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MESSAGES FROM AFAR - FIRST CONTACT

Karfagen

 

Symphonic Prog

3.97 | 167 ratings

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Kingsnake
4 stars What a great suprise. I stumbled upon this release because it was on the frontpage of this website and the albumcover looked great.

To me, this mostly symphonic space prog is exactly what I adore. Adventurous, upbeat, and mostly instrumental. The band combines heavy prog with spacerock and oldschool symphonic rock. So we have influences ranging from Yes, Camel and Ozric Tentacles, Qantuam Fantay and even some Al diMeola/Return to Forever.

With such an eclectic mix of styles/influences you would say it's rather chaotic, but it's not. The music really flows and never bores. I would almost give this five stars, but I'll stick with four stars, because the production is sometimes a little dull.

Kingsnake | 4/5 |

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