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NEW Releases for 2021!!
NEW Sept. 2021 Purple View Acoustic, Progressive, Psychedelic, Space
May 2020 Excursions Into Ambience Live in the Studio (Ambient)
Dec. 2019 Opus Omnia (Prog)
Dec. 2019 Interstellar Odyssey (Prog)
Dec. 2019 Inventions Volumes 1&2 (Ambient / Electronic)
Nov. 2019 The Wizard's Dream (Spacerock / Prog)
Nov. 2019 Resonance (Psychedelic / Spacerock / Prog)
July 2018 Waking Dreams (Prog)
Oct. 2017 Chromium Hawk Machine - Annunaki
(with Nik Turner & Helios Creed ) Black Widow Records
Nov. 2017 Clear Is The Light (Prog / Spacerock)
July 2017 Continuum (Psychedelic / Spacerock / Prog)
July 2017 Wandering Through The Mist (Psychedelic / Space)
Jan. 2017 View From A Lawnchair In The Galactic Meadow
(Psychedelic / Folk / Prog)
Jan. 2017 For Warmth And Green Paper (Songs by Nick Drake)
Jan. 2017 Incantations / Universal Vibration (Spacerock / Prog)
Jan. 2017 Quadrophenia Revisited (Songs from Quadrophenia by the Who)
Nov. 2016 Clavicula Nox (Zeuhl / Prog)
Oct. 2016 Mors Vincit Omnia (Zeuhl / Prog)
Oct. 2016 Walk The Bridges / Face The Demons (Zeuhl / Prog)
Oct. 2016 Five Second Hourglass (Prog / Spacerock)
Sept. 2016 Crystaline (Prog / Psychedelic / Spacerock)
May 2016 Of Infinite Space (Spacerock / Prog)
Jan. 2016 Excess Refraction ( Songs by Peter Hammill)
Jan. 2016 Here (Singer / Songwriter)
Nov. 2015 Reflections And Quiet Splendor (Space / Prog)
Oct. 2015 Beneath The Surface (Spacerock)
Oct. 2015 Hello From Earth (Psychedelic / Prog)
Oct. 2015 Dreamscape Seven (Ambient / Space)
Oct. 2015 Floating Through The Ether (Ambient)
Oct. 2015 The Memory River (Ambient / Psychedelic)
Sept. 2015 Infinity (Ambient / Prog)
Dec. 2014 Pulsating Worlds (Psychedelic / Jazz / Prog)
Nov. 2014 Adventures In The Ozone (Free Jazz / Experimental)
Nov. 2014 333 (Free Jazz / Experimental)
April 2014 Swim (Spacerock / Progressive)
March 2014 Drift (Space / Progressive)
March 2014 Delirium (Prog) Recorded in 2010
March 2014 R3 (Ambient / Electronic)
March 2014 Was Ist Das? (Ambient / Electronic)
March 2014 Implications Of Invisibility (Hard Rock)
2011 - 2012 The 12 Album Concept Series
"The Trip Around The Sun" (Spacerock / Prog)
Capricorn: Top Of The Mountain
Aries: The Fire Within
Cancer: Shell Of Silver And The Beehive Heart
Pisces: Vast Ocean Dream
Libra: Eternal Balance
Aquarius: The Revolutionist
Scorpio: Water Dragon and Fire Bird
Taurus: Roots Of The Earth (Reggae)
Virgo: Keeper Of The Flame
Gemini: The Chaos And The Calm
Leo: Majesty Of The Sun
Sagittarius: The Higher Mind
Sept. 2011 Ipse At Non Solus (prog)
This release marks the Start of releasing solo albums digitally.
The beginning of a very prolific 9 years.
The title translates to "Alone, But Not By Myself".
By this time I had built enough confidence in my ability to play all the instruments on my own, and my studio was complete.
From 2004 - 2008
I was focused on the D'arcana project as the principle songwriter, Vocalist / Multi Instrumentalist with:
( Shelby Snow - Bass, Vox, James Camblin - Guitars,Vox )
During this period we performed live at some festivals and numerous regional gigs with various drummers. We released 3 albums on CD and they are all available as downloads and CD.
June 2007 D'arcana - Premonitions (2CD) (Prog)
Dec. 2007 D'arcana - As Worlds They Rise And Fall (Prog)
July, 2005 D'arcana (Prog)
June 2000 A Gathering Of Days (Singer Songwriter) - limited 100 copies now out of print
March 1998 E- Motive (Self Titled Debut)
This was the last band I was with in NYC before relocating to California. We played a few shows, most notably opening for FISH from Marillion in NYC and Philidelphia.
Prior to 1998 I was writing for and performing with NYC Prog Trio"Lunar Sea" ( Jay Tausig- Vocals / Guitars, Ritchie Corbo-Bass, Pat Connelly - Drums, Joe Nevolo - Drums ) . We did several regional shows (Once opening for The Magick Brothers in NYC) and did some recording sessions but the material was never released.
I do have all of the recordings in the archives but there are no immediate plans make them available.
Also during this time I was creating my first solo album "A Gathering Of Days".
The title track was released on E-Motive's album.
The material was performed at many early solo gigs (notably doing a 45 min. opening slot for the band GONG in nyc, and a 45 min set at The Vet's Hall in Ca. opening for a Beatles tribute act for an audience of about 700 ). Both shows recieved standing ovations. The cd was released as 100 CD's.
I no longer have the ADAT masters, but I do have a copy on CD, perhaps It will eventually see a re-master and re-release in the future.
Singles, Compilations, Tribute Albums
Fruits De Mer Records (England)
I was a part of many compilation projects (and some original music as well) for this outstanding label. Here is the complete list:
The Darkest Voyage
"The Oracle Speaks", a collaboration with Astralasia
Head Music 2
"Father Cannot Yell" Originally by CAN
Head In The Clouds
"Triangulum" a 24 min. original song
A Band For All Seasons - 4 cd set w - bonus tracks
"Let No Man Steal Your Thyme" (Trad.) "Time Has Told Me" (Nick Drake)
A Band For All Seasons - 3 Vinyl Record set
"Let No Man Steal Your Thyme"
Keep Off The Grass - 2 Vinyl Comp
"Open My Eyes" The Nazz / Todd Rundgren
Head Music - 2 Vinyl Comp
"Surrounded By The Stars" Amon Duul 2
Kopf Music - 3 cd Comp
"Surrounded By The Stars" Alternate Heavy Mix Amon Duul 2
Sorrow's Children - Vinyl, the songs of Pretty Things S.F. Sorrow
"Well Of Destiny"
ReEvolution - Vinyl, the songs of the Hollies
"Elevated Observatioms" Graham Nash
Shrunken Head Music - Vinyl
"The Glorius Om Riff" Gong / Steve Hillage
A Momentary Lapse Of Vinyl - 2 CD The Music of Pink Floyd
Strange Fish vol. 5 - CD
"Shortwave" by Jay Tausig
Strange Fruit and Veg - CD
"Ace Of Spades" Motorhead
The 14th Dream Of Dr. Sardonicus (Day Two) - CD comp
"Extensions Of Infinity" Jay Tausig (From "Of Infinte Space")
A New Career In A New Town (More Songs By David Bowie)
Regal Crabomophone Annual 2012
"Thick As A Brick" Jethro Tull
THE TRIBUTE ALBUMS
I have recorded tracks for several tribute albums through the years on Various Labels. Here is the Complete List:
2017 - All Of Us Pilgrims (tribute To Peter Hammill) Indie
"The Comet, The Course And The Tail" and "I Will Find You"
2015 - More Animals At The Gates Of Reason (tribute to Pink Floyd) AMS
2013 - Steppes Beyond The Colossus (tribute to Steve Hackett)"Icarus Ascending"
2012: Tales From The Edge (tribute to YES) Mellow Records
1998 - The Fox Lies Down (tribute to Genesis) Purple Pyramid
"Visions Of Angels" with Daevid Allen of Gong on Vocals
1997 - Schizoid Dimensions (tribute to King Crimson) Purple Pyramid
"In The Wake Of Poseidon"
1995 - Eyewitness (tribute to Van Der Graff Generator) Mellow Records"Solitude", "On Tuesdays She Used To Do Yoga", "Slender Threads"
1995 - Supper's Ready (tribute to Genesis) Magna Carta
"Undertow" with David Hentschel
"Undertow" is where it all begins.
It was the first thing I was ever hired to do for a label.
It was a huge success from a sales perspective, and it introduced me to a
whole world of new fans.
It was during a time when Tribute albums were still a Big Deal.
Many of my musical heroes (John Wetton, Brand X, Annie Haslam. etc.) are featured on that album and it was a great honor to be included.
Still proud of it to this day.
It led to being included on "Eyewitness" and "Schizoid Dimensions'...
Thank You Mike Varney for taking a chance and making that early sunday morning phone.