Story in Gitarre & Bass


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I am featured in the most recent issue (February 2022) of prestigious German magazine Gitarre & Bass, with an interview on three pages, conducted by the versed Heinz Rebellius! The essence of a two-hours-long discussion online – and probably the longest I’ve been talking about guitars ever. Not that I don’t like guitars – I […]

January 19, 2022

Guitars and Vocals on Devin Townsend’s Latest Release


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I am thrilled to be a contributor on Devin Townsend’s latest double-album The Puzzle/Snuggles!! Earlier this year, when Devin sent his pretty gob-smacking raw sketches of these two very avantgarde compositions, two tracks of about 70 and 40-something minutes respectively, I was going through a quite dark and stressful time, so his message was a real […]

December 15, 2021

The Resistance Movement


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“It is a compositional “tour de force” in the jazz-rock field, with thoughtful lyrics, celebrating the sprightliness of life. Although surrounded by high-calibre musicians like Zoltan Csörsz (Flower Kings) -drums, Jonas Hellborg (Ginger Baker, John McLaughlin etc.)- bass, plus the famed Devin Townsend (who’s playing…bass on the song “Trivialize Love”), they not only avoid taking over, […]

August 1, 2021

Art/Music Exhibition


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In these pandemic times, that make it difficult for the musician and the audience to meet, it’s inspiring to find alternative opportunities for making this happen! Such as this collaboration with progressive and adventurous artist Luciana Tamas, whose art exhibition is happening these days, in Braunschweig, Germany! She has invited artists from different fields to […]

July 20, 2021

When Words Fail…


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James Cox in South Carolina payed a visit to this charming place in the Swedish forest via Zoom for a lengthy conversation on music and other aspects of life and creation, for When Words Fail Music Speaks. The audio version is online here , and the video interview will follow soon. Here’s what When Words Fail […]

June 25, 2021

Guitare Xtreme Magazine – France


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Guitare Xtreme Magazine – le magazine des guitaristes features Ana in their May 2021 issue (no. 101) with a set of questions on her prefered playing equipment and setup, music influences, past career and of course her newly released album “Spice, Gold and Tales Untold”.     It is thrilling that Patan’s introduction to the French audiences is […]

May 26, 2021

Innerviews


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Vocalist and guitarist @ana_patan has an excellent new album out titled ‘Spice, Gold and Tales Untold.’ It’s a live analog recording that captures deep groove interplay from a very serious band. It features stellar bass work from Jonas Hellborg, Devin Townsend & Jonathan Herrera. pic.twitter.com/MD7YDd9uLG — Innerviews (@Innerviews) May 23, 2021 .@ana_patan's songs feature intelligent […]

May 24, 2021

De Bassist Netherlands


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Netherlands magazine De Bassist just published a great account of Ana Patan’s new album, gracing all the work that went into, and all the amazing bass players on “Spice Gold and Tales Untold”!   “The result is a delicious organic record with beautiful thoughtful lyrics, with fine guitar solos and parts, and we hear hints of […]

April 21, 2021

Top Guitar


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“Spice, Gold and Tales Untold” has gotten a warm welcome in Poland today, after prestigious musicians magazine “Top Guitar” has featured the fascinating story of Ana’s way towards music and the making of this album. Signed by Maciek Warda, the article is featured both in Polish and in English, and it allows a look into the […]

April 19, 2021

Pete’s Rock News and Views


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“Ana is one of those ‘heart on their sleeve’ artists, her lyrics are personal, yet relatable, her sound is a little jazzy, a little funky. It contains elements of rock, even prog to some degree. Most of all it contains soul. You can just feel her smile, laughter and sometimes heartache filter through as Ana […]

April 14, 2021