Jean-Marc Millière, former guitarist of Lemon Squeezer, Atomic Playboys, Riff Raff, Mudslide and God told us to do bad things, founded with his good friend and keyboardist, Francis Girola, the band Sonic Winter in 2012 as a two piece band.
Before summer 2012, with the help of the drummer Gary Gilmour (Fluorescent Hearts) and bass player Laurent Duval (The New Princess, The Duvals, Extreme, The Ritch Kids) they recorded at the Carlton Studios in Glasgow. These 4 tracks can be listened to on this page and on Youtube.
A second recording was made the 26th & 27th of November 2012 at The Carlton Studios, 7 tracks were produced. The musicians for this session were Jean-Marc Milliere (Guitars & Vocals), Francis Girola (Keyboards & Bass), Mr Bigbeat (Drums), James Neilson (Bass), David Watson (Bagpipes). The digital debut album "1st winter" was released the 19th of January 2013.
On the 18th & 19th of April 2013 10 new tracks were recorded, the musicians for this session were Jean-Marc Milliere (Guitars & Samples), Francis Girola (Keyboards & Vocals & Samples), Gary Gilmour & Mr Bigbeat (Drums), Laurent Duval & James Neilson (Bass), Philippe Duval (The Duvals), Seved Malm (Daddy's Drinkin), Scott Malley (It Girl), Dan The Pass Bus Ticket (Vocals),DJ G.ENJOY (Sound Design), Benjamin Løzninger (Vocals & Keyboards) & Zoé Løzninger (Vocals & Choirs).
A new digital album "TWICE" was released in June 2013.
In 2014 Sonic Winter debut CD album
"MAGICAL SILVER BULLETS AND HELL BIRDSONGS" will be released by SonicWinterMusic in collaboration with Kiwi Music
"ROBOTS" THE COMPILATION (USA, JULY 2013)
SONIC WINTER 2ND ALBUM “TWICE” (UK, JUNE 2013)
SONIC WINTER DEBUT ALBUM “1ST WINTER” (UK, JANUARY 2013)
"08945 VOLUME 7" THE COMPILATION (UK 2013)
"DOOMSDAY & BRIMSTONE" THE COMPILATION (USA 2012)
"SPACE ROCK" THE COMPILATION (USA 2012)
released February 8, 2014
Jean-Marc Milliere : Guitars/vocals
Francis Girola : Keyboards/vocals
SONIC WINTER GUESTS:
Laurent Duval : Bass
Emile Millière : Bass
James Neilson : Bass
Mr Bigbeat : Drums
Gary Gilmour : Drums
David Watson : Bagpipes
DJ G.ENJOY : Sound Design
Seved Malm : Vocals
Philippe Duval : Vocals
Scott Malley : Vocals
Dan The Pass Bus Ticket : Vocals
Benjamin Løzninger: Vocals & Keyboards
Zoé Løzninger: Vocals & Choirs
Paul Cassidy: Vocals