This is a blog that aims to publish easy to use embedded Spotify players for all albums released by Swedish label Transubstans Records that are available on the Spotify service.
For fans of 70's hard and psychedelic rock (and related music) mostly.
Saturday, 2 March 2013
Gargamel - Watch For The Umbles (TRANS020)
Debut album from this Oslo-based Norwegian quintet who takes you on a
journey into the sombre, powerful landscape of prog with melancholic
moods and psychedelic atmospheres. The music has clear roots in the
experimental and progressive rock from the period 68-75 and embarks you
on a ship fully loaded with heavy hammond organs, gloomy mellotrons and
jazzy electric piano combined with classical instruments like cello,
flute and saxophone. So far the band have been nothing but celebrated in
the press, getting compared to bands like VAN DER GRAAF GENERATOR, AMON
DÜÜL and KING CRIMSON. Take this quote from the review in "Sea Of
Tranquillity" for example: "It's hard to imagine that GARGAMEL will fail
to make a splash with Watch for the Umbles, a dark and complex prog
rock opus that has all the characteristics that lovers of the genre want