Review

Pengo - Climbs the Holy Mountain

La Folia

The bizarre cover photos give no clue to the music genre, although first guess would be a cross between progrock and dark ambient. It begins with small instruments and percussion, almost like an Art Ensemble of Chicago performance from Paris 1968, and indeed it is a fine thirty-minute free improv performance in Rochester, NY, by Jason Finkbeiner, John Schoen, and Joe Tunis.



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