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Clearlight
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France
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French progressive rock super-group project fronted by keyboard player Cyrille Verdeaux (formerly of the pre-ZNR group Barricade), initially credited as a Verdeaux project with the album title Clearlight Symphony thereafter Clearlight became the band name. The band featured a shifting all-star cast of Gong members and other top musicians of the French prog and underground scenes.
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http://www.clearlight888music.com
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Releases on file (13)
Spirits Burning & Clearlight — The Roadmap in Your Head Spirits Burning & Clearlight — The Roadmap in Your Head
(Gonzo Multimedia HST423, 2016, CD)
Clearlight — Impressionist Symphony Clearlight — Impressionist Symphony
(Gonzo Multimedia HST214CD, 2014, CD)
Spirits Burning & Clearlight — Healthy Music in Large Doses Spirits Burning & Clearlight — Healthy Music in Large Doses
(Gonzo Multimedia HST117CD, 2013, CD)
Clearlight — Infinite Symphony Clearlight — Infinite Symphony
(Clearlight Music C8M-008, 2003, CD)
Various Artists — Kalevala - A Finnish Progressive Rock Epic Various Artists — Kalevala - A Finnish Progressive Rock Epic
(Musea FGBG 4463.AR, 2003, 3CD)
Clearlight/Cyrille Verdeaux — Rainbow Music: Best of Cyrille Verdeaux 1975-2000 Clearlight/Cyrille Verdeaux — Rainbow Music: Best of Cyrille Verdeaux 1975-2000
(Clearlight Music C8M-100, 2000, CD)
Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales
(Rhino Records R2 72451, 1996, 5CD)
Clearlight — Symphony II Clearlight — Symphony II
(Mantra 044, 1990, CD)
Clearlight — Visions Clearlight — Visions
(Canal LM 900, 1978/1994, CD)
Clearlight — Les Contes du Singe Fou Clearlight — Les Contes du Singe Fou
(Clearlight Music C8M-003, 1976/2000, CD)
Clearlight — Forever Blowing Bubbles Clearlight — Forever Blowing Bubbles
(Clearlight Music C8M-002, 1975/2000, CD)
Delired Cameleon Family — Musique du Film Delired Cameleon Family — Musique du Film "Visa de Censure N°X" de Pierre Clementi
(Clearlight Music C8M-004, 1975/2000, CD)
Clearlight — Symphony Clearlight — Symphony
(Gonzo Multimedia HST207CD, 1975/2014, CD)

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2018-04-05
OBEY Convention XI Set for May 24-28 in Halifax – As the 2018 festival season rapidly approaches, we’d like you to be aware of a real treasure of diverse and creative music that’s going to take place in Halifax, Nova Scotia, next month. The OBEY Convention is on its 11th outing, and features a wide range of artists from around the world. From avant-industrial noise to experimental takes on Classical Chinese music, from chamber jazz to doom metal, from ambient soundscapes to Canadian First Nations drumming, you’d be hard pressed to find a festival with more variety in sound anywhere in the world. » Read more

2018-04-04
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2018-03-01
Seaprog 2018 Artist Announcements Raise Festival's Profile – Seattle's Seaprog festival has been going since 2013, and the 2018 edition features a slate of artists that's sure to bring more attention to the event. Cheer-Accident, Bubblemath, and Free Salamander Exhibit are in the first round announcement of performers. In keeping with their tradition of focusing on regional artists, they will also present a number of artists from Washington and Oregon. [Edit: Just added: Inner Ear Brigade] » Read more

2018-02-26
Adelbert von Deyen RIP – Word reaches us that German electronic musician Adelbert von Deyen has died. His recorded legacy reaches back to 1978, when Sky Records released Sternzeit. Von Deyen, who was born October 25, 1953 in Süderbrarup, was also known as a painter and graphic artist. » Read more

2018-02-18
Didier Lockwood RIP – Word reaches us today of the death of one of France's great jazz musicians, violinist Didier Lockwood. His playing bridged many worlds, from traditional jazz to fusion to progressive rock, and his talent can be heard on recordings by Magma, Clearlight, Pierre Moerlen's Gong, and many more. Lockwood was 62. » Read more


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