"A reissue of Fusioon's Danza Del Molinero, originally released in 1972. This is the first album by these Catalan psych-progsters.
Traditional Spanish songs receive a psychedelic/progressive/jazz-rock treatment with a tremendous rhythm section (drum breaks galore), fuzz-tone guitar, Hammond and analog keyboards, piano, and occasional string arrangements.
RIYL: Soft Machine, Egg, Goblin, Arzachel, Le Orme, Collegium Musicum."
This bootleg is simultaneously much more and much less than it appears to be.
First the good news: The opening 9 tracks are from the Avalon Ballroon, 1966. 4 of these tracks: Tupelo, Somebody In My Home, Evil, Old Folk's Boogie all appeared on the now out of print, incredible Revenant set, Grow Fins, but the other 5 tracks have long been known to exist, but have never been seen or heard before: Down In The Bottom, Don't Start Me To Talkin', The Sun Is Shinin', St. James Infirmary, Harp....
"Parafernalia is a band from Brasilia, formed in 2001, which, on this debut work, composed and recorded between 2001 and 2007, showcase a well-balanced fusion of progressive and hard rock, influenced by Brazilian (Mutantes, O Terco) and English (ELP, Uriah Heep, Deep Purple, Gentle Giant) groups and mixing, with great mastery, complex, creative and bold arrangements with the vintage sound of the musical instruments of the 70's."