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2/15/2024

Dark Ethereal Rock Masters JAY ASTON’S GENE LOVES JEZEBEL Complete Their Comeback With New Lyric Video From Their Recently Released Album, Announce Massive US Tour With THE ALARM & BELOUIS SOME !

Los Angeles, CA – Jay Aston, the driving force behind the indomitable, critically acclaimed rock outfit Jay Aston’s Gene Loves Jezebel, has once again summoned the essence of the group’s iconic sound with their latest studio album, X - Love Death Sorrow. Released across all formats on December 1, the album represents a culmination of the band's collective artistry. With the steadfast collaboration of esteemed guitarist James Stevenson (renowned for his work with The Alarm, Gen X, The Cult) and seasoned bassist Peter Rizzo, along with the return of acclaimed producer Peter Walsh, known for his instrumental role in crafting the band's classic '80s albums, X - Love Death Sorrow delivers a compelling blend of original compositions and captivating cover songs. This latest offering stands as a testament to the band's enduring legacy and serves as one of the most formidable additions to their extensive discography.

One of the most popular tracks on X, “Serpent Queen,” is also one of the album’s darkest and most haunting. An original written by Aston and Rizzo, “Serpent Queen” draws inspiration from ancient depictions of dangerously enchanting females with such beguiling beauty that it threatens the very life of the unfortunate beholder. Appropriately, the band is releasing a lyric video for the track today, the day after Valentine’s Day, offering a bit of a contrast to the rosy depiction of love celebrated on that day.

Watch the video: https://youtu.be/u1aHEnwzNTo

But that's not all! Jay Aston’s Gene Loves Jezebel is thrilled to reveal a major announcement: they will be embarking on a cross-country US tour alongside The Alarm and Belouis Some, set to kick off in May. This highly anticipated tour promises to be a must-see event for fans of both bands, offering a unique opportunity to experience their electrifying live performances in venues across the nation. See below for ticket information or go to See https://genelovesjezebel.co.uk/ or https://www.facebook.com/OfficialGeneLovesJezebel:

May 01 2024 - New Orleans, LA - House of Blues TICKETS
May 02 2024 - Austin, TX - Emo’s TICKETS
May 03 2024 - Houston, TX - House of Blues TICKETS
May 04 2024 - Ft. Worth, TX - Tannahill’s TICKETS
May 06 2024 - St. Louis MO - Delmar Hall TICKETS
May 07 2024 - Kansas City, MO - Knuckleheads TICKETS
May 08 2024 - Minneapolis, MN - Parkway Theater TICKETS
May 09 2024 - Chicago IL - Des Plaines Theatre
May 10 2024 - Detroit - Magic Bag TICKETS
May 12 2024 - Pittsburgh, PA - Jergel’s [Warrendale] TICKETS
May 13 2024 - Toronto, ON - El Mocambo TICKETS
May 14 2024 - Buffalo, NY - Asbury Hall TICKETS
May 15 2024 - Cleveland, OH - Temple Live @ Masonic TICKETS
May 16 2024 - Asbury Park, NJ - Asbury Lanes TICKETS
May 17 2024 - Philadelphia, PA - Colonial Theater [Phoenixville) TICKETS
May 18 2024 - Falls Church, VA - State Theater TICKETS
May 19 2024 - Richmond - The National TICKETS
May 22 2024 - Huntington, NY - Paramount TICKETS
May 23 2024 - Pawling, NY - Daryl’s House ** TICKETS
May 24 2024 - New York, NY - Irving Plaza TICKETS
May 25 2024 - Salisbury, MA - Blue Ocean Music Hall TICKETS
May 26 2024 - New Haven, CT - Toad’s Place TICKETS
May 28 2024 - Northampton MA - Iron Horse
May 29 2024 - Boston MA - Brighton Music Hall TICKETS
May 31 2024 - Cincinnati OH - Ludlow Garage TICKETS

Order the CD/Vinyl: https://cleorecs.com/store/?s=Love+Death+Sorrow&post_type=product
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TRACK LIST:
1. The Man That Time Forgot
2. The Light Pours Out Of Me
3. Serpent Queen
4. Broken English
5. I Breathe Easy
6. A Girl Like You
7. The Foolish Young
8. In Between Days
9. Young Girl
10. You Can't Hurt Me Anymore
11. Lone Rider
12. Another Girl, Another Planet

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2/09/2024

Prog Ensemble Circuline Releases Official Video For “Tempus Horribilis”

Prog ensemble Circuline’s 2024 “C.O.R.E.” Virtual Tour began Friday, January 12th, 2024, and will consist of 57 events in 48 weeks, with Single releases, Lyric videos, Official videos, “Behind the Scenes” videos, and Livestream Q&A events where the band is able to connect with their fans around the world.

Says keyboardist Andrew Colyer, “With this international virtual tour, we have two goals: 1.) We want to get our music exposed to as many people as possible, to continue to grow our fan base worldwide. 2.) We want to deepen our relationships with the fans who are the most passionate. Releasing singles, lyric videos, and Official Videos accomplishes the first goal, and by doing these in-depth, ‘Behind the Scenes’ videos, we accomplish the second goal. Packaging everything together into a single 12-month celebration of the new album will hopefully capture more attention for future opportunities for live performing and touring, with this fantastic new lineup. For this first Official Video for “Tempus Horribilis” since it’s the lead single off the album, we really wanted to present ourselves in a new way, as a reinvigorated band, with new members and a new sound. We simply wanted people to see who we have evolved into. Producing this cinematic performance music video was the best thing that we could think of, so that fans, industry professionals, booking agents, and festival promoters could see us in a new light.”

Watch:
“Tempus Horribilis” Official Video: https://youtu.be/E1rQyWs3KyI
“Tempus Horribilis” Lyric Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEKcoiPXccQ
“Story Behind the Song” [Season 3, Episode 1]: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1XV8xPR9Ro
“Gear Behind the Music” [Season 3, Episode 1]: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bmsr4C9LPys

Says Andrew about the new video, “I had worked with Don Chaffin of DCity Productions twice before, with the progressive metal band Awaken. Don and his team are amazing, so I knew that they would do a great job of capturing our personalities, as well as the intensity of our music, and translate that with the editing into something cinematic that we could be proud of. We got the entire band here for a week in August 2023, and shot six Official Music Videos in five days! For this particular video, we chose to shoot outside in an industrial area, and it was super hot and sunny in the middle of the afternoon, and right when we were filming and sweating it out, a big storm appeared, with tons of wind and clouds, and we thought that nature was going to overtake us! Luckily it created a really dramatic background to go with the song and the music. The rest of the videos for this 2024 CORE Virtual Tour are being produced in other creative ways. We’ve had so much fun creating all of the videos for this Virtual Tour - we’ve been ‘on location; in train stations, on rivers, in parking lots, and on soundstage studios.   This has been a lot of work, and a ton of fun! We hope the fans enjoy it. Please watch the videos, like, and comment! We want to hear from you - what do you think? If you like it, please share across your own social platforms. We hope to see you on the Livestream Q&A calls!”

Six years in the making, Circuline’s new album “C.O.R.E.”, released on the Inner Nova Music label on Friday, September 20th, 2024, will be available as an album of eight tracks available in a gatefold digipak CD, with an eight-page booklet of lyrics and liner notes. The album explores themes in romantic relationships, surviving abuse, finding one’s own personal power, and the turbulent times in which we live.

Circuline has a new lineup, with new band members Shelby Logan Warne (Kyros) on bass and vocals, and Dave Bainbridge on guitars (Strawbs, IONA, Lifesigns). Guest Artist Joe Deninzon (Kansas, Stratospheerius) on electric violin. Keyboardist/vocalist Andrew Colyer (Robert Berry’s 3.2 Band, The Tubes), drummer Darin Brannon (Downing Grey, Surface Tension), and lead vocalist Natalie Brown (Evita, Rocky Horror Picture Show) complete the band’s lineup.

Number #1 in Portugal. Top 10 in Japan. Prog-Award Nominated. Global Music Award Winning. With sales in 23 countries, Circuline’s fan base is growing daily. The band has toured with Glass Hammer, repeatedly co-headlined the three-day Sonic Voyage Festival, and toured England opening for IO Earth. Circuline has performed at the International Rites of Spring festival (RoSfest), Philadelphia's Liberty Music Fest, Chicago’s Progtoberfest, New Jersey’s ProgStock, and England’s Harmonix Festival.

CORE Virtual Tour Dates:
Friday, February 9th - Song #1 - Official Video
Friday, February 16th - Song #1 - Behind the Official Video
Sunday, February 18th - Song #1 - Livestream Q&A
Friday, February 23rd - Song #2 - Single Release
Friday, March 1st - Song #2 - Gear Behind the Music
Friday, March 8th - Song #2 - Lyric Video
Friday, March 15th - Song #2 - Story Behind the Song
Friday, March 22nd - Song #2 - Official Video
Friday, March 29th - Song #2 - Behind the Official Video
Saturday, March 30th - Song #2 - Livestream Q&A  (Sunday is Easter)
Friday, April 5th - Song #3 - Single Release
Friday, April 12th - Song #3 - Gear Behind the Music
Friday, April 19th - Song #3 - Lyric Video
Friday, April 26th - Song #3 - Story Behind the Song
Friday, May 3rd - Song #3 - Official Video
Friday, May 10th - Song #3 - Behind the Official Video
Saturday, May 11th - Song #3 - Livestream Q&A  (Sunday is Mother’s Day)
Friday, May 17th - Song #4 - Single Release
Friday, May 24th - Song #4 - Gear Behind the Music
Friday, May 31st - Song #4 - Lyric Video
Friday, June 7th - Song #4 - Story Behind the Song
Friday, June 14th - Song #4 - Official Video
Friday, June 21st - Song #4 - Behind the Official Video
Sunday, June 23rd - Song #4 - Livestream Q&A
Friday, June 28th - Song #5 - Single Release
Friday, July 5th - Song #5 - Gear Behind the Music
Friday, July 12th - Song #5 - Lyric Video
Friday, July 19th - Song #5- Story Behind the Song
Friday, July 26th - Song #5 - Official Video
Friday, August 2nd - Song #5 - Behind the Official Video
Sunday, August 4th - Song #5 - Livestream Q&A
Friday, August 9th - Song #6 - Single Release
Friday, August 16th - Song #6 - Gear Behind the Music
Friday, August 23rd - Song #6 - Lyric Video
Friday, August 30th - Song #6 - Story Behind the Song
Friday, September 6th - Song #6 - Official Video
Friday, September 13 - Song #6 - Behind the Official Video
Sunday, September 15th - Song #6 - Livestream Q&A
Friday, September 20th - Album Release Day!
Friday, September 20th - Song #7 - Single Release
Saturday, September 21st - Album Release Livestream
Friday, September 27th - Song #7 - Gear Behind the Music
Friday, October 4th - Song #7 - Lyric Video
Friday, October 11th - Song #7 - Story Behind the Song
Friday, October 18th - Song #7 - Official Video
Friday, October 25th - Song #7 - Behind the Official Video
Sunday, October 27th - Song #7 - Livestream Q&A
Friday, November 1st - Song #8 - Single Release
Friday, November 8th - Song #8 - Gear Behind the Music
Friday, November 15th - Song #8 - Lyric Video
Friday, November 22nd - Song #8 - Story Behind the Song
Friday, November 29th - Song #8 - Official Video
Friday, December 6th - Song #8 - Behind the Official Video
Sunday, December 8th - Song #8 - Livestream Q&A

Watch the album launch video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ckt6SKkIoM

To purchase: www.CirculineCORE.com

For more information:
Website: https://circulinemusic.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CirculineMusic
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/circulinemusic/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/circulinemusic
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/CirculineProgRock

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

2/07/2024

The Metal Legend Rides Again! THOR Unveils New Single & Album Details!

Los Angeles, CA - How do you celebrate a monumental 50-year milestone of metal mania? If you’re metal giant Thor, you release a new album that simultaneously looks forward and backward, celebrating the past and venturing into the uncharted future. Ride Of The Iron Horse puts Thor back in the saddle for another barnstorming metal album that marks 5 decades of metal dominance for the veteran musician. Alongside new compositions such as the rousing “5-0 Let’s Go,” the defiant “Shields Up” and the poignant ballad “No Time For Games” are some unreleased gems from Thor’s early years in the late ‘70s through the ‘80s that complete the circle of this spectacular album.

To celebrate the forthcoming release, today Thor releases the first single, the heavy title track, “Ride Of The Iron Horse,” that brings a hint of country music to the metal god’s electrifying repertoire. Featuring some stellar guitar work and production from cohort Kevin Stuart Swain, the single is a testament to Thor’s enduring legacy as both an artist and an inspirational figure for generations of metal musicians. Check out the single and the lyric video with the links below!

Watch the lyric video: https://youtu.be/gRGHMo8SWvU
Stream/download the single: https://orcd.co/thor_rideoftheironhorsesingle

Thor reflects on this new album saying “There's a lot of life left in this Iron Horse. It seems the 50 years went by in a flash. From Keep The Dogs Away to Ride Of The Iron Horse, there have been the highest of highs and sometimes the lowest of lows. But I kept riding through it all. The greatest moments I have had were the incredible people I have met during my tours or correspondence online. The Thor Korr! They made it all worthwhile. For that, I thank you all. Keep riding the great white plaines!”

Ride Of The Iron Horse, the album, is set for full release on March 22 and will be available on both CD and vinyl. In a nod to the vibrant visuals that have always accompanied Thor's music, the album features original art design by internationally renowned comic book artist Timo Wuerz. With his dynamic illustrations, Wuerz captures the essence of Thor's larger-than-life persona, bringing a visual dimension to the sonic onslaught.

Buy the CD/Vinyl: https://cleorecs.com/store/?s=Ride+of+the+Iron+Horse&post_type=product
Pre-order/pre-save the digital: https://orcd.co/thor_rideoftheironhorsealbum

Fans eager to experience Thor's magnificent stage presence firsthand will have the opportunity to do so as he embarks on a tour this March, joined by special guests Joecephus & The George Jonestown Massacre. From the rocky terrain of Colorado to the sun-drenched shores of California, and across the border to the metal-loving masses of Canada, Thor's tour promises to be an unforgettable celebration of metal music at its finest!

Tour Dates:
March 2 - Hi Dive - Denver, CO
March 4 - Aces High - Salt Lake City, UT
March 8 - Whisky A Go Go - Los Angeles, CA
March 15 - Hollywood Theater - Portland, OR
March 16 - Coffin Club - Portland, OR
April 12 - Modern Love - Calgary, Alberta, Canada
April 13 - The Starlight - Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Track List:
1. Ride Of The Iron Horse
2. Lightning Rod feat. KHEMI$T
3. 5-0 Let's Go
4. Peace By Piece
5. Unlock The Power
6. No Time For Games
7. Bring It On
8. Flight Of The Striker (Unreleased 1987)
9. Had It Been Another Day (Unreleased 1986)
10. Watch Your Back (Unreleased 2002)
11. Hit And Run (1979 Demo)
12. 100% (1979 Demo)
13. Shields Up
BONUS TRACKS
14. Thunder On The Mountain (Unreleased 1979)
15. To The Extreme (Unreleased 1999)

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1/26/2024

An Evening with Robert Fripp & David Singleton, Englishmen Abroad, California Tour Dates Announced!

An evening with Robert Fripp & David Singleton, Englishmen Abroad, is an opportunity to ask the questions that get us out of bed in the morning...

Where does Music come from? What does it take to survive the music business? When does the impossible become possible? Can Music change the world? Why did Fripp put on a tutu and dance to Swan Lake at the end of his garden?

Englishmen Abroad is touring California before Spring 2024. May the embers of Burning Questions now be gently fanned!

Friday, February 23 - Santa Cruz, CA - Kuumbwa Jazz Center - tickets
Saturday, February 24 - Sacramento, CA - Sofia Theater - tickets
Sunday, February 25 - San Francisco, CA - The Chapel - tickets
Tuesday, February 27 - San Luis Obispo, CA - Cuesta PAC - tickets (soon!)
Thursday, February 29 - Agoura Hills, CA - Canyon Agoura - tickets
Friday, March 1 - Santa Barbara, CA - ETC at the New Vic - tickets (soon!)
Saturday, March 2 - San Juan Capistrano, CA - The Coach House - tickets
Sunday, March 3 - Santa Monica, CA - McCabes Guitar Shop - tickets
Monday, March 4 - Los Angeles, CA - The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever - tickets

Robert Fripp is a founding member of King Crimson, contributor and collaborator with Brian Eno, David Bowie, Daryl Hall, David Sylvian, Peter Gabriel, Posh Poppers Toyah Willcox and Simon Darlow, and a lot of other totally excellent people. Originating director of the Guitar Craft and Guitar Circle program.

David Singleton established DGM with Robert Fripp in 1993 and has reluctantly managed King Crimson since 2018. David is King Crimson's producer and author of The Vicar Chronicles.

For more information: https://dgmlive.com/news/englishmen-abroad-2024

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

1/16/2024

Progressive Jam-Fusion Supergroup PAKT Featuring Brand X Bass Legend Percy Jones Heading To West Coast USA Tour To Promote New Album “No Steps Left to Trace”

PAKT, a true super group of master musicians merging & colliding new music in the realms of progressive rock, electric jazz, experimental, ambient, psychedelic and beyond, is an experience as much as a musical project. An IMAX film for the ears, PAKT takes its listeners on an improvised sonic voyage with no preconceived destination, minimal pre-planning and little use for forms and conventions. Rare is the musician who can thrive in such a spontaneous environment but Percy Jones (fretless bass guitar), Alex Skolnick (guitar), Kenny Grohowski (drums) and Tim Motzer (guitar and electronics) are all up to the task. Armed with enough tastefully used effects to stock a small music store, Motzer and Skolnick create sounds so atmospheric and ethereal that one might not guess their source is a guitar. Meanwhile, Grohowski and Jones approach their instruments in textural manners that seamlessly intertwine with each other and the quartet as a whole. The music runs the gamut from highly sensitive to intense, with all four musicians’ listening skills so strong that their collective playing is as cohesive as it is unpredictable. Welsh bassist Jones (now a New York resident) is known for his tenure in the legendary jazz fusion group Brand X (whose classic lineup included drummer Phil Collins, yes that one) and extensive studio work (especially with Brian Eno). Skolnick is a diverse improviser whose jazz and world playing and instrumental associations (including bass virtuosos Stuart Hamm and Michael Manring) forms a Jeckyll & Hyde dynamic with his high profile as lead guitarist of the metal band Testament. Grohowski's many recent associations include John Zorn, a reincarnated version of Brand X and masked avant-metal outfit, Imperial Triumphant. Motzer has a long background in free improvisation, including the bands Bandit65 (with fellow guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel) and Orion Tango, plus many other recorded collaborations for his 1k Recordings label.

Before this album, all of PAKT’s releases had been taken from live performances. This studio session took place during the band’s East Coast tour in December, 2021. Primed from several successful shows in Upstate New York (including musician Daryll Hall’s thriving venue in Pawling, NY, Daryl’s House), the band took the day off in the Catskills Mountains, where they tracked live at NRS Studios. NRS is located in the home of musician/recording engineer Scott Petito, whose studio has hosted such luminaries John Scofield, Chick Corea and James Taylor. The PAKT musicians set up in a circle, all in the same room and performed, just as they would at a live concert. This began in the late morning and continued past dusk. By day’s end, they had accumulated a bunch of material—quite a nice document of where the band was musically back in 2021.

Tim Motzer, who produced this recording as well as providing artwork, says the following: “One of the things we all realized is that this band isn't going backward...it may be fueled by what we've done in the past, but really it’s a forward-evolving band composing in-the-moment, finding new language, and discovering our music as we go along. It's in that feeling that the title, ‘No Steps Left To Trace’, came to me because our music is a continuum, and more like a journey or an experience. We are, in a sense, tunneling or boring through the musical abstract toward and through to the ‘other side’.” Skolnick adds “From the moment we did our first performance together, it was clear that this project had a special chemistry that doesn’t happen all that often. The fact that we found this chemistry in our favorite Brooklyn venue, called Shape Shifter Lab, is fitting. It being the height of the 2020 Pandemic, that first show was streamed, with no audience present. Our first studio album ‘No Steps Left to Trace’, is a return to us just playing to each other, only this time, we have a number of live shows and touring under our belt, recorded in a high-quality studio. It’s a great document of PAKT in 2021.”

Live, of course, they have an audience that takes the ride with them. It is a real shared experience in that regard. Motzer curated five such journeys for the Live CD, one from Buffalo, three from NYC (Nublu), and one from Philadelphia. Adding the live album to the double release shows the growth and evolving chemistry in PAKT from the 2021 studio recording to the newer live recordings in 2023. It's a nice contrast with a lot of great interplay and listening happening from all the players. It also makes the album an excellent introduction to the band’s music for anyone new to it, as well as a fine addition to their discography.

PAKT
with
PERCY JONES - bass
ALEX SKOLNICK - guitar
KENNY GROHOWSKI - drums
TIM MOTZER - guitars, electronics

PAKT recalls the fearless attitude and daring approach that originally defined progressive music: where the magic of the moment always triumphed over preconception. Templates be damned ... this music blazes its own path! This is truly exquisite fare, serving as a reminder to aficionados of what initially drew them to this most creative, visionary of genres.”

WEST COAST TOUR DATES
Feb 01 - Seattle, WA (Funhouse)
Feb 02 - Portland, OR (Alberta Abbey)
Feb 03 - Eugene, OR (WOW Hall)
Feb 04 - Redding, CA (The Dip)
Feb 06 - TBA
Feb 08 - Mill Valley, CA (Sweetwater Music Hall)
Feb 09 - Fresno, CA (Fulton 55)
Feb 10 - Los Angeles, CA (Baked Potato, 2 shows)
Feb 11 - Los Angeles, CA (Baked Potato, 2 shows)
Feb 12 - Costa Mesa, CA (Wayfarer)
Feb 13 - Phoenix, AZ (The Rhythm Room)

To purchase PAKT “No Steps Left to Trace” (2CD, 2LP, 24bit Download):
https://pakt-moonjune.bandcamp.com/album/no-steps-left-to-trace

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

1/09/2024

Guitarist Jeff Aug To Release 9th Acoustic Instrumental Album “Kiss of the Liquid Moon” on February 1, 2024

Guitarist Jeff Aug will be releasing his solo album “Kiss of the Liquid Moon” on February 1, 2024. This will be his 9th acoustic instrumental album (7 solo, 2 as the duo Floating Stone together with Niko Lai who died in 2018). The album is a cross section of his solo acoustic instrumental fingerstyle guitar playing from the last few years. Some of the pieces have been played live, but never recorded. Some have been played live, but never sounded like this. And some will probably never be played live.

For “Kiss of the Liquid Moon”, Jeff enlisted the recording and production prowess of Murat Parlak at his Living Room Studios in Germany. Murat is also featured on many of the tracks, as well as a few other special guests. The album also includes a few purely solo pieces.

Coming off a major European tour in Nov/Dec 2023 as the guitarist for the British icon Anne Clark, Jeff will kick off 2024 with the album release and follow it up with yet another major European tour supporting the legendary fusion guitarist Scott Henderson. The year will follow with yet to be announced Jeff Aug and Ape Shifter (Jeff´s instrumental rock band) festival performances. In September and October 2024, Jeff will be headlining his own European tour. More dates are to be announced.

So, sit back and enjoy “Kiss of the Liquid Moon”.

To purchase: https://jeffaug.bandcamp.com/album/kiss-of-the-liquid-moon

Track list

01 The Kiss (3:06)
02 Liquid Moon (2:24)
03 Quarantine (2:32)
04 Matilda´s Lullabye (3:22)
05 Heavy Breeze (4:10)
06 Ceramic Tiles (2:44)
07 One Way Beat (3:09)
08 Bogracz (2:46
09 F**k The Neighbors (2:33)
10 The Last Minutes in This Town (2:50)
11 Baritone Butterfly (2:43)
12 Two Rooms (2:21)

(c) & (p) 2024 Heavy Progressive Records / Brainstorm Music Marketing AG.  All Rights Reserved.  Unauthorized copying, hiring, lending, public performance, and broadcasting of this recording prohibited.

CREDITS

Recorded, mixed, and mastered by Murat Parlak at Living Room Studios in Germany.
Post production by Tim Hecking at  Sounzz Studio in Germany.
Hubble eXtreme Deep Field (XDF) by NASA, ESA, G- Illingworth, D. Magee, and P. Oesch (University of California, Santa Cruz), R. Bouwens (Leiden University), and the HUDF09 Team
Artwork & layout graphics by Chris Lakriz.
All compositions by Jeff Aug.

Guitar: Jeff Aug
Cello: Francesco Fosati
Percussion: William Wertlieb
Upright Bass: Thomas B. Berger
Piano & Keyboards: Murat Parlak

Jeff Aug uses D´Addario strings, Planet Waves cables, Fishman pickups, AER acoustic guitar amps, Vision Ears, Earebel, and Dunlop picks and guitar accessories

Artist Management & Booking by MAXIMUM Booking:  info@MAXIMUMBooking.com

For more information:
Website: www.JeffAug.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jeff.aug/
TikTok: https://www.facebook.com/jeff.aug/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jeffaugofficial/

Photo by Helmut Soltau

Born on Friday the 13th in Washington, D.C. and raised in Laurel, Maryland, Jeff Aug is a cool underground guitarist who lives at the foothills of the Alps in Southern Germany for the last 20+ years. He has toured as support for Allan Holdsworth, Soft Machine, Scott Henderson, Stu Hamm, Greg Howe, Alex Skolnick, Carl Verheyen, Johnny A., Albert Lee, and has performed shows with Jawbox, Shudder To Think, and Ice-T & Bodycount with his old band. He’s worked with John Stabb from Government Issue, has been touring and recording with Anne Clark for the last 20+ years, has been touring as a solo guitarist for the last 30+ years, and can also be heard on the Atari Teenage Riot album “Is This Hyperreal?” (Dim Mak Records / Digital Hardcore Records). Jeff has also set the world record for the “most concerts performed in different countries in 24 hours” twice (2009, 2012). He’s been featured on NPR’s show Morning Edition and has had a #1 selling album on iTunes Acoustic Music Charts in the U.S. Jeff Aug also leads the instrumental rock outfit Ape Shifter and the rockin’ acoustic country blues combo Dead Tuna. During the 2nd lockdown of the pandemic, Jeff wrote and illustrated two children’s books which are available worldwide through Amazon.

Jeff Aug Live Video “Boots On Fire”:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQziV7Y6fKI
Jeff Aug Live Video “Lightness”:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2DVme9FQt0
Jeff Aug Live Video “7 Ate The Cat”:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nVcm_vNSmzM
Live Video at NPR studios: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DdnHoKz3hZI
Guinness(TM) World Record Listing: http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/6000/most-concerts-performed-in-different-countries-in-24-hours

Kiss of the Liquid Moon Solo & Instrumental” Tour Dates:
16.02.2024 PL-Jaworki, Muzyczna Owczarnia*
17.02.2024 PL-Jaworki, Muzyczna Owczarnia*
18.02.2024 PL-Wroclaw, Vertigo TBC*
19.02.2024 PL-Poznan, Blue Note*
20.02.2024 CZ-Prague, Jazz Dock*
21.02.2024 DE-Bamberg, Jazzclub*
22.02.2024 DE-Passau, Café Museum*
23.02.2024 AT-Vienna, Porgy & Bess*
24.02.2024 AT-Velden, Bluesiana*
25.02.2024 IT-Bologna, Bravo Caffé*
26.02.2024 IT-Verona, Il Giardino*
27.02.2024 IT-Milano, Zio Live*
28.02.2024 CH-Chur, Streaminghall.ch*
29.02.2024 CH-Geneva, eMa*
01.03.2024 (private)*
02.03.2024 FR-Paris, Le Triton*
05.03.2024 GB-Folkstone, Chambers*
06.03.2024 NL-Tilburg, Paradox*
07.03.2024 DE-Bergheim, MEDIO.RHEIN.ERFT*
08.03.2024 NL-Hoofddorp, Poppodium C.*
09.03.2024 DE-Hasbergen, Gaste Garage*
10.03.2024 DE-Hamburg, Kent Club*
11.03.2024 DK-Kolding, Godset*
12.03.2024 SE-Malmö, Babel*
13.03.2024 SE-Karlskrona, Sparresalen*
14.03.2024 SE-Göteborg, Pustervik*
15.03.2024 NO-Oslo, Cosmopolite*
16.03.2024 SE-Sala, Rockland*
17.03.2024 SE-Stockholm, Fasching*
19.03.2024 FI-Tampere, G Live Lab*
20.03.2024 FI-Äänekoski, Painotalo*
21.03.2024 FI-Espoo, Sellosali*
22.03.2024 EE-Võru, Võru Kultuurimaja Kannel*
23.03.2024 LT-Vilnius, club VAKARIS*
19.09.2024 DE-Kempten, Lollipop e.V.
20.09.2024 DE-Sonthofen, Kulturwerkstatt
21.09.2024 DE-Fürth, Kofferfabrik
23.09.2024 DE-Reutlingen, FranzK
25.09.2024 DE-Annaberg-Buchholz, Altebrauerei
26.09.2024 DE-Berlin, Zimmer16
27.09.2024 DE-Schwerin, Der Speicher
28.09.2024 DE-Göttingen, Nörgelbuff
29.09.2024 DE-Braunschweig, KuFa
02.10.2024 DE-Haar (bei München), Kleines Theater
28.02.2025 DE-Steinau an der Strasse, Theatrium

*as support for SCOTT HENDERSON TRIO

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

1/04/2024

Prog Ensemble Circuline Launches Ambitious Virtual Tour January 2024

Prog ensemble Circuline’s 2024 “C.O.R.E.” Virtual Tour begins Friday, January 12th, 2024, and will consist of 57 events in 48 weeks, with Single releases, Lyric videos, Official videos, “Behind the Scenes” videos, and Livestream Q&A events where the band is able to connect with their fans around the world.

Six years in the making, Circuline’s new album “C.O.R.E.”, released on the Inner Nova Music label, will be available as an album of eight tracks available in a gatefold digipak CD, with an eight-page booklet of lyrics and liner notes. The album explores themes in romantic relationships, surviving abuse, finding one’s own personal power, and the turbulent times in which we live. “C.O.R.E.” will be released on Friday, September 20th, 2024.

Circuline has a new lineup, with new band members Shelby Logan Warne (Kyros) on bass and vocals, and Dave Bainbridge on guitars (Strawbs, IONA, Lifesigns). Guest Artist Joe Deninzon (Kansas, Stratospheerius) on electric violin. Keyboardist/vocalist Andrew Colyer (Robert Berry’s 3.2 Band, The Tubes), drummer Darin Brannon (Downing Grey, Surface Tension), and lead vocalist Natalie Brown (Evita, Rocky Horror Picture Show) complete the band’s lineup.

Says Andrew Colyer, “With this international virtual tour, we have two goals: First, we want to get our music exposed to as many people as possible, to continue to grow our fanbase worldwide. Second, we want to deepen our relationships with the fans who are the most passionate. Releasing singles, lyric videos, and official videos accomplishes the first goal, and by doing these in-depth, ‘Behind the Scenes’ videos, we accomplish the second goal. Packaging everything together into a single 12-month celebration of the new album will hopefully capture more attention for future opportunities for live performing and touring, with this fantastic new lineup.”

Number #1 in Portugal. Top 10 in Japan. Prog-Award Nominated. Global Music Award Winning. With sales in 23 countries, Circuline’s fanbase is growing daily. The band has toured with Glass Hammer, repeatedly co-headlined the three-day Sonic Voyage Festival, and toured England opening for IO Earth. Circuline has performed at the International Rites of Spring festival (RoSfest), Philadelphia's Liberty Music Fest, Chicago’s Progtoberfest, New Jersey’s ProgStock, and England’s Harmonix Festival.

Says Andrew, “We’ve had so much fun creating all the videos for this Virtual Tour! We’ve been ‘on location’ in train stations, on rivers, in parking lots, and on soundstage studios. The ‘Story Behind the Song’ videos were done in our newly remodeled studio, with professional documentary filmmakers. The ‘Gear Behind the Music’ videos were done on cell phones. The ‘Behind the Official Video’ series utilizes B-roll shot on location, with band members doing over-the-top commentary. This has been a lot of work, and a ton of fun! We hope the fans enjoy it.”

CORE Virtual Tour Dates:
Friday, January 12th - Song #1 - Single Release
Friday, January 19th - Song #1 - Gear Behind the Music
Friday, January 26th - Song #1 - Lyric Video
Friday, February 2nd - Song #1 - Story Behind the Song
Friday, February 9th - Song #1 - Official Video
Friday, February 16th - Song #1 - Behind the Official Video
Sunday, February 18th - Song #1 - Livestream Q&A
Friday, February 23rd - Song #2 - Single Release
Friday, March 1st - Song #2 - Gear Behind the Music
Friday, March 8th - Song #2 - Lyric Video
Friday, March 15th - Song #2 - Story Behind the Song
Friday, March 22nd - Song #2 - Official Video
Friday, March 29th - Song #2 - Behind the Official Video
Saturday, March 30th - Song #2 - Livestream Q&A  (Sunday is Easter)
Friday, April 5th - Song #3 - Single Release
Friday, April 12th - Song #3 - Gear Behind the Music
Friday, April 19th - Song #3 - Lyric Video
Friday, April 26th - Song #3 - Story Behind the Song
Friday, May 3rd - Song #3 - Official Video
Friday, May 10th - Song #3 - Behind the Official Video
Saturday, May 11th - Song #3 - Livestream Q&A  (Sunday is Mother’s Day)
Friday, May 17th - Song #4 - Single Release
Friday, May 24th - Song #4 - Gear Behind the Music
Friday, May 31st - Song #4 - Lyric Video
Friday, June 7th - Song #4 - Story Behind the Song
Friday, June 14th - Song #4 - Official Video
Friday, June 21st - Song #4 - Behind the Official Video
Sunday, June 23rd - Song #4 - Livestream Q&A
Friday, June 28th - Song #5 - Single Release
Friday, July 5th - Song #5 - Gear Behind the Music
Friday, July 12th - Song #5 - Lyric Video
Friday, July 19th - Song #5- Story Behind the Song
Friday, July 26th - Song #5 - Official Video
Friday, August 2nd - Song #5 - Behind the Official Video
Sunday, August 4th - Song #5 - Livestream Q&A
Friday, August 9th - Song #6 - Single Release
Friday, August 16th - Song #6 - Gear Behind the Music
Friday, August 23rd - Song #6 - Lyric Video
Friday, August 30th - Song #6 - Story Behind the Song
Friday, September 6th - Song #6 - Official Video
Friday, September 13 - Song #6 - Behind the Official Video
Sunday, September 15th - Song #6 - Livestream Q&A
Friday, September 20th - Album Release Day!
Friday, September 20th - Song #7 - Single Release
Saturday, September 21st - Album Release Livestream
Friday, September 27th - Song #7 - Gear Behind the Music
Friday, October 4th - Song #7 - Lyric Video
Friday, October 11th - Song #7 - Story Behind the Song
Friday, October 18th - Song #7 - Official Video
Friday, October 25th - Song #7 - Behind the Official Video
Sunday, October 27th - Song #7 - Livestream Q&A
Friday, November 1st - Song #8 - Single Release
Friday, November 8th - Song #8 - Gear Behind the Music
Friday, November 15th - Song #8 - Lyric Video
Friday, November 22nd - Song #8 - Story Behind the Song
Friday, November 29th - Song #8 - Official Video
Friday, December 6th - Song #8 - Behind the Official Video
Sunday, December 8th - Song #8 - Livestream Q&A

Watch the album launch video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ckt6SKkIoM

To purchase: www.CirculineCORE.com

For more information:
Website: https://circulinemusic.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CirculineMusic
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/circulinemusic/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/circulinemusic
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/CirculineProgRock

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

12/06/2023

Guitar Legend Scott Henderson To Release New Album “Karnevel!”, Announces Forthcoming European Tour

Scott Henderson will be releasing his highly anticipated new album “Karnevel!” on February 2, 2024! Scott’s previous album “People Mover” was voted best fusion album of 2019 by Jazz Times magazine, and he won both Best Guitarist and Best Electric/Jazz-Rock/Contemporary Group in JazzTimes Readers Poll.

“Karnevel!” features a diverse set of beautiful compositions, and demonstrates Scott's striking ability to combine elements of jazz, rock, funk and blues in an authentic, seamless and musical way. After 35 years as a bandleader, Scott is a musician who's playing and composing continues to grow.

The album was recorded live in the studio with Romain Labaye on bass and Archibald Ligonnière on drums, the same musicians on “People Mover.” After the live session, Scott spent quite a bit of time layering additional guitar tracks. “I’m happy I was able to come up with quite a few sounds I’ve never used before” said Scott in a recent interview. “The variety and pacing are very important aspects of a record to me, and this one covers a lot of territory, from heavy rock moments to very harmonic jazz, and there’s a solo guitar piece which is something I haven’t done on an album before”.

Scott replied about the album concept, “It comes from being a fan of the LA Fair and carnivals in general, not so much as a kid, but from being a dad. Disneyland is fun, but the fair is way more quirky, ridiculous, and always hilarious. It’s a crazy atmosphere filled with variety, like my music.”


Born in 1954, Scott Henderson emerged in the 1980s with his legendary band Tribal Tech and has since become one of the top guitar players/composers in jazz fusion. Scott has toured and recorded with Chick Corea, Weather Report’s Joe Zawinul, Jean-Luc Ponty, and many others. As a bandleader, Scott has toured in over 70 countries and released over 20 albums. Throughout his career, he’s won numerous Best Guitarist awards in Guitar Player and Guitar World magazines, and been on the cover of many international guitar magazines.

Few players have joined the spirit of jazz and rock as successfully as Scott Henderson, who consistently cranks out masterpieces of harmonic sophistication, overdriven energy, and tonal beauty. He is fully steeped in both jazz and rock tradition, and he’s woven them together to create one of the most powerful voices in fusion guitar.” - Guitar Player Magazine

Track List:

1. Step Right Up
2. Karnevel!
3. Haunted Ballroom
4. Covid Vaccination
5. Puerto Madero
6. Sea Around Us
7. Sky Coaster
8. Greene Mansion
9. Bilge Rat
10. Acacia
11. Carnies’ Time

To purchase: https://www.amazon.com/Karnevel-Scott-Henderson/dp/B0CHN3FM3P/

Karnevel!” will be available at major retailers like Amazon, and in digital form at iTunes and other streaming platforms.

For more information:
www.scotthenderson.net
https://www.facebook.com/scotthendersonmusic
https://www.instagram.com/scotthendersontrio/
https://open.spotify.com/artist/7iqVI0BpCxVVHyVyGSfAmn

Tour dates:

FEBRUARY
Friday 16 - Jaworki, Poland - Muzyczna Owczarnia
Saturday 17 - Jaworki, Poland - Muzyczna Owczarnia
Monday 19 - Poznan, Poland - Blue Note
Tuesday 20 - Prague, Czech Republic - Jazz Dock
Wednesday 21 - Bamberg, Germany - Jazzclub
Thursday 22 - Passau, Germany - Café Museum
Friday 23 - Vienna, Austria - Porgy & Bess
Saturday 24 - Velden, Austria - Bluesiana
Sunday 25 - Bologna, Italy - Bravo Caffé
Monday 26 - Verona, Italy - Il Giardino
Tuesday 27 - Milano, Italy - Zio Live
Wednesday 28 - Chur, Switzerland - Streaminghall.ch
Thursday 29 - Geneva, Switzerland - eMa

MARCH
Saturday 2 - Paris, France - Le Triton
Monday 4 - London, UK - Ronnie Scott´s
Tuesday 5 - Folkstone, UK - The Chambers
Wednesday 6 - Tilburg, Netherlands - Paradox
Thursday 7 - Bergheim, Germany  - Medio Rhein Erft
Friday 8 - Hoofddorp, Netherlands - Poppodium C.
Saturday 9 - Hasbergen, Germany - Gaste Garage
Sunday 10 - Hamburg, Germany - Kent Club
Monday 11 - Kolding, Denmark - Godset
Tuesday 12 - Malmö, Sweden - Babel
Wednesday 13 - Karlskrona, Sweden - Sparresalen
Thursday 14 - Göteborg, Sweden - Pustervik
Friday 15 - Oslo, Norway - Cosmopolite
Saturday 16 - Sala, Sweden - Rockland
Sunday 17 - Stockholm, Sweden - Fasching
Tuesday 19 - Tampere, Finland - G Live Lab
Wednesday 20 - Äänekoski, Finland - Painotalo
Thursday 21 - Espoo, Finland - Sellosali
Friday 22 - Võru, Estonia - Võru Kultuurimaja Kannel
Saturday 23   Vilnius, Lithuania - Club Vakaris
Wednesday 27 - Gran Canaria, Spain - Teatro Perz
Thursday 28 - Tenerife, Spain - Teatro Leal
Friday 29 - Madrid, Spain - Sala Galileo Galilei
Saturday 30 - Athens, Greece - Athina Live

APRIL
Tuesday 2 - Beijing, China - Blue Note
Wednesday 3 - Hangzhou, China - Meeting Jazz
Thursday 4 - Shanghai, China - Shanghai JZ Club
Friday 5 - Shanghai, China - Shanghai JZ Club
Saturday 6 - XiAn, China - Meeting Jazz
Sunday 7 - Chongqing, China - Meeting Jazz
Monday 8 - Guangzhou, China - Guangzhou JZ
Tuesday 9 - Shenzhen, China - Meeting Jazz
Friday 12 - Bangalore, India - Windmills
Saturday 13 - Bangalore, India - Windmills

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

8/25/2023

Music Legends Soft Machine Release New Album “Other Doors” and Announce Forthcoming Tour Dates

Five years after the release of their last studio album, legendary UK musical institution, Soft Machine, return with a brand new album, “Other Doors.” Boasting new material and two numbers drawn from their extensive historical repertoire, “Other Doors” finds the band in their usual fiery form.

Featuring John Etheridge (guitars), Theo Travis (saxes, flutes, Fender Rhodes piano, electronics), Fred Thelonious Baker (Fretless bass), John Marshall (drums), Other Doors also features two guest appearances from long-serving bassist Roy Babbington, who retired from the band in 2021.

“Other Doors” was recorded at Temple Music Studios, a facility owned by the late Jon Hiseman during July and August 2022. It’s a location of which the band is particularly fond, explains John Etheridge. “Working at Jon Hiseman’s studio was special, especially with Ru Lemer who is a brilliant engineer. He’s fantastically quick and that’s very good as we record mainly live in the studio. It’s come out really well and I think it sounds great.”

That ability to work quickly on takes as an ensemble has resulted in a fresh-sounding series of top-flight performances whose typically knotty and sometimes complex themes frequently give way to explosively discursive improvisations. As Theo Travis observes, “The interesting thing about recording free improvisations is you're not playing to a plan or a grid or a blueprint, so you don’t know what's coming, and you don't know what's coming until it's gone. At which moment you're thinking about the next thing.”

The album is brimming with that fast-moving creativity. It’s been a kind of tradition with the group to include new arrangements of older Soft Machine numbers from the band’s illustrious back catalogue. These have included numbers as varied as “Chloe and the Pirates,” “Kings and Queens,” “Out-Bloody-Rageous,” etc.

Along with exciting new compositions, on “Other Doors” they’ve revisited the very first album, originally released in 1968, to include Kevin Ayers’ “Joy Of A Toy.” Fred Baker, makes his studio debut with Soft Machine. A well-known figure on the Canterbury Scene not only is he the perfect choice for the group but he’s also a long-term fan of the repertoire.

The album also contains “Penny Hitch,” a track originally heard on 1973’s Soft Machine “Seven.” This features the first of two appearances of Roy Babbington who provides the bass lines underpinning Karl Jenkins’ composition while Fred plays the sinuous lead melody on his fretless bass. The pair also worked together as a duo on “Now! Is The Time,” a number originally based on a theme Babbington brought into the sessions, with Fred and Roy both adding and expanding the scope of the piece.

If the album ushers in a new member in the shape of Fred Baker, it also acts as a fond farewell to drummer John Marshall, who joined Soft Machine midway through the recording of 1972’s “Fifth.” At the age of 81 Marshall has decided to retire making “Other Doors” his final studio album with the group, and the final album of his glorious career. Indeed, Marshall is in whip-cracking form throughout the album bringing his trademark musicality and decisive presence. With “Other Doors,” he brings his distinguished career to a rousing conclusion.

Intense, celebratory, and consistently impressive. “Other Doors” is the sound of a group determined to press forwards with an integrity and sense of purpose that’s quintessentially and definitively Soft Machine.

Photo by Wolfgang Gonaus

JOHN ETHERIDGE - guitars
THEO TRAVIS - tenor & soprano sax, flutes, Fender Rhodes, electronics
FREDDY BAKER - fretless bass guitar
JOHN MARSHALL - drums
special guest
ROY BABBINGTON - bass guitar (tunes 2 and 9)

The updated tour dates are (with Asaf Sirkis permanently substituting John Marshall who has retired):

After the first world tour date in Toledo at the MoonJune Festival

Sep 29 - Toledo, Spain (Circulo de Arte)

North American Tour
Oct 04 - Sellersville, PA, USA (Sellersville Theater)
Oct 05 - Baltimore, MD, USA (Keystone Korner)
Oct 06 - New York, NY, USA (Iridium)
Oct 07 - New York, NY, USA (Iridium)
Oct 08 - Woodstock, NY, USA (Colony)
Oct 10 - Rochester, NY, USA (Lovin’ Cup)
Oct 11 - Syracuse, NY, USA (Average Joe)
Oct 12 - Albany, NY, USA (Linda WAMC)
Oct 13 - Quebec City, QC, Canada (Salle d’Youville)
Oct 14 - Quebec City, QC, Canada (Salle d’Youville)
Oct 16 - Ottawa, ON, Canada (Rainbow)
Oct 17 - Toronto, ON, Canada (Garrison)
Oct 18 - Waterloo, ON, Canada (Jazz Room)
Oct 19 - Detroit, MI, USA (Joy's Manor)
Oct 22 - Milwaukee, WI, USA (Shank Hall)
Oct 24 - Chicago, IL, USA (Reggie’s)
Oct 25 - Cincinnati, OH, USA (Ludlow Garage)
Oct 26 - Indianapolis, IN, USA (Irving Theater)

Europe:
Nov 05 - Hull, UK (Wrecking Ball)
Nov 06 - Kinross, UK (Green Hotel)
Nov 10 - Royal Tunbridge Wells, UK (Forum)
Nov 11 - Lewes, UK (Conservative Club)
Nov 14 - Milton Keynes, UK (The Stables)
Nov 17 - Luton, UK (The Bear)
Nov 19 - Exeter, UK (Phoenix Art)
Nov 23 - Katowice, Poland (Rialto Theater)
Nov 24 - Warsaw, Poland (Hybrydy Klub)
Nov 25 - Bydgoszcz, Poland (Kuźnia Klub)
Nov 26 - Poznań, Poland (Culture Ctr)
Nov 30 - Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg (Rockhal)
Dec 02 - Tilburg, Netherlands (Paradox)
Dec 03 - Zoetermeer, Netherlands (Boerderij)
Feb 07 - Guildford, UK (Boileroom)
Feb 08 - London, UK (Signature Brew)
Feb 09 - Canterbury, UK (Gulbenkian Theatre)
Feb 11 - Market Harbough, UK (Jazz Club)
Feb 18 - Farsley, UK (Old Woollen)
Feb 19 - Manchester, UK (Band On The Wall)
Feb 20 - Wolverhampton, UK (Robin 2)
Feb 21 - Brighton, UK (The Chalk)
Feb 22 - Cardiff, UK(Stepping Stones)
Feb 24 - Cheltenham, UK (DEYA Brewery)

More gigs to be announced, in the UK, Europe, Japan, South America as well another tour in the USA in the Summer of 2024.

To purchase Soft Machine “Other Doors”: https://softmachine-moonjune.bandcamp.com/merch/soft-machine-other-doors

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

8/23/2023

Intergalactic Prog Legends Ozric Tentacles Announce New Album “Lotus Unfolding” Out Via KScope on October 20, 2023

Ozric Tentacles return with their new excursion into the worlds of the magical and brilliant with another aural treat!

“Lotus Unfolding” is the new release from UK based instrumental intergalactic travelers Ozric Tentacles. Six new tunes have been added to the Ozric universe, conceived, written and recorded in their own ‘Blue Bubble’ studio in Fife.

The album was recorded, written and produced during 2022 - 2023 by Ed Wynne with a little sonic help from Silas. Mastered by Adam Goodlet and illustrated with some nicely detailed ethereal artwork by Steve McKeown and Sally Clark.

“Lotus Unfolding” is another sonically illustrated excursion through the musical realms the band has explored in their latest chapter. Album opener “Storm In A Teacup” kicks the album off in spectacular style traversing the realms of time and space with flair and virtuosic poise. It’s followed by the groove driven “Deep Blue Shade”, whose melodies are vividly brought to life by Ed Wynne exquisite trademark guitar playing. This is swiftly accompanied by the serene title track - as close to a musical yoga session at the center of the hippocampus you’ll ever experience.

Ozric Tentacles’ aural synapses buzz throughout the album to channel the band’s limitless creativity, making “Lotus Unfolding” the perfect conduit of the spiritual and the physical. It’s an essential addition to the band’s catalogue.

Ed Wynne comments: The concept is, as usual, wide & open to interpretation but basically is a sonically illustrated excursion through some of the musical realms we found ourselves in this time around. Designed to elevate and delight the senses, should that be required, because if the day feels like an unfolding lotus, it’s probably going to be a good one!

“Lotus Unfolding” line up consists of Ed Wynne (Guitars, Synth and Bass) and Silas Wynne (Modular Synth and Keyboards) . Alongside Ed and Silas is Brandi Wynne (bass), Saskia Maxwell (Flute), Tim Wallander (Drums) and Paul Hankin (Percussion).

Lotus Unfolding” track list:

1. Storm In A Teacup
2. Deep Blue Shade
3. Lotus Unfolding
4. Crumplepenny
5. Green Carnation
6. Burundi Spaceport

“Lotus Unfolding” will be available on CD Digipak, Limited Marble LP with limited die cut sleeve, Blue LP also with limited die cut sleeve, Black LP and available digitally.

Preorder HERE: https://ozrictentacles.lnk.to/Lotus_Unfolding

Alongside the announcement of the new album, the band will be heading out on tour for a co-headline run with fellow label mates Gong in November 2023 and picking up for the second run in 2024.



Photo credit: Glenn Povey

One of the most influential bands to emerge from the UK’s festival scene, Ozric Tentacles formed during the solstice at Stonehenge Free Festival 1983, going on to become psychedelic staples at Glastonbury and other festivals. The creative vision of multi-instrumentalist Ed Wynne, the Ozrics’ uniquely trippy soundscapes connect fans of progressive rock, psychedelia and dance music culture.

Ozric Tentacles online:
https://ozrics.com/
https://www.facebook.com/OfficialOzricTentacles
https://www.instagram.com/ozrictentaclesofficial/
https://twitter.com/OZRICSOFFICIAL
https://music.apple.com/us/artist/ozric-tentacles/464266722
https://open.spotify.com/artist/0Iv00ucAIqr5KVS7bXGFa9

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

7/17/2023

Tu-Ner Featuring King Crimson Legends Trey Gunn and Pat Mastelotto With Markus Reuter To Release Debut Double Album “T-1 Contact Information” August 14, 2023!

From the kitchen of the original King Crimson R&D fraKctal units & Stick Men comes Tu-Ner featuring touch guitarist Markus Reuter, alongside the powerhouse rhythm section of Pat Mastelotto on drums and Trey Gunn on Warr guitar.

Defying logistics to grab four days together, the immersive session included repertoire rehearsal; as well as recording semi-prepared pieces and several full improvisations. The band’s chemistry has deep roots and connections are made quickly so large slabs of music appear unedited.

These two hours of recordings are the outcome of their debut double disc album “T-1 Contact Information” coming August 14th.

disc:ONE
1. Crowfin
2. 31
3. Apple Turtle
4. On The Other Side
5. Contact Information

disc:TWO
1. Forcibly Taken Into The Future
2. Moses
3. Poodles
4. Poem About A Sad Horse


Pat Mastelotto – Very rarely does a drummer go on to forge the most successful career on the demise of their former hit band. Phil Collins and Dave Grohl have managed it, and so too has Pat Mastelotto, a self taught drummer from Northern California, who has also been involved with pushing the envelope of electronic drumming. Pat has spent a lifetime jumping genres from pop, to prog, to electronica to world music with – among others – Mr. Mister, XTC, David Sylvian, The Rembrandts, Kimmo Pohjonen, and for the last 25 years with King Crimson and Stick Men.

Markus Reuter is a composer, guitarist, and producer. He began his musical journey as a composer before delving into Robert. Fripp’s Guitar Craft, mastering the Chapman Stick, and eventually transitioning to the U8 Touch Guitar. Reuter has released numerous solo albums and has collaborated extensively with various musicians. He holds a prominent position in the experimental band Anchor and Burden and forms the duo Tuner with Pat. Additionally, he was a member of Europa String Choir and has worked alongside notable artists such as Gary Husband, Robert Rich, J. Peter Schwalm, Mark Wingfield, and many others. Reuter’s versatility is evident through his involvement in Devin Townsend’s touring band. Notably, he also performs in power trios including Stick Men with Pat and Tony Levin, TRUCE with Asaf Sirkis and Fabio Trentini, and Markus Reuter/Tim Motzer/Kenny Grohowski.

Trey Gunn, the extraordinary Warr guitarist and musician, has left an indelible mark on the world of progressive music. Renowned for his virtuosic talent, he has graced the stages and recording studios with legendary acts such as King Crimson, Brian Eno, David Sylvian, Robert Fripp, Happy Rhodes, Puscifer, Tool and John Paul Jones, contributing his unique blend of mesmerizing and innovative playing. As the founder of the esteemed 7D Media record label, Gunn continues to be a guiding force in curating exceptional musical experiences. Trey Gunn’s visionary artistry and unwavering commitment to pushing the boundaries of sound make him a true luminary in the realm of progressive music.

Markus Reuter – Touch Guitar, Soundscapes
Pat Mastelotto – Drums, Electronics, Vocoder
Trey Gunn – Warr Guitar, Fretless Warr Guitar, Vocoder

All pieces by Gunn/Mastelotto/Reuter

recorded June 7-11, 2023
recorded by p@ & Bill Munyon @ p@’s place
mixed & mastered by Erik Emil Eskildsen
cover design by A.J. Chippero
booking Leonardo Pavkovic (MOONJUNE)

Band photo by Julia Hensley

Tu-Ner on Tour

August 14 - Piermont, NY (The Turning Point)
August 15 - Allentown, PA (Rodale Room, Allentown Symphony Hall)
August 17 - Hudson Falls, NY (Strand Theater)
August 19 - Rochester, NY (Loving Cup)
August 20 - Buffalo, NY (Mohawk Place)
August 22 - Cleveland, OH (Beachland Ballroom)
August 23 - Detroit, MI (Joy Manor Westland)
August 24 - Milwaukee, WI (Shank Hall)
August 25 - Indianapolis, IN (Irving Theater)
August 26 - Chicago, IL (Reggies Rock Club)
August 27 - Benton Harbor, M (The Livery)
August 29 - Columbus, OH (Woodlands Tavern)
August 30 - Cincinnati, OH (The Ludlow Garage)
August 31 - Asheville, NC (The Grey Eagle)
September 1 - Charlotte, NC (The Milestone)
September 2 - Chapel Hill, NC (Storybook Farm)
November 29 - Brno, Czech Republic (The Crimson Marathon at SONO Music Club)
November 30 - Prague, Czech Republic (The Crimson Marathon at Archa Theatre)

To be continued in 2024!

For more information:
Band website: https://tu-ner.com/
Album url: https://7dmedia.com/tu-ner-t-1

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

7/14/2023

Texas Blues Rocker LANCE LOPEZ Celebrates The Release Of New Album TROUBLE IS GOOD With A Powerful New Video & A Tour!

Los Angeles, CA – The great civil rights leader John Lewis famously encouraged people to “get in good trouble,” the kind of trouble that disrupts the status quo in order to bring about positive change. Well, fans of guitar phenom Lance Lopez are about to have a little “good trouble” headed their way. Today, Lopez releases his brand new album Trouble Is Good, an all-original album and his first in over 5 years that surely marks the culmination of this brilliant artist’s extraordinary journey from young Texas blues prodigy to one of the most vibrant voices in guitar-based music today!

Featuring a whole host of stellar guest performers including drummer Brian Tichy (Whitesnake, Foreigner), bassist Danny Miranda (Queen, Blue Öyster Cult), and Jack Daley (Lenny Kravitz, Little Steven and the Disciples) as well as keyboardist Peter Keys (Lynyrd Skynyrd), Trouble Is Good is much more than just a platform for Lopez to show off his impressive chops. The songs, most of which were written either by Lopez or by the album’s producer Joey Sykes, offer both memorable hooks and surprising twists and turns. Lyrically, the album reflect on everything that’s gone on in the world the past few years as well as painting pictures of intense emotional inner turmoil as heard on one of Trouble’s stand out tracks, “Uncivil War,” which finds Lopez trying to find a peaceful resolution to a conflict-scarred relationship.

Watch the video for “Uncivil War”: https://youtu.be/-atix_FZf-s

Those who know Lance know that where he truly shines is on a stage thrilling audiences with fiery live performances of his music. So thankfully Lopez is set to bring a bit of good trouble on the road as well! The first set of shows are listed below with more dates to follow.

AUGUST 12 - Evansville, IN
SEPTEMBER 1 - Naples, FL
SEPTEMBER 2 - Boca Raton, FL
SEPTEMBER 6 - Sanford, FL
SEPTEMBER 7 - St. Petersburg, FL
SEPTEMBER 21 - Houston, TX
SEPTEMBER 22 - Richardson, TX
SEPTEMBER 28 - Arkansas, TX
SEPTEMBER 29 - Fort Worth, TX
SEPTEMBER 30 - Shreveport, LA
OCTOBER 1 - Jackson, MS
OCTOBER 21 - Indianapolis, IN

Trouble Is Good is available on both CD and digital as well as limited edition ORANGE vinyl! Order your copy today!

CD/VINYL: https://cleorecs.com/store/?s=lance+lopez+trouble+is+good&post_type=product

DIGITAL: https://orcd.co/lancelopez_troubleisgood

Watch the video for “Jam With Me”: https://youtu.be/9gkXhdALmJc

JEFF BECK:A very exciting and intense Blues guitarist.”

BILLY GIBBONS:Lance is one of my most favorite guitar players.”

B.B. KING:Lance Lopez got 3 standing ovations when he opened a show for me and I was among those standing.”

GUITAR MAGAZINE:Lopez is bone-rattingly powerful.”

VINTAGE GUITAR MAGAZINE:Lance Lopez is a guitar-slinging blues machine that burns like Texas hot sauce in August.”

TRACK LIST:
1. Easy To Leave
2. Jam With Me
3. Trouble Is Good
4. Uncivil War
5. Wild Country
6. Take A Swing
7. Trying In The Tri Star State
8. Slow Down
9. Reborn
10. Voyager: Sunrise, Voyager, I Am Ra

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


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6/07/2023

Guitar Legend Greg Howe To Tour North America Summer 2023 With Stu Hamm, Joel Taylor and Ernest Tibbs!

Guitar legend Greg Howe will be kicking off his 2023 North American Tour “Lost and Found” this summer with iconic bassist Stu Hamm and drummer Joel Taylor! Howe has developed a solid reputation as a technical innovator, particularly for his “hammer-on from nowhere” technique, legato runs, unusual time signatures, and linear tapping approach. His self-titled debut album “Greg Howe” is ranked tenth best shred album of all time by Guitar World Magazine.

In addition to being part of the 2018 GRAMMY® nominated band ‘Protocol IV’ which features Simon Phillips, Ernest Tibbs, and Otmaro Ruiz, Howe has produced, written and arranged ten solo instrumental studio albums along with two collaboration albums with Richie Kotzen of the Winery Dogs. Howe has contributed to a long list of albums/records by other legendary artists such as Dennis Chambers, Victor Wooten, Jason Becker, Billy Sheehan, Marco Minneman, and Eddie Jobson.

Man, I’m so looking forward to taking this amazing line-up on the road this summer to connect with, as well as perform live for all those who’ve enjoyed and supported my music over the years, making possible my ability to maintain a long and blessed career as a recording artist. I’m also excited about a new instructional content based website that’s close to being launch ready as well as an ebook (with downloadable audio examples) focusing on my approach to guitar soloing and music in general.” – Greg Howe

Watch the promotional video: https://youtu.be/UyxVH_OCMms

Greg Howe: guitar
Joel Taylor (Allan Holdsworth, Al DiMeola): drums
Stu Hamm (Vai, Satriani): bass (through NYC)
(after NYC) Ernest Tibbs on bass…

2023 TOUR DATES

JUL 26 - Triple Door - Seattle, WA
JUL 27 - Guitars Under the Stars 2023 - Lebanon, OR
JUL 28 - Guitars Under the Stars 2023 - Lebanon, OR
JUL 29 - Guitars Under the Stars 2023 - Lebanon, OR
JUL 30 - Alberta Rose Theatre - Portland, OR (special guest Jennifer Batten)
JUL 31 - Wow Hall - Eugene, OR
AUG 01 - The Dip - Redding, CA
AUG 02 - Yoshi's Oakland - Oakland, CA
AUG 03 - Harlow's - Sacramento, CA
AUG 04 - The Baked Potato - Los Angeles, CA
AUG 05 - The Baked Potato - Los Angeles, CA
AUG 06 - Count's Vamp’d Rock Bar & Grill - Las Vegas, NV
AUG 07 - Breakpoint - San Diego, CA
AUG 08 - MIM - Phoenix, AZ
AUG 09 - Rockhouse Bar & Grill - El Paso, TX
AUG 10 - Come and Take It Live - Austin, TX
AUG 11 - Dosey Doe Big Barn - The Woodlands, TX
AUG 12 - The Sanctuary Music & Events - Mckinney, TX
AUG 13 - City Winery Nashville - Nashville, TN
AUG 14 - The Grey Eagle - Asheville, NC
AUG 16 - Jammin Java - Vienna, VA
AUG 17 - Ardmore Music Hall - Ardmore, PA
AUG 18 - Iridium - New York, NY
AUG 19 - Iridium - New York, NY
AUG 22 - Lovin' Cup, Rochester, NY
AUG 23 - Brass Monkey - Nepean, Canada
AUG 24 - The Rockpile - Toronto, Canada
AUG 25 - The Token Lounge - Westland, MI
AUG 26 - Reggie's Music Joint - Chicago, IL
AUG 27 - Mojo's BoneYard Sports Bar & Grille - Evansville, IN
AUG 28 - Blue Note - Harrison, OH
AUG 31 - Amos Southend - Charlotte, NC

*Guitarist Sammy Boller is support on selected dates
https://sammyboller.com

For tickets information:
Click here for tickets  http://greghowe.com/#tour
Bands in town ticket links  https://www.bandsintown.com/a/14466836-greg-howe

For more information:
Online lessons with Greg Howe: http://greghowe.com/#lessons
Visit Greg Howe at: http://www.greghowe.com
Official Merchandise Store: http://greghowe.mybigcommerce.com/

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