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ONOFFON: Your Mind

Read "Your Mind" reviewed by Ed Kopp


With its second release Your Mind, LA prog-rock band ONOFFON blends bass, guitar, and drums along with occasional keyboards, bluesy harp, percussion and reeds. These 11 tunes fluctuate between ethereal acoustic numbers and dark cosmic rockers. Your Mind is jazzier and more rhythmically complex than the band's debut Surrender Now. In fact, some tracks bring to mind the latest incarnation of King Crimson, my all-time favorite prog-rock outfit. Though Don Lake is a capable vocalist and the two female backups ...

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ONOFFON: Surrender Now

Read "Surrender Now" reviewed by Ed Kopp


Fans of Brand X, Yes or Phish should dig ONOFFON , a band that mixes progressive rock, spacey atmospherics and jazz on the self-produced CD Surrender Now. ONOFFON is a southern California group consisting of three accomplished instrumentalists: Don Lake on lead vocals, guitar, and harmonica, Von Babasin on bass and keyboards, and Dave Goode on drums. The lyrics on this release are a bit too cosmic for my tastes, but no more so than the aforementioned bands'. Best cuts ...


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