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SILENT SENTINEL

Advent

 

Eclectic Prog

3.78 | 107 ratings

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wnelson2
4 stars Anyone concerned that modern progressive rock had become too kitsch and camp or contrarily relegated to atonal avant territory without reference to any semblance of melody would do well to dig into some of the newer lesser known acts (at least to me) like this. A great mix of austere acoustic pieces to more involved and intricately complex pieces with detailed lines evolving from movement to movement. Instruments are beautifully layered switching back and forth at a dizzying pace. Drawing comparisons to the melodic gifts of Gentle Giant and the American band However, this is beautiful progressive rock. Compositions are exquisitely arranged and executed. Production could not be better. Highlights are the two long pieces 'Romanitas' and the title track but the whole album is beautifully paced and programmed. 4.5
wnelson2 | 4/5 |

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