R.I.P. of Oldish Psych & Prog blog

Global Searcher:
Site Content only Searcher

Login form
Search
Friendly Sites
  • A Maquina de Faser Sonhos
  • A Pound for a Brown
  • Arlequins
  • Blue Mammoth
  • Boyz Make Noize
  • Culture for All
  • Electric Music for the Mind and Body
  • Deserter's Songs
  • 18 Rodas
  • HeavyPsychMan Blog
  • improshit
  • KMXT Free Form Radio
  • the List
  • Museo Rosenbach
  • Musiques
  • Old Melodies
  • Prog & Psych
  • Rock BlogRoll
  • Sam1957
  • Schnickschnack Mixmax
  • Silverado Rare Music
  • That was Music
  • Todoblog
  • When You Motor Away
  • Create your own site
  • Entries archive

    Рейтинг@Mail.ru
    Рейтинг@Mail.ru Яндекс.Метрика

    Main » 2010 » September » 29 » Aphélandra ~ 2001 ~ Aphélandra
    10:48
    Aphélandra ~ 2001 ~ Aphélandra
    Aphélandra ~ 2001 ~ Aphélandra
    genre: sympho prog
    country: france
    quality: lossless (flac, cue, log, scans)
    time: 34'26"  size: 219 mb
    misc.: recorded '76

    ProgArchives:
    Aphélandra is a French symphonic prog band who recorded one album in 1976 but never saw its release, due to the ridiculously low offer from their record company at the time. For the next 25 years, the tapes have gathered dust in the keyboard player's attic until Mellow Records decided to release it in cd format in 2001. The stellar line-up included Philippe Grancher (keyboards), Pierre Videcoq (vocals, flute, tenor sax), Gerard Perret (electric guitar), Philippe Herbin (bass), Dominique Iroz (drums, percussion) and Clement Duventru (drums). Famous violinist Didier Lockwood as well as Cyrille Verdeaux (on piano and synth) also appeared as guest musicians. Except for those two, all members of Aphélandra have long since left the music industry, each going their separate way.
    Their self-titled album ("Aphélandra" is the name of a flower) is made up of classic French 70's prog with an interesting mix of classical sections, composed ensemble work and free-wheeling improvisation. The mainly symphonic nature of the music is interrupted now and then by solitary piano that gives their sound a distinct feel. The long instrumental passages are a welcome change from the melodramatic vocals often characteristic of early French prog bands. Not a masterpiece by any means but still worth a listen, if only for the 18-minute epic opening track.
    For collectors of rare 70's symphonic prog.
    Lise (HIBOU), CANADA
    01. "Airs" 17:58
    02. "Belladonne" 4:49
    03. "Pat" 5:26
    04. "Aphelandra" 3:34
    05. "Corinthe" 2:38

    - Philippe Grancher / piano, organ, electric piano, mellotron, clavinet, synthesizer
    - Pierre Videcoq / vocals, flute, tenor sax
    - Gerard Perret / electric guitar
    - Philippe Herbin / bass
    - Dominique Iroz / drums, percussion
    - Clement Duventru / drums

    Guests:
    - Didier Lockwood / violin
    - Cyrille Verdeaux / piano, synthesizer

    depositfiles:  p1, p2 = filesonic: p1, p2
    Sign up please for display Links
    Dear visitors, if you need the links are broken, please leave a request in the comments, I will try as much as possible to restore them for you

    Views: 1483 | Rating: 0.0/0

    Share |

    Total comments: 0
    Only registered users can add comments.
    [ Registration | Login ]

    Action: 10% discount coupon for Depositfiles Gold accounts for 6 months and 1 year periods. The coupon is very simple in usage: you enter it on the Gold account payment page and after the prices are recalculated can buy an account with the discount.
    Your coupon: vkanhlm5uqib3uugw6aqifkcudbnzqej

    Oldish Psych & Prog offers progressive psychedelic rock music mp3 lossless downloads