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On October 17, 1988.

On October 17, 1988, “Harvest” label released “Opel”, and album compiled from Syd Barrett’s recordings made between 1968 and 1970. It features unreleased material and alternate takes of recordings from sessions for Barrett’s solo albums, “The Madcap Laughs”,  and “Barrett”. It was recorded at “Abbey Road Studios” in London and was produced by Syd Barrett, Peter Jenner, Malcolm Jones, Roger Waters, and David Gilmour.


  • Syd Barrett – vocals, guitar
  • Mike Ratledge – organ
  • Robert Wyatt – drums
  • Hugh Hopper – bass
  • Gareth Cousins – mix engineer

Track listing”

All tracks by Syd Barrett, except where noted.

  1. Opel
  2. Clown and Jugglers
  3. Rats
  4. Golden Hair – lyrics based on a poem by James Joyce
  5. Dolly Rocker
  6. Word Song
  7. Wined and Dined
  8. Swan Lee (Silas Lang)
  9. Birdie Hop
  10. Let’s Split
  11. Lanky (Party One)
  12. Wouldn’t You Miss Me (Dark Globe)
  13. Milky Way
  14. Golden Hair (instrumental version)

On June 19, 2006.

On June 19, 2006, “B-Unique” label released “Not Accepted Anywhere”, the debut Automatic album. It was recorded October 2005 – January 2006, at “Stir Studio” in Cardiff, “Elevator Studio” in Liverpool, “The Chapel” in South Thoresby, “The Peace Rooms” in Hammersmith, and was produced byStephen Harris, Richard Jackson and Ian Broudie.The cover and album booklet artwork were by Richard Stockton. The  “BBC” ranked “Not Accepted Anywhere” amongst the top 10 greatest Welsh albums of the 2000s (decade).


  • Robin Hawkins- lead vocals, bass guitar
  • James Frost- guitar, vocals
  • Alex Pennie- synthesisers, keyboards, percussion, vocals
  • Iwan Griffiths- drums, percussion
  • D*Face – artwork

Track listing:

  1. That’s What She Said
  2. Raoul
  3. You Shout You Shout You Shout You Shout
  4. Recover
  5. Monster
  6. Lost at Home
  7. Keep Your Eyes Peeled
  8. .. I Hate You Guys
  9. On the Campaign Trail
  10. Team Drama
  11. By My Side
  12. Rats

On June 13, 2006.

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On June 13, 2006, “Geffen” label released “Rather Ripped”, the fourteen Sonic Youth studio album. It was recorded December 2005 – January 2006, at “Sear Sound” in New York City, and was produced by Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon, Lee Ranaldo, Steve Shelley and John Agnello.


  • Thurston Moore– vocals, guitar, sleeve design
  • Kim Gordon– vocals, bass
  • Lee Ranaldo– guitar, vocals, additional recording
  • Steve Shelley– drums
  • John Agnello– mixing, additional recording
  • TJ Doherty – recording
  • Aaron Mullan – assistant engineer, additional recording
  • Chris Allen – assistant engineer
  • Anthony Fontana – assistant engineer
  • Don Fleming– additional vocal production
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • Christopher Wool– sleeve artwork
  • Amanda Decadenet – band photography
  • JP Robinson – front cover design
  • Brandy Flower – sleeve design

Track listing:

All tracks by Sonic Youth.

  1. Reena
  2. Incinerate
  3. Do You Believe in Rapture
  4. Sleepin Around
  5. What a Waste
  6. Jams Run Free
  7. Rats
  8. Turquise Boy
  9. Lights Out
  10. The Neutral
  11. Pink Steam
  12. Or

On October 19, 1993.


On October 19, 1993,“Epic” label released “Vs.”, the second Pearl Jam studio album.  It was recorded March – May 1993, at the “The Site in Nicasio” in California and “Potatohead Studio” in Seattle, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien and Eddie Vedder, Dave Abbruzzese, Jeff Ament, Mike McCready and Stone Gossard . The album has been certified 7 x Platinum in US by the “RIAA”.                                                                                                                                                          Personnel:

  • Eddie Vedder– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Dave Abbruzzese– drums
  • Jeff Ament– bass guitar
  • Stone Gossard– rhythm guitar
  • Mike McCready– lead guitar

Track listing:

Lyrics by Eddie Vedder, music credited below.

  1. Go – Dave Abbruzzese
  2. Animal – Stone Gossard
  3. Daughter – Stone Gossard
  4. Glorified G – Stone Gossard, Mike McCready
  5. Dissident – Stone Gossard, Mike McCready, Jeff Ament
  6. M.A. – Dave Abbruzzese, Jeff Ament
  7. Blood – Stone Gossard, Mike McCready
  8. Rear View Mirror – Eddie Vedder
  9. Rats – Jeff Ament
  10. Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town – Eddie Vedder
  11. Leash – Stone Gossard, Mike McCready
  12. Indifference – Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard