Thomas Lang: Conrad Schrenk, Yumaflex new CD


Conrad Schrenk, Thomas Lang: Yumaflex


Conrad Schrenk, Thomas Lang: Yumaflex http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/thomaslangconradschrenk
Progressive instrumental music that runs the gamut from heavy to delicate -- an eclectic blend of styles ranging from Eastern-tinged melodies, to heavy rock and bluesy tracks all featuring lush production and performed by virtuoso artists.

Album Notes
Drummer/producer Thomas Lang and guitarist/composer Conrad Schrenk are two of Austria's most talented and well-respected artists. Both educated at the prestigious Conservatory of Vienna/Austria they began playing together in Jazz clubs and live music venues in Vienna in the mid-80's and paying their dues by touring the world with various instrumental music projects sponsored by the Austrian cultural Institute including "Save The Robots," "Itsly," and "The Conrad Schrenk Extravaganza." Playing exotic venues all over the world they garnered international reputations as cutting-edge performers and ultra-skilled musicians.

Lang and Schrenk's debut collaboration was 1993's self titled album "Save the Robots"- album, followed by "CSX" in 1999 and they toured as sidemen for various famous Austrian artists in the 90's including "Papermoon," "The Hallucination Company" and "Falco."

Lang is an international drumming superstar and Schrenk is known to be of the technically most accomplished guitarists of Austria, with his styles ranging from pop to Steve Vai and Frank Zappa. Lang and Schrenk shared writing responsibilities for "Yumaflex" and the songs reflect both their eclectic musical tastes and identities.
The songs are full of complex rhythms and melodic phrases, yet beautiful and catchy in their composition.

1 Hindi Jimmy 5:39
2 Maceo Is a Fat Man 4:15
3 Impar Latine 5:05
4 Mantra 7:30
5 Musotto 7:09
6 Nippon 3 4:11
7 Resolution 5:41
8 Sol Distorsionada 5:04
9 Tripola 7:12
10 Still Got Now Blues 7:19
11 Yumaflax 6:29