NEWS

Latest news from Peter Hamer's world

The place I left my heart - OUT TODAY!

May 07, 2020

The new single "The place I left my heart", featuring Katie J on vocals, is officially out in all digital stores!

Here the listening/buying links:

The place I left my heart (feat. Katie J)

A new single is coming out...

April 23, 2020

Dear friends, I'm happy to announce that my new single "The place I left my heart" will be available in all digital stores on May, 8th 2020.

This is a dark song where I'm featuring an amazing singer: Katie J.

A preview is available on my YouTube channel at this link:

The place I left my heart (feat. Katie J)

Soundtrack Cologne 16

September 04, 2019

I had the opportunity to attend the 3 days Soundtrack Cologne conference and I've to admit that it was gorgeous!

I met a lot of fellow composers and had fun and great music conversations...

Hope to be there next year as well :-)

My official show reel

June 27, 2019

It's finally out on my YouTube channel: the Peter Hamer's official show reel.

Watch, enjoy and feel free to leave comments!

This is Peter Hamer (show reel)

New Single: Blue Suede Shoes

June 13, 2019

My new cover song "Blue Suede Shoes" is now available on all digital platforms.
Better known for the Elvis Presley version, this song was originally written by Carl Perkins in 1955.

Here the links for listen and buy the song:

Peter Hamer - Blue Suede Shoes

Thank you!

A funny advertisement with my music!

June 04, 2019

I'm very happy to have been involved, as a composer, in this hilarious horror-like advertisement for an Italian company.

Here the YouTube link

Water Ride Express (Original Game Soundtrack) OUT today!

March 14, 2019

Starting from today, you could find in all digital stores my new album "Water Ride Express (Original Game Soundtrack)".

All the listen/buy links here:

Water Ride Express (Original Game Soundtrack)

Enjoy!

Water Ride Express - NEW game soundtrack!

March 05, 2019

At the end of 2018 I worked with an Italian videogames company for their latest videogame's soundtrack. The game is a ride in a water channel on a surfboard, available for all devices but designed specifically for VR platforms.

The soundtrack album will be available on digital stores from Friday 15 March 2019.

 

Here a little teaser:

Water Ride Express (Original Game Soundtrack)

New collaboration with record label RL Recordings

February 04, 2019

Hey! Some great news on the horizon...

Just signed for a collaboration with the record label RL Recordings, managed by Thomas McDonough.

RL Recordings is an Independent, multi genre Label from Detroit (in partnership with Universal Music Group).

Wishing us a great future together, this is the official website:

RL Recordings

Hide and Seek - the new Imogen Heap cover song OUT TODAY!

January 31, 2019

You can find the new cover song (recorded in collaboration with Jes Hudak) on all digital platforms.

Have a great listening experience :-)

Links:

Hide and Seek by Peter Hamer feat. Jes Hudak

Hide and Seek official teaser

January 17, 2019

The new cover song Hide and Seek (originally written by Imogen Heap) will be available on all digital platforms on Friday 1st February 2019.
A big thank you goes to Jes Hudak for her incredible vocal performance and the masterly reinterpretation.

Official teaser:

Hide and Seek by Peter Hamer feat. Jes Hudak

Victim Of Illusion UK TOUR - highlights video

November 19, 2018

Progressive-Rock band Victim Of Illusion published the highlight video with some footage taken from the UK tour:

Victim Of Illusion UK tour highlights

 

Enjoy and share!!!

Some raw images from latest Victim Of Illusion UK tour...

October 21, 2018

It's time to share some raw audio material from latest Victim Of Illusion UK tour (and even rougher pictures)!

VOI UK tour 2018 - slideshow 

Victim Of Illusion UK tour just ended!

October 03, 2018

I'm back from the UK tour with my band Victim Of Illusion. It was a wonderful experience, we had fun and we met lovely people!

Soon some clips from the live shows...

Peter Hamer featured in Music Gateway playlist

August 03, 2018

Great news here!

I'm featured in "The Soundtrack" music playlist by Music Gateway, a great music player in the UK market.

Here you can find the Spotify playlist:

The Soundtrack playlist

 

Here the full article:

The Soundtrack (Music Gateway blog post)

Victim Of Illusion UK TOUR - promo video and tour campaign launched!

July 23, 2018

Progressive-Rock band Victim Of Illusion launched the promo video of the upcoming UK tour, at this link:

Victim Of Illusion UK tour 2018

All events are bookable through 3 platforms:

- Facebook

- Bandsintown

- SongKick

Victim Of Illusion UK TOUR

July 19, 2018

I'm very happy to announce the first official Victim Of Illusion UK tour:

Thu 27 Sept: The Victoria Bikers Pub (Coalville - Leicester)
Fri 28 Sept: Bridgehouse 2 (Canning Town - London)
Sat 29 Sept: Live Music at The Pier - Ilfracombe
Sun 30 Sept: The Palladium Club (Bideford)

Special guest and official tour drummer: Mike Santoleri

New video: The Exorcist

July 09, 2018

The new video for my cover song "The Exorcist" is out on YouTube!

This song was extracted from the latest album "Ancestral Disorder" and is a cover version of the original movie soundtrack.

The original song "Tubular Bells" was written by Mike Oldfield.

Enjoy the listening:

Peter Hamer - The Exorcist

Boundary Exception's album review by "DEATH BY MOSH"

July 05, 2018

A new review of Boundary Exception's debut album "Teardrops on a blank page" is available at this link:

Boundary Exception review by "DEATH BY MOSH"

Cheers!

Peter

Ancestral Disorder - OUT today!!!

June 25, 2018

Finally...my new album "Ancestral Disorder" is officially out in every digital store!

Isn't it a great news? :-D

So, if you're interested in listening, buying, sharing or whatever, just click on the image or on this link:

Peter Hamer - Ancestral Disorder

Enjoy, Peter

Best DAW? Read the article...

June 23, 2018

In the past days I had the opportunity to give my advice about the best Digital Audio Workstation on the market.

 

Here you can find the full article:

Consumer Help - Best Digital Audio Workstation

Ancestral Disorder - official album teaser

June 18, 2018

I'm very happy to announce that my new soundtracks album "Ancestral Disorder" will be available on all digital stores from Tuesday, 26 June 2018.

Here you can find the official teaser: Peter Hamer - Ancestral Disorder (official album teaser)

Peter

Victim Of Illusion - first rehearsals for the UK tour

May 25, 2018

Here we are: my band-mates and I met last evening for the first rehearsal session.

We're prepping the next UK tour, setting up the show with songs coming from our last album and the previous one.

The drummer, who lives in another region, will join us for the last two rehearsals just before the departure.

More news about tour dates and locations coming soon...

My new soundtracks album's cover art

April 29, 2018

I'm really happy to announce that my new soundtracks album "Ancestral Disorder" is almost ready!

While working on the very last things, I'd like to share with you the album's cover art, a picture elaborated by Jeff Iverson.

Peter

Remote cello recording sessions with Judy Kang

April 20, 2018

Just finished the cello's remote recording sessions with Judy Kang!

Judy is the resident cellist for Celine Dion and she's a wonderful person. I contacted her to play in a song of my next album. More info about Judy here


I'd like to thank Judy for the great professionalism and the superb interpretation of the song!

Drum recording sessions with Mike

March 22, 2018

I'm happy to be here in Montesilvano (PE), following the drum recording sessions!

Mike is a great musician and a wonderful guy with which to spend time together and we had a great time with all the people in the studio as well.

 

Recordings are going fast, tomorrow I'll record a vocal part on a song and in the next days bass and guitars...

My new album: recording sessions started...

March 16, 2018

After a few months spent in composing and arranging my new soundtrack album, it's time to start the recording process. This time I've chosen to involve a friend that will play an harmonica part, and this is where the recordings begin...

Many thanks to Stefano SirBone Raggi for his help and friendship

Boundary Exception's album review by The Closet Concert Arena

January 30, 2018

Vinny Iacocca did it again :-)

The progger guy was so kind to listen and review the Boundary Exception's album "Teardrops on a Blank Page" and I truly love his way to put it in a story...

Please visit this link to read the full review:

Boundary Exception review on The Closet Concert Arena

Keep in contact my friends!

Peter

Victim Of Illusion's album review by The Progressive Aspect

January 21, 2018

A new Invisible Light album's review from the guys of The Progressive Aspect is available at this link:

Invisible Light album review

Enjoy the reading!

Peter

Peter Hamer soundtracks - work in progress...

December 29, 2017

Hello everyone, this is just a little update about my work in progress.

I'm actually writing the last two songs of my new soundtracks album, and this is a video taken during a funny guitar moment...

Peter Hamer - Work in progress...

Enjoy and have a great New Year's Eve!

Victim Of Illusion on FIREWORKS MAGAZINE UK

December 16, 2017

So happy to announce that on the issue #81 of Fireworks Magazine UK you'll find a long interview with the band Victim Of Illusion and a review of the last album "Invisible Light"

You can buy the magazine directly here: Fireworks Magazine

In alternative, you can have a look at the interview/review on the band's website: Victim Of Illusion

Have a nice reading!

Victim Of Illusion album review on "The Classic Rock Society"

December 12, 2017

Many thanks to the guys working at "The Classic Rock Society" for the review of Invisible Light, the last Victim Of Illusion's studio album.

You can buy the issue #122 here or read the review directly here.

Victim Of Illusion album review on "ProgressivaMente"

December 09, 2017

Uh...finally something from my country!

This is a fresh and great review of the album "Invisible Light" by Victim Of Illusion, written by "ProgressivaMente", an Italian Progressive Blog.

You can find the article at this link: Victim Of Illusion album review on "ProgressivaMente"

Victim Of Illusion on PROG MAGAZINE UK

November 13, 2017

This is something I really love to share...

I had the pleasure to be interviewed by the world's leading progressive music magazine "Prog", talking about the band Victim Of Illusion and our last album "Invisible Light".

The interview came out in the October issue #81 in the section "All Around the World".

You can find the full interview on the Victim Of Illusion's website or directly in the Prog Magazine issue #81

Victim Of Illusion MERCH STORE is now online!!!

November 09, 2017

I'm pleased to announce that the brand new Victim Of Illusion's merch online store is finally available.

You could find 3 designs on different models (t-shirts in various shapes, hoodies and a mug).
All models are available for US and EU customers in order to minimize the shipping fees (customers outside US/EU can choose the lowest between the two).

Take a tour and find the article that fits your needs! ;-)

Victim Of Illusion store

Victim Of Illusion interview with Adrian Shotbolt

October 11, 2017

A new interview​ for Victim Of Illusion with Adrian Shotbolt is available on the Grim Reader Reviews website.

Victim Of Illusion interview with Adrian Shotbolt

Enjoy!

Invisible Light review on "Get ready to rock" blog

October 10, 2017

With a great pleasure I'd like to share this wonderful review of Victim Of Illusion's "Invisible Light" album, posted on the "Get ready to rock" blog.

Here the link: Invisible Light review on "Get ready to rock" blog

Invisible Light review on "The Rocker" webzine

September 22, 2017

New Invisible Light album review for Victim Of Illusion on the webzine "The Rocker".

Link: Invisible Light review on "The Rocker" webzine

Peter Hamer interview with JHammondC

September 05, 2017

Peter talks about the new Victim Of Illusion album with JHammondC during an episode of the "Beyond the Playlist" podcast.

Here the full interview:

Peter Hamer interview with JHammondC

Peter Hamer & Anthya NEW single OUT TODAY!

August 20, 2017

The new Peter Hamer & Anthya single "Two Drops in the Same Ocean", is officially OUT on all digital stores!

Here some links for listening: iTunesAmazonSpotify, Google PlayDeezer
 

Hope you'll like it!

:-)

Peter

Mohai Experiment interview wiith 60s Today blog

August 15, 2017

It's time for another Mohai Experiment's interview...

Probably the mystery behind this ghost band is catching in some way the listeners attention, so I had the pleasure to talk with Amy Balog (the blog master) and set up an interview with the band, uncovering some hidden peculiarities.

Here you can find the full interview:

Mohai Experiment interview with 60s Today Blog

Peter Hamer & Anthya - DEBUT SINGLE

August 10, 2017

It's a big pleasure for me to talk about the new project I'm currently working on: a collaboration with the singer, songwriter and composer Anthya.

She comes from the chillout/trance world and we're mixing up our music roots in order to write some new tunes for a coming album.

I'm proud to present our first song, "Two Drops in the Same Ocean", available in all digital stores from the 21st August 2017.

Here a little preview:

Peter Hamer & Anthya - Two Drops in the Same Ocean

Victim Of Illusion interview with Chris Chappell

August 04, 2017

It was a big pleasure to be on the "All Chapped Up" podcast with Luca and Paolo (Victim Of Illusion's bassist and vocalist), hosted by the craziest and funniest man on this planet: Chris Chappell :-)

During the interview, we had time to talk about the last Victim Of Illusion's album "Invisible Light" and other non-music related topics. We also played a live acoustic version of Dewdrop (from Invisible Light album).

The full show is available for streaming at this link:

All Chapped Up Podcast - Episode 06 Victim Of illusion

Enjoy!

Peter Hamer interview with Alan k. Lohr

July 05, 2017

Peter Hamer was interviewed by Alan Lohr (RDSN, KONG MonsterRock.net), talking about the new Victim Of Illusion album.

Listen to the full interview here:

Peter Hamer interview with Alan k. Lohr

Victim Of Illusion's NEW album OUT TODAY!

June 19, 2017

The new Victim Of Illusion album "Invisible Light", is officially OUT on all digital stores!

 

Here some links for listening: iTunesAmazonSpotify, Google PlayDeezer
 

Enjoy this new progressive rock work, will be worth it!

Peter

Victim Of Illusion - Invisible Light album teaser

June 12, 2017

The new Victim Of Illusion's album, "Invisible Light", will be released on Tuesday, 20 June 2017.

Preorders available on iTunes store and Amazon store

Here the album teaser:

Victim Of illusion - Invisible Light (album teaser)

Boundary Exception - album review by Jim Criniti

May 10, 2017

From Cleveland, Jim Criniti reviewed the Boundary Exception's debut album "Teardrops on a Blank Page" in his blog "Between The Snipes".

Take a moment to give a reading!

Boundary Exception new album review

New Victim Of Illusion Making of video: Bass & Guitar sessions

May 02, 2017

Victim Of Illusion released their last "Making Of" video, featuring some bass and guitar playing during the recording sessions.

The new album is almost ready, so we're really close to the release date!

Victim Of Illusion - Bass & Guitar sessions

Mohai Experiment interview on "The Sesh" show

April 23, 2017

In the past days a new interview for Mohai Experiment band was recorded and published in the YouTube channel of "The Sesh" podcast.

You can have a listen at this link:

Mohai Experiment at "The Sesh" interview

Victim Of Illusion VOICE Sessions - new making of video

April 05, 2017

Victim Of Illusion have just published a new video with some footage from the voice recording sessions, so why not have a listen? :-)

Victim Of Illusion - VOICE Sessions

Victim Of Illusion released a new video

March 15, 2017

Following the new album's making of, the band Victim Of Illusion released a new video showing what happened during the DRUM recording sessions...

Victim Of Illusion drum sessions

Be sure to check it out!

:-)

Peter Hamer interview on "Indie Views" blog

February 24, 2017

I'm really happy to share my last interview, written for a new Indie Artists blog managed by my friend Bernadette Barter (also DJ for Rock-FM.ca internet radio).

You can find the whole article at this link:

Peter Hamer interview for Indie Views blog

Victim Of Illusion ARE BACK!!!

February 20, 2017

The new Victim Of Illusion's album is close to the recording stage and will be released on Spring 2017.

Here the first making-of video:

Victim Of Illusion - new album 2017

New Mohai Experiment interview at "The Corner Type"

February 05, 2017

Mohai Experiment have been chosen as guests for the opening act of a new web site dedicated to art and creativity: The Corner Type.

Here the full interview:

Mohai Experiment's interview at The Corner Type

Boundary Exception's NEW album OUT TODAY!

January 23, 2017

The debut album of the Italian female-fronted band Boundary Exception, "Teardrops on a blank page", is officially OUT on all digital stores!

 

Here some links for listening: iTunesAmazonSpotify, Google PlayDeezer
 

Enjoy your musical trip! :-)

 

 

Peter

Boundary Exception - Teardrops on a blank page

January 08, 2017

I'm pleased to announce the new Peter Hamer Productions release.

Boundary Exception's debut album "Teardrops on a blank page" will be available on digital stores on Tuesday, 24th January 2017.


You can listen to the album teaser from this link:

Boundary Exception - Teardrops on a blank page

Happy New Year 2017!

December 31, 2016

Dear friends, it's with my biggest pleasure that I wish you all the best for the New Year 2017.

From my side, I'll put all myself in my awesome job and will work as hard as usual in all my productions.

The new Boundary Exception's album is at the final mixing stages and will be released at the end of January; at the same time I'm working with Victim Of Illusion band for the 3rd album, we'll begin the recording sessions in January in order to release the new album at the end of March.

I'm also writing some new soundtracks for my 2nd solo album, expected for the end of the year.

As always, too many things to do and too little time...but this is life :-)

Boundary Exception - guitar recording

December 19, 2016

The Boundary Exception's debut album is almost done and will be released in January 2017.

Here you can listen to some clips from the guitar recording sessions:

Boundary Exception - guitar recording sessions