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Big Balloon Music

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Defunct label based in the Seattle area, specializing in progressive rock.
Releases on file (5)
The Red Masque — Victoria and the Haruspex The Red Masque — Victoria and the Haruspex
(Big Balloon Music no#, 2002, CD)
The Red Masque — Feathers for Flesh The Red Masque — Feathers for Flesh
(Big Balloon Music BBM1102, 2004, CD)
Dreadnaught — Musica in Flagrante Dreadnaught — Musica in Flagrante
(Big Balloon Music BBM1101, 2004, CD)
Magus — Lucid Dreamer Magus — Lucid Dreamer
(Big Balloon Music BBM1201, 1998/2005, CD)
Headshear — Headshear Headshear — Headshear
(Big Balloon Music BBM-1301, 2006, CD)

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