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Echolyn
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United States
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Echolyn (often styled echolyn) is an American progressive rock band based in eastern Pennsylvania, formed in 1989 and active off and on until the present. The original members were Brett Kull (guitar), Paul Ramsey (drums), Chris Buzby (keyboards), Ray Weston (vocals), and Jesse Reyes (bass). Reyes was replaced by Tom Hyatt during the recording of their debut album, and this lineup has more or less persisted, though the band went through several years of inactivity after the release of As the World in 1995. During this period, Kull and Ramsey formed Still (also known as Always Almost) and Buzby formed Finneus Gauge.
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http://www.echolyn.com
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Releases on file (11)
Echolyn — I Heard You Listening Echolyn — I Heard You Listening
((Not on label) no#, 2015, CD)
Echolyn — Echolyn Echolyn — Echolyn
((Not on label) no#, 2012, 2CD)
Echolyn — Cowboy Poems Free Echolyn — Cowboy Poems Free
((Not on label) no#, 2008, CD)
Echolyn — The End Is Beautiful Echolyn — The End Is Beautiful
(Velveteen VR2010, 2005, CD)
Echolyn — Mei Echolyn — Mei
(Velveteen VR2009, 2002, CD)
Various Artists — To Cry You a Song: A Collection of Tull Tales Various Artists — To Cry You a Song: A Collection of Tull Tales
(Magna Carta MA-9009-2, 1996, CD)
Echolyn — When the Sweet Turns Sour Echolyn — When the Sweet Turns Sour
(Syn-Phonic SYNCD 15, 1996, CD)
Echolyn — As the World Echolyn — As the World
(550 Music BK 57623, 1995, CD)
Various Artists — Progfest '94: Variety Arts Center - Los Angeles Various Artists — Progfest '94: Variety Arts Center - Los Angeles
(Musea FGBG 4154.AR, 1995, CD)
Echolyn — ...And Every Blossom Echolyn — ...And Every Blossom
(Bridge 2113, 1993, CD)
Echolyn — Suffocating the Bloom Echolyn — Suffocating the Bloom
(Bridge 2112, 992/1992, CD)

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