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

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

On June 18, 1996.

Odelay

On June 18, 1996, “DGC” label released “Odelay”, the second Beck official studio album. It was recorded 1994 – 1996, and was produced by Beck Hansen, The Dust Brothers,Mario Caldato, Jr, Brian Paulson,Tom Rothrock and Rob Schnapf. In 1997 “Odelay” won “Grammy Award” for “Best Alternative Music Album” and “Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance” for the song “Where It’s At”. “Rolling Stone” magazine voted “Odelay” “Album of the Year”, “Best Album of the Year” in The Village Voice Pazz & Jop” critics poll, and album of the year in “NME” annual critics poll. In 2003,”Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 306 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. “Odelay” was certified Platinum in UK by the “BPI”, 2 x Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”. The album cover is a photograph of a Komondor, Hungarian breed of dog.

Personnel:

  • Beck Hansen– acoustic guitar, slide guitar, electric guitar, vocals, harmonicas, bass, drums, percussion, analog keyboards, electric piano, clavinet, organ, celesta, mixing, art direction, design
  • Mike Millius– scream
  • Joey Waronker– drums, percussion
  • Mike Boito– organ, trumpet
  • David Brown – saxophone
  • Greg Leisz– pedal steel guitar
  • Charlie Haden– bass
  • Jon Spencer– keychain
  • Dust Brothers–  mixing
  • Brian Paulson,Mario Caldato, Jr. – mixing
  • Tom Rothrock,Rob Schnapf – mixing
  • Jon Spencer – mixing
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Shauna O’Brien– coordination, production coordination
  • Mark Kates -A&R
  • Robert Fisher– art direction, design
  • Al Hansen,Manuel Ocampo, Zarim Osborn – collage images
  • Manuel Ocampo – inlay painting
  • Bob Ludwig – cover photography
  • Nitin Vadukul– photography of Beck

Track listing:

All tracks by Beck, John King and Michael Simpson, except where noted.

  1. Devils Haircut
  2. Hotwax
  3. Lord Only Knows – Beck Hansen
  4. The New Pollution
  5. Derelict
  6. Novacane
  7. Jack-Ass
  8. Where It’s At
  9. Minus – Beck Hansen.
  10. Sissyneck
  11. Readymade
  12. High 5 (Rock theCatskills)
  13. Ramshackle – Beck Hansen

On April 18, 2000.

Elliott Smith - Figure_8

On April 18, 2000, “DreamWorks” label released “Figure 8”, the fifth Elliott Smith studio album. It was recorded 1999 – 2000, at “Sunset Sound”, “Capitol Studios”, “Sonora Studios” and “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by  Elliott Smith, Tom Rothrock and Rob Schnapf. This is the final album Smith completed before his death.

Personnel:

  • Elliott Smith – guitar, vocals, piano, bass, drums, organ,chamberlin, percussion, string arrangement, production
  • Sam Coomes– bass guitar
  • Pete Thomas– drums
  • Joey Waronker– drums
  • Jon Brion– backing vocals
  • Suzie Katayama – string conduction and orchestration
  • Matt Dunkley – string conduction and orchestration
  • Don C. Tyler – mastering
  • Paul Hicks – engineering assistance (Abbey Road Studios)
  • Charlie Paakkari – engineering assistance (Capitol Studios)
  • Dann Thompson – engineering assistance (Capitol Studios)
  • Jimmy Hoyson – engineering assistance (Capitol Studios)
  • Steve Genewick – engineering assistance (Capitol Studios)
  • Richard Baron – engineering assistance (Sonora Studios)
  • Geoff Walcha – engineering assistance (Sunset Sound Recorders)
  • Monique Mizrahi – engineering assistance (Sunset Sound Recorders)
  • Autumn DeWilde – sleeve art direction, design and photography
  • Dale Smith – sleeve art direction and design

Track listing:

All tracks by Elliott Smith.

  1. Son of Sam
  2. Somebody That I Used to Know
  3. Junk Bond Trader
  4. Everything Reminds Me of Her
  5. Everything Means Nothing to Me
  6. A.
  7. In the Lost and Found (Honky Bach)”/”The Roost
  8. Stupidity Tries
  9. Easy Way Out
  10. Wouldn’t Mama Be Proud
  11. Color Bars
  12. Happiness/The Gondola Man
  13. Pretty Mary K
  14. I Better Be Quiet Now
  15. Can’t Make a Sound
  16. Bye

 

On March 1, 1994.

Mellow Gold

On March 1, 1994, “DGC” label released “Mellow Gold”, the official debut and third Beck album overall. “Mellow Gold” was recorded in 1993, and was produced by Beck Hansen, Tom Rothrock, Rob Schnapf and Carl Stephenson.

Personnel:

  • Beck– vocals, guitars, bass, harmonica, percussion, synthesizers, music box
  • Mike Boito – organ
  • Carl Stephenson– beats, sampling, sitar
  • Petra Haden– violin
  • David Harte – drums
  • Rob Zabrecky– bass
  • Mike O’Connor – drums
  • DJ Smash – turntables
  • Robert Fisher – art direction, design
  • Ross Harris – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Beck, except where noted.

  1. Loser
  2. Pay No Mind (Snoozer)
  3. Fuckin’ With My Head (Mountain Dew Rock)
  4. Whiskeyclone, Hotel City 1997
  5. Soul Suckin’ Jerk
  6. Truckdrivin’ Neighbors Downstairs (Yellow Sweat)
  7. Sweet Sunshine
  8. Beercan
  9. Steal My Body Home
  10. Nitemare Hippy Girl
  11. Mutherfucker
  12. Blackhole