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Djam Karet

Djam Karet
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United States
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Djam Karet was founded in 1984 by guitarists Gayle Ellett and Mike Henderson, bassist Henry J. Osborne, and drummer Chuck Oken, Jr. They chose as the band's name an Indonesian word (pronounced 'jam care-RAY') that translates loosely as "elastic time." Since then, they have become one of the preeminent American progressive bands, and the members have a wide variety of side projects and other bands.
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http://www.djamkaret.com
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Releases on file (27)
Djam Karet — Sonic Celluloid Djam Karet — Sonic Celluloid
(HC Productions HC019, 2017, CD)
Djam Karet — Swamp of Dreams Djam Karet — Swamp of Dreams
(HC Productions HC018, 2015, CD / LP)
Djam Karet — Regenerator 3017 Djam Karet — Regenerator 3017
(HC Productions HC017, 2014, CD)
Djam Karet — The Trip Djam Karet — The Trip
(HC Productions HC, 2013, CD)
Djam Karet — The Heavy Soul Sessions Djam Karet — The Heavy Soul Sessions
(HC Productions HC 015, 2010, CD)
Various Artists — Kinections: The ProgDay Support CD Various Artists — Kinections: The ProgDay Support CD
((Not on label) no#, 2005, CD)
Djam Karet — Recollection Harvest Djam Karet — Recollection Harvest
(Cuneiform Rune 219, 2005, CD)
Djam Karet — A Night for Baku Djam Karet — A Night for Baku
(Cuneiform Rune 169, 2003, CD)
Djam Karet — Afghan: Live at the Knitting Factory Djam Karet — Afghan: Live at the Knitting Factory
(HC Productions no#, 2002, CD)
Djam Karet — No Commercial Potential... and Still Getting the Ladies Djam Karet — No Commercial Potential... and Still Getting the Ladies
(HC Productions HC 013, 2002/2004, 2CD)
Djam Karet Solo Projects (Gayle Ellett) — Winds of War Djam Karet Solo Projects (Gayle Ellett) — Winds of War
(HC Productions *, 2002, CD)
Djam Karet — #1 Djam Karet — #1
((Not on label) DKCD-001, 2001, CD)
Djam Karet — #2 Djam Karet — #2
(HC Productions no#, 2001, CD)
Djam Karet — Ascension: New Dark Age Vol. 2 Djam Karet — Ascension: New Dark Age Vol. 2
(HC Productions HC 012, 2001, CD)
Djam Karet — New Dark Age Djam Karet — New Dark Age
(Cuneiform Rune 149, 2001, CD)
Djam Karet — Live at Orion Djam Karet — Live at Orion
(Cuneiform Rune 119, 1999, CD)
Djam Karet — Still No Commercial Potential Djam Karet — Still No Commercial Potential
(HC Productions HC 009, 1998, CD)
Djam Karet — The Devouring Djam Karet — The Devouring
(Cuneiform Rune 99, 1997, CD)
Various Artists — Unsettled Scores Various Artists — Unsettled Scores
(Cuneiform Rune 75/76, 1995, 2CD)
Djam Karet — Collaborator Djam Karet — Collaborator
(HC Productions HC008, 1994, CD)
Djam Karet — Burning the Hard City Djam Karet — Burning the Hard City
(HC Productions HC 006, 1991, CD)
Djam Karet — Suspension and Displacement Djam Karet — Suspension and Displacement
(HC Productions HC 005, 1991, CD)
Djam Karet — Suspension and Displacement Djam Karet — Suspension and Displacement
(Cuneiform Rune 129, 1991/2000, CD)
Djam Karet — Reflections from the Firepool Djam Karet — Reflections from the Firepool
(HC Productions HC 004, 1989, CD)
Djam Karet — Kafka's Breakfast Djam Karet — Kafka's Breakfast
(Auricle AMC 033, 1988, MC)
Djam Karet — The Ritual Continues Djam Karet — The Ritual Continues
(HC Productions HC007, 1987/1993, CD)
Djam Karet — No Commercial Potential Djam Karet — No Commercial Potential
(HC Productions HC002, 1985, MC)

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