Alan J Bound – Deep Space – The Alan J. Bound Retrospective 2005 to 2014 (Bound Productions, 2015)
This collection includes material from guitarist Alan J Bound’s earlier recordings. There are tracks from his 2010 Cosmology album as remixes of earlier material.
Alan J Bound lives in Cologne, Germany. He’s deeply influenced by British and German psychedelic and space rock. All the pieces are instrumental, featuring drums, bass, and synths and Bound delivering multiple solos. The pieces vary from instrumental progressive rock with heavy beats and blues progressions to dreamy, trippy laid back guitar sounds.
Jaki Liebezeit, former drummer of legendary German band Can appears on several of the pieces.
Alan J. Bound’s debut album was Blue Moon (2004). Next came, Moonglider (2006). His last album was Cosmology (2010).
The lineup on Deep Space includes Alan J. Bound on guitars and synths; Jaki Liebezeit on drums; Janusz Korzen on drums; H.T. on bass; and Omar Ibrahim on bass.