Heartware (1987)

 


 

Format Catalog info Country of origin
LP Skydancer JA LP 007 The Netherlands
CD Skydancer JA CD 007 The Netherlands

Click here for more information about the alternative version, released in 1988.

Click here for more information about the CD reissue, released in 1998.

Side one: Side two:
1. MY PLEASURE (8'55) 1. HEARTWARE (6'51)
2. JUST BECAUSE, SO ! (5'01) 2. WINTERBORN, LYRIC (5'07
3. LOST AND FOUND (7'01) 3. LONELY STREET OF DREAMS (5'50)
  4. FIRENZE (2'56)

 

Line-up  
Jan Akkerman

Guitars & Amps & Synthesizers

  - the Anno Galema 'Les Paul' for lead on "MY PLEASURE" & "WINTERBORN LYRIC"
  - the Gibson 6 string bass on "HEARTWARE"
  - the Roland GR 300 & 700 (Rambo) on "JUST BECAUSE, SO !" & "MY PLEASURE" & "LOST AND FOUND" & "LONELY STREET OF DREAMS" & "HEARTWARE"
  - the Framus 'J.A' with the Roland GK 1 Guitar Controller + GM 70 Midi Converter
  - Sound modules used : Roland MKS 20 (Grand Piano-Rhodes), Roland MKS 50 (Strings-Horns-Voices)
  - Roland Super JX keyboard - Real Time Sequencer on "WINTERBORN LYRIC"
  - Acoustic guitar build by Arturo Valdez, Los Angeles
  - Amps: Kitty Hawk & Session
  - Rhythm module : DDR30, Linn, TR505 on "JUST BECAUSE, SO !" & "LONELY STREET OF DREAMS"
Ton Dijkman Drums & Percussion
  - the 'Yamaha' recording kit on "HEARTWARE" & "LOST AND FOUND" & "LONELY STREET OF DREAMS" & MY PLEASURE"
  - Paiste cymbals & 'Yamaha' electronic kit FB 01 Sound Module TX 7 on "MY PLEASURE" (oil barrels)
  - Timbales on "LOST AND FOUND" & "MY PLEASURE"
Michael Peet Bass on "MY PLEASURE" & "LONELY STREET OF DREAMS" & "LOST AND FOUND"

 

Recorded during the summer of 1986 through May 1987 at the Commodore Studio, Zelhem (Eastside Holland)
Engineers : Mike van Dalm, Volkmar Grobbé, Roel Toering
Mix-down : Jan Akkerman
Maintainance : Anjo Wessels
Catering : Willy Stemerdink
Management : D. Pluim
Special thanks:
Roland Benelux for their support and attention, specially Mr. Vic Keersmaekers for his enthousiasm to make the music work now & in the future
© 1987 Skydancer Records

 


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