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New music studio album Gona Rubian Ranesa from Reynols, one of the longest running inclusive rock bands under the direction of Down syndrome drummer / singer Miguel Tomasín.
The outspoken singer, drummer and spiritual architect Miguel Tomasin has Down syndrome and shapes the band’s unique and playful sense of conceptual sound art.
Miguel Tomasín is considered one of the world’s most relevant personalities with Down syndrome and his name is mentioned in several books on neuroscience and neurodiversity.
REYNOLS was founded in Buenos Aires in 1993 and consisted of Roberto Conlazo, Alan Courtis and drummer Miguel Tomasín with Down syndrome. The band has over 150 releases from labels from Japan, Europe, the USA, Oceania and Latin America. Reynols has worked live and in the studio with renowned artists such as Pauline Oliveros, Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth), the Nihilist Spasm Band, Damo Suzuki (Can), Paul Dutton, John Oswald, Michael Snow, Alan Licht and the Birchville Cat Motel, Jaime Davidovich, Duilio Pierri, Pajarito Zaguri, and Acid Mothers Temple.
Reynols is one of the longest running inclusive bands of all time. With the group, Miguel Tomasín was the first musician with Down syndrome who played daily on Argentine national television (ATC, currently Channel 7, 1998). For his work in Reynols, Miguel Tomasín is considered one of the world’s most relevant personalities with Down syndrome. His name is mentioned in several books on neuroscience and neurodiversity. Tomasin’s work has been largely inspirational and has helped develop positive visibility and inclusion prospects for people with “learning disabilities” on a global scale.
REYNOLS will release his new album “Gona Rubian Ranesa” on the Canadian label Outlier Communications. The record will be available in LP and digital formats and is the band’s first studio recording in 17 years.
Reynols are living legends of the international underground.
The outspoken singer, drummer and spiritual architect Miguel Tomasin has Down syndrome and shapes the band’s unique and playful sense of conceptual sound art. Reynols are a famous band with endless lore. Many history lessons have been written about them, yet they remain one of the most mysterious and challenging groups in the world. The band has worked extensively with other like-minded innovators, notably Pauline Oliveros, the Nihilist Spasm Band, and Acid Mothers Temple.
Edited by the classic Argentine quartet of Miguel Tomasin, Anla Courtis, Roberto Conlazo and Pacu Conlazo, this record is living proof that Reynols are bustling and rock harder than ever. “Gona Rubian Ranesa” updates the band’s classic sound with new realms of hypnotic psych-rock immersion.
Outlier Communications is very proud to present this true masterpiece of psychedelic rock. Not only is this a career milestone for Reynols, but it is undoubtedly the most accessible album to date that will satisfy casual psychedelic rock lovers and mesmerize the deepest acid / herb addicts alike. The album is pressed onto translucent “Alien Green” vinyl.
Reynol’s Gona Rubian Ranesa album cover image printed on Alien Green translucent vinyl.
REYNOLS band facts
Reynols was named a “cult group” by the prestigious British magazine The Wire, while the French festival Sonic Protest proclaimed it the Groupe Phare (lighthouse group) of inclusive music for people with disabilities.
Throughout 2003, Reynols ranked 1st in the Top 10 Downloads category on the former Space-Rock (UK) website. A year later her song “Manisero Mufuso” was number 1 in Larry “Fuzz-O” Dolman’s Blastitude Top10 (USA).
The Japanese magazine Studio Voice has Reynols’ album Barbatrulos in its “Best 100 Western Alternative Music Records” ranking and Reynols / No Reynols among the “300 Legendary Discs” of all time.
British magazine Fact ranked 10,000 Chickens Symphony as one of the “20 best Argentine psychedelic records” ever made.
Reynols was the first band led by a person with Down syndrome to appear on the cover of a weekly music supplement (Sí) in Argentina’s largest newspaper, Clarín.
In 2011 the band was featured in the national newspaper Página / 12 as one of the “1000 bands you should listen to before you get old” (Las 1000 Bandas que hay que escuchar antes de envejecer) and in 2018 organized the Médiathèque Musicale in Paris an exhibition about Reynols.
The “Minecxio Emanations 1993-2018” late box set was selected by The Wire for the Top 50 “Archive Releases of 2019” and on “Why … Do You Like It?” Awarded the “record of the week”. Blog (USA). The band’s work with Tomasín is mentioned in several books. Recently a Spanish publisher added the band to a sticker album.
Reynols is also known for its musical diversity, spanning everything from cosmic free rock and lo-fi drone music to improvised, experimental music, conceptual sound art and social / political / esoteric observations. The group has appeared in several documentaries.
Reynols played and presented the films at renowned institutions such as:
The Lincoln Center (New York), the Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art (Malmö), Sonic Portest (Paris), the Uplink Factory (Tokyo), the Kulturbunker (Cologne), the Echo Park Film Center (Los Angeles), Bozar ( Brussels), No Nothing Kino (San Francisco), His Voice (Prague), Deep Listening Space (Kingston, NY), Círculo de Bellas Artes (Madrid), FSKE (Budapest), Kulturhuset (Stockholm), AudioFoundation (Auckland), Spectacle Theater (New York), Mental Manula (Helsinki), Recyclart (Brussels), Kafe Haerverk (Oslo), Tusk Festival (Newcastle), Malba (Buenos Aires) etc. The band’s music was broadcast by: BBC (UK), WFMU (USA), SBS (UK) Australia), Resonance-FM (Great Britain), Zip FM (Japan), Ö1-ORF (Austria), CJSF (Canada), WDR (Germany), Sveriges Radio (Sweden), Radio Libertaire ( France), NTS (Great Britain), Radio France, VPRO (Holland), WOBC (USA), NRK (Norway), RTVE (Spain), KDVS (USA), Radio 100 (Holland), WNUR (USA), Borderline (Germany ), KFJC (USA), FM Al igre (France), Free 103.9 FM (USA), Jet FM (France), Radio Caracol (Colombia), K. XLU (USA), Radio Nova (Norway) etc., as well as articles, reviews and interviews have appeared in media such as : The Wire (UK), Musicworks (Canada), The Chicago Reader (USA), Studio Voice (Japan), Liberation (France), Nashville Scene (USA), Blow-Up (Italy), The Pulse (USA), BeamTalks (Thailand), Hospital Brut (France), Eld Rich Palmer (Poland), Bananafish (USA), Octupus (France), The Sound Projector (Great Britain), Columbus Alive (USA), Fact (Great Britain), Signal to Noise (USA ), Speeder (Great Britain), Hz (Spain), Gonzo Circus (Holland), Billboard (Arg), Blender (USA), Vice (France), DDD (UK), Muckraker (USA), The New Noise (Italy) , Rolling Stone (Arg), The Broken Face (Suecia), His Voice (Czech Republic), Newz Hook (India), Glocalist (Germany), Anti: Music (USA), El País (Spain), La Tercera / Culto ( Chile), Fuzzy-Sun (USA), Paznokciami Po Tablicy (Poland), Denshi Zatsuon (Japan).
New album details
- “Gona Rubian Ranesa”
- Label: Outlier Communication (Canada)
- Format: colored vinyl LP / digital
Reynols on social media
Reynol’s Youtube Videos
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Journal: Disabled World. Language: English. Author: Daphnia Press. Electronic publication date: 2020-11-11. Last revised date: 2020-11-11. Reference Title: “Gona Rubian Ranesa: Reynol’s New Studio Album”, Source: Gona Rubian Ranesa: Reynol’s New Studio Album. Abstract: New music studio album Gona Rubian Ranesa from Reynols, one of the longest running inclusive rock bands under the direction of Down syndrome drummer / singer Miguel Tomasín. Retrieved on December 9th, 2020 from https://www.disabled-world.com/communication/gona-rubian-ranesa.php – reference category number: DW # 210-13896.
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