Saturday, 1 May 2021

Contrevent's Three Fusion Albums Jeu de Paume, Youkali, Terre de Feu from 1985 to 1993 [limited time only]









Again, like the previous, these Canadian guys made wonderful instrumental fusion that is mostly missed today.  Three albums in total, with--big surprise--the first being the standout.  It's just filled with wonderful ideas and compositions, e.g. Chanterelle (as in, the mushroom I think):



But without a doubt, like in the case of Solstice, the subsequent albums are a bit less impressive.

From the last album, a very inventively semi-dissonant track called Smog:



3 comments:

  1. https://we.tl/t-GNO5DCnijI
    limited time only

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  2. My goodness, I love how you turn up treasures from the past. I am mellowing and likely would not have enjoyed the intricacies of this music in the past.

    Thanks for this, its music I can play in the house without my wife cringing, plus as a bonus they are Canadian, eh?

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