Hipnosis

Profile:
Hipnosis (on some records also named Hypnosis) was a successful Italian techno-disco band in the early '80s, born in Parma and founded by Stefano Cundari. It also featured Paul Sears and Ugo Solenghi. At the beginning of the year 1982 Angelo Bergamini from Kirlian Camera joined the band. Cundari had the idea of covering the song "Pulstar" by Vangelis for the label Memory Records. They recorded the song together with Anfrando Maiola from the group Koto. In the ensuing period all of the original members left the project and Bergamini turned down the proposition to stay as a composer and musician of the new line-up and decided to leave the sixty date world tour. At the same time as Hipnosis was developing, Paul Sears officially joined Kirlian Camera's new line-up. In 1987 Cundari released another 7"/12" ("Droid") under the Hipnosis banner. Soon after he passed away. At this point the official Hipnosis-Story ends. In 1991 a CD anthology entitled "Hypnosis" was released. In 1992 a certain Humphrey Robertson released a single and an album for ZYX Records under the name Hypnosis (2). On both releases the font-logo which can be seen on the "Hypnosis"-CD was used, so it seems that the label tried to re-animate Hypnosis with other musicians. The last sign of life of this replica was another 12" record in 1994. In 2006 Angelo Bergamini recorded the Song "Kaczynski Code" for the Kirlian Camera album "Coroner's Sun" under the name Hipnosis Italy. In 2016, for the Greatest Hits & Remixes compilation, ZYX mingled original Hipnosis tracks with selections by Humphrey Robertson as well as yet another Hypnosis, the seemingly unrelated Hypnosis (14) from Canada.
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Albums

822364-1 Hipnosis — Hipnosis Hipnosis Hipnosis (Album) Plexy Glass, Plexy Glass 822364-1 Greece 1984 Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

1038 Pulstar — Hipnosis Hypnosis* Pulstar (Single, Maxi) Memory Records 1038 Germany 1983 Sell This Version
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5060 Oxigene — Hipnosis Hypnosis* Oxigene (Single) Memory Records 5060 Germany 1983 Sell This Version
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PLM 504 Astrodance / Argonauts — Hipnosis Hipnosis Astrodance / Argonauts Memory Records PLM 504 Sweden 1984 Sell This Version
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MEM 067, MEMIX 067 Droid / Automatic Piano — Hipnosis Hipnosis Droid / Automatic Piano (Maxi, Single) Memory Records MEM 067, MEMIX 067 Germany 1987 Sell This Version
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MEM 067, 5036 Droid / Pulstar — Hipnosis Hipnosis / Hypnosis* Hipnosis / Hypnosis* - Droid / Pulstar(12") Memory Records, ZYX Records MEM 067, 5036 Germany 1987 Sell This Version
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1919 Pulstar / Oxygene — Hipnosis Hipnosis Pulstar / Oxygene (Single) ZYX Records 1919 Germany 1988 Sell This Version
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ZYX 0004-12 Pulstar / Hey Hey Guy — Hipnosis Hypnosis* / Ken Laszlo Hypnosis* / Ken Laszlo - Pulstar / Hey Hey Guy(12", Ltd) ZYX Music ZYX 0004-12 Germany 1998 Sell This Version
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COW2 Untitled — Hipnosis Prince / Hawkeye / Hypnosis* Prince / Hawkeye / Hypnosis* - Untitled Cow (US) COW2 US 2004 Sell This Version
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DJ7 001 Droid / Jabdah — Hipnosis Hipnosis / Koto Hipnosis / Koto - Droid / Jabdah(12") DJ7 DJ7 001 France 2005 Sell This Version
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VR1-04 Mission#4 — Hipnosis Hypnosis* / Gaz Nevada* Hypnosis* / Gaz Nevada* - Mission#4(12") Vintage Records (3) VR1-04 France 2008 Sell This Version
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SMR 064-12, smr 064-12 Pulstar 2009 — Hipnosis Hypnosis* Pulstar 2009 Submental Records, Submental Records SMR 064-12, smr 064-12 Germany 2009 Sell This Version
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4559 Hypnosis / Borhaz — Hipnosis Hypnosis* Hypnosis / Borhaz(7") Baby Records (2) 4559 Peru Unknown Sell This Version
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Compilations

GDC 0004-12 Club Classics 04 — Hipnosis Hypnosis* Club Classics 04(12", Comp) ZYX Music GDC 0004-12 Germany 2001 Sell This Version
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GDC 0006-12 Club Classics 06 — Hipnosis John Carpenter / Hypnosis* / Laserdance John Carpenter / Hypnosis* / Laserdance - Club Classics 06(12", Comp) ZYX Music GDC 0006-12 Germany 2001 Sell This Version
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ZYX 21042-2 Best Of Hypnosis — Hipnosis Hypnosis*, Hypnosis (2) Hypnosis*, Hypnosis (2) - Best Of Hypnosis(2xCD, Comp) ZYX Music ZYX 21042-2 Germany 2014 Sell This Version
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ZYX 23016-2 Greatest Hits & Remixes — Hipnosis Hypnosis*, Hypnosis (2), Hypnosis (14) Hypnosis*, Hypnosis (2), Hypnosis (14) - Greatest Hits & Remixes (Comp) ZYX Music ZYX 23016-2 Germany 2016 Sell This Version