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This Is Not The End
Artist: Present
Format: CD

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Label: CUNEIFORM
Rel. Date: 03/29/2024
UPC: 045775051727

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DISC: 1

1. Contre
2. This Is Not the End, Part 2
3. This Is Not the End, Part 1

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Despite it's title, This is NOT the end, is, indeed, the final release by the legendary Rock In Opposition band Present, as founder and composer Roger Trigaux died during it's recording. Present's music is a striking blend of heavy rock with classical and zeuhl influences. The compositions, all penned by Trigaux, utilize repetition, complex counterpoint, intricate interplay between the instruments, rapidly shifting time signatures, and a strong instrumental attack. The final result is blindingly precise works of syncopated instruments, all seemingly coming from different angles but ultimately working together as a cohesive whole. Trigaux admits that "I use lengthy repetition and polyrhythmics to push not only the