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On August 4, 2008.

On August 4, 2008, “Merge” label released the self-titled, debut Conor Oberst album. It was recorded January – February 2008 and was produced by Conor Oberst.

Personnel:

  • Conor Oberst– vocals, electric and 12-string guitar, stomp
  • Nate Walcott– organ, piano, electric piano
  • Nik Freitas– vocals, electric guitar
  • Macey Taylor– vocals, bass, stomp
  • Taylor Hollingsworth– guitar, electric guitar, stomp
  • Jason Boesel– vocals, drums, percussion, stomp
  • Andy LeMaster– vocals, tape echo
  • Phil Schaffart– vocals, stomp
  • Janet Weiss– vocals
  • Corina Figueroa-Escamilla– vocals
  • Ruben Mendez Hernandez– conch

Track listing:

All tracks by Conor Oberst, except where noted.

  1. Cape Canaveral
  2. Sausalito
  3. Get-Well-Cards
  4. Lenders in the Temple
  5. Danny Callahan
  6. I Don’t Want to Die (In the Hospital)
  7. Eagle on a Pole
  8. NYC – Gone, Gone
  9. Moab
  10. Valle Místico (Ruben’s Song) – Ruben Mendez Hernandez
  11. Souled Out!!! – Conor Oberst, Jason Boesel
  12. Milk Thistle

On July 7, 2007.

On July 7, 2007, “Merge” label released “Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga”, the sixth Spoon studio album. It was recorded September 2006 – January 2007, at “Public Hi-Fi”, “The Mob House” in Austin, Texas, “Cherokee” in Los Angeles, “Ocean” in Burbank, California, and was produced by Jon Brion, Britt Daniel, Jim Eno, Mike McCarthy, Britt Daniel, Jim Eno, Eric Harvey, and Rob Pope.

Personnel:

  • Britt Daniel – vocals, guitar
  • Jim Eno – drums
  • Eric Harvey – piano, keyboards
  • Rob Pope– bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Britt Daniel, except where noted.

  1. Don’t Make Me a Target
  2. The Ghost of You Lingers
  3. You Got Yr. Cherry Bomb
  4. Don’t You Evah – Julian Tepper, Max Tepper, Derek Vockins
  5. Rhythm & Soul
  6. Eddie’s Ragga – Britt Daniel, Jim Eno, Eric Harvey, Eddie Robert
  7. The Underdog
  8. My Little Japanese Cigarette Case
  9. Finer Feelings
  10. Black Like Me

On June 3, 2014.

On June 3, 2014, “Merge” label released “Beauty & Ruin”, the 11th Bob Mould album. It was recorded in 2014, and was produced by Bob Mould.

Personnel:

  • Bob Mould– vocals, guitars, keyboards, photography
  • Jason Narducy- bass
  • Jon Wurster- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Mould.

  1. Low Season
  2. Little Glass Pill
  3. I Don’t Know You Anymore
  4. Kid with Crooked face
  5. Nemeses Are Laughing
  6. The War
  7. Forgiveness
  8. Hey Mr. Grey
  9. Fire in the City
  10. Tomorrow Morning
  11. Let the Beauty Be
  12. Fix It

 

On February 20, 2001.

On February 20, 2001, “Merge” and “12 XU” labels released “Girls Can Tell”, the third Spoon studio album. It was recorded in 2000, at Jim Eno’s home studio at Austin, TX, 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. 1020 AM
  9. Take the Fifth
  10. This Book is a Movie
  11. Chicago at Night

On February 8, 2019.

On February 8, 2019, “Merge” label released “Sunshine Rock”, the 13th Bob Mould album. It was recorded in 2018 at “Tiny Telephone” in Oakland, “Tiny Telephone B” in San Francisco, “Granary Music” in San Francisco and “Granary Music” in Berlin, and was produced by Bob Mould.

Personnel:

  • Bob Mould– vocals, guitars, keyboards, percussion, orchestral arrangements
  • Jason Narducy– bass, backing vocals
  • Jon Wurster– drums, percussion
  • Alison Chesley – cello, orchestral score transcriptions
  • Prague TV Orchestra – cellos, violas, violins
  • Paul Martens – transcription consultant
  • Mikel Toms – orchestra conductor
  • Jan Košulič – orchestra engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Bob Mould, except where noted.

  1. Sunshine Rock
  2. What Do You Want Me to Do
  3. Sunny Love Song
  4. Thirty Dozen Roses
  5. The Final Years
  6. Irrational Poison
  7. I Fought
  8. Sun King
  9. Lost Faith
  10. Camp Sunshine
  11. Send Me a Postcard – Robbie van Leeuwen
  12. Western Sunset

On January 30, 1996.

On January 30, 1996, “Merge” label released “How I Quit Smoking”, the second Lambchop studio album. It was recorded in 1995, and was produced by Your Starry Eyes.

Personnel:

  • Kurt Wagner – vocal, acoustic, classical and electric guitar
  • Paul Niehaus – guitar
  • Steve Goodhue – guitar
  • Deanna Varagona – vocal, alto and baritone saxophone
  • John Delworth – Hammond organ, Farfisa organ
  • Jonathan Marx – vocals, alto saxophone, cornet, clarinet
  • Allen Lowrey – drums
  • Pamela Sixfin – violin
  • Hank Tilbury – banjo
  • Mike Doster – string bass
  • Robb Earls – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Kurt Wagner, except where noted.

  1. For Which We Are Truly Thankful
  2. The Man Who Loved Beer – Kurt Wagner, Donald Charles Book “Unknown Egyptian, c. 1990 B.C.”
  3. The Militant
  4. We Never Argue
  5. Life’s Little Tragedy
  6. Suzieju
  7. All Smiles and Mariachi
  8. The Scary Caroler
  9. Smuckers
  10. The Militant (reprise)
  11. Garf
  12. Your Life as a Sequel
  13. Theöne – Kurt Wagner, Elton John, Bernie Taupin

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)