Appaloosa were an American chamber-folk band from Boston that released a self-titled album on Columbia in 1969. Guitarist/vocalist John Compton and violinist/vocalist Robin Batteau released one further album together as a duo in 1970. Batteau’s younger brother David was briefly a member of Appaloosa but didn’t play on the album. The brothers later released an […]


Nómo were an American New Wave/modern-rock trio that released the album The Great Unknown on Atco in 1985. Vocalist David Batteau had recorded sporadically during the 1970s as a solo and collaborative singer/songwriter. Bassist Eric Pressly hailed from jazz-rockers the Landress / Hart Group. Members: David Batteau (vocals), Tony Humecke (drums, keyboards, vocals), Eric Pressly […]