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Guapo

Guapo
Country
England
Profile
British experimental rock/art rock band formed in the mid-90s by drummer/percussionist Dave Smith and guitarist/vocalist Matt Thompson, though the band gained a wider audience with the contribution of multi-instrumentalist Daniel O'Sullivan. The current lineup consists of Smith, guitarist Kavus Torabi, bassist James Sedwards and keyboardist Emmett Elvin of Chrome Hoof.
Photo by Ruth Bayer
Website
http://www.guapo.co.uk
Related articles (3)
Releases on file (4)
Guapo — Obscure Knowledge Guapo — Obscure Knowledge
(Cuneiform RUNE 404, 2015, CD)
Guapo — History of the Visitation Guapo — History of the Visitation
(Cuneiform Rune 354/355, 2013, CD+DVD)
Various Artists — Romantic Warriors II: About Rock in Opposition Various Artists — Romantic Warriors II: About Rock in Opposition
(Zeitgeist Media 2, 2012, DVD)
Various Artists — Hur! Hommage à la Musique de Christian Vander Various Artists — Hur! Hommage à la Musique de Christian Vander
(Soleil Zeuhl 19-20, 2009, 2CD)

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