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Volcano the Bear
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England
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Volcano is an English group founded in Leicester in 1995 who specialize in eerily unmusical and hypnotic music; oscillating, tribal waltzes and seemingly structureless, sparsely populated soundscapes to downright spooky rhythmic and vocal exercises; series of abstract sounds strung together by random outbursts of strings, distorted piano, manipulated vocal noises and odd percussion. Originally a quartet, by 2010 the group was a trio of Aaron Moore, Daniel Padden, and Clarence Manuelo.
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Volcano the Bear / La Société des Timides à la Parade des Oiseaux — The Shy Volcanic Society at the Bear and Bird Parade Volcano the Bear / La Société des Timides à la Parade des Oiseaux — The Shy Volcanic Society at the Bear and Bird Parade
(Beta-lactam Ring mt222, 2009, CD)
Volcano the Bear — Amidst the Noise and Twigs Volcano the Bear — Amidst the Noise and Twigs
(Beta-lactam Ring mt204a, 2007, CD)
Volcano the Bear — Classic Erasmus Fusion Volcano the Bear — Classic Erasmus Fusion
(Beta-lactam Ring mt092a, 2006, 2CD)
Volcano the Bear — The One Burned Ma Volcano the Bear — The One Burned Ma
(*, 0, CD)
Volcano the Bear — Volfur Volcano the Bear — Volfur
(*, 0, CD)
Volcano the Bear — Volseptor Volcano the Bear — Volseptor
(*, 0, CD)

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