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On November 9, 2004.

On November 9, 2004, “Kanine” label released “Horn of Plenty”, the debut Grizzly Bear album. It was recorded 2002 – 2004, and was produced by Ed Droste.

Personnel:

  • Ed Droste- vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, piano, percussion
  • Christopher Bear– vocals, drums
  • Jared Barron – drums
  • Jamie Reeder – violin
  • Edward Droste, Jordan Mattos, Josh Faught, Patryce Bak – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Christopher Bear.

  1. Deep Sea Diver
  2. Don’t Ask
  3. Alligator
  4. Campfire
  5. Shift
  6. Disappearing Act
  7. Fix It
  8. Merge
  9. A Good Place
  10. Showcase
  11. La Duchess Anne
  12. Eavesdropping
  13. Service Bell
  14. This Song

On October 6, 2008.

On October 6, 2008, “Merge” label released “OH (Ohio)”, the tenth Lambchop album. It was recorded in 2006, at “Haptown and House of David” in Nashville, and was produced by Roger Moutenot and Mark Nevers.

Personnel:

  • Kurt Wagner – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Ryan Norris – electronics, guitar, loops, organ, prepared piano, vibraphone
  • Tony Crow – piano, synthesizer, Wurlitzer
  • Scott Martin – drums, percussion, synthesizer
  • Jonathan Marx – electronics
  • Alex McManus – acoustic and electric guitars
  • William Tyler – acoustic and electric guitars
  • Matt Swanson – bass
  • Roy Agee – trombone
  • Denis Solee – woodwind
  • Marty Slayton – background vocals
  • Roger Moutenot – engineer
  • Mark Nevers – engineer, mixing
  • Jim DeMain – mastering
  • Michael Peed – paintings

Track listing:

  1. Ohio
  2. Slipped, Dissolved and Loosed
  3. I’m Thinking of a Number (Between 1 and 2)
  4. National Talk Like a Pirate Day
  5. A Hold of You
  6. Sharing a Gibson with Martin Luther King, Jr.
  7. Of Raymond
  8. Please Rise
  9. Popeye
  10. Close Up and Personal
  11. I Believe in You

On August 14, 2006.

On August 14, 2006, “Merge” label released “Damaged”, the ninth Lambchop studio album. It was recorded in 2006, at “Rhonda Court” in Austin, TX, and was produced by Dave Cobb.

Personnel:

  • Kurt Wagner– vocals, guitar
  • William Tyler – guitars
  • Tony Crow – piano
  • Sam Baker – drums
  • Matt Swanson – bass
  • Alex McManus – guitars
  • Deanna Varagona – baritone saxophone
  • Paul Niehaus– steel guitar, electric guitar
  • Marc Trovilion – electronics
  • Jonathon Marx – electronics, sound interludes
  • Ryan Norris – keyboards, electronics, sound interludes
  • Scott Martin – drums, electronics, sound interludes
  • Roy Agee – trombones
  • Gary Tussing – cellos
  • G daddy – acoustic guitar
  • Bruce Colson – violin
  • Ames Asbell – viola
  • Ben Westney – cello
  • Doctor Matt Gorham – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kurt Wagner, except where noted.

  1. Paperback Bible
  2. Prepared – Tony Crow, Kurt Wagner
  3. The Rise and Fall of the Letter P
  4. A Day Without Glasses
  5. Beers Before the Barbican
  6. I Would Have Waited Here All Day
  7. Crackers
  8. Fear
  9. Short
  10. The Decline of Country and Western Civilization

 

On May 7, 2013.

On May 7, 2013, “Merge” label released “Volume 3”, the fourth She & Him studio album. It was recorded 2012 – 2013, and was produced by M. Ward.

Personnel:

  • Zooey Deschanel– lead and harmony vocals, percussion, keyboards, piano, tambourine, vibraphone, taropatch ukulele
  • M. Ward– guitars, backing vocals, lead vocals, piano, organ, percussion, horns arrangements
  • Scott McPherson– drums
  • Joey Spampinato, Tyler Tornfelt, Mike Watt, Pierre de Reeder– bass
  • Tom Hagerman– violin
  • Amanda Lawrence– viola
  • Tilly and the Wall– gang vocals
  • Art Baron– trombone
  • J. Camerieri – trumpet
  • Doug Wieselman – saxophone

Track listing:

All tracks by Zooey Deschanel, except where noted.

  1. I’ve Got Your Number, Son
  2. Never Wanted Your Love
  3. Baby – George Morton, Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich
  4. I Could’ve Been Your Girl
  5. Turn to White
  6. Somebody Sweet to Talk To
  7. Something’s Haunting You
  8. Together
  9. Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me – Harry Noble
  10. Snow Queen
  11. Sunday Girl – Chris Stein
  12. London
  13. Shadow of Love
  14. Reprise (I Could’ve Been Your Girl)

On March 8, 2011.

On March 8, 2011, “Merge” label released “Civilian”, the third Wye Oak studio album. It was recorded in 2010, and was produced by John Congleton, Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack.

Personnel:

  • Jenn Wasner– vocals, guitar, bass, keys
  • Andy Stack– drums, bass, guitar, keys, electronics

Track listing:

All tracks by Jenn Wasner.

  1. Two Small Deaths
  2. The Alter
  3. Holy Holy
  4. Dogs Eyes
  5. Civilian
  6. Fish
  7. Plains
  8. Hot as day
  9. We Were Wealth
  10. Doubt

On February 21, 2012.

On February 21, 2012, “Merge” label released “Mr. M”, the eleventh Lambchop album. It was recorded 2009 – 2011, at “The Beach House” in Nashville Tennessee, “Admiralspalast” in Berlin, and was produced by Kurt Wagner and Mark Nevers.

Personnel:

  • Kurt Wagner – vocals, guitar, harmonica, synthesizer, painting
  • Matt Swanson – bass
  • Scott Martin – drums, percussion, noises
  • Ryan Norris – organ, guitar
  • William Tyler – guitar
  • Tony Crow – piano
  • Billy Contreras – fiddle
  • Roy Agee – horns, trombone
  • Denis Solee – horns, woodwind
  • Cortney Tidwell– backing vocals
  • A London String Ensemble – ensemble
  • Tosca String Quartet – ensemble
  • Jonathan Marx – noises
  • Mason Neely, Peter Stopshinski – string arrangements
  • Mark Nevers – recording engineer
  • Jim DeMain – mastering
  • New Formalists – design

 Track listing:

All tracks by Kurt Wagner.

  1. If Not I’ll Just Die
  2. 2B2
  3. Gone Tomorrow
  4. Met
  5. Gar
  6. Nice Without Mercy
  7. Buttons
  8. The Good Life (is wasted)
  9. Kind Of
  10. Betty’s Overture
  11. Never My Love

 

 

On February 20, 2001.

On February 20, 2001, “Merge” label released “Girls Can Tell”, the third Spoon studio album. It was recorded in 2000, and was produced by Britt Daniel, Jim Eno and Mike McCarthy.

Personnel:

  • Britt Daniel– vocal, guitar, keyboards
  • Joshua Zarbo – bass
  • Jim Eno– drums
  • Conrad Keely – mellotron
  • Laura Phelan – vibraphone
  • Lee Spencer – harpsichord
  • Ames Asbell – viola

Track listing:

All tracks by Britt Daniel except where noted.

  1. Everything Hits at Once
  2. Believing is Art
  3. Me and the Bean – John Clayton
  4. Lines in the Suit
  5. The Fitted Shirt
  6. Anything You Want
  7. Take a Walk
  8. 10:20 AM
  9. Take the Fifth
  10. This Book Is a Movie
  11. Chicago at Night