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.
Geoffrey Hales Discography Tracks
- 1 Remix
- 41 Instruments & Performance
- 48 Writing & Arrangement
- 1 Featuring & Presenting
- 1 Conducting & Leading
- 34 Production
- 2 Technical