Deluge Grander

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Country United States
Added By Joren
12 years ago
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2006-2017 Rock
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8.8 x3
Instrumental Prog Rock in Opposition/Fusion
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10 users rate this artist 7.0 or better, three users rate it lower. 11 users think it is prog, nobody thinks it is merely related to prog and nobody thinks that it's not prog. show details
Track Statistics The database currently contains 13 studio tracks by Deluge Grander.
Track durations range from 5m 07s to 26m 57s, averaging at 12m 45s with a standard deviation of 6m 46s.
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Review by avestin 9 years ago <Permalink>
Deluge GranderMyspace.com - The Form of the Good 2009
9.5
Prog Rock
The Good is in great Form Let me start by saying this: There are several bands and musicians that when I listen to their album I think to myself: “I wish I could compose music like this. I wish I would have composed this”. This is the case with Deluge Grander’s music.

This is the second Deluge Grander album, another musical delicatessen from Dan Britton’s creative mind (keyboards), along with his highly talented band mates, Dave Berggren (guitars), Brett d’Anon (bass) and Patrick Gaffney (drums). This time around Dan hired the services of a large lineup of classical musicians to enhance the sound and add more dimensions to the music. The musicians, mostly from College Park, in Maryland, bring in the lineup such instruments as cello, clarinet, flute, saxophone, violin, trumpet, trombone and oboe. This orchestral addition comes out very well and is best heard on the track Aggrandizement.

As this album is different somewhat in sound and also style to August In The Urals (which I love), I will not compare it to that one, but only mention, that in this album, Deluge Grander show a fabulous progression and change and adaptation of new ingredients in their music. This album is not as affluent and volumetric sounding as the previous one, but it sure does not lack anything in creativity, musicianship and beauty. Though the music has influences from the classic symphonic-prog-rock days along with jazzy touches and funk-sounding parts and also sounds that might fit very well in Canterbury scene albums (with that fuzzy sounding keyboard), this album presents fresh sounding music, that warms my heart each time I listen to it. Not only are the melodies captivating, but their execution is as good. I also hear some elements of Birds And Buildings’ highly energetic sound here in the third track, Common Era Cavemen.

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The Form of the Good 2009
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8.0 x11
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August In The Urals 2006
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Heliotians 2014
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Symphonic Prog Rock in Opposition
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