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3.33 | 30 ratings | 3 reviews | 30% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2011

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Aldebaran (3:21)
2. P.I.G (4:42)
3. Pictures - Part I (3:28)
4. The Website (6:42)
5. Constantinople (3:06)
6. Smiert Spionom (8:12)
7. Summer' 08 (7:08)
8. Dance of the Kleptomaniacs (6:49)
9. Pasadena (4:18)
10. Pictures - Part II (11:12)
11. Sirius (6:54)

Total Time 65:52

Line-up / Musicians

- Arild Brøter / drums, keyboards, guitars, bass, composer, arranger, producer

- Vilde Badendyck / vocals
- Mads Horn / guitars
- Magnus Vinje / guitars
- Mattias Krohn Nielsen / guitars
- Andreas Sjo Engen / guitars
- Tobias Bergstrøm / mandolin
- Øyvind Brøter / Hammond organ, Mellotron, keyboards
- Julie Falkevik / grand piano
- Fredrik Sydow Hage / alto saxophone
- Nicolai Eckhoff / tenor saxophone
- Hanne Brøter / flute
- Martin Hemli / bass
- Øystein Sootholtet / bass
- Svein Brøter / percussion

Releases information

Artwork: Colour Basement

CD Spider House Records ‎- SHRCD001 (2011, Norway)

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PYMLICO Inspirations ratings distribution

(30 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(30%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(20%)
Good, but non-essential (43%)
Collectors/fans only (7%)
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Review by apps79
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3 stars Arild Brøter is the man behind the Norwegian project of Pymlico, former drummer for Lucifer Was in their live performances.He started it all around the spring of 2009, when two demo tapes inspired him to work more on his own music.The next year and a half he focused on composing material for an upcoming debut, eventually released in 2011 as an auto-production under the title ''Inspirations''.Brøter plays drums, guitars, bass and keyboards and he is helped by several friends, including his brother, on additional keyboard, guitar and bass parts.

So where do the inspirations come from for this Norwegian musician?The answer lies somewhere between the happier parts of THE FLOWER KINGS, the instant and deep melodies of KAIPA and the more grandiose approach of LIFE LINE PROJECT as the closest comparison to his keyboard themes.The album is all instrumental with ideas ranging from good to simply fascinating, featuring a fantastic mix and a very good production.His style swirls mostly around the lines of traditional Symphonic Rock with occasional bits from Jazz and Electronic Music, though quite modern sounding.Brøter's arrangements are often more than interesting, based on lovely guitar themes and solos, powerful vintage organs and very sharp synthesizers with both melodic and virtuosic passages, always well-crafted and carefully executed.And he never forgets to pass through several different atmospheres.From intense, dramatic textures and spacey introductions to retro-inspired nostalgia and postive, easy-going tunes.

Very good stuff indeed.Excellent addition for all fans of instrumental Classic Progressive Rock and a nice listening for anyone searching for demanding music with positive vibes.Strongly recommended...3.5 stars.

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3 stars 3,5 stars !!! Very good first album from Norwegian band PIMLYCO ( I must confess that I never heard the second), but although don't be a amazing release, is plentiful of pleasant reminiscence moments, their music don't sounds like a simple copy or collage from old and well-know themes. The ban ... (read more)

Report this review (#1152287) | Posted by maryes | Saturday, March 22, 2014 | Review Permanlink

3 stars The debut album by this new Norwegian project lead by Arild Brøter, an ex drummer in Lucifer Was. Arild Brøter got help from a lot of other musicians on this album. The music here genre wise miles away from Lucifer Was though. Inspirations is a keyboard and guitar solos driven instrumental albu ... (read more)

Report this review (#530233) | Posted by toroddfuglesteg | Friday, September 23, 2011 | Review Permanlink

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