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Estradasphere
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Estradasphere was an experimental band that originated in Santa Cruz, California during the late 90s. They were known for mixing music of many genres together. Members have included Tim Smolens (bass, vocals), Timb Harris (violin, trumpet, mandolin, guitar, vocals), Jason Schimmel (guitar, keyboards, banjo, vocals), Lee Smith (drums), Kevin Kmetz (shamisen, guitar, keyboards), Adam Stacey (accordion, keyboards, vocals), David Murray (drums), and John Whooley (saxophone, accordion, vocals).
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Estradasphere — Palace of Mirrors Estradasphere — Palace of Mirrors
(The End TE077, 2006, CD)
Estradasphere — Passion for Life Estradasphere — Passion for Life
(Web of Mimicry WoM015, 2004, CD+DVD)
Estradasphere — Quadropus Estradasphere — Quadropus
(Web of Mimicry WoM013, 2003, CD)
Estradasphere — Buck Fever Estradasphere — Buck Fever
(Web of Mimicry WoM008, 2001, CD)
Estradasphere — The Silent Elk of Yesterday Estradasphere — The Silent Elk of Yesterday
(Web of Mimicry WoM009, 2001, CD)
Estradasphere — It's Understood Estradasphere — It's Understood
(Web of Mimicry WoM005, 2000, CD)

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