Posts Tagged ‘Magma’

Sonic Circuits Announces (Sort Of) Prog-Heavy 2010 Lineup

Sonic Circuits announced part of its 2010 festival lineup today, and the headliners may come as a surprise: French giants Magma (whose drummer and bandleader, Christian Vander, is pictured above) heads up the bill. Magma are legends in prog-rock circles, essentially creating their own indescribable genre of rock music, "zeuhl," in the early 1970s. Zeuhl [...]

Reviewed: Magma’s Ëmëhntëhtt-Ré

The French experimental rock group Magma wrote so much material during its 1970s heyday that it's still recording some of it—take, for example, its most recent album, Ëmëhntëhtt-Ré, which measures up to some of the group's classic works. Reviewing the album in this week's City Paper, Brandon Wu writes:
Magma created an in-depth mythology that forms [...]