Banco de Gaia – Maya (20th Anniversary Edition)


Release data: Banco de Gaia – Maya (20th Anniversary Edition) CD, Disco Gecko Records, 1994/2014 What I got here is an anniversary special edition of the first studio album “Maya” by Banco de Gaia, aka Toby Marks. It came out in 1994 originally, and (according to the press info) reached No.1 in the Independent Album charts and was nominated for that year’s Mercury Music Prize….

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Banco de Gaia – Apollo


Release data: Banco de Gaia – Apollo CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Disco Gecko Recordings, 2013 Banco de Gaia is UK composer Toby Marks, whose project is about mid-tempo trance-dance beats intertwined with ambient moods along world music samples and a slight new age-spiritual angle. “Apollo” appears to be his first album in seven years. The albums opens strong with the emotive and profound chill-out “Lamentations”, but runs…

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