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Studio Album, released in 2009

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Liftoff (11:27)
2. Hypnotizer (10:56)
3. Edentrip (7:29)
4. Kosmos Amigos (10:51)
5. Floatboat (10:17)
6. Rockit (12:30)

Bonus track on 2016 reissue:
7. Samphonic Trip (Live, 2009) (13:53)

Total Time: 77:23

Line-up / Musicians

- Sergio Ceballos / guitar, effects & vocals (1-6)
- Dave Schmidt "Sula Bassana" / bass (1-6), effects, sounds, guitar (7), mixing
- Bernhard Fasching "Pablo Carneval" / drums, sounds (7)

- Sam Greil / bass & fx (7)
- Andy Hofer / bass & fx (7)

Releases information

MP3 Clinical Archives ‎- ca260 (2009, Russia)

CD Sulatron-records ‎- st1605 (2016, Germany) With a bonus Live track, new cover

2xLP Pancromatic ‎- PLP 2022 (2016, Norway) As above

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Thanks to Rivertree for the addition
and to Quinino for the last updates
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Review by Rivertree
4 stars Sula Bassana is a workaholic, isn't he? INTERKOSMOS is just a relatively new project compared to the other ten ... wait ... probably twenty music collaborations he has collected altogether in the meanwhile - and not to forget his solo excursions! The funny thing is that this band has two different line-up's depending on where they meet. Dave has formed a crew for the 'home matches' in Austria and an international one which recorded this excellent album in 2009 among other things.

This is a very trippy production with songs around the ten minute mark. Spanish native Sergio Ceballos offers top-notch spacey guitar work here and Sula provides well placed synthy additions besides his solid bass appearance. The songs have a floating gliding behaviour with ups and downs in waves - really well done! This is all based on cosmic themes - some of them are intiated by recitatives. It all begins with a Liftoff - speaking of the famous spaceship 'Stardust' - announced through board loudspeakers and derived from the prosperous sci-fi series about astronaut Perry Rhodan and his adventures. I remember that I was thrilled at an early age too.

I've listened to many space rock productions in the meanwhile and INTERKOSMOS add some new points indeed. They create a special mood - basically relaxed, laid-back. The guitar work is playful, accentuated, sensitive. Heavier excursions are rare - the spaceship doesn't get into martial star wars here. No hurry - we are on a friendly suspense-packed journey into the unknown. So I want to highlight Hypnotizer for example - the title points to the behaviour - hypnotiv bass and drum work, spooky synths and guitars which are not from this earth for sure, soaring, sawing, riffing, echoing - wow!

Probably Edentrip represents the dangerous aspect of the cosmic journey which should not be denied - a weird trip where they go into a spin for some time seemingly losing the orientation - well, finally reaching a new orbit led by heavy delay effects. Within the next songs they are alternating between gliding moments and uptempo excursions and finally even offer a fine groove. As you can expect from productions where Sula Bassana is involved, this is provided with superb audio quality on top of it! A must have for space rock fans - 4.5 stars!

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