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TIME MACHINE

Dzyan

 

Krautrock

3.69 | 66 ratings

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Legoman
3 stars While I enjoyed listening to this album, this second work by the accurately unpopular DZYAN still leaves much to be desired. Krautrock, as most fans would probably agree, has a stellar and beautiful tendancy to build and build on sounds, in a minimalistic sort of way, to ultimately reach a climax. Lets not lie to ourselves, we all like our music to take us somewhere; at the very least go somewhere even if we aren't along for the ride, but Time Machine came very far from being a jovial travesty. I was still releaved to hear the tracks get progressively better (though still not building on anything imparticular) as the album ensued, with Time Machine being my most favorite track and Kabisrain being my least favorite... but still nothing spectacular all around. However, though it seems I don't speak very highly of this peice of work, I still hold it in mediocure regard and suitable of a three star rating. Good, but non-essential (to the Krautrock scene). The sitar playing through the first half of the album truely does make the, what would be, not-so-great songs, satisfactory and all around fun to listen to for about 5-6 minutes of these 8-9 minute songs. Also, another thing that can really be admired here is the spirit. I don't particularly understand how any band can commit to what seems to be a 40 minute long improv. jam session but they do it fairly well. All and all, as Krautrock goes, this is rather soild stuff and would probably be appriciated by fans of the genre. Not for everyone, though.
Legoman | 3/5 |

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