"Art in America", music,songs, has just released a new album. "Hentschel Sessions-2013" is now available for purchase on various internet sites including iTunes, Amazon, etc.. Tracks 1 - 6 on this album were produced by world famous producer David Hentschel (Genesis, Queen, Elton John, George Harrison, Yellowjackets, Carly Simon, Andy Summers, etc). This new album features the original Art in America line-up with the addition of Tony Levin on bass guitar and Chapman Stick.
Art in America, 1st album was re-released by Renaissance Records on May 15 2008. Original release date was 1984. Still available for purhcase at Amazon, iTunes, Google Play, etc.
I am using IAC as a depository for old and new AIA demos, as well as a few of the Eddy Offord produced tracks and some "live-in concert" recordings.
Art in America was the first rock band to feature a string harpist playing a full Lyon & Healy pedal string harp. AIA garnered considerable airplay and MTV video play when the album was released. AIA then toured in support of the album, headlining and opening for bands such as: U2, Split Enz, Roxy Music, Bill Bruford, Captain Beefheart, King Crimson and Steve Hackett.
A 1983 concert, originally recorded by King Biscuit Flower Hour, can be currently streamed for free at Wolfgang's Vault.com. The influential LP cover artwork painted by Ioannis, was featured in the book "1000 Record Covers" by Michael Ochs, published by Taschen.
This page is maintained and was originated by Chris Flynn (aka Chris Ruetenik).
Art in America
Produced by Eddy Offord. Title track to AIA album.
Song by Chris Flynn. Produced by Eddy Offord. Art from Clyde Crashcup cartoon.
From the 1st AIA album. by Jim Kuha and Chris Flynn. Produced by Eddy Offord.
early Art in America. 1983.. recorded on a single run through in studio.
early AIA. written by Jim Kuha and Chris Flynn. Featureds Shishonee on the Koto. Unfinished lyric.
Intro and SS Part 1
Early AIA. SS Part 1 by C.Flynn. Check out the end guitar solo with my 76 Strat & Maestro Fuzztain MFZ-1. This was a cassette to digital transfer.
Piece of Mind
Early Art in America. written by Jim Kuha and Chris Flynn.
Won't it be Strange? (live)
Recorded in concert, at the Capitol TheatreFlint, Michigan. Painting by Frank R. Paul
Insult the Fashion (live)
recorded live at the Capital Theatre in Flint Michigan, 1983
Early Art in America, 16 track "live" studio recording take 3. Song by C.Flynn. Painting is: Trauma by Gillian Wearing. Song is a Low-Fi cassette to digital transfer from the same session as Into/SS part 1. Prior to keyboards.
by C. Flynn. Painting by Joan Miro.
Demo by Chris Flynn.
Demo by Chris Flynn
demo by Chris Flynn. recorded in my home studio. warts and all.
Demo by Chris Flynn. Photo: Copyright Mayang Murni Adnin, 2001-2006.
Demo by C.Flynn. Painting from "Starman", D.C. Comics.
A Small Piece of Forever
Demo by Chris Flynn. Painting by Rene Magritte.
demo by Chris Flynn
Demo Chris Flynn. Painting by George Tooker
Dec 2012. Painting: Chris Reccardi. Quick rehearsal demo in my living room, during our prep for our new album. Believe it or not, this was a low volume deal, w/ headphones. I added the swish intro and bass later.
1995. mid 90s Art in America. Song by Chris Flynn. Engineered the late John Bogosian. Quick run through on this song.
Shadows in the Corner
1990s demo. Line up was without Shishonee on harp at this time.
7/8/2008 3:59:22 PM
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