Who is Karnal Sinn?
Hailing from British Columbia, Canada, Karnal Sinn is comprised of several industry veterans with decades of experience. Their music is best described as no-nonsense, honest to goodness Rock and Roll with plenty of heart, harmony and melody. A full, punchy sound with low end that will make you want to move and high end that will make you want to sing along.
Their debut album “Proceed with Caution” draws it’s stories from all aspects of the human experience. Influenced by classic and
southern rock, with prog and pop influences, underpinned by a foundation of raw, life experience, love, loss and heartbreak. A curated list of original tunes
that are destined to be classics.
Robin Lei (Lee), along with collaborators Grant Borisow and Ray Roper wrote all of the songs on this album. Robin is also the lead vocalist and co-producer. He is a veteran of the Western Canada Hard Rock scene and has been recording, touring and playing live since the 80’s. Aaaaah, the 80’s....
Ray Roper produced, engineered and mixed the album. Showcasing his amazing versatility, he also provides vocals and plays guitar, bass guitar and keyboards on this album. Ray is a Grammy nominated artist with decades of songwriting, live performance and production experience. He was an original member and co-producer of Stonebolt.
Robin’s lyrics provide the ammunition that let his vocals soar, while Ray’s amazing production sense and attention to every detail take these songs to the next level and beyond.
Also helping these guys out on the album is an extremely talented assortment of some of the area’s best creative talents, including;
Rick Fedyk - Drums. Rick is a Touring & Session Drummer, recently with Paul Rodgers, Howard Leese and Ray Roper Project.
Scott Gamble - Drums, Cover Artwork. Scott is a veteran drummer, who has been playing for over forty years, starting at age 4. He has recorded on 45 albums with various Okanagan musicians, including well known recording artists like Daniel Powter. Though he loves to play in a cool jazz combo, he says that it is thrilling to play and add twists to other musician's songs when working on their recordings.
Steve Hilliam - Horns. Steve has contributed to albums from Otis Rush, Long John Baldry and Gino Vanelli. He is now playing with Colin James' Big Band and R&B All Stars.
Eric Rowlett - Additional Guitar. Regularly seen in the Vancouver music circuit, Eric plays guitar and does programming with popular local bands such as Vertico, Cinderella Rockafella and Great Canadian Kids.