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3.38 | 6 ratings | 2 reviews | 17% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2011

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Let Me Loose (5:35)
2. Glove Box (8:25)
3. Storm Cloudings (3:24)
4. Chatter Box (6:15)
5. The Flock (6:44)
6. Osmosis (2:50)
7. Mark One (3:03)
8. After the Hypnosis (7:03)
9. Dedalo's Torment (10:17)

Line-up / Musicians

- Massimiliano Biolo / Lead Vocal
- Riccardo Loriggiola / Bass, Chapman Stick
- Giovanno Binato / Guitars, loops, bouzouki
- Dario Andreella / Keyboards, grand piano, organ, samplings
- Massimo Longgiola / Drums, percussion

Releases information

Recorded at Max B. Studios & Art Rock Studios, Padova. Drums recorded at Max Wooden Studios, Vigonza, Padova. Mixed by Damiano Ferrari at Cittadella Studios. Mastered by Bebo "Best" Baldan at Exit Studios, Venice.

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ASTRALIA Osmosis ratings distribution

(6 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(17%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(33%)
Good, but non-essential (50%)
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Review by Marty McFly
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3 stars Dissonance or Dark atmospheric music ? There's a very thin line between these two extremes, of which one I hate and second one I can enjoy quite a bit. Hey, this album even isn't your normal cup of tea that is Psychedelic Prog - it's psych only in its meaning - crazy amalgam of various forms (strong-bass based parts reminiscent of likes Beardfish, heavier graduating parts of Birds & Buildings, previously mentioned dark/silent parts and so on, many more follow). Other than this, they rock with Rock, oh yeah, there is a lot of Prog Rock in their performance.

Really weird bunch of ... sounds. But I cannot say it is bad music, it is simply too uneven. Better 3.

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4 stars It's my first encounter with Astralia, I didn't even took notice of the name before. What I heard here is an extremely well crafted album, with a rare sense of balance, this at several levels; in the atmospheres first, spanning from lush atmospheric sequences to really hard-edged ones; in the ... (read more)

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