Christian Vander & Offering ‎– Offering I – II (1986)

Part 1 – Part 2 is the first of three studio albums by Christian Vander’s Offering, released in 1986 as a two-LP set on JARO. In 1988, all four sides were issued on a single CD as Offering I – II by Zeuhl-specialty label Seventh Records. Tracklist: A1. “Offering (Part One)” (7:57) A2. “Earth” (10:29) […]

Univeria Zekt

Univeria Zekt were an alter ego of French super-band Magma, supplanting the popular nameplate for the 1972 release The Unnamables on Thélème Philips. Members: Christian Vander (drums, vocals, percussion), Klaus Blasquiz (vocals, percussion), Francis Moze (bass, organ), François Faton Cahen (piano), Claude Engel (guitar, flute, vocals), Teddy Lasry (saxophone, flute, organ), Jeff “Yochk’o” Seffer (saxophone), […]

Patrick Gauthier ‎– Bébé Godzilla (1981)

Bébé Godzilla is an album by ubiquitous French Zeuhl keyboardist Patrick Gauthier, released in 1981 on CY Records. Tracklist: A1. “Bébé Godzilla” (5:20) A2. “Le Grand-maître Orient” (2:18) A3. “Mixtur-Trautonium” (2:51) A4. “Benoit et les Riverboppers” (4:10) B1. “Heldon” (4:20) B2. “Riding on White Horses” (1:30) B3. “En passant par la Transylvanie” (4:58) B4. “Nör” […]

Magma – Köhntarkösz (1974)

Köhntarkösz is the fourth album by French Zeuhl ensemble Magma, released in 1974 on A&M. Tracklist: A1. “Köhntarkösz Part One” (15:24) A2. “Ork Alarm” (5:27) B1. “Köhntarkösz Part Two” (15:59) B2. “Coltrane Sündïa” (4:11) Credits: Christian Vander — drums, vocals, piano, percussion Jannick Top — bass, cello, vocals, piano Klaus Blasquiz — vocals, percussion Gérard Bikialo […]

Christian Vander ‎– Tristan et Yseult (1974)

Tristan et Yseult is a soundtrack album by French Zeuhl musician and Magma figurehead Christian Vander, released in 1974 on Barclay. Tracklist: A1. “Mala welekaahm (Incantation)” (3:37) A2. “Bradia da zimehn iegah (L’initié a parlé)” (2:17) A3. “Maneh fur da zess (Ensemble pour le Maître)” (1:37) A4. “Fur di hel kobaia (Pour la vie éternelle)” […]

Magma – Mekanïk Destruktïw Kommandöh (1973)

Mekanïk Destruktïw Kommandöh is the third album by French Zeuhl ensemble Magma, released in 1973 on Vertigo/A&M. Tracklist: A1. “Hortz Fur Dëhn Stekëhn West” (9:34) A2. “Ïma sürï Dondaï” (4:28) A3. “Kobaïa is de Hündïn” (3:35) B1. “Da Zeuhl wortz Mekanïk” (7:48) B2. “Nebëhr Gudahtt” (6:00) B3. “Mekanïk Kommandöh” (4:08) B4. “Kreühn Köhrmahn Iss de […]

Magma

Magma are a French chamber-rock/zeuhl band from Paris, formed in 1969 by drummer and keyboardist Christian Vander. During the 1970s, the band released six proper studio albums and a live disc on the Philips, Vertigo, Utopia, and Eurodisc labels. Members: Christian Vander (drums, vocals, piano, electric piano), Laurent Thibault (electric bass, 1969), Francis Moze (electric […]

Fusion

Fusion were a French jazz-rock supergroup comprised of core Magma personnel Christian Vander, Benoît Widemann, Didier Lockwood, and Jannick Top. In 1981, they released the album Fusion on JMS. A live set from the year prior was released two decades later on Utopic. Members: Didier Lockwood (violin), Jannick Top (bass), Christian Vander (drums), Benoît Widemann […]