MAGMA
(1975-1976)
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1975-02-09 - Chalons Sur Marne, FR - Parc Des Expositions - aud (125m) (2cd)
Christian Vander, Stella Vander, Klaus Blasquiz, Didier Lockwood, Gabriel Federow, Bernard Paganotti,
Benoit Widemann, J.-P. Assaline

1) Kohntarkosz Part 1 (12:18) *
2) Kohntarkosz Part 1 (28:51)
3) Om Zanka (8:02) **
4) band introduction (1:25) ***
5) Lihns (9:58) $
6) Emehntheht-Re (10:29)
7) Ptah
(18:13) =
8) MDK Part 1 (14:35)
9) MDK Part 2
(7:13)
10) MDK Part 3 (14:12) **

* [Cuts in].
** [Cut at 0:02]. Fades out as applause is starting.
*** "Je m'appelle Klaus Blasquiz". Band members introduced with their kobaian names except Klaus Blasquiz.
$ Fades out.
= [Cut at 14:45?].

Source: ?gen cassette > CDR > flac.
[MAGMA - Chalons sur Marne 1975] Shared as torrent on Dime by Olvator.
No SBE's - True lossless source.
"Not the best sounding audience tape. During Kohntarkosz, when playing loud, there is quite some distortion from the bass guitar and vocals, quality seems to get better though during Om Zanka. Nonetheless, this is a somewhat historical tape".
Show and recording listed on Ork Alarm website. "This was the first ever performance of the well known 1975 line-up".


1975-02-23 - London, UK - Chalk Farm - The Roundhouse - aud? (108m) (2cd)
Christian Vander, Stella Vander, Klaus Blasquiz, Didier Lockwood, Gabriel Federow, Bernard Paganotti,
Benoit Widemann, J.-P. Assaline

1) Kohntarkosz (33:23) *
2) Lihns (9:44) **
3) Emehntheht-Re (10:08) ***
4) Ptah (24:25) $
5) MDK (30:56) =

* [Cut at 22:35 and on applause].
** [Cut on applause].
*** Fades out.
$ Fades in on transition to "Ptah". Quotes "Dance Of The Cuckoos". [Cut at 20:22, 20:33 and on applause].
= [Cuts in. Cut at 29:58. Cut before end].

Source: master > ? gen cassette > CDR > flac.
[1975-02-23 - Roundhouse, London] Shared as torrent on Dime by Olvator.
No SBE's - TLH analysis
"...Featuring one of the first shows of the 1975 line-up with Didier Lockwood on violin and Bernard Paganotti on bass. The band plays wonderful and the setlist might be another reason to treasure this tape: a rare Lihns version with great vocal work".
Show and recording listed on Ork Alarm website.


1975-02-28 - Rennes, FR - aud? (19m)
Christian Vander, Stella Vander, Klaus Blasquiz, Didier Lockwood, Gabriel Federow, Bernard Paganotti,
Benoit Widemann, J.-P. Assaline

1) Om Zanka (5:59) *
2) Lihns (8:32) **
3) Emehntheht-Re (4:51) ***

* [Cuts in].
** [Cut at 0:01 on applause and on applause after end].
*** [Cuts in at start]. Includes a sketch of "Zombies" theme. [Cut].

Source: ? low gen cassette > CDR > flac.
[1975-02-28 - Rennes] Shared as torrent on Dime by Olvator.
No SBE's - TLH analysis
"This one sounds a bit "canny" sometimes, but all instruments are audible, and the version of Om Zanka is fantastic! Too bad these are the only 3 fragments circulating of this show. I have omitted 5 seconds of crowd noise ...".
Show and recording listed on Ork Alarm website ("possibly 1975-02-28").


1975-05-10 - Beynes, FR - aud (122m) (2cd)
Christian Vander, Stella Vander, Klaus Blasquiz, Didier Lockwood, Gabriel Federow, Bernard Paganotti,
Benoit Widemann, J.-P. Assaline

1) Kohntarkos (37:17) *
2) Emehntheht-Re > Ptah (27:10) **
3) Klaus Announcement (0:14) ***
4) Hhai (15:33)
5) MDK (42:33) $

* [Cut at 0:08 on applause before start and after end].
** Including 16 minute drum solo. [Cut on applause after end].
*** [Cuts in on announcement].
$ [Cut at 22:34].

Source: ? gen cassette > CDR > flac
[Magma 1975-05-10 Beynes]
Shared as torrent on Dime by Olvator.
No SBE's - True lossless source.
"Here is the complete version. This features the earliest recorded version of Hhai.".
Show and recording listed on Ork Alarm website.


1975-05-22 - Orleans, FR - aud? (62m)
Christian Vander, Stella Vander, Klaus Blasquiz, Didier Lockwood, Gabriel Federow, Bernard Paganotti,
Benoit Widemann, J.-P. Assaline

1) Hhai (17:09) *
2) MDK (fragment 1) (1:47) **
3) MDK (fragment 1) (4:41) ***
4) Kohntarkosz (38:53)

* [Cuts in on intro and cut on applause].
** [Cuts in]. [Cut].
*** [Cuts in]. [Cut at 4:24 followed by dead air(?)].

Source: ? gen cassette > CDR > flac.
[1975-05-22 - Orleans] Shared as torrent on Dime by Olvator.
No SBE's - TLH analysis
"Good news: this is really a good show. Bad news: sounds not very good. Much hiss, some bass distortion on Hhai. Apart from that, mostly everything is audible. The circulating mp3 version of this seems to have been sourced from these wav files".
Show and recording listed on Ork Alarm website.


1975-06-28? - Marseille, FR - Fête De La Marseillaise - aud (61m)
Christian Vander, Klaus Blasquiz, Jannik Top, Claude Olmos, Michel Graillier, Gerard Bikialo

1) Kohntarkosz (17:09) *
2) Kobaia (6:06) **
3) MDK (37:49) ***

* [Cut at 0:10? before start].
** [Cut on applause].
*** [Cuts at 9:38 and 9:40].

Source: ? gen cassette > CDR > flac.
[1975-06-28 - Marseille] Shared as torrent on Dime by Olvator.
No SBE's - TLH analysis
"Another one here with Paganotti on bass. Nice show".
Show and recording listed on Ork Alarm (June 29 1975 w/S. Vander, Federow, Paganotti, Widemann, Asseline, Lockwood).


1975-11-08 - Hamburg, GE - Fabrik - aud (91m) (2cd)
Christian Vander, Stella Vander, Klaus Blasquiz, Didier Lockwood, Gabriel Federow, Bernard Paganotti,
Benoit Widemann, Patrick Gauthier

1) Theusz Hamtaahk (31:38) *
2) Hhai (14:05)
3) MDK (34:10) **
4) Ptah (11:21)

* [Cuts in].
** [Fade and cut at 20:34].

Source: master cassette > 1st gen cassette > CDR > flac. The master cassette is no longer in existance.
Original audience recording by R. Claasen.
[MAGMA Hamburg 1975] Shared as torrent on Dime by Olvator.
True lossless source.
Show and recording listed on Ork Alarm website.


1975-11-14? - Berlin, GE - Treibhaus - aud (75m)
Christian Vander, Stella Vander, Klaus Blasquiz, Didier Lockwood, Gabriel Federow, Bernard Paganotti,
Benoit Widemann, J.-P. Assaline +
1975-11-06 - Koln, GE - WDR Radio - "Radiothek" interview - fm? (19m) (2cd)
Christian Vander, Klaus Blasquiz, Gabriel Federow, Dick (tour manager), Giorgio Gomelski

Disc 1:

1975-11-14? - Berlin, GE - Treibhaus:
1) Theusz Hamtaahk (32:25) *
2) MDK (fragment 1) (20:46) **
3) MDK (fragment 2) (22:19) ***

Disc 2:

1975-11-06 - Koln, GE - WDR Radio - "Radiothek":
1) Interview (19:36) $

* Includes "Sowiloi" theme. Fades out on applause.
** Fades in on applause. [Cut].
*** [Cuts in]. Bass solo includes a theme later to become part of "De Futura". [Cut].
$ "Magma werden morgen abend um 20 h. in Dortmund im Covent Garten spielen (...) der Radiothek". [Cut at 6:23].

Source: ? gen cassette > CDR > flac.
[1975-11-14 - Berlin] Shared as torrent on Dime by Olvator.
No SBE's - TLH analysis
"Very nice sounding audience recording IMHO. I got this as Berlin 1975, which only leads to this venue and date"
Show and recording for Berlin November 1975 listed on Ork Alarm website ("not sure if tape is from 14th or 15th").
Ork Alarm lists two different WDR Radio "Radiothek" interviews and recordings on November 6th and Noveber 9th 1975.


1975-11-21 - Delemont, CH - Salle Saint-Georges - aud (109m) (2cd)
Christian Vander, Stella Vander, Klaus Blasquiz, Didier Lockwood, Gabriel Federow, Bernard Paganotti,
Benoit Widemann, Patrick Gauthier

Disc 1:

1) Emehnteht-Re (4:18)
2) Hhai (14:56) *
3)
Kobaia (13:32) *
4)
Theusz Hamtaahk (35:00) **

Disc 2:

1) MDK (41:53)

* [Cut on applause].
** Fades out on applause.

Source: unknown gen cassette -->played back on nak cr7e-marantzdr700--cdr--EAC--wav--flac
[1975-11-21 - Delemont] Shared as torrent on Dime by Hanwaker.
No SBE's - TLH analysis
"When around 2001 i got this cassette from a friend in france i decided to dolby decode this one twice that is: i ran me dolby on copy off the original cassette and just used this copy with dobly on to transfer to cd.. the original was so hissssssy ...".
Show and recording listed on Ork Alarm website.


1976-01-16 - Paris, FR - Palais De Chaillot - aud (73m)
Christian Vander, Stella Vander, Klaus Blasquiz, Didier Lockwood, Gabriel Federow, Bernard Paganotti,
Benoit Widemann, Patrick Gauthier

1) Emehntheht-Re (6:14)
2) Hhai (13:27) *
3)
Theusz Hamtaahk  (26:10)
4) MDK (27:30)

* Skip at 8:56.

Source: master > ? gen cassette > CDR > flac.
[1976-01-16 - Chaillot, Paris] Shared as torrent on Dime by Olvator.
No SBE's - TLH analysis
"Here we have a quite decent sounding audience tape from 1976 in Paris. All instruments are audible, sometimes the violin is a bit strong in the mix. The band played two shows this day, I don't know which show this tape is from".
Confirmed by Atem and Rock & Folk mags (above). Show and recording listed on Ork Alarm (18h matinee - 21h 2nd show).


1976-01-23 - Metz, FR - Parc Des Expotions - Hall 7 - aud (112m) (2cd)
Christian Vander, Stella Vander, Klaus Blasquiz, Didier Lockwood, Gabriel Federow, Bernard Paganotti,
Benoit Widemann, Patrick Gauthier

1) Emehntheht-Re > Hhai (21:11) *
2)
Theusz Hamtaahk (33:28)
3) Drum Solo (Chorus) (20:58) *
4) MDK (48:42)

* Fades out on applause.

Source: unknown gen cassette > cdr > flac.
[MAGMA Metz 1976-01-23 AUD]
Shared as torrent on Dime by Olvator.
No SBE's - True lossless source.
"Not the best sounding audience recording, probably for completists only, although whatever the quality of the tape...".
Date and town confirmed by Atem magazine (+ Au Fond Du Couloir - see above).
Show and recording listed on
Ork Alarm. Pictures by Alain Juliac from the show on Kohntarkosz.


1976-01-25 - Lille, FR - Salle Roger Salengro - fm (91m) (2cd)
Christian Vander, Stella Vander, Klaus Blasquiz, Didier Lockwood, Gabriel Federow, Bernard Paganotti,
Benoit Widemann, Patrick Gauthier

Disc 1:

1) FM Intro > Emehntheht-Re (6:40)
2) Hhai (14:05)
3)
FM Comments (0:56) *
4)
Theusz Hamtaahk (33:28) **

Disc 2:

1) Ptah (22:36) ***
2) Interview (13:45)

* "C'etè le 1er morceau de ce concert Magma en direct (...) depuis la Salle Roger Salengro (...) etè Christian Vander".
** [Cut at 23:45]. "...Morceau du concert de Magma...".
*** [Cuts in on intro and cut before end].

Source: second generation fm cassette from R.S. > cdr > eac > flac8.
[MAGMA - Lille 1976-01-25 (FM)] Shared as torrent on Dime (unsigned info).
No SBE's - Trader's Little Helper detects lossless source for disc 1 and lossy for disc 2.
"Not perfect, this is a rare, good sounding fm from 1976 (broadcast 1-26-76 on french radio). There is a splice in Theusz Hamtaahk at 23:43 and a cut at the end of Ptah ......This is not the complete show, if you have more, feel free to seed it here!".
Date and town confirmed by RCA ad and Rock & Folk. Show and recording listed on Ork Alarm (broadcast 1976-01-26).


1976-02-12 - Bordeaux, FR - Alhambra - aud (113m) (2cd)
Christian Vander, Stella Vander, Klaus Blasquiz, Didier Lockwood, Gabriel Federow, Bernard Paganotti,
Benoit Widemann, Patrick Gauthier

Disc 1:

1) Emehntheht-Re (6:14)
2) Hhai (11:11)
3)
Theusz Hamtaahk (32:23)

Disc 2:

1) Ptah (20:18)
2) Mekanik Destruktiw Kommandoh (43:02) *

* Crossfade at 26:15.

Source: Dime post by 'olvator' - thanks for the post and encouragement for this !! - Lineage: master > CDR > flac.
[Magma-Bordeaux-1976-Remaster] Shared as torrent on Dime (TomP remaster).
No SBE's - True lossless source.
"Fantastic audience recording. Very clean, everything clearly audible. There seems to be some minor hiss and distortion during MDK, but all in all one of the best audience tapes I have heard from Magma. The show itself is very good" (Olvator's notes).
Date and town confirmed by RCA ad, Rock & Folks and Atem mag (+ Masal). Show and recording listed on Ork Alarm.


1976-06-18 - Nancy, FR - Salle Chopin - aud (90m) (2cd)
Christian Vander, Stella Vander, Klaus Blasquiz, Didier Lockwood, Gabriel Federow?, Bernard Paganotti,
Benoit Widemann, Patrick Gauthier

1) MDK (34:52) *
2) Hhai (11:44)
3)
Theusz Hamtaahk (28:11) *
4) De Futura (15:47) **

* Fades out on applause.
** [Start cut].

Source: 2nd genration audience cassette > cdr > eac > flac8.
[Magma 6-18-76 Nancy, France] Shared as torrent on Dime (unsigned info).
No SBE's - Trader's Little Helper detects possible lossy source.
"I think this is not the whole show, the very beginning of "De Futura" is missing....".
Show and recording listed on Ork Alarm website ("no Federow").


1976-07-17 - St. Martin De Ré, FR - Festival Rock D'Ici Ou D'Ailleurs - aud (88m) (2cd)
Christian Vander, Stella Vander, Klaus Blasquiz, Didier Lockwood, Gabriel Federow, Bernard Paganotti,
Benoit Widemann, Patrick Gauthier

1) introduction - Hhai (13:28) *
2) De Futura  (15:56)
3) Ptah (Part 1) (16:41) **
4) Ptah (Part 2) (3:33)
5) MDK - encore call (39:07) $

* [Cut at 0:23 before start and at 7:10].
** [Cut].
$ [Cut at 18.53]. "Pour le Festival Rock D'Ici Et D'Ailleur et rendez-vous aussi pour le concert de Magma à la radio".

Source: ? gen cassette > CDR > flac.
[1976-07-17 - St. Martin de Re] Shared as torrent on Dime by Olvator.
No SBE's - TLH analysis
"Good audience recording. One of the last gigs with Paganotti. Interesting: De Futura with Paganotti on bass.....".
Show and recording listed on Ork Alarm website (which lists July 2nd 1976 Copenhagen show as the last one with Paganotti).


1976-07-25 - Le Castelle, FR - Circuit Paul Ricard - "Riviera 76" - France-Inter - fm (26m)
Christian Vander, Stella Vander?, Klaus Blasquiz, Didier Lockwood, Gabriel Federow?, Bernard Paganotti,
Benoit Widemann, Patrick Gauthier

1) Introduction (0:31) *
2)  Hhai (7:53) **
3) De Futura (17:41)

* (Gauthier, Widemann, Paganotti, Lockwood, Blasquiz, C. Vander). "Magma au Castellet Riviera 76".
** [Start cut].

Source: ? low gen cassette > CDR > flac.
[MAGMA - Le Castellet 1976-07-24 (FM)] Shared as torrent on Dime by Olvator.
No SBE's - Trader's Little Helper detects lossy source.
"I have never come across a cleaner copy. Most copies only have De Futura though so here is the complete France Inter".
Date and venue confirmed by ticket (above). A set of 41 pics by HRouzet from the Riviera 76 Festival can be found on Flickr.
Show and recording listed on Ork Alarm (listed as July 24th 1976. "France-Inter broadcast on 1976-07-25").


1976-09-01? - ?, ? - unknown location - aud (42m)
Christian Vander, Stella Vander, Klaus Blasquiz, Didier Lockwood, Gabriel Federow, Michel Grailler,
Jannik Top

1) Le Music Des Spheres - MDK (42:24) *

* Includes "Om Zanka", "Gamma Anteria" and "Zombies" themes [Fades out and cut at 24:54 on applause].
- "MDK": [Cuts in on intro]. Fades out.

Source: trade cdr-->EAC->wav-->flac.
[1976-09-01 - unknown loc] Shared as torrent on Dime by Hanwaker.
No SBE's - TLH analysis
Not listed on Ork Alarm website (no shows listed for September 1976).


1976-10-15 - Alès, FR - aud (93m) (2cd)
Christian Vander, Stella Vander, Klaus Blasquiz, Didier Lockwood, Gabriel Federow, Michel Grailler,
Jannik Top

1) Hhai (12:19) *
2) De Futura (26:56) **
3)
La Music Des Spheres (Part 1) (7:17) ***
4) La Music Des Spheres (Part 2) (8:22) $
5) MDK (38:07) =

* [Cut at 12:18 on applause].
** [Cut at 26:52 on applause].
*** [Cut].
$ [Cuts in].
= Dropout at 14:39. [Cut at 22:25]. [Cut].

Source: master reel > ? > CDR > flac.
[1976-10-15 - Ales] Shared as torrent on Dime by Olvator.
TLH analysis
"Another one from the 1976 line-up, Jannik Top was back for this short period, which shows in the setlist. Recording is a bit muffled in the beginning, but gets better during the concert. I like the De Futura intro they did during this phase....".
Show and recording listed on Ork Alarm website.


1976-10-31 - Paris, FR - Theatre De La Renaissance - aud (81m) (2cd)
Christian Vander, Stella Vander, Klaus Blasquiz, Didier Lockwood, Gabriel Federow, Michel Grailler,
Jannik Top

Disc 1:

1) Hhai (9:55) *
2) De Futura (24:06) **
3) Ptah (2:34) ***
4)
la music des spheres (omitted) &

Disc 2:

1) MDK (39:51) $
2) Troller Tanz (5:01) =

* Tapes talk before start. [Cut at 2:02].
** [Cut at 6:58].
*** Drum solo. [Cut].
&
This track can partially be found on the 2001 release on Utopic Records titled Utopic Sporadic Orchestra Nancy 75.
$ [Cut at 21:44]. Fades out on encore call.
= Encore. [Cuts in before announcement].

Source: audience tape recorded with now unknown equipment using an AGFA SM super-ferro-dynamic 90+6 cassette.
Original audience recording by Bulle 75. ("Taper BULLE 75 says it was a sunday afternoon show").
[magma 1976-10-31 paris] Shared as torrent on Dime by Hanwaker.
No SBE's - True lossless source.
Date - venue confirmed by show ticket-flyer above. Magma played at Theatre De La Renaissance on Sundays Oct. 24 and 31 (w/Art Zoyd), Ork Alarm lists both (1976-10-24: "this may be 1976-10-31 as taper only remembers attending on a Sunday").


1976-11-10 - Toulon, FR - Le Tomat - aud? (45m + 4m 1976-11-11 Marseille bonus)
Christian Vander, Stella Vander, Klaus Blasquiz, Didier Lockwood, Gabriel Federow, Bernard Paganotti, Patrick Gauthier, Michel Graillier

1976-11-10 - Toulon, FR - Le Tomat:
1) Hhai (12:04) *
2) MDK (36:35) **

1976-11-11 - Marseille, FR - Théâtre Toursky:
3) Troller Tanz (4:53)

* [Cuts in on start and cut on announcent after song end].
** [Cuts in on applause before start. Cuts at 8:53 and 23:18]. Dropout at 24:10.

Source: ? gen cassette > CDR > flac.
[1976-11-10 - Toulon] Shared as torrent on Dime by Olvator.
No SBE's - TLH analysis
"Here's the remaining stuff from La Tomate, Toulon 1976. De Futura Has been removed as it is officially available on VANDERTOP Best on Tour 76 by Utopic Records. As a bonus track I added Troller Tanz from one day later at Marseille".
Shows and recordings for both November 10 1976 Toulon and November 11 1976 Marseille listed on Ork Alarm website.


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