Hypnophobia, the brand new album of the Dutch "baroque pop" Prince, producer and multi-instrumentalist Jacco Gardner, is like a majestic spell full of psychedelic animation who understands his audience to hypnotize to the point, where dreams and reality merge. Since the launch of his latest album "Cabinet of Curiosities" in 2013, fans and critics alike were thermoformed in Gardner's fantastic fairytale world. What "Hypnophobia" different from his previous productions, is, according to Gardner in his growing experience by recording on stages around the world, which enabled him to travel to new countries and to give the tour a taste of adventure, which is now new on the Album can be heard. What remains unchanged is his passion to collect old-fashioned instruments and use. So on the album a sumptuous selection of such instruments, including a Wurlitzer piano, a harpsichord, a Mellotron and an antique Steinway piano, which Gardner bought from a church. His sound is close to artists like Syd Barrett or Curt Boettcher, which also parallels with John Maus or Tame Impala can be seen and the dynamics of Gardner's compositions can be compared to bands like Stereolab or Simon & Garfunkel with. Yet for all the love that Gardner has to vintage instruments and their sound, it is by no means an attempt of imitation of old-fashioned music. Rather, it is about creating a unique and personal style. "Hypnophobia" it creates a brilliant way the artist and his love for the unique future-vintage sound to a higher level of consciousness than ever to capture previously.
Face to Face
Before The Dawn
Make Me See
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