Geoffrey Hales

Real Name:
Geoffrey Hales
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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PSY-038 Geoffrey Hales - Psychic Harmony album art Various How Hip Is A Computer (Remix) Various - Psychic Harmony(2xCD, Comp, Mixed) Psy-Harmonics PSY-038 Australia 1998 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

2306 004 Geoffrey Hales - Moonshine album art Brian Cadd Brian Cadd - Moonshine(LP, Album) Chelsea Records 2306 004 Germany 1974 Sell This Version
600.002 Geoffrey Hales - Stone (Original Film Soundtrack) album art Billy Green Billy Green - Stone (Original Film Soundtrack) (Album) Warner Bros. Records 600.002 Australia 1974 Sell This Version
ILP743 Geoffrey Hales - To The Shores Of His Heaven album art Mandu Mandu - To The Shores Of His Heaven (Album) Image (5) ILP743 Australia 1974 Sell This Version
MUFP-500 Geoffrey Hales - Wangaratta Wahine album art Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band - Wangaratta Wahine (Album) Image (5) MUFP-500 New Zealand 1974 Sell This Version
GP-2012 Geoffrey Hales - Just You And Me album art Herb Alpert Herb Alpert - Just You And Me(LP, Album) A&M Records GP-2012 Japan 1976 Sell This Version
AB 4145 Geoffrey Hales - Spark In The Dark album art The Alpha Band The Alpha Band - Spark In The Dark (Album) Arista AB 4145 Canada 1977 Sell This Version
ILS-80936 Geoffrey Hales - Osamu album art Osamu Kitajima Osamu Kitajima - Osamu (Album) Island Records ILS-80936 US 1977 Sell This Version
MM0072 Geoffrey Hales - The Promise album art Steven Soles Steven Soles - The Promise(LP, Album) Maranatha! Music MM0072 US 1980 Sell This Version
ALR-6035 Geoffrey Hales - Masterless Samurai album art Osamu* Osamu* - Masterless Samurai (Album) Alfa ALR-6035 Japan 1980 Sell This Version
L 37554 Geoffrey Hales - So Lucky album art Reneé Geyer* Reneé Geyer* - So Lucky (Album) Mushroom L 37554 Australia 1981 Sell This Version
AL 9570 Geoffrey Hales - Dragon King album art Osamu Kitajima Lake Spirit 湖心 and 4 more… Osamu Kitajima - Dragon King (Album) Arista AL 9570 US 1981 Sell This Version
AZT 37499 Geoffrey Hales - Stimulation album art Billy Thorpe Billy Thorpe - Stimulation (Album) Epic AZT 37499 US 1981 Sell This Version
ARR 37949 Geoffrey Hales - Renee Geyer album art Renee Geyer Renee Geyer - Renee Geyer (Album) Portrait ARR 37949 US 1982 Sell This Version
ST-12222 Geoffrey Hales - Villain Of The Peace album art Glenn Shorrock Glenn Shorrock - Villain Of The Peace (Album) Capitol Records ST-12222 Australia 1982 Sell This Version
T-ST-2030 Geoffrey Hales - Once On A While Forever album art 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
MCA-6151 Geoffrey Hales - Soul Kiss album art Olivia* Overnight Observation Olivia* - Soul Kiss (Album) MCA Records MCA-6151 US 1985 Sell This Version
17052-2 Geoffrey Hales - Kyori - Innervisions album art Masakazu Yoshizawa Divine Shilouetttes (Yogo) and 1 more… Masakazu Yoshizawa - Kyori - Innervisions (Album) Fortuna Records 17052-2 US 1987 Sell This Version
28-3H-295 Geoffrey Hales - Passages album art Osamu* Ebb And Flow and 5 more… Osamu* - Passages (Album) CBS 28-3H-295 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
MK 44779 Geoffrey Hales - California Roll album art Osamu* Leading Edge and 3 more… Osamu* - California Roll (Album) FM (3), CBS MK 44779 USA & Canada 1988 Sell This Version
R4 79027 Geoffrey Hales - Sweet Chaos album art Osamu* Osamu* - Sweet Chaos (Album) Mesa Recordings R4 79027 US 1989 Sell This Version
DEX 5461 Geoffrey Hales - You Asked For It You Got It album art Zydeco Jump Zydeco Jump - You Asked For It You Got It(Cass, Album) Music Deli DEX 5461 Australia 1989 Sell This Version
397 051-1 Geoffrey Hales - Life Next Door album art Steve Hoy (2) Steve Hoy (2) - Life Next Door(LP, Album) A&M Records 397 051-1 Australia 1990 Sell This Version
903171856-2 Geoffrey Hales - 21 Guns album art 21 Guns (3) I Believe 21 Guns (3) - 21 Guns(CD, Album) WEA Records Pty. Limited 903171856-2 Australia 1990 Sell This Version
793559-4 Geoffrey Hales - Woodface album art Crowded House Crowded House - Woodface (Album) Capitol Records 793559-4 Chile 1991 Sell This Version