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Lotz, Mark Alban / Lotz Of Music / Bite!
Album:Bite! Collection:Jazz
Artist:Lotz, Mark Alban / Lotz Of Music Added:04/2009
Label:Loplop Productions 

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Add Date:2009-05-03 Pull Date:2009-07-05 Charts:Jazz
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Album Review
Fo
Reviewed 2009-05-03 
MARK ALBAN LOTZ & LOTZ OF MUSIC: Bite!
LopLop, 2009

MODERN JAZZ – Oh, how awesome is this... music composed for a Dutch multimedia project about fish. It’s fun, unpredictable, and loaded with unique sounds including prepared piano, PVC flute, and a rubber-band thingy they call a “brim-bram.” The longer tracks are more melodic/jazzy, the short tracks have an avant/improv feel. Very cool.

* * * * | All tracks good. Fo’s Picks: 1, 2, 7, 12, 13, 15

1. 2:39 – splashy/perky... then cool stroll with big bassline & funny squeaks
2. 4:50 – laid-back groove & percolating flute riff, relaxed round of jazzy solos
3. 0:20 – circus-like interlude
4. 0:42 – low and bubbly, with murmuring vocal sounds
5. 5:23 – upbeat 5/4 tune: happy flute goes to town over catchy rhythm
6. 0:50 – prepared piano and liquid deep-sea atmosphere
7. 2:17 – exotic: dual flutes weave gently over a deep reverberating rhythm
8. 0:51 – the sharks are circling... creepy!
9. 6:10 – floating, bittersweet; burbling percussion, crescendo in the middle
10. 1:08 – weird organic gurgles alternate with sedate piano
11. 1:30 – strange metallic wobbles, steady flute floats thru, unperturbed
12. 4:51 – pvc pipe “flute,” tick-tock rhythm, mysterious with mounting tension
13. 3:34 – scattered rhythm, comic sounds come together in a prideful way
14. 1:23 – slow chamber melody over wet clattery sounds & ululations
15. 4:24 – splashing & gongs, then flowing cello & flute melody... really nice.
16. 3:28 – slow-motion flute & cello pas de deux, well done
17. 2:10 – slow, careful melody with many exotic sounds around the edges
18. 0:45 – an amorphous blob
19. 4:43 – calm, lyrical, dignified with just a hint of mystery

[ Fo ] 05/03/09

Track Listing
1.Corny Water Music 10.Oops Swallowed
2.Habidi Brown Fish 11.Electric Eel Lullaby
3.Chasing The Clownfish 12.Waiting For Prey
4.Fish Jive 13.Of Royal Herring (Den Koninklijke Haring)
5.Get Along With Mating Squids 14.In Love?
6.Going Down 15.The Bathyscaaf
7.Fields Of Garden Eels 16.Seahorse Duet
8.Bite! 17.Jellyfish Lullaby
9.Tell Me Everything 18.Coral Lives!
 19.This Fish