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STRATOSFEAR

Tangerine Dream

 

Progressive Electronic

3.93 | 489 ratings

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poito
4 stars When the dreamy band had hit the streets with Rubycon and Ricochet, they immediately released this Stratosphere album, kind of follow-up to take advantage of the moment. The style keeps the same, but the material is let's say a bit more lazy. Although they keep progressing in the sound that is now much clearer, and the chain of arpeggios that make the powerful beating backgrounds in former albums is less prominent. For the first time there are empty spaces, rock style guitar riffs and floydian guitar backgrounds, and the melodies are not as ground breaking. They still preserve quite. Some moments are really excellent and as tantalizing as before, such as the album title track and the magnificent middle part in Invisible Limits. They recall their first spacy star wars epoch by introducing some spacy noisy whatever fragments that spoil the listen. Too bad they went nostalgic, because I think they had pressed the right key for a true evolution. Unfortunately, they went lazy afterwards and the change didn't materialize. Actually, they got stuck. This is probably the last original contribution of TD. They made some decent contributions in subsequent albums, but always building on past blocks.
poito | 4/5 |

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