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On April 19, 2010.

On April 19, 2010, “Bella Union” label released “Queen of Denmark”, the debut John Grant solo album. It was recorded July – October 2008 and May – July 2009, at “Midlake Recording Studio” in Denton, Texas, and was produced by Paul Alexander, Eric Pulido and John Grant.

Personnel:

  • John Grant– lead vocals, piano, keyboards, synthesizer
  • Eric Pulido – electric and acoustic guitar
  • Eric Nichelson – electric and acoustic guitar
  • Paul Alexander – bass, bassoon
  • McKenzie Smith – drums
  • Tim Smith– flute
  • Jesse Chandler – piano
  • Britt Herrington – keyboards, synthesizer
  • Robert Gomez – guitar
  • Bryan Van Divier – baritone guitar
  • Fiona Brice– strings
  • Buffi Jacobs – cello
  • David Pierce – trombone
  • Sara Lov– background vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by John Grant.

  1. TC and Honeybear
  2. Marz
  3. Where Dreams Go to Die
  4. Sigourney Weaver
  5. Chicken Bones
  6. Silver Platter Club
  7. It’s Easier
  8. Outer Space
  9. Jesus Hates Faggots
  10. Caramel
  11. Leopard & Lamb
  12. Queen of Denmark

 

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On February 28, 1995.

On February 28, 1995, “Columbia” label released “Ball-Hog or Tugboat?”, the debut Mike Watt solo album. It was recorded May – September 1994, and was produced by Mike Watt.

Personnel:

  • Mike Watt- bass, lead and background Vocals, spoken word
  • Dave Grohl- drums, guitar
  • Nels Cline- guitar, slide guitar, lead guitar, nylon guitar
  • Eddie Vedder- guitar, lead and background vocals
  • J Mascis- guitar, drums
  • Cris Kirkwood- banjo
  • Curt Kirkwood, Gary Lee Conner- lead guitar
  • Krist Novoselic- Farfisa organ
  • Carla Bozulich- vocals, background vocals
  • Michael Preussner, Bob Lee- drums
  • Joe Baiza, Zander Schloss, John Strohm, Thurston Moore, Lee Ranaldo, Butler, Todd Rigione- guitar
  • Paul Roessler- piano
  • Danny Frankel- percussion
  • Spot- mandolin, viola
  • Evan Dando- vocals
  • Anna Waronker, Rachel Haden, Coco Hayley Gordon Moore, Mario Caldato Jr.- background vocals
  • Petra Haden- background vocals, violin
  • Frank Black, Henry Rollins, Mark Lanegan, Michael Diamond, Pat Smear, Dave Pirner, Tiffany Anders- vocals
  • Keith McCaw- acoustic guitar
  • Stephen Perkins- percussion, drums
  • Steve Shelley, Wayne Griffin, Brock Avery, John Molo, Richie West – drums
  • Epic Soundtracks- tambourine
  • Tony Atherton- alto saxophone
  • Flea- Lead Bass, Pocket trumpet
  • Vince Meghrouni- percussion, background vocals, vocals, drums, tenor saxophone
  • Kathleen Hanna- spoken word
  • Bernie Worrell- B3 organ
  • Adam Horovitz- drums, guitar, background vocals
  • Ronda Rindone- bass clarinet
  • Tony Maxwell- cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Mike Watt; except where noted.

  1. Big Train – Tony Kinman, Chip Kinman
  2. Against The 70’s
  3. Drove Up From Pedro
  4. Piss-Bottle Man
  5. Chinese Firedril – Mike Watt, Joe Carducci
  6. Intense Song For Madonna To Sing
  7. Tuff Gnarl – Sonic Youth
  8. Sexual Military Dynamics – Mike Watt, Henry Rollins
  9. Max And Wells
  10. E-Ticket Ride
  11. .. One Reporter’s Opinion
  12. Song For Igor
  13. Tell ‘Em Boy!
  14. Sidemouse Advice
  15. Heartbeat
  16. Maggot Brain – George Clinton, Eddie Hazel
  17. Coincidence Is Either Hit Or Miss

In February 1988.

In February 1988, “Virgin” label released “Falling Up”, the thirteenth Kevin Ayers studio album. It was recorded May – June 1987, at “Track Studios” in Madrid, Spain, and was produced by Colin Fairley.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Ayers– guitar, vocals, harmonica, percussion
  • Ollie Halsall– guitar, keyboards, drums, bass, backing vocals
  • Luis Dulzaides – congas
  • Marcelo Carlos Fuentes – bass
  • Javier Paxariño – soprano saxophone
  • Nete – drums
  • Tony Vazquez – drums, bongos
  • Pablo Salinas – piano
  • Miguel Herrero – guitars
  • El Reverendo – Hammond organ
  • Charles J. Beale, Chuck C’ Note Brown, Patt Patterson, Andrea Bronston, Mary Jameson – backing vocals
  • Eugenio Muñoz – engineer
  • David De La Torre – assistant enginee

Track listing:

  1. (Another)Saturday Night (In Deya) – Kevin Ayers, Ollie Halsall
  2. Flying Start – Mike Oldfield
  3. The Best We Have – Kevin Ayers, Ollie Halsall
  4. Another Rolling Stone – Kevin Ayers, Marvin Siau
  5. Do You Believe – Kevin Ayers
  6. That’s What We Did (Today) – Kevin Ayers, Ollie Halsall
  7. Night Fighters – Kevin Ayers, Ollie Halsall
  8. Am I Really Marcel? – Kevin Ayers

In February 1982.

In February 1982, “ROIR” label released the debut, self-titled Bad Brains album. It was recorded May – October 1981, and was produced by Jay Dublee.

Personnel:

  • R.– lead vocals, mixing
  • Know– guitar, backing vocals, mixing
  • Darryl Jenifer– bass, backing vocals, mixing
  • Earl Hudson– drums, backing vocals, mixing
  • Jay Dublee – recording, mixing
  • Wayne Vlcan – engineer
  • Stanley Moskowitz – mastering
  • Donna Parsons – cover art
  • Ira Kaplan– liner notes
  • Donnell Gibson; Jay Jones – logo design
  • Laura Levine – photography
  • Neil Cooper– cover concept

Track listing:

  1. Sailin’ On
  2. Don’t Need It
  3. Attitude
  4. The Regulator
  5. Banned in D.C.
  6. Jah Calling
  7. Supertouch/Shitfit
  8. Leaving Babylon
  9. Fearless Vampire Killers
  10. I
  11. Big Take Over
  12. Pay to Cum
  13. Right Brigade
  14. I Luv Jah
  15. Intro

In January 1973.

In January 1973, “Harvest” label released “ELO 2”, the second  Electric Light Orchestra studio album. It was recorded May – October 1972, at “Air Studios” in London, and was produced by Jeff Lynne.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Lynne– lead vocals, guitars, Moog synthesizer
  • Bev Bevan– drums, percussion
  • Richard Tandy– piano, harmonium, Moog synthesizer, guitar, backing vocals
  • Mike de Albuquerque– bass, backing vocals
  • Mike Edwards, Colin Walker– cello
  • Wilf Gibson– violin
  • Bill Hunt– French horn
  • Roy Wood– bass, cello
  • Marc Bolan– guitar
  • Carl Wayne– lead vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeff Lynne, except where noted.

  1. In Old England Town (Boogie No. 2)
  2. Momma
  3. Roll Over Beethoven – Chuck Berry
  4. From the Sun to the World (Boogie No. 1)
  5. Kulama

On January 12, 2010.

On January 12, 2010, “Capitol” label released “Of the Blue Colour of the Sky”, the third OK Go studio album. It was recorded October 2008 – May 2009, at “Tarbox Road Studios” in Cassadaga, New York, and was produced by Dave Fridmann.

Personnel:

  • Damian Kulash, Jr.— lead vocals, guitars, programming, percussion
  • Tim Nordwind — bass, vocals, glockenspiel
  • Dan Konopka — drums
  • Andy Ross— guitars, keyboards, vocals
  • Mark Mullins— trombone
  • Brian L. Perkins — clapping
  • Greg Calbi — audio mastering

Track listing:

  1. WTF? – Damian Kulash, Jr.
  2. This Too Shall Pass – Damian Kulash, Jr., Timothy Nordwind
  3. All Is Not Lost – Damian Kulash, Jr., Timothy Nordwind
  4. Needing / Getting – Damian Kulash, Jr., Timothy Nordwind
  5. Skyscrapers – Damian Kulash, Jr.
  6. White Knuckles – Damian Kulash, Jr.
  7. I Want You So Bad I Can’t Breathe – Timothy Nordwind
  8. End Love – Timothy Nordwind, Damian Kulash, Jr.
  9. Before the Earth Was Round – Damian Kulash, Jr.
  10. Last Leaf – Damian Kulash, Jr.
  11. Back from Kathmandu – Damian Kulash, Jr.
  12. While You Were Asleep – Andy Ross
  13. In the Glass – Damian Kulash, Jr.

 

On January 3, 2006.

On January 3, 2006, “RCA” label released “First Impressions of Earth”, the third   Strokes studio album. It was recorded January–May 2005 in Sestri Levante, and was produced by David Kahne and Gordon Raphael.

Personnel:

  • Julian Casablancas- vocals, drums
  • Albert Hammond, Jr.- guitar
  • Nick Valensi- guitar, mellotron
  • Nikolai Fraiture- bass guitar
  • Fabrizio Moretti- drums, percussion
  • Bob Ludwig, Howie Weinberg– mastering
  • Andy Wallace- mixing
  • Steve Sisco – assistant mixing engineer
  • David Kahne– engineer
  • Piero Fornasetti – disc art work
  • Lothar Quinte – cover art
  • Günter Fruhtrunk – rear cover art
  • James Bellesini – album design for Love Police
  • Dan Winters – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Julian Casablancas, except where noted.

  1. You Only Live Once
  2. Juicebox
  3. Heart in a Cage
  4. Razorblade
  5. On the Other Side
  6. Vision of Division
  7. Ask Me Anything – Julian Casablancas, Nick Valensi
  8. Electricityscape
  9. Killing Lies – Julian Casablancas, Nikolai Fraiture
  10. Fear of Sleep
  11. 15 Minutes
  12. Ize of the World
  13. Evening Sun – Julian Casablancas, Fabrizio Moretti
  14. Red Light