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The Wonderful Sounds of Jim Duff

If you're not too familiar with the sounds of Jim Duff as of yet then let us be among the first to introduce you especially since one of his newer releases called Pantheonic Symphony has recently dropped and gives off a sort of personal and progressive set of tones that at times can come through cinematic but also let you get pulled in one by one and with each of these you're able to live in this semi orchestrated and beautifully arranged world.

The release consists of three tracks the first called "Revolutionary Bums" has this grateful rock style that there's the essence of a live performance at times.

This is one of the easiest ones to get wrapped up in and it's a good thing because it's the first track on the record so it gives you a little introduction to what you might expect next only the next couple of songs begin to progress into a wider range set of textures that remain acoustic but start to become more and more progressive and more and more open.

The next song called "Song of Lavaughn" features mandolins, acoustic guitars deep tones that give that low-end base and the sense of something that's ever growing from the ground up and sprouting into something new almost like a rebirth.

This one was what I would consider the second stage of this project and as I said before, these songs progress and grow, build and evolve so much so that by the time you get to the third song called "Song of Procadius" you are embedded in a fully orchestrated symphonic landscape that feels beautiful both texturally and melodically as the deeper notes and the higher notes melt together and put you in almost a state of ease or calmness.

This track has its own building factor and the changes let the song feel a little bit more intense here and there which is again quite beautiful because you get the sense of emotional backbone.

This is my absolute favorite of all three tracks because it is a wonderfully put-together symphonic piece of music that for me, let some amazing moments of my life pass before my eyes and not in a bad way, but in a good one.

Sounds like this have a way of crawling under your skin in the best ways possible and letting you feel something, and I think this is very important, especially in today's musical world.

Not to mention, this is a completely instrumental piece of music and so it lets parts of your own emotional imagination run wild and fluctuate with the beauteous intensity that feels good to latch onto and experience.

Take a swim through this release when you get a chance and while you're at it I would suggest listening to some of his many previous releases as they all have something different to offer.

I'm going to give this an 8 out of 10 without question.

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