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The Vazey Collective - Single Review: Dreamers

16 Jan 2018 // A review by butch181
Dreamers is a well-balanced, light, summery track. While the track feels simplistic in its overall sound, the lead guitar provides properly weighed riffs, that complement the melody and vocals of the track without overpowering the rest of the composition. The guitar feels like a mish-mash of Dire Straits, Pink Floyd, Sublime, and Santana, kept in control with a strong, consistent snare.

Vocally, there is a large difference in energy between the verses and chorus, which does create a bit of a juxtaposition, whether the track is meant to be something to relax and unwind to, or to dance and sing along with; perhaps both.

A well-produced track, Vazey has a great grasp of creating a stable and evenhanded musical composition. The guitar riffs are more technical and intricate than they let on, and every playthrough, the elaborate nature of the lead is revealed. Dreamers would fit in well on a BBQ or road trip playlist. A song that complements an event, not quite the focal point.


Review written by Alex Moulton
 

About The Vazey Collective

The Vazey Collective is a six-piece band from New Zealand that formed over 2016-2017. This determined and accomplished group of musicians know what they want, the music is old school, dynamic and real. The Music will speak to many covering many genre’s, but still just good old Rock.

The band features the spectacular Antony Pickard on lead vocals. His powerful and compelling voice is up with the best and it was mentioned by Midge Marsden while performing on one of the songs that “Ants could sing the phone book and you would listen”. This is a true testament coming from one of NZ’s best musicians.

John Kempt on lead guitar is popular among the best in the business, it’s also noted John taught Duff McKagan from GnR’s daughters how to play guitar. Playing guitar with some of the best musicians in the world, John has learnt everything required to enhance a band and he does not disappoint by bringing powerful, but stylish guitar licks & solos to the TVC Album.

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TVC
Year: 2018
Type: Album

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