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Pacific Sound



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3 stars Completely lost in time before to be re-released on LongHair, this proto-bluesy krautrockin' band is a real obscurity and curiosity. Pacific Sound published one inspired and soulful album Forget Your Dream in 1971. They are playing the blues with an intuitive feeling and with a sense of instrumental improvisation. Their sound admits the presence of fuzzed out guitars and pleasantly psych / mellow Hammond organ passages. This album is not a revolution but it reveals super efficient and dynamic jams with an obvious late 60's musical aesthetic. After the conventional Forget your dream, the second piece called erotic blues offers a very sensual, intense improvised musical game including a nice groove, a discreet acid atmosphere and explosive Hammond organs. Drive my car is a solid rock 'n' roll piece. Thick Fog is an astonishing psych-bluesy-rebellious piece with aggressive vocals, Hammond organ freakouts and heavy- fuzzy-distorto guitar leads. Ceremony for a dead is an evil, haunting, emotionally charged bluesy-rock song with plaintive / aggressive vocals, mega doom fuzzy guitars, and massive organs. Impressive stuff. Gates of Hell is a moody-dark bluesy-rockin' piece with plaintive guitar leads, sumptuous Hammond organs. Esoteric album with a few melodic grooves, lugubrious atmospheres and constant inspiration. Recommended if you like the damaged / bluesy / improv / psych works of Kapputer Hamster, Prof wolfff (...)
philippe | 3/5 |


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