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LOCAL BAND DOES O.K.

Umphrey's McGee

 

Crossover Prog

3.90 | 42 ratings

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B360Lightning
5 stars A fine musical stew of blazing musicianship and goofy lyrics with a lot of Phish and Zappa influence. I'd like to say Umphrey's McGee is what you get when you mix Phish with some sort of tight progressive metal band and a 70's jazz fusion band . The album is tight,blistering and as hip as music can get. Not serious by any standards even the music doesn't sound serious mega chops and humor like Zappa but tighter than Zappa if thats possible . Every song is very strong and tight. Fill out with an equal dose of heavy metal riffs and cool jazz fusion . A rarity among music indeed. This album is to be treasured by all music eclectics. Keep in mind also their singing style doesn't fit with most prog . They have a goofy Phish like style . Like some goof, in his bedroom singing along with Frank Sinatra . Great music indeed.
B360Lightning | 5/5 |

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