Geoffrey Hales

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Geoffrey Hales
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Australian musician active since the late 1960s, who also began producing electronic music in the 1990s. Not to be confused with Geoff Hales, who was active as an arranger, composer and producer, primarily in the 1960s and 1970s, with a strong association with the Fable label.

Geoffrey Hales began playing music in the late sixties in Australia, travelled the hippy trails of India, Morocco in the early seventies,studying and collecting percussion, returned to Australia and performed with the white company, a group of musicians actors and dancers put together to tour Australia to publicize the aquarius festival in Nimbin, then toured and recorded with 'Captain Matchbox', eventually landing in Los Angeles.

Returning back to Australia in the late eighties Geoffrey worked as a session percussionist for many of the top Australian recording artists,including Crowded House, Cruel Sea, Tiddas, touring with Ollie Olsens 'Third Eye' also recorded for several Gus Till projects and with japanese seminal art group 'Boredoms'.

While producing recording his unique style of psychedelic electronic music, first under the moniker of 'Tripitaka', Geoffrey also one half of Fluro Conspiracy (Psy-Harmonics /Transient) with Ollie Olsen and has collaborated with Andrew Till & Ollie Olsen on their The Visitors project (Psy-Harmonics/Transient/Matsuri/ Return to the source) and co-wrote Psyko Disko's hit single 'Getaway'. Finally with Rip Van Hippy Geoffrey began experimenting with his intensive knowledge of rhythm, sounds and composition.
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Remix

PSY-038 Psychic Harmony — Geoffrey Hales Various How Hip Is A Computer (Remix) Various - Psychic Harmony(2xCD, Comp, Mixed) Psy-Harmonics PSY-038 Australia 1998 Sell This Version
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Instruments & Performance

2306 004 Moonshine — Geoffrey Hales Brian Cadd Brian Cadd - Moonshine(LP, Album) Chelsea Records 2306 004 Germany 1974 Sell This Version
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600.002 Stone (Original Film Soundtrack) — Geoffrey Hales Billy Green Billy Green - Stone (Original Film Soundtrack) (Album) Warner Bros. Records 600.002 Australia 1974 Sell This Version
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ILP743 To The Shores Of His Heaven — Geoffrey Hales Mandu Mandu - To The Shores Of His Heaven (Album) Image (5) ILP743 Australia 1974 Sell This Version
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MUFP-500 Wangaratta Wahine — Geoffrey Hales Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band - Wangaratta Wahine (Album) Image (5) MUFP-500 New Zealand 1974 Sell This Version
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GP-2012 Just You And Me — Geoffrey Hales Herb Alpert Herb Alpert - Just You And Me(LP, Album) A&M Records GP-2012 Japan 1976 Sell This Version
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AB 4145 Spark In The Dark — Geoffrey Hales The Alpha Band The Alpha Band - Spark In The Dark (Album) Arista AB 4145 Canada 1977 Sell This Version
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ILS-80936 Osamu — Geoffrey Hales Osamu Kitajima Osamu Kitajima - Osamu (Album) Island Records ILS-80936 US 1977 Sell This Version
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GW-4035 海風 — Geoffrey Hales Kaze (3) 冬京 and 2 more… Kaze (3) - 海風(LP, Album) Panam, Crown (3) GW-4035 Japan 1977 Sell This Version
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GWS-4002 Moony Night 月が射す夜 — Geoffrey Hales 風* 曙 and 2 more… 風* - Moony Night 月が射す夜 (Album) Panam GWS-4002 Japan 1978 Sell This Version
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MM0072 The Promise — Geoffrey Hales Steven Soles Steven Soles - The Promise(LP, Album) Maranatha! Music MM0072 US 1980 Sell This Version
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ALR-6035 Masterless Samurai — Geoffrey Hales Osamu* Osamu* - Masterless Samurai (Album) Alfa ALR-6035 Japan 1980 Sell This Version
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L 37554 So Lucky — Geoffrey Hales Reneé Geyer* Reneé Geyer* - So Lucky (Album) Mushroom L 37554 Australia 1981 Sell This Version
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AL 9570 Dragon King — Geoffrey Hales Osamu Kitajima Lake Spirit 湖心 and 4 more… Osamu Kitajima - Dragon King (Album) Arista AL 9570 US 1981 Sell This Version
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AZT 37499 Stimulation — Geoffrey Hales Billy Thorpe Billy Thorpe - Stimulation (Album) Epic AZT 37499 US 1981 Sell This Version
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ARR 37949 Renee Geyer — Geoffrey Hales Renee Geyer Renee Geyer - Renee Geyer (Album) Portrait ARR 37949 US 1982 Sell This Version
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ST-12222 Villain Of The Peace — Geoffrey Hales Glenn Shorrock Glenn Shorrock - Villain Of The Peace (Album) Capitol Records ST-12222 Australia 1982 Sell This Version
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T-ST-2030 Once On A While Forever — Geoffrey Hales Guthrie Thomas I Can't Count The Times (as Jeoffrey Hales) Guthrie Thomas - Once On A While Forever(LP, Album) Pastels T-ST-2030 Germany 1982 Sell This Version
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MCA-6151 Soul Kiss — Geoffrey Hales Olivia* Overnight Observation Olivia* - Soul Kiss (Album) MCA Records MCA-6151 US 1985 Sell This Version
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17052-2 Kyori - Innervisions — Geoffrey Hales Masakazu Yoshizawa Divine Shilouetttes (Yogo) and 1 more… Masakazu Yoshizawa - Kyori - Innervisions (Album) Fortuna Records 17052-2 US 1987 Sell This Version
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28-3H-295 Passages — Geoffrey Hales Osamu* Sweet Dew and 5 more… Osamu* - Passages (Album) CBS 28-3H-295 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
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MK 44779 California Roll — Geoffrey Hales Osamu* Leading Edge and 3 more… Osamu* - California Roll (Album) FM (3), CBS MK 44779 USA & Canada 1988 Sell This Version
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R4 79027 Sweet Chaos — Geoffrey Hales Osamu* Osamu* - Sweet Chaos (Album) Mesa (2) R4 79027 1989 Sell This Version
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DEX 5461 You Asked For It You Got It — Geoffrey Hales Zydeco Jump Zydeco Jump - You Asked For It You Got It(Cass, Album) Music Deli DEX 5461 Australia 1989 Sell This Version
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397 051-1 Life Next Door — Geoffrey Hales Steve Hoy (2) Steve Hoy (2) - Life Next Door(LP, Album) A&M Records 397 051-1 Australia 1990 Sell This Version