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Finding The Akashic Record

by John Demarkis

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Sven B. Schreiber (sbs) "Yes", "Karmakanic", "The Flower Kings"... those are the bands that provide inspiration to John Demarkis' music. And the stellar and unique Chris "Fish" Squire, of course. May he rest in peace, in a place where great music like his rules. I'm moved to tears while listening to the homage "Song For Chris Squire - To Fish". All in all, a splendid album for prog rock nostalgics - not revolutionary, but far from being a mere rehash of the music known from the big prog idols mentioned above. Favorite track: Song for Chris Squire - To Fish { Pt I - Heart & Soul.
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    Finding The Akashic Record is a new Double CD from JD completed during the Covid-19 lockdown of 2020. Cd 1 is the latest sonic adventure diving deeper into the world of Prog/Rock music with lyrics touching on social issues from a hopeful angle, the cosmos, the unknown and of course LOVE !. Inspired by artists like Chris Squire, Steve Howe & Yes, Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins & Genesis, Jonas Reingold and Rione Stolt of the Flower Kings as well as the Beatles and Beach Boys. It features the always inventive guitar work of Fernando Perdomo from the Dave Kerzner band and Jacob Dylans Echo in the canyon band. John Marsden played keyboards, sang, co-produced, mixed and mastered along with Yes, Seal producer / engineer Tim Weidner. It also features Charlie DeChant from Hall & Oates on saxophone, Charlie Morgan from Elton John and Orleans on drums. Beautiful acoustic guitar from Tom Paul and John Demarkis on bass, drums, guitar, keyboards and vocals. Disc 2 is a compilation of the best songs from the previous works Imagine That and The Light with some alternate versions, remixes and remastered versions. ... more
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    A 2 cd set in a beautiful full color spread with original artwork, a 16 page booklet with lyrics, photos and credits. 24 songs in all 12 new and 12 previously issued songs but with some remixed and remastered alternate versions. Most notably is the audio mastering by both Tim Weidner and John Marsden. A lovely sound was superbly achieved for full Hi Fi audio listening.

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No Return 10:07
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released July 4, 2020

JD John Demarkis - Rogers Drums, Roland V-drums, Rickenbacker,
Fretless Bass, Keyboards, Guitar, Vocals
Fernando Perdomo - Guitars, Choral Sitar
John Marsden - Keyboards, Vocals, Mix, Mastering
Charlie DeChant - Sax
Charlie Morgan - Drums
Tom Paul - Acoustic Guitar
Tim Weidner - Mastering

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John Demarkis Peabody, Massachusetts

John Demarkis is a multi instrumentalist, songwriter, producer from the Boston area who has played and performed with many bands and artist over his 40+ years in the music industry.Major musical influences in his life have been the Beatles, Yes, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Jeff Beck, Crowded House and Steely Dan among others in all genres. Musical heroes are Chris Squire, Steve Howe & Paul McCartney ... more

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