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On August 27, 2001.

On August 27, 2001, “HeavyDevy” label released “Terria”, the fifth Devin Townsend studio album. It was recorded February – May 2001, at “Mushroom” in Manland, Bedlam, “Platinum Plus” and “Greenhouse Studios”, Vancouver, BC, and was produced by Devin Townsend.


  • Devin Townsend – vocals, guitar, ambience, samples, keyboards, engineer, mixing
  • Jamie Meyer – piano, keyboards
  • Craig McFarland – fretless bass
  • Gene Hoglan – drums
  • Shaun Thingvold – engineering, mixing
  • Scott Ternan – engineering
  • Jamie Meyer – engineering
  • Lee Preston – engineering
  • Chris Crippen – drum technician
  • Mike Bellis – drum technician
  • Travis Smith – illustration, design, layout
  • Gloria Fraser – photography


All tracks by Devin Townsend.

  1. Olives
  2. Mountain
  3. Earth Day
  4. Deep Peace
  5. Canada
  6. Down and Under
  7. The Fluke
  8. Nobody’s Here
  9. Tiny Tears
  10. Stagnant
  11. Humble – hidden track

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”.


  • 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 November 22, 1984.

On November 22, 1984,“Mushroom” label released “See Ya ‘Round”, the ninth and final Split Enz album. It was recorded in 1984, and was produced by Jim Barton,


  • Neil Finn– vocals, guitar
  • Eddie Rayner– keyboards, synthesizer, backing vocals
  • Noel Crombie– percussion, vocals
  • Nigel Griggs– bass, backing vocals
  • Paul Hester– drums, vocals
  • Wilbur Wilde– saxophone
  • Bob Venier– flugelhorn

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Finn, except where noted.

  1. Breakin’ My Back
  2. I Walk Away
  3. Doctor Love
  4. One Mouth Is Fed
  5. Years Go By – Neil Finn, Eddie Rayner
  6. Voices
  7. The Lost Cat – Eddie Rayner
  8. Adz – Nigel Griggs
  9. This Is Massive – Paul Hester
  10. Kia Kaha (Ever Be Strong)
  11. Ninnie Knees Up – Noel Crombie

In August 1986.

In August 1986, “Mushroom” label released “In the Pines”, the third Triffids studio album. It was recorded in April 1986, in a woolshed on a remote Western Australian farming property, owned by the David McCombs’ parents, and was produced by Bruce Callaway and David McComb.


  • David McComb- vocals, guitar, mandolin
  • ‘Evil’ Graham Lee- acoustic guitar, pedal and lap steel guitar, backing vocals
  • Jill Birt- vocals, keyboards
  • Robert McComb- violin, guitar, drums, harmonica, mandolin, backing vocals
  • Martyn Casey- bass guitar
  • Alsy MacDonald- drums, backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by David McComb, except where noted.

  1. Suntrapper
  2. In the Pines
  3. Kathy Knows
  4. 25 To 5
  5. Do You Want Me Near You? – Allan MacDonald
  6. Once a Day – Bill Anderson
  7. Just Might Fade Away
  8. Better Off This Way
  9. Only One Life
  10. Keep Your Eyes on the Hole
  11. One Soul Less on Your Fiery List
  12. Born Sandy Devotional
  13. Love and Affection

In August 1976.

In August 1976, “Mushroom” label released “Second Thoughts”, the second Split Enz studio album. It was recorded April – May 1976, at “Basing Street Studios” in London, and was produced by Phil Manzanera.


  • Tim Finn– vocals, piano
  • Phil Judd– vocals, guitars, mandolin
  • Jonathan Michael Chunn– bass, piano
  • Emlyn Crowther– drums
  • Noel Crombie– percussion
  • Edward Rayner– keyboards
  • Robert Gillies– saxophone, trumpet
  • Miles Golding – violin
  • Ian Sharp – cello
  • Rhett Davies, Guy Bidmead – recording
  • Rhett Davies – mixing
  • John Prew – photography

Track listing:

  1. Late Last Night – Phil Judd
  2. Walking Down a Road – Tim Finn, Phil Judd
  3. Titus – Phil Judd
  4. Lovely Dovey – Tim Finn, Phil Judd
  5. Sweet Dreams – Phil Judd
  6. Stranger Than Fiction – Tim Finn, Phil Judd
  7. Time for a Change – Phil Judd
  8. Matinee Idyll – Tim Finn, Phil Judd
  9. The Woman Who Loves You – Tim Finn, Phil Judd

In April 1982.

In April 1982, “Mushroom” label released “Time and Tide”, the seventh Split Enz album. It was recorded January-February in Sydney, and was produced by Hugh Padgham, Tim Finn, Neil Finn, Noel Crombie, Nigel Griggs and Eddie Rayner.


  • Tim Finn– vocals, piano, mixing
  • Neil Finn– vocals, guitar, mixing
  • Nigel Griggs– bass, mixing
  • Noel Crombie– drums, percussion, mixing, cover design, photos
  • Eddie Rayner– percussion, keyboards, mixing
  • Hugh Padgham – engineer, mixing
  • David Price – engineer assistant
  • Ian Cooper, Howard Grey – mastering
  • Jeff Ayeroff – art direction:

Track listing:

  1. Dirty Creature – Neil Finn, Tim Finn, Nigel Griggs
  2. Giant Heartbeat – Neil Finn, Nigel Griggs
  3. Hello Sandy Allen – Neil Finn
  4. Never Ceases to Amaze Me – Tim Finn
  5. Lost for Words – Neil Finn, Tim Finn, Nigel Griggs
  6. Small World – Tim Finn
  7. Take a Walk – Neil.Finn
  8. Pioneer – Eddie Rayner
  9. Six Months in a Leaky Boat – Tim Finn, Neil Finn, Noel Crombie, Nigel Griggs, Eddie Rayner
  10. Haul Away – Tim Finn
  11. Log Cabin Fever – Neil Finn
  12. Make Sense of It – Noel Crombie, Tim Finn, Neil Finn, Nigel Griggs, Eddie Rayner

In April 1981.

In April 1981, “Mushroom” label released “Corroboree” (Waiata), the sixth Split Enz studio album. It was recorded in 1980, at “AAV Studios” in Melbourne, and was produced by David Tickle.


  • Tim Finn– vocals
  • Neil Finn– vocals, guitar
  • Edward Rayner– vocals, keyboards
  • Nigel Griggs– bass
  • Malcolm Green– drums
  • Noel Crombie– percussion
  • Scott (Blackhand) Hemming – engineer assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by Tim Finn, except where noted.

  1. Hard Act to Follow
  2. One Step Ahead – Neil Finn
  3. I Don’t Wanna Dance
  4. Iris – Neil Finn
  5. Wail – Eddie Rayner
  6. Clumsy
  7. History Never Repeats – Neil Finn
  8. Walking Through the Ruins
  9. Ships – Neil Finn
  10. Ghost Girl
  11. Albert of India – Eddie Rayner

In March 1986.

In March 1986, Mushroom” label released “Born Sandy Devotional”, the second Triffids album. It was recorded in August 1985, at “Mark Angelo Studios” in London, and was produced by Gil Norton, David McComb, “Evil” Graham Lee, Martyn Casey, Jill Birt, Robert McComb and Alsy MacDonald.


  • David McComb- vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • “Evil” Graham Lee- pedal and lap steel guitar
  • Jill Birt- vocals, keyboards
  • Robert McComb- violin, guitar, backing vocals
  • Martyn Casey- bass guitar
  • Alsy MacDonald- drums, backing vocals
  • Sally Collins – backing vocals
  • Fay Brown – backing vocals
  • Adam Peters – cello, keyboards, piano
  • Chris Abrahams – piano, vibraphone
  • Lesley Wynne – viola

Track listing:

All tracks by David McComb.

  1. The Seabirds
  2. Estuary Bed
  3. Chicken Killer
  4. Tarrilup Bridge
  5. Lonely Stretch
  6. Wide Open Road
  7. Life of Crime
  8. Personal Things
  9. Stolen Property
  10. Tender Is the Night (The Long Fidelity)

In February 1971.


In February 1971, “United Artists” label released “Tago Mago”, the third Can album. It was recorded November 1970-February 1971 at Schloss Nörvenich (Cologne), Germany, and was produced by Damo Suzuki, Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit and Irmin Schmidt . “Tago Mago” has received much critical acclaim since its release and has been cited as major influence by many artists.


  • Damo Suzuki– vocals
  • Holger Czukay– bass, engineering, editing
  • Michael Karoli– guitar, violin
  • Jaki Liebezeit– drums, double bass, piano
  • Irmin Schmidt– keyboards, vocals
  • Eichberger – artwork, design

Track listing:

  1. Paperhouse
  2. Mushroom
  3. Oh Yeah
  4. Halleluhwah
  5. Aumgn
  6. Peking O
  7. Bring Me Cofee or Tea