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Dr. Chrispy

Transitory

Review by Gary Hill

I've reviewed some other music from this artist. This guy is both a musician and aeronautical engineer with an eye on space exploration in both of those endeavors. The music here is not a tight fit under progressive rock, but I'd say that it has as much connection to acts like Synergy (Larry Fast) as it does to electronic dance music. Whatever you call this, though, it's an effective set. In fact, this is probably my favorite release from him yet.

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Track by Track Review
Transitory Morning (Emotional Dynamics)
Ambient keyboard textures start this. A spoken voice comes over the top. The number grows outward with an electronic music meets both space and EDM approach from there. The vocal thing stops for a bit and the EDM really kicks into gear. This is very trippy and entertaining. A different spoken voice joins further down the road, lending a more personal approach to the universals we've been given by the first voice.
Transitory Afternoon (Pioneer Material)
A big change, this comes in with a rather funky groove. More jazzy elements emerge over the top as the piece works outward.
Transitory Evening (Afro Travel) feat. Haji Mike
Trippy and yet EDM based, this still has plenty of the electronic concepts that link it to more 70s-based electronic music. This has a great energy and cool vibe. It's actually one of my favorites here.
Transitory Evening feat. Haji Mike (Med Dred Afro Jungle Remix)
This remix is much more percussive and dance oriented. Yet, it's also quite trippy.
Transitory Evening feat. Haji Mike (Synthapex Remix)
Parts of this have more energy than the other versions do. This is one of my favorite pieces here. It just works so well in this mix. I love how the synthesizers impact the sound here.       
Transitory Afternoon (Psybolord Remix)
I dig this groove a lot. It's more serious club mix type stuff, but it just works so well.
Transitory Morning (Aeronexus Remix)
This is another potent remix. It has a cool, slower grind to it. The keyboard sounds really shine here.
 
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