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Appalachian Translator


Psychedelic/Space Rock

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4 stars Exactly the mixture of psychedelic, garage, shoegaze and pop style theirs is.

Appalachian Translator are a three-piece outfit by three Primak brothers, who have had much experience and grown up through home recordings. Yes it's no problem to say that from their 'Garbage Snake' (the roots of Appalachian) era, they have continually built extensive experience and massive material for this terrific debut album. You can see such a kaleidoscopic effect even only listening to the first track. Indeed they say they should be much influenced by such as British progressive symphonic rock, Hawkwindish space rock, Krautrock, new heavy progressive rock. But at least for me, they seem to be a faithful learner of shoegaze / garage independent rock. Their fuzzy and twisted style, especially Luke's low-tone and rumbling voices...I can feel as if they should be a follower of Stone Temple Pilots. (Luke's voices sound like Scott Weiland's ones...any comments?)

Anyway here are remarkably heavy and thickened sound 'mass' and sound 'lump', with adding on various material one after another. Consider they can well throw sci-fi noises, sometimes loud growlin', effects with echoic sounds and voices, and markedly stoner / shoegaze / garage low-tone guitar and bass sounds in this work. Their sharp-edged ensemble can pierce your brain slowly and steadily and knock you over the 'real' world to their psychedelia. only their pop sense can relieve you at a little time...can't it?

I wonder how they can be expressed - kaleidoscopic stoner Krautishly-psychedelic garage rock, in my humble opinion. In any case, please listen to the album and digest as you can.

DamoXt7942 | 4/5 |


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