Cryptic Plumage

by The Laze

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boblazarus This is great. Buy it now.
Sven B. Schreiber
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Sven B. Schreiber This is not progressive. It's much better! I'd call it avantgarde with notable traits of RIO and zeuhl. The shorter tracks are nothing short of mindblowing, but then... oh my... the closing epic "Scaffolds" really shouldn't be so epic! It's great in the first half, but then it gets tediously repetitive, and eventually transforms into extensive guitar nonsense that urges me to take the "emergency exit"... It's interesting that this kind of complex and high-dynamic music is distributed on compact cassette. Besides being the music media of my schooldays, which is synonymous with lo-o-o-o-ong ago, I thought today it was the media of choice for bedroom indie and the like only. But no, I was so wrong... Favorite track: Roman Hogs.
Paul Phillips
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Paul Phillips It’s all great so highly recommended to progressive music fans with taste. The epic Scaffolds a perfect album closer.
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Up is down, right is left, black is white, and a dog with two heads barks at the moon, heralding the advent of a long-awaited new album from The Laze. Here it is, moonbeams: 7 tracks of labyrinthine progressive rock narratives, fresh from outer space and chomping at your square ears. The sounds of this electrified rock opus are tender like the kisses from a goldfish, yet stentorian and powerful, like a lava giant shouting the shipping forecast at you. Buy now, and regret never...

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released October 19, 2018

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