A good blend of dreamy synths and spoken word mixed with choir samples. It seems to be one of the few house records of it's style coming from Czechoslovakia during that era and with good reason. Labels like Supraphon dominated the electronic music industry during the communist party rule through the '70s & '80s. In 1990, Czechoslovakia had it's first free elections in nearly 45 years. What came of it was the installation of a new democratic party, and new opportunities for artists like Jindřich Parma to release the music they wanted to. The original 7" of 'Muž Ze Skla' was delicately holding itself as a soon to be invisible symbol of historical celebration of the new creative freedoms that came with the end of the old government regime. Now reissued for the first time on a 12".
The mallet percussionist and improviser's solo debut is flush with nostalgic melodies and stirring dissonances—a rich, experimental universe well worth exploring. Bandcamp Album of the Day Jan 15, 2021