Bohren & Der Club of Gore - Patchouli Blue
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Based on 63 ratings
2020 Ratings: #68
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January 10, 2020 / Release Date
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Ipecac / Label
Dark Jazz / Genres
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Doublez
76
Don't worry, Jazz is fine. The German band Bohren & Der Club of Gore, now more than a trio for a short time, is already more than 20 years old but they continue to delight, offering a breathtaking new doom-ambient / jazz album called Patchouli Blue.

This album doesn't mark a major change in the band's musicality, even if overall Bohren & Der Club of Gore has always evolved over time (they used a lot more sound at the beginning), but it's the first album since drummer Thorsten Benning ... read more
Doofly
80
Pros
Jazz

Cons
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Thanks for reading my review
El_Bark
70
pretty good atmospheric dark jazz, fit perfectly in a Victorian style horror movie/game, or even something Dracula would enjoy
CiaranHelmink
65
As good as this thing sounds, I can't help but get ever so slightly bored listening to the album in its entirety. Every track here is satisfying and succeeds in creating vivid soundscapes trough dense synthwork and mesmerizing sax parts. The problem with this album is that it mostly sticks to one formula.

Fav Tracks: Total Falsch, Glaub Mir Kein Wort
Least Fav Track: N/A
TreyLikesBands
69
Decent

In essence, “Patchouli Blue” made me think of going to a sketchy psychic in a strip mall. The background music is dark and fits the atmosphere of the room, but gets old and formulaic after a while.

Color: Red
FAV TRACKS: n/a
LEAST FAV: n/a
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Track List

  1. Total falsch
  2. Verwirrung am Strand
  3. Glaub mir kein Wort
  4. Patchouli Blue
  5. Deine Kusine
  6. Vergessen & vorbei
  7. Sollen es doch alle wissen
  8. Tief gesunken
  9. Zwei Herzen aus Gold
  10. Sag mir,wie lang
  11. Meine Welt ist schön
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