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Evan Carson announces Kickstarter for new solo album...

Evan Carson

iamthemorning collaborator and percussionist Evan Carson has launched a Kickstarter campaign for his new solo album Ocipinski.

"It's an ongoing folk/prog musical/art collaboration inspired by my Grandfather Jerzy Ocipinski and other members of the Polish Resistance during the Second World War," Carson explains to Prog. Grandfather’s journey through the Second World War from escaping a labour camp in Eastern Europe, to joining the French Resistance during the Allied Landings in Normandy and beyond. Part of an ongoing story inspired by Jerzy Ocipinski and members of the various Polish Resistance Units across Europe during 1939 - 1945."

The album features contributions from Jim Grey of Australian prog rockers Caligula's Horse, Gleb Kolyadin and Georgia Lewis (who was previously in Maschine). And you can hear the first single from Ocipinski, Shards, below.

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.