A few words on the reissue of “Chronicles of Bubbledroid” …
This collection contains remastered tracks from the original album (released in early 2006) as well as eleven bonus tracks.
If you’re a fan of early 1970s Prog-Rock, then you won't be disappointed. There’s more than seventy-nine minutes of heavy organs, wah-wah guitar, solid bass and drums, melancholy acoustic passages, and even some orchestra snippets--all crammed into one CD!
We attempted to keep the music on this album lively by employing differing time signatures and experimental arrangements, and we tried to avoid standard formulas for verse-chorus-verse, etc. There are absolutely no vocals in these songs. The guitars and organs, alternating between rhythms and leads, do most of the heavy lifting. The rhythm section (bass guitar, bass organ, and drums) bring different sonic qualities to each track. (After all, most of the songs on this CD were recorded over a period of months, and in some cases, years.)
The original 2-track stereo mixes have been reworked to bring out more clarity, with the intent of keeping the overall spectrum intact.
Eleven bonus tracks complete the collection. That is to say, there are eleven complete Prog-Rock compositions--arguably on par with those from the original release. No filler material here! Most of these bonus tracks were finalized and mixed down after 2006. All but two have never before appeared on CD or MP3.
Give it a listen. And keep in mind, the best part of the Polysorbate Masquerade Band is that it’s completely instrumental!
Piazz (bonus track)
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