Friday, September 22, 2017

Karakorum "Beteigeuze"

Country: Germany
Genre(s): Retro Prog, Psychedelic
LabelTonzonen Records (TON027)
Format: CD, digital, vinyl
Release date: September 22, 2017
1. Beteigeuze Pt. I (14:47)
2. Beteigeuze Pt. II (9:29)
3. Beteigeuze Pt. III (23:54)

Max Schörghuber - electric guitar, percussion, lotus-flute, vocals
Bernhard Huber - acoustic and electric guitar, percussion, vocals
Axel Hackner - organ, synthies, vocals
Jonas Kollenda - bass, siren, vocals
Bastian Schuhbeck - drums, percussion, vocals

'Beteigeuze Part I' gets us under way and immediately we are immersed in a seventies-flavoured prog rock opus. The vocals are pretty much all harmonised (no one lead singer), but it is the instrumental passages that grab hold. Heavy on the retro keyboards it sounds as about authentic as you can gey without the use of a time machine. The track evolves into a lengthy jam that, although ostensibly prog rock, has enough psychedelic flashes and krautrock infused moments to keep an old head like me happy. What is striking however is that the band manage to keep it light and almost playful....
Read the full review at dayzofpurpleandorange.blogspot.co.uk



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