"Art in America", music,songs, has a new 2019 release. The album Cloudborn contains a digipak collectors edition of photos and artwork by both Ioannis, of Dangerous Age and AIA drummer Dan Flynn. Cloudborn includes 6 songs produced by David Hentschel. Additionally, there are 3 songs produced by band member Jim Kuha, and 3 songs produced by lead singer Chris Flynn. The album is available soon as a physical CD from Amazon, CD Baby and various other stores and websites. Also up on iTunes and Google Play. Streaming at Pandora, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Dweezer, Apple Music, etc. The album contains over 1 hour of music!
Art in America, 1st album was re-released by Renaissance Records on May 15 2008. Original release date was 1984. This album is now out-of-print, with Pavillion Records owner John Luonga stating new vinyl is forthcoming. In the meantime, I have place songs from the album on Youtube.
I am using Indie Music People as a depository for old and new AIA music, as well as a few of the Eddy Offord produced tracks and some "live-in concert" recordings. If you would like to hear any of the new music, please go the bands pages on Youtube or Soundcloud or visit us at artinamericamusic.
Art in America was the first rock band to feature a string harpist playing a full Lyon & Healy pedal string harp. AIA garnered considerable airplay and MTV video play when the album was released. AIA then toured in support of the album, headlining and opening for bands such as: U2, Split Enz, Roxy Music, Bill Bruford, Captain Beefheart, King Crimson and Steve Hackett.
A 1983 concert, originally recorded by King Biscuit Flower Hour, can be currently streamed for free at Wolfgang's Vault.com. The influential LP cover artwork painted by Ioannis, was featured in the book "1000 Record Covers" by Michael Ochs, published by Taschen.
Additional info, lyrics for Cloudborn and Notes on our music see our website at the link below.
This page is maintained and was originated by Chris Flynn (aka Chris Ruetenik).
A Tale of the Unexpected
From the album Cloudborn. Released September 10, 2018.
I AM I
From the album : Cloudborn, by Art in America - 2018. The first rock band to feature the use of a Lyon and Healy Pedal Harp signed to a major label (Sony/Pavillion) in 1983.
from the album: Cloudborn by the band Art in America. Released September 10, 2018.
Art in America
Produced by Eddy Offord. Title track to AIA album.
Intro and SS Part 1
Early AIA. SS Part 1 by C.Flynn. Check out the end guitar solo with my 76 Strat & Maestro Fuzztain MFZ-1. This was a cassette to digital transfer.
Insult the Fashion (live)
recorded live at the Capital Theatre in Flint Michigan, 1983
Light the Way
produced by Eric Morgeson at Studio A, Dearborn, Michigan. Early track recorded before our 1st album.
Early Art in America, 16 track "live" studio recording take 3. Song by C.Flynn. Painting is: Trauma by Gillian Wearing. Song is a Low-Fi cassette to digital transfer from the same session as Into/SS part 1. Prior to keyboards.
demo by Chris Flynn. recorded in my home studio. warts and all.
Demo by C.Flynn. Painting from "Starman", D.C. Comics.
A Small Piece of Forever
Demo by Chris Flynn. Painting by Rene Magritte.
demo by Chris Flynn
Demo Chris Flynn. Painting by George Tooker
Dec 2012. Painting: Chris Reccardi. Quick rehearsal demo in my living room, during our prep for our new album. Believe it or not, this was a low volume deal, w/ headphones. I added the swish intro and bass later.
7/8/2008 3:59:22 PM
I am impressed!!
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