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ESSEN 1970

Guru Guru


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3.75 | 12 ratings | 2 reviews | 17% 5 stars

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Live, released in 2003

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Stone in (12:00)
2. Der LSD Marsch (14:22)
3. Bo Diddley (11:27)

Total Time: 37:49

Line-up / Musicians

- Ax Genrich / guitar
- Mani Neumeier / vocal, drums
- Uli Trepte / bass, vocal

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GURU GURU Essen 1970 ratings distribution

(12 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(17%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(58%)
Good, but non-essential (25%)
Collectors/fans only (0%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

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Review by philippe
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4 stars Outstanding live from Guru Guru's first line up. The album features three long "stoned" heavy compositions taken from their two first "UFO" and "Hinten". Mostly instrumental with incredibly great rockin sections. The guitars are really powerful, heavy, sometimes bluesy but with an emphasis on distorted, deranged textures. This rather loudy jam session is punctuated by a few "archaic" electronic treatments and a great dose of "multi-guitar effects", providing a nice "cosmic" tendence to the ensemble. The heavy psychedelic improvisations can without reserve be compared with Agitation Free's most memorable live performances; an inventive and freak'n roll electro-shock that can reaches you into an other galaxy. The set starts with the kraut-slowing heavy hymn "Stone in", carries on "Der LSD march" and the humorous, strange & delirious "Bo Diddley". A ecclectic and electrip improvised musical session! good-going to an "acid" test.

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3 stars Live album from the original lineup featuring 3 extended tracks ( 2 from UFO and 1 from Hinten) . Guru Guru prove that their music did indeed have some structure at this early point in their career as they recreate these live tracks quite remarkably on the live stage. The only reservations I ... (read more)

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