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Zweiton: Form
Zweiton - Form Review

Zweiton: Form

(Instrumental) Progressive Rock
4.5/5.0

Here's another touch guitarist, Alexander Dowerk and his Zweiton project, produced and promoted by the consortium of the like-minded players, Unsung Productions. Form is the debut disc from Dowerk who collaborates with drummer Alexi Paulus. The album was produced and mixed by Unsung principals Adrian Benavides and Markus Reuter.

Alexander Dowerk Photo

Alexander Dowerk: can play while distracted.

Unlike his colleague Markus Reuter, Dowerk is a relative newcomer to the touch guitar, only picking it up five or six years ago. Also unlike Reuter and his recent compilation, reviewed elsewhere on Dangerdog, Zweiton's Form is less eclectic avant garde music, and more accessible melodic progressive rock.

While quite proficient with the touch guitar, Form is surprisingly without typical self-indulgent guitar heroics that can figure into many virtuoso's performances. Dowerk's technique seems equally balanced with the ebb and flow of the melodic but intricate arrangements. His technique, for lack of a better word, emulates more traditional guitar playing, even akin to more jazz rock fusion. This is notable on the pieces 9 Days of Tripping and Licht. The latter has tuba within it, but it's barely noticeable, which seems odd.

Zweiton's Form, featuring the touch guitar work of Alexander Dowerk, is a fine debut of highly accessible and instantly entertaining progressive rock. Recommended.






In Short

Zweiton's Form, featuring the touch guitar work of Alexander Dowerk, is a fine debut of highly accessible and instantly entertaining progressive rock.

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