On June 2, 2008, “Super Ego Records” label released “@#%&*! Smilers” (pronounced Fucking Smilers), the seventh Aimee Mann studio album. It was recorded in 2008, at “The Sound Factory” in Hollywood, and was produced by Paul Bryan.
Aimee Mann – lead vocals, acoustic guitar, bowed acoustic
Paul Bryan – bass, backing vocals, horn arrangements
Jamie Edwards – keyboards
Jebin Bruni – Moog
Chris Bruce – guitar solo
Jay Bellerose – drums
Willie Murillo – trumpet
Mark Visher – tenor and baritone saxophone
Jason Thor – trombone and bass trombone
Eric Gorfain, Daphne Chen, Amy Wickman, Alyssa Park, Terry Glenny, Marisa Kuney, Melisa Reiner – violins
Leah Katz, Caroline Buckman, David Sage – violas
Richard Dodd, Alan Matthews, John Krovaza – cellos
On April 17, 1996, “Toshiba EMI” label released “True Obsessions”, the fourth Marty Friedman studio album. It was recorded November 1995 – February 1996, at “Far Planet Studios” in Los Angeles,”Jai Winding Studios” in Santa Monica, California, “Vintage Recorders,” in Phoenix, Arizona, “Wilkinson Productions” in Sun Valley, Los Angeles, and was produced by Marty Friedman and Steve Fontano.
Marty Friedman– guitar, synthesizer
Stanley Rose – vocals
Brian BecVar – keyboard, piano
Nick Menza– drums
Greg Bissonette– drums
Carmine Appice– drums
Tony Franklin– bass
Jimmy Haslip– bass
Alex Wilkinson – orchestralinstrumentation, percussion
Tom Gattis – background vocals
Steve Fontano – engineering, mixing
Zach Blackstone – mixing
Mike Tacci – mixing
Ryan Dorn – engineering
Brian Kinkel – engineering
Billy Moss – engineering
Larry Jacobson – engineering
Wally Traugott – mastering
All tracks by Marty Friedman except where noted.
Last September – Steve Fontano, Marty Friedman, Stanley Rose
Shine on Me
Hands of Time
Live and Learn – Steve Fontano, Marty Friedman, Stenley Rose
On January 9, 1958, “Jamie Records” label released “Have ‘Twangy’ Guitar Will Travel”, the debut Duane Eddy album. It was recorded in 1957, at “Audio Recorders” in Phoenix, Arizona, and was produced by Lee Hazlewood and Lester Sill.
Duane Eddy – guitar
Al Casey– electric bass, piano, rhythm guitar
Steve Douglas– saxophone
Corki Casey O’Dell – rhythm guitar
Buddy Wheeler – electric bass
Bob Taylor – drums
Mike Bermani – drums
Plas Johnson– saxophone
Gil Bernal– saxophone
Ike Clanton – bass
Jimmy Simmons – upright bass
Jimmy Wilcox – bass
Donnie Owens– rhythm guitar
The Sharps– backing vocals
Jack Miller – engineer
Eddie Brackett – engineer
Greg Vaughn – mastering
Tom Moulton– mastering
Ben Demotto – liner notes
All tracks by Duane Eddy and Lee Hazlewood, except where noted.
In November 1979, “Full Moon” and “Epic” labels released “Phoenix”, the sixth Dan Fogelberg album. It was recorded November 1978 – October 1979, at “Northstar Studios” in Boulder; “Quadraphonic Sound Studios” in Nashville; “Bayshore Recording Studios” in Coconut Grove, “The Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, and “Record Plant” in Sausalito, and was produced by Dan Fogelberg, Marty Lewisand and Norbert Putnam.
Dan Fogelberg – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, percussion, Prophet 5, electricand acoustic pianos, bass guitar, orchestral arrangements, cover art
On March 29, 2004, “Source” label released “Alphabetical”, the second Phoenix studio album. It was recorded 2003 – 2004, and was produced by Tony Hoffer, Deck D’Arcy, Laurent Brancowitz, Thomas Mars and Christian Mazzalai.
On May 12, 2009, “Megaforce Records” label released “Sewn Together”, the twelfth Meat Puppets studio album. It was recorded in 2009 at the “Saltmine” in Phoenix, Arizona, and was produced by Curt Kirkwood.
On March 20, 2007, “Fat Possum” label released “Armchair Apocrypha”, the fourth Andrew Bird studio album. It was recorded in 2006, at “Pachyderm Studios” in Cannon Falls, “Crazy Beast Studio” in Northeast Minneapolis, “Wall2Wall Recording” in Chicago, “Third Ear Recording” in Minneapolis, “Electrical Audio” in Chicago, “SAE Mastering” in Phoenix and “Pachyderm Studios”.
Andrew Bird – violin, vocals, whistling, guitar, glockenspiel
Haley Bonar– vocals
Jon Davis– bass clarinet
Martin Dosh– drums, electric piano (Rhodes, Wurlitzer), other sounds
Ben Durrant– guitar
Chris Morrissey– bass
Kevin O’Donnell– drums
Jeremy Ylvisaker– guitar
David Boucher – mixing
Ben Durrant – Co-producer; mixing, recording, vocals and guitars
On January 20, 1997, “Virgin” label released “Homework”, the debut Daft Punk studio album. It was recorded from 1993 -1996, at “Daft Punk Studio” in Paris, and was produced by Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo. “Homework ” was Daft Punk’s breakthrough and brought worldwide attention to French house music. The albums certified 2 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, Platinum in France by “SNEP”, Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ” and Platinum in UK by “BPI”.
All tracks by Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo.