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Forever Einstein
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Forever Einstein is an avant-garde band from Connecticut, USA, formed in 1989 by Charles O'Meara of Biota, consisting of O'Meara aka Vrtacek (guitar, compositions), John Roulat (drums, percussion) and Kevin Gerety (bass guitar). Past members include original bassist Marc Sichel and Jack Vees. The band plays original instrumental music that incorporates a truly broad range of influences, includes musical forms not normally associated with 'progressive rock,' such as blues, country, folk, surf-rock, and cartoon and film soundtracks , but the central core of Einstein is a dedication to the song form and reliance on melody, harmony and polyrhythms. They have been compared to King Crimson, Frank Zappa, and Gong. All of their albums have been released through Cuneiform Records.
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Forever Einstein — Racket Science Forever Einstein — Racket Science
(Cuneiform Rune 206, 2005, CD)
Forever Einstein — Down with Gravity Forever Einstein — Down with Gravity
(Cuneiform Rune 136, 2000, CD)
Forever Einstein — One Thing after Another Forever Einstein — One Thing after Another
(Cuneiform Rune 106, 1998, CD)
Various Artists — Unsettled Scores Various Artists — Unsettled Scores
(Cuneiform Rune 75/76, 1995, 2CD)
Forever Einstein — Opportunity Crosses the Bridge Forever Einstein — Opportunity Crosses the Bridge
(Cuneiform Rune 41, 1992, CD)
Forever Einstein — Artificial Horizon Forever Einstein — Artificial Horizon
(Cuneiform Rune 25, 1990, CD)

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