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On April 16, 2007.

On April 16, 2007, “Roadrunner” label released “Fear of a Blank Planet”, the ninth Porcupine Tree studio album. It was recorded October – December 2006, in London and Tel Aviv, and was produced by Steven Wilson, Richard Barbieri, Colin Edwin and Gavin Harrison. In 2007, “Fear of a Blank Planet” won the “Album of the Year” award at “Classic Rock” magazine awards. In 2015, “Rolling Stone”  ranked it at number 39 on its list of the “Best Progressive Rock Albums of all Time.

Personnel:

  • Steven Wilson– vocals, guitars, piano, keyboards, mixing, audio mastering, string arrangements
  • Richard Barbieri– keyboards and synthesizers
  • Colin Edwin– bass guitars
  • Gavin Harrison– drums
  • Alex Lifeson– guitar solo
  • Robert Fripp– soundscapes
  • John Wesley– backing vocals
  • Orchestra – London Session Orchestra
  • Dave Stewart– string arrangements
  • Steve Price – engineer
  • Lasse Hoile– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Steven Wilson, except where noted.

  1. Fear of a Blank Planet
  2. My Ashes – music by Richard Barbier, Steven /Wilson
  3. Anesthetize
  4. Sentimental
  5. Way Out of Here – music by Richard Barbieri, Colin Edwin, Gavin Harrison, Steven Wilson
  6. Sleep Together
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On June 25, 2002.

On June 25, 2002, “Epic” label released “Strange Beautiful Music”, the ninth Joe Satriani studio album. It was recorded in 2002, at “The Plant” in Sausalito, California; “Studio 21” in San Francisco, and was produced by Joe Satriani, Eric Caudieux and John Cuniberti.

Personnel:

  • Joe Satriani– guitar, banjo, keyboard, sitar, autoharp, bass,  engineering,  mixing
  • Robert Fripp– Frippertronics
  • Eric Caudieux– keyboard, digital editing
  • Jeff Campitelli– drums, percussion
  • Gregg Bissonette– drums
  • John Cuniberti – percussion, engineering, mixing
  • Matt Bissonette– bass
  • Pia Vai– harp
  • Justin Phelps – engineering assistance, digital editing
  • Bernie Grundman– mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Satriani, except where noted.

  1. Oriental Melody
  2. Belly Dancer
  3. Starry Night
  4. Chords of Life
  5. Mind Storm
  6. Sleep Walk – Santo Farina, Johnny Farina
  7. New Last Jam
  8. Mountain Song
  9. What Breaks a Heart
  10. Seven String
  11. Hill Groove
  12. The Journey
  13. The Traveler
  14. You Saved My Life

 

In December 1975.

In December 1975, “Island” label released “Evening Star”, the second Robert Fripp and Brian Eno studio album. It was recorded 1974 – 1975, and was produced by Robert Fripp and Brian Eno. The album’s cover was a painting by Peter Schmidt.

Personnel:

  • Robert Fripp– guitar
  • Brian Eno– tape loops, synthesizer, piano
  • Peter Schmidt– cover painting

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Eno and Robert Fripp, except where noted.

  1. Wind on Water
  2. Evening Star
  3. Evensong
  4. Wind on Wind – Brian Eno
  5. An Index of Metals

In November 1973.

In November 1973, “E.G.” label released “No Pussyfooting”, the debut Fripp  and Eno album. It was the first of three major collaborations between Robert Fripp and Brian Eno. The album was produced by Robert Fripp and Brian Eno.

Personnel:

  • Brian Eno– synthesizer, keyboards, treatments, VCS 3 synthesizer
  • Robert Fripp– electric and acoustic guitars, remastering
  • Tony Arnold – remastering
  • Arun Chakraverty – engineer, mastering
  • Willie Christie– design, photography, cover design, cover art
  • Ray Hendriksen – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Eno and Robert Fripp.

  1. The Heavenly Music Corporation
  2. Swastika Girls

In October 1978.

In October 1978, “EG” label released “Music for Films”, the seventh Brian Eno album. It was recorded 1975 – 1978, and was produced by Brian Eno.

Personnel:

  • Rhett Davies– trumpet, assistant producer
  • John Cale– viola
  • Phil Collins– percussion
  • Robert Fripp– electric guitar
  • Fred Frith– electric guitar
  • Percy Jones– bass guitar
  • Bill MacCormick– bass guitar
  • Dave Mattacks– percussion
  • Paul Rudolph– guitar
  • Rod Melvin– electric piano
  • Ritva Saarikko – cover photograph

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Eno.

  1. M386
  2. Aragon
  3. From the Same Hill
  4. Inland Sea
  5. Two Rapid Formations
  6. Slow Water
  7. Sparrowfall (1)
  8. Sparrowfall (2)
  9. Sparrowfall (3)
  10. Quartz
  11. Events in Dense Fog
  12. There Is Nobody
  13. A Measured Room
  14. Patrolling Wire Borders
  15. Task Force
  16. Alternative 3
  17. Strange Light
  18. Final Sunset

In October 1971.

In October 1971, “Charisma” label released “Pawn Hearts”, the fourth Van der Graaf Generator studio album. It was recorded June – July 1971, at “Trident Studios” in London, and was produced by John Anthony.

Personnel:

  • Peter Hammill– lead vocals, acoustic and slide guitar, electric piano, piano
  • David Jackson– tenor, alto, and soprano saxophones, flute, vocals
  • Hugh Banton– Hammond E & C and Farfisa Professional organs, piano, Mellotron, ARP synthesizer, bass pedals, bass guitar, psychedelic razor, vocals
  • Guy Evans– drums, tympani, percussion, piano
  • Robert Fripp– electric guitar
  • Robin Cable, David Hentschel, Ken Scott– engineering
  • Howard – brightest hope
  • Paul Whitehead– sleeve design
  • Keith Morris – inner sleeve photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Hammill, except where noted.

  1. Lemmings (Including ‘Cog’)
  2. Man Erg
  3. A Plague of Lighthouse Keepers”
  • Eyewitness
  • Pictures/Lighthouse – Peter Hammill, Hugh Banton
  • Eyewitness
  • H.M.
  • Presence of the Night
  • Kosmos Tours – Guy Evans
  • (Custard’s) Last Stand
  • The Clot Thickens – Peter Hammill, Hugh Banton, Guy Evans, David Jackson
  • Land’s End (Sineline) – David Jackson
  • We Go Now – David Jackson, Hugh Banton

 

In September 1978.

In September 1978, “Chrysalis” label released “Parallel Lines”, the third Blondie studio album. It was recorded June – July 1978, at “Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Mike Chapman. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Parallel Lines” at number 140 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. “NME” magazine ranked the album at number 18 on its list of the “100 Best Albums of All Timeand at number 45 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album was certified 4 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in Uk by “BPI”, and Platinum in US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Deborah Harry– vocals
  • Chris Stein– guitar, 12-string guitar, E-bow
  • Clem Burke– drums
  • Jimmy Destri– electronic keyboards
  • Nigel Harrison– bass guitar
  • Frank Infante– guitar
  • Robert Fripp– guitar
  • Pete Coleman – engineering, assisting production
  • Steve Hall – mastering
  • Grey Russell – assistant engineer
  • Frank Duarte – illustration
  • Edo Bertoglio – photography
  • Maripol – stylist
  • Ramey Communications – art directionand design
  • Jerry Rodriguez – lettering

Track listing:

  1. Hanging on the Telephone – Jack Lee
  2. One Way or Another – Deborah Harry, Nigel Harrison
  3. Picture This – Deborah Harry, Chris Stein, Jimmy Destri
  4. Fade Away and Radiate – Chris Stein
  5. Pretty Babe – Deborah Harry, Chris Stein
  6. I Know but I Don’t Know – Frank Infante
  7. 11:59 – Jimmy Destri
  8. Will Anything Happen? – Jack Lee
  9. Sunday Girl – Chris Stein
  10. Heart of Glass – Deborah Harry, Chris Stein
  11. I’m Gonna Love You Too – Joe B. Mauldin, Niki Sullivan, Norman Petty
  12. Just Go Away – Deborah Harry