This 1987 release by Mexican composer Eblen Macari was originally written for the Luis Enrique Erro Planetarium in Mexico City, and was performed there for a few weekly concerts. Conceptually, the album is meant to be a soundtrack to “a voyage through the galaxy” and it shows – the compositions are celestial and cosmic with an air of wonder and exploration. Middle eastern rhythms play on pre-Hispanic percussion instruments while classic 80’s soundtrack synthesizers float and suspend, emulate the expanse of space. Angelic choral vocals and chants shine through in choice moments on the record, building the feeling of ascension while Macari’s 6 and 12 string classical guitar ease and ground the listener. It’s a captivating mix of acoustics and electronics that elicits a unique cosmic listening experience.
– Dane Majors
Recommended – A1 Planetarios, A4 El Grito De La Lluvia, B1 La Constelacion Del Pejelagarto (Bambuco)
Tags: Experimental / Fourth World / Guitar / New Age