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Nektar: The Other Side

On January 24, 2020, “Esoteric Antenna” label released “The Other Side”, the 15th Nektar album. It was recorded in 2019, at “Shorefire Recording Studios” in Long Branch, NJ, and was produced by Benjamin Meade.

Personnel:

  • Ryche Chlanda – vocals, guitar
  • Kendall Scott – keyboards, synth 
  • Randy Dembo – twelve string guitar, bass
  • Derek Moore – vocals, bass, liner notes
  • Ron Howden – vocals, drums
  • Roye Albrighton – guitar
  • Joe DeMaio – engineer
  • Vinny Schmid – recording
  • Leon Zervos – mastering
  • Helmut Wenske – cover art
  • Jay Petsko – design, photography
  • Mick Brockett – visual concept, liner notes
  • Ed Igoe – executive producer

Track listing:

  1. I’m on Fire
  2. Skywriter
  3. Love Is / The Other Side
  4. Drifting
  5. Devil’s Door
  6. The Light Beyond
  7. Look Thru Me
  8. Y Can’t I B More Like U

 

Ben & Ben: Pebble House Vol. 1: Kuwaderno

On August 29, 2021, “Sony Music Philippines” label released “Pebble House, Vol. 1: Kuwaderno”, the second Ben & Ben studio album. It was recorded in 2021, and was produced by Miguel Benjamin Guico, Paolo Benjamin Guico, Poch Barretto, Jam Villanueva, Agnes Reoma, Patricia Lasaten, Jean Paul Verona and Sam Marquez.

Personnel:

  • Miguel Benjamin Guico – lead vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Paolo Benjamin Guico – lead vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Poch Barretto – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Patricia Lasaten – keyboards
  • Agnes Reoma – bass
  • Jam Villanueva – drums
  • Toni Muñoz – lead and backing vocals, percussion
  • Andrew de Pano – percussion, backing vocals
  • Keifer Cabugao – violin, backing vocals
  • Manila String Machine – violin instrumentals
  • Chito Miranda, Moira Dela Torre, Aild and Juan Karlos, SB 19, Munimui, KZ Tandingan – co-lead vocals
  • Leon Zervos – mastering
  • Isobel Funk, Karen Dela Fuente, Karelle Bulan – creative directors

Track listing:

All tracks by Paolo Guico and Miguel Guico except where noted.

  1. Kuwaderno – P. Barretto, T.Munoz
  2. Kasayaw
  3. Swimming Pool
  4. Elyu
  5. Pasalubong – Miguel Benjamin Guico, Paolo Benjamin Guico, M. Dela Torre, J. Hernandez
  6. Magpahinga
  7. Lunod
  8. Sabel – Miguel Benjamin Guico, Paolo Benjamin Guico, T. Munoz
  9. Kapangyarihan – Miguel Benjamin Guico, Paolo Benjamin Guico, J. Nase
  10. Sugat – Paolo Benjamin Guico, T. Munoz
  11. Upuan
  12. Ilang Tulog Na Lange – T. Munoz, Paolo Benjamin Guico
  13. Kayumanggi

Aerosmith: Nine Lives

On March 18, 1997, “Columbia” label released “Nine Lives”, the twelfth Aerosmith studio album. It was recorded September – November 1996, at “Avatar” in New York City, “The Boneyard” (Joe Perry’s home studio, and was produced by Kevin Shirley, Joe Perry, Steven Tyler, Brad Whitford, Tom Hamilton and Joey Kramer.

Personnel:

  • Steven Tyler – lead vocals, keyboards, hand organ, piano, harmonica, hammer dulcimer, percussion, horn arrangements, engineer
  • Joe Perry – guitar, slide guitar, dulcimer, backing vocals, engineer
  • Brad Whitford – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Tom Hamilton – bass guitar, Chapman Stick
  • Joey Kramer – drums
  • John Webster – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Ramesh Mishra – sarangi
  • Sander Selover – programming
  • David Campbell – string and horn arrangements, conductor
  • Suzie Katayama – strings, conductor
  • Elliot Scheiner, Kevin Shirley – engineer, mixing
  • Mark Hudson, Rory Romano – engineer
  • Leon Zervos – mastering
  • David Frangioni – production engineer
  • Christopher Austopchuk, Gail Marowitz – art direction, photography
  • Jeanne Greco – calligraphy
  • F. Scott Schafer – photography

Track listing:

  1. Nine Lives – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Marti Frederiksen
  2. Falling in Love (Is Hard on the Knees) – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Glen Ballard
  3. Hole in My Soul – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Desmond Child
  4. Taste of India – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Glen Ballard
  5. Full Circle – Steven Tyler, Taylor Rhodes
  6. Something’s Gotta Give – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Marti Frederiksen
  7. Ain’t That a Bitch – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Desmond Child
  8. The Farm – Steven Tyler, Mark Hudson, Steve Dudas
  9. Crash – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Mark Hudson, Dominic Miler
  10. Kiss Your Past Goodbye – Steven Tyler, Mark Hudson
  11. Pink – Steven Tyler, Richard Supa, Glen Ballard
  12. Attitude Adjustment – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Marti Fredeiksen
  13. Fallen Angels – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Richard Supa

Liquid Tension Experiment: Same

On March 10, 1998, “Magna Carta Records” label released the self-titled, debut Liquid Tension Experiment album. It was recorded in September 1997, at “Millbrook Sound Studios” in Millbrook, New York, and was produced by John Petrucci, Tony Levin, Jordan Rudess and Mike Portnoy.

Personnel:

  • John Petrucci – guitar
  • Tony Levin – Chapman Stick, bass guitar, electric upright bass
  • Jordan Rudess – keyboard
  • Mike Portnoy – drums
  • Paul Orofino – engineer
  • Kosaku Nakamura – engineer assistant
  • Kevin Shirley – mixing
  • Rich Alvy – mixing assistant
  • Leon Zervos – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by John Petrucci, Tony Levin, Jordan Rudess and Mike Portnoy.

  1. Paradigm Shift
  2. Osmosis
  3. Kindred Spirits
  4. The Stretch
  5. Freedom of Speech
  6. Chris and Kevin’s Excellent Adventure
  7. State of Grace
  8. Universal Mind
  9. Three Minute Warning (part 1)
  10. Three Minute Warning (part 2)
  11. Three Minute Warning (part 3)
  12. Three Minute Warning (part 4)
  13. Three Minute Warning (part 5)

Birds of Tokyo: Human Design

On April 24, 2020, “Birds of Tokyo”, “Eleven A Music Company” and “EMI Australia” labels released “Human Design”, the sixth Birds of Tokyo studio album. It was recorded in 2019, at “The Grove Studios” in Somersby NSW, Australia, and “Love Hertz” in Leichhardt NSW, Australia, and was produced by Adam Spark and Scott Horscroft.

Personnel:

  • Ian Kenny – vocals
  • Adam Spark – guitar
  • Glenn Sarangapany – keyboards
  • Ian Berney – bass
  • Adam Weston – drums
  • Audrey Riley – string arrangements
  • Daniel Denholm – string arrangements
  • Scott Horscroft – engineer, mixing
  • Dorny Mayes – engineer
  • Ted Howard – engineer
  • Izaac Wilson, Jack Nigro, Matt Steward, Owen Butterworth – assistant engineer
  • John Hanes – mixing
  • Leon Zervos – mastering
  • Peter Salmon-Lomas – artwork, design
  • Lynton Crabb – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ian Kenny, Adam Spark, Glenn Sarangapany, Ian Berney and Adam Weston.

  1. The Greatest Mistakes
  2. Two of Us
  3. Good Lord
  4. Designed
  5. Dive
  6. When Home Calls
  7. Photo by the Lake
  8. Addison
  9. My Darling, My Son
  10. Unbreakable
  11. Never Going Back

On May 30, 2006.

On May 30, 2006, “Eagle” label released “The Hard Stuff”, the thirteenth George Thorogood and the Destroyers studio album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Jim Gaines, Jim Suhler, Bill Blough, George Thorogood, Jeff Simon, Buddy Leach and  Tom Hambridge.

Personnel:

  • George Thorogood– guitar, vocals
  • Jim Suhler– guitar
  • Bill Blough – bass
  • Jeff Simon – drums
  • Buddy Leach – saxophone
  • Rick Steff– accordion, piano
  • Shawn Berman – engineer
  • Leon Zervos– mastering
  • Joshua Blanchard, Jason Gillespie, Jay Goin, Adam Hill – assistant engineers
  • Henry Marquez – art direction
  • Chris Cuffaro – photography
  • Steve Morse– liner notes

Track listing:

  1. The Hard Stuff – George Thorogood, Jim Suhler, Tom Hambridge
  2. Hello Josephine – Dave Bartholomew, Antoine “Fats” Domino Jr.
  3. Moving – Chester Arthur Burnett
  4. I Got My Eyes On You – Mike Morgan
  5. I Didn’t Know – George Thorogood, Tom Hambridge
  6. Any Town U.S.A. – George Thorogood, Jim Suhler, Tom Hambridge
  7. Little Rain – Ewart Abner, Jimmy Reed
  8. Cool It! – Jim Suhler
  9. Love Doctor – Richard Fleming, Tom Hambridge
  10. Dynaflow Blues – Johnny Shines
  11. Rock Party – Holland K. Smith
  12. Drifter’s Escape – Bob Dylan
  13. Give Me Back My Wig – Theodore Roosevelt “Hound Dog” Taylor
  14. Takin’ Care Of Business – Rudy Toombs
  15. Huckle Up Baby – Bernard Besman, John Lee Hooker

On August 3, 1992.

On August 3, 1992, “Atlantic” label released “Welcome to Wherever You Are”, the eighth INXS album. It was recorded 1991–1992, at “Rhinoceros Recordings” in Sydney, and was produced by Mark Opitz, Michael Hutchence, Kirk Pengilly, Garry Gary Beers, Andrew Farriss, Jon Farriss and Tim Farriss. In 1997, the album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Michael Hutchence– vocals
  • Kirk Pengilly– guitar, saxophone, vocals
  • Garry Gary Beers– bass guitar
  • Andrew Farriss– guitar, keyboards
  • Jon Farriss– drums, percussion
  • Tim Farriss– guitar
  • Australian Concert Orchestra
  • Deni Hines – backing vocals
  • Sunil De Silva – percussion
  • Bob Clearmountain– mixing
  • Niven Garland – engineer
  • Melissa Van Twest – assistant engineer
  • Neil Sandbach – orchestral engineer
  • Colin Piper – conductor
  • Mick Kenny, Andrew Farriss – orchestral arrangements
  • Leon Zervos – mastering
  • Chris Murphy– management
  • Steve Pyke– cover photography
  • Peggy Sirota – photography
  • Michael Nash Assoc. – design 

    Track listing:

    All tracks by Andrew Farriss and Michael Hutchence, except where noted.

    1. Questions – Andrew Farriss
    2. Heaven Sent – Andrew Farriss
    3. Communication
    4. Taste It
    5. Not Enough Time
    6. All Around
    7. Baby Don’t Cry – Andrew Farriss
    8. Beautiful Girl – Andrew Farriss
    9. Wishing Well
    10. Back on Line – Jon Farriss, Michael Hutchence
    11. Strange Desire
    12. Men and Women – Michael Hutchence

 

On January 12, 1999.

the_black_crowes_-_by_your_side

On January 12, 1999, “Columbia” label released “By Your Side”, the fifth studio   Black Crowes album. It was recorded in 1998, at “Avatar Studios” in New York City, and was produced by  Kevin Shirley.

Personnel:

  • Chris Robinson– vocals, harmonica
  • Rich Robinson– guitar
  • Steve Gorman– drums
  • Eddie Harsch– keyboards
  • Sven Pipien– bass guitar
  • Dirty Dozen Brass Band– horns
  • Zoe Thrall – flute
  • Curtis King, Cindy Mizelle, Tawatha Agee, Brenda White King, Vanees Thomas – background vocals
  • David Campbell– arranger
  • Kevin Shirley– engineer, mixing
  • Rich Alvy – engineer
  • Pat Thrall– editing
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Leon Zervos – mastering
  • John Cheuse – art direction, design
  • Josef Astor – photography
  • Will Kennedy – digital imaging

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Robinson and Rich Robinson.

  1. Go Faster
  2. Kickin’ My Heart Around
  3. By Your Side
  4. Horse Head
  5. Only a Fool
  6. Heavy
  7. Welcome to the Goodtimes
  8. Go Tell the Congregation
  9. Diamond Ring
  10. Then She Said My Name
  11. Virtue and Vice

On September 23, 1997.

dream_theater_-_falling_into_infinity

On September 23, 1997, “East West Records” label released “Falling into Infinity”, the fourth Dream Theater studio album. It was recorded June–July 1997, at “Avatar Studios” in Manhattan, and was produced by Kevin Shirley.

Personnel:

  • James LaBrie– lead and backing vocals, arrangements
  • John Petrucci– guitar, backing vocals, arrangements
  • Derek Sherinian– keyboards, backing vocals, arrangements
  • John Myung– bass, Chapman Stick, arrangements
  • Mike Portnoy– drums, percussion, backing and harmony vocals, arrangements
  • Doug Pinnick– additional vocals
  • Kevin Shirley– engineer, mixing
  • Rich Alvy – engineer assistant
  • Barbara Lipke – engineer assistant
  • Dave Swope – mixing assistant
  • Leon Zervos– mastering

Track listing:

All music by James LaBrie, Mike Portnoy, John Petrucci, Derek Sherinian, and John Myung, lyrics as noted.

  1. New Millennium – Mike Portnoy
  2. You Not me – John Petrucci, Desmond Child
  3. Peruvian Skies – John Petrucci
  4. Hollow Years – John Petrucci
  5. Burning My Soul – Mike Portnoy
  6. Hell’s Kitchen
  7. Lines in the Sand – John Petrucci
  8. Take Away My Pain – John Petrucci
  9. Just Let me Breathe – Mike Portnoy
  10. Anna Lee – James LaBrie
  11. Trial of Tears – John Myung
  • It’s Raining
  • Deep in Heaven
  • The Wasteland