Back in January, I uploaded a newly-produced Cygnus Studios video to YouTube: The complete induction ceremony of Rush into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which took place in 2013. It contains the entire smash, including their live performance. Considering their current acclaim and millions of rabid fans, amazingly it just sat there for … Continue reading Rush: Rock Hall Induction Video Takes Off!
As a tribute to Michael Nesmith who passed away on December 10, Cygnus Studios proudly presents the Monkees' film, “HEAD” in its entirety! Graphics by Doctör Ivan It’s a satirical, psychedelic movie with absolutely no plot, which unfortunately failed miserably at the box office ($750,000 budget, $16,000 box office gross). This was largely due to … Continue reading A Tribute to Mike Nesmith: HEAD
Most people are well aware that Progressive Rock is my very favorite music genre. And, as you've likely already gleaned from my studio name, Rush is my #1, for over 40 years now. Out of the clear blue sky, I happened to run across a Prog band called "Paradigm Blue" on YouTube a few weeks … Continue reading Noteworthy Music News
The latest album produced by Cygnus Studios is now available, absolutely free! Cover Artwork by Döctor Ivan Its title is meant to reflect that I personally perform all instruments, arrangements, recording, mixing, and mastering on every track. "Just Me" is available in digital format only, and exclusively on this blog.For your convenience, two versions are … Continue reading New Cygnus Album: “Just Me”
My latest release, a cover of Cat Steven's "Father And Son", reached #1 on the SoundClick "Acoustic/Cover Songs" chart today. That makes four chart toppers for Cygnus Studios on SoundClick, each in a different genre of music: AcousticCountryPopRock This song is dedicated to my two wonderful sons, Craig Jr. and Tony. Click the button below … Continue reading Score Another Chart Topper for Cygnus!