Fantastic songs, musically brilliant and a pretty good vocalist thrown in there too. This has to be one of the better Prog albums i’ve bought recently.
Brian Johnstone is a driven and charismatic artist with a unique approach to his blend of modern progressive rock. His innovative arrangements, beautiful melodies and forward-thinking modern approach echo the work of artists the likes of Toto, It Bites and Steve Hackett, just to mention a few.
As a seasoned keyboardist, Brian is part of several bands and side projects, including Zdiar and Scarlet Inside.
His sound is all about great sonic textures with a rock feel, clever musicianship and visionary compositions in a modern progressive rock context.
Whether within the creative collective of a collaborative project such as Zdiar or on his solo project Brian Johnstone’s music is refreshingly modern combining the best of progressive rock and tuneful innovative music with a gritty honesty and insightful lyrics.
I finally got Consent Under Coercion on to Apple Music. It's now available for streaming on Apple Music (via CD Baby) and a few other sources. Of course the best place to stream the music (or even pay a few
While in Los Angeles recently I was recording some backing tracks for my new album I bumped into Jimmy Zavala. Better known as Jimmy Z (and his band Z Tribe) he is best known for his legendary harmonica and sax