Please help Melodic Revolution Records welcome Wheeling, WV (Enter Genre Here) band Colouratura to our family of musicians.
We will be releasing Colouratura’s sophomore album Unfamiliar Skies in early May 2018 with eight brand new songs that also feature many guests, some well-known others not so well known or new ones on the scene. The CD will be presented in a beautiful 6-panel digipak designed by Eric Kearns (Diratz, Stop Motion Orchestra)
Nathan James – voice, keyboards, bass, horn
Ian Beabout – flute, editing, sound design and production
Guest Musicians On Unfamiliar Skies
Derek Pavlic (Van Gilder)
Eric Holskey (Sabo Cat, plus many others)
Dave Newhouse (The Muffins, Diratz, Moonmen, Proletarians)
Damon Waitkus (Jack o’ the Clock)
Michael P. Dawson
Bret Harold Hart (Diratz, Moonmen)
In a Statement from the band “On the strength of Unfamiliar Skies, Colouratura has signed to Nick Katona’s long-running Melodic Revolution Records label, which will release the album this May (?) (TBD).”
“We’re obviously quite excited to have joined this great progressive label,” said Beabout. “One of the goals with Unfamiliar Skies was we wanted to expand Colouratura’s audience and reach, and having the support that a label provides will in no doubt help us reach our goals.”
“MRR is an eclectic label with a 10-year history of great artists, such as Marco Ragni and Colin Tench. The family atmosphere and team effort will surely help Colouratura grow and thrive.’
In a Statement from the label
“I first discovered Colouratura through a friend at House of Prog, a popular internet radio station that I DJ for a few days a week. However, I was aware of one of the talented guys (Ian Beabout) in this project who has been a guest musician on a few of our releases. Once I after hearing the pre-masters for Unfamiliar Skies I knew this band had something to offer the world that was just a bit different than what was already flooding Spotify and the like. This album will appeal to all age groups and breaks all the rules when it comes to defining a genre, yet the album Unfamiliar Skies feels fresh and cohesive and I believe it will appeal to the masses rather than the far few and between”
– Nick Katona President @ Melodic Revolution Records
Ray Wilson will be a guest on Vinyl Confession a weekly music and talk show on House of Prog a popular US Internet Radio Station, the show is a live broadcast every Saturday with 3 host that go by the name of the The Vinyleros, however due to Ray’s current tour schedule The Vinyleros are hosting a special edition of Vinyl Confessions on Tuesday September 20th with an additional co-host.
Ray Wilson is a Solo Artist formerly of Genesis and Stiltskin, Wilson was a member of Genesis between 1996 and 1998 he recorded one album with them “Calling All Stations”
Calling All Stations was released in September of 97 and became a top 10 worldwide hit, Genesis toured Europe in Winter 1997 Spring 1998. Wilson is currently on tour in support of not one, but two solo albums that were released this year.
The Vinyleros will interview Ray and play music from his two new solo albums as well as a few surprises.
Where: House of Prog
When: Tuesday September 20th 2016
Time: 6:00 PM (EST)
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