Exposé Online banner

The Green Ray

The Green Ray
Country
England
Profile
The Green Ray was formed in the mid 90s by Ken Whaley and Richard Treece, both of whom had previously played with the early 70s band Help Yourself. Ken Whaley died in 2013, and the band released one final album with Treece (lead guitar), Simon Whaley (drums, guitar), Jeff Gibbs (bass, vocals), and Martin James Gee (guitar, vocals). After Treece's death in 2015, the band carried on with Simon Whaley being the only original member remaining.
Website
Not on file
Related articles (2)
Releases on file (5)
Various Artists — The Three Seasons Various Artists — The Three Seasons
(Fruits de Mer crustacean 87, 2018, 3LP)
The Green Ray — Half Sentences The Green Ray — Half Sentences
(Sugarbush Records SB040, 2017, LP)
The Green Ray — Back from the Edge The Green Ray — Back from the Edge
((Not on label) GRAY11, 2006, CD)
The Green Ray — Fragile World The Green Ray — Fragile World
(Senza Tempo STMCD0004-1, 2004, CD)
The Green Ray — The Green Ray The Green Ray — The Green Ray
(Father Yod FYPC15, 1996, CD)

Latest news

2019-03-20
Freedom to Spend Unearths June Chikuma's Archives – Jun (June) Chikuma is well known for her video game and anime soundtracks, but she also released an album of experimental electronic music back in 1986 called Divertimento where she indulged the kind of spontaneity that wouldn't work in a soundtrack. RVNG Int'l label Freedom to Spend is bringing this overlooked item to broader attention with a deluxe reissue. » Read more

2019-03-03
Seaprog 2019 Lineup Almost Complete – The Seaprog festival in Seattle is scheduled for June 7-9 this year, and they've announced their lineup of performers. The revitalized Trettioåriga Kriget will cap Friday night, perennial favorites Marbin are on Saturday, and District 97 will finish off the fest on Sunday night. In support, they've booked a stellar variety of artists from the Northwest and around the world, including EchoTest, Markus Reuter and Trey Gunn, and the live debut of the amazing Troot project. » Read more

2019-02-21
You Can Be Part of an Ambient Electronic Project – The Gesture of History is a new electronic project put together by Sam Rosenthal of Black Tape for a Blue Girl, Steve Roach, and violist Sam Shadow. The music started as an instrumental track Rosenthal was working on for a Black Tape album, but took on a life of its own and demanded further enhancements. The majority of the funds raised will go to manufacturing costs for LP and CD editions, as well as other items as detailed on the Kickstarter page. » Read more

2019-01-31
Keyboardist Ingo Bischof R.I.P. – Keyboard player Ingo Bischof, best known as the longtime keyboard player of German band Kraan, passed away on January 29th, 2019. Bischof was born January 2, 1951 in Berlin-Kreuzberg and joined Kraan in 1975. » Read more

2019-01-11
Jazz Composer Mark Lomax, II Releases Epic 12CD Set – In addition to being a fine jazz drummer, Dr. Mark Lomax, II is a composer in residence at Ohio State University, where he has been very busy on the compositional front. The year 2019 is the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first ship bringing African slaves to North America, and in commemoration of this, Lomax has produced 400: An Afrikan Epic, a 12 volume set of CDs featuring a variety of different musical ensembles. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

November - The First of November – Thirty seconds into the first cut you'll swear you're listening to some lost Peter Gabriel album from around 1980. This track, "Africa, Where Are You," has all of the phrasing and style down pat,...  (1995) » Read more

The Moor - Every Pixie Sells a Story – Well, you gotta wonder about a band that (literally) pays homage to themselves in the liner notes. Hmmm... Okay, take a deep breath and then belt out the lowest note you possibly can. That represents...  (1996) » Read more

Christian Vander - A Tous les Enfants... – A children's album from Magma founder and leader Christian Vander? Precisely. I was more than a little skeptical when I first heard about this, and was even more hesitant to buy it when I heard...  (1995) » Read more

Frank Pahl & Klimperei - Music for Desserts – Here’s a new twist on contemporary chamber music. Much of this CD sounds as if it were recorded by an ensemble of extremely gifted kindergartners. Composer Frank Pahl plays a wide variety of...  (2003) » Read more

Holger Czukay - Moving Pictures – If Holger Czukay continues to bring forth projects of the caliber achieved here, he will continue to keep my attention. For Moving Pictures is much more delicate on the sensitive ear than anything I...  (1998) » Read more



Listen & discover



Print issues