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Perhaps the first INSTRUMENTAL album to be removed from Wal-Mart's shelves for unacceptable lyric content, this was also 1987's Grammy winner for Best Rock Instrumental Album.

Having gotten his hands on a Synclavier for the first time, FZ was finally able to compose any damn thing he pleased without having to worry about whether human players would be able to handle it. Along with fiendishly complicated pieces like "While You Were Art II" and the title track, the result was also some fun-and-frantic moments like "Night School" and "G-Spot Tornado." For anti-electronic purists there's also "St. Etienne," a majestic guitar piece recorded live in 1984.

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Label:  Zappa Records
ArtistFrank Zappa
Release Date:  May 2, 1995
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review by . December 06, 1998
posted in Music Matters
A masterpiece from Zappa, his use of the Synclavier Music Computer is simply brilliant, this is one of the most interesting electronic music of the 20th century. The album is full of interesting harmonies and sophisticated melodies and Zappa's sense of complex polyrhythms is pure genius. This is Passionate, Polyproportional and Polymorpheous. There is also one guitar solo on the CD,  I'm a big fan of Electric Guitar solos and in my opinion this is the best Guitar solo by anyone, …
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