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NODO GORDIANO

Rock Progressivo Italiano • Italy


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NODO GORDIANO project begins its run in 1994 after the meeting between Andrea De Luca (bass, vocals), Alessandro Papotto (wind instruments, vocals) and Tony Zito (drums). The first line up was completed with the arrivals of Roberto Proietto (guitars) and Fabio D'Andrea (keyboards). The band, during 1995 and 1996, plays basically GENESIS and KING CRIMSON covers and Radio Rock, with other private networks, promote live gigs in important live exhibitions in Rome.

In 1997, after the keyboardist departure, the quartet creates and records for promotional purposes the music that would be in the first omonimous studio album, produced by Lizard Label the following year, and gigs with John Wetton playing KING CRIMSON covers. In 1998 the band collaborates with BANCO DEL MUTUO SOCCORSO (playing also live with Francesco Di Giacomo and Rodolfo Maltese), appears on national networks, plays live extensively and exhibits in several Alternative Rock Festivals.

In 1999, a few months after official first out, Alessandro Papotto and Tony Zito leave the project to engage themselves in other musical projects. Andrea De Luca, after Roberto Proietto defection, continues in NODO GORDIANO musicians search and collects new ideas for the next band incarnation.

In 2002 the new thing appears. Andrea meets the drummer Carlo Fattorini (Der Blaue Reiter, Magog) and Fabrizio Santoro (guitars, also with Magog e Oak). Now the band plays as a trio, open, like in NODO GORDIANO best tradition, towards any form of musical adventure. Among other collaborations, during the first 10 years, the names of Antonello De Zelis, Roberto Gavazzi, Giordano Rossini, Max G.B. Tommasi and Alberto D'Annibale have to be mentioned for their contributions. A direct recording of KING CRIMSON's Lament (with Andrea Amici, Leviathan, playing keyboards) has been chosen in 2003 in order to appear in the 3CD box The Letters, devoted to KING CRIMSON fans. The boys collect audio materials for the studio album, Flektogon, but before arriving at the final cut NODO GORDIANO unexpectedly runs into Alea.

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3.76 | 9 ratings
Nodo Gordiano
1999
2.53 | 10 ratings
Alea
2005
3.87 | 32 ratings
Flektogon
2009
0.00 | 0 ratings
Nous
2014

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 Flektogon by NODO GORDIANO album cover Studio Album, 2009
3.87 | 32 ratings

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Flektogon
Nodo Gordiano Rock Progressivo Italiano

Review by apps79
Special Collaborator Neo Prog Team

3 stars In 2007 the stable members of Nodo Gordiano, founder Andrea De Luca and drummer Carlo Fattorini, return to the studio to work on the band's third release.This time though keyboardist Gianluca Cottarelli was not with them, so De Luca handled all guitars, bass and synths for this album with occasional performances on sax and violin.Instead they were joined by singer Silvia Scozzi and sax/flute player Franco Terralavoro.Entitled ''Flektogon'', the new album was released in 2009 on BTF.

The album is literally centered around the 30-min. grand opus ''Avventure Di Mastarna'' with two shorter tracks each placed before and after it.This time the mood is less experimental and the music more structured compared to ''Alea'' with a couple of improvised moments in the two ''Ozymandias'' pieces.But the opening ''Teatro Di Memoria'' and the closing ''Zeitgeist'' are two great cuts of KING CRIMSON-esque Heavy Prog with angular guitar chops and a pounding rhythm section, featuring very strong grooves and riffs, while the first one features also the operatic performance of Silvia Scozzi, that makes the overall style even more atmospheric and haunting.Of course the real deal and the biggest bet for the group comes from ''Avventure Di Mastarna'', which could stand as a whole album alone.This is a very good example of intricate Heavy Prog, presenting finally Nodo Gordiano as a mature group.The musicianship remains fairly guitar-based with endless changes between complex textures and more laid-back material, where the presence of spacey synthesizers and elegant flutes add a nice diversity to a very edgy style.The different themes are tightly connected in a composition that runs almost flawless, featuring also some fine choirs and a mood towards shifting climates, ranging from spacey instrumentals to complicated guitar workouts to extremely ambiental soundscapes with a great atmosphere.

By far the more mature work of De Luca and his companion.''Flektogon'' is a beautiful album in its own cruelty with some great instrumental madness delivered.Strongly recommended...3.5 stars.

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 Alea by NODO GORDIANO album cover Studio Album, 2005
2.53 | 10 ratings

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Alea
Nodo Gordiano Rock Progressivo Italiano

Review by apps79
Special Collaborator Neo Prog Team

2 stars Shortly after the debut,Andrea De Luca would suffer the departure of the core of his band and Nodo Gordiano wouldn't pull off until De Luca would met drummer Carlo Fattorini guitarist and Fabrizio Santoro.The trio would cover the track ''Lament'' for the Mellow Records King Crimson's tribute ''The Letters: An Unconventional Italian Guide to King Crimson'' in 2003,but soon Santoro would quit as well to focus on electric bass.This fact opened the gates for the arrival of keyboardist Gianluca Cottarelli and the new trio headed to the studios for the sophomore Nodo Gordiano effort ''Alea'',finally released on Mellow Records in 2005.

As the band members' state themselves,this was a chance for them to explore more improvised and experimental styles of rock music in this short work,clocking at 37 minutes.And that is what actually goes on in ''Alea'',where a very strong rhythm section offers a variety of deep grooves with a haunting atmosphere in order to support the keyboard work of Cottarelli.Entirely in a free electronic form, the band's keyboardist pushes his instruments to the upper limits, filling these grooves with obscure electronic work-outs, loops and spacey synthesizers,the result being a totally unconstructive pack of six compositions full of jams,effects and sudden breaks.The album reminds at places of a more modern form of vintage Psych/Electronic/Kraut-Rock bands,without being anything close to their level of inspitration.

This album is far from recommended,it resembles more to a personal effort by a band in order to push their skills in an experimental field.Dark, haunting and jamming synth-driven music only for the mystified with a careful recommendation to Kraut-Freaks.

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 Flektogon by NODO GORDIANO album cover Studio Album, 2009
3.87 | 32 ratings

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Flektogon
Nodo Gordiano Rock Progressivo Italiano

Review by s.fournier

5 stars Recently I had the opportunity to have a digital copy of 'Flektogon', Nodo Gordiano third album released in 2009 and...wow! Great surprise. They deliver very good and particular music, in the vein of KC, not the recent ones, but with a very modern and high-trained attitude. Classical influnces as subtle as folk ones. The album begins with 'Theatro', the unique song, begins with some choir and then weird sounds until it explodes with a very interesting sequence of chords, like masses in rotation. The operatic singing alternates with heavy passages very well played and compact, then singing again and the coda that reconnects to the beginning. Great. 'Ozymandias' is divided into two parts, a great role for marimba and strange percussion instruments, the second part also contain a great drum solo and some veiled guitars running themselves one into other. The suite 'Avventure di Mastarna' is maybe the best epic heard in recent times. Complex, angular, but also jazzy, dreamy, oriental, I don't know how to define the beauty of passages of one section into the other. Top notch musicianship, sometimes cold, sometimes with a great live atmosphere. A piece of art. The album ends with 'Zeitgeist', a solid and intricate bass-guitar piece, beautiful and modern sounds, great drumming. The album is overall dark and sometimes sinister with episodes of avant-garde taste, but beautifully crafted and very inspiring. A great work.

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3.87 | 32 ratings

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Flektogon
Nodo Gordiano Rock Progressivo Italiano

Review by toroddfuglesteg

4 stars I am surprised to find this band listed in the Rock Progressivo Italiano genre. Their sound is nowhere near being Rock Progressivo Italiano and neither is their music. But I am sure more wiser persons than myself must have heard something I have not heard.

This just as a warning to those who believe this is another warm, organic album in the vein of Banco, Le Orme and PFM. It is most definate not. It is obvious that Nodo Gordiano has been listening to King Crimson a lot. Frippisms come thick and fast on this album. Another good reference point is Picchio Dal Pozzo and dare I say it...... Soft Machine. Gentle Giant can also be listed as a reference. In short; this album is somewhere between Canterbury, Eclectic, post rock and avant-garde. This album even includes some zeuhl like female vocals. So to put it even shorter than short; this album is more leaning towards the Italian avant-garde scene than the Rock Progressivo Italiano scene.

This album is interesting throughout. It is obvious that the band is really ambitious and is driven by the joy of musical explorations. The music here is well outside the box and really feels like this century instead of the last century. The sound is excellent. The music is guitar and keyboards based with some help from violins and woodwind instruments. There is hardly any vocals here at all. My only gripe is the lack of some really killer tunes here. Something that would had really given this album a classic status. But I really like what I hear here although I cannot really put my finger on why I am smiling like a cat slurping cream. Maybe because Picchio Dal Pozzo is one of my alltime favorite bands and that I also really like King Crimson. Hence; this album is really ticking off both boxes for me. I happens to think this album is an excellent addition to anyone's collection.

4 stars

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 Flektogon by NODO GORDIANO album cover Studio Album, 2009
3.87 | 32 ratings

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Flektogon
Nodo Gordiano Rock Progressivo Italiano

Review by Mellotron Storm
Prog Reviewer

4 stars I have to agree with memowakemen, this band puts a smile on my face too. This is heavy, dark and powerful, and except for the first track it's also all instrumental. And clocking in at just over 53 minutes is just right.

"Theatro Di Memoria" opens with a choir with both male and female vocal melodies. Man this sounds like mellotron choirs only this is the real thing. It kicks in heavily after 1 1/2 minutes. Nice. It settles 3 minutes in as those soprano female vocals come in. It kicks back in before 5 minutes. She's back as contrasts continue. "Ozymandias Part I" is dark with percussion and other sounds. Quite experimental.

"Adventure Di Mastama" is the 30 minute tour de force. It kicks in before a minute. Man this sounds so good, and the guitar is excellent. Check out the bass too. It settles some before 7 minutes and even more a minute later. It turns experimental before 11 minutes then we get a melody that I really like. There's a dark and spacey mood here then it kicks in with sax before 13 minutes. It then turns heavier as horns blast. It settles before 16 minutes with flute. Horns are back around 17 minutes and it kicks back in at 18 1/2 minutes. It slows right down quickly with experimental sounds. Great sound 22 minutes in as drums, bass and guitar create a dark and heavy soundscape. It's raining briefly as heaviness continues. It picks up before 25 1/2 minutes. They're cooking again.

Drums slowly take control on the next track "Ozymandias Part II". They stop 4 minutes in as the guitar become prominant. Great sound. "Zeitgeist" sounds really good with the guitar grinding away and the bass is nice and chunky.

Easily 4 stars. If you like your music dark and heavy check this out.

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 Flektogon by NODO GORDIANO album cover Studio Album, 2009
3.87 | 32 ratings

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Flektogon
Nodo Gordiano Rock Progressivo Italiano

Review by Nightfly
Special Collaborator Rock Progressivo Italiano Team

3 stars As Nodo Gordiano started life playing King Crimson covers it's hardly surprising that they had such an impact on their sound which is clearly evident throughout Flektogon, their third album. We're talking Larks Tongues to Red era here.

Heavy guitar riffs collide with powerful upfront bass work and shifting drum patterns against moments of quiet beauty just waiting to explode into the next high octane musical onslaught. Flektogon is largely an instrumental album, the exception being opener Theatro Di Memoria which features female operatic vocals courtesy of Silvia Scozzi. It doesn't put a foot wrong until well into the album; particularly enthralling is the thirty minute Avventure Di Mastarna which after and explosive first eight minutes drifts into more ambient territory with oriental overtones. A short percussive section is curtailed by a sequenced synth and warmer guitar textures which leaps into a driving and powerful bass/drums/sax section. This shifts down a gear into an even more intense almost cacophonous section and out of this without warning it's suddenly in mellow land again on this flute led part. And so it goes; as you can see this music is ever changing creating lots of musical tension.

Where it loses its way a bit is towards the end of Avventure Di Mastarna and on the percussive Ozymandias Part II. With nothing but drums and percussion for most of the track, although well executed it's a bit dull. Fortunately things get back on track for album closer Zeitgeist.

Flektogon in the main is a modern sounding prog album, largely of cold clinical precision though it's certainly an exciting ride. Fans of King Crimson's mid seventies period are advised to check out this promising Italian band.

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 Flektogon by NODO GORDIANO album cover Studio Album, 2009
3.87 | 32 ratings

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Flektogon
Nodo Gordiano Rock Progressivo Italiano

Review by clarke2001
Special Collaborator Honorary Collaborator

4 stars I live in a city suburban area, I'm surrounded by buildings and apartments. In a circle of 1 km in diameter around my apartment there are almost 10000 inhabitants.

I'm convinced each of those 10000 people hear my scream after I wrote a lengthy review which is long overdue, and my browser just crashed in a second before I submitted it. Frankly, I kicked the computer so hard I'm surprised it's still working.

But NODO GORDIANO deserves that review from me - they're one of the most unique bands that can be heard. If they endure a career with a span of ten years or more, I'm sure they will gather a cult status and numerous devotees in various prog rock communities worldwide.

To the point.

First off, I'll try to describe what do they sound like - which is not an easy task at all.

The band's music got an emphasis on drums and percussion - varying from a standard rock drum kit, to all kinds of percussion, chimes and bells. They're all over the place; the are unaccompanied percussion as well, but I guess a 'drum solo' was not a band's statement. More on that later. The other prominent instrument is bass - it's set up quit high in the mix - and it's adding nicely to the rhythmical aspect of the band, along with its sinister melodies. There are also keyboards, producing various percussive and bell-like sounds (contributing to the percussion inferno), some undecipherable sounds, even snippets of classical electronic sequences. Electric guitar is used as a tool for producing soundscapes (varying from simple to elaborated), sometimes carrying the melody, sometimes being simply erratic. The vocals are few and far between, as this is mostly instrumental music, adding operatic and choir elements to the singular musical landscape. There's also a plethora of other instruments, swallowed among many layers.

The overall picture is 'dark', whatever 'dark' might represent you. Now try to look things from this perspective:

NODO GORDIANO epitomize everything associated with progressive rock - in both adjective and literal sense. They're clever, complex, sinister, angular, eclectic. There's not a single moment of pop approach in their music. In the very roots, they're a rock band, but I dare to say their approach to music crafting is academic. There's no point of underlining the phrases such are 'high artistic level' and the like; that's already implied, and it won't help you in understanding their style. Impossible encapsulation aside, perhaps a few reference points would help; but take them with a grain of salt.

KING CRIMSON are holding the lion's share of band's musical influence, but band is far from being a copycat; I think I already mentioned the word 'unique' once or twice. Another post that might lead somewhere might be GONG from their post-psychedelic period; or perhaps Karlheinz Stockhausen (circa 'Ceylon' era) - of course, it's because of percussion and bells, varying from chimes, gongs to Gamelan bells. As for the dimension above the standard rock approach (even standard prog rock), JADE WARRIOR springs to mind. There's also a hint of symphonic progressive rock, both vintage and modern, but it's far from being very evident. Finally, I think I can trace bits of metal - perhaps because of certain drumming moments, or because of guitar, but this is more a gut feeling and it might be misleading: there's no thin and ultra-fast soloing, and there's not a single chugging riff, power chord on the entire album. Perhaps that was only my expectation since the opening track is titled 'Teatro Di Memoria', hinting both at DREAM THEATER and their 'Scenes From The Memory Album'. But this album doesn't sound like aforementioned one at all. Maybe all that is because of angular melodies - which will close this circle of comparisons again with Crimson; with all the diminished, whole-tone scales and what not.

I might also mention ANGLAGARD's 'Hybris', going totally berserk, abandoning symphonic components and emphasizing the percussion. But I'm overdoing it.

There's a certain 'air' in the sound. Don't get me wrong, album is dense, complex and multi-layered, but it seems there's enough silence between two microscopic point of chaos. This is highly elaborated craft, intelligent so much it's almost arrogant. But that's not a negative aspect; I, for one, like it.

Speaking of negative aspects, there's a certain something, but nothing I can pin-point. The songs are complex and long, but not for the sake of being so. It's not that ideas are going nowhere, or that the musicians are 'lost', although there's virtually anything you can find in, and yet it's not incoherent. It's cold, but it doesn't leave me cold.

Perhaps I'm missing a rounded-up statement that will fully resonate with my inner self, clearly revealing its masterpiece status. It's a food for the brain, and somehow it's urging you to analyse, but maybe it should be enjoyed on a more simplistic level, letting the music happen in the present moment - nevermind the complexities protruding in all dimensions. Which leads to the fact this band is not only enigmatic it's also paradoxical.

Nice going, NODO GORDIANO. You left something to scratch my head about.

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 Flektogon by NODO GORDIANO album cover Studio Album, 2009
3.87 | 32 ratings

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Nodo Gordiano Rock Progressivo Italiano

Review by Windhawk
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5 stars NODO GORDIANO is an Italian act that was formed in 1994, originally as a cover band performing songs penned by King Crimson, Genesis and various popular rock tunes played on the radio. They soon started making their own music though, and in 1999 their debut album was issued. Come 2009 and the band has basically been reduced to a duo, enlisting guest musicians when needed. Probably not as active as a live unit these days, but they still continue to record it though - as documented on Flektogon, their third studio effort.

On this venture we're served close to an hours worth of eclectic and quirky music, with hardly any stylistic expressions dominating the proceedings. The band does like to revisit certain themes though, but as the sound and timbre of the various segments explored throughout this album is about as different as the total number of these this is more of a structural than musical similarity.

Opening number Theatro di Memoria opens with a sacral mixed choir theme, and continues with a mellow melodic theme as foundation for female operatic vocals - with a dark, heavy instrumental theme wedged in between the vocal passages. The first of the Ozymandias tracks follows, a percussion-dominated effort that starts and ends with strong melodic themes with a chaotic mid-section. The following composition, Avventure di Mastarna, is the central work on this production. Just over 30 minutes long, this quirky, shifting psychedelic tinged number visits a number of stylistic expressions on it's journey, from driving space-tinged passages to calmer symphonic-tinged sequences. Subtle dissonances and disharmonies, energetic heavy moods and beautiful harmonic themes all find their place in this piece - a rewarding number for most people with an interest in challenging musical efforts.

The second chapter in the Ozymandia saga follows, this time a drum-dominated effort, while Crimsonheads gets a nod or three in their direction in the dark, bleak, quirky and slightly repetitive closing number Zeitgeist.

Flektogon isn't a creation that will hold a universal appeal by any means, but for those with a liking for adventurous, mostly instrumental and challenging art rock from the darker side of that universe, this CD may be a strong contender for album of the year for 2009.

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3.87 | 32 ratings

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Nodo Gordiano Rock Progressivo Italiano

Review by ZowieZiggy
Prog Reviewer

3 stars This is the third studio album from this Italian band. Their previous album was more a jam party and as such could hardly be described as a full studio effort.

A few weeks ago, I received a message (from Glover) asking me if I would like to receive this CD from the band. I responded positively of course and since I was shipped this record FOF, I promised to review it on PA.

This work holds a lot of technical skills and leans towards the eclectic genre: music is rich, complex, maybe difficult to apprehend at first sight (one definitely needs several listening to get the essence from "Flektogon").

The best reference I can compare them with is KC. Dark and heavy moods combined with (few) symphonic passages. The opener "Theatro Di Memoria" is indeed very theatrical; this effect is mostly due to the high pitched (almost opera like) vocal parts. But the instrumental interludes are rather heavy. A very good but scary start (with great drumming).

The next track is an instrumental and more an experimental piece with a deep Far-Eastern taste combined with lots of percussions. It is the first part of "Ozymandias". I don't understand why they divided this track into two parts though. The second leg is a faithful continuation of the first one. This piece reminds me of the atmosphere of their "Alea" work. Somewhat too avant-garde for my ears.

The "pièce de résistance" is obviously the epic "Avventure Di Mastarna". The powerful sounds available during the opener are again heavily rendered in the excellent introduction of this thirty minute piece of music.

Crimson is very much present, and to imagine that the music produced is the result of only two musicians is quite remarkable. It remains quite heavy till the eighth minute or so, while the mood calms down and offers some good symphonic prog. Quiet piano, nice cymbal work and nice synths for this haunting section.

The next section is not my preferred one I must say: fully free-jazz oriented and quite hectic. Fortunately some pastoral fluting comes at the rescue to make this track a little lighter and varied. Still, I would have liked more parts like this one. The whole is pretty dark. The closing section and its Oriental mood is again quite catchy and impressive (bass and drumming are fantastically well played).

My fave song (together with the opening number) is the oppressive and repetitive "Zeitgeist". The influence is also pretty easy to determine (but I mention this already).

The accent is quite on percussions throughout the album. The whole ranges between eclectic/heavy prog. The music is quite sophisticated and not easily accessible. It is also almost instrumental.

"Flektogon" is definitely a special album and displays musical moments that are certainly worth a spin. But be warned: this is not for everybody.

Three stars.

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3.87 | 32 ratings

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Nodo Gordiano Rock Progressivo Italiano

Review by memowakeman
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4 stars Once again, an Italian band that puts a smile upon my face!

It is incredible not only the amount, but the quality of some bands that are unknown to you and when you listen to them, you just say "wow", why didn't I discover them before?. Well this happened to me with this Italian band called Nodo Gordiano, a band that has been working since the mid 90's, and have released so far 3 albums, being this their latest work entitled "Flecktogon". An album that lasts 53 minutes approx, and that contains only 5 tracks, being one of them a surprisingly exquisite 30-minute epic. It kicks off with "Theatro di Memoria", the first minute has only some choral vocals, but then an ambient of tension starts with the guitar sound, and some seconds later drums and bass join, that same ambient of tension prevails and slows down at minute 3, where you will hear only a constant guitar along with female vocals that puts some dark mood to the music that disappears a couple of minutes later when there is a powerful eruption inside the song, same that lasts just for a moment in order to return to that dark-female vocals- mood, and again, returning to the eruption moment and finishing the song with a great form. A very nice introduction to the album!

The next song is "Ozymandias Part I", which is very different to the previous one, so the band let us know that they can use several musical elements in order to compose different but in some way, connected songs. This one is a short song that contains percussion, which gives to the music a kind of dark, chamber or avant-garde mood; it is a beautiful instrumental composition.

And then, we have that long epic called "Avventure di Mastarna" which as I mentioned above, lasts 30 minutes. I have heard several boring epics, but this time I was really pleased and surprised by the high quality of this composition. There are lots of musical elements inside this piece that sums up an extraordinary epic, full of experimentation and creativity. It starts with something that reminds me like an acoustic guitar but with some oriental sound, don't really know how to explain it, then little by little the drums enter and a new sound begins, something more powerful and addictive to the listener, the bass notes are excellent and the synth effects are an excellent complement. The same structure continues during some minutes, but the colorful use of sounds makes the song even better, because they are always experimenting and playing something different into the same structure, hope you get what I mean. After minute 5 the atmosphere changes a little bit, the structure is the same so we can appreciate the musician's creativity, there is a moment where the bass takes the leadership. And then, at minute 8 the song makes a little stop, the music out but just in order to build up something new, the atmosphere is now of tranquility and relaxation, it's like taking a breath after the nervous and powerful first part. Then, there are some experimentation moments where the song does not have a structure itself, they are just playing with some sounds but a few seconds later there is a hypnotizing synth sound along with softly played guitars, but then all of a sudden a strong saxophone appears along with also strong bass notes, this moment in particular remind me to my beloved Mexican band Cabezas de Cera, so as you guess, I enjoy this moment a lot. It also reminds me to some King Crimson moments, I guess they may have taken some elements of them as inspiration. Then, they continue experimenting but what they create every minute is different to the previous one, that is what I really like of it, their capacity of combining and experimenting. The last part of the song builds up a new and interesting structure, with constant drumming and great bass lines, alone with those captivating synth effects that make you feel interested with what you are listening. A great epic!!!

The next song is the second part of "Ozymandias", again what predominate here are the percussion, tranquility at first, but then when drums enter a sensation of don't knowing what is going to happen appears, but the drums keep sounding, reminding me this time to Crimson´s Thrak passages, so it's like a drum solo for two minutes, then the other percussion instruments appear, along with a delicate electric guitar.

And the album finishes with "Zeitgeist" which starts with another addictive bass line, accompanied with some drums here and guitar there, the sound here is more alike to the first part of the epic, something stronger than the Ozymandia´s tracks for sure, where the musicianship is noticeable and the music keeps being captivating, I like a lot the bass lines here actually, and the atmosphere created gives a very eclectic flavor to the music. There is a little stop at minute 3, then some distorted guitar and later it returns to the strong structure. A very nice song to finish this great album.

As you could notice, I am happy with this album due to it's eclecticism and experimentation, I honestly believe it is not so easy to dig, but once you do it, you will love it. My final grade is 4 stars, since I really recommend it, and once again, it proofs that prog rock from Italy is always alive and strong.

Special thanks to glover, for letting me know about Nodo Giordano.

Enjoy it!

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