Profuna Ocean is an alternative progrock band from the Netherlands, founded in 2008. With their sequences of thought out compositions, vivacious melodies and powerful rock sounds their music seems to be constantly working toward some kind of musical trip and introduces the listener to the world of Profuna Ocean. In 2009 the band released their first album Watching The Closing Sky, which received international attention. In the next period the band worked on their live performance with a number of shows on many different stages and shared the stage with bands like Focus, Knight Area and Racoon. In 2013 Profuna Ocean won the award for “best progressive rock band of The Netherlands” (Dutch Exposure Project) with their song 'Waiting For The Fall'.
Phil Barnes is an expert in the field of vacuum bagging composite model aircraft wings. Many of us wonder what it takes to produce wings that are Phil's caliber. What equipment to use, what paint, which types of fabric and epoxy to purchase, are just some of the questions we need answered. Bill Haymaker, along with Phil Barnes, has produced an exciting 2-disk DVD set that shows in detail every step in the production process of vacuum bagging composite wings and tails.
Amplifier is a rock band from Manchester, England. The band has released five albums and four EPs since its inception in 1999. Their fifth album, Mystoria, was released in September 2014. Amplifier's sound has been described as "Soundgarden, Tool, Black Sabbath, Oceansize and Pink Floyd taking copious amounts of mind-altering substances and venturing on a trip through time and space (to another dimension), and back again." Their music is characterised by guitarist Sel Balamir's effects pedals, extended heavy sections, atmospheric compositions and philosophical lyrics.
Amplifier have always been at a crossroad between underground and mainstream. Initially, they tried their hands at the latter, the self-titled debut and Insider boasting some more radio-friendly material that managed at times to condense their awesomeness into 3-4 tight minutes. Still, dissatisfied with all the corporate environment and its less-to-no interest in sonic substance, the band independently released the massive Octopus, which was more or less a *** you to commercial viability…