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On May 1, 2020.

On May 1, 2020, “Matador” label released “Making a Door Less Open”, the twelfth Car Seat Headrest studio album. It was recorded January – October 2019, at “Avast!” in Seattle, Washington, and was produced by Will Toledo and Andrew Katz.

Personnel:

  • Will Toledo – vocals, synthesizers, keyboards, organ, guitar, piano, drum programming, engineer, mixing
  • Ethan Ives – vocals, guitars
  • Seth Dalby – bass guitar
  • Andrew Katz – vocals, drums, drum programming, mixing, digital mastering
  • Gianni Aiello – guitar
  • John Huggins – violin 
  • John McRae – engineer
  • Bernie Grundman – vinyl mastering
  • Cate Wurtz – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Will Toledo, except where noted.

  1. Weightlifters
  2. Can’t Cool Me Down
  3. Hollywood – Will Toledo, Andrew Katz
  4. There Must Be More Than Blood
  5. Hymn
  6. Deadlines
  7. Martin
  8. What’s With You Lately
  9. Life Worth Missing
  10. Famous

On May 1, 2020.

On May 1, 2020, “Pure Noise Records” label released “Glue”, the third Boston Manor studio album. It was recorded in 2010, and was produced by Mike Sapone, Henry Cox, Mike Cunniff, Dan Cunniff, Ash Wilson and Jordan Pugh.

Personnel:

  • Henry Cox – lead vocals
  • Mike Cunniff – lead guitar
  • Dan Cunniff – bass, backing vocals
  • Ash Wilson – rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Jordan Pugh – drums, percussion
  • John Floreani – vocal
  • Mike Sapone – synths
  • Santino – synths
  • Brett Romnes – engineer 
  • Gerardo “Jerry” Ordonez – engineer
  • Vince Ratti – mixing
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Benjamin Lieber – artwork, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Henry Cox, Mike Cunniff, Dan Cunniff, Ash Wilson and Jordan Pugh.

  1. Everything is Ordinary
  2. 1’s & O’s
  3. Plasticine Dreams
  4. Terrible Love
  5. On a High Ledge
  6. Only 1
  7. You, Me & the Class War
  8. Playing God
  9. Brand New Kids
  10. Ratking
  11. Stuck in the Mud
  12. Liquid
  13. Monolith

On May 1, 2000.

On May 1, 2000, “Arion Records” and “Sound Resources” labels released “Chronometree”, the fourth Glass Hammer studio album. It was recorded 1999 – 2000, and was produced by Steve Babb and Fred Schendel.

Personnel:

  • Fred Schendel – Hammond organ,  mellotron,  minimoog,  synthesizers, acoustic, electric  and slide guitar,  Autoharp,  recorders, drums, backing vocals
  • Steve Babb – bass, keyboards, Mellotron, assorted analog synthesizers, backing vocals
  • Walter Moore – electric and acoustic guitars, drums
  • Brad Marler – acoustic guitar, lead and backing vocals
  • Arjen Lucassen– additional lead guitar
  • Terry Clouse – additional lead guitar
  • Susie Warren – backing vocals
  • Jamie Watkins – backing vocals
  • Sarah Snyder – backing vocals
  • Bruce Huffman – cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Fred Schendel and Steve Babb except when noted.

  1. Empty Space – Revealer
  2. An Eldritch Wind
  3. Revelation / Chronometry
  4. Chronotheme
  5. A Perfect Carousel – Brad Marler
  6. Chronos Deliverer
  7. Shapes of the Morning
  8. Chronoverture
  9. The Waiting
  10. Watching the Sky

On May 1, 1986.

On May 1, 1986, “4AD” label released “Standing Up Straight”, the second Wolfgang Press studio album. It was recorded January – March 1986, at “Blackwing Studios” in London, and was produced by John Fryer, Michael Allen, Mark Cox and Andrew Gray.

Personnel:

  • Michael Allen – vocals, bass
  • Mark Cox – keyboards
  • Andrew Gray – guitars
  • John Fryer – marimba, percussion, programming, engineering
  • Gini Ball – violin, viola
  • Elizabeth Fraser– vocals
  • Martin McGarrick – cello
  • 23 Envelope – sleeve design, typography, photography
  • Chris Bigg – sleeve typography
  • Ruth Rowland – sleeve typography

Track listing:

All tracks by Andrew Gray, Mark Cox and Michael Allen.

  1. Dig a Hole
  2. My Life
  3. Hammer the Halo
  4. Bless My Brother
  5. Fire – Fly
  6. Ghost
  7. Rotten Fodder
  8. Forty Days, Thirty Nights
  9. I Am the Crime

 

On May 1, 1976.

On May 1, 1976, “Charisma” label released “Tales of Mystery and Imagination (Edgar Allan Poe)”, the debut Alan Parsons Project studio album. It was recorded July 1975 – January 1976, at “Abbey Road” and “Kingsway Hall” in London, “Mama Jo’s” in Hollywood, and was produced by Alan Parsons.

Personnel:

  • Alan Parsons– lead vocals, guitar, organ, synthesizer, keyboards, recorder, engineer, projectron
  • Eric Woolfson– lead and background vocals, synthesizer, harpsichord, keyboards, executive producer
  • Andrew Powell– keyboards, arranger
  • Ian Bairnson– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Billy Lyall– piano, drums, glockenspiel, keyboards, recorder, Fender rhodes
  • Francis Monkman– organ, keyboards
  • Christopher North– keyboards
  • David Paton– lead and background vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, bass
  • Leonard Whiting– vocals, narrator
  • John Miles– vocals, guitar
  • Jane Powell – lead and background vocals
  • Arthur Brown– vocals
  • Terry Sylvester– vocals
  • English Chorale– vocals
  • Smokey Parsons – vocals
  • Jack Harris– vocals
  • Bob Howes – choir
  • The English Chorale and Played Ti – choir
  • Kevin Peek– acoustic guitar
  • Laurence Juber – acoustic guitar
  • David Pack– guitar
  • Joe Puerta– bass
  • Les Hurdle – bass
  • Daryl Runswick– bass, string bass
  • David Katz – violin, orchestra contractor
  • Stuart Tosh– vocals, cymbals, drums, Tympani
  • John Leach – vocals, percussion, cimbalom, kantele
  • Burleigh Drummond– drums
  • Dennis Clarke – saxophone, clarinet
  • David Snell – harp
  • Gordon Parry – engineer
  • Tom Trefethen – assistant engineer
  • Tony Richards – assistant engineer
  • Pat Stapley – assistant engineer
  • Chris Blair – assistant engineer
  • Colin Elgie – artwork, graphic design, layout design
  • Hipgnosis– design, cover art
  • Aubrey Powell– photography
  • Peter Christopherson– photography
  • Storm Thorgerson– photography
  • Sam Emerson – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Eric Woolfson and Alan Parsons except where noted.

  1. A Dream Within a Dream
  2. The Raven
  3. The Tell – Tale Heart
  4. The Cask of Amontillado
  5. The System of Dr. Tarr and Professor Fether
  6. The Fall of the House of Usher Eric Woolfson, Alan Parsons, Andrew Powell
  • Prelude
  • Arrival
  • Intermezzo
  • Pavane
  • Fall
  1. To One in Paradise

On May 1, 2015.

On May 1, 2015, “Flying Buddha” label released “Choose Your Weapon”, the second Hiatus Kaiyote studio album. It was recorded 2013 – 2015, and was produced by Hiatus Kaiyote.

Personnel:

  • Nai Palm – vocals, guitar, keyboards, arranger, artwork
  • Paul Bender – bass, guitar, keyboards, programming, arranger
  • Simon Mavin – keyboards, percussion, vocoder, arranger
  • Perrin Moss – bass, drums, keyboards, percussion, arranger
  • Miguel Atwood-Ferguson – string arrangements, strings
  • Phil Binotto – percussion
  • Salvador Persico – percussion
  • Adam King – percussion
  • Phil Noy-Engineer – drum production
  • Andrei Eremin – mastering
  • Laura Christoforidis – cover design, formatting
  • Laneous “Lame-boy” The Lunchboxer – cover art
  • Federico Ruiz – graphic design
  • Roxanne Slimak – art direction
  • Wilk – photography
  • Salaam Remi – executive producer

Track listing:

All lyrics by Nai Palm; all music composed by Nai Palm, Paul Bender, Perrin Moss and Simon Mavin.

  1. Choose Your Weapon
  2. Shaolin Monk Motherfunk
  3. Laputa
  4. Creations Part One
  5. Borderline with My Atoms
  6. Breathing Underwater
  7. Cicada
  8. Swamp Thing
  9. Fingerprints
  10. Jekyll
  11. Prince Minikid
  12. Atari
  13. By Fire
  14. Creations Part Two
  15. The Lung
  16. Only Time All the Time: Making Friends with Studio Owl
  17. Molasses
  18. Building a Ladder

On May 1, 1993.

On May 1, 1993, “C/Z Records” label released “Ultimate Alternative Wavers”, is the debut Built to Spill album. It was recorded 1992, at “Audio Lab” in Idaho, US, and was produced by Todd Dunnigan, Doug Martsch, Brett Netson and Ralf Youtz.

Personnel:

  • Doug Martsch – vocals, guitar
  • Brett Netson– guitar, bass
  • Ralf Youtz – drums
  • Todd Dunnigan – keyboards
  • James Dillon – piano
  • Jake Carpenter – violin

Track listing:

All tracks by Doug Martsch, Brett Netson and Ralf Youtz.

  1. The First Song
  2. Three Years Ago Today
  3. Revolution
  4. Shameful Dread
  5. Nowhere Nothin’ Fuckup
  6. Get a Life
  7. Built to Spill
  8. Lie for a Lie
  9. Hazy
  10. Built Too Long Parts 1, 2 & 3

On May 1, 2012.

On May 1, 2012, “Carved Records” label released “The Crux”, the sixth Hurt studio album. It was recorded in 2012, and was produced by J. Loren Wince, Michael Robets, Rek Mohr and Victor Ribas.

Personnel:

  • Loren Wince- vocals, guitar, violin, banjo, string arrangement
  • Michael Roberts – guitar
  • Rek Mohr – bass
  • Victor Ribas – drums
  • John Kurzweg – mixing
  • Brian Gardner – mastering
  • Ted Taylor – art direction, photography

Track listing:

All tracks by J. Loren Wince, Michael Roberts, Rek Mohr and Victor Ribas.

  1. So When
  2. Eden
  3. Links & Waves
  4. Sally Slips
  5. When It’s Cold
  6. Adonai
  7. Caught in the Rain
  8. Cuffed
  9. How We End Up Alone
  10. Numbers
  11. The Seer

On May 1, 2007.

On May 1, 2007, “The End Records” label released “The Great Filter”, the fourth Tub Ring studio album. It was recorded December 2006 – February 2007, at “At B-Side Audio Studios” in Chicago, and was produced by Rob Kleiner and Neal Ostrovsky.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Gibson – vocals
  • Rob Kleiner – keyboards
  • Trevor Erb – bass guitar
  • Chris Wiken – drums
  • Jeff Enokian – guitar
  • Dave Smith – saxophone
  • Dave Winer – trumpet
  • David Keller – cello
  • Charles Crepeau – violin
  • Roxanne Hegyesy – vocals
  • Sara Sleeper – vocals
  • Neal Ostrovsky – engineer, additional samples
  • Tanner Woodford – art direction, design

Track listing:

  1. Friends and Enemies
  2. The Charismatic Smile
  3. Seven Exodus
  4. Get Help (Now!)
  5. When the Crash Happened
  6. Killers in Love
  7. No One Wants to Play
  8. Requiem for a Robot
  9. Life in Transition
  10. Glass Companion
  11. Making No Sound (At All)
  12. The Truth
  13. Wrong Kind of Message
  14. My Job Here is Done

 

On May 1, 2007.

On May 1, 2007, “Equal Vision” label released “Manipulator”, the third The Fall of Troy studio album. It was recorded December 2006 – January 2007, at “Robert Lang Studios”, “Red Room Studio” and “Avast Classic” in Seattle, Washington, and was produced by Matt Bayles.

Personnel:

  • Thomas Erak– vocals, guitar
  • Tim Ward– bass guitar, vocals, layout concept, illustrations
  • Andrew Forsman– drums
  • Nouela Johnston – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Matt Bayles– engineer, mixing
  • John Ziemski – assistant engineer
  • Ed Brooks – mastering
  • Bill Scoville, Brandon Proff – layout design

Track listing:

All tracks by Thomas Erik, Tim Ward and Andrew Forsman.

  1. Cut Down All the Trees and Name the Streets After Them
  2. The Dark Trail
  3. Quarter Past
  4. Problem!?
  5. Semi – Fiction
  6. Oh, The Casino
  7. Sledgehammer
  8. Seattlantis
  9. Ex-Creations
  10. Shhh!!! If You’re Quiet, I’ll Show You a Dinosaur
  11. Caught Up
  12. A Man. A Plan. A Canal. Panama