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In February 1974.

In February 1974, “Bearsville” label released “Todd”, the fifth Todd Rundgren album. It was recorded July – August 1973, at “Wollman Rink” and “Griffin Park” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Todd Rundgren.

Personnel:

  • Todd Rundgren – lead and backing vocals, guitars, synthesizers, acoustic and electric pianos, organ, bass, drums, harpsichord, drum machine, percussion, arrangements, engineering
  • Moogy Klingman – organ, grand piano, electric piano, harpsichord
  • Ralph Schuckett – clavinet, organ
  • Buffalo Bill Gelber – bass
  • John Siegler – bass
  • John Miller – bass
  • Kevin Ellman – drums
  • Wells Kelly – drums
  • Peter Ponzol – soprano saxophone
  • Michael Brecker – saxophone
  • Randy Brecker – trumpet
  • Barry Rogers – trombone
  • Andrew Pearce – mastering
  • Steve Hammonds – project coordination
  • Paul Lester – sleeve notes
  • Alen MacWeeney – cover photo
  • Bill Klein, Jr. – photography
  • Joel Shapiro – photography
  • Sarah Southin – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Todd Rundgren except where noted.  

  1. How About a Little Fanfare
  2. I Think You Know
  3. The Spark of Life
  4. An Elpee’s Worth of Toons
  5. A Dream Goes on Forever
  6. Lord Chancellor’s Nightmare Song – Gilbert and Sullivan
  7. Drunken Blue Rooster
  8. The Last Ride
  9. Everybody’s Going to Heaven/King Kong Reggae
  10. No. 1 Lowest Common Denominator
  11. Useless Begging
  12. Sidewalk Café
  13. Izzat Love?
  14. Heavy Metal Kids
  15. In and Out the Chakras We Go (Formerly: Shaft Goes to Outer Space)
  16. Don’t You Ever Learn
  17. Sons of 1984

On february 21, 2020.

On February 21, 2020, “Royal Cream” and “BMG” labels released “Random Desire”, the debut Greg Dulli studio album. It was recorded 2017 – 2019, at “Fireside Sound” and “Donner & Blitzen Studios” in Silver Lake, “Gold – Diggers Sound” and “Mant” in Los Angeles, “Marigny Recording Studio” in New Orleans, and was produced by Christopher Horn and Gregg Dulli.

Personnel:

  • Greg Dulli – vocals, guitar, bass, guitar, piano, organ, drums, percussion, mellotron, vibraphone
  • Charles Copley – guitar
  • Mark McGuire – guitar
  • Mathias Schneeberger – synthesizer, guitar, bass, drums
  • Jon Skibic – guitar, bass
  • Matt Schluessler – bass
  • Jon Theodore – drums
  • Rick Nelson – cello, contrabass, violin
  • Steven “Doc” Patt – contrabass, pedal steel guitar
  • Bryan Brown – percussion, castanets, bells, vibraphone
  • Camille – vocals
  • Scott Frock – trumpet
  • Jon Ramm – trombone
  • Brad Walker – saxophone
  • Meg Webb – harp
  • Avtar Khalsa – backing vocals
  • Christopher Thorn – mixing
  • Howie Weinberg – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Greg Dulli.

  1. Pantomima
  2. Sempre
  3. Marry Me
  4. The Tide
  5. Scorpio
  6. It Falls Apart
  7. A Ghost
  8. Lockless
  9. Black Moon
  10. Slow Pan

On february 20, 2001.

On February 20, 2001, “Tone Center” label released “CAB 2”, the second CAB studio album. It was recorded in 2000, at “Warp Studio” and “B&B Studio” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Bunny Brunel.

Personnel:

  • Tony MacAlpine – guitar, keyboard
  • Brian Auger – keyboard, Hammond organ
  • Bunny Brunel – keyboard, bass, engineering
  • Dennis Chambers – drums
  • Joe Yaoub – engineering
  • Bernard Torelli – engineering, mixing
  • Emmy Moreau – engineering
  • Christopher S. Lathan – engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Bunny Brunel, except where noted.

  1. Decisions
  2. Madeline – Tony MacAlpine
  3. Dennis
  4. For Joe
  5. South Side – Tony MacAlpine
  6. Song for My Friend
  7. Temperamental
  8. Top Spin
  9. Wah Wah
  10. Sunday – Tony MacAlpine

On February 16, 1972.

On February 16, 1972, “Bearsville” label released “Something/Anything?” the third Todd Rundgren album. It was recorded in 1971 at “I.D. Sound Studios” and “Runt Recorders” in Los Angeles, “The Record Plant” in New York City, “Bearsville Studios” in Woodstock, and was produced by Todd Rundgren.

Personnel:

  • Todd Rundgren – lead vocals, guitar, piano
  • Rick Valente – lead vocals
  • Mark Klingman – piano, organ
  • Charlie Schoning – piano
  • Mark Klingman – organ
  • Rick Derringer – guitar
  • Ralph Walsh – guitar
  • Robbie Kogale – guitar
  • Amos Garrett – guitar
  • Ben Keith – pedal steel
  • Randy Read – rhythm guitar
  • Tony Sales – bass
  • Stu Woods – bass
  • Bugsy Maugh – bass
  • Collie Read – bass
  • Jim Colgrove – bass
  • Stockman – drums
  • Billy Mundi – drums
  • Hunt Sales – drums
  • John Siomos – drums
  • Hope Ruff, Richard Corey, Brook Baxes, Anthony Carrubba, Henry Fanton, Edward Olmos, Vicki Robinson, Dennis Cooley, Cecilia Norfleet  – backing vocals
  • Serge Katzen – conga
  • Gene Dinwiddie – tenor sax
  • Jim Horn – tenor sax
  • John Kelson – tenor sax
  • Mike Brecker – tenor sax
  • Randy Brecker – trumpet
  • Barry Rogers – trombone

Track listing:

All tracks by Todd Rundgren except where noted.

Side One: A Bouquet of Ear-catching Melodies

  1. I Saw the Light
  2. It Wouldn’t Have Made Any Difference
  3. Wolfman Jack
  4. Cold Morning Light
  5. It Takes Two for Tango (This Is fort the Girls)
  6. Sweeter Memories

Side Two: The Cerebral Side

  1. Intro
  2. Breathless
  3. The Night the Carousel Burnt Down
  4. Saving Grace
  5. Marlene
  6. Song of the Viking
  7. I Went to the Mirror

Side Three: The Kid Gets Heavy

  1. Black Maria
  2. One More Day (No Word)
  3. Couldn’t I Just Tell You
  4. Torch Song
  5. Little Red Lights

Side Four: Baby Needs a New Pair of Snakeskin Boots (A Pop Operetta)

  1. Overture–My Roots
  2. Money (That’s What I Want) – Janie Bradford, Berry Gordy, Jr.
  3. Messin’ with the Kid – Mel London
  4. Dust in the Wind – Mark Klingman
  5. Piss Aaron
  6. Hello It’s Me
  7. Some Folks Is Even Whiter Than Me
  8. You Left Me Sore
  9. Slut

On February 14, 2020.

On February 14, 2020, “Modular” and “Island Australia” labels released “The Slow Rush”, the fourth Tame Impala studio album. It was recorded in 2020, at Kevin Parker’s home studio in Fremantle, Australia, and in Los Angeles, and was produced by Kevin Parker. At the 2020 “ARIA Music Awards”, “The Slow Rush” won five categories: “ARIA Award for Album of the Year”, “Best Group”, “Best Rock Album”, “Engineer of the Year” and “Producer of the Year”.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Parker – vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, drums, mixing, art concept
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Steve Fallone– mastering
  • Glen Goatze – co-executive production
  • Neil Krug – photography, design, art concept

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Parker.

  1. One More Year
  2. Instant Destiny
  3. Borderline
  4. Posthumous Forgiveness
  5. Breathe Deeper
  6. Tomorrow’s Dust
  7. On Track
  8. Lost in Yesterday
  9. Is It True
  10. It Might Be Time
  11. Glimmer
  12. One More Hour

On February 14, 2011.

On February 14, 2011, “Sub Pop” label released “Dynamite Steps”, the fifth Twilight Singers album. It was recorded in 2010, in Los Angeles, Joshua Tree and Arcadia in California, New Orleans and Bogalusa, Louisiana, and was produced by Greg Dulli, Mathias Schneeberger, Dave Rosser, Steve Nalepa, Eric Weaver, and Tommaso Colliva.

Personnel:

  • Greg Dulli – vocals, guitars, piano, synth bass, mellotron, bass, drums, Rhodes, prophet
  • Joseph Arthur – vocals, harmonica
  • Ani DiFranco – vocals
  • Mark Lanegan – vocals
  • Leta Lucy – vocals
  • Carina Round – vocals
  • Chris Jordan – piano
  • Dave Rosser – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Nick McCabe – guitar
  • Mathias Schneeberger – guitar, bass
  • Jon Skibic – guitar, bass
  • Steve Nalepa – synth, strings
  • Amy Farris – violin, viola, cello
  • Rick G. Nelson – violin, cello
  • Petra Haden – vocals, violin
  • Scott Ford – vocals. bass
  • Joshua Blanchard – dobro
  • Greg Wieczorek – drums, percussion
  • Cully Symington – drums
  • Gene Trautmann – drums
  • David Henderson – drums
  • Mike Napolitano – timpani

Track listing:

  1. Last Night in Town
  2. Be Invited
  3. Waves
  4. Get Lucky
  5. On the Corner
  6. Gunshots
  7. She Was Stolen
  8. Blackbird and the Fox
  9. Never Seen No Devil
  10. The Beginning of the End
  11. Dynamite Steps

On February 8, 2010.

On February 8, 2010, “Sire” label released “Screamworks: Love in Theory and Practice, Chapters 1–13”, the seventh HIM strudio album. It was recorded in 2009, at “The Lair Studios” and “NRG Studios” in Los Angeles, California, and was produced by Matt Squire.

Personnel:

  • Ville Valo − lead vocals, artwork, art direction
  • Mikko “Linde” Lindström − guitar
  • Mikko “Mige” Paananen − bass
  • Janne “Burton” Puurtinen − keyboards
  • Mika “Gas Lipstick” Karppinen − drums
  • Travis Huff − engineer
  • Steve Tippeconnic − recording assistant
  • Tate Hall − recording assistant
  • Dave Colvin – recording assistant
  • Neal Avron − mixing
  • Nicholas Fournier – mixing assistant
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Craig Aaronson – A&R
  • Larry Goetz – programming
  • David Roemer – photography
  • Matt Taylor – artwork
  • Varnish Studio Inc – art direction
  • 2Rabbits Studios – screen prints

Track listing:

All tracks by Ville Valo.

  1. In Venere Veritas
  2. Scared to Death
  3. Heartkiller
  4. Dying Song
  5. Disarm Me (With Your Loneliness)
  6. Love, the Hardest Way
  7. Katherine Wheel
  8. In the Arms of Rain
  9. Ode to Solitude
  10. Shatter Me with Hope
  11. Acoustic Funeral (For Love in Limbo)
  12. Like St. Valentine
  13. The Foreboding Sense of Impending Happiness

On February 5, 2008.

On February 5, 2008, “A&M” label released “Detours”, the sixth Sheryl Crow studio album. It was recorded in 2007, at “The Hit Farm” in Nashville, “Odditorium Recorders” in California, “Sage and Sound Studios” in Hollywood, “Glenwood Place Studios” in Burbank, “The Pass Studios” in Los Angeles, “2 Seas Records” in Bahrain, and was produced by Bill Bottrell.

Personnel:

  • Sheryl Crow – vocals, choir, chorus, organ, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, piano, accordion, handclapping
  • Bill Bottrell – vocals, choir, chorus, organ, synthesizer, acoustic and electric guitar, bass guitar, acoustic bass, synthesizer bass, percussion, pedal steel, drums, marimba, pipe, mellotron, acoustic bass, string arrangements, drum programming, wurlitzer, engineer, mixing,
  • Doyle Bramhall II – electric guitar
  • Mike Elizondo – synthesizer, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, drums, sampling, drum programming
  • Jeff Trott – acoustic guitar, bass guitar, electric guitar, vocals, choir, chorus, slide guitar
  • Brian MacLeod – percussion, drums, sampling, drum programming
  • Jeremy Stacey – piano, drums, timbales, vocals, kalimba
  • Ben Harper – vocals
  • Marva Soogrim – vocals
  • Rosanna Arquette – vocals
  • Ahmed AlHirmi – vocals
  • Abdulla AlKhalifa – vocal arrangement, vocal producer
  • Matt Butler – cello
  • Wyatt Crow – noise
  • Greg d’Augelli – brass
  • Mike Rowe – flute sample
  • Eric Fritsch – engineer
  • Matt Tait – engineer
  • Alex Pavlides – assistant engineer
  • Brendan Dekora – assistant engineer
  • Zeph Sowers – assistant engineer
  • Ken Takahashi – assistant engineer
  • David Allen Young – assistant engineer
  • Adrián Agustin – assistant engineer
  • Doug Sax – mastering
  • Teresa Bustillo – assistant
  • Chris Hudson – production coordination
  • Julian Peploe – art direction, package design
  • Catherine Berclaz – art direction, creative director
  • Norman Jean Roy – photography
  • Shari Sutcliffe – contractor

Track listing:

All tracks by Sheryl Crow, except where noted.

  1. God Bless This Mess
  2. Shine over Babylon – lyrics by Sheryl Crow, Bill Bottrell, music by Shery Crow, Bill Bottrell, Brian MacLeod, Eric Schermerhorn
  3. Love Is Free – Sheryl Crow, Bill Bottrell
  4. Peace Be Upon Us – Sheryl Crow, Mike Elizondo, Bill Bottrell, Jeff Trott
  5. Gasoline – Sheryl Crow, Bill Bottrell, Jeff Trott
  6. Out of Our Heads – lyrics by Sheryl Crow, Bill Bottrell, music by Bill Bottrell
  7. Detours
  8. Now That You’re Gone
  9. Drunk with the Thought of You
  10. Diamond Ring – Sheryl Crow, Jeff Trott
  11. Motivation – Sheryl Crow, Bill Bottrell
  12. Make It Go Away (Radiation Song)
  13. Love Is All There Is – Sheryl Crow, Mike Elizondo, Jeff Trott
  14. Lullaby for Wyatt

On February 4, 2014.

On February 4, 2014, “Polyvinyl” label released “Angel Guts: Red Classroom”, the ninth Xiu Xiu studio album. It was recorded in 2013, at James Stewart’s home studio in Los Angeles, and at “Elmwood Recording Studio” in Dallas, Texas, and was produced by John Congleton.

Personnel:

  • James Stewart – vocals, synthesizer, drum machine, recording
  • Angela Seo – synthesizers
  • Thor Harris – drums, percussion
  • Shayna Dunkelman – percussion
  • John Congleton – recording, mixing
  • Alan Douches – mastering
  • Tim Reynolds layout

Track listing:

  1. Angel Guts
  2. Archie Fades
  3. Stupid in the Dark
  4. Lawrence Liquors
  5. Black Dick
  6. New Life Immigration
  7. El Naco
  8. Adult Friends
  9. The Silver Platter
  10. Bitter Melon
  11. A Knife in the Sound
  12. Cinthya’s Unisex
  13. Botanica de Los Angeles
  14. Red Classroom

On January 30, 2001.

On January 30, 2001, “Cooking Vinyl” and “What Are Records?” label released “Dog in the Sand”, the third Frank Black studio album. It was recorded March – April 2000, at “Sound City Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Nick Vincent.

Personnel:

  • Frank Black – vocals, acoustic guitar, guitar
  • Eric Drew Feldman – vocals, electric piano, piano, clavioline
  • Rich Gilbert – vocals, guitar, pedal steel guitar, dobro
  • David McCaffery – vocals, bass
  • Scott Boutier – drums
  • Dave Phillips – vocals, acoustic guitar, guitar, pedal steel guitar, slide guitar 
  • Joey Santiago – guitar
  • Moris Tepper – vocals, banjo, bihuela
  • Nick Vincent – percussion
  • Billy Joe Bowers – recording engineer
  • Mike Terry – assistant engineer
  • Eddy Schreyer – mastering
  • Andrew Swainson – cover design
  • Steve Gullick – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Black.

  1. Blast Off
  2. I’ve Seen Your Picture
  3. St. Francis Dam Disaster
  4. Robert Onion
  5. Stupid Me
  6. Bullet
  7. The Swimmer
  8. Hermaphroditos
  9. I’ll Be Blue
  10. Llano del Rio
  11. If It Takes All Night
  12. Dog in the Sand