2016 – Karmakanic – Dot

Jonas got his inspiration to start writing DOT when he read a text by famous American author and astronomer Carl Sagan a while ago. Sagan was talking about how small and insignificant we are in this vast universe. He found it fascinating to think that this little dot is all we are and all we’ll ever be. It gives us perspective and he thought perspective is a great tool for making good choices in life. Continue reading “2016 – Karmakanic – Dot”

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2014 – Karmakanic – Live In The US

Karmakanic does not perform live tens of times each year, but when they show up on stage, then their show is simply great and something to look forward too. A live album with the best tracks from their last three albums. It’s a delicious mix of their modern-day progressive rock with interesting keyboard playing, melodic vocals, original guitar arrangements and sometimes delicate jazz flavors. Morgan Ågren is new in the band and he is a real asset. Continue reading “2014 – Karmakanic – Live In The US”

2010 – Karmakanic and Agents of Mercy – Live USA

The Power of Two was a joint-venture between Karmakanic and Agents Of Mercy in 2009. Why would two forces in music work seperately while it’s more powerful to work together? In Autum 2009 both bands went on tour in Europe and USA playing two different repertoires performed by one single group. This live album has been recorded during the shows in the USA and represents the finest songs from both bands. Continue reading “2010 – Karmakanic and Agents of Mercy – Live USA”

2008 – Karmakanic – Who’s The Boss In The Factory

Happy, intelligent, positive and melodic progressive rock that can compete with the best albums around. Virtuous soloing, wonderful vocals and backing, solid and complex Csörsz/Reingold rhythms. But also melancholy and some dark and moody parts, this album has it all again. The two-part song Eternally is straight from Jonas’ heart and is about the recent death of his parents. His sad sad feelings are reflected so heartbreakingly. Continue reading “2008 – Karmakanic – Who’s The Boss In The Factory”

1999 – Reingold – Universe

In 1999 Jonas still had his band ‘Midnight Sun’ but he found that he needed another band to release material that he had written in a different style and in another context. He asked top-vocalist Göran Edman (Malmsteen), drummer Jaime Salazar (Bad Habit) and axeman Marcus Jacobsen to join him. Some years later, this setting would lead to the formation of Karmakanic. Continue reading “1999 – Reingold – Universe”