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Bruce Gaitsch, American guitarist, composer, and producer. He is best known for working with notable musicians such as Richard Marx, Chicago, Peter Cetera, Madonna, Agnetha Fältskog and many others as a session musician and songwriter.

"Dear 208 Talks of angels, I think your band is incredible. Your rich harmonic spectrum and wonderful production ideas remind me a bit of Les Friction but you guys actually have a sense of humor and that stunning female voice…"

Rob Hill is a music producer and engineer as well as a songwriter and musician. Rob's production credits include: Everlast (musician), Korn, Soul Assassins, Xzibit, Wu-Tang Clan, Cypress Hill, Queen, Jackson Browne, the Cars, R.E.M., Zayra Alvarez, Northern State, Fuel (band), "Skinhead ", and many more...

"You are all obviously very talented as musicians, and I liked the way you blended electronica and drum loop elements into a more aggressive mix. You are good drum programmers. I also appreciated the diversity of the styles represented in your music, and was quite taken by the incorporation of female vocals in your songs."

Ross Lara is an American music producer, engineer, and composer from Northern Virginia. Ross has either produced, recorded, engineered, or written for artist/projects Paul Oakenfold, Roger Shah, Zeta Bosio, Mark Ballas, TRON, FIESTAR, Eve, Lloyd, SHINee, Chris Mann, AK1200, Tegan & Sara, Erika Jayne, Bill Hamel and TC Spitfire.

"You guys are good musicians. When She Cried had a cool Nine Inch Nail vibe. Vocalist has a cool rock voice. On the mix/production end, there may be some things I have done differently to add one thing or another. Over all solid material!"

Clarence "Mac" McDonald is a Los Angeles based pianist, composer, arranger, and producer. He has worked with Ray Charles, Barbra Streisand, Ella Fitzgerald, Justin Timberlake, Aretha Franklin, James Taylor, Carole King, Taral Hicks, Freddy Hubbard, Nancy Wilson, Boz Scaggs, Seals & Crofts, Bill Withers, and The Jackson 5.

"I listened to all of the songs and I think you have done a fine job. You do not need anyones help on this project. You should just get the songs out for sale. I did notice that most of your songs are in the minor key, which made "It Happens Naturally" such a pleasant change."

David Kahne is an American record producer, musician, composer, and former record company executive. has produced records for Paul McCartney, Fishbone, Sublime, The Strokes, Sugar Ray, The Bangles, Romeo VoidStevie Nicks, Teddy Thompson, New Order, Lana Del Rey, The Outfield, Renee Fleming, Regina Spektor and Linkin Park on some of their earlier studio work after signing with Warner.

"Very epic and grand. Sort of going against the grain of much of the market, but that's a good thing, as the clubby, dance, trash market is so oversaturated and hopefully people will want to move along and hear some songs : )) Of course I have no idea what the Russian marketplace is like, but here its more like advertising than music much of the time."

Barb Morrison (born Barbara Jean Morrison) is an American recording artist, Top 5 Billboard dance chart songwriter, and Gold record producer, best known as producer for numerous artists such as Blondie, Rufus Wainwright, L.P. and as one half of the production duo Super Buddha.

"Let me say - i think your music is GREAT ! The lead vocals are really cool and the songs are awesome too!"

Craig Leon is an American born record producer, composer and arranger currently living in England. His work appears on many classical recordings with artists including Luciano Pavarotti, Andreas Scholl, Sir James Galway, Joshua Bell, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the London Symphony Orchestra.

"I am glad to see so many good styles and influence in the same group of musicians. I am coming over to St Petersburg to perform one of my early pieces "Nommos" at an avant grade festival. You seem to be near Perm which is very far from there. But if that is not the case perhaps we could meet."

Ross Robinson is an American multi-platinum music producer, who has discovered successful acts such as Korn, At the Drive-In, Glassjaw, The Blood Brothers, Repeater, Slipknot and Limp Bizkit. Robinson has also worked with Tech N9ne, Machine Head, Vanilla Ice, The Cure, Sepultura, and many others.

"I think you are talented. I feel the intention is deep and your hearts are in the right place. I've passed on similar bands who went on to become huge- stay focused and hope to see you one day."

Ron Roker (born Ronald Ernest Alfred Roker) is an English songwriter and singer. Roker has written UK chart hits for Jackie Lee, The Fortunes, Barry Blue, Tina Charles, Polly Brown, The Pearls, The Real Thing and Sweet Dreams.

"I can see and hear that you are a very talented musicians and writers. Some of the songs and sounds are very new age Clannad with more electro and rock emphasis. The vocals are strong and the musicianship shines."

Michael Stock is an English songwriter, record producer and musician known for being a member of the songwriting and production team Stock Aitken and Waterman that achieved success in the 1980s and 1990s. He has written and/or produced numerous worldwide hits including 18 #1 records in America and the UK, and over a hundred Top 40 hits.

"Really like your music. You are extremely accomplished. It has overtones of the great classical composers and has much strength in depth."

Scott Solter is a recording engineer, record producer, mixer, remixer and musician. As a producer and mixer, Solter has worked with numerous artists, including Bombadil, John Vanderslice, Superchunk, Okkervil River, The Mountain Goats, Erik FriedlanderBoxharp, Lost In The Trees, The Forms, Division Day, Alex Turnquist, Liam Singer, The Court and Spark, Charles Atlas, Tarental, Mike Patton and more.

"Hello 208 Talks of Angels! Your music is great! 'Before I Know' and 'The Manual' are wonderful! Keep making these CRUSHING BEATS!!! Fantastic work. Best to you, Scott."

Pietro Foresti is an Italian music producer, engineer, and manager. His production and engineering colleagues on more than four dozen albums have included Sylvia Massy Shivy (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tool), Michael C. Ross (Christina Aguilera, Pussycat Dolls), and Joe Gastwirt (Neil Young, Grateful Dead, Michael Jackson).

"You have great unique atmospheres and good ideas, wonderful evocative vocals' timbres. The songs are good demos, but without enough sound impact. I also feel the lack of a good drumming (real or fake, doesn't matter) and the songs haven't a sufficient horizontal developement. I also suggest to enphasize the strenght of some moments who could be more deep and interesting. You probably have to choose if you like to be more "Ambient" or more "Hard Rock"."

Toby Wright is a record producer and mixing engineer who has worked with artists such as Alice in Chains, Metallica, Sevendust and Korn.

" I really like your music!!! I wold love to produce a record for you, but you and the band would most likely have to come to the USA. Is that possible?"

Jim Ed Norman (born Edward James Norman) is an American musician, record producer, arranger and label head. He was one of the principal architects of the distinctive sound of West Coast 1970s pop and rock, after which he moved into production, eventually becoming President of  Warner Bros. Records.

" I enjoyed listening to "208 Talks Of Angels" and would look forward to learning a bit more about your history and what you hope to do with your music."

Ronald "Ron" McGovney is a semi-retired American musician, best known as the original bassist in the thrash metal band Metallica. Having previously played with founding member James Hetfield in the garage band Leather Charm, McGovney was a member of Metallica during its first year of gigging and appeared on their early demos before departing late in 1982.

" I am following you on soundcloud. I like your music. It is well put together. The female vocals are great. The male vocals are a little heavy to balance the female vocals. Evanescence has a great balance between the two vocalists."

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