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Alforjs: Demons 1

Read "Demons 1" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

The two extended tracks on this album generate enough excitement to offset the 28-minute album length that reverts into the extended play category. Here, the Portuguese trio's second album surfaces as a futuristic primordial endeavor, featuring the musicians background chants to perhaps a higher being along with cyclical African pulses, EFX and bizarre sojourns into the netherworld. Hence, the press release blurb references Alforjs' sound or modality to the experimental krautrock ensemble Can, but saxophonist Mestre André's explosive free-form lines ...


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