Another World

 

Since 2010, The Man From RavCon (aka, Mike Brown), has been creating adventurous, atmospheric instrumental music featuring Mellotron enriched arrangements accentuated by piano and organ, interweaving synths, bass, dynamic percussion, and melodic guitar. Blending influences of 70’s classic FM album rock (Stones, Kraftwerk, Steely Dan, Supertramp) with a melodic prog flavor, The Man From RavCon’s ninth release, Another World, may be considered a somewhat more accessible work than his most recent offerings, but is no less adventurous in scope. With contributions from special guests, guitarist Larry Smith, and flutist Jeff Eacho, Another World features a more lighthearted, breezy vibe making it the perfect soundtrack for Summer 2018 and beyond. View official press release for Another World Here.

 

Reviews of Another World

This is probably my favourite disc by the artist thus far. Psychedelic, pop, electronic and progressive rock are touched upon making for a varied and cohesive listen. This is very melodic stuff as the hooks had me digging this album from the very first spin.

Jon Neudorf, Sea of Tranquility

 

…persuasive compositions, teeming with memorably melodic tonal attributes, and serious-minded technical expositions. In theory, this album should appeal to a wide-ranging audience, who dig the solos, snappy cadences and harmonious song-forms.

Glenn Astarita, All About Jazz

 

…a progressive atmospheric rock tinged with simple and pleasurably falsely naive, truly creative psychedelia. To savor all summer!

Axel Scheyder, Highlands Magazine

 

There are few artists on the indie scene making music as integral as this. With his usual blend of spy/surf guitars, mellotron strings and rock beats to the fore, on Another World, The Man From RavCon continues to break new ground and impress long time fans.

Robert Silverstein, mwe3.com

 

There are a lot of varying flavors and concepts presented here… It’s all entertaining and I really like this set a lot.

Gary Hill, Music Street Journal

 

Another World actually opens the doors of another world, a world that’s simple and unpretentious, where the reunion with classical sounds can get back in phase with the most natural elements of what is the strength of music : the melody.

François Becquart, Music In Belgium

 

Another World creeps up on you and sneaks in through your mind’s backdoor to pull you into a trance.

Ian Jane, Rock Shock Pop

 

A kaleidoscope of sounds that swirl and whirl like you wouldn’t believe. Crazy stuff for crazy times, the vocabulary of prog is expanded in so many directions here that it’s almost hard to fathom.

Chris Spector, Midwest Record

 

The Man from RavCon knows how to write some accessible melody lines and he works those into some very groove-laden patterns… I found myself liking it more and more with each listen.

Jerry Lucky – Progressive Rock Files, JerryLucky.com

 

I think it’s very beautiful.

Door Rinco Ennema, Rock Affairs

 

Compositions as refined as those of large groups that perfectly symbolize progressive rock.

Gabriel, ProgCritique.com

 

Brown makes a well-cared-for and pleasantly catchy music – well done in a good production.

Harry de Vries, AFTERglow ProgLog

 

I was amazed by how well this album was written, recorded, performed and produced.

Bob Levoy – Oasis Entertainment

 

Purchase Another World

Purchase Another World at CD Baby, or Deep Eddy. The digital download version is also available at iTunes, Amazon and many other online retailers.

Available now on most streaming services, including Spotify, Pandora, and Google Play.

 

 

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Press inquiries: Glass Onyon PR, PH: 828-350-8158, glassonyonpr@gmail.com

 

 

Another World album art is now available on Men’s and Women’s Tees, and Hoodies in a variety of colors at ToneThreads.com

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