Discography

The Crystal & The Cross

The Crystal & The Cross

2006

Music about Dreams & Nightmares, Carl  & TRUOA delve into the minds of Lennon, McCartney & The Gallagher brothers. Psychedelic with a hint of India influences brings forth fresh ideas based on a familiar sound. 

The Crystal & The Cross 

The Tomes Of Lore

The Tomes Of Lore

2008

Carl & TRUOA bring experience to their craft. Indulging in writing, playing, producing & recording, all created at their Soundesign Studio located in Virginia City, near Reno Nevada. They have many influences some being of course The Beatles, Oasis, Kasabian, India Influences mixed with the 60's psychedelia and world music percussion.  Carl is a B&W photographer & oil on canvas artist, and maybe a bit psychotic?..... Perhaps. a true Warrior Poet! 

The Tomes of Lore 

Pieces Of Eight

Pieces of Eight

2010 

The Architects continue to walk a line giving into their passions of heart felt pop and driven rock, depending on which of the voices in Carls head drive him on any particular day. As previously stated he's living in the U.S. with the Union Jack wrapped firmly around his heart. Carl gives the songs a Brit Rock feel, while still at the helm of production. 

Pieces of Eight 

At Her Majesty's Command We Present:

"At Her Majesty's Command, We Present:"

2013

The Royal Union of Architects latest 2013 offering. Another great batch of British inspired rock tunes with The Architects spin on them. This proves to be their best work to date.

"At Her Majesty's Command, We Present:" 

Curious Amusements For The Ingenious

Curious Amusements For The Ingenious

2018

The 2018 Long Awaited album from Carl Elizondo & The Royal Union Of Architects, after taking a 5 year break to iron out life, they have come out with "Curious Amusements For The Ingenious" a 10 track collection of songs about life, love and pulling the knives out of your back from "so called" friends. The Architects are following the same recipe that they have followed for years writing British inspired U.S.Rock.

Curious Amusements for the Ingenious

Guitars, Cars & Women

1983 

Written with Master Guitarist Greg Leon, Carl  Elizondo (playing under the stage name Carl James)  & Greg Leon weave heavy rock riffs with great pop melodies. 

(also features Chuck Stevenson / Joey Vera on bass & Kenny Kauffman on guitars)

The Greg Leon Invasion