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On May 26, 2015.

On May 26, 2015, “ECM” label released “Now This”, the twelve Gary Peacock album. It was recorded in July 2014, at “Rainbow Studio” in Oslo, Norway, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Track listing:

  • Gary Peacock— bass
  • Marc Copland— piano
  • Joey Baron— drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Peacock except where noted.

  1. Gaia
  2. Shadows
  3. This
  4. And Now
  5. Esprit de Muse – Joey Baron
  6. Moor
  7. Noh Blues – Marc Copland
  8. Christa
  9. Vignette
  10. Gloria’s Step – Scott LaFaro
  11. Requiem

On April 16, 2010.

On April 16, 2010, “ECM” label released “Crime Scene”, the 27th Terje Rypdal album. It was recorded in 2009, at “Nattjazz”, in Bergen, Norway, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.


  • Terje Rypdal— electric guitar
  • Palle Mikkelborg— trumpet
  • Ståle Storløkken— Hammond B-3 organ
  • Paolo Vinaccia— drums, sampling

Bergen Big Band

  • Olav Dale— director, flute, piccolo flute, alto flute, bass clarinet
  • Jan Kåre Hystad— alto flute, clarinet, bass clarinet
  • Ole Jacob Hystad— tenor saxophone, clarinet
  • Zoltan Vincze — tenor saxophone
  • Michael Barnes — baritone saxophone, bass clarinet
  • Martin Winter — lead trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Svein Henrik Giske — trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Are Ovesen — flugelhorn
  • Reid Gilje — flugelhorn
  • Øyvind Hage — lead trombone
  • Sindre Dalhaug — trombone
  • Pål Roseth — trombone
  • Kjell Erik Husom — bass trombone
  • Ole Thomsen— electric guitar
  • Helge Lilletvedt— electric piano
  • Magne Thormodsæter— double bass, electric bass
  • Frank Jakobsen— drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Terje Rypdal except where noted.

  1. Clint – The Menace
  2. Prime Suspects
  3. Don Rypero
  4. Suspicious Behaviou
  5. The Good Cop
  6. Is That a Fact
  7. Parli con me?! – Paolo Vinaccia
  8. The Criminals
  9. Action
  10. One of Those
  11. It’s Not Been Written Yet
  12. Investigation
  13. A Minor Incident
  14. Crime Solved


On March 28, 2014.

On March 28, 2014, “Rune Gramofon” label released “Maelstrom”, the fourth Stian Wasterhus album, and the first one as Stian Westerhus & Pale Horses. It was recorded in 2013, at “Oslo Klang” in Oslo, Norway, and was produced by Stian Westerhus.


  • Stian Westerhus – vocals, guitars,  mellotron, piano, electronics, recording, mixing
  • Erland Dahlen – drums, percussion
  • Øystein Moen – synthesizers, mellotron, electronics
  • Johnny Skalleberg – recording, mixing
  • Helge Sten – mastering

Track listing

All tracks by Stian Westerhus.

1. Don’t Say That You Care

2. Nights and Sleepless Days

3. Bed on Fire

4. On and On

5. Times Like These

6. Chasing Hills

7. Maelstrom

On January 22, 2016.

On January 22, 2016, “House of Mythology” label released “ATGCLVLSSCAP”, the tenth Ulver studio album. It was recorded in February 2014, at “Subsonic Society”, “Oak Hill Studios” in Oslo, Norway, and was produced by Seth Beaudreault, Ole Alexander Halstensgård, Anders Møller, Daniel O’Sullivan, Kristoffer Rygg, Jørn H. Sværen, Ivar Thormodsæter and Tore Ylvisaker.


  • Seth Beaudreault — audiovisuals
  • Ole Alexander Halstensgård — electronics
  • Anders Møller — percussion
  • Daniel O’Sullivan — bass, guitar
  • Kristoffer Rygg — electronics, percussion, voice
  • Jørn H. Sværen — voice
  • Ivar Thormodsæter — drums
  • Tore Ylvisaker — keys, electronics
  • Ralph Blagau — driver 1, stagehand
  • Chris Fullard — FOH, tour manager
  • Mark Lewis — tour booking
  • Aleš Meduna — driver 2, merchandise mind
  • Jaime Gomez Arellano – mastering
  • Tor Harald Degerstrøm, THD Vinyl Mastering – cut for vinyl
  • Paschalis Zervas, + wolframgrafik, Athens – design, layout

Track listing:

  1. England’s Hidden
  2. Glammer Hammer
  3. Moody Stix
  4. Cromagnosis
  5. The Spirits That Lend Strength Are Invisible
  6. Om Hanumate Namah
  7. Desert/Dawn
  8. D-Day Drone
  9. Gold Beach
  10. Nowhere (Sweet Sixteen)
  11. Ecclesiastes (A Vernal Catnap)
  12. Solaris

On November 3, 2017.

On November 3, 2017, “Capitol” label released “The Thrill of It All”, the second Sam Smith studio album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Steve Fitzmaurice, Brendan Grieve, Malay, Tyler Johnson, StarGate, Emile Haynie and Timbaland. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in Denmark by “IFPI Denmark”, Platinum in Netherland by “NVPI”, Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”, Platinum in Norway by “IFPI Norway” and 2 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”.


  • Sam Smith – lead and background vocals
  • Lawrence Dopson – piano
  • Tyler Johnson – piano, electric guitar, bass guitar, drum loop, Moog synthesizer, programming
  • Ben Jones – acoustic and electric guitars
  • Camaron Ochs – electric guitar, background vocals
  • Jimmy Napes – piano, drums, drum programming, organ, percussion, synthesizer pads
  • Timbaland – percussion, bass, drum programming, synthesizer pads
  • Darryl Pearson – guitars
  • Malay – guitars, bass guitar, keyboards, engineer, programming
  • Reuben James – Fender rhodes, organ, piano, Wurlitzer
  • Jodi Milliner – bass, drum programming, Moog bass, Moog synthesizer
  • Dareen Heelis – bass guitar, drum programming, engineer, Moog synthesizer
  • Earl Harvin – percussion, tambourine, drum programming
  • Steve Fitzmaurice – drums, percussion, drum programming, engineer, mixing
  • Brendan Grieve – celeste, drum programming, engineer
  • Emile Haynie – piano, drums, percussion, programming
  • Lawrence Johnson – vocal arrangements
  • Ian Burdge, Richard George, Everton Nelson, Bruce White – string section leader
  • Simon Hale – string arrangements, string conductor
  • Ruven Afanador – cover photo
  • James Barber – photography

Track listing:

  1. Too Good at Goodbyes – Sam Smith, James Napier, Mikkel S.EriksenTor Erik Hermansen
  2. Say it First – Sam Smith, James Napier, James Ho
  3. One Last Song – Sam Smith, James Napier, Tyler Johnson
  4. Midnight Train – Sam Smith, James Napier, James Ho
  5. Burning – Sam Smith, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Dominic Jordan, Jimmy Giannos
  6. Him – Sam Smith, Brendan Grieve, Reuben James
  7. Baby, You Make Me Crazy – Sam Smith, James Napier, Emile Haynie, Dennis Ronald Thomas
  8. No Peace – Sam Smith, James Napier, Yebba Smith
  9. Palace – Smith, Tyler Johnson, Camaron Ochs
  10. Pray – Sam Smith, James Napier, Timothy Mosley, Darryl Pearson, Larrance Dopson, Jose A. Valasquez

In August 1969.

In August 1969, “Polydor” label released the self-titled, debut and only Blind Faith album. It was recorded February – June 1969, at “Olympic Studios” and “Morgan Studios”, and was produced by Jimmy Miller. The album was certified 3 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, Platinum in Netherlands by “NVPI”, Platinum in Norway by “IFPI Norway” and Platinum in US by the “RIIA”. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 14 on its list of the “The 30 Greatest One Album Wonders”.


  • Steve Winwood– keyboards, vocals, guitars; bass guitar
  • Eric Clapton– guitars; vocals
  • Ric Grech– bass guitar, violin; vocals
  • Ginger Baker– drums, percussion; vocals
  • George Chkiantz, Keith Harwood, Andy Johns, Alan O’Duffy – engineers
  • Andy Johns, Jimmy Miller – mixing
  • Stanley Miller, Bob Seidemann– cover design and photography
  • Chris Blackwell, Robert Stigwood– executive producers
  • Margaret Goldfarb – production co-ordination

Track listing:

  1. Had to Cry Today – Stevie Winwood
  2. Can’t Find My Way Home – Stevie Winwood
  3. Well All… Right – Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison, Joe B. Mauldin, Norman Petty
  4. Presence of the Lord – Eric Clapton
  5. Sea of Joy – Stevie Winwood
  6. Do What You Like – Ginger Baker

In May 1981.

In May 1981, “ECM” label released “As Falls Wichita, So Falls Wichita Falls”, album by Pat Metheny and Lyle Mays. It was recorded in September 1980, at “Talent Studio” in Oslo, Norway and was produced by Manfred Eicher.


  • Pat Metheny– electric and acoustic 6- and 12-string guitars, electric bass
  • Lyle Mays– piano, synthesizer, electric organ, autoharp
  • Naná Vasconcelos– berimbau, percussion, drums, vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Pat Metheny and Lyle Mays.

  1. As Falls Wichita, So Falls Wichita Falls
  2. Ozark
  3. September Fifteenth – dedicated to Bill Evans
  4. It’s for You
  5. Estupenda Graça