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Soda Ash Recordings: Track List & Credits...






Yamato cover

Smiles From Strangers
(2006)


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  1. WonderlandLyrics
  2. King of Spades, Queen of HeartsLyrics
  3. Simple FaceLyrics
  4. AmourLyricsmp3
  5. ScaredLyricsmp3
  6. Away from MeLyrics
  7. OceansLyricsmp3
  8. The ReasoningLyrics
  9. Passing Dead Man's TimeLyrics
  10. Get Quite Wet (Japan)Lyricsmp3
  11. Jack-InLyrics
  12. Forest that You Fear (Indian Winter)Lyrics

Soda Ash

Erin Knowles
Mike Farmer
Erma Zimmerman

Vocals: Knowles
Programming: Knowles on 1,3,7,8,10-12; Knowles, Farmer & Zimmerman on 2,5
Keyboards: Knowles
Guitars: Farmer
Bass: Knowles
Drums: Zimmerman

Melodies by Knowles

Music by Knowles on 1-3,7,10,12; Farmer on 9; Farmer & Knowles on 4,6,7; Farmer, Knowles & Zimmerman on 5,8,11

Lyrics by Knowles

Recorded, mixed and mastered at Graffenberg Studios, Columbia, MO

Recorded by Farmer & Knowles
Mixed by Knowles with Farmer & Zimmerman
Mastering & Digital Continuity by: Knowles

Produced by Erin Knowles


Artwork & Design by:Wilhelm Steiner (www.deaddreamer.com)

Soda Ash Thanks: The Bureau, Doc Mabuse Sony Acid Pro, Adobe Audition, and Izotope Ozone 3 & the extended Soda Ash family. Erin thanks: Abe no Seimei, the light and the dark. Mike thanks: my family, cole, deacon, lodi, thu, the zimmerman pack. Erma thanks: Gregory Drobnis

Executive Producer: Erma Zimmerman for Graffenberg Records

Visit our website: www.SodaAshBand.com

All songs ©2006

Graffenberg Records

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Yamato cover

Yamato
(2005)


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  1. PsychicLyricsmp3
  2. Americana Youth LeagueLyrics
  3. Giving Up On Girls
  4. TimeLyricsmp3
  5. Love DownLyrics
  6. Return of the SunLyrics
  7. PopstarLyrics
  8. SycophantLyrics
  9. Device InsomniaLyricsmp3
  10. YamatoLyricsmp3
  11. BetaLyrics
  12. Burning ManLyrics
  13. EndingLyrics

Soda Ash

Erin Knowles
Brandon York
Mike Farmer
Tony Guillory
Grant Huffman
Erma Zimmerman

Vocals: Knowles
Programming: Knowles on 6, 8, 9; Knowles, Farmer, Huffman & Zimmerman on 1, 2, 12; Knowles, Farmer & Zimmerman on 4
Keyboards: Knowles
Guitars: Farmer
Bass: Knowles except Farmer on 3, 4; Guillory on 11
Drums: Zimmerman

Melodies by Knowles except Michael Murphy AKA dr. mabuse on 3

Music by Knowles on 5, 6, 8; York, Knowles & Farmer on 8; Farmer on 2, 4, 12, 13; Farmer & Knowles on 1, 9; Farmer, Knowles & Zimmerman on 7; Guillory on 11; Michael Murphy AKA dr. mabuse on 3

Lyrics by Knowles except Michael Murphy AKA dr. mabuse on 3

Recorded, mixed and mastered at Graffenberg Studios, Columbia, MO

Recorded by Farmer & Knowles
Mixed by Knowles with Farmer & Zimmerman
Mastering & Digital Continuity by: Knowles

Produced by Erin Knowles


Artwork & Design by:Wilhelm Steiner (www.deaddreamer.com)

Soda Ash Thanks: The Bureau, Apocalypse Theatre, Slugtrail, Chris Dohm & Shattered, Sal Nuccio & East Side Tavern, The Music Café, KCOU, Jason Cafer, Crazy Music in Columbia, MO, Sony Acid Pro, Adobe Audition, and Izotope Ozone 3. Erin thanks:Soda Ash, patience, Zen, Abe No Seimei. Mike thanks: The Farmer clan & Ben Carpenter. Tony thanks: Ma & my 2 bros by default, My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult, Apox, Koji Kondo, Smack Ramen, Phillips Morris USA, clumsy inspiration, and Soda Ash. Grant thanks: Acid Pro 4, the makes of Red Bull & any fine vodka, Phillip Morris, and Baby Jesus for crying on cue. Erma thanks: Gregory Drobnis, Chris Kirkham, Matthew Abourezk, Deborah Valentine, Sara Stewart & The Zimmerman Family, especially Eileen Granville who drove thousands of miles to see our shows.

Executive Producer: Erma Zimmerman for Graffenberg Records

Visit our website: www.SodaAshBand.com

All songs ©2005 Soda Ash except Giving Up on Girls ©Michael Murphy AKA dr. mabuse

Graffenberg Records

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Tech Noir cover

Tech Noir
(2002)


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  1. VertigoLyricsmp3
  2. OrochiLyrics
  3. Sommerset DissolutionLyrics
  4. StargazerLyrics
  5. FatalLyricsmp3
  6. Gene Code 5Lyricsmp3
  7. NovocainLyricsmp3
  8. PerfectionLyrics
  9. ParadigmLyricsmp3
  10. DizorderlyLyrics
  11. Tech Noir

Soda Ash

Erin Knowles: Vocals; Programming; Keyboards on 1, 2, 4, 6-11; Guitar on 10.
Josh Spiekermann: Guitar on 1-8; Keyboards on 8.
Brandon York: Guitar on 1-9; Keyboards & Piano on 10; Keyboards & Sampling on 11.
Tina Young: Bass on 2-4, 8, 10.
Mike Farmer: Guitar on 1, 6-10; Bass on 3-5.
Tony Guillory: Bass on 1, 5-7.
Erma Zimmerman: Drums.

Melodies by: Knowles

Other Music by: Knowles except: Spiekermann & Knowles on 1; York on 3 & 11; John Stebbins & Knowles on 4; Spiekermann on 5; Stebbins, Spiekermann & Knowles on 7; Knowles & Zimmerman on 10.

Lyrics by: Knowles

Recorded & mixed at Icon studios, St. Louis, MO.

Recorded by: Hunter Sprenger except Mark Biehl & Sprenger on 1, 6, 9; Sprenger & Ross VanDerslice on 10; VanDerslice on 11. Vocals recorded by VanDerslice on 1, 2, 4

Mixed by: Soda Ash with Ross VanDerslice.

Mastering & Digital Continuity by: Phil Easter for Malignant Sound Technologies

Artwork & Design by:Wilhelm Steiner (www.deaddreamer.com)

Original video images from "Box of Gods" by: V. Sangre de Mercy

Road crew: Beth Young

Soda Ash Thanks: Apocalypse Theatre, Perry Emge, Chris Dohm & Shattered, our favorite live engineer: Jeff Gilchrist, Sal Nuccio & East Side Live, Beth Young, SCSI, The Passion, David J., KCOU, Jason Cafer, Bill Shuh, Emergency Umbrella, University of Missouri Bookstore, Streetside Records, Whizz Records, The Blue Note, Alexavier Strangerz; Wolf; Amanda James & Onthinice/Jacob in Arkansas; Guitar Finder & Crazy Music in Columbia, MO & our faithful fans: Jeremy, Embyr & Sara....and did we mention Apox? Erin thanks: mafuyu, beginnings, endings, time, change, family. Josh thanks EZ, Erin, Mikey, Brando, multiple bass players with the exception of one, Kristen, Dave Cassidy, Big Sak, Bobby and Abby, Chip, Ben Carpenter, THPS, StL crew, Shytown crew, Mimsy bear et all my friends in Edinburgh, and of course the Columbia crew, all my family and friends and esp. Soda Ash-i: enjoyed making music with you..so start your European tour now!!!! I'll see you in Prague.......Brandon thanks: My Jennifer, Seaver Quinn York, Scott Spaulding, Ashley, Gary, Jason, Karen, Deceiving Ralph, Sonic's Extreme Tots, the folks at Marshall, Epiphone, & Ibanez, , Ralph McQuarrie, Dave Dorman, Alan Nichols, James F. McBain, Mark Dermul, Sue Hooven, Kris and Holger in Europe, Marc Reyes, bountyhunter.tk, starwarsautographcollecting.com, theforce.net & rebelscum.com, Sean Meredith, Paul Puckett, the York family, the Bush family (not that Bush family), & Boba Fett. Tina thanks: Soda Ash (the opportunity), Bracket (the effort), the Imbodens (support/comic relief), John, his B-chan, and Brand (getting me out of the house), Dave Caspall (visions), Kaitlin (what's left of eyep), Vipassana Buddhist Church (Dhamma), Kurt H. (being kind), Paul R. (chit-chat), Lords of Light (long hours at the computer), all of my professors (making me work), everyone I've forgotten (forgiving me), absent friends (memories), and Mom (everything). Mike thanks: The Farmer clan & Ben Carpenter. Tony thanks: Mah, O.J., & David (for being there from the very beginning & staying with me), S & H (giving me the courage to get out & do something... or stay in & do something...), Nobuo Uematsu, Koji Kondo, Shawn Reid (you betcha!), Rare, my Scrubz, Iori Nagami, Bob Vectron (or Vectron Bob), Cousin Frank, Sylvester Snell, Frank Gonzalez, Yu Suzuki, Soda Ash (for taking an ENTIRE day off just to come get me), & finally-to anyone who knows & appreciates some of the more abstract names in these thanks. You deserve it. Erma thanks: Gregory Drobnis, Chris Kirkham, Matthew Abourezk, Deborah Valentine & The Zimmerman Family


In memory of Glenn Kuhlman.


Executive Producer: Erma Zimmerman for Graffenberg Records

Visit our website: www.SodaAshBand.com

All songs ©2002 Soda Ash,
Graffenberg Records.


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Box of Gods cover

Box of Gods
(2000)


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  1. The Sun Puts You to SleepLyrics
  2. GuiltLyrics
  3. Box of GodsLyricsmp3
  4. Nicholus
  5. Kold War
  6. BosieLyrics
  7. ShoeboxLyrics
  8. Always Wake Up LateLyrics
  9. Swan Song


Soda Ash

Erin Knowles: Vocals; Programming; Keyboards; Piano on 5,9; Guitar on 3.
Josh Spiekermann: Guitar on 1, 3, 5.
Brandon York: Guitar on 1,2, 4-8; Keys on 3.
Tina Young: Bass on 1-8.
Mike Farmer: Guitar on 1-4, 6-8; Bass on 3, 5-7.
Erma Zimmerman: Drums.

Lyrics by Erin Knowles. Music by Erin Knowles except: Knowles & Tina Young on 4; Brandon York & Knowles on 5; Knowles, Josh Spiekermann & Mike Farmer on 7; Knowles & Spiekermann on 8. Vocal styling on 6: Perry Emge, Hunter Springer & Erin Knowles.

Digitally recorded & mixed at: Icon studios, St. Louis, MO.
Engineered by: Hunter Springer
Mixed by: Erin Knowles & Erma Zimmerman with Hunter Springer & Perry Emge.
Mastering & Digital Continuity by: Phil Easter for Malignant Sound Technologies (Tucson).
Artwork & Design by: Phil Easter for IHD-M (www.malignantrecords.com/ihdmedia)

Soda Ash Thanks: Our special friends Apocalypse Theatre; SCSI; Alexavier Strangerz; Contemporary Productions; Wolfspirit; AFG Productions; Graveland Productions, Dead Elf Records; Down Under Bar; Shattered; Lee Brooks; our favorite engineer, Jeff Sobel; DJ St. Germain; DJ St.Artaud; MysDeath; all the bands who have supported us and shared our shows; all our friends who have supported us at our shows in Columbia, Kansas City, and St. Louis; and John Stebbins whose spirit was with us. Erin thanks: psychological dilemmas, answers, larry. Brandon thanks: Boba Fett, Scott W. Spaulding, Kris Grice, my family, Paul, Sean, Al Greener--All American, Alan, Jim, Deceiving Ralph, HUM, the hml, Angel Wylde, Chris Carter, Musician's Friend, people who support local and independent music, and, finally, anyone who has brought pain or joy into this life--you have made me who I am. Tina thanks: John I. (for the bass), John H. (you sick fuck), Dave-o (yummy gloom cookie), Brand, Jynx23 (he's gothikly delicious!), Steve Cable (*LICK*), Bracket, my peeps from alt.music.info-society, and my Mommie and Grandma for keeping me breathing and (occasionally) smiling. Mike thanks: no one - except Ben Carpenter, my family (including the felines), calluses, and headaches - I suck. Erma thanks: Beth Young (roadie and drum tech extraordinaire); Sara Stewart; and all the local Columbia, MO drummers for their help and encouragement (especially Rusty of Autosleeper, Joey of the Exempt, and Chad of Laminar Flow).


In memory of Fred Janski.

Visit our website: www.SciFiLullaby.com

All songs ©2000 Soda Ash,
Graffenberg Records.


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Sci-Fi Lullaby cover

Sci-Fi Lullaby
(1998)


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  1. WashawayLyrics
  2. Melting Through the Plastic PhraseLyrics
  3. Shame How Some Girls StrayLyricsmp3
  4. Canto II (Wasteland)Lyricsmp3
  5. Sci-Fi LullabyLyrics
  6. What WasLyrics
  7. From This PlaceLyricsmp3
  8. The Down Under Incident (live)
  9. Waking Up Late (live)Lyricsmp3


Songs 1-7 Recorded and Engineered by: Joel Hamilton and Paul Malinowski at Westend Studios, Kansas City, KS record@westendstudio.com

Songs 8 & 9 Recorded live: The University of Missouri-Columbia Women's Law Association Benefit for the Domestic Violence Legal Clinic, 04/20/98 at The Blue Note, Columbia, MO

Mixed by: Joel Hamilton and Paul Malinowski
Mastered by: Mike Miller
Mixed & Mastered at: Westend Studios, Kansas City, KS record@westendstudio.com

Cover design: Phil Easter
Photographs: Kristen Carlson (b & w) and Dave Kubiak (color)
Soda Ash Logo: John Stebbins
Tattoos: Deborah Valentine and Spider

SODA ASH IS:

Erin Knowles: Vocals, Keyboards, Programming
Josh Spiekermann: Guitar
John Stebbins: Bass
Erma Zimmerman: Drums

Lyrics by Erin Knowles
Music by Erin Knowles (4-6, 9), Josh Spiekermann (1-3, 7), Knowles & Spiekermann (8)

Website design: Melissa Plunket
Road crew: Grant Huffman, Kristen Carlson, Big Daddy Sak
Tattoos by: Deborah Valentine and Spider

Soda Ash thanks: Ben Kapps & Babylon HoR; Odor of Pears; The Domestics & Kris Pauls; Laminar Flow; Jim Kissler & The DownUnder Bar; Glen K! at KCOU; Lana Trezise at KBXR; Joe Dames & Colorgenics; The Posse at Trainwreck Recording; Westend Recording Studios; all our special friends in Columbia who have supported us and come out to our shows; and our dear friends at Graffenberg Records without whom this album would not have been possible.

Erin thanks: dad and the rest of the family. phil easter. kris carlson. the downunder. laminar flow. that night in cuba. the dame household. and the late Bibit.

Josh thanks: Kim, Big Sak, Kristen, Chip & Chris, Tim Pickett, Chris Kohl, Brian Bartels, Schlump & Melissa, Kristina, Shauna, Melissa, Dave Stiffler, esp. John Raymond

John thanks: Michelle L. Morgan - Love, encouragement and inspiration; Three wonderful years.

Erma thanks: Gregory Drobnis, Deborah Valentine, Chris Kirkham, The Sketch Olives, Matt Abourezk, Everyone who worked on VU-Max Recordings, Peter Lohstroh, Paul Ashby, Chiaroscuro, Rusty Elder, All the drum guys at Crazy Music, Columbia, MO, Helen Kim & Katie Robertson for letting me drag them to shows, and the Zimmerman family.

All songs are ©Soda Ash 1998
Graffenberg Records

For band information and booking, contact us through our website: http://www.SciFiLullaby.com
or e-mail: ez@SciFiLullaby.com
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Compilations: Soda Ash material on various compilations...

KCOU compilation,
Directory Assistance
(2001)


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Compilation of music from in and around Columbia, MO.

Includes the Soda Ash Track:

Stargazer (KCOU compilation mix)Lyricsmp3

Music by John Stebbins & Erin Knowles
Lyrics by Erin Knowles
Digitally recorded & mixed at Icon studios, St. Louis, MO
Engineered by Hunter Springer
Mixed by Erin Knowles & Erma Zimmerman with Hunter Springer

Erin Knowles-Keyboards/Vocals
Brandon York-Guitar
Tina Young-Bass
Mike Farmer-Guitar
Erma Zimmerman-Drums


Visit our website: www.SodaAshBand.com

Stargazer (KCOU Compilation) ©2001 Soda Ash,
Graffenberg Records.


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Manic Lab Compilation Banner


Manic Lab Media:
Experiments in Sonic Reactions

(2002)


The first of a series of multimedia releases planned by Manic Lab Media.

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Includes the Soda Ash Track:
Box of Gods (radio mix)

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