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It took Ernesto Gonzalez more than three years to record the follow-up for his ‘Vallée de Dith’, but it was definitely worth the waiting! ‘El Telonero’ is a tribute to the art of opening up for other bands. This album was created during a period in which Gonzalez got more comfortable on stage, often setting the vibe for the night. Concentrating on the ultimate tuning-in quality. The loose kraut-inspired jams of his second record are pretty much absent here. The focus is on analog synths and old drum computers, but unlike the whole neo-ambient just-bought-something-analog-and-ran-it-through-my-loopstation-scene this album is a well constructed and elaborated piece of art. Taking his inspirations from old masters such as Mort Garson, Bruce Haack, Angel Rada and Martin Rev, ‘El Telonero’ became a throbbing head spinner that is as much an ambitious third ear experience as an exotic library dream. The whole is heavily fueled by catchy mind melodies.
released 26 May 2012
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