Aleph were an Australian symphonic-rock band from Sydney that released the album Surface Tension on Atlantic in 1977. Alongside Chetarca, Sebastian Hardie, and Ragnarok, Aleph were front-runners in the antipodean response to the U.K. symphonic heavyweights of the era (Yes, Genesis, ELP, Camel). Members: Mary Jane Carpenter (keyboards), Ron Carpenter (drums), David Froggatt (guitar), Mary […]

Aleph – Surface Tension (1977)

Surface Tension is the only album by Australian maximalist rockers Aleph, released in 1977 on Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. Banshee (5:35) A2. Man Who Fell (5:45) A3. Morning (4:16) A4. (You Never Were a) Dreamer (4:20) B1. Mountaineer (14:38) B2. Heaven’s Archaepelago (6:34) Credits: Ron Carpenter — percussion, composer, lyrics Dave Highet — bass guitar David […]