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HYPNOS 69

Psychedelic/Space Rock • Belgium


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Hypnos 69 was founded in 1994, Diest, Belgium.
When Steve and Dave Houtmeyers decide in the summer of '94 to found a band with Tom Vanlaer, also the story of a band that would bring new life to the '60s and '70s psychedelic underground rock-scene of today began: HYPNOS 69. The name was appropriatly taken from the ancient Greek god of Sleep and Subconsciousness. The number 69 stands for equilibrium and stability; properties that can be retrieved in the marked sound of the band.

Thanks to the cooperation with Orange Factory, Hypnos 69 developed a very powerful live-reputation, which placed them at the top of the contemporary psychedelic rockscene. 2000: First Hypnos 69 release on the Belgian RocknRollRadio-recordlabel entitled "Wherever Time has shared it's Trust" on blue 10"EP vinyl. The first full-cd appeared also on RocknRollRadio in 2002 entitled "Timeline Traveller" and contains bad ass heavy 70's rock. This cd gave Hypnos 69 a lot of attention from radiostations and magazines from all around the world. The band toured in Germany, Holland, France and Czech Republic.

When the band in 2003 presents their second full cd "Promise of a New Moon", Steven Marx was introduced into Hypnos' wall of sound. From being a guestmusician he rapidly became a part of the live-set and a brand new member of the band. In October 2004 the band presents their third full cd "The Intrigue of Perception", along with a split 10"EP with their German soulmates Colour Haze on Elektrohasch Records. Once again, the band took the best aspects of rock over the past 30 years and refined them into a sound of their own.

Over the past years Hypnos 69 acquired a loyal following wherever they appeared live across Europe and one of the band's greatest thrills to date has been the number of venues which immediately requested their return and the new fans who instantly fell in love with the band.

Hypnos 69 played hundreds of gigs in Belgium and around, visited some of Europe's finest rock clubs and outdoor & indoor rock festivals including Roadburn 10th Anniversary (013, Tilburg), Swamp Room Mania (Hamburg), Psychedelic Avengers Festival (Berlin), Stoned from the underground (Erfurt), Sauzpif rocks (Austria). The band and musicians have been invited to perform with respected musicians as Ed Mundell (Monster Magnet), Gary Arce (The Sort of Quartet, Yawning Man), Alfredo Hernandez (QOTSA, Kyuss, Yawning Man) and Rich Mullins (Karma to Burn, Yearlong Disaster). ...
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4.00 | 15 ratings
TIMELINE TRAVELLER
2001
3.25 | 18 ratings
PROMISE OF A NEW MOON
2003
3.28 | 23 ratings
THE INTRIGUE OF PERCEPTION
2004
3.71 | 27 ratings
Timeline Traveller
2006
3.83 | 68 ratings
The Eclectic Measure
2007
4.11 | 215 ratings
Legacy
2010

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 THE INTRIGUE OF PERCEPTION by HYPNOS 69 album cover Studio Album, 2004
3.28 | 23 ratings

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THE INTRIGUE OF PERCEPTION
Hypnos 69 Psychedelic/Space Rock

Review by apps79
Special Collaborator Neo Prog Team

3 stars A Belgian act from Diest, originally started as Starfish back in 1994, found by guitarist/singer Steve Houtmeyers, bassist/keyboardist Tom Vanlaer and drummer Dave Houtmeyers.The next year they changed their name to Hypnos 69 and debuted in 2000 with a 10'' vinyl EP, followed two years later by the full-length work ''Timeline traveller''.The next year, with new member Steven Marx on sax and keyboards, they released ''Promise of a new moon'', both albums were issued on Rocknrollradio and are good examples of Heavy/Psychedelic Rock.Hypnos 69 then signed with the German record label ElektroHasch and in 2004 comes the third album of the group ''The intrigue of perception'', recorded in April/May 2004 at Artsound Studio in Houthalen.

On this third work Hypnos 69 had fully transformed to a Heavy/Psych/Prog Rock group, splitting their sound between modern Prog ala PORCUPINE TREE and vintage inspirations, including KING CRIMSON, MARSUPILAMI and VAN DER GRAAF GENERATOR.Their sound still included lots of abstract, jamming parts with a strong psychedelic flavor, but their horizons had fully opened with the addition of Steven Marx, who strengthened their sound with his competitive keyboard work and his frenetic sax introductions.Low tempo jamming solos, jazzy vibes and hypnotic grooves are basic ingredients of their music, which is now also led by huge Mellotron waves, smooth electric pianos and haunting sax lines similar to DAVID JACKSON's work or even DIDIER MALHERBE's of GONG fame.This way Hypnos 69's musicianship obtains an obscure, slightly dark and fairly adventurous contrast with plenty of instrumental madness contained.These elements appear mostly in the longer tracks, which alternate between narcotic moves and heavier tones, the shorter ones are straighter, mostly with powerful guitar parts, even reminding a bit of KANSAS or URIAH HEEP'S more accesible material.However you shouldn't get fooled by the length of the last track ''Absent Friends'', which lasts for about 5 minutes, followed by 20 minutes of silence, in a really dull choice by the group.

File along other Retro-influenced Psych/Prog groups like ASTRA, DIAGONAL or CRANIUM PIE.And definitely interesting music for most of the way.Recommened.

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 Legacy by HYPNOS 69 album cover Studio Album, 2010
4.11 | 215 ratings

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Legacy
Hypnos 69 Psychedelic/Space Rock

Review by BrufordFreak

4 stars A great collection of retro rock with prog qualities in the vein of Procul Harum, Robin Trower, Uriah Heep, Nektar, Grand Funk, Blind Faith, Traffic, Utopia, and even Camel and Pink Floyd. Impeccable sound reproduction, stellar drumming and guitar leads and compositional and lots of 'borrowed' riffs/melody lines from classic rock and prog rock songs. This album is exciting and never dull, if a bit familiar. For example: imagine Traffic and post-Sinfield/Lake/Giles KCrimson jamming to Yes' "The Fish" "schindleria praematurus" vocal riff: you get "The Empty Hourglass" (9/10). Or how 'bout Fripp/Eno and Jethro Tull playing with Pink Floyd on their 1974 Dark Side of the Moon tour: you get "The Great Work" (8/10). Or Blind Faith playing on stage with Supertramp and Nektar on the "Journey to the Centre of the Eye" album tour: you get "Requiem (for a Dying Creed)" (9/10). Anyway, you get my drift. The bottom line is that this is excellent music for listening--especially for bringing you back to about 1972 or 3--yet all original music with its own charm and clever hooks. Well composed, well performed, excellent production--well done, Hypnos 69! 4.5 stars. Not sure if this is a true masterpiece--though it is reminiscent of many masters of the 1970s. 4.5 stars for now! We'll see in five years how memorable much less essential this one is.

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 Legacy by HYPNOS 69 album cover Studio Album, 2010
4.11 | 215 ratings

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Legacy
Hypnos 69 Psychedelic/Space Rock

Review by Sean Trane
Special Collaborator Prog Folk

4 stars Fifth album from this excellent Flemish quartet, they managed to better their already superb Eclectic Measure released two years earlier. Coming with an outstanding and very remarkable (as in... you can't possibly miss with its sparkling red-orange colours) psych/prog artwork that fits quite well the sonic content of the album, Legacy is an exciting almost classic prog, but given its decade of birth, we shall call it retro-prog, without it being derogatory in any sense, way, shape or form. Strangely enough, despite loads of guitar heroics, it's not mentioned that Brother Steve plays it (or anyone else for that matter) and the other Steve (Marks is now not only playing wind instruments, but seems tio take care of most of the keyboard parts

Sooooo H69 offers a pretty enthusiasting brand of retro/classic prog rock, with all of the very flattering sounds of that magic decade, including some vintage trons, Moog, Rhodes, sax, flutes and also (and unfortunately-still) those trafficked vocals through some filters and effects, which in the long run become slightly irritating. The band's sound is still quite influenced by Crimson and Anekdoten, but this time much more by Fripp's cohorts (more the Court to Islands era) than on the previous album, but not being too derivative. It would be easy to point out the opening and closing suites as the highlights of the album (and they are), but there is more to it than that. All of the tracks are of a good level, if not Jerusalem being a tad weaker.

Opening on 18-mins+rapid fire heavy motif, the 3-movement Requiem suite is a now-typical H69 track, with plenty of breaks and tempo changes, excellent interplay between all. Indeed the almost 18-mins closing ambitious (look at the movements' titles) "Great Work" suite is almost perfect in its progression from a quiet slow start, gradually moving and strengthening (via some wild guitar soli) into a solid rocker with some very entertaining moments and ending up into a grandiose finale, but not before having induce down your spine a few chills and tingles, before heading out ever so quietly.

Well from the more accessible prog from Belgium (this means not counting Aranis or Univers Zero), it appears that the match is quite close between Madelgaire's (Im)Patience and Hypnos' Legacy, but I think the latter edges out the competition, mostly because it's flawless.

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 Legacy by HYPNOS 69 album cover Studio Album, 2010
4.11 | 215 ratings

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Legacy
Hypnos 69 Psychedelic/Space Rock

Review by Gilgamesh182

5 stars Hypnos 69 are a new band for me, but what a way to be introduced......Legacy is an outstanding mix of classic prog and contemporary stoner rock. I'm not prone to lavishly dishing out 5 stars, but I have no problem in this case. Legacy is a fantastic blend of stunning guitar riffs, beautiful synth melodies, and thoughtful and well delivered lyrics (in English - a plus for the non-Belgian fans). I'm not a huge fan of the sax, but even this instrument contributes to a sound that is reminiscent of 70's classic prog, masterfully produced and recorded. It is hard to seperate any one track from the 7 offered, but if I was to choose just one for my iPod, it would be The Sad Destiny We Lament . A truly outstanding album of 2010.

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 Legacy by HYPNOS 69 album cover Studio Album, 2010
4.11 | 215 ratings

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Legacy
Hypnos 69 Psychedelic/Space Rock

Review by Bonnek
Special Collaborator Prog Metal Team

4 stars How could I have missed out on a band from my own country that lists Anekdoten and Motorpsycho amongst their favorite current bands? With a sound that brings the spirit of early Floyd, Sabbath and Crimson back to life, this album has simply been written just for me.

I don't know if there's a recipe to make the glory of the early 70s come alive again, but getting the sound right is sure one of the main ingredients. And that is exactly what Hypnos 69 achieved here. Just like Diagonal and Astra, the band combines psych-progressive songwriting with a vintage 70s sound that is natural, dynamic, rocking and that respects the true sound of all instruments. No studio tricks, no proTools cut-and paste, no synthetics, no plastic, no fake. The list of instruments is impressive: an array of drum and percussion, bass, guitars, effects, organs, mellotron, saxophone, Hammond,... Luckily not all at once but spread nicely over the plus 72 minute album length.

Another secret to make 'retro' work is to avoid being the umpteenth Genesis or Yes clone. A better approach is to combine different styles into a new mix that - even if derivative - still has a personality of its own. Some of the influences on Legacy are 1970-era Crimson, early 70s hard rock, jazz-rock, Ozzy-vocals, some Floyd, Yes and even some BJH alike vocal harmonies. Hypnos 69 have a history as a stoner band and there are still traces of that in the sound, but the songwriting has become fully Prog, offering long composed suites with spacey instrumental breaks and concise improvisations. It is fun spotting the occasional musical quotes from other bands, from King Crimson for instance (there's an echo of Indoor Games on An Aerial Architect) and from Yes (melodies from The Fish at 3.18 into The Empty Hourglass). My symphonic knowledge is limited to the mainstream bands so there may be more...

The album amply demonstrates that you don't have to excel in originality and innovation to make a worthy addition to today's music. Just like Diagonal and Astra before them, Hypnos 69 have forged their various vintage influences into a remarkable trip back to 1970. 4.5 stars

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 Legacy by HYPNOS 69 album cover Studio Album, 2010
4.11 | 215 ratings

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Legacy
Hypnos 69 Psychedelic/Space Rock

Review by migue091

5 stars Hypnos 69 is a band I am always looking after since I discovered them a few years ago, a mixture of stoner, space, psychedelic, and always wonderful and well thought and performed rock. Legacy is their last effort until the moment and it's one of the best thing I've heard on 2010.

The Houtmeyers are back in marvellous form. The sound is 70's at 100%, and this is an continuation of their previous The Eclectic Measure, but somehow I found Legacy more consistent, more powerful, more delicate and more...dreamy.

Each and every track blows me away. They had everything an epic recording needs to be considered so, with so many instrumental passages with catchy riffs, astounding guitars, heavy riffing, touching soloing, dreamy arpeggios, waves and waves of vintage keyboards sounds (lots of mellotron and hammond all around), intrincate and complex forms that fit and flow together so blissfully, dynamic and creative rhythm section. There's even flutes in many places, maybe clarinets, I couldn't say. The more I listen to it, the more I like it. Wow, this has the production I really love, raw, fresh, live, so real, so crunchy. Dark and melancholy moods are so well crafted with the more crystaline and quiet passages I'm trembling to the bones. Ah, the voices, these guys even sing in perfect balance and harmony to every piece of sound in the record. For me, this deserves five bright stars!

What are you reading??? Just go and listen to it!!!!

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 Legacy by HYPNOS 69 album cover Studio Album, 2010
4.11 | 215 ratings

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Legacy
Hypnos 69 Psychedelic/Space Rock

Review by Cesar Inca
Special Collaborator Honorary Collaborator

4 stars All through teh first decade of the new millennium, the World prog community has been delightfully witnessing the development of Hypnos 69 into becoming one of the major forces of Belgium's current experimental rock ("The Eclectic Measure"), and subsequently, reinforcing itself as a major voice in the area of psychedelic prog worldwide ("Legacy"). Only time will tell if this is, indeed, the band's magnum opus, but as far as things go to date, this is Hypnos 69's defining highlight of its musical vision. The monumental 18? minute opener 'Requiem (for a dying credo)' is a stunning tour-de-force of various progressive motifs, moods and sonic schemes. The enthusiastic first section is marked by catchy guitar riffs and powerful mellotron washes, in a sort of Gnidrolog-meets-early Yes. Right before the 5 minute mark, the band shifts toward a languid motif, featuring alternated solos on flute and clarinet, but again, things won't take too long before the musicians retake the initial intensity and refurbish it with solid guitar and sax solos. The last 6? minutes serve as a room for the slow, majestic climax, that sits somewhere between classic Yes and "Meddle"-era Pink Floyd: a special mention goes to the magnificent guitar interventions, which effectively emphasize the current grandeur. 'An aerial architect' bears a semi-blues cadence overall, which actually helps the band to augment its approach to retro psychedelia: this song's particular mood is dominated by a mixture of Grateful Dead's cosmic jamming and Burrell-era KC's dynamics, with added shades of early Black Sabbath to provide an extra dose of rocking energy. The jazzy ornaments in the interlude serve as a source of eerie softness before the explosive coda. 'My journey to the stars' is sheer Floydian prog, which in turn makes Hypnos 69 draw closer to the classic albums by Nektar and Eloy: intimate and spacey at the same time, the pastoral lines delivered on flute state a nucleus of melancholy and contemplation. This trend of introspective flight and melancholic flow is preserved for the following piece, 'The Sad Destiny We Lament', whose cosmic mood, abundantly stated by the confluence of mellotron and synths through the bases of acoustic guitar and glockenspiel, designs a dreamy ambience in a most efficient way; once the tympani arrive and the synth layers become bigger and louder, the dream becomes a real mystic experience (? or almost). With 'The empty hourglass' we are treated with another long progressive journey, near the 11 minute mark. The flamboyant energy of the opening track returns here with no strings attached: the opening motif is punchy right away. Forward on, a jazz-oriented jam in 7/8 establishes a subtly crushing cadence, somehow vandergraffian. By the 8 minute mark, a false ending stages a moment of silence that actually paves the way for one last sung portion developed through alarm effects and a tremendously rocking coda. 'Jerusalem' is very different: exotic and mysterious, its central jam creates a moderate crescendo among an atmosphere of bucolic psychedelia that might as well bring memories of Amon Duul II's softer numbers. This great work is closed down by a track precisely entitled 'The great work', a long 18 minute long progressive marathon. Mellotron, Frippian guitar textures, electric piano and bass pedals set the initial mood for the 3 minute opening section. Next is a ceremonious passage full of Floydiand overtones, aimed at the stimulation of the listener's contemplative mind. Around the 10 minute mark, the band states an intensification of the overall ambience by magnifying the rocking vigor implicit in the opening theme. At this point, Marx delivers his wildest sax solo in the entire album. At the 13 minute mark, the band goes all KC-meets-VDGG, and later on, the closing section states something that sounds like a homage to PF's 'Echoes'. More than just a legacy, this album is a manifesto of reasons to love prog rock while we're about to enter the second decade of the new millennium. Hypnos 69 is simply a must in the 21st century prog collector's treasure chest.

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 Legacy by HYPNOS 69 album cover Studio Album, 2010
4.11 | 215 ratings

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Legacy
Hypnos 69 Psychedelic/Space Rock

Review by Rivertree
Special Collaborator Psych/Space Team & Band Submissions

4 stars 'Legacy' is a fantastic round trip referring to the good old 1970s, hence reminding me of Diagonal and Astra in some way. A rather extensive instrumentation is to state featuring saxophone, clarinet, flute, theremin and last but not least diverse vintage keyboard/synth stuff. Core members Steve and Dave Houtmeyers have more than 15 years of band experience in the back. All in all you can expect a lush sound, not overinflated though, well thought out and arranged songs. This is how it works.

The tricky opener Requiem (For A Dying Creed) units heaviness, melancholy and melody in a convincing way. The song is arranged like an entertaining epic, with a symphonic touch, uptempo rocking and relaxed parts are alternating. Some reminiscences come up here and there - An Aerial Architect sounds King Crimson inspired and Pink Floyd leanings on the semi-acoustic ballad The Sad Destiny We Lament are absolutely permissible.

Provided with lyrics which even invite you to sing along The Empty Hourglass has a heavy prog outfit basically. This song is a highlight, definitely, made of great variety. Somewhere in between you will detect a jamming part, jazzy and spacey at once, underlaid with repetitive saxophone, mellotron and swirling synthesizer ... wow! As the title might imply My Journey To The Stars is more psychedelic tinged again decorated with hammond organ and a nice flute contribution by Steven Marx.

Finally the second monster track The Great Work brings it all to a close, mixing a cocktail of all the aforementioned styles, hard to describe ... due to this significant 70s retro flavour I'm sure 'Legacy' will please many prog lovers. Several sources designate, reduce the output of HYPNOS 69 on psychedelic rock, at least this album offers much more in my opinion, definitely a wider spectrum of styles and impressions. Strongly recommended.

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 The Eclectic Measure by HYPNOS 69 album cover Studio Album, 2007
3.83 | 68 ratings

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The Eclectic Measure
Hypnos 69 Psychedelic/Space Rock

Review by Mellotron Storm
Prog Reviewer

3 stars HYPNOS 69 are a Psychedelic band from Belgium who blend the old and the new styles to their sound. Lots of sampled mellotron on this one too.This one still hasn't clicked with me and I must admit i'm not fond of the vocals. Lots to like here though.

"I And You And Me (I)" is laid back with strummed guitar as reserved processed vocals join in. "The Eclectic Measure" is uptempo with heavy drums. It settles with vocals quickly. A nice laid back guitar solo arrives before 3 minutes. It turns aggressive a minute later as he rips it up. Contrasts continue. "Forgotten Souls" is a top two for me. I like the mood and the tone of the guitar. Check out the ANEKDOTEN vibe that changes right into a GENESIS flavour 2 minutes in with mellotron.Themes are repeated. Excellent track. "The Ambiguity Of Reality" is a short tune with strummed guitar and clarinet. "The Antagonist" hits the ground running. It settles with bass, vocals, organ and drums as contrasts continue. Sax 2 minutes in followed by a guitar solo.

"Halfway To The Stars" opens with theremin followed by an electronic beat. Guitar then vocals follow then mellotron. "I And You And Me (II)" features vocals with strummed guitar after a minute. It starts to build before 2 1/2 minutes then settles back again. Some crazy sax late. I like the sax in the next song "Ominous (But Fooled Before)" but not the vocals so much. "The Point Of No Return" is my other top two. Just a great sound to this one. It settles with vocals after a minute. A dark calm 3 minutes in with bass. Mellotron follows. It kicks back in before 7 minutes. "Deus Ex Machina" is dreamy and spacey to start. A lazy tune with vocals and laid back guitar. The guitar does become aggressive before 6 minutes though.

3.5 stars. I can see why this is getting some good reviews here, but I have to many issues with it to offer up 4 stars.

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 The Eclectic Measure by HYPNOS 69 album cover Studio Album, 2007
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The Eclectic Measure
Hypnos 69 Psychedelic/Space Rock

Review by Cesar Inca
Special Collaborator Honorary Collaborator

4 stars This is my first Hypnos 69 experience, and how pleased I am, let me tell you: "The Eclectic Measure" is a perfect example of how creative can a retro-psychedelic band be when the obvious influences used in compositions and arrangements are managed with stamina and a special secret ingredient of original emotion. This album is as sonically powerful as it is emotionally-driven, and the fact that it is (or so I read somewhere else) a concept-album revolving a person's journey into their own self in order to face their demons and transcendence, makes it clear to my mind why I feel this way about the album. I'm not the first one to point out the influences from early KC, pre-"Mountain Grill" Hawkwind, pre-"Pawn Hearts" VdGG, 69-71 PF and T-Rex, and nor am I the first to point out the family air with Anekdoten and PT's psychedelic side. These points of reference are valid for description, and it's OK, and no one should make much fuzz about it. Let's go to the album's repertoire itself, shall we? The opener 'I and You and Me - part I' is very much inserted in the spirit of a "Floydized" Major Tom-era Bowie, an effective anticipation for the explosion of somber emotions comprised in the title track, which alternates between acid introspective nightmares and ethereal proto-prog moods. 'Forgotten Souls' begins and end in a very Graffian way, with an effective spacey interlude inserted for good effect. The brief instrumental 'My Ambiguity of Reality' bears a warm lyricism that may remind us of McDonald KC's era and Gnidrolog at their most delicate: the clarinet lines steal the limelight with its evocative lines. That is, before 'The Antagonist' arrives with its full frontal power, like a hybrid of old Hawkwind and contemporary stoner with a reasonable dose of Scandinavian Crimsonism. The melodic basis bears a patent hook, but the rhythmic structure includes some structural complexity, in purely prog fashion. Halfway to the Stars' is just like a night camping on the beach, with the guys of CSNY doing an acoustic- driven impro and a couple of guys bringing in some effects from a basic console mixer. 'I and You and Me - part II' develops the emotional outburst partially announced in the album's prologue: with a proper expansion, the 'I and You and Me' idea reveals itself as a powerful combination of Vdgg-meets- T-Rex watered by streams of wild post-rock (a-la Explosions in the Sky). The last two minutes exploit the track's expressiveness adequately, with the Hawkwind-inspired spacey synth layers enhancing the overall mysterious mood. IMHO, the last 3 tracks represent the album's highlight. 'Ominous (But Fooled Before)' is an amazing exercise on Crimson-related heavy psychedelic rock, augmented by stoner accentuations and some jazzy ornaments (especially during the excellent sax solos). 'The Point of No Return' bears a compositional basis that is basically a jam through which the band explores and arranges mood variations. At times, I notice confluences with Metrognome (another great current psychedelic prog name from Europe). The way that the rhythm duo's adds tribal cadences to the jam's development proves effective as a sustainer of the track's constant intensity. 'Deus Ex Machina' moves toward a different timber, languid and serene (like the positive side of melancholy): this piece stands in the crossroads of PF's meditative side and post-rock's autumnal vibrations. The jazzy allusions on the electric piano solos add some interesting colors to the general sense of foggy intimacy. For the lat two minutes, a very interesting climax is built up on evolving mellotron layers, increasingly expansive guitar riffs/phrases and pompous tympani beats. I wish this closure had been a bit longer so the resulting aggressiveness could have been taken to a higher level eventually, but all in all, this last track's conclusion is great. "The Eclectic Measure" is a very vital album, with a sonic power that goes beyond the easily noticeable vintage influences - Hypnos 69 has really impressed me in a great way, which motivates me to investigate in the back catalogue and wait for the band's next release.

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