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Falcons new album Atomic Guitar


The Falcons Atomic Guitar CD coverGreetings from Canada!

The Falcons' new album Atomic Guitar features 12 original instros plus Sleep Walk. Recorded live off the floor in glorious analogue for that signature Falconesque sound, Atomic Guitar comes complete with a handsome cardboard cover.

Available at:  CD BabyGuitar 9Amazon mp3.

More info at:  www.falconbeachmusic.com.

Cheers, Mike Beddoes


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This is my favorite instro release of the year so far!! Not many guitarists on the scene have an immediately recognizable style, but Mark Beddoes is definitely one of them. He's got a style that almost sounds like a 12-string, incredibly lyrical yet rocking at the same time. Fans of The Ventures and Paul Johnson will certsinly dig this, and, in fact, if I had to compare Beddoes' style to anyone else, it would definitely be to Paul Johnson in melodic sensibilties. A lot of 'Western'( as in 'Country' and 'Spaghetti)styles can be found here, too. There's not a bad cut on here and,as on The Falcons' previous releases, the rhythm section is tighter than the rocks in an ancient Inca wall! This record must be heard to be believed, it's basically a traditional approach, but the delivery is so fresh and the sound so original that it completely kicks the ass of a 'futurist' like me! This hasn't left my cd player since I put it in 3 weeks ago! Plus they actually manage to breathe breezy life into the old chestnut 'Sleepwalk'(their one cover here)! One of my fave instro tunes of all time is the title track of their cd/ep 'Shadowland' a few years back, and this cd more than whets my hunger for 'more Falcons'! The recording quality is really nice, too,and there's just enough rawness to show that they didn't labor for hours over any 'Protools' computer fixes. 'Atomic Guitar' is a truly terrific release!

insectsurfer | 30-Apr-2011 16:06:49 | Flag

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