Wingfield, Mark / Tales From The Dreaming City
Album: Tales From The Dreaming City   Collection:General
Artist:Wingfield, Mark   Added:Oct 2018

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2018-11-04 Pull Date: 2019-01-06
Week Ending: Jan 6
Airplays: 2

Recent Airplay
1. Jan 04, 2019: Old Fart At Play
The Green-Faced Timekeepers
2. Jan 03, 2019: oatmeal for lunch
The Green-Faced Timekeepers

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2018-11-02
Reviewed: 2018-11-01
Genre: General
FCCs: none
Review: This is a heavy weight prog trio, plus a guest on keyboards on several tracks. The CD features many textures and magical shifts filled with intrigue, incredible sounds, and amazing musicianship. Wingfield’s lead guitar work is impossible to adequately describe, as he uses a variety of both physical and electronic effects in each track. All instrumentals except for the end of #10.
If You Like: David Gilmour, Allan Holdsworth, Terje Rypdal, Carl Palmer, John Wetton, Porcupine Tree
Track Review (favorites denoted by *):
*1/ The Fifth Window (5:10) – guitar starts> sonic midtempo jam> fade
*2/ I Wonder How Many Times I’ve Fallen (7:19) - drums start> slow cruncher morphs into space jam> quick stop
3/ The Way To Hemingford Grey (5:54) – drums start> majestic midtempo space jam slows then soars again> quick fade
*4/ Sunlight Café (5:58) – drums start> slow sonic rocker morphs into slow space jam> quick fade
5/ Looking Back At The Amber Lighthouse (6:47) - drums start> midtempo sonic jam mellows to slow tempo> pause> short midtempo jam> fade
*6/ This Place Up Against The Sky (6:05) – drums start> sonic guitar attack drops to slow space jam> pause> sonic guitar attack> pause> slow space jam to fade
*7/ At A Small Hour Of The Night (7:52) – synth starts. slow space jam with soaring guitar solo> includes a walking sound and opening door at the beginning and a door closing and walking sound at the end to fade
8/ A Wind Blows Down Turnpike Lane (3:35) – drums start> midtempo sonic jam> pause> jam> fade
9/ Ten Mile Bank (5:36) – synth effects start> pause> slow sonic jam builds to midtempo> soaring guitar solo> midtempo jam> fade
*10/ The Green-Faced Timekeepers (7:52) – drums start> midtempo subdued sonic jam> slinky guitar solo> midtempo jam> pause> jam> drum solo> chanted vocals to stop

Track Listing
1. The Fifth Window   6. This Place Up Against The Sky
2. I Wonder How Many Miles I Have Fallen   7. At A Small Hour Of The Night
3. The Way To Hemmingford Grey   8. A Wind Blows Down Turnpike Lane
4. Sunlight Cafe   9. Ten Mile Bank
5. Looking Back At The Amber Lit House   10. The Green-Faced Timekeepers