To say I'm shocked that this was released in 1974 is an understatement to say the least. Despite the incredibly repetitive nature of the entire album, there's always this forward moving energy pushing the entire album along. Considering the title of the album I get the impression that this may very well have been intentional. The title track, which also happens to be the opening track, is a monolithic 22 minute electronic monster that's always managing to stay fresh. I think this is the redeeming feature of this album, it manages to stay varied whilst sticking very closing to it's original set out theme from the beginning of tracks. This title track takes advantage of this strength and ends up being an incredibly fun and joyous track.
Based off this I assumed the entire album would be a pretty playful venture, but I was happily surprised to see that there was actually a relatively dark side to this album. The second track is surprisingly melancholy and eerie, which I welcome happily. These guys proved their expertise to me by the third track frankly, it reminded me of the transition from Opening into Floe on Glassworks. Just an explosion of blissful noise.
The rest of the album is very much of this ilk, with the last track again being a standout in my opinion. So yeah, a surprisingly solid album that hasn't dated as badly as I assumed it would have, clearly an important and beautifully crafted album.