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Comes to Mind

by The Hallucinant Telepherique

Second album from the Austin based Prog Rock band
Genre: Rock: Progressive Rock
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1. Err, Pt. 1
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2. Err, Pt. 2
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3. Death of a Completist, Pt. 1
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4. Death of a Completist, Pt. 2
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5. Death of a Completist, Pt. 3
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6. The Escape
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7. Comes to Mind, Pt. 1
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8. Comes to Mind, Pt. 2
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9. Comes to Mind, Pt. 3
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
The Hallucinant Telepherique is a progressive rock band from Austin formed by brothers Gino and Sergio Montoya. Comes To Mind is their second album of instrumental pieces.

Review excerpts for our debut album “Absorbed by the Forest”:

"Hallucinant Telepherique gets it right on its debut platter. Dominated by multi-instrumentalist Sergio, the duo emphasizes songcraft over flashy technique. "Pishtaku" and "The Main Hall" let analog synthesizers and tuneful guitar figures drive the sweeping arrangements forward over Sergio's one-man rhythm section. The two-part "Unobserved" (one on each side) goes for the epic jugular, part one climbing the mountain and part two rolling back down. The wordless Absorbed by the Forest avoids pretentiousness by letting melodies do the talking."
The Austin Chronicle

"If the premise of a North American band with a French sounding name whose members are from South America conjures up all sorts of musical possibilities, it may come as a surprise to find that this (mainly) instrumental offering has its roots firmly planted in classic British progressive rock.
Take the opening cut The Main Hall and third track Inciter, for example, with syncopated rhythms, angular guitar and jazz-infused synth that harks back to King Crimson, Gentle Giant and the Canterbury scene."
Dutch Progressive Rock Page

"Austin-based prog-rock consisting of Gino Montoya on guitar and keyboards and his brother Sergio on drums and synth pedals; akin to a sizable percentage of the style, this offers a mixed bag. In its favor; a largely instrumental framework focusing on crisp, energetic delivery instead of overzealous complexity. On the other side, the keyboard and synth frequently cultivate atmospheres reminiscent of prog’s ’70s heyday. They do avoid succumbing to egregiousness across the board, so devotees of the form shouldn’t hesitate."
The Vinyl District

"Musically on Absorbed by the Forest the brothers have plunged headlong into a classic old-styled symphonic progressive rock approach that hearkens back to sounds from the mid-seventies and yet to my ears there is nothing “old” sounding about this record..."
The Progressive Rock Files

"The music ranges from keyboard driven rock to jazz-rock fusion influenced passages. The diversity of selection is the modus operandi here. Because the music is instrumental it has to be interesting consistently. Most popular prog music includes tracks with lyrics and long instrumental runs so I think there is enough here for most prog lovers to find interesting and entertaining."
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