ZONDER WEHRKAMP, a new band featuring drummer Mark Zonder and guitarist/keyboardist Gary Wehrkamp, released their debut album “If It’s Real” on May 24, 2019! Today the band has unleashed Mark Zonder’s first segment of the 5 part video, watch it here.
Mark says: “As promised here is the first segment of the 5 part video I did explaining how I approached the debut album-both from a mental point of view as well as from the physical. In future segments I get into the gear and how I incorporate the electronics with the acoustic. I also get into some semi-deep philososphies on dynamics. Even though this is drum based, I think it can work for any musician.”
“If It’s Real” album is available on all digital download and streaming platforms worldwide. For those who want a physical product, CDs are available via CDBaby and at ZWband.com. Fans who purchase from ZWband.com will receive an autographed copy of the album.
Mark Zonder comments on new album:
“Please listen to the Zonder/Wehrkamp album as new music, a new experience. Yes, it is Gary Wehrkamp and myself doing the entire record ourselves and artists trademark sounds usually come through the music, but this is not a Warlord, Shadow Gallery or Fates record. This is just Gary and I being creative in a dark, moody and atmospheric way. Enjoy the journey.”
While ZONDER WEHRKAMP takes the two musicians on a different path, their musical pasts are very much influences on their current project. “If It’s Real” resonates with a tenebrous emotional intensity wrapped in a more melodic, ethereal sound and philosophical take on progressive hard rock.
“If It’s Real” tracklisting:
I Can’t Believe
If It’s Real
I’d Do Anything
Where Are The Children Going?
The Next Big Thing
It’s Not The End
Produced by Gary Wehrkamp.
All songs written by Gary Wehrkamp and Mark Zonder except “Last Place” and “Goodnight” written by Gary Wehrkamp.
Mixed by Gary Wehrkamp.
Mastered by Rich Mouser at Mousehouse Studios, Altadena – California.
Front/Back cover and band photos by Alex Solca Photography.
“Do Anything” video: https://youtu.be/B9UkmgC5qjg
“If It’s Real” album medley video here: https://youtu.be/JWve5E-CehY
“If it’s Real” video: https://youtu.be/qGhzFVSy89A
“Two Years” visual slideshow video: https://youtu.be/tVUt7yOZ0hY
More information at:
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Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCK4iVTxFkMYB6P4bLQJfGXw