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On April 2, 2008.

On April 2, 2008, “XL Recordings” label released “Walk It Off” the second Tapes ‘n Tapes studio album. It was recorded in 2007, at “Tarbox Road Studios” in New York, and was produced by Dave Fridmann.

Personnel:

  • Josh Grier – vocals, guitar
  • Jeremy Hanson – drums
  • Matt Kretzman – keyboards, various instruments
  • Erik Appelwick – bass guitar
  • Dave Fridmann – recording, mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Josh Grier.

  1. Le Ruse
  2. Time of Songs
  3. Hang Them All
  4. Headshock
  5. Conquest
  6. Say Back Something
  7. Demon Apple
  8. Blunt
  9. George Michael
  10. Anvil
  11. Lines
  12. The Dirty Dirty

Pn March 9, 1985.

On March 9, 1985, “Scotti Bros” label released “Go for Your Life”, the fifth Mountain studio album. It was recorded in 1984, at “Criteria Recording Studios” in Florida, and “Wizard Sound Studios” in Westchester, New York, and was produced by Pete Solley.

Personnel:

  • Leslie West – vocals, guitar
  • Mark Clarke – bass
  • Corky Laing – drums
  • Ian Hunter – sequencing
  • Eric Johnson – synthesizer
  • Miller Anderson – slide guitar
  • Chuck Kirkpatrick – background vocals
  • Mike Scott – engineer
  • Gary Lyons – engineer
  • Jim Sessody – assistant engineer
  • Doug MacDonald – assistant engineer
  • Mike Fuller – mastering
  • Bud Prager – recording director
  • Pete Solley – engineer
  • Lane/Donald – art direction
  • Barry Jackson – illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Leslie West and Corky Laing, except  where noted.

  1. Hard Times – Leslie West, Corky Laing, Bud Prager
  2. Spark
  3. She Loves Her Rock (And She Loves It Hard)
  4. Bardot Damage
  5. Shimmy on the Footlights
  6. I Love Young Girls
  7. Makin’ It in Your Car
  8. Babe in the Woods
  9. Little Bit of Insanity

On February 28, 1995.

On February 28, 1995, “Verve Forecast Records” label released “First Wish”, the debut Chris Botti album. It was recorded in 1994, at “Bearsville Studios” in Bearsville, New York, “AGF Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Chris Botti, Kevin Killen and Andy Snitzer.

Personnel:

  • Chris Botti – trumpet, keyboards, programming, tambourine, acoustic piano
  • Paul Joseph Moore – keyboards, acoustic piano, Omnichord
  • Andy Snitzer – Rhodes, programming
  • Mitchell Froom – Wurlitzer electric piano, organ
  • Kevin Killen – Omnichord
  • Larry Saltzman – guitars
  • Shane Fontayne – guitars
  • Paul Livant – guitars
  • Marc Shulman – guitars
  • Dominic Kanza – guitars
  • Pino Palladino – bass
  • Steve Ferrone – drums
  • Jerry Marotta – drums
  • Joe Bonadio – percussion
  • Cyro Baptista – surdo, shaker
  • Michael Brecker – tenor saxophone
  • Sandra Park – violin
  • Rebecca Young – violin
  • Morris Goldberg – African flutes
  • Edie Brickell – vocals
  • Kevin Killen – engineer, mixing
  • Guy Eckstein – executive producer
  • Andrew Page – additional recording
  • Marc Silag – production coordinator
  • David Lau – art direction
  • Sheryl Lutz-Brown – art direction
  • Étsuko Iseki – design
  • Gary St. Clair – design
  • Brad Hitz – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Botti, except where noted.

  1. Worlds Outside
  2. On the Night Ride
  3. First Wish
  4. Like I Do Now – Chris Botti, Edie Brickell, Paul Joseph Moore
  5. Cubism
  6. Through Tin Hearts
  7. Longing
  8. Nerve Central
  9. Fade to Day
  10. A Few More Days, A Few More Weeks

On February 12, 2008.

On February 12, 2008, “Hyena Records” label released “Invisible Baby”, the debut Marco Benevento studio album. It was recorded in August 2007, at “Avast!” in Seattle, Washington, and October 2007, at “Trout Studios” in Brooklyn, New York, and was produced by Marco Benevento.

Personnel:

  • Marco Benevento – piano, keyboards, mellotron, circuit bent toys
  • Reed Mathis – bass
  • Matt Chamberlain – drums
  • Andrew Barr – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Marco Benevento.

  1. Bus Ride
  2. Record Book
  3. Atari
  4. The Real Morning Party
  5. You Must Be A Lion
  6. If You Keep Asking Me
  7. Ruby
  8. Are You the Favorite Person of Anybody?

On February 8, 2010.

On February 8, 2010, “Secretly Canadian” label released “Odd Blood”, the second Yeasayer studio album. It was recorded in 2009, at “Jersville Studio” in Woodstock, New York, “Great City Productions” in New York City, and was produced by Chris Keating, Anand Wilder and Ira Wolf Tuton.

Personnel:

  • Chris Keating – vocals, keyboards, art direction
  • Anand Wilder – guitars, vocals, keyboards
  • Ira Wolf Tuton – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jason Trammell – drums
  • Ahmed Gallab – timbales, electronic percussion
  • Jerry Marotta – drums, Taos drums, percussion
  • Kevin Bewersdorf – piano, synthesizers
  • Stuart Bogie – horns, bass harmonica, jaw harp
  • Steven Stetson – horns
  • Steve Revitte – recording, engineering
  • Britt Myers – recording, engineering, mixing
  • Jake Aron – additional engineering
  • Todd Brozman – mixing assistant
  • Jay Culliton – mixing assistant
  • Geoff Vincent – mixing assistant
  • Chris Gehringer – mastering
  • Benjamin Phelan – artwork, light sculptures
  • Daniel Murphy – layout

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Keating, Anand Wilder and Ira Wolf Tuton.

  1. The Children
  2. Ambling Alp
  3. Madder Red
  4. I Remember
  5. O.N.E.
  6. Love Me Girl
  7. Rome
  8. Strange Reunions
  9. Mondegreen
  10. Grizelda

On February 6, 2007.

On February 6, 2007, “Simian”, “Elephant 6” and “Yep Roc” labels released “New Magnetic Wonder”, the sixth Apples in Stereo studio album. It was recorded in 2006, at “Trout Studios” in Brooklyn, New York, in Lexington, Kentucky, in Denver, Colorado,
in Benton, Kentucky, and was produced by Bryce Goggin and Robert Schneider.

Personnel:

  • Robert Schneider – lead and backing vocals, lead and rhythm guitar, acoustic and electric piano, organ, synthesizer, mellotron, vocoder, electronic effects, percussion, handclaps, bass guitar, non-Pythagorean music scale
  • Hilarie Sidney – lead and backing vocals, drums, percussion, handclaps, rhythm guitar
  • Eric Allen – bass guitar, echoplex, space guitar, handclaps, backing vocals,
  • John Hill – rhythm guitar, phase shift, handclaps, backing vocals
  • Anonymous studio musicians – Mellotron tape banks.
  • Per Ole Bratset – lead guitar, sound effects
  • Bill Doss – piano fun, acoustic guitar, handclaps, backing vocals, vocal arrangement
  • Will Cullen Hart – drums, electronic effects, handclaps, backwards poetry, plastic whistle, backing vocals
  • Otto Helmuth – mandolin, handclaps, backing vocals
  • Jeff Holland – lap steel, echoplex
  • London audience – anger due to Apples’ overly-loud guitars
  • Jeff Mangum – drums, cow object, backing vocals, handclaps
  • John Fernandes – bass clarinet, violins
  • Craig Morris – lead and backwards guitar, Mellotron, fuzz bass
  • Adam Sachs – cowbell, tambourine
  • Zack Shaw – alto sax, weird toys, echoplex
  • Pete Fitzpatrick – euphonium
  • Bryce Goggin – electronic effects
  • John Ferguson – backing vocals
  • Matthew Goodman – backing vocals
  • Tony Miller – backing vocals

Track listing:

The album consists of 14 songs and 10 musical segues (“link tracks”).

All tracks written by Robert Schneider except where noted.

Disc 1:

  1. Can You Feel It? – co-written by Bill Doss
  2. Skyway
  3. Mellotron 1
  4. Energy
  5. Same Old Drag
  6. Joanie Don’t U Worry
  7. Sunndal Song – Hilarie Sidney
  8. Droplet
  9. Play Tough
  10. Sun is Out
  11. Non-Pythagorean Composition 1
  12. Hello Lola
  13. 7 Stars
  14. Mellotron 2

Disc 2:

  1. Sunday Sounds – Hilarie Sidney
  2. Open Eyes
  3. Crimson
  4. Pre-Crimson – Eric Allen
  5. Vocoder Ba Ba
  6. Radiation
  7. Beautiful Machine Parts 1-2
  8. Beautiful Machine Parts 3-4
  9. My Pretend
  10. Non-Pythagorean Composition 3

On February 5, 2013.

On February 5, 2013, “Hundred Handed/Everything Evil” label released “The Afterman: Descension”, the seventh Coheed and Cambria studio album. It was recorded November 2011 – June 2012, at “Applehead Recording” in New York, and was produced by Michael Birnbaum, Chris Bittner, Claudio Sanchez, Travis Stever, Josh Eppard and Zach Cooper.

Personnel:

  • Claudio Sanchez – lead vocals, voice of Sirius Amory.rhythm guitar, piano, ukulele
  • Travis Stever – lead guitar, lap steel guitar, backing vocals
  • Josh Eppard – drums, percussion, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Zach Cooper – bass, backing vocals
  • John Medeski – piano, clavinet, synthesizers
  • Daniel Sedownick – percussion
  • Steve Bernstein – horns
  • Stan Harisson – horns
  • Dan Levine – horns
  • Chondra Sanchez – additional background vocals, voice of The All Mother
  • Maggie Bryngelson – additional background vocals
  • Heidi Taillefer – cover art
  • Nathan Spoor – interior art
  • Bill Scoville – package design, additional graphics

Track listing:

All tracks by Claudio Sanchez, except where noted. 

  1. Pretelethal
  2. Key Entity Extraction V: Sentry the Defiant
  3. The Hard Sell
  4. Number City
  5. Gravity’s Union
  6. Away We Go – Claudio Sanchez, Travis Stever
  7. Iron Fist – Claudio Sanchez, Travis Stever
  8. Dark Side of Me – Claudio Sanchez, Travis Stever
  9. 2’s My Favorite 1

on january 26, 2000.

On January 26, 2000, “Telarc” label released “McCoy Tyner with Stanley Clarke and Al Foster”, the 68th McCoy Tyner album. It was recorded in April 1999, at “Clinton Recording Studio “B” in New York.

Personnel:

  • McCoy Tyner: piano
  • Stanley Clarke: bass, electric bass
  • Al Foster: drums

Track listing:

All tracks by McCoy Tyner, except where noted.

  1. Trane-Like
  2. Once Upon a Time
  3. Never Let Me Go – Ray Evans, Jay Livingston
  4. I Want to Tell You ‘Bout That
  5. Will You Still Be Mine? – Tom Adair, Mat Dennis
  6. Goin’ ‘Way Blues
  7. In the Tradition Of – Stanley Clarke
  8. The Night has a Thousand Eyes – Buddy Bernier, Jerry Brainin
  9. Carriba
  10. Memories
  11. I Want to Tell You ‘Bout That (alternate take)

On January 21, 2013.

On January 21, 2014, “High Note” label released “Icons & Influences”, the 32nd George Cables album. It was recorded in September 2013, at “Systems Two” in Brooklyn, New York, and was produced by George Cables.

Personnel:

  • George Cables – piano
  • Dezron Douglas – bass
  • Victor Lewis – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by George Cables except where noted

  1. Cedar Walton
  2. Farewell Mulgrew
  3. Happiness
  4. The Duke – Dave Brubeck
  5. Come Sunday – Duke Ellington
  6. Little B’s Poem – Bobby Hutcherson
  7. Nature Boy – Eden Ahbez
  8. Very Early – Bill Evans
  9. Isotope – Joe Henderson
  10. The Very Thought of You – Ray Noble
  11. Mo’ Pan – Aldwyn Roberts
  12. Blue Heart – Benny Golson

On January 8, 1976.

On January 8, 1976, “Atlantic” label released “Songs for the New Depression”, the third Bette Midler studio album. It was recorded 1972 – 1976, at “Secret Sound Studio” New York, N.Y., “Electric Lady” and “Media Sound Studios” in New York, N.Y., “Atlantic Recording Studios” in New York, N.Y., and was produced by Bette Midler, Joel Dorn, Ahmet Ertegün, Arif Mardin, Mark “Moogy” Klingman, and Jack Malken.

Personnel:

  • Bette Midler – lead and backing vocals, assistant engineer
  • Glaswegians Orchestra – arranged and conducted by Arif Mardin
  • Moogy Klingman – piano, electric piano, RMI Computer keyboard, Mini Korg synthesizer, harmonica, arranger and conductor
  • Ralph Schuckett – acoustic piano, clavinet, organ, Sound City piano, harmonium, string ensemble, arranger, conductor
  • Bob Dylan – vocals 
  • Dick Hyman – piano
  • David Spinozza – guitar
  • Jerry Friedman – guitar
  • Todd Rundgren – guitar, backing vocals
  • Dave Webster – slide guitar 
  • Rick Derringer – pedal steel guitar
  • Eric Weissberg – banjo, mandolin
  • Don Brooks – harmonica
  • Sivuca – accordion
  • Dominic Cortese – accordion
  • Boris Matusewitch – concertina
  • John Siegler – bass guitar 
  • Milt Hinton – acoustic bass, bass guitar
  • John Miller – acoustic bass
  • Teddy Sommer – drums, percussion
  • Mark Rosengarden – drums, percussion
  • Steve Gadd – drums
  • John Wilcox – drums 
  • Barbara Burton – percussion
  • Angel Allende – percussion
  • Jack Malken – additional percussion
  • Norman Pride – conga
  • Randy Brecker – horns, trumpet solo
  • Michael Brecker – horns
  • Barry Rogers – horns
  • Mel Davis – trumpet
  • William Siapin – flute
  • John Lissauer – saxophone, chimes, arranger, conductor
  • David Nadien – strings
  • Barry Finclair – strings
  • Raul Poliakin – strings
  • Tony Posk – strings
  • Gene Orloff – strings
  • Harry Lookofsky – strings
  • Charles McCracken – strings
  • Jessy Levy – strings
  • Harry Lookofsky – violin
  • Matthew Raimondi – violin
  • Emanuel Green – violin
  • Kenny Kosek – fiddle
  • Luther Vandross – arranger, backing vocals
  • Dianne Sumler – backing vocals
  • David Lasley – backing vocals
  • Erin Dickins – backing vocals
  • Annie Sutton – backing vocals
  • Donny Beard – backing vocals
  • Charlotte Crossley – backing vocals
  • Leata Galloway – backing vocals
  • Ben Harney – backing vocals
  • Rhetta Hughes – backing vocals
  • Thomas Moore – backing vocals
  • Ula Hedwig – backing vocals
  • Sharon Redd – backing vocals
  • Ramona Stubblefield – backing vocals
  • Clifford Townsend – backing vocals
  • Revelation – backing vocals
  • Rosie – backing vocals
  • Gotham – backing vocals
  • Arif Mardin – arranger, conductor, backing vocals, remix
  • Marty Nelson – vocal arranger
  • Jan Rathbun – engineer
  • Jack Malken – recording and remix engineer
  • Lew Hahn – recording and remix engineer
  • Gerry Block – assistant engineer
  • Dave Wittman – assistant engineer
  • Deborah Turbville – photography
  • Michaele Vollbracht – shopping bag
  • Kenn Duncan – poster photos
  • Richard Amsel – inner sleeve illustration

Track listing:

  1. Strangers in the Night – Bert Kaempfert, Charles Singleton, Eddie Snyder
  2. I Don’t Want the Night to End – Phoebe Snow
  3. Mr. Rockefeller – Jerry Blatt, Bette Midler
  4. Old Cape Cod – Claire Rothrock, Allan Jeffrey, Milton Yakus
  5. Buckets of Rain – Bob Dylan
  6. Love Says It’s Waiting – Nick Holmes
  7. Shiver Me Timbers / Samedi et Vendredi – Tom Waits, Bette Midler, Moogy Klingman
  8. No Jestering – Carlton Malcolm
  9. Tragedy – Gerald Nelson, Fred Burch
  10. Marahuana – Arthur Jonston, Sam Coslow
  11. Let Me Just Follow Behind – Moogy Klingman