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On November 17, 2017.

On November 17, 2017, “Flightless” label released “Polygondwanaland”, the twelfth King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard studio album. It was recorded in 2017, at “Flightless HQ” and “Tender Trap Studios” in Melbourne, and was produced by Stu Mackenzie.

Personnel:

  • Stu Mackenzie – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, bass guitar, synthesizers, flute, glass marimba, mellotron, percussion , recording
  • Joey Walker – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, bass guitar, synthesizers, percussion
  • Cook Craig – electric guitar, synthesizers
  • Lucas Skinner – bass guitar, synthesizer
  • Ambrose Kenny-Smith – vocals, harmonica
  • Michael Cavanagh – drums, percussion, glass marimba
  • Leah Senior – spoken word 
  • Casey Hartnett – recording
  • Ryan K. Brennan – recording
  • Joey Walker – additional recording
  • Sam Joseph – mixing
  • Joe Carra – mastering
  • Jason Galea – artwork, layout

Track listing:

All tracks by Stu Mackenzie, except where noted.

  1. Crumbling Castle
  2. Polygondwanaland
  3. The Castle in the Air – Stu Mackenzie, Joey Walker
  4. Deserted Dunes Welcome Weary Feet – Stu Mackenzie, Joey Walker, Michael Cavanah
  5. Inner Cell
  6. Loyalty – Stu Mackenzie, Joey Walker, Michael Cavanagh
  7. Horology – Stu Mackenzie, Joey Walker, Michael Cavanagh
  8. Tetrachromacy – Stu Mackenzie, Joey Walker, Michael Cavanagh
  9. Searching
  10. The Fourth Color

On August 28, 1996.

On August 28, 1996, “Infectious Records” label released “Still Life”, the debut Paradise Motel (The) album. It was recorded in 1996, in Melbourne, and was produced by Mérida Sussex, Matt Aulich, BJ Austin, Charles Bickford, Matt Bailey and Tim O’Shannassy.

Personnel:

  • Merida Sussex – vocals
  • Matt Aulich – guitars
  • BJ Austin – organ, pedal steel
  • Charles Bickford – guitar, organ, percussion
  • Matt Bailey – bass
  • Tim O’Shannassy – drums

Track listing:

  1. Bad Light
  2. California
  3. Circles
  4. Calling You
  5. Dead Skin
  6. Men Who Loved Her (Grew Sadder)
  7. Historical
  8. John
  9. F Heart
  10. Stones

On August 21, 1995.

On August 21, 1995, “4AD” label released “The Mirror Pool”, the debut Lisa Gerrard album. It was recorded in 1995, at “Eaton Studio” and “ABC Studios” in Melbourne, Gerrard’s studio in Gippsland, and was produced by Lisa Gerard.

Personnel:

  • Lisa Gerrard – vocals, yang ch’in, arranger, engineer
  • John Bonnar – vocals, keyboards, arranger, conductor
  • Pieter Bourke – vocals, bass tabla, camel drum, small and large derabukka, handclapping
  • Dimitry Kyryakou – vocals, bouzouki, arranger
  • Jacek Tuschewski – vocals, engineer
  • The Victorian Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Robin Gray – engineer
  • Garry Havrillay – engineer
  • Guy Charbonneau – mixing
  • Charlie Bouis – mixing assistance
  • Jacek Tuschewski – front cover art
  • Chris Bigg – sleeve design
  • Dennis Keeley – sleeve photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Lisa Gerard, except where noted.

  1. Violina (The Last Embrace)
  2. La Bas (Song of the Drowned)
  3. Persian Love Song (The Silver Gun) – traditional
  4. Sanvean (I Am Your Shadow) – Lisa Gerard, Andrew Claxton
  5. The Rite
  6. Ajhon
  7. Glorafin
  8. Majhnavea’s Music Box
  9. Largo – Handel
  10. Werd
  11. Laurelei – arranged by Lisa Gerard, John Bonnar, Dimitry Kyryakou
  12. Celon
  13. Venteles
  14. Swans
  15. Nilleshna
  16. Gloradin

On July 31, 2020.

On July 31, 2020, “Emi Music Australia” released “Please Leave Your Light On”, an album by Paul Kelly and Paul Grabowsky. It was recorded in August 2019, at “David Li Sound Gallery” at Monash University in Melbourne, and was produced by

Personnel:

  • Paul Kelly – vocals, harmonica
  • Paul Grabowsky – piano
  • Ben Grayson – recording
  • Lachlan Garrick – mixing, mastering
  • Pete Salmon Lomas – design
  • Pia Johnson – photography
  • Andy Doherty – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Paul Kelly; except where noted.

  1. True to You
  2. Petrichor
  3. What a Woman Loves a Man
  4. Sonnet 138 – lyrics by William Shakespeare
  5. Time and Tide – Paul Kelly, Alan Pigram
  6. Young Lovers – lyrics by Paul Kelly, music by Paul Kelly, Dan Luscombe, Dane Kelly
  7. Every Time We Say Goodbye – Cole Porter
  8. Please Leave Your Light On
  9. You Can Put Your Shoes Under My Bed
  10. Winter Coat
  11. God’s Grandeur – lyrics by Gerard Manley Hopkins
  12. If I Could Start Today Again

On July 27, 2018.

On July 27, 2018, “Dinner for Wolves” label released “Gotcha Covered”, the eighth Screaming Jets studio album. It was recorded in 2018, at “Sing Sing” studio in Chapel St, South Yarra, Australia, “Tender Trap Studios” In Melbourne, and was produced by Steve James.

Personnel:

  • Dave Gleeson – vocals
  • Jimi Hocking – guitar, backing vocals
  • Scott Kingman – guitar
  • Greedy Smith – keyboards
  • Paul Woseen – bass, backing vocals
  • Mark Mcleod – drums
  • Dean Sutherland – backing vocals
  • Bob Spencer, Brett Kingman, Brett Williams, Cameron McKenzie, Chris Hawker, Daniel Wayne Spencer, Dave Leslie, Dean Sutherland, Nat Allison, Peter Wanliss, Rick Brewster, Ronnie Simmons, Stu Marshall, Stuart Fraser, Tim Henwood, Warwick Scott, Zakk Zedras – guitar solos
  • Steve James – recording
  • Luke Cincotta – engineer assistant
  • Erin Newman – artwork
  • Matthew Gray – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Wedding Ring – Steve Wright, George Young, Harry Vanda
  2. The Razor’s Edge – Shane Howard, Ian Morrison
  3. Gimme Head – Geoff Turner
  4. Overkill – Colin Hay
  5. Darling It Hurts – Paul Kelly, Steve Connolly
  6. The Right Time – Dave Faulkner
  7. Walls – Iva Davies
  8. Purple Sneakers – Rusty Hopkinson, Andy Kent, Tim Rogers
  9. Aloha Steve and Danno – Rob Younger, Denis Tek, Mort Stevens
  10. Shadow Boxer – Doc Neeson, John Brewster
  11. This Time – Andrew Farriss
  12. Errol – James Reyne
  13. Rain – Johanna Pigott, Todd Hunter
  14. Rock ‘n’ Roll Damnation – Angus Young, Malcolm Young, Bon Scott
  15. Guitar Band – G. Young, Vanda, Wright

In July 1977.

In July 1977, “Trafalgar” label released “Radios Appear”, the debut Radio Birdman album. It was recorded 1976 – 1977, at “Trafalgar Studios” in Sydney, and was produced by John Sayers and Charles Fisher. “Radios Appear” was ranked the third best Australian album of all time in a 2008 list compiled by Melbourne newspaper “The Age”. In October 2010, it was ranked No. 13 in the book “100 Best Australian Albums”.

Personnel:

  • Rob Younger – lead vocals
  • Deniz Tek – guitar, backing vocals
  • Chris Masuak – guitar; piano, backing vocals
  • Warwick Gilbert – bass
  • Ron Keeley – drums
  • Pip Hoyle – organ, piano

Track listing:

All tracks by Deniz Tek, except where noted.

  1. TV Eye – Dave Alexander, Ron Asheton, Scott Asheton, Iggy Pop
  2. Murder City Nights
  3. Anglo Girl Desire
  4. Man with Golden Helmet
  5. Descent into the Maelstrom
  6. Monday Morning Gunk
  7. Do the Pop
  8. Love Kills
  9. Hand of Law
  10. New Race

In July 1975.

In July 1975, “Mushroom” label released “Ego Is Not a Dirty Word”, the second Skyhooks studio album. It was recorded January – May 1975, at “TCS Studios” in Melbourne, and was produced by Duke Wilson. In 1975, at the Australian “King of Pop Awards”, “Ego Is Not a Dirty Word”, was voted the “Most Popular Australian Album”.

Personnel:

  • Shirley Strachan – lead vocals
  • Red Symons – guitar, backing vocals
  • Bob “Bongo” Starkie – guitar, backing vocals
  • Greg Macainsh – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Imants Alfred Strauks – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Peter Jones – Fender Rhodes piano, marimba and vibes, chimes, boobams
  • Greg Sneddon – Arp synthesizer
  • Ross Wilson – Yamaha synthesiser, vocal harmonies
  • Andy Cowan – Mini Moog
  • Col Loughnan – tenor and baritone saxophones
  • Pat Wilson – finger cymbals
  • Ian Mason – harmony vocals
  • Jenny Keath – harmony vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Greg Macainsh, except where noted.

  1. Ego Is Not a Dirty Word
  2. Love on the Radio – Greg Macainsh, Steve Hill
  3. Saturday Night
  4. Love’s Not Good Enough
  5. The Other Side
  6. Smartarse Songwriters
  7. Mercedes Ladies
  8. All My Friends Are Getting Married
  9. Every Chase a Steeple – Red Symons

On May 26, 1978.

On May 26, 1978, “EMI” label released “Sleeper Catcher”, the fourth Little River Band album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Armstrong Studios” in Melbourne, Australia, and was produced by  John Boylan, Glenn Shorrock, David Briggs, Beeb Birtles, Graham Goble, George McArdle and Derek Pellicci. The album was certified Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Glenn Shorrock – lead vocals
  • David Briggs – lead guitar, Roland synthesizer guitars
  • Beeb Birtles – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars
  • Graham Goble – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, vocal arrangements
  • George McArdle – bass
  • Derek Pellicci – drums, percussion
  • Vernon Hill – flute
  • Bob Venier – flugelhorn
  • Pan Raines – harp
  • Peter Sullivan – acoustic and electric pianos
  • Peter Jones – electric piano
  • Mal Logan – Hammond organ
  • Rick Formosa – conductor, orchestral arrangements

Track listing:

  1. Fall from Paradise – Beeb Birtles, Graham Goble
  2. Lady – Graham Goble
  3. Red-Headed Wild Flower – Beeb Birtles, Ed Nimmervoll
  4. Light of Day – Beeb Birtles
  5. So Many Paths – Glenn Shorrock, Idris Jones
  6. Reminiscing – Graham Goble
  7. Sanity’s Side – Glenn Shorrock, Chris Dawes
  8. Shut Down Turn Off – Glenn Shorrock
  9. One for the Road – Beeb Birtles, Graham Goble

On February 24, 2003.

On February 24, 2003, “Trifekta Records” label released “Bright Yellow Bright Orange”, the eighth Go-Betweens album. It was recorded August – September 2002, at “Sing Sing Studios” in Melbourne and “Paradise Studios” in Sydney.

Personnel:

  • Robert Forster – vocals, acoustic, slide and electric guitar, Hammond organ, piano
  • Grant McLennan – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Adele Pickvance – vocals, electric and upright bass, keyboards
  • Glenn Thompson – vocals, drums, electric guitar, Farfisa organ, keyboards
  • Hope Csutoros – violin
  • Helen Mountfort – cello
  • David Chesworth – string arrangement

Track listing:

All tracks by Grant McLennan and Robert Forster.

  1. Caroline and I
  2. Poison on the Walls
  3. Mrs. Morgan
  4. In Her Diary
  5. Too Much of One Thing
  6. Crooked Lines
  7. Old Mexico
  8. Make Her Day
  9. Something for Myself
  10. Unfinished Business

On March 11, 2016.

On March 11, 2016, “Universal Music Australia” label released “Telluric”, the debut Matt Corby studio album. It was recorded in 2016, at “Sing Sing Studios”, “Berry Mountain Cottage” in Melbourne, and was produced by Dann Hume and Matt Corby.

Personnel:

  • Matt Corby – vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, drums, recorder, percussion
  • Jack Standen – keyboards, organ, clavinet
  • Joel Dowling – guitar
  • Michael Haydon – drums, percussion
  • Dann Hume, Matthew Neighbour – engineer
  • Eduardo De La Paz – mixing
  • Stuart Hawkes – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Belly Side Up – Matt Corby, Dann Hume
  2. Monday – Matt Corby, Dann Hume
  3. Knife Edge – Matt Corby, Dann Hume
  4. Oh Oh Oh – Matt Corby
  5. Wrong Man – Matt Corby, Dann Hume
  6. Sooth Lady Wine – Matt Corby, Dann Hume
  7. Do You No Harm – Matt Corby, Dann Hume
  8. We Could Be Friends – Matt Corby, Dann Hume
  9. Why Dream – Matt Corby, Dann Hume, Henriksson
  10. Good to be Alive – Matt Corby, Dominic “Mocky” Salole
  11. Empires Attraction – Matt Corby, Dann Hume, Henriksson