“New Day” – Music by Andrew Colyer (keyboards, orchestration, sound design) and Darin Brannon (drums). Bass guitar by Paul Ranieri. Guest guitarist on this track is Randy McStine (The Fringe, Lo-Fi Resistance, In Continuum).
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Performing original cinematic progressive rock, Circuline was founded in 2014 when former progressive rock tribute band Downing Grey members Andrew Colyer (keyboards, vocals), Bill Shannon (guitars, vocals), and Darin Brannon (drums, percussion) had a burning desire to write original material. Lead vocalists Billy Spillane and Natalie Brown were up for the challenge, having performed in countless venues as singers, actors, dancers, and rock musicians. Guitarists Beledo (with the band 2016-2017) and Alek Darson (2017 to present) have brought new dimensions to the band’s compositions and live performances.
Circuline’s debut album, “Return” (released on the Inner Nova record label, April 2015), featured Guest Artists Matt Dorsey (Sound of Contact, In Continuum) on bass, Randy McStine (The Fringe, Lo-Fi Resistance, In Continuum) as a songwriter and vocalist, and Joe Deninzon (Stratospheerius) on electric violin. Paul Ranieri (Shadow Eden, Mark Wood Rock Orchestra) joined the lineup as touring bassist in late 2014, and joined the band for their second studio album starting in summer 2015.
Circuline’s second studio album release, “Counterpoint” (Inner Nova record label, May 2016), featured an All-Star lineup of SEVEN guest guitarists: Randy McStine (The Fringe, Lo-Fi Resistance); Doug Ott (Enchant); Alek Darson (Fright Pig, Meridian Voice Project); Ryche Chlanda (Fireballet, Renaissance, Flying Dreams); Alan Shikoh (Glass Hammer); Matt Dorsey (Sound of Contact, Dave Kerzner); and Stanley Whitaker (Happy the Man, Oblivion Sun). The compositional team of Colyer/Brannon returned for this second album, partnered with the songwriting of McStine, and the vocal arrangements of Spillane/Brown/Colyer. Immediately, the album started garnering praise and new fans.
Circuline’s newest release, “CircuLive::Majestik” (Inner Nova record label, May 2018), captured the band in an outstanding performance at the 13th International Rites of Spring Festival (RoSfest). Soaring vocals by co-lead vocalists Natalie Brown and Billy Spillane. Keyboard wizardry by Andrew Colyer. Darin Brannon’s drumming is reminiscent of Phil Collins and Jerry Marotta. Lead guitarist Beledo is a combination of Allan Holdsworth and Steve Hackett. Guest bassist Harold Skeete (Ad Astra) does a fine job. Special guest Joe Deninzon (Stratospheerius) rocks the house on electric violin. In reviews, this live CD/DVD/Blu-Ray has garnered praise and boosted the band’s profile worldwide. Thank you for checking it out!
Circuline art direction and graphic design: Darin Brannon of DB Media Productions
“New Day” Official Video filmed, edited, and produced by Darin Brannon of DB Media Productions
Band marketing: Andrew Colyer
Legal Management: Ronald Bienstock
Much needed sarcasm and general snarkiness: Natalie Brown
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If you like piano and orchestration such as Thomas Newman, Yanni, or The Piano Guys, you’ll appreciate this piece from the album, “About Time”, featuring five original pieces from this award-winning composer and performer.
Andrew Colyer is the keyboardist/vocalist with the progressive rock band “3.2 featuring Robert Berry”, covering keyboards, vocals, sound design, and lead soloing. This is Andrew’s stage rig, which includes an Arturia Keylab 88, a Korg Kronos, a ROLI Seaboard Rise, and a Roland AX-EDGE. This is Part One of Andrew’s keyboard rig, covering all of the hardware, keyboards, and physical accessories. Part Two will cover all of the software used.
“3.2 featuring Robert Berry” recently completed a 29-date North American tour in Fall 2019, and upcoming performances included headlining at the 2020 Synthplex Festival, and touring Europe in Summer 2020.
If you want to watch the Time-Stamped version of this video on YouTube:
Set List for the “3.2 featuring Robert Berry” 2019 tour:
Opener – Ambrosia – Life Beyond L.A.
Robert Berry’s GTR (band) – No One Else to Blame
3 (band) – Desde La Vida – [ELP fan favorite]
3.2 (band) – Powerful Man – [3.2 single]
Robert Berry’s Pilgrimage to a Point – Last Ride into the Sun
Closer – Jethro Tull – Minstrel in the Gallery
Opener – Genesis – Watcher of the Skies
Robert Berry’s The Dividing Line – Can’t Let Go – [2008 Frontiers label release]
3.2 (band) – Somebody’s Watching – [first single, a fan favorite]
3 (band) – Talkin’ Bout – [Top 10 Billboard hit off 3 – To the Power of Three]
3 (band) – Eight Miles High [reimagining of The Byrds’ classic song] / ELP’s Fanfare for the Common Man
December People – Deck the Halls – [Rush medley]
Closer – YES – Roundabout
Emerson, Lake, & Palmer – Karn Evil 9, 1st Impression, Part 1
Andrew Colyer is an award-winning composer and performer.
Thank you for watching – stay tuned for Part 2!
Thank you so much to James “J.D.” Dougherty, for playing music from my Christmas Time album on your radio show tonight!
Thank you so much, Nick Katona and Melodic Revolution Records, for including me in this year’s Holiday Charity Release, Winter Songs!
The 2019 Melodic Revolution Charity Release Winter Songs Is now available. You cannot purchase this album with Dollars, Pounds, Euros, or Yen’s something this valuable requires a giving heart.
Every year our Charity release series showcases many bands that you may or not be aware of but should be. Winter Songs features many styles of holiday music, songs may be about Christmas, Kwanzaa or Hanukkah from traditional to original music with just a personal message about love and hope, but most important songs that touch our hearts.
This year’s album features music by Potter’s Daughter, Andrew Colyer, Harlequin Reborn, Don Schiff, Babal and Murky Red, Franck Carducci among others.
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Thank you so much to Jerry Ewing and Nick Shilton, for the coverage in PROG Magazine Issue 104 of “3.2 featuring Robert Berry” at the 2019 ProgStock Festival! “3.2 featuring Robert Berry: the highlight of the weekend…..Berry and his band are well drilled, with Colyer’s keyboard mastery in particular impressing, and deserve greater prominence.”
Here’s a clip from the recent “3.2 featuring Robert Berry” 29-date North American Tour, at Club BSP in Kingston, New York. The song is “Desde La Vida”, from the 1988 album 3 – To the Power of Three, written/recorded/toured by Keith Emerson, Robert Berry, and Carl Palmer. What a great band this is – Robert Berry (bass, acoustic guitar, lead vocals), Paul Keller (lead guitar, vocals), and Jimmy Keegan (drums, vocals). Check out the Tour Diary pages for more stories, pictures, and fun!
Saturday, November 2nd and Sunday, November 3rd – two travel days, packing up gear and equipment to ship, our last meal together, two separate airport runs….this chapter is over, but there’s more to come!
Thank you Paul Keller for the picture, video, and notes:
We go sailing down the calming streams,
Drifting endlessly by the bridge.
To be over, we will see, to be over.
– Yes 1974
Gentlemen. That’s a wrap.
Paul Keller’s final tour bus video: https://www.facebook.com/gazoscreek/videos/10220419620104269/
Friday, November 1st – The Lovin’ Cup in Rochester, New York
Paul Keller’s Facebook Video: https://www.facebook.com/gazoscreek/videos/10220413136462182/
Wednesday, October 30th – Club BSP, Kingston, New York.
Here’s Paul Keller’s Facebook Video from Kingston: https://www.facebook.com/gazoscreek/videos/10220389997403720/
Here’s a clip from the recent “3.2 featuring Robert Berry” 29-date North American Tour, at Club BSP in Kingston, New York. The song is “Desde La Vida”, from the 1988 album 3 – To the Power of Three, written/recorded/toured by Keith Emerson, Robert Berry, and Carl Palmer. What a great band this is – Robert Berry (bass, acoustic guitar, lead vocals), Paul Keller (lead guitar, vocals), and Jimmy Keegan (drums, vocals).
Monday, October 28th, 2019 – what an amazing great day! We got a private tour of the Moogseum from the Moogstress herself, Michelle Moog-Koussa, followed by a private tour of the Moog Factory from artist relations representative Jason Daniello, then our evening performance at The Grey Eagle in Asheville, North Carolina.
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Robert’s bass BROKE at the BEGINNING of the gig – and the staff at The Grey Eagle FIXED it between the first two songs!!
This is a picture of the Grey Eagle staff actually fixing Robert’s bass on stage in real time!! Whipped out a soldering iron, took the back off, and did the repair right in front of us!
**Note: I’ve had a Samsung Galaxy Note 5 since January 2013. I dropped it on the concrete floor while loading into The Grey Eagle, and the internal LCD part of the screen broke. It initially looked beautiful, like a lava lamp, while all of the colorful gel goop leaked out inside the cover. But the phone turned nonfunctional, and I had no phone for most of the week.** It just seemed to be a night of stuff breaking!! It happens on the road sometimes….
Thanks to the Facebook community of fans for this video!