[Music] In The Court of the Crimson King, by King Crimson: An album cover art story — The Music Aficionado

Pete Sinfield was in need of an album cover. Having served as roadie, light man, lyricist and a general conceptualizer for a new band named King Crimson, he was now tasked with the matter of finding a way to package the strange music the band was committing to tape in the recording studio. Wasting no…

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[Music] Steppe-Scape (Stars of Eurasia) – The Great Steppe Live


Stick Men guitarist/Chapman Stick player Markus Reuter participates in a stunningly good collaboration wedding progressive rock and improvisation with music from Central Asia. Featured on this record are the following musicians:

Steppe-Scape

Namgar Lkhasaranova: vocals, yataga, khomus
Radik Tyulyush: vocals, throat-singing, igil
Angela Manukyan: vocals
Markus Reuter: Touch Guitars® U8, soundscapes, musical director
Merlin Ettore: hybrid drums, arrangements for Volga, Mother River
Eugene Zolotarev: chanza, bass
Robert Yuldashev – kurai

Not a bad debut at all, especially considering what amazing talent each individual brings to this project.  Kudos to iapetus for releasing this.