SPECIMEN13 – Echosystem
The Echosystem album is the fruit of years of labor and collaboration on an international scale.
They have joined forces with some of rock’s most prolific and notable living legends…..Tony Levin (Peter Gabriel, King Crimson, Pink Floyd, John Lennon) on the Chapman Stick…Pat Mastelotto (King Crimson, Mr.Mister, XTC, Rembrandts) on drums… Trey Gunn (King Crimson, John Paul Jones, David Sylvian/Robert Fripp) on Warr guitar and Markus Reuter (The Crimson Project, Stick Men, Tuner) on the U8 Touch guitar and many more.
Also playing on the “Echosystem” EP:
ADRIAN BENAVIDES : Audio Engineering, sound design, drum programming and additional synth
ALEX DOWERK: U8 Touch Guitar
ERIK EMIL ESKILDSEN: U8 Touch Guitar, soundscapes
TREY GUNN: Warr Guitar
TONY LEVIN: Chapman Stick
PAT MASTELOTTO: Traps & Buttons
EOGHAN MCCLOSKEY: drums
BILL MUNYON: Sound design
MARKUS REUTER: Production, sound design and U8 Touch Guitar
BERNHARD WÖSTHEINRICH: synthesizers
All compositions written by Denis Rodier & Martin Vanier – All visuals by Denis Rodier
"Exhilarating - Well worth sampling."
"#3 in the Top 10 of 2013"
"One of the Best of 2013"
"Mesmerizing stuff..brilliantly executed...and rather hypnotic."
"An essential album for fans of Stick Men and King Crimson!"
Sea of Tranquility
"Dense, uncompromising - Hugely impressive" ****
Bruno Falba (Operation Overlord)
"Les amateurs de bd et du groupe King Crimson ne seront pas déçus !"
Babyblaue - Prog Reviews
"Powerful, intricate, modern, entertaining progressive rock of the modern age.”
Music Street Journal
"There are a number of cool twists and turns involved in this beast."