Has Gasterland Bio.

Drummer Hans Gasterland, of Richfield Minnesota , was a founding member of the orginal Skogie and the Flaming Pachucos in early 1970.

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Skogie & the Flaming Pachucos v1
Skogie & the Flaming Pachucos v2
Skogie & the Flaming Pachucos v3
Skogie & the Flaming Pachucos v4

Audio: Skogie & the Flaming Pachucos v1 - Live on Minnehaha CreekSkogie & The Flaming Pachucos (v1) Live on Minnehaha Creek -1970
Audio: Skogie & the Flaming Pachucos v1 - Live at DixchurchSkogie & The Flaming Pachucos (v1) Live at Dixchurch -1970
Audio: Skogie & the Flaming Pachucos v3 - With Steve Phase ISkogie & The Flaming Pachucos (v3) With Steve Phase I - Spring 1971 
Audio: Skogie & the Flaming Pachucos v3 - The Strickland TapesSkogie & The Flaming Pachucos (v3) Live at Coffeehouse Extemporé - June 13th, 1971 
Audio: Skogie & the Flaming Pachucos v4 - With Steve Phase IISkogie & The Flaming Pachucos (v4) With Steve Phase II - Summer 1971 

Skogie & The Flaming Pachucos (v2) Slide Show: Live at Coffeehouse Extemporé March 1971 .
Skogie & The Flaming Pachucos (v2) Song List : Coffeehouse Extemporé Band Bio and Songlist .

Hans Gasterland's current band "The Percolators" perform old R&R mostly for weddings and dances. "We never practice." claims Hans, "I've got 2 or 3 players for every position, but Marc Partridge (of Euphoria and Skogie & the Flaming Pachucos V1) is my first-call lead guitar."

The Gasterland's are in the process of building a new home near downtown Minneapolis, a few blocks east of Theodore Wirth Parkway, and a block south of Glenwood Avenue. Not quite Golden Valley. North of Hwy 12 (now 394). A very green almost "secret" neighborhood in Minneapolis. Technically called the Bryn Mawr neighborhood.

Back in the early 1970s, in addition to his duties on drums, Gasterland developed a sideline silk screening business of his own. "I sold all my silkscreen stuff several years ago, because Barb is allergic to the chemicals."

"Frederick Moore certainly left a dent in my memory. I can still remember a lot of the old tunes we were doing when I was in the band. Some I think still stand up pretty good."
Gasterland reported "I've written 2 songs in my life and they are both funny. First one is "The Swedish Blues" which I sing in the alternate persona of 'Deaf Lemon Swenson'. The other is an extended jingle for a hardware store done to the tune of "My Girl". Neither have been recorded. That might be a good thing.

Moore believed (and still believes) that a band can play triplets over/under straight notes a la Early Elvis Presley. Now of course that is a very common beat (especially in world music). Moore and Gasterland still disagree on that particular point. Gasterland: "I remember saying you can't do 6/8 triplets over straight eighth notes in 4/4. It still sounds goofy to me, but I've backed off a lot from my headstrong ways. I keep my players by not working them too hard. If somebody wants to play straight over my triplets, I don't complain. I just smile and think about what the next song should be."

(Note: this bio is a work in progress)

Brenner, Gasterland, Kubera, Goldstein 1971. Pachucos Verison3

Gregg Kubera, Rick 'Skogie' Moore, Mark Goldstein, Hans Gasterland, Dick Rogers - Coffeehouse Extemporé. March 1971. Pachucos Version 2

Mark Goldstaein, Hans Gasterland
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