Header
Hidria Spacefolk - Balansia  CD (album) cover

BALANSIA

Hidria Spacefolk

 

Psychedelic/Space Rock

3.71 | 53 ratings

From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Mellotron Storm
Prog Reviewer
3 stars Maybe it's because I started with "Symbiosis", but "Balansia" just doesn't reach the same heights for me that "Symbiosis" does.This one doesn't seem to have the energy or as much guitar as "Symbiosis" does.

"Kokkola" opens with percussion as the psychedelic guitars come in.This song ends up becoming an uptempo and psychedelic kokkola shake. "Modus Operand Hermetik" is one of my favourites. It opens with guitar as the song builds.The drumming and guitar really stand out on this one.The trumpet is a nice touch as well. "Astroban" is an OZRIC TENTACLES sounding song.The tempos shift so smoothly, as we are treated to an array of instruments including a breif marimba solo.

"Pajas" is another favourite of mine.The synths are fantastic on this one, as we get to ride on some spacey waves before the guitar melodies come in. Nice."Pake Originaux" is an atmospheric tune with some great drumming."Tarapita" doesn't really kick into gear until 5 minutes in when the trip becomes very enjoyable for the final 9 or 10 minutes.

I rated "Symbiosis" at 4.5 stars and this one at 3.5 stars. I really like this band, and highly recommend either one of these excellent records.

Mellotron Storm | 3/5 |

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

Share this HIDRIA SPACEFOLK review

>

Review related links

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | GeoIP Services by MaxMind | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — the ultimate jazz music virtual community | MetalMusicArchives.com — the ultimate metal music virtual community


Server processing time: 0.03 seconds