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The Pseudo​-​Scientific Study of Oceanic Neo​-​Cryptid Zoology

by The Light In The Ocean

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Gideon This is a great modern Prog rock album and I particularly enjoyed the Terminator track!! Favorite track: Hamilton Big Boys.
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crazy_goat There’s just something about the music on this album which appeals to a Prog-lover like me. I play it a lot.
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TheEliteExtremophile The Light In The Ocean play a somewhat light, jazzy variety of progressive rock that reminds me of acts like The Flower Kings. However, they manage to avoid The Flower Kings’ saccharine schlock, so I find this more consistently enjoyable.

Full review here: theeliteextremophile.com/2020/10/12/odds-ends-october-12-2020/
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Beat Thief 06:42


released July 9, 2020

All music performed, written and recorded by Jared Emery and Jacob Ewert.

Special thanks to Stephen Decker for his skills on the violin throughout Hamilton Big Boys, as well as Chris Frankhauser who lended his beautiful harmonies to Memories Intact and Hamilton Big Boys.

Thanks to Michelle Zeto and Rusty Detty for their voice talents on the song Beat Thief.

Album artwork hand painted by Serene Illustrations, digital frame added by Jordan Ewert

Mixing absolutely ravaged and perfectly composed by Chris Johnson of Fractured Sound.

Mastering masterfully executed by Bruce Templeton of Microphonic Mastering, LLC.


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The Light In The Ocean Minneapolis, Minnesota

Members Jared Emery (Guitar/ Vox/Synth /Sax), Jacob Ewert (Drums/Vox/ Synth), Chris Lyons (Bass/ Trumpet/Vox/Synth) and Stephen Decker (Violins) bring an urgent technical prog feel to modern songwriting styles and production techniques. The quartet effortlessly blends genres and styles to build upon historical trends and motifs to present their forward thinking melodic focus. ... more

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