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On October 11, 2017.

On October 11, 2017, “Geenger Records” and “Balkan Veliki” labels released “Pazi Kuče”, album by Vasko Atanasovski. It was recorded October 2016 – April 2017, at “Studio 1060” in Skopje, Macedonia, and was produced by Vasko Atanasovski.

Personnel:

  • Vasko Atanasovski – vocals, guitars, bass
  • Deni Krstev – keyboards, programming, recording, mixing, editing, Mastering
  • Kristina Gorevska – vocals
  • Mike Watt – bass, photography
  •  Ivan Antunović – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Vasko Atanasovski.

  1. Gradovi
  2. Ništo nema aa ne razdeli
  3. Laži me (Canada Via Mexico Mix)
  4. Reka (5RZ 1060 Mix)
  5. Koga ljubovta e najdaleku (Lično)
  6. Sakam
  7. Koga ljubovta e najdaleku
  8. Reka (Africa HC Sufi Mix)

On November 4, 1987.

On November 4, 1987, “SST” label released “If’n”, the second Firehose studio album. It was recorded September – October 1987, at “Radio Tokyo” in Venice, California, and was produced by Ethan James and Mike Watt.

Personnel:

  • Ed Crawford – vocals, guitar
  • George Hurley – drums
  • Mike Watt – vocals, bass

Track listing:

  1. Sometimes
  2. Hear Me
  3. Honey, Please
  4. Backroads
  5. From One Cums One
  6. Making the Freeway
  7. Anger
  8. For the Singer of R.E.M.
  9. Operation Solitaire
  10. Windmilling
  11. Me & You, Remembering
  12. In Memory of Elizabeth Cotten
  13. Soon
  14. Thunder Child

On October 23, 2001.

On October 23, 2001, “ATO” and “Evangeline Records” labels released “The Deep End, Volume 1”, the fourth Gov’t Mule studio album. It was recorded in 2001, at “The Theater 99” in New York, NY, “Sunset Sound” in Hollywood, CA; “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, CA, “Water Music” in Hoboken, NJ, and was produced by Michael Barbiero, Warren Haynes, John Cutler, David Z, and Stefani Scamardo.

Personnel:

  • Warren Haynes – vocals, guitar
  • Matt Abts – drums
  • Allen Woody – bass
  • Jack Bruce  – bass, mixing
  • Oteil Burbridge – bass
  • Bootsy Collins – bass
  • John Entwistle – bass
  • Flea – bass
  • Roger Glover – bass
  • Mike Gordon – bass
  • Larry Graham – bass
  • Stefan Lessard – bass
  • Dave Schools – bass
  • Mike Watt – bass
  • Willie Weeks – bass
  • Chris Wood – bass
  • Gregg Allman – vocals, keyboards
  • Rob Barraco – organ, Wurlitzer
  • Keith Barry – tenor saxophone
  • Randall Bramblett – organ
  • Jerry Cantrell – vocals
  • Audley Freed – guitar
  • Eddie Harsch – keyboards, organ
  • Huck Leavell – organ, Wurlitzer
  • Little Milton – vocals, guitar
  • Danny Louis – organ, Wurlitzer
  • Page McConnell – organ, Wurlitzer, synthesizer
  • John Scofield – guitar
  • Derek Trucks – slide guitar
  • Mike Uhler – trumpet
  • Dan Weinstein – trombone
  • Bernie Worrell – organ, clavinet
  • Tim Reynolds – guitar
  • Michael Barbiero – mixing, engineering
  • John Cutler – engineering
  • David Z – mixing, engineering
  • Ray Martin – engineering, mixing
  • Stefani Scamardo – executive producer
  • Raeanne Zschokke – assistant engineer
  • Greg Griffith – assistant engineer
  • Jeff Hoffman – assistant engineer
  • Ryan Castle – assistant engineer
  • Michael Rosen – assistant engineer
  • Dan Jurow – assistant engineer
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Steve Fallone – editing

Track listing:

All tracks by Warren Haynes, except where noted.

  1. Fool’s Moon
  2. Life on the Ouside – Warren Haynes, Audley Freed
  3. Banks of the Deep End – Warren Haynes, Audley Freed
  4. Down and Out in New York City – Bodie Chandler, Barry De Vorzon
  5. Effigy – John Fogerty
  6. Maybe I’m a Leo – Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Jon Lord, Ian Paice
  7. Same Price
  8. Soulshine
  9. Sco-Mule
  10. Worried About the Blues – Warren Haynes, Allen Woody, John Jaworowicz
  11. Beautifully Broken – Warren Haynes, Danny Louis
  12. Tear Me Down
  13. Sin’s a Good Man’s Brother – Mark Farner

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 May 28, 1996.

On May 28, 1996, “Warner Bros” label released “Good God’s Urge”, the second and final Porno for Pyros studio album. It was recorded in 1996, and was produced by Perry Farrell, Thomas Johnson and Matt Hyde.

Personnel:

  • Perry Farrell – vocals, percussion, samples, harp, keyboards
  • Peter DiStefano – guitars, samples, backing vocals
  • Martyn LeNoble – bass
  • Stephen Perkins – drums, percussion, samples, backing vocals
  • Thomas Johnson – samples, sounds, keyboards
  • David J, Mike Watt, Flea – bass
  • Daniel Ash – guitar
  • Kevin Haskins – samples
  • Dave Navarro – guitar intro
  • Matt Hyde – intro slide guitar, samples, slide guitar
  • Lili Haydn – violin
  • Ralf Rickert – trumpet
  • Leo Chelyapov – clarinet
  • John Flannery – space guitar intro, chorus, backing vocals, trash can
  • Josh “Bagel” Klassman, Christine Cagle, Shawn London, Kimberly Juarez – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Porpoise Head
  2. 100 Ways
  3. Tahitian Moon
  4. Kimberly Austin
  5. Thick of it All
  6. Good God’s Urge!
  7. Wishing Well
  8. Dogs Rule the Night
  9. Freeway
  10. Bali Eyes

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 January 1983.

In January 1983, “SST” label released “What Makes a Man Start Fires?”, the second Minutemen studio album. It was recorded July – August 1982, and was produced by Spot.

Personnel:

  • Boon- guitar, lead vocals
  • Mike Watt- bass, backing vocals
  • George Hurley- drums, oil drums
  • Joe Baiza – additional guitar

Track listing:

  1. Bob Dylan Wrote Propaganda Songs – Mike Watt
  2. One Chapter in the Book – Mike Watt
  3. Fake Contest – Mike Watt
  4. Beacon Sighted Through Fog – Mike Watt
  5. Mutiny in Jonestown – Boon, Mike Watt
  6. East Wind/Faith – George Hurley, Mike Watt
  7. Pure Joy – George Hurley, Mike Watt
  8. 99 – George Hurley, Mike Watt
  9. The Anchor – George Hurley, Mike Watt
  10. Sell or Be Sold – Boon, Mike Watt
  11. The Only Minority – Boon, Mike Watt
  12. Split Red – Boon, Mike Watt
  13. Colors – Boon, Mike Watt
  14. Plight – Boon, Mike Watt
  15. The Tin Roof – Mike Watt
  16. Life as a Rehearsal – Mike Watt
  17. This Road – Mike Watt
  18. Polarity – Mike Watt

In July 1984.

In July 1984, “SST” label released “Double Nickels on the Dime”, the third Minutemen studio album. It was recorded November 1983 – April 1984, at “Radio Tokyo Studios” in Venice, California, and was produced by Ethan James. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Double Nickels on the Dime” at number 413 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Boon– vocals, guitar
  • Mike Watt– bass, vocals
  • George Hurley– drums, vocals
  • Joe Baiza– guitar
  • John Rocknowski  – guitar
  • Dirk Vandenberg  – guitar
  • Ethan James– engineer

Track listing:

Side D

  1. Anxious Mo-Fo – D. Boon, Mike Watt
  2. Theatre Is the Life of You – D. Boon, Mike Watt
  3. Viet Nam – D. Boon
  4. Cohesion – D. Boon
  5. It’s Expected I’m Gone – Mike Watt
  6. #1 Hit Song – D. Boon, George Hurley
  7. Two Beads at the End – D. Boon, George Hurley
  8. Do You Want New Wave or Do You Want the Truth? – Mike Watt
  9. Don’t Look Now – John Fogerty
  10. Shit from an Old Notebook – D. Boon, Mike Watt
  11. Nature Without Man – Chuck Dukowski, D. Boon
  12. One Reporter’s Opinion – Mike Watt

Side Mike

  1. Political Song for Michael Jackson to Sing – Mike Watt
  2. Maybe Partying Will Help – D. Boon, Mike Watt
  3. Toadies – Mike Watt
  4. Retreat – Mike Watt
  5. The Big Foist – Mike Watt
  6. God Bows to Math – Jack Brewer, Mike Watt
  7. Corona – D. Boon
  8. The Glory of Man – Mike Watt
  9. Take 5, D – Joe Baiza, John Rocknowski, Dirk Vandenberg, Mike Watt
  10. My Heart and the Real World – Mike Watt
  11. History Lesson – Part II – Mike Watt

Side George

  1. You Need the Glory – George Hurley
  2. The Roar of the Masses Could Be Farts – Dick Vandenberg, Mike Watt
  3. Robot’s Holy Orders – George Hurley
  4. West Germany – D. Boon
  5. The Politics of Time – Mike Watt
  6. Themselves – D. Boon
  7. Please Don’t Be Gentle with Me – Jack Brewer, Mike Watt
  8. Nothing indeed – George Hurley, Mike Watt
  9. No Exchange – George Hurley, Mike Watt
  10. There Ain’t Shit on T.V. Tonight – George Hurley, Mike Watt
  11. There Ain’t Shit on T.V. Tonight – D. Boon
  12. This Ain’t No Picnic – D. Boon
  13. Spillage – Mike Watt

Side Chaff

  1. Untitled Song for Latin America – D. Boon
  2. Jesus and Tequila – D. Boon, Joe Carducci
  3. June 16th – Mike Watt
  4. Storm in my House – D. Boon, Henry Rollins
  5. Martin’s Story – Martin Tamburovich, Mike Watt
  6. Ain’t Talkin’ ’bout Love – Eddie Van Halen, Alex Van Halen, David Lee Roth, Michael Anthony
  7. Wu – Donald Fagen, Walter Becker
  8. Little Man with a Gun in His Hand – D. Boon, Chuck Dukowski
  9. The World According to Nouns – Mike Watt
  10. Love Dance – D. Boon

In May 1986.

In May 1986, “SST” label released “Evol”, the third Sonic Youth studio album. It was recorded in 1986, at “BC Studio” in Brooklyn, New York City, and was produced by Martin Bisi, Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon, Lee Ranaldo and Steve Shelley.

Personnel:

  • Thurston Moore– vocals, guitar, synthesizer
  • Kim Gordon– vocals, bass guitar, guitar
  • Lee Ranaldo– guitar, vocals, sleeve photography
  • Steve Shelley– drums, programming
  • Mike Watt– bass guitar
  • Martin Bisi– engineering
  • John Golden – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon, Lee Ranaldo and Steve Shelley, except where noted.

  1. Tom Violence – lyrics by Thurston Moore
  2. Shadow of a Doubt – lyrics by Kim Gordon
  3. Starpower – lyrics by Thurston Moore
  4. In the Kingdom #19 – lyrics by Lee Ranaldo
  5. Green Light – lyrics by Thurston Moore
  6. Death to Our Friends
  7. Secret Girl – lyrics by Kim Gordon
  8. Marilyn Moore –lyrics by Lydia Lunch, Kim Gordon
  9. Expressway to Yr. Skull – Thurston Moore

On March 6, 2007.

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On March 6, 2007, “Virgin” label released “The Weirdness”, the fourth Stooges album.  It was recorded in October 2006, at “Electrical Audio Studios” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Steve Albini. It was the first studio album of new material The Stooges released since “Raw Power” in 1973.

Personnel:

  • Iggy Pop– vocals
  • Ron Asheton– guitar
  • Scott Asheton– drums
  • Mike Watt– bass guitar
  • Steve Mackay– saxophone
  • Brendan Benson– backing vocals
  • Steve Albini– engineering
  • Nick Webb – mastering
  • Chris Wujek – technical assistance
  • Rob Vester – assistant engineer
  • Henry McGroggan – production coordination
  • Eric Fischer – production coordination
  • Sean Mosher-Smith – art direction and design
  • Chapman Baehler– photography
  • Robert Matheu – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Iggy Pop, Ron Asheton, and Scott Asheton, except where noted.

  1. Trollin’
  2. You Can’t Have Friends
  3. ATM
  4. My Idea of Fun
  5. The Weirdness
  6. Free & freaky
  7. Greedy Awful People
  8. She Took My Money
  9. The End of Christianity
  10. Mexican Guy
  11. Passing Cloud
  12. I’m Fried