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Sinultimata

With five albums under the belt, Carl Bratcher’s Sinultimata has built a rather diverse fan base from lovers of classical music right through to Berlin school/Kraut/Psychedelic/Tripper rock fans.

Their first album, ‘Origenes’ (2011) released a mere two months after the bands formation was so over the edge that it didn’t take too well with the audiences, possibly because it was recorded during the tumultuous beginnings of the band. Bratcher wanting more of a classical driven style whereas Mike Linkmeyer preferred the acid type and Dario Preston was totally non-plussed. What it did do was introduce to the world ’Sid’ the decaying head you see on all Sinultimata CD covers. The album is currently being re-mixed for re-release.

The next album, ‘Pinturas de las Fobias’ was Bratcher and Linkmeyer only, Preston left the band for personal reasons. The final mix had the classical leanings Bratcher wanted but Mike chose to argue so it never saw the light of day apart from a short lived promotion that saw Linkmeyer pull the pin, leaving Bratcher behind to continue on alone hence its non-release. This however now the legalese have been sorted should be remedied mid 2014 (May is the target month).

This brings us to the current lineup.
‘Suite Española’ see’s Bratcher play all instruments except guitar on Granada and Prelude in E which is Alex Tynes (Geoff’s (the engineer) younger sibling).

The Carnival of the Animals and Other Enigmas is out now, and features Bratcher and Tynes – this CD is to raise money for Cancer Research UK – so BUY IT!!

Letters to Daddy – is a personal homage to those who fought, survived, died and those left behind during WWI and WWII. Essentially Bratcher alone, it takes the listener on a trip through the thoughts of a child and its father, a father that will be lost to them forever due to the ravages of war.

“The wars touched virtually everyone on the planet in some way or another and I’m no different,” said Bratcher, continuing with “My paternal grand father fought in both wars, the First World War at the age of 15 then re-enlisted for the Second. My maternal grand father died in 1939 so I never had the chance to meet either.”

The latest offering is for limited edition (250) 12″ record only – Intimate Moments, Live in the Garden - although it’s currently available as a free download off this site. It started off as a jam/practice session with Alex and session muso Terry O’Brien sitting in on drums and percussion, plus Bratcher wanted to make use of a borrowed Synthesizers.com Studio 110 Modular (many thanks to Martin Whitby) to see if they were worth buying. In the end, a so-called jam session had approximately sixty people sitting around watching so it went from jam session to unofficial bootleg to release.

Who is Sinultimata?
Carl Bratcher, born in Ely, Cardiff in Wales in 1958 – the founder member and originator of the band’s name. A fiction writer, artist and vintage motorcycle nut.
Alex Tynes, born in Gijon Spain to a Welsh mother and American father in 1962 has been playing guitar since the age of ten, also an artist but a lover of Corvettes.

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