Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography
Heldon - Heldon II - Allez Teia CD (album) cover

HELDON II - ALLEZ TEIA

Heldon

 

Progressive Electronic

3.44 | 57 ratings

From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

philippe
Special Collaborator
Honorary Collaborator
3 stars Mostly hypnotic electronic motifs & rhythms combined to Pinhas' Robert Fripp guitar imitation. This is not a classic but an important contribution in French electronic rock explorations. Consequently this is in the direct line of "Electronic Guerilla" but much more achieved with a few original attempts. "Allez Teia" is certainly the most recommended effort for those who enjoy Richard Pinhas' guitar style. Most of compositions feature nice extended, repetitive & moving musical pictures. Not so far from Eno/Fripp collaboration but more aggressive with a great intensity and a rather "stoned" atmosphere. "In the wake of king Fripp" is a fine variation of Pinhas' solo guitar work accompanied by atmospheric Mellotron textures and guitar arpeggios. Some tracks as "Moebius" features some allusions to the French RIO avant prog scene in its freaky, inventive proportion. "Aphanisis" is a surprising guitar composition in a relative acoustic, classical style. It shows us a new and great side of Pinhas' possibilities. An honest, convinced release one year before their seminal "Agneta Nilsson".
philippe | 3/5 |

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Share this HELDON review

Social review comments () BETA







Review related links

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — jazz music reviews and archives | MetalMusicArchives.com — metal music reviews and archives

Donate monthly and keep PA fast-loading and ad-free forever.