Jun 15 2022
The High Castle Teleorkestra is hatching: Tim Smolens & Chris Bogen talk “The Egg That Never Opened”!
Tim Smolens & Chris Bogen, the driving duo behind the newly founded High Castle Teleorkestra, talk about the creation of “The Egg That Never Opened”, the first part of a planned trilogy based on Philip K. Dick’s novel “Radio Free Albemuth”, out July 17 on Art As Catharsis.Chapters:02:45 the spark that initiated the creation of High Castle Teleorkestra07:30 dissecting the first chapter of Philip K. Dick’s Radio Free Albemuth 11:00 mashing up genres that don’t seem to fit together on paper16:35 Estradasphere and HCT: integrating folk music from around the world into heavy music in an interesting way19:30 playing Metal while not being a Metal band23:30 live plans with High Castle Teleorkestra?26:40 the all-star Teleorkestra line-up on The Egg that Never Opened🎵 High Castle Teleorkestra is:Tim Smolens (Estradasphere, I.S.S., Don Salsa, Secret Chiefs 3 etc.) (Colorado): bass, chief producer, keyboards, cello, voxChris Bogen (Doc Booger) (New Orleans): guitars, co-producer, analog synths, noise collagesBär McKinnon (Umlaut, Mr. Bungle) (Australia): tenor sax, flute, keyboards, clarinet, voxDave Murray (Estradasphere, Traun) (California): drums, resident polyrhythmic metal specialistStian Carstensen (Farmers Market) (Norway) accordions, pedal steel guitar, our resident Bulgarian music specialist, virtuosic multi-instrumentalistTimba Harris (Estradasphere, Secret Chiefs 3, Probosci) (France): violin, viola, string arrangements💿 Discography:The Egg That Never Opened - Radio Free Albemuth Part 1 (2022)✔️ Follow High Castle Teleorkestra:Website: https://highcastleteleorkestra.com/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HighCastleTeleorkestraInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/highcastleteleorkestra/Youtube: https://bit.ly/HighCastleTeleorkestraYTBandcamp: https://highcastleteleorkestra.bandcamp.com/Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3sPNyqZ**********☕ BUY US A COFFEE ☕We bring these interviews to you with our own resources and have no monetization at all. Do you like what we do and would like to support us? Help us by buying us a coffee on the link below?https://theprogspace.com/donate**********PROGTALKS by The ProgspaceThe Progtalks produced by The ProgspaceMain Hosts: Rune Belsvik Reinås, Dario AlbrechtProduced by Rune Belsvik Reinås, Dario Albrecht, Vanessa and Matthias KirschAll graphics and animations by Vanessa KirschIntro theme by Giuseppe Negri - Follow: https://youtube.com/user/SkybladeprogmetalOutro themes by Zach Munowitz - Follow: https://zachmunowitz.com/---Thank you for watching and listening to The Progtalks! If you liked this interview, subscribe now to this podcast and to The Progspace Channel on Youtube. For more information about Progressive rock and metal, reviews, interviews, contests and much more, bookmark The Progspace and follow us on all our social media channels. https://theprogspace.comFollow us at: https://facebook.com/theprogspace/https://instagram.com/theprogspace/https://youtube.com/theprogspacehttps://twitter.com/theprogspace/