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Far East Family Band


Psychedelic/Space Rock

4.11 | 160 ratings

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4 stars This is not the first incursion of Klaus Schultze in Japan. He collaborated with Stomu Yamash'ta some years before. The influence of Krautrock is huge even if some parts, specially the long suite "Parallel World" contains a lot of typical Japanese sounds. This album has more contact points with other Japanese electronic specialists like Kitaro than with Pink Floyd or other Space/Psychedelic artists. Mainly in the opening track that reminds to the opening of Kitaro's "Dream".

I agree about calling it JAPAUTROCK, but I'd like to invent words like SUSHITRONIC.

Jokes apart, the 30 minutes suite is a masterpiece. An eastern answer to Tangerine Dream's "Zeit".

4.5 stars really.

octopus-4 | 4/5 |


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