Heldon - I/III : Electronique Guerilla/It's Always Rock 'n' Roll 2 x CDs

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Composer, guitarist & electronics innovator Richard Pinhas is recognized as one of France's major experimental musicians & is a pivotal figure in the development of electronic rock. This combines their 1st & 3rd albums (3 lps) onto 2 CDs. Some of their most primitive, yet compelling work; some of it if by just Richard on primitive synthesizers and electric guitars with lots of fuzz, while other tracks add familiar names like George Grunblatt-VCS3 synth, mellotron and guitar, Pattrick Gauthier-VCS3 and ARP synths, Jean-My Truong-drums, Coco Roussel-drums, Gilbert Artman-drums, Ariel Kalma-harmonium and more! "...France's most influencial contemporary musician."-Alternative Press. "Searing instrumental space music, bridging electronics & psychedelic guitar excess in unique & legendary fashion...one of the quintessential European progressive groups of the 70's"- Forced Exposure.
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The first and third Heldon albums, and great records. Most of the music consists of Richard Pinhas playing multi-tracked guitar and synth, though there a couple full band things here as well. The music is very trippy, featuring lots of Pinhas' very Frippy guitar work, and a very good demonstration of what can be done with an EMS Synthi AKS (the only synth heard on most of these two albums). Essential listening for electronic music fans.
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