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NEWS: RECORDING

DarWin Releases Debut Concept Album Origin Of Species Internationally Featuring Drum Legend Simon Phillips

DarWin Releases Debut Concept Album Origin Of Species Internationally Featuring Drum Legend Simon Phillips

Welcome to the near-future: the world of DarWin. An intricate musical fantasy concept that launched in November 2018 in the UK only with the ambitious single release of “Escape The Maze,” followed by the full length album Origin Of Species. The album is now available internationally on all major digital distribution platforms, with an epic cinematic video ...

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Prog Ensemble Kinetic Element To Release Third Album The Face Of Life February 28, 2019

Prog Ensemble Kinetic Element To Release Third Album The Face Of Life February 28, 2019

Kinetic Element, a band based in Richmond, Virgina (USA) that finally made a mark in the prog world in its tenth year in 2016 by performing at ROSfest and Terra Incognita, and in 2017 at Progtoberfest, has been through some changes in the last couple of years. Sporting a new guitarist and vocalist, and venturing into vinyl for ...

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Avant-Jazz Group The Oddyssey Quartet To Release Sophomore Album We Are All Branches Of The Same Tree

Avant-Jazz Group The Oddyssey Quartet To Release Sophomore Album We Are All Branches Of The Same Tree

Following up their debut of composed music “Suite for the End of the Earth,” “We Are All Branches of the Same Tree” is the second release from avant-jazz group the Oddyssey Quartet, featuring twelve improvised pieces from four musicians who have only played together a handful of times but who share the common ancient language of ...

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Guitarist Markus Reuter Releases First Christmas Album

Guitarist Markus Reuter Releases First Christmas Album

Poly-disciplinary musician and touch guitarist Markus Reuter has just released his first Christmas album—a free, limited-availability-period recording of five traditional Christmas songs (each of which has been given Markus’ distinctive loop/solo/soundscape treatment). As with much of Markus’ music, the pieces are accessible and enjoyable while concealing hidden depths. Beneath and behind Markus’ soulful touch guitar renditions ...

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David Pate & Rex Shepherd, One Half Of The Oddyssey Quartet, To Release New Album Seeing Sound

David Pate & Rex Shepherd, One Half Of The Oddyssey Quartet, To Release New Album Seeing Sound

The first duet release from one half of the Oddyssey Quartet, with David Pate (Sam Rivers Rivbea Orchestra) and guitarist and composer Rex Shepherd (No End of Now). Seeing Sound features the two playing an improvised set, creating palpable musical textures using subtle harmonic and melodic ideas and developing them into intuitive conversations, “seeing” the sound ...

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O.R.k. Announce Details Of New Album Ramagehead Set For Release Through Kscope On February 22, 2019

O.R.k. Announce Details Of New Album Ramagehead Set For Release Through Kscope On February 22, 2019

O.R.k., comprising some of contemporary music's most revered artists, have combined their creative forces once again for a new studio album; their first for the ground-breaking UK label Kscope; O.R.k's Ramagehead will be released on 22nd February 2019. The band feature Italy's celebrated vocalist, producer and award-winning film score composer Lorenzo Esposito Fornasari a.k.a LEF (lead vocals), ...

NEWS: EDUCATION

Guitar Legend Scott Henderson Offers 10-Week Course Teaching Basic Steps To Improvisation And General Organization On The Guitar

Guitar Legend Scott Henderson Offers 10-Week Course Teaching Basic Steps To Improvisation And General Organization On The Guitar

Legendary guitarist Scott Henderson will take you through the basic steps to improvisation and general organization on the guitar. Over 10 weeks, you’ll learn to use scales and their modes, chord tones, rhythmic ideas, motifs, and chord voicings, all with the focus on musicianship and artistry. Hi Friends, I’m happy to announce that I’m teaching an online ...

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King Crimson's David Cross & No-Man's Andrew Booker's Unreleased 2006 Album Ends Meeting

King Crimson's David Cross & No-Man's Andrew Booker's Unreleased 2006 Album Ends Meeting

David Cross was a member of King Crimson during the 1970s and Andrew Booker was a member of No-Man, Sanguine Hum and Peter Banks’s Harmony in Diversity. This PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED STUDIO ALBUM was recorded in 2006 but had not seen a release until now. David Cross said of the release “I met Andrew some years ago when the ...

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NYC Acoustic Duo Yagull's New Album Yuna - Marriage Of Piano & Guitar - Cinematic, Lyrical, Truly Intimate Recording

NYC Acoustic Duo Yagull's New Album Yuna - Marriage Of Piano & Guitar - Cinematic, Lyrical, Truly Intimate Recording

Yagull represents an ethereal beauty that takes you on a transformative journey. Throughout the course of the band’s discography, Sasha Markovic and Kana Kamitsubo have smoothly blended the guitar and piano, respectively, to produce exquisite splendor in melody and mood. One feels the music of Yagull in a spiritual, emotional intensity that is rarely equaled. A ...

NEWS: CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN

Keyboard Legend David Sancious Starts Pledgemusic Campaign For New Album Eyes Wide Open

Keyboard Legend David Sancious Starts Pledgemusic Campaign For New Album Eyes Wide Open

Long regarded as one of the premier musicians in the world, David Sancious was an original member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, toured and recorded with Peter Gabriel, Sting, Seal, Eric Clapton, Jon Anderson and a long list of A-level musicians. He also created groundbreaking music with his band Tone. David Sancious has begun a new ...