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Cosmic Fall
(In Search of Outer Space)
2018
Staff Rating: Crank this to 9.2 of 11
|    Editor's Pick
Genre:
Heavy psych rock, Stoner rock, Psychedelic
Sounds Like:
Earthless, 3rd Ear Experience, Samsara Blues Experiment
Third full length album in three years, these guys could be the busiest instrumental psych rock band today. With the release of First Fall (2016), Kick Out The Jams (2017) and now In Search of Outer Space, we have a beautiful array of mind-expanding rich tunes to get lost in. Cosmic Fall, from Germany continue on their exploratory journey of hallucinogenic, spaced-out bluesy jams on In Search of Outer Space. The aptly titled album name says it all, these guys have added a desolate space rock tone to the album and it fits perfectly within their formula. It’s a great addition as it mixes things up within their catalogue. Just check out the track “Spacejam” … it’s mind-blowing when cranked. The flow of the album feels effortless as it oozes with fluid psychedelia, which is part of the draw, you just never quite know what track you are listening to.

The scattered vocals from bassist Klause Friedrich are a welcome addition which adds another layer of interest. They only appear on the first and last cut, so perhaps they are experimenting with the use of vocals; it could be a nice to hear more on future albums. Check out our recap to see if this is up your alley.

ROTATION RECAP:
Vocal Performance
8.6 of 11

Weight of the Heavy
9.1 of 11

Fretwork Prowess
9.2 of 11

Risk of Subwoofer Damage
8.9 of 11

Overall Album Flow
10 of 11

Psychedelic Tone
9.8 of 11

Album Cover Aesthetics
8.9 of 11

Production Value
9.5 of 11

Standout Track(s)
The whole album kicks space ass, check out “Spacejam” and “Lumberjam” to hear the variety these guys offer.

Alcohol Pairing
3Beans - Bourbon Barrel-Aged porter by NY’s Sixpoint Brewery. This 10% (ABV) Baltic Porter is one tasty mother of a brew and enhances the music of Cosmic Fall.

Lasting Impression 
Fans of the psychedelic heavy will love this album as it never gets stale. Just head over to their Bandcamp site and download their entire library and thank us later.

Cosmic Fall are:
Drums: Daniel Sax 
Bass and Vocals: Klaus Friedrich
Guitar: Marcin Morawski

Tracklist:
1. Jabberwocky 11:36
2. Narcotic Vortex 08:00
3. Purification 04:11
4. Lumberjam 06:56
5. Spacejam 07:44
6. Icarus 04:50

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