Perfect Beings discuss new album, live shows, and new drummer Sean Reinert

Sean Reinert, Ryan Hurtgen, Jesse Nason

LA progressive rock outfit Perfect Beings have just released their latest album and debut for InsideOut/Sony Music, Vier.  The album finds the band at their experimental best with a diverse collection of tracks including the first two singles, “Anunnaki – Patterns of Light” and “Vibrational – Mysteries, Not Answers.”

In a new video, members Ryan Hurtgen and Jesse Nason, along with Sean Reinert,
(Johannes Luley does not appear in the video) talk about the new album, how Reinert joined the band and upcoming shows.

You can see the video here:

 

“…their most adventurous record to date.”
-Prog Magazine

“Vier is a fascinating work. Not only does it possess astounding variety and scope internally, but it also expands the group’s formula in stunning ways.”
-The Prog Report

“The genre has been around for so long that you would assume that it’s all been done by now. And then a band comes along that actually pushes things forward and challenges the listener. Perfect Beings are that band.”
-Progressive Music Planet

Videos from ‘Vier’:
“Vibrational – Mysteries, Not Answers”  https://youtu.be/uPLs6x82VmE
“Anunnaki – Patterns of Light”  https://youtu.be/IgRYwPnHyfY

The album is available on CD Digipak and Gatefold 2LP(+CD) at:
www.insideoutmusicshop.com
and Digital Download at:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/vier/1314574618

‘Vier’ tracklisting:

Guedra – 18:23
1.A New Pyramid
2.The Blue Lake of Understanding
3.Patience
4.Enter the Center

The Golden Arc – 16:47
5.The Persimmon Tree
6.Turn the World Off
7.America
8.For a Pound of Flesh

Vibrational – 18:17
9.The System and Beyond
10.Mysteries, Not Answers
11.Altars of the Gods
12.Everywhere at Once
13.Insomnia

 Anunnaki – 18:42
14.Lord Wind
15.Patterns of Light
16.A Compromise
17.Hissing the Wave of the Dragon
18.Everything’s Falling Apart

About the band:
Singer Ryan Hurtgen originally met Johannes Luley as a client in Luley’s Los Angeles-based recording studio, My Sonic Temple. Luley, who was instantly impressed with his personality, song-crafting skills, and voice, asked Hurtgen to join him on a new project. This new group was going to continue the path Luley’s former band Moth Vellum had set out on. The two became fast friends and soon put together a full band which would also include founding member Jesse Nason on keyboards. After releasing Perfect Beings (2014) and II  (2015) to critical acclaim, a few personnel changes occurred that left the band without a rhythm section. The guys decided they wouldn’t be deterred, even by such a major setback. Instead, they hired Minneapolis transplant Ben Levin to play the drums on their next album, with Luley taking over the bass spot in addition to playing guitars. The result is the exhilarating double album, Vier. As the group got closer to completing the record, they approached InsideOut, whose label chief Thomas Waber had shown interest a couple of years earlier. The parties agreed to join forces and release the record in early 2018. Levin dropped out and progressive rock drumming phenom Sean Reinert joined the band to add even more life force to an already powerful and highly skilled group, which also includes Jason Lobell on bass. The band can be seen in its current lineup at RoSfest 2018, early May in Gettysburg, PA.

Perfect Beings are:
Ryan Hurtgen – vocals; piano
Johannes Luley – guitars; bass
Jesse Nason – keyboards
Sean Reinert – drums; percussion
Jason Lobell – bass
Brett McDonald – sax and flute

Perfect Beings online:
perfectbeingsband.com
https://www.facebook.com/perfectbeingsband/
https://twitter.com/perfect_beings?lang=en
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7fJNN670oDFsmbLzd0HLCw

INSIDEOUT MUSIC online:
www.insideoutmusic.com
www.youtube.com/InsideOutMusicTV
www.facebook.com/InsideOutMusic
www.twitter.com/InsideOutUSA
www.insideoutmusicshop.com

INSIDEOUTMUSIC Spotify Playlist:
http://spotify.com/progrockessentials

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