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On September 9, 2008.

On September 9, 2008, “Mom + Pop” label released “Simple Times”, the second Joshua Radin album. It was recorded in 2008, at “Sunset Sound” in Hollywood and was produced by Rob Schnapf.

Personnel:

  • Joshua Radin – lead vocal, guitar
  • Patty Griffin – vocal
  • Meiko – vocal
  • Erin McCarley – vocal
  • Greg Leisz – guitar, mandolin
  • Jesse Harris – mixing
  • Rob Schnapf – guitar, mixing
  • Jason Borger – piano, electric piano, mellotron
  • Jonathan Flaugher – bass
  • Joey Waronker, Vic Indrizzo – drums
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • Denny Levine – brass
  • Bill Mimms – engineer
  • Dog Boehm – mixing
  • Alan Yoshida – mastering
  • Alexa Wilkinson – art direction, design
  • Autumn DeWilde – photography

Track listing:

  1. One of Those Days
  2. I’d Rather Be with You
  3. Sky
  4. Friend Like You
  5. Brand New Day
  6. They Bring Me to You
  7. Vegetable Car
  8. Free of Me
  9. You Got Growin’ Up to Do
  10. We Are Okay
  11. No Envy, No Fear

On February 25, 1997.

On February 25, 1997, “Kill Rock Stars” label released “Either/Or”, the third Elliot Smith studio album. It was recorded in 1996, and was produced by Elliot Smith, Tom Rothrock and Rob Schnapf. In 2013, “NME” magazine ranked Either/Or at number 149 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”, and in 2020, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 216 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Elliott Smith – vocals, all instruments, mixing
  • Larry Crane – recording
  • Joanna Bolme – mixing, back cover photography
  • Rob Schnapf – mixing
  • Tom Rothrock – mixing
  • Don C. Tyler – mastering
  • Neil Gust – sleeve layout
  • Debbie Pastor – front cover photography

Track listing

All tracks by Elliott Smith.

  1. Speed Trials
  2. Alameda
  3. Ballad of Big Nothing
  4. Between the Bars
  5. Pictures of Me
  6. No Name No.5
  7. Rose Parade
  8. Punch and Judy
  9. Angeles
  10. Cupid’s Trick
  11. 2.45 AM
  12. Say Yes

On May 20, 2008.

On May 20, 2008, “ANTI” label released “Arm’s Way”, the second Islands studio album. It was recorded in 2008, at “Mixart Studios”, “Bear Creek Studios”, and was produced by Ryan Hadlock, Nick Thorburn, Sebastian Chow, Alex Chow, Patrick Gregorie, Patrice Agbokou and Aaaron Harris.

Personnel:

  • Nick Thorburn – vocals, guitar, arranger
  • Patrick Gregorie – guitar, bass clarinet
  • Sebastian Chow – vocals, piano, violin, oboe, arranger
  • Alex Chow – violin, viola, synthesizer, percussion, arranger
  • Patrice Agbokou – bass, arranger
  • Aaron Harris – vocals, drums, percussion, arranger
  • Ryan Hadlock – engineer
  • Mathieu Roberge – engineer assistant
  • Doug Boehm, Rob Schnapf – mixing
  • Chris Constable – mixing assistant
  • Greg Calbi, Steve Fallone – mastering
  • Rebecca Bird – artwork
  • Philip Laslett – design
  • Alexander Wagner – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Nick Thorburn.

  1. The Arm
  2. Pieces of You
  3. J’aime vous voir quitter
  4. Abonimable Snow
  5. Creeper
  6. Kids Don’t Know Shit
  7. Life in Jail
  8. In the Rushes (contains fragment of “A Quick One While He’s Away” by The Who)
  9. We Swim
  10. To a Bond
  11. I Feel Evil creeping In
  12. Vertigo (It’s a Crime)

On October 18, 2004.

On October 18, 2004, “Anti” label released “From a Basement on the Hill”, the sixth and final Elliott Smith studio album. It was recorded 2000 – 2003, and was produced by Elliott Smith, Rob Schnapf and Joanna Bolme.

Personnel:

  • Elliott Smith – various instruments, recording, front cover handwriting
  • Sam Coomes – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Steven Drozd – drums
  • Aaron Embry – keyboards
  • Scott McPherson – drums
  • Fritz Michaud – drums
  • Aaron Sperske – drums
  • Nelson Gary – poetry reading
  • Joanna Bolme – mixing
  • Rob Schnapf – mixing
  • Scott Wiley – engineering assistance
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Autumn DeWilde – sleeve typography

Track listing:

All tracks by Elliott Smith, except where noted.

  1. Coast to Coast
  2. Let’s get Lost
  3. Pretty (Ugly Before)
  4. Don’t Go Down
  5. Strung Out Again
  6. A Fond Farewell
  7. King’s Crossing
  8. Ostrich & Chirping – David McConnell
  9. Twilight
  10. A Passing Feeling
  11. The Last Hour
  12. Shooting Star
  13. Memory Lane
  14. Little One
  15. A Distorted Reality Is Now a Necessity to Be Free

On August 25, 1998.

On August 25, 1998, “DreamWorks” label released “XO”, the fourth Elliot Smith studio album. It was recorded 1997 – 1998, at “Sunset Sound Recorders” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Elliott Smith, Rob Schnapf and Tom Rothrock.

Personnel:

  • Elliott Smith– vocals, guitar, piano, bass guitar, drums, organ, mandolin, electric piano, melodica, percussion, string and horn arrangements, recording
  • Rob Schnapf– guitar, recording
  • Paul Pulvirenti – drums
  • Tom Rothrock– drum programming, recording
  • Joey Waronker– drums
  • Jon Brion– vibraphone, Chamberlin
  • Shelly Berg – string and horn arrangements
  • Tom Halm – string and horn arrangements
  • Bruce Eskovitz – bass and baritone saxophone, flute
  • James Atkinson – French horn
  • Roy Poper – trumpet
  • Farhad Behroozi – strings
  • Henry Ferber – strings
  • Jerrod Goodman – strings
  • Pamela DeAlmeida – strings
  • Peter Hatch – strings
  • Raymond Tischer II – strings
  • Russel Cantor – strings
  • Waldemar DeAlmeida – strings
  • Larry Crane – recording
  • Johnson and Wolverton – sleeve artwork
  • Eric Matthies – sleeve photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Elliott Smith.

  1. Sweet Adeline
  2. Tomorrow Tomorrow
  3. Waltz #2 (XO)
  4. Baby Britain
  5. Pitseleh
  6. Independence Day
  7. Bled White
  8. Waltz #1
  9. Amity
  10. Oh Well, Okay
  11. Bottle Up and Explode
  12. A Question Mark
  13. Everybody Cares, Everybody Understands
  14. I Didn’t Understand

On June 21, 2005.

On June 21, 2005, “Capitol” label released “De Nova”, the second Redwalls studio album. It was recorded in 2005, and was produced by Rob Schnapf.

Personnel:

  • Justin Baren – bass
  • Logan Baren – vocals, guitar
  • Ben Greeno – drums
  • Andrew Langer – lead guitar
  • Jeff Turmes – saxophones
  • Doug Boehm – engineer
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Rob Schnapf – mixing
  • Eric Roinestad – art direction, design
  • Daniel Gabbay, Adam Roehlke, Jonathan “JP” Parker, Cobrasnake – photography
  • Mary Fagot – photography, creative director

Track listing:

All tracks by Logan Baren, Justin Baren and Andrew Langer.

  1. Robinson Crusoe
  2. Falling Down
  3. Thank You
  4. Love Her
  5. Build a Bridge
  6. Hung Up on the Way I’m Feeling
  7. On My Way
  8. It’s Alright
  9. Front Page
  10. How the Story Goes
  11. Back Together
  12. Glory of War
  13. Rock & Roll

On March 23, 2004.

On March 23, 2004, “Capitol” label released “Winning Days”, the second Vines studio album. It was recorded in 2003, at “Bearsville Studios” in Woodstock, New York, and was produced by Rob Schnapf.

Personnel:

  • Craig Nicholls- vocals, guitars, percussion, Moog synthesizer
  • Patrick Matthews- bass guitar, piano, keyboards
  • Ryan Griffiths- guitars
  • Hamish Rosser- drums, percussion
  • Rob Schnapf- mixing
  • Doug Boehm- engineering, mixing
  • Susanna Howe- booklet photography
  • Love Police– sleeve design

Track listing:

All tracks by Craig Nicholls, except  where noted.

  1. Ride
  2. Animal Machine
  3. TV Pro
  4. Autumn Shade II
  5. Evil Town
  6. Winning Days
  7. She’s Got Something to Say to Me
  8. Rainfall
  9. Amnesia
  10. Sun Child
  11. T.W

On July 23, 1996.

On July 23, 1996, “Capitol” label released “Static Prevails”, the second Jimmy Eat World studio album. It was recorded 1995 – 1996, and was produced by Mark Trombino, Wes Kidd, Jim Adkins, Tom Linton, Rick Burch and Zach Lind.

Personnel:

  • Jim Adkins – lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar, additional photography
  • Tom Linton – lead vocals,  rhythm and lead guitar
  • Rick Burch – bass guitar
  • Zach Lind – drums, accordion, concertina
  • Wes Kidd– acoustic guitar
  • Sarah Pont – violin
  • Eric Richter– additional vocals
  • Larry Elyea – pre-production engineer
  • Tom Rothrock, Rob Schnapf – engineer, mixing
  • Mark Trombino– Moog, engineer, mixing
  • Billy Bowers – engineer assistant
  • Peter Doell – engineer assistant
  • Steve Genewick – engineer assistant
  • Cappy Japngie – engineer assistant
  • Jeff Sheehan, Billy Smith – engineer assistant
  • Stephen Marcussen– mastering
  • Andy Mueller – additional photography
  • Paul Drake – cover, band photography
  • Craig Aaronson – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Adkins, Tom Linton, Rick Burch and Zach Lind.

  1. Thinking, That’s All
  2. Rockstar
  3. Claire
  4. Call it in the Air
  5. Seventeen
  6. Episode IV
  7. Digits
  8. Caveman
  9. World is Static
  10. In the Same Room
  11. Robot Factory
  12. Anderson Mesa

On July 12, 2008.

On July 12, 2008, “Ivy League” label released “Melodia”, the fourth Vines studio album. It was recorded November 2007 – March 2008, at “Sunset Sound” in Hollywood, “Kingsize Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Rob Schnapf.

Personnel:

  • Craig Nicholls – vocals, guitars, album cover
  • Ryan Griffiths – guitars, backing vocals
  • Hamish Rosser – drums, percussion
  • Brad Heald – bass, backing vocals
  • Rob Schnapf – mixing, 12 string guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Doug Boehm – recording, mixing
  • Graham Hope – assistant recording
  • Dave Bowling – assistant recording
  • Jason Gossman – assistant mixing
  • Clint Welander – assistant mixing
  • John Oreshnick – drum tuning / drum set
  • Jason Borger – string arrangement
  • Daphne Chen – violin
  • Amy Wickman – violin
  • Stirling Trent – violin
  • Matt Fish – cello
  • Love Police – album sleeve, artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Craig Nicholls.

  1. Get Out
  2. Manger
  3. S. III
  4. He’s a Rocker
  5. Orange Amber
  6. Jamola
  7. True as the Night
  8. Braindead
  9. Kara Jayne
  10. Merry Go Round
  11. Hey
  12. A Girl I Knew
  13. Scream
  14. She Is Gone

On June 2, 2007.

On June 2, 2007, “Universal Music” label released “Dream Days at the Hotel Existence”, the sixth Powderfinger studio album. It was recorded January-April 2007, at “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Rob Schnapf. The album cover created by Aaron Hayward and David Homer (of Debaser, a New South Wales-based design agency) received the the 2007 ARIA Award for “Best Cover Art”.

Personnel:

  • Bernard Fanning– guitar and vocals
  • John Collins– bass guitar
  • Ian Haug– guitars
  • Darren Middleton– guitars and backing vocals
  • Jon Coghill– drums
  • Cody Anderson – backup drummer
  • Benmont Tench– piano and keyboards
  • Doug Boehm– engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Bernard Fanning, John Collins, Ian Haug, Darren Middleton, Jon Coghill and Cody Anderson.

  1. Head Up in the Clouds
  2. I Don’t Remember
  3. Lost and Running
  4. Wishing on the Same Moon
  5. Who Really Cares (Featuring the Sound of Insanity)
  6. Nobody Sees
  7. Surviving
  8. Long Way to Go
  9. Black Tears
  10. Ballad of a Dead Man
  11. Drifting Further Away