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Music From a Sparkling Planet

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Music From a Sparkling Planet

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Esquivel
Producers:
Bar/None
genre:
POP, Reissues

We gave it a B

A second reissue of the ’60s Mexican mood-music master could almost be a precursor to Jamaican dub, what with Music From a Sparkling Planet‘s primitive stereo tricks and cork-popping reverb. But when Esquivel turns too orchestral and loses track of his Latin beat, he neuters mambos like Emerson, Lake &amp Palmer would later neuter rock. B

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