Rausch to release new studio album “Book II” on February 2nd 2018

Rausch, adventurous piano-driven rock outfit from Philadelphia, PA, will release their long-awaited sophomore studio effort “Book II” on February 2nd, 2018.

The record - mixed by Rich Mouser (Chris Cornell, Dream Theater, Weezer), with additional production by David Ivory (The Roots, Halestorm) - comprises 9 diverse-yet-cohesive tracks, ranging from emotionally charged anthems (“Greener Grass”, “Swansong”) to deeper works of more epic proportions (“Drain”, “The End”).
The video for leadoff single “Greener Grass” can be watched below.

Bruce Soord to support Steven Wilson on US Tour in November 2016

Bruce Soord, the frontman and creative force behind The Pineapple Thief, will embark on his first ever U.S. tour next month supporting acclaimed, Grammy-nominated, multi-instrumentalist, Steven Wilson.

The nine-city trek will begin on Thursday, November 3 in Portland, Ore.; a full list of confirmed shows can be seen below.

Tim Hockenberry to release self-titled debut album on March 4th 2016

Tim Hockenberry is a versatile multi-instrumentalist singer and songwriter whose voice is reminiscent of Ray Charles, Joe Cocker, and Tom Waits. He is releasing “Tim Hockenberry”, his self-titled debut album of all original music, worldwide on March 4th, 2016.

He is also a gifted interpreter of well-known cover songs, and you only need to hear a few bars of Hockenberry singing “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” to understand that this is an artist who has a refreshingly authentic approach to great songs.

Bruce Soord - Bruce Soord

This is the self-titled debut solo album by Bruce Soord, the front man, producer & songwriter behind The Pineapple Thief. Bruce has written, played, recorded & produced all the tracks here. Some additional guitars are played by Darran Charles (Godsticks).

Bruce Soord to release self-titled debut solo album on January 22nd 2016

Kscope is set to release the first solo album from Bruce Soord, the frontman and creative force behind The Pineapple Thief, on January 22nd, 2016.

The self-titled album was recorded during the summer of 2015 at Bruce Soord's U.K. studio. All the tracks were written and performed by Soord with Darran Charles (Godsticks) playing additional guitar.

Fans can hear the first track “Familiar Patterns” below.

Kari Rueslatten

Hello Kari and thanks for doing this interview.
K: Thank you, nice to speak with you!
Please give a brief account of your career so far, for any possible first timers into your “magical” world.