Karl Demata

Karl Demata : Cross the Mountain

by Alissa Ordabai Staff Writer A ruggedly elegant mixture of blues, hard rock and late 60s psychedelia, the debut solo album by Karl Demata is a pay-off to styles that his main band – UK proggers Crippled Black Phoenix – doesn’t always have the scope to fully engage in. Ably abetted by [...]

Karl Demata: Studio Report

Alissa Ordabai Staff Writer Something intriguing and unusual is brewing down in Oxford, UK, the town where, according to the classic, “clever men know all that there is to be knowed”. Guitarist Karl Demata – best known for adding a raunchy hard-rock edge to sprawling soundscapes of UK [...]