Parallel Worlds – Tonal Paintings (Vinyl Album – Lost In It)

Parallel Worlds – Tonal Paintings
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Genre/Influences: Cinematographic, electro-ambient, experimental.

Background/Info: Greek artist Bakis Sirros has already been active for several years now. After having released collaborative works together with artists such as Alio Die, Ian Body, Dave Bessell and self Oscillate he strikes back with a ‘solo’-album featuring eight songs.

Content: The sound universe of Parallel Worlds brings us back to the early experiments of electronic pioneers. It’s an ambient composition, which sounds pretty astral like. The songs are somewhat intriguing, now reminding me of the music atmosphere of the famous “X-Files” series and then to the work of Jean-Michel Jarre and co. “Tonal Paintings” is an abyssal sonic atmosphere driven by down tempo rhythms.

+ + + : I can’t do anything about it, but I like the magic of analogue gear. It creates a particular and magic-like atmosphere, which often has something astral-like. The sound treatments are brilliant and especially come through at “A Dream Within A Dream”. This is a pure sonic jewel! Parallel Worlds became a warrant for intelligent electro-ambient music and this work only confirms the genius of the artist.

– – – : The album is an instrumental composition. There’s nothing wrong with that, but it would have been interesting to get a few vocal lines and/or spoken samplings, which could have add a little bonus.

Conclusion: Parallel Worlds deserves more recognition and this album only reinforces this feeling.

Best songs: “A Dream Within A Dream”, “Sea Dream”, “Utopia”, “Tonal Paintings 4”.

Rate: (8).

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