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Carlos Alvarado

Carlos Alvarado
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Carlos Alvarado Perea was a Mexican composer and multi-instrumentalist and a pioneer of Mexico's progressive rock scene as a founding member of the band Chac Mool in the early 80s, along with Jorge Reyes and others. Parallel to this, he was a member of the electronic duo Vía Láctea along with Miguel Angel Nava, as well as being a member of Decibel, a Mexican RIO (Rock In Opposition) type cross-culture, rock, folk, jazz hybrid.
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La Música de Erich Zann — En Tormento La Música de Erich Zann — En Tormento
(Kathmandu EIBON CD 003, 2018, CD)
Vía Láctea — Daath Vía Láctea — Daath
(Momia 14, 2016, CD)
Carlos Alvarado — La Música de los 7 Chakras Carlos Alvarado — La Música de los 7 Chakras
(Momia CD12, 2013, CD)
Chac Mool — 25 Anniversario Chac Mool — 25 Anniversario
(Universal 1714240 , 2006, 5CD)
Decibel — Fiat Lux - The Complete Recordings 1977-2000 Decibel — Fiat Lux - The Complete Recordings 1977-2000
(MIO 022-024, 2000, 3CD)
Decibel — Fortuna Virilis Decibel — Fortuna Virilis
(Momia CD 09, 1999, CD)
Chac Mool —  El Mensajero de los Dioses Chac Mool — El Mensajero de los Dioses
(Momia CD10, 1999, CD)
La Música de Erich Zann — La Música de Erich Zann La Música de Erich Zann — La Música de Erich Zann
(Momia 07, 1997, CD)
Vía Láctea — Vía Láctea 1977-1997 Vía Láctea — Vía Láctea 1977-1997
(Momia CD08, 1997, CD)
El Puente de Alvarado — Conquista y Destrucción de México-Tenochtitlán El Puente de Alvarado — Conquista y Destrucción de México-Tenochtitlán
(Momia C.D.05, 1996, CD)
Decibel — Mensaje desde Fomalhault Decibel — Mensaje desde Fomalhault
(Momia CD06, 1996, CD)
Carlos Alvarado — Archivos Carlos Alvarado — Archivos
(Momia Discos 04, 1994, CD)
Chac Mool — Carcia Digital Chac Mool — Carcia Digital
(Warner Bros LWM-6268, 1984/2001, CD)
Chac Mool — Cintas En Directo Chac Mool — Cintas En Directo
(Philips LPR 15219 , 1982, LP)
Vía Láctea — Recordings 1977-1982 Vía Láctea — Recordings 1977-1982
(VOD 148, 1982/2017, 3LP)
Vía Láctea — Vía Láctea Vía Láctea — Vía Láctea
(Momia 01, 1982/2010, CD)
Chac Mool — Suenos De Metal Chac Mool — Suenos De Metal
(Philips LPR 15220, 1981/2006, CD)
Chac Mool — En Vivo - Official Bootleg Chac Mool — En Vivo - Official Bootleg
((Not on label) RRC 54, 1980/1998, CD)
Chac Mool — Nadie En Especial Chac Mool — Nadie En Especial
(Philips 6427 061, 1980/2006, CD)
Decibel — El Poeta del Ruido Decibel — El Poeta del Ruido
(Orfeon CSM-247, 1980/2008, CD)
Decibel — Contranatura Decibel — Contranatura
(Momia CD03, 1978/1992, CD)

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