Jan 23, 2017 | Circuline News and Band Updates
Thank you to Jerry Ewing and all the staff at PROG Magazine (UK) for featuring the Counterpoint track “Stay (Peter Frankenstan)” on their “P50 Tales of the Future” Covermount CD Sampler, included with their December 2016 Issue!
We’re so glad that the magazine is back on its feet, and will hopefully be with us for many years to come. 🙂
Janet Krier Riccobono‘s husband Rob Shannon took the band photo that was used for the band bio on this featured page!
Frank Wyatt‘s Happy the Man / Oblivion Sun bandmate Stanley Whitaker played the guitar solo on this track. Bill Brasso is also an Oblivion Sun bandmate.
Dec 11, 2016 | Circuline Album Reviews, Circuline News and Band Updates
Progression Magazine (U.S.) Issue 70 covers the 13th International Rites of Spring Festival (RoSfest), and gave Circuline’s Counterpoint a 3.5 star review!
RoSfest – “Jefferson Airplane gone proggy? The smooth chemistry between co-lead vocalists Natalie Brown and Billy Spillane amidst soaring symphonic atmospheres evoked as much, especially in Brown’s Grace Slick-like phrasing…….played tightly despite recent lineup changes…..Bassist Harold Skeete, on emergency loan from Ad Astra, deftly negotiated difficult material and contributed a poignant rendition of ‘America the Beautiful’. New guitar virtuosos Beledo shined with dextrous chops complementing the leads and fills of keyboardist Andrew Colyer…….Violinist Joe Deninzon guested late in the set”
Counterpoint Review – 3.5 stars – “Varied melodies and styles from musical theater and jazz to classic rock and traditional prog…..symphonically soaring…..moves through multiple passages both playful and serious, while conveying a lyrical theme…..multiple yet interdependent sonic perspectives…..”
Thank you so much to John Collinge and Michael Popke!
Dec 4, 2016 | Circuline News and Band Updates
Thank you to Classic Rock Society Magazine (UK) for featuring the Counterpoint track “Stay (Peter Frankenstan)” on the New Species 27 CD Sampler, included with their November/December 2016 Issue!
Dec 1, 2016 | Circuline Album Reviews
Thank you so much to iO Pages Magazine (Netherlands) for the great review of Circuline’s Counterpoint in issue 138!
Sep 17, 2016 | Circuline News and Band Updates
Circuline received a two-page Feature in PROG Magazine 69! Following a 45-minute Skype interview with Andrew Colyer and Darin Brannon, rock journalist Rich Wilson wrote a great story about Circuline’s past, present, and future, including tales of Downing Grey, founding guitarist Bill Shannon’s departure, first album learning experiences, and the new album Counterpoint.
Marillion graced the cover with a 12-page article, and other features included Barclay James Harvest, Aisles, The Pineapple Thief, Russian Circles, Dream The Electric Sleep, Wolverine, and Ashley Hutchings.
Thank you so much to Jerry Ewing, Rich Wilson, and everyone at PROG Magazine!