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4.03 | 3 ratings | 2 reviews | 33% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2007

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Rinascita
2. Cosa c'e
3. Criptoidea
4. Nemesi
5. Dark Opacity
6. The Fox
7. La storia si ripete
8. Pinelli
9. Sogno
10. Pensando al Funky
11. Tensione Blu
12. Il sentiero del Mago
13. Suite del

Line-up / Musicians

- Tiberio Boido / guitars, vocals
- Armando Pozzo / guitars, vocals
- Piero Dondi / keyboards
- Alberto Rinaldi / bass
- Luca Tuffanelli / drums

Releases information

Electromantic Music / Turin Jazz Rock School ‎- TJRS&F 004 CD

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MASS MEDIA Criptoidea ratings distribution

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Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(33%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(67%)
Good, but non-essential (0%)
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Review by b_olariu
4 stars Mass Media can be considered an obscure band from Italy in the '70 with great potential but the final result of a studio album saw the day only in 2007 named Criptoidea. Before this album they release Opacita oscura , a collection of live songs from 1978. So, Mass Media joined together after many years and Criptoidea was issued. This is a fantastic progressive jazz rock relase with catchy passages with top notch musicianship. All pieces has a '70 flavour with references from ELP, PFM, Arti e Mesteri, Brand X with a clear italian atmosphere. Also the final piece Suite del ringraziamento is dedicated to the masters Bach, Mozart, Bernstein, etc All in all a really intresting release this release, totaly unknown to prog listners. Excellent aswell the art work.4 stars for sure, love it.

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4 stars "FIRST REVIEW OF THIS ALBUM" Italian formation Mass Media made music in the Seventies, in 2005 they have reunited because the label Electromantic invited the band to make a new album. The reunion line-up featured three original ... (read more)

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