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Richard Pinhas


Progressive Electronic

3.64 | 35 ratings

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4 stars Far more synth-dominated than his concurrent work in Heldon, Richard Pinhas' Chronolyse is an electronic tribute to Frank Herbert's famous Dune saga. In terms of compositional style, the album takes its lead from Klaus Schulze (who would record his own Dune album some years later) - half the album consists of "busy" pieces with plenty of electronic tweeterings going on, whilst the other half (the track Paul Atredes) is slower and more ambient, growing gently towards thunderous climaxes towards the end. Schulze fans interested in Pinhas' work might find this one a nice place to start before exploring his Heldon work, whilst Heldon fans will enjoy hearing Pinhas produce an album that doesn't rely on Robert Fripp-inspired guitar heroics.
Warthur | 4/5 |


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