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MOONTOWER

Dan Swanö

 

Tech/Extreme Prog Metal

3.87 | 50 ratings

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Wh1sKy
5 stars Dan Swanö is one of the most genius musician I've ever heard. A lot of musician can play different instruments but most of them can't create like a real keyboardist, guitarist or drummer. I think this is most important factor for all multi-instrumentalists. Swanö overcome this. This album reflecting Swanö's prog-rock influences and I think it's a kind of tribute to 70's. All songs written and performed by swanö. I can say this is a real solo album. (And swanö used his eye on album cover)

Moontower has lovely keyboard tones and they are perfectly comply with brutal vocals. However every song has almot same keyboard tone. Guitars, basses and drums are perfectly composed but most remarkable thing is synthesizers. Except the outro of "Add Reality" all songs have brutal vocal. I'm strongly recommending this album for death-metal and prog-rock listeners. They will found a lot of things in this album.

This is one of the most different thing I've ever seen.

Swanö described the album as sounding like "If Rush played death metal in the 1970s".

4.5 stars

Wh1sKy | 5/5 |

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