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SATWA

Satwa

 

Indo-Prog/Raga Rock

3.78 | 12 ratings

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GKR
4 stars From the very crazy mind of Lula Cortes (that would give us in a few years ahead the marvelous Paebiru and way ahead would have a strange pop-psych-folk mixture in his solo career), came a great voyage thorugh indian, northeartern brazilian folk and a lot of psychdelia.

I have mention the Psychdelic Folk scene of Brazil in other posts ad reviews (with Lula Cortes, Alceu Valen├ža and Ave Sangria being the expoents), and maybe one of the best albums that show this is Satwa. A whole trip into every style that influences this two musicians - and others close to them as well - are merged here with the sitar. We can even hear something closely related to a acid-blues, in acoustic passages, what made me think in a crazy relationship with Sandy Bull' E Pluribus Unum (check it out!).

As the album is too steady (without any edgy parts, sadly) I cant go on to give this a full five stars. However, as a great sum up of what this whole musical scene is (or at least a representative of one of their sound possibilities), let's give'em 4 sars.

GKR | 4/5 |

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