman – studio assistance
  • Marcel Fernandez – studio assistance
  • Kabir Hermon – studio assistance
  • John Lousteau – studio assistance
  • Matt Mangano – studio assistance
  • Greg Norman – studio assistance
  • Jon San Paolo – studio assistance
  • Matthias Schneeberger – studio assistance
  • Chris Shurtleff – studio assistance
  • Ben Simoneti – studio assistance
  • Don Zientara – studio assistance
  • James Brown – recording, mixing
  • Reuben Cohen – mastering
  • Gavin Lurssen – mastering
  • Gersh Gershunoff – drums technician
  • Morning Breath, Inc. – art direction, design
  • Stephan Martiniere – cover illustration
  • Ringo – photography
  • Andrew Stuart – photography

Track listing:

  1. Something from Nothing
  2. The Feast and the Famine
  3. Congregation
  4. What Did I Do/God as My Witness
  5. Outside
  6. In the Clear
  7. Subterranean
  8. I am a River

On October 31, 2005.

On October 31, 2005, “Mystic Production” label released “Second Life Syndrom”, the second Riverside studio album. It was recorded July – August 2005, at “Serakos Studio”, “Hard Studio” in Warsaw, Poland and was produced by Mariusz Duda, Piotr Grudziński, Michał Łapaj, Piotr Kozieradzki, Magda Srzedniccy and Robert Srzedniccy.

Personnel:

  • Mariusz Duda – vocals, bass
  • Piotr Grudziński – guitar
  • Michał Łapaj – keyboards
  • Piotr Kozieradzki – drums
  • Magda Srzedniccy – recording, engineering, mixing
  • Robert Srzedniccy – recording, engineering, mixing
  • Jacek Gawłowski – mastreing

Track listing:

All lyrics by Mariusz Duda; all music by Mariusz Duda, Piotr Grudziński, Michal Lapaj and Piotr Kozieradzki.

  1. After
  2. Volte-Face
  3. Conceiving You
  4. Second Life Syndrome
  5. Artificial Smile
  6. I Turned You Down
  7. Reality Dream III
  8. Dance with the Shadow
  9. Before

On October 25, 1978.

On October 25, 1978, “Nippon Columbia” label released “Thousand Knives”, the debut Ryuichi Sakamoto album. It was recorded April – July 1978, at “Columbia Studios 1, 2 and 4” in Tokyo, and was produced by Ryuichi Sakamoto.

Personnel:

  • Ryuichi Sakamoto – synthesizer (Moog III-C with Roland MC-8 Microcomposer, Polymoog, Minimoog, Micromoog, Oberheim Eight Voice Polyphonic with Digital Programmer, ARP Odyssey, KORG PS-3100 Polyphonic), vocoder (Korg VC-10), analog sequencer (KORG SQ-10), Syn-Drums, piano, marimba, orchestration, liner notes
  • Hideki Matsutake – computer operation, synthesizer programming assistance
  • Harry Hosono – zill, liner notes
  • Motoya Hamaguchi – Syn-Drum solo, Brazilian bird whistles
  • Kazumi Watanabe – Alembic guitar, rhythm 
  • Yūji Takahashi – piano
  • Tatsuro Yamashita – castanets
  • Pecker – Syn-Drum solo
  • Satoshi “Sign” Saitoh – design
  • Makoto Iida – cover photo
  • Hikaru Hayashi – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Ryuichi Sakamoto.

  1. Thousand Knives
  2. Island of Woods
  3. Grasshoppers
  4. Das Neue Japanische Elektronische Volkslied
  5. Plastic Bamboo
  6. The End of Asia

In October 1973.

In October 1973, “United Artists” label released “Please Don’t Ever Change”, the fifth Brinsley Schwarz album. It was recorded in July 1973, and was produced by Vic Maile, Brinsley Schwarz, Ian Gomm, Billy Rankin and Nick Lowe.

Personnel:

  • Brinsley Schwarz – vocals, guitar, alto saxophone, piano
  • Ian Gomm – vocals, guitar
  • Bob Andrews – vocals, piano, organ
  • Nick Lowe – vocals, bass guitar
  • Billy Rankin – drums
  • Kingsley Ward, Len Foster, Vic Maile – engineers
  • Waldo’s Design – sleeve

Track listing:

All tracks by Nick Lowe, except where noted.

  1. Hooked on Love – Ian Gomm
  2. Why Do We Hurt the One We Love
  3. I Worry (‘Bout You Baby)
  4. Don’t Ever Change – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
  5. Home in My Hand – Ronnie Self
  6. Play That Fast Thing (One More Time)
  7. I Won’t Make It Without You
  8. Down in Mexico
  9. Speedoo – Esther Navarro
  10. The Version (Hypocrite) – Leroy Sibbles

In October 1967.

In October 1967, “Cadet” label released “Groovin’ with the Soulful Strings”, the second Soulful Strings (The) album. It was recorded June – July 1967, and was produced by Esmond Edwards.

Personnel:

  • Richard Evans – musical arrangements, direction
  • Sol Bobrov – viola
  • David Chausow – viola
  • Arthur Ahlman – violin
  • Harold Kupper – violin
  • Karl B. Fruh – cello
  • Emil Mittermann – cello
  • Theodore Ratzer – cello
  • Charles Stepney – organ, vibraphone
  • Lenny Druss – saxophone, flute
  • Vernice Green – saxophone, flute
  • Ronald Steele – guitar, sitar
  • Phil Upchurch – guitar
  • Cleveland Eaton – bass
  • Louis Satterfield – bass
  • Philip R. Thomas – bongos, congas
  • Morris Jennings – drums

Track listing:

  1. Burning Spear – Richard Evans
  2. All Blues – Miles Davis
  3. What Now My Love – Carl Sigman, Gilbert Bécaud, Pierre Delanoë
  4. Within You Without You – George Harrison
  5. Our Day Will Come – Bob Hilliard, Mort Garson
  6. Soul Prelude – J.S. Bach
  7. Groovin’ – Felix Cavaliere, Eddie Brigati
  8. Alfie – Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  9. Comin’ Home Baby – Ben Tucker, Bob Dorough
  10. (I Know) I’m Losing You – Norman Whitfield, Eddie Holland, Cornelius Grant

On October 14, 2014.

On October 14, 2014, Randolph Isaiah “Ikey” Owens died aged 39. He was musician (keyboard, piano, organ, melodica, tuba) and producer, worked with an array of bands from the Long Beach music scene. Some of the names hw worked with includes Long Beach Dub Allstars, The Mars Volta, Free Moral Agents, Jack White, Look Daggers, De Facto, Reel Big Fish, Forget the World, The Hippos, Second-hand and The Visionaries. As leader, Owens released one album (“Looking for Lauryn Hill In Lakewood”, July, 2010).

Om October 11, 2019.

October 11, 2019, “4AD” label released “Two Hands”, the fourth Big Thief studio album. It was recorded July 2018 – April 2019, at “Sonic Ranch” in Tornillo, Texas, “Sound City” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Andrew Sarlo.

Personnel:

  • Adrianne Lenker – vocals, guitar
  • Buck Meek – vocals, guitar
  • Max Oleartchik – vocals, bass,percussion
  • James Krivchenia – vocals, drums, percussion, mallets, cymbal
  • Andrew Sarlo – mixing, engineering
  • Dom Monks – engineering
  • James Krivchenia – mixing, engineering
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Todd Carder – tape liaison
  • Keith Nelson – tape liaison
  • Sam Griffin Owens – tape liaison
  • Mario Ramirez – assistance
  • Joseph Lorge – assistance
  • Dustin Condren – cover photography
  • Sarah Schiesser – design, layout

Track listing:

All tracks by Adrianne Lenker, except where noted.

  1. Rock and Sing
  2. Forgotten Eyes
  3. The Toy
  4. Two Hands
  5. Those Girls
  6. Shoulders
  7. Not
  8. Wolf
  9. Replaced – Adrianne Lenker, Buck Meek
  10. Cut My Hair