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Psychedelic/Space Rock

3.05 | 97 ratings

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4 stars This is progressive space hard rock music. The ambiance is so futuristic! I call it "big Blade Runner atmospheres". It is sophisticated hard rock, full of relaxing mellow bits and floating atmospheres - it is sometimes real New Age music. There are many space guitar effects, and the guitar is really present and flashy. Motorcycle sounds, applauding crowd. This record is complementary to OZRIC TENTACLES and Steve HILLAGE. On "Black Elk Speaks", the old narrator seems to be the same as on Roger WATERS' "Amused to Death". The female lead vocals are androgynous. Is it a wah wah electric violin on the first track? Amazing!!

greenback | 4/5 |


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