Ventures In Space

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All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Few listeners need to dig deeper than a greatest-hits collection for the Ventures, but this early effort is an arguable exception. The group embellished their trademark sleek guitar instrumentals with creepy, then-futuristic production effects, sounding at times like a mix of surf music and the incidental music to Star Trek. The ghostly, Theremin-like sounds on several tracks are actually produced by top session player Red Rhodes on steel guitar. The British instrumental group the Tornados of "Telstar" fame did this kind of stuff better, but Ventures in Space is a fun diversion from their usual sound that holds up well.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Few listeners need to dig deeper than a greatest-hits collection for the Ventures, but this early effort is an arguable exception. The group embellished their trademark sleek guitar instrumentals with creepy, then-futuristic production effects, sounding at times like a mix of surf music and the incidental music to Star Trek. The ghostly, Theremin-like sounds on several tracks are actually produced by top session player Red Rhodes on steel guitar. The British instrumental group the Tornados of "Telstar" fame did this kind of stuff better, but Ventures in Space is a fun diversion from their usual sound that holds up well.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/28/2012
  • Label: Sundazed Music Inc.
  • UPC: 090771629029
  • Catalog Number: 6290
  • Sales rank: 53,466

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Out Of Limits (2:14)
  2. 2 He Never Came Back (2:06)
  3. 3 Moon Child (2:07)
  4. 4 Fear (2:24)
  5. 5 Exploration In Terror (2:14)
  6. 6 War Of The Satellites (1:57)
  7. 7 The Bat (2:14)
  8. 8 Penetration (2:10)
  9. 9 Love Goddess Of Venus (2:35)
  10. 10 Solar Race (2:34)
  11. 11 The Fourth Dimension (2:15)
  12. 12 The Twilight Zone (2:36)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Ventures Primary Artist
Nokie Edwards Guitar, Bass Guitar
Don Wilson Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Bob Bogle Guitar, Bass Guitar
Mel Taylor Drums
Technical Credits
Bob Reisdorff Producer
Bob Irwin Mastering
Wadsworth Composer
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