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SCONCERTO

Il Baricentro

 

Jazz Rock/Fusion

3.76 | 33 ratings

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Mellotron Storm
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3 stars Three of the band members here used to be in a band called FESTA MOBILE who put out one album that i'm a big fan of. On this project they have turned to a Jazz direction and called themselves IL BARICENTRO. They are from Italy and they put out two albums with this being their debut. I must say the first time I listened to this I really didn't want to play it a second time.The dual keyboards are so light sounding and wimpy much of the time that I just didn't want to listen to it again. I've now heard it 6 times and am actually impressed with the way these guys play but the keyboard sounds keep me from giving this 4 stars.

The first track is by far the best.This self titled beauty recalls WEATHER REPORT with all those intricate sounds coming and going. It's just a feast to the ears.The drumming is really good. "Lido Bianco" opens with some atmosphere before the keys and synths dominate. We don't get a melody until after 3 minutes.

I really like the intro and drumming in "Meridioni E Paralleli", although the keys are too light. "Afka" has a funky rhythm with light synths playing over top. Lots of piano in "Pietre Di Luna". "Della Venis" is slower paced with lots of synths and piano. "Comunque...(Todo Modo)" is more uptempo with a good beat.

So yes this is a good album but for me it's not that great.

Mellotron Storm | 3/5 |

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