Some Rising Records News

Pig'n'aif Headbanger - Click for more infoPig’n’aif’ are now in the process of mixing 2 new albums for release this year.  The albums are ‘Electronicalis’ and ‘Musicalis Grumpiosa’. You can find out more track information, audio and video teasers and release information about the albums in the Releases section of this site.

Phoenix on Fire - Click for more infoThe classic NWOBHM band Phoenix Rising are in the process of releasing what will be their final studio album under the name of Phoenix Rising. ‘After The Fire’ is based upon the album that was on the tapes when the original line-up was forced to take a pause back in the mid-80’s. There is more info on the band page and releases section of this site.


Here’s a video teaser from the forthcoming Pig’n’aif album ‘Electronicalis’. Electronic sounds, and synth guitar blended with their usual analogue instruments to produce an album of electronic prog rock tracks. A one-off album in a different genre.









One Good Summer - Click for more infoAlan Ibbotson is in the process of recording his second album of original folk/rock music for us now. We are looking forward to that immensely. His debut album, ‘One Good Summer’ continues to attract interest over a year after its initial release. Listen to clips and get info here.

Factory Fast Records - Click for more infoOur colleagues at Factory Fast Records of New York City have been kind enough to include four ‘Pig’n’aif’ tracks from their albums in compilation releases. The tracks are receiving regular, sustained airplay from radio stations in the USA as well as some local stations in the UK. Thanks guys for your ongoing help and support. Check out the Pig’n’aif Twitter feed for more info

 ‘My Amie’ is on ‘Dance With Destiny’, ’Oh Girl’ is included on ‘Hot Sweet and Blue’,
Dead Man Blues’ is on ‘Road To The Sun’ and ‘Cycles’ is  included on the ‘Curtains Against the Wind’ compilation. It goes without saying that the compilations are all worth checking out,.. 
not least because of Pig’n’aif’s involvement.


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The Light Warriors - Click for more info
Jim Barber released his solo album ‘The Light Warriors’ on Carreg Dyn Records. A must listen album for anyone into instrumental guitar music. Evocative, sweeping, thematic music that will certainly leave you affected. Jim is now in rehearsal with his band ‘The Barberians’ to bring the music from the album live to the general public.  He has appeared on over 200 albums over the years with some of the worlds best musicians. It shows in this album.
Find out more about it here. More...







Be Upstanding - Click for more info
ChinWig continue to attract both downloads and streams from around the world  for their album ‘Be Upstanding’. The guys would like to thank you all for that. You can listen to some clips from their album here. More... Please contact our Webmaster with questions or comments. Copyright 1980 to 2018 Rising Records. All rights reserved