Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography

IBIS

Jazz Rock/Fusion • Sweden


From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Ibis picture
Ibis biography
Members of what would become IBIS started out in a band called VILDKAKTUS that mixed rock with various influences of jazz and folk and had some similarities with TRAFFIC. After releasing three albums as VILDKAKTUS, the main core of the band consisting of keyboardist Gosta NILSSON, guitarist Olle NILSSON and bassist Tommy JOHNSON was joined by the drummer Petur ISLAND; at that point they renamed themselves as IBIS and released their self-titled debut in 1974. Music of IBIS was more in the jazz direction of progresive rock then their earlier VILDKAKTUS material, with some touches from the Canterbury scene as well. The band released two albums in total; later on some of the members would take part of avantgarde jazz band BITTER FUNERAL BEER BAND and during the bands active life saxophone player Ed EPSTEIN contributed to album Fritt Fall by KORNET

::historian9::

IBIS MP3, Free Download (music stream)


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

IBIS forum topics / tours, shows & news


IBIS forum topics Create a topic now
IBIS tours, shows & news
No topics found for : "ibis"
Post an entries now

IBIS Videos (YouTube and more)


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

Buy IBIS Music


Sun SupremeSun Supreme
Import
PID 2008
Audio CD$26.59
Ibis (Shm-CD) by IbisIbis (Shm-CD) by Ibis
PID
Audio CD$53.54
Kali by IbisKali by Ibis
Import
Audio CD$93.70
Sun Supreme [Shm-CD] by IbisSun Supreme [Shm-CD] by Ibis
Import
Audio CD$199.81
Right Now on Ebay (logo)
Ibis - Sun Supreme (Digi-Pack CD) USD $18.99 [0 bids]
47m 39s
Ibis / Sun Supreme JAPAN MINI LP SHM CD NEW USD $46.99 Buy It Now 3h 55m
Ibis / SAME SELF TITLE S.T JAPAN MINI LP SHM CD NEW USD $46.99 Buy It Now 3h 57m
Ibis (Swedish jazz) 2nd LP "Sabba abbas mandlar" Near Mint Vinyl ULTRA-RARE USD $77.39 Buy It Now 17h 2m
Ibis Camerata Ibis Camerata: Boston Diary CD USD $6.97 Buy It Now 18h 28m
Scryers of the Ibis New CD USD $12.23 Buy It Now 22h 2m
ABDUL RAUF, Leila/TOR LUNDVALL - Ibis - Vinyl (7") USD $13.22 Buy It Now 1 day
^ IBIS sun supreme UICY-94501 JAPAN MINI LP SHM-CD // USD $34.99 Buy It Now 1 day
^ IBIS ibis UICY-94502 JAPAN MINI LP SHM-CD / USD $31.99 Buy It Now 1 day
Scryers Of The Ibis [VINYL] Vinyl USD $26.49 Buy It Now 3 days
Scryers Of The Ibis Ovid's Withering Audio CD USD $16.48 Buy It Now 3 days
IBIS self titled s/t IMPORT cd SEALED USD $43.99 Buy It Now 3 days
NEW Scryers of the Ibis (Audio CD) USD $22.30 Buy It Now 4 days
Scryers Of The Ibis 0656191206723 by Ovid's Withering, CD, BRAND NEW FREE P USD $17.57 Buy It Now 4 days
IBIS - Sun Supreme Japan W/L Promo LP / Prog Psych USD $9.99 [0 bids]
5 days
Ovid's Withering - Scryers Of The Ibis [CD New] USD $12.24 Buy It Now 5 days
Scryers Of The Ibis - Ovid's Withering (2015, CD New) USD $12.77 Buy It Now 5 days
IBIS Sun Supreme 2001 JAPAN Mini CD Near Mint ! Free International Shipping ! USD $39.75 Buy It Now 6 days
IBIS: Sun Supreme LP (Japan, w/ obi & insert) rare Rock & Pop USD $50.00 Buy It Now 6 days
IBIS Sun Supreme UICY-9121 CD JAPAN OBI USD $53.05 Buy It Now 6 days
Ibis-KALI CD NEW USD $27.70 Buy It Now 9 days
IBIS: Ibis LP (South Korea, '94 reissue, w/ insert, company inner sleeve, disc USD $40.00 Buy It Now 9 days
Sculpting Clouds Ibis Camerata Audio CD USD $31.37 Buy It Now 9 days
IBIS: Ibis LP Sealed (Italy, reissue, limited edition yellow vinyl) Rock USD $30.00 Buy It Now 9 days
NEW TROLLS - UT - LP - IBIS, GOBLIN, BALLETTO DI BRONZO, LIBRA, ITALIAN PROG !!! USD $25.30 Buy It Now 9 days
Rare soca reggae lp PENGUIN What Sweet in Goat Mouth 1983 Ibis Seadly Joseph BWI USD $7.84 Buy It Now 10 days
IBIS-Sun Supreme JAPAN 1st.Press w/OBI New Trolls P.F.M. Banco Museo Rosenbach USD $59.99 Buy It Now 10 days
IBIS-same JAPAN 1st.Press New Trolls P.F.M. Banco Osanna Goblin Museo Rosenbach USD $29.99 Buy It Now 10 days
OVID'S WITHERING - SCRYERS OF THE IBIS CD NEW+ USD $26.32 Buy It Now 10 days
Scryers of the Ibis - Ovid's Withering DVD USD $29.88 Buy It Now 11 days
IBIS-SUN-JAPAN MINI LP SHM CD 74 ITALIAN PROG(NEW TROLLS OSANNA FOCUS PFM BANCO USD $7.99 Buy It Now 13 days
IBIS Sun Supreme UICY-9121 CD JAPAN NEW USD $78.94 Buy It Now 14 days
IBIS Sun Supreme MINI LP CD USD $14.10 Buy It Now 14 days
IBIS SUN SUPREME MINI LP CD OBI USD $16.49 Buy It Now 14 days
Ibis ?- Ibis Label: Polydor ?- POCP-2372 USD $80.00 Buy It Now 14 days
IBIS Ibis UICY-94502 CD JAPAN OBI USD $51.99 Buy It Now 14 days
Hear Rare Island Soul 45: Elsworth james Life & Changes on IBIS ? USD $25.00 Buy It Now 14 days
IBIS Sun Supreme UICY-94501 CD JAPAN NEW USD $58.47 Buy It Now 15 days
(Ferox) TOO FUNK "Hotel Ibis" Techno/House DJ vinyl Listen! USD $9.99 Buy It Now 16 days
IBIS sun supreme JAPAN mini lp SHM CD ITALIAN PROG SEALED USD $19.99 Buy It Now 18 days
IBIS 1975+1 JAPAN mini lp SHM CD ITALIAN ROCK 2010 SERIES SEALED USD $11.99 Buy It Now 18 days
Scryers Of The Ibis DVD NEW USD $26.60 Buy It Now 18 days
LP: IBIS - s/t self titled NEW SEALED ITALIAN PROG REISSUE Ltd YELLOW VINYL USD $46.95 Buy It Now 18 days
Ibis - Sun Supreme (1974) JAPAN Mini LP SHM-CD (2010) NEW Italian Prog USD $22.99 Buy It Now 19 days
Scryers of the Ibis, Ovid's Withering, Good USD $13.78 Buy It Now 19 days
Glisten by Ibis Camerata (CD, Dec-2006, Albany Music Distribution) USD $13.99 Buy It Now 20 days
THE TREE THAT BEARS THE EQUINE, ABYSSAL IBIS, M/EX, 5 Track, Promotional CD Sing USD $3.41 Buy It Now 20 days
Ibis Ibis JAPAN LTD MINI LP SHM-CD SEALED USD $8.99 Buy It Now 21 days
Scryers Of The Ibis - Ovid's Withering (CD Used Very Good) USD $10.69 Buy It Now 22 days
KEITH & TROY - You Got Me Running / My Babe (Garage Blues Rock 45 RPM) IBIS USD $45.00 Buy It Now 23 days
IBIS - self-titled - 1975 - CD - Italian progrock - REMASTERED - NEW USD $9.99 Buy It Now 23 days
IBIS /NEW TROLLS - IBIS 1975 RARE ORIGINAL LP ITALIAN PROG PSYCH USD $170.00 Buy It Now 24 days
Ovid's Withering - Scryers Of The Ibis (NEW CD) USD $15.81 Buy It Now 24 days
OSANNA L`UOMO italian prog psych SEALED LP SS no cd pfm formula 3 goblin ibis USD $44.30 Buy It Now 24 days
FORMULA 3 LA GRANDE CASA JAPAN MINI LP CD ibis italian prog pfm banco goblin USD $22.79 Buy It Now 24 days
IBIS - same (Italy rock) , 1991 korea vinyl lp 7 Trax Siwan LP , NM / NM+ USD $26.99 Buy It Now 24 days
Leila Abdul-Rauf & Tor Lundvall - Ibis b/w Quiet Seaside 7" new Dais ambient USD $11.99 Buy It Now 24 days
IBIS SUN SUPREME JAPAN AUTHENTIC SHM MINI LP CD NEW OUT OF PRINT UICY-94501 USD $19.99 Buy It Now 25 days
Ibis Camerata: Boston Diary USD $3.99 Buy It Now 25 days
IBIS -IBIS KOREA Limited LP Si Wan Record. w/insert. New Trolls USD $29.99 Buy It Now 25 days
IBIS JAPAN AUTHENTIC SHM MINI LP CD NEW OUT OF PRINT UICY-94502 USD $14.99 Buy It Now 26 days
Scryers of the Ibis - Ovid's Withering New & Sealed CD-JEWEL CASE Free Shipping USD $16.88 Buy It Now 27 days
Sculpting Clouds - Ibis Camerata plays Eric Ewazen. USD $23.95 Buy It Now 27 days
Scryers of the Ibis by Ovid's Withering. USD $16.72 Buy It Now 27 days
Scryers Of The Ibis [Region 2] - DVD - New - Free Shipping. USD $26.57 Buy It Now 27 days
SCRYERS OF THE IBIS [USED CD] USD $10.69 Buy It Now 27 days
Ovid S Withering-Scryers Of The Ibis CD NEW USD $14.34 Buy It Now 27 days
Ibis Same VINYL LP Japan Obi NMint USD $69.00 Buy It Now 28 days
IBIS SUN SUPREME MINI LP CD OBI USD $14.84 Buy It Now 28 days
Rare soca reggae lp PENGUIN What Sweet in Goat Mouth 1983 Ibis Seadly Joseph BWI USD $19.00 Buy It Now 29 days
Scryers of the Ibis by Ovid's Withering (Vinyl, Mar-2015, Unique Leader Records) USD $14.99 Buy It Now 29 days
Cassette Audio Alegria Cirque du Soleil René Dupéré BMG RCA Canada 1994 USD $2.25 Buy It Now 29 days

More places to buy IBIS music online Buy IBIS & Prog Rock Digital Music online:
IBIS has no upcoming shows, according to LAST.FM syndicated events and shows feed

IBIS discography


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

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

3.52 | 5 ratings
Ibis
1974
4.00 | 1 ratings
Sabba Abbas Mandlar
1980

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

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

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

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

IBIS Reviews


Showing last 10 reviews only
 Sabba Abbas Mandlar by IBIS album cover Studio Album, 1980
4.00 | 1 ratings

BUY
Sabba Abbas Mandlar
Ibis Jazz Rock/Fusion

Review by begnagrad

— First review of this album —
4 stars It is only fair to include this album in Progarchives, their first is listed here too, but this one needs a note of warning, if you enjoyed their first album and you are expecting more of the same here, you are in for a surprise.

Released years later after their first. Ibis found itself in jazz territory, and classic jazz I mean, with little to account for to be labeled jazz/rock or fusion, we encounter a sublime album for the jazz lover, Coltrane territory and close to the finish band Uni Sono, in sound and compositional style.

If you are in the mood of exploring jazz, this one will surely please you, it's rare and good.

So, i am giving it 4 stars for its quality, but it's important that you, the proglistener, don't take it for an album indispensable for progressive rock lovers. It is not if that is what you are interested in. For the adveturous listener looking for some new discovery, go ahead, try it.

 Ibis by IBIS album cover Studio Album, 1974
3.52 | 5 ratings

BUY
Ibis
Ibis Jazz Rock/Fusion

Review by begnagrad

4 stars Lovely to see this band in progarchives, specially due to its rarity nowadays.

Of their 2 albums ( to my knowledge) this is the one that may interest most to those looking into discovering some jazz/rock albums with closer ties to progressive rock.

How many great albums still to be discovered from the 70's? a lot, it seems to me that the doors to the vaults were opened with the arrival of the internet and that it never stops producing some great albums.

Other reviewers did proper comparison to bands that could be used as reference, for me, it's just my confirmation.

Look for it, surely it's streaming somewhere out there.

 Ibis by IBIS album cover Studio Album, 1974
3.52 | 5 ratings

BUY
Ibis
Ibis Jazz Rock/Fusion

Review by Tengent

4 stars Absolutely the highest caliber "rarities" I've encountered through the prog rock archives. A collection of powerful, textured jazz-rock compositions. As another reviewer already indicated, they have a strong jazz-fusion sound, comparable moreso to the Mahavishnu Orchestra and early Weather Report than to Canterbury groups. "Öster och väster", for instance, has a very similar odd-time blues riff to Mahavishnu's "Dance of the Maya," as well as sharing a notable Eastern flavor (with the use of Eastern modes n such). Actually, Ibis has the most "Mahavishnu" sound I know of, while maintaining their own unique flavor (and I really dig it). Other tracks have a lighter jazz feel (comparable to "Focus II" off of Focus' Moving Waves). "Blixtens Gamla Buss" is my favorite track, with an 11/8 groove and a harmonically interesting interlude with odd tuplet groupings a la Zappa. Should be of interest to anyone into jazz-fusion, especially the Mahavishnu Orchestra or early-mid-70's Zappa.
 Ibis by IBIS album cover Studio Album, 1974
3.52 | 5 ratings

BUY
Ibis
Ibis Jazz Rock/Fusion

Review by apps79
Special Collaborator Honorary Collaborator

3 stars Ibis were no other than the continuation of Swedish Heavy/Jazz/Prog rockers Vildkaktus after their last effort ''Natten''.Actually the main core consisting of keyboardist Gosta Nilsson, guitarist Olle Nilsson and bassist Tommy Johnson was the same as on Vildkaktus with the addition of drummer Petur Island 'stlund.The self-titled debut came out in 1974 on EFG.

Under the Ibis name the band seems to focus more on the jazzy side of Progressive Rock with a bit more loose arrangements without forgetting about the heavy explosions met in the Vildaktus albums.Each side of the LP includes two strong and long jazzy arrangements over 10 minutes each, where the new approach of the band is more evident.''Remrus Selegra'' and '' 'ster och v'ster'' have strong Canterbury influences, especially on Gosta Nilsson's electric piano and keyboard work, with nice and powerful grooves, long slightly improvised solos and fuzz heavy psychedelic guitar performance throughout, not far from the sound of NATIONAL HEALTH or HATFIELD AND THE NORTH.The rhytym section is very solid as well and the album worths some spins for these two tracks alone.The shorter cuts are more varied, starting from fiery Latin-influenced Fusion and exploring also the Heavy/Psych sound of Vildaktus along with some Lounge Jazz moments, decent tracks but far from the quality of the longer compositions.

The reasons the band turned to a more jazzy style are still unknown to me, one thing is for sure, Ibis could do it well even with this specific style, offering a rich Jazz-Rock sound with distinct Canterbury and psychedelic influences and this album should interest any listener fond of any of the above music descriptions.Recommended.

Thanks to evolver for the artist addition.

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

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — jazz music reviews and archives | MetalMusicArchives.com — metal music reviews and archives