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Prog Ensemble Cymbalic Encounters To Release 4th Album “Overexposure”

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Prog Ensemble Cymbalic Encounters To Release 4th Album “Overexposure”

Cymbalic Encounters continues its exploration with its fourth release, “Overexposure.”

“What sets this release apart from the previous Cymbalic Encounters’ works is that there are no longer any Brand X members featured on the project. It’s a new departure for The Encounters with the aim of maintaining its signature sound,” says drummer/multi-instrumentalist, Mark Murdock who leads the expedition.

Overexposure” Track List:
1. Overexposure
2. A Disturbance in the Force
3. More Madness in the Forecast
4. Returning from a Four Day Journey to the Sun
5. Resisting Normality
6. Zone Out
7. Soul Lanterns
8. Reaching for Tranquility
9. Falling Satellites
10. The Future We Once Knew

Featuring:
Mark Murdock- drums, percussion, synthesizer, piano, marimba & gongs
Fernando Perdomo- guitar on song: 1
Joe Berger- lead guitar on songs: 3,5,6,8 & 10
Tim Pepper- vocal on songs: 1 & 5
Daniel Kubota- guitar on songs: 4,5 & 9
Dave Juteau- guitar on songs: 2 & 7
Preston Murdock- first lead guitar solo on song: 2
Ken Hall rhythm guitar on song: 1
Rod Farlora- fretless bass on songs: 2, 4, 7 & 9
Charles Lambiase- fretless bass on songs: 3, 8 & 10
Ed Clift- percussion

All compositions by Mark Murdock
Copyright 2022

Mixed by Mark Murdock
Mastered by Joe Berger at BEAM Audio, NYC
Artwork concept by Mark Murdock with the support of Jiro Oshima
Cymbalic Encounters logo by Leon Alvarado

Cymbalic Encounters releases are available on Bandcamp and all digital platforms:

Overexposure”: https://cymbalicencounters.bandcamp.com/album/overexposure
Promotional Video: https://youtu.be/fc3ee1zXKRs

Cerulean Cathedral”: https://cymbalicencounters.bandcamp.com/album/cerulean-cathedral

Exploration of the Southern Constellation” (Also available on CD): https://cymbalicencounters.bandcamp.com/album/exploration-of-the-southern-constellation

Mark Murdock “Cymbalic Encounters” (Also available on CD): https://cymbalicencounters.bandcamp.com/album/cymbalic-encounters-mark-murdock

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Mike Oldfield’s TUBULAR BELLS Celebrates Its 50TH Anniversary With A Brand New Recording By THE ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA!

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Mike Oldfield’s TUBULAR BELLS Celebrates Its 50TH Anniversary With A Brand New Recording By THE ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA!

Los Angeles, CA – Mike Oldfield’s iconic “Tubular Bells” took the world by storm when it launched in 1973, and nearly 50 years later continues to sell over 100,000 albums per year, with a total of 17.5 million copies sold worldwide and 18 million streams. In honor of the 50th anniversary of this ground-breaking album, Cleopatra Records will be releasing a new studio album entitled Tubular Bells – 50th Anniversary Celebration.

Set for release on October 28, the album is performed by the highly regarded Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with the London Contemporary Voices Choir, conducted by three-time British Composer Of The Year, Simon Dobson, and emceed by award-winning British actor Brian Blessed (Flash Gordon, The Black Adder).

Composer Oldfield remarked about the milestone “It’s amazing to think that it’s 50 years since I started writing Tubular Bells, and I am touched that my music has reached so many people, all over the world, during that time.“

Tubular Bells – 50th Anniversary Celebration not only includes the entirety of Tubular Bells opus but also other Oldfield compositions. In fact, today will see the release of the first single from the album, a new recording of “Moonlight Shadow,” Oldfield’s biggest hit single, arranged by Dobson and featuring vocalist Ella Shaw, whose captivating vocals and star quality stage presence have been described by American Idol’s Simon Cowell as “MEGA, MEGA talented!”

Stream/download the single: https://orcd.co/moonlight_shadow

Pre-order your copy of Tubular Bells – 50th Anniversary Celebration today as a 2CD set, multiple vinyl configurations and even cassette!

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As a bonus for fans, this 50th Anniversary Celebration album will be presented in full, live with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra performing for select dates in the UK this fall and soon to be announced dates in 2023.

TOUR DATES:

October 31st – Nottingham Concert Hall
November 1st – The Royal Albert Hall
November 2nd – Birmingham Symphony Hall

TRACK LIST:

1. Tubular Bells Part 1
2. Tubular Bells Part 2
3. Sailor’s Hornpipe
4. Ommadawn Part 1
5. Excerpt From Hergest Ridge Part 1
6. Moonlight Shadow

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The Gatekeepers Musical/Concept Album Feat. The Residents, Shawn Phillips, Renaldo & The Loaf, R. Stevie Moore & Other Revered Progressive Musicians To Be Released Nov. 11, 2022

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The Gatekeepers Musical/Concept Album Feat. The Residents, Shawn Phillips, Renaldo & The Loaf, R. Stevie Moore & Other Revered Progressive Musicians To Be Released Nov. 11, 2022

The Gatekeepers is a narrative concept album that explores the whole creative process from beginning to end. In this 12 song (and 3 interlude) cycle, the cynical aspects of marketing art and the pressure to appeal to mainstream audiences are explored, culminating in the battle for artistic freedom. A whimsical and bizarre feel pervades the  satisfying blend of progressive and left-field rock, jazz, and folk that accompanies the precise and biting lyric.

The Gatekeepers album creates a captivating musical contrast with a strong DIY lo-fi ethos. Occasionally hypnotic, sometimes turbulent, the eclectic mix is reminiscent of The Lamb Lies Down Broadway, Of Montreal, Kurt Weill, Canterbury prog such as National Health and Hatfield & The North, all with a nod to Zappa.

The album’s composer and mastermind Alex Wroten is joined by an array of highly acclaimed and unconventional vocalists to bring the story to life:  The Residents, Shawn Phillips, Brian Poole (Renaldo & The Loaf), R. Stevie Moore, Elaine di Falco (Yugen, Caveman Hughscore), Mont Campbell (Egg, National Health), Bob Drake, Amy Denio, Deborah Perry (Thinking Plague) and CHEER-ACCIDENT.

Other performers in this musical’s ensemble include: drummers Morgan Ågren (Mats/Morgan Band, Frank Zappa), Jacopo Costa (Loomings), Brian Wnukowski (Salvation, Haymarket Riot), Rob Allum (Add N To (X)); guitarists Frédéric L’Épée (Shylock, Philharmonie, Yang), Alan Jenkins (Deep Freeze Mice, Ruth’s Refrigerator), Bill Brovold (Larval, Rhys Chatham Ensemble, East Village Orchestra), Paul Lai (Upsilon Acrux), Ty Citerman (Gutbucket); multi-instrumentalists Dave Willey (Hamster Theatre), Robert Webb (England), Dan Britton (Deluge Grander, Birds & Buildings); flautist Emily Hay (U Totem, 5uu’s); keyboardist Duncan Mackay (Cockney Rebel, 10cc); violinist Matthew Parmenter (Discipline); and additional vocalists Molly Harvey (The Residents), Wally Scharold (miRthkon), and Blaine Reininger (Tuxedomoon).

To purchase: https://tlak.rocks/gatekeepers

For more information: https://www.gatekeepersalbum.com/

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Hard Rockers RUFFYUNZ To Release Second Album Featuring Members of Deep Purple, Whitesnake, Rainbow & Cactus!

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Hard Rockers RUFFYUNZ To Release Second Album Featuring Members of Deep Purple, Whitesnake, Rainbow & Cactus!

RUFFYUNZ is a partnership between Randy Pratt (Cactus/The Lizards), Emmy winning engineer JZ Barrell, and singer Ed Terry and a collection of drum, guitar and keyboard masters. Guest artists featured on the band’s new album “RUFFYUNZ II” legendary Bobby Rondinelli who dominates the drums (Black Sabbath, Rainbow, BOC), Don Airey (Deep Purple), Dave Maniketti (Y&T), Pat Thrall (Pat Travers, Glenn Hughes, Meatloaf), Tracy G. (Dio) & Joel Hoekstra (Whitesnake).

“Funky, Heavy & Tight” is RUFFYUNZ credo!

Bassist Randy Pratt on bass, pedals and riffs and is best known for his work with The Lizards & Cactus. Singer Ed Terry has sung live with Stevie Wonder, Sister Sledge, John Oates, Sissy Houston, Slash and recorded with John Lennon, Keith Richards, Talking Heads, Simply Red, Little Steven, David Bowie, Rod Stewart, Fleetwood Mac, David Lee Roth, Madonna, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin and Tina Turner! JZ Barrell handles recording, engineering, mixing and arranging…he earns his writing credits. Jesse Berlin is the band’s “go-to-first guitarist” usually and helps set a bedrock with embellishments.

The band’s concept is to use “known” drummers, guitarists and keyboardists as guests on their records. Once the guest guitarist has done his or her thing, Jesse trades solos with them…and he really throws down the gauntlet, as he SHREDS!!

Says Randy, “Hey folks, here’s a first look at a video for a song from our upcoming release ‘RUFFYUNZ II,’ reuniting my longtime rhythm section partner, Bobby Rondinelli on drums. We have a groovy list of guests Don Airey (Rainbow, Ozzy and Deep Purple for decades) on smoking Hammond B-3, Dave Maniketti on BADASS guitar, Tracy G. (Dio & WW III) on BRUTAL guitar, Joel Hoekstra from Whitesnake…AND starring in our video, Pat Thrall from the CLASSIC Pat Travers band line up, Hughes Thrall, Asia…and if you’re old AND cool enough to know the band AUTOMATIC MAN…that’s Pat! Please check out ‘Hype in My Head’ and watch for the imminent release of our new album, RUFFYUNZ II on Hyperspace Records.”

Watch the promotional video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBXdOrE17EQ

RUFFYUNZ II” will be available for listening FREE on hyperspacerecords.com

Here’s what the press has said about the RUFFYUNZ’s debut album:

This nine-track album has a great mixture of rock and funk, with powerful vocals and heavy guitar riffs…This amazing album was well performed, recorded, produced and written and I highly recommend this album for your rock library.” – Oasis Entertainment

With guest artists including guitar legend Pat Travers and drummer T.C. Tolliver from The Plasmatics, the songs on their debut self-titled album are a blend of many styles of guitar-heavy music.” – Exclusive Magazine

Stripper rock for gals still swinging on the pole even when their sciatica is acting up made by cats that were there when they claimed to want to bang you like an animal.” – Midwest Record

Violent riffs and elastic tunes: veteran artists find new twists and turns on their new venture and invite Pat Travers to traverse a different expanse.” – DMME.net

The overall feel of the 9 songs on this debut is funky hard rock, the groove laden tunes proving to be a launching pad for Terry’s powerful vocals and plenty of white hot soloing from Berlin & Travers especially. Pretty heavy stuff here on this debut release from Ruffyunz, a crunchy blues/funk/hard rock project that is off to a great start thanks to some inspired performances and memorable material.” – Sea of Tranquility

With the 3rd song, “PRESSURE”, the whole armada launched an attack Wirth VOLCANIC FIREPOWER. The assault is given by a horde of brass, playing in unison, fiery and hyper hard guitar riffs, a voice pushed to the EXTREME, but held by the FIRE OF GOD and intermediaries always funky. This title is undoubtedly to be placed in the BEST SONGS IN THE HISTORY OF ROCK! WHAT A SLAP!” 10 / 10. MAREK DEVEAUX – profilprog.com

To simplify the analysis, we will summarize Ruffyunz’s musical style to the first two words of the title of the seventh song on his plate: ‘Funky’ and ‘Heavy’ and we will add, for good measure, the term ‘Classic Rock’! Black Sabbath or not, whatever, Ruffyunz is a real pleasure to listen to and therefore highly recommendable in these difficult times!” – Music In Belgium

To purchase “RUFFYUNZ II”: www.grooveyardrecords.com

For more information:
www.hyperspacerecords.com
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Rock Hall Member TODD RUNDGREN Announces Details About Forthcoming New Studio Album SPACE FORCE Featuring Collaborations With RIVERS CUOMO, THE ROOTS, SPARKS, NEIL FINN, STEVE VAI, THE LEMON TWIGS & More!

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Rock Hall Member TODD RUNDGREN Announces Details About Forthcoming New Studio Album SPACE FORCE Featuring Collaborations With RIVERS CUOMO, THE ROOTS, SPARKS, NEIL FINN, STEVE VAI, THE LEMON TWIGS & More!

Los Angeles, CA – Legendary producer/songwriter/guitarist Todd Rundgren is set to launch his most ambitious solo album to date and recently announced new details about the long-gestating project. Blasting off next month on October 14, Space Force is the thrilling new studio album that finds Rundgren collaborating with several peers and acolytes to create one of the his most diverse albums of his stellar career. The list of guest performers is as eclectic and provocative as Rundgren’s own music ranging from modern alt-rock icons Rivers Cuomo (of Weezer) and The Lemon Twigs to hip hop artists The Roots and Narcy, from theatrical rock act Sparks to electronic icon Thomas Dolby, guitar maestro Steve Vai, Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielson and lots more!

Buzz for this release has been building since Rundgren’s induction into the Rock Hall Of Fame last year as well as the release of some of the notable tracks as digital singles. Check out those tracks here:

“Your Fandango” feat. Sparks: https://orcd.co/todd_rundgren_sparks_your_fandango
“Down With The Ship” feat. Rivers Cuomo: https://orcd.co/todd_rundgren_rivers_cuomo_down_with_the_ship
“Godiva Girl” feat. The Roots: https://orcd.co/todd_rundgren_the_roots_godiva_girl
“Puzzle” feat. Adrian Belew: https://orcd.co/todd_rundgren_puzzle
“Espionage” feat. Narcy: https://orcd.co/todd_rundgren_narcy_espionage

Space Force will be released in all formats including CD, cassette and a rainbow of vinyl colors and configurations!

Order CD/vinyl/cassette here: https://cleorecs.com/store/?s=todd+rundgren+space+force&post_type=product

Pre-order/pre-save the digital album here: https://orcd.co/todd_rundgren_space_force

TRACK LIST
1. Puzzle feat. Adrian Belew
2. Down with the Ship feat. Rivers Cuomo
3. Artist In Residence feat. Neil Finn
4. Godiva Girl feat. The Roots
5. Your Fandango feat. Sparks
6. Someday feat. Davey Lane
7. I’m Not Your Dog feat. Thomas Dolby
8. Espionage feat. Narcy
9. STFU feat. Rick Nielsen
10. Head In The Ocean feat. Alfie
11. I’m Leaving feat. The Lemon Twigs
12. Eco Warrior Goddess feat. Steve Vai

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Out Of The Archives Comes A Vintage Rarities Collection From Legendary British Rock Band HUMBLE PIE!

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Out Of The Archives Comes A Vintage Rarities Collection From Legendary British Rock Band HUMBLE PIE!

Los Angeles, CA – Fans of classic, hard-chargin’ blues rock take note! A superb collection of mid’70s rare recordings from blues rock institution Humble Pie is being released this month. I Need A Star In My Life features studio recordings from 1974-1976 with unmistakable HP vocalist Steve Marriott along with bassist Greg Ridley and guitarist Clem Clempson. Together this trio experimented with a variety of styles and sounds as they composed several new songs as well as rearranging songs by soul legend Sam Cooke, blues giant Bo Diddley, and others. King Crimson saxophonist Mel Collins even pops in for a special guest appearance!

These recordings have been completely digitally remastered and packaged with full liner notes from music journalist Dave Thompson. I Need A Star In My Life is available now on all formats including CD, digital and multiple vinyl configurations!

Order the CD/VINYL: https://cleorecs.com/store/?s=humble+pie+i+need+a+star&post_type=product

Stream the album: https://orcd.co/humble_pie_i_need_a_star

Also be sure to check out the companion 7” featuring the band’s take on Sam Cooke’s “Shake” as well as an ultra rare track “Bluestalk” featuring the original guitarist of The Rolling Stones, Brian Jones!

Order the 7”:
Stream “Shake”: https://orcd.co/72e4w7x
Stream “Bluestalk”: https://orcd.co/5mnbn1m

Track List:
1. Shake
2. Mona
3. Lend Us A Quid
4. Send Me Some Lovin’
5. She Moves Me Man
6. Street Rat
7. Captain Goatcabin’s Balancing Stallions
8. High And Happy
9. Be My Baby
10. It’s All Over
11. Bluegrass Interval
12. Don’t Take But A Few Minutes
13. Louisiana Blues
14. You’re A Heartbreaker
15. I Need A Star In My Life
16. Cocaine
17. I’ll Find You
18.Lord Let Me Hold Out
19. Hambone
20. Signed Sealed

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Back From a Journey Through Interstellar Space & Beyond UNCLE ROYS SPACESHIP will Release a NEW SINGLE “THE ALIEN BOOGIE DUB SHUFFLE”

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Back From a Journey Through Interstellar Space & Beyond UNCLE ROYS SPACESHIP will Release a NEW SINGLE “THE ALIEN BOOGIE DUB SHUFFLE”

Available on SEPTEMBER 30, 2022 throughout Earthly on-line music stores & streaming music services!

Written by, with all instruments performed by, cosmic guitarist & songwriter, UNCLE ROY aka ROY LEONARD HERMAN with ARTIE INTELLIGENCE on drums

Mars, The Milky Way – Returning from a voyage through the cosmos and finally back in the Milky Way, UNCLE ROYS SPACESHIP, who is, UNCLE ROY aka ROY LEONARD HERMAN, will be releasing a NEW SINGLE to the universe! On, SEPTEMBER 30, 2022, “THE ALIEN BOOGIE DUB SHUFFLE,” a crispy, pulsating, uptempo, melodic, boogie rock funky instrumental, that has a nice hint of reggae, will be released throughout the world! This very catchy tune will make you move, groove and give you five minutes of happy feet and happy ears!

With an already, cool range of high energy, sonic, electric guitar stylings found within the five, crafty instrumental compositions, on UNCLE ROYS SPACESHIP’s first release, only a couple of light years ago, the Ep, “HOW DO WE GET TO EARTH,” UNCLE ROY adds another style of playing and composition to this new single, “THE ALIEN BOOGIE DUB SHUFFLE.” With sweet sounding harmony guitars, carrying the melody, surrounded by a tight, pumping rhythm section, funky rhythm guitars and keyboards that groove throughout, there is a really nice blend of rock, funk and boogie, with a tasteful thread of reggae, that fuses into a nice playlist addition, airwave friendly, good feeling instrumental. Those musical styles shine together and give “THE ALIEN BOOGIE DUB SHUFFLE” a solid, good cheer, good vibe and great party feeling!

The new single can be pre-saved at SPOTIFY prior to the release date by going to this link: https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/uncleroysspaceship/the-alien-boogie-dub-shuffle

Here’s what UNCLE ROY has to say about the origin of, “THE ALIEN BOOGIE DUB SHUFFLE.”: “Hello, Third Rockers from the Sun! I’d love to tell you about this tune, ‘The Alien Boogie Dub Shuffle!’ While cruising through the galaxy on my way to see some friends, I needed to hear some flying music filled with groove. I needed some sound waves to fill the airwaves. I was feeling funky and rocky at the same time! So, I put on some of those amazing sounds created by a few of the legends of Earth’s phenomenal musical legacy. Sly and the Family Stone, Herbie Hancock and the Headhunters, The Police, Queen, Edgar Winter and some live Bob Marley, to name a few. All this cool, musical inspiration from one planet! I have the rock, the funk, the funky jazz fusion and the reggae going on through the spaceship’s sound system for light years! These players and their music, became the influences that put me in the mood to create an instrumental tune with an infectious, bouncy, tightly thumping, tasty bass and drums rhythm section. Over that smooth groove, I was inspired to put a couple of sweet harmonious guitars to carry the melody. To make it all flow with an energetic, upbeat vibe, I added a funky, peppy and crispy, rhythmic keyboard and some funky rhythm guitars. By the time I arrived at my friend’s little oasis on a small, yet to be charted exoplanet, the tune was recorded and finished in the spaceship’s studio and ready for a launch date!”

UNCLE ROY aka ROY LEONARD HERMAN, comes from Brooklyn, New York, an ancient place upon an outer tentacle of stars, within the Milky Way. Music, arts and sciences are a part of the culture and history of Brooklyn. The music culture is large and diversified. Uncle Roy was surrounded by all types of musical players.

The guitar was his musical vehicle of choice. In a quick story he tells, Uncle says: I was sitting in my friend’s living room with a few other budding musicians. We were playing the J.Geils Band’s gear!! Yes! The J.Geils Band’s gear! We had a friend who was a roadie for the band and he treated us to an amazing, inspiring moment! Uncle Roy says he was playing a black Les Paul, while his buddy was playing the custom pink bass the bass player in the J. Geil’s Band played. A friend turns around to Uncle Roy, who was all of 18 at the time, and says, “Six months ago you played like Stephen Stills! Now you sound like John McLaughlin!”

“I was getting into progressive rock and jazz fusion for a few years already at that time,” says Uncle Roy. “For the record, no one plays like John McLaughlin! But, it was one heck of a compliment for a young player to hear! John McLaughlin, Robert Fripp, Steve Howe, Steve Hackett, Allan Holdsworth and John Goodsall for example, were creating new and exciting electric guitar music and broadening the technical playing mechanics of playing the guitar. Each of them are great guitarists who have influenced a world of guitar players! And, they were all in my record collection to learn from every day!”

Musical influences of all kinds were becoming a part of Uncle Roy’s playing styles from the beginning. One day his spaceship left Brooklyn, New York and landed in southern California. He continued his musical education at the Dick Grove School of Music, Santa Monica College and UCLA extension, while performing and recording in southern California.

UNCLE ROY has released two EPs in 2019: The progressive instrumental EP, UNCLE ROYS SPACESHIPS’ “HOW DO WE GET TO EARTH?” and, an alternative rock/vocal EP called “SAVE THE UNIVERSE” by UNCLE ROY AND THE BAND FROM ANOTHER PLANET. Both are available on-line and as a CD. With musical comparisons written within the press reviews about those EP’s, comparing the sounds to David Bowie and Cheap Trick to King Crimson and Frank Zappa, UNCLE ROY’S ALIEN MUSIC certainly touches upon a universe of the cool genres of rock music that generations of Earthlings have loved!

Check out these album reviews:
http://www.jpsmusicblog.com/2019,
http://midwestrecord.com/MWR1571.html, http://annecarlini.com/ex_cd.php?id=2749,
http://annecarlini.com/ex_cd.php?id=2750, http://www.musicstreetjournal.com/index_cdreviews_display.c

In the near future, as a few cycles of the moon pass by, UNCLE ROYS SPACESHIP will be releasing more new music to the universe. So, watch the skies and stay tuned into your favorite places in the galaxy to hear music each day.

Visit UNCLE ROYS ALIEN MUSIC website at: www.uncleroysalienmusic.com

Go to UNCLE ROYS ALIEN MUSIC HOME PAGE on FACEBOOK and become a fan!

Press inquiries:
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Here is a link to UNCLE ROYS SPACESHIP artist page at SPOTIFY:
https://open.spotify.com/artist/2dg8eRYtGOQjVr2VPaHuOm

The links below will be active on September 30, 2022:
THE ALIEN BOOGIE DUB SHUFFLE” track at SPOTIFY:
https://open.spotify.com/track/6m4QPCFuP4gPOzBJAM8oOO

The links to the track and artist at Apple:
https://music.apple.com/album/1643089929?i=1643089931
https://music.apple.com/artist/1472815673


Progressive Rock Guitarist Dallas Perkins Releases New Album “Experimental Truth”

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Progressive Rock Guitarist Dallas Perkins Releases New Album “Experimental Truth”

Los Angeles, CA – On Dallas Perkins’ latest release “Experimental Truth” his stellar technical proficiency and dexterity are on full display. We are now hearing six-string wisdom come to full fruition. Showcasing a guitarist that is clearly steeped in melody, the music allows us to join the conversation with breathing room, suspense, and brilliantly placed pauses in these layered compositions. Perkins is not just a guitarist with attention grabbing technique, he is a composer reflecting influences spanning centuries of music history absorbed and personalized over decades finally distilled into a singular artistic statement.

Dallas said of “Experimental Truth”: “With this album, I really wanted to grab the listener’s attention with harmonic complexity and melodic simplicity. My hope is that it will satisfy fans of my previous work. But beyond that, my goal was to create a cohesive theme connecting each composition as in the spirit of the concept album. With the absence of lyrical content, I wanted the music to stand on its own and perhaps evoke a visual dimension. In short, I hope to inspire each listener’s imagination to create their own interpretation and imagery.”

Hailing from Pittsburgh, Dallas cites his original six-string inspirations as Jimmy Page, Eddie Van Halen, Steve Howe and Ritchie Blackmore, among other heavyweights from the era. After paying his dues in clubs and festivals, lending his chops to various cover bands and original acts, he headed West.

In Los Angeles, Dallas became a respected member of the emerging wave of technically proficient players as well as an in-demand instructor at famed Hollywood music school Musician’s Institute and National Guitar Summer Workshop.

Taking on a few hired gun gigs, he eventually found himself relocated to the Tampa Bay area of Florida. During that time, he began releasing a series of critically acclaimed instrumental material. His debut release, “Looking Glass,” was hailed by critics in both Guitar World and Guitar for the Practicing Musician magazines. He was quickly recruited into Virgin recording artists Roxx Gang, both in the studio and on the road.

Dallas’ style has continued to evolve and broaden since the release of his self-produced, acclaimed solo CDs, including the breakout smash “Emergent Behavior” and the follow up “Unbecoming.”

Dallas currently performs live with his own solo band throughout Southern California. He is also a staple in the Los Angeles music scene, a sought after touring and session musician and a regular on Hollywood’s promo buzz show, Ultimate Jam Night.

Track List:
1. Beck Street
2. Deus XM
3. Dynamic Equilibrium
4. Mexican Puppets
5. Monolith
6. Intermeshing Spectra
7. Azul
8. In Via Domum
9. Jagwired

Produced by Dallas Perkins
D Mania Records

Listen to the entire album here: https://etpromo.dallasperkins.com/

To purchase:
Amazon Music: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0B6QHMG8Y/ref=dm_ws_sp_ps_dp
Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/album/experimental-truth/1635385722
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/4k7tY53Crcp0cToAoGD1NI
Pandora: https://www.pandora.com/artist/dallas-perkins/ARcPh5PjVtt9knm
YouTube Music: https://music.youtube.com/channel/UCLL1dnwQNmn4YVd-hOmiuYA

For more information:
www.DallasPerkins.com
https://www.facebook.com/dalchemy
https://www.instagram.com/dallasdperkins
https://twitter.com/dallasperkins
https://www.youtube.com/dalchemy

Press inquiries: Glass Onyon PR, PH: 1-828-350-8158 (US), glassonyonpr@gmail.com


YES Keyboard Legend Tony Kaye Celebrates the Anniversary of His First Solo Album ‘End Of Innocence’

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YES Keyboard Legend Tony Kaye Celebrates the Anniversary of His First Solo Album End Of Innocence

Twelve months on from the release of this hauntingly beautiful album, another event is changing our world.

The music is poignant for another host of reasons, showing that Kaye, writing from the heart, speaks for us all when words just cannot express the emotions we all feel when tragedy strikes.

An album 20 years in the making, the first solo work from former YES member Tony Kaye.

Conceived to commemorate the events and the journey that followed the world changing moments of 9/11, End Of Innocence is designed to be listened to in its entirety and to take us on a journey.

Featuring Dani Torchia who Kaye met in the wake of 9/11 has written and performed on the album. Tony Kaye retired from Yes in 1996, and came out of retirement the week following the events of 9/11 and began to write this album, the power of music helped Tony to process the day that became the End Of Innocence.

The album takes you on a journey from the peace of the night before, to the emerging hopeful looking to the future. This album has been interwoven with the growth of their relationship. Today the album throws light and solace following the death of Queen Elizabeth, which changes the landscape of the world for every person whose lives she touched in her 70 year Reign.

The artwork is painted by Roger Dean, the artist best known for his work with YES and Asia. It was created after Roger had heard the music and the images reflect the journey the music takes.

On the 21st Anniversary of 911, a reminder to our leaders to stay vigilant. NEVER FORGET!” – Tony Kaye

End Of Innocence Track Listing:
1. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star/Twilight Time
2. 911 Overture
3. NYC Blues
4. Battle Cry
5. 285 Fulton Street
6. Let’s Roll
7. Tug of War
8. Flight 11
9. Towers Fall
10. Sweetest Dreams
11. Aftermath
12. Heroes
13. The Battle
14. Hope and Triumph
15. Homecoming
16. Ground Zero

Produced by Tony Kaye

All tracks composed by Tony Kaye except “Sweetest Dreams” by Dani Torchia.

Tony Kaye, Spirit of Unicorn Music and Cherry Red Records are donating 10% of all profits from End of Innocence to https://www.garysinisefoundation.org/ The charity supports veterans, defenders and first responders in times of hardship.

About Tony Kaye
Tony Kaye is best known as the original keyboard player with prog legends YES, his Hammond organ giving their groundbreaking The YES Album its most distinctive sound within the YES catalogue. Following his departure from YES in 1971 Kaye was involved with a number of other bands including David Bowie, Badger, Flash and Badfinger before returning to YES for their greatest commercial success 90125 in 1983. Kaye remained with YES for several albums and tours before retiring from the music business in 1996. Following the re-awakening of his musical inspiration in 2001, Kaye accepted an invitation from current YES bassist Billy Sherwood to work on projects which led to the formation of CIRCA, in 2007, and has yielded four albums to date.

Order Tony Kaye End of Innocence here:
https://www.cherryred.co.uk/product/tony-kaye-end-of-innocence/
www.yesworld.com

Press inquiries: Glass Onyon PR, PH: 828-350-8158 (USA), glassonyonpr@gmail.com


RICK WAKEMAN, GEOFF DOWNES, L. SHANKAR & More Join FERNANDO PERDOMO On Soundtrack For Chilling New Thriller FROST!

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RICK WAKEMAN, GEOFF DOWNES, L. SHANKAR & More Join FERNANDO PERDOMO On Soundtrack For Chilling New Thriller FROST!

Los Angeles, CA – Superstar musician/producer Fernando Perdomo is following up last year’s blockbuster collaboration with drum legend Carmine Appice, “Energy Overload,” with not one but two exciting new projects. First, Perdomo produced the high-profile single “Lucifer Sam” for theatrical rock legend Arthur Brown, which was released on Tuesday, and today marks the release of the first single from Perdomo’s film score for the new theatrical thriller Frost!

“The Crash” is a haunting piece that scores the Frost film’s central incident, an auto accident that leaves the two main characters, a father and daughter, stranded in an icy mountain wilderness where they have to fight for their survival. Joining Perdomo on the track is none other than keyboard wizard Rick Wakeman, just one of the many guests featured on the Frost soundtrack alongside Asia/Yes keyboardist Geoff Downes, electric violinist L. Shankar (Peter Gabriel/Frank Zappa), guitarist Terry Reid.

Listen to the single: https://orcd.co/fernando_perdomo_rick_wakeman_the_crash

The soundtrack is being released on vinyl on September 23 while the CD will be part of the special Blu-ray package released on October 11.

Pre-order the vinyl soundtrack: https://cleorecs.com/store/shop/frost-original-motion-picture-soundtrack-white-vinyl/

Pre-order the Blu-ray: https://cleorecs.com/store/shop/frost-blu-ray-cd/

Pre-order the DVD: https://cleorecs.com/store/shop/frost-dvd/

Pre-order/pre-save the digital soundtrack: https://orcd.co/frost_soundtrack

Track List:
1. The Crash feat. Rick Wakeman
2. Fading Heartbeat feat. Terry Reid
3. Helicopter Rescue feat. L. Shankar
4. First Sign Of Impending Snowstorm feat. L. Shankar
5. Orchid Dreaming – Big Electric Cat
6. Photo Album feat. Terry Reid
7. Hoodoo Man Blues – Junior Wells feat. Joe Louis Walker
8. Desperation feat. Geoff Downes
9. The Bonening – Front Line Assembly
10. Not Alone feat. Rick Wakeman
11. Snowy Landscape feat. Geoff Downes
12. Dad Finally Answers The Walkie feat. L. Shankar
13. Family Tragedy feat. Terry Reid
14. Frosted Blonde feat. Rick Wakeman
15. Intruder – Front Line Assembly [CD/DIGITAL ONLY]

Press inquiries:
Glass Onyon PR
Billy James
PH: 828-350-8158
glassonyonpr@gmail.com


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