カテゴリー: FEATURES (English)

Vol.113 Gustavo Carmo / September 2020

Gustavo Carmo

Gustavo Carmo is known for the Metal/Rock/Fusion album “Our Lives, 13 Years Later…” with an ex-drummer of Angra, Aquiles Priester. On that record, Gustavo has proven his skill with conviction alongside guest guitarists like Tony MacAlpine, Vinnie Moore and Greg Howe. He teamed up with Brian Tichy on drum, Rudy Sarzo on bass, and Derek Sherinian on keyboards and released his first solo instrumental EP “On and Off” which has full of shred guitar. We had a chat with the emerging Brazilian Guitarist Gustavo Carmo, who has not only tasteful guitar technics, but also exceptional song-writing abilities, about the brand new EP “On and Off”

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Vol.112 Michael Landau / August 2020

Michael Landau


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Michel Landau has released his live album “Liquid Quartet Live” which was recorded at Baked Potato Jazz Club in November 2019. The fantastic live album contains true live feeling and full vibes by four of real musicians, Michael Landau(guitar), Abe Laboriel Jr.(drums), Jimmie Johnson(bass) and David Frazee(vocals, guitar). We had a chat to Michael Laundau, who has been treated with respects from underground music lovers to professional guitarists by his expressive and dynamic play and excellent guitar sounds, about the album “Liquid Quartet Live”.

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Vol.111 Randy McStine / July 2020

Randy McStine

McStine & Minnemann consists of Marco Minneman and Randy McStine. Marco not only is known for a drummer of super-technical band The Aristocrats, but also does drums, guitar, keyboard and production. Randy also is a brilliant multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and producer whose music spans wide spectrum of genres and he formed LO-FI RESISTANCE and Fringe alongside his long solo career from his teenage years.

Their debut album “McStine & Minnemann” exhibits their original style which is rock-based catchy music with some kind of phenomenon and it lures us into their unique world and make us listen to the album over and over again. We had a chat with Randy McStine about their striking new album.

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Vol.110 Bill Champlin / June 2020

Bill Champlin

The former vocalist of Chicago and a legendary musician Bill Champlin is also known for joining forces with Earth, Wind & Fire for “After Love has Gone” and George Benson’s Turn Your Love Around.
Bill teamed up with Toto’s vocalist Joseph Williams and Sweden based guitarist/producer Peter Friestedt for the project CWF and released their 2nd studio album “CWF2”.
Past releases of Chicago and Toto might have led fans to expect CWF style as melodic and sophisticated and this album is not the one to disappoint them. Supreme melodies, smooth yet emotional vocal tracks by Bill and Joseph are displayed and Peter’s well thought guitar works maximize entire production.
Muse on Muse had a chat with Bill Champlin himself about the brand-new album “CWF2”

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Vol.109 Sonny Landreth / May 2020

Sonny Landreth


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The one and only flexible slide-bar maestro, Sonny Landreth speaks to people with his outstanding Blues Rock. He has released a studio album “Blacktop Run” for the first time in 5 years. He displays not only the signature slide play, but also talent as a vocalist and a song-writer who touches listeners. His highly regarded skill is even approved by the legend Eric Clapton when he played for Eric’s Crossroads festival. Muse On Muse had a chat with Sonny Landreth himself about the outstanding Blues Rock product “Blacktop Run”

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Vol.108 Trevor Rabin / April 2020

Trevor Rabin

Trevor Rabin is going to release a box set “Changes” which, is a summary of his career, includes his solo albums, early demos, unreleased live recordings and some of soundtracks he has done. Trevor is not only known as the main man behind the biggest hit of YES, “90125”, but also solo artist and a film composer who was in charge for music for numerous films- Bruce Wills’ “Armageddon” Arnold Schwarzenegger’s “6th Day” to name a few. Remarkable melodies which Trevor himself created were delivered to the people worldwide and not be forgotten.
This box includes solo albums which Trevor has released, unreleased live recordings, Jack Frost soundtrack and demo tracks of YES ere, so fans are able to acknowledge how his music has evolved through those albums.
Muse On Muse had a chat with Trevor Rabin himself about this box set “Change”

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Vol.107 Pete Lesperance / March 2020

Pete Lesperance


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The new album from Harem Scarem is exactly what their fans want for Harem Scarem. This crucial Hard Rock product contains full of dramatic melodies, outstanding vocal by Harry Hess, beautiful choruses and stunning guitar play. Pete Lesperance emphasize these tracks by his perfect matching riffs and dramatic solos and added some sort of bounce feelings. We had a chat with Pete Lesperance himself about this attractive set “Change The World”.

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Vol.106 Nili Brosh / February 2020

Nili Brosh


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A female guitarist Nili Brosh proved her indubitable guitar skills through the works for artists like Tony MacAlpine. The emerging guitarist has dropped her 3rd studio album “Spectrum”. Her supreme musical perspective, well detailed and balanced structure and of course expressive guitar play are displayed on this fantastic album and it pushes the boundary of Rock and guitar music. Muse On Muse had chat with Nili Brosh herself about her new set “Spectrum”.

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Vol.105 Vinnie Moore / January 2020

Vinnie Moore

Vinnie Moore, who is well known as a guitarist from the legendary British Hard Rock Band UFO and his countless solo works, has released brand new album “Soul Sifter”. Vinnie used to be recognized as a new generation highly technical guitar player in 80s. but then he broke the boundary of Neo Classical style and merged Blues, Country, Jazz, Fusion and other music which Vinnie grew up with into his play style and established his original musical style. In “Soul Shifter”, He adopted with Funk, Blues, County and other elements into his style and his emotional and dynamic guitar play expresses himself deeper than ever. We had a chat with Vinnie Moore himself about his new album “Soul Shifter”.

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Vol.104 Kris Barras / December 2019

Kris Barras


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An ex Muay Thai fighter Kris Barras is now chasing his other dream Blues Rock musician, Kris has released a superb Blues Rock album “Light It Up”. He has proven his musical skills by being responsible for Guitar and vocal in the big Blues project Supersonic Blues Machine alongside legendary players like Billy Gibbons, Steve Lukather, Eric Gales, Warren Haynes and more. And he matched them in skills. This crucial brand new album displays not only his ability as a singer and a guitarist, but also a melody maker and a producer by showcasing rich melodies and arrangements which have sophisticated and updated blues feeling, essential guitar play and his vocal magic. Muse on Muse had a chat with Kris Barras himself about this new set “Light It Up”

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