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Magic Mushroom Band

Magic Mushroom Band
Country
England
Profile
Originally founded in 1982 as a "psychedelic space pop" band by Gary Masters (Gary Moonboot, guitar), Kim Russell (Kim Oz, vocals), and guitarist Gary Twining. Wayne Buaku (bass) and Jim Lacey (drums) completed the band. Astralasia was originally a side project of Magic Mushroom Band, but has gone on to more recognition than the main band.
Website
http://magickeye.com
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Releases on file (3)
Various Artists — A Momentary Lapse of Vinyl Various Artists — A Momentary Lapse of Vinyl
(Fruits de Mer crustacean 60, 2014, 2CD)
Various Artists — Archives of Space Various Artists — Archives of Space
(Purple Pyramid CLP 0064-2, 1997, CD)
Magic Mushroom Band — The Spaced Collection Magic Mushroom Band — The Spaced Collection
(Purple Pyramid CLP 9949-2, 1997, CD)

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2021-01-18
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2020-12-09
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2020-11-20
25 Views of Worthing Finally Gets Released – A while ago, we wrote about the discovery of a "long lost" Canterbury-style gem by a band called 25 Views of Worthing. And now we're pleased to find out that Wind Waker Records has released their music on an LP. » Read more

2020-10-14
Audion Is Back in Business – Our esteemed colleague Alan Freeman has restarted Audion Magazine after a seven year hiatus. The new incarnation is available online on their Bandcamp site. Audion's history goes back to 1984, and included 58 issues up to 2013. Issue #59 is available now, and #60 is in the works. » Read more

2020-10-06
Romantic Warriors IV – Krautrock (Part 2) Is in the Works – Zeitgeist Media, the people who have brought us the great series of documentary films chronicling the history of progressive rock, are working on the second installment of their examination of German music. Krautrock 2 will focus on artists from Münich such as Guru Guru, Amon Düül II, Xhol Caravan, Kraan, Witthüser & Westrupp, and Popol Vuh. » Read more


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