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Vantomme, Dominique / Vegir
Album:Vegir Collection:General
Artist:Vantomme, Dominique Added:10/2018
Label:Moonjune 

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Add Date:2018-10-08 Pull Date:2018-12-10 

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2018-10-05 
Reviewed: 2018-10-05
Genre: General
FCCs: none
Review: Impressive instrumental tour de force through progrock, jazz, & psychedelia. From Belgium. Some patience is required, as most tracks take their time, but this only adds to the albums appeal.
If You Like: Pink Floyd, King Crimson, Soft Machine
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
**1/ Double Down (10:31) – guitar starts with repetitive riff > slow jam builds to midtempo rocking space jam> fade
*2/ Equal Minds (10:31) – synth starts> slow heavy space jam builds in volume & intensity, constantly evolving> fade
3/ Sizzurp (10:46) – guitar starts> midtempo space jam hits a wall of heavy chords> slow fade> melody shift> midtempo space jam> wild guitar solo slows to slow jam> slow fade
*4/ Playing Chess With Barney Rubble (8:52) – bass starts> midtempo electronic funk jam> vamping on the synth> electric piano solo morphs into psychedelic space jam> wailing guitar solo morphs into heavy space jam> fade
5/ The Self-Licking Ice Cream Cone (13:08) – drums start> midtempo jam> Rhodes solo swings wild, then mellows to slow jam> guitar solo builds in tempo & intensity> morphs into slow space jam> synth solo> midtempo space jam> crescendo end
6/ Plutocracy (4:34) – synth starts, almost like a church organ> uptempo jam a la ELP morphs into psychedelic space jam> fade
**7/ Agent Orange (9:45) – synth starts> slow evolving space jam builds to midtempo> slow fade
*8/ Emmetropia (9:00) – electric piano starts> slow space jam> wild slow guitar solo morphs into slow space jam like a soundtrack to a scary space movie morphs into midtempo rocking space jam> slow fade
9/ Odin’s Wig (1:54) – synth starts> slow space jam> fade

Track Listing
1.Double Down 5.The Self-Licking Ice-Cream Cone
2.Equal Minds 6.Plutocracy
3.Sizzurp 7.Agent Orange
4.Playing Chess With Barney Rubble 8.Emmetropia
 9.Odin's Wig