- carl king: grand architects of the universe
(2017, cd, usa, private release)
The download that is. The actual CD-release should follow soon.
As Carl King states on his website :
Here it is! Carl King's first album in nearly a decade -- a fresh return to obscurity!
70 minutes of sci-fi orchestral rock and drum solos...
"Grand Architects..." has a narrator tell a rather bizarre science fiction tale. The liner notes mention books by William Reynolds, Randy Sinner and Ladybug Ruby Einstein as inspiration.
The music itself is pretty good and the list of participating musicians is amazing : Dweezil Zappa (on fretless guitar !), Mike Keneally, Marco Minnemann, Morgan Agren, Phi Yaan-Zek, Virgil Donati,...