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TRIMEGISTO

Runaway Totem

 

Zeuhl

3.03 | 18 ratings

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Proletariat
3 stars I discovered this record through the free music download thread, if you havn't already checked the thread out you should, especially if you are low on money like I am.

That being said this is deliciously wierd, I am not sure about this being Zeuhl, as they don't sound like magma, atleast to me. Any way back to the album. At first I could not enjoy this, with it being in another language and it being a little too strange for my tastes. But I forced my self to listen too it again and guess what, it grew on me.

The first song is extremly avant and seems to jerk between different sounds without a lot of connection, and to tell the truth I tend to get lost. Luckilly the record starts to pick up around the third song and get into some fun basswork and frantic drumming.

Because of the language barier the songs tend to blend together for me, some of the stand out tracks however are

Sancta Santorum: a fun song with a great bass line and cool groove before going into what sounds like a civil war era march with a voice screaching what sounds like "whup that thing" but thats probably just my mind screwing with me.

Ala Di Corvo: song that sounds like a classic rocker to me, but with chanting and opera vocals before going into crazy space rockthat sounds like demented floyd, verry fun song.

Leone Alato: intresting tribal drumming inro and great funk, oh yea babe.

Laosus Exilis: this song scares me, verry dissonant, dont know why but scares me more than most other music, even music focoused on scaring (deat, black metal)

this is a good cd but in no way masterpiece, not even really essential: 3 stars

Proletariat | 3/5 |

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