Sensations' Fix - Fragments Of Light vinyl lp (due to size and weight, this price for the USA only. Outside of the USA, the price will be adjusted as needed)

SKU 16-SV 027LP
Beautiful, legitimate reissue of the first and best by this noted Italian band who were working in a similar vein to Heldon in that they were combining electronics with rock music very early - and they were also very influenced by Robert Fripp - but the final sound wasn't anything like Heldon.

Led by guitarist/keyboardist Franco Falsini, their sound was influenced by the kosmiche sounds eminating from Germany (Ash Ra Tempel, Cosmic Jokers) as well as the experiments of Fripp/Eno (they make reference to the 'Heavenly Music corporation' on the back of the lp sleeve). A classic. Highly recommended.

"SENSATIONS' FIX guitarist, keyboardist and occasional vocalist Franco Falsini cut his teeth with Italian groups in the '60s before assimilating the heady guitar virtuosity of English rock. In 1969, he moved to Virginia and built a recording studio in his girlfriend's basement, employing little more than his guitar, the newly available Minimoog synthesizer and a 4-track machine. These raw tracks, intended to be simple demos, formed the base of Fragments of Light, the debut album by SENSATIONS' FIX.

Originally released on Polydor in 1974, Fragments of Light does not bend to mid-'70s genre-classism. Fluid, meditative guitar leads and innovative use of synthesizers, combined with a noted lack of percussion (and vocals) on all but a few songs, have drawn comparisons to Kosmische legends TANGERINE DREAM and POPOL VUH. "Space Closure," the only track with live drums, resembles the kinetic progressive rock of fellow Italian Franco Battiato, while the shimmering bliss of "Do You Love Me?" rivals the American power pop that Falsini surely absorbed during his time in the States. A certain airy, homespun feel lends Fragments of Light its unique character."
  • LabelSuperior Viaduct
  • UPC857176003270
Your Price $27.00

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