sâmbătă, 31 martie 2012

The Addiction Dream - Essence 2012

Album de debut, tipii sunt americani. Vocalist interesant, cateva piese faine, alte cateva mai putin inspirate. De incercat.

4/5








Songs:
1. Magic (5:41)
2. Insatiable (5:31)
3. Pious Greedy Few (3:55)
4. The Conservative (7:15)
5. Dark Skies (6:09)
6. Promise (3:46)
7. Flying (5:36)
8. Essence (3:48)
9. Survivor (7:27)

Musicians:
Jake Savage / piano, synthesizers, vocals
Paul Hardie / drums, samples
Jason O'Neill-Butler / vocals, guitars
With:
Owen Hofmann-Smith / cello
Sharon Cannon / violin





Captain Beefheart and The Magic Band – Bat Chain Puller 2012

Album inregistrat initial in 1976, dar care a vazut lumina zilei abia in acest an, la un an de la moartea lui Don Van Vliet. Nu e de ratat.

5/5








Songs:
1 Bat Chain Puller
2 Seam Crooked Sam
3 Harry Irene
4 81 Poop Hatch
5 Flavor Bud Living
6 Brick Bats
7 Floppy Boot Stomp
8 Ah Carrot Is As Close As Ah Rabbit Gets To Ah Diamond
9 Owed T’Alex
10 Odd Jobs
11 Human Totem Pole
12 Apes-Ma
13 Bat Chain Puller (Alternate Mix)
14 Candle Mambo
15 Hobo-ism

Musicians:
Captain Beefheart (aka Don Van Vliet) / vocals, guitar, harmonica
Eric Drew Feldman / synthesizer, bass, keyboards
Bruce Fowler / bass, trombone
Richard Redus / bass, guitar, accordion
Jeff Moris Tepper / guitar
Art Tripp (aka Ed Marimba) / drums, percussion, keyboards, marimba
Robert Pete Williams / drums

Open Wide, The Sky - Monolith 2012

Primul produs pentru trupa americana.Am trecut repede peste el.


2/5









 Songs:
1. Oceanic 05:49
2. Sailing Across The Onyx Seas 05:39
3. The Divine Throne 05:56
4. The Journey Has Only Just Begun 10:16
5. Monolith 05:34

Musicians:
Vincent Fedetz / lead guitar, bass
Rob Saltsman / vocals, rhythm guitar, bass
Max Gillman / drums

Mustasch – Sounds Like Hell, Looks Like Heaven 2012

Suedezi, mai au vreo sapte albume in spate. Destul de melodiosi, poate curge in fundal sau la drum in masina.

3/5








Songs:
1 Speed Metal
2 The Challenger
3 It’s Never Too Late
4 Cold Heart Mother Son
5 Morning Star
6 Dead Again
7 Your Father Must Be Proud Of You
8 Destroyed by Destruction
9 I Don’t Hate You
10 Northern Star

Musicians:
Ralf Gyllenhammar / vocals, rhythm guitar
David Johannesson / lead guitar
Stam Johansson / bass
Danne McKenzie / drums



Loincloth - Iron Balls of Steel 2012

Trupa americana, album de debut. Unul instrumental, tehnica buna, de dat play cu incredere.

4/5








Songs:
1. Underwear Bomb
2. Slow 6 Apocalypse
3. Trepanning
4. Hoof-Hearted
5. Sactopus
6. Angel Balt
7. Long Shadows
8. The Poundry
9. Shark Dancer
10. Elkindrone
11. The Moistener
12. Theme
13. Beyond Wolf
14. Stealing Pictures
15. Voden
16. Clostfroth

Musicians:
Cary Rowells / bass
Steve Shelton / drums
Tannon Penland / guitars


King Giant - Dismal Hollow 2012

Al doilea material pentru trupa americana. Apropiati de Down, un album ok, merita incercat.

3/5







  
Songs:
1. Appomattox
2. Tale Of Mathias
3. A Steward's Prayer
4. Pistols And Penance
5. 6 O'Clock Swill
6. The Fog
7. Road To Eleusis
8. O' Drifter

Musicians:
David Hammerly / vocals
Todd Ingram / lead guitar
Brooks / drums
Floyd Lee Walters III / bass
David Kowalski / rhythm guitar



vineri, 30 martie 2012

Steve Turre - Woody's Delight 2012

Unul dintre cei mai mari trombonisti de jazz, un album de ascultat.

3/5









Songs:
1. Woody's Delight
2. Something For Sweets
3. In retrospect
4. Luna
5. Annette's For Sure
6. Adios Mi Amigo
7. Manny's Mambo
8. 3 For Woody
9. Brother Bob

Musicians:
Steve Turre: trombone, shells
Jon Faddis (1,2), Wallace Roney (3,4), Claudio Roditi (5,6), Chocolate Armenteros (7); Freddie Hendrix (8,9): trumpet
Luis Perdomo (5,6,7), Xavier Davis (1-4,8,9): piano
Aruan Ortiz: fender rhodes
Buster Williams (1-4), Andy Gonzalez (6,7), Corcoran Holt (8,9), Nilson Matta (5); Dion Parson: drums (1-4,8,9)
Duduka Da Fonseca: drums & birambeau (5,6)
Jimmy Delgado: timbales & conga (6,7)
Pedro Martinez: bongos & campana (7)
George Delgado: conga (7) 


Tribal Tech - X 2012

Jazz-rock de buna calitate pe cel de-al zecelea album al americanilor, scos dupa o pauza de 12 ani. De aplecat urechea spre el.

4/5








Songs:
1. Mech X
2. Got Faith 'n' Phat
3. Time Lapse
4. Anthem
5. Palm Moon Plaza
6. Gravity
7. Working Blue
8. Ask Me a Question
9. Let's Get Swung
10. Corn Butter

Musicians:
Scott Henderson / guitar
Gary Willis / bass
Scott Kinsey / keyboards
Kirk Covington / drums 


Jenny Scheinman - Mischief & Mayhem 2012

Al saselea produs al violonistei americane. Interesant, poate fi pus spre ascultare.

4/5








Songs:
1. A Ride With Polly Jean
2. Sand Dipper
3. Blues For The Double Vee
4. Devil's Ink
5. The Audit
6. Ali Farka Touche
7. July Tenth In Three Four
8. The Mite

Musicians:
Jenny Scheinman  / violin
Nels Cline / guitar
Todd Sickafoose / bass
Jim Black / drums




Elisabeth Kontomanou - Secret of the Wind 2012

Un alt album de savurat in liniste.

4/5









Songs:
1. God Is Love
2. If I Ruled the World
3. Every Body Was Born Free
4. I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free
5. Secret of the Wind
6. L.O.V.E
7. Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child
8. Trouble of the World
9. Sack Full of Dreams
10. Nature Boy
11. People Get Ready
12. Were You There
13. A Quiet Place

Musicians:
Elisabeth Kontomanou / voice
Geri Allen / piano 


joi, 29 martie 2012

Brad Mehldau - Ode 2012

Alt trio, condus de pianistul Brad Mehldau.Bun de ascultat.

4/5








Songs:
1 M.B. 7:46
2 Ode 6:20
3 26 7:50
4 Dream Sketch 7:25
5 Bee Blues 6:42
6 Twiggy 5:42
7 Kurt Vibe 4:54
8 Stan the Man 5:24
9 WWyatt's Eulogy for George Hanson 9:23
10 Aquaman 4:49
11 Days of Dilbert Delaney

Musicians:
Brad Mehldau / piano
Larry Grenadier / bass
Jeff Ballard / drums

Beegie Adair - Save the Last Dance For Me 2012


Piese standard interpretate de trio-ul condus de pianista americana. Calm si linistitor.

3/5








Songs:
1 Watch What Happens
2 For Once In My Life
3 The Girl From Ipanema
4 Will You Love Me Tomorrow
5 Say a Little Prayer
6 If Ever I Would Leave You
7 Up On the Roof
8 On a Clear Day (You Can See Forever)
9 Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)
10 People
11 Save the Last Dance For Me
12 What a Wonderful World
13 Once Upon a Time

Musicians:
Beegie Adair / piano
Roger Spencer / bass
Chris Brown / drums

miercuri, 28 martie 2012

John Zorn - The Gnostic Preludes 2012

Al doilea album din acest an ce poarta semnatura lui John Zorn. La fel ca si in cazul celui precedent, nu e de spus decat ca e musai de pus mana pe el.

5/5









Songs:
1. Prelude 1: The Middle Pillar (6:39)
2. Prelude 2: The Book of Pleasure (6:05)
3. Prelude 3: Prelude of Light (5:56)
4. Prelude 4: Diatesseron (4:35)
5. Prelude 5: Music of the Spheres (8:13)
6. Prelude 6: Circumambulation (6:33)
7. Prelude 7: Sign and Sigil (6:22)
8. Prelude 8: The Invisibles (3:35)

Musicians:
Carol Emanuel / harp
Bill Frisell / guitar
Kenny Wollesen / vibes, bells 


Kirsti Huke and Tore Brunborg - Scent of Soil 2012

Un album care curge lin, de la inceput pana la final. Nu trebuie ratat.

5/5









Songs:
1. Breeze
2. Ocean
3. Ease
4. Necklaces
5. Trondervise
6. Floating
7. Bin
8. Go Charm!
9. Scent of Soil

Musicians:
Kirsti Huke / voice
Tore Brunborg / saxophones
Petter Vågan / guitar
Rune Nergaard / bass
Gard Nilssen / drums

Phronesis - Walking Dark 2012

Al doilea material pentru acest trio. Sunet limpede, muzicieni buni, de pus spre auditie.

4/5








Songs:
1 Walking Dark 6:00
2 Passing Clouds 3:54
3 Democracy 7:34
4 Suede Trees 4:59
5 Upside Down 4:39
6 Charm Defensive 5:38
7 Lipwash, Pt. 1 1:33
8 Lipwash, Pt. 2 4:44
9 Zieding 8:48
10 The Economist 5:59
11 American Jesus 7:06
12 Eight Hours 8:03

Musicians:
Jasper Høiby / double bass
Ivo Neame / piano
Anton Eger / drums

marți, 27 martie 2012

Cynic - The Portal Tapes 2012

Inregistrari demo semnate Portal, proiectul in care activau Paul Masvidal si Sean Reinert, de la Cynic. Se poate apleca urechea cu incredere.

4/5








Songs:
1. Endless Endeavors
2. Karma's Plight
3. Circle
4. Costumed in Grace
5. Cosmos
6. Crawl Above
7. Mirror Child
8. Road to You
9. Belong
10. Not the Same

Musicians:
Paul Masvidal / guitars, vocals
Sean Reinert / drums
Jason Gobel / guitars
Cris Kringel / bass guitar
Aruna Abrams / keyboards, vocals



Blanket Barricade - Parade Bells 2012



Album de debut, grup canadian.Nu m-a prins deloc, am sarit repede peste el.

2/5









Songs:
1. X-Out 04:21
2. A Velvet Affair 05:45
3. Friendly Games Of Deceit
4. Just Because
5. Sticks and Stones
6. Hollow Eyes
7. Stray Shadows 04:39
8. Hype Machine 03:26
9. X-In 

Musicians:
Wesley Krauss – vocals, guitar
Samuel Li – piano
Mary-Lee Neron – percussion
Steve Mcarthur – drums
Myles Feichtinger - keys, flute, xylophone
Justin Seidl – bass
Nelly Fargeon – trumpet






OSI - Fire Make Thunder 2012



O alta trupa pentru care am o mare slabiciune, la al patrulea album. Desigur, e musai de ascultat.

5/5










Songs:
1. Cold Call
2. Guards
3. Indian Curse
4. Enemy Prayer
5. Wind Won't Howl
6. Big Chief II
7. For Nothing
8. Invisible Men

Musicians:
Gavin Harrison / drums
Jim Matheos / guitars, bass
Kevin Moore / vocals, keyboards









luni, 26 martie 2012

It Bites - Map of the Past 2012

Cel de-al cincilea album al britanicilor, pe care îl întâlnim pe John Mitchell de la Arena. Destule momente spre pop, dar merita sa i se acorde atentie.


3/5








 Songs:
1 Man In The Photograph
2 Wallflower
3 Map Of The Past
4 Clocks
5 Flag
6 The Big Machine
7 Cartoon Graveyard
8 Send No Flowers
9 Meadow And The Stream
10 The Last Escape
11 Exit Song

Musicians:
John Mitchell / vocals, guitar
John Beck / keyboards
Lee Pomeroy / bass
Bob Dalton / drums

Pelican - Ataraxia Taraxis 2012

EP scos de americani, de aproape 18 minute. De ascultat.

4/5









Songs:
1. Ataraxia (3:20)
2. Lathe Biosas (4:43)
3. Parasite Colony (4:39)
4. Taraxis (5:13)

Musicians:
Bryan Herweg / bass
Larry Herweg / drums
Trevor de Brauw / guitars
Laurent Schroeder-Lebec / guitars


Pg.Lost - Key 2012

Trupa suedeza, acelasi registru, insa un pic mai soft. Bun si albumul asta, al treilea din discografia lor.

4/5








Songs:
1 Spirits Stampede
2 Vultures
3 Terrain
4 Sheaves
5 I Am A Destroyer
6 Gathering
7 Weaver

Musicians:
Mattias Bhatt / guitar
Gustav Almberg / guitar, key boards
Kristian Karlsson / bass, vocal  
Martin Hjertstedt / drums


duminică, 25 martie 2012

If These Trees Could Talk - Red Forest 2012

Post-rock de cea mai buna calitate pe cel de-al doilea album al americanilor. Unul dintre cele mai bune albume de pe aceasta felie la inceput de an.

5/5







Songs:
1 Breath Of Life
2 The First Fire
3 Barren Lands Of The Modern Dinosaur
4 They Speak With Knives
5 The Gift Of Two Rivers
6 Red Forest
7 The Aleutian Clouds
8 Left To Rust And Rot
9 When The Big Hand Buries The Twelve

Musicians:
Tom Fihe / bass
Jeff Kalal / guitar
Cody Kelly / guitar
Zach Kelly / drums
Mike Socrates / guitar

Hemina - Synthetic 2012

Debut in forta pentru trupa australiana de progressive metal. Un album bun, e de pus spre ascultare.

4/5








Songs:
1. This Hour of Ours 2:12
2. To Conceive a Plan 11:27
3. The Boy is Dead 9:07
4. For All Wrong Reasons 4:55
5. And Now to Find a Friend 11:20
6. With What I See 6:38
7. Hunting is for Women 6:44
8. Even in Heaven 7:05
9. Conduit to the Sky 2:50
10. Haunting Me! 3:58
11. Divine 13:28

Musicians:
Douglas Skene / vocals, guitars, keyboards
Mitch Coull / guitars, vocals
Andrew Craig / drums, percussion
Jessica Martin / bass, vocals
Phill Eltakchi / keyboards, vocals




Aldo Romano, Louis Sclavis, Henry Texier - 3+3 2012

Inca un album proaspat la care e de stat cu urechea nedezlipita. Chiar merita.

5/5







Songs:
1. Vents qui parlent
2. Ravages
3. Idoma
4. Nous trois
5. Seeds
6. Rituel à trois
7. Bayou
8. Mohican
9. Moins qu'une ombre
10. Griot Joe
11. Valse à l'âme

Musicians:
Aldo Romano / drums, percussion
Louis Sclavis / saxophone, clarinet
Henri Texier / bass
and
Enrico Rava / trumpet (1,2,7,10)
Nguyen Le / guitar (1,3,7,10)
Bojan Z / piano (1,5,10)


sâmbătă, 24 martie 2012

Christoph Stiefel & Lisette Spinnler - Bima Sakti 2012

Doar atat: superb.

5/5









Songs:
1 Jolene
2 Astrakan Café
3 Marine
4 Isorhythm #4
5 Burasi Mustur
6 In ferne Himmel
7 Diabaram
8 Beauty of the flower
9 Seeking for solid ground
10 Bima Sakti

Musicians:
Christoph Stiefel / piano
Lisette Soinnler / vocal




Silje Nergaard - Unclouded 2012

Desi aluneca deseori spre pop, noul album al cantaretei norvegiene de jazz e unul ascultabil. Ca invitati pe album pot fi intalniti, printre altii, John Scofield sau Niels Petter Molvaer.

3/5







Songs:
1. All I Had
2. Norwegian Boatsong
3. God\’s Mistakes
4. The Moon\’s A Harsh Mistress
5. Ordinary Sadness
6. When The Morning Comes
7. Det Var For Sent
8. When Our Tune Is Played
9. He Must Have Been Telling A Lie
10. I Will Write You Every Day
11. Human

Musicians:
Silje Nergaard / vocals
Hallgrim Bratberg / guitar
Håvar Bendiksen / guitar

Capture the Sun - Capture the Sun 2012

Americani, progressive metal. Album instrumental, pot fi gasite unele chestii interesante.

3/5
                         







Songs:
1. A War is Coming to this Island
2. ||:REPEAT:||
3. Aurora Borealis: The Northern Lights
4. Припять, Призрак
5. Geothermal
6. Calculating... Remaining
7. *Epic Pose*
8. Creation of Cities and Empires
9. The Endless Column
10. Woe to the Blasphemer, Will Hell Swallow you Up
11. The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of the Living
12. Oceans of Glass
13. When the Sun met the Ocean

Musicians:
 Kyle Hussey / guitar
James Hadley / guitar
Justin Hadley / drums
Tony Babb / bass

Kotebel - Concerto For Piano And Electric Ensemble 2012

Al saselea album pentru trupa spaniola de symphonic prog. Instrumentisti buni, un produs destul de reusit. De ascultat.

4/5








 Songs:
1. Concerto For Piano And Electric Ensemble (42:59)
I. Adagio Maestoso (12:03)
II. Lento Cantabile (7:13)
III. Vivo Scherzando (9:22)
IV. Allegro Moderato (14:21)
2. The Flight Of The Hipogriff (Part 1) (4:53)
3. Dance Of Shiva (6:58)
4. The Flight Of The Hipogriff (Part 2) (4:35)
5. The Infant [bonus track] (7:12)

Musicians:
Carlos Franco Vivas / drums & percussion
César García Forero / electric, acoustic & spanish guitars
Jaime Pascual Summers / bass
Adriana Nathalie Plaza Engelke / grand piano
Carlos Plaza Vega / electronic keyboards
Fran Magus / saxes


vineri, 23 martie 2012

What The Blood Revealed - Harbour of Devils 2012

Tot post-rock, un album aproape la fel de bun. Tipii sunt scotieni si mai au doua EP-uri la activ. De incercat.

4/5








 Songs:
1 Embrace The Rational And Seek The Truthful
2 To Travel Deadly Ground
3 Waiting For The Storm
4 The Streets Ran Red With The Blood Of The Pious
5 Eyes To The Horizon
6 The Corporation As We Know It Is Dead, Dead, Dead
7 Cast Adrift In A Harbour Of Devils

Musicians:
Scott / guitar
Gav / bass
Stuart / guitar
Alan / drums


Leech - If We Get There One Day, Would You Please Open The Gates? 2012

 Alti elvetieni, post-rock de asta data. Al treilea lor produs, la fel de bun ca cel din 2007, de neratat.

5/5








 Songs:
1 Turbolina
2 Echolon
3 March of the Megalomaniacs
4 Hands Full of Hearts, Heart Full of Stones
5 Anthracite
6 October
7 Gravity Head
8 Amazing Hog
9 Nearly There
10 Endymion

 Musicians:
Marcel Meyer / guitars, piano
Urs Meyer / guitars, piano
Serge Olar / drums
Tobias Schläfli / synthesizer
Dave Hofmann / bass, guitar


Kadavar - Kadavar 2012

Trupa germana, sonoritati ale anilor '70. Un album destul de bun, merita incercat.

4/5









 Songs:
1 All Our Thoughts
2. Black Sun
3 Forgotten Past 
4 Goddess Of Dawn
5 Creature of the Demon
6 Purple Sage

Musicians:
Wolf Lindemann / vocals, giutar
Mammut / bass
Tiger / drums






miercuri, 21 martie 2012

RAK - The book of flight 2012

Symphonic prog de cea mai buna calitate pe cel de-al doilea album al elvetienilor. Alt material musai de ascultat.

5/5








Songs:
1. The Ascent (17:44)
2. The Breakthrough (11:07)
3. The Book of Flight (12:35)
4. The Deception (10:31)
5. The Descent (4:56)
6. The Great Machine (7:27)

Musicians:
Marc Grassi / keyboards
Mike Liechti / drums
Stefan Gabele / guitars, bass
Dave Thwaites / vocals


Children Of Nova - Impossible Landscape 2012

Tot americani, al doilea lor produs. Apropiati un pic de The Mars Volta, merg băgaţi în seamă.

3/5








Songs:
1 – Erratic
2 – Kaleido
3 – Impossible Landscape
4 – Moments of Clarity
5 – Feel Alive
6 – First Signs
7 – What Do You See
8 – The Troubled Soul
9 – The Graceful Tragedy
10 – Silhouette
11 – It’s Just A Ride

Musicians:
Teo / vocals, percussion
Bam / guitar
Pozzi / guitar
Mario / bass
Colin / drums

Astra - The Black Chord 2012

La trei ani de la debut, trupa americana de psychedelic/space rock vine cu album tare de tot. Nu e de ratat.

5/5








Songs:
1 – Cocoon
2 – The Black Chord
3 – Quake Meat
4 – Drift
5 – Bull Torpis
6 – Barefoot in the Head

Musicians:
Richard Vaughan / guitar, mellotron, moog, vocals
Brian Ellis / lead guitar, moog
Conor Riley / mellotron, moog, organ, piano, vocals
David Hurley / drums, percussion, flute
Stuart Sclater / bass





Gazpacho - March Of Ghosts 2012

Crossover prog scrie in drepul norvegienilor, care mai au sase albume in spate. Asta e cel mai reusit al lor de pana acum, zic eu, cu toate ca vocalul se apropie tot mai mult de Steve Hogarth.

4/5








Songs:
1. Monument (2:06)
2. Hell Freezes Over I (5:46)
3. Hell Freezes Over II (4:37)
4. Black Lily (4:58)
5. Gold Star (4:15)
6. Hell Freezes Over III (2:37)
7. Mary Celeste (5:44)
8. What Did I Do? (4:19)
9. Golem (5:11)
10. The Dumb (4:34)
11. Hell Freezes Over IV (6:11)

Musicians:
Jan H Ohme / vocals
Jon-Arne / guitars
Thomas / keyboards
Lars / drums
Mikael / violins
Fido / bass

The Machine - Calmer Than You Are 2012

Trupa olandeza de psychedelic/stoner rock, la al patrulea album. Se poate asculta cu incredere.

4/5









Songs:
1. Moonward (08:13)
2. Scooch (04:25)
3. Grain (03:01)
4. DOG (08:21)
5. Sphere (… Or Kneiter) (12:23)
6. 5 & 4 (06:14)
7. Repose (03:07)
 
Musicians:
David Eering / guitar,vocals
Davy Boogaard / drums
Hans van Heemst / bass

marți, 20 martie 2012

Borknagar - Urd 2012

Alt album tare la inceput de an.Al noualea produs pentru norvegieni, unul care nu e  de ratat.

5/5








Songs:
1. Epochalypse (6:08)
2. Roots (5:55)
3. The Beauty Of Dead Cities (4:15)
4. The Earthling (6:51)
5. The Plains Of Memories (4:27)
6. Mount Regency (6:08)
7. Frostrite (4:50)
8. The Winter Eclipse (8:45)
9. In A Deeper World (5:42)

Musicians:
Øystein Garnes Brun / guitars
Jens F. Ryland / guitars
ICS Vortex / bass, vocals
Lazare / keyboards, vocals
Vintersorg / vocals
David Kinkade / drums, percussion


Corvus - Never Forever 2012

Trupa americana de progressive metal, cu inca patru albume scoase pana acum. Asta nu iese cu nimic in evidenta.

2/5









Songs:
1. Zero Hour Deceiver
2. One Man Army
3. Breakdown
4. Sacrifice
5. The Distance Between Us
6. Quiet Violence
7. Xenoglossia
8. Everything That Ever Was
9. Behind Her Smile
10. Redemption
11. You Make Me (Sick)
12. Never Forgive
13. Shine On

 Musicians:
Brock Brown / vocals
Adam Klooster / guitar
Alan Bowers / drums
Joshua Brown / bass
Matt Fournier / guitar

Meshuggah - Koloss 2012

Al saptelea album al suedezilor, dupa o pauza de patru ani. Aceeasi sectie ritmica meseriasa, de chitara ce sa mai zic....De pus grabnic spre ascultare.

5/5









Songs:
1. I Am Colossus
2. The Demon's Name Is Surveillance
3. Do Not Look Down
4. Behind the Sun
5. The Hurt That Finds You First
6. Marrow
7. Break Those Bones Whose Sinews Gave It Motion
8. Swarm
9. Demiurge
10. The Last Vigil

Musicians:
Jens Kidman − vocals
Fredrik Thordendal − guitars
Mårten Hagström − guitars
Dick Lövgren − bass
Tomas Haake − drums



sâmbătă, 17 martie 2012

Orkenkjott - Onskediktet 2012

Debut solid pentru trupa norvegiana de tech/extreme prog metal. Canta in limba lor natala, insa poate fi aplecata cu incredere urechea catre muzica lor.

4/5







Songs:
1.Skygger og Sty
2.Livets Fr
3.Havet,Dden og Kirligheten
4.Fem Soler
5.Profeten
6. Reten fra sten
7. Skygger og Sty II
8. Redneck Randy

Musicians:
Knut Mikael Haukeland / vocals
Simen Munthe-Kaas Rem / guitars
Christian Gronli / guitars
Hakon Vollestad / bass
Arne Steinar Myrvang / drums

 
 
 

vineri, 16 martie 2012

Vibravoid - Gravity Zero 2012

Grup german de psychedelic/space rock, cu alte trei albume la activ. Cel de fata e unul care merita toata atentia.

4/5








Songs:
1. Gravitation Zero
2. No Silver Bird
3. Photosynthesis In Darkness
4. Travelling Without Moving
5. Eruptions Of The Green Sun
6. Shotgun Wedding
7. Get Out Of Here
8. The White Ship
9. Brainplane
10. La Vie En Düsseldorf
11. Radiation Zero

Musicians:
Christian Koch / vocals, guitar
Frank Matenaar / drums
Ufo Walter / bass

Worm Ouroboros - Come The Thaw 2012

Alta trupa americana, scrie ambient/post-metal in dreptul lor, la al doilea album. Nu m-a prins chiar din prima, dar se poate asculta.

3/5








Songs:
01. Ruined Ground (10:34)
02. Further Out ( 7:19)
03. Release Your Days ( 7:51)
04. When We Are Gold ( 9:31)
05. Withered ( 7:32)
06. Penumbra ( 7:52)

Musicians:
Lorraine Rath / bass, vocals
Jessica Way /  guitar, vocals
Aesop Dekker / drums

Rituals - Rituals 2012

Album de debut pentru trupa americana de sludge/post-metal. O atmosfera destul de intunecata, dar merita incercat.

3/5








Songs:
1. Cognitive Dissonance
2. Kubler-Ross Model
3. Induced Compliance Paradigm
4. Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy
5. It Was All Very Sudden

Musicians:
Jared Regan / bass
Andy Rich / drums
Blake Wissman / guitars
Gregory Colson / guitars
Brandon Garrabrants / vocals




joi, 15 martie 2012

Pontiak - Echo Ono 2012

Americani, ceea ce canta e etichetat drept neo-psychedelic, la cel de-al noualea album. Care nu suna deloc rau.

3/5









Songs:
1 Lions Of Least
2 The North Coast
3 Left With Lighs
4 Across The Steppe
5 The Expanding Sky
6 Silver Shadow
7 Stay Out, What a Sight
8 Royal Colors
9 Panoptica

Musicians:
Van Carney / lead vocals, guitar
Jennings Carney / bass, organ, vocals 
Lain Carney / drums, vocals

Akira Jimbo - Jimbo De Cover 2012

Un albun de cover-uri scos de bateristul japonez, destul de interesant, merge de ascultat.

3/5









 Songs:
1. He's A Pirate (4:49)
2. Mission Impossible (3:46)
3. Gymnopedia No.1 (4:46)
4. Libertango (4:55)
5. Bolero (6:17)
6. James Bond Theme (4:32)
7. Concierto De Aranjuez (5:23)
8. Phantom Of The Opera (4:23)
9. Uewo Muite Arukou (4:34)

Musicians:
Akira Jimbo / drums
Abraham Laboriel / bass
Otmaro Ruiz / piano, keyboards

Enrico Pieranunzi – Permutation 2012

Alt album spre care poate fi aplecata cu incredere urechea. Trei muzicieni de valoare, nu e de ratat.

4/5








Songs:
1. Strangest consequences
2. Critical path
3. Permutation
4. Distance from departure
5. Horizontes finales
6. Every smile of yours
7. Within the house of night
8. The point at issue
9. A different breath

Musicians:
Enrico Pieranunzi / piano
Scott Colley / bass
Antonio Sanchez / drums


Floratone - Floratone II 2012


Proiect în care îl regasim pe chitaristul Bill Frisell, la al doilea album. Musai de ascultat.

4/5







Songs:
1. The Bloom Is On
2. More Pluck
3. Snake, Rattle
4. Parade
5. Not Over Ever
6. Move
7. Do You Have It?
8. The Time, The Place
9. No Turn Back
10. The Time, The Place (Part 2)
11. Gimme Some
12. Grin and Bite
13. Stand By This

Musicians:
Bill Frisell / guitars
Eyvind Kang / viola
 Ron Miles / trumpet
Jon Brion / keyboards
Matt Chamberlain / drums, percussion

Billy Hart - All Our Reasons 2012


Album scos la ECM de cvartetul condus de bateristul american.Atmosfera specifica produselor casei germane de discuri, de ascultat.


3/5









 Songs:
1. Song For Balkis 12:50
2. Ohnedaruth 6:03
3. Tolli’s Dance 5:27
4. Nostalgia For The Impossible 5:51
5. Duchess 6:29
6. Nigeria 7:52
7. Wasteland 7:08
8. Old Wood 1:42
9. Imke’s March 5:48

Musicians:
Mark Turner / tenor saxophone
Ethan Iverson / piano
Ben Street / double-bass
Billy Hart / drums

Ben Wendel - Frame 2012

A doua realizare pentru muzicianul canadian. Un album care merita atentia.

3/5










Songs:
1. Chorale 5:38
2. Clayland 7:25
3. Con Alma 7:05
4. Backbou 5:05
5. Jean And Renata 5:56
6. Blocks 8:06
7. Frame 8:17
8. Leaving 8:07
9. Julia 5:29

Musicians:
Ben Wendel / saxophones, bassoon
Gerald Clayton / piano
Tigran Hamasyan / piano
Nir Felder / guitar
Adam Benjamin / piano, fender rhodes
Ben Street / bass
Nate Wood / drums 





miercuri, 14 martie 2012

White Hills - Frying on this Rock 2012



Al optulea album pentru grupul american de psychedelic/space rock. Destule pasaje faine, de incercat.

3/5









 Songs:
1. Pads of Light
2. Robot Stomp
3. You Dream You See
4. Song of Everything
5. I Write a Thousand Letters (Pulp on Bone)

Muscians:
Dave W. / guitar, vocals, synth
Ego Sensation / bass, vocals, synth
Lee Hinshaw / drums