It's just out of reach of getting but seems so close at the same time. The main features of the Magma sound at this point are mellowness, plaintive and yet gentle vocal harmonies, omnipresent flutes, and highly poetic lyrics in Spanish. While this isn't bad by any means, it doesn't rise to the same level of creative furtiveness as did the debut. Vying for more commercial success, the album included elements of , , and music. Magma es una banda de París, Francia, que nace en 1969 de la mano de su líder, Christian Vander, como un homenaje a John Coltrane, fallecido en 1967. The only equivalent in prog i've heard is David Surkamp from Pavlov's Dog, not because they sound alike but more in the eclectic approach they take in setting themselves apart in their own vocal universe. The First Tune - 7:34 02.
There are more periods where it rocks out more although in the most mellow definition allowed while still being classified as rock. In Arkansas steht'n Atomkraftwerk - 1:10 15. Posted Sunday, March 13, 2016 Review 1539336 Formed in 1974 in Parana, Entre Rios, Argentina, Magma were led by singer Alberto Felici and the early line-up included also Ernesto Mockert and his brother Jorge along with Sergio Petrich. You've successfully registered on melodysale. These were recorded and released as and. The album kicks off with the eponymous track, which is a soft flute-driven Folk Rock piece with a smooth rhythm section and a pastoral atmosphere. I would also say that the Andean folk music elements are more pronounced here and more recognizable as is the increased use of jazz inspired elements which still lend an exotic feel to this brand of folk music but at least not as alienating as album number one.
The first time i heard this it kinda went over my head as it's somewhat accessible but just sounds off and may alienate many listeners unless a few spins are given to calibrate your perceptions to it. A memorable concert, a moment of madness in the studio, the magic of a place or the magical interaction between people, these indispensable pieces of history are now emerging into the light of day. All the attributes of the debut are in full play here. Interessante Ole - 2:48 04. This is however recommended just to get the debut album which i like much better.
It's so nice - 6:05 06. This new version of the band would release their most famous work , which would later become their most acclaimed album, and gave them international fame, including a spot at the prestigious , their first American performance. In order to start using our services you need to refill your account balance. A confirmation message has been sent to your email address. The band would then go on a long, year-and-a-half long tour of France, and after another member shakeup Bernard Paganotti replacing Jannick Top on bass, added as a violinist, Jean-Pol Asseline and Benot Widemann replacing Gerard Bikialo on keyboards, and Gabriel Federow replacing Claude Olmos on guitar , released their first live album, , in December 1975, recorded at the Taverne de l'Olympia in. We still get the quirky mix of jazzified piano, surreal synth and guitar all accompanied by sweet flute runs and nice thoughtful percussive performances but on this second album it seems that the songs may have tried to hang on to the melodies a tad more and focus on the overall sound instead of the meandering effect of the debut. The magic of the dream state has been shattered and this one is merely a nice collection of accessible jazzy folk tunes that allow a little more of the ethnic influences to unfurl in an untainted manner.
Together with singer Lucien Zabuski and organist , they created the group Uniweria Zekt Magma Composedra Arguezdra, shortened to Magma. The Eternal Wheel Spins 08. Despite my not liking this one as much it does turn up the tempo a bit compared to the debut. Fundadores del zeuhl, Magma se destaca por mezclar el jazz fusión, el rock progresivo y el art rock en conjunto con la lengua Kobaïen, creada por ellos mismos, con la idea de hacer sentir de manera casi mántrica la música que narra la mitología del planeta Kobaïa y el distópico futuro terrestre. This is a nice blend of dreamy vocals, jazzy percussion, acoustic guitar, flittering flute and melodic piano all embellished with surreal synth sounds. Sweet Folk Rock with piano, percussions and flutes on the front, still a slight symphonic touch is evident on the arrangement. However mellow this may be it is quite complex in its compositional approach with oddly spaced out passages where time seems to melt at times and speed up only to fall into a steady beat for a while.
Da da too - 2:28 13. When God and the Devil Shake Hands 12. Television journalist wrote a biography of the band entitled Magma. In 1986, the French label Seventh Records was founded in order to re- publish Magma's and Vander's work. The album won the band more exposure, including a performance at the. Jeff Seffer replaced Raux on saxophone, and Louis Toesca replaced Charlery on trumpet.
This is above all a dreamy and pastoral symphonic folk with jazzy underpinnings and just enough progressive rock touches to create a very eclectic and unique overall sound. Eddie Rabin was replaced by François Cahen on keyboards, and Laurent Thibault abandoned bass to devote himself to production. In 1986, the French label Seventh Records was founded to re- publish Magma's and Vander's work. Over the years, Seventh has also released albums by related artists such as Stella Vander, Patrick Gauthier and Collectif Mu. Kobaïa Iss Dëh Hündïn 04. This is a double edged sword for me because it was the strange unpredictability of the debut that got me hooked in the first place but this second release certainly has a more instantly gratifying quality to it so in effect it's a nice balancing act going and for those who felt the debut was a bit too unfocused will surely find this to be a more satisfying display of eclectic Argentinean folk gone wild! Mekanïk Destruktïw Kommandöh I 15.
. The make or break deal for most i'm sure will be the vocals of Alberto Felice who has a rather androgynous way of keeping you guessing if this is a female mezzo-soprano or a male falsetto with the latter being the correct answer. Jam Factory For People Insane - 4:02 07. Vander invented a , , in which most lyrics are sung. That same year, Christian Vander recorded the soundtrack for Yvan Lagrange's film. Sé Lah Maahrï Donsaï 08.