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Guapo / Elixirs
Album:Elixirs Collection:General
Artist:Guapo Added:Oct 2008
Label:Neurot Recordings 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2008-11-02 Pull Date:2009-01-04 
Week Ending:Jan 4Dec 28Dec 7Nov 23Nov 16Nov 9

 Recent Airplay
1.Sep 08, 2009:Jena & Gomorrah
Arthur, Elise And Frances
4.Dec 24, 2008:Brownian Motion
King Lindorm
2.Jan 03, 2009:Bloodstains Across Atherton ("We're Back!")
Arthur, Elise And Frances
5.Dec 06, 2008:Bloodstains Across Atherton (Zee Edit)
Arthur, Elise And Frances
3.Jan 02, 2009:Music Casserole
Twisted Stems: The Heliotrope
6.Nov 20, 2008:A2Z
Jeweled Turtle

Album Review
Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Reviewed 2008-10-26 
Great mix of instrumental prog, jazz fusion, post-rock and soundtrack-like “mood music”. A very good wide range of sounds, tones and environments. Possibly the most mellow thing Neurot has put out but this is a sign of strength.

(((((1)))))) Slow and long, dramatic build up, does a great job of setting mood with elongated, high-pitched violin and eventually acoustic guitar.
(((((2)))))) Loose, 70’s jazz fusion influenced (think Mahavishnu Orchestra, electric-era Miles Davis), lots of stop/starts and “more complex than you think” time changes. Later on gets nice & dreamy.
((((3)))) “Ping! gong! Woooosh!” then feels like a modern ambient version of a Chet Baker tune.
((((4)))) More pinging & gonging, slow, slightly jazzy piano and drums, with clanging cymbals and random bits of female vocals. Generally chaotic & disjointed.
(((((5)))) Strummy, post-rock with Middle Eastern vibe
((((((6))))) Slow, dark and creeping, piano and harmonium (?), and random mutterings of wicked beasts. Perfect horror movie soundtrack! The second half is mid-tempo, Fender Rhodes-based jazz-fusion & prog. --- Ragnar of Ravensfjord

Track Listing
1.Jeweled Turtle 4.Twisted Stems: The Selenotrope
2.Arthur, Elise And Frances 5.The Planks
3.Twisted Stems: The Heliotrope 6.King Lindorm