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Magic Pie


Symphonic Prog

3.84 | 280 ratings

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4 stars 01. Change Crickets and bugs start the disc, a dry riff, keyboards. The sound reminds a bit of The Flower Kings, now the Dream Theater, and it is clear that all this is the influence of the masters 70's. The reverse is super dynamic, with a great voice! In the first chorus a something to draw the most attention, a beautiful melody. Various parts broken during the instrumental passages. Keyboards are played very well. The various riffs remind me a little different to Kansas. The 'second song' everything starts with a guitar smart, and some good vocal doubled. Part of loucuras, grooves and soil, and made good fit strategically. The part that follows is totally Gentle Giant and without a doubt sensational, individual voice and then a bit of weight for balanced. Are parties and more parties, all of them overlapping each other very well. An epic that you see and not already over. Very good!

02. Motions Of Desire The beginning is beautiful with keyboard and voice, then comes the 'batucada' and keyboards to the Emerson, Lake & Palmer comes to the surface. The low is also very well played highlight, the song is beautiful with keyboards and guitars. The 'balance' final is nice.

03. Full Circle Poetry The beginning is pure David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) at the time of The Division Bell (it seems that this disc is reference to the whole new generation progressive), but then has a footprint martial, with a melody legal. Guitar as a legal basis for the song and then I remembered the keyboards Asia. Santana and change everything comes in a good moment to increase the groove. The chorus of the song is one of the most exciting things I have ever heard for sure! Then an infernal riff and powerful. The martial hit is back, a feeling of wellbeing is attached. Then the coral in the world in a more legal refrain almost the chapel, are the coolest voice I've ever heard.

04. Without Knowing Why It starts very well, all playing together, then a clever riff that fits the vocals perfectly. It has a footprint very interesting, with duplicate guitars and melody sound. Still the bottom row (as many lines magistral). Final apoteótico with solando the guitar a bit.

05. Illusions & Reality (Part I) This strange trilogy (without Part II), and begins a folk scene, with flutes, keyboards and guitar. Beautiful sounds and vocalizations and parties and make an interesting and heavy tone interesting rhythmic variations in exchange. She is in constant nuances of sound and rapid exchanges over the song. With a final and cool once again the vocals are cases to the party!

06. Illusions & Reality (Part III) - Final Breath Progressive extreme! A deep sense of imerssão, heavy guitars and ambient sounds (for those who already are familiar with the type of sound, of course!). Strangely part III of a trilogy which has a fourth part, but not the second (will understand).

07. Illusions & Reality (Part IV) - Reprise The fourth part of the trilogy begins (?!?) quiet, already repeating the first theme slower. Only repeats the track 5 (without any problem).

08. Dream Vision When we think over. Surprise! Dream Vision enough to get one last cheer, with a body of substance and sometimes heavy guitars now full of melody. Low battery and a chronic pattern, but a little, because as I commented earlier, the band is not for a long time in one part (laughter). After a long instrumental voice comes from the chaotic way in the midst of a melody almost classical, baroque. Strange things that only the great Progressive Rock can find.

This band deserves to be heard more, I hope for the new disc to the middle of next year leaving soon, you can hear one more beauty, but because after a debut that the second will certainly be great.

ProgShine | 4/5 |


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