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On June 22, 2004.

On June 22, 2004, “Nonesuch” label released “A Ghost Is Born”, the fifth Wilco studio album. It was recorded November 2003 – March 2004 in New York City, and was produced by Jim O’Rourke, Jeff Tweedy, John Stirratt, Glen Kotche, Leroy Bach and Mikael Jorgensen. In 2005, “A Ghost Is Born” won “Grammy Awards”  for “Best Alternative Music Album” and “Best Recording Package”.

Personnel:

  • Jeff Tweedy– vocals, guitar, bass, synthesizer, filters, loops
  • John Stirratt– bass, guitar, piano, backing vocals, synthesizer, filters, loops
  • Glenn Kotche– drums, percussion, hammered dulcimer, synthesizer, filters, loops
  • Leroy Bach– piano, organ, guitar, bass, vibes, synthesizer, filters, loops
  • Mikael Jorgensen– piano, rocksichord, Farfisa, organ, synthesizer, filters, loops, engineer
  • Jim O’Rourke– piano, guitar, bass, ARP 2600, synthesizer, filters, loops, engineer, mixing
  • Frankie Montuoro – hammered dulcimer, production assistant, technical assistance
  • Karen Waltuch –viola
  • Tim Barnes – percussion
  • Steve Rooke –mastering
  • Chris Shaw – engineer
  • TJ Doherty, Tim Iseler – assistant engineers
  • Stan Doty, Daniel Herbst, Deborah Miles Johnson, Haydn Johnston, Matt Zivich – production assistants, technical assistance
  • Dan Nadel –graphic design
  • Peter Smith – graphic design,photography
  • Mike Schmelling – photography
  • Gladys Nilsson– drawing
  • Ken Waagner – digital supervisor

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeff Tweedy except where noted.

  1. At Least That’s What You Said
  2. Hell Is Chrome – Jeff Tweedy,Mikael Jorgensen
  3. Spiders (Kidsmoke)
  4. Muzzle of Bees
  5. Hummingbird
  6. Handshake Drugs
  7. Wishful Thinking – Jeff Tweedy,Glenn Kotche
  8. Company in My Back
  9. I’m a Wheel
  10. Theologians – Jeff Tweedy, Mikael Jorgensen, Chris Girard
  11. Less Than You Think – Jeff Tweedy,John Stirratt, Glen Kotche, Mikael Jorgensen,Leroy Bach, Jim O’Rourke
  12. The Late Greats
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On January 11, 2005.

prefection

On January 11, 2005, “4AD” label released “Prefection”, the second Cass McCombs album. It was recorded in 2004, and was produced by Cass McCombs.

Personnel:

  • Cass McCombs – vocals, guitar
  • Natalie Conn – keyboards, vocals
  • Dutch Germ – drums, vocals
  • Trevor Shimizu – bass, sampling, vocals, photography
  • Bill Skibbe – engineer
  • Jessica Ruffins – engineer
  • Steve Rooke – mastering
  • Chris Coady – mixing
  • Asha Schecter – layout design

Track listing:

All tracks by Cass McCombs.

  1. Equinox
  2. Subtraction
  3. Multiple Suns
  4. Tourist Woman
  5. Sacred Heart
  6. She’s Still Suffering
  7. Cuckoo
  8. Bury Mary
  9. City of Brotherly Love
  10. All Your Dreams May Come True

On December 19, 1989.

peter_murphy-deep

On December 19, 1989, “Beggars Banquet” label released “Deep”, the third Peter Murphy solo studio album. It was recorded in 1989 at “The Wool Hall” in Somerset; “Rockfield Studios” in  Monmouthshire, Wales; “Master Rock Studios” and “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Simon Rogers.

Personnel:

  • Peter Murphy– vocals, lyrics, mixing, design
  • Terl Bryant– drums, percussion
  • Eddie Branch – bass
  • Paul Statham – guitar, keyboards
  • Peter Bonas – guitar
  • Gill Tingay – harp
  • Jim Williams – guitar
  • Simon Rogers– acoustic guitar; mixing
  • Ian Grimble – engineering
  • Steve Rooke – mastering
  • Nick Rogers – mixing
  • Paul Cox – photography
  • Alastair Johnson – recording
  • Roland Herrington – recording

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Murphy and Paul Statham; except where noted.

  1. Deep Ocean Vast Sea
  2. Shy
  3. Crystal Wrists
  4. Marlene Dietrich’s Favourite Poem
  5. Seven Veils
  6. The Line Between the Devil’s Teeth (And That Which Cannot Be Repeat) – Peter Murphy
  7. Cuts You Up
  8. A Strange Kind of Love – Peter Murphy
  9. Roll Call
  10. Roll Call – reprise

 

On October 4, 1999.

run-devil-run

On October 4, 1999, “Parlaphone” label released “Run Devil Run” the eleventh Paul McCartney solo studio album. It was recorded March – May 1999, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Chris Thomas and Paul McCartney.The album features covers of 1950s rock and roll songs, with three original McCartney compositions.

Personnel:

  • Paul McCartney– vocals, bass guitar, electric guitar, percussion, acoustic guitar
  • David Gilmour– electric guitar, backing vocals, lap steel guitar
  • Mick Green– electric guitar
  • Ian Paice– drums, percussion
  • Pete Wingfield– keyboards, piano, Hammond organ, Wurlitzer
  • Dave Mattacks– drums, percussion
  • Geraint Watkins– Wurlitzer, piano
  • Chris Hall – accordion
  • Geoff Emerick, Paul Hicks– engineer
  • Steve Rooke – mastering
  • Dave Fine – cover photos
  • Richard Haughton – Paul photo
  • Mike McCartney– young Paul photo
  • John Hammel – session photos
  • Mike Owen – products photo
  • Philip Gallard – instrument photos
  • Klaus Voorman, Aleen Toroyan – drawings
  • Norman Hathaway – design

Track listing:

  1. Blue Jean Bop – Gene Vincent, Hal Levy
  2. She Said Yeah – Larry Williamd
  3. All Shook Up – Otis Blackwell, Elvis Presley
  4. Run Devil Run – Paul McCartney
  5. No Other Baby – Dickie Bishop, Bob Watson
  6. Lonesome Town – Baker Knight
  7. Try Not to Cry – Paul McCartney
  8. Movie Magg – Carl Perkins
  9. Brown Eyed Handsome Man – Chuck Berry
  10. What It Is – Paul McCartney
  11. Coquette – Johnny Green, Carmen Lombardo, Gus Kahn
  12. I Got Stung – David Hill, Aaron Schroeder
  13. Honey Hush – Joe Turner
  14. Shake a Hand – Joe Morris
  15. Party – Jessie Mae Robinson

On August 9, 1994.

Mars audiac quintet

On August 9, 1994, “Elektra” Label released “Mars Audiac Quintet”, third Stereolab studio album. It was released as CD with bonus two-track disk, the double vinyl album with a 7″. “Pitchfork Media”  ranked the album at number 78 on its list of the “Best Albums of the 1990s”.

Personnel:

  • Laetitia Sadier– vocals, guitar, Vox organ, Moog synthesizer, tambourine
  • Tim Gane– guitar, Vox organ, Moog synthesizer, percussion
  • Sean O’Hagan– guitar, Vox & Farfisa organs
  • Andy Ramsay– drums, percussion
  • Mary Hansen– vocals, guitar, tambourine
  • Duncan Brown – guitar, bass, background vocals
  • Katharine Gifford – keyboards
  • Peter Morris – trumpet
  • Vera Daucher – violin
  • Andy Robinson – trombone
  • Alan Carter – tenor saxophone, flute
  • Lindsay Low – trumpet
  • Paul Tipler – engineering, mixing
  • Stereolab – mixing
  • Steve Rooke – mastering
  • Nick Webb – mastering
  • Sean O’Hagan – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Tim Gane and Lætitia Sadier, except where noted.

  1. Three-Dee Melodie
  2. Wow and Flute
  3. Transona Five
  4. Des étoiles électroniques
  5. Ping Pong
  6. Anamorphose
  7. Three Longers Later
  8. Nihilist Assault Group
  9. International Colouring Contest
  10. The Stars Our Destination
  11. Transporté sans bouger
  12. L’enfer des formes
  13. Outer Accelerator
  14. New Orthophony
  15. Fiery Yellow – Tim Gane, Sean O’Hagan

 

On February 23, 2010.

Joanna_Newsom_-_Have_One_On_Me

On February 23, 2010, “Drag City” label released “Have One On Me”, the third Joanna Newsom studio album It was recorded in 2009, and was produced by Joanna Newsom.

Personnel:

  • Joanna Newsom – vocals, harp, piano, vocal arrangements
  • Alex Camphouse – horn
  • Dan Cantrell – piano, hammond organ, pump organ, harpsichord, accordion
  • Patrick Cress – bass clarinet
  • Ryan Francesconi – Bulgarian tambura, kaval, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, electric bass, banjo, mandolin, soprano recorder
  • Sascha Groschang – cello
  • Djeina Haruta – viola
  • Shawn Jones – bassoon
  • Shira Kammen– vielle, rebec
  • Dan Koretzky – timpani
  • Katie Kresek – violin
  • Judith Linsenberg – alto, tenor and bassrecorder
  • Alex Camphouse – horn
  • Dan Cantrell – piano, hammond organ, pump organ, harpsichord, accordion
  • Patrick Cress – bass clarinet
  • Ryan Francesconi – Bulgariantambura, kaval, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, electric bass, banjo, mandolin, soprano recorder
  • Sascha Groschang – cello
  • Djeina Haruta – viola
  • Shawn Jones – bassoon
  • Shira Kammen– vielle, rebec
  • Dan Koretzky – timpani
  • Katie Kresek – violin
  • Judith Linsenberg – alto, tenor and bassrecorder
  • Kane Mathis – kora
  • Greg Moore – backing vocals
  • Thom Moore – backing vocals
  • Neal Morgan – drum set, percussion, timpani, backing vocals
  • David Morris – viola da Gamba
  • Yeolim Nam – violin
  • Eric Oberthaler – trumpet, cornet
  • Philip Payton – violin
  • Laura Reynolds – oboe
  • Andrew Roitstein – double bass
  • Phaedon Sinis – flute,tarhu, kemence
  • Lily Storm – backing vocals
  • Andrew Strain – trombone
  • Ryan Francesconi – arrangements, conductor
  • Noah Georgeson– mixing
  • Jim O’Rourke– mixing
  • Steve Rooke – mastering
  • Becca Mann – cover art
  • Annabel Mehran – photographer
  • Greg Moore – additional arrangements
  • Thom Moore – additional arrangements
  • Neal Morgan– drum and percussion arrangements, additional arrangements
  • Dan Osborn – layout designer
  • Lila Sklar – additional arrangements
  • Corinna Taylor – calligraphy

Track listing:

All tracks by Joanna Newsom.

  1. Easy
  2. Have One on Me
  3. 81
  4. Good Intentions Paving Company
  5. No Provenance
  6. Baby Birch
  7. On a Good Day
  8. You and Me, Bess
  9. In California
  10. Jackrabbits
  11. Go Long
  12. Occident
  13. Soft as Chalk
  14. Esme
  15. Autumn
  16. Ribbon Bows
  17. Kingfisher
  18. Does Not Suffice