Rodrigo y Gabriela – 9 Dead Alive

Released on April 29, 2014, ” 9 Dead Alive” is the seventh album (half live, half studio) by Rodrigo y Gabriela and their first album of new material in five years.

Track Listing : 1.The Soundmaker (Rodrigo Y Gabriela) – 04:52 . 2.Torito (Rodrigo Y Gabriela) – 05:03 . 3.Sunday Neurosis (Rodrigo Y Gabriela) – 05:15 . 4.Misty Moses (Rodrigo Y Gabriela) – 04:39 . 5.Somnium (Rodrigo Y Gabriela) – 03:43 . 6.Fram (Rodrigo Y Gabriela) – 04:30 . 7.Megalopolis (Rodrigo Y Gabriela) – 05:01 . 8.The Russian Messenger (Rodrigo Y Gabriela) – 04:52 . 9.La Salle Des Pas Perdus (Rodrigo Y Gabriela) – 03:01

Musicians : Rodrigo Y Gabriela – Band . Richard Dawkins – Spoken Word

Production : Produced By Rodrigo Y Gabriela . Chris Bellman – Mastering . Fermin Vasquez Llera – Engineer . Andrew Scheps – Mixing

Package : Olallo Rubio – Liner Notes . Eugene Serebrennikov – Artwork

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Released April 29, 2014 By Ruby Works.

(Source Rodrigo y Gabriela 9 Dead Alive | Official Website)

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allmusic
The dialogue that transpires throughout 9 Dead Alive is lively, eloquent, and actively intellectual, but it is also intimate. Between them, Rodrigo y Gabriela engage in musical and even cultural queries, and sometimes — provocatively — leave them wide open. This album evidences an expanded creative reach for the pair, even as it re-engages the sharp edges they displayed on earlier recordings.

The Guardian
Rodrigo y Gabriela: 9 Dead Alive review – acoustic guitar virtuosos return to furious flamenco and frantic riffs The opening riffs on The Soundmaker are a reminder that the virtuoso acoustic guitarists started out playing heavy metal back in Mexico City before moving to Ireland as buskers, and the album is more direct than some of their earlier work, with the guitars driven on by insistent percussion

Premier Guitar
Rodrigo takes the lead guitar role, gripping a plectrum to play riffs, lightning palm-muted lines, and melodic solos. (On “Torito” he even plays slide—imagine Elmore James over Phrygian power chords.) By blending Spanish, classical, blues, metal—even Celtic—sounds, Rod and Gab celebrate the 6-string’s history with their spirited music.

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