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聲gel Ontalva


Jazz Rock/Fusion

4.30 | 35 ratings

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5 stars The Angel Ontalva's discography is a complex stuff, because he has a lot of albums under his own name (most of them only in digital download version) and even more as guitarist and main composer of the excelent spanish group October Equus. "Mundo flotante" is his first "conventional" album and, even when he plays here with member of October Equus, is a really solo efford. Ontalva's music is difficult to classify, running from de instrumental jazz-rock to echoes from African and oriental Music. A good exemple of this is the first track in this 嫮bum: "Sopla viento del este". In the middle of the road between easy and hard listening, the tracks of Mundo Flotante always hide treasures to discover. Nothing is obvious here. Listeners have to collaborate in an active way to find the multiples angles of this always changing music. When you try to describe new music is easy to link it with older and more famous references, but in this case this is not an easy task because references here are only "sonic flashes", evanescent echoes from so many people that is not worth to mention it. The best you can do is listen Mundo Flotante, taking into account that if you like this you have another even better 嫮bum by Ontalva: his second 嫮bum "Tierra Quemada" and, of course the faboulous world of October Equus albums. If you are interested in contemporary spanish progressive rock, this is, by far, the first option.
Daledebil | 5/5 |


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