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On July 15, 1997.

On July 15, 1997, “Capitol” label released “…The Dandy Warhols Come Down”, the second Dandy Warhols studio album. It was recorded in 1996, at “Sound Impressions”, “Stiles Recording”, “Falcon Studios”, and Courtney Taylor-Taylor’s apartment in Portland, Oregon, and was produced by Tony Lash, Courtney Taylor – Taylor, Peter Holmstrom, Zia McCabe, Eric Hedford and  Aquaman.

Personnel:

  • Courtney Taylor-Taylor– guitar, vocals, mixing, sleeve design, art direction
  • Peter Holmström– guitar, additional vocals
  • Zia McCabe– keyboards, percussion, additional vocals
  • Eric Hedford – drums, backing vocals
  • Tony Lash – keyboards, percussion
  • Stephen Birch – sleeve design, art direction
  • Jeff Bizzell – sleeve photography
  • Tchad Blake – mixing
  • Mario Caldato Jr. – mixing
  • Husky Hoskolds – engineeringassistance
  • Lisa Johnson – sleeve photography
  • Mario Lalich – album cover photography
  • Tony Lash – mixing, recording
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Mickey Petralia – mixing
  • David Schiffman – additional recording
  • Clark Stiles – additional recording

Track listing:

All tracks by Courtney Taylor-Taylor, except where noted.

  1. Be – In
  2. Boy Better
  3. Minnesoter
  4. Orange
  5. I Love You
  6. Not If You Were the Last Junkie on Earth
  7. Every Day Should Be a Holiday
  8. Good Morning
  9. Whipping Tree
  10. Green
  11. Cool as Kim Deal
  12. Hard On for Jesus – Courtney Taylor – Taylor, Peter Holmström
  13. Pete International Airport – Courtney Taylor – Taylor, Peter Holmström
  14. The Creep Out – Courtney Taylor – Taylor, Peter Holmström, Zia McCabe, Eric Hedford
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On June 3, 2013.

On June 3, 2013, “4AD” label released “Desire Lines”, the fifth Camera Obscura album. It was recorded in 2013 in Portland, Oregon, and was produced by Tucker Martine.

Personnel:

  • Tracyanne Campbell – guitar, vocals
  • Kenny McKeeve – guitar, vocals
  • Gavin Dunbar – bass
  • Lee Thomson – drums
  • Neco Case – vocals
  • Jim James – vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Tracyanne Campbell.

  1. Intro
  2. This Is Love (Feels Alright)
  3. Troublemaker
  4. William’s Heart
  5. New Year’s Resolution
  6. Do It Again
  7. Cri du Coeur
  8. Every Weekday
  9. Fifth in Line to the Throne
  10. I Missed Your Party
  11. Break It to You Gently
  12. Desire Lines

On May 31, 2011.

On May 31, 2011, “Atlantic” label released “Codes and Keys”, the seventh Death Cab for Cutie studio album.  It was recorded in 2010, at “Sound City” in Van Nuys, California, “The Warehouse” in Vancouver, “London Bridge”, “Avast Recordings” and “Two Sticks Audio” in Seattle, “Tiny Telephone” in San Francisco, “Bright Street Recorders” in Hollywood, “Jackpot! Recording” in Portland, and was produced by Chris Walla.

Personnel:

  • Benjamin Gibbard– lead vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards
  • Nicholas Harmer– bass guitar, guitar
  • Jason McGerr– drums, percussion
  • Chris Walla– guitar, backing vocals, piano, keyboards
  • Magik*Magik Orchestra – strings
  • Minna Choi – arrangements, conducting
  • Krish Lingala – oboe, theremin
  • Nicholas Harmer– front cover, “coin slot” photograph
  • Storey Elementary – additional photography and design
  • Chris Walla– recording, mixing
  • Beau Sorenson– recording, mixing
  • Alan Moulder– mixing
  • Roger Siebel – mastering
  • Sean Oakley, Dave “Squirrel” Covell, Sally Pickett, Mark Richards, Adam Greenholtz, Ryan Enockson, Stephen Hogan, Jackson Long, John Vanderslice, Jay Pellicci, Pierre de Reeder, Kendra Lynn, Stuart Hallerman, Johnny Mendoza, Cathy Ferrante – recording assistant
  • Catherine Marks – mixing assistant
  • John Catlin – mixing assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by Ben Gibbard, except “Home Is a Fire”, “Unobstructed Views” and “Underneath the Sycamore” by Ben Gibbard and Chris Walla.

  1. Home Is a Fire
  2. Codes and Keys
  3. Some Boys
  4. Doors Unlocked and Open
  5. You Are a Tourist
  6. Unobstructed Views
  7. Monday Morning
  8. Portable Television
  9. Underneath the Sycamore
  10. Peter’s Cathedral
  11. Stay Young, Go Dancing

 

On March 20, 2007.

On March 20, 2007, “Epic” label released “We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank” the fifth Modest Mouse studio album. It was recorded 2005-2006, at “Sweet Tea Studio” in Oxford, Mississippi and “Audible Alchemy” in Portland, and was produced by Dennis Herring.

Personnel:

  • Isaac Brock
  • Jeremiah Green
  • Eric Judy
  • Johnny Marr
  • Tom Peloso
  • Joe Plummer
  • Engineered by Joe Zook, Clay Jones
  • Assisted by Tom Queyja, Rob Cooper
  • Additional Engineering – Kyle “Slick” Johnson, Reto Peter, Tom Queyja
  • Mixed by Joe Zook & Dennis Herring
  • Mastered by Howie Weinberg
  • Clay Jones — shaker, programming, acoustic guitar
  • Dennis Herring — claps, stomps, backing vocals, pump organ
  • Kyle “Slick” Johnson — programming
  • Naheed Simjee — backing vocals, claps, stomps
  • James Mercer- backing vocals
  • Art Direction – Isaac Brock, Christian Helms, Nahjeed Simjee
  • Design – Christian Helms, Geoff Peyeto at The Decoder Ring
  • Booklet Interior Illustrations – David Ellis, Casey Burns

Track listing:

All lyrics by Isaac Brock; all music by . Isaac Brock, Jeremiah Green, Eric Judy, Johnny Marr, Tom Peloso and Joe Plummer.

  1. March into the Sea
  2. Dashboard
  3. Fire it Up
  4. Florida
  5. Parting of the Sensory
  6. Missed the Boat
  7. We’ve Got Everything
  8. Fly Trapped in a Jar
  9. Education
  10. Little Motel
  11. Steam Engenius
  12. Spitting Venom
  13. Paople as Places as People
  14. Invisible

On October 3, 2006.

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On October 3, 2006, “Capitol” label released “The Crane Wife” the fourth Decemberists album. It was recorded March – June 2006, and was produced by Tucker Martine, Chris Walla and The Decemberists.The album cover was designed by the Portland artist Carson Ellis, Colin Meloy’s wife.

Personnel:

  • Colin Meloy– vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bouzouki, percussion
  • Chris Funk– guitar, pedal steel, bouzouki, banjo, hammered dulcimer, hurdy-gurdy, percussion, backing vocals
  • Jenny Conlee– piano, Wurlitzer, pump organ, Hammond organ, Moog bass, accordion, glockenspiel, percussion, backing vocals
  • Nate Query– electric bass, upright bass, cello, percussion, backing vocals
  • John Moen– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Laura Veirs- duet vocal
  • Eyvind Kang- viola, violin
  • Ezra Holbrook – backing vocals
  • Christopher Walla- backing vocals, keyboards
  • Steve Drizos -hand drums
  • Mixed by Tucker Martine and Christopher Walla
  • Mastered by Roger Seibel
  • Assistant engineering by Rich Hipp
  • Design by Carson Ellis, Colin Meloy and Mike King
  • Illustrations and lettering by Carson Ellis
  • Layout by Mike King
  • Band portraits drawn from photographs byAutumn de Wilde

Track listing:

All tracks by Colin Meloy.

  1. The Crane Wife 3
  2. The Island: Come and See/The Landlord’s Daughter/You’ll Not Feel the Drowning
  3. Yankee Bayonet (I Will Be Home Then)
  4. O Valencia!
  5. The Perfect Crime #2
  6. When the War Came
  7. Shankill Butchers
  8. Summersong
  9. The Crane Wife 1 & 2
  10. Sons & Daughters

On September 13, 2005.

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On September 13, 2005, “Capitol” label released “Odditorium or Warlords of Mars”, the fifth Dandy Warhols studio album. It was recorded April 2004 – January 2005, at “The Odditorium” in Portland, Oregon, and was produced by Courtney Taylor-Taylor and Gregg Williams.

Personnel:

  • Courtney Taylor-Taylor– vocals, guitar, keyboards, percussion, production, album cover concept
  • Peter Holmström– guitar, vocals
  • Zia McCabe– keyboards, vocals
  • Lockett Allbritton – vocals
  • Achilleas Anastasopolis – trumpet
  • Eric Early – banjo
  • John Fell – additional vocals
  • Sean Gothman – “number nine” on “Smoke It”
  • Travis Hendricks – trombone, additional vocals
  • Herb Kirshrot – accordion
  • Bill Kurtis– narration
  • Michele Loew – additional vocals
  • Caleb Spiegel – additional vocals
  • Gregg Williams – additional percussion, additional vocals on
  • Steven Birch – sleeve design, layout
  • Tchad Blake – mixing
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Clark Stiles – editing, additional production
  • Gregg Williams – recording, editing
  • Scott Young – album front cover artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Courtney Taylor-Taylor, except where noted.

  1. Colder Than the Coldest Winter Was Cold
  2. Love Is the New Feel Awful
  3. Easy
  4. All the Money or the Simple Life Honey
  5. The New Country – Courtney Taylor-Taylor, Peter Holmstrom
  6. Holding Me Up
  7. Did You Make a Song with Otis
  8. Everyone Is Totally Insane
  9. Smoke It
  10. Down Like Disco
  11. There Is Only This Time – Courtney Taylor-Taylor, Peter Holmstrom
  12. A Loan Tonight – Courtney Taylor-Taylor, Peter Holmstrom, Zia McCabe, Brent DeBoer

On September 9, 2003.

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On September 9, 2003, “Kill Rock Star” label released “Her Majesty the Decemberists”, the second The Decemberists album. It was recorded February – March 2003, and was produced by The Decemberists, Adam Selzer and Larry Crane. The album cover was designed by the Portland artist Carson Ellis.

Personnel:

  • Colin Meloy- vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, percussion
  • Chris Funk- electric guitar, Oberheim synthesizer, pedal steel, lap steel, dobro, percussion
  • Jenny Conlee- Hammond organ, piano, Rhodes piano, accordion, Wurlitzer, backing vocals, percussion
  • Jesse Emerson – electric bass, upright bass, percussion
  • Rachel Blumberg- drums, percussion, vibes, glockenspiel, backing vocals, organ solo
  • Cory Gray – trumpet, trombone, hand claps
  • Dave Lipkind – chromatic harmonica
  • Carson Ellis – Blood-curdling scream
  • Kenneth Erlick – Hand claps

Her Majesty’s String Quartet

  • Bridget Callahan – viola
  • Mike Lah – cello
  • Lucia Atkinson – violin
  • Emily Cox – violin
  • Engineered by Larry Crane and Adam Selzer
  • Mastered by John Golden
  • String arrangements by Mike Johnson
  • Illustrations and design by Carson Ellis, assisted by Colin Meloy
  • Layout and production by Brady Clark

Track listing:

All tracks by Colin Meloy.

  1. Shanty for the Arethusa
  2. Billy Liar
  3. Los Angeles, I’m Yours
  4. The Gymnast, High Above the Ground
  5. The Bachelor and the Bride
  6. Song for Myla Goldberg
  7. The Soldiering Life
  8. Red Right Ankle
  9. The Chimbley Sweep
  10. I Was Meant for the Stage
  11. As I Rise