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On November 19, 2002.

On November 19, 2002, “Epic” and “Interscope” labels released the debut, self-titled Audioslave album. It was recorded May 2001 – June 2002, at “Cello Studios” in Hollywood, “Royaltone Studios” in Burbank, California, “Studio Litho” and “Studio X” in Seattle, Washington, “Akadamie Mathematique of Philosophical Sound Research” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Rick Rubin, Chris Cornell, Tim Commerford, Brad Wilk and Tom Morello.


  • Chris Cornell– vocals
  • Tim Commerford– bass
  • Brad Wilk– drums
  • Tom Morello– guitars
  • Rich Costey – mixing
  • David Schiffman, Andrew Scheps – recording engineer
  • John Burton, Floyd Reitsma, Thom Russo, and Andrew Scheps, assisted by Chris Holmes, Darron Mora – additional engineering
  • Greg Fidelman, Thom Russo, Andrew Scheps – digital editing
  • Lindsay Chase – production coordinator
  • Vlado Meller – mastering
  • Steve Kadison – mastering assistant
  • Storm Thorgerson, Peter Curzon – album cover
  • Storm Thorgerson – art direction
  • Dan Abbott, Finlay Cowan – art direction assistant
  • Peter Curzon – “Flame” logo design
  • Rupert Truman – photography
  • Danny Clinch – band photographs
  • Sculpture made by Hothouse

Track listing:

All lyrics by Chris Cornell; all music by Chris Cornell, Tim Commerford, Brad Wilk and Tom Morello.

  1. Cochise
  2. Show Me How to Live
  3. Gasoline
  4. What You Are
  5. Like a Stone
  6. Set it Off
  7. Shadow on the Sun
  8. I Am the Highway
  9. Exploder
  10. Hypnotize
  11. Bring Em Back Alive
  12. Light My Way
  13. Getaway Car
  14. The Last Remaining Light

On October 24, 2006.

On October 24, 2006, “Hollywood Records” label released “Threes”, the third Sparta studio album. It was recorded March – June 2006, at, “Robert Lang Studios” in Seattle, Washington, and was produced by Dave Bassett.


  • Keeley Davis– vocals, guitar
  • Tony Hajjar– drums
  • Matt Miller- bass, backup vocals
  • Jim Ward– vocals, guitar
  • Merry Clayton- background vocals
  • Chris Henrich- pedal steel guitar
  • Liz Smith- guitar technician
  • Gregg Keplinger- drum technician
  • Joe Chiccarelli– engineer
  • Mike Major– mixing
  • Alan Yoshida– mastering
  • Dave Bassett, George Gumbs- engineer
  • Jared Kvitka- assistant engineer
  • Erik Ron- digital editing
  • Ray Wallace– paintings
  • Geert Teuwen- cover photo

Track listing:

  1. Untreatable Disease
  2. Crawl
  3. Unstitch Your Mouth
  4. Taking Back Control
  5. Erase It Again
  6. Atlas
  7. The Most Vicious Crime
  8. False Start
  9. Weather the Storm
  10. Right.Return. (Straight In Our Hands)
  11. Without a Sound
  12. Translations


On October 16, 2012.

On October 16, 2012, “Universal Republic” label released “Vital”, the sixth  Anberlin studio album. It was recorded in 2011, at “Electric Thunder Studios” in Nashville, “Sound Kitchen” in Franklin, “Compound Recording” in Seattle, and was produced by Aaron Sprinkle.


  • Stephen Christian– lead vocals, keyboards
  • Joseph Milligan – vocals, lead guitar
  • Christian McAlhaney – vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Deon Rexroat – bass guitar
  • Nathan Young – drums, percussion
  • Julia Marie, Christie DuPree – vocals
  • Aaron Sprinkle- engineering, mixing, mastering

Track listing:

  1. Self-Starter
  2. Little Tyrants
  3. Other Side
  4. Someone Anyone
  5. Intentions
  6. Innocent
  7. Desires
  8. Type Three
  9. Orpheum
  10. Modern Age
  11. God, Drugs & Sex

On August 28, 2015.

On August 28, 2015, “Wonderlick Entertainment” label released “Twelvefour” , the second Paper Kites studio album. It was recorded March–April 2015, at “Avast!   Recording Company” and “Hall of Justice” in Seattle, Washington, and was produced by Phil Ek.


  • Josh Bentley – drums, percussion
  • Sam Bentley – lead vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, harmonica, keyboards, design
  • Christina Lacy – harmony vocals, guitars
  • David Powys – backing vocals, banjo, lap steel
  • Sam Rasmussen – bass guitar, synthesizer
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • Phil Ek – engineering, mixing
  • Cameron Nicklaus – assistant engineer
  • Mark Bentley – design for twelvefour sign
  • Jackson Grant – photography
  • Jefferton James – artwork editing, design, layout

Track listing:

All lyrics by Sam Bentley; all music by John Bentley, Sam Bentley, Christina Lacy, David Powys and Sam Rasmussen.

  1. Electric Indigo
  2. Renegade
  3. Bleed Confusion
  4. Revelator Eyes
  5. Neon Crimson
  6. I’m Lying to You Cause I’m Lost
  7. A Silent Cause
  8. Woke Up from a Dream
  9. Turns Within Me, Turns Without Me
  10. Too Late

On June 16, 2017.

On June 16, 2017, “Nonesuch” label released “Crack-Up”, the third Fleet Foxes album. It was recorded July 2016 – January 2017, at “Electric Lady”, “Sear Sound”,  “Rare Book Room”, “The Void” in New York, “The Unknown” in Anacortes, and “Avast Recording Company” in Seattle, and was produced by Robin Pecknold and Skyler Skjelset.


  • Robin Pecknold– vocals, classical guitar, dreadnought, electric guitar, string electric, Fender bass, piano, synthesizer, Baldwin electric harpsichord, prepared autoharp , marimba, Moog Minitaur, Hammond organ, mellotron, train loop, water loop, Korg drum machine, percussion, varispeed, footsteps, door, Memory Man Deluxe
  • Skyler Skjelset – vocals, electric guitar, Fender bass, piano, synthesizer, pencil on paper, cicada loop, glass harmonica, bowed cymbal, shamisen, percussion, programming, fole, Korg drum machine, amplifier noise, footsteps, Moog Minitaur, water harp
  • Christian Wargo– vocals, bass, drum kit
  • Casey Wescott – piano, chromatic bells, qraqebs, kettledrum, programming, koto, harpsichord , Blue Noise synth, SuperColliderbirdsong
  • Morgan Henderson– cello, qraqebs, double bass, pitched bass clarinet, pitched flute, pitched clarinet , alto flute

Additional musicians

  • Hannah Epperson – violin
  • Matthew Barrick, Christopher Icasiano, Neal Morgan– drum kit, percussion
  • Brian McPherson – spoken word
  • String quartet
    • Russel Durham – first violin
    • Jeremy Kittel – second violin
    • Nicholas Cords – viola
    • Dave Eggar– cello
    • Gabriel Gall – arrangement
  • The Westerlies – horns
    • Andy Clausen – arrangement, trombone
    • Willem de Koch – trombone
    • Zubin Hensler, Riley Mulherkar – trumpet
    • Phil Ek– mixing
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • Chris Allen, Grant Valentine, Owen Mulholland, Gabe Wax, Casey Wescott, Adam Burd, Gosha Usov, Beatriz Artola – engineering
  • Ben Tousley, Robin Pecknold – design, layout
  • Shawn Brackbill – band portrait
  • Sean Pecknold, Adi Goodrich – paintings
  • Hiroshi Hamaya– front and back cover, interior photos

Track listing:

All tracks by Robin Pecknold, except where noted.

  1. I Am All That I Need / Arroyo Seco / Thumbprint Scar – Gabriel Gall
  2. Cassius
  3. – Naiads, Cassadies
  4. Kept Woman
  5. Third of May / Ōdaigahara
  6. If You Need to, Keep Time on Me
  7. Mearcstapa
  8. On Another Ocean (January / June)
  9. Fool’s Errand
  10. I Should See Memphis – Gabriel Gall
  11. Crack-Up

On June 14, 1994.

On June 14, 1994, “Blackheart” / “Warner Bros” labels released “Pure and Simple”, the ninth Joan Jett and the Blackhearts studio album. It was recorded in 1994, at “The Hit Factory” in New York City, “Studio Works 11”, “Music Palace” in New York,
“Armoury Studios” in Vancouver, Canada, “Bad Animals Studio” in Seattle, Washington, “Indigo Ranch” in Malibu, California, and was produced by Kenny Laguna, Thom Panunzio, Ed Stasium, Desmond Child, Jim Vallance and Joan Jett.


  • Joan Jett– lead vocals, guitars
  • Tony “Bruno” Rey- lead guitars
  • Kenny Aaronson- bass
  • Thommy Price– drums
  • Ricky Byrd, John Marshall, Billy Karren, Blake Brocksmith – guitar
  • Mike Howe, Kathleen Hanna– vocals
  • Chuck Kentis – keyboards
  • Arno Hecht – saxophone
  • Thom Panunzio- engineer, mixing
  • John Aiosa – engineer, digital editing
  • Lance Clark – digital editing
  • Carl Glanville, Lee Anthony, Tim Donovan, Mike Thompson, Neil Perry, Danny Kadar, Adam Kasper, Delwyn Brooks, Chuck Johnson – assistant engineers
  • Bob Ludwig- mastering

Track listing:

  1. Go Home – Joan Jett, Kathleen Hanna
  2. Eye to Eye – Joan Jett, Jim Vallance, Kenny Laguna
  3. Spinster – Joan Jett, Kathleen Hanna
  4. Torture – Joan Jett, Jim Vallance, Kenny Laguna
  5. Rubber & Glue – Joan Jett, Kathleen Hanna
  6. As I Am – Joan Jett, Desmond Child
  7. Activity Grrrl – Joan Jett, Kathleen Hanna
  8. Insecure – Joan Jett, Jim Vallance, Kenny Laguna
  9. Wonderin’ – Joan Jett, Jim Vallance, Kenny Laguna
  10. Consumed – Joan Jett, Thommy Price
  11. You Got a Problem – Joan Jett, Desmond Child, Kathleen Hanna
  12. Brighter Day – Joan Jett, Desmond Child

On May 13, 2008.

On May 13, 2008, “Atlantic” label released “Narrow Stairs”, the sixth Death Cab for Cutie studio album. It was recorded in 2008, at Seattle, and was produced by Chris Walla.


  • Ben Gibbard– vocals, rhythm guitar, piano, keyboard, drums, drum machine
  • Nick Harmer– backing vocals, bass
  • Jason McGerr– drums, percussion
  • Chris Walla– backing vocals, lead guitar, audio sequencer, piano, keyboards, recording, mixing
  • Eric A. Hegg – centerfold photo
  • Alex Newport– mixing
  • Roger Seibel – mastering
  • EE Storey– artwork, layout

Track listing:

  1. Bixby Canyon Bridge – Ben Gibbard
  2. I Will Possess Your Heart – Ben Gibbard, Nick Harmer, Jason McGerr, Chris Walla
  3. No Sunlight – Ben Gibbard, Chris Walla
  4. Cath – Ben Gibbard
  5. Talking Bird – Ben Gibbard
  6. You Can Do Better Than Me – Ben Gibbard
  7. Grapevine Fires – Ben Gibbard, Nick Harmer, Jason McGerr
  8. Your New Twin Sized Bed – Ben Gibbard, Nick Harmer
  9. Long Division – Ben Gibbard, Chris Walla, Nick Harmer
  10. Pity and Fear – Ben Gibbard
  11. The Ice Is Getting Thinner – Ben Gibbard, Chris Walla