Header

QUANTUM

Symphonic Prog • Brazil


From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Quantum picture
Quantum biography
A Brazilian band formed at the beginning of the 80s, QUANTUM remained together for two years only. Anyway, it was long enough for them to release their namesake debut album in 1983, which sold more than 6,000 copies. Their style was clearly influenced by CAMEL and Hackett-era GENESIS with added elements of jazzy nature, which provided some peculiar swing to the overall symphonic sound. The 1993 CD re-released edition included a bonus track recorded before their break-up with a different bass player. This bonus track, "Presságio", was actually part of the repertoire of a second album that would never get to be released. Or so it seems, since rumor has it that an actual QUANTUM second album from that era has been briefly circulating among collectors and fans in cassette format. But a definitely real second QUANTUM offering wnt to see the light of day in 1994, when the group reformed and recorded "Quantum II". The new line-up included two keyboardists and no guitarist. This factor made their sound closer to the stylish trend of neo-prog, but the majestic ornaments of old school symphonic prog remained consistent: it way remind the listener of compatriots DOGMA and BLESQI ZATSAZ.

Recommended to lovers of CAMEL, GENESIS, as well as appreciators of the particular flavors of South American symph prog.

Cesar Inca Mendoza Loyola

QUANTUM MP3, Free Download (music stream)


Open extended player in a new pop-up window | Random Playlist (50) | How to submit new MP3s

QUANTUM forum topics / tours, shows & news


QUANTUM forum topics Create a topic now
QUANTUM tours, shows & news Post an entries now

QUANTUM Videos (YouTube and more)


Showing only random 3 | Search and add more videos to QUANTUM

Buy QUANTUM Music


QuantumQuantum
Import
Record Runner
Audio CD$21.93
$12.99 (used)
Right Now on Ebay (logo)
Quantum Jump(7" Vinyl)The Lone Ranger / The Séance-VG/VG US $4.13 Buy It Now 3h 40m
MATT SAVAGE - QUANTUM LEAP [MATT SAVAGE] - NEW CD US $9.98 Buy It Now 4h 33m
Harp Recital by Martine Geliot (CD, Apr-1992, Quantum) US $15.98 Buy It Now 4h 37m
EPICA-THE QUANTUM ENIGMA-JAPAN CD BONUS TRACK F83 US $30.50 Buy It Now 5h 42m
Epica The Quantum Enigma 2014 Taiwan [2-CD] New Sealed US $23.95 Buy It Now 7h 22m
QUANTUM "OUTRAGE" GIDI HOVEK OLAM PSYTRANCE CD ALBUM US $11.99 Buy It Now 11h 59m
Epica The Quantum Enigma limited edition 3 CD Earbook US $75.00 Buy It Now 14h 12m
Brain Drill - Quantum Catastrophe CD US $8.00 Buy It Now 14h 40m
Quantum Light Breath, Quantum Light Breath, Good US $13.56 Buy It Now 15h 5m
Quantum Leap - Music From The TV Series (Cassette, 1993) US $6.99 Buy It Now 18h 13m
Braxton Graves Park - Beyond Quantum CD US $18.20 Buy It Now 19h 5m
This Liquid Sky - Quantum Fields CD US $12.48 Buy It Now 19h 6m
EPICA The Quantum Enigma 2 CD digi LTD + 2 bonus tracks + Acoustic CD Pre-order US $12.99 Buy It Now 22h 20m
BIG DITCH ROAD The Great Dissent (Or) How Quantum Physics Saved My Life CD RARE US $1.99 [0 bids]
US $2.99 Buy It Now
1 day
Steve Howe Quantum Guitar SEALED 1998 USA CD Anderson Bruford Wakeman Yes US $11.95 Buy It Now 1 day
Priam's Neighbors Quantum Muse 1987 Vinyl Lp Record Album US $29.97 Buy It Now 1 day
CRYPTONITE QUANTUM LEAP RAVE FLYER FLYERS APRIL 1993 US $3.05 Buy It Now 1 day
George Quant Intergrated Quantum Meditation 4 CD Course US $150.00 Buy It Now 1 day
QUANTUM JUMP - Barracuda 1977 UK PRESS w/ Lyrics RUPERT HINE Prog Synth Pop US $12.99 Buy It Now 1 day
Dr Quantum Leaps, Cartwright, Deirdre, Good US $14.68 Buy It Now 1 day
THE QUANTUM LEAP ! 'Various' CD GERMAN TRANCE US $17.69 Buy It Now 1 day
Quantum Jump - The Lone Ranger 1976 7" Ex Electric WOT33 US $6.62 Buy It Now 2 days
QUANTUM JUMP - Lone Ranger - Excellent Condition 7" Single Electric WOT 33 US $6.58 Buy It Now 2 days
QUANTUM JUMP - Lone Ranger - Excellent Condition 7" Single Electric WOT 33 US $6.60 Buy It Now 2 days
INTERLOPER-QUANTUM SOULS-RARE/HARD TRANCE/EAR @LISTEN US $7.94 Buy It Now 2 days
QUANTUM ENIGMA BY EPICA (CD) US $18.02 Buy It Now 2 days
Quantum Leap by Matt Savage (CD) US $6.25 Buy It Now 2 days
QUANTUM JUMP-NO AMERICAN STARSHIP-DEMO 7" MAXI SINGLE CHEAP US $8.28 Buy It Now 2 days
EPICA The Quantum Enigma 2LP WHITE VINYL Ltd. 100 (factory sealed) US $64.68 Buy It Now 2 days
Quantum Jump - The Lone Ranger 7" 1976 Ex Electric WOT33 US $6.62 Buy It Now 2 days
Epica: The Quantum Enigma (2014) 2CD OBI TAIWAN + BONUS TRACK US $23.99 Buy It Now 2 days
Hemi-Sync® Concentration Binaural Beats - INDIGO for QUANTUM FOCUS US $10.99 [0 bids]
US $14.49 Buy It Now
2 days
007 QUANTUM of SOLACE James BOND soundtrack CD Jack White ALICIA KEYS dan craig US $9.99 [0 bids]
US $12.99 Buy It Now
2 days
KEVIN WOOD, Scenic Listening, Quantum Leap, Mint Promo US $9.68 Buy It Now 2 days
Quantum Jump(12" Vinyl)The Lone Ranger -Pye-Ex/New (UNPLAYED) US $16.57 Buy It Now 2 days
Nebulous - The Quantum Transcendence of Death, Origin, Spawn of Possession, H5N1 US $3.99 [0 bids]
US $5.99 Buy It Now
3 days
Epica - Quantum Enigma (Dlx) (2014) - New - Compact Disc US $14.46 Buy It Now 3 days
Epica - The Quantum Enigma +1 BonusTrack KOREA CD *SEALED* US $16.90 Buy It Now 3 days
NEBULOUS - THE QUANTUM TRANSCENDENCE OF DEATH (844667028683) - NEW CD US $12.98 Buy It Now 3 days
EPICA The Quantum Enigma 2LP RED VINYL 200 LTD Edition*Nightwish*symphonic*tarja US $69.99 Buy It Now 3 days
Quantum Guitar - Steve Howe (Yes) (CD 1988) NRMT Fast FREE Shipping US $10.99 Buy It Now 3 days
1 CENT CD Quantum II - Quantum BRAZIL PROGRESSIVE ROCK US $0.01 [1 bids]
3 days
QUANTUM DE ACA SEALED CD NEW US $7.61 Buy It Now 3 days
Akasha Project - H2 The Quantum Music Of Hydrogen [CD New] US $20.98 Buy It Now 3 days
Swagman Feat Quantum Jump Lone Ranger 12" Vinyl Record US $14.10 Buy It Now 3 days
SIGILLUM S - CYBERTANTRICK QUANTUM LEAPS CD 1st PRESSING ELECTRONIC INDUSTRIAL US $30.00 Buy It Now 3 days
The Vortex (Quantum Gate II) by Candice Pacheco (CD, Oct-1994, RBG) US $2.99 [0 bids]
3 days
EPICA BIG POSTER THE QUANTUM ENIGMA - Mayan/Nightwish/Lacuna Coil/Delain/Sirenia US $4.99 Buy It Now 3 days
EPICA 3x BIG POSTER/QUANTUM ENIGMA - Mayan/Nightwish/Lacuna Coil/Delain/Sirenia US $9.99 Buy It Now 4 days
EPICA 2x BIG POSTER/QUANTUM ENIGMA - Mayan/Nightwish/Lacuna Coil/Delain/Sirenia US $7.99 Buy It Now 4 days
Quantum Jump(7" Vinyl)The Lone Ranger / The SÃf©ance-VG/VG US $3.99 Buy It Now 4 days
QUANTUM - The Hardhit EP - 12" US $8.28 Buy It Now 4 days
Quantum Enigma - Epica New & Sealed Compact Disc Free Shipping US $23.17 Buy It Now 4 days
Al Allen & Co. "Aquarius" Disco Funk 12" Quantum mp3 US $7.99 [0 bids]
4 days
Quantum of Solace Christopher Lennertz rare sealed cd. US $24.99 [0 bids]
4 days
LARA BAUMANN - HEROES QUANTUM METHOD OF YOGA NEW CD US $52.19 Buy It Now 4 days
QUANTUM JUMP - The Lone Ranger / The Seance (Too Spooky) - 7" vinyl US $6.12 Buy It Now 4 days
DJ Quantum And Heatwave You're Giving Me / Get Ill 12" Happy Vibes 1995 US $14.91 Buy It Now 4 days
VINYL 7" SINGLE - QUANTUM JUMP - THE LONE RANGER - WOT33 US $11.59 Buy It Now 4 days
QUANTUM INSIGHT - An Alchemical Meditation Guided by Theresa Bullard, Ph.D. US $19.99 [0 bids]
4 days
Brain Drill - Quantum Catastrophe [CD New] US $9.99 Buy It Now 5 days
Quantum Jump(7" Vinyl)No American Starship-Electric-WOT37-UK-Ex-/VG+ US $7.99 Buy It Now 5 days
MASS TRANSIT "Starting All Over" b/w "Daddy" QUANTUM 0676 VG+ to EX Media US $69.99 Buy It Now 5 days
STEVE HOWE QUANTUM GUITAR RARE OOP CD US $9.99 Buy It Now 5 days
Quantum / Time Lock - Israeli Israel CD Psy Trance MINT US $8.44 Buy It Now 5 days
Quantum Jump - The Lone Ranger / The Seance (Too Spooky) WOT-33 Ex A1/B1 US $6.62 Buy It Now 5 days
Ian Fleming Quantum Of Solace Audiobook CD Album read by David Rintoul US $11.61 Buy It Now 5 days
PHOENIX DA ICEFIRE - THE QUANTUM LEAP CD NEW AND SEALED US $11.59 Buy It Now 5 days
Epica - The Quantum Enigma [CD New] US $11.15 Buy It Now 5 days
The Matt Savage Trio - Jazz - QUANTUM LEAP CD - Sealed US $9.99 Buy It Now 5 days
Paul " SEQUENCE " Ferguson Quantum Physics CD US $10.00 Buy It Now 5 days
QUANTUM MECHANICS - NEW CD US $16.19 Buy It Now 5 days
SUBLIMINAL DNA ACTIVATION-ACTIVATE YOUR QUANTUM HEALING-BRAINWAVE MEDITATION AID US $11.99 Buy It Now 5 days
PERSONA NON GRATA - QUANTUM LEAP [PERSONA NON GRATA] - NEW CD US $17.31 Buy It Now 5 days
TV Hits Quantum Leap, China Beach, Twin Peaks, The Young Riders...Soundtrack CD US $10.95 Buy It Now 5 days
Epica - The Quantum Enigma LTD WHITE 2LP 100 copies factory sealed US $109.99 Buy It Now 5 days
Epica The Quantum Enigma new album cover black t-shirt S-XL size US $15.99 Buy It Now 5 days
Quantum - Expose 2009 ISRAEL TRANCE CD US $16.85 Buy It Now 6 days
Quantum - Expose Goa Psytrance Psy 2009 US $19.00 Buy It Now 6 days
EPICA - THE QUANTUM ENIGMA * (727361322229) - NEW CD US $11.77 Buy It Now 6 days
The Vortex (Quantum Gate II) by Candice Pacheco (CD, Oct-1994, RBG) US $2.99 Buy It Now 6 days
Pat Martino Quantum Guitar Complete Artist Series DVD NEW! US $13.75 Buy It Now 6 days
STEVE HOWE ( YES ) - QUANTUM GUITAR CD NEW / SEALED US $6.62 Buy It Now 6 days
QUANTUM - DE ACA - NEW CD US $5.66 Buy It Now 6 days
QUANTUM LIGHT BREATH NEW CD US $25.02 Buy It Now 6 days
Project Pitchfork-Quantum Mechanics Box Set Limited Edition 2CD US $45.00 Buy It Now 6 days
Quantum Leap TV Series Music Velton Ray Bunch + Mike Post Cassette Tape - TESTED US $5.80 Buy It Now 6 days
PROJECT PITCHFORK - QUANTUM MECHANICS [DIGIPAK] - NEW CD US $11.50 Buy It Now 6 days
This Liquid Sky - Quantum Fields [CD New] US $9.01 Buy It Now 6 days
Brain Drill : Quantum Catastrophe CD (2010) US $6.78 Buy It Now 6 days
QUANTUM OF SOLACE David Arnold JAMES BOND EXPANDED 2CD LIMITED IMPORT fine US $34.30 Buy It Now 6 days
DEROSSO ossimoro CD 2000 quantum records ALEX DEROSSO (BUY 4 CD -- GET 5) US $12.00 Buy It Now 7 days
BASIL KIRCHIN - QUANTUM (666017062228) - NEW CD US $16.01 Buy It Now 7 days
EPICA THE QUANTUM ENIGMA RARE UKR ORIGINAL CD BRAND NEW SYMPHONIC METAL US $10.99 Buy It Now 7 days
Brain Drill - Quantum Catastrophe (NEW CD) US $16.98 Buy It Now 7 days
Quantum Light Breath [CD New] US $17.20 Buy It Now 7 days
EPICA The Quantum Enigma 2LP RED VINYL Ltd. 200 (factory sealed) US $53.07 Buy It Now 7 days
EPICA The Quantum Enigma CD FEMALE FRONTED METAL GOTHIC METAL US $7.99 Buy It Now 7 days
EPICA**QUANTUM ENIGMA**2 CD SET US $16.50 Buy It Now 7 days
JACK WHITE & ALICIA KEYS QUANTUM OF SOLACE OST JAMES BOND 007 ARGENTINA pro CD US $75.62 Buy It Now 7 days

More places to buy QUANTUM music online Buy QUANTUM & Prog Rock Digital Music online:
  • AmazonMP3: Search for QUANTUM DRM-Free MP3 Downloads @ AmazonMP3 (USA Only) | AmazonMP3 (UK Only)

QUANTUM shows & tickets


QUANTUM has no upcoming shows, according to LAST.FM syndicated events and shows feed

QUANTUM discography


Ordered by release date | Showing ratings (top albums) | Help Progarchives.com to complete the discography and add albums

QUANTUM top albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

3.94 | 13 ratings
Quantum
1983
3.07 | 6 ratings
Quantum II
1994

QUANTUM Live Albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

QUANTUM Videos (DVD, Blu-ray, VHS etc)

QUANTUM Boxset & Compilations (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

QUANTUM Official Singles, EPs, Fan Club & Promo (CD, EP/LP, MC, Digital Media Download)

QUANTUM Reviews


Showing last 10 reviews only
 Quantum II by QUANTUM album cover Studio Album, 1994
3.07 | 6 ratings

BUY
Quantum II
Quantum Symphonic Prog

Review by Yezdejerd III

3 stars This is one of these cases of a band that sounds clearly in the "neoprogressive" style (very disgusting to me) that against all pre-judgements gets highs moments of inspiration and imagination. Like in any neoprogressive band the "plastic-sound" of artificial keyboards (it means: no Hammond, Mellotrons, Moogs and other analogic instruments) is poor and boring. But in the case of Quantum another qualities supply effectly this fact. The voice of Luiz Seman and his style to sing is superlative to save the stuff. The arrengements of a classic "keyboard trio" of the 70's are here presents, more in the melodic way of Jurgen Fritz's Triunvirat that in the flamboyant/bizarre EL&P style, but always with inteligence and fine elegancy.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

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).

 Quantum by QUANTUM album cover Studio Album, 1983
3.94 | 13 ratings

BUY
Quantum
Quantum Symphonic Prog

Review by Cesar Inca
Special Collaborator Honorary Collaborator

4 stars Quantum is a Brazilian symphonic prog act, very much in a Camel-esque vein, with some slight touches of jazz that are spread in some passages of the album: as a kind of analogy, I can describe Quantum's music as a compromise between "Moon Madness" and Sinclair-era Camel, but always keeping a subtly constrained spirit, never getting too mesmeric or too complex. It is this latter factor that makes them stand a bit close to the neo-prog structure, but generally speaking, Quantum's offering is more closely related to the melodic flavours of 70s symphonic prog than the modernized reinvention proposed by the neo ideology. Their 1983 debut album is entirely instrumental, so the whole trick lies in the appeal of the musical ideas and the effectiveness of the musicians' interplay: and indeed, both these factors work quite well since the compositions are evidently pleasant and the performance level is quite solid, despite the fact that the material isn't notably challenging. The overall good taste that inspired the melodic beauty of all compositions turns out to be the main key to this album's major qualities. The repertoire, as a whole, preserves a tight cohesion without reaching a boring sameness, given the fact that the material's appeal works on fluidly on a permanent basis. The 9-minute long opener 'Tema Etéreo' starts sweet and dreamy during its first half, then turning to a more up-tempo mood for the latter half: it is then followed by 'Chuva', a brief, eerie nocturne based on an recurrent chord progression on guitar. 'Acapulco' and 'Inter Vivos' are, IMHO, the most impressive tracks in the album since they comprise the most attractive musical ideas and portray Quantum's artistic essence in a truly confident manner - the elegant fluidity of the guitar-keyboard interplaying and the sensible precision of the rhythm section speak for themselves as the band moves along through shifting motifs and moods. 'Sonata' is yet another not- too-long eerie composition: a really beautiful one, indeed. This one serves as a sort of prelude to the official repertoire's up-tempo closure, whose title is the band's name itself: even though it doesn't equal the magic of tracks 3 & 4, it sure is catchy enough to keep the listener's attention right until the end. The CD edition contains a bonus track, 'Presságio', which finds the band exploring a slightly poppier side of their prog - nice, but nothing special. For the official repertoire alone, the "Quantum" genuinely deserves to be regarded as great to excellent: 3.75 stars.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

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).

Thanks to the Symphonic Team for the artist addition. and to Gentle Giant for the last updates

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

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — the ultimate jazz music virtual community | MetalMusicArchives.com — the ultimate metal music virtual community


Server processing time: 0.66 seconds