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Symphonic Prog • Japan


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KALO was started as a project of Masahiro Uemura (guitar, keyboards, programming) in 2001, but the root goes back before about 20 years. Uemura ( b. 1963 from Osaka) was influenced of a music lover's father who was also an audiophile, and he passed a boy's time, listening to Paul Mauriat, movie music, etc. He began the guitar at 16 years old, and began composition at 18 years old. After coming up to Tokyo, he was devoted to making music by multiplex recording.

He participated in original omnibus (several person participation, such as Mr. Sakaue who was the guitarist of VERMILLION SANDS, etc.) in 1985 from Pigs Music Corporation which was a plan of Morihide Sawada (now MORSOF) and Hiroyuki Ishizawa (IO, FAIRY, now RITUAL CARNAGE). At this time, he offered two music (track 1 "Dharani " of album "Spiral Dream" was released in another title).

By the general invitation which Uemura issued in 1986, Takezawa (keyboards), Ishikawa (drums), and Sasaki (bass, stick) gathered, and formation and live activity are performed for a progressive rock band DHARANI. It dispersed next year.

1988 - 1994: Uemura participated in a symphonic rock band FAIRY as a guitarist from Hiroyuki Ishizawa's invitation. Then, it becomes IO in which members were divided. IO released album "Glass Castle" in 1990. And later, members re-joined together and album "Hesperia" was released in 1994. FAIRY was dispersed in the same year.

1995 - 1998: He offered the music of a painter's image video. After that, it was invited by Mr. Sato (music composer), and game music work was performed.

2001: He put into operation KALO which was also years of design, and re-recorded the music made in 20 years with Miori Naritomi and others. Album "Spiral Dream" will be released from the double label of InterMusic & MUSEA in 2004.

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3.41 | 13 ratings
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 Spiral Dream  by KALO album cover Studio Album, 2004
3.41 | 13 ratings

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Spiral Dream
Kalo Symphonic Prog

Review by kev rowland
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3 stars This mostly instrumental Japanese album kicks off with some dominant guitar with swirling keyboards behind - then it is straight into a guitar-led waltz through some glorious prog, with more than one eye on IQ but probably in a more rocky fashion such as Uli Jon Roth. But this doesn't last too long, and soon it is into the realm of dreams and gentleness, which then seem to last for a lot of the album. The band have decided on their musical style but it does mean that soon this album is nothing more than background. That is a shame as if there had been more music like the first number "Dhavrani" then this would have been an album to cherish. It is now available in Europe through Musea.

Originally appeared in Feedback #79, June 2004

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 Spiral Dream  by KALO album cover Studio Album, 2004
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Kalo Symphonic Prog

Review by geezer

4 stars ***1/2

An impressive debut from this Japanese band. Their music is kind of symphonic art-rock. The music is centred on the keyboard work of main-man and composer Masahiro Uemura. He also plays electric guitar on most of the tracks and sometimes with a fiery style. The guitar is much more present in some of the tracks than others. A perfect example of his guitar skills is the opener "Dharani" (my fave track from the album). This track is very different from the rest of the album and might give a false idea what is to come after hearing this track. The keyboard work is very mellow and Vangelis-like. It could also be that Kitaro has been an influence for him (also a Japanese artist). It's like he paints landscapes with his keyboard sounds if you know what I mean. There is a lot of that sounds like a cello but it is not credited in the liner notes. Perhaps it is programmed? Anyway, it only riches the soundscapes. The music is always very melodic.

Out of the twelve tracks there is nice female vocals in three tracks by Miori Naritomi. I like that the female voice is very present in many Japanese prog acts and it has been like this since the 80's. My favourite tracks from this album are "Dharani", "Sunset" and "Sensitive Air".

Conclusion: A very nice almost all-instrumental album. This is for anyone who would fancy something that is somewhere between Vangelis and symphonic prog.

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