Moog synthesizer engineer and performer Erik Norlander continues his plight, melding classic '70s progressive rock stylizations via the wholesome sounds emanating from his arsenal of analog synths and keys. With concurrent DVD/2CD releases including the studio set The Galactic Collective: Definitive Edition (Gonzo Multimedia, 2012), the artist's live experience transfers to disc in luminous splendor on Live in Gettysburg.
Sheened by immaculate audio engineering processes, the program boasts a crisp and impacting soundstage, as Norlander elevates the Moog back to where it was in the glory days of progressive rock. With wailing anthems, highly melodic tone poems, and ringing vocal parts by Lana Lane and Debrissa McKinney, the band's pulsating rhythmic element and shifting time signatures, equate to a comprehensive musical showcase.
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