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PSY VALLEY HILL

Gurumaniax

 

Krautrock

3.77 | 5 ratings

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Mellotron Storm
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4 stars This is a great new project from Mani and Ax both GURU GURU members along with Guy Segers from UNIVERS ZERO who adds some killer bass as well as some loops on one track. I really dig this spacey and dark style of music and if you know each of the three members you know the instrumental work is as good as it gets.

"Drumoroto" opens with some amazing sounding drum work then the guitar eventually joins in making some noise. Love the bass too. How good is this ! Incredible stuff that reminds me of early GURU GURU. "Spaceship Memory" opens with spacey sounds then this beat comes in and builds. It all settles back with spacey winds then the bass and guitar take over as they meander about in the background when the winds stop. "Telefonladies" as the title suggests concerns phone operators who we hear in the background as the band jams. "Ghost Of Odin" has this fairly slow paced beat as guitar expressions help out.Deep bass lines too. It turns intense late then fades away.Very cool tune.

"Voodoo Touch" has a good beat with guitar and bass throughout. "Electrosaurus" opens with experimental sounds. A slow but heavy rhythm comes in and it's dark. "Psy Valley" has these intricate drums, prominant bass and spacey sounds that echo. A change late as it lightens to end it. "For Uli T." is laid back with fat bass lines.The guitar starts to echo.I like this one a lot.

Easily 4 stars and one of the highlights of 2010 for me. For me it's such a bonus to get new Krautrock or Zeuhl these days.Thanks guys ! Attention Tom Ozric ! They have this available on vinyl, just thought you'd like to know.

Mellotron Storm | 4/5 |

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