1989 Michael Landau – Tales From The Bulge

Michael Landau (born June 1, 1958) is an American musician, engineer, and record producer. He is a prolific session musician and guitarist who has played on a large number of albums since the early 1980s with artists as varied as Minoru Niihara, Joni Mitchell, Seal, Michael Jackson, James Taylor, Helen Watson, Richard Marx, Steve Perry, Pink Floyd, Roger Daltrey, Glenn Frey, and Miles Davis. Landau, along with fellow session guitarists Dean Parks, Steve Lukather and Dann Huff, played on many of the major label releases recorded in Los Angeles from the 1980s–1990s.

In addition to his session work, Landau has also fronted several bands including Raging Honkies and Burning Water. In the early 1980s, he was also in the band Maxus that featured future Los Angeles session musicians.

Tracks

1  I’m Buzzed (Mike Landau) 5:48
2  Judy (Mike Landau) 6:15
3  Chynna (Mike Landau) 2:11
4  Johnny Swing (Mike Landau) 6:58
5  Big Bulge (Mike Landau, Steve Tavaglioni) 6:07
6  Roodis Tones (Mike Landau, Steve Tavaglioni) 6:15
7  Eater (Mike Landau) 4:31
8  I Don’t Care (Mike Landau) 6:14
9  My Bulbous Meathead (Mike Landau, Steve Lukather) 4:59
10  I’m Hating (David Garfield, Mike Landau, Ted Landau, Alan Hirshberg) 1:21

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Musicians

1 I’m Buzzed

Bass Jimmy Johnson
Drums Carlos Vega
Guitar Mike Landau
Percussion Luis Conte


2 Judy

Bass Jimmy Johnson
Drums Carlos Vega
Guitar Mike Landau
Keyboards David Garfield
Sax Wayne Shorter
Percussion Lenny Castro


3 Chynna

Guitar Mike Landau


4 Johnny Swing

Bass Jimmy Johnson
Drums Vinnie Colaiuta
Guitar Mike Landau
Sax Steve Tavaglioni


5 Big Bulge

Bass John Pierce
Drums Vinnie Colaiuta
Guitar Mike Landau
Sax Steve Tavaglioni
Percussion Lenny Castro


6 Roodis Tones

Bass Jimmy Johnson
Drums Carlos Vega
Guitar Mike Landau
Keyboards David Garfield
Percussion Lenny Castro

 

7 Eater

Bass Ted Landau
Drums Carlos Vega
Guitar Mike Landau


8 I Don’t Care

Bass Jimmy Johnson
Drums Vinnie Colaiuta
Guitar Mike Landau
Keyboards David Garfield
Sax Larry Klimas
Percussion Lenny Castro


9 My Bulbous Meathead

Bass John Pierce
Drums John Keane
Guitar Mike Landau
Guitar Steve Lukather
Keyboards Steve Lukather
Keyboards David Garfield


10 I’m Hating

Bass Jimmy Johnson
Drums Carlos Vega
Guitar Mike Landau
Voices Steve Lukather
Voices Ted Landau

Liner Notes

Producer – Michael Landau, David Garfield, Alan Hirshberg
Assistant Producer – John Creger, Gerrard McCarthy, Phil Sedillos
Assistant Engineer – Robert Read, Julian Stoll
Mastered By – Jon Gastwirt
Mixed By – Alan Hirshberg, David Garfield, Michael Landau
Record Engineer – Alan Hirshberg

Record Company – Creatchy
Recorded At – Roodis Tones Studio
Recorded At – Rumbo Recorders
Recorded At – Mad Hatter Studios
Mixed At – Mad Hatter Studios