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Sunn Creative is a record label and production company formed in 2012 by Cheryl Stringall, with Tony Lowe as Creative Director/Producer. Aligning with creativity and innovation Sunn Creative solely represents artists and collaborative albums produced by Tony Lowe and does not accept unsolicited music or demos. To contact Tony Lowe about Production, please follow the contact links on his website. Sunn Creative chooses artists carefully devoting time to creating a close working relationship and produces and promotes original music utilising fair business practice and legal royalty structuring for artists. Representation is inclusive and supportive of the creative environment.

5th of May 2022 – We are sad to hear of the passing of Roland Hyams from Work Hard PR – our publicist for manyRoland Hyams years. Roland was a lovely, genuine, down to earth man. One of the ‘old guard’ and with years of experience working with some of the top rock acts in the business. He assisted us in obtaining numerous reviews and PR for our releases and live shows and he and our producer, Tony Lowe, go way back. Without his help and love for independent music, we would not be where we are today. Respect to a great man and our condolences to his family. We are going to miss you and your presence at our gigs with your great laugh and lovely smile. Thank you to David Stark for the photo.

ESP Project releases ‘innerlife’ 29/09/2022 on Bandcamp

From colour, through words and music, to the ‘innerlife’ 

The first project written and conceived by Tony Lowe for the ESP Project was a multi sensory, multi media concept influenced by the colour spectrum, including visuals, music and lyrics and the use of corresponding scents. All in all, creating a complete sensory experience in three areas, with a 13 song soundtrack by Tony Lowe and Alison Fleming.

Imagine a place where a world of music, colour and scent combine, surrounding and engaging you, the audience, in a glorious tri-sensory experience. Each composition is influenced by the colours in the visible spectrum corresponding with a mood experienced when listening to the songs as they flow through different musical styles; including rock, pop, acoustic and orchestral. Most people are aware of the influence of colour on our moods and emotions, the subjective power of a particular image, and the manner in which music can move us deeply. Combining these with a sense of smell produces a powerful sensory experience. An experience of this unique event will positively change perception of our world.innerlife

The’innerlife‘ live show was performed once for the Action Aid Charity by Tony and Alison with a full band including Vari-Lites for the colour changes, in London in 2008. There was a limited edition CD at the time and we now have the ability to create the right kind of visual presentation, so we’re re-issuing an updated version of the soundtrack.

The ‘innerlife‘ soundtrack will be available on September 30th with a short promo video. Full length videos to go with the songs and music will be available on Youtube in 2023.HeaderThe ESP Project release their sixth studio album, ‘anarchic curves’ on 29th April 2022. Featuring the musical compositions of Tony Lowe, the concept, poetic lyrics and vocals of Peter Coyle, this album is a mesmerising addition to a highly reviewed body of work. Tony and Peter take us yet again into a vivid and imaginative world with songs that move from melodic and symphonic to intense prog rock, creating an unforgettable offering to the ESP Project catalogue. The album features Tony Lowe on guitar-keyboards, Peter Coyle on vocals, Pete Clark on bass, Dave Etheridge on drums, and Peter Coyle & Cheryl Stringall on additional keyboards. The band tours with Landmarq Summer of 2022. Musician biogs.

It took me a while to find the word which remained at the periphery of my mind as I listened and relistened to this album. Dignity. Anarchic Curves is, in the end, a magnificent exaltation of the greatness of the human spirit.” – Rob Fisher – Progressive Aspect – Full Review

Progzilla – Prog-Watch Two Part Feature

Tony Lowe & Cheryl Stringall along with numerous Sunn Creative releases featured on two Prog-Watch in-depth interviews and album plays by Anthony Rowsick and Rob Dr Rob Fisher..
This week on Prog-Watch it’s Part Two is coverage of Tony Lowe of the ESP Project and 22 Layers – Peter Coyle & Tony Lowe! We’ll hear more great music and chat, and Cheryl Stringall, Tony’s partner at the Sunn Creative label, even drops by!  As if this was not enough, Dr. Rob Fisher is also doing a Progressive Discoveries feature on the latest 22 Layers album, Isotope! All this in 90 minutes!Prog-Watch
Listen anytime via the following link: http://progwatch.com/836/


The first of two programs with Tony Lowe of the ESP Project and 22 Layers! Tune in to hear some of the chat and lots of great music from the two projects including his collaboration with Alison Fleming! http://progwatch.com/835/ 

Progzilla Radio! http://www.progzilla.com/…

Petisotopeer Coyle & Tony Lowe as ’22 LAYERS’ – release ‘isotope’ on the 21st of May, 2021 to digital outlets and as a limited edition CD Digipack with a 12 page lyrics booklet on Bandcamp.

Getting my first listen to the thoroughly captivating new album ‘Isotope’ from 22 Layers – Peter Coyle & Tony Lowe due for release on the 21st May via Sunn Creative. Gorgeous musical vistas filled with absorbing melodies, beautiful instrumental textures and an engrossing diversity of carefully crafted transitions. My thanks to Cheryl Stringall for the early access: hugely appreciated.”- Rob Fisher – Collaborator, Progressive Discoveries at Prog-Watch, Reviewer at Progradar and Reviewer, News Editor at The Progressive Aspect

22 Layers – “…it’s good to see Lowe and Coyle with their own agenda and what they do on their Travelling aloneown terms…Powerplay

Travelling alone‘ is “utterly gorgeous” Janice Long – BBC Radio Wales

“Each release from ESP just gets better & better, they set the bar high and then scale it with ease.” Garry Foster –  Prog Rock Files – wcrfm.comunchainedmusiconline.com

LoAdeDWe represent: Peter Coyle & Tony Lowe as ’22 Layers’ and their new release, ‘isotope’ (May 2021), the single ‘Travelling alone’ (Oct 2020) and EP release LoAdeD (June 2020) and; 

The ESP Project with; ‘phenomena’ (4th Sept 2020). ‘The Rising’ (11th Oct, 2019) and the mini album release (19/01/19) ‘three’ with Tony Lowe, Greg Pringle, Pete Clark, vocalist and phenomenafrontman Damien Child; ESP 2.0 featuring Tony Lowe & Peter Coyle; Tony Lowe; ESP – Invisible Din with Tony Lowe & Mark Brzezicki (Big Country-Procol Harum); David Cross (King Crimson); David Jackson The Rising(Van der Graaf Generator); Phil Spalding (Steve Hackett, Mike Oldfield); Steve Gee (Landmarq), John Young (Lifesigns-Scorpions), Alison Fleming, Yumi Hara (Daevid Allen, Hugh Hopper), ESP Project - threePat Orchard, and John Beagley.

Tony Lowe & Alison Fleming – 3 releases; the critically acclaimed prog album ‘Cold Reading’ by Bram Stoker; Chris Gray’s ‘Diamonds In Your Tree’ and collaborations with a number of musicians such as David Cross (King Crimson); David Jackson (Van der Graaf Generator); Yumi Hara (Daevid Allen, Hugh Hopper); Simon Townshend (The Who) and more.

Tony Lowe, Sunn Creative Producer has extensive musical credits please visit his Crossover - David Cross & Peter Bankswebsite. In the last five years, he produced four ESP Project records as well as ‘Crossover’ with David Cross & Peter Banks as well as ‘Starless Starlight’ with David Cross & Robert Fripp. He and Cheryl Stringall of Sunn Creative Starless Starlight - David Cross & Robert Frippcollaborated with David Cross on a number of videos to promote Starless Starlight as well as the David Cross Band release, ‘Sign of the Crow’. All available on the David Cross Band Official Website.

Cheryl Stringall – Over thirty years in management, and the successful ownership or management of numerous businesses and organisations, coupled with a Business/Arts degree from the University of California (Honours), engendered an understanding and hands on commitment to specific types of business Cherylstructure and culture. As a result, Sunn Creative aligns with  inclusive methods of engaging people in ways that bolster creativity as well as valuing contribution. An avid reader, researcher and artist, Cheryl has eclectic, non-conformist interests partially due to influences from both scientific and artistic realms and her involvement with cutting edge education and science mentors.

When possible, Cheryl donates time and expertise to various charities, non-profits and social enterprises, as well as a percentage of label proceeds for charitable events. In 2014 she worked in an advisory role to the Management Committee of Lindengate – a mental health charity utilising gardening for health. In 2015/16 she volunteered as a Business Mentor with Working Knowledge, a social enterprise that ‘bridges the gap between education and the workplace’. Find out Simon Townshend - Roger Daltrey (The Who)more about Cheryl on her website.

In the UK she has worked with: Tony Lowe (with extensive credits), Simon Townshend (The Who), Roger Daltrey (The Who), Peter Coyle (Lotus Eaters), David Cross (King Crimson), David Jackson (Van der Graaf Generator), Phil Spalding (Elton John, Mick Jagger, Robbie Williams, Mike Oldfield, Toyah Wilcox, Seal, Peter Coyle (Lotus Eaters)Steve Hackett, GTR) , Mark Brzezicki (Big Country, Phil Collins, Sting, Procol Harum, The Cult, Midge Ure), Alison Fleming, John Young (Lifesigns, Scorpions, Asia), Mickey Simmonds (Mike Oldfield), Steve Gee (Landmarq, John Wetton, Pete Banks), Damien Child, Pete Clark, Greg Pringle (Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, Simon Townshend), Michael Cuthbert (Pete Townshend – Rachel Fuller), Pat Orchard, Paul Simon, Yumi Hara (Daevid Allen, Hugh Hopper), Chris Gray, Tony Bronsdon (Bram Stoker) and many more.

David Cross (King Crimson)

Sunn Creative works with social and environmentally conscious intent and partners with selected charities after review. To become one of our chosen organisations sunn creative logoplease contact us. Our Artists, Managing Director, Producer and Collaborating Musicians also work (or have worked) with a number of charities, social enterprises, and non-profits, such as:

Mind & Samaritans – 22 Layers – online concert fundraising (2021)
Lindengate – Cheryl Stringall – Managing Director – Volunteer
Starlight Children’s Foundation – Tony Lowe – David Cross – concert fundraising
Working Knowledge Cheryl Stringall – Managing Director – Volunteer
Action Aid – Tony Lowe – Cheryl Stringall – concert fundraising
International Students House (ISH) at 229 The Venue – Tony Lowe & Cheryl Stringall – Sunn Creative’s Lowe & Brzezicki’s ESP – Invisible Din Album Launch on 11:11:16

Manx Cancer Help – Chris Gray concert fundraising
The Pete Quaife Foundation – Chris Gray – Tony Lowe – album songs donation
Rebecca House Children’s Hospice – Chris Grayconcert fundraising
Alder Hay Children’s Burns Unit – Chris Grayconcert fundraising
Finlay’s Footsteps – Chris Gray – concert fundraising
The Southern Befrienders – Chris Gray – concert fundraising
Great Ormond Street Hospital – Chris Gray – concert fundraising

Peter Coyle (ex Lotus Eaters) joins Liz Kershaw – BBC Radio 6 to talk about his music and the issue of homelessness.

Sunn Creative Producer and Creative Director Tony Lowe and Sunn Creative Owner – Managing Director – Cheryl Stringall supported a number of charities and Tony Lowefundraising events over his career. Notably wAll of the Aboveith Action Aid’s ‘Bollocks to Poverty’ – ‘All of the Above’ Live Event in London in 2008 donating the entire gross proceeds from the event, making it the largest single contribution to Bollocks to Poverty at that time. To find out about Tony’s extensive musical credits please visit his website.

*At this time we do not accept unsolicited material, music or demos.