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Marco Minnemann - Eeps

by Kevin Wierzbicki

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There's one way to make sure that your music comes out exactly as you want it to; just do everything yourself. And that's exactly what Minnemann does here, with the exception of on one song (out of 18).

Minnemann is an accomplished guitarist and synth player and demonstrates this throughout Eeps but he is first and foremost a drummer and this set of fusion jazz and quirky prog numbers will appeal to fans of fellow skins men like Billy Cobham, Bill Bruford and Terry Bozzio, who between them played with revered acts King Crimson, the Mahavishnu Orchestra and Frank Zappa, all of which seem to be big influences on Minnemann.

A love for Zappa is particularly noticeable on songs like "Right on Time and Out of Tune" where Minnemann's intricate percussion work bops around behind discordant, sproingy guitar riffs for a couple of minutes before the song takes a complete left turn, finishing with a gentle acoustic guitar outro.

"Painter" is Crimson-like prog while "Douche" is (sort of) one of the few vocal numbers on the album; the intriguing song opens with a quick barrage of scat singing that gets distorted and twisted into a loop that becomes both the song's rhythm and a hook that's hard to resist beeping along to.

Expecting the unexpected is par for the course here and Eeps clearly isn't for everyone but those who like a little experimentation mixed in with their fusion will find the record provocative and satisfying.

Get your copy here.

Marco Minnemann - Eeps
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