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4 stars Shattering stuff from Trigaux, Trigaux, Denis, Segers and Rochette... and incredibly good. Dropped is most of the RIO pretense, instead invoking a fever of devil's jazz, hard rock, industrialism, and in-your-face punk attitude. Alain Rochette's driving piano is a big stand out here, i.e. 'Delusions', and this is one of drummer Daniel Denis' best, most relaxed sets. Absolutely terrific prog rock no matter how you slice it, 'Avant', 'RIO', call it what you will, and the feast just keeps coming in 'May Day' as it goes from psychotic to symphonic with huge towers of dread and racing breaks. Trigaux's ancient-sounding guitar backs the jerky 'The Sense of Life' with its atonal jam and vined keys, and the factory-rock opera of 'Ex-Tango' to end. Tremendous.

Atavachron | 4/5 |


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