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Horde Catalytique Pour La Fin



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2 stars This album "Gestation Sonore" created by a one-off project HORDE CATALYTIQUE POUR LA FIN (HCPLF) can be called as another free avantgarde jazz gem born in 1971 via one of French free-jazz label giants Futura / Marge, and not as progressive rock at all, let me say. Weird saxophone screaming, irregular critical drumming, tough flute (or bass flute) blows, or flexible vibraphone critical shots ... every single instrumental actor / actress cannot get harmonized with other ones like a rock stuff, but amazingly all of instruments get synchronized altogether. This sound texture exactly reminds me of an improvised jazz live 'New York Eye & Ear Control" (sounds like HCPLF might have got inspired by the album).

Generally speaking, the horn section is a hero, and wind instruments are heroines really, but vibraphone flexibility should confirm their improvised and crystallized music style especially in 1st or 4th movement. And of course assertive percussion like the stormy sea pulls themselves tightly together. Crazy flute explosions give demagoguery to our inner mind ... it's not easy to analyze such an inspiration into oxygen and hydrogen, but on the contrary quite facile to settle ourselves in comfort.

Whether it can be thought as "progressive rock" or not, this album is one of my favourite ones definitely. Pretty surprised to find I've NOT written my review for this stuff yet.

DamoXt7942 | 2/5 |


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