Ambiq – Ambiq 2 (CD Album – Arjunamusic)

Genre/Influences: Experimental, abstract, cinematographic. Background/Info: Ambiq is a trio featuring Max Loderbauer, Claudio Puntin and…

Genre/Influences: Experimental, abstract, cinematographic.

AmbiqBackground/Info: Ambiq is a trio featuring Max Loderbauer, Claudio Puntin and Samuel Rohrer who are artists that are all involved in jazz and experimentalism.

Content: It’s not that easy to classify the sound of Ambiq as any particular genre. It sounds like a pure experimental outburst where electronic manipulations and real instruments like clarinet and percussion have been merged together. It starts by sounding a bit exotic and then transforms into psychedelic.

Some of the last cuts are more into a kind of spooky, cinematographic approach although it remains pretty abstract.

+ + + : Ambiq clearly composes a very own sound and style, which will appeal to lovers of experimental music.

– – – : It’s not exactly the most accessible release and I’m missing some coherence between the songs.

Conclusion: Ambiq might be seen as a kind of jazz experiment for future generations, but it remains first of all pretty abstract and hard to grasp.

Best songs: “Meta”.

Rate: (DP:5)DP.

Label: www.arjunamusic.com / www.facebook.com/arjunamusic.label



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