I Have Gas & Sand in my Shoe...
How is the sound ?
Well, Here’s something a bit old but which felt like a lack on this blog… Ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce you (if you haven’t already been) to The Picturebooks, from Gütersloh, Germany, with Imaginary Horses.
As a duo, these guys are producing an amazing performance by applying their own awesome signature over melodies and tones coming from the dark ages of blues. No solos (not for guitarheroes lovers then), no cymbals, just pure, honest rawness of sensations passing right through the sound of the blasting drums and the slide guitar.
Close your eyes, put on your headphones, you’re ready to ride through PCH Diamond, just below :
Raw but smooth, deep but luminous, Heavy as a 100pounds-bag of sand and dirt, Imaginary Horses holds really differents songs one after another, without any rupture, from calm ballads (Fever, All Of My Life) to power tracks (Your Kisses Burn Like Fire, Woman, The Rabbit and the Wolf).
The band offers nothing more than beautiful Pictures ( 😉 ) to go through your head while listening to it, but put (nearly) everyone to an agreement.
Stoners, music lovers, travelers from all countries, in seek of adventure, sound, or gold, you’ll all enjoy it.
Why is this album worth listening ?
- The drummer’s way of drumming without cymbals. Just amazing.
- General badassness of the whole album.
- Slide guitar. Period.
In what situation you should listen to this album ?
In your flat, on a ride somewhere, in the desert, over the top of a mountain… But play it loud, always.
Something particular to note ?
Check these guys live. Get blown !
Woman (Tears of gold)
For Fans Of
Kadavar, The Flying Eyes, Clutch
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