Hey guys, this is a bootleg recording of the beautiful first gig of MAGMA in the land of Chile, southest country of Southamerica (with Argentina, of course).
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Christian Vander - Batterie, chant
James Mac Gaw - Guitar
MAGMA PLAYS JAZZ !!!
The band did only 4 concerts with this repertoire (it's what I call the "Mystic Jazz" cycle - from the name of the first festival in La Villette for which they have assembled this set-list), and Stella also announced that "[this repertoire] will not last forever "...
Montigny les Metz, France, 24 february 1981.
This recording blows away the previous version floating around for some years. This one is from another taper who shared his own master tape recently.
So this is audience, but with a very good sound. I would rate it 4/5.
Every Magma fan should...
The very good and famous recording of Orleans, 15th June 1977, freshly upgraded.
This is most probably a soundboard recording, but I would rate the sound only 7,5/10 (not excellent). Nevertheless, it's a must have for every Magma fan because it contains many unreleased track, and most notably...
Nau Ektilah Demo
This is the earliest known unofficial recording of Magma, a demo version of "Nau Ektilah" from the self-titled first album. I got it labelled as 1970, but for all I know it could actually have been recorded in 1969; very hard to say at this juncture. The lineup...