vrijdag 4 maart 2011

Carnaval – 2

Carnaval – 2
Self released – 2009
Waardering: *****

The second album called 2 of the Slovenian Carnaval features lovely artwork and is a pure piece of real brilliance. After some fuckin about in bands as Pussyfinger, Louder Than You and changing the name from Pinocchio Pinchball to Carnaval they worked for years on their second album. And this is very audible. Not only has it grown in all musical aspects; the lyrics and vocal-lines are much better and almost sublime. They still provide their own version of archetypal stoner rock derived from the desert brand of Kyuss; but also reminiscent of Nirvana and Queens Of The Stone Age. And all this they do with so much conviction and openness that you could almost imagining them inventing the entire thing. It all comes across as a true ode to the almighty riff and the songs pound into yer head and remain there forever. These guys deserve a much bigger audience. So Walter and his Roadburn gang should poke around in Slovenia and Croatia; cause with bands like for instance Cojones and Carnaval you obtain pure stonergold! These fella’s are golden guys!

1 opmerking:

  1. Absolute incredible album! One of the best I have heard in a long time!


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