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Garaj Mahal More Mr. Nice Guy album cover
3.66 | 4 ratings | 2 reviews | 0% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2010

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Witch Doctor
2. Faster Than the Speed of Time
3. Tachyonics
4. The Long Form
5. Today
6. Frankly Frankie Ford
7. What My Friends Say
8. Chester the Pester
9. Alison's Pony

Line-up / Musicians

Fareed Haque: Guitars
Kai Eckhardt: Bass
Erick Levy: Keys
the Rick: Drums

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GARAJ MAHAL More Mr. Nice Guy ratings distribution

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Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(0%)
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Review by snobb
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4 stars Another interesting jazz fusion release from 2010. The band are mixing (and very professionally) vintage atmospheric keyboards -driven jazz fusion ( influenced by Hancock) with strong Middle-East and Indian music influences. If basic sound is often vintage fusion with funky feeling, there are many excurses to electronics, heavy rock guitars and more commercial jazz territories.

Some compositions sound still as great nostalgia to Headhunters, but in a fresh and slightly modernised way. At the same time album includes some less serious material, including even some openly danceable funky-soul vocals songs (as "Today" or "What My Friends Say"). Being a mixed bag, I think this release could attract different listeners by its freshness. Possibly not the best example for progressive fusion purists, this music still have enough pleasant moments for them to offer as well.

One of really non-boring jazz-fusion work from this spring, could be nice entrance for genre newcomers.

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3 stars It's hard to tell if it's a collective of highly skilled musicians, or an actual band. Considering that the members remain the same, it's likely that they became a band in the process of just having some fun in the beginning. Known about their generally excellent live performances - something ... (read more)

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