Postado por H. Melissopoulos
em domingo, 21 de setembro de 2008.
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"The Monsoon Bassoon were a London based rock band, who existed between 1995 and 2001. Their music can be described as psychedelic rock or math rock, although their songs were often characterised by sudden changes in direction or mood. Regular features of their songs were male and female harmony vocals, swapping of the lead singer, woodwind parts, polyrhythmic sections, time changes and unusual scales.
Although sometimes sounding chaotic, their music was carefully planned to the last note. At times, all of the band could seem to play in different timings, before locking into a crescendo. For example, "The King of Evil," starts as a gentle folk song, but ends with all three singers shouting in chorus over a death metal guitar part. The band won the NME's single of the week award three times and had a passionate underground following, particularly inspiring other bands..."
O ex-guitarrista da banda foi o Kavus Torabi (Cardiacs e Guapo) e ainda contaram com a participação do Tim Smith do Cardiacs, recomendação extrema para quem gosta de Pronk.