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Jaga Jazzist / Animal Chin Ep
Album:Animal Chin Ep Collection:General
Artist:Jaga Jazzist Added:04/2003
Label:Gold Standard Laboratorie 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2003-04-21 Pull Date:2003-06-23 Charts:RPM/Electronica
Week Ending:8 Jun25 May18 May11 May4 May

Recent Airplay
1.Sat, 11 May 13:Eme O
Music Casserole
4.Tue, 26 Oct 04:Mor
All This - And Mor!
2.Thu, 12 Nov 09:21 echoes
Socially Unacceptable
5.Tue, 07 Sep 04:Mor
The Literate Pop Fans
3.Mon, 08 Nov 04:Captain Dee & The Professor
Go For Dover
6.Wed, 04 Jun 03:Eric

Album Review
Reviewed 2003-04-17 
Yes, they have "jazz" in their name but these Norwegians are interested in breakbeats as much as in downbeats. They apply jazz improv styles and accents to broken beats, letting things get nearly out of control and then pulling them back together. Good stuff - or gød stüf. And a 42 minute EP!

1. Primo example of their jazz/breakbeat art described above; comes to broken end
2. Graceful flute floats over dirty melody
3. Slow moving, wary
4. Kitchen-sink approach - down to twangy guitar
5. Unison horn lines and muted guitar over quasi-busy beats and twinkly electric piano
6. For glitch-o-philes; chopped-up tune gives way to chopped beats/noise underpinning smooth horns
7. Urgent and epic, though peters out into noodling towards end

Track Listing
1.Animal Chin 4.Toxic Dart
2.Real Racecars Have Doors 5.Tristar
3.Low Battery 6.Lithuania
 7.Going Down