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Jam It!


Jazz Rock/Fusion

3.74 | 21 ratings

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4 stars This album by an aptly named band is, in the simplest terms, an instrumental jam prog outfit. Even a cursory listen to this most recent album of theirs, however, reveals quite a bit of depth. The album as a whole jams on a mix of standard prog and fusion, achieving a blend that already is unique, but also takes time to include other elements here and there to enhance the overall flavour. The record opens with a long title track that exchanges the band's usual sonic mores with spacey sounds. This is followed by "Sea Breeze", which is built around playful sounds that give way to heavy, almost metallic riffs backed by keys and even the same playful chimes. The album shows a bookended nature when the eclecticism picks back up on "Into The Mist", which allows room for acoustic guitar, and finally closing number "Random Name Hero" proves an especially metallic piece, driven by a sweet bassline and ending in a fury that includes screaming keys not unlike what Keith Emerson used to unleash. Overall, this is an especially unique album that fans of instrumental prog should really look into.
LearsFool | 4/5 |


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