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Gutsul Calipso. Reket-Hanhstera. (Racket-Gangsters)

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Gutsul Calipso. Reket-Hanhstera. (Racket-Gangsters)
Gutsul Kalipso play music that they personally name "Guzul-hop" and sometimes define it as a mixture of Bukovyna folklore, hip-hop and jazz. Judging by everything, the All-Mighty Jah has not gone round creative searches of these smiling fighters with his favorable attention either – as a result, a very fanciful but also no less positive music freak has seen the light of the day. Here, in very pleasant proportions, you have a mixture of banter, almost punk poignancy of the lyrics – the frisky nature of Chernivtsy folklore in melodies – bright cheerfulness of the primary ska in the wind section – and friendly relax in the rhythms, which are obviously in good terms with reggae. However, they are in no less good terms with funk – and the general mood breathes freedom, due to which you really remember jazz, though formally there is to trace of it here. But who said that formal signs weight more than subjective feelings? In the end, it is always sheer subjective nature of a person that listens to music and lives through it. And formal analysis is the domain of one's intellect – and has anyone even seen this intellect dancing and raving? While some ordinary listener of Gutsul Kalipso, probably, does exactly that when hearing the music sound – dances and raving. Because their songs can be listened to only in this way – with the whole self. Listen to and smiled at.
Anton Yozhyk Leyba (Hedgehog)

Publisher: UKRmusic
Catalogue number: UM-CD 135
Year: 2007

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Gutsul Calipso

Domestic price: 278.60UAH
International price: $19.90USD
1. Mp3Reket-Hanhstjera
2.  Perefirija
3.  Predsedatil‘
4. Mp3Pastor
5.  Hutsulo-Drakul
6. Mp3Zvizda
7. Mp3Viktor Karakulaku
8.  Povjestka
9. Mp3Kurvy
10.  Vjeronika Kastro
11.  Manevry
12.  Volohja
13.  Hutsulo-Drakul
 Total playing time: 47:46

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Reviews (2)

  , kharkov, ua
03-03-2008 21:06

долго искал де раздобыть сиди. и остался довольный. хотя и прослушал альбом в mp3, всё равно заказал сиди. был очень рад, что некоторые аранжировочки поменялись, хотя и видно было, что хлопцы старались сделать альбом немного красивее. будем ждать с концертами)))

  Юрій Карашівський , Kyiv, UA
30-01-2008 14:56

Жахлива студійна робота. Більш-менш гідно зроблено запис "Звєзди". Нова обробка "Рекет-Гангстера" не витримує жодної критики у порівнянні з попередньою версією, награною і мастерованою саксофоністом гурту Валєрою Петровичем. В принципі, як і раніше, як і на живих виступах, чути: хлопці продовжують валяти дурня, не працюють з вокалом, мало репетують і багато курять. За 8 років існування вони майже не просунулись вперед. Дуже прикро, що до них так і не дійшло розуміння елементарних речей: для створення якісного альбому потрібно скористатись послугами якісної студії і саунд-продюсера. Шкода, що витратив гроші на цей, а не на інший альбом.