Mojo : Archived from the original on 4 July The Observer. Only one left. Call shop first. Pick up only. Brand New! Machines or Achim Reichel debut album is not just a classic kraut rock. Chronologically placed somewhere between early genre's works, this album is a strange, hypnotic and repetitive combination of guitar loops, unusual drumming and pop-elements. Heavily psychedelic, this work are more similar to some Brian Eno early works, but has nothing too much in common with many later classic kraut rock jazzy works.
A name change to A Bolha later, still loaded with verve and swagger, fueled by drugs, they recorded their first album, which has secured a permanent place as one of the best hard psych rock albums to ever emerge from South America. Released in by the Continental label, the reissue of this masterpiece of the Brazilian rock, the LP is a replica in a gatefold cover, and includes the infamous hard- rocking single as bonus tracks.
The sound quality is superb and is taken from the original master tapes. An exciting and long lost piece of the early Canadian music scene that has thankfully been restored and made available once again for all to hear and a new generation to discover. As one of the first US bands to create an American answer to the British Invasion, their songs were already written and a master plan already in the works when the Beatles started their meteoric rise in the US.
But like many of the first wave UK beat bands, The Abstracts were together only for a little more than two years and split when rock and roll moved into a direction that wasn't theirs. Though during this short period, with their storming and ingenuous beat, they recruited a huge following and accomplished a great deal. They were one of the first bands to utilize a light show and besides their sole 45, their legacy contains a cache of unreleased period recordings, some of them made for Columbia Records in Finally, over four decades later, this album collects the band's entire studio material alongside two excellent sounding live tracks.
An in-depth insert with a wealth of never-before-seen-photos traces the history of the band that brought "Abstractmania" to the New York area in the sixties. A refreshing approach with an eastern touch. Ken E. Originally released in on the Athena label, the album is now considered an obscure classic.
Here's a welcome new reissue in original artwork plus remastered sound, insert with liner notes, and gram vinyl. Starring guitar legend Danny Gatton on two tracks. A masterpiece of progressive rock as they fell some more into this style and added a mellotron. Moving in a more progressive rock direction it's possibly better than the bands debut, full of trippy guitar work and spaced psych effects. Convincing and innovative compositions.
This fourth vinyl edition after the successful releases of Malesh, 2nd, and Last comes from Made in Germany and is limited to numbered copies. Featuring live jams recorded in '73 and '74, this is a psych prog jewel from these Krautrock legends. Includes in depth liner notes. Heavy drums, Rhodes, analog keyboards, deep bass, hot horns, with Blaxploitation and Latin touches -- A Euro funk holy grail.
Includes the amazing "Impro-Vision" which sounds like electronic music, but using only natural instruments. Their sole album is very well made, mainly based on Hammond organ and other keyboards, with good instrumental parts and an outstanding B-side. A must-have for lovers of Italian prog! New vinyl reissue with the original artwork, label replicas and remastered sound.
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