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QUANTUM

Planet X

 

Jazz Rock/Fusion

4.13 | 172 ratings

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marcobrusa
4 stars I am travelling through space. Go listen to this intergalactic combo i promise: if you like heavy guitars and modern spacey-fusion synths along with huge drums that make the most insanely complex patterns this album is for you. It's like the soundtrack of a sci-fi metal adventure. I can close my eyes and feel the void when i listen to this weird combination of 7 (i think) string guitars, immense drumset, super low planet shaking bass and spectacular synth sounds. One of the most unique "jazz-rock/fusion" (?) albums i've ever heard. Really it doesn't fit in this genre though... maybe see it as a prog metal album that doesn't masturbate with stereotypical lyrics and quick predictable musical phrases stolen from Dream Theater. This doesn't want to be anything, it's just what it is: a planet made of solid compositions (a little repetitive sometimes) and a perfect aesthetic (the synth tones, the low bass and guitar, the vast drums, the holdswothesque soloing). Only one thing about the production tho: too much bass drum. 4.2/5 specially for polyrythm lovers.
marcobrusa | 4/5 |

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