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PC Energetic: Illusion

Read "Illusion" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Young German guitar-slinger Philip Czarnecki's influences derive from the rock and jazz idioms, duly exercised on his quite laudable debut album. He communicates a comprehensive scope and vivid imaginative powers via a mature outlook while working within hard-hitting jazz fusion, funk and slamming rock grooves. His fluent jazz articulations and shifting thematic overtures pose a sense of excitement. The guitarist often switches gears and steps on the effects pedal amid climactic motifs, fast-paced burnouts, and knotty time signatures. Czarnecki must ...


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