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1967/ 1976
5 stars Normally a band as Nichelodeon isn't proper my type of bands. Normally I said. Isn't in fact this case.

I admit that I'm a good reviewer if Claudio Milano contact my because I read a review about this CD and for DVD. Now It is the time for this review. But I have some problem with my mind because this album is from 2010 and not from 70's...!!! Said this I think that this album is a great example of Dark Avant-Prog. But in my mind this album is also a great example of Free Jazz in Hatfield and The North/ Soft Machime/ Matching Mole style but with more positive mental madness because in this case the use of psychedelic (Syd Barrett's Pink Floyd style) is on the music. More that music in this album I heard good moments of "Creative Solism", i.e. the idea of a performer who is "the author of himself, the performer's of other's writing, or the creator of a parallel score". In this cause the sound that I heard are not part of poetry or lyricism but a mass of chaos, a sort of emotional chaos as the mind would open before me like a blast of an atomic bomb, sweet and gentle. Because of this I have moments of discomforts, without, however, understand the extent to which the human mind can go. Because yes, this music is a modern version of a medieval madrigal or gregorian chants! And, still, because of this I think that a pure essence of this album are the atmospheres. But in truth the atmospheres aren't new. In fact I think that these atmospheres are similar to Goblin or Black Metal atmospheres, also that in this case the instruments are noise machines, field recordings, toy and ethnic instruments, percussions, woodwinds, electric and acoustic instruments and themerin.

Good as example of avant garde and "Creative Solism" "Il Gioco Del Silenzio" is a fundamental album for all who love Free Jazz and other form of psychedelic madness in music. And for who love Opus Avantra.

1967/ 1976 | 5/5 |


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