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Brave New World



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3 stars This German-Irish combo the only album is often mentioned as one of krautrock greatest release. My knowledge of krautrock isn't so deep to confirm or criticise that, I can only say that this music is just different face of krautrock.

You will hardly find there psychedelic jazz-rock very characteristic for early krautrock. This album music's roots are in somewhere in acid folk, and the other components of this mix are early spacey electronics and neo-classic . Main instrument in the front of all sound are two flutes, folksy or medieval in moments. They are supported by spacey keyboards. All the sound is down tempo, quite psychedelic, a bit lazy, with accent on melodies, not rhythms.

Combination of dreamy flutes and spacey organ gave to the album strong psychedelic feeling, but it obviously lucks dynamics. For me this music is quite interesting and unusual, but too folksy, dreamy, and rhythm less. I really prefer more jazz-rock based krautrock. Not a bad album, but possibly not my cup of tea.

snobb | 3/5 |


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