What is it with Psychedlic Stoner Rock and generators? I mean, we've got MONDO GENERATOR, VOID GENERATOR and now we've got MOS GENERATOR too. And where as I can understand what a MONDO GENERATOR is (namely, a generator that happens to be mondo, dude) and also have a vague idea of what a VOID GENERATOR is (namely, that which generates voids), I must admit that I have no idea what a MOS GENERATOR could be. That which generators moss? But that has two s's! But I digress.
I've spent entirely too long not talking about this nifty little recording. On "The Late Great Planet Earth", the GENERATOR pump out groovin' and swingin' riffs amidst a swirling psychedlic landscape, with a touch of Prog here, a pinch of Stoner there and a whole lot "pretty freakin' sweet" everywhere else. The songs ebb and flow into one another, sometimes rockin' out like old school SABBATH and sometimes playing it more calm, a la PINK FLOYD or KING CRIMSON. I might - and I'm not sure about this - even here a little bit of JETHRO TULL here and there.
Typically bands either have atmosphere or riffs. Very rarely do we stumble upon a group proficient in the construction of both of these key factors. Well, MOS GENERATOR might be a little green and perhaps a bit meandering at times, but they've wasted no time in showing that they have potential. Fans of anything I mentioned here should check this out. (Online July 3, 2006)