Allan Holdsworth – Atavachron – Music. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Atavachron – Allan Holdsworth on AllMusic – – For a little background, back in the ’80s. Atavachron is a music studio album recording by ALLAN HOLDSWORTH (Jazz Rock/Fusion/Progressive Rock) released in on cd, lp / vinyl and/or cassette.

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This his work is evidence. Please consider supporting us by disabling atavacbron ad blocker. And because Chad Wackerman offers a lot of variety on the drums, they seldom sound irritating: Retrieved from ” https: I had to put away the “Guitar God” image and adopt a view of Allan as a composer.

When Allan Holdsworth started dealing with the guitar he faced difficulties in reading notes. Metal Fatigue is by far Holdsworth’s best solo album and Atavachron is certainly a disappointment in comparison. The center piece of the album seems to be the title track, Atavachron, which is absolutely stunning, very beautiful, especially because of the breath taking synth chords, which keep coming back. The SynthAxe was the interface that very uniquely interpreted a guitarist’s skill into synth sounds.


However, this is also very different in style so maybe it is not fair or even possible to really compare in this way. The jazz is being offered mostly by Allan’s improvising and by the compositions which are really listening music: Enough with the warnings: Drinking Hanging Out In Love.

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This is a landmark album, but be sure to do some homework before you attempt it. I found the new instrument to be exciting and unique. Initially, Holdsworth wanted to play the saxophone, but he ended up playing an electric guitar.

What was unique was that guitarists could therefore play a synthesizer without needing a great amount of keyboard expertise. Overall, Atavachron is an interesting album holdsworthh I find it hard to see it as anything over and above a curiosity. Wouldn’t that be great! Life is full of compromises, and things can get much worse if someone chooses to make a living from his art. Lyrics by Rowanne Mark. Afavachron why he constantly improvises and hates playing the same solo again and again.


But in my opinion this is the less significant – technical – side of atwvachron story. This release was special in that it marks Holdsworth ‘s first use of the SynthAxe alongside electric guitar.


Against the Clock compilation came from this disc. I had to dig deeper to understand what is being played, to tell the difference between Alan Pasqua’s beatiful keyboard and this new contraption, the synthaxe.

Sexy Trippy All Moods. The Dominant Plague atavschron. The present album from was the follow up to Metal Fatigue from the previous year. You have to listen to this to believe it!


The rest left me very cold though. So to get started, we have here three – from outer space – drummers: The main focus of this album just look at the albumcover is the synthaxe.

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