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On January 13, 2003.

On January 13, 2003, “Jarrah” label released “Up All Night”, the fourth Waifs album. It was recorded in 2002, and was produced by Chris Thompson, Steven Schram, Josh Cunningham, Donna Simpson and Vikki Simpson. On the 2003 “ARIA Awards”, The Waifs won “Best Blues and Roots Album” and “Best Independent Release” awards, and Chris Thompson won “Producer Of The Year” and “Engineer of the Year” awards.

Personnel:

  • Josh Cunningham- dobro, guitar, mandolin, songwriter, ukulele, vocals
  • Donna Simpson- guitar, vocals
  • Vikki Simpson- guitar, harmonica,  vocals
  • Ben Franz – bass, dobro, double bass
  • David MacDonald – percussion, drums
  • Bruce Haymes – keyboards, Wurlitzer
  • Sam Hickey – design, photography, typography
  • Mark Howard – engineer
  • Tony “Jack The Bear” Mantz – mastering
  • Steven Schram – assistant engineer, mixing, mixing assistant
  • Chris Thompson – engineer, mixing

Track listing:

  1. Fisherman’s Daughter – Donna Simpson
  2. Nothing New – Donna Simpson
  3. London Still – Donna Simpson
  4. Lighthouse – Josh Cunningham
  5. Flesh And Blood – Josh Cunningham
  6. Highway One – Donna Simpson
  7. Since I’ve Been Around – Josh Cunningham
  8. Fourth Floor – Josh Cunningham
  9. Rescue – Donna Simpson
  10. Three Down – Donna Simpson
  11. Sweetness – Donna Simpson
  12. Up All Night – Josh Cunningham

 

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On September 12, 2008.

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On September 12, 2008, “Warner Bros” label released “Death Magnetic”, the ninth Metallica studio album. It was recorded March 2007 – May 2008, at “Sound City Studios”in Los Angeles; “Shangri La Studios” in Malibu, California; Metallica’s HQ in San Rafael, California, and was produced by Rick Rubin. On the 51st “Grammy Awards” in 2009, Metallica won “Grammy Awards” for “Best Metal Performance” for “My Apocalypse”. Producer Rick Rubin received the award for “Producer of the Year, Non-Classical”, and art directors Bruce Duckworth, David Turner & Sarah Moffat were awarded “Best Recording Package”.” Death Magnetic” was awarded “Best Album in the 2009” at Kerrang! Awards. The album was certified Platinum in Argentina by “CAPIF”; 2 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIIA”; Platinum in Belgium by “BEA”; 4 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; 2 x Platinum in Denmark by “IFPI Denmark”; 3 x Platinum in Finland by “Musiikkituottajat”; Platinum in Greece by “IFPI Greece”; Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”; Platinum in Mexico by “AMPROFON”;  2 x Platinum in Poland by “ZPAV”; Platinum in Portugal by “AFP”;  2 x Platinum in Sweden by “GLF”; Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland”; Platinum in UK by the “BPI”; 2 x Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”, and Platinum in Europe by “IFPI”.

Personnel:

  • James Hetfield– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Kirk Hammett– lead guitar
  • Lars Ulrich– drums
  • Robert Trujillo– bass
  • David Campbell– orchestration
  • Greg Fidelman– mixing, recording
  • Andrew Scheps– mixing
  • Mike Gillies – additional recording
  • Ted Jensen– mastering
  • Dan Monti– digital editing

Track listing:

All lyrics by James Hetfield; all music by James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, and Robert Trujillo.

  1. That Was Just Your Life
  2. The End of the Line
  3. Broken, Beat & Scarred
  4. The Day That Never Comes
  5. All Nightmare Long
  6. Cyanide
  7. The Unforgiven III
  8. The Judas Kiss
  9. Suicide & Redemption
  10. My Apocalypse

On July 17, 2015.

Currents

On July 17, 2015, “Modular” label released “Currents”, the third Tame Impala studio album. It was recorded 2012 – 2015, at Kevin Parker’s home studio in Fremantle, Australia, and was produced by Kevin Parker. At the 2015 “ARIA Music Awards”, “Currents” was awarded “Best Rock Album”;  “Album of the Year”; Kevin Parker won “Engineer of the Year” award and “Producer of the Year” and Tame Impala were named “Best Group”

Personnel:

  • Kevin Parker– songwriting, all instruments, vocals, mixing, engineering
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • Rob Grant – engineering, mixing advisor
  • Robert Beatty – design
  • Matthew C. Saville – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Parker.

  1. Let It Happen
  2. Nangs
  3. The Moment
  4. Yes I’m Changing
  5. Eventually
  6. Gossip
  7. The Less I Know the Better
  8. Past Life
  9. Disciplies
  10. Cause I’m a Man
  11. Reality in Motion
  12. Love / Parnoia
  13. New Person, Same Old Mistakes