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DIALETO is an Art-Rock / Prog-Rock band from São Paulo, Brazil, currently composed by Nelson Coelho on guitar,Miguel Angel on Drums and Jorge Pescara on bass touchstyle.

Formed in 1987 by Nelson, Miguel and Andrei Ivanovic on fretless bass, the trio resumed activities in 2006 after a long hiatus with good reception, both in Brazil and abroad, of their first two albums,“Will Exist Forever” from 2008 and“Chromatic Freedom” from 2010.

In 2012 DIALETO changes it’s original lineup, introducing Jorge Pescara playing the bass lines with his inovative Touchguitar. The band has become an exclusively instrumental act, although keeping in their repertoire songs from the prior periods.

With the new line up the trio launches internationally in June 2013 the album “The Last Tribe” by the prestigious American label MoonJune Records, home to great musicians such as Allan Holdsworth and Soft Machine Legacy among others.




One of the most fascinating chapters in the history of evolution is one that focuses on “the conquest of the air” by some beings who put a real revolution morphology compared to their fellow humans.

The project connects Ornithos the oldest question in the deep evolutionary need for musical progression, in a continuous research and experimentation and exasperated sound.

The choice of the Ibis is not connected only to the name of the band, but also to Thoth, the central figure of the Egyptian mythology, lunar deity of Knowledge, Music and Time.

The musical project Ornithos begins to take shape in 1999 thanks to the sound experiments of Diego Petrini (drums, percussion, piano, organ, mellotron and vocals) and Federico Caprai (bass and vocals), to which is added later Eva Morelli (flute, alto and soprano sax); thus began a musical association, alive and active also in Il Bacio della Medusa.

Since February 2007, the drafting of several pieces: they are so laid the foundations of a concept album with a character very intimate and extremely colorful.

Having completed the work to “ORNITHOSTUDIOS” in December 2007, early in 2008 come to work in the project A. De Cesare (electric guitar solo) and Simone Morelli (electric guitar), all with a view to the completion of the band’s first album, “La Trasfigurazione”.

Ornithos thus enter the studio in September of the same year and, with the help of his friend M. Bracchitta for shooting audio, begins a long and busy recording session which will run until April 2010; at the same time the band is involved in a series of auditions looking for a vocalist, and enters the BPA Studio of F. Riganelli to start the mixing stage of the album.

After a careful selection of the Ornithos come into contact in August 2010 with the singer Maria Giulia Carnevalini (vocals, piano, backing vocals): thanks to her mold vocal soul and blues will enrich the sound of the band, completing both the formation and the work of studio recording of the last songs sung.

The mixing stage comes to an end in March-April 2011; thus the long wait is coming to an end with the birth of “La Trasfigurazione”, released in 2012 by AMS/BTF Records.

La Trasfigurazione get nice feedback and acclaim since the release of reviews in magazines and websites nationally and internationally.

On 15 May 2013, after months of intense work in the studio and stage set, the Ornithos introduce the audience to the new single “Invettiva al Potere.”

The single CD, in a careful layout format cartonsleeve, contains the song “Invettiva al Potere” full & short version, plus the acoustic version of the song “This is what we’ve got: the Flute Song”, extracted from the first concept album band “La Trasfigurazione”, 2012.

Real pearl of this work, the powerful music video “Invettiva al Potere” which shows the successful combination between Music and Image.




An Argentine proposal of strong rock with the depth of classic music and argentine roots that show between their metal cracks. A band that risks. A new and powerful sound. A band that always surprise, that amuses, that inconveniences. They are heavy, they are deep, rare, sometimes smooth and sweet like Fughu’s poison.


The Aaron Clift Experiment


Just as scientists conduct experiments by using their knowledge to explore the unknown, The Aaron Clift Experiment combines elements of classic and cutting-edge music into an innovative whole.

The band’s unique songs draw from a wide range of influences – from classic progressive rock acts like Genesis, Pink Floyd, and Rush to modern groups like Porcupine Tree and Opeth to classical and jazz composers like Beethoven, Schubert, and John Coltrane. Aside from its diversity, The Aaron Clift Experiment is dedicated to producing soulful, powerful music and an intense live show.

In “Lonely Hills,” the band’s debut album, The Aaron Clift Experiment leads the way in fusing the sophistication and depth of classical music with the passion and raw power of rock and roll. Songs such as “Seven” and “Lonely Hills” dramatically explore existential themes of love and loss, while symphonic epics like “My Andalusian Love” and “Shipwrecked” create their own mini-worlds that draw in the listener.

What began as an idea of how to create music has now blossomed into a full-fledged experiment. We invite you to join us in this experiment as we embark on our new path.

KArmamoi - Photos (1)


KArmamoi - Photos (1)

In 2009 Karmamoi came into contact with Crisalide Edizioni, who believed in the project from the outset and together with the band began to work towards the release that summer of a single, “VENERE”, which served as an outrider to test the responses of radio stations and the public – responses that turned out more than positive. “Venere” was broadcast by many independent stations even beyond the Alps, which led to the band taking part in the JIMI Festival de Marne in Paris.

In that same year of 2009, as well as a series of concerts in the bigger live venues of Rome, Karmamoi played in the M.e.i. festival in Faenza.

In May 2010 Karmamoi featured on the soundtrack of the short film by Paolo Budassi “Cinque Note” and began recording the tracks for their debut album – meticulous work, a continual creative process, that resulted in January 2011 in the self-titled “Karmamoi”. The album was accompanied by the video of “Vivo Desiderio” directed by Paolo Budassi.

In January 2011 the band performed in the Eurosonic showcase festival in Groningen and officially launched their first album at Rising Love, one of the most popular venues of the Rome scene. From there the real ascent of Karmamoi began, with concerts (including, memorably, at the Rome Fnac), interviews and radio appearances. In September 2011 the band had a busy schedule that took in the Supersonic Festival and Naples’s AWOP Festival.

With 2012 a new EP arrived entitled “Entre Chien et Loup”, officially launched at the Teatro Elsa Morante in Rome on May 17th 2012. “Entre Chien et Loup” is a link connecting the pop proclivities of the debut album and the rock/prog direction that the band’s work is hinting at currently. The EP includes the new single “Stesa”, which epitomizes the musical changes underway.

The band is working on new songs, due for release in the summer of 2013 in the format of a concept album: “Odd Trip”. A preview of the forthcoming and anticipated work by Karmamoi is the video of a song, “Labyrinth” – a sound-maze, an embrace of notes, instruments and melody, that makes Karmamoi one of the most intriguing new acts on the contemporary music scene. Stay tuned…

Karcius - Chairs


Karcius - Chairs

Karcius is a band from Montreal, Canada, teamed with unique musical vision. Combined, they create a unique style of fusion, emanating from Rock, Pop, African, Classical, Jazz, and ambiant grooves. The group was formed in spring 2001 with Simon L’Espérance on guitars, Thomas Brodeur on drums, Mingan Sauriol on Keyboard and Sylvain Auclair, who joined the band in 2009, on bass and vocals. Each of these solid musicians are constantly active in the local and international music scene, especially in Europe. Through diverse musical projects, the quartet has acquired experience and maturity, thus enabling them to conceive and ideate unique musical blends and explore boundless opportunities within Karcius.

With every album on an international distribution system, the band was able to break into new markets. It has enabled Karcius to gain global popularity in the art-rock music scene. Their performances in some of the most important progressive music festivals in North America, South America and Europe did not go unnoticed and created a growing interest. The dynamic personality of the band on stage is matchless and leaves no one unreactive. Karcius’s strength comes from their sense of unity and cohesion, which makes them hard-hitting and determined.

The future holds many surprises as the band aims to increase their presence internationally, therefore reaching a larger audience with the addition of vocals. The band’s fourth album, The First Day, contains innumerous styles that bring out a unique and surprising personality to their music. Karcius is evolving constantly, seeking new ways to re-invent themselves musically and professionally.

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Jordi Kuragari

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Kuragari is Japanese for ’darkness’ and probably one of many ways to describe the soundscapes and haunting guitar sound of multiinstrumentalist, composer and producer Jordi Kuragari. Born in Berlin in 1980, he began very early on with singing and
piano-lessons. He started to play guitar and compose music at the age of 13 and made music his full time job in the present day. For years he played in several different bands, performed live all over Berlin and in other German cities.

He recently released his first album entitled ’Traveller’, which tells the story of someone who is always searching, contemplating, travelling. Currently he is preparing to tour with his band, while working on new material to be released within the next months.


Half Past Four


Please, sit at the kitchen table and here, help yourself to a piece of freshly baked bread while I tell you the story of how this band came to be….

The story of Half Past Four’s current line-up starts with the guitar player, Constantin, and bassist, Dmitry, who formed a band in 1999, playing rock and folk music to mainly russian crowds. Igor, the keyboard player then joined and so did Kyree shortly after in 2005, completing the metamorphosis into a progressive rock quartet with english lyrics, original sound…. and a disappearing drummer problem a la Spinal Tap.

The first album was born in 2008. They named it Rabbit in the Vestibule after many collectively strange brainstorms and they promoted it relentlessly, playing many gigs and festivals and sharing many slightly awkward hotel rooms. When they finally joined forces with amazing PR dynamo Yana Tsipkin, their schedules filled up with interviews and their press kits saw many impressive and complimentary reviews around the world. They played to an enthusiastic crowd at Prog Day in North Carolina that September to a crowd that could sing along with their lyrics. Life was good and the cotton was high.

Then their drummer left. Once again lost without a kit-master, but armed with many new songs and the intense flame of hope eternal, they set out to renew their vows with the next percussive contender.  They were introduced to Marcello in early 2012 by a good friend and comrade in music, Maurizio Guarini. Marcello was a magically perfect fit. Indeed their instantaneous connection was so smooth and organic, they began writing more songs and planning the next recording immediately. The kitchen was built. The chefs, trained and ready; the ingredients, wholesome and fresh. Their new album is due on April 13th 2013 and they couldn’t be more ready to deliver it to you, fresh from the oven.

This original music was made for the most loyal of progressive music fans but also for the newly initiated listeners hoping to find a new kind of music to fall in love with. We hope you love it right away or we hope it grows on you. Either way, we hope we created a good thing. Seconds?

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Eytan is a progressive rock/metal band from Córdoba, Argentina. Since 2008 has been performing in local venues with great reception from public. The current lineup of the band established in October 2010. With these members, Eytan won in 2011, by popular vote, the bands competitions organized by the web “Comunidad fusa” and “En estado de rock” magazine.

In 2012, they were invited and participated in the third international progressive rock festival “La Plata Prog”, in the city of La Plata (Bs.As. Argentina).

Currently, the band has just released their first official EP “Between two worlds”, which consists of 5 songs and anticipates what will be the new album in late 2013. The full EP is free for download at

Eytan’s sound travels between progressive and melodic rock, metal and elaborated instrumental sections. Their influences are varied and include bands like Spock’s beard, Dream Theater, Megadeth, Nightwish, Transatlantic etc.

Mariana Poblete (Vocals)
Darío Benavidez (Electric guitar)
Ariel Contreras-Esquivel (Keyboards)
Juan Cruz Romero (Bass guitar)
Yamil Artinian (Drums)




Eyevory fuses difference to an energetic unity. The music – supported by two excellent female lead singers – combines joyful fl ute melodies and catchy hooks with hard guitar riffs and complex instrumental arrangements. In doing so, Eyevory know no limits in terms of creativity and produce their very own individual and distinctive progressive rock.

This unique band acts out their love of music on stage, which successfully transfers to the audience. The four young musicians joined together in 2009 in Bremen, Germany. Since then they are proud of having performed a respectable amount of life shows, including a tour support for the Canadian rock band „Saga“.

Formerly known as „pinK mercury“, they changed their name into Eyevory in 2012. In 2009 and 2010 the band won the German rock & pop award („Deutscher Rock und Pop Preis“) as the best progressive band. In June 2012 they released the EP The True Bequest, amongst others produced by Frank Bornemann (Eloy) at Horus Sound Studio, Hannover, Germany. In April 2013 they will fi nally release their fi rst offi cial album Euphobia.