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Nils Frahm 'All Melody' (2018)

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Quite probably one of the finest albums of the last 5 years. Electro/classical innovator Nils Frahm was given control of a recording complex in Berlin, built in the 1950's for a wide range of uses.
Discovering the potential that the various acoustic spaces gave him, he created the 2LP set 'All Melody' with subtle, pulsing electronics, haunting vocals and vibrant instrumentation.
A glorious, atmospheric album that wraps you in a cloud of sonic bliss.

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King Crimson - Starless and bible black
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A lot of this 'monotone solo' sort of stuff leaves me cold, but this one seems to have grown on me.

Bess Attwell - Already Always

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I saw this, and I thought of you Stu...

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When Judas Priest met the Ramones and they pissed all over Green Day...

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Dream Theatre - Six degrees of inner turbulance
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...an album of Irish traditional songs and music from the archives, compiled by Ian Lynch of Dublin band Lankum.

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The Pineapple Thief - Versions of the truth
Judas Priest - Painkiller
Pallas - The cross and the crucible
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Max Richter 'Infra' (2010)

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Johann Johannsson 'Orphee' (2016)

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Two albums sharing a mood of ghostly, otherworldly beauty that, when you play them one after the other, leaves you with the sensation that they form a single work.

I am still revelling in the sound of vinyl, it has opened up a whole new level of connection to the soul of the music and is driving me into a search for albums that have evoked a deep emotional reaction in recent years. So, at the moment, the likes of Johannsson, Richter, Frahm and Efterklang are on an intensive playlist here as I struggle to find vinyl copies of, well, just about everything.

Time to turn a record over ... :dance:
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Dream Theatre - A view from the top of the world

Quite impressed on first hearing. It will appeal to fans but won't win anyone over. Lengthy tracks and solos.
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