Progressive Rock Central: Ole Lukkoye’s Dreamtime Essence

Ole Lukkoye – Dyatly
(Trail Records TR016, 2015)

Russian band Ole Lukkoye has become of the leading acts in the current psychedelic rock and trance music scene. Their new album Dyatly skillfully introduces the listener into a world of shamanic music where mesmerizing vocals, trance-like acoustic and electronic beats, electronic atmospheres and various instruments like bassoon and keyboards generate a hypnotic effect.

The album features 5 pieces, four of which are lengthy musical explorations where the musicians interweave vocal improvisations and spellbinding electroacoustic instrumental dreamtime fantasies.

The lineup on Dyatly includes Ness Yanushkovskaya on vocal improvisation; Boris Bardash on vocals, keyboards, guitar programming, gluckophone, music, lyrics; Frol on bassoon, keyboards; Yuri Lukyanchik on percussion, jembe, darbuka, drum kit; Alexander Vahivski on jambi, ngoa, dav; and Tatyana Kalmykova provides a vocal sample.

By Angel Romero, July 28, 2015
Progressive Rock Central