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Trion, Netherlands

Trion - Tortoise. 2003 Cyclops (UK); 2013 Oskar (Poland)
Trion - Pilgrim. 2007 Cyclops (UK); 2007 Belle Antique (Japan)
Trion - Funfair Fantasy. 2013 Oskar (Poland)

At this point, it appears the band has no web presence whatsoever. You can find samples, but they don't look authorized. I hope they haven't called it a day, though I could certainly understand if they did.

--- Tortoise

I don’t tend to scour the Cyclops catalog in search of my next purchase, but Trion proves once again the label does have surprises up their sleeve (like Henry Fool for example). Basically this is a guitar, mellotron (all sampled), drums trio playing symphonic instrumental progressive rock. For a non-Reconstructed prog head like me, this fits the bill entirely. It’s like discovering a new burger joint with a great tasting meal. Yea, it’s not new, but darn if a good double meat with cheese doesn’t hit the spot! Trion is very much of the Dutch variety of progressive rock. Generally that means …