Exposé Online banner

Trottel Monodream — Fluid
(Trottel TR067CD, 2000, CD)

by Henry Schneider, Published 2016-09-15

Fluid Cover art

Trottel Monodream is another Hungarian progressive / psychedelic rock band that is relatively unknown in the US. They have been around since 1989 and have toured extensively throughout Europe: Hungary, Italy, Austria, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Denmark, Holland, Belgium, France, Great Britain, Poland, and Czechoslovakia. Fluid is the band’s ninth release. Consisting of violin, keyboards, guitar, drums, and bass, Trottel Monodream create and play progressive rock music with a Hungarian flair. Some songs are sung in Hungarian, others in English, and still others in wordless chanting. Fluid contains six songs: "Fluid," "Ikaros," "Monodream," "Movement," "The End of the Dream," and "Spider on the Clock." Jean-Luc Ponty style violin playing is prominent throughout the disk, along side strong guitar and keyboards. This is excellent music and sure to be a hit with the progressive rock enthusiast.


Filed under: New releases, 2000 releases

Related artist(s): Trottel

Latest news

2018-04-05
OBEY Convention XI Set for May 24-28 in Halifax – As the 2018 festival season rapidly approaches, we’d like you to be aware of a real treasure of diverse and creative music that’s going to take place in Halifax, Nova Scotia, next month. The OBEY Convention is on its 11th outing, and features a wide range of artists from around the world. From avant-industrial noise to experimental takes on Classical Chinese music, from chamber jazz to doom metal, from ambient soundscapes to Canadian First Nations drumming, you’d be hard pressed to find a festival with more variety in sound anywhere in the world. » Read more

2018-04-04
Close to the Rain Festival in Bergen Announces Lineup – Now in its second year, the Close to the Rain Festival of progressive music is scheduled to take place in Bergen, Norway, on June 7 - 9. They've got an amazing slate of bands lined up, including such powerhouses as Anekdoten, Major Parkinson, Arabs in Aspic, Tusmørke, and many more. » Read more

2018-03-01
Seaprog 2018 Artist Announcements Raise Festival's Profile – Seattle's Seaprog festival has been going since 2013, and the 2018 edition features a slate of artists that's sure to bring more attention to the event. Cheer-Accident, Bubblemath, and Free Salamander Exhibit are in the first round announcement of performers. In keeping with their tradition of focusing on regional artists, they will also present a number of artists from Washington and Oregon. [Edit: Just added: Inner Ear Brigade] » Read more

2018-02-26
Adelbert von Deyen RIP – Word reaches us that German electronic musician Adelbert von Deyen has died. His recorded legacy reaches back to 1978, when Sky Records released Sternzeit. Von Deyen, who was born October 25, 1953 in Süderbrarup, was also known as a painter and graphic artist. » Read more

2018-02-18
Didier Lockwood RIP – Word reaches us today of the death of one of France's great jazz musicians, violinist Didier Lockwood. His playing bridged many worlds, from traditional jazz to fusion to progressive rock, and his talent can be heard on recordings by Magma, Clearlight, Pierre Moerlen's Gong, and many more. Lockwood was 62. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Univers Zéro - Clivages – The word "darkness" is often prominently mentioned in descriptions of the music of Univers Zéro, and there are certainly aspects of this newest release that fit that mold. However,...  (2011) » Read more



Listen & discover



Print issues