IN THE COMPANY OF CLOUDS is a lushly dramatic album, chosen as 2016 Album of The Year and Best Contemporary Instrumental Album at the Zone Music Awards in New Orleans. Inspired by the folklore of King Arthur, the album has been featured on Echoes, Instrumental Saturdays, The Morning Breeze, and more.
Behind the music:
ERIK SCOTT discusses the making of IN THE COMPANY OF CLOUDS with John Diliberto on ECHOES!
IN THE COMPANY OF CLOUDS was voted Album of The Year, and Best Contemporary Instrumental Albu
m for the Year 2016 at the Zone Music Reporter’s Annual Award Show in New Orleans on May 13, 2017. Thanks to all the showproducers and DJs in the Network who participate, and who spread the love for all the artists in this genre. I want to thank Ed and Stacey Bonk of LAZZ Promotions, whose help, guidance, patience and expertise in this genre made it possible to win the Awards, and remain at #1 for two months. The winners are listed here…
ITCC is #1 @ ZMR!
Zone Music Reporter’s International Airplay Chart: I had a great birthday week in January ’17, when “In The Company Of Clouds stayed at #1 for December ’16, after also being #1 for November ’16. Thanks to all the DJs and Show Producers!
REVIEW – Bill Binkelman – ITCC
Bill is too kind by half, and wrote a great ZMR review of the album.
RADIO – ITCC is ALBUM OF THE MONTH at ECHOES!
Echoes.org has just honored “In the Company of Clouds” with the December 2016 CD of the Month selection. As the ‘CD of the Month” at Echoes, show Producer John Diliberto writes his review of the music, gracefully respecting many of the wonderful contributors to the music, who have my utmost respect and gratitude.
Announcing IN THE COMPANY OF CLOUDS….If you are of the generation of music lovers and collectors who like to have the physical CD, with all the artwork, credits, and album info…and who also like me, still puts those CDs in the car changer and listens as you go about the world, peacefully cocooned in the surrounding vibes of your own choice, please go to CDBaby at this link and grab a copy. Thanks! http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/erikscott8
VIDEO – “Nine Lives”
A new video using music from “Nine Lives” reveals the unspoken sentiment behind the sounds. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words.
REVIEW of “SEVEN VEILS”
Keith Hannaleck, who writes and reviews for New Age and Progressive publications, as well as Classic Rock, has a feature called “Rate the Tracks”, and he rates my “Seven Veils” here
INTERVIEW by MWE3
Robert Steven Silverstein of mwe3.com, did a very nice review and interview around the “In the Company of Clouds” album
Michael Diamond, a music feature writer and reviewer who also has a column in the Southern California Bi-Monthly music magazine “Awareness”, wrote a feature article about the new CD and its eclectic creator. me. In it he discusses the musical road I’ve traveled from Alice Cooper to Sonia Dada and my solo work, with stops along the way to record with Pops Staples, Flo & Eddie, Kim Carnes and the many other artists and musicians with whom I’ve shared adventures. Thank you Michael!
RJ Lannan, Respected writer and music lover wrote a great piece on In The Company of Clouds, appearing on his review site and the Zone Music Reporter website. Thanks RJ!
Kathy Parsons of Mainly Piano, fortunately loves other music as well, and posted a lovely review of the new album to her sites. Thank You Kathy!!