Showing posts with label Cymbalic Encounters. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Cymbalic Encounters. Show all posts

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Prog Ensemble Cymbalic Encounters To Release 4th Album “Overexposure”

Cymbalic Encounters continues its exploration with its fourth release, “Overexposure.”

“What sets this release apart from the previous Cymbalic Encounters’ works is that there are no longer any Brand X members featured on the project. It’s a new departure for The Encounters with the aim of maintaining its signature sound,” says drummer/multi-instrumentalist, Mark Murdock who leads the expedition.

Overexposure” Track List:
1. Overexposure
2. A Disturbance in the Force
3. More Madness in the Forecast
4. Returning from a Four Day Journey to the Sun
5. Resisting Normality
6. Zone Out
7. Soul Lanterns
8. Reaching for Tranquility
9. Falling Satellites
10. The Future We Once Knew

Featuring:
Mark Murdock- drums, percussion, synthesizer, piano, marimba & gongs
Fernando Perdomo- guitar on song: 1
Joe Berger- lead guitar on songs: 3,5,6,8 & 10
Tim Pepper- vocal on songs: 1 & 5
Daniel Kubota- guitar on songs: 4,5 & 9
Dave Juteau- guitar on songs: 2 & 7
Preston Murdock- first lead guitar solo on song: 2
Ken Hall rhythm guitar on song: 1
Rod Farlora- fretless bass on songs: 2, 4, 7 & 9
Charles Lambiase- fretless bass on songs: 3, 8 & 10
Ed Clift- percussion

All compositions by Mark Murdock
Copyright 2022

Mixed by Mark Murdock
Mastered by Joe Berger at BEAM Audio, NYC
Artwork concept by Mark Murdock with the support of Jiro Oshima
Cymbalic Encounters logo by Leon Alvarado

Cymbalic Encounters releases are available on Bandcamp and all digital platforms:

Overexposure”: https://cymbalicencounters.bandcamp.com/album/overexposure
Promotional Video: https://youtu.be/fc3ee1zXKRs

Cerulean Cathedral”: https://cymbalicencounters.bandcamp.com/album/cerulean-cathedral

Exploration of the Southern Constellation” (Also available on CD): https://cymbalicencounters.bandcamp.com/album/exploration-of-the-southern-constellation

Mark Murdock “Cymbalic Encounters” (Also available on CD): https://cymbalicencounters.bandcamp.com/album/cymbalic-encounters-mark-murdock

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

Monday, August 8, 2022

Cymbalic Encounters Featuring Former Brand X Members Release New Album “Cerulean Cathedral”

“Cerulean Cathedral” is the third release by Cymbalic Encounters, a concept by drummer/songwriter, Mark Murdock formerly of Peter Banks Empire and recently with Fernando Perdomo’s Out to Sea Band on Cruise to the Edge.

“Cerulean Cathedral” features former Brand X , John Goodsall (R.I.P.) and Percy Jones, who also  contributed tracks on two previous releases; “Exploration of the Southern Constellation” and Mark Murdock “Cymbalic Encounters,” respectively.

Watch the promotional video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDbuiyL-gq0

Track List
Cerulean Cathedral
The Fallout Shelter at St. Peter’s Sq.
Flight to Catharsis
The Endless Film at the Endless Theater
The Unwelcome Doormat  
Lost Shadows
Man with the Changing Face
Polarity
Falling Velocity

Featuring:
Mark Murdock- drums, percussion and keyboards
John Goodsall- guitar
Percy Jones- fretless bass

Additional “Cymbalic” contributors:
Hiroyuki Namba- piano and synthesizers on songs 1,2,3,4 & 9
Tim Pepper- vocal on songs 4,6 & 9
Joe Berger- lead guitar on songs 2 & 8
Jimmy Hisafumi Maeda- fretless bass on songs 5 & 8
Preston Murdock- lead guitar on songs 5 & 9
Katsumi Yoneda- guitar on songs 6 & 9
Ken Hall- electric 12 string on song 6

All songs composed and produced by Mark Murdock
Copyright 2022
All Rights Reserved

Drum head Art by Visual Sound, SUSH
Cymbalic Encounters logo by Jiro Oshima
Cover design: Mark Murdock

Produced by Mark Murdock
Mixing by Mark Murdock at Off-Shore Recordings, Tokyo
Mastering by Joe Berger at BEAM Audio,  NYC

*Dedicated to the memory of John ‘Guvnor’ Goodsall also known as ‘Johnny Mandala.’

Also available on digital audio & CD from Mark Murdock are:
“Visitors from Another Planet”
“The Phoenix Has Risen”
“Exploration of the Southern Constellation”
“Cymbalic Encounters”
“Nuclear Bird with Ric Parnell”
“Mark Murdock Era-2”
“Oblivion Bound”

Available on all digital platforms and Bandcamp:
https://cymbalicencounters.bandcamp.com

Release date for CD/digital: 16 September
Release date vinyl: 21 October

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