Mystics & Warlords
The People's Party is a unique concept project... written, produced and performed by multimedia Artist and Producer Dariush Rad. Over the past 15 years Dariush has written and produced recordings with some of the most accredited session players in the world including: Willie Weeks: David Bowie, George Harrison, Joe Walsh, The Doobie Brothers, Eric Clapton, John Cougar... Bob Babbitt: Marvin Gaye, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Wonder, Robert Palmer, Alice Cooper, Jim Croce... Craig Krampf: The Motels, Melissa Ethridge, Kim Carnes, Yes, Steve Perry... Jim Horn: Steely Dan, Tom Petty, The Traveling Wilburys, U2, The Rolling Stones... Danny Dugmore: Linda Rondstat, James Taylor... Johnny Neel: The Allman Brothers, Delbert McClinton, Govt. Mule... Jack Pearson: The Allman Brothers, B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt... Dariush's first two self produced solo albums 'Cross Planes' and 'Indian Friend' were distributed through a French label by Virgin Records Europe. They both received heavy airplay on AAA stations throughout the U.S. Having spent 10 years in Nashville as an accredited 'Rock' producer of music and film he now resides in Austin, Texas where he continues to write, produce and design a variety of multimedia projects. Mystics and Warlords is the culmination of years of experience and heart... echoing the spirit of traditional Brittish Rock the album reveals a variety of influences including Pink Floyd, John Lennon and Peter Gabriel. This unique project can best be described as 'ambient rock' and delivers a smooth and assured sound that transports listeners into a deep and reflective space opening the soul and delivering a lyrical theme that is deep and undeniably aware. This is a very cool project... take a second and check it out!