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Djam Karet


Eclectic Prog

4.00 | 67 ratings

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5 stars Consider Djam Karet

I am listening to The Heavy Soul Sessions for the kazillionth time and like any DJAM KARET album it sounds like something weird recovered from the Roswell crash in 1947. I have compared these studio jam track versions with the earlier versions including the odd live version and it only proves one freaking thing. These guys keep on getting better and better. I can just imagine these cats sitting down to do this. No planning. No set list. Just honest playing revisiting previous projects. Improving.Heaviness galore here that you will not find in any live performance or organized studio recording. No pressure to appease an audience. Just guys doing what they do best and from their heart. Playing their brains out. Literally. A very cerebral and heartful album both for the players and the listener blasting this masterpiece on the headphones at 2 AM. Both the listener and the players are as one.

All that said the album is so well engineered and if the listener didn't read the CD liner notes he or she would be under the impression that this took months to produce. Myself I listened to The Heavy Soul Sessions without even having read the liner notes and thought to myself "well, these guys really took some time on this baby. " My advice is that if you happen across this gem don't read the liner notes until after about the fourth or fifth exposure to this unusual and suprising musical experience. But now I've given it away.

Hopefully not. Not all of it believe me.

There is no band in the universe playing at this technical and spiritual level. 5 stars is not enough. The Heavy Soul Sessions is a weird and wonderful treat.

Vibrationbaby | 5/5 |


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