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Vía Láctea

Vía Láctea
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Vía Láctea started in the late 70s as a cosmic electronic music outfit, a duo led by Carlos Alvarado and Miguel Angel Nava. The music featured spacey synthesizer excursions akin to Tangerine Dream and Klaus Schulze but more ambient and restrained, often with Ethnic / Prehispanic influences. After the first album Miguel Angel Nava left the band, leaving synthesist Alvarado as the sole member. He continued to release albums (mostly as cassette releases), sometimes helped by fellow experimentalists Jorge Reyes, Arturo Meza, and others.
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Vía Láctea — Daath Vía Láctea — Daath
(Momia 14, 2016, CD)
Vía Láctea — Vía Láctea 1977-1997 Vía Láctea — Vía Láctea 1977-1997
(Momia CD08, 1997, CD)
Vía Láctea — Recordings 1977-1982 Vía Láctea — Recordings 1977-1982
(VOD 148, 1982/2017, 3LP)
Vía Láctea — Vía Láctea Vía Láctea — Vía Láctea
(Momia 01, 1982/2010, CD)

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