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EFFLORESCE

Oceansize

 

Psychedelic/Space Rock

4.05 | 291 ratings

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CGH Tompkins
2 stars I'm really impress with the high score of this album, not because i think this is a boring album, or a bad one, because this album is not bad nor boring, but, in my (no)humble opinion, this album is not a masterpice, in my opinion, a masterpice should be original, or, at least, should show some originality inside the gender which it belongs, and this album doesn't have anything of original, i'm sure to have listened all this sound in some other old jazz-rock and space bands, what i listen when i listen to this album is a linear combination of other bands, so, i don't see the greatness of this album, i think it has a lack of ideas, they just said "hey!, lets go to pick up all the good stuff in space-rock and join some jazz-rock stuff and do an album", and they did: a good album with the old ideas, an that, for me, is a waste of time, i like originality, the new stuff, but the old ones in a new format?, is not for me, and shouldn't be for anyone who like the "progression" in the music.

In conclusion: this is not a bad album, it's easy to listen, good to kill the time with it, well done, but it lacks of originality, so, if you're looking for new experience in the genre of space rock (or prog rock in general), as i do, don't look at this album, it's just a good compilation of good stuff already done, 2 star for use ideas so well-worn, it even gets boring to listen the old stuff with the name of a new one.

Cheers

CGH Tompkins | 2/5 |

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