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The Blue Notebooks

Advantages: Elegant, modern, traditional yet unique
Disadvantages: Not enough people will ever listen to it

Max Richter's The Blue Notebooks meant nothing to me until suggested that I might enjoy it. Fair enough, says I and so I went to take a look at reviews. I found little but what I did find intrigued me. I also found you couldn't buy it. Well, there ...

No_name 28.10.2005 · Read full review
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Satch's back with this stomper!

Advantages: Amazing songwriting, fantastic technical skills, easy to listen to
Disadvantages: Could bore non-guitar players

...Satch is indeed back, with yet another fine album, and yet again thankfully no singing! This is one of his better album's, really technical, and well written. This album contains some of Joe's best known work. Here we go then, the album list: Surfing ...

mastodonathon 25.09.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Surfing With The Alien [Remastered] - Joe Satriani

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Listening to the Alien!

Advantages: Some cool songs that are ear pleasing.
Disadvantages: Some tracks drag on.Lasts 37mins.

Joe Satriani – SURFING WITH THE ALIEN: Released 1987, (so its 17years old! Almost as old as me!) I have listened to this album so many time I have lost count, not only has it been playing the role of most music in entertaining us, but for me being a g ...

JaYmEZ 13.02.2005 · Read full review
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SATCH! Where it all started!!

Advantages: Amazingly good and different for the era guitar playing
Disadvantages: no vocals, hard to relate to for non musicians

Joe Satriani realeased "Surfing with the alien" Back in 1987 where it gained instant popularity in the underground music scene for its new style of easy listening legato (smooth) playing as well as the almost legendary solos. Joe satriani, known simp ...

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Truly Amazing Guitar Playing

Advantages: Guitar virtuosity at its best
Disadvantages: A bit short

Joe Satriani is regarded as one of the most technically brilliant guitarists ever and with former pupils like Kirk Hammet (of Metallica) and Steve Vai you can tell how much he influenced rock. With 1987’s ‘Surfing With the Alien’ he amazed guitarists acro ...

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