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I Know You Well Miss Clara: Chapter One

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It's another nascent progressive jazz-rock band from Indonesia--with the idiosyncratic moniker--brought to us by the New York-based record label, Moonjune Records. The group sound and makeup tenders yet another slant from this region that to varying degrees, impart ethnocentric folk with Western musical concepts. With its debut, the young quartet's rite of passage is largely centered on climactic buildups, spiced with dense and haunting phraseology, where they entwine an aggregation of moody passages and breezy interludes before zooming in for the kill. The musicians disclose asymmetrical layers consisting of Reza Ryan's crunching guitar licks and keyboardist Adi Wijaya's ...



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