Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography


Robb & Pott

Psychedelic/Space Rock

From, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Robb & Pott Once Upon The Wings album cover
2.95 | 3 ratings | 1 reviews | 0% 5 stars

Write a review

Buy ROBB & POTT Music
from partners
Studio Album, released in 2016

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Flesh 'n Steel (6:16)
2. Grass (11:15)
3. Prophecy #1* (16:48)
4. Looney Toon (5:36)
5. Space Ear (5:48)

Total time: 45:43

* recorded live at Space Ear Session, Giessen, Germany, 07/10/2015

Line-up / Musicians

- Robbi Robb & Paul Pott / vocals, all instruments

additional musicians:
- Dennis Gockel / drums (3)
- Joshua Adams / synths (3)
- Amitrakripa / vocals (2)

Releases information

LP/CD Nasoni Records (2016 Germany)

Thanks to rivertree for the addition
Edit this entry

Buy ROBB & POTT Once Upon The Wings Music

More places to buy ROBB & POTT music online

ROBB & POTT Once Upon The Wings ratings distribution

(3 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(0%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(0%)
Good, but non-essential (67%)
Collectors/fans only (33%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

ROBB & POTT Once Upon The Wings reviews

Showing all collaborators reviews and last reviews preview | Show all reviews/ratings

Collaborators/Experts Reviews

Review by Rivertree
3 stars If you should already know where Robbi Robb and Paul Pott are coming from, and hereby I don't think of where they are residenting primarily, you won't be seriously surprised about their album 'Once Upon A Time'. Okay, the cover art might reveal a bit, the astronaut is giving a clue at least ... but why fallen, and probably dead? Painted by Jeremy Geddes the entire setting seems to be somewhat mysterious. I have ignored that for some time, but this is definitely some food for thought, right? Anyway, really important to know is that both musicians have an experienced background while playing with several psych/space bands, at present and in the past.

Robbi got relatively famous as the guitarist and vocalist for Tribe After Tribe, starting with South Africa as the homebase, later settling in the US. He also founded the band 3rd Ear Experience, which meanwhile have some excellent albums in the back. When it comes to Germany it's impossible to imagine the relevant psych/space community without Paul Pott. Besides other tasks he has played the bass for Zone Six and currently is busy with the band Space Invaders. Both once met at Burg Herzberg, made friends, and the idea to produce some songs together, by handling all the instruments on their own, was on the run sooner or later.

Released on the praised Nasoni label the album consists of studio songs, four out of five at least, which are equipped with a rather unique flair, not really related to what they are playing with their regular bands. This is more of an acid style, the opening Flesh 'n Steel shows some Hawkwind leanings. The drumming is very straight, I assume Paul is responsible here. The extended Grass comes as a Lemmi cover, including an interlude with gripping overdubbed guitars and a speech contributed by Amitrakripa. As the title promises Space Ear marks another sharing product, their first ever to be precise. The hypnotic bass certainly convinces.

Besides these proper heavy psych tunes Prophecy #1 shines as the album's highlight. Here we have an extended space jam with remarkable support on keys (Joshua Adams) and drums (Dennis Gockel), taken live 2015 in Germany. A fascinating affair, predominantly due to the repetitive mantra-like guitar, though constantly modifying over the course. This one especially proves Robbi's empathic live presence, very impressing. Eh ... number #1 implies a follower? We will see. I definitely can hear that they had a lot of fun together. Despite not every song completely meets my taste, this is a good album quite obviously. To be checked on their bandcamp page.

Latest members reviews

No review or rating for the moment | Submit a review

Post a review of ROBB & POTT "Once Upon The Wings"

You must be a forum member to post a review, please register here if you are not.


As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: — jazz music reviews and archives | — metal music reviews and archives

Donate monthly and keep PA fast-loading and ad-free forever.