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There are two bands named Gazpacho:

The first are a Norwegian band, who have been described by one critic as being “classical post ambient nocturnal atmospheric neo-progressive folk world rock” Gazpacho almost defies genre classification. Gazpacho were at one time described as “the greatest unsigned band in the world” by some critics. A tour of Europe as support for Marillion’s “Marbles” tour in 2003 radically raised their profile, earning the respect of audiences everywhere they played and garnering critical acclaim.

Without the backing of a major label, Gazpacho is one of many bands now utilising the resources of the internet to create word of mouth promotional opportunities, with a reliance on their website and its forum, online shopping, MySpace and other ‘net initiatives to spread the word. This allows the band to hold down full time jobs, yet still manage to release an album a year with total artistic control over their compositions and distribution.

Characterised by moody keyboards, a stunning violin virtuoso, a poignant and relevant rhythm section, ethereal guitars, Jan Henrik Ohme’s floating, pure Hypnotic voice and atmospheric contributions from samples, low whistle, tin whistle, banjo, accordion, didgeridoo and mandolin. This is not a bombastic, pompous progressive outfit, but a cohesive unit that forgoes the technically brilliant but emotionless solo in favour of mood creation through emotive keyboards, layering of textured sounds, use of spatial tension and seamlessly operating as a band not a collective of virtuoso instrumentalists.

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  • MusicMagic77

    Demon 3/5 >> My best loved is their double live "A Night At Loreley" album which is undoubtedly one of their most sophisticated materials both musically and conceptually...

    21 Jul 12:00am Reply
  • vividserenity

    ♥It's so romantic.

    6 Jun 3:22am Reply
  • Atakan692

    Does anybody have lyrics for the new album ?

    21 May 7:52pm Reply
  • MetalRock1989

    Good new album 4/5.

    11 Apr 8:08am Reply
  • Sabimoa

    Never liked Gazpacho that much - but - their latest album DEMON is m-a-g-n-i-f-i-c-e-n-t, simply great!

    10 Apr 10:46am Reply
  • peste2noire

    Demon is their best. No doubt. I am very glad actually because the previous album was quite average (for them).

    9 Apr 9:38pm Reply
  • mbausd

    Demon is not that kind of album, you might love after the first time. It is strange, ambitious and worth to be recognized. But to love Gazpacho you have to get known Night and Tick Tock. I'm looking forward to see you on tour Germany!

    4 Apr 4:05pm Reply
  • HeadlongFlight

    Never heard anything bythem before Demon and it blew me away. Missa Atropos and March of Ghosts are top notch aswell. Time for a marathon of their other releases²

    2 Apr 4:18pm Reply
  • ambienze

    I don't know how Ive never been pointed in the direction of this band before.. maybe ive come across them and was turned off by the name or something but my god am I glad Ive given them a listen. Night and Demon are both FANTASTIC. Time for a marathon of their other releases..

    1 Apr 2:55am Reply
  • psharpz

    Please come to Turkey I don't care which songs you'll perform all of'em are great! PLEASE!

    29 Mar 1:43pm Reply
  • BluesAtSix

    Demon is the best album the Gazpacho till present has published. I hope the tape enough recognition agrees around this way further shut

    29 Mar 8:11am Reply
  • Aness_

    Demon is amazing *.*

    24 Mar 3:29pm Reply
  • Komodog

    Demon is the dark, twisted soundtrack to the best Guillermo Del Toro film never made. Eldritch, complex, chilling and in some parts deeply unsettling. Demon is brilliant, but requires a very open mind and a patient ear.

    18 Mar 8:05pm Reply
  • Nehebkau11

    very interesting band.

    18 Mar 11:46am Reply
  • meisdelirious

    Demon is interesting. Will probably take me more listens to really get into it though!

    17 Mar 7:32pm Reply
  • Hien-divided

    Demon isn't easy, it needs a few more spins but I really like it. The darkest Gazpacho album to date. Twisted as hell. Bravo!

    15 Mar 11:51pm Reply
  • Leaf_Falll

    это же.. невероятно

    15 Mar 8:10pm Reply
  • LucifereZ

    Demon is good but I expected more tbh.

    14 Mar 2:06pm Reply
  • LucifereZ

    Death Room <3

    14 Mar 12:58am Reply
  • pinkiiiFR

    http://www.last.fm/music/Gazpacho/+images/96817309

    11 Feb 3:57pm Reply
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