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Brast Burn



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5 stars (From PA blog "Japanese Progressive Rock presented by DamoX")

Another Japanese ambiguous and mysterious project could leave a brilliant footprint on the psychedelic rock ground!

Let me say bravo for Paradigm discs, that re-issued two of Japanese gems - Alomoni 1985 (KARUNA KHYAL) and this fantastic art Debon (BRAST BURN). As totally I say, BRAST BURN had simpler instrumental formation than KARUNA KHYAL, and the songs in Debon are more melodious (but well-eccentric) than ones in Alomoni 1985. I think it's a miracle in mid-1970s Japanese psychedelic rock scene could have such fragrant sunflowers!

Part 1

From the beginning another world has come to us! Electronic growling about a minute gradually walks toward us - with an eccentric noise like flying soul fireballs and a ringing percussion like a wind chime. We can get chilled and amazed with these sounds and psychedelia itself! And dry and soulless electronic guitar quakes and meaningless shouts follow...a broken spacey scenario gets started now! 'Shoot a mind, shoot a mind, shoot a mind, shoot...' This chorus sounds like this but I cannot hear well sorry. Well, whatever, with some Oriental instruments like a sitar, small bells and percussive stuffs there are lots of solemn chorus and lazy shouts hahhaha. Incidentally all sounds as above are swept away by the blowing wind. What happened? You can be surprised, I agree well. ;-) In the middle part, melanchoric piano and brass sounds are trampled on with the blowing wind and irregular and irritative percussive noises. On the background is there some waterfalls? Remarkably unstable but expectable development I'm sure. The last part is as an elf's dancing to the small bells I my inner mind with mythical psychedelia. ogether let's dance and spell a magic. Flexible and sharp-edged recorder sounds make us so anxious. Our foreboding comes true - loud noise like an explosion of an atomic bomb attacks us... and goes away. There is nothing left except our minds burned away.

Part 2

Why is here safe and sound with a bird singing and a baby chattering? No, don't be deceived. This comfort for us is a herald of another world coming again. Sure, with some percussive palpitations earthquake comes here! Various animals cry with anxiety and our trip for outside - on the back of a camel - goes on with some exotic instrumental shots. The chorus, the percussion and the electronic brass say we should get relaxed and freaky out completely. Indeed this stream is not in Alomoni 1985 and I guess Michiro and Yoshihiro should not the same person. There are lots of lyrical tunes and scenes here - although always here are some eccentric and irritative noises. Yes we can say this style is really psychedelic rather than spacey like KARUNA KHYAL. The rumble of the ground knocks us deeply into the earth and lets us watch a druggie and sarcastic dream. The last two minutes of this album is very dreamy and comfortable with relaxed voices and acoustic guitar sounds...BUT! Maybe we will be seized with fearful sounds...well now I don't say in great detail about it. Ouch...remarkable earache will come to us hahhaha!

Caution! This album is a real poison, not a nauseous work...but highly recommended as a poison. :-)

P.S. I'm so proud that BRAST BURN could be approved by the PA Krautrock team. Thanks philippe and the Krautrock team!

DamoXt7942 | 5/5 |


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