Jan Cyrka is probably best known for three solo albums full of meaty guitar playing: Beyond the Common Ground, Spirit and Prickly Pear. However, his career began in the 1980s when he was guitarist-in-chief with cartoon biker band Zodiac Mindwarp and the Love Reaction, supporting Guns N’ Roseson extensive tours of the US and Canada. He now composes and records music for a variety of clients: his music has appeared on TV shows and movies such as Friends, High Fidelity, Saturday Night Live, America's Most Wanted, Wife Swap, I'm Alan Partridge, The Jeremy Kyle Show, Absolutely Fabulous, Bargain Hunt, Flog It!, The Graham Norton Effect, The Bill, Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares, Escape to the Country, Homes Under the Hammer, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Malcolm in the Middle, The Jamie Foxx Show, 10 Years Younger, A Place in the Sun, American Idol, The One Show, James May's 20th Century and many others. Jan has worked with several of the world’s finest players in his studio, including Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Paul Gilbert, Mick Taylor and Zakk Wylde.
Jan regularly writes for KPM with his two most recent projects dedicated to the ever popular genre of Indie Rock!
KPM 806 INDIE ROCK 2 is a fuse-blowing collection of all things indie. From soaring, anthemic cinematic rock and jangly, catchy, hipster indie to sunny, feel-good indie pop and straight-up rowdy rock and roll, Indie Rock 2 is a guitar-laden, hooky riff-fest of indie rock at its best!
KPM 720 INDIE ROCK does exactly what is says on the tin! Bursting with rocking tunes, uplifting melodies, rockin' riffs, broody beats and enough indie rock & roll anthems to knock your socks off.