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Zoltan Sixty Minute Zoom album cover
3.21 | 5 ratings | 1 reviews | 40% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2014

Songs / Tracks Listing

1.Antonius Block
3.Table Of Hours
4.The Ossuary
5.The Integral

Line-up / Musicians

Andy Thompson - keyboards
Matt Thompson - bass, keyboards
Andrew Prestidge - drums, keyboards

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LP Cineploit
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Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(40%)
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Review by admireArt
3 stars That retro feeling lingers on.

UK's ZOLTAN conformed by keyboardist Andy Thompson, bassist/keyboardist/guitarist Matt Thompson and drummer Andrew Prestidge, released in 2014 "Sixty Minute Zoom". This trio announces proudly its connection to film oriented music rootings but for us prog electronic followers, long gone HELDON's like style will turn out to be a close to home best reference. In fact if such a thing as a French Progressive Electronic sub-genre existed in this PA's electronic archives, this release certainly will fit in. Kind of strange and funny that a UK's band sounds French.

Anyway, cinematic music, in my opinion, has got to have doses of drama, yet be enticing and imageless at the same time. Too much ado about nothing certainly adds nothing. So let me introduce you to this work, Zoltan's second release (not counting a previous EP).

Music composition wise, as they advertise, do not expect a unique or detached from influences, musical language. Its creative energy is focused into performing already done ideas and blending these influences into an entertaining, unpretentious, somewhat innocent Electronic Rock trio album.

The good news is that now you privileged reader will know before acquiring this work if you find joy in a revival of retro-like 70s, early 80s French Electronic Prog nowadays. The bad news is that this band is on the making and it still sounds like that more than once. Meaning they still are not focused enough, music composition wise. as to really take a more experimental and daring dive as those HELDON guys did in their own life span, for example.

Nevertheless some amusing and creative sounds are found here and there, yet far from essential, it still promises a better release in some way or another.

***3 PA stars.

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