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Le*Silo "Magic Carpet Ride" video

This Japanese band is really interesting, with a sometimes jazzy take on the RIO style with a bit of zeuhl tossed in. Their recorded output is much too sparse, and it seems to be hard to find their music outside Japan. Have a look at what we're missing.

by Jon Davis, Published 2014-10-31


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Related artist(s): Le Silo

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