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    Posted: April 13 2006 at 07:01
Does someone knows about a current band called "Mushroom"?

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 13 2006 at 08:41
I was expecting that nobody knows...

It sounds good according to the Allmusic review (but they are not very reliable).

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 13 2006 at 08:55
Great Irish heavy progressive :).
surrealistic weirdoistic
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 13 2006 at 09:22
Are you sure we talk about the same?

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 13 2006 at 09:26
The original Mushroom released a so-so album in around 1973 - it was a mixture of Prog with some jigs and reels thrown in.  There's a big gap before the new lot so they're probably not connected.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 13 2006 at 09:29
I talk about a current band.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 13 2006 at 09:43
Never heard of it (and I monitor many prog/rock magazines)
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 13 2006 at 09:44
Have a look at them in allmusic.com.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 13 2006 at 11:44
Yes, it seems.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 13 2006 at 11:57
sounds nice ... I'll download the album later when I'm home.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 13 2006 at 12:13

Do you mean the Jamband from San Fransisco?

Ive heard they are good, adn I mean to check them out myself.

If anyone knows where I can get a copy of some Flute and Voice (Indo-Prog/Raga Rock) albums please PM me! Many thanks!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 13 2006 at 15:55
Originally posted by oliverstoned oliverstoned wrote:

Does someone knows about a current band called "Mushroom"?


If you mean Mushroom that band with Early One Morning, I do.
Excellent Folk-Prog Irish band, very unknown (it seems), King of Alba their best song. An excellent adition to your collection.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 13 2006 at 15:58
Originally posted by anael anael wrote:

Originally posted by oliverstoned oliverstoned wrote:

Does someone knows about a current band called "Mushroom"?


If you mean Mushroom that band with Early One Morning, I do.
Excellent Folk-Prog Irish band, very unknown (it seems), King of Alba their best song. An excellent adition to your collection.


You talk about the 70's band (which i don't know btw)

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 13 2006 at 16:02
Originally posted by walrus333 walrus333 wrote:

Do you mean the Jamband from San Fransisco?


Ive heard they are good, adn I mean to check them out myself.



I can't managed to know from where they are

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 13 2006 at 17:00
I think you mean Mushroom form San Fran. They are a strange little band. Their first album "Analogue Hi-Fi Surprise" was done with mostly analogue keyboards. The album "Foxy Music" is a bit like a retro lounge music album, but still quite good. My fave is "Glazed Popems". A 2 disc live show that is equal parts Jam Band, Psychedelic, Kraut style jams, and fusion. Quite a laid back, and sometimes dark sounding set. "Compared To What" Has some interesting remixes by Kraut legends Faust.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 13 2006 at 17:13

Yeah, very confusing these two bands of different periods. I have the band you're talking about (I think) my album is Glazed Popums. Really good stuff.Very retro sound. Funky grooves and weird space jams. The era issue is also compounded because no release dates are shown on the disc.(Mine at least). I've never heard the 70's band of the same name, but whenever I try to research this group, it's always the old band that comes up.

I think Mushroom should definately be part of the prog archives, their sound is so compatable to both old and new bands alike.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 13 2006 at 17:16
Originally posted by Forkface Forkface wrote:

I think you mean Mushroom form San Fran. They are a strange little band. Their first album "Analogue Hi-Fi Surprise" was done with mostly analogue keyboards. The album "Foxy Music" is a bit like a retro lounge music album, but still quite good. My fave is "Glazed Popems". A 2 disc live show that is equal parts Jam Band, Psychedelic, Kraut style jams, and fusion. Quite a laid back, and sometimes dark sounding set. "Compared To What" Has some interesting remixes by Kraut legends Faust.



Does it sounds 70's like?
I'm a a little afraid cause they say "indie rock" in Allmusic.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 13 2006 at 17:25
Mushroom are very retro sounding most of the time. There is a great interview with Patrick from Mushroom at  www.krautrocknet.com./magazine/features/mushroom%20interview .htm  where he talks about his Prog influences. I guess they are "Indie -Rock" because they only release their albums on small labels. But no, they are more Retro than Indie.
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