Rock band ROMISLOKUS - Official web-site. Source of new rock music with free mp3 downloads. Music lyrics, music video, reviews and interviews of the band
Russian rock band ROMISLOKUS - Official web-site. Source of new rock music with free mp3 downloads. Music lyrics, music video, reviews and interviews of the band
Official web-site of progressive rock band Romislokus: new music, lyrics, free music video, live concerts, reviews and interviews of the band Switch to English
Switch to Russian
Official web-site of progressive rock band Romislokus: new rock music, free mp3 downloads, music lyrics, free music video, live concerts, reviews and interviews of the band
ABOUT US
LYRICS
PHOTOS
BIOGRAPHY
REVIEWS
INTERVIEWS
RADIOS
VIDEO CLIPS
GUESTBOOK
CONTACTS
CREDITS
FORUM

Free!Music project: music for people
Official web-site of russian prog rock band Romislokus: new rock music, free mp3 downloads, music lyrics, free music video, live concerts, reviews and interviews of the band
CONCERTS NEWS MUSIC / MP3


Find more reviews

Music review from iO Pages magazine for album 'Vinyl Spring, Digital Autumn' (in English)

Music review from iO Pages magazine for album

Recorded in 2001 and 2002, these are the only signs of life we kwow of, so far, from the Russian Romislokus. On 'Between Two Mirrors' the let's you hear there somber side, characterized by the toneless singing of Yury Smolnikov. The group knows, however, how to create atmosphere (feeling).
On the opener 'Cold' for example, the sound color captures a still winter day in a snowy world.
The keyboards are clear and bombastic and give a profound effect to the song. On 'The Wood Cutter' the band goes modern, with modern rhythms.
Later, they are going in the direction of Ozric Tenacles (an English psychedelic band) such as on their song 'Through the Love.' 'Give a Chance' is enriched with a Cello, and 'The Mist' is commanded by careful subtlety.
'Termites' reminds you of Pink Floyd's 'Shine on You Crazy Diamond' but not in an obvious way, just in feeling. We are only hearing real drums on the Jazzy Minute and the New Age from Jackdaws. 'Three Colors is a somber variant on the English band Simple Mind, but then more changing with a classical touch from the keyboards on the end.
The new cd Vinyl Spring Digital Winter is again something different. The keyboards are unfortunately shoved into the background. The music still has a captivating mood to it, but lacks strong keyboard melodies associated with symphonic music. 'Absolute Control' has very interesting keyboards and sounds, but yet again, they are in the background. On 'It is Winter' I thought of the band Ultravox en OMD, Floyd's Another Brick in The Wall with space rock influences. And then still a trance and dance in 'Tuner, soft jazz on 'Substance' and pop rock on 'Smoke.' I'm slightly more impressed with Between Two Mirrors.

June, 2002.

Jurriaan Hage

http://www.io.net4u.nl

Find more reviews