A personal view on music, all kinds of music.
Artist: Eloy Fritsch
Review: Diego Camargo
Eloy Fritsch is an experienced musician and his experiments with instrumental music, electronics and environment always bring interesting ideas like in this CD. With this album he puts into practice the proposal to make a journey through the history of the universe, from its genesis to a time much later than ours. The unknown and ‘dangerous’ future.
Now one thing has to be said, the artwork of Exogenesis (2012) perfectly matches the concept. The space image created by the Polish artist Maciej Rebisz is simply beautiful. Very original in the front cover and booklet. And following the footsteps of Roger Dean in the back cover designed by Mirek Drozd.
Using layers and layers of keyboards, synthesizers, samples and computer effects, the songs vary according to the main theme. Like in the special ‘Neutron Star’, through the tribal rhythms of ‘Mayan Temple’, the ethereal and atmospheric moments in ‘Far Above The Clouds’ and ‘The Sea Of Ice Enceladus’ until the end of the journey with ‘The Immensity Of The Cosmic Ocean’.
An album well made. If you’re a Progressive Electronic fan you can just focus all your attention and let yourself travel in Eloy’s atmospheric trips because the music itself allows you to create a whole movie in your own head.
Originally reviwed for: http://www.progshine.net