This is my second encounter with the retro-oriented music of Javi Canovas. The 60-minute album kicks off very nicely with the 17-minute” Nimbus”, which features peppy, sequencer-driven Berliner School sequencing and engaging solo lines.
Great vintage sequencing returns on the 7-minute “Fugitive Star”, accompanied by mellotron flute and solo’s. “Beta” is the second weak effort on this cd with its hammering drums introducing a much nicer mellow melody.
All in all, the constant changing sequencer patterns and overall retro sound design make this attractive and lively, but things sound overdone when are given a progressive twist.
You can see what reviews I have done of this artist on the Javi Cánovas artist page
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