Beware! This album is dangerous! Might take you and not bring you back!
“Kick Out The Jams”; is the second album by Cosmic Fall and it seems that they are progressing from the desert rock type sound that they presented us in “First Fall” into a more space rock vibe.
Listening to this album makes you wonder where are these guys going with their music, because it’s simply scary, the depth of the layers of this astral onion are incredibly thick. They bend the reality of present time and throw you back to 70’s, back when music was a rampaging beast destroying every speaker that it crossed. This is the way I see “Cosmic Fall” : they give me a glimpse of myself if I was alive in the 70’s experiencing that era, died and born again 20 years later to become the person I’m today, ladies and gentleman this is Cosmic Fall!
How is the sound ?
It’s amazing how a band formed last year already have this kind of musicianship and chemistry, Mathias guitar work is intelligent, extra corporal and tasteful (You’re making John Winter proud!), it seems he’s completely drunk on guitar effects as they appear constantly at every corner. Klaus “massacres” your head with dizzying bass lines, his bass sound like a shaman whispering ritual chants right next to your ear. And Daniel has an uplifting drum work that pushes your ethereal life form further into Centurion’s Belt without becoming boring not even once during the entire album.
“Saturn Highway“, I only got one thing to say about this “thing”, you crazy ballsy bastards… They also made a VHS music video for this song that you gotta check it out.
After breathing for a couple seconds, the shortest jam on the album, “White Stone” comes in and a fantastic psych-bluesy rock pours out of your speakers.
If you are in the middle of the process of convincing yourself to learn the craft of playing guitar, or if you are a guitar aficionado, stop right there, listen to “Earthfull” and cry a little, anything else to say?
You left Neptune behind riding a strange looking horse called “Purple Weed” (unfortunately was not included in the physical cd) across the “Interstellar Junction” into the “Stairway Jam“, and you will feel like you’ve been abducted into the immensity of space floating around decaying supernovas and newly born dwarf stars.
“KOTJ” finishes off with “Cosmic Conclusion” in tom propelled rocket that once again mesmerised me and “First Fall” followers!
Great work guys!
The Inkeeper approves!
Why is this album worth listening ?
- The CHUBA is strong in this one.
- If you’re a fan of instrumental masterpieces, check this one out!
In what situation you should listen to this album ?
- If you ever wanted to know what is like to be an astronaut, listen to this.
Something particular to note ?
With this album “Cosmic Fall” showed that they can’t be bound to written songs, the sound that these guys are playing must be freed from any type of structure, what a bold statement Cosmic Fall, seriously, I’m “scared” of which move they will take in the next album, their chemistry is palpable, you can feel it, you can almost taste it and definitely travel with it.
I also interviewed the Cosmic Fall before I joined More Fuzz, and the guys were very kind to reply to my question in a video that you can find below :
Saturn Highway, Interstellar Junction, Cosmic Conclusion
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