"Line: 000: Taligent" CDR
Genres: classical, pop, electronic
Sep 15 - 21 2003
off, all of COBOL's albums are available for free download at www.cobolsoundsystem.com/cobol.php.
So if you're interested in trying COBOL (aka George Edward
Green III) tunes out for yourself, you've got no reason not to.
The question is, do you want to? Line: 000: Taligent is an
unusual album. It combines Green's interest in electronic music
with solo piano pieces and vocal-based tunes. The first three tracks
are pleasant but unexciting piano compositions that feature a lot of
echoing (assumedly to build a sense of mystery and mystique).
"Darkness (Cry Mix)" follows as the first song with vocals,
but it isn't catchy at all and ends up seeming disjointed and boring.
The only interesting track is "Taligent" and its remix
(although the latter doesn't do as much with the track as one might
hope, only really giving it a different beat). It is relatively
infectious albeit simplistic in melody.
All in all, this might be worth a try seeing as it's free, although
there isn't enough content here to warrant a purchase.
[Vitals: 8 tracks, distributed by the
band, released 2003]