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On September 11, 2000.

On September 11, 2000, “Verve” label released “Sci-Fi”, the fourth Christian McBride studio album. It was recorded in February 2000, at “Avatar Studios”, and was produced by Christian McBride.

Personnel:

  • Christian McBride – upright and electric bass, keyboards
  • Ron Blake– tenor and soprano sax
  • Shedrick Mitchell – piano, electric piano
  • Rodney Green – drums
  • Herbie Hancock– piano
  • Dianne Reeves– vocalese
  • Toots Thielemans– harmonica
  • James Carter– bass clarinet
  • David Gilmore– acoustic and electric guitar
  • Joe Ferla – recording, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Christian McBride, except where noted.

  1. Aja – Walter Becker, Donald Fagen
  2. Uhura’s Moment Returned
  3. Xerxes
  4. Lullaby for a Ladybug
  5. Science Fiction
  6. Walking on the Moon – Sting
  7. Havona – Jaco Pastorius
  8. I’ll Guess I’ll Have to Forget
  9. Butterfly Dreams – Stanley Clarke
  10. Via Mwandishi
  11. The Sci-fi Outro
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On August 17, 2017.

On August 17, 2017, “Procrastinate! Music Traitors” label released “Science Fiction”, the fifth Brand New studio album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Mike Sapone. The album packaging  has been created by Brooklyn studio “Morning Breath, Inc.”, based around a photograph by Swedish artist Thobias Fäldt.

Personnel:

  • Jesse Lacey– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Vincent Accardi – lead guitar
  • Garrett Tierney – bass
  • Brian Lane – drums
  • Michael Gagliardi – horns
  • Andrew Accardi – synthesizer
  • Frank LaTorre – harmonica
  • Mike DiMeo- hammond organ
  • Santino Sapone – ambient synthesizer apparatus
  • Mike Sapone- engineer, mixer
  • Vince Ratti– mixing
  • Mike Sapone – mixing
  • Charles Godrey – audio engineer
  • Steve Kupillas – audio engineer
  • Claudius Mittendorfer – audio engineer
  • Gerardo “Jerry” Ordonez – audio engineer
  • Brett Romnes – audio engineer
  • Joe Cannetti – assistant audio engineer
  • Zachary Casper – assistant audio engineer
  • Amanda Giacomo – assistant audio engineer
  • Nathan Kiner – assistant audio engineer
  • Mario Ramirez – assistant audio engineer
  • Emily Lazar– mastering
  • Chris Allgood – mastering assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by Jesse Lacey, Vincent Accardi, Garrett Tierney and Brian Lane.

  1. Lit Me Up
  2. Can’t Get It Out
  3. Waste
  4. Could Never Be Heaven
  5. Same Logic/Teeth
  6. 137
  7. Out of Mana
  8. In the Water
  9. Desert
  10. No Control
  11. 451
  12. Batter Up

On May 11, 2018.

On May 11, 2018, “Domino” label released “Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino”, the sixth Arctic Monkeys studio album. It was recorded 2016 – 2018, at “La Frette” in Paris, “Vox” and “Lunar Surface” in Los Angeles,  various studios in London, and was produced by Alex Turner and James Ford.

Personnel:

  • Alex Turner– lead and backing vocals, organ, piano, electric, baritone and acoustic guitar, bass, synthesiser,  dolceola, harpsichord, drums, orchestron, engineering, artwork
  • Jamie Cook– electric, lap steel, acoustic and baritone guitar
  • Nick O’Malley– bass, electric and baritone guitar
  • Matt Helders– drums, rotary timpani, synthesisers, Farfisa, backing vocals
  • James Ford– synthesiser, drums, percussion, Orchestron, vibraphone, pedal steel,  baritone and acoustic guitar, piano, Farfisa, RMI Rocksichord, harpsichord, synthesiser programming, rotary timpani, organ, engineering, mixing
  • Tom Rowley– electric, fuzz, baritone and acoustic guitar, electric, acoustic and baritone guitar solo, piano
  • Zach Dawes– baritone guitar, piano
  • Tyler Parkford– piano, Farfisa
  • Evan Weiss– acoustic guitar
  • Loren Humphrey– drums
  • James Righton– Wurlitzer
  • Josephine Stephenson – piano
  • Cam Avery– backing vocals
  • Jimmy Robertson – engineering
  • Nico Quéré – engineering
  • Anthony Cazade – engineering
  • Jonathan Ratovoarisoa – engineering
  • Michael Harris – engineering
  • Loren Humphrey – engineering
  • Matthew Cooper – design
  • Zackery Michael – photography
  • Ben Chappell – band portraits, additional photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Alex Turner.

  1. Star Treatment
  2. One Point Perspective
  3. American Sports
  4. Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino
  5. Golden Trunks
  6. Four Out of Five
  7. The World’s First Ever Monster Truck Front Flip
  8. Science Fiction
  9. She Looks Like Fun
  10. Batphone
  11. The Ultracheese