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Karnataka (uk) / Karnataka - Secrets Of Angels (2015)
« on: December 24, 2015, 03:00:29 PM »
On the 7th of March 2015, Karnataka have released their latest cd called "Secrets Of Angels", containing 8 brand new songs.

Karnataka are:

Hayley Griffiths - Vocals
Ian Jones - Bass, keyboards, guitars
Enrico Pinna - Guitars, vocals
Cagri Tozluoglu - Keyboards
Jimmy Pallagrosi - Drums

Tracklist:

1.Road To Cairo
2.Because Of You
3.Poison Ivy
4.Forbidden Dreams
5.Borderline
6.Fairytale Lies
7.Feels Like Home
8.Secrets Of Angels

See http://karnataka.org.uk/ for more.


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Karnataka (uk) / Re: Karnataka - Biography
« on: December 24, 2015, 02:57:55 PM »
A small addition by Walt Nektroid taken from the old forum:

2004 saw the departure of various band members to persue other interests and projects including Jonathan's "Panic Room" and Anne-Marie's solo career. An era drew to a close.

A chance meeting with keyboard player Gonzalo Carrera, considered by many to be one of the finest keyboard players working in the UK today, culminated in a series of writing sessions in London and Swansea. Gonzalo will be known to many of you through his work with David O'List (The Nice), John Helliwell (Supertramp), Glen Cornick (Jethro Tull) and Landmarq.

Soon two became four - we were joined by superb drummer Bob Dalton and virtuoso rock guitarist Nick May, both of whom need little introduction. Bob is well known as the drummer with It Bites and has recently toured with Kino. Nick was guitarist with The Enid and has worked with various other bands including Jadis. Nick has just released his debut solo album 'Whimwise' .

Four became five when we were introduced to the wonderful Mexican vocalist, composer and synthesist Alquimia. Singing in various languages such as Spanish, English, French and her native idiom Nahuatl, Alquimia has released several albums and collaborated and performed with many other artists such as Michael Nyman, Jah Wobble and Hans Joachim Roedelius.

There is an incredible synergy within the band allowing us to create exciting new music which is simply 'classic Karnataka'.

A new era has begun!"

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Karnataka (uk) / Re: Karnataka - Biography
« on: December 24, 2015, 02:55:50 PM »
2003 - Delicate Flame Of Desire



'This much anticipated new release begins an ambitious new chapter that makes for a compelling listening experience. Sensual, spiritual and unrestrained by musical boundaries, the dramatic, multi-layered arrangements combine with haunting vocal melodies to create a powerful and epic work where panoramic soundscapes give way to fragile moments of acoustic intimacy. From the evolving intensity of Heart Of Stone to the desolate imagery of Out Of Reach, this is an album which embraces the agony and ecstasy of the delicate flame of desire.'

For their new studio album 'Delicate Flame Of Desire', Karnataka teamed up with highly regarded Warner/Chappell producer Steve Evans and engineer Joe Gibb (whose work includes Catatonia's ' International Velvet' and Leftfield's 'Leftism') to create an outstanding work of exceptionally strong, melodic songs with dynamic and evocative symphonic arrangements set against a highly polished production.

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Karnataka (uk) / Karnataka - Biography
« on: December 24, 2015, 02:54:50 PM »
A short Bio by Melo the Prog Goddess taken from the old forum:

Formed in the late 1990s, Karnataka have emerged as one of the UK's most innovative new rock bands. Unrestrained by musical boundaries, the dramatic, multi-layered soundscapes created by the band combine with haunting vocal melodies to take the listener on an inspirational journey.

The band's first two albums ('Karnataka' 1998, 'The Storm' 2000) have attracted a growing worldwide audience and gained considerable attention from all aspects of the music media, including radio, magazine and internet features in Europe, Asia and the Americas. In the UK Karnataka have received the recognition they deserve with Best New Band (2000) and Best Female Vocalist (Rachel Jones for an unprecedented 3 years running in 2000, 2001 & 2002) awards from the Classic Rock Society. 'The Storm' was featured as Album Of The Week on BBC Radio Wales and has received repeated airplay on the Bob Harris Radio 2 show.

Karnataka have built up a reputation as an outstanding live band and they continue to bring their music to a wider audience with constant touring in the UK and abroad. Their performances continue to garner rave reviews - the band received the Classic Rock Society's Gig Of The Year award for 2001.

Their extensive touring has included prestigious European concerts with Porcupine Tree and culminated in the release of their live DVD " Karnataka - Live in Concert ", filmed at London's Mean Fiddler and premiered at Planet Hollywood in the capital's West End. The band have recently performed in the USA at an acoustic concert in Manhattan and also at the Patriots Theatre in New Jersey at The Classic Rock Festival. The latter concert was filmed for release in 2003 on DVD.


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Karnataka (uk) / Karnataka - Links & Info
« on: December 24, 2015, 02:50:54 PM »
Karnataka is a progressive rock band from the UK, which has been active since the late 1990s - present.

More on Karnataka can be found in the other topics from this board and on the following website(s):


Karnataka Website: http://karnataka.org.uk/

Karnataka on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KarnatakaOfficial?_rdr=p

Karnataka on Twitter: https://twitter.com/karnataka

Karnataka on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/karnataka_official/

Karnataka on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/KARNATAKAMUSIC

Karnataka on Prog Archives: http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=427

Karnataka on ProgGnosis: http://www.proggnosis.com/ARTIST_Detail.aspx?AID=1623



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Solstice (UK) / Solstice - Links & Info
« on: December 24, 2015, 02:41:30 PM »
Solstice is a progressive rock band from the UK, which has been active from 1980 - present.

More on Solstice can be found in the other topics from this board and on the following website(s):


Solstice Website: http://www.solsticewebsite.com/

Solstice on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Solstice-8203890878/

Solstice on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Solstice_prog

Solstice on Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/solstice-the-band/

Solstice on MySpace: https://myspace.com/solsticeuk

Solstice on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/andysglass

Solstice on Prog Archives: http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=937

Solstice on ProgGnosis: http://www.proggnosis.com/ARTIST_Detail.aspx?AID=1113



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Tangerine Dream (Germany) / Re: Tangerine Dream - Quantum Key (2015)
« on: December 24, 2015, 02:09:41 PM »
Quantum Key has been released late November. Check it out on YouTube.

Tracklist:



01. Genesis Of Precious Thoughts - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UHbL0da9c4



02. Electron Bonfire - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqzCk4UCoiE



03. Drowning In Universes - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zm_N17ajO_g



04. Mirage Of Reality - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fX64LaMOwP4



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Tangaudimax - The Tangerine Dream Sound Museum is a project by Bianca Froese-Acquaye in loving memory of her husband Edgar Froese who sadly “changed his cosmic address” (as he would name it himself) on 20 January 2015 in Vienna.

The sound museum will be set up in memory of the unique achievements of Edgar Froese’s electronic band Tangerine Dream within the musical world, especially in Europe and North America – the band made musical history.

More information and details will follow together with the simultaneous development of this project. Please stay tuned:

http://www.tangaudimax.com/


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Kayak (NL) / Re: Kayak - Biography
« on: November 29, 2015, 07:10:57 AM »
2014 - 2015 Cleopatra- The Crown of Isis



After a period of over two years preparing and recording the new rock opera is finally released. The double album (the band's third within ten years time!) is financed partly by a crowdfunding campaign. Kayak allows fans to participate and invest in the new production, and in return band members are involved in special actions, like a unique semi-acoustic concert for an audience of 50, the possibility to get one's name in the liner notes of the album booklet, or getting the album delivered at home by Ton and Irene. The CD features several guest vocalists: Martin van der Starre, Alexander van Breemen, Marjolein Teepen (who had been part of the Nostradamus-cast in 2005) and Greek singer Tatiana Manolidou.
 
To everyone's suprise singers Cindy Oudshoorn and Edward Reekers announce that they will leave Kayak after the last gig in 2014. The news comes only a few weeks before the release and upcoming club tour. Though their decision will obviously have quite an impact on the band's future, Ton Scherpenzeel makes it clear that it does not mean Kayak will call it a day as well, but mentions no concrete plans to present a new line up any time soon.
 
In regards to developing 'Cleopatra- The Crown of Isis' as a spectacle to theaters or special events in the new year it will not make a big difference: for Cindy and Edward's respective roles as Cleopatra and The Sicilian replacements will be found.
 
In March 2015 Kayak (Ton Scherpenzeel, Rob Vunderink, Joost Vergoossen, Jan van Olffen and Sjoerd Rutten, replacing Hans Eijkenaar) & Guests (with Marjolein Teepen and Rolf Koster replacing Cindy and Edward) perform the rock opera at a special outside event on the Dutch island of Texel for a crowd of 1500 people that endure the cold and windy weather to watch and listen to this unique show. The band and guests are joined by a regional choir and two dancers, and the story itself is enhanced by video images that were especially made for the show.

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Aries (I) / Aries - Links & Info
« on: November 29, 2015, 06:46:18 AM »
Aries is a Progressive Rock duo from Italy, one of the musical projects involving Fabio Zuffanti, known from his work with Finisterre.

More on Aries can be found in the other topics from this board and on the following website(s):


Aries Website: http://www.zuffantiprojects.com/aries/index.htm

Aries on MySpace: https://myspace.com/spacearies

Aries on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ariesofficial/

Aries on ProgGnosis: http://www.proggnosis.com/ARTIST_DETAIL.aspx?AID=7521

Aries on Prog Archives: http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=1638



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Finisterre (Italy) / Finisterre - Links & Info
« on: November 29, 2015, 06:40:47 AM »
Finisterre is an italian group born in 1993. Their music is a crossover of different styles like Rock, Prog, Electronic, Classical, Jazz, Folk, Ambient, Contemporary and Minimalism.

More on Finisterre can be found in the other topics from this board and on the following website(s):


Finisterre Website: http://www.zuffantiprojects.com/finisterre/index.htm

Finisterre on MySpace: https://myspace.com/officialfinisterreblog

Finisterre on ProgGnosis: http://www.proggnosis.com/ARTIST_Detail.aspx?AID=108


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Novalis (D) / Novalis - Links & Info
« on: November 27, 2015, 06:42:46 AM »
Novalis was a 1970´s Krautrock group formed in Germany. Their best-known albums include Sommerabend and Wer Schmetterlinge lachen hört.

More on Novalis can be found in the other topics from this board and on the following website(s):


Novalis on ProgGnosis: http://www.proggnosis.com/ARTIST_Detail.aspx?AID=969

Novalis on Progarchives: http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=596

Novalis on German Rock: http://www.germanrock.de/lexikon_show_band.php?ID=1027

Novalis on Krautrock Musikzirkus: http://www.krautrock-musikzirkus.de/de,Novalis_204,N.html

Novalis on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Novalis_(band)

Novalis on German Wikipedia: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Novalis_(Band)

Novalis on Alex Gitlin´s Website: http://www.alexgitlin.com/novalis.htm

Novalis on Last FM: http://www.last.fm/music/Novalis

Novalis on .....



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Huis (Canada) / Huis - Links & Info
« on: November 27, 2015, 06:31:40 AM »
Huis  is a five member musical project officially formed by Pascal Lapierre and Michel Joncas at the end of 2009 and which originates from Canada.

More on Huis can be found in the other topics from this board and on the following website(s):


Huis's Website: http://www.huisband.com

Huis on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Huis/109589689069419

Huis on Twitter: https://twitter.com/huisbandprog

Huis on ProgGnosis: http://www.proggnosis.com/ARTIST_DETAIL.aspx?AID=11694



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Luna Rossa (UK) / Luna Rossa in Concert 2015
« on: November 26, 2015, 06:13:37 PM »
Luna Rossa will be playing live in the UK this December, with 3 shows full of beautiful music.

Each show will feature Anne-Marie & Jonathan playing songs from both their debut album and the critically-acclaimed new release Secrets & Lies.

The duo will be joined by Sarah Dean on shimmering Celtic Harp and Andrew ‘Wal’ Coughlan on double bass.
There will also be the prémiere of some brand new material, along with some festive surprises!

Chek out Luna Rossa´s website for more: http://www.lunarossa.co/


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Luna Rossa (UK) / Luna Rossa - Links & Info
« on: November 26, 2015, 06:09:17 PM »
Luna Rossa is an acoustic project from Panic Room members Anne-Marie Helder and Jonathan Edwards.

More on Luna Rossa can be found in the other topics from this board and on the following website(s):


Luna Rossa Website: http://www.lunarossa.co/

Luna Rossa on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LunaRossaWorld

Luna Rossa onTwitter: https://twitter.com/lunarossamusic

Luna Rossa on ProgGnosis: http://www.proggnosis.com/ARTIST_DETAIL.aspx?AID=11513



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