Label: Rhythm Island Records - none • Format: CD Album • Country: Germany • Genre: Rock • Style: Surf, Art Rock, Psychobilly, Space Rock
Achtung Rakete - Achtung Rakete. I really like this CD! Achtung Rakete have a sound that mixes many influences and textures for a signature style, and when coupled with exceptional arranging, captivated me. Achtung Rakete are a wholly original band. These references are to help communicate the sound only, and not to imply particular influence. Deep Holz. Infectious and go-go cool, with modern tone and instrumentation.
The arrangement is rich with textures and interplay. It's quite an interesting blend of sounds. Shadow Beach. Surf Instrumental The keys play a surf beat and occasionally modulated weirdness, while guitar carries a tasteful combo run and delivers whammified surfability. Excellent drums and very supportive bass round out the sound.
Lots going on here keeping this easy melody vibrant with change. Oklahoma Liegt Am Meer. Spaghetti Western Instrumental An excellent spaghetti melody plays hauntingly in the distance as " Oklahoma Liegt Am Meer " opens, yielding to crisper and rounder close-up sound. Great drums and bass provide a superb platform for the wonderful leads to sail from.
Stinging whammy and adventurous arranging complete this fine track. Greetings From Kane Castalia - Yellow Magic Orchestra - Solid State Survivor. Surf Instrumental " Greetings From Kane De " is Oklahoma Liegt Am Meer - Achtung Rakete! - Achtung Rakete to traditional surf than any other track on this album. Reverb, lead-rhythm interplay, tuff drums, and walking surf bass.
Great rhythm, tremolo, and charm. Der Ritt Auf Dem Tsunami. Surf Instrumental " Der Ritt Auf Dem Tsunami " wears its grin like a badge of honor at times, and when double picked and whammied, it's a dangerous power surge. This is an Oklahoma Liegt Am Meer - Achtung Rakete!
- Achtung Rakete composition with a fine arrangement. Ojo Misiles. Much surfier, with superb drums and rich sound. Surf and Euro melody structures blend in delicate and engaging ways. Island imagery, a very friendly melody, and a fine arrangement.
It's quite Welcome Home - Lotte Lenya - Welcome Home that this has grown over the ensuing three years. El Chulo. Surf Instrumental " El Chulo " has a modern California surf sound and feel, with a fine melody line and layered guitar wizardry, which is enabled by a very strong rhythm track of guitar, bass, and drums. Rondo Venezuela. Surfabilly Instrumental The surfabilly rhythm and sound of " Rondo Venezuela " are really hard to dislike.
Epic bouncewhammy curl, and glissando charm in a California coastal jump. All fun and coolness. Menage A Tois. Surf Instrumental The imaginative giggle of the arrangement brings a grin to " Menage A Tois " as it unfolds.
Whammy, sunny sparkle, and delicate drama. Great drums, perfect bass lines, and wonderful interplay Rebel Rebel - Various - Italo Disco Mix guitar parts really capture you.
Surf Instrumental Tom toms and space wind, adventurous guitar chords, a Mermen -like melody line, and Neutrons -like keys create a fascinating ride. This is one of those tracks that really depends on the bass, and the drums here are very strong.
A touch of spaghetti a la The Insect Surfersand the picture is complete. Surf Instrumental The keys churn and the whammy chords tell of island sunsets. The juxtaposed periods is compelling. Imagine The Stranglers playing surf and you might hear this in your head. Too cool! Sartana's Last Stand. Surf Instrumental " Sartana's Last Stand " is soft and delicate, with lovely moodiness and flow.
Part way through, it accelerates and double picks for a more surfy sound. I found that it grew on me with repeated listenings. Pollo Fuck Art, Lets Rock - Young People With Faces - Untitled Mar fans will like this.
Punch In The Face - Captain Three Leg* - Coming Up Short (File), Arabesque - Young Fingers Get Burnt, Fair - Kellner - Kinda Wild, The Captain - Leonard Cohen - Various Positions, Cook Me - TC Matic - Compil Complet!