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Album Review

Upsilon Acrux: Radian Futura

Read "Radian Futura" reviewed by Glenn Astarita


Radian Futura is this Southern California-based quintet's sixth album, and is steeped within multipart metrics, engineered upon an astonishing range of odd-metered time signatures. The band's explosive gait summons, at times, notions of a hyper-mode spin on the common man's vision of progressive-rock, amid guerrilla tactics and daring, rock-in-opposition type proclivities.

Upsilon Acrux conveys the utmost in discipline and regimentation via these intensely executed compositions. Moreover, the musicians dish out a labyrinth of captivating perspectives with swirling unison ...

Album Review

Upsilon Acrux: Radian Futura

Read "Radian Futura" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff


Strutture matematiche, composizioni freakedeliche, rock progressivo, sono le coordinate di questo progetto targato nuovamente Cuneiform Records. E' musica che porta l'ascoltatore costantemente verso direzioni diverse, non priva di spunti di spensierata leggerezza. Sicuramente moltissimi nomi “storici" accompagnano la lista di ascolti della band, per un disco che suona anche molto lontano nel tempo (King Crimson, Captain Beefheart, Frank Zappa...). Oppure vicino: Don Caballero, Polvo, Ruins... Radian Futura ci porta insomma ai limiti del rock, laddove questo si interseca con l'idea ...


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