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3.58 | 10 ratings | 2 reviews | 0% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2008

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Tarde Para Ensayos (5:17)
2. Asepto... (4:03)
3. Eternidades (3:53)
4. Contrasenas (5:10)
5. Odiseo por Buenos Aires (6:54)
6. Guarderia Para Melancolicos (2:12)
7. Radiografia (4:42)
8. Una Hija (2:35)
9. Tiro al Argento (3:44)
10. Una Mujer en Buenos Aires (4:43)
11. Viaje a la Lejania (3:22)
12. Volando en una Linterna (2:46)
13. Tarde Para Ensayos (instrumental) (2:32)

Total time 51:53

Line-up / Musicians

- Jorge Garacotche / guitars, vocals, strings
- Darío "Moroco" Fresone / bass
- Daniel Gonzalez / percussion, keyboards, vocals
- Kike Gentile Pont / drums
- Liliana Herrero / vocals (track 3)
- Guillermo Cides / Chapman stick (track 9)
- Francisco Huici / sax
- Eugenio Soria / bandoneon
- Bruno Cecconi / flute (track 9)
- Moxi Beidenegl / electronic sounds (track 10)
- Malena Garacotche / piano (track 11)
- Damian Fernandez / guitars (track 5)

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Review by Windhawk
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4 stars A gentle affair by this Argentinian band, and as the album title implies melancholic moods are explored extensively on this venture.

Slow to mid-paced compositions with piano or acoustic guitar providing the dominant themes and motifs is what's offered, with a gentle symphonic backdrop as an almost ever present feature. A few instances of guitar riffs used to provide darker textures will be found, while what sounds like an accordion is used often and to great effect to add some variation to the proceedings. A select few jazzy passages are added to good effect as well.

Residing somewhere in the twilight zone between gentle adult oriented rock and the lighter side of the art rock universe, this disc should be a pleasant experience for those looking for mellow art rock crafted with an emphasis on distinct moods and strong but pleasant melodies.

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3 stars Canturbe is an Argentinian band that released 5 studio-albums between 1980 and 1990 and returned to the scene after many years with this album in 2008. Later Canturbe also released the albums Tangos En Espera in 2011 and Flotteur in 2018. The music in the 13 songs sound a bit subdued but ver ... (read more)

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