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Alco Frisbass


Eclectic Prog

4.02 | 111 ratings

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5 stars Amazing prog by this French band. This is the kind of prog I've been looking for. This is really all over the place. Canterbury seems to a common comparison, but that's just a small tip of the iceberg because this band keeps going through different changes and style, from spacy passages, violin-dominated passages (with Archimede Di Martino of Stormy Six provides violin, as a guest) to traditional '70s prog passages with analog synths and sampled Mellotron, plus more RIO and Zeuhl type passages to jazzy electric piano type passages. Members of White Willow and Minimum Vital also help out too. It's amazing how much changes the music goes through and always retains that nice flow, and keeping the listener glued, wondering what they'll do next. There is a truly wonderful retro feel making you wonder if this was actually recorded in the mid 1970s, but the programmed drums are the only thing dating this to the mid '10s, not mid '70s.

If you love this, be sure to check out their next album, Le Bateleur, it's equally amazing (although the violin disappeared as Archimede De Martino wasn't present). This is truly amazing stuff that I'm so glad to hear.

Progfan97402 | 5/5 |


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