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On May 14, 2014.

On May 14, 2009, maudlin of the Well’s independently released “Part the Second”, bands fourth album. It was recorded 2008 -2009, and was produced by Toby Driver. The album was funded by fans donations from fans, and released for free on the internet in three formats.

Personnel:

  • Toby Driver– vocals, guitar, baritone guitar, bass guitar
  • Sam Gutterman – bass guitar, drums, percussion
  • Terran Olson – flute, alto and baritone saxophone, piano, organ, synths
  • Greg Massi – guitar
  • Josh Seipp-Williams – guitar
  • Mia Matsumiya– violin
  • David Bodie – orchestral percussion, hand claps
  • Madeleine Craw – cello
  • Jim Fogarty – “hammond elbow”

Track listing:

  1. An Excerpt from 6,000,000,000,000 Miles Before the First, or, the Revisitation of the Blue Ghost
  2. Another Excerpt: Keep Light Near You, Even When Dying
  3. Rose Quartz Turning to Glass
  4. Clover Garland Island
  5. Laboratories of the Invisible World (Rollerskating the Cosmic Palmistric Postborder)
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On May 14, 1996.

On May 14, 1996, “Carrot Top” label released “Milk and Scissors”, the second Handsome Family album. It was recorded 1995 – 199, at “Kingsize Sound Laboratories” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Dave Trumfio, Brett Sparks, Rennie Sparks and Mike Werner.

Personnel:

  • Brett Sparks – vocals, guitar, dobro, organ, harmonica, lap steel
  • Rennie Sparks – vocals, bass
  • Mike Werner – percussion
  • Diane Murphy – band photo
  • Brad Miller – cover photo
  • Rennie & Mike, Sheila Sachs – design

Tracks listing:

All music by Brett Sparks, all lyrics by Rennie Sparks, except where noted.

  1. Lake Geneva
  2. Winnebago Skeletons
  3. Drunk By Noon
  4. The House Carpenter – traditional, arranged by Brett Sparks, Rennie Sparks and Mike Werner, inspired by Clarence Ashley’s 1930 recording
  5. The Dutch Boy
  6. The King Who Wouldn’t Smile
  7. Emily Shore 1819-1839
  8. 3-Legged Dog – Darrell Sparks
  9. #1 Country Song – Brett Sparks
  10. Amelia Earhart vs. The Dancing Bear
  11. Tin Foil
  12. Puddin’ Fingers – Mike Werner

On May 14, 2016.

On May 14, 2016, Anthony F. J. “Tony” Barrow died aged 80. He was press officer, best known for his work with the Beatles between 1962 and 1968. He coined the term “The Fab Four”, wrote the sleeve notes for the band’s early albums and the strip cartoon for the “Magical Mystery Tour” booklet.

 

On May 14, 2014.

On May 14, 2014, “HevyDevy” label released the self – titled, debut Casualties of Cool album. It was recorded October 2010 – February 2014, and was produced by Devin Townsend.

Personnel:

  • Ché Aimee Dorval – lead vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Devin Townsend– vocals, guitars, bass guitar, keyboards
  • Morgan Ågren– drums, percussion
  • Kat Epple– flute, woodwinds
  • Jørgen Munkeby– saxophones
  • Dave Young– additional keyboards
  • Mike St-Jean – additional drums
  • Jeff Schmidt– additional bass guitar
  • Randy Slaugh – string arrangements, engineering
  • The Sångkraft Chamber Choir – choir
  • Leif Åkesson – choir conducting

Track listing:

All tracks by Devin Townsend except where noted.

  1. Daddy – lyrics by Ché Aimee Dorval
  2. Mountaintop – lyrics by Ché Aimee Dorval, Devin Townsend
  3. Flight – lyrics by Ché Aimee Dorval
  4. The Code – lyrics by Ché Aimee Dorval, Devin Townsend
  5. Moon
  6. Pier – lyrics by Ché Aimee Dorval, Devin Townsend
  7. Ether
  8. Hejda – lyrics by Ché Aimee Dorval, Devin Townsend
  9. Forgive Me – lyrics by Ché Aimee Dorval, Devin Townsend
  10. Broken
  11. Bones – lyrics by Ché Aimee Dorval
  12. Deathscope
  13. The Field – lyrics by Ché Aimee Dorval
  14. The Bridge – music by Devin Townsend, Kat Epple
  15. Pure – music by Kat Epple

 

On May 14, 2002.

On May 14, 2002, “Mute” and “V2” labels released “18”, the sixth Moby studio album. It was recorded 2001 – 2002, and was produced by Moby.

Personnel:

  • Moby – vocals, engineering, mixing, instruments
  • Azure Ray– vocals
  • Freedom Bremner – vocals
  • MC Lyte– vocals
  • Dianne McCaulley – vocals
  • Sinéad O’Connor– vocals
  • Shauna & Lorraine Phillips – vocals
  • Jennifer Price – vocals
  • The Shining Light Gospel Choir – vocals
  • Angie Stone– vocals
  • Tony Dawsey – mastering
  • David Calderley – artwork, design
  • Danny Clinch – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Moby, except where noted.

  1. We Are All Made of Stars
  2. In This World
  3. In My Heart
  4. Great Escape – Moby, Maria Taylor, Orenda Fink
  5. Signs of Love
  6. One of This Mornings
  7. Another Woman – Moby, Barbara Lynn Ozen
  8. Fireworks
  9. Extreme Ways
  10. Jam for the Ladies – Moby, Lana Michele Moorer, Angela Stone, Michael McDermon
  11. Sunday (The Day Before My Birthday) – Moby, Sylvia Robinson
  12. 18
  13. Sleep Alone
  14. At Least We Tried
  15. Harbour
  16. Look Back In
  17. The Rafters
  18. I’m Not Worried at All

 

 

On May 14, 2001.

On May 14, 2001, “Mute” label released “Exciter”, the tenth Depeche Mode studio album. It was recorded June 2000 – February 2001, at “RAK Studios”, “Sarm West Studios” in London; “Sound Design” in Santa Barbara; “Electric Lady Studios”, “Sony Music Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Mark Bell and LFO.

Personnel:

  • Dave Gahan – lead vocals
  • Martin Gore- keyboards, guitar
  • Andy Fletcher- keyboards, sampler, synthesizer, bass
  • Airto Moreira– percussion
  • Knox Chandler– solo cello, string arrangement
  • Natalie Cenovia Cummins, Ralph H. Farris, Leo Grinhauz, Joyce Hammann, Todd C. Reynolds– strings
  • Christian Eigner– drums
  • Steve Fitzmaurice– mixing
  • Paul Freegard – additional production, pre-production
  • Andrew Griffiths, Jonathan Adler, Boris Aldridge, Lisa Butterworth, James Chang,  Andrew Davies, Alissa Myhowich – assistant engineering
  • Gareth Jones– additional production, engineering, pre-production
  • Mike Marsh – mastering
  • Nick Sevilla – assistant engineering
  • Form – design
  • Anton Corbijn– art direction, cover art, photography

Track listing:

 All tracks by Martin Gore.

  1. Dream On
  2. Shine
  3. The Sweetest Condition
  4. When the Body Speaks
  5. The Dead of Night
  6. Lovetheme
  7. Freelove
  8. Comatose
  9. I Feel Loved
  10. Breathe
  11. Easy Tiger
  12. I Am You
  13. Goodnight Lovers

On May 14, 2013.

On May 14, 2013, “XL” label released “Modern Vampires of the City”, the third  Vampire Weekend album. It was recorded in 2013, at “Downtown Studios” in New York City; “Echo Park Back House”, “Vox Studios” in Los Angeles; “Slow Death Studios” in Burbank, and was produced by Rostam Batmanglij. “Modern Vampires of the City” was ranked at number 1 on “Rolling Stone’s” list of the “50 Best Albums of 2013”, and at number one of “Pop Matter’s” list of “The 75 Best Albums of 2013”.

Personnel:

  • Ezra Koenig– lead vocals, piano
  • Rostam Batmanglij– piano, guitars, banjo, vocal harmonies and backing vocals, drum and synth programming, keyboards, shaker, lead vocals
  • Chris Baio– bass
  • Chris Tomson– drums
  • Ariel Rechtshaid– additional drum and synth programming, additional bass, engineering
  • Jeff Curtin – additional drums, engineering
  • Brendan Ryan – accordion
  • Johnny Cuomo – flistle
  • Danny T. Levin – trumpet
  • Elizabeth Lea – trombone
  • Seth Shafer – tuba
  • Adam Schatz – saxophone
  • Angel Deradoorian– backing vocals, additional vocal arrangement
  • Fanny Franklin – backing vocals

Track listing:

All lyrics by Ezra Koenig, except where noted. All music by Rostam Batmanglij and Ezra Koenig, except where noted.

  1. Obvious Bicycle
  2. Unbelievers – music by Ezra Koenig
  3. Step
  4. Diane Young
  5. Don’t Lie – lyrics by Ezra Koenig and Rostam Batmanglij
  6. Hannah Hunt
  7. Everlasting Arms
  8. Finger Back
  9. Worship You
  10. Ya Hey – music Rostam Batmanglij, Ezra Koenig, Ariel Rechtshaid
  11. Hudson – music by Rostam Batmanglij, Ezra Koenig, and Chris Tomson
  12. Young Lion – music and lyrics by Rostam Batmanglij