MARSEN JULES: Beautyfear CD Oktaf

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MARSEN JULES: Beautyfear  CD Oktaf

Thirteen individual tracks are collated together here under the banner of the album title as individual versions of the same track effectively.  I have found previous works by Jules to be competent and entertaining enough, but lacking the spark to make them truly amazing; ‘Beautyfear’ once again, follows the same path.

Marsen pens him self as neither an ambient nor experimental act, but a combination of both.  In some respects he is correct, but I feel that his music is dominated by the former, where there is once again a tendency to draw on orchestral influences, massaged with drones.

As usual there are momentary glances at brilliance where Jules captures inspired genius and I wish this carried for the duration of his releases from start to finish.  These sparks of inspiration do set Jules apart form a lot of artists out there and most likely how he has landed himself some future soundtrack work.  I would however like him to venture into other avenues now and step outside his comfort zone, to halt stagnation and the obvious similarities that rise with most of his output.

7.5/10

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