It has been announced that Moonjune will now handle distribution for Tony Levin's catalog of releases. These great albums will now be a bit easier to get hold of, so check out the site and see what you're missing. The veteran of King Crimson and Stick Men worked with a host of great players on these albums, and we've reviewed most of them over the course of the years.
by Jon Davis, Published 2017-10-13
From the loose, casual nature of World Diary (1995) to 2007's Stick Man, the release that spawned a band, you'll find contributions by brother Pete Levin, L. Shankar, Bill Bruford, Pat Mastelotto, Jerry Marotta, Jesse Gress, Larry Fast, and others in music that ranges from improvisational to compoased, acoustic and electric, rocking, jazzy, and more.
More availability is promised in the future, and it appears there are a limited number of autographed World Diary CDs left for purchase.
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