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THE SPACIOUS MIND

Psychedelic/Space Rock • Sweden


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"I looked around and people's faces were distorted... lights were flashing everywhere... the screen at the end of the room had three or four different films on it at once, and the strobelight was flashing faster than it had been... the band was playing but I couldn't hear the music...people were dancing...someone came up to me and I shut my eyes and with a machine he projected images on the back of my eyelids...I sought out a person I trusted and he laughed and told me that the kool-aid had been spiked and that I was just beginning my first TSM experience..."

Formed in 1991, The SPACIOUS MIND have since become known as one of the world's leading psychedelic bands. Their music owes as much to the acid haze of the San Francisco ballrooms in the late 60's, as it does to the unknown areas of space, heart and time. The twin guitars are battling over a steady drums/bass background, while the atmospheric keyboards are swirling in and out of your mind, and together they create a melancholic tapestry of sounds that should please anyone into consciousness raising or simply the message of LOVE.

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4.19 | 12 ratings
Cosmic Minds At Play
1993
4.00 | 3 ratings
Sleepy Eyes And Butterflies
1993
3.64 | 9 ratings
Organic Mind Solution
1994
3.09 | 4 ratings
Sailing The Seagoat
1996
3.92 | 6 ratings
Garden Of A Well Fed Head
1996
4.08 | 14 ratings
The Mind Of A Brother
1999
4.51 | 7 ratings
Rotvälta
2005
3.14 | 3 ratings
Tonen
2006
3.35 | 3 ratings
Gentle Path Highway
2007

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3.98 | 4 ratings
Do Your Thing But Don't Touch Ours
2002
0.00 | 0 ratings
Take That Weight Off Your Shoulders
2003
3.00 | 2 ratings
Pickin' Berries 'n Playin' Blues
2005
3.00 | 1 ratings
Club Rothko 050905
2006

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3.94 | 4 ratings
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2001

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 Tonen by SPACIOUS MIND, THE album cover Studio Album, 2006
3.14 | 3 ratings

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The Spacious Mind Psychedelic/Space Rock

Review by Guldbamsen
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3 stars The Navajo Soundtrack Of Sweden

Continuing their sombre and, at times, sinister vibe of their previous album 'Rotvälta', Swedish space rockers The Spacious Mind seem to dive even deeper into the black pool with 'Tonen'. Released a year later, the album consists of two long installations simply called part one and two. Listened to in their entirety on cd, the audience will have a hard time pinpointing the exact moment the waters shift as the music comes across as one brooding piece.

The very start of the album tips it's hat to the preceding release with those same Navajo rhythms, sounding like dry rattlesnake scales being shaken up inside a wasp's nest. It adds a raw and caveman feel to the proceedings, and when coupled together with the sluggish tempo of the guitars, the overall sonic impression is that of deep hypnotic atmospheres with the touch of an old Indian's heart.

Whereas 'Rotvälta' slowly but surely moved towards a rocking catharsis, that at the very end of the record seemed to cleanse the mystic and enigmatic irresolution of faux Navajo rhythms and howling guitar effects, on 'Tonen' something else stands in it's place. The catharsis is still there albeit in the form of a heartfelt and shimmering organ that suddenly injects itself a little over halfway into the second piece. Prior to this monumental moment of release, the music trots around in a hazy existence with wind-like guitar effects and a build up effect akin to a psychedelic take on Godspeed You! Black Emperor. This organ driven moment of release is just about as beautiful as a waterfall of sapphires, and the way it wraps it's lips around the somewhat unfriendly nature of it's surroundings is damn near a stroke of genius.

The downside to this album is that it can feel very long. 46 minutes of slowly unravelling music that only once in a while shows signs of progression. During the first side though maxing out somewhere over the stratosphere with a lightning bolt of cacophony, where drums and guitars run amok and create a blistering unmelodic jolt of noise and racket......yet that's about all you get from the rock palette. Everything else feels like a brooding gel of experimental bits that I personally get a kick out of, but I have to be in the mood for it. It's not an album you can throw on the stereo any time of the day and be bewildered in that oh so magical way. I can't imagine cooking dinner with it playing in the back - likewise do I sense a distinct difficulty in spinning this during some adult gymnastics - that is unless you've bagged one of those urban witches that spend most of their time barefooted at raves dancing like an ecstatic medicine man.

It worked just now though. I was engulfed by sunlight out on the patio with a clear view of dozens of bumblebees flying around like the drunk teddybears they really are. The music was deeply engaging and made me sweat even more than the white stinging rays, and after surrendering myself completely to the warm haze of the Indian ways - the lingering guitar winds and rattlesnake jitters - suddenly the organ jumped in and literally threw me thousands of feet in the air, with goosebumps ablazing and an orgasmic look on my face. 3.5 stars.

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 Rotvälta  by SPACIOUS MIND, THE album cover Studio Album, 2005
4.51 | 7 ratings

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The Spacious Mind Psychedelic/Space Rock

Review by Guldbamsen
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4 stars Mountaineers

Second last in line on this Swedish crusade, we find The Spacious Mind and their wonderful Rotvälta. This album opens up the doors to the mish mash of ideas that made Germany such a tantalizing place for musicians during the 70s. I love the straight forwardness of this album. It doesn't pretend to be something it's not. It's not an album from the 00s - nor is it a modern take on Saucerful of Secrets, even if it at times does give off certain whiffs and scents of that particular Floyd album. It is just music from the moment - in the moment, without the benefit of doubts, ulterior motifs and second guessing.

Dark embryonic hovering organ textures - like shadows of wolves galloping round a fire lit cave. If the music is the bonfire, all other aspects here: the shadows, smoke, warmth and the strange behaviour of the organic moving orangy light - those are indeed mirrors emanating from the images of your mind, whenever you put this remarkable album on.

It's like being shot back into the start of the 70s - feeling the aural cosmic Krautrock bliss of the early Tangerine Dream albums such as Alpha Centauri and Atem. It's all there in the hanging carpet like synthesizer tapestries that ornament this record - so much that it is almost unbearable. I said almost so don't worry, the overall atmosphere here is perhaps the most fertile for these swampy worms of synths. They shoot the listener directly into the marshlands, where this record spends most of its time frolicking in soft tribal drumming, recalling Nick Mason's flirtations with the shamanistic ways of the beat, back when he looked like a cocker spaniel with a moustache.

Other things that clearly speak about the Krautrock of yesteryear are the sticky spider web guitars mumbling curiously above the snail pace beats. I often think of Manuel Göttsching when he played with The Cosmic Jokers. On Rotvälta the guitars do have that sticky icky feel to them, - that is when they're not put to use in an entirely different manner - now snarling barking away with the poise and balls of a German Rottweiler. These barks are much in the same vein as you'd hear on LA. Düsseldorf or the more rhythmic guitar ventures in CAN's live outings. It's all there on display in this Swedish serving - detailed, sprawling, nuance-filled, sharp, tangy, metallic and atmospheric in nature. Everyone of these traits are all played like they belong to the band themselves - like it's their own thang. I only hear the similarities in this record, because I've been listening to Rotvälta on and off for about 6 months now. I don't think the band intentionally set out to make music in any sort of mould, - no, the image of a free spirited musical collective playing around with whatever sounded and felt good at the time of recording seems far more likely, than a bunch of perfectionist Krautrock fans jumping in the studio to create their homage to their favourite acts from the 70s.

This thing evolves slowly over the coarse of the 6 different sections. You travel across mighty open planes with Navaho drumming, snake skin beats, the odd guitar glissandi - picture perfect and quite beautiful in contrast to the swampy organs. Then towards the very end, it feels like a giant flower opens up in the music - like one of those rare orchids, that take centuries to develop enough courage and life-lust to come out of its Sleeping Beauty sleep - finally greeting the transparent white moonlight and the calm cold winds of the night. The music turns for the more floating wafting presence - backed up by the first "real" rock drumming, and then we're in for a sonic eargasm finishing this cosmic endeavour off in the most astonishing way conceivable. It's like everything was building up towards this point in the record - like a mountain climber crossing the rocks and cliffs - to be at the top of the world where he can tie every knot together and finish his ethereal spider web - just like this band actually. They just climb mountains through their music. 4.5 stars.

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 Club Rothko 050905 by SPACIOUS MIND, THE album cover Live, 2006
3.00 | 1 ratings

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Club Rothko 050905
The Spacious Mind Psychedelic/Space Rock

Review by Rivertree
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— First review of this album —
3 stars This are three jams with an approx. length of an hour recorded in New York City some day during the year 2005 (not sure if it was May or September, depends on the european or american date expression). The audio quality is quite good which makes this recordings rather enjoyable for a space rock fan. Enthusiastically announced THE SPACIOUS MIND play very trippy sounds in general, but also gear up to something heavier rocking from time to time.

The Cinnamon Tree offers a relaxed, if not slightly doomy mood - a highly concentrated start with great accentuated organ and playful guitars. This is not that rocking really. So they don't break sweat at the beginning I'm sure (except it was a very hot evening). This is not meant as defining the quality of course, rather the atmosphere in general. Directly fading into E6 THE SPACIOUS MIND continue relaxed chilling for a while until the trip escalates for the first time.

The middle part is partially hypnotic krautrock flavoured and step by step the song reaches for the fulminant peak at the end when the rhythm section really awakes. Taken from the 1994 album 'Organic Mind Solution' The One That Really Won The War has become a band's live standard. Linking to the former song they build up some crashing walls of sounds but always fall back into a new gliding phase once more. The last puzzling minutes surprisingly offer synths and driving percussion contrasting.

Although I've already heard space rock music which is more inspired I have to admit that this release holds a proper SPACIOUS MIND performance. It pictures the band's experimental character and will please every fan - 3.5 stars.

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 Pickin' Berries 'n Playin' Blues by SPACIOUS MIND, THE album cover Live, 2005
3.00 | 2 ratings

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The Spacious Mind Psychedelic/Space Rock

Review by Mellotron Storm
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3 stars THE SPACIOUS MIND from Sweden are one of my favourite Psychedelic bands, but I must admit their albums are often "hit or miss" for me. Their earlier live album called "Do Your Thing But Don't Touch Ours" is an example of "hit" for me, while for some reason this 2005 live recording does little for me.

"Distant, Oh So Far...Better Go Right Away" is the 21 minute opener. I was surprised after the band was introduced and we get the smattering of applause how bombastic they are here. They come out with guns blazing but for me it doesn't work. A lot of noise though, it just doesn't sound good. It settles around 2 1/2 minutes.This is fairly pastoral really. I like the bass after 4 minutes because it makes the sound a little meaner. It gets fuller before 10 minutes before it starts to settles again. Kicks back in after 14 1/2 minutes with some wild guitar.

"Me And A Tree And The Sigh Of A Leaf" is also around 21 minutes. It opens with guitar sounds and is laid back. The tempo picks up and it gets fuller 12 minutes in. Drums 16 1/2 minutes in. "The One That Really Won The War" is around 18 minutes in length and is the final track. More of an ethnic vibe on this one.The guitar starts to make some noise after 4 minutes.

A pretty good album that is fairly laid back overall, but for me it lacks something.

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 Rotvälta  by SPACIOUS MIND, THE album cover Studio Album, 2005
4.51 | 7 ratings

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The Spacious Mind Psychedelic/Space Rock

Review by Mellotron Storm
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5 stars This is one of the best Psychedelic albums I have ever heard. A 56 minute suite that is divided into 6 parts, but they all blend together. Tom Hayes describes the mellow and meditative sections as: "...recalling the Ohr years of TANGERINE DREAM, especially "Alpha Centauri"...Rare a modern band accurately recreates that vibe, but the extensive use of droning organ, echoed electric piano, hand percussion and acoustic guitar go a long way to explaining this". He goes on to say: "THE SPACIOUS MIND are one of the very few bands today that seem to understand the roots of the past, while successfully moving forward with new and exciting ideas". Amen brother !

"Part 1" opens with spacey sounds that build, drums can be heard in the background. It's getting louder before 3 minutes as abrasive guitar sounds join in. It settles some before 6 minutes. Very spacey. "Part 2" isn't as spacey and a bass line comes in joined by drums. It's really laid back and mellow here.The guitar joins in tastefully after 3 minutes and piano follows. It starts to kick in after 6 minutes. Nice. This is amazing ! They're ripping it up ! It starts to wind down after 13 minutes. Check out the mellotron-like storm that comes in after 14 1/2 minutes. "Part 3" has such a beautiful beginning like the calm after the storm really.The organ floats, synths wash and the guitar is picked. Sounds to get louder after 3 minutes then it turns dark and experimental late.

"Part 4" is where the percussion comes in followed by electric guitar soundscapes. It kicks in at 1 1/2 minutes to a gorgeous trippy melody. Love the guitar with the spacey background sounds that get really loud then calm right down. "Part 5" has these spacey organ-like sounds as some heavy guitar comes in. It kicks in at 1 1/2 minutes as the guitar starts to wail. Unbelieveable ! Best part of the album for me. It stops before 8 minutes ! Then turns spacey.Tambourine-like sounds end it with strummed guitar. "Part 6" has a haunting soundscape that takes over as the tambourine fades away.This is dark and laid back. This eerie mood ends after 3 minutes as some gentle guitar comes in. It's building then it settles back to end it.

An absolute treasure that will sit on the shelf with the other Psychedelic gems I admire.

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 Do Your Thing But Don't Touch Ours by SPACIOUS MIND, THE album cover Live, 2002
3.98 | 4 ratings

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Do Your Thing But Don't Touch Ours
The Spacious Mind Psychedelic/Space Rock

Review by Mellotron Storm
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4 stars This is the first live album from THE SPACIOUS MIND. It was recorded in this village called Skogsnas deep in the northern Swedish forests.There's a picture in the liner notes of the cool looking building they played in.The band chose this recording as their first live album because this gig "renewed the band's belief in itself, and it also made them realize that in terms of jamming, they had still only scratched the surface. Since then new musical universes have been conquered,but the launching pad from which THE SPACIOUS MIND really took off for good, is the performance on this recording". I should mention that although these are songs they've played before, they improvise alot making these tracks very different from the studio albums they came from. Also all these songs blend together giving the impression your listening to one long 72 1/2 minute jam.

The album opens with some applause as the band comes in softly and slowly on this first song called "Upon Which Areas May The Circles Be Drawn ?" from the album "Garden Of A Well Fed Head". Sounds start to slowly build. This is fairly slow paced and trippy with lots of dreamy and spacey sounds. Beautiful. It blends into "Jam" where this sound continues until it settles around 7 minutes and the spacey vibe leaves. Drums start to become prominant and the tempo picks up until we get another calm after 11 minutes. It's spacey late as it blends into "The One That Really Won The War" from "Organic Mind Solution". The guitars and drums start to dominate and this sounds incredible. It settles before 11 minutes and blends into "Interplanetarian Lovemachine Part III" from "Mind Of A Brother". Great sound here as it builds. Gorgeous sound 7 minutes in. Solo organ to end it as it blends into Euphoria Euphoria" from "Garden Of A Well Fed Head". The organ continues as guitar comes in gently. It's very psychedelic 2 minutes in. Drums 4 minutes in as it builds.They continue to jam.

This is laid back, repetitive, psychedelic jamming at it's best. A special album.

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3.00 | 2 ratings

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Review by Finnforest
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3 stars Son of Dark Star.

Listening to this live free-for-all from Spacious Minds, it occurs to me that were it not for the obvious audio quality improvements of 40 years time, you could be played blind snippets of this and not know if you were listening to The Floyd in '69-71 or The Dead doing one of their mammoth Dark Star jams from the same era. Long, meandering psychedelic thunderstorms of angry God proportions, throwing lightning bolts at your head in the form of screaming guitar and crashing cymbal. Three tracks totaling one hour of music for your acid trip, or your trip to work, or a date with the headphones and couch.take your pick. Actually the three tracks are all connected making this a straight one hour jam.

The first track has plenty of aggression and screaming psych jamming, with very good moments of sheer volume morphing into bits of other things, sometimes recognizable melodically and other times not. And it's not all ferocity: like Garcia and Lesh there are plenty of moments of subtlety and sidewinding. The second track is much quieter, mellower, with clean guitar, "liquidey" sounds, electronic noises, percussion. Again, things may seem to be static one moment but as the time ticks away you realize things are changing slowly in front of you. In the second half it sounds a bit more post-rock to me with a more structured approach, heavy drumming and the dual lead guitar. There sounds like some organ present as well. The 3rd part is more of the same. I'm not very good at describing music like this, its just plenty of juicy chaos for your ears. If you like hour long space jams it may be a masterpiece for you, if you hate them then this is one star. I guess I'm in the middle. I appreciate this but it's not something I will play very often. But it is good at what it shoots for, so 3 stars. If you like this band or this kind of music, I would definitely check it out.

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 Cosmic Minds At Play by SPACIOUS MIND, THE album cover Studio Album, 1993
4.19 | 12 ratings

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Cosmic Minds At Play
The Spacious Mind Psychedelic/Space Rock

Review by Mellotron Storm
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4 stars 4.5 stars.This is such a trip ! I wasn't that impressed with "Organic Mind Solution" my only experience with this band, so I wasn't expecting much with this release.These guys are experts at creating atmospheric soundscapes that sort of drift along beautifully.They also can make a lot of noise. Haha. Two lead guitarists who often play them distorted and fuzzed out. Great music to play on a long journey.

"To Earth With Love" opens with various faint sounds that come and go. Cool section. There is no real melody until about 3 1/2 minutes in when we get a full sound. Crashing guitar sounds and e-bow lead the way. This full sound lasts for 4 minutes before a calm returns.The synths sound like PINK FLOYD at first. During the 7 minute calm we get a lot of e-bow and synths, some faint words can be heard as well. The full sound returns 14 1/2 minutes in. It sounds like SABBATH briefly before the doom-like guitar lightens up some. During the last couple of minutes it settles down once again. "Sunchild" is my favourite. Probably because of the PORCUPINE TREE flavour. This one is quite spacey, yet there is a lot of aggressive guitar. It calms down 5 1/2 minutes in with lots of spacey sounds. A couple of minutes later the guitar starts to make some noise. Nice. This part is very PT sounding. An absolutely amazing ending to the song as well.

"Dnimehts Of Us" opens with the sounds of water running and birds singing as the strummed acoustic guitar comes in. It builds in sound as drums and percussion join in. Vocals arrive. It actually sounds better when the vocals stop 4 1/2 minutes in.They're back 2 minutes later. Birds singing and running water to end it. The final track is called "Seashore Trees" clocking in at almost 22 minutes, still not the longest though as the first song is over 23 minutes.This is loud ! Distorted guitars and drums. A guitar melody a minute in is good followed by some scorching solos.The wall of fuzzed out guitars stop 5 minutes in. At the same time the drums take the lead in a TOOL-like fashion as the guitars are aggressivly played. This sounds incredible. More e-bow and percussion before it settles down after 10 minutes. A change after 15 minutes as a heavy soundscape arrives. A lot of noise actually. Haha. Words are sung Indain style to end the song.

This is pretty close to 5 stars in my book. My kind of music. You don't even have to leave the farm.

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 Gentle Path Highway by SPACIOUS MIND, THE album cover Studio Album, 2007
3.35 | 3 ratings

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Gentle Path Highway
The Spacious Mind Psychedelic/Space Rock

Review by Eetu Pellonpää
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3 stars Like many other major recordings of this band, the music on this album runs continuously from beginning to end without pauses. The long musical trip allows a receivable listener to play with one's personal associations upon quite abstract and trance-oriented tunes. Vibraphone resembling sounds open carefully the album with "Rider of The Woodlands", percussions, bass, vocals and subtle guitars joining this hypnotic mantra later. I admit I felt this ride slightly boring, during the sixteen minutes of time there didn't appear to happen anything interesting with the melodic theme or progression of intensity. Minimalisms and long durations of monotonic sonic presentations are not troubling for me, but the musical elements should find a way for pleasant level in some way. The title song "Gentle Path Highway" starts with a more aggressive rock punch, cosmic synth humming creating a psychedelic sound carpet, which is exploited more in the later ambient part of the song. I think this group succeeds really well in conjuration of such quiet and calm sound worlds. "Honja" starts with violin sounds seeking direction slowly, which is found from two-key blues progression, having again those vibraphone sounds, tribal-like slow drumming and chanting voices. Later the quietness changes to a powerful loud acid rock pattern running on the blues scale. This song sounds little Acid Mothers Temple's "La Novia" epic, though that is yet better in my opinion (being longer and having more interesting musical elements). The final track "Civilization Blues" hovers quietly in formless avant-garde cosmos occupied by soft psychedelic sounds, and this is actually the most pleasing track here for me. This record was a small disappointment from a band which I like quite much, but it's not really a bad record either. I prefer many of their earlier albums though much more.

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 Rotvälta  by SPACIOUS MIND, THE album cover Studio Album, 2005
4.51 | 7 ratings

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Rotvälta
The Spacious Mind Psychedelic/Space Rock

Review by Eetu Pellonpää
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5 stars This album offers a singular huge suite, divide to six untitled tracks, conjuring a journey to the vintage acid rock realms of this fine Swedish traditional psychedelic band. The album covers are quite neat, containing only the names of the band and the album, plus the record company info on opening gatefold sleeves, which reveal a huge abstraction of organic sonic constructions when opened for astonishing moments of listening.

The musical progression starts slowly, creating a swirling mass of both pleasant and incoherent sounds, which settle as a long static and beautiful void, resembling little the style of early Tangerine Dream recordings. Then the bass guitar starts a bluesy progression for the band as basis for a calm and soothing cosmic playing in vein of their previous "Upon Which Areas The Circles May Be Drawn?" song. This beautiful theme starts later to gain power and escalate, building up tension. Instead of blowing out to an aggressive rock passage, there are only some chaotic noises introduced to the music, and later the storm gains a form of a tribal rhythmic trance passage. When I listened this epoch a first time, I felt this moment bit disturbing, but later accepted it as a witty choice of not doing something obvious a listener might expect. Usually the laidback psychedelic aural trips are not very challenging from their compositional structures, trying to avoid disturbing the neurotic listeners brains cemented to their cannabis-oiled primitive state. Well, anyhow, after the shaman drumming sequence the spirits of the netherworld are summoned, appearing as ghastly howling voices, quite similar as the howls on "The Origin of Supernatural Probabilities" composition from a band mentioned earlier as comparison. After this vision, another celestial and in my opinion very deeply touching motive emerges, created by organs, sound effects and careful quiet pickings of an electric guitar. The mellow moods continue by abstract sound space where an ebow-treated guitar sings with tribal percussions, tablas and a bluesy bass and drum progression. In fifth part the powerful bass and organs make room for more rock oriented jamming, featuring a really neat guitar soloing surely appreciated by late 1960's / early 1970's Pink Floyd fans. The climax has few slower motives in its wake, flowing finally to hollow halls of ghastly voices and a reprise of the lovely peaceful theme from the earlier moments of the record.

The long silence in the end underlines the impact of this record if one meditates it through without pauses, which is the intended way to listen this album. There is also fine impulsive vintage acid rock counterbalancing the ethereal calmness of much appearing ambient floating. I also felt there is similar philosophy on this album as in Yatha Sidhra's monumental "A Meditation Mass", an album I'm certain they have listened due mimicking that record's cover on their earlier release. Anybody interested of serene psychedelic tonal arts should not hesitate listening to this fine album. Along with their earliest studio recording, this album reaches the heights of imagination most successfully from their slightly unbalanced but still adorable discography.

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