joi, 21 februarie 2013

Tomasz Stanko New York Quartet - Wislawa 2013

Inca un muzician de jazz care nu mai are nevoie de nicio prezentare.  De ascultat.

4/5









Songs:
1. Wislawa (Stanko) - 10:23
2. Assassins (Stanko) - 7:50
3. Metafizyka (Stanko) - 7:41
4. Dernier Cri (Stanko) - 10:19
5. Mikrokosmos (Stanko) - 8:24
6. Song for H (Stanko) - 4:38
7. Oni (Stanko) - 6:34
8. April Story (Stanko) - 7:10
8. Tutaj - Here (Stanko) - 8:34
9. Faces (Stanko) - 8:07
10. A Shaggy Vandal (Stanko) - 7:35
11. Wislava, var. (Stanko) - 13:13

Musicians:
Tomasz Stanko - trumpet
David Virelles - piano
Thomas Morgan - bass
Gerald Cleaver - drums

Stefano Battaglia Trio - Songways 2013

Alt album nou marca ECM. Splendid.

5/5










Songs:
1. Euphonia Elegy
2. Ismaro
3. Vondervotteimittis
4. Armonia
5. Mildendo Wide Song
6. Monte Analogo
7. Abdias
8. Songways
9. Perla
10. Babel Hymn               

Musicians:
Stefano Battaglia piano
Salvatore Maiore double bass
Roberto Dani drums


Wayne Shorter Quartet - Without a Net 2013

Alt nume mare din  jazz, aici pe un material live. Nu e de ocolit.

4/5











Songs:
1. Orbits (4:49)
2. Starry Night (8:48)
3. S. S. Golden Mean (5:17)
4. Plaza Real (6:56)
5. Myrrh (3:03)
6. Pegasus (23:06)
7. Flying Down to Rio (12:44)
8. Zero Gravity (8:13)
9. UFO (4:12)                

Musicians:
Wayne Shorter: soprano and tenor saxophones, whistling (7, 8)
Danilo Pérez: piano
John Patitucci: bass
Brian Blade: drums
Valerie Coleman: flute (6)
Toyin Spellman-Diaz: oboe (6)
Mariam Adam: clarinet (6)
Jeff Scott: French horn (6)
Monica Ellis: bassoon (6)

Charles Lloyd & Jason Moran - Hagar's Song 2013

Album scos la ECM, cu un nume greu din jazz pe afis. De ascultat.

4/5










Songs:
1. Pretty Girl 4:48
2. Mood Indigo 5:13
3. Bess, You Is My Woman Now 3:36
4. All About Ronnie 4:17
5. Pictogram 3:56
6. You’ve Changed 4:47
7. Hagar Suite I. Journey Up River 6:20
8. Hagar Suite II. Dreams Of White Bluff 9:45
9. Hagar Suite III. Alone 2:30
10. Hagar Suite IV. Bolivar Blues 4:16
11. Hagar Suite V. Hagar’s Lullaby 5:41
12. Rosetta 4:38
13. I Shall Be Released 5:07
14. God Only Knows 3:31

Musicians:
Charles Lloyd - alto and tenor saxophone, alto and bass flute
Jason Moran - piano, tambourine

Jan Lundgren - The Man In The Fog 2013

Primul album solo al pianistului suedez. De pus spre ascultare.

4/5











Songs:
1. The Maids Of Cadiz
2. View Of P
3. Après un rêve
4. I Don't Want To Cry Anymore
5. En Lang Väntan För Väntans Skull
6. Man In The Fog
7. Twenty-Five Years
8. Theme From "Chinatown"
9. As Vitrines
10. Tack För Allt
11. Yesterdays

Musician:
Jan Lundgren - piano


Eleni Karaindrou - Concert in Athens 2013

Al zecelea album scos la ECM de Karaindrou. De ascultat in liniste.

5/5










Songs:
1. Requiem for Willy Loman 3:58
2. Eternity Theme 1:58
3. Closed Roads 5:36
4. Waiting 2:07
5. Voyage 2:10
6. Invocation 2:26
7. Tango of Love 1:41
8. Tom’s Theme 1:35
9. Laura’s Waltz 3:22
10. Adagio 3:49
11. After Memory 2:45
12. Farewell Theme 4:27
13. Seeking Theme 2:18
14. Nostalgia Song 2:26
15. Waltz of the Rain 2:44
16. Adagio for Saxophone 2:48
17. Dance 3:54
18. Requiem for Willy Loman, var. 4:14

Musicians:
Eleni Karaindrou - piano
Kim Kashkashian - violin
Jan Garbarek - tenor saxophone
Vangelis Christopoulos - oboe
Camerata Orchestra
Alexandros Myrat - conductor

miercuri, 20 februarie 2013

La un an de bagat urechea...

La un an de bagat urechea, cateva dintre foarte, foarte multele albume pe care le-as asculta oricat/oricand.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

joi, 14 februarie 2013

The Custodian - Necessary Wasted Time 2013

Album de debut pentru trupa britanica. Unul extrem de solid, o surpriza placuta, de pus spre ascultare.

5/5









Songs:
1. The Man Out of Time 3:28
2. Stop Talking 5:15
3. Other People's Lives 7:00
4. Persona 5:18
5. Things We Tell Ourselves 8:34
6. Departure 3:39
7. The Sun Is God 7:16
8. Necessary Wasted Time 8:48



miercuri, 13 februarie 2013

Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds - Push The Sky Away 2013

Al 15-lea album Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds. Ce-ar mai fi de spus decat:: de pus rapid mana pe el.

5/5









Songs:
1. We No Who U R
2. Wide Lovely Eyes
3. Water’s Edge
4. Jubilee Street
5. Mermaids
6. We Real Cool
7. Finishing Jubilee Street
8. Higgs Boson Blues
9. Push The Sky Away

Musicians:
Nick Cave - vocals, piano, guitar
Warren Ellis - violin
Martyn Casey - bass
Jim Sclavunos - percussion
Thomas Wydler - drums
Conway Savage- piano, vocals


Lost In The Riots - Stranger In The Alps 2013

Tot post-rock, britanici de asta data. Si ei la primul album, la care e de aplecat uechea.

4/5









Songs:
1. Stranger in the Alps (05:37)
2. Reset, Engage! (04:18)
3. Loki (05:25)
4. Pearl River Delta (06:11)
5. Boats Against the Current (05:58)
6. Sentinels (04:47)
7. The City Burned (05:26)
8. Heartfelt Wolf (03:29)
9. We Build Cathedrals (06:23)

Musicians:
Adam Edwards - guitar
James Cook - guitar
Robbie Parmenter - bass
Andy Curd - drums





Oak - Not Afraid Anymore 2013

Francezi, din aceeasi zona, la primul lor material. Destul de bun, de bagat in seama.

3/5









Songs:
01. Time Is My Worst Enemy (5:56)
02. ER, 2am (10:21)
03. Things Are Getting Bad (5:52)
04. So Tired Of This Sickness… (8:32)
05. …It Has To End Soon (10:13)

Musicians:
Thomas Fischbach - guitar
Sam Fromlr - guitar
Thibault - guitar
 Pierre "Pierrot" Power - bass
Sébastien Guérin - drums



marți, 12 februarie 2013

Locomotora - This Very Holding Back 2013

Trupa finlandeza, la al doilea album. Post-rock de cea mai buna calitate, nu e de ocolit.

4/5








Songs:
1. The True Way Is Along A Rope (05:34)
2. That Is Not Spanned High In The Air (10:51)
3. But Only Just Above The Ground (06:41)
4. It Seems Intended More To Cause Stumbling (09:44)
5. Than To Be Walked Along (12:44)
6. Franz Kafka (04:13)

Musicians:
Arttu Äikäs - guitar
Juho Piirto - guitar
Juha Pippola - guitar
Antti Ylä-Rotiala - bass
Jussi Heinonen - drums





Lifesigns - Lifesigns 2013

Britanici, la prima realizare. Invitati de seama pe album, se poate asculta.

3/5









Songs:
1. Lighthouse
2. Telephone
3. Fridge Full Of Stars
4. At The End Of The World
5. Carousel

Musicians:
John Young - vocals, keyboards
Nick Beggs - bass, vocals
Frosty Beedle - drums

Guests:
Steve Hackett - guitars
Jakko Jakszyk - guitars
Thijs Van Leer - flutes


Cоsmоgrаf - Thе Mаn Lеft In Spаcе 2013

Proiect al unui multiinstrumentist britanic, cu alte trei albume in spate. Destule momente ok, i se poate da atentie.

3/5









Songs:
1. How Did I Get Here ? (2.06)
2. Aspire, Achieve (10.15)
3. The Good Earth Behind Me (4.18)
4. The Vacuum That I Fly Through (5.00)
5. This Naked Endeavour (4.42)
6. We Disconnect (5.45)
7. Beautiful Treadmill (5.03)
8. The Man Left In Space (9.58)
9. When The Air Runs Out (9.35)

Musicians:
Robin Armstrong / vocals, guitar, keyboards, bass, drums

Guests:
Lee Abraham / guitars
Simon Rogers / guitars
Matt Stevens / guitars
Steve Dunn / bass
Nick D'Virgilio / drums
Dave Ware / grums


Grayceon - Pearl & The End of Days EP 2013

EP scos de americani, bun de pus spre ascultare.

4/5










Songs:
1. Pearl 10:11
2. The End Of Days 17:21

Musicians:
Jackie Perez Gratz - electric cello, vocals
Max Doyle - guitar, vocals
Zack Farwell - drums


Grand General - Grand General 2013

Proiect ce reuneste nume cunoscute ale scenei muzicale norvegiene. Uneori te duce cu gandul la Mahavishnu Orchestra, de bagat adanc urechea.

5/5







Songs:
1. Antics (12:20)
2. The Fall of Troy (6:30)
3. Clandestine (4:07)
4. Tachyon (6:24)
5. Ritual (6:02)
6. Red Eye (11:02)

Musicians:
Even Helte Hermansen - guitar (Bushman´s Revenge)
Ola Kvernberg - violin
Erlend Slettevoll - keyboards (The Core)
Trond Frønes - bass (Sunswitch, El Doom & The Born Electric)
Kenneth Kapstad - drums (Motorpsycho)


luni, 11 februarie 2013

Semantic Saturation - Solipsistic 2013

Proiect al chitaristului Shant Hagopian, in care ii regasim pe Derek Sherinian sau Virgil Donati. De bagat spre ascultare.

4/5









Songs:
1.Ambivalence 06:33
2.Make Believe 05:06
3.Lost and Found: Insanity 05:26
4.Stardust 06:49
5.Blessing in Disguise 04:48
6.Armchair Activist 04:10
7.Point of Singularity 03:50
8.Time is an Illusion 05:43
9.What if We All Stop 08:44

Musicians:
Shant Hagopian - guitar
Derek Sherinian - keyboards
Ric Fierabracci - bass
Virgil Donati - drums
Andy Kuntz - vocals



Votum - Harvest Moon 2013

Tot polonezi, la a treia lor realizare. Care nu e de ratat.

5/5










Songs:
1. Vicious Circle
2. Cobwebs
3. First Felt Pain
4. New Made Man
5. Numb
6. Ember Night
7. Bruises
8. Steps in the Gloom
9. Deadringer
10. Coda
11. Numb (reprise)

Musicians:
Maciej Kosinski - vocals
Alek Salamonik - guitar
Adam Kaczmarek - guitar
Zbigniew Szatkowski - keyboards
Bartek Turkowski - bass
Adam Lukaszek - drums




Archangelica - Like A Drug 2013

Trupa poloneza, album de debut. Care nu suna deloc rau, merita atentie.

4/5









Songs:
1. Into Unknown (3:18)
2. Like A Drug (4:45)
3. Confession (4:22)
4. Night Passage (6:52)
5. Midnight Train (4:46)
6. Cathedral (6:15)
7. The Journey (5:45)
8. Let Me Stay With The Trees (5:58)
9. When All Is Gone (6:03)

Musicians:
Krzysiek Salapa - lead vocals
Natalia Matuszek - vocals
Maciej Engel - guitar, keyboards
Arek Gawdzik - guitar
Jakub Kolada - bass
Piotr Brzezicki - drums



Light Bearer - Silver Tongue 2013

Al doilea album pentru britanici. 80 de minute intense, de pus spre ascultare.

5/5









Songs:
1. Beautiful Is This Burden (18:19)
2. Amalgam (11:41)
3. Matriarch (12:44)
4. Clarus (2:45)
5. Aggressor & Usurper (16:56)
6. Silver Tongue (19:39)

Musicians:
Alex - vocals 
Matthew - guitar, piano, vocals
Gerfried - bass, vocals
Jamie - guitar
Lee - soundscapes, vocals
Joseph - drums



vineri, 8 februarie 2013

Maudlin - A Sign Of Time 2013

Belgieni, prima oara cand ii ascult. Suna bine de tot, nu e de ratat.

5/5










Songs:
1. Hours (1:26)
2. She Whispers Treason (6:18)
3. Lilith (6:54)
4. A Perfect Sky Of Black (8:31)
5. Become Minutes (2:38)
6. Ride The Second Wave (5:49)
7. Godess Of The Flame (8:15)
8. Chasing Shades (6:54)
9. Turn To Seconds (0:35)

Musicians:
Davy De Schrooder – vocals, samples
Jasper Bullynck – guitar, vocals
Kris Vannecke – guitar, vocals
Yannick Dumarey – bass
Davy Vandenbroecke – drums




Reut Regev's R Time - Exploring The Vibe 2013

Muziciana din Israel, un material foarte interesant. Merita ascultarea..

4/5









Songs:
1. Drama Maybe Drama
2. Breaking the Silence
3. Montenegro
4. Ilha Bela
5. Madeleine Forever
6. Blue Llamas
7. Hashed In
8. Great Prentender
9. Ok Oj
10. Raw Way [For Junior Kimbrough]
11. New Beginning

Musicians:
Reut Regev - trombones
Jean Paul Bourelly - guitar, vocal
Mark Peterson - bass
Igal foni - drums.



Fire! Orchestra - Exit! 2013

Proiect in care intalnim o multime de muzicieni suedezi de jazz. Nu e de ratat.

5/5








Songs:
1 Part One 19:29
2 Part Two 24:54 

Musicians:
Mariam Wallentin - voice
Nadine Byrne - voice, organ
Emil Svanängen - voice
Nicolai Dunger - voice
Sofia Jernberg - voice
Niklas Barnö - trumpet
Magnus Broo - trumpet
Thomas Hallonsten - trumpet, organ
Mats Äleklint - trombone
Per Åke Holmlander - tuba
Anna Högberg  alto sax
Mats Gustafsson - tenor sax
Jonas Kullhammar - bass sax
Elin Larsson - tenor sax
Fredrik Ljungkvist - baritone sax, clarinet
Christer Bothén - bass clarinet, guimbri
Andreas Söderström - guitar
Reine Fiske - guitar, Sören Runolf - guitar
David Stackenäs - guitar
Sten Sandell - synth, harmonium, piano
Joachim Nordwall - electronics
Johan Berthling - electric bass
Joel Grip - bass
Joe Williamson - bass
Dan Berglund - bass
Andreas Werliin - drums
Thomas Mera Gartz - drums
Johan Holmegard - drums
Raymond Strid - drums


marți, 5 februarie 2013

Eric Schaefer - Who Is Afraid Of Richard W.? 2013

Si pentru ca veni vorba de Richard Wagner, inca un album ce contine prelucrari dupa cateva creatii ale marelui compozitor german. Bun de ascultat si asta.

3/5







Songs:
1. Prelude to a Prelude - 01:32 (Richard Wagner)
2. Walküre - 03:37 (Richard Wagner)
3. Waldweben - 06:51 (Richard Wagner)
4. Lohengrin I - 02:53 (Richard Wagner)
5. Siegfried Idyll - 03:37 (Richard Wagner)
6. Isoldes Verklärung - 02:19 (Richard Wagner)
7. Nietzsche in Disguise - 05:41 (Eric Schaefer)
8. Tannhäuser - 03:24 (Richard Wagner)
9. Amazingly Slow - 03:35 (Eric Schaefer)
10. Dante Sonata - 03:46 (Franz Liszt)
11. Love and Death - 02:55 (Eric Schaefer / Tom Arthurs / Volker Meitz / John Eckhardt)
12. Tristan - 02:35 (Richard Wagner)
13. Lohengrin II - 02:53 (Richard Wagner)

Musicians:
Eric Schaefer - drums, electronics
Tom Arthurs - trumpet. flugelhorn
Volker Meitz -organ, Fender Rhodes, keyboards
John Eckhardt - bass



Dieter Ilg - Parsifal 2013

Bassist german, aici pe un album cu reinterpretari dupa opera Parsifal de Richard Wagner. Interesant, merita atentie.

4/5








Songs:
1. Zum Raum wird hier die Zeit - 05:15
2. Glocken - 03:55
3. Parsifal - 04:18
4. Morgengebet - 04:36
5. Ich bin ein reiner Tor - 04:49
6. Zaubergarten - 06:32
7. Amfortas - 04:34
8. Unerhörtes - 04:01
9. Herzeleid - 00:44
10. Kundry - 04:23 
11. Von Welt zu Welt - 05:37
12. Klageruf - 03:33
13. Sehnsucht - 03:44 (Ludwig van Beethoven)

Musicians:
Dieter Ilg - bass
Rainer Böhm - piano
Patrice Heral - drums

Chris Potter - The Sirens 2013

Material scos la ECM de saxofonistul american. Fain, de ascultat.

4/5









Songs:
1. Wine Dark Sea
2. Wayfinder
3. Dawn
4. The Sirens
5. Penelope
6. Kalypso
7. Nausikaa
8. Stranger At The Gate
9. The Shades

Musicians:
Chris Potter - tenor and soprano saxophones, bass clarinet
Craig Taborn - piano
David Virelles - prepared piano, celeste, harmonium
Larry Grenadier - double-bass
Eric Harland - drums

Patricia Barber - Smash 2013

Vocalista americana, un alt album la care e de bagat musai urechea.

5/5








Songs:
1. Code Cool [5:20]
2. The Wind Song [3:39]
3. Romanesque [2:20]
4. Smash [4:20]
5. Redshift [4:25]
6. Spring Song [4:38]
7. Devil's Food [5:07]
8. Scream [5:43]
9. The Swim [4:23]
10. Bashful [6:09]
11. The Storyteller [3:12]
12. Missing [5:20]

Musicians:
Patricia Barber - vocals, piano
Jon Deitemyer - drums
Larry Kohut - bass
John Kregor - guitar 


Thomas Baggerman Trio & Eva Scholten – Eva Sur Seine 2013

Un album scurt, numai bun pentru o ascultare rapida. De bagat in seama.

3/5









Songs:
1.Bernie's Tune 02:58
2.Une Belle Histoire 05:09
3.Stompin' At The Savoy 02:42
4.Je Me Voyais Déjà 03:22
5.Flambée Montalbanaise 02:46
6.Dream Of You 03:47 

Musicians:
Thomas Baggerman – guitar
Eva Scholten – vocals
Max Baggerman – guitar
Machiel Willemsen – double bass

Thierry Maillard Trio - Beyond the Ocean 2013

Pianist francez, un album splendid. De bagat adanc urechea.

5/5









Songs:
1. Keops
2. Etretat Le Donjon
3. Beyond the Ocean
4. Budapest
5. Le Jardin des Rves
6. Icon
7. La Cote Sauvage
8. La Ligne Transatlantique
9. Ireland Song
10. The Secrets
11. Le Petit Hotel au Grand Large
12. La Valle des Reines
13. Anyway
14. Without You

Musicians:
Thierry Maillard - piano
Matyas Szanda - double bass
Yoann Schmidt - drums

Guests
Didier Malherbe - duduk (3,9, 12)
Debora Seffer - violin (3), voice (9, 12)
Djemai Abdenour - oud (2, 9, 12)


sâmbătă, 2 februarie 2013

Samy Thiebault - Clear Fire 2013

Saxofonist francez, un album care merita a fi ascultat.

4/5










Songs:
1. False Memories
2. False Memories (II)
3. Panta
4. Ruthmos
5. Rei
6. Les yeux de N., prelude
7. Les yeux de N.
8. Strange Dance
9. Aulos
10. Dyonisiaque
11. Daimon
12. Phusis
13. Some Other Song
14. Riders on the Storm (Doors cover)

Musicians:
Samy Thiebault - saxophone tenor
Julien Alour - trumpet
Méta - vocals, percussion
Sylvain Romano - bass
Philippe Soirat - drums
Adrien Chicot - piano
Alexandre Freiman - guitar

Guapo - History of The Visitation 2013

Dupa cinci ani de absenta, trupa britanica revine cu un nou material, al optulea, fara Daniel O'Sullivan. Fara ezitare, de pus spre auditie.

5/5










Songs:
1. The Pillman Radiant (26:15)
i. Visitation
ii. The Divine Vessel
iii. Wriggling Mange
v. Divine Vessel's Repreise
2. Complex #7 (4:47)
3. Tremors from the Future (11:15)

Musicians:
Emmet Elvin / Fender rhodes, organ, synth
James Sedwards / bass
Kavus Torabi / guitar
David J. Smith / drums, percussion

joi, 31 ianuarie 2013

Puscifer - Donkey Punch the Night EP 2013

Doua piese noi, coveruri dupa Queen si Accept, pe noul EP al trupei vocalului de la Tool. De incercat.

3/5









Songs:
1. Bohemian Rhapsody “O.G. Mix”
2. Breathe
3. Dear Brother
4. Balls To The Wall “PIllow Fight Mix”
5. Breathe “Drumcell rework”
6. Dear Brother “Denton rework” (Big Black Delta)
7. Balls To The Wall “Silent Servant El Guapo Mix”
8. Bohemian Rhapsody “Sonoio rework”

Musicians:
Maynard James Keenan - vocals
Claire Acey - vocals
Juliette Commagere - additional vocals
Carina Round - additional vocals, guitar
Josh Eustis - guitar, piano
Mat Mitchell - bass, guitar, programming
Matt McJunkins - bass
Josh Morreau - bass
Zac Rae - piano
Jeff Friedl - drums, percussion








Oblivion Sun - The High Places 2013

Trupa americana, ce mai are un album la activ, scos in urma cu sase ani. Influente din clasicii progului, merita ascultat.

4/5









Songs:
1. Deckard (6.35)
2. March Of The Mushroom Men (3.38)
3. Everything (2.39)
4. Dead Sea Squirrels (6.35)
5. The High Places (22.22)
i. My Eyes
ii. Awakening
iii.Flowers
iv.The Rules
v.The Cage
vi.Our Eyes

Musicians:
Stanley Whitaker / vocals, guitars
Frank Wyatt / keyboards, saxophones
David Hughes / bass guitar
Bill B. Brasso / drums

miercuri, 30 ianuarie 2013

Riverside - Shrine of New Generation Slaves 2013

Cel mai fain album pe anul asta ascultat pana acum. E al cincilea de studio al polonezilor si e de bagat adanc urechea la el.

5/5









Songs:
1. New Generation Slave (4:17)
2. The Depth Of Self - Delusion (7:39)
3. Celebrity Touch (6:48)
4. We Got Used To Us (4:12)
5. Feel Like Falling (8:26)
6. Deprived (5:18)
7. Escalator Shrine (12:41)
8. Coda (1:39)

Musicians:
Mariusz Duda / vocals, bass
Piotr Grudzinski / guitars
Michal Lapaj / keyboards
Piotr Kozieradzki / drums


Zenit - The Chandrasekhar Limit 2013

Elvetieni, la al treilea album. Neo-prog de calitate, de bagat in seama.

4/5










Songs:
1. Awaken
2. Matrimandir
3. The Daydream Suite
4. Pulsar
5. Cub Lady
6. PiGreco

Musicians:
Lorenzo Sonognini / vocals, acoustic guitars
Luigi Biamino / guitars, backing vocals
Ivo Bernasconi / keyboards
Andy Thommen / bass, backing vocals
Gabriele Schira / drums, percussion
Stefano Zaccagni / saxophone




marți, 29 ianuarie 2013

Jorn - Symphonic 2013

Piese reorchestrate, unul dintre vocalistii mei preferati. Desigur, de bagat spre ascultare.

4/5









Songs:
1. I Came to Rock (6:34)
2. Rock and Roll Children (4:27)
3. The World I See (6:29)
4. Burn Your Flame (3:30)
5. Man of the Dark (5:14)
6. My Road (2:46)
7. Time to Be King (4:24)
8. Black Morning (4:37)
9. Like Stone in Water (5:19)
10. Vision Eyes (4:56)
11. War of the World (5:29)
12. Behind the Clown (4:12)
13. A Thousand Cuts (9:01)
14. The Mob Rules (4:06)

Musicians:
Jorn Lande - vocals
Tore Moren - guitar
Jimmy Iversen - guitar
Nic Angileri - bass
Willy Bendiksen - drums



Snakecharmer - Snakecharmer 2013

Supergrup in care gasim muzicieni unul si unul. Sound apropiat de Whitesnake, merita toata atentia.

4/5









Songs:
1. My Angel
2. Accident Prone
3. To The Rescue
4. Falling Leaves
5. A Little Rock & Roll
6. Turn Of The Screw
7. Smoking Gun
8. Stand Up
9. Guilty As Charged
10. Nothing To Lose
11. Cover Me In You
12. White Boy Blues

Musicians:
Chris Ousey (Heartland) - vocals
Micky Moody (Whitesnake) - guitar, vocals
Laurie Wisefield (Wishbone Ash, Tina Turner) - guitar, vocals
Neil Murray (Whitesnake) - bass
Adam Wakeman (Ozzy Osbourne) - keyboards, vocals
Harry James
(Thunder, Magnum) - drums, vocals





Circle II Circle - Seasons Will Fall 2013

Nou album pentru trupa fostului vocalist de la Savatage, al saselea al lor, la trei ani de la precedentul. Se poate asculta.

3/5









Songs:
1. Diamond Blade
2. Without A Sound
3. Killing Death
4. Epiphany
5. End Of Emotion
6. Dreams That Never Die
7. Seasons Will Fall
8. Never Gonna Stop
9. Isolation
10. Sweet Despair
11. Downshot
12. Only Yesterday

Musicians:
Zachary Stevens - vocals
Bill Hudson - guitars
Christian Wentz - guitars
Henning Wanner - keyboards
Paul Michael Stewart - bass
Adam Sagan - drums



luni, 28 ianuarie 2013

Brokeback - Brokeback And The Black Rock 2012

Proiect al bassistului de la Tortoise, la al patrulea album. Atmosferic, suna bine, de incercat.

3/5









Songs:
1.Will Be Arriving
2.The Wire, The Rag, And The Payoff
3.Who Is Bozo Texino?
4.Tonight At Ten
5.Gold!
6.Don't Worry Pigeon
7.Tonight At Eleven
8.Colossus Of Roads

Musicians:
Douglas McCombs - bass, guitar
Chris Hansen - guitar
Pete Croke - bass
James Elkington - drums, organ, guitar






Tomahawk - Oddfellows 2013

Supergrup, material nou dupa sase ani, pentru care a fost cooptat si Trevor Dunn, care mai are destule colaborari cu Mike Patton.  Negresit, e de bagat spre ascultare.

4/5








Songs:
1. Oddfellows
2. Stone Letter
3. I.O.U.
4. White Hats / Black Hats
5. A Thousand Eyes
6. Rise Up Dirty Waters
7. The Quiet Few
8. "I Can Almost See Them"
9. South Paw
10. Choke Neck
11. Waratorium
12. Baby Let's Play____
13. Typhoon

Musicians:
Mike Patton - vocals
Duane Denison - guitar
Trevor Dunn - bass
John Stanier - drums


And So I Watch You From Afar - All Hail Bright Futures 2013

Dupa doua albume destul de bune, irlandezii vin anul asta cu cel de-al treilea. La care nu am mai gasit nimic ce ar merita ascultarea.

2/5









Songs:
1. Eunoia
2. Big Thinks Do Remarkable
3. Like A Mouse
4. Ambulance
5. The Stay Golden
6. Rats On Rock
7. Trails
8. Mend And Make Safe
9. Ka Ba Ta Bo Da Ka
10. Things Amazing
11. All Hail Bright Futures
12. Young Brave Minds

Musicians:
Rory Friers - guitar
Niall Kennedy - guitar
Jonathan Adger - bass
Chris Wee - drums, percussion


Dante - November Red 2013

Germani, la al treilea material. Peste care am trecut destul de repede.

2/5









Songs:
1. Birds of Passage 10:03
2. The Lone and Level Sands 06:39
3. Beautifully Broken 04:33
4. The Day That Bled 11:54
5. Shores of Time 07:48
6. Allan 07:29
7. November Red 12:41

Musicians:
Alexander Göhs / vocals
Markus A. Bader / guitars
Markus Berger / guitars, bass
Markus Maichel / piano, keyboards
Christian Eichlinger / drums


Buke And Gase - General Dome 2013

Duo american, la al doilea album. Canta la instrumente facute de ei, foarte interesant, de ascultat.

4/5








Songs:
1. Houdini Crush
2. Hiccup
3. In the Company of Fish
4. General Dome
5. Hard Times
6. Sturtle
7. Twisting the Lasso of Truth
8. You Do Yours First
9. Split Like a Lip, No Blood on the Beard
10. Cyclopean
11. Contortion in Training
12. My Best Andre Shot
13. Metazoa

Musicians:
Arone Dyer on the “buke” (a self-modified sixstring baritone ukulele)
Aron Sanchez on the “gas” (a guitar-bass hybrid of his own creation)

sâmbătă, 26 ianuarie 2013

Steven Wilson - The Raven That Refused To Sing (And Other Stories) 2013

Al treilea album solo al lui Wilson, cunoscut pentru multiplele sale proiecte, dintre care Porcupine Tree e poate cel mai cunoscut. Fain de tot, de ascultat neaparat.

5/5








Songs:
1. Luminol (12.10)
2. Drive Home (7.37)
3. The Holy Drinker (10.13)
4. The Pin Drop (5.03)
5. The Watchmaker (11.43)
6. The Raven that Refused to Sing (7.57)

Musicians:
Steven Wilson / vocals, guitars, keyboards
Guthrie Govan / guitar
Nick Beggs / bass
Adam Holzman / keyboards
Theo Travis / saxophone, flute
Marco Minnemann / drums


vineri, 25 ianuarie 2013

Mogwai - Les Revenants 2013

Al zecelea album pentru trupa scotiana, soundtrack-ul unui serial francez. La care e de bagat urechea.

4/5


Songs:
1. Hungry Face 02:24
2. Jaguar 02:19
3. The Huts 04:02
4. Kill Jester 03:29
5. This Messiah Needs Watching 04:37
6. Whisky Time 01:39
7. Special N 03:49
8. Relative Hysteria 03:40
9. Fridge Magic 03:22
10. Portugal 04:01
11. Eagle Tax 03:21
12. Modern 02:49
13. What Are They Doing In Heaven Today? 05:52
14. Wizard Motor 04:41 

Musicians:
Stuart Braithwaite / guitar
John Cummings / guitar
Dominic Aitchison / bass
Barry Burns / guitar, keyboard
Martin Bulloch / drums




Lights and Motion - Reanimation 2013

Proiect al unui multiinstrumentist suedez, la prima realizare. I se poate da atentie.

3/5









Songs:
1. Requiem
2. Home
3. Aerials
4. Drift
5. The March
6. Victory Rose
7. Epilogue
8. Fractured
9. Texas
10. Faded Fluorescence
11. Departure
12. Reanimation
13. Dream Away 

Musicians:
Christoffer Franzén - all instruments


La Maschera Di Cera - Le Porte Del Domani 2013

Alta trupa italiana, mult mai cunoscuta, unul dintre proiectele lui Fabio Zuffanti. Al cincilea material de studio, care e musai de ascultat.

5/5









Songs:
1. Ritorno Dal Nulla (8:40)
2. La Guerra Dei Mille Anni (4:30)
3. Ritratto Di Lui (2:50)
4. L'enorme Abisso (5:46)
5. Ritratto Di Lei (4:49)
6. Viaggio Metafisico (3:44)
7. Alba Nel Tempio (4:23)
8. Luce Sui Due Mondi (5:11)
9. Alle Porte Del Domani (5:21)

Musicians:
Alessandro Corvaglia / vocals, guitars
Laura Marsano / guitars
Fabio Zuffanti / bass
Agostino Macor / keyboards
Andrea Monetti / flute, sax
Maurizio Di Tollo / drums



Le Porte Non Aperte - Golem 2013

Album de debut pentru italieni. Influente din muzica numelor mari ale progului italian, merita toata atentia.

4/5







Songs:
1 Preludio Al Sogno
2 Il Re Del Niente
3 La Città Delle Terrazze
4 Binario
5 Il Vicolo Dei Miracoli
6 Rigattiere Dei Sogni Infranti
7 Nemesi
8 Oceano - Nel Canto Della Sirena
9 Giardini Di Sabbia
10 a) Animale Del Deserto Pt.1
     b) La Rivolta Della Tartaruga Elsie
     c) Animale Del Deserto Pt.2    
11 Imprevedibilità

Musicians:
Sandro Parrinello - vocals
Jacopo Fallai - guitars
Daniele Cancellara - bass
Filippo Mattioli - organ, synth
Marco Brenzini - flute
Giulio Sieni - drums




Gardenia - El Libro De Los Soles 2013

Al doilea album pentru argentinieni. Se simte un usor iz de The Mars Volta, se poate incerca.

3/5


Songs:
1. Álamo
2. Al Horizonte
3. Lumine
4. Nace
5. Acuario
6. Vuelve a ser
7. Luminari

Musicians:
Iván Luis / guitar, vocals
Pablo Moreno / guitar, background vocals
Sergio Caram / bass
Adrián Moroni / keyboards, synthesizers 
Ezequiel Fernandez / drums


Elephants of Scotland - Home Away From Home 2013

Americani, album de debut. Nu rupe gura targului, doar pe ici pe colo pot fi gasite chestii mai interesante.

2/5









Songs:
1. Geograph 06:33
2. Full Power 05:39
3. Starboard 08:54
4. The Seed 05:32
5. Home Away From Home 03:59
6. Errol McSquisitor 11:21

Musicians:
Adam Rabin - synth, vocals 
John Whyte - guitar
Dan MacDonald - bass
Ornan McLean - drums




joi, 24 ianuarie 2013

Kongh - Sole Creation 2013

Nou album pentru suedezi, tot dupa patru ani. E al treilea al lor si nu incape indoiala ca e de bagat urechea la el.

4/5









Songs:
1 Sole Creation
2 Tamed Brute
3 The Portals
4 Skymning

Musicians:
David Johansson / guitars, bass, vocals 
Tomas Salonen / drums