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Electromagnets: Electromagnets

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This release is among my top ten fav discoveries in 1999. Back in 1975, a little-known, Texas fusion band released an album that has become the stuff of legend and one for the collectors’ bins. And 23 years later Rhino unearths it all for us on CD. Wonderful! This is precisely what ‘70's jazz rock fusion was all about, great tunes like this. Keys are delightfully dated, Hammer/Zawinul/Hancock/Corea-ish, funked superb, bass ultimately Clarke/Pastorious, pumpin’ fusion-driven tough, drums supremely right on ...


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