In the year 2000, Galbatron was revived when they had found a new outlet for their music on mp3.com. Galbatron re-released a cd version of Sophistication and put out a second album called Robotica, only to disappear again because mp3.com had stopped paying their artists for downloads. Their new website http://www.galbatron.nl is now up and functional and recently they have made their music for download again on iTunes, Spotify and 2500 other physical/digital outlets. Galbatron's music features prominent use of the synthesizer, and has a majestic, sweeping style with dense, layered arrangements.
A standard 4/4 trance beat appears in several songs, but the material is quite varied. For example, Galbatron does covers of Widor's Toccata and Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D minor, both originally written for organ. Galbatron has done one collaboration with another artist, Ric Bonnell, a jeweller from Boston. Ric Bonnell's voice is featured on the track Light One Candle (Robotica). Unfortunately the song flopped: Galbatron's fans preferred the instrumental version of the song (The Final Curtain (Sophistication)). Galbatron did make several songs for a third album, Synthetika, available for download, but the actual album was not released until October 6th 2010.
Their music is often mixed up with Jean-Michel Jarre's, especially in peer-to-peer environments. Currently Galbatron has abandoned their album concept; instead, they intend to release singles on a regular basis. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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