Crack

Crack were a Spanish symphonic-rock band that released the album Si Todo Hiciera Crack on Chapa in 1979. Members: Alex Cabral (bass), Alberto Fontaneda (guitar, flute, vocals), Mento Hevia (keyboards, vocals), Manolo Jiménez (drums), Rafael Rodríguez (guitar) Crack was formed in the late 1970s by five young musicians from Gijón in the north-coast community of […]

Mezquita

Mezquita were a Spanish symphonic-rock band from Córdoba that released two albums on Chapa between 1979 and 1981. Members: José Rafael García (guitar, vocals), Rosca López (keyboards, vocals), Randy López (bass, percussion, vocals), Rafael Zorrilla (drums, percussion, vocals) Mezquita evolved from the hard-rock band Expresión, which recorded two album’s worth of material between 1972 and […]

Alacrán

Alacrán was a Spanish psych-rock trio that released a self-titled album in 1971. Members: Fernando Arbex (drums, percussion, guitar), Óscar Lasprilla (guitar, keyboards), Iñaki Egaña (vocals, bass) Alacrán formed in 1970 when bassist/singer Iñaki Egaña, formerly of beatsters Los Buenos, teamed with guitarist/keyboardist Óscar Lasprilla and drummer Fernando Arbex, both from rival beatsters Los Brincos. […]

Tapimán

Tapimán were a Spanish hard-rock/psych band that released a pair of singles and a self-titled album on Edigsa circa 1971/72, followed by a decade-ending album on Chapa. Members: Joaquim “Max” Sunyer (guitar), José María Vilaseca “Tapi” (drums), Pepe Fernández (bass), Miguel Ángel Núñez (guitar) Discography: “Hey, You!” / “Sugar Stone” (1971) “Love Country” / “Walkin […]

Zebra

Zebra were a Spanish rock band that released seven singles on Novola between 1972 and 1975, followed by a self-titled album on the label in 1976. The band were a spin-off of Los Bravos and originally included Anthony Anderson — brother of Yes-frontman Jon Anderson — on vocals. Members: Joan Bibiloni (vocals, guitar), Agustí Fernández […]

Vega

Vega were a Spanish Andalusian rock band that released three albums on Movieplay between 1978 and 1981. Members: Tomás Vega (guitar), Guty López (bass), J. Quiles (bass), Larry Martín (drums), J. Sanchez (drums), Pedro Ample (percussion), Rafael Guillermo (keyboards), J.L. Torres (keyboards), Richard Krull (keyboards), Jorge Pardo (saxophone), Enrique Carmona (guitar) Discography: Andaluza (1978) Jara […]

Vainica Doble

Vainica Doble were a Spanish folk duo formed in 1966 by singing guitarists Gloria van Aerssen (May 1, 1932 — Oct. 22, 2015) and Carmen Santonja (1934 — July, 2000). The pair was most prolific between 1970 and 1984, releasing six albums and 12 singles on assorted labels. Members: Carmen Santonja (vocals, guitar), Gloria van […]

Tribu

Tribu were a Spanish jazz-rock band that released two albums on Odeon between 1978 and 1980. Members: Santi Arisa (drums), Lluis Martí (bass, vocals), Maurizi Villavecchia (piano, accordion, vocals), Josep M. Durán (guitars), Ferran Saló (violin, vocals), Tita Soler (flute), Liba Villavecchia (winds), Josep Lluis Soler (trumpet, piano) Discography: Barriu Chinu (1978) Que em de […]

Triana

Triana were a Spanish rock trio from Sevilla, Andalucía, formed in 1973 and active in their first iteration for 10 years. The band released their debut album on Movieplay in 1975, followed by five further albums on the label’s Gong subsidiary between 1977 and 1983. Members: Eduardo Rodríguez Rodway (guitar), Jesús de la Rosa (organ, […]

Tílburi

Tílburi were a Spanish symphonic-folk trio that released two albums on Movieplay in 1975 and 1976. Members: José Luis Barceló (guitar, mandolin, bass, violin, vocals), Antonio Rentería (guitar, vocals), Nano Domínguez (bass, guitar) Discography: ¡Al Fin! (1975) Alcocebre (1976)

Teresa Cano

Teresa Cano is a Spanish singer who collaborated with songwriter Antonio Resines on the album Canciones de Carcel de Ho Chi, released in 1976 on Movieplay. Her singular solo album, Si las Cosas no Fueran tan Enojosas, appeared in 1978 on the Nevada label. Discography: Canciones de Carcel de Ho Chi (1976 • Antonio Resines […]

Teclados Fritos

Teclados Fritos were a Spanish art-rock band that released two albums on Movieplay and Mayra between 1978 and 1980, followed by a standalone single on Columbia in 1983. Members: Manolo Benítez (guitar, vocals), Jaime Llorca (keyboards, vocals), José María Suárez (bass, vocals), Emilio Molina (drums) Discography: Teclados Fritos (1978) Decadencia (1980) “Crisis de Personalidad” / […]

Tarántula

Tarántula were a Spanish symphonic/hard-rock band that released a self-titled album on Novola in 1976, followed by a numerically titled second effort on Chapa in 1978. Members: Rafael Cabrera (vocals), Emilio Santonja (drums), Manolo Peydró (guitar), Vicente Guillot (keyboards), José Pereira (bass), José Vicente (guitar), Ana María González Pazos (vocals), Enrique Alfonso Almiñana (vocals), Manuel […]

N.H.U.

N.H.U. were a Spanish symphonic/jazz-rock band that released a self-titled album on Novola in 1978. Members: Tino Grandío (bass), Roberto Abal (guitar), Xurxo Pérez (Hammond, keyboards), Xosé Garea [aka Xosé Ferreiro] (drums, vocals), Julio Garea [aka Xulio Ferreiro] (percussion), Antonio Fernández [aka Bretch] (guitar), Xoan Piñón Prado (guitar, 1974-76), Emilio Cao (violin), Jesús Alonso [aka […]

Tabletom

Tabletom were a Spanish rock band that issued the album Mezclalina on RCA in 1980, followed by a cassette-only release on Fonodis in 1983. Further albums appeared at sporadic intervals over the subsequent three decades. Members: Roberto “Rockberto” González (vocals, 1976-2011), Pedro Ramírez (guitar), José Manuel “Pepillo” Ramírez (flute), Jesús Ortiz (bass, violin, 1976-85), Javier […]

The Storm

The Storm were a Spanish hard-rock band that released a self-titled album on BASF in 1975. Dropping the definite article from their nameplate, the band issued a second album on Alba in 1979. Members: Luis Genil (keyboards, vocals), Ángel Ruiz (guitar, vocals), Diego Ruiz (drums, vocals), José Torres (bass, vocals), Pedro García (bass) Discography: The […]

Secta Sónica

Secta Sónica were a Spanish jazz-rock band that released two albums on Zeleste during 1976 and 1977. Members: Xavier Aparicio [aka Gato Pérez] (bass), Jordi Bonell (guitar), Rafael Zaragoza [aka Zarita] (guitar), Victor Cortina (guitar), Nacho Quixano (drums, 1975), Toni Arasil (drums, 1976), Jordi Vilella [aka Dum Dum] (drums, 1977), Noel Mujica (percussion, 1977), Dabe […]

Sakre

Sakre were a Spanish symphonic-rock band that released the album Bizitako Gauzak on Elkar in 1978. Members: Iñaki Mezquita (guitar, vocals), Imanol Aramburu (piano, organ, vocals), J. Victor Carracedo (bass), Juan Carlos Badiola (drums) Discography: Bizitako Gauzak (1978)

Programa

Programa were a Spanish electronic/coldwave duo that released two albums on PDI and Picap between 1983 and 1985. The band was co-founded by Neuronium alumnus Carlos Guirao just after the release of his 1982 solo album Revelation. Members: Josep Antoni López (1983-87, 1999-2003), Carlos Guirao (1983-87), Maria Ciria (1999-2003) Discography: Síntesis Digital (1983) Acrópolis (1985)

Pepe Sánchez y Su Rock Band

Pepe Sánchez y Su Rock Band were a Spanish Latin-jazz/rock band that released the popular album Regresión on Marfer in 1976. Two further albums followed on Hispavox between 1980 and 1982. Members: Pepe Sánchez (drums), Eddy Grein (piano), Martín Carretero (electric guitar), M. Morales (flute), José Luis Medrano (trumpet, cornet), Pedro Iturralde (tenor saxophone, soprano […]

Pedro Ruy-Blas

Pedro Ruy-Blas (born 1949) is a Spanish singer/songwriter who released five singles on Poplandia between 1970 and 1972. In 1975, he released the jazz-rock album Luna llena on Polydor with musicians who would eventually form Dolores. After a second co-headlining release from this liaison, the band became autonomous with Ruy-Blas serving as their vocalist and […]

Pau Riba

Pau Riba (Aug. 7, 1948) is a Spanish singer/songwriter who was active as a recording artist for more than four decades, starting in the late 1960s. Between 1970 and 1986, he released seven studio albums on Concèntric, Edigsa, and Movieplay. Discography: Dioptria (1970 • Pau Riba acompanyat per OM) Dioptria 2 (1970) Jo, la donya […]

Pan & Regaliz

Pan & Regaliz were a Spanish folk/psych combo that released two singles and a self-titled album on Ekipo/Dimensión in 1971. Members: Guillem París (vocals, flute), Alfons Bou (guitar, 1971-72), Artur Domingo (bass, 1971), Pedro Van Eeckhout (drums, percussion, 1971) Discography: Pan & Regaliz (1971) “Magic Colors” / “A Song for the Friends” (1971)

Om

Om were a Spanish jazz-psych/folk band that backed singer/songwriter Pau Riba on his 1970 Concèntric release Dioptria. In 1971, the band released a self-titled album and standalone single on Edigsa. Members: Toti Soler (guitar), Jordi Sabatés (keyboards, 1969-71), Romà Escales (flute, 1969-71), Doro de Montaberry (bass, 1969-70), Josep Polo (drums, 1969-70), Peter Hodgkinson (drums, 1970-72), […]

Orquestra Mirasol

Orquestra Mirasol were a Spanish jazz-rock band that released two albums on Zeleste between 1974 and 1975. Members: Xavier Batllés (bass), Víctor Ammann (keyboards), Ricard Roda (winds), Pedrito Díaz (percussion), Miquel Lizandra (drums), Dave Pybus (winds, 1975), Santa Salas (percussion, 1975), Gustavo Quintero (drums, 1975) Discography: Salsa Catalana (1974) D’oca a oca i tira que […]

Olé Olé

Olé Olé were a Spanish synthpop band that released two albums with vocalist Vicky Larraz during 1983 and 1984, followed by four albums with singer Marta Sánchez between 1986 and 1990. Members: Gustavo Montesano (guitar), Emilio Estecha (bass, 1982-?, 2016-present), Juan Tarodo (drums, 1983-2007), Luis Carlos Esteban (keyboards, 1982-85), Vicky Larraz (vocals, 1983-85, 2016-present), Marcelo […]

Ñu

Ñu were a Spanish hard-rock band that released four albums on Chapa between 1978 and 1984, followed by three titles on Barrabás during the late 1980s. Seven further albums appeared over the subsequent two decades. Members: José Carlos Molina (vocals, flute, guitar, violin), Rosendo (guitar, 1974-77), Juan Almarza (bass, 1974-76), Felipe Salinas (drums, 1974-76), Chiqui […]

Jarka

Jarka were a Spanish jazz-psych/folk combo that released two albums on Edigsa during 1971 and 1972. The band were led by keyboardist Jordi Sabatés, who subsequently launched a prolific solo career. Members: Jordi Sabatés (keyboards), Alfonso de Lucas (bass), Peter Van Eekout (drums, 1971-72), Tom Furgal (drums, 1972-75) Discography: Ortodoxia (1971) Morgue O Berenice (1972)

Neuronium

Neuronium are a Spanish electronic combo from Barcelona, formed in 1976 by keyboardist Michel Huygen. In 1977, the band debuted with Quasar 2c361, their first of two albums on Harvest. Starting with the 1980 release Digital Dream, all titles under the nameplate have been issued on self-press Neuronium Records. Members: Michel Huygen (keyboards), Carlos Guirao […]

Música Urbana

Música Urbana were a Spanish jazz-rock band that released two albums between 1976 and 1978 on Zeleste and RCA Victor. Members: Joan Albert Amargós (keyboards, winds), Salvador Font (drums), Carles Benavent (bass), Lluís Cabanach (guitar, 1976-78), Enric Herrera (keyboards, 1976), Emili Baleriola (guitar, 1976), Lucky Guri (keyboards, 1976-78), Jordi Bonell (guitar, 1978-79), Matthew Simon (trumpet, […]

Música Dispersa

Música Dispersa were a Spanish folk/psych band that released an eponymous album and a standalone single on Diabolo in 1970. Members: Brabo “El Cachas” (guitar, mandolin, flute, vocals), Albert Batiste (bass, harmonica, organ, percussion, vocals), Sisa (acoustic guitar, percussion, vocals), Selene (piano, flute, bongos, percussion, vocals) Discography: Música Dispersa (1970) “Hanillo” / “Swani” (1970)

Miguel Ríos

Miguel Ríos (born June 7, 1944) is a Spanish singer/songwriter who released 14 proper albums between 1969 and 1990, mostly on Hispavox and Polydor. Discography: Mira hacia ti (1969) A Song of Joy (1970) Despierta (1970) Unidos (1971) Memorias de un ser humano (1974) La huerta atómica (un relato de anticipación) (1976) Al-Andalus (1977) Los […]

Metamorfosis

Metamorfosis were a Spanish jazz-rock band that released the album Papallones i Elefants on Apolo Records in 1982. Members: Luís García (guitar), Joan M. Grimau (drums, percussion), Jaume Montcusí (keyboards), Jordi Papasseit (bass), Joan Ramos (guitar, percussion) Discography: Papallones i Elefants (1982)

Mediterráneo

Mediterráneo were a Spanish Latin-jazz/rock band that released six albums on assorted labels between 1978 and 1986. Members: Víctor Carratalá (vocals), Alfonso Linares (drums), Juan Guijarro (bass), José (saxophone), Santiago Pedro Giménez (guitar, 1977-80, 1985-?), Pepe Rey (guitar, 1977-78), Luis Ivars (piano, keyboards, 1979-?), Gino Pavone (percussion, 1979-80, 1985-?), Gaspare Montalbano (percussion, 1980-?), Javier Rodríguez […]

Medina Azahara

Medina Azahara are a Spanish hard-rock band that released three albums on CBS between 1979 and 1982, followed by numerous titles from 1987 onward, mostly on Avispa. Members: Pablo Rabadán (keyboards), Manuel S. Molina (bass), Manuel Martínez (vocals), José A. Molina (drums), Miguel Galán (guitar), Antonio Fernández (keyboards), Randy López (bass), Paco Ventura (guitar), Alfonso […]

Mecano

Mecano were a Spanish New Romantic/synthpop band that released three studio albums and a live disc on CBS between 1982 and 1985, followed by three further titles on BMG Ariola. Members: Ana Torroja (vocals), José María Cano (guitar, keyboards, vocals), Nacho Cano (keyboards, vocals) Discography: Mecano (1982) ¿Dónde está el País de las Hadas? (1983) […]

Max Sunyer

Max Sunyer (born March 26, 1947) is a Spanish guitarist best known for his stints in Tapimán and Iceberg during the 1970s and Pegasus during the 1980s. In 1978, he launched his solo career with the first of three albums on Bocaccio, followed by titles on PDI and other labels into the 21st century. Discography: […]

Magenta

Magenta were a Spanish synthpop trio that released the album La Reina del Salón on Epic in 1985. Members: Marta Barriuso (vocals), Rosario Mazuela (bass), Pilar Gil (violin) Discography: La Reina del Salón (1985)

Luz

Luz Casal (born 1958) is a Spanish popular singer who released four albums on Zafiro between 1982 and 1987, followed by a string of discs on Hispavox from 1989 onward. Discography: Luz (1982) Los ojos del gato (1984) III (1985) Quiéreme aunque te duela (1987) V (1989)

Los Iniciados

Los Iniciados were a Spanish coldwave/synthpop band that released two albums and an EP on DRO during 1982 and 1983. Members: Servando Carballar [aka Biovac, Biovac N] (vocals, organ, synthesizer), Marta Cervera [aka Arcoiris] (keyboards), Juan Antonio Nieto [aka Rep] Discography: El Cantor de Jazz (EP ,1982) La Marca de Anubis (1982) Todo Ubú (1983)

Lisker

Lisker were a Spanish folk/psych band that released a self-titled album on Xoxoa in 1979. Members: Julián Alberdi (electric guitar), Jesús Gil (flute), Ernesto Gómez (acoustic guitar, vocals), José Antonio Salado (drums), Javier Zabala (bass) Discography: Lisker (1979)

Leño

Leño were a Spanish rock trio that released three studio albums and a live disc on Chapa between 1979 and 1982. Members: Rosendo Mercado (guitar, vocals), Ramiro Penas (drums), Chiqui Mariscal (bass, 1979), Tony Urbano (bass, 1980-83) Discography: Leño (1979) Más madera (1980) En directo (1981) ¡Corre, corre! (1982)

Labanda

Labanda were a Spanish folk/trad ensemble that released two albums on Guimbarda circa 1980/81, plus a later round of releases on RNE and Zafiro. Members: Luis Silva (mandolin, viola), José María Silva (bass), Pedro Guerrero (guitar, percussion), Joaquín Blanco (bagpipe, flute, percussion), Álvaro Domínguez (violin, dulcimer, acoustic guitar), Josué Vea (guitar), Carlos de Yebra (drums, […]

La Unión

La Unión were a Spanish sophisti-pop band that released five albums on WEA between 1984 and 1990. Eight further discs appeared on the label during the two subsequent decades. Members: Rafa Sánchez (vocals), Luis Bolín (bass), Mario Martínez (guitar), Iñigo Zabala (keyboards, 1983-88) Discography: Mil Siluetas (1984) El Maldito Viento (1985) 4 x 4 (1986) […]

La Rondalla de la Costa

La Rondalla de la Costa were a Spanish jazz-rock band that released the album Records de València on Zeleste in 1976. Members: Marià Albero (lead vocals, guitar), Manel Joseph (vocals, percussion), Xavier Batllés (bass, contrabass, mandolin, bouzouki, [Puerto Rican quinto] conga, bandurria, laúd, marimba, keyboards), Víctor Ammann (piano, Mini Moog, [electric] accordion, clavinet), Ramón Olivares […]

La Mode

La Mode were a Spanish New Wave/art-pop band that issued two albums and five singles on Nuevos Medios between 1982 and 1984, followed by a further round of releases on DRO and Mercury circa 1985/86. Members: Antonio Zancajo (guitar), Mario Gil (keyboards, synthesizer, electronic drums), Fernando Márquez [aka El Zurdo] (vocals, 1981-84), Daniel Ballester (vocals, […]

Klamm

Klamm were a Spanish art-rock band that released the album Africa Roja on namesake Klamm Records in 1983. Members: Antonio Puertas (drums), Josep “Toto” Saus (bass), Leo Mariño (guitar), Juanjo Ezquerra (bass), Tres (vocals) Discography: Africa Roja (1983)

Jordi Sabatés

Jordi Sabatés (born Oct. 23, 1948) is a Spanish jazz pianist who first emerged in the mid-1960s as a member of the Barcelona beat band Pic-Nic. During the first three years of the 1970s, he played in the jazz-psych bands Jarka and Om, recording two albums with the former and one with the latter. Since […]

Glamour

Glamour were a Spanish New Romantic/synthpop band that released two albums on Polydor between 1981 and 1983. Members: Luis Badenes (lead vocals), Adolfo Barberá (guitar), Remy Carreres (bass), José Luis Macías [aka Macías] (keyboards), José Payá (drums) Discography: Imágenes (1981) Guarda tus Lágrimas (1983)

Conexión

Conexión were a Spanish jazz-rock/pop band that released two albums and more than a dozen singles between 1969 and 1976, mostly on Movieplay. Members: Luis Cobos (saxophone, flute, Mellotron, piano), Rafael López (trumpet), Danny McKanily (vocals, percussion), Alfredo Lozoya (bass), Luis Fornés (organ, piano), Rafael Ríos (guitar), Serafín Alberca (trumpet), Ernesto Herrero (drums) Discography: Conexión […]

Itziar

Itziar were a Spanish symphonic-folk band that released a self-titled album on Xoxoa in 1978. Members: Itziar Egileor (vocals), Alex Zabala (guitar, vocals), Eduardo Bazterra (bass, guitar, vocals), Mikel Prieto (guitar, synthesizer), Joseba Erkiaga (flute, saxophone), Javi Robador (drums) Discography: Itziar (1978)

Itoiz

Itoiz were a Spanish symphonic-folk band that released six studio albums and a live disc on Xoxoa and Elkar between 1978 and 1988. Members: Juan Carlos Pérez (vocals, guitar), José Garate [aka Foisis] (bass), José Antxon Fernández (keyboards, 1974-85), Estanis Osinalde (drums, 1974-79), Joseba Erkiaga (flute, 1974-82), German Ors (guitar, 1981-83), Jean-Marie Ecay (guitar, 1983-85), […]

IT

IT were a Spanish/Argentine electronic/experimental duo comprised of multi-instrumentalists Eduardo Polonio and Horacio Vaggione. The pair released the album Viaje (Música electrónica libre) on Movieplay in 1976. Members: Eduardo Polonio (synthesizer, organ, bass), Horacio Vaggione (synthesizer, guitar, bass) Discography: Viaje (Música electrónica libre) (1976)

Imán Califato Independiente

Imán Califato Independiente were a Spanish symphonic-rock band that released two albums on CBS between 1978 and 1980. Members: Manuel Rodríguez (guitar), Kiko Guerrero (drums, percussion), Iñaki Egaña (bass, 1976-79), Marcos Mantero (keyboards, 1977-86), Urbano Moraes (bass, 1979-86) Discography: Imán Califato Independiente (1978) Camino del Águila (1980)

Iceberg

Iceberg was a Spanish symphonic/jazz-rock band that released the 1975 album Tutankhamon on Bocaccio Records. After the departure of singer Ángel Riba, the remaining quartet released the 1976–78 instrumental albums Coses Nostres, Sentiments, and Arc-en-ciel, plus the live disc En Directe. Guitarist Max Sunyer came from Tapiman and launched a solo career while still a member. […]

Ibio

Ibio were a Spanish symphonic-folk band that released the album Cuevas de Altamira on Movieplay in 1978. Members: Ito Luna (drums), Dioni Sobrado (guitar, 1977-82), Lily Alegría (bass, vocals), Mario Gómez Calderón (electric piano, clavinet, synthesizer, Mellotron), Adolfo Gómez Calderón (guitar, sitar, 2003-present) Discography: Cuevas de Altamira (1978)

Gualberto

Gualberto (born July 3, 1945) is a Spanish multi-instrumentalist and composer who released five albums in solo and combo configurations between 1975 and 1983 on Movieplay and Aires del Sur. Discography: “Move On Blues” “Where The Rain Ends. Rises The Sun” (1972) A la Vida, al Dolor (1975) Vericuetos (1976) Inquietudes a Compás (1979 • […]

Guadalquivir

Guadalquivir were a Spanish symphonic/jazz-rock band that released two albums on Harvest and a third title on Caskabel between 1978 and 1984. Members: Manglis [aka Luis Cobo] (guitar), Pedro Ontiveros (saxophone, flute), Larry Martin (drums), Andrés Olaegui (guitar), Jaime Casado (bass), Javier Mora (keyboards) Discography: Guadalquivir (1978) Camino del Concierto (1980) Después del Silencio (1984)

Granada

Granada were a Spanish symphonic/flamenco-rock band that released three albums on Movieplay between 1975 and 1978. Members: Carlos Cárcamo (flute, violin, piano, Mellotron, harpsichord, acoustic guitar, vocals, percussion), Juan Bona (drums, percussion, backing vocals, ?-1976), Antonio García Oteyza (bass, ?-1976), Michael Vorteflich (guitar, ?-1975), Javier Monforte (guitar, 1975-76), Carlos García-Vaso (guitar, 1976-78), Julio Blasco (bass, […]

Gòtic

Gòtic were a Spanish symphonic-rock band that released the album Escenes on Movieplay in 1978. Members: Rafael Escoté (bass, gong, palmas), Jordi Martí (drums, percussion, palmas), Jep Nuix (flute, piccolo, palmas), Jordi Vilaprinyó (keyboards) Discography: Escenes (1978)

Goma

Goma were a Spanish jazz-rock band that released the album 14 Abril on Movieplay in 1975. Members: Manuel Rodríguez (guitar), José Lagares (bass), Antonio Rodríguez (drums), Pepe Sánchez (saxophone), Alberto Toribio (keyboards) Discography: 14 Abril (1975)

Golpes Bajos

Golpes Bajos were a Spanish sophisti-pop band that released two albums and assorted shortplayers on Nuevos Medios between 1983 and 1985. Members: Germán Coppini (vocals), Teo Cardalda (guitar, drums, keyboards, percussion), Pablo Novoa [aka Novoa] (guitar, 1983-85), Luis García (bass, 1983-85) Discography: Golpes Bajos (EP, 1983) A Santa Compaña (1984) Devocionario (1985)

Fusioon

Fusioon were a Spanish jazz-rock band that released three albums on BP and Ariola between 1972 and 1975. Members: Manel Camp (piano, keyboards), Jordi Camp (bass), Santi Arisa (drums, percussion), Martí Brunet (guitar, synthesizer) Discography: Fusioon (1972) Fusioon 2 (1974) Minorisa (1975)

Formas

Formas were a Spanish symphonic-rock band that released the album Largos Sueños on Surcosur, S.A. in 1981, in addition to two cassette-only titles. Members: F. J. Muñoz, F. Gaona, J. Alonso, Manuel López, A. García Discography: Largos Sueños (1981) Sol de Acuario (1985)

Feliu i Joan Albert

Feliu i Joan Albert were a Spanish classical/flamenco duo of pianist/composer Joan Albert Amargós and guitar prodigy Feliu Gasull. The pair released an eponymous album in 1977 on Zeleste. Members: Joan Albert Amargós (piano, [Fender] electric piano, clavinet), Feliu Gasull (Spanish guitar) Discography: Feliu i Joan Albert (1977)

Errobi

Errobi were a Spanish folk-rock band that released four studio albums and a live disc between 1975 and 1985 on Elkar and Xoxoa. Members: Mixel Ducau (vocals, guitar, keyboards, saxophone), Anje Duhalde (vocals, guitar), Jean Phocas (bass, 1973-77), Robert Suhas (keyboards, 1975-77), Beñat Amorena (drums, vocals, 1975-79), Mixel Halty (bass, 1978), Jean-Paul Gilles (bass, 1979), […]

Edelweiss

Edelweiss were a Spanish folk/psych trio that released the album En el Principio… on TOP Records in 1973. Members: Eduardo Martí, Fernando Granados, Rafael Castañeda Discography: En el Principio… (1973)

El Último de la Fila

El Último de la Fila were a Spanish modern-rock duo that released four albums between 1985 and 1988 on PDI, followed by three ’90s-era titles on Perro. Members: Manolo García (vocals, percussion, tambourine), Quimi Portet (guitar, keyboards, bass, programming) Discography: Cuando la pobreza entra por la puerta, el amor salta por la ventana (1985) Enemigos […]

Dolores

Dolores were a Spanish jazz-rock band that released two albums on Polydor during 1977 and 1978. The band was named after the 1976 sophomoric release of vocalist/drummer Pedro Ruy-Blas, retaining some of the same personnel. Members: Pedro Ruy-Blas (lead vocals, drums), Jean Luc Vallet (piano, 1976-77), Álvaro Yébenes “Chévere” (bass, double bass, 1976-77), Jorge Pardo […]

Danza Invisible

Danza Invisible were a Spanish New Wave band that released two albums on Ariola between 1983 and 1985, followed by five further albums during the ensuing half-decade on the Twins label. Members: Manuel Rubio (guitar), Antonio Luis Gil (guitar), Chris Navas (bass), Texidó (drums, 1981-93), Javier Ojeda (vocals, 1982-present) Discography: Contacto Interior (1983) Maratón (1985) […]

Cotò En Pèl

Cotò En Pèl were a Spanish symphonic-rock band that released the album Holocaust on the Nevada label in 1978. Members: Carles Picó (guitar), Pep Llopis (organ, synthesizers, Mellotron, vocals), Vicent Cortina (drums, percussion), Paco Cintero (bass, cornet, vocals), Vicent Fontelles (guitar) Discography: Holocaust (1978)

Canarios

Canarios were a popular Spanish rock band that was active for 10 years, starting in 1964. The band released numerous shortplayers in the beat and psych veins during the late 1960s, followed by two albums on B.T. Puppy and Barclay in 1970. Their career climaxed with the symphonic/operatic Ciclos, released on Ariola in 1974. Members: […]

Cai

Cai were a Spanish symphonic-rock band that released three albums on Lacochu and Epic between 1978 and 1981. Members:  Sebastián “Chano” Domínguez Lozano (keyboards, strings), Diego Fopiani Macias (drums, vocals), José A. Fernández Mariscal (guitar), José L. Vélez Gómez (bass, vocals), Paco Delgado (guitar) Discography: Mas Allá de Nuestras Mentes Diminutas (1978) Noche Abierta (1980) […]

Borne

Borne were a Spanish jazz-rock/New Wave band that released two albums on Chapa and Auvi between 1979 and 1982. Members: Victor Molero (guitars, vocals), Jose Miguel Oca (bass, vocals), Sergio Oca (drums), Ricardo Rauet (keyboards) Discography: Exprime la Naranja (1979) Unidades Didácticas (1982)

Bloque

Bloque were a Spanish symphonic-rock band that released four albums on Chapa between 1978 and 1981. Members: Juanjo Respuela (guitar), Sixto Ruiz (guitar, 1975-83), Luis Pastor (bass, 1975-83), Paco Baños (drums, 1975-78), Juan Carlos Gutiérrez (vocals, keyboards, 1976-94), Carlos Terán (drums, 1978-79), Tivo Martínez (drums, 1979-80), Carlos de Juan (drums, 1980-83), Iván Velasco (guitar, 1993-94), […]

Blay Tritono

Blay Tritono were a Spanish jazz-rock band that released the album Clot 20 on Zeleste in 1976. Members: Eduard Altaba (electric bass, double bass, Spanish guitar, bongos), Néstor Munt (trumpet, flugelhorn, bass, vocals), Quino Béjar (drums, bells), Vicenç Calvo (trombone), Joan Josep Blay (tenora, saxophone), Víctor Ammann (keyboards, xylophone) Discography: Clot 20 (1976) Tatuaje (OST, […]

Bibiano

Bibiano Adonis Morón Giménez (Dec. 21, 1950 — Dec. 28, 2016) was a Spanish singer/songwriter who released three albums under his Christian name on CFE and Guimbarda between 1976 and 1979. Discography: Estamos Chegando o Mar (1976) Alcabre (1977) Aluminio (1979)

Barrabás

Barrabás were a Spanish Latin-rock/funk band that released nine albums on RCA, Ariola, and Atco between 1972 and 1983. Members: José María Moll (drums), Fernando Arbex (drums, vocals, 1971-77), Iñaky Egaña [Iñaki] (vocals, bass, 1971-72, 1985-?), Tito Duarte (saxophone, flute, tumbadoras, 1971-78), Ricky Morales (lead guitar, vocals, 1971-78), Miguel Morales (rhythm guitar, bass, vocals, 1971-78, […]