THE|SPUR. – impressive, progressive, technically demanding music with electrifying and passionate performance. The band establishes ties between classic, melodic progressive rock music biased towards heavy metal rudiments and modern, song-oriented, technically complex approaches. Superior melodic sections and almost frantic instrumental outbreaks don’t interfere with the pure structures and diverse harmonies. When Stephan Schroth (drums) brought
<a href=”http://isaacvacuum.bandcamp.com/album/lords”>LORDS by ISAAC VACUUM</a> In 2016 the band around Touch Guitar player Stefan Huth named ISAAC VACUUM , managed the balancing act between energetic live concerts (with established acts like “the Intersphere”, “The Hirsch Effekt” and “Port Noir” amongst others) and recording their first full length album on their own stream. After the self-titled
We are so happy to announce that Stefan Huth will have a Touch Guitars® booth at the Euroblast Festival, one of the biggest german festivals for progressive music. Stefan will also play there with his band ISAAC VACUUM. Visit him at the booth. It is so great to present our instruments to a lot of Djentle-men. Tickets for sale on: http://www.euroblast.net
<a href=”http://markwingfield-moonjune.bandcamp.com/album/the-stone-house-24bit-88-2khz”>The Stone House (24bit-88.2kHz) by Wingfield Reuter Stavi Sirkis</a> In early 2016 Markus Reuter was invited to a session at casa Murada Studio in Spain. One year later “THE STONEHOUSE” is finally released. The album features two of today’s most original, ingenious and decidedly “risk taking” electric guitar proponents, easily among the instrument’s most
FACE is the latest release from drummer and percussionist Pat Mastelotto (King Crimson, Stick Men, Mr. Mister) and touch guitarist Markus Reuter (Stick Men, Crimson ProjeKct, Tuner). Buy it here: Housed in an provocatively surreal cover featuring artwork by Tool’s Adam Jones, FACE consists of just one 35 minute-long track FACE presents a
<a href=”http://stickmen-moonjune.bandcamp.com/album/prog-noir”>Prog Noir by Stick Men</a> With riveting performances by the modern prog-rock legends Stick Men – Tony Levin, Markus Reuter and Pat Mastelotto – , “Prog Noir” is ambitious, achieving and immediately essential. Cinematic themes, towering grooves and intricate arrangements are all on tap, and shower down in abundance. Proving conclusively that the whole
Time for a new blog from the workshop. This is where all our instruments are manufactured. Pictures taken by Angela Fischer.
It is time to send a blog from the workshop. Wood choices All our Touch Guitars® U8, U10 and U8 Deluxe models are made of premium quality mahagony wood. With the AU8 model that we developed in 2014 we set the value on local woods. The result was so amazing that we decided to offer
Dean Pascarella is a multi instrumentalist from New York. He currently plays with ex Stick Men Michael Bernier as well as recording his own solo album “Running With Scissors” available on Bandcamp. He is looking forward to adding his U8 to his future recordings and concerts. Bandcamp: https://deanpascarella.bandcamp.com/releasesFacebook: http://www.facebook.com/dean.pascarella
As some of you might know the Touch Guitars® had been developed by Markus Reuter and Ed Reynolds in 2008. The first run of Touch Guitars® was also built by Ed Reynolds. Since this time we constantly searched for the best luthier to build our high quality instruments in Europe. We finally discovered a small
<a href=”http://shop.glisteningleotard.de/album/gl5″>GL5 by glistening leotard</a> released April 16, 2016 All songs written and performed by glistening leotard in 2015 jessica näser: vocals andrej henze: guitar ralf gemein: guitar chris herb: touch guitar arthur krol: drums guest performances: violin on restless: leonie ziegner saxophone on green: klaus theißen additional touch guitar on skittish: matt tate synthesizer
This album is the companion to DiM13NSiON’s (pronounced Dimension Thirteen) Imagur, their first album. Both released in the same year, the duo planned those 2 albums together. They are linked in many ways but are mirrors to each other, Imagur and Rugami. <a href=”http://store.madducksrecords.com/album/rugami”>Rugami by DiM13NSiON</a> Where Imagur was dark and contemplating human machinery and
Technically sophisticated progressive-rock meets a heavy, sludgy and organic sound, which is – due to a focus on catchy harmony-vocals – still plausible despite dark complexity.