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Acid Mothers Temple


Psychedelic/Space Rock

3.90 | 35 ratings

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5 stars Freak the killa album out!

From Japan noisy space rock frontiers have come I want to say. Indeed everybody may define ACID MOTHERS TEMPLE (AMT) as Makoto Kawabata's speed guru project and it may be natural for us, but I consider this project can't work without the basis by Atsushi Tsuyama's monster bass and Hajime Koizumi's exploded and extra hard drums.

Latter of the first track Acid Takion is exactly as a one-man show of Makoto with his speedy and crazy electric violence. However, rigid rhythm battle of bass and drums must keep the guitar sound more spacey and sharp-edged.

Another interesting stuff on the album is the next track White Summer Of Love/Third Eye Of The Whole World with soft and gentle air and space. This moment should let us relaxed on the space trip.

Golden Bat Blues Dead has so bluesy style that I suggest we can be amazed at their talent. After that, suddenly Oriental Mr. Hardy Guidey Man could bring us to Astrological Overdrive, an endless highway (Eien Ni Tsuzuku Highway). :-)

Right About Rainbow I/Your My Only Super Sunshine/Right About Rainbow II is a fierce tiger called AMT waking up and chasing games. This sound is the most rampant of all songs in the work. Funky, cranky, and sticky electronic wind blows.

The last longest track Blue Velvet Blues is a masterpiece. Bluesy and depressive guitar makes a rhythm. Drumming is indeed slow and laid back but strict and serious. Then a noisy bomber's come! No, not only noisy but drowsy. Makoto seems to be terribly pleased to twist his guitar. Even keen explosion may have some meanings. Namely, this sound might shoot us away like fireworks. At the middle part, silky feminine chorus let us meditate in a religious service. We must be absorbed in a religion by Acid Mothers TEMPLE. The latter part is for us not noisy any longer. Our bodies and minds are all broken and hoisted up over the TEMPLE and scattered in the world. At last all are over as nothing is there.

I suppose Makoto was born in Nara, Japan, where are lots of temples and idols of Buddha. He should have religious background. He could make a mixture with psychedelia and religion...

What a clever guru he is!

DamoXt7942 | 5/5 |


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