July 9, 2024

Genre Peak to launch new album, ‘Gnosis’, later this month


Genre Peak to launch new album, 'Gnosis', later this month

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Sacramento, CA-based act Genre Peak, the brainchild of musician Martin Birke, has announced the release of its 6th album titled “Gnosis”. Scheduled for release on January 30th, 2024 will offer a journey through dark, cinematic soundscapes. The album is the follow-up to “Psychopathy” (2022).

Birke has crafted eight tracks that explore the expansive theme of knowledge and its acquisition. “Gnosis” features a collaboration with guest composers such as Richard Barbieri of Japan and Porcupine Tree fame, Stephen Sullivan from Nus, and Daniel Panasenko from Sandbox Trio.

Produced by Christopher Scott Cooper for In Code Music, “Gnosis” will be available both as a CD and in digital formats. The release should be available soon from the Genre Peak Bandcamp page.

Martin Birke’s project Genre Peak has been a platform for numerous guest musicians, including Mick Karn, Jon Hassell, Steve Jansen, Richard Barbieri, Matt Malley, Dean Garcia, and others. The project debuted in 2006 with the album “Ends Of The Earth”. And you will probably also know him from Casualty Park whose debut “Clutch” EP opened many doors.

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Bernard Van Isacker is the Chief Editor of Side-Line Magazine. With a career spanning more than two decades, Van Isacker has established himself as a respected figure in the darkwave scene.

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