“Ήτοι μεν πρώτιστα χάος γένετο.” (“Verily at the first Chaos came to be.”)Hesiod (ca.750 BC), Theogonia, 116.—The opening tune of my dark progressive album “Quantum Arkanum”, featuring stoner, sludge and psychedelic elements, with some classical flavour. Quantum Prana: guitars, bass, voices, drum programming, mixing & mastering. Cover illustration by Gustave Doré (1832-1883).
Here is a lyrics video I made for my collaboration with the band Spy, a short progressive rock track in 5/8 about a stalker and its obsession. Pretty experimental on many levels!
So here is Echoes From A Great Distance (where I play bass) covering the magnificent One Hundred Years by The Cure.https://soundcloud.com/echoesfro…/one-hundred-years-the-cure .We have just released a full cover album, featuring Bauhaus, Midnight Oil, The Mission, Pere Ubu, Diaframma and Franti. Check it out on the band’s Soundcloud!
I have published a lyrics video for the radio edit version of my song Sabbatical Leave. You can watch it below or on Youtube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1mfO0uZ7co The full version of the track is on my Soundcloud profile at https://soundcloud.com/quantumprana/sabbatical-leave
“Sabbatical Leave” is the first tale of “The Adventures of Prof. Gideon Longbottom”. The evil researcher hates the world, and particularly his students with their smartphones always at hand. He therefore takes a Sabbatical leave to close himself into a laboratory in the cellar, for designing a weapon of mass destruction…with some (dark) humour. QuantumContinue reading ““Sabbatical Leave” – a new track”
The Echoes From A Great Distance debut album, where I play bass and sing backing vocals, is now available for listening on Spotify. Check it out! #psychedelic #alternative #rock https://open.spotify.com/album/5lSetoV1B8jMYjkWqKLj30?si=VxPAKz7VR9iJ5tup1Mau1Q
Here is a pretty nice track written and sung by Daniel, where I recorded electric guitar & bass and added some programmed drums. A cheerful tune about vision and discovery of yourself, with a cool surreal vibe, especially in the middle section. Inspired by Oasis and The Beatles. Check it out! https://soundcloud.com/daniel-torchia-710404047
A dark, atmospheric tune with a horror vibe, where I whisper in the darkness. My little homage to William Blake (1757-1827). To appear in the Apskaft Present: Volume 5 compilation. https://apskaft.bandcamp.com/track/the-tyger — Quantum Prana: vocals, guitar, fretless bass, drum programming, lyrics adaptation Second Order Effects: keyboards Produced by Quantum Prana — Lyrics adapted from theContinue reading “The Tyger – a song of Experience”
“Funky Matters” (a play with words) is a song/essay about the discoveries as well as the uncertainties of Particle Physics. Funk and jazz structures and rhythms develop on a metal arrangement, with clean singing and choruses to sing along with (lyrics below). #nerdmetal Quantum Prana: Vocals, guitar, bass; lyrics, production Second Order Effects: Keyboards KlasContinue reading “A new track, “Funky Matters”. An excursion into particle physics #nerdmetal”
So here is my final arrangement (at least until I find a producer) of You, an Odalisque song everybody loved. I wish to thank my collaborators Elisa Mucciarelli and Second Order Effects for their excellent work. Special thanks go to Tatu Hiltunen and Jussi Lindström for their earlier contribution. https://soundcloud.com/quantumprana/you-demo-2019 You can listen to theContinue reading “A new track, You (edit 2019) on my Soundcloud”