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Biota / Mnemonists

Biota / Mnemonists
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United States
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Biota was founded in 1979 in Fort Collins, Colorado, as the Mnemonist Orchestra. Over the years, the Mnemonist Orchestra developed into Biota (the musical contingent) and Mnemonists (the visual contingent). Both Biota and Mnemonists work as one on productions of musical and visual components. The group has released nine LPs, one EP, one Tape, and four CDs on both their own Dys label and Recommended Records UK.
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http://biotamusic.com
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Releases on file (10)
Biota — Funnel to a Thread Biota — Funnel to a Thread
(ReR Megacorp BCD8, 2014, CD)
Biota — Cape Flyaway Biota — Cape Flyaway
(ReR Megacorp BCD7, 2012, CD)
Biota — Half a True Day Biota — Half a True Day
(ReR Megacorp BCD6, 2007, CD)
Biota  — Invisible Map Biota — Invisible Map
(Recommended Records (RéR) ReR BCD5, 2001, CD)
Biota  — Object Holder Biota — Object Holder
(ReR Megacorp BCD4, 1995, CD)
Biota — Almost Never Biota — Almost Never
(ReR Megacorp BCD3, 1992, CD)
Biota / Mnemonists — Musique Actuelle 1990 Biota / Mnemonists — Musique Actuelle 1990
(Anomalous NOM25, 1990/2004, CD)
Biota — Tumble Biota — Tumble
(ReR Megacorp BCD1, 1989, CD)
Biota — Tinct Biota — Tinct
(Recommended Records (RéR) RR C31, 1988, LP)
Biota — Bellowing Room Biota — Bellowing Room
(Recommended Records (RéR) RR C27, 1987, LP)

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