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Marcus Jidell – Pictures From A Time Traveller

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Evergrey guitarist Marcus Jidell released his solo album, Pictures From A Time Traveller, in 2013 through Lion Music.

It’s definitely an instrumental guitar album, but it doesn’t fall prey to “backing tracky” sound, or overly indulgent ‘shred’ in any given passage.

Fluid passages lull one into a drifting, borderless sea… then come the waves!

The seas are rough: Jidell takes great delight in jarring you out of that calm, straight into top alertness in fractions of a second.

The album is lyrical, not overly long, experimental, and never boring.

Nicely produced and well-balanced, this is a fun, worthy listening journey.

 

Track Listing:
Arctica
Huldra (Ruler of the Forest)
Tesla World System
Rei Zan
El-Amarna (Ruins of Akhetaton)
Space Dog
Wedding Song

Band Lineup (core members):
Marcus Jidell – Guitar, bass, piano, cello, keyboards, percussion
Svante Henryson – Cello
Andreas Johansson – Drums

Links:
Official Website
Official Facebook Page

About Iris North

My formal position is: editor and music reviewer. I joined the PlanetMosh army in 2012. I enjoy extreme metal, 'shred' guitar, hard rock, prog rock, punk, and... silly pop music!
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