Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Scale the Summit - Kestral

     The new music train continues on this Tuesday evening with the latest track to be released from the upcoming record V by Scale the Summit, and this one has me thinking Starcraft.

     Seem like a weird mental association to make to you? Well the laid-back, guitar-driven instrumental vibe of "Kestral" starts out with some lead lines and chord progressions that remind me a whole bunch of the jazzy Terran music. And while this one does eventually get around to slaying pretty solidly -- the last couple of minutes feature some excellently shreddy goodness -- those first couple of sections remind me pretty hard of the supply depot-laying calm before the storm of a Starcraft match. "Kestral" sounds like it might be a highlight of V, but fingers cross that everything's this good.

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