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Astralasia

Astralasia
Country
England
Profile
Originally founded as a dub-oriented side-project to Magic Mushroom Band, Astralasia has outlived and superseded MMB to become favorites on the UK festival circuit.
Website
http://astralasia.co.uk
Related articles (12)
Releases on file (13)
Astralasia — A Different Kettle of Fish Astralasia — A Different Kettle of Fish
(Fruits de Mer strange fish fifteen, 2019, 2LP)
Various Artists — Goldfish Various Artists — Goldfish
(Fruits de Mer crustacean 84 & 85, 2018, 3LP+7")
Dave Thompson — The Incomplete Angler - 10 Years of Fruits de Mer Records Dave Thompson — The Incomplete Angler - 10 Years of Fruits de Mer Records
(Dave Thompson Books, 2018, TPB)
Various Artists — Kopf Musik Various Artists — Kopf Musik
(Fruits de Mer crustacean 79, 2017, 3CD)
Astralasia — Oceania Astralasia — Oceania
(Fruits de Mer winkle 27, 2017, 2LP)
Astralasia — Cheesy Astralasia — Cheesy
(Magick Eye MED9005CD, 2016, CD)
Various Artists — The Fruits de Mer Records Guide to The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy Various Artists — The Fruits de Mer Records Guide to The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy
(Fruits de Mer crustacean 74, 2016, 7")
Sendelica — Nite Flights Sendelica — Nite Flights
(Fruits de Mer crustacean 76, 2016, 7")
Various Artists — Postcards from the Deep Various Artists — Postcards from the Deep
(Fruits de Mer Crustacean 58, 2014, 10 Flexi)
Astralasia — Wind on Water Astralasia — Wind on Water
(Fruits de Mer Winkle 17, 2014, LP+EP)
Various Artists — A Tribute to the Music and Works of Brian Eno Various Artists — A Tribute to the Music and Works of Brian Eno
(Cleopatra CLP 0016-2, 1997, CD)
Hawkwind — Future Reconstructions - Ritual of the Solstice Hawkwind — Future Reconstructions - Ritual of the Solstice
(Emergency Broadcast Records , 1996, CD)
Hawkwind / Astralasia — Spirit of the Age - Solstice Remixes Hawkwind / Astralasia — Spirit of the Age - Solstice Remixes
(4Real 4R1CD, 1993, CD)

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