Banco de Gaia

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Albums:

For Such A Time

Ollopa: Apollo Remixed

All Sleeping

Apollon

Memories, Dreams, Reflections
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Biography:
Genres: Electronica/Dance, World

Banco de Gaia was an electronic band from England, formed in 1989 by Toby Marks, who was born in South London in 1964. The band's music was a mix of ambient dub, with a touch of Arabic and Middle Eastern samples, against a backdrop of heavy reggae, rock, and trance rhythm. The unique sound that Marks created was complex and deeply textured. Marks began his musical career as a drummer in a heavy metal band in 1978, but that didn't last long as Marks musical passion lay elsewhere. 1986 saw Marks move to Portugal and immerse himself in another culture and music scene. 1989 was a monumental year for Marks, in that he began to experiment with electronic music. Shortly thereafter Marks put togethe... Continue Bio >>

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