Venice May – Illusion is Inevitable Album Review

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Venice May – Illusion is Inevitable Album Review

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Today, we are featuring a very special progressive rock band Venice May, from Paris, France. We have reviewed their full length album; Illusion is Inevitable, along with its style, potential, story, recording quality, production rate and more.

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Venice May is another innovative progressive rock band that I have discovered about a month ago with their debut album; Illusion is Inevitable, which was released in 2018. I know the challenges in the recording process of a full-length album myself as a musician. So firstly, I wanted like to congratulate Venice May for their super hard efforts and the amazing work of art which includes 13 non-standard songs. And the reason that I wanted to underline the “non-standard” definition for their music is because they musically do not follow anyone else’s path. Briefly, they earned our top mark on this.

I have been in the industry for about 5 years now, learned and experienced quite a lot about how every cog works. I believe that people do not only interact with each other only with their language skills, but also with the work they do. Our work, defines us in the best way possible. Musicians who are into shortcuts in their careers, mostly spend their effort in making cover videos, releasing single albums or using some other tricks in order to get noticed fast, instead of putting more thoughts into their own products. This is something important for me, as it can be not for you, and it surely played a big role in the reason why Venice May earned our respects. When you look at what they have done, it is pretty obvious that they are only into music, that’s all. In our era, we don’t have much left of this kind of artistic personalities who only expect to be highlighted with their music.

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Venice May – Illusion is Inevitable Album Review – Heavy Metal T Shirts – Metalhead Community Blog

Illusion is Inevitable is offering its listeners 13 progressive rock songs. The general vibe of the album is pretty relaxing, unlike any other progressive rock bands that I know of. Musically, I think Venice May is somewhere between Porcupine Tree and Pink Floyd. They have successfully developed their own style in time, which is admirable. Having your own style from the beginning have both advantages and disadvantages for your career. But it is also the most precious thing in any kind of creative work at the same time. In this matter, the band has shown a great potential indeed. I think their music is very likely to develop into somewhere magnificent in time.

Musically, the album has a stronger taste as a whole than in some particular songs. Songs, in general, are not similar, but they have an intense common vibe. As I have mentioned in my previous articles, the most valid statement about an artist for me is to clarify where they make difference. In this matter, it would be Venice May’s own character within their nonstandard musical style. They are much more atmospheric and easy going than any other band from the same genre. Actually, I might be mistaken by calling them a progressive band cause they have progressive elements in their music, and I accept that I am not good at defining genres. To me, some bands sound similar, some bands don’t, that’s it. But I am convinced about Venice May’s potentials. All they have to do is to know their strengths and weaknesses. I believe that the right approach to creative people is to tell them something that they will keep in mind. Just like on this example, Venice May will keep in mind everything I say (“wishful thinking” hopefully they will read this) and it will naturally guide them into somewhere better.

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Venice May – Illusion is Inevitable Album Review – Heavy Metal T Shirts – Metalhead Community Blog

Technically, the album has advanced standards in every way. Everything sounds clean, clear, atmospheric and natural. I think the producer has answered pretty well to the band’s expectations and has done a very specific job. Although there are some attack moments and parts in some songs, none of them have the effect, the power as they normally do. I mean, everything sounds unexpectedly calm. This is not the first time I am hearing this kind of very specific production of course, but this one has something extraordinary about it in my view. There is nothing wrong with it, it is their own decision, and we respect that.

In addition, compositions are not that standard along with their musical sentences, phrases, instrumentation, melodies and of course, decisions. So when I take all these into account, I can say that Venice May is pretty confident at what they are doing. They give you the feeling that they have everything under control, and this certainly will work for them in time. Those who would like to discover some fresh sounding progressive music should definitely check out the “Illusion is Inevitable” album by Venice May.

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Venice May – Illusion is Inevitable Album Review – Heavy Metal T Shirts – Metalhead Community Blog

In conclusion, we, as Metalhead Community Team, would like to congratulate Venice May for their fascinating album; Illusion is Inevitable, and wish them the very best in their future. Thanks for reading.

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Release Info

Artist Name: Venice May
Location: Paris, France
Release Name: Illusion Is Inevitable
Release Date: Sep 26, 2018
Label: Independent
Producer: Venice May

Track List:

1. A Mouse And A Snake
2. Only I Will Remain
3. Hiding Place
4. Thinning Ice
5. Mr & Misadventure
6. Limerence
7. Disequilibrium
8. Down That Alley
9. One Way Out
10. Devil’s Lap
11. The Nerve
12. XYZ
13. In The Presence Of A Ghost

Musicians:

Natalia Samofalova: Vocals, Rhythm Guitar and Keyboards
Vincent Bedfert: Lead Guitar
Styles: Rock, Alternative Rock, Post-Rock
Similar To: A Perfect Circle, The Smashing Pumpkins, Sigur Ros, PJ Harvey, Radiohead

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