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On May 8, 2020.

On May 8, 2020, “Verve” label released “Mutable Set”, the fourth Blake Mills studio album. It was recorded in 2020, at “Sound City Studios”, “SWT”, “Boulevard Recording Studios”, and was produced by Blake Mills.

Personnel:

  • Blake Mills – vocals, guitar, arranger, art direction
  • Gabriel Kahane – piano
  • Aaron Embry – keyboards
  • David Boucher – acoustic bass, recording
  • Pino Palladino – electric bass
  • Abe Rounds – drums
  • Sem Gendel – saxophone
  • Rob Moose – strings, string arrangements
  • Joseph Lorge – recording
  • Joseph Lorge, Will Maclellan – additional recording
  • Maddy Baltor – engineer assistant
  • Greg Coller – mixing
  • Patricia Sullivan – mastering
  • Julio Chavez – art direction
  • Emilio Villalba – artwork
  • Ian Sefchick – artwork

Track listing:

  1. Never Forever – Blake Mills, Cass McCombs
  2. May Later – Blake Mills, Cass McCombs
  3. Eat My Dust – Blake Mills
  4. Money Is the One True God – Blake Mills
  5. Summer All Ove – Blake Mills, Cass McCombs
  6. Vanishing Town – Blake Mills, Cass McCombs
  7. My Dear One – Blake Mills, Cass McCombs
  8. Farsickness – Blake Mills, Gabriel Kahane
  9. Mirror Box – Blake Mills
  10. Window Facing a Window – lyrics by Blake Mills, music by Blake Mills, Armando Manzanero
  11. Off Grid – Blake Mills

On March 9, 1999.

On March 9, 1999, “spinART Recirds” label released “Pistolero”, the second Frank Black album. It was recorded in 1998, at “Sound City Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Nick Vincent.

Personnel:

  • Frank Black – vocals, guitar
  • Rich Gilbert – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • David McCaffery – bass, backing vocals
  • Scott Boutier – drums
  • Billy Joe Bowers – engineer
  • Nick Raskulinecz – engineer assistant
  • Eddy Schreyer – mastering
  • Inertia – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Black

  1. Bad Harmony
  2. I Switched You
  3. Western Star
  4. Tiny Heart
  5. You’re Such a Wire
  6. I Love Your Brain
  7. Smoke Up
  8. Billy Radcliffe
  9. So Hard to Make Things Out
  10. 85 Weeks
  11. I Think I’m Starting to Lose It
  12. I Want Rock & Roll
  13. Skeleton Man
  14. So. Bay

On November 5, 2002.

On November 5, 2002, “Interscope” label released “Red Letter Days”, the fourth Wallflowers (The) album. It was recorded 2001 – 2002, at “Groovemasters Studio” in Santa Monica, “Sound City Studios” in Van Nuys, “Record One” in Sherman Oaks, and was produced by Tobias Miller and Bill Appleberry.

Personnel:

  • Jakob Dylan – lead and backing vocals, guitars
  • Rami Jaffee – keyboards
  • Greg Richling – bass guitar
  • Mario Calire – drums, backing vocals
  • Rusty Anderson – guitar
  • Val McCallum – guitar
  • Mike McCready – guitar
  • Ben Peeler – lap steel guitar
  • Moe Z M.D. – background vocals
  • Courtney Kaiser – background vocals
  • Lenny Castro – percussion
  • David Campbell – string arrangements
  • Bill Lane – engineer, engineering consultant
  • Dave Reed – engineer
  • Bob Salcedo – engineer
  • Femio Hernández – assistant engineer
  • Darrell Thorp – assistant engineer
  • Rich Tosi – assistant engineer
  • Miles Wilson – assistant engineer
  • Ed Churney – mixing
  • Tom Lord-Alge – mixing
  • Louie Teran – editing
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Robert Vosgien – mastering
  • Ed Wong – studio technician
  • Jamie Caliri – art direction, packaging, photography
  • Marina Chavez – cover photo

Track listing:

All tracks by Jakob Dylan

  1. When You’re on Top
  2. How Good It Can Get
  3. Closer to You
  4. Everybody Out of the Water
  5. Three Ways
  6. Too Late to Quit
  7. If You Never Got Sick
  8. Health and Happiness
  9. See You When I Get There
  10. Feels Like Summer Again
  11. Everything I Need
  12. Here in Pleasantville
  13. Empire in My Mind (hidden track)

In October 1972.

In October 1972, “ABC” label released “Passin’ Thru”, the fifth James Gang studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Quadraphonic Sound Studios” in Nashville TN, “Sound City Studios” in Van Nuys, CA, and was produced by Roy Kenner, Domenic Troiano, Dale Peters and Jim Fox.

Personnel:

  • Roy Kenner – lead vocals, harmonica, percussion
  • Domenic Troiano – guitars, backing vocals
  • Dale Peters – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jim Fox – drums, backing vocals, organ
  • David Briggs – piano
  • Charlie McCoy – harmonica
  • Weldon Myrick – pedal steel guitar
  • Craig Sapphin – all strings, arrangements
  • William D. “Smitty” Smith – piano, organ, harpsichord

Track listing:

All tracks by Roy Kenner and Domenic Troiano, except where noted.

  1. Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet
  2. One Way Street – Domenic Troiano
  3. Had Enough – Roy Kenner
  4. Up to Yourself – Domenic Troiano
  5. Everybody Needs a Hero
  6. Run Run Run
  7. Things I Want to Say to You
  8. Out of Control
  9. Drifting Girl

On May 8, 2020.

On May 8, 2020, “Verve” label released “Mutable Set”, the fourth Blake Mills studio album. It was recorded in 2019 at “Sound City Studios”, “SWT”, “Boulevard Recording Studios”, and was produced by Blake Mills.

Personnel:

  • Blake Mills – vocals, guitar, arranger, recording, art direction
  • Gabriel Kahane – piano
  • Aaron Embry – keyboards
  • Sam Gendel – saxophone
  • David Boucher – acoustic bass
  • Pino Palladino – electric bass
  • Abe Rounds – drums
  • Rob Moose – strings, string arrangements
  • David Boucher – recording
  • Joseph Lorge – recording
  • Will Maclellan – recording
  • Maddy Baltor – recording assistant
  • Greg Koller – mixing
  • Patricia Sullivan – mastering
  • Julio Chavez – art direction
  • Emilio Villalba – artwork
  • Ian Sefchick – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Blake Mills, except where noted.

  1. Never Forever – Blake Mills, Cass McCombs
  2. May Later – Blake Mills, Cass McCombs
  3. Eat my Dust
  4. Money Is the One True God
  5. Summer All Over – Blake Mills, Cass McCombs
  6. Vanishing Twin – Blake Mills, Cass McCombs
  7. My Dear One – Blake Mills, Cass McCombs
  8. Farsickness – Blake Mills, Gabriel Kahane
  9. Mirror Box
  10. Window Facing A Window – lyrics by Blake Mills, music by Blake Mills, Armando Manzanero
  11. Off Grid – Blake Mills

On January 30, 2001.

On January 30, 2001, “Cooking Vinyl” and “What Are Records?” label released “Dog in the Sand”, the third Frank Black studio album. It was recorded March – April 2000, at “Sound City Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Nick Vincent.

Personnel:

  • Frank Black – vocals, acoustic guitar, guitar
  • Eric Drew Feldman – vocals, electric piano, piano, clavioline
  • Rich Gilbert – vocals, guitar, pedal steel guitar, dobro
  • David McCaffery – vocals, bass
  • Scott Boutier – drums
  • Dave Phillips – vocals, acoustic guitar, guitar, pedal steel guitar, slide guitar 
  • Joey Santiago – guitar
  • Moris Tepper – vocals, banjo, bihuela
  • Nick Vincent – percussion
  • Billy Joe Bowers – recording engineer
  • Mike Terry – assistant engineer
  • Eddy Schreyer – mastering
  • Andrew Swainson – cover design
  • Steve Gullick – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Black.

  1. Blast Off
  2. I’ve Seen Your Picture
  3. St. Francis Dam Disaster
  4. Robert Onion
  5. Stupid Me
  6. Bullet
  7. The Swimmer
  8. Hermaphroditos
  9. I’ll Be Blue
  10. Llano del Rio
  11. If It Takes All Night
  12. Dog in the Sand

On May 8, 2001.

On May 8, 2001, “Beggars Banquet” label released “Field Songs”, the fifth Mark Lanegan album. It was recorded in 2001, at “Jupiter Studios” in Alliance, Ohio,    “Robert Lang Studios” in Shoreline, Washington, “Sound City Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by John Angello and Martin Feveyear.

Personnel:

  • Mark Lanegan– vocals, guitar
  • John Agnello – recorder, vocals, mastering, mixing
  • Mark Boquist – drums
  • Allen Davis – acoustic guitar, bass
  • Martin Feveyear– vocals, Hammond organ, recorder, mastering, mixing
  • Chris Goss– vocals, synthesizer
  • Mark Hoyt – vocals
  • Mike Johnson- acoustic guitar and electric guitar, Wurlitzer organ, piano, background vocals
  • Marek – piano
  • Duff McKagan- drums, Fender Rhodes
  • Wendy Rae Fowler- vocals
  • Brett Netson – acoustic guitar
  • Keni Richards – piano, drums, mellotron
  • Bill Rieflin- drums
  • Ben Shepherd– vocals, acoustic, lap steel and electric guitar, bass, piano
  • Chris Strother – photography

 Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Lanegan except where noted.

  1. One Way Street
  2. No Easy Action
  3. Miracle
  4. Pill Hill Serenade
  5. Don’t Forget Me
  6. Kimiko’s Dream House – Jeffrey Lee Pierce, Mark Lanegan
  7. Resurrection Song
  8. Field Song
  9. Low
  10. Blues for D – Mark Lanegan, Ben Shepherd
  11. She Done Too Much
  12. Fix

On March 16, 1978.

On March 16, 1978, “Epic” label released “You Can Tune a Piano, but You Can’t Tuna Fish”, the seventh REO Speedwagon studio album. It was recorded 1977–1978 at “Sound City Studios, Los Angeles, CA, vocals recorded at “Record Plant Studios” in Los Angeles, and “Paragon Recording Studios” in Chicago, and was produced by Kevin Cronin, Gary Richrath, Paul Grupp and John Boylan.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Cronin– lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar, piano
  • Gary Richrath– lead and rhythm guitars
  • Neal Doughty– piano, Hammond organ, Moog synthesizer
  • Bruce Hall– bass
  • Alan Gratzer – drums
  • Lon Price – saxophone
  • Angelle Trosclair, Denise McCall, Denny Henson, Tom Kelly– backing vocals
  • Paul Grupp – engineer
  • John Boylan– executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Cronin, except where noted.

  1. Roll With the Changes
  2. Time for Me to Fly
  3. Runnin’ Band – Debbie Mackron, Gary Richrath
  4. Blazin’ Your Own trail Again
  5. Sing to Me – Gary Richracht
  6. Lucky for You – Kevin Cronin, Gary Richrath
  7. Do You Know Where Your Woman is Tonight – Gary Richrath
  8. The Unidentified Flying Tuna Trot – Gary Richrath
  9. Say You Love Me or Say Goodnight – Kevin Cronin, Gary Richrath

On November 6, 2007.

On November 6, 2007, “SPV” label released “4-Way Diablo”, the seventh Monster Magnet studio album. It was recorded 2006 – 2007, at “Sound City Studios”, “American Studios”, “The Sunset Lodge” and “Hydeaway Studios”, and was produced by Dave Wyndorf and Matt Hyde.

Personnel:

  • Dave Wyndorf– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Ed Mundell– lead guitar
  • Bob Pantella – drums
  • Jim Baglino – bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Wyndorf except where noted.

  1. 4-Way Diablo
  2. Wall of Fire
  3. You’re Alive
  4. Blow Your Mind
  5. Cyclone
  6. 2000 Light Years from Home– Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  7. No Vacation
  8. I’m Calling You
  9. Solid Gold
  10. Freeze and Pixillate
  11. A Thousand Stars
  12. Slap in the Face
  13. Little Bag of Gloom
  14. Tomorrow’s Sun

On January 24, 1989.

On January 24, 1989, “Def American” label released the self-titled, debut Masters of Reality album. It was recorded 1988 – 1989, at “Atlantic Studios”, “Chung King Studios”, “Platinum Isle” in New York City, “Sound City Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Rick Rubin.

Personnel:

  • Chris Goss– vocals, guitar
  • Tim Harrington – lead guitar
  • Googe – bass
  • Vinnie Ludovico – drums
  • Owl – additional keyboards
  • David Bianco – engineer, mix engineer
  • Steve Ett – engineer
  • Brian Jenkins – assistant engineer
  • John Leamy– cover painting

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Goss and Tim Harrington.

  1. Theme for the Scientist of the Invisible
  2. Domino
  3. The Blue Garden
  4. Gettin’ High
  5. The Candy Song
  6. Magical Spell
  7. The Eyes of Texas
  8. Sleep Walkin’
  9. Lookin’ to Get Rite
  10. John Brown
  11. Kill the King