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This Oceanic Feeling Announces the Release of the Second Digital Single, I Play Debussy, From the Acclaimed Debut Album Universal Mind! OUT NOW!

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This Oceanic Feeling Announces the Release of the Second Digital Single, I Play Debussy, From the Acclaimed Debut Album Universal Mind!
OUT NOW!

London, UK – The members of prog trio This Oceanic Feeling continue to promote Universal Mind, their debut album which has been acclaimed by fans and critics alike. The band’s song “Put Down The Gun” was nominated for the Anthems Awards at the Prog Awards 2016 and there has been an outspoken demand from fans to see a follow up.

The band members are Chris Braide (lead vocals, guitar and keyboards), Ash Soan (drums) and Lee Pomeroy (bass) who fit in work on this trio project around their other work such as Chris’ production of “A” list artists (eg Sia, Britney Spears, Christijne Aguilera), Ash’s top level session work and Lee’s commitments with Take That, Jeff Lynne’s ELO, Steve Hackett and ARW.

The digital single can be download from iTunes via this link: http://geni.us/oDmlXo

The studio album Universal Mind continues to be available from Amazon on CD ( http://geni.us/qemPG ) and LP (http://geni.us/t4xX ) alongside the digital edition which is available on iTunes ( http://geni.us/szitvne ).

This Oceanic Feeling is represented by QEDG Management management@qedg.co.uk

Worldwide press inquiries (excluding UK): Billy James at Glass Onyon PR, PH: 828-350-8158 (USA), glassonyonpr@gmail.com
UK press inquiries: Sharon Chevin at The Publicity Connection, PH: 020 8450 8882, sharon@thepublicityconnection.com


Renowned Guitarist ERIC GALES Brings His Fiery Brand Of Blues Rock Deep Into The Heart Of Hollywood’s Sunset Strip!

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Renowned Guitarist ERIC GALES Brings His Fiery Brand Of Blues Rock Deep Into The Heart Of Hollywood’s Sunset Strip!

Los Angeles, CA – Blues rock phenom Eric Gales set Hollywood’s Sunset Strip on fire last year with his six-string pyrotechnics at an explosive concert performance in the legendary Viper Room. Audiences were treated to a truly spectacular concert as Gales let loose on a string of Southern fried soulful blues favorites from his back catalog including “Block The Sun” and “The Open Road” PLUS tracks from his most recent album Good For Sumthin’ including a smokin’ hot cover of The Stones’s “Miss You” featuring a special guest appearance by Good For Sumthin’ producer Raphael Saadiq (John Legend, The Roots) on bass! Now, this concert experience is coming to home theaters everywhere as a special CD/DVD combo package called A Night On The Sunset Strip to be released this July 8, courtesy of Cleopatra Blues. This one will melt your eyes and your ears!

Check out the trailer for the concert DVD here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cZOES3z6Lw

Eric Gales came to national prominence in 1991 when he won Guitar World’s Best New Talent award. A brilliantly dynamic performer, Gales started releasing solo albums and wowing audiences in 2001 with a style and sound that frequently reminds listeners of the late great Jimi Hendrix, whose upside down Fender Strat playing Gales emulates. No wonder then that Gales was asked to headline the extremely popular Experience Hendrix Tour joining a line-up that includes a true who’s who of guitar masters including Eric Johnson and Zakk Wylde both of whom make guest appearances on Good For Sumthin’. Gales also recently supported Grammy award winner Lauryn Hill for her appearance on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon promoting the Nina Simone tribute album Nina Revisited. Look for more releases from this extraordinary performer on Cleopatra Records!

Track List:
1. Intro
2. Make It There
3. The Change In Me
4. Block The Sun
5. The Open Road
6. Sea Of Bad Blood
7. Bass & Drum Solos / Guitar Solo
8. Swamp
9. 1019
10. Good For Sumthin’
11. Miss You

Order the CD: http://flyt.it/EricGalesLiveCD
Order the digital version: http://flyt.it/EricGalesLiveDig

Press inquiries:
Glass Onyon PR
Billy James
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glassonyonpr@gmail.com

CLEOPATRA RECORDS, Inc.
11041 Santa Monica Blvd #703
Los Angeles CA 90025
http://www.CleopatraRecords.com


AndersonPonty Band Feat. Music Icons Jon Anderson & Jean Luc Ponty To Tour North America Spring 2016

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AndersonPonty Band Feat. Music Icons Jon Anderson & Jean Luc Ponty To Tour North America
Spring 2016

Los Angeles – In support of their critically acclaimed CD/DVD release “Better Late Than Never”, the AndersonPonty Band, featuring music icons Jon Anderson and Jean Luc Ponty, will be touring North America in Spring 2016! The band played a series of successful US dates in the Fall of 2015 and are excited to bring their music to the fans once again.

AndersonPonty Band tour dates:

Apr 28 – Fox Tucson Theatre – Tucson, AZ TICKETS
Apr 30 – The Canyon Theater – Agoura Hills, CA TICKETS
May 01 – The Grove of Anaheim – Anaheim, CA TICKETS
May 04 – Boulder Theater – Boulder, CO TICKETS
May 06 – Majestic Theatre – Dallas, TX TICKETS
May 07 – One World Theatre – Austin, TX TICKETS
May 10 – Ames Center – Burnsville, MN TICKETS
May 11 – The Arcada Theatre – St. Charles, IL TICKETS
May 13 – The Pageant – St. Louis, MO TICKETS
May 14 – Barrymore Theatre – Madison, WI TICKETS
May 17 – Riviera Theatre – N. Tonawanda, NY TICKETS
May 18 – Tarrytown Music Hall – Tarrytown, NY TICKETS
May 20 – Cabot Performing Arts Center – Beverly, MA TICKETS
May 21 – Calvin Theater – Northampton, MA TICKETS
May 23 – The Ridgefield Playhouse – Ridgefield, CT TICKETS
May 25 – The Egg – Hart Theatre – Albany, NY TICKETS
May 26 – St. Denis Theatre – Montreal, Canada TICKETS
May 27 – Palais Montcalm – Quebec, Canada TICKETS

One of the most eagerly awaited releases of 2015, the AndersonPonty Band’s “Better Late Than Never” features outstanding performances by the group from September 2014 at the Wheeler Opera House in Aspen, Colorado, as well as some innovative production.

Along with some breathtaking new musical compositions, “Better Late Than Never” also showcases rearrangements of classic YES hits like “Owner Of A Lonely Heart”, “Roundabout” and “Wonderous Stories”. The album also includes some of Jean Luc Ponty’s beloved compositions, with Jon’s lyrical vocals and melodies enhancing the music and creating a very special and unique sound such as “Infinite Mirage” a new song incorporating Jean Luc’s classic tune “Mirage”.

YES’s original singer/songwriter for 35 years, Jon Anderson has had a successful solo career, which includes working with such notable music artists as Vangelis, Kitaro, and Milton Nascimento. International violin superstar Jean Luc Ponty is a pioneer and undisputed master of his instrument in the arena of jazz and rock. He is widely regarded as an innovator who has applied his unique visionary spin that has expanded the vocabulary of modern music. Together these two music legends have formed a musical synergy that is unparalleled!

“A breakthrough feeling came as I sang with Jean Luc’s music, to be in a band again is very exciting on many levels, we will play and sing our way around the world and have fun, for music is pleasure, music is all that is.” – Jon Anderson

“Collaborating with Jon who is such a creative singer/songwriter is unlike any project I have done before. I knew that we had plenty of musical affinities to make it work, but the result is way beyond my expectations. It is also a lot of fun to reunite with these excellent musicians who played with me in the past, they really put their heart in this project and with Jon’s creative input we are not just rehashing the past but giving a new life to the music we started developing decades ago.” – Jean Luc Ponty

The AndersonPonty Band also includes Jamie Glaser on guitars (Jean Luc Ponty, Chick Corea, Bryan Adams and Lenny White); Wally Minko on keyboards (Pink, Toni Braxton, Jean Luc Ponty, Tom Jones, Gregg Rolie and Barry Manilow); Keith Jones on bass (Airto, Santana, Kenny Loggins and Jean Luc Ponty); and Rayford Griffin on drums and percussion (Stanley Clarke Band, George Duke, Jean Luc Ponty and Michael Jackson). The band visit the music created by Jon Anderson and Jean Luc Ponty over the years with new arrangements, virtuosic performances and new energy.

Jean Luc Ponty was originally approached by Jon Anderson with the idea of working together as far back as the 1980’s. Now 30 years later the dream has become a reality!

Here’s what the press have raved about AndersonPonty Band’s “Better Late Than Never”:

“Collaboration reinvigorates its two legends.” – PROG magazine, UK

“Simply captivates with its beauty.” – Artrock.pl, Poland

“A perfect confluence of two wonderful talents” – Classic Rock Revisited, USA

“This album is sublime.” – Vintage Vinyl News, USA

“One of the best progressive rock releases of the year.” – Music Street Journal, USA

“One of the best things to happen to prog-rock in decades.” – That Devil Music, USA

“Get ready for pure musical joy.” – Vintage Rock, USA

“This is a brilliant Prog album” – Planet Mosh UK

“The album is a joyous celebration” – Audiophile Review, USA

“AndersonPonty Band strikes sonic gold.” – MWE3, USA

“The music is unparalleled” – Lords Of Metal, Netherlands

To purchase AndersonPonty Band “Better Late Than Never” CD/DVD: http://www.amazon.com/Better-Late-Than-Never-DVD/dp/B0133G1FM4/ref=sr_1_1?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1457714243&sr=1-1&keywords=andersonponty+band

Watch the forthcoming AndersonPonty Band special on PBS. Check your local listings for dates and times.

For more information visit the official AndersonPonty Band website: http://www.andersonpontyband.com/

Jon Anderson official website: http://www.jonanderson.com
Jean Luc Ponty official website: http://www.ponty.com

Manager: Miles Copeland
mc@milescopeland.net

Booking agent: APA
O: (212) 205-4328 | C: (310) 895-6144 | F: (212) 245-5062
JLashnits@apanewyork.com| http://www.apa-agency.com

Press inquiries: Glass Onyon PR, PH: 828-350-8158, glassonyonpr@gmail.com
(interview requests contact Billy James at Glass Onyon PR)

APB poster credit: Photo of Jon Anderson (Robin Kauffman), Photo of Jean Luc Ponty (Robert Ford), Design (John Vehadija)


Singer, Songwriter & Jazz Musician Elizabeth Geyer To Release Long Awaited New Album THE BRIDGE

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Singer, Songwriter & Jazz Musician Elizabeth Geyer To Release Long Awaited New Album
THE BRIDGE

Chicago, IL – “Elizabeth Geyer is a force of nature. An amazing singer and songwriter, original vocalist, wonderful trumpet player and multi instrumentalist. She writes songs directly from the heart!” – BRUCE LUNDVALL Bluenote / EMI

An endorsement like that from the man who signed Nora Jones, Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis is something to make one sit up and take notice. The late great Lundvall even featured Elizabeth’s music on his Sirius Radio XM Bluenote hour in 2013. Unusual for an unsigned artist!

But it’s a long journey from her days as a freelance trumpet player to her fourth and long awaited new album THE BRIDGE. Elizabeth remembers a life changing moment, walking home from a jazz big band rehearsal one sunny morning years ago. “I suddenly realized I couldn’t do it anymore, as grateful as I was, I had to find my own voice.” Find her voice she did: Three albums later having swapped trumpet for flugelhorn, piano and songwriting, Elizabeth had a small but growing audience and some fans in high places.

David Hoffman, long term arranger and trumpet player for Ray Charles says, “Elizabeth Geyer’s music is heartfelt, soulful and beautiful. She’s equally proficient on piano and flugelhorn, both of which she utilizes to enhance her deep clear voice. As a singer/songwriter she’s equal to the best. Her music is as honest as it gets!”

Which brings us to THE BRIDGE, a brand new collection of 13 songs and Elizabeth’s bravest most personal album to date. She explains how the album came about – and another life changing moment. “I had waited seven years for the right opportunity to record again. It had to feel right. A CD had arrived in the post, IN THE LAND WHERE I COME FROM by Paul Adams. Late one night a few seconds into my first listen, I just knew. Everything about it was weird, wonderful, humble, charming and timeless. All I had to do was contact and convince Paul.” Paul was convinced – Elizabeth flew from Australia to Illinois and the rest is history.

But back to Lundvall, as Bruce was a part of the magic of THE BRIDGE. Paul explains “I had seen Bruce on ABC’s 20/20 program expressing regret in not signing the late Eva Cassidy. Somehow I found an email address for him and wrote about Elizabeth’s music and how Eva inspired her. To my amazement Bruce got that email and phoned the next day wanting one of her albums. A week later he phoned again wanting every album she ever made. He was a champion – determined to get her signed, phoning often sometimes just to say he was still listening. We planned to meet but had to postpone due to recording commitments before Elizabeth’s flight back to Australia. Unfortunately Bruce was battling Parkinson’s disease. Sadly the album was not quite finished when his health deteriorated rapidly. We could only send him cards as he moved into assisted care.

Each of the 13 songs (Twelve by Elizabeth and one guitar piece by Paul Adams) on THE BRIDGE are as personal, comforting and embracing as a true friend. Paul states, “THE BRIDGE is like a classic novel. One is pulled to the depth of the human condition, and each listen delivers a new and wondrous take on the world within. It’s a magical story that continues to reveal itself listen after listen.”

And last but not least is Elizabeth collaborator here, the award winning instrumentalist Adams. Never one to shy away from using exotic instruments he builds – sitar, slide guitar and Native Flute to name a few – in non-traditional ways (Check out his acclaimed new album IMAGININGS which also features Elizabeth on piano, Indias Pravin Godkhindi on Bansuri and David Hoffman on Flugelhorn). Paul draws upon his vast array of talents perfectly to compliment, frame yet never overwhelm Elizabeth’s songs.

The result is a special collection delivered with the utmost level of love, beauty and care. And it’s been well worth the wait!

Watch Elizabeth Geyer’s new video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXYDZXDqXCI&feature=em-share_video_user

To purchase Elizabeth Geyer’s THE BRIDGE:
Amazon CD: http://www.amazon.com/The-Bridge-Elizabeth-Geyer/dp/B01C3G3H8K
Amazon (Download) http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=elizabeth+geyer+the+bridge
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/the-bridge/id1085916435 ;
CD Baby http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/elizabethgeyer

For more information: http://www.elizabethgeyer.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/elizabeth.geyer?fref=ts

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


Deadline Music To Release Anthology By Hard Rock Legends AXE – “Rock ‘n’ Roll Party In The Streets”!

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Deadline Music To Release Anthology By Hard Rock Legends AXE – “Rock ‘n’ Roll Party In The Streets”!

Los Angeles – Much to the excitement of rock fans worldwide, Deadline Music will be releasing a 2CD blockbuster career retrospective from one of the unsung heroes of classic hard rock who toured with every major metal act from Iron Maiden to KISS to Mötley Crüe, the indomitable AXE! The anthology includes the band’s biggest hit single “Rock ‘n’ Roll Party In The Streets,” plus select cuts from the much sought after first 2 studio albums and much more!

AXE was formed in 1978 from the ashes of a band called Babyface and began recording their first album, “AXE” in 1979 and started a tour that lasted until 1984. Their second album, “Living On The Edge”, followed in 1980. In 1981, AXE changed labels and recorded “Offering” for ATCO Atlantic featuring the hit “Rock and Roll Party In the Streets.” The song reached #59 on the Billboard charts of the most-played-songs in 1982, and became a nationwide rock anthem. After 19 months of touring with the likes of Ozzy Osbourne, Judas Priest, the Scorpions, ZZ Top and Motley Crue, it was time to record the fourth AXE album – “Nemesis”. Continued success meant more touring. Band leader Bobby Barth was seriously injured in a car crash that led to the disbanding AXE and later joining Blackfoot. After his stint with Blackfoot, Barth took his talents to Australia to join Angry Anderson (Rose Tattoo), hitting the Top 5 on the Australian charts.

The reformed 1997 AXE line up featured former Frank Zappa vocalist Bob Harris, Bobby Barth on guitars, Edgar Riley Jr on keyboards and original drummer Teddy Mueller plus bassist Blake Eberhard, and keyboardist Rob Lowe. To his credit, Bob Harris has performed with some of the greatest artists in the music industry. Covering vocals and keys for Frank Zappa, he proved his ability as an outstanding musician and writer. Blake Eberhard is one of Colorado’s premier studio and live bassists. He joined AXE after being hired by Barth for several recording sessions, and added a new dimension to the AXE sound. In the interim period between the band’s split and the reformation, Edgar Riley Jr had worked with Frank Zappa and had also played with several unidentified bands in the Southern states of America and Teddy Mueller had got involved in the publishing industry.

“AXE has been one of the greatest musical and personal adventures in my life. However, it was always bitter sweet, because the tragic death of Michael Osborne created the space that I later filled. I will always be thankful to my friend Mark Pinske for introducing me to Bobby Barth. From the start he (Bobby) mentored me into the band’s style and graciously included me in the writing process, and became one of my dearest friends for life. AXE has always been about the music – not the hype – and I feel honored to be a part of it.” – Bob Harris

A brand new AXE album, “AXE (Twenty Years From Home)” was released in September 1997 featuring re-recorded versions of choice tracks from each of the first four AXE albums, plus two from the recently released V record. For their 2001 album “The Crown” the group inducted new personnel guitarist Danny Masters and drummer Christian Teele. AXE would release a limited edition mini album “Live In America 1981” to commemorate their European 2001 tour dates. In the mid-2000’s, AXE reformed again including singer Bob Harris and adding new members, Brad Banhagel, David Landes. The band toured throughout the US and Europe.

Now AXE fans worldwide are rejoicing with the pending release of AXE’s “Rock ‘n’ Roll Party In The Streets – The Best Of”!

DISC 1
1. Life’s Just An Illusion
2. Hang On
3. Sympathize
4. Forever
5. Back On The Streets
6. Battles
7. Living On The Edge
8. Fantasy Of Love
9. First Time, Last Time
10. Carry On
11. Running The Gauntlet
12. For A Little While
13. Rock ‘n’ Roll Party In The Streets*
14. Steal Another Fantasy*
15. Jennifer*
16. Burn The City Down*
17. Now Or Never*
18. Holdin’ On*
19. Silent Soldiers*
20. BONUS TRACK: Bad Sometimes

DISC 2
1. Heat In The Streets*
2. Young Hearts*
3. All Through The Night*
4. Eagle Flies Alone*
5. Let The Music Come Back*
6. Masquerade*
7. Magic (In Our Eyes)
8. Heroes and Legends
9. Burn Me Once Burn Me Twice
10. Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire
11. Any Place On This Highway (Is Home)
12. The Crown
13. Good Times
14. Torturous Game
15. Foolish Deception
16. BONUS TRACK: No Heroes

*Re-Recorded Versions

To purchase: http://www.amazon.com/Rock-Roll-Party-Streets-Best/dp/B00W4L0O36

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

CLEOPATRA RECORDS, Inc.
11041 Santa Monica Blvd #703
Los Angeles CA 90025
http://www.CleopatraRecords.com


Superstar Vocalists From Both Sides Of The Pond Come Together For A Special Tribute To The Beatles!

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Superstar Vocalists From Both Sides Of The Pond Come Together For A Special Tribute To The Beatles!

Featuring performances by Heart’s Ann Wilson, Todd Rundgren, Asia’s John Wetton, Judy Collins, Jack Bruce, David Clayton Thomas and more!

Los Angeles, CA – An all-star gathering of musical luminaries bring their warmest performances to a brand new tribute album featuring 16 acoustic renditions of the best song’s by The Beatles! Keep Calm And Salute The Beatles offers heartfelt and inviting contributions by artists such as famed Heart vocalist Ann Wilson, who leads an elegant and meditative take on “Across The Universe,” while fellow Brit John Wetton belts out a passionate and playful version of “Penny Lane.” Another of the album’s highlights is a devastating interpretation of the mournful ballad “Eleanor Rigby” recorded by legendary Cream vocalist Jack Bruce just prior to his passing in late 2014. It was Bruce’s last recorded performance and a testament to the man’s prodigious talent and sincere passion for music. Other incredible performers include legendary Todd Rundgren, singer/songwriter Andrew Gold, Martha Davis of The Motels, ‘80s icon Howard Jones, Stephen Bishop and so many more. The entire project was overseen by producer extraordinaire Billy Sherwood (Yes), and will be made available to the public on April 28. Any Beatles fan worth their salt won’t want to miss it!

1. Across The Universe – Ann Wilson
2. Penny Lane – John Wetton
3. Eleanor Rigby – Jack Bruce
4. Blackbird – Liz Madden
5. Norwegian Wood – Andrew Gold
6. Hide Your Love Away – Todd Rundgren
7. All You Need Is Love – Helen Reddy
8. I’ll Follow The Sun – Judy Collins
9. And I Love Her – Howard Jones
10. Ticket To Ride – Felix Cavaliere
11. Let It Be – KC
12. Yesterday – David Clayton Thomas
13. Nowhere Man – Martha Davis
14. All I’ve Got To Do – Stephen Bishop
15. Something – Billy Sherwood
16. Hey Jude – Leo Sayer

Purchase the CD version: http://geni.us/KeepCalmBeatlesCD
Purchase the special bonus track version on iTunes: http://geni.us/KeepCalmBeatlesdigi

Press inquiries:
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Billy James
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glassonyonpr@gmail.com

CLEOPATRA RECORDS, Inc.
11041 Santa Monica Blvd #703
Los Angeles CA 90025
http://www.CleopatraRecords.com


Eclectic Pop Music Artist Anthony W. Rogers Releases ‘Smile-Era’ Influenced Sophomore Album On Limited 180 Gram Vinyl

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Eclectic Pop Music Artist Anthony W. Rogers Releases ‘Smile-Era’ Influenced Sophomore Album On Limited 180 Gram Vinyl

Cumberland, MD – Musician/multi-instrumentalist Anthony W. Rogers announces the release of his second solo album entitled WRONG. The new ten song collection of originals was performed and recorded entirely solo and is now available on limited 180 gram vinyl and download formats.

A stylistically diverse and decidedly homemade effort, Rogers recorded WRONG alone at his home in rural West Virginia from 2011-2014 through a multi-track recording layering all the instrumental parts and vocals.

Says Rogers, “It’s a process I’m used to from the old days and it fits the schedule of my life. On this recording, the cheap equipment I used and the way I used it, is really primitive by 2014 standards. I enjoy it that way. I get a certain perverse kick out of achieving sounds and sonics cheaply.”

Anthony Rogers is a long retired veteran of the local tri-state music scene in many rock and jazz bands in his youth. Rogers continued to blaze his trail through the Washington DC area writing recording and performing original music with local favorites The Now and Ten Below-a band which originated in Frostburg. Besides playing on several recordings while in DC, Tony also performed as drummer on several occasions behind legendary DC vocalist and Grammy winner Eva Cassidy and in several other jazz combos.

WRONG was prepared for release with Chris Biondo (Cassidy’s musical collaborator) at his facility in Kensington Md. Rogers also recorded with Biondo as engineer on Rogers’ 1994 solo debut ‘Identifiction’.

Tony relates that, “I did most all of the mixes at home except for ‘Keep Holdin On’’which we re-did at Chris’. On the way in, I walked past his multiple Emmy awards he won for his TV music (Nat Geo, TLC, etc). He has the best ears and intuition of anyone I’ve been lucky enough to be around. He knows what I’m going for. I trust him and his opinion completely.”

Although there are no plans presently to return to live performance at this time, this album signals a return to recording activity. “I’m better off to use what very little time I have recording creating and writing. I have a full life outside of this. It takes a lot of sustained focus,” says Tony.

Those lucky enough to hear the dizzying and stylistic effort seem to favor the harmony laden wistful look-back track, “White Beach” (about Rogers’ home town); the closer – “Johnny/Janie” a 1950’s influenced let’s runaway theme sung masterfully by his then nine year old children Audrey and Joe Rogers (“People really seem to like this one. It’s easy to understand”); to the more adult themed guitar feedback drenched tribute to his tragically deceased childhood friend Mitch Sanders, “Crunch” (“It’s kind of a twisted blues song for a twisted situation”); and finally, the centerpiece mystical acoustic quasi-prog penultimate track…”Wash” (“the main lyrical gist of the whole record, really”).

As to the influence of Smile, Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys, Tony says that “there is no question that the vocal arrangements that Brian did in his heyday are so firmly imprinted on my mind from my youth, it is an integral part of me and my own sound. I bought all the Beach Boys bootlegs, tape trading, past masters stuff since the 70s-Smile is a pillar of modern musical achievement. Brian would be prominent on MY own personal musical Mount Rushmore.”

Says Rogers, “This was designed to be an LP. A two-sided, two-part, two-gals record album. The vinyl package is beautiful. This was made for vinyl people. Top notch 180 gram heavy vinyl, great color artwork, inner sleeve, and lyric insert. The idea is to get out your headphones, play side one, then take a break and then do side two. Like two separate EPs. No CDs this time (like ‘Identifiction’). With downloads, Ipods, phones, even CDRs, you can make your own.”

WRONG is certainly one of a kind… and you can get copy in most cool independent stores in the mid Atlantic/Pennsylvania area and the great Solar Mountain Records in Keyser,WV.
WRONG is also available through the standard download sources (iTunes, CDBaby, Amazon). WRONG is the first release on the Wildflow Unlimited record label which seeks to feature and promote artists on vinyl.

To listen to tracks from WRONG:

To purchase:
CD Baby: http://cdbaby.com/cd/anthonywrogers
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/wrong/id961124565
Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00SQ0MFT0/ref=dm_ws_sp_ps_dp
UK Amazon: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Wrong-Explicit-Anthony-W-Rogers/dp/B00SRF2V5C/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1423153891&sr=8-1&keywords=anthony+w+rogers+wrong

Direct contact for 180 gram Solar Mountain Records, Keyser, WV. 304 788-1055,
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/SOLAR-MOUNTAIN-RECORDS/179968760251

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


Guitar Legend Adrian Belew Presents Newest Music In An App – FLUX by belew

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Guitar Legend Adrian Belew Presents Newest Music In An App – FLUX by belew

Nashville, TN – Guitar legend Adrian Belew has just released his newest music – and it’s like nothing you’ve experienced before. FLUX by belew™ is music that is never the same twice…think about that for a moment. This new revolution in music provides listeners with a mobile “listening experience” that blends music and art all in one accessible iOS application. Now you have access to hundreds of combinations of new Adrian Belew songs, snippets and sound bites that have been cut up, randomized and reassembled in a way that’s surprising and unique. The app embodies the future of technology and taps into what we love most about the Internet and social media: it’s always changing and moving forward. Developed in Amsterdam by MOBGEN and recorded by Belew himself, the musical roulette engine within FLUX by belew randomly connects sounds and beautiful visuals together using different algorithms to produce endless variations.

“I wanted to involve art and nature in the recordings – not just songs and music but also the feeling of life itself, where things are different all the time,” says Belew. He intends to keep adding to FLUX to make it truly an ever-evolving experience.

Adrian’s newest music in the FLUX by belew app is currently available for iPhones and iPads through the iTunes store for $9.99.
For more information go to: http://bit.ly/flux_belew

FLUX:FX is a multi-effect audio processor app for the iPad that lets you ‘play’ your effects. Innovative, intuitive and exciting, FLUX:FX lets you manipulate any audio signal into something entirely new, and redefines the possibilities of audio design and live performance in an app with an almost unlimited range of effect options. FLUX:FX is a truly authentic digital platform for designing your sound. Featuring more than 30 modular effects blocks, a master Performance view with 1-touch interaction, an advanced Edit view with multi-touch and full assignment possibilities, and an innovative Sequencer view to bring motion to the audio signal, this app allows the user to easily create previously unheard sounds. Fully compatible with Audiobus, Inter-App Audio and MIDI, FLUX:FX is made to connect seamlessly with existing live rigs and studio workflows.

Full details on the FLUX:FX application can be found at flux.noii.se, and tutorial videos can be seen here.

ABOUT ADRIAN BELEW
Adrian Belew is the world’s greatest experimental whammy twang bar, czar rhino, stunt guitarist extraordinaire. With a resume that features some of the biggest names in music including David Bowie, Frank Zappa, Nine Inch Nails, King Crimson, Talking Heads, Paul Simon and Tori Amos, Adrian is famous for pushing the boundaries of the guitar in both technical and tonal exploration. Today, Adrian Belew lives in Nashville, TN, touring the world and focusing on music and visual art that expands into the digital world through his latest creations, FLUX by belew and FLUX:FX.

Adrian Belew’s official website: http://www.adrianbelew.net/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdrianBelew

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Legendary YES Singer/Songwriter Jon Anderson and Counting Crows Matt Malley To Release Charity Single “The Family Circle”

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Legendary YES Singer/Songwriter Jon Anderson and Counting Crows Matt Malley To Release Charity Single “The Family Circle”

London, UK – GONZO Multimedia is proud to announce the release of a new charity single “The Family Circle” by legendary YES vocalist/songwriter Jon Anderson and former Counting Crows bassist Matt Malley. The money received from the single will go to the following charities: Flutie Foundation – http://www.flutiefoundation.org (Jon Anderson), Sahaja Yoga Meditation – http://www.sahajayoga.org (Matt Malley) and National Autistic Society (Rob Ayling, GONZO Multimedia president)

“ ‘Family Circle’ came together when Matt sent me the beautiful music earlier this year. I sang the song and lyric idea and sent it back to Matt, thanking him for the great energy. Eventually, Matt added some more sounds and the haunting guitar solo. We decided to have all sale proceeds go to our respective charities. It’s a pleasure to release this around Thanksgiving time, reminding us of our connection with our families and how our children keep us together, bonding our love of life.” – Jon Anderson

“Not only am I a fan of Jon’s voice but I’m a fan of his fearless spiritual outlook which appears in all of his music. A mutual friend said we should meet and got us in touch and after talking a little, Jon said, ‘So send some music!’ – so I had a cup of my best Darjeeling tea, went into my studio and came up with the instrumental arrangement that you hear on ‘Family Circle’. I sent the file up to Jon and it came back with his marvelous voice, lyrics…everything that brought the song to becoming fully realized.” – Matt Malley

Jon Anderson is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable voices in progressive rock as the original lead vocalist and creative force behind YES. Anderson was the author and a major creative influence behind the ground-breaking album ‘Fragile’ as well as the series of epic, complex pieces such as “Awaken”, “Gates of Delirium” and especially “Close to the Edge” which were central to the band’s success. Additionally, Anderson co-authored the group’s biggest hits, including “I’ve Seen All Good People”, “Roundabout”, and “Owner of a Lonely Heart”. In addition, Jon Anderson had great success with a series of albums he did with Vangelis, and most recently released the critically-acclaimed solo album entitled “Survival and Other Stories” (GONZO Multimedia). In the fall of 2014 Jon Anderson teamed up with jazz violin legend Jean-Luc Ponty to form the AndersonPonty Band.

Matt Malley is an Oscar, Grammy and Golden Globe nominated songwriter who is best known for co-founding the multi-platinum selling rock band Counting Crows back in the early 90’s. He appears as bassist on their biggest hit records and songs. In 2004 Matt retired from the band so he could work from his studio at home and be with his family. He is a student of the Indian Slide Guitar and a fan of Progressive Rock, Celtic Folk, World and Indian Music.

Listen to a sample of the track here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hATdN-XMBSQ

To purchase Jon Anderson & Matt Malley’s “Family Circle”: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/family-circle-single/id911786898

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Jon Anderson’s official website: http://www.JonAnderson.com
Matt Malley’s official website: http://www.malleyablemusic.com

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“Sin City – A Dame To Kill For” Original Motion Picture Soundtrack To Be Released

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“Sin City – A Dame To Kill For” Original Motion Picture Soundtrack To Be Released

Camarillo, CA – Movie aficionados and soundtrack buffs are ecstatic with the release of “Sin City – A Dame to Kill For” Original Motion Picture Soundtrack on CD by Marshall Blonstein’s Morada Music. “Sin City – A Dame To Kill For” is the highly anticipated sequel to the 2005 international smash, “Sin City”. “Sin City” grossed 74 million dollars in the U.S. and 158 million dollars worldwide. The new film is directed by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller and follows the neo-noir crime action that made “Sin City” a great success.

The soundtrack is produced, composed and performed by Robert Rodriguez and Carl Thiel with a special Bonus track titled “Skin City” with vocals by Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler.

The film stars Jessica Alba, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke, Ray Liotta, Josh Brolin, Powers Boothe, Rosario Dawson, Stacy Keach, Lady GaGa, Juno Temple, Crystal McCahill and Eva Green among others.

The CD booklet contains a stunning selection of movie stills and character photos including the now infamous Eva Green poster image that has been banned by the Motion Picture Association of America’s censors as inappropriate and “too racy” to be displayed in theaters.

Rodríguez has directed many groundbreaking film sagas and box office winners that have gone on to cult status beginning with “El Mariachi,” “Desperado,” “From Dusk ‘Til Dawn” and the “Spy Kids” movies.

Frank Miller is best known for his dark comic book stories and graphic novels.

TITLE: “Sin City – A Dame to Kill For” Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
ARTIST: Robert Rodriguez & Carl Thiel including Steven Tyler on “Skin City”.
Street Date: August 19, 2014

For more information: http://www.audiofidelity.net/content/sin-city-dame-kill

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