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Minutemen: Buzz or Howl Under the Influence of Heat

In November 1983, “SST” label released “Buzz or Howl Under the Influence of Heat”, the fourth Minutemen extended play (EP). It was recorded January – May 1983, and was produced by Spot and Ethan James.

Personnel:

  • D. Boon – vocals, guitar
  • Mike Watt – vocals, bass
  • George Hurley – drums, trumpet, backing vocals, recorder
  • Crane – trumpet, backing vocals, recorder
  • Dirk Vandenberg – drums
  • Mary Cooper – vocals

Track listing:

  1. Self-Referenced – Mike Watt
  2. Cut – Mike Watt
  3. Dream Told by Moto – Mike Watt
  4. Dreams Are Free, Motherfucker! – D. Boon, Mike Watt, George Hurley, Crane
  5. The Toe Jam – Mary Cooper, Dirk Vandenberg, Crane, George Hurley, D. Boon, Mike Watt
  6. I Felt Like a Gringo – Mike Watt
  7. The Product – D. Boon
  8. Little Man with a Gun in His Hand – Dukowski, D. Boon

Bad Religion: Against the Grain

On November 23, 1990, “Epitaph” label released “Against the Grain”, the fifth Bad Religion studio album. It was recorded in May 1990, at “Westbeach Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Greg Graffin, Brett Gurewitz, Greg Hetson, Jan Bentley and Pete Finestone.

Personnel:

  • Greg Graffin – vocals
  • Brett Gurewitz – guitar, backing vocals
  • Greg Hetson – guitar
  • Jay Bentley – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Pete Finestone – drums
  • Karat Faye – engineer
  • The Legendary Starbolt – mixing
  • Eddie Schreyer – mastering
  • Joy Aoki – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Greg Graffin, except where noted.

  1. Modern Man
  2. Turn on the Light – Brett Gurewitz
  3. Get Off
  4. Blenderhead – Brett Gurewitz
  5. The Positive Aspect of Negative Thinking – Jay Bentley
  6. Anesthesia – Brett Gurewitz
  7. Flat Earth Society – Brett Gurewitz
  8. Faith Alone
  9. Entropy
  10. Against the Grain
  11. Operation Rescue
  12. God Song
  13. 21st Century (Digital Boy) – Brett Gurewitz
  14. Misery and Famine
  15. Unacceptable – Greg Hetson, Jay Bentley
  16. Quality or Quantity
  17. Walk Away – Brett Gurewitz

Mott the Hopple: Same

On November 22, 1969, “Island” label released the self-titled, debut Mott the Hoople album. It was recorded May – July 1969, at “Morgan” in London, and was produced by Guy Stevens. 

Personnel:

  • Ian Hunter – lead vocals, piano, rhythm guitar
  • Mick Ralphs – lead and backing vocals, lead guitar
  • Verden Allen – organ, backing vocals
  • Pete “Overend” Watts – bass, backing vocals
  • Dale “Buffin” Griffin – drums, backing vocals
  • Guy Stevens – piano
  • Andy Johns – engineer
  • M. C. Escher – front cover drawing

Track listing:

  1. You Really Got Me – Ray Davies
  2. At the Crossroads – Doug Sahm
  3. Laugh At Me – Sonny Bono
  4. Backsliding Fearlessly – Ian Hunter
  5. Rock and Roll Queen – Mick Ralphs
  6. Rabbit Foot and Toby Time – Mike Ralphs
  7. Half Moon Bay – Mike Ralphs, Ian Hunter
  8. Wrath and Wroll – Guy Stevens

Nickelback: No Fixed Address

On November 14, 2014, “Republic” label released “No Fixed Address”, the eighth Nickelback studio album. It was recorded May 2013 – July 2014, and was produced by Chris Baseford, Brian Howes, Jason “JVP” van Poederooyen, Gordon “Gordini” Sran, Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake, Mike Kroeger and Daniel Adair.

 Personnel:

  • Chad Kroeger – lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar
  • Ryan Peake – rhythm and occasional lead guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Mike Kroeger – bass
  • Daniel Adair – drums, backing vocals
  • Michael Sanders – guitar
  • Dan Higgins – saxophone
  • Natalie Cassidy – trumpet, waffle
  • Steve Holtman – trombone
  • Flo Rida – vocals
  • Ali Tamposi – backing vocals
  • Dave Martone – backing vocals
  • Melanie Taylor, Kenna Ramsay – backing vocals
  • Jerry Hey – horn arrangement
  • Chris Lord-Alge, Randy Staub – mixing
  • Ted Jensen – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Million Miles an Hour – Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake
  2. Edge of a Revolution – Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake, Mike Kroeger
  3. What Are You Waiting For – Chad Kroeger, Ryan Oeake, Jacob Kasher, Gordon “Gordini” Sran
  4. She Keeps Me Up – Chad Kroeger, Jacob Kasher, Josh Ramsay
  5. Make Me Believe Again – Chad Kroeger, David Hodges
  6. Satellite – Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake, Josh Ramsey, David Hodges
  7. Get ‘Em Up – Chad Kroeger
  8. The Hammer’s Coming Down – Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake, Mike Kroeger
  9. Miss You – Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake, Mike Kroeger
  10. Got Me Runnin’ Round – Chad Kroeger, Jacob Kasher
  11. Sister Sin – Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake

Blue Öyster Cult: The Revolution by Night

On November 8, 1983, “Columbia” label released “The Revölution by Night”, the ninth Blue Öyster Cult studio album. It was recorded in May 1983, at “Boogie Hotel Studios” in Port Jefferson, “Kingdom Sound Studios” in Long Island, New York, “The Automatt” in San Francisco, and was produced by Bruce Fairbairn.

Personnel:

  • Eric Bloom – vocals, guitar
  • Donald ‘Buck Dharma’ Roeser – lead guitar, keyboards, vocals, mixing
  • Allen Lanier – piano, keyboards
  • Joe Bouchard – vocals, bass, acoustic and electric guitars, vocoder
  • Rick Downey – drums
  • Aldo Nova – guitar, synthesizers
  • Larry Fast – synthesizers, programming
  • Randy Jackson – bass
  • Marc Baum – saxophone
  • Gregg Winter – backing vocals
  • Dave Wittman – engineer
  • George Geranios, Ken Kessie – additional engineering
  • Chris Isca, Ron Coté, Ray Pyle – engineer assistant
  • Bruce Fairbairn – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Take Me Away – Eric Bloom, Aldo Nova
  2. Eyes on Fire – Gregg Winter
  3. Shooting Shark – Donald Roeser, Patti Smith
  4. Veins – Donald Roeser, Richard Meltzer
  5. Shadow of California – Joe Bouchard, Sandy Perelman, Neal Smith
  6. Feel the Thunder – Eric Bloom
  7. Let Go – Eric Bloom, Donald Roeser, Ian Hunter
  8. Dragon Lady – Donald Roeser, Broadway Blotto
  9. Light Years of Love – Joe Bouchard, Helen Wheels

The Bad Plus: Activate Infinity

On October 25, 2019, “Edition” label released “Activate Infinity”, the 14th Bad Plus (The) album. It was recorded in May 2019, at “Brooklyn Recording” in New York City, and was produced by Orrin Evans, Reid Anderson and David King.

Personnel:

  • Orrin Evans – piano
  • Reid Anderson – double bass
  • David King – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Reid Anderson, except where noted.

  1. Avail
  2. Slow Reactors
  3. Thrift Store Jewelry – David King
  4. The Red Door – Orrin Evans
  5. Looking in Your Eyes – Orrin Evans
  6. Dovetail Nicely – David King
  7. Undersea Reflection
  8. Love Is the Answer

The Incredible String Band: U

In October 1970, “Elektra” label released “U”, the seventh Incredible String Band (The) studio album. It was recorded in May 1970, and was produced by Joe Boyd.

Personnel:

  • Mike Heron – vocal, guitar, mandolin, bass, piano, organ, sitar
  • Robin Williamson – vocal, guitar, 12-string guitar, bass, mandolin, fiddle, flute, Jew’s harp, shanai, gimbri, soondri, clay drums. Washboard, Greg Heat’s voice sitar
  • Rose Simpson – guitar, table
  • Peter Grant – banjo
  • Licorice McKechnie – vocal, guitar, drums, spoons
  • Janet Shankman – vocal, harpsichord
  • Rose Simpson – vocal, bass
  • Mal and Malcolm – vocals
  • Tom Constanten – arranger

Track listing:

All tracks are written by Robin Williamson except where noted.

  1. El Wool Suite – Mike Heron
  2. The Juggler’s Song
  3. Time
  4. Bad Sadie Lee – Janet Shankman
  5. Queen of Love
  6. Partial Belated Overture – Mike Heron
  7. Light in Time of Darkness / Glad to See You – Mike Heron
  8. Walking Along with You – Mike Heron
  9. Hirem Pawnitof / Fairies’ Hornpipe – traditional, arranged by Mike Heron
  10. Bridge Theme – Mike Heron
  11. Bridge Song – Mike Heron
  12. Astral Plane Theme
  13. Invocation
  14. Robot Blues
  15. Puppet Song
  16. Cutting the Strings
  17. I Know You – Licorice McKechnie
  18. Rainbow – Mike Heron

Pete La Roca: Basra

In October 1965, “Blue Note” label release “Basra”, the debut Pete La Roca album. It was recorded in May 1965, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Pete La Roca – drums
  • Joe Henderson – tenor saxophone
  • Steve Kuhn – piano
  • Steve Swallow – bass
  • Rudy van Gelder – recording
  • Reid Miles – design
  • Ira Gitler – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Pete La Roca except where noted.

  1. Malagueña – Ernesto Lecuona
  2. Candu
  3. Tears Come from Heaven
  4. Basra
  5. Lazy Afternoon – John La Touche, Jerome Moross
  6. Eiderdown – Steve Swallow

Herbie Hancock: Takin’ Off

In October 1962, “Blue Note” label released “Takin’ Off”, the debut Herbie Hancock album. It was recorded in May 1962, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Herbie Hancock – piano
  • Freddie Hubbard – trumpet
  • Dexter Gordon – tenor saxophone
  • Butch Warren – double bass
  • Billy Higgins – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Herbie Hancock.

  1. Watermelon Man
  2. Three Bags Full
  3. Empty Pockets
  4. The Maze
  5. Driftin’
  6. Alone and I